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Pick Up Four New Mega Stones for Pokémon Sun and Moon


The four Pokemon which will be receiving Mega Stones in this group include Pidgeot, Steelix, Heracross, and Houndoom. This time, the Pokemon Company is being more than generous. Players of "Pokemon Sun" and "Moon" will have a lot to look forward to this week with the release of four new mega stones and a GameStop exclusive code for Midnight Lycanroc. Read More »

New S. Korea President to Defuse Tensions

Moon said he will send a delegation to Beijing to discuss both North Korea and THAAD. China views THAAD as a threat and a destabilizing influence in the region, and has retaliated against South Korea with limits on tourism and imports. Moon told Xi that it would be easier to settle the missile-defense issue if North Korea wasn't engaging in provocations, the statement said. "They also agreed that denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula was a joint objective of the two countries", Yoon said. Read More »

Microsoft planning more versatile Windows 10


Thursday was day two of Microsoft's developers conference in Seattle. "You can also create mixed reality by adding 3D objects to your photos and videos to tell stories in a whole new way or turn your photos and videos into your canvas, drawing on them with Windows Ink". Read More »

Apple sets record revenue growth in India for March quarter

Cook noted Apple drew down 1.2 million units in iPhone channel inventory in the quarter, more than twice the 450,000 units it purged from the supply chain in the same period a year ago. Revenue by product line comes out to: iPhone , $33.25B (up 1%); Mac, $5.84B (up 14%); iPad, $3.9B (down 12%); Services revenue $7.04B (up 18%). Apple shipped 50.8 million iPhones, 0.6 million less than expected. Read More »

SpaceX launches military spy satellite, nails landing

After 10 years of ULA exclusivity, it's a huge win for SpaceX that a Falcon 9 rocket finally broke that monopoly and launched a classified National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite into orbit . Monday's launch was the fifth of more than 20 flights planned by the California-based company for this year. The company landed their first rocket in December 2015, and just last month, they successfully launched and landed an already used Falcon 9 rocket, which was the first time in history that ... Read More »

100000 groups in 150 nations hit by cyberattack

A cyberattack which crippled computers all over the world - including those of Nissan and the NHS - could grow on Monday (15 May), the head of Europol , the European Union's police agency, has said. He added: "Healthcare remains vulnerable and if anything this one will raise awareness among the hacker community that hospitals are a target for them, this could just be the beginning". Read More »

British cyber whiz hailed 'accidental hero' after stopping global virus

Ms Robison said: "The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is leading the response to these attacks and we continue to receive updates on the situation and their efforts to rectify the issues faced". The kill switch also couldn't help those already infected. But @MalwareTechBlog war-ned that the "crisis isn't over" as those behind it "can always change the code and try again". Read More »

Snap shares plummet as investors worry it's not growing fast enough


Traders of Snap Inc, the parent company that oversees the popular social networking app Snapchat, saw big losses on Thursday morning. Imran Khan, chief strategist at Snap , added: "We made good progress this quarter improving the performance and quality of our Snapchat application, especially on Android, which has helped result in increased net user adds and engagement", according to CNBC . Read More »

Portugal Wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

Gabbani's song garnered a huge ovation after the performance. The singer maintained her composure and continued her song as security dragged him off the stage. Four civilians were killed and one seriously wounded by shelling in the town of Avdiivka on Saturday evening, the country's Anti-Terrorist Operation press center said. Read More »

Ransomware attack hits 74 countries: Kaspersky Lab

Europol said a special task force at its European Cybercrime Centre was "specially created to assist in such investigations and will play an important role in supporting the investigation". Russian Federation appeared to be the hardest hit, according to security experts, with the country's Interior Ministry confirming it was struck . Hospitals in Britain also suffered from a similar attack on Friday. Read More »

Nissan plant in Sunderland hit by cyber attack which crippled NHS


Don't click on links that you don't recognize, or download files from people you don't know personally. Hospitals, with their often outdated IT systems and trove of confidential patient data, are a particularly tempting target. "It's important to understand that cyber attacks can be different from other forms of crime in that their sometimes highly technical and anonymous nature means it can take some time to understand how it worked, who was behind it and what the impact is", he told the BBC. Read More »

Rain is on the way

Rain begins to move into southwestern New Hampshire after 4 p.m. The rain will gradually overspread the state during Saturday evening, but it may take a while to reach northern areas. "We are anticipating 1"-2" of widespread rain but there could be higher amounts up to 3" in some heavier rain bands. Thursday will turn hot and muggy with high temperatures in the mid to upper 80s on the coast, and low 90s inland. Read More »

Cyber attack criminals will be brought to justice, investigators pledge

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been accused of ignoring "extensive warning signs" before the unprecedented cyber attack, The Telegraph reports. Experts say that "with no support deal in place Trusts were unable to have access to Microsoft's anti-virus "patches" created to foil precisely the sort of attack experienced on Friday", The Telegraph reports. Read More »

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

State agencies and major companies around the world were left reeling by the attacks which blocked access to files and demanded ransom money, forcing them to shut down their computer systems. National Security Agency. An Indian-origin doctor based in London had warned against the cyber-hack of the NHS just days before it crippled the country's network. Read More »

Trump says possible to pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

At the same time, Justice Department officials were beginning the first day of interviews for candidates to replace James B. Comey, whom Trump fired Tuesday. "And that's what we want for the FBI", Trump said. John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Senate leader and a former state attorney general. Fisher formerly served as assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's Criminal Division. Read More »

