AppleCare+ for Mac recently became available as a renewable annual plan in two more countries, namely Canada and Japan.
Boost and Breach Insurance Partner on Crypto Wallet Insurance
Boost Insurance and Breach Insurance are partnering to launch the first-ever crypto wallet insurance product. It’s called Crypto Shield.
'ZAGG Protect' is a New Smartphone Insurance Plan
ZAGG Protect is a new smartphone insurance plan and it’s powered by Safeware. It lets people protect their devices for a US$99 annual payment.
Vertafore Data Breach Affects 27.7 Million Texan Drivers
Insurance software company Vertafore disclosed a data breach in which an unknown third-party accessed the personal information of 27.7 million drivers in Texas.
The incident is believed to have taken place sometime between March 11 and August 1, and happened as a result of human error when three data files were inadvertently stored in an unsecured external storage service.
Exposed data included Texas driver license numbers, names, dates of birth, addresses, and vehicle registration histories.
Insurance Customers Could Earn a Free Apple Watch With Aetna Attain
Aetna’s wellness program has officially launched, and customers could earn a free Apple Watch through the Aetna Attain app.
Your Health Data is Turned Into a Risk Score and Sold
Yet another reason why we need privacy laws. Companies collect your health data and turn it into a “risk score” which gets sold to doctors, insurers, and hospitals.
Over the past year, powerful companies such as LexisNexis have begun hoovering up the data from insurance claims, digital health records, housing records, and even information about a patient’s friends, family and roommates, without telling the patient they are accessing the information, and creating risk scores for health care providers and insurers.
There is no law against collecting and using this data.
Get iPhone Insurance With Lydia
You’re covered against cracked screens, liquid damage, and accidental damage.
How to Manage AppleCare Plans and What You Can Do
Whether it’s AppleCare+ or AppleCare Protection, it’s possible to cancel your plan and get a refund.
State Farm Sues Apple Claiming Defective iPhone Caused a House Fire
Insurance company State Farm is suing Apple over a claim that an iPhone 4s caught fire in a home causing more than US$75,000 in damage.
AppleCare+ for Mac: Accidental Damage Protection for a Price
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