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I 85 Expected to Reopen this Weekend

Initially, speculation had been that reopening the section of highway that is normally traveled by almost a quarter-million cars a day could stretch well into the summer. "It is safe and it is a quality product". GDOT estimated the bridge reconstruction cost at up to $16.6 million. "It's definitely pressure on the whole team from the standpoint that we know how important this project is for the whole community, for the whole area, so from that regard, it has been", Dan Garcia, president of ...

Nvidia Says Toyota Will Use Its AI Technology For Self-Driving Cars

In January, Nvidia and Audi said the German automaker would use the Drive PX to help it put autonomous vehicle on the road starting in 2020. " Toyota has worked on autonomous driving technologies for over 20 years with the aim of reducing traffic fatalities to zero as an ultimate goal, achieving smoother traffic, and providing mobility for all ", says Ken Koibuchi, Executive GM at Toyota.

UK PM Theresa May: Cyber attack on country's hospitals is 'international attack'

Britain's National Cyber Security Center and its National Crime Agency, meanwhile, said they were looking into the United Kingdom incidents, apparently caused by a piece of malware called Wanna Decryptor. Patrick Ward, a 47-year-old sales director, said his heart operation, scheduled for Friday, was canceled at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London. Authorities said they were communicating with more than 100 energy, transportation, telecommunications and financial services providers about the ...

Microsoft Unveils Newest Windows 10 Update

Microsoft also said it would introduce new capabilities for Teams developers to add tabs, bots and connectors, and a new feature, extensions, which will allow users to issue commands to bring information from an app or service directly into their team chat and avoid distracting context switches.

Leaked NSA tools used in global cyber attack, analysts say

It was not clear who was behind the attacks, but the acts deeply alarmed cybersecurity experts and underscored the enormous vulnerabilities to Internet invasions faced by disjointed networks of computer systems around the world. You don't have to be there. "All that has to happen is your computer is on and on the network". England's NHS says at least 16 of its organizations were hit by the ransomware.

Windows 10 gets chummy with Apple, iTunes in next version

Microsoft (MSFT) knows that you love your iPhone. You'll also have to the ability to jump back in time on your system, seamlessly switch between your PC and iPad or Android tablet when working on a document, and copy and paste between different devices.

Howard Stern sends internet into a tizzy by taking a 'personal day'

Howard Stern skipped his show Wednesday, and fans speculated it might have to do with his elderly father. The rumors that Stern is ill even caused Stern's wife, model Beth Stern , to issue a statement to NY media saying "everything is great".

Leaked NSA tools used in cyber attack; U.S. company among those affected

Spain's Telefonica was among the companies hit. Only a small number of USA -headquartered organizations were infected because the hackers appear to have begun the campaign by targeting organizations in Europe, said Vikram Thakur, research manager with security software maker Symantec.

Cyber attack disrupting British NHS was global: May

Britain's National Health Service said hospitals across England were hit by an apparent "ransomware" attack, but there was no immediate evidence that patient data had been accessed. Of note, the attack has allegedly infected a large telecommunications company in Spain, hospitals across England, and a shipping company based in the USA, as well as other companies throughout the world.

Ransomware attacks reported in Europe

A patch for the vulnerability was released by Microsoft in March, but many systems may not have had the update installed. For the recent ransomwhere, Microsoft has issued a patch for affected versions of Windows. Ransomware is malicious software that infects machines, locks them by encrypting data and then extorts money to let users back in. More than half of the country's health boards were targeted by the large-scale hack which brought down NHS computer systems throughout the United ...

Windows 10's upcoming Story Remix feature will help identify best photos & videos

And it's not just about fortifying Windows. Microsoft's Joe Belfiore , Windows 10 VP, described how Windows and Microsoft Graph work together; bringing files, activities and contents from device islands into a unified, intelligent cloud.

Major cyber attacks strike worldwide

Jakub Kroustek of the security firm Avast said in a blog post update around 2000 GMT, "We are now seeing more than 75,000 detections.in 99 countries". The NSA and Microsoft did not immediately respond to requests for comment.Andrea Zapparoli Manzoni, a senior manager in the Information Risk Management division of Kpmg Advisory in Italy, said: "The ransomware attack is happening in a haphazard fashion and is hitting every country in the world, including Italy".

Cyber strike on United Kingdom hospitals is 'international attack': PM Theresa May

It is an global attack. Only a small number of USA -headquartered organizations were infected because the hackers appear to have begun the campaign by targeting organizations in Europe, said Vikram Thakur, research manager with security software maker Symantec.

Microsoft designs new Windows 10 update

For as long as Windows 10 has been around, people have asked for a search bar in the Photos app, and Microsoft has finally delivered that. Placeholders let you view the contents of your entire OneDrive cloud storage within Windows' File Explorer, including files that haven't been downloaded.

N. Korea reports on South's presidential election

That could slow any attempt at rapprochement with the North's unpredictable leader, Kim Jong Un, at a time of broad global support for sanctions. Last month, the state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun claimed US-Australian military exercises in northern Australia were preparation for nuclear war against North Korea and threatened Darwin with a potential retaliatory strike.

Cyberattack pulls the plug on British hospitals

Early on Friday, Britain's National Health Service (NHS) was hit by an unprecedented, large-scale cyber attack, sending the agency scrambling to care for patients. Friday's attack exploited vulnerabilities in some versions of Microsoft Windows. Hospitals across Britain found themselves without access to their computers or phone systems.

Russia Interior ministry hacked in worldwide crisis — NHS cyber attack

The British National Health Service (NHS) is now under siege and was forced to reject patients , cancel operations, and reschedule appointments. NHS England confirmed hospitals across the country appeared to have been simultaneously hit and it had activated a "major incident plan".

