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Author: 0 GE Appliances to get Google voice control option

Google I/O is ostensibly about the future of Android, but that changed in 2016 when CEO Sundar Pichai put the AI-powered Google Assistant and machine learning at the forefront, a trend that continued at this year's show. People will copy proper names (like a restaurant or a person) and paste it into Google Search. The new Shared Library feature also lets you automatically share images with people, like a spouse, significant other, or best friend.

Author: 0 NSA Told Microsoft of Flaw Before Ransomware Attack

The locking or kidnapping process generally relies on frighteningly complex cryptography. Once your files are encrypted, your options are limited. Multiple news reports have stated the attackers used tainted e-mails to trick employees into installing the malware on their computers.

Author: 0 New footage shows Erdogan watching Washington brawl

A violent confrontation Tuesday evening outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Northwest Washington resulted in 11 people being injured. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said McGurk has done "tremendous work" in coordinating and leading the worldwide coalition against IS, and has the support of the White House and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Author: 0 Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating

Last night, she said: "The concern is that on Monday morning the appointment system may not be working, some places may not be able to access routine results, even the phone lines in some cases may not be working". However there was disruption to the x-ray service. Cyber Security Minister Dan Tehan said on Sunday the government received reports of the private sector being impacted, but not commonwealth organisations.

Research Thanks to global warming, Antarctica is starting to turn green
Author: 0 Thanks to global warming, Antarctica is starting to turn green

The research team analyzed data and records from the past 150 years and noted the points in time when plant life experienced sudden growth spurts and that they coincided with a rise in the region's temperature. With global warming acting up more and more, the effects are starting to show. "The conclusions and the results that we've seen show the response of these moss banks to climate change have been pervasive across the whole of the region", Amesbury told CBC News in a phone interview.

Author: 0 Destiny 2: See The First 4K PC Screenshots

New players can join in clans if they're looking to get into a raid when THEY want, and visa versa, if a clan loses a member at the last second, "Guided Games" is a way for them to find these single players to join their team. Near the beginning of the event, Bungie promised that anyone would be able to participate in Trials, Raids and Nightfall Strikes in Destiny 2 . Moreover, tanks will be introduced in the list of drivable vehicles in the game.

Research New skins, emotes, and voice lines teased for Overwatch Anniversary event
Author: 0 New skins, emotes, and voice lines teased for Overwatch Anniversary event

The description of the new maps as Arena maps is also an interesting thing to note, as Blizzard has not widely used the term before. In other news, Blizzard is going to rerelease " Overwatch ". "We have some ideas", game director Jeff Kaplan said (via PvP Live ). To really set Overwatch apart as its own IP. "For this free weekend, we're making Overwatch's full roster of heroes and maps available for play in a variety of modes, including Quick Play, Custom Games, and the latest ...

Author: 0 Wannacry crisis: hits over 40000 Indian computers

On Monday, senior administration officials defended the government's handling of software flaws, without confirming the NSA link to WannaCry , the tool used in the global ransomware attack. "The Indian IT industry should be better placed than others (in handling the situation)". "We have seen vulnerabilities stored by the CIA show up on WikiLeaks, and now this vulnerability stolen from the U.S.

Author: 0 Wannacry ransomware: 'Regular software updates can keep threats at bay'

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to follow the instructions of government organisation CERT-In on ransomware, which has impacted various IT networks in over 150 countries. A Cybercpace Administration of China official said on Monday, that although the virus is still spreading, it has slowed. Reports say new variants of WannaCrypt have appeared that do not have this kill switch .

Research Tesla workers reveal brutal working conditions on the assembly line
Author: 0 Tesla workers reveal brutal working conditions on the assembly line

The website asserts that the company chose to bore tunnels instead of building flying cars because the latter would have to face issues with weather, noise and not failing mid-flight - the fear of falling on someone walking underneath. Other workers also recounted their stories to the newspaper, and some said they felt compelled to hide their injuries because some managers belittled their injuries and told them to work through the pain.

Author: 0 Olympic Steel, Inc. (ZEUS) Director Acquires 1325 Shares of Stock

On average, analysts expect that Olympic Steel, Inc . will post $1.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS ) has a market capitalization of 1.72 Billion which suggests the company is a huge company further suggesting that the shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS ) are stable and safe compared to the lower market capitalization companies.

Research New Forest owner vows to restore
Author: 0 New Forest owner vows to restore "glory days"

The sale would end five years of ownership by Fawaz Al Hasawi, who has said that the deal was was "99%" complete. Nottingham Forest's drawn-out takeover by Greek shipping magnate and Olimpiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis has been completed after it was given the go-ahead by the Football League.

