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Author: 0 States of Jersey 'remain unaffected' by global cyber attack

As per the Cyber Swachhta Kendra (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre), ransomware spreads by using a vulnerability in implementations of "Server Message Block" (SMB) in Windows systems. National Security Agency, which used it for surveillance activities. It said that the USA had "no credible evidence" to support a ban on Chinese tech companies in the US following the cyberattack.

Research India Bound Skoda Karoq SUV Unveiled
Author: 0 India Bound Skoda Karoq SUV Unveiled

Featuring Skoda's new design language - that is also present on the new Kodiaq - which mirrors the more conservative styling we've come to expect from Skoda, with the exception of the oddly placed fog lights immediately below the LEd headlights.

Research Something big, new comes to WhatsApp for Android in Pinned Chats Feature
Author: 0 Something big, new comes to WhatsApp for Android in Pinned Chats Feature

The instant messaging app on Thursday rolled out the Pinned Chats feature for Android allowing users to pin their three most important message conversations on top of all the other chats. Then they can tap the pin icon at the top of the screen. Once you do, you will find a new pin icon near the top of the screen. The chat will remain at the top no matter what other messages you receive.

Research Oppo A77 with 16MP selfie camera goes official
Author: 0 Oppo A77 with 16MP selfie camera goes official

The smartphone is powered by 1.5GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6750T processor, coupled with 4GB RAM 64GB ROM. Oppo A77 is a 4G VoLTE-enabled smartphone that supports two nano SIM cards, and a microSD card. Oppo will accept pre-orders for the phone from May 19 and will be rolled out for sale from May 26. The phone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow ColorOS 3.0 operating system and is juiced by a 3200mAh battery.

Research Asus ZenFone AR arriving this summer as a Verizon
Author: 0 Asus ZenFone AR arriving this summer as a Verizon

The ZenFone AR is both Project Tango and Daydream VR-ready, which means future owners can get a variety of different experiences with just one handset. To recall, the ZenFone AR was also supposed to be the first handset to contain 8GB of RAM. ASUS has announced that the ZenFone AR will launch at Verizon this summer.

Research Skoda Karoq drip-feed continues with new close-up images
Author: 0 Skoda Karoq drip-feed continues with new close-up images

Full LED head lights which come as options are inspired by the rich traditions of Bohemian glass art. Similarly the rear taillights are now LED and share the Skoda's typical C-shape design. The driver can control the brightness of the illumination, which can be set to one of ten different colours". Petrol options are a 1.0, 1.5 and 1.6-litre engines and diesel options are both 2.0-litre.

Research Zomato says it fixed data breach; loopholes in its encryption methods
Author: 0 Zomato says it fixed data breach; loopholes in its encryption methods

The stolen information contains user email addresses and "hashed" passwords but no payment information or credit card data has been stolen/leaked, Zomato said in a blog post . For other users, Zomato will be reaching out to get them to update their password on all services where they might have used the same password. "Zomato must tell its users the hashing algorithm it was using before the hack happened", the cyber security expert suggested.

Research NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Overbought by Traders
Author: 0 NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Overbought by Traders

Roth Capital restated a "neutral" rating on shares of NVIDIA in a research note on Wednesday. To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road.

Research Companies Victimized By WannaCry Ransomware Could Be Sued For Negligence
Author: 0 Companies Victimized By WannaCry Ransomware Could Be Sued For Negligence

There are the companies, universities, hospitals and other organizations that didn't install Microsoft's fixes and take other precautions, such as backing up data. The government had agreed a temporary framework support agreement with Microsoft which guaranteed delivery of special security patches for XP, Office 2003 and Exchange 2003 FOR one year, priced at £5.584m.

Research NASA camera captures bright flashes above Earth's surface
Author: 0 NASA camera captures bright flashes above Earth's surface

Marshak offered an explanation: sunlight touches a smooth lake or ocean portion, reflects back directly into space, and hits the camera right on. Almost a quarter-century later, DSCOVR found flashes of light over land as well. Based on the physics of light reflection, only certain spots on Earth should produce these twinkling reflections, they reasoned. Initially, researchers thought the flashes could simply have been sunlight bouncing off bodies of water, above which the flashes were ...

Author: 0 Global ransomware attack appears to slow in US

According to Rob Wainwright, the head of Europol, Europe's policing agency: "The numbers are still going up". The attacks exploited a flaw in Windows. Meanwhile, virus creators and copycats are already working on variants of the malware, hoping to re-start its spread. However, a second wave of the attack that many feared would be carried out with mutated versions of the malware did not happen.

