• Google fined by The European Union for breaching law
Google fined by The European Union for breaching law

Kent adds that in Google's opinion, the EC's decision underestimates just how much those connections matter. It did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "Following the demotions applied by Google , traffic to rival comparison shopping services on the other hand dropped significantly", the European Commission wrote in a statement.

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  • Petya ransomware attack spreading across Europe and the US
Petya ransomware attack spreading across Europe and the US

Russian Federation and Ukraine were most affected by the thousands of attacks, according to security software maker Kaspersky Lab , with other victims spread across countries including Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and the United States .

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  • Multinationals hit by global wave of cyberattacks
Multinationals hit by global wave of cyberattacks

Ukraine and Russian Federation appeared hardest hit. Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk MAERSKb.CO said it was among the victims, reporting outages at facilities including its Los Angeles terminal. Some computers displayed an English-language message demanding a Bitcoin ransom of $300, Forbes reported Tuesday, an action similar...

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  • Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom starts receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update
Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom starts receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update

Zenfone 4 Pro: This one is still in questions, as we haven't heard much about this device. As a follow up to the company's popular ZenFone 3 series, the new ZenFone 4 line is touted to come with up to six new models that will be added to the ZenFone family.

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  • Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack
Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack

He said that unlike the recent WannaCry attack , this "Petrwrap" attack has sophisticated elements that could make it easier to rapidly infect many more systems. Nobody can recover your files without our decryption service", some screens said, according to Reuters . From Moscow , NPR's Lucian Kim reports , " Ukraine has blamed Russian Federa...

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  • New ransomware attack causes disruptions in Europe; MNCs hit
New ransomware attack causes disruptions in Europe; MNCs hit

Other security experts said they did not believe that the ransomware released on Tuesday had a "kill switch", meaning that it might be harder to stop than WannaCry was last month. The other countries affected by Petya are USA, Poland, Germany, UK, and France. Kaspersky is an NPR funder, and we do work with them on our computers.

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  • 'WannaCry'-like cyber attack sweeps globe
'WannaCry'-like cyber attack sweeps globe

Botezatu said the new program appeared to be almost identical to GoldenEye, itself a variant of a known family of hostage-taking programs known as "Petya ". Europol said it is investigating the attack as well. "We also have a network "down"," Rozenko said on Facebook . The cryptolocker seeks $300 (280 euros) in bitcoin and does not name...

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  • Donald Trump Takes Victory Lap In Iowa After GOP's Georgia Win
Donald Trump Takes Victory Lap In Iowa After GOP's Georgia Win

The Carolina outcome was closer than in Georgia but drew little national attention. Republicans won two seats in the U.S. House late Tuesday, defeating Democrats in SC and also in the most expensive U.S. "He's just not one of us", her ads said, and this message was reinforced by tying him to House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi - and perhaps ...

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  • Brokers Recommendations on: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)
Brokers Recommendations on: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)

Buckingham Asset Management LLC raised its stake in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company by 0.5% in the first quarter. The stock has shown weekly performance of 218.13% and monthly performance stands at 100.47%. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reaffirmed a "neutral" rating and set a $17.00 price ...

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  • Cyber attacks affect some radiation checks at Ukraine's Chernobyl site
Cyber attacks affect some radiation checks at Ukraine's Chernobyl site

Merck & Co. Inc., based in Kenilworth, New Jersey, has also reported that its computer network was compromised due to the hack. The official airport website and the board with the flight schedule DO NOT WORK! Britain's National Cyber Security Centre blamed the attack on the Lazarus Group, a gang of hackers in the employ of Kim Jong-un's r...

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  • What is next for the Senate health care bill?
What is next for the Senate health care bill?

And it would jettison Obamacare's taxes on the wealthy, insurers and others. That would give McConnell $198 billion to fund special provisions to Senators reluctant to support the bill, while keeping the bill withing budget guidelines. "I continue to have real concerns about the Medicaid policies in this bill, especially those that impact drug ...

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  • 'Ransomware' wave seemed aimed at old flaw and Ukraine
'Ransomware' wave seemed aimed at old flaw and Ukraine

U.S. Ukraine's cyber police said on Twitter that a vulnerability in software used by MEDoc, a Ukrainian accounting firm, may have been an initial source of the virus, which researchers including cyber intelligence firm Flashpoint said could have infected victims via an illegitimate software update .

