• Fallen Ghosts expansion coming to Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands this month
Fallen Ghosts expansion coming to Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands this month

Fallen Ghosts takes place after the fall of the Santa Blanca Cartel. The only military force in the country, the Unidad, enlists the help of volunteers to help restore order. In Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands , players discover a fictionalised future Bolivia, a few years from now, in which players must take down the Santa Blanca drug cartel b...

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  • PWR BTTM Cancel NYC Record Release Show Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations
PWR BTTM Cancel NYC Record Release Show Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations

A photograph of Hopkins posing with a swastika has also resurfaced. ORIGINAL POST: A day before their debut release for Polyvinyl is due to hit stores, the members of Annandale-on-Hudson, New York punk band PWR BTTM have found themselves embroiled in controversy.

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  • Samsung Z4 Tizen Smartphone Comes with Dual Flash at Just 5K
Samsung Z4 Tizen Smartphone Comes with Dual Flash at Just 5K

Geared towards feature-phone users who are looking to make a switch to smartphones, the Samsung Z4 is powered by Samsung's in-house Tizen (Tizen 3.0) operating system which is a custom fork of Android. It is backed by a 2,050mAh battery. Just a few days after its worldwide announcement, Samsung has officially revealed that the Z4 will hit I...

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  • Companies prepare for more ransomware attacks on Monday
Companies prepare for more ransomware attacks on Monday

Hospitals, major companies and government offices were hit by a virus that seeks to seize control of computers until the victims pay a ransom. Wainwright said he was concerned that the numbers of those affected would continue to rise when people returned to work on Monday morning.

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  • Cyber attack is biggest of its kind ever launched, say security chiefs
Cyber attack is biggest of its kind ever launched, say security chiefs

The most public damage was on the country's largest movie chain. The Care Quality Commission and Dame Diona Caldicott, the national data guardian, wrote to the health secretary to point out a worrying " lack of understanding of security issues " and that " the external cyber threat is becoming a bigger consideration ".

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  • Microsoft Offers Free Security Fixes After Global Cyber Attack
Microsoft Offers Free Security Fixes After Global Cyber Attack

And that's for a simple reason: Individuals and organizations alike are fundamentally bad about keeping their computers up-to-date with security fixes. The ease of stopping the attack suggests the hackers were new to this game. Conficker was more of a pest and didn't do major damage. The Russian Interior Ministry, which runs the country's polic...

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  • Flipkart Big 10 Sale: Big discounts on Apple, Samsung, Lenovo, Motorola smartphones
Flipkart Big 10 Sale: Big discounts on Apple, Samsung, Lenovo, Motorola smartphones

You can pay even much lesser when you have a device to exchange as Flipkart, the retailer offering the discounted iPhone 6S, has a deal that will see you earn up to Rs 20,000 off on an exchange. Apart from the big leagues, Flipkart is also offering huge discounts on budget smartphones and on mid-range smartphones. The Panasonic Shinobi LED TV is ...

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  • New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided: Europol
New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided: Europol

Infected computers appear to largely be out-of-date devices that organizations deemed not worth the price of upgrading or, in some cases, machines involved in manufacturing or hospital functions that proved too hard to patch without possibly disrupting crucial operations, security experts said.

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  • Australian Series 'Tidelands' Coming To Netflix
Australian Series 'Tidelands' Coming To Netflix

Netflix landed in Australia two years ago, providing us with legal access to buzzed-about United States shows like Orange Is The New Black , House of Cards , Stranger Things and the maple-syrup murder madness of Riverdale . Which is great and all but it's also raised the question of when were we going to see an Aussie original Netflix series? ...

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  • Cyber attack 'wake-up call for governments — Microsoft chief
Cyber attack 'wake-up call for governments — Microsoft chief

Users are confronted with a screen demanding a $300 payment to restore their files. "While security updates are automatically applied [to] most computers, some users and enterprises may delay deployment of patches". Microsoft's top lawyer has called on governments around the world to treat the worldwide cyber attack as a "wake-up call" as he laid p...

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  • Digital transformation dominates Dell EMC World
Digital transformation dominates Dell EMC World

As a result, organisations can better engage with their customers, reduce time to market for new services, and free-up resources to focus on adding business value. Dell talked about raising the digital IQ in organizations, and speeding up the digital transformation process. To conclude, Dell says, "as we look ahead, PC's provide a powerful, di...

