Electronics

Canada to Investigate Scope of Equifax Hack

Equifax (NYSE: EFX ) learned about a major breach of its computer systems in March, almost five months before the date it has publicly disclosed, Bloomberg reports . "Equifax's internal investigation of this incident is still ongoing and the company continues to work closely with the FBI in its investigation", the company stated.

New iOS 11 Leak Reveals Details About New iPhone Releases

These features include a new portrait lighting mode which supports "Contour Light, Natural Light, Stage Light, Stage Light Mono and Studio Light". There's a new Portrait Lighting mode in the firmware. There even appears to be some more fun in iOS 11 that we haven't seen yet. The Animojis "will use facial tracking and your voice to create expressive animated messages".

Cabinet reshuffle underway? Uma Bharti, 3 others quit, more likely to go

After resigning from the post of Union Minister of State Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Rajiv Pratap Rudy said that his resignation from the post was the party's decision and further refuted any strategy behind it. With the exit of Manohar Parrikar and M Venkaiah Naidu from the Government and the passing away of Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave, the Council of Ministers is now being left with three vacant positions.

Instagram Hackers Seize Millions Of Customers' Phone Numbers And Email Addresses

For celebrities and other high-profile users, the hack could mean having to change a phone number, email address , or both. The hackers mainly targeted celebrities and verified users, including Selena Gomez , who's account was hacked two days ago.

Apple iPhone event still up in the air

Apple now has its iPhone Upgrade Program in the USA, which nets customers a new iPhone (complete with Applecare+) every year on whichever carrier they prefer, starting at $US32 ($41) per month. Bloomberg's Mark Gurman has a new report on how exactly these changes could be implemented, with Gurman's sources suggesting that Apple is looking for ways to replace the functionality usually assigned to the home button.

Sarahah Wants Your Contact Details for a Non-Existing Feature

Created by Saudi Arabian developer Zain al-Abidin Tawfiq, the app is aimed to help people identify their strengths and weaknesses. However, it now appears that the app is collecting more just than feedback messages. According to Julian, the app, quietly harvests and uploads its user's phone contacts to the company's servers including all phone numbers and email addresses stored in one's device's address books.

Xiaomi Mi 5X expected to launch on September 5 in India

However, the Xiaomi Mi 5X is already unveiled in China with a price tag of RMB 1,499 (INR 14,200). This large and small sensor approach is the same as can be found on the Xiaomi Mi 5X and Mi 6's dual camera approach (which make use of one wide-angle lens and one telephoto lens).

Facebook, Instagram experience outages Saturday

Here is a compilation of some of the best tweets to come out of the trending #facebookdown on Twitter this morning. While some users couldn't upload pictures, like posts, or send messages, others said the website was working fine. The astonishing fact is the problem doesn't happen to all the users around the globe. On contacting, a Facebook spokesperson told that the issue happened due to a technical issue and they were restoring the service for everyone.

Xbox Live Games with Gold for September 2017

More interestingly, for some, is Oxenfree , available to Games with Gold September 2017 subscribers from September 16 to October 15. Which of these titles are you the most excited about? Turn 10 Studios official website " Forza Motorsport 7 " series features a wet track.

Blizzard will reveal new Overwatch map at GamesCom next week

The map preview will go live on August 21, while the animated short will become available when GamesCom opens on August 23. Fans who won't be making their way to Cologne next week can tune into Blizzard's daily livestreams and social media channels to follow along from home.

Spain could overtake Greece in migrant sea arrivals

While migrants often camp in crowded tent ghettos upon arrival, a great many disperse throughout Western Europe over a period of time. "It's possible that Spain will outperform Greece this year", he added. Migrants regularly try to climb the high double border fences, swim along the coast or hide in vehicles crossing the frontier. It seems like it is safer to go through Morocco to Spain than through Libya.

Stocks veer higher into record territory; oil heads lower

After a dip of as much as 0.52 percent earlier in the day, Wall Street's three major indexes bounced off intraday lows. The news may drive investors into the safety of U.S. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 2 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,416. The Dow slid 0.2 percent to 22,085.34. Japan's Nikkei 225 slipped 0.3 percent, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.5 percent.

