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Is keeping a copy of a Parent's iTunes password ok - so we can track them via iDevice without their knowledge in an emergency. Fill bit icky about it - but special snowflake details insideBoth my parents-in-law (separated and living in seperate countries)...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Anonymous | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Filed under: Family Money, Personal Finance, Budgeting, Financial Education Getty Images Your 30s are likely to hold plenty of exciting life changes, such as advancing in your career, getting married and starting a family. As other aspects of your life...
From: Daily Finance | By: Paula Pant | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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By Geoffrey A. Fowler Attention early adopters: Apple has turned on Apple Pay, its big bet to turn the iPhone into a wallet. With a software update on an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, you can get Apple Pay today, and use it to make credit card payments at some...
From: Wall Street Journal | Monday, October 20, 2014
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You too can be a star! Win the bag given to your favorite celebs at the American Cinematheque Tribute. If you don’t win a bag here, you can bid on two autographed bags filled with gifts at www.Charitybuzz.com starting …...
From: OK Magazine | By: okstaff | Monday, October 20, 2014
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My audience knows I usually talk to successful entrepreneurs to find out how they built their businesses. And usually it's tech entrepreneurs who build software, but I also want to bring on people who teach... The post How to build an online business...
From: Mixergy | By: Joe Garcia | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There's no need to pull out your credit card.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: ANICK JESDANUN AP Technology Writer | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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It's finally here: Apple Pay arrived on Monday as part of iOS 8.1, which turns the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus into mobile payment machines. Just install the update, add a credit card to Passbook, and you're good to start buying stuff with your iPhone....
From: Mashable | By: Pete Pachal | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Indiegogo announced the integration of the single-touch Apple Pay into its crowdfunding site. The site that allows filmmakers to crowdsource financing is the only online funding platform selected to join the launch of the mobile payment technology. The...
From: The Wrap | By: Gina Hall | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Commerce experts say they think the involvement of Apple could be the impetus that moves mainstream consumers to digital payments....
From: New York Times | By: MIKE ISAAC | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Money discipline with baby exhaustion 2. Never enough 3. Piles of old paperbacks...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Apple Pay, Apple’s take on the digital wallet, is finally here. If you have an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, you can officially start buying things with the touch of a finger and by waving your phone over an enabled Point of Sale (POS) system. See also:...
From: Mashable | By: Lance Ulanoff | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Is Tim Cook becoming the Steve Ballmer of Apple? I mean that in the best possible way. Looking beyond style and appearance, there are some intriguing similarities. Maybe it’s apples to oranges, but recent product launches by Apple suggest that Cook...
From: Seattle Times | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Filed under: Identity Theft, Credit, Retail, Ripoffs & Scams, Stores Lynne Sladky/AP By Jim Finkle and Supriya Kurane Staples (SPLS) is investigating a possible breach of payment card data and has contacted law enforcement about the matter, making...
From: Daily Finance | By: Reuters | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Filed under: Credit, Credit Score Getty Images By Lindsay Konsko If you're not careful, your favorite diversion could hurt your credit score. Below are four popular pastimes that could put your score in jeopardy if you make the wrong moves. 1. Traveling...
From: Daily Finance | By: U.S. News | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Apple Pay, Apple's new mobile payments system for iPhones and iPads, launched Monday. If you have an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, you can use it to buy stuff in stores that have near field communication (NFC) pads on their credit card terminals.  We tested Apple...
From: Business Insider | By: Steve Kovach and Sam Colt | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Apple's new payments system, Apple Pay, launched Monday. If you have an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, you can use Apple Pay to make purchases in stores by tapping your phone on special near field communication (NFC) pads. A lot of major retailers like Walgreens,...
From: Business Insider | By: Steve Kovach | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Dysturb, a collective of photographers, takes to New York City's streets to bring photojournalism directly to the crowd...
From: Time | By: Olivier Laurent | Monday, October 20, 2014
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With Monday's launch of iOS 8.1, users can now begin adding their compatible credit cards to Passbook and start using their iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus to pay at participating retail outlets. AppleInsider offers you a look at how to set up Apple Pay and...
From: Apple Insider | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Apple Inc. has officially launched Apple Pay this week, a payments systems integrated with its Passbook app to centralize and simplify retail and online purchases. When Apple introduced Apple Pay alongside the new iPhones back in September, CEO Tim...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Mellisa Tolentino | Monday, October 20, 2014
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I have a few questions about hair salon etiquette...I love having a new haircut, but have always hated the experience of getting it cut. A large part of this is some of the gray areas of etiquette that I'm hoping you can clear up for me: 1.) Is it rude...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: whistle pig | Monday, October 20, 2014
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You too can be a star! Win the bag given to your favorite celebs at the American Cinematheque Tribute. If you don’t win a bag here, you can bid on… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Denise Diaz | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Mefites in Japan: What's the way out of this payment... difficulty?Last time I was in Japan, I bought tickets to an event in Tokyo. Although the company itself is very old and well respected, the website seemed kind of amateurish. Otherwise it worked...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: ctmf | Monday, October 20, 2014
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By Twp [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons We sure do love us some Sen. Elizabeth Warren because ALL the reasons. She is always yelling at the too-big-to-fail banks and the sleazy credit card industry...
From: Wonkette | By: Kaili Joy Gray | Monday, October 20, 2014
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San Francisco-based Recurly, which untangles problems that arise with subscription revenue streams for companies including DishDigital, Groupon, and Zillow, said today it has raised $12 million in a Series B round from new and existing investors. Recurly...
