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Author: 0 Group linked to NSA spy leaks threatens sale of new tech secrets

The so-called Shadow Brokers, who claimed responsibility for releasing NSA tools that spread the WannaCry ransomware through the NHS and across the world, says it has a new suite of tools and vulnerabilities in newer software. While later reports have questioned how much of a role the Shadow Brokers actually had in the leak of the exploits, what is known without a doubt is that the exploits in their possession did indeed originate from the NSA, as confirmed by the Snowden documents .

Hi-Tech Moon, Abe agree to co-operate on North Korea
Author: 0 Moon, Abe agree to co-operate on North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump, who spoke with Moon on Wednesday, this month opened the door to meeting North Korea's Kim Jong Un, saying he would be honored to meet Kim under the right circumstances. The Prime Minister called Moon Jae-in to congratulate him on his election victory and discuss worldwide tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons test programme.

Hi-Tech Apple Seeds First Developer Release of macOS Sierra 10.12
Author: 0 Apple Seeds First Developer Release of macOS Sierra 10.12

The new macOS 10.12.5 update addresses certain bugs found in the previous version of the operating system and lays the groundwork for future updates that the Cupertino giant is rolling out in the coming months. Apple has released the first macOS 10.12.6 beta for developer testing. The update can be downloaded through the Mac App Store , and should also be made available on the macOS downloads page sometime soon.

Hi-Tech 2 gang rapes show India struggling on women's safety
Author: 0 2 gang rapes show India struggling on women's safety

S.K. Dhattarwal, head of the institute's forensic medicine department, told CNN. India's Supreme Court has received several petitions from rape victims in recent months requesting terminations and each case has been referred to a panel of medical experts.

Hi-Tech Uber vs. Google self-driving auto lawsuit will go before a jury
Author: 0 Uber vs. Google self-driving auto lawsuit will go before a jury

Uber purchased Otto in August in a deal reportedly worth $680 million. Before we go on: A refresher on all the names and companies involved. Lastly, Alsup has yet to decide whether to issue a preliminary injunction against Uber. The lawsuit centers around whether Anthony Levandowski, who used to work at Google's self-driving vehicle division (now known as Waymo) and had led Uber's self-driving ambitions, left the company with trade secrets.

Hi-Tech Oil Rises 2 pct after Saudi and Russia Back Longer Supply Cut
Author: 0 Oil Rises 2 pct after Saudi and Russia Back Longer Supply Cut

EOG Resources (EOG) said it could increase production by 18% while operating within cash flow if oil averages $47 per barrel this year. Libya is increasing oil output with less than two weeks to go before the world's biggest exporters decide whether to extend production cuts to clear a supply glut, Bloomberg reported.

Hi-Tech Trump Taps Callista Gingrich to Be Ambassador to the Vatican
Author: 0 Trump Taps Callista Gingrich to Be Ambassador to the Vatican

She told ABC News , during Mr. Gingrich's run for president in 2012, that her husband had sought an open marriage so that he could keep seeing Callista Bisek, then a congressional aide. The decision to nominate Gingrich was first rumored back in January and others, like former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum , were also considered for the job.

Hi-Tech Mom dies saving daughter from out-of-control car on Mother's Day
Author: 0 Mom dies saving daughter from out-of-control car on Mother's Day

Police said the incident "appears to be non-criminal" and "just a bad accident". Suffolk County police Detective Sgt. James Murphy said the senior citizen who was leaving the parking lot at a local bakery thought she had put her auto into drive mode but had place it in reverse instead.

Hi-Tech Sega Plans to Revive Major IPs and Obtain New Ones
Author: 0 Sega Plans to Revive Major IPs and Obtain New Ones

In a document highlighting their direction for the next three years, the Japanese publisher outlined plans to "expand utilised IPs". As reported by Gematsu , Sega reported on a roadmap to investors on what it wants to do in the near future.

