FTC Confirms Probe Into Equifax Data Breach


In a rare move, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday confirmed that it has opened an investigation into the data breach at Equifax that compromised the sensitive personal information of 143 million U.S. consumers. The FTC announcement came less than a week after Equifax revealed that an unknown party had gained access to names, addresses, Social Security Numbers and other data belonging to nearly half the U.S. population. An unknown number of Canadian and UK consumers were directly impacted by the breach as well.

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AMD Replaces Ryzen CPUs for Users Affected By Rare Linux Bug

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A rare bug has been causing stability issues for Ryzen 7 under certain heavy compiler workloads while running Linux. AMD is replacing the CPUs of affected customers.

The post AMD Replaces Ryzen CPUs for Users Affected By Rare Linux Bug appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Rare postcards from Russian Royal family up for auction

Rare postcards from the family of Tsar Nicolas II written in the weeks prior to their execution by the Bolsheviks are going up for auction in the U.K.

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Rare Titanic photo up for auction, offers glimpse into doomed liner's final days

A rare photograph of the Titanic, likely taken the day before she set sail on her fateful maiden voyage, is up for auction in the U.K.

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Apple cuts CEO's salary after missing sales, profit goals

Marking a rare stumble, Apple Inc. on Friday revealed it missed its own annual sales and profit goals for the first time since 2009, putting a dent in Chief Executive Tim Cook’s annual paycheck and pressuring the company to deliver a blockbuster with its next iPhone.

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Rare Apple-1 computer built by Jobs and Wozniak in 1976 sells for $815,000

Someone owns a piece of Apple history, a rare “Celebration” Apple-1 computer built in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. It appears to be a test board, used to confirm everything was working before the primary run.

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Drone videos endangered whale feeding in research first

A rare moment of an endangered Bryde’s whale feeding her calf off north New Zealand’s coast has been caught on camera thanks to a specially built drone.

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First look: Apple Pencil paired with iPad Pro is no ordinary stylus

Article Image Still a rare find, with asking prices on eBay double –?or more –?its $99 suggested price, the Apple Pencil is slowly finding its way into the hands of consumers who are early adopters of the jumbo-sized iPad Pro. AppleInsider had the chance to spend an extended period of time with the new stylus, and we offer our initial first look.

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Apple's Phil Schiller & John Ternus talk design, secrecy & 'spaceship' Campus 2

Article Image In a rare interview, Apple marketing head Phil Schiller and VP of Mac and iPad engineering John Ternus discussed subjects like the intense collaboration behind products like the MacBook, why Apple refuses to name most suppliers, and the flow philosophy behind the company’s upcoming “spaceship” campus.

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Bowers & Wilkins debuts new Zeppelin Wireless speaker with support for Apple's AirPlay

Article Image Bowers & Wilkins on Thursday launched the Zeppelin Wireless, marking the now comparatively rare addition of another AirPlay device to the speaker market.

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Apple's Tim Cook talks iPhone 6s, ethics, Steve Jobs, more on 'Late Show' with Stephen Colbert

Apple CEO Tim Cook made a rare talkshow appearance Tuesday night as one of the first guests on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” taking time to promote iPhone 6s and discuss Apple’s core ethics, corporate charity, Steve Jobs and more.

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Tim Cook refutes China worries, calls Apple's growth 'strong' in rare mid-quarter update

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday issued a rare mid-quarter update on the company’s performance, saying Apple is continuing to experience “strong growth” in China as he tried to assuage fears about the impact of the Asian nation’s economic slowdown.

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Apple denies rumor that it is looking to launch its own cellular service

In a rare move, Apple on Tuesday responded to a questionable rumor, outright denying that it’s planning to start its own mobile virtual operator network and become a wireless provider, much like MetroPCS or Boost Mobile.

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Apple fixes VoiceOver bugs in update to iWork suite for iOS

Apple in a rare overnight update on Tuesday issued what appears to be critical fixes to accessibility features in all three iOS iWork apps, returning full VoiceOver navigation and editing functionality to Pages, Numbers and Keynote.

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Rare 1930s camera rifle expected to fetch over $330G at auction

A rare 1930s prototype Leica camera fitted with a rifle stock is expected to sell for over $330,000 when it is auctioned off in Vienna, Austria, on Saturday.

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Apple provides glimpse of manufacturing, customer support operations in Ireland

Apple has given local media a rare look inside its European headquarters in Cork, Ireland, where workers assemble iMacs for the Old Continent and provide sales and support services to customers in Europe.



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