Trump calls for new sanctions against North Korea after missile test

Press secretary Sean Spicer said in a statement late Saturday that President Trump was briefed on the test. A North Korean missile would need to travel more than 8,000 kilometers (4,970 miles) to reach the U.S. The launch was also aimed at "maximising the North's political leverage" ahead of possible negotiations with the United States, as Pyongyang and Washington both recently signalled they were... [Full Article...]

Apple has acquired dark data startup Lattice Data for $200 Million

Apple has acquired dark data startup Lattice Data for $200 Million Lattice was founded in 2015 as the commercialisation of DeepDive, a system created at Stanford to "extract value from dark data". The transaction price of 200 million dollars, closed a few weeks ago. Since it is unstructured, it is largely unusable when we speak of analytics and processing. So basically, you have data that isn't particularly useful and then in comes Lattice Data and poof! "A... [Full Article...]

Michigan researcher credited for helping stop global cyberattack

Hospitals, major companies and government offices were hit by a virus that seeks to seize control of computers until the victims pay a ransom. British cybersecurity expert Graham Cluley doesn't want to blame the NSA for the attack. "The recent attack is at an unprecedented level and will require a complex worldwide investigation to identify the culprits", said Europol, Europe's police agency... [Full Article...]

100 countries taking stock day after ransomware hit

Security researchers said they observed some victims paying via the digital currency bitcoin, though they did not know what percent had given in to the extortionists. Guillaume Poupard, head of France's national cyber security agency, told Reuters he is concerned infections could surge again on Monday, when workers return to the office and turn on computers. [Full Article...]

ITunes is coming to the Windows App Store

ITunes is coming to the Windows App Store The Fall Creators Update includes impressive features including a new design system, new tools for developers , iTunes app for the Windows Store and the world's first Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers . Moreover, the software giant announced new tools for Windows developers. Finally, there is also a new " Clipboard " feature, which will also be viewable on Windows and Android/iOS. [Full Article...]

Windows Store getting Ubuntu, Fedora, and SUSE Linux

Windows Store getting Ubuntu, Fedora, and SUSE Linux Developers might like to know that Fluent Design , codenamed Project Neon, will also be part of the Fall Creators Update. Microsoft is employing Microsoft Graph to make moving between different devices easier. Microsoft executives used demonstrations to provide a glimpse into a near future in which artificial intelligence hosted online works with internet linked devices such as construct... [Full Article...]

CasaTunes Now Talking to Amazon Alexa Voice Service

CasaTunes Now Talking to Amazon Alexa Voice Service It has the same exact features as any other tablet and even has the same functionalities. The email stated that " Amazon is out for blood - the Echo Show is proof". Home Hub was initially supposed to be a Cortana-powered speaker ideal to battle the Amazon Echo . According to eMarketer , heaviest users of digital assistants are between the ages of 25 and 34, which represent 26.3% of virt... [Full Article...]

Dozens of countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack, including US

Individuals and companies still have to decide if they want to pay the ransom or part with their data. Pictures posted on social media showed screens of NHS computers with images demanding payment of $300 worth of the online currency Bitcoin, saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" It demands payment in three days or the price is doubled, and if none is received in seven days, the fil... [Full Article...]

World reels from cyberattack that hit nearly 100 countries

The ransomware was created to repeatedly contact an unregistered domain in its code. Microsoft swiftly released software " patches " to fix those holes, but many users still haven't installed updates or still use older versions of Windows. In the wake of the attack, Microsoft said it had taken the "highly unusual step" of releasing a patch for computers running older operating systems including Wi... [Full Article...]

UK Labour launches defence policy with Trump blast

Corbyn, a longtime anti-war activist who opposed the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, used a speech at the worldwide affairs think tank Chatham House to outline his vision for defense and foreign policy. But Mrs May will say his programme represents a return to "the disastrous socialist policies of the 1970s". "Corbyn is simply too weak and shambolic to stand up to terrorists and tyrants who w... [Full Article...]

Microsoft shifts policy, now makes fixes free

The worldwide cyberextortion attack has prompted Microsoft to take the unusual step of making security fixes available for older Windows system. A malware tracking map showed "WannaCry" infections popping up around the world. In Russia, government agencies insisted that all attacks had been resolved. "But there's clearly some culpability on the part of the USA intelligence services". [Full Article...]

Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch

Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch But U.K. hospitals, Chinese universities and global firms like Fedex also reported they had come under assault. The radio report says the Revoz factory in the southeastern town of Novo Mesto stopped working on Friday evening to stop the malware from spreading. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Demos Windows 10 on ARM Hardware Running Existing Win32 Apps

Microsoft Demos Windows 10 on ARM Hardware Running Existing Win32 Apps Microsoft has published details about Fluent Design's Acrylic transparency effect and related tools, which Microsoft recommends for in-app navigation and commanding elements. While there will be quite a number of new improvements noticed on the back-end, Windows is expected to look a little more different than users would be used to. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Windows Story Remix headlines Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

There are nearly 700,000 apps in the Windows Store, but this would be Apple's first addition. The system, formerly known as Project Neon, includes features such as light, depth, motion, material and scale that developers can use to make applications more engaging. [Full Article...]

WannaCry ransomware attack: How to protect yourself

WannaCry ransomware attack: How to protect yourself The malicious software behind the onslaught appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was supposedly identified by the National Security Agency for its own intelligence-gathering purposes and was later leaked to the internet. [Full Article...]

Mother's Day Nightmare: Child Beat Up Over Handmade Card

Mother's Day Nightmare: Child Beat Up Over Handmade Card Spartanburg Police Department officers say they saw a handwritten card torn to pieces at the scene where the grandmother was there with the two children. Shontrell told police she did not believe she was acting violently. The child and his sister, however, told police that their mother hits them all the time and that they are afraid of her, according to WBRC. [Full Article...]

Antonio Conte believes Chelsea have room to 'improve' ahead of next season

Antonio Conte believes Chelsea have room to 'improve' ahead of next season Conte's focus has already moved on to the next target. Aware that the unhappiness of players like Diego Costa , Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas had sowed the seeds of discontent at Chelsea, Conte hatched a plan to win over his collection of multi-millionaire millennials. [Full Article...]

Trump's Premium on Loyalty Poses Hurdle in Search for FBI Chief

The job description for Federal Bureau of Investigation director under President Donald Trump includes an unusual requirement: personal loyalty to him. "The Republicans are still behind the president", Dickerson said. In July, Comey said in a press conference that he would not recommend criminal charges against Clinton. [Full Article...]

US says Trump 'can't imagine Russia pleased' with North Korea missile

This missile may have been the new mobile missile seen in North Korea's April 15 parade (Fig. 2). The missile is not believed to be an intercontinental ballistic missile but the type of missile is still being determined, U.S. The North attempted but failed to test-launch ballistic missiles four consecutive times in the past two months but has conducted a variety of missile tests since the beginn... [Full Article...]

Nvidia announced a plan to go up against Amazon, Google and Microsoft

On the other side of the equation, Microsoft has enhanced its support for popular database software like MySQL and PostgreSQL , so the Azure cloud is better suited for their databases when they get there. It's now in early preview, with pricing to be determined. All of these are potential Azure Cosmos DB customers as well: entities that need a robust and reliable way to handle and proce... [Full Article...]

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