Worldwide ransomware attacks: What we know

When you login on Monday for work, and your computer happens to be running on older versions Microsoft's Windows such as Windows XP , chances are you could be staring at a screen screaming "pay me money to get your data back". Experts expect additional attacks to occur due to residual system infections, copy-cat viruses or the release of additional malware arising from the NSA leaks .

HTC U11 vs smartphone rivals: How do they compare?

Its dual-LED flash helps with natural skin tones. For selfies, the handset has 15.8MP snapper with f/2.0 aperture. HTC points out that Edge Sense is based on actual pressure applied to the phone, so it is not a capacitive touch feature, so wearing gloves or using it while wet should not present an issue.

Tags: Apple | CEO | Tim Cook | Test-Drives | Device | Blood | Sugar

The source on the Apple campus told CNBC that Cook is indeed wearing a device and confirmed that it was an Apple prototype. "I've been wearing a continuous glucose monitor for a few weeks", the Apple executive stated. It is meant as a program for people with, or at risk for, diabetes. Glucose trackers now on the market use sensors that penetrate the skin. The original idea behind this project came from the late founder, Steve Jobs, who wanted the company to find a noninvasive way of ...

Melania Trump without headscarf draws attention

The centerpiece of Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia will be a speech Sunday at the Arab-Islamic-American summit. It's been more than a half-century since any president waited as long to take his first foreign trip. US President Donald Trump has said his first trip overseas to "lands associated with three of the world's great religions" is aimed at uniting the civilized world in a fight against terrorism.

Governments Must Treat Cyber Attack as 'Wake-Up Call — Microsoft President

A fix for the vulnerability had been posted by Microsoft in March , but many organizations had either failed to update their systems or were using operating systems like Windows XP, which were not patched as Microsoft no longer issues security patches for such old software.

Priyanka Chopra's fans can rejoice as Quantico will have Season 3

However, given that the show actually broke records for ABC and raked in great ratings in its first season , ABC has chose to give " Quantico " another chance. The show's official Twitter account confirmed news of a third season last night. " #AlexParrish will be back soon". At the beach, she flaunted her sexy body in a teal and white tie-dye two piece by Mikoh.

Google unveils 'smart' lens at I/O developer conference

You'll be able to share libraries with people you choose and the system will use the company's new Lens technology to identify objects and places (similar to Samsung's Bixby ). So if you are part of Google's ecosystem, you can not escape this compelling application. From metallic coins to paper bills, to payment cards, we are now in the era of digital mobile wallets.

Wildrose, PCs leaders agree to merge parties

A self-imposed deadline to reach an agreement passed two weeks ago, but the two sides have hashed out their differences. Further, there is a reference to property rights, a policy Wildrose defends fiercely, but it, too, is a general nod. Wildrose lawmakers, for example, repeatedly introduce recall bills that would give constituents the right to remove members of the Legislature and force by-elections.

Nuclear Crisis: Trump gives condition for N/Korea talk

A US Navy commander on Wednesday pushed for a "sense of urgency" over North Korea's nuclear and missile development, stressing that it even threatens Pyongyang's ally China and neighbour Russian Federation. "The thought of placing cyanide in the hands of the North Koreans, considering their record on human rights, political prisoners, and assassinations is not only unsafe but defies common sense", Haley said in a statement.

Google announces Project Treble to make Android better

It's already running on Google Pixel phones with the Android O Developer Preview, so Project Treble has already started to make its way onto devices in the wild. Google has unveiled a new system that aims to streamline vendor Android updates. Once the open-source codes are released, it's the chip manufacturer who initially modifies the scripts for their hardware.

What we learned about the Google Assistant at Google I/O 2017

Android Go will arrive with the upcoming Android O in the fall. At its Google I/O conference, the company announced Android Go , a configuration of Android aimed squarely at budget handset markets. While the assistants reside on the network, not the device, it is crucial that the vendors get the technology in the hands of more users in order to get the data needed to increase its effectiveness.

Google announces Payment API, Assistant payments, targeted Android Pay loyalty offers & more

Everyone's favorite voice-powered assistant is already the most capable one out there, but Google's enhanced AI and advancements in machine learning are now taking Google Assistant to the next level. Android Go will arrive with the upcoming Android O in the fall. This feature is not limited to videos, and it may be able to run games and other apps as well.

