Australia and NZ largely escape global cyber attack

The ransomware was created to repeatedly contact an unregistered domain in its code. A 22-year-old British researcher who uses the Twitter name MalwareTech has been credited with inadvertently helping stanch the spread of the assault by identifyi... More..

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Android O Under Development;New Features,Security Updates& Android Go,Apple Should Be Worried?

Following the disclosure of the Stagefright vulnerabilities in 2015, which impacted hundreds of millions of Android devices, Google also has implemented a monthly security patch update to speed up the Andr...More..

Arctic 'doomsday' seed vault threatened by warming climate
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Arctic 'doomsday' seed vault threatened by warming climate

The seeds stored in the vault are each a different variety of an important food crop. In case of large glaciers melting in the Arctic, the vault might not hold up at all. The end of 2016 saw average temperatu...More..

What we currently know about the global cyberattack
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

What we currently know about the global cyberattack

The WannaCry ransomware is being spread through a weakness in Microsoft Windows that was originally exploited by the US National Security Agency (NSA) as part of their arsenal of cyberweapons in a tool called...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

HTC unveils new flagship U11 smartphone

Also, in China HTC will be offering Baidu's DuerOS digital assistant. What's nice about the U 11 is that users can decide what type of squeeze executes what type of function. The slim physical home button place...More..

North Korea defends latest missile launch, seeks support
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

North Korea defends latest missile launch, seeks support

The continued advances in ballistic missile development and the insistence on enhancing its nuclear weapons capabilities has made North Korea a threat to its nearest northern neighbors, China and Russian Fe...More..

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USA hands Arctic Council gavel over to Finland

Victoria Herrmann, President and Managing Director of the Institute, stated: "With the effects of climate change becoming increasingly dramatic in the region, the U.S. In addition, the State Department under Ti...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Dutch police call on citizens to report cyberattacks following global ransomware attack

Vox said black hat hackers have started to create new versions of the software that did not have the original WannaCry's vulnerabilities. The ransomware is widely believed to be based on an alleged NSA...More..

Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In dispatched Lee to Beijing in the wake of his election victory last week. According to the official Xinhua news agency, Xi told Lee: "China is willing to strengthen comm...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Usmanov Arsenal takeover fails

The Financial Times report that Usmanov, 63 - already a 30% stake owner of The Gunners - conveyed an offer in writing of his desire to take full control of the club to current "owner" and United States sports ...More..

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 release date, Specifications, Price
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 release date, Specifications, Price

Xiaomi has released an official image on its Weibo (Chinese social network) page, which comes with the "Max 2" tagline, and a May 25 date, which more or less confirms that the phone will be launching in less t...More..

Say Hello To The New VW Up GTI
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Say Hello To The New VW Up GTI

In the 148bhp unit, two of the four cylinders are shut down while in the 129bhp BlueMotion version, all four cylinders are paused when the vehicle is coasting. In addition to revised front and rear fascias, the...More..

Man-Made Radio Signals Have Created A Giant Bubble Around Earth
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Man-Made Radio Signals Have Created A Giant Bubble Around Earth

In certain situations, these interactions can create a barrier surrounding the planet and protect it from solar flares, coronal mass ejections, and other potentially unsafe space weather, NASA said . Other tes...More..

McCain: Turkey Ambassador Should Leave US
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

McCain: Turkey Ambassador Should Leave US

But the police said they are also working with the US State Department and Secret Service "to identify and hold all suspects" - suggesting that they are seeking to interview Erdogan's security detail. Sen. Patr...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Massive Ransomware Attack Affects More than 150 Organizations Worldwide

IT administrators and cyber security experts are on high alert this morning as people return to work three days after malicious software began causing extensive damage around the globe. In England, 48 NHS t...More..

Climate Change Effects: Antarctica Could Get Forested, Thanks To Global Warming
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Climate Change Effects: Antarctica Could Get Forested, Thanks To Global Warming

The scientists analyzed data for the last 150 years and found evidence of points in time in the last 50 years after which biological activity increased. Antarctica may be the world's frostiest place, but a mos...More..

Blizzard teases new Overwatch skins, maps and more
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Blizzard teases new Overwatch skins, maps and more

In other news, Blizzard is going to rerelease " Overwatch ". On Overwatch's Chinese-language Facebook page , the developer teased new skins for characters Bastion, Pharah, Soldier: 76 and Zarya. "We have some ...More..

Researchers Reveal Just How Powerful The Tyrannosaurus Rex Bite Really Was
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Researchers Reveal Just How Powerful The Tyrannosaurus Rex Bite Really Was

The scientists also describe how the remains of a triceratops bear 80 bite marks attributed to Tyrannosaurus rex, with part of a bone appearing to have been removed by repetitive, localised biting - and this fe...More..

