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Cure for WannaCry found

However, it is China and Russian Federation that have the largest number of computers infected. Indian Twitterati have been on a roll with hilarious memes and jokes about one of biggest cyber attacks in history. This would imply it works for every version of Windows from XP to 7, including Windows 2003 ( x86 confirmed ), Vista and 2008 and 2008 R2 . While the initial version of Guinet's software solution only helped out Windows XP users, this wasn't a huge help in and of itself ... Read More »

California Unemployment Falls to Lowest rate in 16 Years

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Next comes Owen County, with a 3.4 percent unemployment rate, an improvement over last April's rate of 5.7 percent. In April 2016, the unemployment rate was 5.2%. More people entered the labor force and more reported having jobs. Seasonally adjusted private-sector jobs were revised downward by 400 jobs, from 1,159,000 to 1,158,600. Read More »

WannaCry Victims Were Mostly Running Windows 7

According to CloudVolumes and Comae founder Matt Suiche , the wanawiki tool finds the prime numbers the ransomware uses to come up with a key that will encrypt the PC. "It can work under Windows XP because, in this version, CryptReleaseContext does not do the cleanup". What is particularly interesting is how few computers running Windows XP were infected - so few, in fact, that Kaspersky deemed those machines statistically insignificant. Read More »

United Nations calls on North Korea to stop missile tests

The United States, which has condemned repeated North Korean missile launches, said Sunday's launch of what North Korea dubbed the Pukguksong-2 was of a "medium-range" missile, and USA -based experts doubted the reliability of the relatively new solid-fuel type after so few tests. Read More »

Computer starts go match against Chinese champion

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A Google artificial intelligence program defeated a Chinese grand master at the ancient board game Go on Tuesday, a major feather in the cap for the firm's AI ambitions as it looks to woo Beijing to gain re-entry into the country. Google DeepMind CEO and cofounder Demis Hassabis.Google DeepMindGoogle DeepMind's AlphaGo algorithm is back to its usual antics of beating world class Go players. Read More »

OnePlus 5 to come with headphone jack?

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The other big change on the OnePlus 5 is expected to be the dual rear camera setup. Current flagship smartphone in Grey and Gold color. The official OnePlus account on Twitter has posted a tweet teasing different colors. While a front fingerprint scanner is nothing extraordinary, but the fact that the CEO has confirmed the news adds to the list of "confirmed" features of the upcoming phone. Read More »

Oil rises on expectation of extended, possibly deepened output cut

But surging U.S. production, which next year is expected to reach the highest level since 1970, is rattling Opec , which meets on May 25 in Vienna to agree on policy. Both benchmarks have climbed more than 10 percent from lows hit earlier this month. We're coming into high demand season, so I think everything is coming together with a consensus among producers, demand rising, and the global economy doing well; Japan, Europe and the USA are all doing reasonably well economically. Read More »

Leak gives us a first look at the all-metal Moto G5S

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What's noticeable in Moto G5S is the presence of antenna lines on top and bottom of back cover as well as front LED flash. We have press renders of different upcoming Motorola smartphones for a while now, and it is now time for Moto G5S. Read More »

Trump says he didn't mention Israel in meeting with Russians

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President Donald Trump who is visiting the region. Various reports , quoting anonymous officials, have said Trump did share classified information with Russian diplomats about the threat posed by the Islamic State group, and several have said that information came from Israeli intelligence. Read More »

After 9 months in space, mouse sperm yield healthy mice

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This has the potential to cause DNA damage in mammalian cells and gametes. Reproduction may be possible in space, Japanese researchers have said, after freeze-dried sperm stored on the International Space Station for nine months produced healthy offspring. Read More »

Astronauts Set For Emergency Spacewalk This Morning To Repair Failed Computer

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The box known as multiplexer-demultiplexer (MDM) is the only other unit that regulates the operation of radiators, solar arrays and cooling loops, beside route commanding to other station systems. Today's spacewalk will last for a duration of two-and-a-half-hour. The failed relay box was installed in the space station truss March 30 during a spacewalk by Whitson and Expedition 50 commander Shane Kimbrough, KE5HOD . Read More »

Our common ancestor with chimps may be from Europe, not Africa

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It features two partially fused roots, a trait characteristic of early hominids but not ancient apes, a team led by geoscientist Jochen Fuss of the University of Tübingen in Germany reports May 22 in PLOS ONE . The post Humans split from apes in Europe, not Africa: study appeared first on Vanguard News. On top of that, to confirm that Graecopithecus was a hominin , we'd need to examine additional features, not just teeth. Read More »

