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Research Apple could update its entire MacBook line at WWDC next month
Author: 0 Apple could update its entire MacBook line at WWDC next month

While the new devices are long overdue, many believed that the Air would eventually be phased out in favor of the 12-inch MacBook and the new, thinner MacBook Pro . The 10.5-inch iPad Pro has been rumored for several months now, and it was Kuo who had also first revealed that Apple is most likely going to introduce a smaller productivity-based tablet this year.

Author: 0 Wales NHS unaffected by cyber-attack

A computer screen shows an error message after Britain's National Health Service was hacked. The unprecedented ransomware attack has wormed its way into thousands of computer systems in an apparent extortion plot, shutting users out unless they coughed up a payment.

Author: 0 UN Condemns North Korea Missile Test, Vows Sanctions

The jubilant North Korean leader promised more nuclear and missile tests and warned that Pyongyang's weapons could strike the US mainland and Pacific holdings, North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said on May 15. Haley noted that the U.S.is "working better" with China than it ever has. Dialogue would be possible "only if the North changes its attitude", he said.

Research SPOTTED: Melissa McCarthy Scoots Around NYC On A WH Podium
Author: 0 SPOTTED: Melissa McCarthy Scoots Around NYC On A WH Podium

That's the one where McCarthy plays an enthusiastic character named Linda who has a special affinity for Hidden Valley Ranch dressing. Weekend tinkerers have attached motors and wheels to everything from couches to toilets. If McCarthy and the SNL crew were trying to go incognito, they failed, choosing the street outside CNN's NYC headquarters to film the scene. Some people captured McCarthy as Spicer on their phones.

Research Maruti Suzuki Dzire launched; priced between Rs 5.45 - 9.4 lakh
Author: 0 Maruti Suzuki Dzire launched; priced between Rs 5.45 - 9.4 lakh

Under the hood, Maruti Suzuki is offering the same set of petrol and diesel engines as before. While the 1.2-litre petrol motor is tuned to produce 83PS/113Nm, the 1.3-litre diesel generates 75PS/190Nm. This is thanks to a host of weight-saving measures like the use of ultra and high tensile steels. Maruti will not offer a CNG variant of the Dzire anytime soon.

Research NASA to launch the world's smallest satellite developed by Indian teenager
Author: 0 NASA to launch the world's smallest satellite developed by Indian teenager

The Cubes in Space challenge was organized and was all about creating an experiment that would fit in a four-metre cube and also possess an accurate mass of 64 grams, which can be sent to space. Sharook's design was 3D printed with carbon fibre reinforced polymer and a group of USA students have similarly showcased the performance of such material by 3D printing a rocket engine using Markforged's carbon fibre infused nylon material.

Author: 0 Trail of global cyberattack could lead to North Korea

Labelling Mehta's revelation " the most significant clue to date regarding the origins of WannaCry ", Kaspersky researches at the same time acknowledged that the apparent use by the WannaCry attackers of the similar code is not enough to come to definitive conclusions about its origin, as there is a possibility of it being a false flag operation and more worldwide effort is necessary to unearth its roots.

Author: 0 'WannaCry': Contrary to Centre's assurance, ransomware to spread rapidly, warn IT experts

WannaCry , the ransomware cyber-attack that has affected computers worldwide has made its way to India, affecting states like West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Kerala. It was benign because it contained a flaw that prevented it from taking over computers and demanding ransom to unlock files but other more malicious ones will likely pop up.

Author: 0 Putin calls for an end to 'intimidation' of North Korea

In a statement released on Monday, the 15 members of the UN Security Council strongly condemned Pyongyang's ballistic missile test that occurred over the weekend. "That's the good news", Union of Concerned Scientists co-director David Wright told VOA . Before Sunday's launch, an intermediate-range missile called Musudan was thought to have the longest potential range among the missiles that North Korea has test-fired - about 3,500 kilometers (2,180 miles).

Research Apple could bundle free AirPods with the iPhone 8
Author: 0 Apple could bundle free AirPods with the iPhone 8

Technically, a public availability of the iPhone 8 and 7s devices in October would still represent a slight delay compared to the pattern of the last few years. The news comes, who report on an research note distributed this week by respected Hong Kong-based research firm that states there is a "high chance" the Touch ID sensor will be located on the back of the iPhone 8.

Research Three students die as vehicle falls off flyover
Author: 0 Three students die as vehicle falls off flyover

While Chhabra and Ritu died on the spot, Rajat later succumbed to injuries. "Pranav told us that Rajat was trying to overtake an auto-rickshaw, after which one of the rear tyres of the car burst and the vehicle veered off course", said Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) Vijay Kumar.

Author: 0 North Korea vows missile tests 'any time, any place'

In all, six sanction resolutions have been imposed on North Korea, since it carried out its first nuclear test in 2006. North Korea's long-term bid to develop a credible nuclear attack threat to the U.S. Council diplomats said the language was significant because China, North Korea's strongest ally, signed on. Russian President Vladimir Putin said the test was unsafe, but warned against attempts to "intimidate" Pyongyang.