Overwatch Summer Games: 2017 Copa Lucioball Tips and Tricks

Players have often complained that these two characters haven't received much attention when it comes to legendary skins, so the addition of these two new skins for the character will likely please fans of the sniper and hacker characters. Previous year heroes like Torbjorn, Mercy, Genji and Zarya got a single skin that represented their country to celebrate the 2016 Rio Olympics. Players can earn this loot while enjoying Lucioball , and also try their hand at a competitive Lucioball mode ...

Latest Hollywood Cyberattack Could Burn HBO's Most Popular Show

Spoiler alert- US cable channel HBO says it's been hacked and its programming has been targeted. He wrote: "Any intrusion of this nature is obviously disruptive, unsettling, and disturbing for all of us". The common denominator in these hacks is that the companies involved all have been coy about the amount of information they were willing to share. That claim, though unproven, has led to comparisons with the Sony Pictures hack of 2014 , when 200 GB of emails and other internal documents ...

Microsoft Surface Plus explained: Upgrade and finance your device now

You can also upgrade to the latest Surface device after just 18 months. If the financing goes beyond that length, the interest rate jumps to 19.99% April, however. To get a Surface device under this plan, you'll have to apply online at the Microsoft .com site or through one of the physical Microsoft Stores .

Future Windows 10 will come with eye tracking support

That work was the beginning of what Microsoft announced this week as Eye Tracking support in Windows 10 with the Fall Creators Update which will be available in the September timeframe. You can select mouse and keyboard use from the launchpad, and even use shape writing on the keyboard for faster typing. There is also an Eye Control interaction model to interact with the Windows UI, where looking at the UI will activate it along with voice guidance.

AMD shows off Radeon RX Vega, but it's just a tease

Amd has finally revealed their new high end gaming graphics card Vega at this years SIGGRAPH event. The standalone Radeon RX Vega 56, which has 56 compute units, will be released on August 14th for $399. There will be 4,096 stream processors, 64 compute units along with an 8 GB advanced HBM2 memory with 484 Gbps of bandwidth in the Radeon RX Vega 64 .

LG V30 will go on sale starting September 28 in US

According to Android Authority , LG is planning to launch sales of the V30 in the United States on September 28th following pre-orders opening on September 17th. The display panel will be an OLED screen with the same 18:9 aspect ratio used on the G6 , but the secondary display that has featured on all previous LG V series handsets will reportedly be dropped as well as the removable battery.

Nigeria Releases New Photo of Ailing President Hoping to Allay Nation's Fears

The Governors are; Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State, David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Samuel Ortom of Benue State, and Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima.

Asus Zenfone AR: Google Tango smartphone arrives in Blighty

Under the hood, the smartphone comes in two variants based on their processing unit-one variant is powered by a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor, while the other variant is powered by a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor.

Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha, says she was muzzled

A party leader told BusinessLine that Mayawati intends to rebuild her base by travelling across the State and raising the BSP's core issues. "But when I am not allowed to speak then why should I stay here", she asked while speaking the media after coming out of the Rajya Sabha .

More screenshots of Fatal Fury's Geese Howard in Tekken 7

At first, he made sure to share to give Dragon Ball FighterZ some love before delving into the game he's still fine tuning to perfection - Tekken 7 . As one of the most relevant characters of the SNK universe, he appeared in The King of Fighters games in several roles. Adding characters from a different franchise can attract their fans to your game.

Kingdom Hearts 3 coming in 2018, Toy Story World revealed

Buried at the tail-end was two words fans have longed for since Kingdom Hearts 3 was announced four years ago: "coming 2018". He was keen to emphasize that it hasn't been problems with development or any choices made by him or his team that have caused Kingdom Hearts 3 to take so long.

Trump's plan likely to cut U.S. deficit by one-third: CBO

Over a decade, the C.B.O. said, Mr. Trump's budget proposals would reduce the projected $10.1 trillion deficit by $3.3 trillion, not the $5.6 trillion that the White House has projected. CBO also said that the Trump budget contained too little detail to accurately predict its effects on the economy. That's 11 points below the current projections, but far from the promises touted by the White House.

Amazon takes on Geek Squad with new service

But maybe not for long. In addition to the installations, Amazon is also offering free 45-minute Alexa Smart Home Consultations , in which Amazon's experts demo popular products and answer consumer questions. The installation fees run are about $99. Best Buy posted a surprise gain in same-store sales - a closely watched measure - after laptops and Nintendo Co.'s Switch game helped fuel growth.

