Patreon Makes a Move as Tech Giants Encroach on Its Territory

Patreon, the membership platform that helps online creators make a living, announced Wednesday that it has acquired Memberful, another membership service that caters to larger creators including Gimlet Media and Stratechery. Though they operate in the same, growing field, Memberful and Patreon don’t consider themselves direct competitors, and Patreon says …

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Online Stock Trading Has Serious Security Holes

It’s never been easier to trade stocks; just a few taps or clicks will do the trick. But most of the platforms that millions of market participants rely on to move their money suffer from cybersecurity shortcomings, new research warns. As if stocks weren’t risky enough already. A new report …

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10 iPhone and Android games you should be playing right now

With an astonishing 6 billion mobile devices expected to be circulating worldwide by 2020, there’s an exceedingly good chance you have a smart something or other a few yards away right now. That also means you have access to the largest – and fastest-growing – segment of the gaming market. …

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Chrome now supports Windows 10’s notifications

Google is updating Chrome for Windows this week to support the native notification center inside Windows 10. Google has been testing the new support for months, and it means Chrome notifications will now go directly to the Windows 10 Action Center (notification center) by default. Google is currently rolling this …

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