You’ll Get Your Equifax Money. It Just Might Take a While

Last week, Equifax agreed to a $575 million—up to $700 million—settlement over its major 2017 data breach. It entitles affected consumers to free credit-monitoring offerings or an $125 payout, plus the potential for more cash back if you can document losses as a result of the incident. That’s not a ton of money compared to … Read more

Netflix offers first look at de-aged De Niro in trailer for Scorsese’s The Irishman

It’s been a long time coming, but Netflix has finally dropped the first trailer for Martin Scorsese’s biggest crime epic to date, The Irishman, which is said to have cost upwards of $140 million (USD). Based on the book ‘I Heard You Paint Houses’ by Charles Brandt, the film follows WWII veteran Frank Sheeran (Robert … Read more

Fitbit lowers guidance after Versa Lite disappoints

Fitbit continued solid device growth for Q2, up 31%, year over year, representing a 5% bump in revenue. From that angle, the company’s long-term turnaround appears to be on track — but things weren’t all cheery this time out. Notably, the company’s stock is down in after-hours trading after it lowered guidance for annual revenue. … Read more

Jakarta’s Doomed Sea Wall, Russia Takes Aim at 2020, and More News From Today

Jakarta is sinking and its potential solution will too, Russia is gearing up for 2020, and we outline the best gear that came out in July. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here! Today’s Headlines Jakarta’s … Read more