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Advanced Micro Devices Sharply Higher Amid Intel Chatter, Analyst Day


This year-to-date, the company's shares have increased $1.13, or +9.92%. About 93.83M shares traded or 49.48% up from the average. (NASDAQ: AMD ) has risen 61.78% since October 6, 2016 and is uptrending. Since November 14, 2016, it had 0 insider buys, and 36 selling transactions for $633.86 million activity. The insider KUMAR DEVINDER sold $431,102. Read More »

Lorde Spills On Why She Vanished For Two Whole Years Creating 'Melodrama'


Antonoff revealed the difficulties he and Lorde had making the record together, which is due for release on June 16 - a full three years since the release of Pure Heroine in 2014. "These aliens have just lived in this hermetically sealed environment, and so what does the first step outside feel like?" "Now I can look back and be like, "That was fucked". Read More »

UK consumer inflation rises to 3 ½-year high of 2.7 percent


Kay Daniel Neufeld, economist at the Centre for Economics and Business Research, said the rise in prices poses a serious challenge to United Kingdom households. The later date for the Easter holidays meant there was an increase in air fares, which largely drove up the monthly United Kingdom inflation rate. "The index of transport group showed a significant increase of 16.7% on a year-on-year basis in April 2017, after rising 23% in March 2017". Read More »

Trump Defends 'Right' To Share Intelligence With Russia

The potential consequences could hardly be more serious, former Central Intelligence Agency case officer Bob Baer told CNN's Erin Burnett Monday night. and diplomatic officials. Arizona Senator John McCain said Trump's actions send "a troubling signal to America's allies and partners around the world and may impair their willingness to share intelligence with us in the future". Read More »

New Nintendo Direct announced set to focus on ARMS


This new installment will largely focus on the upcoming ARMS , the brand new fighting game IP from Nintendo due out next month, though Nintendo is also promising a brand new trailer for the upcoming Splatoon 2. If you want to watch the live stream, all you need to do is head over to (or simply click the source link below) at the start time. Read More »

Standalone VR headset may be revealed at Google I/O


Such a headset will be capable of operating without a connection to a PC or a smartphone. The real defining feature of this alleged headset will be so-called "inside-out tracking". Google is hosting a separate session at I/O on Thursday morning that is dedicated to both virtual and augmented reality. This is something being perused by several VR firms, including HTC and Oculus/Facebook. Read More »

Korean Kim Si-woo wins The Players Championship

Kim finished tied for 20th at the 2012 PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament at PGA West in Palm Springs at age 17 years, five months, six days, making him the youngest player to graduate from qualifying school. I could just really be myself. Choi even taught Kim him about his experience as well as teaching him about the Players course. Si Woo Kim may have won one of golf's most prestigious tournaments on Sunday but he might be taken away from us just as he announced himself to the world. Read More »

Apple store along Orchard Road to open May 27


You'll be able to walk into an Apple store and experience world-class artists, photographers and musicians, teaching sessions from basics and how-to lessons to professional-level programs. With that said, these events could well be the beginning of a more interactive Apple community. Creative Pros host 90-minute sessions on topics from art and design to documents and presentations. Read More »

Verizon cancels the LG Watch Sport smartwatch


Verizon confirmed the news, but LG has yet to comment. After weeks of silence from both LG and Verizon, Droid-Life was able to confirm with the latter that the LG Watch Sport for Verizon Wireless had been canceled and will not go on sale at any point. Read More »

Budget 2017: Banks and government at war over 'lazy' banking levy

The government will also tackle supply issues, unlocking Defence land in Maribyrnong, in Melbourne's west, for 6000 new homes, and crack down on foreign buyers of new developments. The government's planned banking levy wasn't likely to meet political opposition in Parliament. Chairman of the Westpac Banking Corporation Lindsay Maxsted said there was "no justification for (the tax), other than that the budget has been mismanaged and we have the capacity to pay", while Commonwealth Bank CEO ... Read More »

Ransomware WannaCry to attack Indian banking system soon

In March, thousands of leaked Central Intelligence Agency documents exposed vulnerabilities in smartphones, televisions and software built by Apple Inc, Google and Samsung Electronics Co. "The challenge for cybersecurity professionals, as well as the cyber insurance industry, is that we don't necessarily know what types [of attacks] we are going to see". Read More »

