October 22, 2021

Americans and password security

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Cybercrime is an increasing worry among many Americans, with breaches in 2017 putting the personal information and sensitive data of individuals at risk. In the last year, the Equifax breach put 145.5 million Americans at the risk of exposed information; other, smaller attacks, like the 2017 Gmail and Instagram hacks, targeted everyday apps. Additionally, according […]

Caribbean migrants sent record amount of money home in 2016

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WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — While remittance flows decreased worldwide for a second consecutive year in 2016 – remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean, however, rose to a record high. This is based on recently released data from the World Bank. In analysing the figures, the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan American think tank, […]

Most Americans aren’t ready to evolve into ‘transhumans,’ study says

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BY ADARIO STRANGE From Mashable Despite the mainstreaming of science and technology-powered fitness and health initiatives in recent years, a new survey indicates there’s a limit to what we’ll accept in the race to become “superhuman.” Specifically, the survey, conducted by the Pew Research Center, refers to the emerging area of methods (often referred to […]

Americans can’t decide how they feel about immigrants

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By Dan Turkel From Business Insider A recent study from the Pew Research Center revealed that Americans have some mixed feelings when it comes to incoming immigrants. One public opinion poll asked Americans whether they felt that immigrants in the US had improved or harmed the country in several categories. Fifty percent of respondents felt […]

Magazines see iPad sales grow, but is it too little too late?

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By Jason Abbruzzese From Mashable Don’t call it a comeback, at least not yet. The number of ads purchased in 2013 for iPad editions of magazines rose 16%, according to a study by the Association of Magazine Media and Kantar Media. That’s good news for an industry hit by falling ad revenue, but another number […]