• Investors Recap -: Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS)
Investors Recap -: Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS)

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Engineers Gate Manager LP bought a new stake in shares of Chico's FAS during the first quarter valued at $142,000. If you are accessing this news story on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of US & worldwide copyright and trademark legi...

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  • Volvo Cars to start assembly operations in India this year
Volvo Cars to start assembly operations in India this year

Volvo Cars announced that it will start building models in a new assembly facility in India, starting from this year. Volvo Cars said it has been witnessing 32 per cent growth in sales volume in India in the past two years and the 2017 trend is in line with its plan to achieve 2,000 units, at a growth of 25 per cent year-on-year.

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  • Irish leader Enda Kenny stepping down as head of his party
Irish leader Enda Kenny stepping down as head of his party

Enda Kenny will step down as Fine Gael leader after nearly 15 years and not lead party into election. He has also been a chairman of the PAC, and was briefly leader of Fine Gael before Enda Kenny took over the role in 2002. "I have chose to implement that decision today", Kenny said in a statement. "I'm looking forward to the competition ...

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  • Top Republican senator invokes Watergate scandal after Comey memo emerges
Top Republican senator invokes Watergate scandal after Comey memo emerges

An increasing number of Republicans say an outside probe of Trump and Russian Federation is needed. Sideswipe: May 5: Well it is Ask Me Anything. Then, in a telling sign the temperature was going up, he said at a GOP dinner Tuesday night that the Trump situation has reached "Watergate size and scale".

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  • What we currently know about the global cyberattack
What we currently know about the global cyberattack

WannaCry exploits a Windows vulnerability codenamed EternalBlue, which has been patched by Microsoft in an update deployed on March 14. In the fallout of the unprecedented WannaCry hack - which encrypted files on computers world-wide before demanding payment from users - UK-headquartered consulting giant EY issued a six-point plan organisations c...

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  • South Park Sequel Announces New Release Date… Again
South Park Sequel Announces New Release Date… Again

After another delay, it appears South Park: The Fractured But Whole has a new release date again. As a bonus, those who purchase it will receive its stellar prequel, The Stick of Truth, for free. With the town in its greatest need of a hero Cartman takes the chance to create the best superhero franchise ever.... "Last few weeks we've been too bu...

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  • Ransomware attack: Who's been hit
Ransomware attack: Who's been hit

In England, 48 National Health Service (NHS) trusts reported problems at hospitals, GP surgeries or pharmacies, and 13 NHS organisations in Scotland were also affected. NHS Digital says the attack "was not specifically targeted at the NHS and is affecting organizations from across a range of sectors". Microsoft swiftly released software "patches" t...

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  • Chinese universities hit by extortion attack
Chinese universities hit by extortion attack

Companies worldwide are bracing for even more fallout from the biggest cyberattack ever as their workers head back to the office Monday. Australia and New Zealand have been largely unaffected by the global cyber attack that hit hundreds of thousands of computer systems on Friday.

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  • Amazon refreshes lineup of low-priced tablets, new kids model
Amazon refreshes lineup of low-priced tablets, new kids model

What it means is that users will be able to decide which skills can deliver notifications and developers will be able to update skills or create new ones to deliver that information without them necessarily having to ask for it every time.

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  • US Foods Holding (NYSE:USFD) Check on Ratings
US Foods Holding (NYSE:USFD) Check on Ratings

The high in the most recent session compares poorly to the established 52-week high of $29.26 which was set by USFD on 11/02/16. BMO Capital Markets lifted their price objective on shares of US Foods Holding Corp to $29.00 and gave the company a market perform rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 21st.

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  • 'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know so far
'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know so far

The recent WannaCry ransomware attack spread to more than 150 countries, affecting organizations active in healthcare, energy, transport, finance, and telecom sectors. Install Microsoft's official patch. The precedent may impact other software sellers too. "Sometimes with ransomware we can get a clue based on strings in the executables or if ...

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  • Ransomware Attack Hits Businesses Across The World
Ransomware Attack Hits Businesses Across The World

Europol said on Monday it was continuing to hunt for the culprits behind the unprecedented attack. "The concern being that potentially a new variant of this ransomware could show up on Monday", said Adam Meyers, vice president of intelligence at Crowd Strike.

