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UN Security Council considering new NK sanctions

North Korea tested a Hwasong-12 missile Sunday which reached an altitude of 2,111.5 kilometers (1,312 miles) and flew 787 kilometers (489 miles), according to state news agency KCNA. "We are against it and consider it counterproductive, damaging, dangerous", he said. The test comes just days after South Korea's new president took office and is seen by experts in the country as a test for its new leader. Read More »

Ransomware Attack Could Herald Future Problems


The company said it had released a security update back in March to protect Windows system computers against such attacks, but said many computers "remained unpatched globally". USA software firm Symantec said the majority of organizations affected were in Europe. Wallace said the government used to contract for computer services across the entire NHS but that in 2007 that was stopped and left to the individual trusts. Read More »

Amazon Echo Show with 7-inch touch screen launched

Amazon introduced Echo Show yesterday, a $229 device that incorporates the Alexa voice-activated platform made popular on Echo and Echo Dot with a seven-inch touchscreen that raises the bar on what a digital assistant can do. So far, Amazon doesn't have a comparable voice-recognition feature. Most of these constitute smart speakers such as the Echo and Google Home . Devices like these will allow you to do more directly from the table. Read More »

Frontier Communications Corp (FTR) Lifted to Neutral at Citigroup Inc


Cadence Capital Management LLC now owns 46,516 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 2,661 shares in the last quarter. S Muoio Co Ltd Liability has invested 0.53% of its portfolio in Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR). COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This report was originally reported by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. Read More »

Cyber-attack threat escalating - Europol

There are fears of further "ransomware" attacks as people return to work on Monday. "We think it's going to be the footprint for other kinds of attacks in the future". Make sure your antivirus product is up to date and run a scan: If you don't have any antivirus software on your computer, you could install one of the free trial versions from a reputable vendor such as McAfee or AVG. Read More »

Meizu M5 launched in India: Price, Features and more


The smartphone was announced in two variants, 2 GB RAM with 16 GB of storage for 699 Yuan (around Rs 7,000) and 3 GB RAM with 32 GB storage priced at 899 Yuan (around Rs. The smartphone comes with a fully-laminated HD display, IPS technology, and integrated blue light filter which has the ability to automatically adjust blue light emission to reduce eye strain, highlight Meizu. Read More »

Which Way Traders Signposts Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Stocks?


Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ) has declined 10.88% since October 6, 2016 and is downtrending. The Bridgeway Capital Management Inc holds 3.43 million shares with $54.26 million value, up from 2.39M last quarter. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 15th. Its forward price to earnings ratio of 9.55 ranks lower than the industry's 33.24. Read More »

Google to unveil "Google Assistant" for IOS users in the US


According to AP, the company may break the news as soon as this week. But there is one catch here, for now the Google Assistant will be available for IOS users in America only. According to fresh reports from 9to5Google, the search engine giant's next move with Google Allo could see them integrate the features if Google Duo into the former. Read More »

Goldman lifts Apple target price ahead of $1,000 iPhone


A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)'s EPS growth this year is -9.90% and the trailing 12-month EPS is $8.55. On 7/26/2016 Apple announced a quarterly dividend of $0.57 2.19% with an ex dividend date of 8/4/2016 which will be payable on 8/11/2016. Read More »

Halo 6 Will Not be Revealed at E3


He later stared however that they have " a little something " to reveal for a different project at the conference. 10 years after Halo 2, we got Halo 2 Anniversary as part of The Master Chief Collection . Meanwhile, 2017 marks the ten year anniversary of Halo 3, do you see? Last month, 343 admitted that it tried too much in Halo 5: Guardians , detracting from series protagonist Master Chief with the introduction of Spartan Locke and two full teams of Spartans. Read More »

Cyber attack is biggest of its kind ever launched, say security chiefs

Australian organisations will return to work as the local fallout from the weekend's global cyber attack becomes clearer. But the aftershocks have so far been mild. Security experts attributed the apparent success of the WannaCry virus to a "perfect storm" of conditions, including a well-known and highly unsafe security hole in Microsoft Windows, users who didn't apply a recent Microsoft patch and malware created to spread quickly once inside a network, be it a business, government or ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 With 8GB Of RAM Appears On Retailers Website


The OnePlus 5 will sport a 5.5-inch capacitive screen with 2580 x 1440 pixel resolution. It also said that it will run on Android 7.1 OS out of the box. But vertical or horizontal, the OnePlus 5 should look sleek at the rear. The Samsung Galaxy S8 has several things going for it that the OnePlus 5 will not surpass, including the Infinity Display, Iris scanner, and the Bixby digital assistant. Read More »

Imran Khan pays tribute to Misbah and Younis for 'retiring with grace'

RL Chase of West Indies, who scored an unbeaten century in the second innings of the last test match was declared man of the match. Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq are poised to end their storied careers on a winning note after Pakistan played their way into a strong position on day four of the third test against West Indies on Saturday. Read More »

Companies prepare for more ransomware attacks on Monday

Indonesia's government reported two hospitals in Jakarta were affected. This includs penetrating defensive systems, interception and surveillance of communications, and developing ways to degrade and interrupt civil infrastructure, the officials reportedly said. Read More »

Blood tests "unavailable" at four hospitals after NHS cyber attack

On Sunday, Microsoft pinned blame on the U.S. government for not disclosing more software vulnerabilities, and said that governments around the world should treat the attack as a "wake-up call". "We haven't fully dodged this bullet at all until we're patched against the vulnerability itself". The attack blocks computers and puts up images on victims' screens demanding payment of $300 in the virtual currency Bitcoin, saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" "The latest count is over ... Read More »