Uber Freight extends on-demand service to trucking

This is not Uber's sole freight hauling project, as the company is also working with Otto on self-driving trucks. While all of this sounds great, and the promotional video of the truck driver with his dog is adorable, some people have concerns.

Finland urges focus on cooperation, climate change at Arctic Council

That's raised concerns among the global crowd gathered in Fairbanks this week. U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary David Balton tried to square the circle this week in a call with reporters. So hopefully this ministerial will continue to underscore that the Arctic remains a very viable, and very crucial locus of cooperation, between the West and Russian Federation at a time when relations are souring in so many other venues.

14th GST council meet starts in Srinagar

Many members of the assembly expressed their ignorance on the Bills and said they have not gone through the contents and ascertained whether the state will benefit after passing of the bills. Amid growing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir and the perception of its difference from the rest of the country, the government seems to be sending out a strong signal to everyone about not only the importance of the valley but also of the intent to bring back normalcy to it.

Ireland's political veteran Enda Kenny stepping down as party leader

Nominations for the contest to replace him close on Saturday with the successor due to be elected by June 2 and Ireland's Dail parliament due to vote in the new leader as taoiseach in the following days. He said Mr Varadkar is "the most capable politician of his generation". So who would you vote for between Coveney and Varadkar? Mr Kenny leaves the Fine Gael leadership as the party's most successful taoiseach.

Swedish prosecutor drops rape investigation of Assange

Marianne Ny. Sweden's top prosecutor says the investigation of alleged sexual offenses could reopened if Julian Assange returns to Sweden before the statute of limitations lapses in 2020. Mr Assange thanked the government of Ecuador for granting him political asylum despite "intense pressure", as well as his legal team and others who had stood by him.

Rays power their way to series win vs. Indians

PITTSBURGH - Gerrit Cole shut down the best offense in the majors, holding Washington to three hits in seven innings to win for the first time in a month as Pittsburgh cruised to a victory. Although Krancevic and his family have been season ticket holders since the park's inaugural 1994 season, this was only the second time he caught a homer.

Watch The Trailer For The Emoji Movie

Austin , Rob Riggle and Steven Wright . Once on dry land, the drenched actor presented the trailer to The Emoji Movie, which is scheduled to be released in New Zealand cinemas on September 21. But for the star of The Emoji Movie , things did not quite go as planned. The Emoji Movie is taking the Wreck-It Ralph and Inside Out approach for the world of emoji .

Apple Inc. Prepping MacBook Updates for WWDC

A report this week suggested that Apple is gearing up to announce new MacBooks as soon as next month during its annual developer conference, known as WWDC. Intel delivered substantial performance/feature improvements in moving from its fifth-generation Core product line to its sixth-generation Core products, and it did so again when it moved from its sixth-generation Core to its seventh-generation Core products.

Does $0.04 justifies Delcath Systems, Inc. (DCTH) shares?

In case of Revenue Estimates, according to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Delcath Systems, 620 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 620 Million. The return on invested capital at -139.3%, which is good, compared to its peers. Investors may be closely monitoring historical stock price performance in order to examine what has been happening with company shares.

"Bug" In Vine Archive Website Could Have Exposed Email Addresses, Phone Numbers

Even so, affected users should be especially cautious of emails or text messages from unknown senders, now that online miscreants may have possession of their email and/or phone number. An investigation turned up the identities of the accounts which have had exposed information, though the company is at pains to point out that accounts themselves weren't compromised.

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know so far

That's why it's called ransomware. Experts say this vulnerability has been understood among experts for months, yet too many groups failed to take it seriously. Bad guys generally target Windows far more than Apple's operating system because there are vastly more computers running Windows around the world. President Donald Trump on Friday night ordered his homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert, to convene an "emergency meeting" to assess the threat posed by the global attack, a senior ...

Here are the best apps on Android, according to Google

This means you can ask "Who is the Prime Minister of Canada?" followed by "How tall is he?" and Google Assistant knows that you're still talking about Justin Trudeau. Pinterest has a similar tool. You can easily access Siri by holding down the iPhone's home button, but with Google Assistant (and Cortana, Alexa, and all other third-party assistants), you need to launch a separate app.

