Whole Foods can now deliver your groceries within an hour

Whole Foods customers in much of north and Central Jersey who are also Amazon Prime members can now get groceries delivered to their homes. Delivery will be available in as little as an hour through Amazon’s Prime Now app, according to an announcement Tuesday. On orders of $35 or more, two-hour delivery is free. If you want your groceries within an hour, there’s a $7.99 fee on orders of $35…

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8 Changes to Social Security in 2018…

1. The full retirement age is increasing for some eligible seniors The full or normal retirement age for Social Security benefits has been 66 years of age for some time now but is set to gradually increase to 67 for Americans born after 1954. If you were born in… Your full retirement age is… 1954 or earlier 66 years 1955 66 years, 2 months 1956 66 years, 4 months 1957…

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U.S. Passport Rules Are Changing

In 2018, new requirements were put into place for the type of ID you need when traveling by air, both domestically and outside the U.S. This is due to the REAL ID Act, implemented by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). One of the changes you can expect is that residents of some states will need a passport when flying domestically. Domestic Travel In general, it is good practice to…

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T-Mobile Hacked — 2 Million Customers’ Personal Data Stolen

T-Mobile today confirmed that the telecom giant suffered a security breach on its US servers on August 20 that may have resulted in the leak of “some” personal information of up to 2 million T-Mobile customers. The leaked information includes customers’ name, billing zip code, phone number, email address, account number, and account type (prepaid or postpaid). However, the good news is that no financial information like credit card numbers, social security…

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Marijuana stock backed by Peter Thiel surges on US import approval

Canadian pot firm Tilray posted strong gains in trading Wednesday after the Peter Thiel-backed firm gained U.S. federal approval to import marijuana for medical research purposes. Tilray shares closed 38 percent higher after a volatile day of trading that saw the company’s stock climb as much as 90 percent before giving back some of its gains. Trading of the stock was halted on multiple occasions due to volatility. Federal approval…

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PayPal WARNING – don’t open this scam email or your computer will get infected

The inbox message pretends to come from “service@paypal.com” with the subject “PayPal account warning” and a Microsoft Word doc attachment that covertly plants the malicious software (malware) on your desktop. But it’s actually from “noreply@administrationservpaypal-a.tk”, which is a “look-a-like”, typo-riddled website domain designed to trick and confuse victims, according to My Online Security. “Greetings, dear Client! We noticed a lot of frauds performed by machinations with online services of the accounts of…

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New AI system can decode your mind

WASHINGTON: Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence system that can decode the human mind, and interpret what a person is seeing by analysing brain scans. The advance could aid efforts to improve artificial intelligence (AI) and lead to new insights into brain function. Critical to the research is a type of algorithm called a convolutional neural network, which has been instrumental in enabling computers and smartphones to recognise faces and objects. “That type of…

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Verizon’s 5G home internet launch will come with free YouTube TV or Apple TV 4K

Verizon today announced that Google and Apple will be its first video streaming launch partners when the telecom’s 5G broadband service arrives later this year. It also revealed its fourth and final launch market, Indianapolis, which joins the previously announced Houston, Sacramento, and Los Angeles. The announcement today confirms a previous rumor late last month; customers who sign up to Verizon’s 5G home internet service can choose to receive a…

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Frontier Communications’ password bug lets anyone into your account

While you might feel more at ease knowing your personal information is protected by two-factor authentication, a bug in Frontier’s password reset system is demonstrating that vulnerabilities can open your info up to exposure even when that extra level of protection is available. The internet giant’s password system sends users a two-factor code when they initiate a reset, but ZDNet reports that the system lets you enter as many codes as you want, opening up users’ accounts…

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Amazon is giving away free money for Prime Day

Most of the Prime Day 2018 deals we cover are mere suggestions. We comb through thousands upon thousands of deals to pick out the best ones to help you make the most of Amazon’s huge annual sale. With this particular Prime Day deal, however, we absolutely insist that you take advantage. Why? Because Amazon is giving away free money for Prime Day, and there’s absolutely no reason to refuse free…

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Make Sure MoviePass Didn’t Reactivate Your Subscription

If you canceled your MoviePass subscription, check your email and your spam folder for an email with the subject “MoviePass Updates”—because MoviePass might have turned your subscription back on without your permission, and you’ll need to opt back out. Yep, MoviePass is reversing cancellations again, six weeks after the last time. This time, says Business Insider, MoviePass emailed some customers alerting them to a “new offering” of three movies a…

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If your password is on this list, you’re in big trouble

It’s possible that you have the wrong idea of who hackers actually are. They are sometimes portrayed in movies as nerdy teenagers, hiding in their parents’ basements, trying to guess your passwords. That is not typically how it is done. These days it’s more likely that dozens of hackers are working together in an office building somewhere. They try breaking into computer systems and ultimately take over your computer, demanding…

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