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Review: The iPhone 8 is a look into the augmented future of photography

TechCrunch 57 sources

This is a camera review. There are a number of updates that should appeal in the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, but the one question most upgraders are going to be asking is how good is the camera? The camera system in the iPhone is becoming the…

Apple's iOS 11 kills old 32-bit iPhone and iPad apps

BBC / Technology 16 sources

Apple's latest mobile operating system will not launch several ageing educational apps and games.

Equifax says personal data of 100,000 Canadians may have been exposed in hack

CBC.ca / Business 16 sources

Equifax Canada says a massive cybersecurity breach at the company may have exposed the personal information of approximately 100,000 Canadian consumers.

Jim Ratcliffe says new 4x4 vehicle could create 10000 jobs

The Times / News 5 sources

Jim Ratcliffe, the billionaire chief executive of Ineos, has claimed that he could create 10,000 jobs with his plan for a new off-road vehicle as he lobbied for cash to build it in the UK. Mr Ratcliffe said that Ineos, the petrochemicals…

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Reliance Jio prevails over Airtel, Idea as Trai lowers IUC

Livemint.com 7 sources

Trai says IUC, which had been the focus of bitter exchanges between Reliance Jio and Airtel, won’t be applicable from 1 January 2020

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Avril Lavigne is the most dangerous celebrity online, despite this not being 2002

Life's like this: Sometimes you rule the early 2000s, dropping angsty teen anthems while rocking a middle part and fashionable neck ties, and then a little over a decade later you become the most dangerous celebrity online.

T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger

CNBC / Technology 22 sources

T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger, CNBC has learned.

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Amazon's new $150 Fire HD 10 tablet is basically a portable Echo Show

If you want the best tablet, you should buy an iPad. But if you want something solid and super cheap that you wouldn't mind breaking, the only good option is Amazon's Fire tablets.

Kohl's to start accepting Amazon returns at some stores

MENOMEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Kohl's, which is opening some in-store Amazon shops, will start accepting returns for the online retailer at some of its stores in Los Angeles and Chicago starting next month.

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The Tell: ‘Bitcoin is a bubble,’ says the head of the world’s largest hedge fund

MarketWatch 3 sources

The founder of the world’s largest hedge fund says bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies clearly meet the criteria for a market bubble.

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Proterra claims world record, says its electric bus traveled more than 1,100 miles on a single charge

Proterra, the electric bus company based in Burlingame, Calif., with an assembly plant in City of Industry, claimed a world record for electric vehicle range on Tuesday.

Post Holdings to buy Bob Evans Farms for $1.5 billion

CNBC / U.S. 16 sources

Packaged foods company Post Holdings on said it would buy frozen meals maker buy Bob Evans Farms for about $1.5 billion.

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Eye worm infection 'could spread to UK'

BBC / Health 6 sources

Pet owners are being warned about a disease carried by flies that can infect dogs, cats and people.

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Security software infects 2 million computers

More than two million people who downloaded security software CCleaner have been infected by malware on their computers, its developers have confirmed.

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus review: the default option

The Verge 11 sources

It’s an iPhone; Continue reading…

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With new operating system, Apple revamps its money-making App Store

REUTERS - Apple Inc's newest operating system for iPhones and iPads introduces changes to its marketplace for third-party software to satisfy app developers and add new so-called augmented reality apps.

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Alibaba-backed logistics firm Best slashes proposed U.S. IPO: IFR

HONG KONG - Best Inc, a Chinese logistics company backed by Alibaba Group , slashed its proposed U.S. initial public offering after receiving tepid response from investors to its initial valuation, IFR reported on Tuesday, citing people…

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Pirate Bay's secret tracker hijacks users' CPU to mine crytpocurrency

Brisbane Times 22 sources

Frequent visitors to popular torrent site The Pirate Bay are up in arms after the site secretly added a feature to the site that sapped users' CPU resources to mine cryptocurrency.

