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Tech A Forever 21 payment system breach exposed customer credit card information
Author: 0 A Forever 21 payment system breach exposed customer credit card information

Because of the encryption and tokenization solutions that FOREVER 21 implemented in 2015, it appears that only certain point of sale devices in some FOREVER 21 stores were affected when the encryption on those devices was not in operation. After hiring "leading payment technology and security firms" to assist with their investigation into the issue, the company discovered that some POS systems at certain Forever 21 store locations had their built-in encryption mechanisms switched off, which ...

Author: 0 Apple Offers Explanation For iPhone Slowing

In its letter, Apple mentioned that batteries are "consumable components" and that the company is offering anyone with an iPhone 6 or later a battery replacement for $29 from the end of January till the December 2018-offering a discount of $50 from the original replacement cost.

Author: 0 Apple apologizes for slowing iPhone, drops battery prices

In the online statement, Apple said when their batteries chemically age, their ability to hold a charge diminishes. Other factors, like screen brightness, can also play a part in total battery power consumption, but we can't make a blanket statement about how the various iPhones compare to the screen power consumption of Android phones as a group.

Author: 0 Apple Apologizes For Slowing Down iPhones, Offers Solutions And Cuts Battery Prices

Later in the letter , the company pledges two changes that will affect iPhone users: the price of an out-or-warranty iPhone battery replacement drops from $79 to $29 effective January 2018, and a coming iOS update will "give users more visibility into the health of their iPhone's battery", probably indicating whether the battery requires replacement.

Tech WhatsApp mistakenly leaks an upcoming feature
Author: 0 WhatsApp mistakenly leaks an upcoming feature

According to the information given in WhatsApp blog post, users will not be able to use this app after December 31 in the smartphones with BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Windows 8.0 and older operating systems. The Windows Phone 7, iPhone 3GS/iOS 6, and Nokia Symbian S60 were targeted as well. "If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend upgrading to a newer Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone".

Author: 0 Castleton Investment Management LLC Cuts Holdings in Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL)

Finally, Gotham Asset Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Whiting Petroleum by 92.9% during the 2nd quarter. A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. National Planning holds 86,175 shares. It depends on 5 financial ratios, which can be calculated from data found on a firm's annual 10K report. Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has declined 20.87% since December 29, 2016 and is downtrending.

Tech UNESCO 'deeply regrets' Israel's decision to withdraw from agency
Author: 0 UNESCO 'deeply regrets' Israel's decision to withdraw from agency

The United States had stopped its payments to the U.N. agency already in 2011, in response to Palestine being granted full membership. In a statement, Unesco chief Audrey Azoulay said she had been officially notified on Friday that Israel would leave on Dec 31 next year.

Tech 'Tallest-ever' Lego tower constructed honours 8-year-old boy
Author: 0 'Tallest-ever' Lego tower constructed honours 8-year-old boy

Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality employees and volunteers from the city have built a record-tall Lego tower in memory of an eight-year-old Lego-loving boy who died of cancer a few years ago. Engineering reinforcement and safety engineers were on hand for each phase and there was "maximum coordination among all the players", he said. Tel Aviv's mayor said the giant construction was an effort by people across the city "Jews and Arabs, rich and poor".

Tech Utah sheriff's deputy rescues boy from icy water, officials say
Author: 0 Utah sheriff's deputy rescues boy from icy water, officials say

Thompson said he eventually bumped into the body in the deeper portion of the pond, where adrenaline had taken over in the chilly water, KSL-TV wrote. "I knew what I was getting into". Sheriff Cory Pulsipher called Thompson a hero. When Thompson got close, he dove under the ice multiple times, and finally spotted the child beyond the ice he had broken through.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Passes Wii U Lifetime Sales in Japan

In September, hackers discovered a file named "flog" hidden inside the Nintendo Switch . Gamers who receive Nintendo Switch units for the holidays might want to try playing the secret Golf game before connecting to the internet and updating the hybrid console.

Tech Woman Finds Cancer Causing Agent In 6-Year-Old's Claire's Kit
Author: 0 Woman Finds Cancer Causing Agent In 6-Year-Old's Claire's Kit

Earlier this month, WJAR, an NBC affiliate in Rhode Island, reported that a woman mailed her 6-year-old daughter's makeup and additional Claire's products to an independent lab for testing. "So she chose to send the makeup kit to me". "There were high levels of asbestos in the first color of eye shadow, so I tested three other colors and found it again", he said.

