In today’s Bulldog tech roundup:

  • Warren Buffett: Dow will hit 1 million in 100 years
  • Alexa, what do you see? Amazon said to be working on glasses
  • Report: Iran group hacks aviation, petrochemical industries
  • Equifax says it had a security breach earlier in the year
  • Toshiba board decides on chip sale to Bain Capital group

The details:

  • Warren Buffett: Dow will hit 1 million in 100 years

Warren Buffett isn’t nervous about a stock market bubble. The legendary investor thinks anyone betting against America is “out of their mind.”

Buffett, a reliable optimist about the future of the U.S., predicted on Tuesday night that the Dow Jones Industrial Average will be “over 1 million” in 100 years. That would be roughly 45 times the Dow’s current level of nearly 22,400, which is already a record high.

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“Being short America has been a loser’s game. I predict to you it will continue to be a loser’s game,” the Berkshire Hathaway chairman said. Buffett was speaking at a New York event commemorating the 100th anniversary of Forbes magazine. His comments were previously reported by Reuters.

Buffett, whose fortune Forbes pegs at $78 billion, realizes he won’t be around to see if his Dow prediction comes true. The 87-year-old billionaire said he gets “excited” just when people talk about him making it to 100.

So is Buffett’s Dow 1 million call just crazy talk? Maybe not.

Keep in mind that the Dow was sitting at just 81 a century ago. It’s now valued at nearly 300 times that level, as the U.S. has developed into the world’s most powerful economy and its only superpower.

To get to 1 million, the Dow would have to skyrocket 4,500% from here. But it would have 100 years to get there. The compound annual return would only need to be 3.87%. That sounds doable considering that the Dow sported a 10.7% rate of return between the end of 2008 and last year.

  • Alexa, what do you see? Amazon said to be working on glasses

Amazon is attempting to develop glasses that pair with Alexa and would allow users to access the voice-activated assistant outside the home, according to a newspaper report.

The Financial Times, citing anonymous sources, says the glasses could be released before the end of the year. Inc., based in Seattle, did not immediately respond to a request for comment Wednesday.

Wearable technology, glasses specifically, is already in limited use. Snapchat sells $130 glasses that take a short video and post it on the social media app. And Alphabet Inc. sells Google Glass to employers, so that doctors or factory workers can search information or talk to co-workers hands free.

  • Report: Iran group hacks aviation, petrochemical industries

A group of hackers suspected of working in Iran for its government is targeting the aviation and petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and South Korea, a cybersecurity firm warned Wednesday.

The report by FireEye also said the suspected Iranian hackers left behind a new type of malware that could have been used to destroy the computers it infected, an echo of two other Iran-attributed cyberattacks targeting Saudi Arabia in 2012 and 2016 that destroyed systems.

Iran’s office at the United Nations did not immediately respond to a request for comment Wednesday and its state media did not report on the claims. However, suspected Iranian hackers long have operated without caring if people found it was them or if there would be consequences, making them incredibly dangerous, said Stuart Davis, a director at one of FireEye’s subsidiaries.

“Today, without any repercussions, a neighboring country can compromise and wipe out 20 institutions,” Davis said.

FireEye, which often works with governments and large corporations, refers to the group as APT33, an acronym for “advanced persistent threat.” APT33 used phishing email attacks with fake job opportunities to gain access to the companies affected, faking domain names to make it look like the messages came from Boeing Co. or defense contractors.

The hackers remained inside of the systems of those affected for “four to six months” at a time, able to steal data and leaving behind the malware that FireEye refers to as Shapeshifter. The coding contains Farsi-language references, the official language of Iran, FireEye said.

  • Equifax says it had a security breach earlier in the year

Equifax, under pressure from a massive data breach, says it had a separate incident earlier this year. That may mean even more scrutiny as the company deals with the aftermath of a security failure that exposed the information of 143 million Americans.

Meanwhile, the Massachusetts Attorney General has filed suit against Equifax. And Equifax says about 100,000 Canadian consumers may have had their personal information compromised.

Equifax says it had a security breach earlier this year that involved a different part of the company than the one accessed in the larger hack.

The breach involved TALX, which is Equifax’s human resources and payroll service. The company said there’s no evidence that the TALX breach, which happened between March and April this year, and the wider breach are related.

The TALX breach, which at the time was relatively minor, is likely to attract additional scrutiny.

Three executives at Equifax were found to have sold stock in the days leading up to the time when Equifax disclosed the more serious breach. Equifax says the three executives, which includes the company’s second-highest ranking employee, its chief financial officer, were unaware of the bigger breach when they sold their shares.

Equifax hired the same cybersecurity company, Mandiant, to handle both breach investigations.

  • Toshiba board decides on chip sale to Bain Capital group

Toshiba’s board signed off Wednesday on selling its computer chip business to a group led by Bain Capital Private Equity, but the deal’s future remains unclear as Toshiba’s U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital opposes it.

Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp., which needs the sale to survive, said it hopes the deal, estimated at 2 trillion yen ($18 billion), will close by the end of next March.

Toshiba announced last week that it has entered into an agreement with the Bain Capital group. But Western Digital immediately said it opposed the sale of the NAND flash-memory SanDisk joint venture, stressing it will continue with legal action.

Toshiba has been battered by massive losses related to its U.S. nuclear operations at Westinghouse Electric Co., which filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. Its decline, including earlier scandals centered on inflated bookkeeping, is one of the most dramatic downfalls of a major Japanese company long known for quality.

The chosen consortium also includes South Korea’s SK Hynix and other Japanese and foreign companies, and 350.5 billion yen ($3.2 billion) will be invested to stabilize the chip business operations, Toshiba said in a statement. The deal will go through regardless of the legal wrangling with Western Digital, it said, without elaborating.

Toshiba’s massive red ink began with reactors it has been building in the U.S. which are still unfinished, partly because of beefed-up safety regulations following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.