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Technology Meizu M5 smartphone with 32GB storage launched at Rs 10499
Author: 0 Meizu M5 smartphone with 32GB storage launched at Rs 10499

The device also packs in 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 32GB of expandable internal storage. Now the latest report suggests the device be made available in the Indian smartphone market. For photography enthusiasts, the smartphone is equipped with 13-megapixel rear camera which supports PDAF focusing with a large f/2.2 aperture which makes the photography a great and easier experience in an unprecedented way.

Technology Ok, Google Assistant. Come to my iPhone
Author: 0 Ok, Google Assistant. Come to my iPhone

It's apparently known for certain the app will only be available in the United States when it launches, which would not be all that surprising considering the Android version is only available in a limited number of regions. And this move makes sense as well, given that the Assistant SDK was made available to developers a while back, hence giving the iOS version a big reveal sounds legit.

Technology Could Apple (AAPL) Become A $1 Trillion Company Within One Year?
Author: 0 Could Apple (AAPL) Become A $1 Trillion Company Within One Year?

The iPhone maker has solidified its ranking as the Dow's top-performer, beating second place McDonald's (MCD) (up 19.4%) and third place Visa (V) (up 18.85%). The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 15th will be issued a $0.63 dividend.

Author: 0 Halo 6 Will Not be Revealed at E3

Halo 6 sounds like it would be the flawless showcase title for Project Scorpio. So here's a shout out to Microsoft and 343 Industries: make Halo 6 for the PC too (please)! "There is no Halo 3 Anniversary". It was revealed previous year that the Halo franchise will return to PCs thanks to Microsoft's Xbox Play Anywhere initiative, which sees Xbox One exclusives released simultaneously on PC, through Windows 10, with cross-save and cross-play support.

Author: 0 World braces for more cyberattacks as work week begins

The non-profit US Cyber Consequences Unit research institute estimated that total losses from the attack would range in the hundreds of millions of dollars, but not exceed $1 billion. However, he said that so far "remarkably" few payments had been made by victims of the attack. He said tech companies, customers and the government need to "work together" to protect against attacks.

Technology SEGA Plans Revival of Major IPs
Author: 0 SEGA Plans Revival of Major IPs

Except Persona 5 , though we can attribute that solidly to Atlus being awesome. It's enough to seem a little fake to the more experienced employee. Once upon a time, Sega was a major force in the gaming industry- a titan and a giant, sparring with Nintendo, defining the future the industry would take with every move and step that it took.

Technology Microsoft releases lightweight Windows 10 S to take on ChromeOS
Author: 0 Microsoft releases lightweight Windows 10 S to take on ChromeOS

Australian pricing is yet to be released, but in the United States, the Surface Laptop starts at US$999 (A$1324) for a Core i5 processor system with 4GB memory and 128GB solid state storage. Even then if user wants to download the third party app, then they can do so by switching to Windows 10 Pro. Devices powered by Windows 10 S will start at $189, which is a pretty good price.

Technology Samsung Launches Tizen 3.0 OS Powered Smartphone Z4
Author: 0 Samsung Launches Tizen 3.0 OS Powered Smartphone Z4

Speaking about the Samsung Z4's place in the Indian market as a first smartphone for those looking to upgrade from a feature phone, Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Samsung India Electronics, said, "With more than 500 million feature phone users, India has huge potential for smartphone upgrade".

Author: 0 Gmail users targeted in huge phishing scam

Reddit user JakeSteam detailed the process and wrote that the attack was disguised as an email from a person on a user's contact list, which invited them to edit a file in Google Docs. Hackers created a malicious app and named it "Google Docs", which looked trustworthy. If you notice any other sketchy-looking apps, you should probably delete those too.

Technology Software Used in Global Cyber Attack on Friday Was Stolen from NSA
Author: 0 Software Used in Global Cyber Attack on Friday Was Stolen from NSA

Europol, the European Union's primary law enforcement agency, has said: "The recent attack is at an unprecedented level and will require a complex global investigation to identify the culprits". Researchers with security software maker Avast said they had observed 57,000 infections in 99 countries with Russia, Ukraine, and Taiwan the top targets.

Technology ICC hikes prize money for Champions Trophy
Author: 0 ICC hikes prize money for Champions Trophy

This is an increase of $500,000 (£387,000/€455,000) from the 2013 tournament which was also played in the two countries. Teams finishing third in each group will earn United States dollars 90,000 each and the ones finishing last in each group will take home USD 60,000 each.

