• Government seeks answers on cyber-attack
Government seeks answers on cyber-attack

Companies and governments spent the weekend upgrading software to limit the spread of the virus, which has locked up hundreds of thousands of computers at factories, hospitals, shops and schools in more than 150 countries. Warnings were also given to not open email attachments or click links in unfamiliar or suspicious emails. The new hacking too...

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  • Uber threatens to fire self-driving vehicle engineer accused by Alphabet's Waymo
Uber threatens to fire self-driving vehicle engineer accused by Alphabet's Waymo

Levandowski, a former Alphabet engineer who joined Uber past year to run its driverless-car program, has repeatedly invoked his Fifth Amendment rights in the case, declining to comment and refusing to turn over documents. Alsup last week ruled that Waymo's lawsuit should not be heard in a private forum, and instead should continue to be litigated i...

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  • Cyber warning to South Africans after global attack
Cyber warning to South Africans after global attack

Who perpetrated this wave of attacks remains unknown. HSE staff are being asked to turn on but not log onto their PCs for two hours this morning to allow checks to take place, and also to think before they click. The indiscriminate attack exploits known vulnerabilities in older Microsoft computer operating systems. -National Security Agency for i...

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  • SK envoys to hold talks in China
SK envoys to hold talks in China

U.S. President Donald Trump, who spoke with Moon on Wednesday, this month opened the door to meeting North Korea's Kim Jong Un, saying he would be honored to meet Kim under the right circumstances. South Korean activists hold a banner during a rally against the plan to deploy the US -built Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, near the USA embassy i...

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  • Google's VPS indoor navigation is a game-changer for the visually impaired
Google's VPS indoor navigation is a game-changer for the visually impaired

But what happens when you arrive and you need to find a specific store in the mall or a specific item in a grocery store? Bavor said the service can be used now in select museums and Lowe's stores, able to guide users to an exact item using a VPS-enabled phone.

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  • Alice Cooper adds heartfelt message to Chris Cornell tributes
Alice Cooper adds heartfelt message to Chris Cornell tributes

USA rock musician Mark Lanegan, a contemporary from the Seattle grunge era, wrote simply: "RIP Chris Cornell". Soundgarden broke up in 1997. Now The Hollywood Reporter has a followup , reporting that the Wayne County medical examiner's office has confirmed this report, and officially ruled Cornell's death a suicide.

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  • Microsoft's free custom support could have stopped 'WannaCrypt'
Microsoft's free custom support could have stopped 'WannaCrypt'

This story doesn't feel too surprising. Have you updated your computer and downloaded the latest version of Windows (or MacOS if you use an Apple computer)? Wellsmore and other cybersecurity experts said the identity of the perpetrators is still unknown.

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  • Summer reading program for children at the Buena Park Library
Summer reading program for children at the Buena Park Library

The Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the generous support of the Buena Park Library's Volunteer Guild, Knott's Berry Farm, and individual donations. He will visit the Main Branch at 10 a.m. June 20; Albany-Springfield Branch at 4 p.m. June 20; Denham Springs-Walker at 10 a.m. June 21; Watson at 2 p.m.

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  • NHS cyber attack: Hospitals no longer diverting patients
NHS cyber attack: Hospitals no longer diverting patients

But Theresa May rejected claims the Government ignored warnings the NHS was vulnerable to a possible cyber attack, saying warnings had been given to hospital trusts. The fact that hospitals in England had been sent a protective patch but not all downloaded it is clearly a matter of serious concern which needs to be reviewed.

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  • Liquid cooled Vega Frontier Edition cards incoming
Liquid cooled Vega Frontier Edition cards incoming

Basically, Vega is AMD's attempt at finally pulling a fast one over Nvidia. AMD is touting performance at around 26 teraflops of half-precision FP16, or roughly 13 teraflops of single-precision FP32. Vega FE comes in two configurations. The company is chasing the lucrative $1000+ compute market, which has a disproportionately high profit ma...

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  • AMD takes on Pascal with Vega graphics cards
AMD takes on Pascal with Vega graphics cards

According to the release notes , this driver further improves in PREY by up to 4.5% (measured on Radeon RX 580 8GB graphics when compared to Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.5.1). $79.99. Vega FE comes in two configurations. Starting with new 2017 product introductions, future AMD products are also planned to harness the power o...

