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AT&T Sued Over Crypto Losses Due to SIM-Swapping

Phone service provider AT&T is once again being sued over a potential SIM-swapping case. This time, the plaintiff is a man named Seth Shapiro, who says that AT&T mishandled his number transfer, causing him to lose as much as $1.9 million in cryptocurrency funds.SIM-Swapping Isn’t DisappearingSIM-swapping has become one of the most dangerous and prominent ways of garnering funds that one has no right to. The process can be done in one of two ways. The hacker potentially gets a hold of...

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Google (GOOGL) Stock Rose 5%, Remote Work Recommended in North America

Google (GOOGL) stock rose 4.88% on Tuesday as the company is expanding work from home recommendation to all North American employees and established ‘COVID-19 fund’To ensure employee safety and reduce the risk of an infection, a few companies around the world are asking their staff to work from home. As the coronavirus epidemic got worse in China and the government began its lockdown, businesses that could run remotely began doing so. Now that the virus is spreading across the world, other...

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Facebook (FB) Stock Falls 5.37%, Company Offers Free ‘Coronavirus’ Ads to WHO

Facebook will provide free advertisements to the World Health Organization as it seeks to ensure users are not misinformed about the coronavirus. FB stock was down yesterday but started to grow in the premarket.As the coronavirus spreads on a pace nobody even could imagine (94,192 infected, 3,219 dead), more and more companies are joining forces to help prevent further damage. Among them is one of the widest spread social media in the world – Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB).Yesterday FB lost over...

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Stock Market Is in Green due to Earnings and Coronavirus Fears as Vaccine Is Not Tested Yet

Indexes went strongly up today as investors were waiting for the Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision (probably stays the same). Traders were also focused on the economic data published today. The Census Bureau reported wholesale inventories decrease of 0.1% in December, while the trade deficit increased $5.3 billion compared to November. Some companies have already released their quarterly earnings and some are still waited for.The Dow Jones Industrial Average went up at the open by...

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Facebook, Verizon and McDonald’s Top Wall Street’s Investments List for 2020

Analysis streaming out from Wall Street suggests that the year 2020 has a lot of profitable stocks available for investors who choose such companies as Facebook, Verizon, and McDonald’s, among others.Key PointsHigh yield stocks up for grabs in 2020.Facebook’s politically-induced woes may finally pay off in 2020.Verizon’s commitment to its core values makes it a company to watch out for in 2020.McDonald’s introduces innovative ideas that are stock boosters.McDonald’s to Become a More...

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AT&T Launches Low-Band 5G Access to Ten Cities Today

Last month, telecommunications giant AT&T announced that it will make its 5G service accessible to millions of customers before 2019 runs out. The company initially said that five areas will get the coverage when it eventually goes live. AT&T has however changed its mind and increased the number of areas from 5 to 10.Starting today, the next-generation network will be available to everyone in Birmingham, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, Providence, Rochester, San...

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Dow Jones Jumps after U.S.-China Trade Deal Updates

The Dow Jones started jumping on Friday after the United States President Donald Trump signed off on the phase one trade deal with China presented to him by trade negotiators during a Thursday meeting at the White House.The agreement includes the delay of extra tariffs that would have been imposed on December 15 and reducing tariffs on $360 billion worth of Chinese imports by half. However, even though it is said that one of the main terms is for China to pledge to purchase large amounts of...

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New SIM-Swapping Case Ends with Threats of Violence

SIM-swapping cases appear to be a recurring incident in the cryptocurrency world, but the latest case involves two individuals displaying aggression that has yet to be seen in situations like this.SIM-Swapping: Is It Becoming More Common?The two people accused of the SIM-swapping are 21-year-old Eric Meiggs and 20-year-old Declan Harrington, who reportedly went after two very high-ranking social media executives. When they were caught, they allegedly spewed out threats to the victims’ family...

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AT&T Says It’s Not Responsible for SIM-Swapping, Prepares for Court Battle

Cell phone and internet provider AT&T isn’t putting up with allegations that it allowed SIM-swapping to occur. It is now readying itself for what will no doubt be a harsh legal fight against those who are seeking reparations due to potential AT&T employees that might have played a part in millions of crypto funds being stolen over the past several months.SIM-Swapping Is a Huge ProblemSIM-swapping is a very deadly (but also popular) tactic utilized by several members of the cyberthief...

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HBO Max to Launch in May 2020 and Cost $14.99 a Month

As next year heats up with television streaming becoming one of the key areas of intense competition in the technology and entertainment world, AT&T’s WarnerMedia has indicated that its new streaming service will fall 1 cent below $15 at $14.99 monthly of which it expects users of the service to be more than satisfied with the pricing.WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey at a corporate event in California on Tuesday indicated the media arm’s willingness to commit to the project to the fullest....

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