US cell carrier Assist Wireless exposed thousands of customer IDs
U.S. cell carrier Assist Wireless left tens of thousands of personal customer documents on its website by mistake. Assist provides free government-subsidized cell phones to low-income households across Oklahoma through the Lifeline program, set up by the Federal Communications Commission in 1985. […]
Walmart now accepts SNAP for online grocery orders at all 2,500+ pickup locations
Walmart has been working to address the needs of low-income shoppers for some time. More recently, it’s been introducing new ways to serve customers on public assistance. In fall 2017, the retailer began a small test allowing customers to […]
Payday startups are increasing access to wages, but is “make any day payday” the right choice?
Kristen Berman Contributor Kristen Berman is a co-founder of Duke’s Common Cents Lab with Professor Dan Ariely. Common Cents is generously supported by MetLife Foundation. Kristen was on the founding team of Google’s behavioral economics team, […]