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  • You'll soon be able to send money with Google Assistant
You'll soon be able to send money with Google Assistant

Google will also be bringing proactive notifications to Google Home which will enable Assistant to notify you without you having to ask. Google said that Assistant was previously already available on 100 million devices before it launched on iPhone.

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  • OnePlus 5 May Sport A Dual-Rear Camera Setup
OnePlus 5 May Sport A Dual-Rear Camera Setup

The main thing here is tos ee what OnePlus and DxOMark will do together to improve the camera hardware. But yeah, it's something. The upcoming flagship device from China-based smartphone company OnePlus is now making a lot of buzz online.

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  • HTC wants you to squeeze its U11 smartphone to take selfies
HTC wants you to squeeze its U11 smartphone to take selfies

Some other regions will get a 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant as well. It is backed by a 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 tech. Moreover, the HTC U11 uses Optical spectrum hybrid deposition process for getting the color on the device.

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  • Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody
Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody

It became impossible to keep the secret. But it now appears that her first instinct was correct. Complicating the issue, though, is that Cubans in America are protected under the Cuban Refugee Act, which limits deportations to Cuba regardless of certain criminal convictions.

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  • Google declares war on 1-star app reviews
Google declares war on 1-star app reviews

Google provided a peek at the software's upcoming features Wednesday during its annual conference for computer programmers. Google's assistant will be at a disadvantage on the iPhone, though, because Siri a concierge that Apple introduced in 2011 is built into that device.

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  • YouTube is letting more people live-stream from their mobile
YouTube is letting more people live-stream from their mobile

In order to " Go Live " on Youtube, one has to tap the Floating Action Button (FAB), which is located at the bottom right corner of the user interface. That said, mobile live streaming's launch to all YouTube users appears imminent: the company has just renamed its mobile app on iOS from " YouTube - Watch, Upload and Share Videos" to " YouTube...

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  • YouTube Bringing 360-Degree Video to the Big Screen
YouTube Bringing 360-Degree Video to the Big Screen

While it may not be the most exciting update in the world, it's certainly not a bad thing to be able to enjoy 360-degree videos while remaining seated and not having to spin around the room. While you're in there, you and a small group of friends can sync up videos to watch together simultaneously and talk to each other about what's going on.

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  • Is American Eagle Outfitters, (AEO) Running Out of Gas?
Is American Eagle Outfitters, (AEO) Running Out of Gas?

BMO Capital Markets cut their price target on shares of American Eagle Outfitters from $21.00 to $18.00 and set an outperform rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, March 2nd. Revenue for the quarter also killed consensus, coming in at $1.1B, compared to the consensus of 1.11B. The company has a market capitalization of $2.01 billi...

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  • NHS 'open for business' amid 'international manhunt' for cyber attackers
NHS 'open for business' amid 'international manhunt' for cyber attackers

The worm encrypts data on an infected system, and then tells the user that their files have been locked and displays information on how much is to be paid and when - up to roughly $600 in bitcoin. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that will block access to your files unless you pay a ransom . "Once they're let out of the lamp, genies ...

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  • Qualcomm Shows How To Wirelessly Charge Electric Vehicles While Driving
Qualcomm Shows How To Wirelessly Charge Electric Vehicles While Driving

Renault has revealed its vision for the future of electric vehicle recharging. Qualcomm says that wireless - and especially dynamic wireless - charging is important for self-driving vehicles. Following today's demonstration, the Qualcomm Halo DEVC system will be handed over to VEDECOM to perform tests for FABRIC. Tortured abbreviation aside, the ...

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  • There's Going To Be A New Life Is Strange Game
There's Going To Be A New Life Is Strange Game

DONTNOD, the developer behind Life is odd, has just dropped a massive announcement, revealing that a sequel to the critically acclaimed game has been in development since previous year. For now, the devs note that the game will not be shown at E3 this year, but asks for patience as it will reveal information when it's ready. The studio confirm...

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  • A&Es 'fully open' again — NHS cyber attack
A&Es 'fully open' again — NHS cyber attack

She said it was an global attack with a number of countries and organisations affected. NHS England says it is continuing to work with GP surgeries to ensure that they are putting in place a range of measures to protect themselves. GP practices in the North East, which were impacted by the "cyber attack" on the NHS , were unable to use their IT ...

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  • Hackers behind ransomware attack threaten to release data on foreign nuclear programs
Hackers behind ransomware attack threaten to release data on foreign nuclear programs

More than 300,000 computers were infected by the WannaCry malware since Friday, locking down computers and robbing businesses and individuals of potentially important files. The Shadow Brokers originally tried selling off the stolen tools in an auction, but backed down after receiving no bidders. In a lengthy diatribe written in broken Englis...

