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Vice President Jahangiri Quits Iran Presidential Election Race

But sagging support for the current president and a sense that the public wants change make a Rouhani landslide unlikely. Raisi's popularity has risen steadily in recent weeks and Qalibaf's move should give him a last-minute boost against Rouhani, who has eased Iran's worldwide isolation though failed to spur a sluggish economy. Read More »

Death toll rises in Venezuelan protests against Maduro

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The protest in Caracas against President Nicolas Maduro remained tranquil, but outside the capital demonstrators clashed with police and national guardsmen. Global pressure on the troubled South American nation is continuing to increase, with the Organization of American States voting Monday to hold a rare foreign ministers' meeting later this month to discuss Venezuela's political crisis. Read More »

What Do Analysts Say About QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

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The institutional investor owned 404,091 shares of the wireless technology company's stock after selling 32,961 shares during the period. Eastern Bank's holdings in QUALCOMM were worth $451,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 31st will be paid a $0.57 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 26th. Oarsman Cap Inc holds 0.71% of its portfolio in QUALCOMM, Inc. Read More »

Google adds Smart Reply in Gmail for Android and iOS

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For example, if you tend to send short replies, like a simple "Thanks", the service will eventually begin suggesting more replies that follow that style, the release said. Google cites that 12 percent of replies sent from Inbox for mobile came from Smart Reply . The Smart Reply system has two layers of hierarchy: The first makes each feature useful as a predictor of the final result, and the second combines these features. Read More »

Google Photos can now make physical books

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Meanwhile Google Photos just reached a whopping 500-million monthly active users. When you take pictures and videos in Google Photos, we can easily forget to share them with friends or family who may want them. As part of today's announcement, Google also announced " Shared Libraries ". Pricing for the USA launch sees paperback Photo Books priced at $9.99, and hardback versions costing $19.99. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane demands players focus on Celta Vigo match

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Real Madrid head to Celta Vigo on Wednesday night looking to push themselves ahead of rivals Barcelona in the battle for the LaLiga title. "He didn't train [on Tuesday] because he has a knock and a heavy blow - but James is here and we're thinking just about the three games we have left this year". Read More »

Alvin Gentry, Dell Demps to stay with Pelicans through 2017-18

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Loomis added, "We will continue to evaluate important roles on both the administrative and coaching staffs, which will be resolved at the appropriate time". The New Orleans Pelicans say coach Alvin Gentry and general manager Dell Demps will return for the 2017-18 season. Prior to the arrival of head coach Alvin Gentry , the New Orleans Pelicans went 45-37 during the 2014-15 season to earn an eighth seed playoff spot under then coach Monty Williams . Read More »

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) CEO Sells $1898980.00 in Stock

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It has outperformed by 3.57% the S&P500. North Star Investment Management Corp increased General Electric Co Com (GE) stake by 13.98% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. 5/8/2017-MKM Partners Reiterated Rating of Buy . Finally, Macquarie set a $895.00 price target on shares of Amazon .com and gave the stock a " buy " rating in a report on Friday, February 3rd. Read More »

Cyber-Security Experts Fear the Progression Of 'WannaCry' Ransomware

Michael Mitchell, spokesman for Oreo cookie maker Mondelez International, said the company is not aware of any incidents from the attack, though it did alert employees. In the span of just a few short days, we've really received our biggest wake-up call ever that computer security today is not where it needs to be. Read More »

4 takeaways from the WannaCry cyberattack

Dozens of local Chinese authorities said they had suspended some of their services due to the attack that has disrupted operations at auto factories, hospitals, shops and schools around the world. Tanz cited this weekend's ransomware attack as an example of why you should always update all your software, saying, "For instance this latest ransomware attack only hit earlier versions of Microsoft Windows". Read More »

Microsoft issues WannaCry security patch for XP, blasts U.S. for 'stockpiling vulnerabilities'