Microsoft to Rival Chromebooks Soon - Hardware Changes Coming

The Surface Laptop has a 13.5-inch touchscreen display that is claimed to be slimmest LCD display to be present in the Laptop fraternity. The Surface Laptop will start shipping in the USA from June 15th. "Everything that runs on Windows 10 S is downloaded from the Windows Store", Microsoft's Windows Chief Terry Myerson said, The Verge reported. Windows 10 S allows app installs only from the Windows Store and therefore millions of programs are not available for the system. Read More »

Samsung launches Tizen-powered 4G smartphone Z4


Under the hood, it is powered by a quad-core 1.5GHz processor. Samsung Z4 will be available for Rs 5,790, starting May 19th in mobile stores across India. But Samsung has lots of other low-end handsets it sells in India, almost all running Android and therefore able to access rather more apps than Tizen can without additional software. Read More »

Google Quickly Resolves a Major Gmail Phishing Scam

The worm ended up affecting fewer than 0.1% of Gmail users, a Google spokesperson told Business Insider in a statement on Thursday. On Wednesday afternoon, a major phishing attack made the rounds among Google email users, with targets including journalists and employees at media and entertainment companies. Read More »

Government activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack


WanaCryptor 2.0 is only part of the problem. Most victims were quickly able to recover infected systems with backups, said the group's chief economist, Scott Borg. Desperate attempts to contain the world's biggest cyberattack appear to be working early Monday. Over the weekend, Brad Smith, Microsoft's chief legal officer, sought to highlight the progress the company has made in beefing up its security, knowing that it's likely going to be in for some intense scrutiny. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max feature leak hints at powerful camera, battery


A5 features a 5-inch display while the A7 features 5.5′ inch Super AMOLED capacitive display. The panel used in the J7 Max will be a TFT screen and not OLED, which is rather interesting. A 3300mAh battery will back the entire package. It also revealed that they were ready to put the mishaps behind and introduce the next generation Note devices sometime later in 2017. Read More »

SEGA Wants to Bring Back 'Major IPs' in Future


However one major part of the presentation has caught eyes and that is where SEGA has said it will revive major IPs. Based on the images within the " Road to 2020 " document, it appears that SEGA's plans of expanding existing IPs will initially be focused on franchises like Yakuza, Total War , Football Manager , and Persona . Read More »

The latest version of Netflix won't run on rooted Android devices


Even on the Google PlayStore, the app's homepage reads "Version 5.0 only works with devices that are certified by Google and meet all Android requirements". Netflix will no longer work on rooted Android smartphones, the news was confirmed in an official statement that was given to Android Police by Netflix. Read More »

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

Companies worldwide are bracing for even more fallout from the biggest cyberattack ever as their workers head back to the office Monday. WannaCry locks up computers, encrypts their data, and demands large Bitcoin payments, which begin at US$300 (S$422) and rise to US$600 before the software destroys files hours later. Read More »

US, EU in urgent talks on expanding laptop ban on flights

It said the ban had a direct impact on demand for air travel into the USA and it faced rising costs from introducing complimentary laptop loans to some passengers. A broader ban would significantly affect US and European carriers, which are concerned about the logistical challenges of checking large numbers of devices. Read More »

NHS braced for possible repeat of cyber attack chaos on Monday

In a statement provided to HuffPost Australia on Sunday, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security Alastair MacGibbon said, overall, "Australia has not been significantly affected" by the attack, although there are reports of other businesses being targeted. Read More »

Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries -Europol

The unprecedented global ransomware cyberattack has hit more than 200,000 victims in more than 150 countries, says Europol executive director Rob Wainwright. But computers and networks that hadn't updated their systems were still at risk. Companies rushed to protect Windows systems with patches that Microsoft released last month and on Friday. Read More »

Experts try to figure out who's behind global cyberattack

More than 200,000 victims in around 150 countries have been infected by the ransomware, which originated in the United Kingdom and Spain on Friday before spreading globally. US President Donald Trump has ordered his homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert, to hold an emergency meeting to assess the threat, a senior administration official told Reuters. Read More »

Surface Laptop release date and pre-order details prepare for June


Still, it's always a bit unsettling to hear that Microsoft is locking down any version of its OS to its own browser and search engine, especially when there's a $49 fee to unlock that ability. However, he said that administrators would be able to upgrade Windows 10 S machines to Windows 10 Pro if they needed the computers to be able to use software unavailable in the Windows Store. Read More »

Seven hospitals affected by cyber attack still in need of support

In the wake of the attack, Microsoft said it had taken the "highly unusual step" of releasing a patch for computers running older operating systems including Windows XP, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2003. Deutsche Bahn says that departure and arrival display screens at its stations were hit Friday night by the attack. In Asia, some hospitals, schools, universities and other institutions were affected. Read More »

Idea Cellular declines 4% on Rs 326 crore Q4 loss


Terming the interval between October 2016 and April 2017 as a period of telecom discontinuity due to changing mobility business parameters, the company said its revenue KPIs (key performance indicators) and financial barometer had sharply declined for all mobile operators. Read More »

Is T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S8 BOGO Deal Bogus or Brilliant?


According to rumors, new flip phone will get some Galaxy S8 or S8 plus features. It noticeably does not contain a fingerprint scanner because Samsung was hoping that it could embed the sensor in the screen , a feat that it was not able to do in time for the smartphone's launch . Read More »