Samsung’s 108-megapixel camera sensor is coming to smartphones soon

Less than a week after we saw our first images taken with Samsung’s 64-megapixel mobile sensor, the company has announced a new sensor with more than 50 percent more pixels. The Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX, which was designed in collaboration with Xiaomi, is a 108-megapixel smartphone camera sensor that Samsung says is the first to surpass the 100 million pixel milestone for phones. As well as producing high resolution photographs,…

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Visa Checkout to shut down in 2020

Visa is completely rehauling its online payment system to add more security. 9to5 Google reports today that Visa Checkout, a competitor to Paypal which integrated with the Google Pay digital wallet, is shutting down in 2020. The move isn’t an entire surprise. Earlier this year, Visa and all the major credit card companies — Mastercard, American Express and Discover — announced they would unite and launch their own checkout button….

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iOS app tries to scam unsuspecting iPhone users with fake heart rate readings

It’s no secret that Apple can be incredibly inconsistent when it comes to deciding which apps are granted entry into the App Store. In years past, we’ve seen Apple let some questionable apps in while simultaneously rejecting other apps for the most trivial of infractions. That said, there’s no doubt Apple is always working hard to make the review process more transparent, seamless, and developer-friendly. And while some slip-ups are…

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Pizza Hut could shut down as many as 500 dine-in locations across US

Say goodbye to your local dine-in Pizza Hut as the company looks to make a transition. Roughly 500 U.S. dine-in Pizza Hut restaurants are likely to close due to competing delivery and carryout orders, according to Food Business News. Report of the closings comes after an earnings call with David Gibbs, chief operating officer Yum! Brands. “This will ultimately strengthen the Pizza Hut business in the U.S. and set it…

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Teenager finds educational software exposed millions of student records

Teenager Bill Demirkapi had been ghosted. Hard. “It didn’t feel good,” he explained to the large crowd gathered to hear him speak. “It hurt my feelings.” But Demirkapi, despite his status as a recent high-school graduate, wasn’t lamenting the traditional spurned-love problems typical of his cohort. Far from it. Instead, he was speaking at the famous DEF CON hacker conference in Las Vegas, and the ghoster-in-question was educational software maker…

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New September Tariffs: 3 Critical Things To Know For Your Supply Chain Now

Arguing that China did not follow through on promises to both increase agricultural purchases from the United States and stop the sale of Fentanyl into the U.S., President Trump announced an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of goods imported from China that are not already subject to Section 301 tariffs. These tariffs on List 4 goods would take effect September 1, and this list covers a wide range…

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Teen Tells DEF CON How He Hacked Millions of Student Records From Popular Education Software

“Hello from Bill Demirkapi :)“ read the message sent to thousands of parents, students, and teachers in his school district after the aforementioned teenager hacked his school’s education software. It was one of many bugs Demirkapi discovered over the last three years—another exposed millions of student records—that he presented on at this year’s DEF CON, a hacker convention in Vegas. The software belonged to two of the biggest names in…

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Watch the video of FBI agents raiding woman’s home who allegedly hacked Capital One

Video of a dramatic raid on the Seattle home of the Capital One hack suspect by camouflaged FBI agents has just surfaced online, presenting footage of the episode that took place on Monday after agents had finally tracked down the suspect thanks to her bizarre boasting on social media. The video, shared with Seattle NBC affiliated King 5, was captured via home surveillance cameras by two roommates of the suspect,…

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Into The Spider-Verse creators are working on a ‘really special’ Spider-Man TV show

Fans wanting to see more Spider-Man adventures on the small screen will get their wish with a new TV series from the duo behind Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. Directors/producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller are working on a series of live-action TV shows using Sony’s Marvel characters, which include Spider-Man. “We are developing a handful of live-action shows using Sony’s Marvel characters, of which there are like 900 characters,” Miller…

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10 jobs that are linked to the highest risk of cancer

Many jobs can be hazardous to your health. Some occupations, such as coal mining and firefighting, come with well-known risks of disease or bodily harm. Other jobs may seem safe, but can still pose a risk to your overall health if they expose you to hazardous materials. However, by understanding the dangers and taking preventative measures to mitigate risk, workers can lower their chances of disease. Here are 10 commonly…

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Burger King’s plant-based Impossible Whopper available starting Thursday nationwide

The fast-food chain announced the meatless and vegan burger will be available at more than 7,000 locations for a limited time starting Aug. 8. It also will be available for delivery through the BK App and through DoorDash. The announcement comes four months after a pilot started in St. Louis area locations, which later expanded to other markets. Burger King announced in late April it planned to bring the meat-free…

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