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Destiny 2's PC version doesn't have a release date just yet

A beta will be launching for it sometime this summer. It's hard to imagine a PC game not being released on Steam these days. Game director Luke Smith said at the outset of a Destiny 2 gameplay presentation live-streamed from the Jet Center in Hawthorne, California that Destiny 2 is going to be a new beginning for everyone. Read More »

Destiny 2 PC version will release later than PS4 and Xbox

The last bit of bad news has to do with customized characters, which won't transfer over from Destiny on console to the Destiny 2 PC port. One such notable features was in-game matchmaking for major events like the Trials of Osiris, Nightfall, and raids. Read More »

Former FBI Director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intel Committee

Spicer denied that Trump fired Comey to block the Russian Federation investigation, saying, "the investigation would have always continued, and obviously, the termination of Comey would not have ended it". Wittes said he had never meant to publicly discuss his conversations with Comey. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC told reporters that it appears the FBI investigation is turning into a criminal investigation rather than a counterintelligence probe. Read More »

Be vigilant along China border: Rajnath to ITBP forces


He asked the state governments to remain "very vigilant" against Chinese transgression along the India-China border, which is not clearly demarcated. During the meeting, attended by chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh, Rajnath reviewed the security issues in the border area. Read More »

The Greatest Show on Earth says good bye


The museum later burned down. Rev. Jerry Hogan, left, of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Circus and Traveling Shows Ministry, leads a baptism service for 6-year-old Eddie Strickland, the son of Jimmie Strickland, a crew member, May 4. Read More »

North Korea in new missile test


South Korea's Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff said a projectile was launched from area where previous test attempts have taken place near the capital of Pyongang. The latest aggression comes just one week after North Korea's last ballistic missile test. The missile was launched Sunday at about 4:59 a.m. Seoul time from a site in the vicinity of Puckchang county, which is home to North Korea's largest power plant. Read More »

Chris Cornell's Funeral Plans Revealed Days After His Tragic Death


Two Detroit newspapers citing a police spokesman are reporting that the body of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell was found with "a band around his neck". Woody says Cornell died at the MGM Grand Detroit hotel. "Chris, a recovering addict, had a prescription for Ativan and may have taken more Ativan than recommended dosages", Pasich said. Read More »

Everything We Know So Far About Destiny 2 on PC


Unlike the first game, however, Destiny 2 is going be on PC - which is a huge thing for many fans who prefer playing shooters with a mouse and keyboard. This new philosophy appears to have had the biggest impact on the game's social elements. There will be no support for cross-save and cross-play functionality between consoles and PC. Read More »

The old Android "blob" emoji: do you like them?

Unlike the ubiquitous round emojis displayed on Apple and Android operating systems, Google's version looked like a cross between melted lemon drops and the yellow ghost in Pac Man. The Android One did not get the reception as Google expected. GE has also announced that from today, the entire GE Appliances connected suite of products will integrate with the Google Assistant enabled Google Home. Read More »

Google to Launch Cheap Smartphones in Emerging Markets

But if the device will run on the upcoming operating system, the Android O, it may not need a huge RAM. The Pixel launcher is one of the most popular launchers for Android phones. "For users, the option to pay with Google means breezing through checkout without needing to remember and type multiple lines of payment details", Bhat promises in a blog post. Read More »

'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack Stymies Global PCs

An enormous global cyberattack appeared to have slowed down Monday, the USA said, although the virus has already infected an estimated 300,000 computers worldwide. In a post on Microsoft's blog , Smith says: "An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen". Read More »

Should you buy these cyber security stocks?