The world is about to end, if you believe this doomsday claim

NZ Herald / World 5 sources

A few years ago, NASA senior space scientist David Morrison debunked an apocalyptic claim as a hoax.No, there's no such thing as a planet called Nibiru, he said. No, it's not a brown dwarf surrounded by planets, as iterations of...

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Equifax Suffered a Hack Almost Five Months Earlier Than the Date It Disclosed

Bloomberg / News 46 sources

Equifax Inc. learned about a major breach of its computer systems in March -- almost five months before the date it has publicly disclosed, according to three people familiar with the situation. In a statement, the company said the March…

Monday, Sep 18

Crew emerges from eight months in Mars simulation, desperate for some fresh fruit

Six Nasa-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January emerged from isolation Sunday.

Hackers compromised free CCleaner software, Avast's Piriform says

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hackers broke into British company Piriform's free software for optimising computer performance last month potentially allowing them to control the devices of more than two million users, the company and…

Emmys 2017 – Six shocks, surprises and stand out moments

The 69th Emmys ceremony, which took place in the early hours of this morning, was, unsurprisingly, choc full of political references.

Google joins India's cashless payments rush

CNN / Money 62 sources

Google's new Tez app is the latest attempt by a big company to tap India's potential for digital payments.

Sunday, Sep 17

Mueller just obtained a warrant that could change the entire nature of the Russia investigation

Business Insider 25 sources

FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly obtained a search warrant for records of the "inauthentic" accounts Facebook shut down earlier this month and the targeted ads these accounts purchased during the 2016 election.

How Equifax breach happened: What we know

Equifax first learned about the vulnerability two months before hackers began to exploit it.

Saturday, Sep 16

Two Equifax executives will retire following massive data breach

A week after Equifax disclosed that it suffered a massive data breach that may have compromised sensitive information belonging to 143 million people, the credit reporting agency’s chief information officer, David Webb, and chief security…

RIP Cassini: NASA’s $3.9bn space probe burns up entering Saturn (VIDEO)

RT.com 379 sources

Cassini has been destroyed after plunging into Saturn's atmosphere as planned and disintegrating. The intrepid space probe began its mission 20 years ago when it first blasted off from its home world to study the mysterious planet.

Google and Facebook face criticism for ads targeting racist sentiments

Both companies said they would change how their ad systems worked in response to two separate news reports exposing the issues.

Friday, Sep 15

Alphabet is reportedly mulling a $1B investment in Lyft

TechCrunch 44 sources

It’s about as good a timing as any for Lyft to capitalize on the tidal wave of negative publicity that Uber is facing right now. Alphabet appears to be discussing a $1 billion investment in Lyft in an effort led by CEO Larry Page. Lyft…

Facebook criticized for anti-Semitic ad targeting

Facebook will no longer allow targeted ads based on education or employment profiles after acknowledging that some users were describing themselves as anti-Semitic.

Equifax: 400,000 in UK affected by hack

CNN / Money 97 sources

Equifax disclosed Friday that the personal details of up to 400,000 Brits may have been compromised in its massive data breach.

7 Incredible Discoveries Made By NASA's Cassini Spacecraft

After almost twenty years in space, Cassini’s adventure will be coming to an end today as it finally runs out of fuel and intentionally plunges into Saturn’s atmosphere - destroying itself forever.

Thursday, Sep 14

Trump Blocks China-Backed Bid for Lattice Over Security Risk

Bloomberg 47 sources

Follow @bpolitics for all the latest news, and sign up for our daily Balance of Power newsletter. President Donald Trump blocked a Chinese-backed investor from buying Lattice Semiconductor Corp., a personal rebuke that bodes poorly for…

U.S. FTC probes Equifax, top Democrat likens it to Enron

Reuters / Technology 110 sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday it was investigating Equifax Inc's massive data breach, a rare public confirmation, as a top Democrat suggested the credit-monitoring company's corporate leaders…

Google faces class-action suit alleging gender pay discrimination

Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class-action status for the claim.