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World's biggest cyberattack hits 150 countries and the threat is 'escalating'

World's biggest cyberattack hits 150 countries and the threat is 'escalating' Some security expects calculate that ransomware may bring in as much as $1 billion a year in revenue for the attackers. "Now I had to go through that again", said Harvey, a former hospital porter who had been fasting since the previous evening in preparation for the operation at Royal London Hospital in east London. [Full Article...]

Watch 8 Minutes of Resident Evil: Revelations on PS4 and Xbox One

Watch 8 Minutes of Resident Evil: Revelations on PS4 and Xbox One Even so, the company is happy with the game's sales. As of the end of the fiscal year, Resident Evil 7 shipped 3.5 million units, and Monster Hunter XX (Double Cross) shipped 1.7 million units. One of them asked for insight as to how Resident Evil 7 has sold so far. Resident Evil 6 is second all-time with 6.8 million copies, and Resident Evil 4's iterations on GameCube, PlayStation 2, ... [Full Article...]

Apple Is Now Making The iPhone In India

Apple Is Now Making The iPhone In India In March, we heard that the company is gearing up to start production of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s models in India, however, it seems this hasn't happened yet. Apple has started assembling phones in India, completing a first trial run with the manufacture of its cheapest handset, the iPhone SE. According to data released by IDC this week , Samsung leads in the market with a 28.1 percent share, follo... [Full Article...]

North Korea greets President Moon with a slap

North Korea greets President Moon with a slap Hong said South Korea had not yet received official word from the United States on whether Seoul should pay for an anti-missile USA radar system that has been deployed outside Seoul . Finally, North Korea claims the test demonstrated that it had mastered re-entry technology, which would allow a warhead to survive the flight and detonate on impact. [Full Article...]

Four candidates to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director face interviews

Four candidates to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director face interviews 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 Press that as a businessman, Trump not only anxious about possible listening devices in his phones and office but had also occasionally taped his own phone conversations. [Full Article...]

Intel Said to Introduce a Core i9 CPU

This could be the company's response after the highly affordable Ryzen processors started nearly breaking the market with its high performance and nearly unbeatable prices. This chip will come with 10 cores, 20 threads but on a new Skylake architecture, according to DSOG . Unfortunately, its clock frequencies have not been leaked as of yet. [Full Article...]

Priyanka Chopra promotes UNICEF's initiative in Zimbabwe

Priyanka Chopra promotes UNICEF's initiative in Zimbabwe While some people found her looking ravishing in that outfit, for some others it was not up to the mark. It's no doubt that PC is a bigger worldwide star because of her leading lady stint on a popular TV series like Quantico whereas DP just made her Hollywood debut with Vin Diesel starrer xXx 3. [Full Article...]

What to Expect at Google I/O Event Today : AI First Explained Better

What to Expect at Google I/O Event Today : AI First Explained Better While this already sounds like a very geeky event that might not hold much interest for consumers, it's actually very revealing and well worth following. As it happens with Google products, the new VR hardware will come with a few special Google bits. We're not expecting Google Home 2 .0 to debut at this year's show, but maybe Google will announce new features and integrations. [Full Article...]

NASA satellite captures mysterious lights flashing from Earth

One of the scientists is Alexander Marshak, DSCOVR deputy project scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Interestingly, famed astronomer Carl Sagan also saw the flashes in the atmosphere in 1993 when he was analyzing images from the Galileo spacecraft, which examined the Earth during a gravity-assist swing-by before it headed out to Jupiter. [Full Article...]

Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) 2016 Q4 Sentiment Change

Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) 2016 Q4 Sentiment Change Finally, Cable Hill Partners LLC boosted its stake in shares of Amazon.com by 75.2% in the third quarter. Buy rating has been given by 6 analysts to the company stock whereas no analyst given UNDERPERFORM rating to stock and 2 analysts given HOLD rating. [Full Article...]

