Category: Cards

How Scammers Can Use Your Old Credit Card Numbers

When Amazon packages started showing up on Chris’s* Connecticut doorstep last fall, he and his wife both assumed the other was buying Christmas presents for the other. But the contents of the packages looked nothing like gifts either of them would want to receive. “I opened a few boxes addressed to me and found a……


Gift Guide: Gifts that weave together tech, science and textile crafts

Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide! Need help with gift ideas? We’re here to help! We’ll be rolling out gift guides from now through the end of December. You can find our other guides right here. The history of textiles and computing are closely intertwined, with the punch cards used for Jacquard looms inspiring……


Best graphics cards for gamers and creatives in 2020

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti enables 1440p gaming at high refresh rates. Nvidia If Intel, AMD and Nvidia’s statistics are right, you’re probably using a computer system that’s several years old. In PC gaming hardware terms, that’s just about forever. So chances are likely that you’re no longer using a modern card, much less the best graphics card……


How to Become the Favorite Aunt or Uncle

Photo: ShutterstockI’m lucky: As a kid, I had excellent examples of how to be a fun aunt, and even as a teen, I knew it was a role I wanted to play in adulthood. And because my younger brother has autism—severe enough so that having his own family is not in the cards—that meant I……


How crowds toppled communism’s house of cards in 1989

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMoment Romanian dictator Ceausescu’s execution was announced When the Soviet empire in Eastern Europe collapsed in the final months of 1989, I was sent to report on each of the revolutions that took place in the space of only six weeks: the fall of the Berlin Wall,……


Frustrated shoppers say Kroger credit-card machines are crashing on Christmas Eve

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The best tech toys and STEM kits to give kids this holiday season

PRODUCT SUMMARY Adults now probably remember how Tamagotchi were all the rage when they were young, but now those tiny little eggs and their black-and-white LCD screens seem quaintly outdated. Enter the Tamagotchi On, a Bluetooth-enabled version of the ’90s fad that adds a large, full-color screen; creature breeding; and app connectivity. It should keep kids……


‘Republicans hold all the cards’: CNN legal analyst says Pelosi is ‘grasping’ by withholding impeachment articles

 | December 23, 2019 04:01 PM A CNN legal analyst tore into Nancy Pelosi’s strategy to force a fair impeachment trial in the Senate by withholding the House-passed articles from the upper chamber. “I think she’s grasping here,” Paul Callan told CNN Newsroom on Monday when asked about the House speaker’s move. “The Republicans hold……


The best books and movies to give the geek, techie or sci-fi fan in your life

PRODUCT SUMMARY Die Hard is a Christmas movie. You know this in your heart to be true. Buy it in 4K and give it to every John, Hans and Holly on your holiday shopping list. — Andrew Tarantola, Senior Editor PRODUCT SUMMARY A millennial young woman’s true coming-of-age story, set in Silicon Valley startups, Uncanny Valley is an incisive……


10 discounted holiday gifts that require zero shipping

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Image: 12min By StackCommerceMashable Shopping2019-12-15 10:00:00 UTC By now, your procrastination has gotten the best of you and many of the holiday gifts you were eyeing won’t be delivered in time to be wrapped and placed under the……