Tech Xiaomi Mi 7 to ditch fingerprint sensor for 3D facial recognition
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi 7 to ditch fingerprint sensor for 3D facial recognition

Now a Chinese tech website My Drivers reported that Xiaomi is also not interested in in-display fingerprint scanner and working to add a 3D-sensing Face unlock system. On the back, it has a dual camera arranged horizontally with the LED flash facing left of the camera. The beta update brings new gestures in the MIUI 9 Global ROM 7.12.28.

Tech Jio Records 21.8Mbps 4G Download Speed in November, TRAI Data Shows
Author: 0 Jio Records 21.8Mbps 4G Download Speed in November, TRAI Data Shows

Leaders including Bharti Airtel , Reliance Jio, and Vodafone lately brought their compelling options to offer 1GB of 4G data on a daily basis. While all these appear lucrative, the validity of the pack is only 10 days. Similarly, free SMS count will be limited to 100 and post the limit, the subscribers will be charged at Re. The data pack will work on 4G or 3G or 2G depending upon the smartphone used by the subscriber.

Tech Mobile Moto Z2 Force updated to Android 8.0 Oreo
Author: 0 Mobile Moto Z2 Force updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

T-Mobile appears to have started sending out the Oreo update late last night, so if it hasn't hit your Z2 Force just yet, keep an eye out for it over the next couple of days. If you have already updated your phone, do let us know about the experience in the comments. According to Android Police, the Android Oreo update for the Moto X4 has been pushed via the build number OPW27.1.

Tech Mark Richt: Orange Bowl is big for Miami Hurricanes' growth
Author: 0 Mark Richt: Orange Bowl is big for Miami Hurricanes' growth

Almost a month will have passed since those games when the Badgers and Hurricanes take the field in Hard Rock Stadium . "On behalf of our entire state, Go Badgers! ". His top target this season was Braxton Berriors. Miami coach Mark Richt said tomorrow night's Orange Bowl is another opportunity for his Hurricanes to continue the program's development back toward national prominence.

Tech Kodi Releases Version
Author: 0 Kodi Releases Version "18.0-Alpha1" for Xbox One

Its availability is now considered a soft-launch but some users confirmed that it likewise supports all the bells and whistles of the original software. It means the app would support most features of Windows 10 for PC. Xbox One has support for some of the Windows 10 applications so you can download media players like VLC or media servers like Kodi.

Tech Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date May Have Been Leaked
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date May Have Been Leaked

Luckily, a Danish retailer who previously leaked the release date for Grand Theft Auto V's remaster months in advance has listed Red Dead Redemption 2 for a June 8th, 2018 release date. It's not the most credible of sources. Rockstar later confirmed that it had delayed the game's release to 2018. Players a thrust into the role of the villainous outlaw, Arthur Morgan.

Author: 0 OnePlus 5T to get Android Oreo Beta next week

The new Oreo update will bring much awaited features on the device like Picture-in-Picture support, dot notifications, an improved User Interface with much more system stability. It sports a "unique" 5.7-inch "FullVision" display that has a resolution of 1440x2880 pixels. LG V30 marks the rear dual camera setup with a combination of 16MP and 13MP sensors with f/1.6 aperture and f/1.9 respectively.

Tech New PUBG Patch for Xbox to Allow Squads of Any Size
Author: 0 New PUBG Patch for Xbox to Allow Squads of Any Size

Xbox players, we will be deploying a patch at 3AM PST / 12PM CET to allow you to enjoy Squad mode in all the ways possible. In addition, we've made progress on the authentication issue that many players have encountered and we hope to completely resolve that issue soon .

Author: 0 Stock Price Analysis of The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Outperform" on Friday, November 6. Lafayette Investments Inc decreased Walt Disney Holding Co ( DIS ) stake by 9.19% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. In that case, its shares would mark a 1.05% decline from the most recent price. About 577,174 shares traded. Vanguard Group Inc Incorporated has invested 0.47% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ).

