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Warning amid fears of further cyber attacks

The full cost of the attack and associated computer outages is not yet known, but is now being estimated in the range of hundreds of millions of dollars. Past y...


Flipkart Big 10 Sale: Top deals on smartphones, iPads, wearables and more

Flipkart Big 10 sale is finally here and there are some incredible discounts on products ranging from mobile phones, DSLR cameras, laptops, LED TVs , headphone...


Worldwide cyberattack could spark more trouble Monday

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" f...


Netflix starts blocking unlocked phones, app removed from the Play Store

The popular streaming service has reportedly stopped supporting the app on rooted or unlocked Android devices. The change was noted by one user of the app on Sa...


Mobile LG G6 gets a BOGO deal of its own

If the phone is in use, however, it will still show the fast charging notification but it will take roughly three hours to reach full battery life. Ecosyste...


Andromeda 2 looking unlikely as series is reportedly put on hold

Andromeda , notably, was the first game headed up by BioWare Montreal, and their downsizing may be an unspoken loss of trust in their stewardship. An EA repre...


Project Scorpio's New Motion Interface Shown At Build

Another upcoming feature will let you start working on a document on a Windows 10 PC and pick up where you left off on a rival phone. The Fall Creators Upda...


'WannaCry' cyber attack hits 200000 victims in at least 150 countries: Europol

The virus has hit at least 150 countries and claimed 200,000 victims, according to the European Union's law enforcement agency Europol. "At the moment, we're ...


Millennials CRUSHED by Snapchat Earnings Fail

They set a "neutral" rating on the stock. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $21.70 and a 200 day moving average price of $21.79. The company's marke...


Next cyber-attack could be imminent, warn experts

Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the scale of the cyber-attack is unprecedented and it is "affecting a wide range of organisations in nearly 100 countries". In ...


New S. Korean administration's response to N. Korea's missile test

North Korea's test-firing of a ballistic missile constitutes a "threat to worldwide peace and security" as Pyongyang ratchets up tensions in the region, an Eur...


Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries

Infected computers appear to largely be out-of-date devices that organisations deemed not worth the price of upgrading or, in some cases, machines involved in m...


Flipkart Big 10 sale offers: Checkout hot deals on latest gadgets

Flipkart sale began on May 14 and is on till May 18 and it promises to be the "biggest" sale ever, in Flipkart's 10 year history. While the 32GB memory variant ...


Vodacom buys strategic stake in Safaricom for ZAR 35 bln

Vodafone now holds a 40% indirect interest in Safaricom through a subsidiary, Vodafone Kenya Ltd.Vodacom has agreed to acquire an 87.5% shareholding in VKL, ...


Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) goes on sale at AT&T for $180

Samsung doesn't promote its budget-friendly phones as hard as it does its flagship devices like the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. A 3300mAh battery will back the entir...


US, Japan request urgent Security Council session on North Korea

North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency called the missile a "new ground-to-ground medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket", and said the "Hwason...


Global cyberattack: A super-simple explanation of what happened

In an interview with Britain's ITV, Europol Director Rob Wainwright said a cross-border investigation would be necessary to track down the culprits. An unprec...


Portugal win Eurovision for first time

KIEV , Ukraine (AP) - A gentle romantic ballad challenged the Eurovision Song Contest's decades-long reputation for cheesy, glittery, unbridled excess - and w...


Major cyber attack could come on Monday, experts warn

But experts and government alike warn against ceding to the hackers' demands. Jim Killock, the group's executive director, said: "US and United Kingdom securi...


Trump calls for stronger sanctions on North Korea after missile test

Sunday's missile test "points to a new threshold of capability potentially crossed", said Euan Graham, an expert on North Korea at Australia's Lowy Institute. C...


Hackers strike globally in nearly 100 countries exploiting US spy agency tool

French carmaker Renault SA halted production at some factories to stop the virus from spreading, a spokesman said Saturday, while Nissan Motor Co.'s United King...


Rumor: Nintendo May Be Bringing The Legend of Zelda To Smartphones

Neither Nintendo or DeNA commented on the report. The Wall Street Journal has reported this afternoon that The Legend of Zelda will get a mobile release l...


Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

He said many NHS hospitals in Britain use Windows XP software, introduced in 2001, and as government funding for the health service has been squeezed "IT budget...


PM invites new president of South Korea to India

The White House said Trump and Moon "agreed to continue to strengthen the alliance and to deepen the enduring friendship between our two countries". The cente...


Things Aren't Looking Good For The Four Americans Detained In North Korea

Xi told Moon that China has always upheld the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and that the nuclear issue should be resolved through talks, which are in...


Ransomware attack should be a 'wake-up call' for governments

Microsoft said in April that the problems had been fixed for anyone running Windows 7 or a newer system. Dozens of countries have been hit with a huge cyber e...


Seven hospitals affected by cyber attack still in need of support

The massive ransomware attacks that started late Friday have locked people out of their computers and demanded hundreds of dollars from the users before they co...


The MP3 is now officially dead, according to creators of the format

And though it's been reported widely as the "death" of the mp3, it just means Fraunhofer will no longer be demanding fees to use its technology. The Fraunhofe...


Everything Microsoft announced at Build 2017

Apple already offers a version of iTunes for Windows that you can download easily, but this new iteration is meant to run on Microsoft's new Windows 10 S oper...


Salvador Sobral of Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision song contest in Kiev

Sobral, who is reported to suffer from a serious heart condition that requires a heart transplantation surgery, was not able to leave Portugal in time to take...


200000 cyberattack victims in 150-plus states: Europol

Avast, an global security software firm that claims it has 400 million users worldwide, said the ransomware attacks rose rapidly Saturday to a peak of 57,000 ...


North Korea missile threat: THAAD defence could be axed by Moon Jae

Mr. Moon Jae-in upon his election as President of the Republic of Korea", he tweeted in English and Korean languages. During Thursday's call, Xi reaffirmed Ch...


United Kingdom spending money to strengthen cyber security of health system: Fallon

The ease of stopping the attack suggests the hackers were new to this game. On Saturday, cybersecurity officials in Britain have applauded a young researcher ...


Comey Declines Invitation to Testify, 4 Candidates Being Considered to Replace Him

Mr Trump said it was "possible" he could name someone by Friday, before he leaves for his first foreign trip. This is in spite of Spicer's consistent willingnes...


Australia receptive to China's One Belt, One Road, but national interest first

Shehbaz, who is the younger brother of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, didn't take any notes to stage and spoke his heart out on Pak-China friendship and developme...