North Korea May Be Linked To WannaCry Ransomware, Researchers Say


The problem in the WannaCry case is that despite digging through the company's database of more than 1 billion e-mails dating back to March 1, Barlow's team could find none linked to the attack. "However, it is worth further investigation", Woodward said. "They really aren't set up well to handle their bitcoin payments", Levin said. It may be too early to blame North Korea for last week's ransomware attack. Read More »

Bell customer information hacked


The service provider said there's no indication that any financial, password or other sensitive personal information was accessed. This is not related to the WannaCry ransomware attacks that are encrypting data until a user pays to have it decoded. Read More »

All you need to know

The Microsoft Windows 10 Fall Creators Update on OneDrive allows users to save folders or files onto their iOS or Android device and open these later when they are not connected to the internet. Here are a few of the features that we expect to see when the update finally arrives. Microsoft says it will produce more first-party apps with the Fluent Design System than it did with Metro, which should give other developers more examples of how to make their own apps. Read More »

Alexa Calling will bring free voice calls to all Echo devices


The latest device, called the Echo Show , is available for pre-order starting Tuesday and will be released on June 28 . The only Echo product with a screen , the Show is can do everything a traditional Amazon Echo can and more . Alexa will be able to hear all voice commands, as long as its woken up by saying, " Alexa ", " Amazon ", " Echo " or "Computer". With Echo Look you can take photos - " Alexa take a picture" - of your everyday look with just your voice. Read More »

Ransomware Illustrates Danger of Government 'Exploits'


A spokesperson for police agency Europol said the situation in Europe "seems stable". But the big second-wave outbreak that many feared they would see when users returned to their offices Monday morning and switched their computers back on failed to materialize. Read More »

More disruptions feared from cyber attack

Over the weekend, the malware made headlines when it sabotaged Britain's hospital network and Germany's national railway as well as a number of Chinese and Russian state services. United Kingdom politicians are harnessing the attacks to criticize the U.K.'s Conservative Party of Prime Minister Theresa May, which made cuts to the NHS system, Willem Marx reports for NPR's Newscast unit. Read More »

The blame game, ransomware edition: Who's at fault?


He warned governments against stockpiling such vulnerabilities and said instead they should report them to manufacturers-not sell, store or exploit them, lest they fall into the wrong hands. He said the systems run by the National Informatics Centre were secured and running smoothly and a cyber coordination centre will start operating from next month to take precautions against such attacks. Read More »

Experts see possible North Korea links to global cyberattack

A researcher from South Korea's Hauri Labs said on Tuesday their own findings matched those of Symantec and Kaspersky Lab, who said on Monday that some code in an earlier version of the WannaCry software had also appeared in programmes used by the Lazarus Group, identified by some researchers as a North Korea-run hacking operation. Read More »

Researchers Say They've Identified the Mysterious Lights Above Earth

Now, in the course of just one year, NASA's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC ) onboard the DSCOVR captured mysterious flashes of light from the Earth. 'But the glint is pretty big, so it wasn't that'. The scientists put their thinking cap on and focused on water elsewhere in the planet: ice particles situated high up in the atmosphere. Read More »

New Drone Footage Shows One Way Narwhals Use Their Tusks


Laidre, a principal scientist at the University of Washington's Polar Science Center. Scientists are marveling over never-before-seen footage of narwhals that has brought to light new evidence for what those unicorn-like tusks are actually used for. Read More »

United Nations vows sanctions over N Korea missile test


The official North Korean news agency KCNA said the launch aimed at showing the technical capability to carry a "large scale heavy nuclear warhead". More significantly, the new missile could be a stepping stone to a properly working ICBM - which would fundamentally change assessments of the threat posed by Pyongyang. Read More »

Indian-origin Google researcher links ransomware attack to N.Korea

They say a time stamp revealing the time zone of the source, the way the text seems to be translated to English and other clues say it has some of the fingerprints of previous North Korean hacks. EASY TO BLAME but hard to communicate with country North Korea is taking the weight for the WannaCry malware shocker that took the NHS and kicked it right in the nuts. Read More »

Arctic Nations Meet in Alaska Under Climate Change Concern

Trump campaigned for office warning that he may pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris accord and he has already launched a review of Washington's policy towards climate change. Ahead of the summit, state department career diplomat David Balton told media the statement would "have a lot of material about climate change in the Arctic". Read More »