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  • How to Download and Install the New iOS 11 (Beta)
How to Download and Install the New iOS 11 (Beta)

You know that moment when you're at a friend's house, you ask for the Wi-Fi password, your friend crawls behind the TV to read you the 37-letter-long password off the router, and then you have to type it all into your tiny iPhone keyboard? iOS 11 will bring screen recording to your iPhones and iPads which can be accessed from the Control ...

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  • Amazon wants to build multi-story delivery drone hives
Amazon wants to build multi-story delivery drone hives

Amazon describes the hub as a way to easily access its customers as opposed to the traditional warehouses which typically require a large amount of space, are often located on the outskirts of a city, far from where people live. The inventors say the center would be "configured to support a large volume of UAVs that continually pick up deliveries ....

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  • BlackBerry Limited (BBRY) Price Target Increased to $11.00 by Analysts at Scotiabank
BlackBerry Limited (BBRY) Price Target Increased to $11.00 by Analysts at Scotiabank

Shares of BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY ) gained 5.72% to settle at $10.27 during its last trading session on Monday. The stock's market capitalization is 5.45B. If you are reading this piece of content on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & global trademark and copyright legislation.

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  • You can now buy any Xbox One game from the Windows Store
You can now buy any Xbox One game from the Windows Store

But this high resolution will not be without consequences. "This means, regardless of the TV you are playing on, 4K assets will be downloaded to Xbox One X (if available) and the standard 1080p assets will be downloaded to a Xbox One S". " I wanted to make sure that as this console comes out, that it helps build an install base and more developer...

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  • Petya ransomware virus is back amid cyber attack: Swiss agency
Petya ransomware virus is back amid cyber attack: Swiss agency

Group IB , a Moscow-based cyber security company, said that hackers used a cryptolocker called " Petya ", which blocks access to computers and displays a message demanding a $300 ransom payable in bitcoin . Ukraine appears to have been hit particularly hard, with the country's central bank , state power provider, the metro system in Kie...

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  • Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption
Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption

Some 2,000 attacks were observed as of midday in NY on Tuesday, according to Kaspersky Lab. Russia and Ukraine were most affected, with other victims spread across countries including Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and the United States, the security software maker said.

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  • Assassin's Creed Rebellion Announced for iOS and Android
Assassin's Creed Rebellion Announced for iOS and Android

Unlike any of the previous Assassin's Creed titles , Rebellion is supposed to offer a unique visual experience due to "a new artistic direction", which presents iconic faces in a new light while remaining true to the franchise. Players must build their base room by room. As you level up in the game, you will be able to create new rooms and gain ...

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  • Amazon Prime members can now pre-order the Nokia 6 for $180
Amazon Prime members can now pre-order the Nokia 6 for $180

US folks, you can now buy a brand new Nokia . For more on the Moto E4, you'll find more here . Instead of building its own phones, Amazon moved towards a new strategy - offering name brand phones for cheaper, in exchange for consumers agreeing to receive lock screen ads.

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  • Apple Releases TvOS 11 Public Beta For Apple TV
Apple Releases TvOS 11 Public Beta For Apple TV

The official release is scheduled for fall when the new iPhones will be announced which is a good 3-4 months away. Apple is planning to release the full version of iOS 11 later this year, and you can check out our preview for all the details on iOS 11 .

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  • Microsoft unveils their 4K console Xbox One X at E3 2017
Microsoft unveils their 4K console Xbox One X at E3 2017

Xbox One X was designed to be the best console to create and play games on, putting the greatest graphic fidelity in the hands of the world's best game creators to create true 4K games. The Xbox Backwards Compatibility for the Xbox One will drop later this year - but it will NOT be as extensive as Xbox 360 backwards compatibility lineup.

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  • European Union fines Google $2.7bn for breaching competition rules
European Union fines Google $2.7bn for breaching competition rules

Vestager said it was up to Google to decide exactly how to comply with the ruling. It has denied other companies the chance to compete on the merits and to innovate. As for the effects of Google's strategy, the commission says that traffic to Google's comparison shopping service rose "45-fold in the United Kingdom, 35-fold in Germany, 19-fold in...

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  • Tom Holland wants Marvel to feature Venom
Tom Holland wants Marvel to feature Venom

If we ever got the chance to make a Venom movie together, that would be super-cool, but his movie would have to take place in the MCU because I'm not giving up my ticket in the MCU... Coming just two months after Avengers 4 in 2019, a Homecoming sequel will surely have given our titular hero time to find his eight legs and establish himself a...

