Author: Mobile Syrup

Capital One data breach could have affected six million Canadian bank accounts

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested a woman for stealing tens of millions of sensitive customer records from Capital One, potentially affecting nearly six million Canadians, The Washington Post reported.
The financial corporation said that about 140,000 social security numbers of its credit card customers and 80,000 linked bank account numbers were compromised.
In a news release, the bank said that in total, “this event affected approximately 100 million individuals in the United States and approximately six million in Canada.”
MORE: Capital One discloses information that was compromised, including 140K social security numbers, 80K linked bank account numbers, and “personal information” from credit card applications from 2005 through early 2019. https://t.co/vpyWbVRRy9 pic.twitter.com/PtTBbzjH5U
— CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) July 29, 2019
The Washington Post reported that the Seattle area woman, Paige A. Thompson, was arrested on a charge of computer fraud and abuse.
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Microsoft Edge for macOS beta adds Read Aloud accessibility feature

The latest Microsoft Edge for macOS Dev Channel build brings support for ‘Read Aloud,’ an accessibility feature that reads the text content of a webpage for visually-impaired users.
For those who might enjoy hearing content instead of reading it, it’s possible to right-click at the start of a paragraph and select ‘Read Aloud From Here.’ The feature will then read everything from that point unless the user pauses the session using the dedicated button.
Sitting next to the ‘play/pause’ button are the skip buttons for jumping back and forth between paragraphs.
Furthermore, there’s a speed adjustment tool, as well as a plethora of synthetic voices to suit different tastes. The Edge browser also added webpage translation back in April.
That said, the new accessibility feature came after Microsoft migrated its browser to Google Chromium for Insider builds(Beta, Dev and Canary). Early hands-on tests at MobileSyrup showed promising results even compared to Google Chrome.
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The Machine Learning Master Class Bundle normally costs $449, but readers can enro..

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Check out these Netflix Originals coming to Canada in August

Each month, Netflix adds new original content to its platform.
This August shows like Dear White People, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power and Glow are returning to the service with new seasons.
This list is curated for Canadians that primarily use Netflix for its original content. If you’re looking for all of the shows and movies coming to Netflix, click here.
August 2ndAsk the StoryBots: Season 3Basketball or NothingDear White People: Volume 3Derry GirlsShe-Ra and the Princesses of Power: Season 3August 4thPatriot Act with Hassan Minhaj: Volume 4August 5thEnter the AnimeNo Good Nick: Part 2August 8thDollarThe Naked DirectorWu AssassinsAugust 9thCable Girls: Season 4The FamilyGlow: Season 3The InBESTigatorsRocko’s Modern Life: Static ClingSintoniaSpirit Riding Free: Pony TalesAugust 13thTiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready
August 15thCannon BustersAugust 16th45 rpmApache: La vida de Carlos TevezBetter Than UsDiagnosisFrontera verdeInvader Zim: Enter the FlorpusThe Little SwitzerlandM..

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Google packed a ‘Soli’ sensor into the Pixel 4, this is what it’s capable of

Google dropped exciting news on us today with the announcement that it packed a ‘Soli’ sensor into the Pixel 4, allowing users to interact with the phone without touching it.
In the announcement video, the company showcased a user swiping above the phone without touching it to change songs. The accompanying blog post added that Soli could be used to snooze alarms and silence phone calls.
This isn’t the first we’ve heard of or seen of Project Soli. A Google I/O 2015 video from the company’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP) showcased a little more about what we can expect from Soli.

In one of the videos, the sensor detects when a user makes their hand into a phone shape. This then triggers the phone to answer a call.
The sensor also can detect different materials. In the demo video, the technology could even tell the difference between a variety of metals and liquids in cups based on their density.

Another video from Google I/O in 2015 showed off how the system can be used..

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