ALERT! – New Banking Scam – ALERT!

November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Yet another banking scam is hitting consumers. Cyber criminals are using a combination of fake text messages and card-less ATMs to rip-off  unsuspecting consumers. According to Krebs on Security the scam has hit big for the criminals very quickly. Krebs reported that the scammers have stolen $68,000 from 125 Fifth Third Bank customers in Illinois, Michigan...

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Twitter announced it has hired God-is Rivera as its first ever Director of Culture and Community. Twitter’s plan for Rivera is to “better serve and engage communities.”  Twitter plans to use its brand marketing, campaigns, events and other experiences. According to a Twitter press release Rivera’s job will be to ensure the company’s campaigns and programs...

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Breach Brief – HSBC Bank, Radisson Hotel Group

November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. customer of HSBC bank are being alerted to a data breach that compromised customer information. The bank has reported no signs of fraud. Based in London, U.K., HSBC says only U.S. customers are affected. According to HSBC the breach ran from Oct. 4 to Oct. 14. The bank said in a statement that it...

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Intel Hits Diversity Goal

November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Computer chip maker Intel announced it has hit its diversity goals aheads of the self imposed 2020 dead line. Intel, the largest chip maker in the U.S., released its annual diversity report on Wednesday. Intel established its diversity goals in 2015 and dedicated $300 million to the objective of  “improving diversity and inclusion in the...

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Oscar nominated movie producer and director Ava DuVernay has tweeted that she is working on a documentary on the life of rock legend Prince to be shown on Netflix. Though Prince was notoriously private in life the singer’s estate is cooperating fully. DuVernay has been granted full access to interviews, archival footage, photos and other...

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ALERT! – Social Security Scam -ALERT!

November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

  If you, or a loved one, gets a call from someone claiming to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA) you best be on alert. According to the Federal Trade Commission scammers are using spoofed phone numbers seeking personal information. Consumer Reports says that the incoming calls show SSA’s customer service number, 800-772-1213, on...

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Is Netflix playing games with black viewers? Although the streaming network is hiring black directors and producers to produce original content a mong them are Shonda Rhimes  producer of  “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “How to Get Away with Murder.” Kenya Barris, producer of “Black-ish” signed a deal with Netflix in August of this year. But are they using black...

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Amazon Alexa Will Be Everywhere!

September 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Star Trek fans will remember how the ship’s computer was everywhere listening and waiting to be asked a question or perform a task. Well, Amazon has launched the latest lineup of its Alexa-powered devices that may make science fiction science fact. Amazon is pushing hard to inject Alexa into every facet of your life.  Taking...

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Amazon Shopping Made Easy by SnapChat

September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you are an Amazon shopper, and lets be real, who isn’t, things just got easier. Amazon.com, the world’s largest online retailer and social media player SnapChat have hooked up. It’s a rare for Amazon to team up with anybody. They don’t need to. But they like SnapChat. The new relationship will help Snapchat compete...

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Celebrity Cyber Report – Jordan Peele, Dr. Dre

September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

“The Twilight Zone,” that iconic gem of 60’s television is coming back. Oscar winning director Jordon Peele will be the face and voice of the new “Twilight Zone” series scheduled to premiere on CBS All Access in 2019. A revival of the popular show was attempted once before with actor Forest Whitaker but that effort...

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