Author: 0 Cyberattack: Up to 74 countries affected by ransomware, say experts

He says "for so many organizations in the same day to be hit, this is unprecedented". Many British hospitals were forced to divert or even cancel non-emergency procedures, and officials reported email and on-screen messages demanding money in exchange for access to computer files.

Author: 0 NHS England cyber attack: Hackers demand ransom in exchange for access

The cyber-attack led to chaos in some places, with appointments being cancelled, patients being turned away and phone lines being disrupted. "The investigation is at an early stage but we believe the malware variant is Wanna Decryptor ", NHS Digital said in a statement .

Research Eurovision 2017: Who will take the crown?
Author: 0 Eurovision 2017: Who will take the crown?

Participants from The Voice of Ukraine will also join Jamala during her performance. There are a lot of Eurovision fans who are gay, and so that's one way for them to express displeasure. Australia could do well, but Isaiah , whilst a decent vocalist in his own right is singing an average song. "I feel like he's just got some little bit of magic about him which makes me feel he could do this", Warhurst added.

Author: 0 South Korea urges 'parallel' talks, sanctions to rein in North

Pyongyang says the plot's aim was to hurt "the mental mainstay that all the Korean people absolutely trust" and "eclipse the eternal sun" of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the country's official name. Moon told Xi that it would be easier to settle the missile-defense issue if North Korea wasn't engaging in provocations, the statement said . Both men taught North Korean students at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology.

Author: 0 SpaceX all set to launch first military satellite

It was SpaceX's first big national security payload, and a sign of things to come as the aerospace company breaks into the shadowy world of military and national security launches. The planned launch will mark the fifth of almost two dozen launched scheduled to fly this year. "One clue about the payload is SpaceX's plan to recover the Falcon 9 first stage at Cape Canaveral, a manoeuvre that requires significant leftover fuel and is only possible on missions with lightweight satellites or ...

Research Cheniere Energy says in talks to boost LNG shipments to China (LNG)
Author: 0 Cheniere Energy says in talks to boost LNG shipments to China (LNG)

The stock's 50-day moving average price is $31.95 and its 200-day moving average price is $30.13. 209.08 million shares or 1.98% more from 205.02 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. They now have a $58.00 price objective on the energy company's stock, up from their prior price objective of $55.00. Falcon Edge Capital Lp decreased Cheniere Energy Inc (LNG) stake by 32.86% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.

Research Microsoft's new tools help devs manage cloud deployments on the go
Author: 0 Microsoft's new tools help devs manage cloud deployments on the go

Some seven years in the making, the game-changing data solution was based on "foundational work" conducted by Microsoft Researcher Leslie Lamport, a victor of the prestigious Turing Award, Guthrie said. Yesterday Microsoft launched a new Android app for its cloud computing platform Azure . "In addition, app developers can continue to use the familiar community tools to manage their MySQL or PostgreSQL databases".

Research School: Boy, 8, who killed himself never said he was bullied
Author: 0 School: Boy, 8, who killed himself never said he was bullied

For another five minutes, other students "step over, point, mock, nudge, kick, etc." the boy before an assistant principal rushes in, homicide detective Eric Karaguleff says in a report to the school, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. In a statement of her own, Taye's mother's legal counsel, defense attorney Jennifer Branch , expressed on behalf of her client that higher-ups at Carson Elementary are guilty of withholding information that could've saved the young boy's life.

Author: 0 'Ransomware' cyberattack cripples hospitals across England

A large ransomware cyberattack has "crippled" computer systems at hospitals across the United Kingdom on Friday, with appointments cancelled, phone lines down and patients turned away, the Associated Press has reported. Following the leak of NSA tools, Bambenek told ABC News that he had conversations with high-ranking USA national security officials in which he urged them to share information with private vendors so that they could develop countermeasures because the NSA had "lost control of ...

Research Giant squid or whale? Enormous sea creature discovered in Indonesia
Author: 0 Giant squid or whale? Enormous sea creature discovered in Indonesia

Tourists immeidately flocked to the beach to see the carcass as police attempted to cordon off the area. A group of marine scientists are plotting to take samples of the creature soon, Detik reports. The video shows a terrifying site as the water around the creature is turned red from the blood of the creature. Whatever it is, residents understandably want the mysterious creature removed from their beach and have asked local authorities to help them dispose of the decaying ocean dweller.

Author: 0 Major cyber attacks strike worldwide

Microsoft released a patch for the exploit in March. The Department of Homeland Security has received no confirmed reports from US -based hospitals, power plants, water systems or other entities considered to be critical infrastructure that they've been affected by a massive cyberattack that disrupted Britain's health system and other computers worldwide, an agency official told Recode .

Author: 0 What is Wanna Decryptor and how does it work — NHS cyber attack

Spain's National Center for the Protection of Critical Infrastructure said it was communicating with more than 100 providers of energy, transportation, telecommunications and financial services about the attack even if basic services had not suffered any disruption.

