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Wales NHS unaffected by cyber-attack

Pictures posted on social media showed screens of NHS computers with images demanding payment of 300 USA dollars worth of the online currency Bitcoin, threatening to delete files within seven days. The hospital's A&E department is experiencing delays, although it has not received a direct ransomware attack. Northumbria NHS Trust's website advised people to avoid using A&E unless it involved a serious or life-threatening emergency, a message reitereated by the North East Ambulance Service, ...

Nasa delays debut launch of moon rocket and capsule

Lightfoot was effusive in his praise of the Trump White House for giving NASA the opportunity to look at the possibility of adding crew to EM-1, as well as its support of NASA's programs overall. Instead, the space agency will stick to its original plan of putting crew on the second test mission, known as EM-2, planned for August 2021 at the earliest.

Parents demonstrate at school where 8-year-old was bullied

Attorneys for the boy's mother say the child lay unconscious for 7 minutes before an assistant principal came to his aid. What the school did tell Gabe's mother is that her son fainted and that his vitals were normal. Karaguleff said that the tape shows that for almost five minutes after Gabe is knocked unconscious, " many students step over, point, mock, nudge, kick, etc.", Gabe before an assistant principal rushes in.

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

A malware researcher at Avast reported on Twitter that there have been 36,000 detections of Wanna Decryptor globally including in Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan. "It is all hands on deck to try and stop the spread". It exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft's Windows operating system that allows it to automatically spread across networks, which gives it the ability to quickly infect large numbers of machines at the same organization.

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR)

Wealthtrust Axiom Llc holds 1.62% of its portfolio in Frontier Communications Corp for 1.32 million shares. The stock now has Monthly Volatility of 5.96% and Weekly Volatility of 10.10%. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2016 Q4. The company's expected revenue in the current quarter to be 2.32 Billion, seeing a projected current quarter growth of -200%, and per annum growth estimates over the next 5 year period of around 7.3%.

Scottish health boards also affected by cyber attacks

The organization said it did "not have any evidence that patient data has been accessed". Internal tech systems were reportedly down in hospitals ranging from the center of London to rural parts of the country's south and north. Britain's National Crime Agency said it was aware of the reports of a cyber attack but made no further comment. "Immediately on discovery of the problem, the trust acted to protect its IT systems by shutting them down; it also meant that the trust's telephone ...

Trump delays decision on Paris climate deal

Finland is due to take over the two-year chairmanship of the council from the United States at the end of Thursday's meeting. A US exit from the agreement is likely to heighten diplomatic tensions in all areas of foreign policy between the US, China and other nations, a Chinese official warned this week .

In global appeal, North Korea urges states not to enforce United Nations sanctions

Selfies, coffee and a jacket were all that new South Korean President Moon Jae-in needed to powerfully project an image that he's a down-to-earth leader. On Thursday, the USA director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, told the Senate Intelligence Committee that North Korea posed "a very significant, potentially existential threat to the United States that has to be addressed".

Real Madrid to face Juventus in the UEFA Champions League final

Atletico had threatened an incredible comeback, a powerful header from Saul Niguez and Antoine Griezmann's penalty inside 16 minutes cutting Real's aggregate lead to a solitary goal . Driven on by the deafening Calderon, Atletico started well, creating more danger in the opening minutes than they managed in the entire first leg before Saul nodded home Koke's corner in the 12th minute.

Magnitude 6.8 quake hits off Antarctica

Thursday morning's 3.6 natural disaster east of Bremerton was almost twice as strong as Wednesday's 3.4 quake in the same area. There have been at least 18 quakes in that area in the last 24 hours. But we don't really understand what causes such swarms, she wrote. Vidale said more small earthquakes are expected. The USGA website reports that a 2.8 magnitude natural disaster occurred at 4:31 a.m.

Whole Foods shakes up board as sales figure keeps falling

Northwest Investment Counselors LLC now owns 45,397 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,349,000 after buying an additional 690 shares in the last quarter. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 28th. Whole Foods Market's dividend payout ratio is presently 40.29%. Whole Foods Market, Inc .

Trump family's business in Beijing recalls its pitch

The BBC reported on Thursday that James Yolles, a spokesman for the company, said in a statement: "No one from Kushner Companies will be in China this weekend". Trump has already renewed the program without any changes this year, but the White House also told the Times this month that it "is evaluating wholesale reform of the EB-5 program".

