Hospital computer hit by ransomware

More than 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries have so far been infected, according to the European Union's law enforcement agency. In past ransomware attacks, some victims have paid, only to find the key they are given doesn't work, while ot... More..

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Idea Cellular tanks over 8% on March quarter loss
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Idea Cellular tanks over 8% on March quarter loss

It has started charging since April 2017. The net loss in Q4 is against Rs 452 crore standalone net profit posted for like period (Q4) a year ago and Rs 2,728 crore net profit for the previous fiscal 2015...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Andromeda Publisher Is "Very Happy" With BioWare's Handling Of The Game

Mass Effect Andromeda didn't get the warmest reception when it launched in March. "With our BioWare and Motive teams sharing studio space in Montreal, we have BioWare team members joining Motive projects that...More..

MP3 is dead, long live AAC
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

MP3 is dead, long live AAC

All good things come to an end and so has MP3! MP3, short for MPEG-2 Audio Layer III (not MPEG-3) saw its first release in 1993. Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits, the German foundation whi...More..

Microsoft Build 2017 - Day 2: Even more Windows features soon
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Microsoft Build 2017 - Day 2: Even more Windows features soon

We'll have to wait until September to get our hands on the final version, when the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update ships. " Fluent Design will deliver intuitive, harmonious, responsive and inclusive cross-devi...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

South Korean leader Moon discuss North Korea with China's Xi: Blue House

Beijing - the North's biggest trade partner and diplomatic protector - is infuriated over the deployment of a USA missile defence system in the South, and Seoul is embroiled in a row with fellow United States a...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Microsoft Releases 'Highly Unusual' Windows XP Patch As Ransomware Attack Spreads

The security flaw that hackers used to launch the attacks Friday was made public after information was stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency , which routinely searches for flaws in software and builds ...More..

Long Island mom killed pushing daughter out of car's way
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Long Island mom killed pushing daughter out of car's way

Because of Aluska's actions, her daughter, Jenna, 16, was only clipped by the 2005 Toyota Corolla, police said. Ann Riolo, 80, failed to put her auto into drive, sending the vehicle careening onto a sidewalk ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Chinese rappers take aim at U.S. antimissile system in South Korea

He will send a delegation to Beijing to discuss both North Korea and Thaad. New South Korean President Moon Jae-in said as he took office today that he is open to visiting rival North Korea under the right co...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Chelsea look to keep momentum ahead of FA Cup final with Arsenal

The former Juventus and Italy boss led Chelsea , who finished 10th a year ago, to the title in his first season in charge. That drama seems but a distant memory now, after Costa and David Luiz invaded the ...More..

Memphis man sets himself on fire on Facebook Live
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Memphis man sets himself on fire on Facebook Live

The graphic video shows Jared McLemore dousing himself with kerosene and setting himself on fire while filming his suicide on Facebook Live. Shortly after he set himself on fire, he ran into a neighboring bar...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump says possible to pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

He leans heavily on daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner, as well as Hope Hicks, his trusted campaign spokeswoman and Keith Schiller, his longtime bodyguard. Much of Trump's ire has been focused o...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

At least 100000 groups in 150 countries hit by ransomware

The extortion attack, which locked up computers and held users' files for ransom, is believed to be the biggest of its kind ever recorded, disrupting services in nations as diverse as the US, Russia , Ukraine,...More..

VoiceLabs lets Alexa developers make money with sponsored messages
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

VoiceLabs lets Alexa developers make money with sponsored messages

Since then, Amazon has released the cheaper Echo Dot , and even Google joined in with the introduction of Google Home just previous year. On the other hand, Google Home doesn't have a screen or video...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Microsoft re-releases security update after cyberattacks

Kaspersky Lab says although the WannaCry ransomware can infect computers even without the vulnerability, EternalBlue is "the most significant factor" in the global outbreak. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnu...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

What Will Fall's Windows 10 Update Bring?

That's all part of its next Windows 10 Fall Creators Update which will push out to 500 million Windows 10 devices later this year. Developers will use Fluent Design when creating their apps. The Pick Up ...More..

Microsoft Unveils New Windows, Mixed-Reality Features
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Microsoft Unveils New Windows, Mixed-Reality Features

Both those companies have helped undercut the popularity of PCs running on Windows. "All of this is possible because of the Microsoft Graph, and the intelligent cloud". Due to wide interest from the community, ...More..