Differing from the government's view that the WannaCry ransomware attack has had a minimal impact on India and that there was nothing much to worry about, IT experts have warned users against the cyber-attack saying it is expected to rise rapidly in India. Read More »

Don't 'WannaCry'? Here's everything you need to know about ransomware attack

Do remember that this is only for Windows XP users infected with WannaCry who have not rebooted their systems at all since the encryption. Developed by a security expert Adrien Guinet , an internationally-known hacker Matthieu Suiche and a part-time coder and full-time bank employee Benjamin Delpy , the free tool named "wannakiwi" has been tested by European Cybercrime Centre and has been "found to recover data in some circumstances". Read More »

Fix for 'WannaCry' ransomware now available, but it's fairly limited

WannaCrypt exploits a very specific hole in Windows called Server Message Block connections. Crackers used the loophole present in Microsoft SMB Protocol to spread this program to other computers. But the vulnerability still existed for legacy versions of Windows, like Windows 8 and Windows XP . There have been reports of WannaCry ransom demands appearing on ATM screens in Asia, but these have not been verified by Reuters. Read More »

Hackers behind stolen NSA tool for WannaCry: More leaks coming

The threat with the most teeth, however, is the claim that The Shadow Brokers could have more exploits to release, targeting mobile devices or Windows 10, as well as leaked data from the SWIFT banking system or nuke and missile programs in Russia, Iran, China or North Korea. Read More »

The global ransomware attack is far from over

Europol Director Rob Wainwright told the BBC that businesses should ensure that their systems are updated with the latest security patches in order to mitigate chances of further infection and to slow the spread of the ransomware. Security experts say this attack should wake up every corporate board room and legislative chamber around the globe. In a statement , the NHS Digital said, "The investigation is at an early stage but we believe the malware variant is Wanna Decryptor". Read More »

Trump willing to 'make peace' with Pyongyang


Hong said South Korea had not yet received official word from Washington on whether it should pay for an anti-missile USA radar system that has been deployed outside Seoul . In return, South Korea and Japan would provide economic assistance, and the USA would provide security assurances. "We have worked well with China", Haley said . Read More »

Battery draining unstable Android apps to receive less visibility from Google

The Google Pixel 2 smartphone is also expected to sport dual-lens camera that will enable the device to zoom twice as before without damaging the image's quality. That doesn't mean that the Play Store will be limited, though: while Google will highlight lightweight apps on the Play Store's home page, the entire app catalog will be available to download. Read More »

Five ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers


More than 70 national have fallen victim to a global cyber-extortion attack called "Wannacry". The software tools to create the attack were revealed in April among a trove of NSA spy tools that were either leaked or stolen. "The numbers are still going up", Wainwright said. "Or we could potentially see copycats mimic the delivery or exploit method they used", he said. Read More »

French researchers find last-ditch cure to unlock WannaCry files

Windows XP was one of the versions of Windows to be affected by the WannaCry ransomware attack, and despite the patch released by Microsoft , there were still thousands of computers which ended by being affected. The attacks have been widespread, affecting hospital services, banks, and telecommunications service providers in Europe, and beyond. Researchers from a variety of security firms say they have so far failed to find a way to decrypt files locked up by WannaCry and say chances ... Read More »

French researchers claim cure for WannaCry-infected computers

As of Sunday, the cyberattack had struck more than 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries, according to Rob Wainwright, the executive director of Europol, Europe's police agency, the Times reports . For a long time , many health care providers have been anxious about the wrong thing in cybersecurity - compliance rather than patient safety. Most alarming, WannaCry did not spread across networks in the usual way, through people clicking on email attachments. Read More »

Google Home: Features that will make you want to switch from Echo

Google and its parent company Alphabet have been seeking to diversify beyond internet search to new kinds of services, many focused on artificial intelligence which powers its Google Home hub and other devices. The app is created to entertain you as well. Other services are launching alongside Android Go , including YouTube Go, which will allow you to watch YouTube videos offline (a feature previously reserved for YouTube Red subscribers), meaning you can download them using Wi-Fi and ... Read More »

HTC U11 is a new Android flagship that wants to be squeezed

According to the new report , this tech will not feature the touch sensor, which previously rumored in the device. You can customise the squeeze gesture to open email, and even launch your favourite app or game. The U11 costs £649 in the United Kingdom and is expected to ship on June 1. HTC introduces a new smartphone dubbed U11 which will reportedly be available in India by June. Read More »