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Google’s Tez payments app now lets users handle their utility bills and more

Google’s Tez payments app now lets users handle their utility bills and more

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 Google’s Tez payment service in India has got a major update that allows users to pay their utilities and other bills via the app. The service was launched last September for iOS and Android and it initially allowed for payments between bank accounts using India’s UPI (Unified Payments Interface) protocol. Now the app has gotten support to pay for bills from more than 80… Read More
Clever Ethereum honeypot lets coins come in but won’t let them back out

Clever Ethereum honeypot lets coins come in but won’t let them back out

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 An interesting new Ethereum-based honeypot has been discovered that essentially allows hackers to steal from hackers. The honeypot is detailed on Reddit. A user was hunting for examples of contracts that exhibited possible were susceptible to a “reentrancy attack.” It’s a bit complex but at its core the attack lets you concurrently request your money out of a smart contract… Read More
Senator calls on Tinder to fix a security flaw that lets randos snoop through your dates

Senator calls on Tinder to fix a security flaw that lets randos snoop through your dates

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 Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is nervous about Tinder. He may not be swiping on the service this Valentine’s Day, but with a new letter demanding that Tinder resolve some security issues, Wyden is looking out for everyone who is. Last month, a security report surfaced what it deemed “disturbing vulnerabilities” in the dating app. Wyden’s letter cites the research, demanding… Read More
Bilingual? Tarjimly lets you help a refugee or aid worker right now

Bilingual? Tarjimly lets you help a refugee or aid worker right now

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 All over the world, language barriers are limiting the ability of refugees and immigrants to seek help, and aid workers to provide it. Tarjimly is a new service that connects people who speak one language but need to speak in another, with a person who speaks both — in just a couple minutes. They’re part of Y Combinator’s latest batch and are gearing up for a proper launch. Read More
Let’s Send Another Set of Students Abroad (Exciting Updates from FLYTE)

Let’s Send Another Set of Students Abroad (Exciting Updates from FLYTE)

Travel
Travel is a powerful agent for change. It broadens our horizons, fills our lives with friends, gives us incredible memories, and (sometimes) helps us find purpose in our lives (at least it did with me). Not everyone can travel and it’s a great privilege to do what we are able to do. Whether you saved up for a year, found work overseas, won a trip, or struck it rich buying Bitcoin, to be able to travel is to do something few in this world get to do. Think about the first time you traveled overseas. Remember those feelings of freedom, possibility, and excitement? Remember what got you hooked and made you say “I need to do more of this!”? Well, for kids, travel can be even more life changing than for adults, because it exposes them to different ideas, cultures, and people at a crucial devel
Here's What North Korea Lets You See When You Travel There

Here's What North Korea Lets You See When You Travel There

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North Koreans pay their respects at the Mansudae Grand monument in Pyongyang. Fabian Muir Fabian Muir is an Australian photographer whose documentary work aims to develop humanistic narratives in otherwise politically isolated regions of the world. After years documenting places like the former Soviet Union, Iran, and Cuba, his next series focuses on a country that epitomizes the phrase "hermit kingdom": North Korea.Since 2015, Fabian Muir has traveled to the isolated nation of North Korea five times to capture a side of life that many Americans may be surprised to see as nonconfrontational and somewhat relatable.Here, Muir shares with BuzzFeed News the story of his journey and his thoughts on the pictures he walked away with:The series began with many of the same expectations t...