Microsoft Debuts Smarter Cloud at Build

Cosmos wasn't the only piece of database news at the company's Build conference on Wednesday. The conference , which is being held in Seattle , is scheduled to run through tomorrow. Pricing for Cosmos DB is on a pay-as-you-go basis under the auspices of the Azure cloud service-in other words, you pay for only what you use. "Therefore, whether you want to build a Web site using MySQL database or want to quickly build and deploy a geospatial Web or mobile app with PostgreSQL , you can ...

Electronic Arts Inc. Earnings Surge as Digital Transition Progresses

Checchi Capital Advisers LLC's holdings in Electronic Arts were worth $292,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Mizuho maintained the shares of EA in report on Wednesday, February 1 with "Neutral" rating. Electronics For Imaging had a net margin of 4.57% and a return on equity of 7.34%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 16.7% on a year-over-year basis.

L1 Agent Misses Mark in Bladder Cancer

Evercore's Raffat questioned whether Tecentriq's results demonstrate a broader problem with immuno-oncology drugs in bladder cancer . While Tecentriq's results in Imvigor211 were consistent with its previous study, Roche said, patients getting chemotherapy in the latest trial survived longer than anticipated.

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Has $3.395 Million Stake in Fitbit Inc (FIT)

Looking about the past performance history, the company jumped 7.92% in past week and climbed 6.24% in one month. Currently, the market capitalization of Fitbit Inc . The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research , is 2.78. If you are accessing this piece of content on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of U.S.

SpaceX all set to launch first military satellite

Unmanned Falcon 9 rocket lifts off Monday, May 1, 2017 , at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The aerospace company said the launch had initially been scheduled for Sunday, but was postponed in the last seconds before take-off due to a "sensor issue" with the rocket.

Range Rover Landmark Evoque celebrates 600000 sales

The new model is finished in choice of three special exterior paint schemes ― Moraine Blue, Corris Grey, or Yulong White. The dashboard - covered in dark leather - gets grey accents and a brushed satin centre console trim. An Evoque rolls off the production line in Halewood every 170 seconds. The design remains modern and fresh. Even though the SUV is proving to be the world's most popular vehicle type, even Land Rover has been taken by surprise by how popular its Evoque is proving both at ...

Real Estate Investors (LON:RLE) Analyst Target Changes

Zacks Investment Research's sales averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that cover Washington Real Estate Investment Trust. Analysts await Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc (NASDAQ:WHLR) to report earnings on August, 2.

Wells Fargo plans another $2B in cuts, including hundreds of branch closures

The third-largest bank in the USA need a 100-basis-point-increase in their short and long-term rates, this could translate to a net income of anything between 2% and 5% in just 12 months after the adjusted interest rates. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.83%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 3rd. The credit card business has also been hurt by the scandal, said Avid Modjtabai, who heads Wells Fargo's payments, virtual solutions and ...

Arizona Sunshine to Launch on PlayStation VR in June

The PlayStation VR version of Arizona Sunshine will support both PlayStation 4 Pro, and the new PlayStation VR Aim Controller , which is being released alongside sci-fi shooter Farpoint on May 17, 2017. The campaign mode is built in bite-sized VR chunks that flow together to form a full narrative. Experience unprecedented VR realism . And that's what happens in Arizona Sunshine .

Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) Comparison

Thankfully, the Canvas 2 (2017) isn't very disappointing in the software department. The device also offers a MicroSD card slot for storage expansion up to additional 64GB. Micromax aims to launch the model in other markets that it operates in including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal in the next few months. Indian consumer electronics entity, Micromax recent rolled out the new Canvas 2 smartphone in the Indian market and it seems that the users would be quite impressed with the features ...

Apple to announce major investment in Harrodsburg factory

The money comes from Apple's new Advanced Manufacturing Fund that CEO Tim Cook revealed recently. " Corning is a great example of a supplier that has continued to innovate and they are one of Apple's long-standing suppliers", said Jeff Williams, Apple's chief operating officer.

Royal Shocker! Prince Philip Retires

The announcement ended some feverish speculation in the early hours of Thursday morning that one of the Royal couple had died after word leaked that employees of the Queen had been urgently summoned to Buckingham Palace from across the UK. Philip met the then Princess Elizabeth just before the World War II, and they exchanged letters while he served with the Royal Navy. From his childhood, to becoming a doting husband, to watching generations of his family grow and flourish, click through ...

