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Equifax faces £500,000 fine in the UK over massive data breach

UK officials have slapped Equifax with a £500,000 (US$660,000) fine for failing to protect up to 15 million citizens' personal data. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has announced its verdict after almost a year-long investigation wi...

Facebook's Dating feature aims to prevent harassment and dick pics

Where will you meet your next bae? If Facebook has anything to do with it, it'll be through its new dating feature, which it's now testing in Colombia. Announced back in May at the F8 developer's conference, Facebook wants to help its 200 million+ si...

Nest is secretly planning a move into digital health for elders

Nest is quietly planning a move into digital healthcare off the back of its purchase of Seattle-based startup Senosis Health. Google's smart home brand has remained tight-lipped since the deal came to light in August 2017. But its secret is revealed...

Garmin built a Spider-Man activity tracker for kids

Spider-Man is seemingly everywhere this year. The web slinger jumped off cinema screens in Avengers: Infinity War and on to his first console game in years, the universally-acclaimed Marvel's Spider-Man for PS4. Just in time to cash in on the craze,...

The Morning After: Playing 'Angry Birds' in real life

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's time to give out some early impressions of Apple's latest Watch and find out what happens when Angry Birds meets the real world. Oh, and if you think buying tickets online just isn't fair, you're probably r...

'Resident Evil 2' remake's Story trailer features familiar faces

We got our hands on Capcom's Resident Evil 2 remake earlier this year at E3 2018, but now it's showing off a "Story" trailer and some familiar characters at the Tokyo Game Show. It's our most extensive look at gameplay since the remake was announced...

Apple Music on Android Auto is available to everyone

For those who'd rather diversify than remain loyal to one platform or brand, cross-platform support is a godsend. Apple Music, for instance, has finally rolled out an update that adds support for Android Auto, giving non-iPhone users a native in-car...

You can’t make a reality game show out of social media

Technology's ubiquity has become a real problem for the entertainment industry because life is easier now. There's a reason that horror films these days always seem to feature a shot of someone discovering they're in a signal blackspot. Shows like Sh...

GoPro's Hero 7 camera trio leaked

The early leaks were true, and then another leak ruined everything. Spotted by The Verge, retailer B&H has released all the details (prices and release date aside) on the Hero 7 action camera family, and the focus this year is on the basics -- th...

Samsung's mid-range Galaxy A7 has a triple camera setup

Triple-camera smartphones are officially the new normal. Samsung has unveiled the mid-range Galaxy A7 with three cameras at the rear: an 8-megapixel shooter with an ultra-wide 120 degree lens, a 24-megapixel main camera, and a "depth" lens to give yo...

Sony will cease PS Vita production in Japan next year

At the 2018 Tokyo Game Show, Sony has announced the birth of a new product and what could possibly be the final nail in the coffin for another. Sony Interactive Entertainment SVP Hiroyuki Oda has revealed that the company will cease PS Vita's product...

PlayStation Classic and original PlayStation, side by side

At the Tokyo Game Show Sony showed off its PlayStation Classic system for the first time in person. Engadget Japan editor Ei Ito said it wasn't playable so we don't know if this is just a mockup or the real thing, but it is sitting next to one of the...

Ticketmaster caught enlisting pro scalpers for online resales

Ticketmaster claims it's fighting scalpers tooth and nail, but it may be aiding them in private. Exposés at CBC News and the Toronto Star have shown the company courting professional scalpers, even when it's clear they're using bots or otherw...

Owner of 3D-printed gun company wanted on sexual assault charge

Cody Wilson, owner of Defense Distributed and at the center of lawsuits over the ability to sell plans for 3D-printed guns online, is now wanted by the US Marshals. Wilson has been charged with sexually assaulting a child in Texas, and Austin Police...

Apple's bigger, better Watch Series 4 makes a great first impression

Apple's new iPhones are impressive and all, but I'd argue the company's new Watch Series 4 stole the show in Cupertino last week. In addition to the first major redesign in the wearable's history, Apple crammed a host of improved health and fitness f...

Jaguar's next-gen Formula E race car packs more power

The next wave of Formula E cars is finally trickling out, and it's clear they're considerably more exciting this season. Panasonic Jaguar Racing has unveiled the next generation of its racer, the I-Type 3, and it's a dramatic improvement even compar...

The ESA teamed with Nissan to build an off-road astronomy lab

Nissan unveiled its Navara Dark Sky concept vehicle at the Hannover Motor Show this week, and it's a vehicle designed for astronomers. The truck is an enhanced version of the automaker's Navara vehicle and along with including some handy new features...

Amazon Echo Sub and Smart Plug leak ahead of event

You might just be looking at some of the Alexa-powered devices due to show at Amazon's rumored hardware event this month. Pocket-lint has spotted listings (since pulled) for the Echo Sub wireless subwoofer (above) and Smart Plug (below), both of whi...

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