Amazon launches United Kingdom pay-TV service

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ITV will offer its live TV and ad-free catch-up service for £3.99. Up until now, one of the main complaints about Amazon Video has been the amount of content available that's not available as part of the core subscription. Amazon Channels has caused a stir in the U.S., where cable operators are suffering as consumers increasingly reject expensive bundles of channels in favour of a pick-and-mix of streaming options. Read More »

UK police: 'A number of fatalities' at Grande concert

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I lay her down, she'd got a stomach wound and possibly a broken leg. The explosion happened just after the end of the show, and the location - the foyer just in front of the arena where attendees were exiting - is an area outside the arena's main security checkpoints. Read More »

Paytm Payments Bank - everything you need to know

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Speaking on the launch of the payments bank, the newly appointed CEO of the payments bank Renu Satti, said, "We are very excited to launch Paytm Payments Bank and bring financial services to unbanked segment of Indians". While one may think of Paytm loosing out on the interest rates battle (though its rates are in line with traditional banks and won't hurt it much), the company's cash withdrawl charges are extremely well targeted. Read More »

Ford names new CEO following Mark Fields' retirement

He left Steelcase in 2015 and in 2016 joined Ford as the Chairman of Ford Smart Mobility LLC, a subsidiary that aims to make Ford an automaker and a mobility company that delivers connectivity, auto sharing, and autonomous vehicle solutions. Read More »

Jr NTR gets pat from Jai Lava Kusa's director Bobby

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And Raju Sundaram won the prestigious award for best choreography. For actor Jr NTR's fans it's double bonanza as two posters from his next outing, Jai Lava Kusa released on the occasion of his birthday on Saturday. NTR's movies never get delayed as the actor never postpones the schedules or takes unplanned breaks in between the shoots. On this eve, the first look stills and posters were unveiled. Read More »

21st century belongs to Asia, Africa: Jaitley

He added that India was committed to Africa's development and this commitment was reflected in "continued high-level political engagement" including the three India-Africa Summits. India will be organising an Africa India Cooperation Event on the sidelines of the main event. Industrialisation strategies thus need to support other sectors where African economies have comparative advantage, such as agri-businesses, tradable services and renewable energy. Read More »

What to expect from Xiaomi's upcoming Mi Max 2 phablet

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Chinese electronics company Xiaomi's latest flagship Xiaomi Redmi 4, which was launched last week in India, will go on sale in the country on May 23 from 12 PM IST. However, Redmi 4 has a smaller 5-inch LCD IPS display with HD (720p) resolution. It has 2GB/3GB/4GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB/64GB of internal storage, which is further expandable up to 128GB via microSD. Read More »

Trump's budget proposal includes huge cuts to food stamps

The new budget plan , updated from the partial plan published in March, will assume the current GOP health care bill if it passes the Senate and becomes law. "With this budget, the President betrays his promises to many voters who placed his trust in them". According to analysis from a Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, there is no plausible path to 4% growth, and 3% growth is "unlikely". Read More »

'Alt-right' leader loses gym membership after confrontation

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But he provided an image of his termination letter to BuzzFeed and told the outlet he didn't know why the gym revoked his membership. "As a woman, I find your statements to be particularly odious; moreover, I find your presence in this gym to be unacceptable, your presence in this town to be unacceptable". Read More »

Scary video shows 3-year-old struggling to stand after tick bite

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Lewis posted an update on Evelyn's condition, saying she is doing much better. This tick species doesn't typically carry Lyme disease. A family in OR didn't know what to think when their little girl suddenly became paralyzed. "The disease can present as acute ataxia without muscle weakness", Lewis wrote in her Facebook post, citing Wikipedia. It's often confused with other neurologic disorders or diseases, including Guillain-Barre syndrome and botulism. Read More »

Destiny 2 Drops Grimoire Cards To Showcase The Story In-Game

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Grimoire Cards are unlocked in-game by finding dead Ghosts or making progress toward larger goals but you have to log on to Bungie's site to actually read them. A closer look at the Story Campaign, and a playthrough of the first Story Campaign mission, can be found after the break. They can improve experience gains or drops, but their primary objective is to tell the story behind the game by fleshing out the lore related to characters, weapons and locations. Read More »

A moon orbits the third largest dwarf planet in the Solar System

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The moon was discovered with the help of Hubble Space Telescope . Between Mars and Jupiter, It resides in the main asteroid belt and the planet, called 2007 OR10 has a diameter of 955 miles across. From Konkoly Observatory in Hungary, author Csaba Kiss said that around all of the known large dwarf planets The discovery of satellites -expect for Sedna-means that at the time these bodies formed billions of years ago. Read More »