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Keith Collins / Quartz:
PIN system used by IRS to protect 724K victims of 2015 breach relies on same Knowledge-Based Authentication tech used in original breach   —  The IRS is using a system that was hacked to protect victims of a hack—and it was just hacked  —  It ain't easy being an American taxpayer.
Mar 3, 2016, 1:00 AMIn context
Zheping Huang / Quartz:
Some upper middle class Chinese are becoming Uber drivers to ease loneliness caused by distance from family, abundance of spare time after retirement   —  For China's upper middle class, driving for Uber is a cure for loneliness  —  When he drives his BMW 3 Series for Uber, Jasper Fu is not really there for the money.
Feb 20, 2016, 5:05 AMIn context
Chase Purdy / Quartz:
Amazon to acquire Indian online payments company Emvantage   —  Amazon is suiting up to fight for India's mobile shoppers  —  With roughly a fifth of the world's population but only 12% of its internet users, India remains a curious case for e-commerce companies looking to tap into the rapidly-developing market.
Feb 16, 2016, 7:35 PMIn context
Ian Kar / Quartz:
Sources: PayPal subsidiary Venmo to roll out new feature Wednesday called Pay With Venmo, a payment option for people shopping within apps   —  Venmo, beloved millennial app, is finally trying to make some money  —  Since launching in 2009, Venmo has been great at one thing: letting people easily send money to each other.
Jan 26, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context
Tim Fernholz / Quartz:
T-Mobile CEO John Legere responds to Binge On criticism, claims it's not throttling because the service doesn't slow down data or remove customer control   —  T-Mobile CEO John Legere defends his streaming plan against “bulls**t” complaints from “jerks” at Google
Jan 7, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
A review of Apple Watch 220 days in: apps ecosystem seems stalled, perhaps because the watch is so reliant on iPhone   —  Half a year later, the Apple Watch feels like a stalled platform  —  Seven months later, my Apple Watch is still the second thing I put on every morning.  (Glasses first.)
Dec 2, 2015, 4:35 AMIn context
Ian Kar / Quartz:
Sources: Apple partnering with banks for peer-to-peer payment program to avoid money transmitter licenses, may use iMessage for money transfer   —  Apple is making a grab for Venmo's turf and might use iMessage to do it  —  Apple is wading into Venmo's main business, betting …
Nov 13, 2015, 5:00 AMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Major streaming media players reviewed: new Apple TV is best for iOS users, Amazon's Fire TV has the best interface and streaming quality   —  The ultimate, 10,000-word review of streaming media players: Apple TV vs. Roku 4 vs. Fire TV vs. Chromecast  —  Television is in flux, right down to what that word even means.
Nov 9, 2015, 10:25 AMIn context
Alice Truong / Quartz:
Dorsey gave 15M shares back to Square and Start Small Foundation, an organization to invest in local businesses and underserved communities, pledges 40M more   —  Jack Dorsey is giving almost 20% of Square to an organization serving struggling communities  —  Square CEO Jack Dorsey is donating …
Oct 15, 2015, 9:10 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Reed Hastings says recent switch to chip-enabled credit cards, and subscribers not updating payment records is partially to blame for slow US subscriber growth   —  Netflix is blaming slow US growth on the switch to chip-based credit cards  —  Netflix shares are down 7% in after-hours trading …
Oct 14, 2015, 7:10 PMIn context

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