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Moto C and C Plus: Cheap mobes pack Android 7.0, MediaTek chips

Motorola has already launched two handsets from Moto G series - G5 and G5 Plus - but reports have claimed that Moto G5S aka Moto GS and Moto G5S Plus aka GS+ will be released this year. Moto E4 Plus will boast a 5.5 inch IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. 5 mega pixel rear camera is available on the Moto C. The presentation photo shows a total of nine phones, including the rumored Moto X, which is said to be coming with the Moto X4 name.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Patch 1.1 Removes Offensive Gesture and Much More

The gesture change is by no means the biggest adjustment made, though it will surely be the most controversial one. In that game the character Bowser celebrates victory by making a gesture that is unfriendly in the USA in the UK. Add to this the fact that up to two players are now able to spectate a certain group while waiting to join a match. We'll leave it up to you to hunt around for more details on that.

Group linked to NSA spy leaks threatens sale of new tech secrets

Hacking group the Shadow Brokers was the key link in last week's WannaCrypt chaos, having released the NSA's hacking tools which allowed the malware to be weaponized so well. Calling themselves the Shadow Brokers , the group first appeared in 2016 claiming that they had access to 75% of the USA cyber arsenal, which they offered to auction to the highest bidder.

Beware, WannaCry cyber attack may just be the beginning

Microsoft, the company who's network were the prime focus of the attacks, said on Tuesday that it was aware of the group's most recent claim and that the companies security team was monitoring threats to "help us prioritise and take appropriate action".

Revenue Estimates Analysis Of QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

BlackRock Inc. now owns 102,896,916 shares of the wireless technology company's stock worth $5,900,110,000 after buying an additional 99,564,587 shares in the last quarter. CLSA cut QUALCOMM from a "buy" rating to an "underperform" rating and lowered their target price for the company from $80.00 to $60.00 in a research note on Monday, January 23rd.

Steelers release Ladarius Green, Greg Warren

He started two games. He had just one good game, when he went off for six catches, 110 yards, and a touchdown against the Giants in Week 13. Green was schedule to make a base salary $5 million in 2017. Jesse James , Xavier Grimble and David Johnson are the three veterans at the position. Not to suggest either of the undrafted rookie free agents won't make the team, but it is hardly a slam dunk either will do what it takes to make the 53-man roster.

Another NSA Cyber Weapon Stolen By Hackers! Widespread Damage Expected

Hundreds of thousands of computers were infected with WannaCry ransomware in over 150 countries worldwide over the weekend. It doesn't matter if it is a personal photo or your companies most important excel sheet, if somebody encrypts your data files, it is very hard not to give in and pay the ransom.

Amidst global ransomware attack, new versions of WannaCry emerge

Europe's cross-border police agency chief Rob Wainwright said the attack was "unprecedented" and they are working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to identify those behind the malware who are now unknown. Microsoft declined to comment for this story. Ransomware attacks represent about 22 percent of all global incidents NTT Security, an information security and risk management firm, handles for clients, said Kai Grunwitz, the firm's senior vice president for central Europe.

A&Es 'fully open' again — NHS cyber attack

When the computer virus struck on Friday 47 trusts were affected and seven had to close their doors in A&E to ambulances. The WannaCry cyber attack spread more slowly on Monday with no major new infections reported, as attention shifted to investment and government policy implications of lax cyber security.

Are you protected? How to avoid ransomware attacks

The company's shares were down about 1% on Monday, in a slightly higher broad market. India didn't feel the real impact as the other countries yet. The NSA has not commented on Shadow Brokers since the group emerged a year ago, or on the contents of past leaks or Friday's ransomware attack .

Google I/O 2017: All Exciting Things You Need To Know

During the keynote address at Google I/O, CEO Sundar Pichai demonstrated how the new feature could be used to identify nearly anything. Lens will initially be available on Google Photos only. As part of a years-old tradition, Google will name the next Android version after a dessert or sweet-tasting snack beginning with the letter "O".

First Destiny Gameplay Steam Today

The PC version of Destiny 2 will be on Battle.net rather than Steam or another platform. The news isn't a surprise, however. Meanwhile, it was also revealed that Destiny 2 will not be in PCs until after console comes out. First and foremost, Destiny 2 will be out September 8th on the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. But those same listings (on GameStop and Amazon ) also now put the PC release date as September 8, which we know isn't the case, and the Destiny website says that "beta ...

