More disruptions feared from cyber attack; Microsoft slams government secrecy

Ryan Kalember, senior vice president at Proofpoint Inc. which helped stop its spread, said the version without a kill switch was able to spread but was benign because it contained a flaw that wouldn't allow it to take over a computer and demand ranso... More..

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North Korea Launches Missile That Doesn't Immediately Explode
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

North Korea Launches Missile That Doesn't Immediately Explode

But if it was sacked at a standard trajectory, it would have a range of at least 4,000 km (2,500 miles), experts said . North Korea has conducted seven previous launches since the beginning of the year, thou...More..

Mobile LG Stylo 3 Plus with 5.7 inch Display is Official Now
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Mobile LG Stylo 3 Plus with 5.7 inch Display is Official Now

When it comes to specs, the LG Stylo 3 Plus runs Android 7.0 on a 5.7-inch 1920×1080 display. But LG might be taking things a little too far in the mid-range segment with the launch of the affordable yet more t...More..

Fines await motorists using gadgets while driving
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Fines await motorists using gadgets while driving

It prohibits motorists from using electronic devices on public roads while driving , or even if temporarily stopped at a traffic light. Drivers are allowed, however, to apply hands-free function or applicati...More..

Steve Jobs Wanted Jeff Goldblum as 'The Voice of Apple'
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Steve Jobs Wanted Jeff Goldblum as 'The Voice of Apple'

Apple products are known for being sleek and stylish, but Steve Jobs apparently had a vision that involved them becoming delightfully unusual as well. In what would have been a "Jurassic" decision for iPhone fa...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google rumored to announce standalone VR headset at I/O 2017

Google may unveil a virtual reality headset meant to go head-to-head against competitors like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift at its I/O developers conference this week, Variety reported. Google has not commen...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

What is Android Go? Google's lighter version of Android O revealed

Google announced a "Lens" feature for its Assistant app that will tell you information about what's in front of your phone camera - what type of flower you're looking at, info about the restaurant across the st...More..

Google rolling out arsenal of services, gadgets
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google rolling out arsenal of services, gadgets

Last year, we got more details on the OS that eventually became Android Nougat, a look at Google's Daydream VR platform and the Google Assistant, as well as a glimpse at Google Home. HTC and Lenovo will make th...More..

Halle Berry Just Schooled Us in the Art of Naked Selfies
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Halle Berry Just Schooled Us in the Art of Naked Selfies

The stunning 50-year-old, who is still considered one of the world's most handsome women, has now posted a racy new shoot online - in this one, she's clearly naked, wearing only a thong, as she presses her body...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Microsoft Co. (MSFT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Canaccord Genuity

Meristem LLP increased its position in Microsoft by 58.6% in the third quarter. Enterprise Financial Services Corp now owns 17,144 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $987,000 after buying an addit...More..

Chevy Adds Extreme Track Package To 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Chevy Adds Extreme Track Package To 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE

The 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE is billed by GM as "the ultimate Camaro track-day model" and in taking that role, the ZL1 1LE seems to be the evolutionary replacement for the 5th generation Camaro Z28. Wrappe...More..

North Korea Could Be Linked To The WannaCry Cyberattack
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

North Korea Could Be Linked To The WannaCry Cyberattack

The virus, which used a Windows vulnerability developed by and stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency, seemed to be the work of relatively unsophisticated hackers, experts initially said. North Korea nuc...More..

Apple's iPhone Retention Rate At 92% This Year
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Apple's iPhone Retention Rate At 92% This Year

A new AlphaWise survey found that 92% of surveyed iPhone owners "somewhat or extremely likely" to upgrade in the next 12 months plan to stick with the Apple brand, according to a Morgan Stanley note. Huberty's ...More..

James Corden Returning to Host 2018 Grammy Awards
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

James Corden Returning to Host 2018 Grammy Awards

His first time was this past year, in February. His in-audience rendition of the Carpool Karaoke segment was a surefire victor. I think you're only nervous when you want to do your best. The 2018 festivities ...More..

China hit by cyber virus; Europe warns of more attacks
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

China hit by cyber virus; Europe warns of more attacks

Bossert acknowledged that "attribution is difficult" at this point. Computer giant Microsoft said the attack, which has affected hundreds of thousands of computers, should serve as a wake-up call. Microsoft s...More..

Liam Payne quits smoking for son
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Liam Payne quits smoking for son

But he added that while he was unsure about Bear's name when they first picked it, he admits the moniker perfectly fits his little boy. A selection of pictures covering the highlights of Cheryl Cole's caree...More..

22-year-old cybersecurity researcher helped thwart unprecedented cyberattack
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

22-year-old cybersecurity researcher helped thwart unprecedented cyberattack

The extortion attack, which locked up computers and held users' files for ransom, is believed to be the biggest of its kind ever recorded, disrupting services in nations as diverse as the U.S., Russia, Ukraine,...More..

Trump tells Coast Guard cadets to 'put your head down and fight'
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump tells Coast Guard cadets to 'put your head down and fight'

Coast Guard Academy. "You can't let them get you down", he said. "Over the course of your life, you will find that things are not always fair", Trump told attendees. The allegations are based on notes Comey...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Global ransomware attack used info stolen from NSA, says Microsoft

In the last 72 hours, more than 261 people have decided they would rather pay the ransom than lose their important files forever, according to trackers analyzing the three known bitcoin wallets. Rounding out th...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

At a Glance: Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

Google says that it will accomplish this by understanding the "context of your daily life". It's a way for Google to help make Android-based smartphones even more ubiquitous around the world. (The current versi...More..