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  • Google opens up Android Instant Apps to all developers
Google opens up Android Instant Apps to all developers

Do make a note that it is not same as Android One and Android One is still a separate thing. Promising to make Android "even more useful", Burke announced a beta release of the operation system's newest version, Android O. This could lead to better speech recognition, computer vision, and other machine learning-driven features within A...

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  • Confirmed! The next OnePlus flagship will be called OnePlus 5; coming soon
Confirmed! The next OnePlus flagship will be called OnePlus 5; coming soon

The users will also notice that the description also includes a 5.3in display. Instead, the smartphone developer claims the device could be considered as a homage to the number 5 jersey of former National Basketball Association star Robert Horry , since a lot of OnePlus employees can be considered his avid fans.

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  • Missing Sydney girl found with man in US
Missing Sydney girl found with man in US

The girl says she had been brought to Australia on the promise of a cleaning job - but was held in a room and sexually assaulted by multiple men instead. The NSWPF State Crime Command's Sex Crimes Squad are also investigating, and are now focused on identifying the teenager's Good Samaritan. Last week NYPD officers went to Price's home and while ...

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  • HTC is building a stand-alone Daydream headset that runs on Vive tech
HTC is building a stand-alone Daydream headset that runs on Vive tech

In mobile VR, the smartphone is directly attached to the headset. However, there is also talk that the Galaxy S8 may get an update for Daydream support even though it already supports Samsung and Facebook's Gear VR platform which is powered by Oculus .

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  • Microsoft was hoarding patches for WannaCry exploit
Microsoft was hoarding patches for WannaCry exploit

The ransomware, identified as a malicious program called "WannaCrypt", demanded Bitcoin payments to unlock infected systems. GCHQ, the agency with ultimate responsibility for the UK's cybersecurity, also works with the NSA on hacking software and creating backdoors and other exploits as part of its surveillance mission.

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  • Car Companies Settle Takata Airbag Lawsuit for $553 Million
Car Companies Settle Takata Airbag Lawsuit for $553 Million

BMW, Mazda, Subaru and Toyota have agreed to jointly provide a total of approximately $553 million to fund consumer outreach, customer reimbursements and rental car/loaner programs in an effort to improve recall remedy completion rates. As part of the settlement , Takata agreed to establish two independently administered restitution funds: one for...

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  • Ransomware hackers say they will dump data on North Korea nukes
Ransomware hackers say they will dump data on North Korea nukes

Microsoft had already patched the vulnerabilities prior to the attack, but because many organisations had not updated their software, they remained vulnerable. The group is also promising that June will be the data dump month. "Is being like wine of month club", its post states; Blue Apron for malware. These will include monthly data dumps starting...

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  • Here's what Liam Payne originally wanted his son's name to be
Here's what Liam Payne originally wanted his son's name to be

As well as cheeky lyrics such as: 'When I walk inside the party (girls on me),' and 'Girl yeah you're bad for my health' , there's one particular line which has got a lot of people talking as it reads: 'You know that I used to be in 1d, (now I'm out free )'.

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  • US private equity firms bid for Australia newspaper empire
US private equity firms bid for Australia newspaper empire

Hellman and Friedman's proposal is a higher than the prior the TPG Consortium bid to buy Fairfax's shares at $1.20 cash per share. The media company said there was no certainty either takeover proposal would result in an acceptable offer.

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  • Cabinet clears proposal to build ten atomic reactors
Cabinet clears proposal to build ten atomic reactors

India now operates seven nuclear plants, mostly of Russian and U.S. origin, with a capacity of about 6,700 MW. India now has installed nuclear power capacity of 6780 MW from 22 operational plants. India approves 10 new nuclear reactors as it aims to meet a 2032 target of generating 63 GW of nuclear power . Building capacity for another 6,700 MW i...

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  • Governments Must Treat Cyber Attack as 'Wake-Up Call — Microsoft President
Governments Must Treat Cyber Attack as 'Wake-Up Call — Microsoft President

But the ransomware making headlines, called WannaCry, is a bit unusual. But that apparently is not the case for governments in other countries such as Russian Federation, which has reported attempted breaches at a number of agencies. 4. "We are not going to get a response unless it is in their best interest, and in this case, I can't imagine a ...

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