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Stop fumbling with cards. Here’s how to set up and get the most out of digital wallets.

Even the New York City subway system is beginning to roll out turnstile terminals so that riders can zip through with mobile apps instead of swiping a card. (J.D. Biersdorfer/The New York Times) XNYT60 XNYT60

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FILE – In this June 30, 2011 file photo, Oracle president Mark Hurd at an Oracle event in Redwood City, Calif.   Oracle as confirmed Hurd has died, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. He was 62. Hurd had led two high-profile Silicon Valley companies, computer maker Hewlett-Packard as well as software company Oracle. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File) NY114 NY114

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd is dead at 62

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd, who led two Silicon Valley giants, has died at 62. Oracle confirmed his death Friday, but gave no cause. Hurd was... Updated