Research Juventus, Real Madrid deserve Champions League final spots, admits Iniesta
Author: 0 Juventus, Real Madrid deserve Champions League final spots, admits Iniesta

Replays from El Chiringuito TV have revealed that Ramos ordered Ronaldo to target Atletico midfielder Gabi, who received a yellow card in the first half. "They kept hope, showing we weren't talking for the sake of talking but because we believed". Saul Niguez netted the first goal with a header off a corner in the 12th minute, and Antoine Griezmann added to the lead four minutes later by converting a penalty after Fernando Torres was tripped by defender Raphael Varane.

Research NASA nixes crew for test flight of new megarocket in 2019
Author: 0 NASA nixes crew for test flight of new megarocket in 2019

Still in development, the super-sized Space Launch System rocket is meant to eventually send astronauts to Mars. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP ) - NASA says the test flight of its new megarocket will fly without a crew. This is not happening quickly. The delays are largely due to technical issues encountered during the development of SLS and Orion, as well as tornado damage to the rocket's manufacturing plant in New Orleans.

Research IPhone 8 will get 3D face-recognition front camera courtesy LG
Author: 0 IPhone 8 will get 3D face-recognition front camera courtesy LG

Goldman Sachs has issued a research note predicting that flagship next generation iPhone will cost $1,000. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 373,071 shares of company stock valued at $54,207,354. In her latest note to investors, Jankowski has predicted that the 128GB iPhone 8 model will be priced at $999 which isn't exactly $1,000, but given that it's $1 away it might as well be.

Research US sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal
Author: 0 US sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal

The U.S. intelligence community maintains that Iran-which has the largest inventory of ballistic missiles in the Middle East-likely would use this technology to launch a nuclear weapon. "They will be in competition at some point with Russian Federation". "Clearly, Iran views themselves as the dominant regional power [in Syria]", Steward told the US Senate Intelligence Committee.

Research Google's Project Treble Is A Modular Base For Android
Author: 0 Google's Project Treble Is A Modular Base For Android

Device makers modify the new release again as needed for their devices. As it stands, a lot of code has to be rewritten across Android before a given vendor can update its devices to the latest version of the software. Google's seeking to change this by taking the a similar approach to drivers and vendor customisations that they've taken to Android apps - building a stable and reliable compatibility layer.

Research Samsung working on a mysterious high-end flip phone
Author: 0 Samsung working on a mysterious high-end flip phone

Samsung though believes the flip phones of yore can still be cool and can, in fact, be provided some smartphone treatment as well. This new smartphone will carry the SM-W2017 model name, and has been certified by the Wireless Power Consortium.

Author: 0 Biggest quake yet in Kitsap Peninsula swarm

The Bremerton quakes were the latest in a swarm of 13 minor earthquakes that have hit the Kitsap Peninsula since May 3. It's important to understand that the earthquakes have occurred along the Seattle fault - from the Sammamish area, through Bellevue, South Seattle, under Puget Sound to Bremerton.

Research NASA astronauts complete 200th space station spacewalk
Author: 0 NASA astronauts complete 200th space station spacewalk

This is the 200th spacewalk in support of International Space Station assembly and maintenance . The official start time, 9:08 am (1308 GMT), was about two hours after it was supposed to begin, according to NASA . They replaced an avionics box that supplies data and electricity to the ongoing and critically important science experiments. The spacewalk was Whitson's ninth, a US record for most spacewalks by a female astronaut.

Author: 0 China's Silk Road forum latest effort to boost Xi's stature

According to data by the PBOC, nine Chinese banks have set up subsidiaries in 25 countries along the routes, while 54 commercial banks from 20 countries have established theirs in China by the end of a year ago. China's three development banks, its Silk Road Fund and China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank were involved in US$143 billion of lending outside of the country a year ago, up more than 140 per cent from 2014, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

Author: 0 Officials from Arctic nations meet amid drilling concerns

Hanging in the balance is the future of the 2015 Paris climate change accord, which campaigners, experts and most governments see as the last best hope of slowing global warming. And I have sent you no invoices. "The Clinton administration, the Bush administration, the Obama administration all developed their own version of Arctic policy".

Research Micromax Debuts the Canvas 2 (2017) in India at Rs.11999
Author: 0 Micromax Debuts the Canvas 2 (2017) in India at Rs.11999

The Micromax Canvas 2 has chamfered edges on the front giving it a premium look. Our partnership with Corning has also helped us make Canvas2, the first smartphone to offer Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 in its price segment. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels. The camera at the back is 13 megapixels with f2.0 aperture as well as a software driven bokeh effect.

Author: 0 Moon, Abe agree to co-operate on North Korea

So his government will have no fundamental disagreement with the USA, especially now that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that the not seeking regime change in North Korea. Mr. Moon doesn't seem to be a clichéd naive liberal. Moon said he hopes to meet Xi at an early date and Xi formally invited Moon to visit Beijing , it said.

