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FTC Approves Credit Karma & Fandango Settlement for Failing to Secure Data

It’s what has been expected. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved the settlements with both Credit Karma and Fandango for their failure to take reasonable steps to secure their mobile apps. By not doing so, both companies made the sensitive … Continue reading

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ComScore Ranks the Top Ten Smartphone Apps, Half Are by Google

There is a smartphone app for practically everything, including a number to help you make money. If you’ve ever wondered what the most popular apps are, ComScore, an online technology company which measures the digital habits of consumers, has released … Continue reading

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FTC Claims Amazon Illegally Billed Parents Millions of Dollars for In-App Purchases

Mobile apps have figured out a clever (and lucrative) way to make money. The profit doesn’t lie in selling the game itself, but selling the user in-game advantages which allows for greater progression and easier advancement. These in-app purchases are … Continue reading

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Are Credit Karma and LifeLock Safe? Their Recent Mobile App Vulnerabilities Should Concern You

In order to keep track of different aspects of their finances, many people are turning to third-party websites. A good example of this would be Credit Karma, which offers free credit scores and credit monitoring to those who sign up … Continue reading

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10 Free Mobile Apps That Save Money

By Farnoosh Torabi, Manilla Financial Editor With the arrival of so many budget-friendly mobile applications, saving has never been quite so simple. Literally, at the tap of a finger, you can discover where to snag the best deals in town … Continue reading

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