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  • Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) With 5-Inch Display, 5-Megapixel Camera Launched
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) With 5-Inch Display, 5-Megapixel Camera Launched

Optics wise, the device will come equipped with a 13MP rear camera as well as front camera with LED flash on both sides. On the display, the 5.7-inch panel will have a resolution of 1920x1080pixels; something that is considerably better than its counterparts.

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  • Intel Turns Up The Dial To Core i9
Intel Turns Up The Dial To Core i9

The Skylake-X processors are described as Core i9. First announced by the pseudonymous "Sweeper" on the Anandtech forum , citing a photograph of a monitor displaying a German-language PowerPoint presentation purportedly from Intel itself, the rumour sees four new parts launch the range.

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  • Rogue OPEC member could upset Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia's 'new oil order'
Rogue OPEC member could upset Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia's 'new oil order'

Bloomberg has a good story looking at the woes affecting the world's fifth most traded currency. Oil settled at $48.85 a barrel in New York Monday, up $1.01. But the higher prices also drew in OPEC's rivals, including shale oil producers in the United States. But the announcement that Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation both support continui...

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  • Global cyberattack: A super-simple explanation of what happened
Global cyberattack: A super-simple explanation of what happened

In March, we released a security update which addresses the vulnerability that these attacks are exploiting. Wainwright described the cyberattack as an "escalating threat". 'An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the U.S. military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen, ' Smith wrote. The company's latest operating syste...

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  • SEGA Outlines Plans to Revive 'Major IPs'
SEGA Outlines Plans to Revive 'Major IPs'

The document, called " Road to 2020 " clearly illustrates some of the objectives of SEGA Sammy, among which we find the expansion and growth of existing brands, in addition to creating new IP and the ability to bring into existence franchises temporarily set aside for creative or commercial reasons.

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  • Global cyber-attack's success largely rests with laziness, neglect, procrastination
Global cyber-attack's success largely rests with laziness, neglect, procrastination

Computers around the globe were hacked beginning on Friday using a security flaw in Microsoft's Windows XP operating system, an older version that was no longer given mainstream tech support by the United States giant. On Saturday, a report from Reuters indicated that the impact of the ransomware has been greatly reduced in recent hours due to th...

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  • PaRappa and Gitaroo Man creators working on new project
PaRappa and Gitaroo Man creators working on new project

NanaOn-Sha developed PlayStation-era titles UmJammer Lammy and Vib-Ribbon, before experimenting with new platforms, including the iPod game Musika, Major Minor's Majestic March on Wii, and Beat Sports on Apple TV. The pair didn't reveal many details other than describing Project Rap Rabbit as a "new story-driven, rhythm-action adventure", a...

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  • Netflix No Longer Officially Available on Rooted Android Devices
Netflix No Longer Officially Available on Rooted Android Devices

The latest move by Netflix is expected to affect millions of users, but the company, in its defence, says it has taken this step to prevent piracy, given the fact that the company now allows users to download the TV shows to watch it offline.

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  • Global cyber attack hits hospitals and companies, threat seen fading for now
Global cyber attack hits hospitals and companies, threat seen fading for now

Microsoft criticized the U.S. government for not informing it of the vulnerability. The temporary fix initially helped slow down the rate of infected computers. For companies, it's a combination of reasons, from ignorance to security just not being a priority. The student said his computer was infected after logging onto his Facebook account, whi...

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  • Minecraft Switch 720p Resolution problem due to docking/undocking says Microsoft
Minecraft Switch 720p Resolution problem due to docking/undocking says Microsoft

Yet again, Nintendo will host a Treehouse Live stream to play and discuss upcoming games for both the Switch and 3DS consoles. Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition also comes with a Super Mario Mash-Up Pack that provides a "custom crafted Mario-themed world, with all the mushrooms, man-eating plants and oversized plumbing you'd expect - and...

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  • Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call
Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

Meanwhile Europol's chief told the BBC that that the ransomware was created to allow "infection of one computer to quickly spread across the networks", adding: "That's why we're seeing these numbers increasing all the time". Britain's National Cyber Security Centre and its National Crime Agency were looking into the United Kingdom incidents. "We ...

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  • US Homeland Security: No announcement Friday on laptop ban expansion
US Homeland Security: No announcement Friday on laptop ban expansion

An electronics ban went into effect on March 21 for passengers on direct flights to the United States from 10 Middle East airports in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Morocco. Homeland Security Secretary John Kell briefed members of the US Congress on Thursday and also met with executives at Delta Air Lines , United...

