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Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Selling Customers’ Location Data News 

Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Selling Customers’ Location Data

On Thursday, lawyers filed lawsuits against four of the country’s major telecommunications companies for their role in various location data scandals uncovered by Motherboard, Senator Ron Wyden, and The New York Times. Bloomberg Law was first to report the lawsuits. The news provides the first instance of individual telco customers pushing to be awarded damages after Motherboard revealed in January that AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint had all sold access to the real-time location of their customers’ phones to a network of middlemen companies, before ending up in the hands of…

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STARZ is offering up three months of premium shows for just $5 a month! News 

STARZ is offering up three months of premium shows for just $5 a month!

American Gods. Outlander. The Girlfriend Experience. Plus more originals and first-rate movies than you could possibly have time to watch. That’s just the tip of the iceberg on STARZ, which has just brought back a promotion that’s basically too good to pass up. The important part? You’ll get three months of STARZ for just $5 a month. (And that’s after a free seven-day trial, of course.) Here’s the fine print: Well, there is no fine print, really. That’s all you’ll pay for the first three months — just $15 total….

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6 facts about bonds that you need to understand now News 

6 facts about bonds that you need to understand now

Conventional wisdom says bonds zig when stocks zag, smoothing out volatile periods for investors with blended stock-and-bond portfolios. Yet, last year that didn’t happen. Corporate and government bond indexes dipped with stocks, raising the question: “What good are they, really?” To answer that, let’s explore some basics – what bonds actually do in portfolios and what makes them tick. First: Bonds are simply loans. Buying a bond from a government or company means they borrow your money for a fixed period, promising to pay regular interest, and repay your principle…

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No candy. No chips. Texas bill would prevent SNAP recipients from using food stamps to buy junk food News 

No candy. No chips. Texas bill would prevent SNAP recipients from using food stamps to buy junk food

A proposed Texas bill would ban residents from using food stamps to purchase junk food, including energy drinks and candy. Republican state Rep. Briscoe Cain said the bill aims to limit the spread of diabetes and other health complications related to diet. The bill would also prohibit buying potato and corn chips, sweetened and carbonated drinks, and cookies with food stamps. Sweetened beverages account for 9.3% of purchases made with federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report. Households that did not receive food stamps, by comparison, spent about 7.1% of…

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Get a Huge Discount on Universal Studios Tickets By Purchasing Them at Costco Entertainment 

Get a Huge Discount on Universal Studios Tickets By Purchasing Them at Costco

If you’ve been thinking about making a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood this summer you may want to consider buying your ticket at Costco. Costco is currently running a pretty epic deal on tickets to the theme park, with a three-visit pass setting you pack $139. For some perspective, a single day ticket to the park is regularly priced at $109, so you’re getting an extra two days for $30 more. Tickets are limited to six per Costco member. If you have a group of six that want to visit…

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US Air Force successfully shoots down multiple missiles with a laser News 

US Air Force successfully shoots down multiple missiles with a laser

The US Air Force just edged closer to its goal of outfitting aircraft with laser weapons. Testers at the White Sands Missile Range have successfully shot down multiple air-launched missiles using the Self-Protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator (SHiELD), proving that it can hold up under intense situations. While SHiELD is currently a ground-based behemoth (see below), the finished technology should be portable and rugged enough to be used aboard aircraft. You won’t see the technology used in-air for a while. The USAF only gave Lockheed Martin a contract in 2017,…

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Nurses Week 2019 Freebies: 8 Places To Get Free Food, Discounts Starting May 6 News 

Nurses Week 2019 Freebies: 8 Places To Get Free Food, Discounts Starting May 6

The food industry is showing some appreciation for medical professionals. National Nurses Week starts May 6, and plenty of restaurants are offering freebies, deals and discounts at participating locations. Check out all the free food and deals nurses can get starting Monday: Cinnabon — From May 6 through May 11, Cinnabon is offering a free MiniBon roll or a 4-pack of BonBites to anyone with a healthcare ID badge. Cotton Patch Café — This southern coffee chain is giving 20% off to nurses from May 6 through May 10. If…

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15 Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison News 

15 Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison

Travel rewards credit cards fall into several broad categories. First, airline rewards credit cards are designed to reward spending with specific airlines or airline partnerships. When purchasing airfare, in-flight incidentals, and possibly other travel-related items, cardholders earn points at accelerated rates. Once enough points are racked up, they can be redeemed for free or discounted flights, free or reduced baggage fees, and other goodies. Some airline rewards cards offer additional perks and benefits, such as airport lounge access, discounts with hotel partners, and bonus miles for reaching certain travel milestones….

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Top New Game Releases On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week — May 5-11 2019 Entertainment 

Top New Game Releases On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week — May 5-11 2019

Episode of New Releases aren’t always about committing crimes, but some May video games releases like the PC port Yakuza Kiwami 2 and the Nintendo Switch port of Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package have a good dose of it. For a less criminal experience, you can challenge your friends in Puyo Puyo Champions or leap your way through Ascendance. This week we also get the third episode of Life Is Strange 2. Puyo Puyo Champions — May 7 Available on: PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch For the…

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