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Person to person payment apps like Venmo and Paypal -- also known as P2P apps -- have brought a new level of convenience to everyday interpersonal transactions. Unfortunately, like almost any virtual service attached to your bank account, the practice carries security risk.Some users may have felt they’d...
A company that aggregates data about the location of U.S. mobile devices in real-time was found to have leaked the information — data which tracked every user of the four major mobile carriers in the country — through its website, according to a recent report.The company, LocationSmart, leaked the...
Being a pedestrian ain’t easy. As the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says, at some point in the day, everyone is a pedestrian. But that doesn’t mean everyone is walking safely.In 2015, the last full year for which data was available, pedestrians saw an uptick in deaths -- a...
Out of the "big three" in today’s console gaming world, Nintendo makes the video games most often associated with children. Most of the game maker’s tentpole franchises — Mario, Legend of Zelda, Splatoon — are kid-friendly.It’s no surprise, then, that Nintendo’s Switch console has some of the most intuitive...