Nintendo Direct Presentation to Highlight New Features

Splatoon 2 will come to the Nintendo Switch on July 21, 2017. That app will, appropriately enough, be called Nintendo Switch Online , according to a press release. Not to beat a dead seahorse, but restricting vital features to a mobile app-and the accompanying Frankenstein's Headset-is befuddling. All you have to do is download the free demo in eShop on your Switch console, and choose a team before the Splatfest kicks off.

Samsung to invest $380 mn in United States, create 950 jobs

Yoon said the investment would allow Samsung to "increase the speed with which we can deliver premium home appliances that reflect the regional preferences of our fastest-growing and most important consumer market". "With this investment, Samsung is reaffirming its commitment to expanding its U.S. operations and deepening our connection to the American consumers, engineers and innovators who are driving global trends in consumer electronics".

South Korea, US should offer concessions to North: South Korean president

Moon was born in South Korea three years later. Moon's taken heat from Trump in recent weeks over his delaying the deployment of the controversial USA -built missile defense system, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), which has made many regional powers unhappy, none more so than China.

SNES Classic Will Have Longer Controller Cord Than NES Classic

The games are all internal, and we hope, like the Classic Edition NES, you can save at any time. If the SNES Classic is anything like it's predecessor, the NES Classic, fans should expect it to fly off the shelves very quickly regardless of the extra units! However the good news must be accompanied by some bad news, and Nintendo has mentioned that the SNES Classic will be available for a limited time only.

WONDER WOMAN Nears $600m With Strong Third Weekend

The first two films in the " Cars " franchise have reflected the growing clout of markets overseas. The first two Cars movies combined have made more than US$435 million in the U.S. Dergarabedian said. "Before " Wonder Woman " we were about 9 percent behind last summer". It has made an estimated $651 million against a $230 million budget.

Google launches AI-powered job search engine

As Google explains , this is the next step in its Google for Jobs initiative that uses machine learning to provide smarter job recommendations and search facilities. Google is known to index everything, so it is also going to pull in listings from the company's official websites. Search results will also include companies with job listings on their homepage.

E3 2017: Xbox One Getting Cross-Play With Nintendo Switch For Minecraft

Also, the players will have access to Minecraft Realms which is a service for monthly subscriptions where you get a server to host your world, and that server is always online. The non-Windows 10 version of Minecraft , meanwhile, is henceforth known as " Minecraft : Java Edition", though Microsoft say they'll continue to support it.

The Crew 2 Announced; Cars, Airplanes And Boats!

Much like its predecessor, The Crew 2 is billed as being open world, allowing the players to go nearly anywhere they want in the US. The presentation also revealed that you can still tune your cars so that you can have the ultimate vehicle to easily beat your opponents.

Next iPhone May Not Have Gigabit Speed

It says that Apple will therefore use a mix of modems from Qualcomm and Intel , and that the Intel ones won't support the faster speeds. The reason? According to the source, it's the company's ongoing litigation with Qualcomm that would preventing Apple including the currently-available gigabit modem.

Apple CEO Tim Cook to address 2017 graduates at MIT

For their current study of student emotional health, her team can't get certain data from an iPhone that they need. Trump formed the council on May 1 in an executive order , which said the body will work to "transform and modernise" government information technology and digital services.

Verizon to Lay Off More Than 2000 AOL, Yahoo Workers

Verizon is reportedly planning to cut up to 2,100 jobs as it combines AOL and Yahoo . Oath is expected to be Verizon's new company overseeing Yahoo and AOL, including more than 20 brands. Verizon Communications pre-estimates to have 1.3 billion users and $7 billion in sales from the combined AOL and Yahoo . Armstrong has been upfront that there will be layoffs .

Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole

Curry goofs around at practice and in pregame warm-ups, even in the layup line. Before the game, the National Basketball Coaches Association presented its annual Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award to co-winners Al Attles, who led the Warriors to their first West Coast championship in 1975, and Hubie Brown, a Hall of Fame honoree in 2005.

How Apple may kill the smartphone in 10 years: Gene Munster

Apple says it's giving more emphasis to sound quality, not just smarts. Users can also interact with Siri , via the smart speaker , about plenty of everyday things like asking about news, traffic, weather, sports, translations, and other general knowledge.

