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JPMorgan Chase enters into new Kroger mobile payments deal

JPMorgan Chase enters into new Kroger mobile payments deal

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Chase Pay mobile wallet will soon be entering the largest American supermarket chain. Kroger mobile payments will soon become an option for customers at the massive U.S. grocery store chain by way of a new deal with JPMorgan. The reason is that the supermarket has agreed to start accepting the bank’s mobile wallet, Chase Pay starting next year. The announcement of the mobile payment agreement was made jointly by both companies. The Chase … Read entire article »

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The #3 Apple App Store application is an unofficial cryptocurrency wallet

The #3 Apple App Store application is an unofficial cryptocurrency wallet

A recent report revealed that an unofficial version of the MyEtherWallet.com service was open for iOS device users. According to a recent report from TechCrunch, an unofficial MyEtherWallet.com application is being sold on the Apple App Store for users of iOS based devices. The unofficial version of the popular service comes with a price tag of $4.99 and is already #3 on the store’s list. The iOS app is only a week old and its name has … Read entire article »

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Facebook AI technology launched for earlier suicidal post detection for faster assistance

Facebook AI technology launched for earlier suicidal post detection for faster assistance

The social network is broadening its use of artificial intelligence to find and help people in the most distress. A new expanded version of Facebook AI technology is rolling out to help spot suicidal posts so help can be sent more quickly. The goal is to decrease the length of time it takes to spot posts suggesting suicidal thoughts so that first responders can be alerted more quickly. Facebook has been offering suicide prevention tools to its … Read entire article »

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2016 Uber security hack leads to key staff firings

2016 Uber security hack leads to key staff firings

A massive data breach that affected 57 million customers was not disclosed to those individuals last year. A massive Uber security breach that occurred in 2016 allowed hackers to get their hands on the personal information of 57 million customers. The handling of the event was poor enough that some of the company’s key security department personnel – including its head – have been fired. So far, Uber hasn’t released many details regarding the original handling of … Read entire article »

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Facebook Creator app launches for video influencers

Facebook Creator app launches for video influencers

The social network is hoping influencers will take the opportunity to build broader communities around content. A new Facebook Creator app launched in the hopes of providing influencers with an opportunity to build strong video communities through the use of quality content. Social media celebrities could use this tool to further their reach and build stronger relationships. The app provides influencers with a Live Creative Kit to enhance their broadcasts with intros and outros. The Facebook Creator app … Read entire article »

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Updated YouTube Kids security policy lets viewers flag inappropriate content

Updated YouTube Kids security policy lets viewers flag inappropriate content

The children’s branch of Google’s massively popular video streaming service lets viewers participate. A new YouTube Kids security policy has been implemented to make it possible for viewers to flag inappropriate videos targeting children. This will make it possible for service users to be able to call to YouTube’s attention the presence of disturbing and otherwise child-unfriendly videos using popular children’s characters among their keywords. This feature is meant to allow users to work to age restrict … Read entire article »

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The Snapchat app is getting ready for a redesign as the company scrambles to stay relevant

The Snapchat app is getting ready for a redesign as the company scrambles to stay relevant

The application’s parent company, Snap, has seen striking losses, including $40 million gone to the Spectacles. The Snapchat app remains a very popular app among smartphone users, but its stock has dropped to a record low amid stiff photo sharing application competition. Instagram Stories has been carving its own place in the “disappearing photos” domain. That said, its progress has been to the detriment of Snapchat. The brand’s Spectacles, a type of wearable technology glasses meant to … Read entire article »

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Hamburger emoji cheese placement generates massive debate

Hamburger emoji cheese placement generates massive debate

Android users all have an opinion about where the cheese should go and the Google CEO has made it a top priority. The Android hamburger emoji underwent an update that has generated a massive amount of controversy about where the cheese should be placed. While the debate started small, it rapidly took off to the point that even Google’s CEO said he was making it his top priority. The position of the cheese on the hamburger seems … Read entire article »

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Dating app security issues may represent greater vulnerabilities than expected

Dating app security issues may represent greater vulnerabilities than expected

These applications may be placing the private information of their users at risk of exposure. A recent study analyzing the dating app security in some of the most popular applications has found some serious vulnerabilities. Kapersky labs conducted the research and has found that many of these mobile apps are not adequately protecting the private information of their users. The research found the mobile apps leave users vulnerable to hackers who can potentially identify the users. The lack … Read entire article »

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New Walmart m-commerce features allow customers to scan and go with self checkout

New Walmart m-commerce features allow customers to scan and go with self checkout

While self checkout isn’t new technology, the latest version lets shoppers scan products as they shop. The latest Walmart m-commerce feature is starting to be rolled out, making it faster and easier for consumers to check out. The tech brings together the use of mobile commerce on customer scanners with the self checkout desks. The idea behind the new Walmart m-commerce option is to make it possible for consumers to use handheld devices to scan products as they … Read entire article »

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PayPal rolls out Venmo mobile payments across the United States

PayPal rolls out Venmo mobile payments across the United States

Millions of American retailers can now accept transactions through the system using the mobile web. This week, PayPal announced that over 2 million American retailers will soon be accepting Venmo mobile payments as a checkout option. This system is launching across the United States and reflects PayPal’s growing partnership with Venmo. The Venmo mobile payments checkout option will soon become available at any U.S. location that PayPal is accepted. Businesses with Venmo will be able to accept the … Read entire article »

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