Research Putin Considers How To Serenade Trump At First Meeting
Author: 0 Putin Considers How To Serenade Trump At First Meeting

North Korea launched a ballistic missile from the northwestern part of the country early Sunday, the South Korean Joints Chief of Staff said. Around 1,000 computers at the Russian Interior Ministry have been affected, a spokeswoman for the ministry told Interfax news agency.

Research Zenimax is suing Samsung over VR tech
Author: 0 Zenimax is suing Samsung over VR tech

The lawsuit , coming on the heels of ZeniMax's $500 million judgment against Facebook's Oculus, alleges Samsung profited from technology developed by ZeniMax and misappropriated by Oculus CTO John Carmack. And now, ZeniMax is going after Samsung's VR, solution, Gear VR. "Through this action, ZeniMax seeks damages and injunctive relief that will fairly and fully compensate it for Samsung's infringement and misappropriation of ZeniMax intellectual property, its unfair competition, its unjust ...

Research Mumbai Indians to take on Pune Supergiant in Qualifier 1
Author: 0 Mumbai Indians to take on Pune Supergiant in Qualifier 1

The IPL 2017 playoffs are upon us as table toppers Mumbai Indians get ready to take on their neighbours Rising Pune Supergiant in the first playoff at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on May 16. Six of their ten victories came successively, reflecting their dominance in the league phase, and the hosts will be keen to take a big step towards their third title.

Research Baxter ready for Bafana challenge
Author: 0 Baxter ready for Bafana challenge

Speaking for the first time since his appointment as a replacement for Shakes Mashaba, Baxter said he is pleased that there seems to be a better sense of teamwork in football than there was when he initially arrived. Baxter shared what he says are his short and long term goals. Asked at a media conference in Soweto if he would encourage players to nutmeg opponents in the South African penalty area, he replied: "No, I would not".

Research Lighthizer confirmed as US Trade Representative
Author: 0 Lighthizer confirmed as US Trade Representative

From left are, Lighthizer, Robert Lighthizer Jr., Claire Lighthizer, and Pence. Robert Lighthizer has been sworn in as the country's next U.S. Trade Representative. Soon after, Trump said it was his intention to quickly file a 90-day notice with Congress to kickstart the NAFTA talks with Canada and Mexico, a requirement under US law.

Research Scientists find 38 million pieces of trash on Pacific island
Author: 0 Scientists find 38 million pieces of trash on Pacific island

Henderson Island in the South Pacific is covered with the highest density of plastic debris ever recorded in the world for a beach. World heritage site Henderson Island is among the most remote places on Earth. "What's happened on Henderson Island shows there's no escaping plastic pollution even in the most distant parts of our oceans", Lavers said in a media release on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Moon rises: New South Korean president raises hopes of regional peace

Yet North Korea did not dominate the campaign. In a press conference after the call, South Korea's chief of presidential public affairs, Yoon Young Chan, said South Korea is "well aware" of China's interest and concerns over THAAD, adding that Moon expressed a wish during his conversation with Xi for bilateral communication about the issue "as soon as possible".

Author: 0 New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided: Europol

Ransomware is a malicious software that blocks access to data on an affected computer until a ransom is paid and displays a message requesting payment to unlock it. Danish firm Heimdal Security warned on Sunday that the new Uiwix strain doesn't include a kill-switch domain, like the one that proved instrumental in minimising the harm caused by WannaCrypt last week, although this is subject to some dispute.

Research Congress corners Haryana Government over Rohtak Gang rape case
Author: 0 Congress corners Haryana Government over Rohtak Gang rape case

The woman was initially gang-raped and later when she threatened to inform the authorities, her attackers smashed her skull with bricks after which she died. Although the girl's family had filed a police complaint against Sumit, no action was taken against him. Meanwhile, the Haryana police have registered a case under under IPC 365, 302,376 A, D, 34 and 328 against the two accused arrested in connection with the gangrape and murder.

Author: 0 Europol Chief: Ransomware Threat Not Over

Broadcaster NTV reported 600 companies and 2,000 computers in Japan had been affected. Australia seems to have come away relatively unscathed from, with the Federal Government confirming that only one private-sector business has been affected with two more potentially impacted.

Author: 0 EU, NATO condemn North Korea missile test as 'threat to peace'

It marked the North's first provocation since South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in took office Wednesday. North Korea is believed to be developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of carrying a nuclear warhead and reaching the mainland United States.

Author: 0 Macron names Edouard Philippe as new French prime minister

Macron and his new prime minister face major challenges. Inside Story - What does France's new president-elect have to offer? Like Macron, France s new prime minister has little truck with the entrenched left-right divide. The main role is to preside over the government and carry out the program of the president. Her three children from her previous marriage were also present at Sunday's inauguration along with VIPs from France's political scene and the young team of advisors behind ...