Massive ransomware attack hits 99 countries
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Massive ransomware attack hits 99 countries

Nigel Inkster, former director of operations and intelligence for MI6, told Sky News that one of the reasons the National Health Service in particular was vulnerable was its outdated software system. The rans...More..

Mom assaults son for not making her a Mother's Day card, arrested
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Mom assaults son for not making her a Mother's Day card, arrested

Murphy allegedly told police the boy had behavioral problems in school and wants to discipline him, and that she didn't think she hit him too hard. The child's grandmother told police that her daughter hit th...More..

Canes for Habitat donates home to family
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Canes for Habitat donates home to family

Women in Brooklyn are laying down the hammer for a good cause. "It's fun we've painted some trim earlier today and like she said we're working on putting up the siding right now", said Wong. "We are excited t...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump tweet-warns Comey 'before he starts leaking'

Democrats, however, have their doubts over the timing. After Trump tweeted in March that President Barack Obama had ordered a wiretap on his phones in Trump Tower, three ex-employees told The Associated ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

North Korea Launches Missile, Trump Speculates On Russia Response

It follows a failed April 29 ballistic missile test by Pyongyang. Three other SRBMs that make up the mainstay of North Korea's ballistic missiles are the Hwasong-5, Hwasong-6, and the Hwasong-7. A statement a...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Where the global cyberattack has hit hardest

In the last 24-hours the global wave of attacks is "at an unprecedented level", this is written in an Europol report. "The latest count is over 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries, and those victims, many...More..

Microsoft shows 'versatile' Windows update
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Microsoft shows 'versatile' Windows update

On the creative side, there's a new Windows Story Remix app in the Fall Update , which leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to help you turn your pictures and videos into stories. Yeah, U...More..

Change _ good and bad _ comes quickly at the TPC Sawgrass
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Change _ good and bad _ comes quickly at the TPC Sawgrass

Maybe because I needed it after the start I had. I eagled 16 a year ago for the first time. Louis Oosthuizen had a share of the lead going into Saturday's moving day round, but he had to settle for a one-ov...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Simona Halep beats Kristina Mladenovic to retain Madrid Open title

In the second set it was Stosur who broke early to take a 2-0 lead, which she gave back immediately as a desperately defensive Halep rallied to make some impossible shots. Both have great clay court pedigree. S...More..

At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyber attack
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyber attack

The ransomware was created to repeatedly contact an unregistered domain in its code. "Thus by registering it we inadvertently stopped any subsequent infections", he told CNNTech. These hackers "have caused en...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Happy 'Star Wars' Day: May the fourth be with you

The most recent film in the Star Wars franchise " Rogue One " was released last December. Some fans dress up as their favourite characters, others host Star Wars-themed parties, or the die-hard ones attempt t...More..

Global 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack seeks cash for data
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Global 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack seeks cash for data

In Russia , government agencies insisted that all attacks had been resolved. NHS Digital said that 4.7% of devices within the NHS use Windows XP, with the figure continuing to decrease. The malware spreads t...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Leaked OnePlus 5 Specs Surpass Galaxy S8

Avid OnePlus fans, however, have stated that the image might be referring to the upcoming release date for the flagship killer. If the device gets unveiled later, say, June, the smartphone could be available fo...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Microsoft making mobile connection with Windows update

SEATTLE-A lot of software touts the ability to automatically create polished digital movies from your video and photo collection. One of the first apps to "give people a sense of what's possible with the Fall...More..

Moto X is still alive and kicking, new one coming this year
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Moto X is still alive and kicking, new one coming this year

In yet another leaked presentation, spotted by liliputing , the Moto X (2017) specifications and features have surfaced. Moto X comes with a 5.5-inch display that is good looking standard for the smartphones...More..

Halo Studio Head moves to Microsoft's 'Mixed Reality' team
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Halo Studio Head moves to Microsoft's 'Mixed Reality' team

Ayoub's presence with Halo started back in 2010 with his role as executive producer of Halo: Reach, and then took the title of 343 Industries Studio Head of External Development for nearly three years. While ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

China pressures South Korea about missile system

Moon said the alliance with Washington is his top priority. Mr Moon told Mr Abe that most Koreans could not accept the agreement, according to the Blue House, while Japan's top government spokesman Yoshihide ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Microsoft Releases New Android App For Azure Customers

More info on Cosmos DB here. The distributed nature of Cosmos DB means that companies can put their data near where it's needed at Azure data centers worldwide. Guthrie also announced a new tool to move cus...More..