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  • Ambulances diverted to North Mid Hospital following crippling cyber attack
Ambulances diverted to North Mid Hospital following crippling cyber attack

Here is the latest National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) advice on the virus that took down computers across the world, including some NHS systems. "The numbers are going up; I am anxious about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn (on) their machines on Monday morning".

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  • J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) Seeing Rampant Activity Today
J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) Seeing Rampant Activity Today

BlackRock Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of J C Penney Company by 1.9% in the third quarter. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in J C Penney Company during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $159,000.

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  • BMW, Intel, and Mobileye Autonomous-Vehicle Partnership Adds Big New Player
BMW, Intel, and Mobileye Autonomous-Vehicle Partnership Adds Big New Player

Other integration and development partners will be added by BMW, Intel, and Mobileye. With an eye toward pilot projects later this year, Delphi will serve as the group's systems integrator for creating an autonomous driving platform, one that could be utilized not just by BMW , but other OEMs interested in building their own highly automated d...

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  • Hackers use EternalBlue WannaCry exploit to mine cryptocurrency
Hackers use EternalBlue WannaCry exploit to mine cryptocurrency

The best way to protect yourself from hacks like WannaCry and Adylkuzz remains not opening emails and attachments from unknown sources, and keeping your computer's operating system up to date. As Microsoft explains , WannaCry spreads via two mechanisms. The addresses were banned today by the unnamed crypto pool that Adylkuzz is reporting to and re...

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  • Google Home powering up with hands-free calling, Spotify integration, and more
Google Home powering up with hands-free calling, Spotify integration, and more

Google punctuated the theme near the end of the conference's keynote address by projecting the phrase, "Computing that works like we do". Google is back at it again with a new version of Android that is called Android Go. Google Home is also adding proactive alerts. This is an announcement we have been expecting, so we are not too shocked at the ...

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  • Nintendo Planning
Nintendo Planning "Legend Of Zelda" Mobile Game

With the enormous success of Nintendo's " The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild ", the company now looks to conquer new grounds. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal , Nintendo will bring its hit action-adventure series to smartphones sometime after the release of its Animal Crossing mobile game later this year.

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  • Hackers mint crypto-currency with technique in global 'ransomware' attack
Hackers mint crypto-currency with technique in global 'ransomware' attack

North Korea launched Sunday what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the USA mainland within reach. Addressing reporters after the meeting, the council president, Uruguay's Ambassador Elbio Rosselli, said that "clearly sanctions are a way to ...

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  • Britain to arrest criminal behind NHS cyber attack: Home Secretary
Britain to arrest criminal behind NHS cyber attack: Home Secretary

RUSSIA - Two security firms - Kaspersky Lab and Avast - said Russia was hit hardest by the attack. The National Crime Agency encourages victims not to pay any ransom and to contact Action Fraud. A report in The Guardian yesterday said the attack had hit systems in 99 countries. The company said the virus has been localized and "technical work...

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  • The blame game, ransomware edition: Who's at fault?
The blame game, ransomware edition: Who's at fault?

He added that the rate of infection has slowed over the weekend. Companies can also install white listing software that prevents the downloading of unauthorized computer software. "RBI has just issued an advisory which is given most of the time in a year to all banks: to remain secured against any malware or virus, which is in the news, (and) to re...

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  • Google shifts mobile focus to apps and digital assistant
Google shifts mobile focus to apps and digital assistant

AI unnerves many people because it conjures images of computers eventually becoming smarter than humans and eventually running the world. This app will communicate with the user in four different languages - French, German, Portuguese and Japanese.

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  • ELIMINATOR - SRH vs KKR
ELIMINATOR - SRH vs KKR

On the other hand, KKR would hope to find their form which saw them dominate the early stages of competition. Who won the toss in today's IPL Eliminator match? "We will make sure if we can build the same team next year, comeback and fight for the trophy", he said.

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  • Amazon Echo Show With Touchscreen Gets Official
Amazon Echo Show With Touchscreen Gets Official

The interesting thing, however, is the new touchscreen feature . The video calling feature is proprietary and enables conversations between other contacts with an Echo or anyone using the Android Echo app. It will also have the ability to make and receive both phone and video calls, though it may have limited capabilities on that front at fi...

