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Chatbot lets you sue Equifax for up to $25,000 without a lawyer

Equifax’s security failure affected 143 million US consumers, or 44 percent of the US population. To add insult to injury, Equifax waited over a month before revealing the security breach it had suffered. If you’re one of the millions affected by the breach, a chatbot can now help you sue Equifax …

Identity Theft

Equifax data leak could involve 143 million consumers

Data leaks have become so commonplace that it’s incredibly easy to become numb to them, but credit reporting service Equifax announced a doozy today that when all is said and done could involve 143 million consumers. This is bad.<p>It was a treasure trove of information for the bad guys out there and …

Sony brings price of 4K projectors under $5K

The Sony VPL-VW285ES is the company's first true Ultra HD projector for under five grand and boasts compatibility with HDR content.<p>Sony has announced its least expensive 4K projector yet, the VPL-VW285ES, which boasts a "full" 3,840x2,160 resolution and HDR compatibility.<p>The $5,000 projector …

Televisions

The Justice Department is demanding information on visitors to an anti-Trump website

In a blog post today, online web hosting provider DreamHost disclosed that it has been involved in a months-long legal battle with the Justice Department over records on visitors to an anti-Trump website.<p>The dispute focuses on a Justice Department demand for information on data related to …

Surveillance

Steve Jobs’s worst decision was promoting Tim Cook

In January 2000, after running Microsoft for 25 years, Bill Gates handed the reins of CEO to Steve Ballmer. Ballmer went on to run Microsoft for the next 14 years. If you think the job of a CEO is to increase sales, then Ballmer did a spectacular job; he tripled Microsoft’s sales to $78 billion and …

Business Strategy

People don't think Apple's iPhone is a good value for the money

Only 20% of 6,500 people surveyed by UBS in the US, the UK, China, Germany, and Japan say that Apple's iPhone "offers value for money."<p>That's far behind rivals like Samsung, LG, and Nokia. It's even behind lesser-known brands such as Meizu and ZTE.<p>"It's a little off-putting that Apple is way at the …

Luxury Lifestyle

Jurors review video of officer killing unarmed fleeing man

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A fired police officer's defense team couldn't keep jurors from seeing a cellphone video Friday that shows him killing an …

Justice

Lowe's: The Home Improvement Retailer Of The Future

In other blogs I’ve looked at how cutting-edge companies like Amazon and Apple are getting closer to their customers by using consumer data to take the friction out of the purchasing process. That’s why you may be surprised that one of today’s leading lights in the retail space is actually a home …

Smart Homes

ESPN - Apps on Google Play

The ESPN App is the #1 Sports App in the market. From your phone you get up-to-the-minute scores, complete news coverage, live streaming games and …