Technology Google and Volvo partner to build Android into connected cars
Author: 0 Google and Volvo partner to build Android into connected cars

Volvo are partnering with Google to deliver the next generation of their Sensus infotainment and connectivity, with greater flexibility, in the next two years. At any rate, building an Android OS directly into cars does make sense, and we can likely expect Apple to go a similar route in the future. Volvo Cars' partnership with Google reflects the ongoing convergence between the automotive and technology industries as cars become increasingly connected.

Author: 0 Cyber attack hit 200000 victims across 150 countries, says Europol chief

The most disruptive attacks infected Britain's public health system, where surgeries had to be rescheduled and some patients were turned away from emergency rooms. U.S. software firm Symantec said that part-way through Saturday, transactions totalling $28,600 had taken place through the five Bitcoin addresses used by the ransomware.

Technology A Chinese EV Has Broken The Nurburgring Production Car Lap Record
Author: 0 A Chinese EV Has Broken The Nurburgring Production Car Lap Record

The EP9 has now beaten Lamborghini Huracan Performante's record lap time of 6 minutes 52.01 seconds. Nio is also yet to release a video of its record-setting run and details of the tires used. If that wasn't impressive enough, the EP9 has a range of 427 km (265 miles) and have been created to be recharged in just 45 minutes. It recorded a lap time of 2m 40.33s at a top speed of 258kmph.

Author: 0 Governments to blame for cyberattack

The British Home Secretary said most of the NHS systems were back to normal by midday Saturday. Meanwhile Europol's chief told the BBC that that the ransomware was created to allow "infection of one computer to quickly spread across the networks", adding: "That's why we're seeing these numbers increasing all the time".

Author: 0 Israel on High Alert for Cyber Attacks Following Global Onslaught

Europol's European Cybercrime Centre said it was working closely with national law enforcement agencies and private security firms to combat the threat and help victims. Grant Gowers, 50, from Clacton-on-Sea in southern England, told CNN how the ransomware attack had directly affected him. Some security experts calculate that ransomware may bring in as much as US$1bil (RM4.33bil) a year in revenue for the attackers.

Author: 0 Cyber attack hits 200000 in 150 countries

The company said the virus has been localized and "technical work is underway to destroy it and update the antivirus protection". The majority of the attacks targeted Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan. Always update systems and software with the latest security updates. But the patches won't do any good for machines that have already been hit.

Author: 0 Microsoft unveils new Surface laptop featuring Windows 10 S

Microsoft has not yet revealed what exactly the letter S stands for, but we do know that the Windows 10 is the latest version of Windows. The Surface Laptop features a classic clamshell shape and a keyboard that is covered with a cloth-like material called Alcantara.

Technology Idea Cellular tanks over 8% on March quarter loss
Author: 0 Idea Cellular tanks over 8% on March quarter loss

Idea Cellular posted its net loss for the second quarter in a row. "Free data" became the most sought after bargaining chip for the telecom companies like Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafine India in an attempt to keep subscribers from porting their way to Reliance Jio.

Technology Samsung Galaxy S8 is the most fragile phone ever, new report claims
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 is the most fragile phone ever, new report claims

This new smartphone will carry the SM-W2017 model name, and has been certified by the Wireless Power Consortium. Last year, Samsung was forced to recall the Galaxy Note 7 after some units started exploding. Those reports were not based on any official word from the company, but then came the official word without any confirmed launch date for the device, however.

Technology MP3 creators abandon file format behind digital music boom
Author: 0 MP3 creators abandon file format behind digital music boom

Most audio files, however, are still downloaded using MP3 and it will take years to finally bury the codec, but as of now, MP3 joins the growing list of software that has passed its sell-by date, like Windows 98, XP and Vista. Fraunhofer Institute says that most of the well-known streaming, TV, or radio service providers are now using ISO-MPEG codecs like AAC family or MPEG-H.

Author: 0 BioWare Montreal Downsized, Mass Effect Put On Ice For Now

With the changes made to the "Mass Effect: Andromeda" patch 1.06, players will be relying less on the Vanquisher sniper rifle since its damage has been toned down to make it more leveled along with the other weapons. We still don't have many details about that IP, though rumors have it that we're getting a Sci-Fi pseudo MMO like Destiny, but we were told back in January that the game would be coming out before March of 2018.

