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40 Billion Downloads Put The App In Apple

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Apple reveals that 40 billion app downloads took place on iOS devices since the iPhone debuted in 2007. It may have been a very 'appy Christmas for smartphones and tablets of all stripes, but Apple's just announced some truly staggering statistics. Since the arrival of the iPhone in 2007...
40 Billion Downloads Put The App In Apple
Hackers steal 1.5 million card numbers in huge MasterCard, Visa breach
"Can you fix my Windows 95 computer?": How to troll a tech support scammer
CloudLock aims to bring PCI compliance to Google Drive

Processor Global Payments: Up To 1.5M Credit Card Numbers May Have Been Stolen In Visa, MasterCard Security Breach

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On Friday, we heard the news that payments processor Global Payments was hit with a massive security breach involving MasterCard and Visa cardholders. At the time it was unclear the reach of the security issue, which was being investigated by the U.S. Secret Service. Tonight, Global Payments reports that those...
Processor Global Payments: Up To 1.5M Credit Card Numbers May Have Been Stolen In Visa, MasterCard Security Breach

Up to 1.5M credit card numbers stolen from Global Payments

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Payments processor believes no names, addresses, or Social Security numbers were stolen in the security breach. [Read more]...
Up to 1.5M credit card numbers stolen from Global Payments
SafePay wants to use smartphones to combat online fraud

Why cross-platform gaming is Microsoft's secret weapon

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Microsoft has taken major heat for its recent reinvention efforts, but amid public lambasting of Windows 8 and the Surface tablets, a critical new development has largely been ignored: The company has both the hardware and software to dominate the four most important gaming screens in your life. Your PC....
Why cross-platform gaming is Microsoft's secret weapon

Real Bad Guys Create Fake Bad Piggies Game: Infect 80,000 Angry Birds Fans

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People love to play the bad guy, so it's no surprise that Bad Piggies, the spin off of Rovio's popular Angry Birds game franchise, has done very well worldwide, earning the top spot in the iPhone App Store hours after its release in late September. But that popularity has...
Real Bad Guys Create Fake Bad Piggies Game: Infect 80,000 Angry Birds Fans

Apple's Stash of Credit Card Numbers Is Its Secret Weapon

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Apple now has 400 million active accounts in iTunes with credit cards. That means that all of Apple's iOS devices are linked to those credit cards, too, challenging Google Wallet and others in the race to become a smartphone payment method....
Apple's Stash of Credit Card Numbers Is Its Secret Weapon
Square adds encryption to its Square reader

The iPhone 5 Doesn't Have NFC -- So What?

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With last Wednesday’s Apple iPhone 5 unveiling, and the recent Nokia Lumia launch, mobile is on top of the media agenda. But as the screen size and connector stories die down, the question of “when will my mobile phone become my wallet?” rises up once again. I’ve read at least...
The iPhone 5 Doesn't Have NFC -- So What?
Good Deal: 30 percent off 1Password for Mac OS X, Windows, and iOS

Theft of 44K credit cards is tip of the iceberg, police say

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A well-known international hacker was caught on the lam in Romania and brought to U.S. federal court for allegedly stealing 44,000 credit card numbers. [Read more]...
Theft of 44K credit cards is tip of the iceberg, police say

Visa's PayPal-Like Wallet Gains Traction With Partners; Will Consumers Follow?

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Visa is now seeking consumers after signing up dozens of merchants and banks for its digital wallet platform over the past year. Images of Money Visa’s V.me service is similar to eBay’s PayPal, and other e-wallet services under development by MasterCard or American Express. The consumer benefit for all of these...
Visa's PayPal-Like Wallet Gains Traction With Partners; Will Consumers Follow?

