Bamboozled: Netflix and fraud? How scammers are targeting users

Scammers often use the names and logos of legitimate businesses to try to trick consumers. This time around, the victim is Netflix, the popular streaming service and home to hot shows like Stranger Things, G.L.O.W. and Master of None. And you could be sucked in as a victim, too, if you fall for this scam. Customers… Please follow and like us:

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Move Over Bitcoin: Zcash, Monero And Other Altcoins To Watch In 2018

Bitcoin prices surged this year from around $1,000 on Jan. 1, according to CoinMarketCap, to around $15,800 by the last Wednesday of 2017. Ethereum, arguably the world’s second most popular blockchain network, skyrocketed from around $8 at the start of 2017 to more than $755. Many cryptocurrency newbies are now pondering which cryptocurrencies they should watch… Please follow and like us:

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Amazon says it sold ‘tens of millions’ of Echos, other Alexa devices during holiday shopping season

SEATTLE – Amazon’s Alexa had a very good Christmas. The retailer said on Tuesdays that it sold “tens of millions” of devices bearing the Alexa voice-activated digital assistant during the peak shopping season. That lineup includes Amazon’s Echo speakers and Fire TV streaming device, among other gizmos. Sales of Amazon devices were “millions more” than a… Please follow and like us:

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Streaming becomes mainstream as cord-cutting accelerates

CHICAGO — Cord-cutting is not just for millennials anymore. Fed up with high prices and bloated packages, millions of Americans cut the cord on cable TV in 2017, finding refuge with a growing number of streaming services, which deliver lower prices and a competitive channel lineup over the internet. “This was really the year that cord-cutting… Please follow and like us:

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CBS blackout ends for 4 million Dish Network customers

CBS Corp. and Dish Network resolved their carriage-fee dispute by agreeing to a new distribution deal, restoring CBS Corp. and Dish Network resolved their carriage-fee dispute by agreeing to a new distribution deal, restoring CBSCBS blackout ends for 4 million Dish Network customers station signals to millions of Dish customers across the country. The agreement, struck Thursday night, ended the three-day blackout that began late Monday when CBS walked away from the bargaining table feeling that the two sides were not… Please follow and like us:

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Sprint turns to improving its wireless network now that a T-Mobile merger is dead

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Unwilling to turn control of Sprint over to rivals at T-Mobile US, Sprint’s chairman vowed this week to spend more money on the Overland Park-based company’s wireless network. Merger talks between Sprint and T-Mobile, the nation’s No. 4 and No. 3 wireless companies, collapsed over the weekend principally over terms that would… Please follow and like us:

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Warning: New email scam targets millions of Netflix subscribers

We’re getting word of a convincing new phishing scam that’s targeting Netflix subscribers via email. According to the cyber security firm MailGuard, subscribers are told that their billing information needs to be updated. The email directs them to a fake Netflix site, which asks for login and billing details. RELATED: Clark’s TV bundle will cut your… Please follow and like us:

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Netflix Costs in the US Are About to Get More Expensive

Enjoy your $9.99 Netflix subscription while it lasts, because prices for the streaming service are about to go up—but only in the U.S. The basic single-screen streaming service will remain at $7.99. However, customers who pay for the “Standard” plan that allows viewers to watch Netflix shows on two screens at once will increase from $9.99… Please follow and like us:

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WeChat becomes business tool as it tops rival Facebook’s daily usage

WeChat, the ubiquitous messaging app, is being used for an ever longer period of time and is growing into a lifestyle choice embedded into daily activities and interactions, a new survey has found. In 2016, one-third of WeChat’s 889 million monthly active users spent a solid four hours or more per day on the mobile chatting… Please follow and like us:

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