Technology You can now play with Windows 10's impressive Story Remix video editor
Author: 0 You can now play with Windows 10's impressive Story Remix video editor

If you pop over to your phone, Microsoft's smart assistant Cortana will ask if you want to pick up where you left off . That shift to smartphones and tablets also is one of the reasons the next Windows 10 update will include a multi-faceted clipboard to let you copy text, images and other content on a PC and paste it on a phone, even iPhones and Android, as though the PC and phone were one.

Technology Ransomware Cyber Attack A Wake Up Call, Microsoft Warns
Author: 0 Ransomware Cyber Attack A Wake Up Call, Microsoft Warns

The official was not authorized to discuss the private meetings by name and requested anonymity. ANSSI issued a warning message Friday night suggesting upgrades to security systems and measures to protect servers. Several British hospitals say they are h. Hospitals across the country have been hit by a "ransomware" attack that froze computers, shutting wards, closing emergency rooms and bringing treatment to a halt.

Author: 0 Nintendo developing 'The Legend of Zelda' game for smartphones

Officially, Nintendo has said that the Animal Crossing mobile title will be released sometime before April 2018, following a delay. With E3 less than a month away now, could we see the game there? Zelda is at an all-time high as a franchise, as The Legend of Zelda : Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch debuted in March to near-perfect reviews, earning a 97 out of 100 on review aggregator Metacritic .

Author: 0 Massive cyberattack targeting 99 countries causes sweeping havoc

Asian countries reported no major breaches on Saturday, but officials in the region were scrambling to check and the full extent of the damage may not be known for some time . National Security Agency. The hackers, who have not come forward to claim responsibility or otherwise been identified, likely made it a "worm", or self-spreading malware, by exploiting a piece of NSA code known as "Eternal Blue" that was released last month by a group known as the Shadow Brokers , researchers with ...

Author: 0 Mazzarri demanding no let up from Watford players against champions Chelsea

The revitalised Blues have repaid their manager with a relentless march to the title and Conte can now reflect on how far he has come in such a short time . "They said we didn't want to play anymore, they said we were lazy, that kind of stuff, and it's not true". The Italian said: "They can get better".

Technology Biggest Things That Happened At Microsoft Build 2017 Day 1
Author: 0 Biggest Things That Happened At Microsoft Build 2017 Day 1

The schema-free, multi-model database is capable of supporting key-value, documents, graphs, columnar data, and various APIs to access data from the likes of MongoDB . "Our vigilance and expertise make it easier for businesses to migrate to Microsoft cloud solutions and use them to enhance their competitiveness easily".

Author: 0 Global cyber attack spreads

The western MI resident said he noticed the authors of the malware had left in a feature known as a kill switch. It's not uncommon for them to use aliases, either to protect themselves from retaliatory attacks or for privacy. And all this may be just a taste of what's coming, a leading cyber security expert warned. Images appeared on victims' screens demanding payment of $300 (275 euros) in Bitcoin, saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" The attacks - which experts said ...

Author: 0 Manhunt for hackers behind global cyber attack

A senior nurse with NHS Lanarkshire in Scotland posted a video on Twitter appealing to members of the public "to stay away from acute hospitals unless it's an absolute emergency situation" while its IT systems remain affected. "Most folks that have paid up appear to have paid the initial $300 in the first few hours". Experts said the ransomware program appears to support dozens of languages, showing that the hackers wanted to corrupt networks worldwide.

Technology You can't stop people from calling you on your Amazon Echo
Author: 0 You can't stop people from calling you on your Amazon Echo

In a report published Wednesday, the investment bank's analysts wrote that a screen on the home device could allow shoppers to "tangibly see and compare items" without bringing out their smartphone or desktop computer. According to eMarketer , heaviest users of digital assistants are between the ages of 25 and 34, which represent 26.3% of virtual assistant users.

Author: 0 Researcher finds 'kill switch', slows down global ransomware attack

Two security professionals with access to details surrounding the Telefonica incident say that attackers appear to have breached Telefonica's network - after which they deployed the WannaCry ransomware - by using the DoublePulsar "Shadow Brokers" exploit leaked in April by the Shadow Brokers (see DoublePulsar Pwnage: Attackers Tap Equation Group Exploit ).

