Connecting Your Bank Account To an App is Now a $3-Billion Business

When you link your checking account to Venmo or use it to buy bitcoin, a startup called Plaid is likely facilitating the connection with your bank. You punch in your user name and password; Plaid checks those credentials with the financial institution and, if they’re accurate, passes banking information back to the app. That’s it. From a report: This kind of software has been around for decades. But in the…

January 8, 2019
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Alienware unveils the Area-51m, an ultra-powerful gaming laptop with a 17.3″ 1080p display that’s designed to let users swap out parts, starting at $2,549 (Chaim Gartenberg/The Verge)

January 8, 2019

Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge: Alienware unveils the Area-51m, an ultra-powerful gaming laptop with a 17.3″ 1080p display that’s designed to let users swap out parts, starting at $2,549  —  The ‘world’s most powerful gaming laptop’ wants to bring user-replaceable processors, graphics cards, storage, and RAM to portable computers Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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