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  • Microsoft Slams NSA Over Ransomware Nightmare
Microsoft Slams NSA Over Ransomware Nightmare

The WannaCry or WannaCrypt ransomware attack deployed a Windows exploit that the National Security Agency had used for its own purposes until it was leaked in April by the hacking group Shadow Brokers . The temporary halt in production was a "preventative step", Renault said, giving no details on how badly the plant was affected by the malware...

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  • Google gets you info by pointing camera at it
Google gets you info by pointing camera at it

For phones with limited memory and resources to begin with, such as those sold in developing markets like India, Google is also working on a separate version of Android called Android Go. It will soon support non-premium Spotify accounts, Soundcloud, and Deezer, and Google will also add Bluetooth support so you can play other stuff directly from ...

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  • At a Glance: Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar
At a Glance: Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

Google, for example, added features to its internet-connected Home speaker - such as hands-free calling. What's more, the assistant will soon be able to complete transactions and supply information about objects captured by the smartphone's camera, executives said.

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  • Microsoft Says Fighting Cyber Attacks Is A Team Effort
Microsoft Says Fighting Cyber Attacks Is A Team Effort

It effectively takes the computer hostage and demands a $300 ransom, to be paid in 72 hours with bitcoin . Microsoft Corp President Brad Smith sharply criticized the USA government on Sunday for "stockpiling" software flaws that it often can not protect, citing recent leaks of both NSA and Central Intelligence Agency hacking tools.

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  • Microsoft Blames Spy Agencies for Ransomware Disaster
Microsoft Blames Spy Agencies for Ransomware Disaster

Computers booting up to start the workweek might continue the spread of " WannaCry ", a ransomware attack where hackers lock down a computer and threaten to delete all its data unless a ransom is paid. Updating software will take care of some vulnerability. India's cyber security unit CERT-In on Monday said it has not received any formal repor...

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  • Google Lens is the computer-vision photo app of the future
Google Lens is the computer-vision photo app of the future

With Google Lens , Google is essentially doing what Samsung tried to do with Bixby, except Google will probably get it right. Google announced today a change to its Google Play platform that will allow app makers to now place ads on the Google Play home page and app listing pages.

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  • Windows Store To Support iTunes Soon
Windows Store To Support iTunes Soon

The tools are the latest sign of Microsoft's aim to try to reach users regardless of what other operating systems they use, a far cry from a few years ago when the company at this same conference was advertising Windows 10 as the operating system that unified smartphone and laptop and made other operating systems unnecessary.

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  • Qualcomm hits back at Apple suppliers for breach of contract
Qualcomm hits back at Apple suppliers for breach of contract

Qualcomm is hitting Apple in a totally new way starting today, with the mobile giant suing four of Apple's Taiwan-based contract manufacturers: Foxconn, Compal , Wistron , and Pegatron. The manufacturers, meanwhile, are still paying Qualcomm royalties for the use of its technology in non-Apple products. Apple argues that the price of t...

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  • Konami Officially Announces PES 2018; Releases in September
Konami Officially Announces PES 2018; Releases in September

Speaking of online, Konami is keeping its eye on the eSports ball, saying PES 2018 will have PES League "fully integrated into the main game". There are two separate pre-order bundles available. The animation and motion-capture systems have also been significantly improved with reference to the game's overhaul in stadium lighting to better simula...

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  • Kim Jong-Un UN Security Council weighs tightening sanctions on North Korea
Kim Jong-Un UN Security Council weighs tightening sanctions on North Korea

Barely two weeks after US President Donald Trump said he would be willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "under the right circumstances", Pyongyang test-fired another ballistic missile last Sunday. Second, the timing of the North Korean missile test couldn't have been worse for China, as it took place when Beijing was hosting leaders ...

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  • Google wants to help you to get a job
Google wants to help you to get a job

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it would make its digital assistant available on Apple Inc's iPhone, making a play for the higher end of the smartphone market and challenging Apple's Siri feature on its own devices. Google will also let you share whole photo libraries with others. Hands-free callingA phone call is still the easiest and q...

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