Walmart’s Memorial Day sale includes deals on Instant Pot, TVs and mattresses News 

Walmart’s Memorial Day sale includes deals on Instant Pot, TVs and mattresses

Walmart’sOpens a New Window. Memorial Day sale is officially here. The retailOpens a New Window. giant launched its Memorial Day sale on Saturday, giving customers a chance to snag hundreds of discounted items a week before the holiday. Walmart is offering 30 to 60 percent off on home goods, clothing, toys, kitchen appliances, tech gadgets, furniture and more. The sale, which ends on May 27, also includes items that are eligible for free two-day shipping or store pickup. Some of the best deals include the Instant Pot LUX60Opens a New Window., discounted to $69…

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Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures News 

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures

Airbnb users may want to check their accounts even if they aren’t planning a trip anytime soon – some fellow customers on the rental site have been scammed with reservations they didn’t make. Account holders have been charged for non-refundable reservations at fake destination homes and in some cases, users report that money was taken from their bank and Paypal accounts. Airbnb confirms that there have been some occurrences, but said in a statement sent to USA TODAY that “these are isolated incidents and at no point was the Airbnb…

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5 ways to avoid regret with Social Security, retirement planning News 

5 ways to avoid regret with Social Security, retirement planning

Life is filled with choices, and some of them will lead to regrets. That’s certainly true in the financial area, where Americans routinely grapple with difficult decisions. Most everyone has financial regrets (if they’re being honest), though 15% of respondents in a survey by Bankrate.com said they have no such concerns. Maybe these people put all their money into the stock market at the start of the bull rally in 2009, bought their dream homes with little cash down and adequately funded their retirement accounts and children’s college education. But chances are,…

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Walmart vs. Amazon: Which online retailer is better, and why News 

Walmart vs. Amazon: Which online retailer is better, and why

Back in the 90s, going out and physically shopping at the mall was a regular activity. You’d go there to shop for clothes, see a movie, grab lunch at the food court, or to grab that new CD you wanted from Sam Goody or Tower Records. Have you been to a mall lately, though? It’s nothing like it was back then. Most malls today are like ghost towns, with gates in front of many of the stores and few patrons shopping on any given day. These days, so many of…

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It’s Almost Impossible to Tell if Your iPhone Has Been Hacked Technology 

It’s Almost Impossible to Tell if Your iPhone Has Been Hacked

Hackers have been breaking into iPhones allegedly using a powerful spy tool sold to governments and taking advantage of a previously unknown vulnerability in the popular messaging app WhatsApp. The hacking tool, as well as the WhatsApp exploit, were made by the infamous Israeli hacking and surveillance tool vendor NSO Group, according to The Financial Times, which first reported the story on Monday. WhatsApp found out about the flaw—and eventually patched it—after a victim got in touch with the digital security research group Citizen Lab, which in turn warned the Facebook-owned company. The incident called…

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Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla release patches for ZombieLoad chip flaws Technology 

Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla release patches for ZombieLoad chip flaws

Big tech is stepping in to patch newly disclosed security flaws affecting almost every Intel  chip since 2011. Researchers on Tuesday released details of the vulnerability, known as ZombieLoad — or microarchitectural data sampling (MDS) as its technical name — which can leak sensitive data stored in the processor, such as passwords, secret keys and account tokens and private messages. You can read our coverage here. In short, don’t panic — but you should patch your systems. Here’s how. Apple released macOS fixes Apple  has fixes out for every Mac and MacBook released during…

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Walmart to offer online grocery shopping with Google Assistant News 

Walmart to offer online grocery shopping with Google Assistant

Walmart customers once again will be able to voice-order their groceries with Google Assistant, another bid by the brick-and-mortar store to compete with Amazon. The retailer announced the partnership on Tuesday, and said it would gradually roll out the feature in the next few weeks. The development comes after Walmart unceremoniously left Google Express, Google’s online shopping tool, back in January, reportedly to develop its own Google Assistant shopping feature. Walmart shoppers will soon be able to add items to their shopping carts by saying “Hey Google, talk to Walmart.”…

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Forget your Apple ID password? Here’s how to reset it Technology 

Forget your Apple ID password? Here’s how to reset it

You’ve heard the horror stories about data breaches and ransomware attacks, where you have to pay up or lose everything you’ve saved on your laptop and smartphone. You’ve heard about malware attacks and so much more. If you’re an Apple user, you’re breathing easier. You know that the iPhone maker has incredibly secure devices with encryption and multiple layers of biometrics and passwords to keep the bad guys out. There’s a downside to Apple’s high level of security, though, and you may have suffered through it. Apple makes it difficult to reset your password. That’s a…

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Whole Foods can now deliver your groceries within an hour News 

Whole Foods can now deliver your groceries within an hour

Whole Foods customers in much of north and Central Jersey who are also Amazon Prime members can now get groceries delivered to their homes. Delivery will be available in as little as an hour through Amazon’s Prime Now app, according to an announcement Tuesday. On orders of $35 or more, two-hour delivery is free. If you want your groceries within an hour, there’s a $7.99 fee on orders of $35 or more. “Our goal is to cover as many Prime customers as possible with this new service in New Jersey,”…

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Hackers are collecting payment details, user passwords from 4,600 sites News 

Hackers are collecting payment details, user passwords from 4,600 sites

Hackers have breached analytics service Picreel and open-source project Alpaca Forms and have modified JavaScript files on the infrastructure of these two companies to embed malicious code on over 4,600 websites, security researchers have told ZDNet. The attack is ongoing, and the malicious scripts are still live, at the time of this article’s publishing. Both hacks have been spotted by Sanguine Security founder Willem de Groot earlier today and confirmed by several other security researchers. Picreel is an analytics service that allows site owners to record what users are doing and how they’re…

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