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Facebook to rival Snapchat and Venmo as a money-sending tool

The social network is rolling out feature to let you send money to friends, Premera reveals 11 million health care customer records may have been hacked, and Sony's PlayStation Vue streaming launches at a price that might not save cord-cutters.

There's a new way to send money to friends. (If your friends don't mind giving Facebook their debit card.)

In this CNET Update, learn how to send money on Facebook Messenger. The network offers a PIN number for added security protection -- which is vital when hacking and fraud reports are on the rise. Healthcare provider Premera Blue Cross reports than 11 million customer records may be in the hands of hackers:

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Facebook to rival Snapchat and Venmo as a money-sending tool