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Technology Stock under Review: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI)
Author: 0 Stock under Review: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI)

Angled up and price is moving up (or was recently) overall, angled down and price is moving down overall, moving sideways and the price is likely in a range. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. The correct version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/05/19/sirius-xm-holdings-inc-siri-downgraded-by-morgan-stanley-to-underweight-updated-updated-updated.html.

Author: 0 How to Prevent Ransomware Attacks

Investigators are working to track down those responsible for the ransomware used on Friday, known as Wanna Decryptor or WannaCry . Microsoft's president and top lawyer said Sunday that the ongoing cyberattacks, which experts are calling the largest in history, should be a "wake-up call" for governments - especially the U.S.

Technology In 2012, NYC driver wanted to kill cops
Author: 0 In 2012, NYC driver wanted to kill cops

During his arrest Thursday, Rojas allegedly told police: "You were supposed to shoot me!" Elsman's 13-year-old sister was also struck by the vehicle, but survived, police said. Her 13-year-old sister, who had been walking alongside her at the time , was among the 22 people injured. A former member of the Navy, where he served aboard the USS Carney, Rojas was dishonorably discharged for resisting arrest in Florida in 2014.

Technology Facebook signs deal with ESL to livestream esports
Author: 0 Facebook signs deal with ESL to livestream esports

Twitter has also initiated partnerships to broadcast gaming content, such as its deals with ESL and DreamHack, which will see more than 15 events livestreamed from Twitter. Still, deals it has penned in the past haven't really matched the scale of this one with ESL. Facebook has done some eSports streaming in the past here and there, most notably with Activision and Blizzard in 2016.

Author: 0 Google Assistant Is Bringing AI To Your Coffee Table And Your iPhone

Google Lens uses image recognition software and artificial intelligence to answer questions about anything the user photographs. At Google I/O, Google's annual developer conference, the company teased a major update to its security platform that consists of a mix of new features, a rebranding of existing ones and UI enhancements that will now live under one security umbrella called Google Play Protect .

Technology NCSC urges vigilance in wake of cyber attack
Author: 0 NCSC urges vigilance in wake of cyber attack

The cyber attack has affected more than 200,000 victims in around 150 countries. But many corporations don't automatically update their systems because Windows updates can screw up their legacy software programs. "This ransomware attack is a wake-up call to all Australian businesses to regularly back up their data and install the latest security patches ", Mr Tehan said.

Technology You'll soon be able to have YouTube viewing parties in VR
Author: 0 You'll soon be able to have YouTube viewing parties in VR

This means you can now bring your interactive content straight to the largest screens you own. The notification will only be put on speakers when you ask Google Home what is it. That means that small groups of people can enter a viewing session, talking to each other via voice chat. VR is cool in part because of the social aspect of watching other people, and sharing the experience.

Author: 0 Flynn will not honor Senate subpoena

Richard Burr of North Carolina. "General Flynn's attorneys have not yet indicated their intentions regarding the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena", Burr's spokesperson said. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has blamed the cleric, Fethullah Gulen, who lives in Pennsylvania, for a failed coup attempt last summer and has pressured the U.S.to extradite him.

Author: 0 European and Asian businesses lack the cyber insurance to protect against ransomware

Microsoft Responds on WannaCry Ransomware Attack: Microsoft systems which are under threat after WannaCry Ransomware attack which occurred last Friday. When the file is opened, the malicious software infiltrates the computer and encrypts all its files. It shouldn't have been a surprise that PCs in the PRC were hit hard by WannaCry: Although security experts have yet to identify the original infection vector, the ransomware spreads rapidly by exploiting Windows vulnerabilities in a ...

Technology Lenovo unveils ultra-affordable Moto C, Moto C Plus smartphones
Author: 0 Lenovo unveils ultra-affordable Moto C, Moto C Plus smartphones

The Moto C series will include two smartphones - Moto C and Moto C Plus. They'll be available from this spring in Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Unlike the other low-priced smartphones, we don't see any major customizations or the inclusion of bloatware apps. The devices are available in White, Black, Cherry and Gold colors in a dimension of 145.5 x 73.6 x 9.0 mm (154g) for the Moto C and 144.0 x 72.3 x 10.0mm (162g) for the C Plus.

Author: 0 You can now make calls between Amazon Alexa devices

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) on Tuesday unveiled a new Echo, a digital home assistant that has a touchscreen and can be used to make video calls. Just when those competitors might have been catching up, Amazon just announced another great leap forward: the Echo Show .