Beware: Worldwide Ransomware Attack May Be Far from Over

Beware: Worldwide Ransomware Attack May Be Far from Over A report by worldwide cybersecurity firm Symantec in April 2017 found India was among the most heavily-infected countries, with four per cent (or over 18,000) global ransomware infections in 2016. Our researchers have watched this new sector emerge, carefully identifying the players best positioned to profit as the nation fixes its vulnerable power grid. [Full Article...]

Qualcomm files breach of contract complaint against Apple's manufacturers

Qualcomm files breach of contract complaint against Apple's manufacturers Qualcomm said last month that Apple had chose to withhold royalty payments to its contract manufacturers that are owed to the chipmaker, for sales made in the first quarter of 2017, until the dispute is resolved in court. They have continued to pay royalties for using Qualcomm's patents in non-Apple products, the filing said. Qualcomm said on Wednesday it filed a complaint against Foxconn and ... [Full Article...]

Intel Will Introduce The i9 Series Later This Year

Intel Will Introduce The i9 Series Later This Year We've been hearing a few rumors on Intel's next-gen Core i9 family of processors, but now we have benchmarks of the new Core i9-7920X which rocks a 12C/24T design. Also, all the four chips in the Skylake-X family will support quad channel DDR4 memory clocked at 2666 MHz. It supports 44 PCIe lanes, but we unfortunately don't have any word on clock speeds at this time. [Full Article...]

ANC agrees state will resolve Molefe issue‚ says Brown

ANC agrees state will resolve Molefe issue‚ says Brown Molefe will seemingly continue wearing the parastatal's CEO hat until a decision is taken by Brown. "The optimum option reached was to rescind the decision to grant Mr Molefe early retirement", he said. President Jacob Zuma removed him as mines minister shortly afterwards, moving him to public service and administration in 2015 and then removing him completely from his Cabinet along with former ... [Full Article...]

Nearly 30 state leaders back China President's new globalisation strategy

Nearly 30 state leaders back China President's new globalisation strategy The forum is attended by 29 heads of state and government, heads of major worldwide organizations. "We should build an open platform of cooperation and uphold and grow an open world economy", Xi said in his opening address outlining China's vision. [Full Article...]

What to do to protect your computer and its data from malware

What to do to protect your computer and its data from malware Microsoft also criticised the failure from many organisations to keep their systems up to date, saying that this made it considerably easier for the virus to spread. The Windows vulnerability theft from the NSA is directly tied to WannaCry . Microsoft released security patches for the ransomware on Friday. [Full Article...]

Apple Is Taking Their Innovation Quest To Pizza Boxes Now

Apple Is Taking Their Innovation Quest To Pizza Boxes Now According to report, Apple applied for a patent on this pizza box seven years ago, and it seems that it has been used at existing campuses. From the patent: "For example, in order to prevent moisture from being trapped beneath the pizza rendering the pizza soggy, selected portions of an interior surface of a base of the container can be elevated to provide a support platform". [Full Article...]

Local security experts weighs in on worldwide cyber attack

Local security experts weighs in on worldwide cyber attack Some of the victims have reportedly regained access to their files after paying, although security experts advise against complying with ransom demands. Many firms employed experts over the weekend to try to prevent new infections. The tool is called WCRYSLAP and can be found here. What to do if you are affected? Have you paid the ransom? Some of those are people that you wouldn't necessarily ... [Full Article...]

All you need to know about the Ransomware attack

All you need to know about the Ransomware attack While Microsoft did patch the exploit in March 2017, some didn't patch in time. A cybersecurity researcher in Britain managed to slow down its spread by activating the software's "kill switch", but there were fears that the cybercriminals would release even more malicious versions. [Full Article...]

AMD Announces Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Graphics Cards

AMD Announces Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Graphics Cards The company has claimed that their latest chip is created to deliver 50% more performance than today's most powerful machine learning GPUs. The rest of AMD's demos and tech specs focused exclusively on compute tasks rather than gaming scenarios, comparing the Vega Frontier Edition against Nvidia's data-center graphics options as opposed to its GeForce lineup. [Full Article...]


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