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This is an emerging pattern in 2017. "We have seen vulnerabilities stored by the Central Intelligence Agency show up on WikiLeaks, and now this vulnerability stolen from the NSA has affected customers around the world", Smith griped. Microsoft said last month that the vulnerabilities that were exploited had been patched. Friday's WannaCry ransomware outbreak infected over 200,000 of computers in 150 countries , including crippling the U.K National Health Service. Read More »

Intel could be about to release a very expensive Core i9 CPU

It all seems rather plausible then... though having a non-HyperThreaded quad-core i7 using essentially the same numerical code as the Core i5 7600K seems a little weird. It will ship with 8 cores, 16 threads. The 7740K runs at a base frequency of 4.3GHz and offers a maximum single-core turbo speed of 4.5GHz, while the 7640K runs at a base frequency of 4GHz and a maximum single-core turbo frequency of 4.2GHz. Read More »

Democrats, Intelligence Officials Warn Trump Disclosures Put Lives At Risk

Yesterday evening, Trump's National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster stated that the information Trump revealed during his meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was not confidential. Susan Collins said the release of the information had the potential to "jeopardize sources and to discourage our allies from sharing future information vital to our security". Read More »

Ransomware WannaCry to attack Indian banking system soon: Cyber expert

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The central bank reportedly said those monitoring the cyberattacks found "no incidents compromising data resources of banking institutions". The number of people paying could go up as the ransomware warned the cost would double after three days, and threatened to delete files within seven days if no payment was made. Read More »

WannaCry malware exploited OS weakness to spread

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Cyber security experts predict that the scope of the attack could expand as people return to work and resume their work on computers, CNN reported on Monday. Update your computer systems. Terming such cyber-attacks as a shared responsibility between tech companies and customers, the tech giant said, so many computers remained vulnerable even two months after the release of a patch . Read More »

Why did you change your privacy policy, SC asks WhatsApp

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He also claimed that any data stored or transferred to WhatsApp can not be shared with third parties without consent of the person. Referring to the WhatsApp's new privacy policy, Salve had said that someone could snoop into the messages, videos and photos which a user shares or circulates on the instant messaging platform. Read More »

Facebook to refund overcharged advertisers

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In a statement on Tuesday, the Silicon Valley social giant company said it found bugs which measured clicks on its video carousel advertisements as link clicks to advertisers websites. Facebook said that it fixed the bug causing the incorrect charges. However, the glitch meant that for users on mobile web, Facebook was incorrectly attributing carousel video views as link clicks. Read More »

Check out the new Nokia 8, spotted with dual cameras and more

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Until now the company has launched a few Android devices that were targeted at the lower and mid-range segment. What seems to add to that legitimacy is that the video was pulled down shortly after it was discovered. At the bottom there appears to be a USB-C connector port as well as a good old 3.5mm audio headphone jack. Out of the four, two are nearly confirmed to be Nokia 8 and Nokia 9 . Read More »

Hospitals no longer diverting patients — NHS cyber attack

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He added that the rate of infection has slowed over the weekend. Michael Mitchell, spokesman for Oreo cookie maker Mondelez International, said the company is not aware of any incidents from the attack, though it did alert employees. Bossert told ABC's " Good Morning America " that the attack is something that "for right now, we've got under control" in the United States. Monday was the first big test for Asia, where offices had already mostly been closed for the weekend before the attack ... Read More »

LG's V30 to Feature OLED Display

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LG's move to LCD is sudden, but not necessarily unexpected, and we've even heard Google was interested in investing in LG's OLED technology. Would you like an LG smartphone with an OLED display? LG is taking the leap of introducing OLED panel display to its upcoming smartphones following the footsteps of rival smartphone brands Apple and Samsung. Read More »

Microsoft warns ransomware cyber-attack is a wake-up call

The attack crippled more than 200,000 computers around the world. "The numbers are still going up", he said. But this is something we haven't seen before. The NSA tools were stolen by hackers and dumped on the internet. " More action is needed, and it's needed now", he said. Microsoft reportedly released a security update for current operating systems in March that protected against the malware. Read More »