'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature coming to iPhone iOS 11

Apple is jumping into the smart home speaker market with it's " HomePod ". This is basically a successor to Sierra which was announced previous year. Apple Pay- Apple Pay has added a feature of person to person payments and is also integrated with iMessage app. Siri was introduced as a feature in the iPhone 4S in 2011, three years before Amazon came out with Alexa and the Echo.

Apple to showcase new features for its gadgets

Apple always kicks off WWDC by having Cook and his executive team run through a high-level overview of Apple's announcements. Jan Dawson, chief analyst with Jackdaw Research, says the price is good for a high-end audio device. Though it's hard to re-create the joy that is Tim Cook saying the word "badass". Apple says that makes the Mac a great platform for developing virtual-reality experiences.

Walmart asking employees to deliver online orders

The service now is only available from three store-two in New Jersey and one in northwest Arkansas. Around 90 percent of the US population reside within 10 miles of a Walmart and the retail giant is probably using these locations as shipping hubs to challenge Amazon's online delivery services.

Apple's Siri-powered smart speaker will reportedly debut next month

The speaker, which will go up against Amazon's Echo and Google Home , will use Siri , the voice assistant software on the iPhone and Mac, according to the report from Bloomberg , which was published on Wednesday. Apple didn't respond to request for comment. Has the delay in entering the market allowed Apple to get this release just right? The smart speaker was long awaited from the company, considering Apple announced its smart home platform, HomeKit at WWDC 2014.

Manchester bombing: Eight arrested over terrorist attack

The British government has expressed its anger at the release in U.S. media of details from the investigation into Monday's concert attack , including photographs of parts of the bomb. "Salman showed me a face of hate after that sermon", Mohammed Saeed said of the 2015 encounter. The investigation into the Manchester Arena atrocity has continued apace as security agencies swooped on the suicide bomber's suspected "network".

Iraqi forces advance on ISIS-held neighborhoods in western Mosul

Smoke billows as Iraqi forces attack Mosul airport during an offensive to retake the western side of the city from Daesh extremists. Despite this, they continued their campaign of suicide auto bombings and snipers placed on rooftops to making the fighting hard in the neighborhoods they control, already a challenge because of the narrow streets and dense civilian population.

The blame game, ransomware edition: Who's at fault?

Knowing this was a ransomworm, rather than a normal ransomware , I turned to one of the experts on malware that can spread across Windows networks, Roi Abutbul . Also recently, the Maharashtra government has also set up a cyber security helpline to handle queries related to the infection, agencies reported. Meanwhile, new versions of the ransomware have reportedly surfaced, including one without the kill switch exploited by a 22-year-old computer security researcher to shut the attack ...

Woman praised after leading 50 teenagers to safety following Manchester Arena attack

It is believed the hotel opened its doors to desperate teenagers and young people who got separated from their parents/gaurdians after they fled the scene in horror. Anyone looking for loved ones should contact the authorities on 0161 856 9400. "We ran out", Mrs Robinson said. Social media users are using the hashtag #ManchesterMissing to help trace missing concert-goers in the wake of the attack, which killed 19 people.

QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Position Boosted by Somerset Trust Co

Finally, Adalta Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in QUALCOMM during the first quarter valued at approximately $3,349,000. The Kornitzer Capital Management Inc holds 609,466 shares with $39.74M value, up from 584,682 last quarter.

Microsoft was hoarding patches for WannaCry exploit

Microsoft has come out in defence of its role in Friday's on-going global cyber-attack, criticising the role of the US National Security Agency in creating tools that were subsequently leaked and then used in Friday's attacks. The technology behemoth said that on 14 March it had released a security update to patch vulnerability, however many computers globally remained unpatched.

Microsoft says cyberattack should be wake up call for governments

He said the malware exploits a weakness in the operating system to spread from computer to computer. Vernick said businesses that failed to update their software could face scrutiny from the U.S. That gave the security community a good idea of how the malware was spreading. Microsoft rolled out an additional security update for its customers to further protect Windows platforms.

Nikki Haley Vows to 'Call out' Countries Backing North Korea

However, Moon is now seeking a two-track policy of sanctions and dialogue. Haley said a plan is still in the works between the US, Japan, South Korea and China - North Korea's only major ostensible ally - to halt North Korea's progress on nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.