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  • Security Researcher Temporarily Stops WannaCry Global Ransomware Attack Dead In Its Tracks
Security Researcher Temporarily Stops WannaCry Global Ransomware Attack Dead In Its Tracks

Major global companies said they also came under attack. He says if a new variant without a so-called kill switch pops up, then organizations will be on their own to prevent it from taking over their computers. National Security Agency, which used it for surveillance activities. Deutsche Bahn: The German railway company told CNNMoney that due t...

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  • Europol director sees 'escalating' cyber threat
Europol director sees 'escalating' cyber threat

Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at the Helsinki-based cybersecurity company F-Secure, said ransomware attacks like WannaCry are "not going to be the norm". 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 cyberw...

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  • Seven hospitals affected by cyber attack still in need of support
Seven hospitals affected by cyber attack still in need of support

Europol executive director Rob Wainwright said the situation could worsen on Monday when workers return to their offices after the weekend and log on. Microsoft said it had taken the " highly unusual step" of releasing a patch for computers running older operating systems including Windows XP, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2003.

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  • Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries -Europol
Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries -Europol

Had it not been for a young cybersecurity researcher's accidental discovery of a so-called "kill switch", the malicious software likely would have spread much farther and faster. "Because they could have done something ages ago to get this problem fixed, and they didn't do it". "There were the same attacks applied to Nissan on Friday and in other a...

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  • Microsoft Windows 10 S wants you to stick to its default browser
Microsoft Windows 10 S wants you to stick to its default browser

Microsoft has released a restricted version of its flagship client operating system that prevents users from running apps from untrusted sources. Microsoft has introduced Windows 10 S today which is its very own Chrome OS rival. they're asking for a laptop, they're asking for a Surface laptop ". Windows 10 S can run any browser in the Win...

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  • Who got hurt by the ransomware attack
Who got hurt by the ransomware attack

He warned that more people may be hit by the virus Monday when they return to work and switch on their computers. Hackers said they stole the tools from the NSA and dumped them on the internet. In response, Microsoft has TODAY released emergency security patches to defend against the malware for these unsupported versions of Windows, such as XP a...

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  • Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating - Europol
Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating - Europol

Major companies that includes sixteen National Health Service organsisations in the U.K. FedEx, telecom companies Telefonica of Spain and Megafon of Russian Federation were also hit. Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) did release a patch for the vulnerability in March. That prediction seemed to be borne out Sunday. "We've seen that the slowdown of the in...

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  • Idea Cellular tanks over 8% on March quarter loss
Idea Cellular tanks over 8% on March quarter loss

It further stated " The October to April 2017 interval can be best described as "Period of Telecom Discontinuity", permanently changing mobility business parameters. Revenue wise too, the company posted a consolidated total of Rs 8126 crore in Q4 compared to Rs 8663 crore in Q3, showing a dip of 6.2%. However, the lure of free offerings by the ...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 is the Fragile one! Is it True?
Samsung Galaxy S8 is the Fragile one! Is it True?

Some of the other key hardware specs include a 3500mAh battery , an iris scanner, IP68 certification for water and dust resistance, rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, and a USB Type-C port. Ecosystem: You can use a Samsung Gear 360 or Samsung Gear VR to enjoy immersive experiences, but only if you have a compatible Samsung smartphone.

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  • The Creators Of The MP3 Are Officially Retiring The Format
The Creators Of The MP3 Are Officially Retiring The Format

Compared with its predecessor, AAC is "more efficient than MP3 and offers a lot more functionality", Fraunhofer director and MP3 co-creator Bernhard Grill told NPR this week. "New audio formats and products, with richer information and that better address mobile music streaming, are arriving". In the official statement from the Fraunhof...

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  • Mass Effect on hiatus, BioWare Montreal transitioning to a support studio
Mass Effect on hiatus, BioWare Montreal transitioning to a support studio

Of course, we'll keep you updated as we get more info on BioWare's new game. Bioware producer Mike Gamble took to twitter to announce the release of the next Mass Effect: Andromeda patch . Mass Effect Andromeda was criticised for some wonky animations and questionable writing, but still received largely-positive reviews. The safe-space sc...

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  • What Will Fall's Windows 10 Update Bring?
What Will Fall's Windows 10 Update Bring?

Windows 10 Creators Update now powers over 500 million Windows 10 devices around the world. With its nature, the Windows 10 S has already been widely compared to the Chrome OS which, unsurprisingly, uses Google Chrome as its default web browser.

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