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Destiny 2 delayed for PC

It won't require you to play with Destiny "blueberries" and will instead put the previously algorithmic matchmaking in your hands. When the going gets tough, the tough reboot. In a recent interview, Destiny 2 art director Mike Zak confirmed that the game will not offer cross-platform saves and said "yeah" when asked if players are more or less locked into their choice of platform. Read More »

French researchers find way to unlock WannaCry without ransom

WannaCry scrambles about 30 types of files on infected computers, . It should also prevent WannaCry from locking up more files in the future. Have a computer infected by WannaCry ransomware? The researchers said, however, that the tools are not ideal and work only if the computers infected with the WannaCry ransomware have not been rebooted after being hit. Read More »

WannaCry: US should take some blame for cyberattack, says Chinese state media

The effects of the ransomware attack were felt around the world, affecting computers that run factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems in several countries. The WannaCry attack has infected some 300,000 computers across the globe since Friday. "There could be three reasons for this - the patch was made available in March, but they haven't installed it yet for some reason, they are using a pirated copy of Windows (and so don't receive security updates that legitimate ... Read More »

North Korea says U.S. has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

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The United States called the missile launch a message to South Korea, days after Moon took office pledging to engage Pyongyang in dialogue and keep up worldwide pressure to impede the North's arms pursuit. "As everybody knows, the Americans have gestured (toward) dialogue", North Korea's deputy United Nations ambassador, Kim In Ryong, told reporters on Friday. Read More »

Google I/O 2017: Google Assistant Comes to iPhone, Understands Typing, and More

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it would make its digital assistant available on Apple Inc's iPhone, making a play for the higher end of the smartphone market and challenging Apple's Siri feature on its own devices. The rebranded app is available on the Play Store and has the same features as the one it is replacing. Machine learning and AI tools will be coming to mobile too , with the announcement of TensorFlow Lite, a specialised version of Google's machine learning ... Read More »

Almost all WannaCry victims were running Windows 7

It is imperative that you do not switch off your computer after it is infected by the ransomware for this tool to work. Windows XP infections were negligible in fact - less than 0.10 percent. All you need to know is a wallet's identifying number and WannaCry is hard linked to a few wallets. But then, the patches won't do any good for machines that have already been hit. Read More »

Cloud Computing wins Preakness in upset

Traditions: Where the Derby has "My Old Kentucky Home", the Preakness has "Maryland, My Maryland". Always Dreaming took a lead and was overtaken by Classic Empire on the far turn, but Cloud Computing rallied in the homestretch. The Preakness itself was actually run for the first time in 1873, two years before the Kentucky Derby, and skipped three years from 1891 to 1893, which is why there is officially one more running of the first jewel of the Triple Crown. Read More »

Amazon's Latest Echo Device Includes a Touchscreen

The Show's screen will give users more information about their Alexa queries (displaying a full weather report or the steps in each recipe, for example), and can be used to play videos. Amazon Echo vs Dot vs Tap: Which is right for you? The Echo Show will start shipping to customers on 28th June. This new product comes at a time where Amazon is already showing its strength in the smart hub market. Read More »

Abe, Moon to resume 'shuttle diplomacy,' South Korean envoy says

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Moon's envoy to China, former prime minister Lee Hae-chan, left for Beijing on Thursday with a letter from Moon to deliver to China President Xi Jinping. The summit, the first between the two leaders, will be held in Washington DC Moon's office said the event was aimed at "cementing personal ties" between the two. Read More »

Razer will make customized gaming peripherals for Destiny 2

What's up with the story? In Destiny 2's campaign, humanity has fallen to an invasion force led by Lord Ghaul, the commander of the Red Legion . There is the Dawnblade for the Warlocks, The Sentinel for Titans, and The Arcstrider for Hunters. Still, that's a positive indication that the game will scale to different hardware to some degree. Read More »

Cyber security experts warn public to update software following ransomware attack

The Scottish Government confirmed there have been no further reported problems following the debilitating cyber attack which hit the NHS on Friday afternoon. "The Australian Cyber Security Centre has had one likely case of the wanacry ransomware". In the United Kingdom more than 50 hospitals, doctor surgeries and pharmacies were targeted, Germany's rail network Deutsche Bahn was attacked, and Russia's Interior Ministry was infected with the malware. Read More »

Security Researchers Release Free Data Recovery Tools for Ransomware Attack Victims

Back up files regularly on systems that are not connected to your main system. The first one Lucifer happened past year which locked computers of banks and pharmaceutical companies. IT teams of several firms have been asked to work overtime and on the weekends, to ensure that WannaCry attack does not lead to loss of data, said a report by The New Indian Express . Read More »

Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul

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Washington is reacting to remarks in Oslo last week by Choe Son-hui, director-general of the North America bureau of North Korea's foreign ministry, in which she said Pyongyang would suspend its nuclear tests and missile launches in exchange for the U.S.'s ending of hostile policies toward the North, lifting of sanctions and a peace treaty with Pyongyang. Read More »

Indian men archers strike gold in World Cup stage 1

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The 27-year-old Delhi lad Verma has previously won an individual gold in the World Cup Stage 3 Wroclaw-2015. Seeded fourth, India beat Vietnam, world champions Iran and top-ranked US on way to the final. It was USA's archers Reo Wilde, Steve Anderson and Braden Gellenthien to whom Indian compound team defeated in a last-four clash 232-230 to enter to the finals. Read More »

No substantial impact of WannaCry cyber attack on Indian IT system

And just as they are unlikely to pay for an upgrade to their operating systems, they may not want to - or be able to - pay for security fixes. Experts say that the malware will continue to spread and the most vulnerable computer systems would be those that run the Windows XP platform. Read More »

You can order food straight from Facebook now

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Once you've decided how you're going to satisfy your appetite, a confirmation screen appears showing when your order is likely to be ready. The feature is an expansion on a previously announced deal with online ordering businesses, Delivery.com and Slice , which Facebook detailed back in October. Read More »

Pirated Windows is a risky bet, says security company

Smith then likened the severity of the scenario to the "U.S. military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen". Patch your computers. They should have the latest software update . The result paralyzed the computers of massive organizations across the globe and demanded an unlocking ransom of $300 in bitcoins . As this ongoing outbreak is affecting countless computer users around the world, Bitdefender is actively working on a free decryption tool to help victims recover their ... Read More »

National security vs computer security

Critical medical computers throughout Britain's National Health Service were affected. More than 200,000 computers across 150 countries have been affected by a large-scale cyberattack in the past few days. Before you breathe a sigh of relief, take this opportunity to back-up your data! "In Singapore, it didn't affect many companies but government institutions were openly breached and attacked". Read More »

Could Worsen On Monday, Authorities Say Don't Pay Ransom

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Worldwide standards should compel countries not to stockpile or exploit software vulnerabilities, says Smith, who is also Microsoft's chief legal officer. The organisation also said that many organisations had failed to keep their systems up to date, allowing the virus to spread. If there is a flaw in Windows, the company said, surely the safest thing to do is to let its team know straight away so it can be fixed. Read More »

High Society: Pippa Middleton to Marry at Almost-royal Event

Mark's Church in Englefield, Berkshire. Prince George and Princess Charlotte are on page boy and flower girl duties for the day and have just been spotted arriving to the church. Tabloids have focused on details such as a rumoured Spitfire flypast and a 100,000 pound ($130,000) glass marquee erected specially for the reception at the Middleton's home in the nearby village of Bucklebury. Read More »

Android now powers 2bn devices, Google boasts

It is still Android O, but the software has been optimised for smartphones with lower performing processors, less memory, and consume less mobile data. This Play Store will use visual cues and badges to indicate how smoothly can an app run on the particular device. Google has not officially announced the name of any third-party device maker that would launch smartphones tailor-made for Android Go platform, or indicated that it will launch its own hardware devices with Android Go. Read More »

Google Home gets some new features at I/O

At Google I/O 2017, the company announced that it is expanding to a further five markets in the coming months, launching in Canada, Brazil, Russia, Spain and Taiwan. That's not to say all markets will get the above features - it's likely the loyalty and peer-to-peer options will remain USA -only for a while yet - but it's a good foundation. Read More »

Here's what Google announced at its 2017 I/O conference

Google has announced its once exclusive to Android personal assistant service Google Assistant is now available to iPhone users. They now look more like the set of icons on iOS, and they are no longer bound to Android updates. Chrome will enable Android's data-saver feature by default. By separating these features from the OS itself, Google is able to maintain a simpler Android that'll scale better across the diverse ecosystem of devices it's hoping to see the operating system on, ... Read More »

How to protect yourself from the global WannaCrypt ransomware attack

The NSA, FBI, and other US governmental groups discover or pay to acquire zero-day attacks-ones which haven't yet been patched by companies such as Microsoft-to use in their arsenal of spy tools. "So this attack is raising one of these fundamental issues that we talk about in the security world, about whether NSA surveillance protects people or creates unexpected damage that does more harm than good". Read More »