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Why smartphone security is a luxury for those who can afford it

Firm buys and sells hacking tools If you’re a low-income American, there’s a good chance you have anan Android.And unless it’s a newer model with recent software updates, your security could be at risk. Two competing operating systems own the real estate in our smartphones: Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android. Apple’s phones are expensive — the cheapest model starts at $ 400. Meanwhile, some Android phones cost less than $ 50. The closed system Appl (AAPL, Tech30)has built means that everyone who has an iOS device gets access to the ...

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Elite colleges can afford to enroll more low-income students

OSU president: Why we’re recruiting lower income students America’s top colleges are filled with rich kids. The class divide is deeper than you might have thought. Ivy League colleges, for example, have more students from the top 1% of income than the bottom half. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of low-income students would qualify to enroll in an elite college but are attending a less selective institution instead, according to a report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. These students scored above the median on the SAT or ...

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LeBron: Cavs wanted, but couldn't afford, Wade

7:27 PM ET INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — It would be hard to imagine back when the Miami Heat were coming off consecutive championships a few seasons ago that LeBron James and Dwyane Wade would both leave the franchise as free agents in short order. Yet sure enough, James went back to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014 and Wade went back to his hometown Chicago Bulls this past summer, shifting the balance of power in the Eastern Conference. With the Bulls and Cavs set to play a preseason game Friday, James ...

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Microsoft HoloLens up for pre-order today, if you can afford it

Share This article Over the last few weeks, both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive have gone up for pre-order. Now, according to a pulled Fortune article, Microsoft’s HoloLens is doing the same. Microsoft is reportedly targeting a March 30 launch date for its Augmented Reality (AR) headset, and the new device will launch with several beta software suites alongside the physical hardware. When HTC and Oculus announced their hardware, I noted that I couldn’t recommend pre-ordering either solution. I don’t have that problem with Microsoft’s HoloLens, not because I ...

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'Fight for $15' protesters at Republican debate: 'We can't afford essentials.'

Why I’m protesting my fast food job Fast food and other low-paid workers are planning to protest outside Saturday’s Republican presidential debate in Greenville, South Carolina. The protesters at the “Fight for $ 15” rally will be demanding a $ 15 an hour minimum wage and the right to unionize. At 1pm the protest will kick off with a walkout and will culminate in a 7 pm rally outside the debate. It comes just one week before the state’s primary. Many of the workers participating in the rally will be ...

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