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Someone Briefly Owned

For a very short time, Google was not technically the owner of A former Google employee, Sanmay Ved, says he was suddenly able to purchase the domain for just $12 earlier this week. Upon purchasing the domain, Ved received automated emails from the domain.

Experian Hack Exposes 15M T-Mobile Customers

Millions of T-Mobile customers have had their personal information stolen due to the Experian hack. Experian is a company that processes T-Mobile's credit applications and the breach exposed the information of 15 million T-Mobile users who recently went through credit checks.

Japan Display Has A 17-inch 8K LCD

Japan Display has unveiled the first ever 8K 17.3-inch panel. 4K is just now gaining traction, but companies in the display industry are already looking beyond that resolution. With 8K, the resolution is 7680 x 4320 and on this panel, that results in a density of 510 ppi.

Sprint Cutting Jobs, Budget

Sprint intends to announce job cuts and a budget reduction, according to the Wall Street Journal. In order to cut $2-2.5 billion in costs during the next six months, Sprint may lay off a fair number of employees. Sprint has also halted all external hiring.

New Details Of Dell XPS 12 Leak Out

Dell XPS 12 might be the best alternative to the Microsoft's Surface lineup and today new details have emerged online. Although rumoured, we didn't have any real images or possible specifications, but thanks to the folks at WinFuture, we now have both.

Huawei Honor 5X Coming Soon

Huawei might launch a new Honor smartphone soon, according to latest details. The successor to the Honor 4X smartphone has been certified by TENAA and was spotted in AnTuTu's database. The benchmark score of 20,916 reveals that it is a mid-range smartphone.

Oculus Rift Will Cost Over $350

When the Oculus Rift is released next year, it is going to cost more than $350. According to Palmer Lucky, founder of Oculus, the cost of the headset will at least exceed $350. Lucky didn't say how much the device will sell for, but he did say $350 was in the "ballpark".

18.4-inch Galaxy View Goes Through GFXBench

Samsung Galaxy View is a large 18.4-inch tablet that was briefly showed during IFA 2015 event. While it will be one of the largest tablet available, it won't pack a high-end specifications, at least according to GFXBench. It turns out that the Galaxy View is a mid-range tablet.

Story Trailer Out For Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3

Activision has released an official story trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. The trailer goes through some of the content in the game using cutscenes and other effects. Some of the well-known actors who are doing the voices for certain characters can be heard.

Patreon, Crowdfunding Service, Has Been Hacked

Patreon, a popular crowdfunding site, has been hacked and personal information was accessed during the breach. Jack Conte, the company's CEO, says "registered names, email addresses, posts, and some shipping addresses" were accessed. No credit card numbers were accessed.

Google Hosting Another Event Next Week

Google just held an event for its new Nexus devices and now it is holding another next week that'll reportedly be used to introduce a news application. Invitations are headed out for the media event that will be held in New York City on October 8.