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Microsoft Surface Laptop Takes Aim At Apple MacBook Business

The Office Apps will be now available in Preview version this June with the general release planned later this year. Pre-orders for the Surface Laptop opened ...


More disruptions feared from worldwide cyberattack; Microsoft slams government secrecy

The UK government called a meeting of its crisis response committee, known as Cobra, to discuss how to handle the situation. "That's not to say that the attacks...


Idea Cellular tanks over 8% on March quarter loss

In Q3, Idea Cellular posted a net loss of Rs 385.5 crore while Airtel's net profit declined 55% to Rs 503.7 crore. Analysts said freebies by Reliance Jio, w...


Samsung working on a mysterious high-end flip phone

In fact, in South Korea, the cheaper foldable phone is popular among the older demographic particularly the elderly. The next month you can sign up to another. ...


The MP3 Is Dead, After Even Its Creators Abandon It

The developer of the early digital audio codec announced this week that it has ended its licensing agreement, ceding to more versatile formats as the new stan...


Mass Effect is back on hiatus following poor reception to Andromeda

Additionally, "a number" of employees from BioWare Montreal (the lead development team on Mass Effect: Andromeda) have been moved to other EA studios such as EA...


Ubuntu, SUSE, and Fedora Linux comes to Windows Store

Microsoft and Google are the largest competitors in the world of computer and smartphones. The system adds a universal Windows app Story Remix , which gener...


National Hockey League playoffs 2017: Bobby Ryan scores overtime victor in Game 1

After Pittsburgh scored with just over five minutes to play in regulation of Game 1 on Saturday, Ottawa winger Bobby Ryan ended it with a nifty goal just mi...


China invests $124bn in Belt and Road global trade project

Xi announced China would contribute an additional USD 14.5 billion to the Silk Road Fund, which was set up in 2014 to finance infrastructure projects, taking it...


1 dead, 1 injured after being hit by auto in Lindenhurst

A mother and daughter who had just left church and picked up treats at a bakery on Mother's Day were struck by a auto that jumped the curb and hit them on the s...


Portugal makes history with Eurovision Song Contest win

Singer Salvador Sobral of Portugal won the 2017 Eurovision song contest that ended in Ukraine's capital Kiev early on Sunday. Unlike the other 25 contestant...


Rumor: Nintendo May Be Bringing The Legend of Zelda To Smartphones

Nintendo's mobile game partner, Japanese game developer DeNA, is working on the untitled Zelda mobile game. Nintendo and DeNA are developing a game in The ...


Russian, South Korean presidents hold telephone conversation

Technically, they remain at war. There's widespread opposition in South Korea to the THAAD deployment and loud protests from China, which also sees the system...


Senators look to build off Game 1 win against Penguins

Center Ryan O'Reilly opened the scoring on a power play, assisted by Mitch Marner, who doubled the Canadians' lead shortly afterward. Ryan to Pageau to the ba...


Spain also reports ransomware attack

With ransomware, criminals typically trick individuals into opening an email attachment containing malicious software. The virus has shutdown parts of the NHS...


Guus Hiddink backs Conte to stay on as Chelsea manager

Yet when the Italian drove into Chelsea's palatial training base in the leafy village of Cobham for the first time last July, he was in no mood to soak up t...


Man Sets Himself On Fire While Recording on Facebook Live, Later Dies

A witness who did not want to be identified said he and the other patrons at Murphy's bar smelled gasoline before the man ran into the bar on fire . Duckwort...


Microsoft launches new database tools

In this case, database calls are routed automatically to the closest region. The Cosmos DB announcement is the big bang release from the first day of Micro...


Apple reportedly acquired an AI startup for $200 million

Wikipedia provides a general overview of 'Dark Data.' One area where dark data is being used is in an industrial context where it could include information gat...


Cyber-attack: Europol says it was unprecedented in scale

The ransomware encrypts data on the computer using an encryption key that only the attacker knows. The Ransom can be of 100 to even 1000s of Dollars. It had iss...


10 of the Coolest Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Echo Speaker's Alexa Skills

You probably know what company I'm talking about: Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN). You have to actually call Amazon's customer service and request that the feature be...


Six NHS trusts yet to return to normal after cyber attack

Cyber security experts say the spread of the virus dubbed WannaCry - "ransomware" which locked up computers in vehicle factories, hospitals , shops and schoo...


Microsoft sends out a Windows XP patch to block new ransomware

Many canceled all routine procedures and asked patients not to come to the hospital unless it was an emergency. While the victim tally is likely to grow, the ...


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

It encrypts data on infected computers and demands payment before the information is unencrypted. Fortunately, Friday's ransomware attack may have been cont...


Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch

The Shadow Brokers released Eternal Blue as part of a trove of hacking tools that they said belonged to the US spy agency. He declined to identify which clien...


Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Raised to "Outperform" at Credit Suisse Group AG

Shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. They set an "outperform" rating for the company. Baird reiterated their buy rating on shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. Vetr upgra...


Microsoft announces its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update plans

Microsoft described Fluent as "an evolution of Metro", the new UI originally introduced with Windows 8 and renamed the " Microsoft Design Language" and later ...


Apple Adding iTunes To Windows Store

The company's Desktop Bridge technology has led to many more developers releasing their existing apps for the store, enabling current "classic" Windows apps to ...


'Wannacry' Ransomeware Attack Hits Businesses In Dozens Of Countries

Through the ExternalBlue exploit, the malware installed an NSA backdoor payload called DoublePulsar, and through it went WannaCry , spreading rapidly and autom...


Mom hits son who didn't give her Mother's Day card

Responding police were purportedly met by the grandmother and two children-one of which was crying. The boy's grandmother said she saw Murphy hit the boy thre...


Macon Area Habitat partners with Lowe's on National Women Build Day project

Volunteers tell us there are at least 6 to 8 homes throughout Louisville that are current Habitat for Humanity projects and this latest assignment is in the Sch...


Trump threatens Comey in Twitter outburst

But by Friday, the possibility of impeachment was being floated - albeit very cautiously - by an increasing number of people in Washington's corridors of power....


North Korea conducts new missile test

He said South Korea will respond to provocations. "Our military is closely monitoring for provocative movements by North Korea and is maintaining all readines...


Where the global cyberattack has hit hardest

No virus infection happened", it said. The most disruptive attacks were reported in Britain , where hospitals and clinics were forced to turn away patients...


Hughes, McGirt share The Players Championship lead

I could never really get any momentum. The gusty wind that led to just seven players shooting in the 60s - and 49 of 82 players making at least one double-bog...