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  • We're not biased against American companies — European Union
We're not biased against American companies — European Union

The EU has two other investigations now open into Google's business practices in other services: one involving its Android operating system and another concerning its AdSense service. The probe includes whether the search results favor Google's services, such as its price comparison business, how it displays the contents of rivals, and how it...

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  • Insurers warned of fire risk before Grenfell Tower tragedy
Insurers warned of fire risk before Grenfell Tower tragedy

Arconic said it was discontinuing sales of Reynobond PE for tower blocks due to "issues" identified by the fire, which is feared to have killed at least 79. At least five law firms announced Monday that they were investigating claims on behalf of Arconic shareholders who have lost money on their investments since the fire.

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  • What is the fuss about Snapchat's new feature?
What is the fuss about Snapchat's new feature?

Sounds useful, but there's a catch. But according to a few panicked tweeters, there are several reasons why it's actually not ideal for your friends to be able to see your location. Still, that doesn't make the feature totally benign. Sims says her teenage daughter has many SnapChat contacts she's never met. A stranger (or a family member, or a...

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  • Destiny 2's Preload Date for PS4 Revealed
Destiny 2's Preload Date for PS4 Revealed

Though "followable narrative" might seem a bit patronizing, I must emphasize that Destiny may have had bits and pieces of a story, but it was focused nearly entirely on building the smaller things in the sci-fi world. None of which necessarily relates to the Red War , and "tells a different story". This focus on a singular antagonist isn't unl...

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  • Modern Warfare Remastered Stand-Alone Now Available on PlayStation 4
Modern Warfare Remastered Stand-Alone Now Available on PlayStation 4

In fact, most people who got Modern Warfare Remastered with Infinite Warfare past year ended up ditching Infinite Warfare pretty quickly and instead invested most of their gaming time into the remaster. Players will also be able to earn new characters from Infinite Warfare campaign and Modern Warfare to use in multiplayer. Finally, Inf...

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  • Antitrust Violations Add up to Whopping Fine for Google
Antitrust Violations Add up to Whopping Fine for Google

The decision comes after European Union competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager took over for the previous overseer Joaquin Alumina who had been a bit laxer in his previous years of investigation. Furthermore, Google's own shopping results are not subject to its generic algorithms, including demotions. Currently, the Google search eng...

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  • EU fines Google a record 2.4 billion euros in antitrust case
EU fines Google a record 2.4 billion euros in antitrust case

Brussels accuses Google of giving its own online service, Google Shopping, too much priority in search results to the detriment of other price comparison services, such as TripAdvisor and Expedia. Google said it will review the fine and is considering an appeal. "Although the record-breaking 2.42bn euro fine is likely to dominate the headline...

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  • EU hits Google with record $2.7 billion antitrust fine
EU hits Google with record $2.7 billion antitrust fine

According to the Commission's report , since Google began abusing its market dominance, Google Shopping services' traffic increased by 45-times in United Kingdom, 35-times in Germany, 19-times in France, 29-times in Netherlands, 17-times in Spain and 14-times in Italy.

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  • Senate GOP Health Proposal Would Leave 22 Million Uninsured
Senate GOP Health Proposal Would Leave 22 Million Uninsured

The Senate bill would cut hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes over the coming decade, with most of the savings going to those at the top of the income ladder . While the Senate would be loathe to adopt an Obamacare policy it's long slammed as government tyranny, the chamber reportedly wants to add its own version of a penalty for not ca...

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  • EU antitrust regulators hit Google with record 2.42 billion euro fine
EU antitrust regulators hit Google with record 2.42 billion euro fine

It denied other companies the chance to compete on the merits and to innovate. Google has consistently denied wrongdoing and Tuesday's ruling will deal a sharp blow to the group, especially because online shopping searches are one of the company's most important sources of sales growth as it takes on rivals as diverse as Facebook and Amazo...

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  • Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on United States health-care bill
Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on United States health-care bill

Republicans have been saying for seven years that they want to repeal Obamacare, so I can hardly pretend to be surprised that they're doing it after winning the 2016 election. She said she intends to wait for a Congressional Budget Office analysis before making a decision. Halper said the Senate leadership on the GOP side felt the faster they cou...

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