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Halep knocks Stosur out of Madrid Open

However, Mladenovic exhausted in the decider as Halep took control to win her 15th career title. During her 2016 quest, Halep defeated Japan's Misaki Doi, Italian Karin Knapp, Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky, her compatriot Irina-Camelia Begu, Australia's Samantha Stosur and the Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova. Read More »

Tender ballad by Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision

Ukraine took first place in 2016 when the country's entry struck a surprise gold with "1944", a song that featured lyrics about deportations by the Soviet Union. Bulgaria came in second place with 615 points and Moldova in third place with 374. "Russia's participation was scuttled by host Ukraine over the two nations' diplomatic and military conflict". Read More »

UK's health systems largely back to normal after global cyberattack

Rudd said the United Kingdom was a world leader in cyber security, adding: "So far, all we have seen is patients inconvenienced, some hospitals, some doctors making changes to their daily life". "We are implementing remediation steps as quickly as possible", a FedEx statement said. Russia's largest bank Sberbank said its systems "detected in time attempts to penetrate bank infrastructure". Read More »

OnePlus 5 Will Be the Ultimate Flagship Killer

Given that OnePlus 5 is powered by the same powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 that's on the Galaxy S8 , it looks quite unusual that OnePlus 5 can outperform Samsung Galaxy S8 in the Geekbench score . The full price is shown to be $621.99, but this is still below any of the other flagship devices the handset will be competing with. While the specs of the OnePlus 5 in the e-commerce website appear to be a simple confirmation of rumors surrounding the device, the price that the smartphone ... Read More »

Microsoft Won't Be Showing Halo 6 at E3 2017


He will be working for Mixed Reality, another venture of Microsoft, which uses virtual reality to expand the prospects of the company's HoloLens hardware. The statement continues: "Over the years, Dan has helped us work with incredible studios and partners from literally every corner of the globe". Halo Wars 2 launched for Windows PC and Xbox One on Feb, 21. Read More »

Unprecedented global 'ransomware' attack seeks cash for data


Britain's National Health Service does not have any evidence that patient data was breached following a ransomware attack, the agency said. "There's no barrier to do it tomorrow to 100 million computers". The worldwide effort to extort cash from computer users spread so widely that Microsoft quickly changed its policy, making security fixes available for free for the older Windows systems still used by millions of individuals and smaller businesses. Read More »

Trump hopes to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director quickly


Trump, observing a backlash in the media and from Capitol Hill against the confusion, has reportedly been discussing replacing Spicer and the whole team with staff from his favorite news network. But the blowback from Comey's firing left the White House reeling once again. He said most are "very well known" and of the "highest level". "I happen to have some lawyers that were unrelated lawyers and they were saying 'wow, [Clinton's] guilty here, guilty, guilty, guilty.' Then [Comey] gets to the ... Read More »

Penguins might fly? Linux is coming to the Windows Store

Here are the highlights, including some videos from Microsoft. Created to ensure that "experiences flow seamlessly between Windows, iOS and Android devices, Fluent Design and Microsoft Graph will add a variety of new capabilities via the Fall Creators Update". Read More »

Android gets patches for critical flaws in media handling, hardware drivers


There is also news about Google's mistakenly releasing of this update a few days ago. So far, this particular vulnerability has not been exploited, as per absence of reports . Talking about updates, Google recently announced the end-of-life-support dates for the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. If you're an avid Android customizer, then you can head over to XDA Forums and download a custom ROM to enhance the usage of the device. Read More »

UK working to fix hospital systems after cyber attack


The UK's National Health Service fell victim, its hospitals forced to close wards and emergency rooms and turn away patients. Kaspersky Lab says although the WannaCry ransomware can infect computers even without the vulnerability, EternalBlue is "the most significant factor" in the global outbreak. Read More »

Parents demonstrate at school where 8-year-old was bullied

Two days prior, Gabe was a victim of an apparent violent bullying incident at school that left him unconscious on the school's bathroom floor before an adult employee intervened. Reynolds' attorneys also have viewed the video. Within 48 hours, he hanged himself in his bedroom, prompting an investigation by Cincinnati police. Read More »

Pinnacle Bank Takes Position in Corning Incorporated (GLW)


Morgan Stanley raised its stake in Corning by 171.5% in the third quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. boosted its stake in Corning by 8.0% in the first quarter. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.28 EPS. Last year, it had about $2.17 billion of revenue. An earnings forecast is an analyst's outlook for a company's future quarterly or annual earnings. Read More »

United Kingdom government in dark over who behind cyber attack

Pictures posted on social media showed screens of NHS computers with images demanding payment of $300 (275 euros) in Bitcoin, saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" Kaspersky Lab says although the WannaCry ransomware can infect computers even without the vulnerability, EternalBlue is "the most significant factor" in the global outbreak. Read More »

Hulu brings live TV and an overhauled interface to Xbox One


Hulu with Live TV's pricing puts it in line with other live streaming services, so you won't get much in the way of cost savings. "It's a natural extension of our business, and an exciting new chapter for Hulu ". Hulu with Live TV lets subscribers watch live and on-demand programming from about 50 channels. Access to the no-commercial plan will cost an additional $4 per month. Read More »

New South Korean president vows to address North Korea, broader tensions 'urgently'

Another issue Moon will be forced to address is the dispute with China over America's deployment of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile shield in South Korea. Moon has made it known he is no fan of THAAD, which was hurriedly deployed just before his election. As president, Moon must find a way to coax an increasingly belligerent North Korea to ease its nuclear and missile threats. Read More »