Research Cold War Nuclear Explosions Freakishly Impacted Space Weather
Author: 0 Cold War Nuclear Explosions Freakishly Impacted Space Weather

NASA scientists say it's possible that the radiation barrier could be used to remove excess radiation from the area surrounding Earth, and tests are planned to determine whether this is possible. These belts are formed when particles emitted by the sun get caught up in our magnetic pull and form eddies around the Earth. The Teak test, which took place on August 1, 1958, was notable for the artificial aurora that resulted .

Research Saudi Arabia says Trump visit to bolster security, trade ties
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia says Trump visit to bolster security, trade ties

After repeated failures in Syria, the Obama administration in the last few years practically withdrew from direct and active involvement in the Middle East - which opened the door for Russian Federation and Iran to exert their influence and expand their dominance in the region.

Research Mercedes Benz's Home Battery Coming To The U.S.
Author: 0 Mercedes Benz's Home Battery Coming To The U.S.

These storage systems are made to Mercedes-Benz quality standards and based on the same automotive-grade battery technology used in its electric and hybrid vehicles. Electric vehicle owners aren't the only target audience for these new storage systems. Mercedes' at-home battery.Mercedes-BenzMercedes-Benz is taking a direct shot at Tesla's solar push and battery business.

Author: 0 Basquiat painting fetches record $110.5M at New York auction

The price also put Basquiat, who died of a heroin overdose in 1988 aged 27, into the pantheon of such artists as Picasso, Giacommetti, Warhol and Francis Bacon, Barker noted. The subject of much of his work - ordeals endured by blacks in the United States - is finding renewed resonance in the wake of nationwide U.S. protests since 2014 about the shootings of unarmed black men by police.

Author: 0 English soccer introduces retrospective bans for simulation

Under the new rules, passed by the governing body at its annual general meeting on Thursday, a panel will review footage from the weekend each Monday looking for cases of simulation. Burnley manager Sean Dyche claimed past year that such action would see simulation eradicated from football " in six months " following two incidents in Premier League matches.

Author: 0 Google Announces New Wireless VR Headsets By HTC And Lenovo

Yet none of these apps - Google Earth , Tilt Brush or Job Simulator - are available with the Daydream headset . Daydream was announced at last year's Google I/O event, with only a handful of devices since that have been built ready to use it, including the likes of Google's own Pixel devices, and ASUS' ZenFone AR.

Author: 0 Utah's Chaffetz expected to leave office by end of June

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Thursday he will resign from Congress next month, a move that calls into question the future of the House Oversight Committee's investigation of President Donald Trump and his campaign's ties with Russian Federation.

Research Tamil Nadu to introduce board exams for Class XI students
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu to introduce board exams for Class XI students

Most of the students those who all appeared on the examination are willing to see their results on the screen of the computer. We will provide the direct tamil nadu sslc result link here so that the students can easily access to it soon after the official declaration.

Research Vote kicks off battle over regulation of internet
Author: 0 Vote kicks off battle over regulation of internet

USTelecom , a trade group for broadband providers including AT&T and Verizon, said in a news release the vote moved policy FCC was moving toward "a modern, constructive policy framework". "Absent enforceable net neutrality rules, commercial internet service providers have financial incentives to prioritize transmission of content from the highest bidder, and libraries and other not-for-profit institutions do not have the deep financial pockets to pay for priority access".

Research YouTube Live Streaming Drops Subscriber Limit
Author: 0 YouTube Live Streaming Drops Subscriber Limit

Why record and edit your thoughts before uploading them for the whole world to see when you can share them as they come to you, on the fly, straight from your smartphone? The option to live-stream with no subscribers isn't available to everyone right now, but should be rolling out soon.

Research Poor Jeremy the snail can only sit and watch
Author: 0 Poor Jeremy the snail can only sit and watch

A snail with a rare anti-clockwise pattern on its shell has found out the hard way that love is dead. That's where we left the tale of Jeremy, the rare left-coiling snail, last November . Come spring, Lefty and Tomeu were immediately "keen, moving around", said Davison, but Jeremy "didn't seem to have much energy". The search turned up Lefty in Ipswich and Tomeau, who was flown into the United Kingdom from a snail farm in Majorca.

Research Injustice 2 Is Exactly What a Sequel Should Be
Author: 0 Injustice 2 Is Exactly What a Sequel Should Be

The sequel doesn't bother with the dimension-transporting of the first one, which had multiple copies of heroes running around, many having to face down their evil counterparts. Whether you're a fighting game veteran, a fan of superhero stories or someone after a new game to sink your teeth into, there's something for everyone in Injustice 2 .