Leaked NSA tools used in global cyber attack, analysts say

But while FedEx Corp. reported that its Windows computers were "experiencing interference" from malware - it wouldn't say if it had been hit by the ransomware - other impacts in the USA were not readily apparent on Saturday. The security holes it exploits were disclosed several weeks ago by TheShadowBrokers, a mysterious group that has published what it says are hacking tools used by the NSA as part of its intelligence-gathering. Read More »

Massive cyber attacks hit almost 100 countries including India


Ransom demands for this incident were reported to be around $300. It's unclear who's behind the attack, but experts say it appears to be the work of cyber criminals, not state sponsored. Speaking on Saturday after chairing a meeting of the crisis response committee, or COBRA, Rudd said 48 of 248 health service trusts in England had been impacted by Friday's attack, but that all except six were now functioning normally. Read More »

'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The White House initially said Trump fired Comey on the recommendation of the top Justice Department officials: Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Rosenstein. "To young Americans at both schools, I will be bringing a message of hope and optimism about our nation's bright future", Trump said in his weekly address to the nation. Read More »

Trump says pick for next Federal Bureau of Investigation director could be announced within days

Alice Fisher, a high-ranking Justice Department official in former President George W. Bush's administration, was among those scheduled to be interviewed Saturday. FBI Director James Comey announces in May that the bureau will open an investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server for both her personal and government correspondence while secretary of state between 2009 and 2013. Read More »

Microsoft re-releases security update after cyberattacks


Russia's Interior Ministry, with oversees the police forces, said about "1,000 computers were infected", which it described as less than 1 percent of the total, according to its website. Health-care organizations are notoriously slow to apply security fixes, in part because of the disruption caused by taking critical systems offline. Read More »

Microsoft to play nice with iPhones and Android with Windows 10 update


Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, speaks during a Microsoft launch event to introduce the new Microsoft Surface laptop and Windows 10 S operating system May 2 in New York City. A connector for Windows and iOS and Android, in Windows setting, to link the devices. That system, combined with the Microsoft Graph API that provides access to data across applications and devices, will enable more seamless experiences for users, according to Myerson. Read More »

Conditions behind cyberattack may be hard to mimic

The Spanish government said several companies had been targeted in ransomware cyberattack that affected the Windows operating system of employees' computers. Microsoft swiftly released software "patches" to fix those holes, but many users still haven't installed updates or still use older versions of Windows. Read More »

Arctic Council presents united front as Finland takes over from US

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an worldwide declaration acknowledging the impact of climate change on the Arctic and a need to address greenhouse gases. Finland is also emphasizes the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the United Nations sustainable development goals, something representatives of eight Arctic Indigenous groups, or Permanent Participants, of the Arctic Council, praised during their remarks. Read More »

Melissa McCarthy Rides Through New York as Spicer

Casual spectators tweeted their sightings, causing Melissa McCarthy to trend on Twitter . And despite Spicer finding himself amused by the "funny", if not over the top impersonation, the depiction was reportedly so damaging that it upset Spicer's boss. Read More »

Trump 'cannot imagine that Russian Federation is pleased' with North Korean missile test

Mr Trump "cannot imagine Russian Federation is pleased" with the test as the missile landed closer to Russian Federation than to Japan, the statement added. The launch is also the first since a new liberal president took office in South Korea on Wednesday. Defense Minister Tomomi Inada said North Korea might have launched a "new type of missile", given the altitude and duration of its flight. Read More »

Corporate Interests Clash Over Paris Climate Agreement

Fiji, which holds the presidency of the upcoming climate summit, said it was important to press ahead with the talks. The Paris Agreement, forged by almost 200 countries in 2015, seeks to limit planetary warming by cutting emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases from burning fossil fuels. Read More »

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile — South Korean Military

The claim also drew parallels to accusations that North Korea orchestrated the February 13 assassination of leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, with an attack using VX nerve agent in Malaysia. North Korea's first missile launch since April 29 came a day after a senior North Korean diplomat said Pyongyang would hold talks with the Washington under the "right conditions". Read More »

After challenging Kejriwal, Kapil Mishra now threatens with 'hunger strike'

Since Wednesday sacked AAP member Kapil Mishra is sitting on hunger strike outside his residence in Civil Lines to seek details of expenses made by top five leaders of AAP. "After that, the people of Delhi will receive a jolt, especially those who trusted the AAP", he said. Mishra's mother claimed that she was the one who had organised mohalla sabha in 2007 and reminded Kejriwal that he had attended it and it was even mentioned in his book Swaraj. Read More »

Microsoft Build 2017 - Day 2: Even more Windows features soon

Microsoft is evolving its popular Windows App Studio, and renaming it to Windows Template Studio , along with making it easier for developers to create UWP apps. Microsoft also debuted a new Windows app created to let you revisit your memories by transforming photos into professional videos. Windows Story Remix appears to be a genuine replacement to Movie Maker. Read More »

Indian-origin doc warned against UK health service cyber-hack


Germany's national railway said Saturday that departure and arrival display screens at its stations were affected, but there was no impact on actual train services. The railway said that there was no impact on actual train services. In February 2016, the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in California said it had paid a $17,000 ransom to regain control of its computers from hackers. Read More »

PM invites new president of South Korea to India

In the first direct contact between the South Korean and Chinese leaders, Xi explained China's position, Yoon, the South Korean presidential spokesman said, without elaborating. It said the centre would gather experienced officers from across the Central Intelligence Agency in one entity "to bring their expertise and creativity to bear against the North Korea target". Read More »

Second trust confirms it will 'take steps' after cyber attack

It was believed to the biggest attack of its kind ever recorded. A patch for the vulnerability was released by Microsoft in March, but many systems may not have had the update installed. In December it was reported almost all NHS trusts were using an obsolete version of Windows that Microsoft had stopped providing security updates for in April 2014. Read More »