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Microsoft slams the government for stockpiling software exploits

That's why no computer is safe, as long as it's not running the latest updates. He told BBC Radio 4: "Across the globe, events today have been at the lower end of our expectations". The ransomware apparently uses zero day exploits hoarded by the National Security Agency ( NSA ), that a hacker collective known as the Shadow Brokers claim they obtained from a secret NSA server. Read More »

Madhuri Dixit: Birthday wishes to the queen of million dollar smile


Besides getting appreciated for her versatility in acting, Madhuri has gained recognition for her dancing skills and expressions. He adds that Madhuri Dixit was mostly linked with Sanjay Dutt because at one point, she was doing multiple films back to back with Sanju baba and a lot of them had become hits. Read More »

Scotland's shopping footfall stats at three-year-high


The modest growth is well above the three-month average of -2.7 per cent and the twelve-month average of -0.4 per cent, but any enthusiasm is tempered by a rise in the town centre vacancy rate. A 1.8 per cent fall in retail sales volume in March - the steepest drop for any calendar quarter since 2010 - sparked fears of an economic slowdown. Read More »

Deepti Sharma Records Highest ODI Score In Indian Women's Cricket


Records tumbled as the pair scored respective maiden centuries after opting to bat on Monday (May 15) at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom. In the process, Sharma also registered the second-highest individual score in women's ODI cricket and she now sits behind Australia's Belinda Clark, who'd scored 229 vs Denmark Women during the 1997 Women's World Cup. Read More »

Pope says he won't try to convince Trump to soften immigration policies


Last year, in response to an answer about then-candidate Trump's views on immigration and his intention to build a wall along the US border with Mexico, Francis said a man with such views was "not Christian". "A person who thinks only about building walls - wherever they may be - and not building bridges, is not Christian", Francis said in February of 2016, according to The AP . Read More »

Nintendo's Next Mobile Game Will Be The Legend of Zelda

For Zelda , it is really a big news and they get an opportunity to mark another major move by making out in Nintendo's mobile gaming space. Would a Zelda mobile game tie into Nintendo's latest Breath of the Wild installment? Despite this claim, it seems that Fire Emblem Heroes is more profitable than Super Mario Run due to its dedicated fanbase, which may have the developer changing its mind when it comes to future games. Read More »

Tamil Nadu student develops world's lightest satellite for NASA


The satellite he created weighs just 64 grams. Sharook, a Class 12 student from Tamil Nadu's Pallapatti town, created the incredible satellite named after former Indian President (late) Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. "KalamSat" is named after the India's nuclear scientist and the former President, Mr. APJ Abdul Kalam. "The main role of the satellite will be to demonstrate the performance of 3-D printed carbon fiber", explained Sharook. Read More »

Chegg Inc (CHGG) Insider Sells $417034.80 in Stock


The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website . Shares in Chegg Inc have risen as high as 11.73 in the past 52 weeks whilst the lowest price in the last 52 weeks has been 4.26. Read More »

SpaceX launches military spy satellite, nails landing

Yesterday might have marked SpaceX's first military launch, but we can expect more in the future. "Tough call, as high altitude wind shear was at 98.6% of the theoretical load limit". Another Falcon 9 is being prepared to launch a commercial satellite from Kennedy Space Center as soon as May 15. The company has launched its first recycled rocket just last month. Read More »

Introducing the "Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling", Netflix newest original series


Alison Brie ( Community , Sleeping With Other People ) stars, along with Betty Gilpin ( Nurse Jackie , True Story ) and Marc Maron ( Almost Famous , Marc Maron : Thinky Pain ). All 10 episodes of Glow hit Netflix on June 23. It is made up of big personalities and a former soap opera star ( Betty Gilpin ) who left work to have a child but found out her home life isn't what she thought it would be. Read More »

Warning over fidget spinners craze in classes

It's the latest trend that's more than just a toy for some children - the fidget spinner. A survey of the 200 largest schools in the USA found fidget spinners are banned in 32 percent of them. The thinking is that fidgeting may help an ADHD child's working memory in that movement may stimulate under active parts of the brain (e.g., dorsolateral prefrontal cortex) involved in attention, planning and impulse control. Read More »

