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Technology Equifax revises number of Canadians affected by hack
Author: 0 Equifax revises number of Canadians affected by hack

Smith will face the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday but there will be three more such hearings this week. While Equifax previously said up to 100,000 Canadian citizens may have been affected, it said Monday that the completed review did not bear that out and it determined that the information of only about 8,000 Canadian consumers was involved.

Technology FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will serve a second term despite protests
Author: 0 FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will serve a second term despite protests

President Donald Trump had earlier nominated him for another term as Republicans aim at further accelerating their ambitious tech agenda, the American Bazaar online reported. FCC Chairman Pai's unsurprising ascent to a second term has been met with open arms by telcos AT&T , CenturyLink and Frontier, which favor a light-touch regulatory regime .

Technology Las Vegas Shooter Wired $100K to Account in Philippines
Author: 0 Las Vegas Shooter Wired $100K to Account in Philippines

She is expected to return to the U.S. for questioning, the Las Vegas Sheriff's Department said. The police initially said that Danley is a "companion" of the shooter but wasn't tagged as a suspect. The BI earlier vowed to cooperate with its global counterparts as the investigation into the Las Vegas massacre continued. "We are cooperating with law enforcement and support their efforts to investigate and address this tragedy".

Technology WhatsApp creates its own Apple-esque Emoji
Author: 0 WhatsApp creates its own Apple-esque Emoji

Whatsapp for Android is getting yet another update and this time the developer team is focusing on making the emojis more expressive than ever . To use Apple's set, WhatsApp may have had to pay a licensing fee. The new "fantasy" emoji, still unavailable on iOS . For example, people can type pig for the piggy emoji to find relevant results. WhatsApp also said that users send 55 billion messages per day, 4.5 billion photos and 1 billion videos, has 1.3 billion monthly active users and 60 ...

Technology Android 8.0 Oreo Makes Its Debut in Google's Version Distribution Chart
Author: 0 Android 8.0 Oreo Makes Its Debut in Google's Version Distribution Chart

Android OS is fragmented owing to tons of devices with different screen resolutions and size and availability of different android version on different smartphones. This could be the reason why Oreo was not seen in the Android distribution chart since its launch in August. Android Nougat has grown by 2% compared to last month (Split between 1.6% growth for Android 7.0 and 0.4% growth for Android 7.1).

Technology OnePlus 5T will not be
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T will not be

On paper, it's still a great phone, but it doesn't seem to compete with the more exciting Galaxy Note 8, LG V30, iPhone 8, iPhone X, and Pixel 2. To recall, OnePlus had unveiled the OnePlus 3T a year ago to upgrade to the faster Snapdragon 821 processor.

Technology PUBG suffers from 10000-strong review bombing
Author: 0 PUBG suffers from 10000-strong review bombing

Over 15,000 PUBG negative reviews were posted during September 29 - October 2, with the majority blaming the in-game ads as the main criticism. A quick perusal of the reviews shows that many of them are from players upset about the inclusion of ads in the game's main menu in China.

Technology Cuphead players on Windows are running into a nasty save bug
Author: 0 Cuphead players on Windows are running into a nasty save bug

According to the data released by Steamspy just a few hours ago, Cuphead is now owned by 124,540 players (in just three days time)- an impressive figure. Apparently, there is a glitch in using ALT-Tab keys to quickly quit the game that causes this saving bug. It is unclear why using Alt-Tab to switch to the desktop cuts Cuphead from saving the player's progress, but at least players now know to avoid doing so.

Technology Nioh: Complete Edition releasing for PC on November 7
Author: 0 Nioh: Complete Edition releasing for PC on November 7

The PC version of the game will be launching on November 7, and we'll be sure to bring you more information on the game as soon as it becomes available. Their alternative name for the helmet is literally "Valve Kabuto". Nioh is a challenging dark fantasy action-RPG based loosely around the story of William Adams, the first western Samurai, with a generous smattering of Japanese supernatural folklore.

Author: 0 Xiaomi via the FCC, could be a Redmi Note 5A Prime

The best part is the alleged image and the Xiaomi smartphone in the employee's hands boast a similar design. New leaks and renders started surfacing on the Internet revealing some images and pictures of the handsets revealing its details.

Technology New Roku Streaming Players Launched
Author: 0 New Roku Streaming Players Launched

Thre is also a new Roku Streaming Stick and a Rocku Streaming Stick+. "Our new streaming player line up provides performance, price, and features to meet our users' needs so they can sit back, relax, and enjoy their TV viewing experience even more", Roku general manager Chas Smith says in a canned statement.

Technology Google to drop 'first click free' for subscription sites
Author: 0 Google to drop 'first click free' for subscription sites

Subscription-based news sites like the Financial Times and The Times have tended to give readers access to a small number of articles for free, before hitting them with a paywall. Now what Google is effectively doing is allowing any paywalled publisher to appear in search results, irrespective of whether they offer free content.

Technology Facebook to introduce facial recognition for account security
Author: 0 Facebook to introduce facial recognition for account security

Facebook says its existing account protection features, like two-factor authentication, aren't going away - this is just another way to prove you are who you say you are. If the feature is reliable and not easily hacked, it could roll out to more users. Like asking for the photo recognition of your friends to prove your identity or by allowing you to assign many "trusted friends" who receive a code which you can ask them for unlocking the locked Facebook account.

Author: 0 Google Reportedly Building Its Amazon Echo Show Rival

The device is said to offer features like Google Assistant, Google Photos , YouTube, video calling, and more. The Manhattan was supposed to have been launched in 2018, but with Echo Show being a surprise hit, Google will be pressured into releasing it before the end of the year.

Technology Huawei Mate 10 Pro official render appears online
Author: 0 Huawei Mate 10 Pro official render appears online

There's a small design touch to help those cameras stand out, too, in the form of a strip that's a bit lighter in color than the rest of the Mate 10 Pro's backside. Based on the leaked images and specs, the Mate 10 Pro looks like it could live up to its "Pro" moniker. Further, with the announcement of the iPhone X, Huawei released a Facebook post indicating that its AI was smarter than the device.

Technology PKL: Tamil Thalaivas falters again
Author: 0 PKL: Tamil Thalaivas falters again

As far as Bengal are concerned, they are more or less through to the play-offs. For U Mumba , Surinder Singh got a high five and scored six tackle points in the defence. The match was slipping from Patna's hands but Narwal got a raid point as they trailed by 10 points after 30 minutes. Their team has been doing really well, and has global star like Jang Kun Lee.

Technology BVI may evacuate citizens from Puerto Rico, USVI
Author: 0 BVI may evacuate citizens from Puerto Rico, USVI

Friday before the National Association of Manufacturers. The U.S. Northern Command (Northcom) issued a statement Saturday emphasizing the military's commitment to recovery efforts in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria . Eleven percent of Puerto Rico has cell service. "We're certainly bringing in more [troops]", Buchanan said on CNN's "New Day". The aide, who asked not to be identified, said that while Congress has quickly fulfilled the administration's requests for disaster assistance, ...

Author: 0 KB Home (NYSE:KBH) Rating Reiterated by Wedbush

Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) has risen 13.92% since September 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.72% the S&P500. KB Home (NYSE: KBH ) had an increase of 3.09% in short interest. The Company operates through five segments, which consist of four homebuilding segments and one financial services segment. It has a 114.4 P/E ratio.