Alien: Covenant will 'scare the sh** out of you'

Scott has pretty much mastered the execution of building suspense in the sci-fi thriller genre, and the first half-hour of "Alien: Covenant" is some of the best work in the franchise. You see the little guy or girl springing to consciousness inside its womb, looking at its spindly hands, starting to learn to talk. Scott also shed some light on the now apparently defunct Alien 5 film that Neill Blomkamp was attempting to make.

Chance of showers, then sun — Sunday weather

Mostly cloudy , with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 6 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. The rain showers have moved north and it looks like most of the afternoon will stay dry. Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. - A high near 65 Wednesday , with partly sunny skies and a 20 percent chance of showers.

Microsoft unveils update to Windows, with brand new design and features

Microsoft removed yet another drawback by announcing today that iTunes will be available in the Windows Store by the end of the year. It's unclear what the iTunes app will look like in the Windows Store; will it have bright, blocky colors, or will it maintain the traditional iTunes logo? However, the company has not revealed all features of this Windows 10 Creators update.

Arctic Is Changing as U.S. Mulls Climate Policy, Tillerson Says

FAIRBANKS, Alaska U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted foreign ministers from Arctic nations at a meeting in Alaska on Thursday, where President Donald Trump's reluctance to fight climate change cast a shadow over talks. Besides, the Council also comprises the organizations of the Arctic indigenous peoples, including the Arctic Athabascan Council, Aleut International Association, Gwich'in Council International, Inuit Circumpolar Council, Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the ...

BMW 3 Series Edition Sport & Luxury announced with 2018 update

Hopefully, its 21st century follow-up can live up to those ideals, even if there aren't any pop-up headlights. BMW's CEO told the automaker's annual general meeting it would revive the 8 Series line in 2018. These sleek designs make sense since Krüger also claimed that the upcoming BMW 8 Series will be the true luxury sports coupe. The automaker on Thursday released a teaser sketch showing a stylized silhouette of the concept which is in the form of a coupe.

Samsung's Galaxy S8 smashes sales records

It's not entirely clear at this point in time why Samsung appears to have made a decision to not enable this feature in some markets across the globe where the Galaxy S8 is already out. Adjusting the color balance can be a quick fix but for the OC ones, you can probably wait for the official software update. Regardless of the iPhone 8, it looks like, provided there are no more Note 7-level disasters, 2017 will continue to be a strong year for Samsung .

Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 8 in the second half of 2017

Last October, Samsung ended the troubled smartphone following the recall of 2.5 million handsets. It's worth nothing that Samsung is much bigger than phones. While not all Samsung Galaxy S8 users were affected by this, Samsung wants to take no chances this year. Samsung is still facing some acute headaches.

Grand Canyon: Found body likely teenage boy from Tennessee

Park rangers responded to the location and recovered the body which was transported by helicopter and transferred to the Coconino County Medical Examiner to be positively identified. Randy Merrell shows a custom orthotic at his lab in Dry Fork Canyon, northwest of Vernal, Utah, in 2012. Merrell is an experienced backcountry hiker, friends and family said, adding they were holding out hope for a miracle.

Delphi announces spinoff of powertrain business

DLPH generated revenue of $4.68 Billion in the same quarter, one year ago. EPM's profit would be $2.61 million giving it 24.69 P/E if the $0.08 EPS is correct. Citigroup has "Buy" rating and $90 target. 1St Advsr has 0.09% invested in Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH ). Currently, Delphi Automotive has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

Peugeot 308 Facelift Brings New 1.5 BlueHDi, 8-Speed Auto

Previously it was assumed that the Peugeot 308 will receive the interior the i-Cockpit of the second generation, as the new 3008-m, however, the only changes to the hatchback will be the new navigation support display real-time traffic from TomTom and a multimedia system with Mirror Screen, duplicate screen complex display smartphone.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Plans to Sell Loot Crate Keys

Battlegrounds is now available on Steam Early Access for $US30. "We have a great producer and he can manage a lot of stuff", Greene said. According to an interview PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Designer Brendan Greene did with BusinessInsider , developer Bluehole Studio plans to complete the PC version in the next five months "or so", in Greene's words.