Author: 0 Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch

Researchers with security software maker Avast said they had observed 57,000 infections in 99 countries, with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan the top targets. Experts say the spread of the virus had been stymied by a security researcher in the United Kingdom hackers have issued new versions of the virus that cyber security organizations are actively trying to counter and stamp out.

Technology Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Shares Sold by Bridges Investment Counsel Inc
Author: 0 Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Shares Sold by Bridges Investment Counsel Inc

Vetr lowered shares of Cisco Systems from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $37.03 price target on the stock.in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. 02/23/2017 - Cisco Systems, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. Rite Aid Corporation was covered by a number of analysts recently, 0 rated the stock as Buy, 3 rated Hold, 0 rated sell and 0 gave an Underperform.

Author: 0 Nearly all systems have been recovered, says Home Secretary — NHS cyberattack

The attack that began Friday is believed to be the biggest online extortion attack ever recorded, with victims including Britain's hospital network and Germany's national railway. "Ambulances are being diverted to nearby hospitals and we are sorry that we have had to cancel some routine appointments". The prime minister's right-hand man on cyber security, Alastair MacGibbon, is working with officials and health agencies to determine any impact on Australia.

Author: 0 When cyber-attacks become a matter of life and death

He began analyzing a sample of the malicious software and noticed its code included a hidden web address that wasn't registered. "My job is to look for ways we can track and potentially stop botnets (and other kinds of malware), so I'm always on the lookout to pick up unregistered malware control server domains".

Author: 0 Windows 10 on ARM Runs All Win32 Apps Unmodified

Microsoft said that prepares a Fluent Design System - new style clearance system, formerly known as Project NEON. This feature is even created to work with Android and iOS phones and devices, according to The Verge. The Graph will allow you to "start where we left off" with the help of Cortana. Personal assistant will then ask the user whether to re-open the application, file or the last-opened document.

Author: 0 SUSE Linux and Fedora Linux now supported on Windows Subsystem for Linux

Now, Windows will engage with its competitors and look for ways to make customers' experience with those devices better, the Redmond, Washington-based company said. The Windows Store platform's heating up now that Windows 10 S is here and restricted to Microsoft's walled garden. Microsoft Executive Vice President Terry Myerson acknowledged that locking people into the Windows platform is not today's reality, emphasizing that Microsoft recognizes the growing device and platform world on ...

Author: 0 FedEx Confirms Company was Hit by Malware Attack

The kill switch couldn't help those already infected, however. Then came word that networks around the world were under attack Friday. The official was not authorized to be publicly named. The note says that "you need to pay service fees for the decryption" and asks for $300 worth of bitcoin, a digital currency that is hard to track, to be sent electronically to an address.

Technology Mom hits son who didn't give her Mother's Day card
Author: 0 Mom hits son who didn't give her Mother's Day card

WYFF noted that police found the shredded card in the SC home and when asked why she hit the boy Murphy said, "because she could". Shontrell Murphy , 30, was charged after she admitted to hitting her son, the New York Daily News reported on Saturday .

Technology Brooklyn Women Build Habitat for Humanity Housing in Brownsville
Author: 0 Brooklyn Women Build Habitat for Humanity Housing in Brownsville

These Macon women are putting their hair up and getting down-for a good cause. The home will go to a single father and his two twin daughters. "The way they are doing my house they're working really hard", she said. "It feels unbelievable to know that people take their time to come and help other people like me and my family. It's something we can do that will help somebody else get to where they want to be".

Author: 0 Trump to Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of their talks

Trump has said he fired Comey because the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief wasn't "doing a good job" and was a "showboat". Mr. Trump praised WikiLeaks for those disclosures while campaigning, but has since signaled support for prosecuting the website's publisher, Julian Assange, for earlier leaks involving classified US government and military documents.

Author: 0 North Korea missile launch poses no danger to Russia: Defense Min.

The launch, however, "did not pose a threat to North America", the US Pacific Command said . A South Korean citizen walks by a local announcement warning of another ballistic missile launch by North Korea. People watch a television news programme, showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch in Seoul on May 14, 2017. He added that the missile didn't come down in Japan's exclusive economic zone, waters within 322 kilometers (200 miles) of the coast for which it has jurisdiction ...