Hi-Tech J&K school renamed after slain soldier
Author: 0 J&K school renamed after slain soldier

Underlining that Lieutenant Ummer was trying to take Kashmir forward, the army chief said that the young officer was a role model for all young Kashmiris and this action has taken Kashmiris back. He was a fearless officer, it is possible that he got into a scuffle with the militants", an army officer who did not want to be named, said. The Army chief said "these people are discouraging Kashmiris from availing job opportunities while thousands of people line up for police recruitment".

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Author: 0 Rumour: "New iPad Pro 10.5" coming next month

A new edge-less iPad may win some of that back, especially if Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 follow-up is as uninspiring as rumoured. The fact that a large case manufacturer like Urban Armor is taking the possibility of a 10.5-inch iPad seriously lends weight to the rumors about the device's existence.

Hi-Tech Mobile's Buy One, Get One Galaxy S8 Deal Is Bogus
Author: 0 Mobile's Buy One, Get One Galaxy S8 Deal Is Bogus

The release date for Samsung's upcoming Note flagship device is inching closer and so are the leaks and reports getting intensified. We have known for a couple of months now that Samsung is planning on reselling a portion of its recalled Galaxy Note 7s.

Hi-Tech Jose Mourinho: 'Anything can happen in Premier League'
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: 'Anything can happen in Premier League'

The 54-year-old, with Thursday's second leg against Celta Vigo in mind, made eight changes from the side that won in Spain against Arsenal . United, who hold a 1-0 lead from the first leg, will qualify for the Champions League if they win the Europa League, so Mourinho wasn't too concerned with the result against Arsenal .

Hi-Tech Pakistan Army rejects Indian claims of LoC intrusion
Author: 0 Pakistan Army rejects Indian claims of LoC intrusion

India says Pakistani troops have killed two of its soldiers and mutilated their bodies in the disputed Kashmir region. Before the patrol could take cover and respond, two soldiers - Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh, of the 22nd Battalion, Sikh Regiment and Head Constable Prem Sagar of 200 Battalion BSF - were killed and their bodies mutilated, ' said sources.

Hi-Tech Will PayPal Holdings Inc's (PYPL) Earnings Grow In The Year Ahead?
Author: 0 Will PayPal Holdings Inc's (PYPL) Earnings Grow In The Year Ahead?

Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by -3.29%, and it's gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. Because of the different techniques used to gauge a company target price, estimates may be quite different from one analyst to another. Maintain OUTPERFORM rating $54 PT after what Wedbush believes is an inflection quarter for Paypal Holdings Inc.'s (NASDAQ:PYPL) margins, reflecting more ...

Hi-Tech Kia Motors says to invest $1.1 billion to build first Indian factory
Author: 0 Kia Motors says to invest $1.1 billion to build first Indian factory

Making its India plans official, Kia Motors' President Han-Woo Park, said, "We are delighted to announce that Kia's newest manufacturing facility will be here in Andhra Pradesh". The site will also be home to numerous supplier companies' facilities. Kia will invest Dollars 2 billion on this plant which will have a capacity to manufacture 3 lakh cars per annum.

Author: 0 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe - Nintendo's 'brilliantly designed' racer

GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. Instead of the game's main course, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has included unique arenas. “If Nintendo Switch and/or Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is on a customers gaming wish list, I would strongly suggest they plan to come to our stores as soon as they can.

Hi-Tech IPhone 8 delayed to October or November, another analyst says
Author: 0 IPhone 8 delayed to October or November, another analyst says

The Note 8 is also believed to arrive with a 6.4-inch OLED display and feature an aspect ratio of 18.5:9 as the Galaxy S8 and S8+. He tweeted "I really hope that after iPhone 8 release , people will remember who leaked it earlier". Join the Network World communities on Facebook and LinkedIn to comment on topics that are top of mind. Constraints in Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) supply chain have also been cited for the delay.