WINDOWS Microsoft Criticizes Government Creation of Hacking Tools

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That's why it's called ransomware. The software tools to create the attack were revealed in April among a trove of NSA spy tools that were either leaked or stolen. The attack is the latest in a series of security breaches for the NSA dating back to last summer, when a group calling itself "Shadow Brokers" started posting hacking weapons pilfered from the organization. Read More »

NSA vulnerability exposed security flaw

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Hitachi: The Japanese electronics firm said Monday that its computer systems have been experiencing problems since the weekend, including not being able to send and receive emails or open attached files. It was benign because it contained a flaw that prevented it from taking over computers and demanding ransom to unlock files but other more malicious ones will likely pop up. Read More »

Rumor: Intel Planning 12-Core Core i9 CPUs to Challenge AMD's Ryzen

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The race between to monopolizing processor giants in the industry of desktop computing might have its tables turned for Intel's favor with the Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X i9 variants. These both have four cores. It might not be a long before AMD starts sharing the limelight again with Intel as Techspot's recent report indicated that Intel's Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X products with X299 chipsets are bound to be reaching the market in June this year. Read More »

Audi and Volvo cars set to have Android operating system

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The Android system, says Volvo, provides the best platform to fast-track improvements in the connected auto experience. Using a compatible phone, Benz owners will be able to navigate and control the dashboard with the help of this nifty mobile feature. Read More »

Israel Was Source Of Intel Trump Shared With Russians

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington , Monday , March 13, 2017. McMaster, however, did not deny reports that the information Trump gave Russia's foreign minister and USA ambassador about ISIS activities at a White House meeting was "highly classified" material that had been shared with the U.S.by a Middle Eastern government which had not authorized its release. Read More »

Microsoft Will Be Just Fine Even After World's Largest Cyber Attack

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National Security Agency, in Microsoft Windows. "We need governments to consider the damage to civilians that comes from hoarding these vulnerabilities and the use of these exploits", he wrote . Bitcoin, the world's most-used virtual currency, allows anonymous transactions via heavily encrypted codes. "You can point a lot of fingers, but I think given that this was not a zero-day vulnerability (for which no patch is available), the people hacked are to blame", said Robert Cattanach, a ... Read More »

North Korea reports Moon's win after delay

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North Korean state media reported the election of the South's new left-leaning President Moon Jae In after a two-day delay, but at unusual length. The two leaders may not see eye-to-eye on what could comprise the right circumstances. The deployment of THAAD was agreed a year ago by South Korea's previous administration after North Korea conducted a long-range rocket launch that put an object into space. Read More »

NHS Forth Valley staff warned after cyber attack

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The cyber attack paralysed British National Health Services (NHC) computers, Germany's national railway and many other companies and government institutions around the world. The virus, which took control of users' files, spread to 100 countries, including Spain, France and Russian Federation. He added: "That's why we're seeing these numbers increasing all the time". Read More »

Southwestern Montana deputy killed in shootout

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The SUV was later spotted about 80 miles (129 kilometers) away. The passenger was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound. "Luckily no officers were hit, but the suspect ended up being shot and transported to a local hospital", Missoula County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Brenda Bassett said. Read More »

Moto C and Moto C Plus launched as super affordable smartphones

There's also the Motorola Moto C Plus, which Motorola says offers "a larger display, a more powerful battery, and a more advanced camera", although we're not yet privy to full hardware details. What do you think of the new Moto C and C Plus? While both phones share design similarities with the Moto Gs announced earlier in the year, they expense with the metal pleasantries in order to keep the corners down. Read More »

Israel was source for some of information shared with the Russians

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During his meeting with the Russians, McMaster says Trump raised serious issues about Russia's behavior in Ukraine and Syria and then moved on to common goals like fighting terrorism. Rosenstein. He's emphasizing here that presidential authority gives him the right to share such information - which is broadly true - in a way that betrays the kind of information that was shared. Read More »