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Visa Makes Significant Change To How Coinbase Transactions Are Labeled, Causes Duplicate Charges On User Bank and Credit Cards

While Coinbase has experienced numerous technical problems in the past, it appears the latest glitch is not the company’s fault. There have been many reports that Coinbase users were noticing odd charges on their debit and credit cards – some doubled-charged for an old transaction with some users being hit with 50 or more duplicate […]

February 17th, 2018 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

McDonald’s Eliminates Certain Food Offerings In Kids’ Meals

McDonald’s recently announced it was removing the options for cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its kids’ menu – all in the effort to improve its image. According to the company, about 50 percent of its kid’s meal options on the menu will fall into the worldwide Happy Meal nutrition standards – 600 calories or less, […]

February 17th, 2018 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Google Removes Function To Thwart Thieving Of Pictures

Google has come up with a small, but impactful change to its image search feature. The company is getting rid of its “view image” button, which enables users to open the image by itself. This button was particularly useful for people who wanted to take and use it for their own purposes. If you want […]

February 17th, 2018 | Posted in New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

FedEx Announces Some Private Data Accidentally Made Public For A Short Time

FedEx announced Thursday that some of its customer ID records were accidentally made public on an unsecured server in early February, but found no indication showing the information was exploited. According to Kromtech, a security research firm, the server had over 119,000 scanned documents from both U.S. and international customers including driving licenses, security identification […]

February 17th, 2018 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Manson’s Odd Behavior Causes Mayhem At The Paramount Concert

Marilyn Manson fans were outraged after his Thursday night performance at The Paramount in Huntington was less than stellar and short. Most yelled out they wanted a refund. Manson, whose real name is Brian Warner, is on tour to promote his latest album, “Heaven Upside Down.” The Paramount show had originally been scheduled for Oct. […]

February 17th, 2018 | Posted in Entertainment,New | Read More »

Florida’s Brutally Cold Temperatures Hurting State Wildlife

It appears Florida’s freezing temperatures are harming more than just the vegetation; it’s also hurting the wildlife. Iguanas have been falling off their perches in trees with temperatures dropping under 40 degrees Fahrenheit in South Florida. According to scientists, the temperatures are low enough to paralyze the green iguanas which are common for the area. […]

January 6th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,New | Read More »

Is Romaine Lettuce The Cause Of E. coli Outbreak?

If you love eating romaine lettuce, you’re being advised to avoid it until the source of the E. coli outbreak has been identified. U.S. health officials said 58 people in both the United States and Canada have become sick after eating the allegedly tainted lettuce. The Food and Drug Administration and Center for Disease Control […]

January 6th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Google Play Removes 30+ Malicious Apps From Its Store

Google Play recently removed more than 30 fake security apps that secretly stole user information. According to Trend Micro, a cybersecurity firm, there were 36 known applications that stole user information, tracked their location and belligerently pushed advertisements. It’s not clear how many people may have been affected before Google was informed and then removed […]

January 6th, 2018 | Posted in New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Body Found By Dive Team Could Be Missing North Carolina 3-Year-Old

North Carolina authorities feel they may have found the body of three-year-old Mariah Woods who has been missing for over five days. According to Shelley Lynch with the Charlotte FBI, a dive team in Pender County came across a body. The medical examiner will confirm the identity. Pender County is located south of Onslow County […]

December 3rd, 2017 | Posted in New | Read More »

Canadian Model May Seek Eye Removal Surgery After Botched Eye Tattoo

A 24-year-old Canadian woman may lose her eye after her eyeball tattoo left her nearly blind. Caitlin Gallinger, who works as a model, said her hope was gone and that she was close to getting eye removal surgery. In September, she uses her Facebook page to share the details of what happened when she tried […]

December 3rd, 2017 | Posted in New | Read More »

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