Research New Google Tool Lets You Turn Selfies Into Emoji
Author: 0 New Google Tool Lets You Turn Selfies Into Emoji

Google also worked with a team of artists to create illustrations that represent a wide variety of features. Simply snap a selfie, and it'll return an automatically generated illustrated version of you, on the fly, with customization options to help you personalize the stickers even further .

Author: 0 Visual Studio for Mac is now out of preview, and officially available

We first learned of Microsoft's plans to bring Visual Studio to the Mac a year ago in November, but it is not until Build 2017 that the software giant announced the general availability of the much-awaited version of its IDE. The new Visual Studio Snapshot Debugger, for example, gives developers insight into cloud production code behavior at the time of an exception, without writing extensive logging statements or exception handling code.

Research Evidence in Uber-Waymo case referred to criminal prosecutors
Author: 0 Evidence in Uber-Waymo case referred to criminal prosecutors

Judge Alsop also ruled late on Thursday on Waymo's request for a preliminary injunction against Uber , an action that could seriously dent its driverless auto effort, though the decision remained under seal while it was determined whether some parts of the order should be redacted.

Author: 0 Loans Championed Under China's Belt-Road Project Rise 50% in Two Years

All feed a fundamental yearning among ordinary Chinese: to see their country's prestige and status rise. "President Putin and I equally agree that when faced with worldwide circumstances that are increasingly complex and changing, we must persist even harder in maintaining the spirit of the Sino-Russian strategic partnership and cooperation", Xi said.

Research A New Neptune-Like Planet Has Been Discovered By The Scientists
Author: 0 A New Neptune-Like Planet Has Been Discovered By The Scientists

The study also provides the best measurement to date of water on an exo-planet of this size. As well, the clouds are described as, for the most part, being foreign to the kind we're used to on Earth. "Out of the thousands exoplanets that have been discovered, Neptune-mass planets are one of the most common type". But Wakeford and her colleagues found that HAT-P-26b bucks the trend.

Author: 0 Spiegel Speaks: Highlights of the Snap CEO's Quarterly-Call Debut

The update also includes a new Magic Eraser tool which will enable users to edit and remove objects and imperfections from images before sharing them. In the IPO filing , Snap repeatedly said its user numbers and engagement "can be lumpy and unpredictable". Before Snap went public, the competition between the company and Instagram's Stories was heating up.

Research Automotive: Judge approves emissions-cheating settlement for 3-liter VWs
Author: 0 Automotive: Judge approves emissions-cheating settlement for 3-liter VWs

Taken together, the series of deals "sends the message to Volkswagen and to others who would consider gaming the system that it does not pay to cheat", Mr. The Judge approved the $1.2 billion deal, which involves around 82,500 vehicles with 3-liter engines, including newer Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche cars and sport-utility vehicles.

Author: 0 Moon urges both talks and sanctions to rein in N Korea

Congratulating Moon on his election as South Korean president, President Xi said that China and South Korea are close neighbours as well as important players in the region. The deployment of THAAD was agreed a year ago by South Korea's previous administration after North Korea conducted a long-range rocket launch that put an object into space.

Author: 0 Halo Gets a Little Closer to Real with a Cortana Hologram

Amazon kicked off the smart speaker race with the Echo, but the competition is fast closing in. The announcement of the partnership between Harman Kardon and Microsoft was made in December 2016, but now it seems that Harman Kardon will not be Microsoft's only partner.

Research Microsoft Is Quick To Fix
Author: 0 Microsoft Is Quick To Fix "Crazy Bad" Windows Bug Found By Google

The fix is now available via Windows Update for Windows 7, RT, 8.1, 10 and other versions that IT professionals are more familiar with. The process that handles this behaviour runs at one of the highest possible privilege levels but isn't protected by a sandbox, leaving it vulnerable to attack.

Research Bot-generated comments swamp FCC, urging overturn of net neutrality
Author: 0 Bot-generated comments swamp FCC, urging overturn of net neutrality

At least one bot is thought to be posting more than 100,000 messages to the Federal Communications Commission's web page, urging the agency to roll back the net neutrality rules passed during the Obama administration. Sean Moulton, the program manager for open government at the Project on Government Oversight, says it's not uncommon for these digital campaigns to be used to try to get comments filed on a rule - and sometimes, people "don't realise they're submitting comments ", or "are ...

Author: 0 Samsung Launches a 5100mAh Fast Charge Portable Battery Pack

As per latest reports , Samsung is now working on a gen-next Samsung Galaxy Folder smartphone. You might recall that past year, Samsung launched a high-end Android flip phone that had some top-shelf features. A quick look at Apple's official website will tell you that the Airpods in question here cost about $206, which is twice what Samsung is offering via the AKG earpods.