The Google Wallet Hack Is Not The End Of The World (Or Even NFC) As We Know It

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Stay calm and carry on, people: It's way to soon to say that NFC should stand for Now Fatally Corrupted. Yes, Google's breakthrough NFC payments app Wallet is being mentioned all over the news thanks to a flaw--it's vulnerable to a hack that gives nefarious types access to your secure...
The Google Wallet Hack Is Not The End Of The World (Or Even NFC) As We Know It

PayPal Goes In-Store: Payment Giant Officially Unveils Global Payment Solution For SMBs

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We’re at the PayPal event in San Francisco today where the ePayments giant has officially pulled back the curtain on its payment solution for small businesses. The news has been trickling out over the last few weeks now, as Leena reported last week on the fact that the company was...
PayPal Goes In-Store: Payment Giant Officially Unveils Global Payment Solution For SMBs

More Headway For Carrier Billing: MACH Integrates With Vodafone, EE, Three And O2 In UK

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Another move ahead for carrier billing and making it something practical and useful for developers: the billing company Mach is announcing a wide-ranging deal that will see it offer direct carrier billing services for the four biggest mobile operators in the UK — Everything Everywhere, O2, Vodafone and Three —...
More Headway For Carrier Billing: MACH Integrates With Vodafone, EE, Three And O2 In UK

PayPal’s bid for the digital wallet looks strong

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Everyone from Apple to Visa is looking to shape the way we spend money in the digital age. As PayPal rolls out pieces of its new platform, it’s looking like a strong contender for a broad new standard. by Kevin Kelleher, contributor FORTUNE — As long as the Internet has...
PayPal’s bid for the digital wallet looks strong

Internet Explorer flaw allows websites to track your mouse cursor, even when you aren't browsing

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A new Internet Explorer vulnerability has been discovered that allows an attacker to track your mouse cursor anywhere on the screen, even if the browser is minimized. All supported versions of Microsoft’s browser are reportedly affected: IE6, IE7, IE8, IE9, and IE10. The flaw was first discovered by Spider.io a...
Internet Explorer flaw allows websites to track your mouse cursor, even when you aren't browsing

Hackers disrupt the gameplay of Zynga’s YoVille social game

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Hackers broke into one of Zynga’s older social games, YoVille, and they were able to disrupt the game play for a group of less than 1,000 players. The social game company acknowledged the security problem but said it had addressed it. While the damage is contained, the idea of...
Hackers disrupt the gameplay of Zynga’s YoVille social game
Arizona legislature passes Internet censorship bill to make trolling illegal

South Korea scraps law requiring use of real names online

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The Constitutional Court in South Korea has ruled that a law implemented five years ago requiring the use of real names online is unconstitutional. As the AP reports, the law was introduced with the intention of reducing incidences of libel, false rumors and abusive comments. However, the Constitutional Court today said...
South Korea scraps law requiring use of real names online

Daily Report: Facebook Seeks Your Credit Card Number

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Facebook is already privy to its users' e-mail addresses, wedding pictures and political beliefs. Now, as Somini Sengupta reports in Wednesday's New York Times, the company is nudging them to share a bit more: credit card numbers and offline addresses....
Daily Report: Facebook Seeks Your Credit Card Number
Diss NBC, get suspended on Twitter?
More than 79 banks breached, 50GB of data stolen, hacker claims

Projecting iOS devices sales through iTunes account growth

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During the iPhone 5 launch event, Apple announced 435 million iTunes accounts (with credit card numbers) with one click shopping. The account total is updated occasionally by Apple and the history of these updates is shown below: Measuring the growth in accounts shows steady acceleration. The current rate is approximately...
Projecting iOS devices sales through iTunes account growth
Freshdesk Launches $10M “Future Fund” To Bring Free Help Desk Support To Startups

Vudu video service resets customer passwords after hard drives theft

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Walmart's video service Vudu has reset its customers' passwords after it found that hard drives were among items stolen from its office.The hard drives contained customer data including names, email addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers, account activity, dates of birth, account passwords and the last four digits of some...
Vudu video service resets customer passwords after hard drives theft
Apple’s New Fraud Problem: Cracked Walls and Broken Promises
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