The Latest Disney+ Blow to Netflix Is a $5 Subscription Deal Sports 

The Latest Disney+ Blow to Netflix Is a $5 Subscription Deal

You may have caught word a couple of months back of a limited-time, 3-year, discounted Disney+ subscription that shook out to about $4 per month, or roughly the cost of a cup of coffee. If that wasn’t enough to turn the heads of some wayward Netflix subscribers, maybe a second chance to score the streaming service at a deep discount ahead of its official launch will do the trick. The Disney+ deal, which was reported by the Orlando Sentinel, will knock about $40 off a three-year subscription that would normally…

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How to Clean Up Your Digital Trail and Keep Data Off the Dark Web News 

How to Clean Up Your Digital Trail and Keep Data Off the Dark Web

Cybercrime expert and dark web investigator Cynthia Hetherington has been following digital trails for decades. She explains how to keep data safe and clean up your ‘digital exhaust.’ By S.C. Stuart We recently caught up with cybercrime investigator and dark web expert Cynthia Hetherington, CEO of Hetherington Group. She has led numerous cyber-intelligence investigations, working side-by-side with Fortune 500 companies, the FBI, and Department of Defense; her firm has also taught almost 300,000 corporate security professionals how to gather evidence from the dark web. We discussed the high-profile cyberstalking and…

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Apple iOS 13 Warning Issued For iPhone Users Technology 

Apple iOS 13 Warning Issued For iPhone Users

ChargerLab has revealed that Apple is quietly slashing the performance of third-party wireless chargers for iPhones running iOS 13. Moreover, there’s currently no guidance for manufacturers to avoid this so owners who have paid for expensive fast wireless chargers may find their money has been wasted. What ChargerLab found specifically was that with the launch of iOS 13.1 many third-party wireless chargers rated at Apple’s 7.5W maximum wireless charging speeds were now operating at 5W. As you might expect, this lengthened wireless charging times substantially. For example, an iPhone 11…

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Boost Your Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp Privacy Settings Now Technology 

Boost Your Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp Privacy Settings Now

The battle over your online privacy could get a lot messier very soon. Buzzfeed obtained and reported on an early draft of an open letter to Facebook signed by several US, UK, and Australian lawmakers, urging the company to delay its plans to implement end-to-end message encryption for Facebook Messenger, Instagram DMs, and WhatsApp until it has consulted with governments and law-enforcement agencies. The goal of the letter is to get Facebook to engineer its planned encryption features in such a way that it would allow governments full “backdoor” access…

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iPhone users, beware: 1,370 scam apps might’ve just been uncovered in the App Store Technology 

iPhone users, beware: 1,370 scam apps might’ve just been uncovered in the App Store

Policing a mobile applications marketplace is no easy feat when you’re a tech giant the size of Google or Apple, both of which are constantly flooded with requests for new apps to be approved and both of which manage that inflow with a variety of tools that include human oversight and review. Google has been under fire in recent months over the discovery of hundreds of sketchy apps in its Google Play Store, apps found to be engaged in all manner of shady practices including serving as delivery mechanisms for…

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How To Accessorize Your Bank Account News 

How To Accessorize Your Bank Account

There’s a new fashion trend going on out there, but it might be one that’s hard to see–it’s people accessorizing their bank accounts. For years, fintech startups have boasted of coming into the market and “disrupting” (i.e., displacing) traditional banks. That hasn’t happened. Instead, what’s happening is that consumers are using new tools from fintech startups in conjunction with their existing bank accounts. These new tools help consumers: Optimize their savings. Tools like Digit and Qapital won’t help you get a better rate on savings, but they can help you…

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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate now comes with six months of Spotify Premium Entertainment 

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate now comes with six months of Spotify Premium

Microsoft has started a special promo for new subscribers to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, its all-in-one service that combines Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass for both console and PC. If you sign up, you’ll get six months of Spotify Premium ad-free music streaming as a complimentary bonus along with the subscription. Microsoft has been pretty tight with Spotify in recent years, replacing its defunct Groove Music app with Spotify as the default music player on Windows 10. For Xbox One players, the Spotify app lets you listen to music…

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Amazon reportedly wants to put its Go cashierless technology in Regal theaters and other stores News 

Amazon reportedly wants to put its Go cashierless technology in Regal theaters and other stores

Amazon might be slowing down the expansion of its own Amazon Go locations, but the company is in talks to license out the technology that powers those cashierless stores to other retailers. Per a new report from CNBC, Amazon has discussed the possibility with Cineworld, which owns Regal Cinemas, and OTG, which operates mini-grocery stores at some airports. Concession stands at stadiums and baseball parks are another area of interest, according to CNBC, with Amazon hoping it can retrofit Go technology into these partner locations in as little as two…

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Second SIM card attack can send texts and phone location data Technology 

Second SIM card attack can send texts and phone location data

Simjacker isn’t the only SIM-based attack that could put phones at risk. Ginno Security Lab has detailed another exploit, WIBattack, that compromises the WIB (Wireless Internet Browser) app on some SIM cards to take control of key phone functions. Like its counterpart, WIBattack infects a phone through a carefully formatted SMS text that runs instructions on cards that don’t have key security features enabled. If successful, the intruders can send texts, start calls, point your web browser to specific sties, display text and send location info. The vulnerability could be used to track a…

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Alibaba Aims To Serve Over 1 Billion Shoppers Annually By 2024 News 

Alibaba Aims To Serve Over 1 Billion Shoppers Annually By 2024

Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) recently told investors that it will serve over 1 billion annual active customers worldwide by the end of fiscal 2024. That target sounds lofty, but Alibaba already served about 860 million active consumers over the past year, including 730 million active shoppers on its Chinese platforms and roughly 130 million across its cross-border and overseas marketplaces. This means that Alibaba expects its active consumer base to grow at a compound annual growth rate of about 3% over the next five years. That ongoing growth is impressive for a…

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