Author: 0 Nintendo Direct Details ARMS Characters, Features, Battle Modes

Sadly, the limited edition bundle will come with the standard neon red and neon blue Joy-Cons rather than the newly-announced neon green and neon pink controllers, which were also unveiled for the first time last night, but fans will be able to buy the green and pink combo separately if they wish.

Research China's top diplomat says hopes S.Korea can resolve THAAD issue
Author: 0 China's top diplomat says hopes S.Korea can resolve THAAD issue

North Korea carried out another missile test Sunday and, unlike the test last month, this one was a success. But along with keeping a strong defense against North Korea, President Moon also looks to engage with Pyongyang. The North defends its weapons programmes as necessary to counter U.S. hostility and regularly threatens to destroy the United States. Face-to-face talks between Japan and South Korea leaders began in 2004 based on an agreement reached between the Japanese prime minister, ...

Research Celebrating Bike to Work Day
Author: 0 Celebrating Bike to Work Day

North Hollywood couple Eli and Melissa Selzer, who both work in Burbank, have been riding their bicycles to work for the last 10 years and said it made sense for them to use pedal power when they live not too far from their jobs. With the welcome return of warm weather, May is recognized as National Bike Month. "We have highest rate of bicycle commuting in the state of Georgia", Bennett said.

Research Humans Accidentally Created Protective Barrier Around Earth
Author: 0 Humans Accidentally Created Protective Barrier Around Earth

But the effects of these tests spread far beyond the surface of the Earth. Very large flares can even create currents within electricity grids and knock out energy supplies. Van Allen Belts are a massive collection of charged particles that gathers influenced by the Earth's magnetic field. The sun sends out millions of high-energy particles, the solar wind, which races out across the solar system before encountering Earth and its magnetosphere, a protective magnetic field surrounding the ...

Research Qualcomm Shows How To Wirelessly Charge Electric Vehicles While Driving
Author: 0 Qualcomm Shows How To Wirelessly Charge Electric Vehicles While Driving

Not only would this technology be useful for current EV enthusiasts, but it would be huge for the widespread adoption of electric cars. Qualcomm on Thursday demonstrated the ability to recharge two Renault Kangoo EVs for up to 20 killowatts while they traveled at highway speeds, using the San Diego company's dynamic electric vehicle charging (DEVC) system.

Author: 0 The WannaCry Ransomware Prowling Nations

In the informative article, the company discusses the May 12, WannaCry ransomware attack and a recent ransomware warning from the 2017 Internet Security Threat Report by Symantec. "It isn't clear that there has been a harm to consumers", he said. This one worked because of a "perfect storm" of conditions, including a known and highly unsafe security hole in Microsoft Windows, tardy users who didn't apply Microsoft's March software fix, and malware created to spread quickly once inside ...

Research Skoda Karoq compact SUV makes its global debut
Author: 0 Skoda Karoq compact SUV makes its global debut

Technology will feature heavily in the auto, with the Karoq the first Skoda to offer a digital instrument panel pioneered by Audi with its Virtual Cockpit - its settings will be able to be personalised for up to three different drivers. The Karoq is being launched with a line-up of five engines . With its VarioFlex system which allows the second row seats to be removed or individually adjusted, this space could be further boosted to 1,810 litres.

Research Oppo A77 launched in Taiwan: Key specifications and features
Author: 0 Oppo A77 launched in Taiwan: Key specifications and features

It is powered by MediaTek's MT6750T octa-core SoC clocked at 1.5GHz and paired with 4GB of RAM. Just like its name suggests, the OPPO A77 is meant to be a direct successor to the OPPO A57 that was released in select markets in late 2016. Oppo A77 houses 4GB RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. It is a mid-budget smartphone priced at TWD 10 ,990 which is approximately Rs 23,500.

Research Uber to appeal arbitration ruling in self driving car lawsuit
Author: 0 Uber to appeal arbitration ruling in self driving car lawsuit

Alphabet and Waymo have accused Uber and Otto of stealing Waymo's trade secrets and intellectual property, and infringing on patents related to lidar - a technology which autonomous vehicles use to "see". U.S. District Judge William Alsup last week ruled that Waymo's lawsuit should not be heard in a private forum, and instead should continue to be litigated in San Francisco federal court.