All Four Candidates for Iranian Presidency Cast Ballots

Iran's president is subordinate to the supreme leader but still powerful with considerable influence over both domestic policy and foreign affairs. His main challenger is seen as Ebrahim Raisi , 56, a hardline cleric and former prosecutor who is close to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Follow CERT-In instructions on WannaCry attack: RBI to banks

RBI suggested to close the ATMs until they get updated. However, the RBI denied that it has ordered the ATMs to shut down. "RBI has not given any direction or issued any advisory to banks to shut down their ATMs. This morning Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) in a special webcast came out with a list of guidance to ward off the Wannacry virus which encrypts the files on infected old Windows system and spreads by exploiting vulnerabilities.

Life is odd 2 is happening says Dontnod Entertainment

They've revealed that the game won't be at E3, and they're not ready to talk about exactly what the sequel will entail at this point, but they're promising gamers that it's the very best game that they can possibly create. The studio confirmed it has sold over 3m copies of Life is unusual, in a thankful message to the community. Released episodically throughout 2015, Life is unusual followed the story of highschool student Max Caulfield and her best friend Chloe.

Saudis not concerned about sharing intelligence with United States

In his first few months in office, US President Donald Trump has continuously broken with tradition and thrown convention to the wind. Trump is bucking tradition by journeying away from North America for his first foreign trek - the past five presidents all visited USA neighbors Canada or Mexico as their first venture overseas.

Rare snail left on shelf after a love triangle

Professor Angus Davison , from the University of Nottingham, took Jeremy into his own care and launched a search previous year to find him a possible mate. (Snails are hermaphrodites, by the way.) Jeremy, by contrast, "didn't seem to have" the "energy" to join in this snail-sex extravaganza. Unfortunately, for Jeremy, reported that Lefty and Tomeu got together instead, leaving him in the dust.

Rex could destroy bones with an 8000 pound bite

T. rex's menu included everything from duck-billed dinosaurs to triceratops. Ultimately, the researchers estimated a T. rex could deliver some 8,000 pounds of bite force on average, roughly the weight of three small cars. Dr Erickson became curious with figuring out the bite force of the T. rex as a graduate student in the mid-1990s when a colleague showed him a fossilised triceratops pelvis riddled with about 80 bite marks.

Friess Associates Llc Increased Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) Stake by $17.17 Million

Karpas Strategies Llc sold 5,567 shares as Microsoft Corp ( MSFT)'s stock 0.00%. Microsoft Corp now has $508.18 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.34% or $0.23 reaching $67.71. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, May 24 by Cowen & Co. UBS maintained it with "Buy" rating and $56 target in Friday, October 23 report.

Declared: Tamil Nadu SSLC 10th results out now; check it on tnresults

Last year , near about 6 lakh students had appeared for this Tamil board examination of the class 12th (SSLC) and pass out percentage was recorded at 92.9%, which was better than its previous year (2015). To check DGETN 10th Result students need to enter Registration Number and date of birth. Click on the Submit button. The TN SSLC toppers list 2017 will also be announced by the Tamil Nadu Board .

Antarctica 'greening' due to climate change

Stretches of the coast of the Antarctic Peninsula are covered with deep, green mossy banks. Salzmann ran simulations using a computer model of the Earth system, which showed that reducing Antarctica's land height would cause it to warmer quicker.

Musk Says Tesla Shouldn't Be Worth $50 Billion

And in contrast to the claims of the 15 workers interviewed by The Guardian-which Tesla attempted to downplay last week in a preemptive blog post-Musk took issue with the depiction of a hard-boiled operation that's working feverishly to prep for production of the Model 3 sedan in July.

Leaked images show off Microsoft's upcoming Surface Pro 5 Surface Pro

The photos of the new Surface Pro was shared online by VentureBeat writer and notorious leaker Evan Blass. This is a bit confusing if true. For over a year, the tech world has eagerly awaited for the announcement of the next-generation Surface Pro , dubbed as the Surface Pro 5, from Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).