Technology Rouhani looks to beat hard-liner as Iran prepares to vote
Author: 0 Rouhani looks to beat hard-liner as Iran prepares to vote

The official Iran Newspaper has estimated that 20 million voters by 16:00 local time (GMT+4:30) participated in the ongoing presidential election. It said the extension of deadline for voting has been made at the behest of Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli.

Author: 0 What is WannaCry? What does WannaCry ransomware do?

In a blog posted on Sunday, Microsoft president Brad Smith said "the WannaCrypt exploits [sic] used in the attack were drawn from the exploits stolen from the National Security Agency" and called on governments to treat the attack as a "wake-up call".

Technology HTC Announces 'Revolutionary' New Standalone VR Headset
Author: 0 HTC Announces 'Revolutionary' New Standalone VR Headset

The new Daydream standalone headset reference design also includes custom specifications for tracking cameras and other sensors that make the best use of the Tango-based tracking technology Google has placed in the headset. This sounds simple, but I think it's going to be key to mobile VR becoming important. Instant Preview is a new feature where creators can make changes in an environment and then experience them in a headset seconds later without having to wait for lengthy ...

Author: 0 Google shows off new smarts at I/O 17

Devices running Android Go will still have the Google Play Store, but the apps will be optimized to work smoothly. Google will also tune the Android apps to consume less space on the phone, use minimal mobile data, and use less RAM.

Author: 0 Destiny 2 is Everything the First Game Should Have Been

The PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game will be released on September 8th, although the PC release does not yet have a concrete release date. In Destiny 2 , your home is demolished, your gear gets destroyed, and an assault from the Cabal's Red Legion leaves you and the rest of the Guardians stripped of your Light.

Author: 0 Experts question North Korea role in WannaCry cyberattack

In Canada, the Universite de Montreal was hit, with 120 of the French-language university's 8,300 computers affected, according to a university spokeswoman. A security researcher for Google appears to be the first to have noticed the link. "The similarities we see between malware linked to that group and WannaCry are not unique enough to be strongly suggestive of a common operator", its researcher John Miller said.

Technology South China Sea code of conduct draft approved
Author: 0 South China Sea code of conduct draft approved

A Chinese presence on the shoal is seen as the final point on a "strategic triangle" that would allow China to truly control the dispute waters, says Zhang. The Philippines welcomed the finalization of the draft of the framework. Chee Wee Kiong, permanent secretary at Singapore's foreign ministry, said a draft framework would be submitted to a meeting of the foreign ministers of China and the ASEAN states in the Philippines in August.

Technology Xbox One Edition Goes Free for This Weekend
Author: 0 Xbox One Edition Goes Free for This Weekend

From the backwards compatiblity sale on until Monday, to an all-access multiplayer event that has just gone live, Xbox gamers should have no problem finding something to do this weekend! Players will be able to access this game all weekend, so they can see what multiplayer features it has to offer, with hours' worth of blocky fun alongside friends.

Author: 0 New Shadow Brokers Message Teases Data From Nuke Programs, Windows 10 Exploits

This includes a cohort of zero-day vulnerabilities in some of the well-known web browsers, network routers, phone handsets and Microsoft's latest operating system - Windows 10. In December, Shadow Brokers cancelled its auction and offered to sell the exploits. The ransomware Attack was because of the existing Windows XP systems throughout the world which had been announced unsupported by Microsoft after 2014.

Technology 1 firefighter killed, 2 seriously hurt in San Antonio fire
Author: 0 1 firefighter killed, 2 seriously hurt in San Antonio fire

Firefighters initially entered the building as a search and rescue because they did not know if people were stuck inside but when conditions worsened inside, Deem was unable to escape, Hood said at the press conference. Hood told reporters that it was a "very rough decision" to leave a firefighter behind but the department could have lost up to 20 firefighters if it didn't shift gears and "go defensive".

Technology Telegram gets one step closer to video calling with video messages
Author: 0 Telegram gets one step closer to video calling with video messages

To send the message, simply release the recording button and the video will be sent. The application compresses video messages and sends them even as they are being recorded, which is why they arrive at their destination very fast. "Telegram is an open platform, so bot developers can implement the necessary APIs and accept payments from users starting right now, without lengthy approval dramas", adds the team.

Author: 0 WannaCry Ransomware attack: Indian banking sector to be the next victim

The temporary halt in production was a "preventative step", Renault said . The highest profile victim of the attack was the NHS in the United Kingdom which has 16 hospitals and 40 organisations infected with the virus. "There is this stream of liability that flows from the ransomware attack ", he said. "What we have seen now is only the tip of the iceberg", the officer cautioned.