Research New Futurama mobile game is on its way, along with original animations
Author: 0 New Futurama mobile game is on its way, along with original animations

Players will visit New New York and explore planets, nebulas and all manner of odd things expected from the wacky universe of Futurama . While traversing the depths of space, players will fight alien enemies in retro arcade-style combat, rendered in lovely 16-bit graphics, and explore unusual lands in which their choices determine their fate.

Author: 0 22 million WannaCry ransomware attack attempts blocked by Symantec

Microsoft is unlikely to face legal trouble over the ransomware attack, according to legal experts. Ransomware is on the rise, with companies big and small falling victim, as well as public sector organisations and individuals all falling victim to ransomware attacks over the past 12 months.

Author: 0 Beware: Worldwide Ransomware Attack May Be Far from Over

But it remains unclear how WannaCry got onto computers in the first place. In what one of the most significant cyberattacks ever recorded, computer systems from the U.K.to Russia, Brazil and the US were hit beginning Friday by malicious software that exploited a vulnerability in Microsoft's Windows operating system.

Research Katrina: American Crime Story Casts Dennis Quaid as George W. Bush
Author: 0 Katrina: American Crime Story Casts Dennis Quaid as George W. Bush

Quaid joins a heavy-hitting cast that includes Matthew Broderick playing Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director Michael D. Brown (who was in charge of the government's response to the disaster). " Katrina: American Crime Story ", the second season of Ryan Murphy's award-winning anthology series, won't premiere until 2018. The team behind " American Crime Story " is already looking beyond it, however.

Research Senate returns after Democrats push ahead on 'grand bargain'
Author: 0 Senate returns after Democrats push ahead on 'grand bargain'

Democrats went it alone to approve a spending plan, as well as a proposal that would change how IL funds schools and one that would allow the state to borrow $7 billion to help pay down its $14 billion backlog of unpaid bills. Top House Democrats said they would review any measures that may be sent over from the Senate. Toi Hutchinson, an Olympia Fields Democrat, said during debate.

Research Pokemon Go Adventure Week Event
Author: 0 Pokemon Go Adventure Week Event

Niantic has today announced another event for us Pokemon Go players who are still striving to be the very best that no one ever was. The entire event is scheduled to run from May 18 at 1 PM PT to May 25 at 1 PM PT. Don't worry trainers, you'll get there someday. I know, you normally wouldn't ignore PokeStops , but take care to plan your route while out walking or biking to ensure you pass larger concentrations of PokeStops than normal.

Author: 0 Senate Intelligence Committee requests Comey memos

A source tells CBS News the president asked his ousted FBI Director to end the investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. The Senate intelligence committee on Wednesday asked Mr Comey to appear before the panel in both open and closed sessions.

Research Barkati refuses to quit as Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque
Author: 0 Barkati refuses to quit as Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque

Week ago, Barkati triggered huge controversy after he refused to remove red beacon from his vehicle, when Central government's ban on lal batti has come into effect since May 1. He also condemned Barkati's fatwa against Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying, "He has been giving out anti national comments and the fatwa against Prime Minister Modi was outrageous.

Research May the Fourth be with you
Author: 0 May the Fourth be with you

If there's one day that Star Wars fans eagerly anticipate every year (beside the release date for the next Star Wars movie) it's May 4, due to the clever pun "May The Fourth Be With You". While the idea of May the 4th did not start with Lucasfilm, the film company that created Star Wars has fully embraced the spirit of fandom that makes the day so special.

Research Google Pixel 2 Details Leak, Supersized Smartphones Will Outperform Galaxy S8
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 Details Leak, Supersized Smartphones Will Outperform Galaxy S8

As of now, the Connect 2.0 is available for Pixel and Nexus devices. The specifications listed in the concept state that the Pixel 2 will feature a 5.6-inch QHD resolution with an AMOLED panel that's protected by Gorilla Glass 5. Unfortunately, the single-core score of the Google Taimen has been quite disappointing for numerous mobile enthusiasts, since the device failed to fully match the performance of the Galaxy S8 , according to a BGR report.

Research HTC U11 wants you to squeeze it
Author: 0 HTC U11 wants you to squeeze it

The new HTC U11 runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box, so it makes sense that it taps the power of Google Assistant . The smartphone is available in Amazing Silver, Brilliant Black, and Sapphire Blue color options. In a nutshell, not only does the HTC U11's rear camera lock focus in a jiffy, it is also capable of producing excellent results in low light. In terms of Connectivity, the device supports dual SIM dual standby using the (nano-SIM + nano-SIM) slot.