Research Derek Jeter Honored at Yankee Stadium Admits He's 'Nervous' About Fatherhood
Author: 0 Derek Jeter Honored at Yankee Stadium Admits He's 'Nervous' About Fatherhood

He'd shared his most revealing moment of the night only moments before, when he repeated a question that had been asked of him in a recent interview, whether he would trade places with anyone in history, and if so, who would it be. I'm unprepared. From what people have told me, you just do it and see what happens. Jeter said he thought about the plaques of teammates Bernie Williams, Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte.

Author: 0 Analysts Concerns on: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

Kensico Capital Management Corp acquired 5.93M shares as Marathon Pete Corp (MPC)'s stock rose 22.92%. As it is, with oil falling below the psychologically-critical $50 threshold again, the company's near-to-medium term revenue outlook remains cloudy.

Research ICJ denies Pak request to play Jadhav's 'confessional' video
Author: 0 ICJ denies Pak request to play Jadhav's 'confessional' video

Jadhav was arrested on March 3, 2016, through a counter-intelligence operation in Balochistan's Mashkel area for his involvement in espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan. "This court exists to ensure that states engage in peaceful resolution of disputes". "India has been unable to provide an explanation for Jadhav's passport which bears a Muslim name", Faisal added.

Author: 0 Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for govts

Australian organisations will return to work as the local fallout from the weekend's global cyber attack becomes clearer. Security agencies are hunting for those behind a crippling cyber attack which has so far hit hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide, including at government agencies, factories and health services.

Research Cyber attack targets two Dublin hospitals
Author: 0 Cyber attack targets two Dublin hospitals

HSE management took the decision to suspend all staff email access in order to prevent the virus being accidentally downloaded into the internal computer system, while the health service's IT teams updated the antivirus security protection across the HSE.

Author: 0 Merkel on course for fourth term after crushing rivals in state poll

It is home to almost a quarter of all German voters - more than 13 million. The chancellor, meanwhile, hailed the strong victory in North Rhine-Westphalia on Sunday and vowed to do "everything we can" to ensure that her party also prevails in general elections set for September 24.

Research Google and Volvo partner to build Android into connected cars
Author: 0 Google and Volvo partner to build Android into connected cars

The implementation will be more powerful than Android Auto as there will be deeper integration with the OS as well as support for the full Google Assistant experience. Drivers will be able to access apps developed by Android , Google , and Volvo. However, there are advantages to using Android as that foundation.

Research Nifty, Sensex near all-time intra-day highs on low inflation, FII inflows
Author: 0 Nifty, Sensex near all-time intra-day highs on low inflation, FII inflows

Indian stock markets on Monday surged with the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex closing at a record high of 30,322.12 points and the National Stock Exchange Nifty also finishing at its best yet at 9,445.40 points. On the currency front, the rupee strengthened by 24 paise to 64.06 per USA dollar from its previous close of 64.30. "Most banking stocks traded with firm sentiments lead by Kotak Bank".

Research Gender neutral uniforms 'will make pupils happier'
Author: 0 Gender neutral uniforms 'will make pupils happier'

Mr Pettitt said parents would be consulted before changes were introduced, but acknowledged that some former pupils had written to complain the school was "promoting the wrong ideas". Highgate is already forward thinking when it comes to gender issues. Student groups are also calling for gender-neutral bathrooms, for boys and girls to play on the same sports teams and for teachers to use the gender-neutral pronoun "they".

Research Tonight, watch SpaceX launch one of its heaviest satellites yet
Author: 0 Tonight, watch SpaceX launch one of its heaviest satellites yet

That makes it perhaps the heaviest single probe that the Falcon 9 has ever lifted. Falcon 9 is SpaceX's two-stage rocket. Florida, May15 :A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket arrived at launch pad 39A on Florida's Space Coast on Sunday, a day before liftoff with a powerhouse Inmarsat communications satellite created to spread broadband beams connecting airline passengers, maritime crews and US and worldwide military units with Internet and data services.

Research Google makes changes to AdSense to increase transparency for publishers
Author: 0 Google makes changes to AdSense to increase transparency for publishers

Now Google is rolling out "page-level policy action as the new default for content violations", adding that Google will be "able to stop showing ads on select pages, while leaving ads up on the rest of a site's good content". Google said it has been working for months to make policy violations more transparent to publishers. But Google accelerated the ability to take page-level action in the wake of advertisers pulling spend from YouTube and the Google Display Network over concerns about ...

Author: 0 Everything you need to know about 'Star Wars' Day

Apart from ticket sales, the company enjoys revenues through sales of merchandise, licensing and home entertainment products, as it taps into all avenues of monetization. You can share these on Facebook , Twitter or Instagram on Star Wars Day to show you love for the series and hopefully get a good laugh out of your friends and family.