Author: 0 Microsoft to NSA: WannaCry is your fault

Nonetheless, Bossert added that "we may still see a significant impact on additional networks as these malware attacks morph and change". The one consistent thing here is that it is Microsoft Windows that is vulnerable - or, at least, out of date versions of the operating system.

Technology Volvo Cars to stop developing new diesel engines: CEO
Author: 0 Volvo Cars to stop developing new diesel engines: CEO

The Volvo boss stated that his company will keep developing current diesel-powered models introduced in 2013 in order for them to meet future emissions standards, although this will likely stop around the year 2023. "In this area, there should also be space for us, with high quality and attractive design". In one of his previous statements, he said that tighter emissions regulations will eventually inflate the price of diesel cars to the point where they will be at par with plug-in hybrid cars ...

Technology NSA hackers threatens sale of tech secrets
Author: 0 NSA hackers threatens sale of tech secrets

He says cyber security leaders should pay attention to what Shadow Brokers does next. Some speculate it may be a disgruntled US government employee or a foreign intelligence agency (see Mystery Surrounds Breach of NSA-Like Spying Toolset).

Author: 0 More information about the upcoming Moto E4 and E4 Plus discovered

The Moto C and C Plus are nearly the same, with a few variations under the hood, among them the battery capacity. Other specs include a 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT6737M quad-core processor , 2GB or 3GB RAM, and a 16GB built-in storage, . As for the cameras , the front one is a LED 2MP, while the rear has a bigger 8MP. Motorola will soon dump an alphabet soup on the the smartphone market.

Technology Mario Kart Update Removes Offensive Gesture
Author: 0 Mario Kart Update Removes Offensive Gesture

While it doesn't take much to guess that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe led the way in software sales and Nintendo Switch for hardware , Persona 5's performance was definitely worth noting. Opponents' names are displayed in the rear view mirror view in online matches . It should be noted, though, that this only applies to online matches.

Technology Windows Store To Support iTunes Soon
Author: 0 Windows Store To Support iTunes Soon

There will be a Story Remix app for Android, iOS and Windows, allowing users to sync their photos and video from various devices for seamless editing. The Fall Creators Update - a similar marketing moniker to a spring edition released in April - will come with Timeline , a feature created to let you jump back into files you were using a few hours or days ago as if you'd never left.

Technology Ford brings Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to its 2016 fleet
Author: 0 Ford brings Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to its 2016 fleet

For a while now, Ford has promised that it would bring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to Sync 3 users in 2016-model-year vehicles. If your 2016 Ford car has Wi-Fi hardware, you can connect the vehicle to your home Wi-Fi network and download the SYNC 3 update for Android Auto to your car.

Technology Say Hello To The New VW Up GTI
Author: 0 Say Hello To The New VW Up GTI

The vehicle you see here is actually a concept, although it's a production-ready one that directly previews the auto due to hit showrooms in early 2018. The Up GTI rides 15mm lower on stiffened suspension, while at the back there is an extended rear spoiler and a red stripe along the base of the glass tailgate.

Author: 0 Blood tests to resume at NHS cyber attack hospitals from tomorrow

In total 47 NHS organisations reported being affected - and the disruption is continuing into the new working week. Justice secretary Michael Matheson said: "Friday's attack has highlighted the need for everyone to have appropriate and robust measures in place to protect against cyber-attacks which could strike any IT system at any time".

Technology Everything you need to know about the 'WannaCrypt' ransomware attack
Author: 0 Everything you need to know about the 'WannaCrypt' ransomware attack

Updating software will take care of some vulnerability. In Great Britain, as the ransomware infections cascaded through scores of hospitals, doctors' offices, and ambulance companies on Friday, patients were diverted away from emergency rooms, caretakers were left without access to important information, and the government was forced to declare a "major incident", cautioning residents that local health services could become overwhelmed.

Author: 0 Britain to arrest criminal behind NHS cyber attack: Home Secretary

The Company Chemists" Association (CCA), a trade body that represents multiple pharmacy chains in the United Kingdom, is planning to set up a "crisis team' in the wake of the malware attack that hit the NHS on 12 May 2017. WannaCry ransomware had spread using a loophole in Microsoft windows operating systems that were initially found by the USA national security agency (NSA), which according to reports was using it in order to find a way to hack networks of terrorist groups, and was leaked by ...