Hi-Tech Pretty Little Liars season 7 episode 11 review
Author: 0 Pretty Little Liars season 7 episode 11 review

PT/2 p.m. ET for the first episode of our PLL aftershow The Rosewood Rundown . From kidnappings to shootings, there have been so many drama-filled twists and turns on the show, it's unlikely the show will go out without a bang! Meanwhile, Aria (Lucy Hale) catches the news only to learn that Ezra's ( Ian Harding ) ex-girlfriend Nicole ( Rebecca Breeds ) has been found alive .

Hi-Tech How to enable phone sign-in for your Microsoft account
Author: 0 How to enable phone sign-in for your Microsoft account

One of WIRED's most die-hard Wunderlist fans, Matt Burgess, attempted to use To-Do's import tool to move his lists over to the Microsoft app. The service syncs automatically with Outlook, and you will find your Outlook Tasks in To-Do right away provided that you use the same account for both services.

Hi-Tech Users report that the Creators Update breaks Windows Defender
Author: 0 Users report that the Creators Update breaks Windows Defender

Before today on the Office side, Microsoft releasing three feature upgrades annually to Office 365 ProPlus - its client Office suite that is available via many Office 365 subscription plans - twice yearly. Confronting the problems that many have to face when it comes to unknown Windows 10 upgrade schedules, Microsoft is now setting a clear path that the company intends to follow.

Hi-Tech Facebook says it's working to let you 'hear with your skin'
Author: 0 Facebook says it's working to let you 'hear with your skin'

Facebook Inc.'s research lab Building 8 is working to make it possible for people to type using signals from their brains, part of the lab's broader effort to free people from their phones. We have only several thoughts out of many we'd actually like to share, Dugan said, and Facebook is not interested in broadcasting the random noise in your head.

Author: 0 Harrowing details of Hillary Clinton's election night revealed

What reportedly followed was a series of phone calls , first from Fox News and later from the White House, calling on Mrs Clinton to concede to Mr Trump as he began winning key states. "At times, Trump and Sanders would act as the right and left speakers of a stereo blaring a chorus on repeat: Hillary's a corrupt insider who has helped rig the political and economic systems in favor of the powerful".

Author: 0 'Star Wars' fans celebrate in Orlando as new trailer released

The movie stars were on hand during the 2017 Star Wars Celebration at the Orange County Convention Center. She said the film will go "deep" into Rey's story and reveal how it can be hard meeting your heroes - presumably alluding to a cranky Skywalker.

Hi-Tech Turkey detains 49 IS suspects said to be planning attacks
Author: 0 Turkey detains 49 IS suspects said to be planning attacks

The newly married Yucel, a reporter for the German daily "Die Welt" who has been imprisoned in Turkey since mid-February, will not be released as long as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan remains in power, the Turkish president promised on Thursday.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S6 Nougat Update Insults S7 Users

To check your Note 5 or S6 edge + for updates, go into Settings About phone Software update Check for updates. When ready to update the device, make sure your phone has at least 50% battery power and is connected to the internet via Wi-Fi to avoid extra cellular charges.

Hi-Tech OnePlus 5 specs leaked: Snapdragon 835 and 8GB of RAM?
Author: 0 OnePlus 5 specs leaked: Snapdragon 835 and 8GB of RAM?

Additionally, the OnePlus 5 might also feature slim design, one thats just 7mm thick. There's not much left until summer, and we already have lots of rumors and reports about the OnePlus 5 , the flagship the company will release for 2017.

Hi-Tech Burger King's Whopper gets prank Wikipedia edits in ad gag
Author: 0 Burger King's Whopper gets prank Wikipedia edits in ad gag

Unfortunately, that ease of use also makes them particularly vulnerable to trolling, and while you might expect such shenanigans from a bored friend, you probably won't be prepared for a Burger King commercial to attempt a hijack of your know-it-all speaker.

