Category: Cards

What Mashable staff bought last year on Black Friday

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Not your usual Black Friday deals. Image: mashable photo composite By Dylan HaasMashable Shopping2019-11-02 09:00:00 UTC Black Friday isn’t just about getting discounts on 4K TVs and sound systems (that you may not even be getting a good……


AMD’s Next Big Graphics Card Sure Sounds Like It Will Be Cheap and Powerful

While there’s no pricing available right now, AMD’s new Radeon RX 5500 graphics card certainly sounds like it will be both cheap and powerful. Which isn’t a shock—AMD’s modus operandi at this point is releasing products just a little more powerful than the competition but a whole lot less expensive. But if we believe AMD’s……


Alibaba and WeChat will let foreigners make mobile payments in China

Credit: Wikimedia Commons If you have ever visited China, you know not every outlet accepts cards. Some of them will only accept mobile payment methods such as AliPay or WeChat pay. Till now, these apps didn’t allow foreigners to link their credit or debit cards to the app to make mobile payments. However, Alibaba and……


How to pick the right credit card to maximize rewards where you spend the most

The right card (or cards) for you depends on what types of purchases you make the most. AP/Luis Hidalgo Beyond earning points, miles, or cash back through a credit card sign-up bonus, one of the easiest ways to rack up rewards is to use a credit card that offers bonus rewards for your most frequent……


Federal safety agency wants answers on Tesla battery fires

A Tesla Model S (L) and Model X. Image: Vivek PRakash / Getty Images By Chloe Bryan2019-11-02 15:01:06 UTC The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating Tesla over alleged battery defects that have reportedly led to fires in the Model S and Model X. On Oct. 24, the agency sent a letter informing Tesla……


I pay over $4,000 in credit card annual fees, but I’m happy to. Here’s why it makes sense for me.

I pay over $4,000 in credit card annual fees. The costs add up quickly with cards like the Platinum Card® from American Express, the Chase Sapphire Reserve, and the Citi Prestige® Card.I travel about eight months out of the year, so I need credit cards that offer strong travel coverage to protect me if something……


Google contractors allegedly offered darker-skinned homeless people $5 dollar gift cards to scan their faces for facial recognition software

Google is facing criticism after a company it contracted with allegedly secretly recorded the faces of homeless people to improve its facial recognition software without disclosing they were working with the tech giant.The allegations are part of a New York Daily News story, where multiple sources who claimed to have worked as data collectors say……


5 New York Buildings That Changed American History

The inconspicuous landmarks where the Depression exploded, modern art bloomed, and the United Nations first assembled.Published Oct. 31, 2019Updated Nov. 1, 2019Can a conglomeration of bricks, glass, wood, steel and mortar reveal the soul of a city? Maybe even a country? Forged from natural resources and assembled by human ingenuity, these buildings help illustrate how……


What to Pack During an Emergency Evacuation

Over the weekend, devastating fires in Northern California forced an estimated 200,000 people to evacuate—the single largest evacuation in Sonoma County in its history, the Washington Post writes. Meanwhile, just a few hundred miles south, the Getty Fire has already engulfed at least 500 acres in the Los Angeles area and forced thousands of others……


Cards

I played cards all through college and on and off since then. I don’t have a regular card game right now and I miss playing cards. I was talking to a friend of mine recently and she complained that her son was more interested in playing poker than going to college. I told her that……