Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith flanked by a protester at a Senate hearing. Photo: Getty Images Confidential documents filed with the Senate Banking Committee suggest that Equifax could have lost considerably more personal information about over 145 million Americans to hackers than it’s publicly let on, CNN Money reported. While Equifax had disclosed that names,
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It turns out that Apple’s HomePod is expensive to repair: an out-of-warranty device will run 80 percent of the cost of a new one at $279. Fortunately, the company will repair the device’s built in cord for $29 “in some instances,” according to 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac viewed an internal memo sent to stores and authorized service
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Reggie Brown carefully ran his fingers over the blunt, admiring its tightly rolled perfection. It was almost a shame to smoke such a work of art. He leaned back on the couch in his Kimball Hall dorm room at Stanford University as he discussed the weekend’s social events with two of his former fraternity brothers,
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Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor: In the world of venture capital, the prospect of a successful “exit” looms large in the minds of investors. A VC’s business model is less about the money that goes into a startup than it is about what
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It’s that time of year again. Samsung is getting ready to unpack some shiny new high end smartphones at the world’s biggest mobile confab. And Android fans are getting ready to cheer. The TechCrunch team will be on the ground at MWC in Barcelona in two weeks’ time to bring you all the news. But
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For Ivanka Trump, the film was an important stepping stone.Pool/Getty Images • The 2003 documentary “Born Rich” is 15 years old now. • The film looks into the lives of incredibly wealthy young heirs and heiresses. • Some of the film’s participants regretted appearing in the controversial documentary. Fifteen years ago, Johnson & Johnson heir Jamie Johnson
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A Danish man has been handed down a six-month conditional sentence for merely sharing information about Popcorn Time, the once-popular torrent-based streaming client that was targeted for extermination by copyright lawsuits . According to the Copenhagen Post, a court in Odense found the man guilty of “promoting the illegal online film streaming service Popcorn Time
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Donald Trump.Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images President Donald Trump tweeted about reports that a Russian with ties to the Kremlin sold purported dirt on Trump to US officials seeking to recover stolen cyberweapons. He also alluded to the abrupt exits of two former White House aides following reports detailing domestic abuse allegations against them. “I hope people
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If the latest seed-funded startups have their way, this is what your future will look like. You’ll find your mortgage through a company named Morty, refill your contact lenses with Waldo and get your cannabis news from Herb. (Which is not to be confused with Bud, the startup that handles your banking.) Later, you can use Cake Technologies to pay the
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Throughout its history, science fiction has imagined how humanity might meet its cosmic neighbors. How would the first contact with aliens go? Authors have imagined a variety of scenarios, from the desire for amicable partnership between humanoid species, to genocidal hostility between lifeforms that we barely recognize. In Sue Burke’s debut novel Semiosis, she imagines
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The world of Monsters Inc. is coming to Kingdom Hearts III. The announcement was made, appropriately enough, at a Tokyo Disneyland theater as part of D23 Expo Japan 2018. The latest entry in Square Enix’s surreal, hugely popular Disney-meets-Final-Fantasy crossover series remains pegged for a 2018 release on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with
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