Tech PlayStation Plus Games For January 2018 Have Been Revealed
Author: 0 PlayStation Plus Games For January 2018 Have Been Revealed

Both titles above are for the PlayStation 4 system, and if you happen to have a PlayStation VR headset, you can try out StarBlood Arena too. PlayStation 4 players will be getting the game Deus Ex: Mankind Divided , a role-playing game that will allow you to choose to complete the mission stealthily or go just jump right in and kill everything.

Tech Instagram Has Now Added Recommended Posts Into Your Feed
Author: 0 Instagram Has Now Added Recommended Posts Into Your Feed

The posts will appear in a new section labeled "Recommended for You" in the home feed, and the section will contain about four posts at any given time. "These posts are suggested based on posts liked by accounts you follow". Instagram is also working on several other new features, and reportedly inviting people to test the beta version of its Android and iOS apps.

Tech PDP Prays For Yusuf Buhari, Wishes Him Speedy Recovery
Author: 0 PDP Prays For Yusuf Buhari, Wishes Him Speedy Recovery

The APC chieftain said if it is well with the first family, it will be surely well with Nigeria as a country. We have since deleted the report and hereby take full responsibility for the inaccuracy. "We are, however, reassured by reports from the Presidency that he is in a steady condition". The Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has expressed his wish for the speedy recovery of Yusuf Buhari .

Tech Motorola slashes Moto G5S plus price
Author: 0 Motorola slashes Moto G5S plus price

This phone was launched in India at Rs. 15,999 in the month of August this year and can be now bought for Rs. 14,999 exclusively on Amazon.in and Moto Hub stores across the country in Blush Gold, and Lunar Gray colors. It comes with 4GB RAM and 64 GB storage, which can be expanded to 256GB via a microSD card. While on the front, it has an 8MP snapper with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, and wide-angle lens to take care of the selfies.

Tech Meet American Girl's 2018 girl of the year: aspring astronaut Luciana Vega
Author: 0 Meet American Girl's 2018 girl of the year: aspring astronaut Luciana Vega

American Girl worked with NASA and a panel of scientists and astronauts to make Luciana's story (and gear, like a Mars habitat and flight suit) as realistic as possible. 'I've been in space and fixed the Hubble space telescope , so I have some perspective on how we use robotics, how we train for robotics'. "Luciana's world comes to life via a handsome 18-inch Lucian doll, featuring warm brown eyes, medium skin, and dark brown hair with a distinctive purple streak to show off her ...

Tech RIP Pixel C, Google to quit tablet market?
Author: 0 RIP Pixel C, Google to quit tablet market?

The tablets without bounds will be significantly more flexible than their antecedents - and it's certainly going to cost you. The 10.2 inch device can be twinned with a magnetic full-size keyboard for maximum portability, and initially ran Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and not ChromeOS.

Tech Here's a leaked list of devices sporting the Snapdragon 845 in 2018
Author: 0 Here's a leaked list of devices sporting the Snapdragon 845 in 2018

The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will be the first phones to feature the SD845. Today, Qualcomm's three new Chipset's specs leaked. Now a Chinese tipster has posted a list of 2018 phones that would be using the Snapdragon 845 . There are some interesting names on the list alongside the already expected ones. The CPU will have eight cores - 4x Kryo 360 at 2 GHz and 4x Kryo 385, clocked at 1.6 GHz.

Tech Here's why your old iPhone is slowing down
Author: 0 Here's why your old iPhone is slowing down

Apple comprises about 2.1% of GSB Wealth Management LLC's investment portfolio, making the stock its 12th largest position. The company has enjoyed a reprieve from its rivalry with Samsung as its biggest competition in the smartphone market recovers from the Galaxy Note 7 recall, but competition is heating up once again.

Tech Facebook ends its 'Aadhaar prompt' sign-up in India after backlash
Author: 0 Facebook ends its 'Aadhaar prompt' sign-up in India after backlash

Facebook's mobile site is testing the "name as per Aadhaar" prompt when users create a new account. However, the firm has said that this an optional prompt and it's not necessary to use your Adhaar name while opening a Facebook account. So, there is no way it can verify if you are using your real name. But the attempt of using Aadhaar - which is now embroiled in its own privacy controversies - as an example to enhance real name usage on Facebook makes it stand out.

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