Author: 0 Google outs Android O beta, standalone VR headset at I/O 2017

On the hardware side of things, Google has announced that it's working with HTC and Lenovo to out standalone Daydream-powered VR headsets later this year . With this, users can simply double tap on a single word and select the entire relevant information. Like the Device Manager, this can locate lost or stolen devices and remotely lock them or erase data, but it has a brand new design and comes with a couple of additional features - find it at the Play Store here .

Technology More Evidence That The New Apple Watch Will Monitor Glucose Levels
Author: 0 More Evidence That The New Apple Watch Will Monitor Glucose Levels

Instead, we might be talking about a separate thing altogether, somehow "connected" to the main wearable and capable of continuously supervising the way your blood sugar "responds to foods you're eating" as you're ingesting them. Considering this the company's work surrounding blood sugar levels will likely be an integrated device that lets the Watch avoid classifying itself as a medical device.

Technology WhatsApp Users On Android Can Now Pin Important Chats
Author: 0 WhatsApp Users On Android Can Now Pin Important Chats

The Pinned chats was previously available in beta phase and is now available as an update. Simply select the chats you want to pin and tap the icon. You are also able to unpin the chat just as easily, and this can be done by once again tapping and holding the chat, which will give you a number of options.

Technology What you should care about from Google's I/O conference
Author: 0 What you should care about from Google's I/O conference

But, now the Autofill feature will be available for applications also. "The Assistant is already available on more than 100 million devices and starting today, we're bringing the Google Assistant to iPhones", said a spokesperson. Android Go will work on the smartphones which have less than 1 GB of memory. Google yesterday also released the preview 2 public beta version of Android O for developers.

Author: 0 No second cyber attack made on NHS

Nine out of ten NHS organizations use antiquated computer systems, specifically Windows XP, according to the software company Citrix. OXFORD hospitals are "remaining vigilant" after the cyber attack hit the NHS and businesses across the world.

Technology First Look at the HTC U11!
Author: 0 First Look at the HTC U11!

The Samsung Galaxy S7 also achieved a score of 88 points, as did the HTC 10 and Sony Xperia X Performance. Edge Sense can be set up with short or long squeezes for different commands and used in conjunction with voice commands with Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa.

Author: 0 Number of Australian businesses hit by cyber attack rises

It was reported up to 99 other countries had fallen victim to the attack - including the US, Russia , Spain and India - which had targeted a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. National Security Agency to exploit the hole. TMT post, a Chinese online news outlet focusing on the Internet industry, reported that a number of Chinese universities had been affected by the attack.

Author: 0 Birthplace of grunge mourns 'Seattle's son' Chris Cornell

While a Detroit Free Press writer noted that in retrospect Cornell seemed "not mentally present" for the performance - which he ended with a song about death - his few words on Twitter seemed to convey a different state than one that would lead to suicide.

Author: 0 NHS cyber attacks: Operations and appointments cancelled at some Yorkshire hospitals

A cyber virus which caused turmoil within the NHS could have been much worse, a computer expert at the University of Sheffield has claimed. Several hospitals and health facilities in the NHS network suffered internal chaos after being hit with a hacking technique known as ransomware , which also affected institutions in more than 100 countries.

Technology AMD updates GPU roadmap, announces Radeon Vega 'Frontier Edition'
Author: 0 AMD updates GPU roadmap, announces Radeon Vega 'Frontier Edition'

The Radeon RX 560 has an official launch date listed as April 18th and was actually available in some regions, mostly Asia, but has been just recently officially unveiled by AMD . A price hasn't been set for Vega FE, but AMD produced a slide that indicates it won't be cheap. AMD's decision to not release it gaming card which the company has been teasing for months, will no doubt infuriate people who have been holding off building a new computer and waiting for the new vega graphics ...

Technology AMD's new Radeon Vega Frontier Edition is the red team's Titan
Author: 0 AMD's new Radeon Vega Frontier Edition is the red team's Titan

FP16 performance is also through the roof, coming in at 25 TFLOPs. That said, Vega Frontier Edition does provide a tantalising glimpse at the potential performance of a consumer-orientated Vega card. $79.99. The GPU will be powered two 8-pin power connectors and include of 16GB of HBM2 memory on a 2048-bit bus. AMD hasn't disclosed memory speeds or GPU clock speeds for Vega FE, but somewhere around 2GHz and 1.6GHz respectively makes sense, judging by the projected performance.

Author: 0 Google announces new 'machine learning' service

Google Lens utilizes computing capabilities to immediately offer information on what it "sees". Google Home is available for GBP 129 as a standalone purchase or for GBP 19 upfront and GBP 10 per month for 11 months with EE's Add to Plan.