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Tipping Overload

It is everywhere. You buy a sandwich, you’re asked to tip. Grabbing a t-shirt at a concert’s merch booth? You’re asked to tip. Picking up an online order you needed to pay for at the counter? Tip. Stop the insanity! Tipping is uniquely American and we have created a society where employees are severely underpaid…Continue readingTipping Overload

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Bitcoin’s $2T Loss

Imaginary “currency” that has no intrinsic value, is wildly manipulated, speculated like crazy, that uses more electricity than many nations, turns out to be a bad idea. Shocker, right? But that’s what is going on in the cryptocurrency world right now. And it’s not just Bitcoin either. For nearly a month, the bottom has fallen…Continue readingBitcoin’s $2T Loss

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Targeting the Zelle

An article that flew under my radar was this one over on Krebs on Security wherein Brian Krebs explains Zelle scams. It’s a fascinating breakdown of fraudsters anticipating how the system works and manipulating victims into bypassing Zelle’s security. Here’s the kicker: it’s not about giving up your password. An important aspect of this scam…Continue readingTargeting the Zelle