Apple's foray into health: Tim Cook testing wearable blood sugar tracker
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Apple's foray into health: Tim Cook testing wearable blood sugar tracker

Last month, CNBC reported that Apple has a 30-person team in Palo Alto quietly working on non-invasive and continuous glucose monitoring - something that would be welcomed by the millions of diabetes suffer...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Microsoft was hoarding patches for WannaCry exploit

Theft of the software was reported in April, when it was published by the Shadow Brokers, a group that has been linked to Russian Federation. It also hit a "limited number" of USA companies over the weekend, a ...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

AK Steel Wins $1.8M DOE Award for Hybrid, EV Development

Citigroup holds 0% or 338,586 shares in its portfolio. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 3.42 Billion. Da Davidson & Communications holds 0% or 5,213 shares in its portfolio. Macquarie raised i...More..

Lexi Thompson shoots 65 to lead Kingsmill Championship
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Lexi Thompson shoots 65 to lead Kingsmill Championship

Thompson, who started on the back nine, birdied the par-4 11th and made her lone bogey of the round at the par-3 17th. "I'll go in with the same attitude - just focus on my game and my routine and hope to play ...More..

New Microsoft Surface Pro Coming Our Way on Tuesday
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

New Microsoft Surface Pro Coming Our Way on Tuesday

That's not the case with these images that appear to reveal the next Surface Pro . It looks like you might be right, but with this leak coming from the ever dependable Evan Blass writing on VentureBeat , ther...More..

English club Nottingham Forest bought by Olympiakos owner
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

English club Nottingham Forest bought by Olympiakos owner

Expectations are often high at the City Ground, as Forest try to discover their former glory, which saw them establish themselves as one of England's most successful clubs. Our objective is to bring back the gl...More..

United States judge grants partial injunction against Uber in Waymo vehicle case
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

United States judge grants partial injunction against Uber in Waymo vehicle case

Alsup also ruled that Uber must by next month complete an investigation into the downloaded Waymo documents and provide Waymo with a comprehensive log of written and spoken communication between Uber and Levand...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

The NSA told Microsoft about EternalBlue hack used in WannaCry

According to Microsoft itself, numerous companies that were infected with WannaCry were either using outdated Windows OS versions or were sticking with Windows XP, which is practically considered a fossil ...More..

Zomato agrees to hackers demands in exchange for 17 million stolen data
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Zomato agrees to hackers demands in exchange for 17 million stolen data

We hash passwords with a one-way hashing algorithm, with multiple hashing iterations and individual salt per password. Leading online restaurant discovery and food ordering company Zomato claims the hack of...More..

EU fines Facebook over misleading information
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

EU fines Facebook over misleading information

Facebook was found to have knowingly disclosed false information about the possibility of merging Facebook and WhatsApp user identities, during the merger process of the two social platforms in 2014 at a cost $...More..

Verizon will be the first United States carrier to sell a Tango phone
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Verizon will be the first United States carrier to sell a Tango phone

Tango adds three abilities to the ZenFone AR: motion tracking, depth perception and area learning. It uses computer vision to enable mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, to detect their position r...More..

Google Pixel 2: More powerful than the Galaxy S8 according to GeekBench
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Google Pixel 2: More powerful than the Galaxy S8 according to GeekBench

The first gen Pixel was already highly acclaimed for its camera and anything better than that will surely be welcome. The current year would see the release of numerous flagship devices, including the Samsu...More..

70th Cannes Film Festival opens amid heavy security
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

70th Cannes Film Festival opens amid heavy security

That seemed to be the last word - until Smith chimed in a few minutes later, launching into a defense of Netflix, as it related to the viewing habits of his three kids. Security was greater than ever at the Fre...More..

GM to Stop Selling Cars in India
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

GM to Stop Selling Cars in India

The company made it clear the decision had been made "based entirely on GM's global business priorities" and that the withdrawal from SA was "not related to the policies of any government". GM will withdraw sal...More..

Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis - South Korea envoy
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis - South Korea envoy

North Korea and the rich, democratic South are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty. In a statement Monday evening, Security Council members "strongly c...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Saudi Arabia working to dazzle Trump in busy overseas visit

Trump, on his first foreign trip since taking office in January, will tell Muslim leaders of his "hopes for a peaceful vision of Islam" as he seeks support for the war against radical Islamists, Washington has ...More..

USA agency votes to roll back broadband 'neutrality' rules
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

USA agency votes to roll back broadband 'neutrality' rules

The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to roll back restrictions on internet providers, commonly referred to as "net neutrality" rules . "If you unequivocally trust that your broadband provider w...More..