Ransomware Hits UK's National Health Service

A huge extortion cyberattack hit dozens of nations Friday, holding computer data for ransom at hospitals, telecommunications firms and other companies. "For so many organizations in the same day to be hit, this is unprecedented", Wysopal said. At this point, it is not clear who is behind the cyber attack.

Peterborough City Hospital unaffected by large-scale NHS cyber-attack

The message can not be closed or ignored, and files on the machine are not accessible. "You only have three days to submit the payment". Most attackers demand between $300 and $500 to remove the malicious ransomware; the price can double if the amount isn't paid within 24 hours.

Everything you need to know about the NHS cyber attack so far

Some ransomware that encrypts files ups the stakes after a few days, demanding more money and threatening to delete files altogether. Microsoft issued a patch to combat the ransomware in March, but outdated systems are still susceptible to the virus.

Massive Cyber Attack Cripples UK Hospitals, Spreads Globally

Hospitals in Britain appeared to be the most severely affected by the attacks, which aimed to blackmail computer users by seizing their data. The attacks came overnight in the form of ransomware, a technique used by hackers that locks users' files unless they pay the attackers a designated sum in the virtual currency Bitcoin.

British hospitals hit by cyber attacks

Researchers with security software maker Avast said they had observed 57,000 infections in 99 countries with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan the top targets. "The only sensible way to tackle it is to "pull the plug" so that it can't spread any more until you can isolate the affected machines and work out a remediation plan".

More than half of Scottish health boards affected — NHS cyber attack

Hospitals in London, northwest England and other parts of the country are reporting problems with their computer systems Friday. "We're aware that a number of NHS organisations have reported that they've suffered from a ransomware attack", May said.

Microsoft unveils a big Windows update and virtual reality hand controllers

Windows 10 Creators Update added more than a hundred new features to WSL, Microsoft officials said. During the display of Windows 10 on ARM , the company shows how effortless it is to install an x86 program on ARM, the same way you would on a standard PC running Windows 10.

Candy makers agree to put their snacks on a diet

The Partnership for a Healthier America, of which former First Lady Michelle Obama is an honorary chair, is also involved. At the time, Hershey said that by 2022, it would make 50 per cent of its individually wrapped standard and king sized confectionary products with 200 calories or less.

'Major disruption' as United Kingdom hospitals hit by cyber attack

Some hospitals and Global Positioning System can not access patient data, with their computers being locked by a program demanding a payment worth £230. A spokesman for NHS Digital, which manages health service cyber security, said: "At this stage, we do not have any evidence that patient data has been accessed".

Microsoft unveils Surface Laptop, new version of Windows 10

Microsoft Says, Microsoft Surface Laptop features a 13.5-inch diagonal PixelSense display with 3:2 aspect ratio. Microsoft is already accepting preorders for the new Surface Laptop. Windows 10 S is essentially a version of Windows 10 for students. Because Windows 10 S won't let you run any software that hasn't been vetted by Microsoft for the Windows Store, the chance of getting infected by nasty viruses or malware is greatly reduced.

Judge refers theft allegations against Uber to US Attorney

Waymo also claims that it's uncovered correspondence showing that Uber began to woo Levandowski before he left Google. "Its decision to bring separate claims against defendants in court was not only reasonable but also the only course available, since Waymo had no arbitration agreement with defendants", the judge wrote in court documents.

ECJ: Uber falls under transportation regulations

The case was brought by an association of Barcelona taxi drivers who argued that Uber engaged in unfair competition with its UberPOP service - which used unlicensed drivers. These features "prevent Uber being treated as a mere intermediary between drivers and passengers", and it is undoubtedly transport that gives the service meaning, the opinion said.

Microsoft makes Visual Studio for Mac generally available

Developers can now use Microsoft's flagship integrated development environment (IDE) across Windows and Mac to build for the cloud, mobile, and the web. Use version control, be agile, and collaborate efficiently with this new release! A related aside: As the Register reported recently, there's concern in the.NET developer community about some of the directions Microsoft is taking with ASP.NET Core .

Industries studio head, Dan Ayoub, leaves Halo for HoloLens

He's leaving gaming altogether, but is staying within Microsoft to work on the Mixed Reality team. Dan Ayoub has been working as Studio Head of External Development at Microsoft since 2014, before that he was working on the Halo franchise, and prior to that, Ayoub was working as an executive producer for Ubisoft.

BT Group plc (BT) Given "Neutral" Rating at Macquarie

The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,720 ($22.25), for a total value of £989,378.40 ($1,279,589.24). Abiomed Inc now has $5.76B valuation. The stock has "Sell" rating by Societe Generale on Monday, August 3. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, September 21 by Hovde Group.

Borowicz Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

Senior foilist Lee Kiefer was named the Women's At-Large Team for District V, while junior sabreur Jonathan Fitzgerald earned the nod for the District V men's team. First-team Academic All-District honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.

Chelsea crowned English Premier League winners

Conte may feel he needs to show loyalty to the players who won the title this season, but with all Chelsea's rivals expected to strengthen, not to mention the added games that come with Champions League qualification, he would be wise to spend this summer.

Immigrant leaves Denver church after winning delay from feds

Vizguerra will return to her family and to work while waiting for a response to her visa application, the Metro Denver Sanctuary Coalition said . Surrounded by supporters Jeanette Vizguerra , center, a Mexican immigrant who has lived in a church to avoid immigration authorities for the past three months, heads to a news conference after leaving the church early Friday.