Microsoft adds detection, protection against global cyberattack: statement

Also badly hit was Britain's National Health Service , which declared a "major incident" after the attack, which forced some hospitals to divert ambulances and scrap operations. Newspaper reports showed images of a ransomware message blocking train details. The ransomware appeared to have hit some 100,000 systems, more than half in Russian Federation, according to a tweet yesterday by malware researcher Jakub Kroustek. Read More »

Microsoft sends out a Windows XP patch to block new ransomware

Apparently, that's a reference to one of the code names used for a group of hacking tools purportedly collected by the U.S. National Security and then subsequently leaked by a group calling itself "The Shadow Brokers ". (Note: the " Windows Update " section is also handy for showing you updates that are now being downloaded or applied.) Under " Advanced Options ", just make sure the drop down box is set to "Automatic". Read More »

British hospitals hit by ransomware cyberattack

In Spain, some big firms took pre-emptive steps to thwart ransomware attacks following a warning from Spain's National Cryptology Centre of "a massive ransomware attack". Recently, WikiLeaks published evidence of old CIA's hacking tools to gain access to certain phones, computers, and even TVs. Doctors' and pharmacies are also having similar issues. Read More »

Carmaker Nissan says United Kingdom plant hit by cyber attack

With almost 45 NHS organisations from London to Scotland hit in the "ransomware" attack on Friday, patients of the state-funded countrywide service are facing days of chaos as appointments and surgeries have been cancelled. Systems at Sunderland's Nissan manufacturing plant have been affected by the cyber attack which swept the NHS on Friday. Microsoft released a statement on Friday saying it would roll out a fix for the vulnerability to users of older operating systems - like Windows ... Read More »

What Will Fall's Windows 10 Update Bring?

Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant, will ask users if they want to resume where they left off when they switch between devices, according to The Verge . 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. Read More »

UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

The pernicious new form of "ransomware" that rapidly spread across the globe reportedly demanded payments of as much as US$600 (NZ$874) to restore access and scrambling data. Radio Slovenia said Saturday the Revoz factory in the southeastern town of Novo Mesto stopped working Friday evening to stop the malware from spreading _ and was working with the central office in France to resolve the problem. Read More »

Tonight is the big final of the Eurovision Song Contest


Portugal's "Eurovision Song Contest" entrant Salvador Sobral "has doctors with him at all times" ahead of this weekend's grand final as he has a life-threatening heart condition. Clearly bringing in the occasional ringer is fine. JONES: Yeah. So I think, you know, one of the absolute favorites is Italy. So much so that it's been spoofed in popular culture. Read More »

Windows 10 S Will Lock Users Into Using Microsoft Edge And Bing


Back in 2014, Microsoft offered a few budget friendly laptops which ran a free Windows 8.1 with Bing OS pre-installed. Windows 10 Ink support makes it easy for students to take notes and create drawings. Anyone needing to use professional tools or non-Store software will need to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro . Should you want to download other software, you'll have to pay to get the standard version of Windows 10. Read More »

Announcing 'Surviving Mars,' a planetary city builder coming soon to Xbox One


Mars is a harsh, unforgiving world where resources are scarce, but as you lead your colony you'll gradually overcome those challenges and hopefully thrive to the point that a new generation of human Martians arrives. Surviving Mars will show you what individual colonists are struggling with, allowing you to come up with a plan to meet those needs without compromising your mission. Read More »

Star Wars Battlefront II To Have Three Times More Content…


It seems that EA is now is now creating PlayStation VR content for the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront II, even though it has not yet officially been confirmed . During the Q&A portion, EA executives were asked about the company's plans for DLC's and season passes for the upcoming videogame and the company gave the simple but exciting response saying that the game would be "three times the size of the original game at launch". Read More »

Chelsea win Premier League


With Chelsea seemingly resigning themselves to a point against a stubborn West Bromwich , they game needed some energy off the bench to inspire a final push for that elusive goal that would surely guarantee them the win and with it, the title. Read More »

World cyberattack cripples UK hospitals, demands ransoms

Tom Griffiths, who was at the hospital for chemotherapy, said several cancer patients had to be sent home because their records or bloodwork couldn't be accessed. They both said they had been hit by versions of the "WannaCry" ransomware - malicious software which encrypts the information on a device, then demands a ransom to return it. Read More »

Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) Went Down 0.47% in the last trading session

The stock touched 52-week High of $28.36 on 07/29/16 and 52-week Low of $21.81 on 05/19/16. Pggm Investments increased Paramount Group Inc Com stake by 1.73 million shares to 3.10 million valued at $49.51 million in 2016Q4. It has a 29.49 P/E ratio. Realty Income Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT). Similarly, investors should look for INN to open 1.02% lower in price and for DRE to open 0.68% lower, all else being equal. Read More »

Hackers exploit stolen US spy agency tool to launch global cyberattack

Britain's National Health Service declared a "major incident" after the attack, which forced some hospitals to divert ambulances and scrap operations. He said most likely it occurred this time because some of the hospitals and other organizations affected may not have applied a patch that Microsoft released or they are using outdated operating systems no longer supported by the software giant. Read More »

Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries

This exploit (codenamed "EternalBlue") has been made available on the internet through the Shadowbrokers dump on April 14th, 2017 and patched by Microsoft on March 14. On Friday, Russia's interior and emergencies ministries, as well as its biggest bank, Sberbank, said they were targeted. The Russian Interior Ministry, which runs the country's police, confirmed it was among those that fell victim to the "ransomware", which typically flashes a message demanding payment to release the user's ... Read More »