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iTunes customers facing mysterious account hacks, disappearing gift card money

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Scattered reports from customers suggest that Apple continues to have a difficult time combating hackers who are draining iTunes account balances and changing account information....
iTunes customers facing mysterious account hacks, disappearing gift card money

Future of top US Bitcoin exchange in doubt after hackers grab $250,000

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BitFloor, a major Bitcoin exchange and the biggest in the US, today suffered a devastating loss after their servers were compromised and 24,000 Bitcoins were taken — a value of roughly $250,000. The affected servers contained a backup of BitFloor wallet keys. The main files reside in an encrypted area,...
Future of top US Bitcoin exchange in doubt after hackers grab $250,000

HSBC joins the banks using Post Office's counter culture

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HSBC current account holders will soon be able to make cash deposits and check balances at the Post OfficeHSBC has announced a link-up with the Post Office that means the bank's customers will be able to access their current accounts at post office counters.From spring next year all nine million...
HSBC joins the banks using Post Office's counter culture

After inking a deal to power Facebook Card, Marqeta lands $14m to expand its prepaid payments platform

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Marqeta, a payments platform that rewards users with additional in-store credit for prepaying online, announced today that it has raised a $14 million Series B round of funding. Existing investors Greylock IL, an affiliate fund of Greylock Partners, and Granite Ventures led the round alongside new participant Commerce Ventures and a...
After inking a deal to power Facebook Card, Marqeta lands $14m to expand its prepaid payments platform

The power of the Internet extends further than we ever realized

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Ever stop to take a look at the people around you getting coffee or on the bus?  They all have their heads buried into their smartphones and tablets— headphones in and eyes rarely looking up.  But, you probably don’t notice because you’re doing the same thing. The Internet has revolutionized...
The power of the Internet extends further than we ever realized

Mint.com launches an app for Android tablets

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After the smartphone version, Mint.com is out with an Android tablet app, allowing its users to more easily manage their money and visualize their spending on interactive graphs. Available as a free download (though with a Mint.com account), the application is touted to deliver a “clear picture of their overall...
Mint.com launches an app for Android tablets
Bitcoin currency exchange BitFloor shuts down after hackers steal $250,000 in virtual coins

InTrade Announces $700,000 Cash Shortfall And Risk Of Imminent Liquidation

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Back in early March, "prediction market" InTrade shocked the world by announcing it was halting all trading activity immediately. InTrade, of course, was famous for offering betting on event outcomes like the US Presidential election (along with other events). Now the company has posted the following message on its site,...
InTrade Announces $700,000 Cash Shortfall And Risk Of Imminent Liquidation

Virtual Heist Paralyzes BitFloor, the U.S.'s #1 USD Bitcoin Exchange

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Mr. Shtylman (Photo: Twitter) The problem with virtual currency is that it doesn’t take an Italian Job-style heist to make off with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoins. There’s no need for expert safe crackers, gun-wielding maniacs or limber laser dippers; despite the currency’s hardcore encryption, all you need...
Virtual Heist Paralyzes BitFloor, the U.S.'s #1 USD Bitcoin Exchange
Just like Eduardo, nearly 1,800 people renounced U.S. citizenship this year, many over taxes

Simple brings its banking and budgeting app to Android

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The iOS crowd has been able to use Simple's online banking app since May of last year, but starting today, those on the Android side of things also have access to the service. For those unfamiliar with Simple, it essentially hopes match or replace the other guys by introducing...
Simple brings its banking and budgeting app to Android

Researchers uncover large cyberfraud operation targeting Australian bank customers

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Security researchers from Russian cybercrime investigations firm Group-IB have uncovered a cyberfraud operation that uses specialized financial malware to target the customers of several major Australian banks. Over 150,000 computers, most of them belonging to Australian users, have been infected with this malware since 2012 and were added to...
Researchers uncover large cyberfraud operation targeting Australian bank customers

Payment card processors hacked in $45 million fraud

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A vast debit card fraud scheme that allegedly netted US$45 million has been linked to the hacking of credit card processors in the U.S. and India.Federal prosecutors in New York indicted eight men on Thursday whom they accuse of a scheme centered on raising the limit on prepaid debit...
Payment card processors hacked in $45 million fraud

10 Best Android apps this week

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Beat Bang, Zagat, Quicken 2013, Noozy Studio, The Grint, Maluuba and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of the best new Android apps for Google-powered smartphones and tablets.There are slightly slim pickings this week, so it's a ten-app roundup. However, it's been a very big week for new Android games,...
10 Best Android apps this week
Bitcoin exchange BitFloor suspends operations after $250,000 theft

BREAKING: Events Betting Site InTrade Is Completely Shutting Down

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Well known online betting site InTrade is completely shutting down, according to a memo posted to its site. The news was first noticed by Wealth.net. The full text of the memo is pasted below the dotted line. The Ireland-based InTrade was always controversial and popular during election season, as it...
BREAKING: Events Betting Site InTrade Is Completely Shutting Down

Quicken Deluxe 2013 review: Intuit bumps the price on its personal finance software, but adds free mobile apps

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Intuit this year increased the prices of all Quicken editions by $10 over their previous levels. But it also provided extras in the form of free mobile apps (for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android devices) that can sync transaction data from cash and credit card accounts you choose...
Quicken Deluxe 2013 review: Intuit bumps the price on its personal finance software, but adds free mobile apps

The Rise Of Consumer Centric Healthcare

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Nearly three years ago, we talked about Consumer Centric Healthcare here at AVC. I keep coming back to this central idea: a guiding principle of any reform should be to put the consumer, not the insurer or the government, at the center of the system. So when I read this...
The Rise Of Consumer Centric Healthcare

ING Direct Customers Can Access Their Bank Through Facebook

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Is this the new wave of banking innovations? Thanks to IBM, bank customers of ING Direct can check their bank account balances through Facebook. Clients who opt into the ING DIRECT's Orange Snapshot can access their balances through Facebook, as well as account balances, history and pending transactions as...
ING Direct Customers Can Access Their Bank Through Facebook
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