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04/24/2017 - Midnight Reads – MasterCard Wants to Turn Your Thumbprint into a PIN Number

MasterCard Wants to Turn Your Thumbprint into a PIN Number

– Gizmodo

MasterCard announced a “next generation biometric card” which embeds fingerprint recognition into debit cards. Gizmodo reports that while this may seem like a small step forward for security, it could lead to a radical shift in banks and their relationship with law enforcement and consumer brands.

 

A Quarter of Millennials Who Live at Home Don’t Work – or Study

– Bloomberg

A life of leisure, free of bosses and bills, sure sounds like the dream – and it turns out millions of millennials are living it. But don’t congratulate them yet. They’re doing it under their parents’ roof and not necessarily by choice. About a third of 18- to 34-year-olds in the U.S. live at home, the Census Bureau reports.

 

Millennials Differ from Other Generations in Almost Every Regard. Here’s the Data

– USAToday

There is nothing new about comments on how “kids these days” are different from the generations that came before them. In the case of Millennials, the U.S. Census Bureau has some data to back those observations up. The report looks at changes in social, economic and demographic trends among young American adults, defined as ages 18 to 34, over the past 40 years.

 

New LA-Based Social Justice Restaurant Review App Merges Activism and Eating

– L.A. Eater

The Food Tribe is a new restaurant review platform with a digital gift card component and a plan for doing good. The company has partnered with the LA Regional Food Bank for a give-back campaign wherein diners can buy gift cards to restaurants directly through the app in $5 increments, and $1 of that will go directly to helping feed the poor. Guests can then leave reviews on their experiences at said restaurants, making for a holistic digital dining experience.