Alli unsure of long-term future


But Alli, who joined Spurs from League One club MK Dons in summer 2015, said: "It's important you enjoy the journey, whether I end up at Tottenham for the next 15 years and retire here". And the Watford game [on April 8] because I scored a good goal and it was just before my birthday. Farewell, White Hart Lane. However, as with numerous club's top players, they continue to be linked with exits given Tottenham's wait for major trophies continues as they failed at the final few hurdles again ... Read More »

Germany's Schulz sees 'rocky road' to election after key state defeat

If the talks break down, he could attempt to form a "grand coalition" with the Social Democrats - mirroring the national government in which the party are junior partners. SPD leader Martin Schulz admitted that the loss in his home state marked a "difficult day for the SPD" and for him personally, but urged supporters to battle on. Read More »

Venezuelans block roads in seventh week of unrest

The government seems unmoved by the crowds of Venezuelan protesters fighting against the impending socialist regime as Maduro continues to hold office, after over five years. "I'm here for the youth, the students, those who are going onto the streets". In western Tachira state, some farmers were striking on Monday in solidarity with the protesters. Read More »

Google Wants Android and its Assistant to Power Your Car Too


Android Auto already allows you to extend your Android smartphone experience to a compatible vehicle but Google has been working with carmakers to provide a proper Android experience. Google has always been rumored to be working on plans to push Android directly into the very fabric of the automobile, bypassing the need for a smartphone altogether. Read More »

Several severe weather rounds this week


Storms will once again fire along the dryline in the panhandles and push into western Oklahoma. While there will be plenty of fuel for thunderstorms prior to Tuesday with temperatures soaring into the upper 80s and 90s F, a lack of moisture and any significant storm system will keep severe thunderstorms confined to a localized area. Read More »

Sensex rebounds 166 pts on inflation cheer


The data on annual rate of inflation was calculated on a revised base year of 2011-12. The BSE Sensex ended the day 133.97 points up at 30,322.12, while NSE Nifty closed 44.50 points up at record 9,445.40. It eventually closed the day at Rs 79.95, up 1.65 per cent. Official data on Wholesale Price Index (WPI) and Consumer Price Index (CPI) released after market hours on Friday showed that inflation eased in April. Read More »

Boys could wear skirts at top private school in London


While girls at Highgate now have the choice between gray pants, dark blue jackets and ties, boys do not have the option to wear the same gray pleated skirts that girls can wear. "I think there are much bigger issues to be tackled and focused on, however, like bullying and mental health". The school, which charges up to £6,790 a term, has also been encouraged to allow unisex toilets and open all sports to all pupils. Read More »

Google will now remove ads from web pages that violate AdSense policies


But Google said "historically, for most policy violations, we remove all ads from a publisher's site". A website can be blocked from the AdSense network if it violates Google's policies . But moving forward, Google says that it will be able to do so purely on the page that it deems to have violated the policy in question. The second change comes in the form of a "Policy Centre" - where Google will update publishers with everything they need to know about the rules and help them tend to ... Read More »

SpaceX launches classified payload for US

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket won U.S. Air Force certification for national security space missions in May 2015, breaking a lock long-held by United Launch Alliance , a joint venture between Boeing Co. NROL-76, the designation for the classified satellite launch, was SpaceX's first dedicated mission for the military. The DoD has previously stated that it wants ULA to compete directly against SpaceX for military and intelligence launch contracts. Read More »

Star Wars: Celebrate 40 Years May the 4th

You be the judge. His scores for The Empire Strikes Back , Return of the Jedi , and The Force Awakens each were nominated for Oscars for Best Original Score. Read a " Star Wars " story to your kids for bedtime. The first Star Wars Day / May The Fourth celebration happened just recently, as the first organized event happened in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 2011. Read More »

New long-range missile can carry heavy nuclear warhead, North Korea says

Despite the startling new data points about the missile's path, the USA military's Pacific Command confirmed to Reuters on Sunday that the missile launch did not change the us threat assessment. Moon, the first liberal leader in Seoul in almost a decade, said as he took his oath of office that he'd be willing to visit the North if the circumstances were right. Read More »

SpaceX set to launch US spy satellite on Sunday

SpaceX successfully launched a spy satellite Monday morning aboard a Falcon 9 rocket, the second shot at the launch after cancelling Sunday's original launch. SpaceX normally divulges footage from the entirety of its missions, but the company curtailed the broadcast shortly after take-off. The team detected some issue with the sensors on the first stage, which the company usually lands back on Earth - either on solid ground or a drone ship in the middle of the ocean. Read More »