Research ASUS Zenfone AR to be officially launched this summer
Author: 0 ASUS Zenfone AR to be officially launched this summer

In fact, as of now, only one Google Tango ready phone exists - the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro which is nearly a year old - having been released back in August 2016. The ZenFone AR's expansive 5.7-inch screen immerses the viewer in whatever VR world is being presented, while the WQHD (1440 x 2560) resolution presents images with extreme clarity and deep black hues enabled by the high-contrast super AMOLED technology which enhances the 3D effect of the screen.

Research Skoda Previews The New Karoq Ahead Of Its Debut Next Week
Author: 0 Skoda Previews The New Karoq Ahead Of Its Debut Next Week

It's the typical "C" shaped taillights and they look good on the auto. The replacement of the Yeti is more or less a baby Kodiaq and that's why it has a striking character and features crystalline elements. Inside, there's a lot that's changed. There's LED ambient lighting as well and the driver can control the brightness of the illumination, which can be set to one of ten different colours.

Research Twitter had an unexpected response to the Zomato hack
Author: 0 Twitter had an unexpected response to the Zomato hack

The stolen data included usernames, email address and hashed password of users. Zomato has also assured all its users that their credit card information was fully secure and that payment-related information was stored separately in a PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) compliant vault.

Research Overseas visit to strengthen old ties, seek new partners
Author: 0 Overseas visit to strengthen old ties, seek new partners

Trump has vowed to stimulate the U.S. economy by boosting manufacturing jobs. The White House is aware of reports that an American diplomat refused to allow Netanyahu to join Trump on the visit, but an official cautioned that the reported comments did not reflect the president's views.

Research Mercedes-Benz to bring batteries to the United States
Author: 0 Mercedes-Benz to bring batteries to the United States

For more information about this collaboration between Vivint Solar and Mercedes-Benz Energy , visit vivintsolar.com/battery. "The choice to work with Mercedes-Benz Energy, a world-class innovator in energy storage, was an easy one", David Bywater, CEO of Vivint Solar of Lehi, said in a news release.

Research Basquiat tops Warhol after painting sells for $111 million
Author: 0 Basquiat tops Warhol after painting sells for $111 million

The previous record for Basquiat's work at auction was the $57.3 million paid a year ago at a Christie's NY sale for another untitled painting from 1982, from the collection of Adam Lindemann. Christie's sold Basquiat's " La Hara " - an acrylic and oil-stick of an angry-looking NY police officer - for $35 million on Wednesday. "When I saw this painting, I was struck with so much excitement and gratitude for my love of art", said Maezawa.

Author: 0 Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30

A top Utah state lawmaker has said U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz may leave office by the end of June, a move that would call 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 10th Result 2017 Will Be Announced Today
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu 10th Result 2017 Will Be Announced Today

Go to the official website. Students can log on to either of the websites when the results come out. Further, the state education minister K. A. Sengottaiyan said, "The first three ranks will not be announced because students these days are mentally affected even if they lose a mark".

Research FCC Votes to Roll Back Net Neutrality Rules
Author: 0 FCC Votes to Roll Back Net Neutrality Rules

That would be followed by another round of reply comments before a rule can be finalized, likely some time in the fall. Net neutrality advocates are already preparing a legal challenge, said Gigi Sohn , once a senior counselor to then-FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, who shepherded through the regulations two years ago.

Author: 0 Daydream standalone VR by Qualcomm

Google has confirmed rumours that it is working on a standalone virtual reality headset based around its Daydream platform, and that it has signed Lenovo and HTC up as partners to bring it to market. At its I/O developers conference yesterday, Google unveiled a new approach to virtual reality that cuts the cord and paves the way to standalone headsets.

Research Karthik replaces injured Pandey in Champions Trophy squad
Author: 0 Karthik replaces injured Pandey in Champions Trophy squad

Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik will replace the Karnataka player in the 15-member squad . His average was 86 plus and scored the runs at a strike rate of over 100. Karthik was the leading run-getter for Tamil Nadu with 607 runs in the Vijay Hazare Trophy this season. Karthik's inclusion will boost the middle-order.

Research ICC Test rankings: Virat Kohli-led team India retain number one spot
Author: 0 ICC Test rankings: Virat Kohli-led team India retain number one spot

India have gained one ranking point while South Africa have leaped from 109 to 117 points. The 2-1 series win over Australia gave Kohli's side the unique distinction of holding bilateral series wins over all Test playing nations. They too conceded two points. While India and South Africa climbed up the ladder, Australia, England and Pakistan moved downwards. Indian team who have gained one point from the previous ranking, had a dream season past year with series win against Srilanka, ...