Author: 0 Tesla reports record deliveries of vehicles in 1st quarter

Entrepreneur Musk has been busy with his privately-held firm SpaceX , which helped to relaunch its first reusable rocket last week in a significant step towards making space travel more affordable . Yesterday's announcement keeps the company on track to meet its projected first-half delivery goal of 47,000 to 50,000 cars. Tesla has long said that the Model X could very well be the most hard vehicle in the world to manufacture, in part because the company jammed so many features into it.

Hi-Tech Spotify UMG deal returns focus to potential IPO... and artist concerns
Author: 0 Spotify UMG deal returns focus to potential IPO... and artist concerns

The rub is this: It may not really be an IPO. It will see Spotify register shares on a stock exchange and become a publicly listed company without raising new cash, according to the Wall Street Journal . " Spotify would have an easier time going public if it had a deal with at least one of the other majors, but it could probably have a successful offering without locking in every deal first", wrote Billboard's Robert Levine in his analysis .

Hi-Tech Russia Says Would Consider Extending International Space Station Participation
Author: 0 Russia Says Would Consider Extending International Space Station Participation

NASA sponsored the first STEM 3D print for the Future Engineers program, in addition to contracting an adaptor part for an Oxygen Generating System (OGS) used aboard the ISS during monthly oxygen level testing. That NASA record - 534 days - is now held by former space station resident Jeffrey Williams. "This is great news", Whitson said. Russia's downsizing decision means that only two people - Fischer and Yurchikhin -will be launching on the next Soyuz launch this month, instead of the ...

Hi-Tech Sensex breaches 30k-mark, Nifty at new high of 9264
Author: 0 Sensex breaches 30k-mark, Nifty at new high of 9264

In its bi-monthly monetary policy review, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday kept key repo rate or lending rate unchanged at 6.25 per cent but hiked reverse repo rate by 25 basis points (bps) to 6 per cent. Meanwhile, domestic equity markets opened in red following weak global cues. Broader smallcap declined by 0.57 per cent and midcap ended with slight gains.

Hi-Tech You can directly download the Windows 10 Creators Update starting April 5
Author: 0 You can directly download the Windows 10 Creators Update starting April 5

The new Xbox One Home screen in action. Microsoft acquired the startup of the same past year so integration with the Xbox system was only a matter of time really. A Beam function will also be available that will allow gamers to transmit their gaming online. Getting access to Beam is as easy as launching the new Guide, which is at the heart of this major Xbox One update.

Hi-Tech Knicks PG Rose to have knee surgery, miss rest of season
Author: 0 Knicks PG Rose to have knee surgery, miss rest of season

This injury will require arthroscopic surgery (his fourth knee surgery) at the worst possible time as he's set to hit free agency this summer. Rose previously tore his meniscus in 2013. It's likely going to end with a one-year, make-good contract for Rose, which doesn't fit into New York's long-term plans. The Knicks sent the Bulls center Robin Lopez and guard Jerian Grant in the deal.

Hi-Tech Ford recalls 440K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble
Author: 0 Ford recalls 440K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

The issue relates to the cooling system. A cracked cylinder head can lead to a pressurized oil leak. Add a hot surface into the mix, and you introduce a chance of engine fires. You can thank mechanical physics for this recall. Driving at speeds over 75 miles per hour can result in a resonance frequency that can facture the transmission along with driveline components.

Hi-Tech Google Assistant Can Now Interact with Messages
Author: 0 Google Assistant Can Now Interact with Messages

It was first revealed by Google in March 2017 and released online in beta form, for developers to download. Android O overhauls notifications too, allowing developers to create themed notification channels, grouping alerts from various apps so users can decide which ones they receive.

Author: 0 Google's ad crisis deepens as companies freeze spending

Recently some advertising customers in the United Kingdom boycotted Google-owned YouTube since their ads were placed alongside inappropriate and also extremist content. Same goes for Snapchat and Amazon, also walled gardens . For a deeper look at how this is now playing out, this Wall Street Journal article is very helpful.

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