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NASCAR Heat 2 Launches on September 12 for PS4, Xbox One & PC

Monster Games had been involved with a popular series on PlayStation 2, NASCAR Heat , when EA snapped up an exclusive pact to make video games in 2002. 704Game...


WannaCry attacks: CERT-In suggests anti-ransomware measures

Almost all NHS trusts were using an obsolete, 15-year-old version of Windows for which Microsoft had stopped providing security updates. Hackers demanded vi...


North Korea | New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday observed the test launch of a new ballistic missile that can carry a large nuclear warhead and has the US mainland wit...


Korea to dispatch veteran politician to China forum for possible fence-mending

Observers said recent tensions over Seoul's deployment of a U.S. missile defence system were behind that decision. But challenging Washington over THAAD might b...


N. Korea Suspected in WannaCry Attacks

Experts say so far the attackers have made just over $70,000 in ransom payments. "It will be very satisfying for me and for all of our viewers, I think, that if...


Tale of the Ticker: RWE AG (RWEOY) Moves on Volume

Shore Capital restated a buy rating on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC in a report on Friday, January 27th. The company also recently announced a qua...


Trump invites South Korean president Moon to Washington

It's now unclear if the two Presidents will see eye to eye on the best approach to dealing with North Korea's evolving nuclear weapon capabilities, despite thei...


Dinosaurs may have survived if asteroid hit ocean

A new BBC Two documentary suggests dinosaurs might have escaped extinction if a doomsday asteroid had struck 30 seconds earlier or later. Sean Gulick, pro...


After Winning Lawsuit Against Facebook, ZeniMax Sues Samsung Over VR

The lawsuit also noted that Samsung "has used, and continues to utilize, ZeniMax's VR technology (or derivatives thereof) that was misappropriated by Oculus ...


Island in south Pacific 'has world's worst plastic pollution'

The researchers found turtles and seabirds tangled in fishing line and other trash during their visit, a grim reminder that garbage - especially of the plastic,...


Police warn: If you're hit by cyberattack, don't pay the ransom

Carmaker Renault said one of its French plants, which employs 3,500 people, wasn't reopening Monday as a "preventative step". U.S. package delivery giant Fe...


NCW seeks fair, speedy trial in Haryana gang-rape case

Latest reports have stated that the cause of her death was blunt-force injuries. The case sparked nationwide protests about entrenched violence against women ...


North Korea blasts off 'new type' of missile in Kusong

The launch jeopardizes new South Korean President Moon Jae-in's willingness for dialogue with the North, and came as U.S., Japanese and European navies gather...


Full scale of cyber attack not yet known, warn experts

The apparently random attack, called "WannaCry," hit on Friday and spread like wildfire before a malware researcher identified as Marcus Hutchins was able to h...


Microsoft blasts spy agencies for hoarding security exploits

So far, one of the worst cyberattacks in recent memory has hit computers in 150 countries, Europol said, with a virus named WannaCry encrypting files and de...


Veteran journalist Javier Valdez killed in Mexico's Sinaloa

Riodoce reported that Valdez was driving about a block from its offices when he was intercepted by gunmen. Valdez's murder comes just weeks after cartel gun...


India Asks World Court to Bar Pakistan From Executing Alleged Spy

Harish Salve, who fought India's case at the International Court of Justice against the death penalty given to Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan, has charged Re...


Trump may pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director within a week

Comey instead told Trump he could count on his honesty, the Times said. Comey is only the second director to be fired in the 82-year history of the Federal Bure...


Europol chief warns of 'escalating threat' of cyber attacks

National Security Agency has affected customers around the world, and described the spread of the WannaCrypt ransomware on Friday in many countries as yet ano...


Global Cyber Attack: British Security Officials Warn of Weekday 'WannaCry' Spread

He said Europol and other agencies did not yet know who was behind the attack but "normally it is criminally minded and that is our first working theory for obv...


White House: Cyberattack has not affected US government

President Vladimir Putin has said Russian Federation - which has been accused of cyber meddling in several countries - had nothing to do with the massive cybera...


Ransomware Attack Hits Businesses Across The World

An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen. More than 200,000 people around the wo...


Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy Rating for McCarthy & Stone PLC (MCS)

Persimmon PLC has 308,400,000 shares in issue which have a share price of 2420 giving Persimmon PLC a market capitalisation of 7.46B GBp. One analyst has rated ...


Microsoft says ransomware attack should be a 'wake-up call' for governments

New versions of the worm are expected, the experts said, and the extent - and economic cost - of the damage from Friday's attack were unclear. Before it was t...


Leaked Microsoft research reveals the average Xbox One owner

Original Xbox JRPG Phantom Dust has risen from the dead, and it will launch on Xbox One tomorrow for free. About 53 percent of respondents fit into the "s...


Overwatch Artbook And Comic Anthology Listed Online

The game recently crossed 30 million players worldwide , and Blizzard plans on supporting its community for the foreseeable future. Fans of Overwatch and eve...


N. Korea Belatedly Covers Election of Pres. Moon Jae

He told Xi the ultimate goal of sanctions was to persuade North Korea to engage in dialogue about abolishing its nuclear program. Even U.S. President Donald T...


Britain worked through night to counter cyber attack on health service

After taking computers over, the virus displayed messages demanding a payment of $300 in virtual currency Bitcoin to unlock files and return them to the user. M...


Huawei Y3 2017 with 5-inch display, Android 6.0 Marshmallow launched

This device comes in two different SoC variants, one variant is fueled by the MediaTek MT6737M 64-bit quad-core SoC running at 1.1GHz, while the other one comes...


President Moon's first overseas trips expected to be Washington, Beijing then Tokyo

The THAAD deployment was agreed upon by Moon's predecessor, conservative leader Park Guen-hye. Beijing says the system threatens China's own security because ...


Kylie Jenner Says She Feels "Constantly Pressured" To Keep Up Her Image

But Jenner is moving beyond just Keeping Up by offering this new glimpse at her life via Life of Kylie , saying, "This show is a gift for my fans". The Keep...


Ransomware affects 150 countries, businesses cautioned for future cyber attacks

In Brazil, the social security system had to disconnect its computers and cancel public access. Spanish telco giant Telefonica and United States delivery serv...


Brixmor Property Group Inc. (NYSE:BRX) showed P/E ratio of 20.02

With an average shopping center size of 167,982 square feet as of December 31, 2016, the Company's portfolio consisted predominantly of community and neighborho...


SpaceX launches top-secret United States government spy satellite and successfully lands booster rocket

The launch was the fifth of more than 20 the firm has in the pipeline this year. After a false start Sunday, SpaceX will try again to launch its first sta...


Madhuri Dixit turns 50, B-Town wishes the 'eternal beauty'

Rikku, in the article, writes that all the scandals that Madhuri Dixit had to face in her life were created by producers. A beauty queen of millions of hearts, ...