From: Xconomy | By: Bernadette Tansey | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Filed under: Earnings Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg via Getty Images General Electric (GE) just reported its preliminary financial results for the quarter that ended Sept. 30., based upon which we provide a unique corporate earnings release based analysis...
From: Daily Finance | By: CapitalCube | Monday, October 20, 2014
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See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Carmine Santa MariaThe Brooklyn PaperI’m madder than the lead singer of AC/DC when he was slipped a lozenge that ruined his patented voice over the fact I can’t buy box of Pine Bros. on my charge card at Targets...
From: The Brooklyn Paper | By: By Carmine Santa Maria | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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The President of the United States is just like you
From: Vanity Fair | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Office supply chain probing possible theft of customer credit card info...
From: CBS News | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Apple’s new mobile payment system launched without a glitch on Monday — but don’t shred your credit cards just yet. The service, which lets folks pay for stuff with the...
From: New York Post | By: Kaja Whitehouse | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Americans are expected to spend over $600 billion this holiday season. So it's important to have a credit card that offers cash back, low interest rates and other features.a "There are lot of good holiday shopping options," says...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Staples has confirmed that it launched a probe to determine whether its payment card system had been breached. The U.S. retailer revealed the investigation following a report by security reporter Brian Krebs that appeared yesterday. Krebs reported...
From: VentureBeat | By: Chris O'Brien | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Last night, while wading through my mail (junk mail; junk mail; credit card offer for my four-year-old, so she can Uber instead of take the bus; junk mail), I noticed a letter saying I needed to pay about $1100 to renew my daily NY Times print subscription—and...
From: Gothamist | By: Jen Chung | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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How the news feed on Facebook decides what you get to see.Increasingly, it is algorithms that choose which products to recommend to us and algorithms that decide whether we should receive a new credit card. But these algorithms are buried outside our...
From: MIT Technology Review | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Apple Pay is what’s known in the payment industry as a “contactless” payment system. Such systems allow users to buy things with credit or debit cards that are stored on their phones or in the cloud. Instead of swiping a credit card at a payment...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Troy WolvertonMercury News Columnist | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Apple Pay is what s known in the payment industry as a "contactless payment system. Such systems allow users to buy things with credit or debit cards that are stored on their phones or in the cloud. Instead of swiping a credit card at a payment terminal,...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Troy Wolverton Mercury News Columnist | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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New smartphone payment method promises a safer, more secure way to purchase goods and services without a credit card.
From: ABC News | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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‘I did so much damage the credit card company called me thinking someone had stolen my card’
From: Irish Times | By: Tony Clayton-Lea | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The president's executive order requiring updated security technology for credit card transactions in government settings may push a higher standard for consumers....
From: Inc Magazine | By: Jeremy Quittner | Monday, October 20, 2014
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In the wake of widespread credit card fraud, credit card companies EuroPay, MasterCard, and Visa are abandoning the magstripe system ("swipe-card") in favor of a chip-based authentication system called EMV. 99.9% of card terminals in Europe are already...
From: Business Insider | By: Natasha Bertrand | Monday, October 20, 2014
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I have a dropdown with several options. For each option, I need to present additional information that the user might want to use in making their selection. Currently, the additional information is indicated using icons that the user would be (generally)...
From: User Interface Stack Exchange | By: rach oune | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The 44th President of the United States is widely the most parodied politician the world…
From: Black Enterprise | By: Kevin L. Clark | Monday, October 20, 2014
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While today’s Apple Pay launch is exciting for iPhone owners, it must be reiterated that Apple is neither the first, nor the only player in the mobile payments space. Many technology companies and payment startups have played in the space for years,...
From: Mashable | By: Lauren Drell | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Apple's new iPhone and iPad update, iOS 8.1, is officially out. The biggest addition is support for Apple Pay on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models. Apple Pay is a new feature that allows you to make payments with your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. Because...
From: Business Insider | By: Lisa Eadicicco | Monday, October 20, 2014
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A receptionist at a medical practice in Kearny pleaded guilty today to embezzling more than $446,000 as well as spending more than $200,000 with fraudulent credit cards, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced this afternoon.
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Ron Zeitlinger | The Jersey Journal | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Last week, Google reported slower-than-expected revenue growth during the third quarter. Investors punished the company with a stock sell-off, and now Google shares are trading at $511.17, well below a 52-week high of $604.83. In a story on the disappointing...
From: Business Insider | By: Nicholas Carlson | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Popular file-hosting service 4shared has criticized a "defamatory" report in which it was branded a "shadowy cyberlocker." 4shared explains that it takes extensive measures to deter pirates and is now demanding a public retraction of the damaging report....
From: TorrentFreak | By: Ernesto | Monday, October 20, 2014
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It is time for the highly-anticipated Apple Pay launch and iPhone users are anxious to give it a try. The new mobile pay service could be a sign of things to come, but will this launch be the big hit the company seems to be anticipating? Not everybody...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Stacy Carey | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Russia. How “serious” is it? Medical experts still don’t know, but President Obama thinks it may be as dangerous as a hemorrhagic fever that causes traumatic diarrhea, usually followed by death. For some obscure reason, this honey-dipped flattery...
From: Wonkette | By: Riley Waggaman | Monday, October 20, 2014
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President Obama Friday signed an executive order that calls for increased credit card protection measures for some federal benefits and expense cards distributed by the government. The President also formally endorsed the chip-and-PIN payment system...
From: Inside ARM | By: Patrick Lunsford | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The BuySecure initiative is moving forward, having been signed in by President Barack Obama on Friday. The new movement toward payment security isn’t hacker proof, but it’s another step toward ensuring that our cards aren’t used against us. The...
From: The Inquisitr | By: David Cornell | Monday, October 20, 2014
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