Research Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 in the US getting updated to Android 7.0
Author: 0 Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 in the US getting updated to Android 7.0

This is in line with what BGR has previously reported. REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiSamsung Electronics' Galaxy S8 smartphone is displayed during a media event in Seoul, South Korea, April 13, 2017. Unfortunately, it had to be discontinued. And this year's Galaxy Note 8 seems certain to carry on that tradition. The Galaxy S8 builds on Samsung's heritage of creating stunning designs and functional devices.

Research What Twitter's Privacy Update Means for You
Author: 0 What Twitter's Privacy Update Means for You

There has been a recent trend to give users more control over their data and to provide better insight into what is known about the user plus controls to modify what is held and if it is used for this ad targeting. This "non-personal, aggregated, or device-level information" again does not include the user's name, contact details or Twitter handle. But it has also discontinued support for the Do Not Track browser preference.

Research Shell-shocked: Rare snail loses out in love triangle
Author: 0 Shell-shocked: Rare snail loses out in love triangle

His uniqueness made copulating with clockwise snails virtually impossible since their genitalia are positioned in the opposite direction. Dr. Davison said: "As there has so far been no sign of Jeremy mating with either Lefty or Tomeu, it underlines how incredibly lucky we were to find not just one, but two of these amazingly rare snails following our public appeal".

Author: 0 U.S. should not stockpile cyber weapons, Microsoft says

The reason that so many computers were vulnerable is that fact that many computer systems overseas did not or could not install the latest security patch from Microsoft . "This area of law has been stunted in its growth", he said. But WannaCry remains a puzzle, in part because some of its elements seemed amateurish.

Research 'High possibility' of conflict with North Korea, says new South Korean President
Author: 0 'High possibility' of conflict with North Korea, says new South Korean President

He added that this is in line with Moon's statement at a Sunday meeting of the South Korean National Security Council that dialogue is possible only if and when there is a change in North Korea's behavior. "I said there is a controversy about procedural problems in the course of the deployment, and I talked about the need for this issue to be discussed at the National Assembly", Hong told reporters at the Korean War Veterans Memorial after paying tribute to US soldiers who served during the ...

Author: 0 Senate panel wants James Comey to testify

And so I'm not telling you that the news articles are wrong. In one of these documents, Comey picked up Trump's request to end an investigation into Flynn's ties with Russian Federation. Whether it breaks the law or not is not the point here. "I say to all of my colleagues in the Senate, history is watching", said top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer.

Author: 0 What we currently know about the global cyberattack

The longer you wait, the more you have to pay. Bkav's free device will help users to check whether their computer have been affected by Wanna Crypt which is extremely risky as it is capable of stealing information and decrypting the entire system that has been infected .

Research Watch Mark Hamill surprise unsuspecting 'Star Wars' fans for 'Force For Change'
Author: 0 Watch Mark Hamill surprise unsuspecting 'Star Wars' fans for 'Force For Change'

Or herds? Or schools? In 1977, George Lucas' Star Wars hit theaters. Star Wars Fans refer to May the 4th as Star Wars Day for the sake of using the pun, "May the 4th Be With You". Following the death of Carrie Fisher late a year ago, Lucasfilm issued a statement saying her character would not be digitally recreated in any future Star Wars films.

Research Google Pixel 2: More powerful than the Galaxy S8 according to GeekBench
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2: More powerful than the Galaxy S8 according to GeekBench

A post from today coming from Treehugger Robot mentions all three phones that look to be part of a test fix for known issues that were present on the Pixel and Pixel XL , which could be pointing out that all three phones were being used to test the fix for the Pixel and Pixel XL before actually pushing the fix for those devices.

Research Indian teen Rifath builds World's lightest satellite
Author: 0 Indian teen Rifath builds World's lightest satellite

Entrants had to design a cube satellite with faces just four centimeters across. He said that it has a "new kind of on-board computer" and eight built-in sensors that can help measure acceleration, rotation and even the magnetosphere of the Earth.

Research Popular Torrent Site ExtraTorrent Shuts Down out of the Blue
Author: 0 Popular Torrent Site ExtraTorrent Shuts Down out of the Blue

The missive then concludes with an expression of thanks to supporters and the torrent community. ExtraTorrent has gone the way of Kickass Torrents and TorrentHound, shutting down permanently without any explanation as to why. How much of this is a result of legal pressure from governments and big-name studios - which claim to have lost billions in revenue over the years - remains to be seen, though it wouldn't be surprising if mounting legal pressure, which had already forced the site to ...