Net Neutrality Supporters Want to 'Ban Drudge'

As NPR notes, more than 4 million comments came in during the 2015 effort to write the net neutrality rules, and majority were in support of strict regulations. "Today we propose to repeal utility-style regulation of the Internet", said Pai, reported the Washington Post . The FCC's site also seems to have been flooded by fake, often identical, comments in support of repeal.

Atria Investments LLC Increases Position in Ford Motor Company (F)

It has by 0.00% the S&P500. The recommendation scale measures the value from 1 to 5, where 1 means "Strong Buy" and 5 stands for "Sell". General Motors Company (GM ) lost -1.18% to reach $33.42 in the previous trading session. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.04/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 11.4%. Paragon Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Ford Motor Company by 7.7% in the third quarter.

Worth Watching Stock: United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)

UAL has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. FNY Partners Fund LP now owns 2,000 shares of the transportation company's stock valued at $141,000 after buying an additional 1,908 shares during the period. S Squared Technology Llc owns 68,734 shares or 3.33% of their U.S. portfolio. Dillard's, Inc.is a retailer of fashion apparel, cosmetics and home furnishing.

Kotlin is now an officially Google-supported language for Android app development

Among reasons for choosing Kotlin , Google mentioned it being "concise, expressive, and created to be type- and null-safe" and also " many Android developers have already found that Kotlin makes development faster and more fun". We want to thank Google and the Android team for their trust in Kotlin , but above all we want to thank you, our community, our users. Kotlin's primary sponsor is JetBrains , the same company which is behind tools like IntelliJ .

Amazon refreshes lineup of low-cost tablets, new kids model

Also included is longer battery life, with Amazon saying that it gets 8 hours of use on a single charge rather than 7 like the previous model. The upgrades here are very modest. The main reason to get any of these is still price. On one hand, Amazon is now betting on Fire 7, thinner and lighter with a slight improvement in the screen to improve the contrast and display the text lighter.

Next Generation of Smartphones Could Charge in 5

Myersdorf said they would certainly start mass production of FastBattery units in Q1 next year, and that there is already a roster of companies interested in the technology. The analyst pointed out potential design flaws such as large amounts of heat generated when charging that can impact the performance of the battery.

PaRappa and Gitaroo Man Creators Collaborating on New Rhythm Action Game

Even if you are not a fan of rhythm-based games, I highly suggest checking out both games on your mobile. Kotaku reports that the new game, Project Rap Rabbit, is the brainchild of PaRappa creator Masaya Matsuura and Keiichi Yano from the Gitaroo Man and Ouendan series.

Australia Sleeps Through 'Biggest Ransomware Attack In History'

That said , Microsoft can't shirk the blame entirely - it needs to reconsider its responsibility for users that work on older systems, particularly those across large networks that might avoid the sheer cost and scale of regular updating. Microsoft is now confirming that the WannaCrypt exploits used in the attack on Friday were drawn from the trove of exploits stolen from the NSA . Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said it was "on alert" over the weekend but was not ...

BMW launches 3 Series 330i variant in India at Rs 42.4 lakh

The 330i joins the 320i in the 3 Series portfolio in India, which is now available with two petrol and four diesel variants. As far as the new petrol-powered X1 is concerned, BMW has equipped it with a 1998cc TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder petrol engine, which pumps out 193.5PS of max power at 5000rpm and max torque of 280Nm at 1250-4600rpm.

Microsoft Explains Why Minecraft For Nintendo Switch Runs At 720p

Additional activities at the annual show include a Nintendo Spotlight: "E3 2017 video presentation announcing new details for Nintendo Switch games launching this year, the return of Nintendo Treehouse: "Live at E3, and tournaments for ARMS and Splatoon 2 live-streamed from the show floor".

European Union demands talks with U.S. over possible airline laptop ban

A European Commission spokeswoman said a telephone call between top EU officials and their United States peers had provided "a very constructive exchange of views". Alain Bauer, president of the CNAPS, a French regulator of private-sector security agents, including those checking baggage and passengers in France's airports, predicted "chaotic" scenes initially if the ban was instituted.

