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Get rewarded every month by paying your bills with these credit cards

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If you are already getting rewarded for shopping and traveling, there might be a third area you haven’t thought about that you can actually earn quite a  [Read More…]

Huawei is paying developers $26 million to make apps for its phones

Huawei is doing everything it can to create a successful app ecosystem of its own.

What you need to know Huawei is offering developers $ 26 million to create apps for its phones. Since Huawei has been cut off from Google’s services, it has been forced to come up with its own app ecosystem. Some of the popular apps currently available on Huawei’s AppGallery include Amazon, Fortnite, Snapchat, and TikTok.

Ever since Huawei was placed on the  [Read More…]

You might be paying more for the PlayStation 5 because of tariffs

You could be required to pay more for the next PlayStation because of tariffs.

What you need to know The U.S. and China are currently in the middle of a trade war. Sony made a statement about the possibility of increased tariffs on Chinese goods. An increase in tariffs would very easily raise the price of the next-generation PlayStation console. Sony says that while things remain uncertain, they could be asking consumers to  [Read More…]

Google is paying people $5 to collect their face data for its Face ID rival

The Pixel 4’s facial recognition feature could possibly be superior to Apple’s Face ID.

What you need to know Google employees are reportedly collecting face data from random people in public places for $ 5. The company is probably collecting the data to help it optimize the 3D facial recognition feature on the upcoming Pixel 4. A recent leak had shown the top bezel on both the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will have multiple sensors.  [Read More…]

Tinder is the next app to opt out of paying Google Play Store fees

Fees on the Play Store can be up to 30%.

What you need to know Tinder’s new default payment method requires entering your details directly into the app. Once you’ve entered your payment details, it will remove the choice of paying with Google Play. App developers often pay fees up to 30% to the Play Store, leaving some to look for ways to bypass these fees.

In a move to prevent paying fees to Google with in-app  [Read More…]

Google paying millions to FTC for YouTube violations of kids privacy laws

Google is soon expected to introduce some changes to the way it handles children’s videos on YouTube.

What you need to know The Federal Trade Commission has approved a multi-million dollar settlement with Google over YouTube’s violation of federal data privacy laws Specifics of the settlement, including the exact amount, are currently unclear. Google is found to have breached the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.

The Federal Trade Commission is said to have finalized a settlement with  [Read More…]

Save even more on Amazon Prime Day 2019 by paying with credit card points

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Even though it is still unannounced, Amazon Prime Day is starting to get into the minds of everyone who is gearing up for one of the biggest shopping days of the year. If we can expect the same kind of schedule as last year, Prime Day should be blowing  [Read More…]

Google’s being sued for paying off execs accused of sexual harassment

The lawsuit calls for three independent individuals to join Alphabet’s board.

Google had a big presence at this week’s CES 2019 trade show, but with a new lawsuit being issued against the company from shareholders, it might have to get ready to make an appearance in court.

James Martin, a shareholder of Google’s parent company Alphabet, filed a lawsuit against the company at the San Mateo Superior Court claiming that Google breached its trust with shareholders when  [Read More…]

Facebook never earned your trust and now we’re all paying the price

There was no Facebook data breach. You gave them the data, and they gave it away — all according to plan.

News reports have been swirling about Facebook (a company you know), Cambridge Analytica (a company you might not have heard of), and the 2016 United States presidential election. It’s an important story, but I’ve observed a critical misunderstanding or miscasting of the discussion in many media outlets, even those that are supposed to be tech-savvy. You’ve maybe seen  [Read More…]

Verizon thinks customers want a rewards program for paying their bill

Yes, this is just what we all wanted.

As the U.S. carriers have increasingly similar services and devices available, they’re all looking for something to differentiate themselves with. Verizon thinks that a rewards program is what people have been craving, so it made one — called “Verizon Up.”

The premise of Verizon Up is pretty simple: pay your monthly bill, and as you spend, you earn credit that can be redeemed for rewards or experiences. Every $  [Read More…]