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Large Cyber Attack Hits England's NHS Hospital System; Ransoms Demanded

Large Cyber Attack Hits England's NHS Hospital System; Ransoms Demanded Some chemotherapy patients were even sent home because their records could not be accessed. As far as American companies go, the first one to confirm it's been hit is FedEx , which said in a statement , "Like many other companies, FedEx is experiencing interference with some of our Windows-based systems caused by malware". [Full Article...]

Warren Buffett says coal won't make a comeback

Buffett defended 3G Capital, its partner on purchases including Kraft Heinz Co KHC.O and an unsuccessful bid to merge it with Unilever NV ULVR.L UNc.AS , and which is known for slashing thousands of jobs to make companies more efficient. "I never expected he could pull off what he did. on the scale that it happened", Buffett said Monday. Buffett said USA stocks looked "dirt cheap" for anyone who... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom hospitals turn away patients after ransomware attack

Leading global shipper FedEx Corp said it was one of the companies whose Microsoft Corp Windows system was infected with the malware that security firms said was delivered via spam emails. It said the company was working with its customers to provide additional assistance. NHS England has confirmed that the health service has been targeted by a "large scale cyber attack" , which has affected se... [Full Article...]

Asus announces the ZenFone Go 5.5 in India priced at Rs 8499

Asus announces the ZenFone Go 5.5 in India priced at Rs 8499 Peter Chang is the Region Head of South Asia and Country Manager for Asus. The Asus ZenFone Go 5.5 (ZB552KL) runs on a 3000mAh battery , measures 153.4×76.44×10.95mm, and weighs 168 grams. On the connectivity front, the device offers 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, 3.5mm audio jack, and FM radio. The smartphone makers made this phone available exclusively on Amazon India . [Full Article...]

Local community comes together for National Women Build Week

Local community comes together for National Women Build Week Habitat for Humanity's National Women Build Week has been held every year around Mother's Day since 1991, and the results speak for themselves. Along with "empowering women to make a difference in their community", Habitat for Humanity "works to build strength, stability and self-reliance through home ownership". [Full Article...]

Gloucester slump to defeat in European Challenge Cup final

Gloucester slump to defeat in European Challenge Cup final Gloucester refused to give in, and added a late try through Moriarty two minutes from time to reduce the gap, but all hope was gone and it was left for Stade to end a tortuous year with victory and genuine hope they can win the Champions Cup play-offs to take their place at Europe's top table next season. [Full Article...]

Windows 10 gets more goodies with the Fall Creators Update

Windows 10 gets more goodies with the Fall Creators Update Microsoft said Thursday that Apple's popular iTunes music app would be made available to people through the Windows Store by the end of the year. The upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is underlining this philosophy with features like Timeline and new Cortana capabilities that will make it easier for people to use their Android and iOS devices with Windows 10. [Full Article...]

Dozens of countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack

Russia's powerful Interior Ministry, after denying reports that its computers had been targeted, confirmed in a statement that "around 1,000 computers were infected ", which it described as less than 1 percent of the total. It spreads using the ExternalBlue exploit in unpatched Windows machines older than version 10. By Kaspersky Lab's count, the malware struck at least 74 countries. [Full Article...]

This is your last chance to buy 'Alan Wake'

This is your last chance to buy 'Alan Wake' If successful, the game would be able to be put up for sale again. Remedy, the studio behind Alan Wake , said it's "looking into relicensing the music for Alan Wake " but doesn't know if or when that will happen. Unfortunately, the stellar music means the end of the game's availability, as the song licenses gathered for the game are about to expire. Luckily if you have purchased the game a... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Announces General Availability of Visual Studio for Mac

Developers can already build for Android using Windows or Mac. So even if developers build and debug an iOS app without a Mac using Xamarin Live Player, they'll need Xcode on a Mac to actually submit it to the App Store. " Visual Studio for Mac brings the integrated development environment (IDE) loved by millions to the Mac", wrote Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud and Ente... [Full Article...]

Collapsed interstate bridge in Georgia to open next week

Collapsed interstate bridge in Georgia to open next week Additionally, the highway inside closed area has been resurfaced and equip with stripes and reflectors, a project that was slated to be done later in the year. What's left to do is install expansion joints, finish side wall cement pouring, electrical work and then clean up. The contractor will receive the full $3.1 million incentive for meeting contract deadlines early, said Department of Transpor... [Full Article...]

Ransomware takes down hospitals, businesses in at least 2 countries

It initially said 16 NHS organizations had reported being hit, and more reports came in as the day went on. CNN has not independently confirmed that number. But on machines that haven't been updated or patched, the malicious code encrypts all of an infected machine's files - and then spreads itself. And that's not even the worst of it. [Full Article...]

Microsoft shows 'versatile' Windows update

Microsoft shows 'versatile' Windows update Windows users can now download and install iTunes from Apple's official site, but the app was never available from the Windows Store before. It was an attempt to make the Windows platform stay relevant in a world, which is increasingly dominated by internet-linked devices. [Full Article...]

Emirates profit drops 70 percent on stuttering economies, terror

Emirates profit drops 70 percent on stuttering economies, terror In the foreword to the group's annual report vice president and prime minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, noted that optimism, coupled with the relentless pursuit of excellence and sustainable success, are part of the ethos embedded in UAE institutions and companies: "These organizations play a vital role in translating our aspirations for the future int... [Full Article...]

Chelsea win English Premier League title 2017

For some there was a feeling of jubilation. Chelsea as a complete unit once again demonstrated the quality required to win the title. Conte is the only manager in the top flight this term to use all three permitted substitutes in every league game. [Full Article...]

Microsoft making mobile connection with Windows update

Microsoft making mobile connection with Windows update Microsoft offered a glimpse at the future of Windows 10 today, showing off the return of OneDrive placeholders and a new look for the OS. The new app will let users create memories using their photos and videos , and the app will also be able to automatically create memories using your photos and videos. [Full Article...]

Minecraft is now available on the Nintendo Switch

The 2017 Splatoon 2 World Inkling Invitational splats onto the scene on June 13 and features Splatoon 2 for Nintendo Switch. An important year for the Big N with their newest machine, the Nintendo Switch, tearing up the sales charts, their E3 show will have a focus on Super Mario Odyssey among other 2017 titles. [Full Article...]

Google Allo launches new feature to create emojis of your 'selfies'

Google Allo launches new feature to create emojis of your 'selfies' The Mountain View giant may have been late to the consumer messaging game with Allo , but in true Google fashion, it is employing algorithms to enhance the user experience. Users can also link Bitmoji with their Snapchat account - the app boasts 166 million daily active users and is a favourite among millennials. It's not enough to make an avatar that is a literal representation of your... [Full Article...]

Zombie VR Game, Arizona Sunshine, Coming to PSVR Soon

Zombie VR Game, Arizona Sunshine, Coming to PSVR Soon Arizona Sunshine is a first-person shooter built exclusively for VR that immerses you in a post-apocalyptic southwestern America overrun by zombies. Released in December on PC, Arizona Sunshine places you in the middle of a zombie apocalypse and demands that you keep your wits about you to survive. [Full Article...]

UK hospitals turn away patients after ransomware attack

The malware can also be removed manually with a computer in "safe mode", however security experts warn this runs the risk of damage to a PC as users must go through sensitive system files in order to find and isolate files created by the Wanna Decryptor software. [Full Article...]


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