Cyberattack strikes 100K groups in at least 150 countries

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd said on Saturday that, all but six NHS trusts' systems had been restored. Dr Krishna Chinthapalli, a neurology registrar at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London , had warned that an increasing number of hospitals could be shut down by ransomeware attacks in an article on the vulnerability of the NHS network in the "British Medical Journal" on Wednesday, two days before the major cyber-hack.

Microsoft Releases 'Highly Unusual' Windows XP Patch As Ransomware Attack Spreads

The warning echoed that from Europe's policing agency earlier Sunday. But U.K. hospitals, Chinese universities and global firms like Fedex also reported they had come under assault. The list of institutions affected is expected to grow as more become aware of hacks or if more variants spread infections. "Malware that penetrates the perimeter and then spreads inside the network tends to be quite successful", said Johannes Ullrich, director of the Internet Storm Center at the SANS Institute.

The Art of Overwatch

The Art of Overwatch will be available in a standard and limited edition , and you can check them out over on Amazon. Overwatch's recent Uprising event was one of its best-received, partly because it catered to fans' interest in exploring the game's lore.

Microsoft unveils new Surface laptop featuring Windows 10 S

The move is created to stop students installing malicious software, but will also stop schools from taking advantage of freeware applications such as GIMP, a popular free alternative to Photoshop. Like the Windows 10 Pro, the Windows 10 S also supports Windows Update for Business, which allows administrators to select deployment schedules for feature updates and to defer normal quality updates for up to 30 days.

Ransomware Attacks Ravage Computer Networks In Dozens Of Countries

British media had reported a year ago that most public health organizations were using an outdated version of Microsoft Windows that was not equipped with security updates. She said: "If you look at who's been impacted by this virus, it's a huge variety across different industries and across worldwide governments". Two 20-something cyber experts helped bring down the widespread ransomware attack that infiltrated networks at hospitals, banks, and government agencies in multiple countries.

Europol says global reach of massive cyberattack 'unprecedented'

It was reported on Saturday that nearly 75,000 systems have been affected in 99 countries. The Federal government has confirmed an worldwide cyber attack that hit at least 74 countries has reached Australia, with one local business "likely" to have been affected by malicious ransomware.

Flipkart Big 10 Sale: Big discounts on Apple, Samsung, Lenovo, Motorola smartphones

As for Android smartphones, the flash sale-ridden Redmi Note 4 will be sold in an open sale without any markdowns. The 32GB variant is available at Rs 13,999, Rs 2,000 lesser than the original price. The 128 GB version is available for Rs 65,999. HDFC card holders will also get an additional 10 per cent discount. Add to that an exchange offer and an instant discount of Rs.

The MP3 is now officially dead, according to creators of the format

The also helped create the AAC . On April 23, 2017, Technicolor's mp3 licensing program for certain mp3 related patents and software of Technicolor and Fraunhofer IIS has been terminated. Well, there's some bad news - MP3 is no more. They also contributed to its creation. It is more efficient and has greater functionality, it stated, and will take the place of the MP3 format.

Mass Effect Franchise Put on Hiatus, BioWare Montreal Downsized

This is said to be the title the Montreal studio is now assisting with. Kotaku's report goes on to stress that BioWare Montreal hasn't been hit with layoffs per se; rather, a portion of its staffers have been relocated to other EA studios.

Global Cyberattack: Experts brace for unstoppable ransomware version

A spokesman for Spain's Telefonica SA said the hack affected some employees at its headquarters, but the phone company is attacked frequently and the impact of Friday's incident wasn't major. A year ago an acute-care hospital in Hollywood paid $17,000 in bitcoin to an extortionist who hijacked its computer systems and forced doctors and staff to revert to pen and paper for record-keeping.

Corbyn says he is not a pacifist

Meanwhile Mrs May took her campaign deep into Labour territory with the launch of her election battle bus and an accusation that Mr Corbyn had abandoned "patriotic working class people". He admitted Labour had a "mountain to climb" before voting day, although the party is determined and the final manifesto, a draft of which was leaked on Wednesday, contains "terrifically exciting" ideas.

Extra staff brought in to help Cumbria's hospitals cope — NHS cyber-attack

Although only 22, he is known in the close-knit world of cybersecurity as someone who's good at "taking down big ugly things that are spreading fast", in the words of Ryan Kalember, vice president for cybersecurity at Proofpoint, a Sunnyvale, Calif.