Tech Q&A: Recovering from Equifax, improving passwords, throwing Google off your scent and more

With the Equifax breach, I am worried that hackers can steal money from my bank account. What can I do?

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How to delete yourself from the internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. It seems like every week we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime … about reputable services falling victim to anonymous hackers … about ransomware holding random computer users’ files hostage.

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British bank reports 40,000 suspicious transactions in a single weekend

British financial institution Tesco Bank has announced that 40,000 of its accounts were subjected to suspicious transactions over the course of the weekend, with money being taken from 20,000 customers.

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The Growing Customer Trust Gap


Like most of you, I’m a bank customer — and I expect that like me, most of you are getting sick and tired of all the stories about how banks abuse customers. Recent national stories about bad behavior in the banking industry, as well as my own personal experiences, have shown that banks often do not care about their customers. It’s just the opposite: Banks seem to be trying to squeeze every dime out of every customer. Remember the stories about how banks used to time the posting of checks and withdrawals to charge more in service fees?

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83936.html?rss=1

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Tech Q&A: Avoiding charges, finding free alternatives to Word

Kim Komando answers questions about charges on your bank statement, cleaning your smartphone screen, and getting a job in tech support.

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Apple Pay support comes to Ally Bank

Article Image Customers of Ally Bank can now use their debit card with Apple Pay, allowing secure contactless payments with iPhone and Apple Watch at compatible points of sale.

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Apple Pay support reported to arrive at Bank of America, Wells Fargo ATMs

Article Image Bank of America and Wells Fargo are reportedly working to bring Apple Pay compatibility to their respective ATM machines, meaning iPhone and Apple Watch owners might soon be able to complete transactions using provisioned debit cards.

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Merrill Lynch upgrades AAPL to 'Buy,' says worries factored into current price

Article Image Bank of America Merrill Lynch upgraded Apple stock from “Neutral” to “Buy” on Tuesday, with an analyst at the firm suggesting that any worries about channel or supply chain checks are already factored into share prices.

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Berenberg fires analyst infamous for doom-and-gloom Apple forecasts

Article Image Berenberg Bank on Monday let go of Adnaan Ahmad, an analyst known for making some of the bleakest forecasts for Apple stock, with a price target well below $100.

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Apple Pay not coming to UK's Barclays until 2016, CEO says

Article Image Customers of U.K. bank Barclays will have to wait until early 2016 to use of Apple Pay on their iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches, according to an email from the company’s CEO of Personal and Corporate Banking.

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UK's Lloyds Bank says Apple Pay support coming 'very soon'

U.K. institution Lloyds Bank on Friday sent an email to its customers, informing them that Apple Pay support is coming “very soon” for credit and debit card holders.

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Swiss National Bank grows stake in Apple by 500,000 shares in June quarter

The Swiss National Bank increased its stake in Apple during the June quarter by 500,000 shares, giving it a total of 9.4 million, a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission revealed on Wednesday.

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch downgrades Apple stock to neutral on anticipated slowdowns

On Wednesday, analysts with Bank of America Merrill Lynch downgraded Apple stock to neutral and lowered a price target from $142 to $130, citing several short-term pressures on shares.

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UK banks HSBC, First Direct go live with promised Apple Pay support

U.K. bank HSBC and its First Direct brand enabled support for Apple Pay on Thursday, delivering on an earlier promise and filling in an important coverage gap in the region.

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UBS calls Apple 'the Shake Shack of technology,' advises investors to buy in

In making its case for investors to buy Apple stock, investment bank UBS this week made an interesting analogy, comparing the iPhone maker to growing fast food restaurant Shake Shack, saying the two companies are responsible for “the era of consumer experience.”

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UK's Barclays in 'constructive' talks to add Apple Pay support

Responding to a flurry of public complaints, U.K. bank Barclays said on Twitter that it is in negotiations to add Apple Pay support, and that efforts “remain constructive.”



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As Swiss watchmakers dismiss Apple Watch threat, Swiss National Bank increased its Apple holdings by 60%

Over the first calendar quarter of 2015, the Swiss National Bank increased its holding of Apple stock by 60 percent to 8.90 million shares, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing.



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FBR Capital Markets gives Apple trillion-dollar valuation with $185 price target

Investment bank FBR this week rated Apple stock with a massive $185 price target, forecasting that the iPhone maker will eventually become the world’s first corporation valued at $1 trillion.



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