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Fedora And openSUSE Coming In Windows Subsystem For Linux

Users will first have to enter Developer Mode on their Windows 10 machine and enable Linux support. What's really wild is that you'll be able to pick up any of these three distributions directly through the Windows Store. It's now clear that Microsoft and open source leaders like Canonical, Fedora, and SUSE are ready to work together, allowing the developers to stay on Windows platform and still use Linux tools. Read More »

Half-billion Windows 10 devices, but PC slump stunts growth

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One year later, however, after Microsoft sold its Nokia subsidiary, Myerson admitted that getting to one billion Windows 10 devices would take longer. Either way, expect Microsoft's assistant to become much more ubiquitous. Microsoft also launched a Cortana Skills Kit in public preview. The company basically gave developers the ability to create skills - or even port existing Amazon Alexa skills - over to Microsoft's platform. Read More »

South Korean leader Moon discuss North Korea with China's Xi - Blue House

If Moon plans a "Sunshine Policy 2.0" - a revival of dialogue and economic aid to North Korea - he'll need to convince critics that a new economic relationship with the North will not lead to further nuclear arms development. What impact will S Korea's expanded missile defence system have? The deployment of THAAD was agreed a year ago by South Korea's previous administration after North Korea conducted a long-range rocket launch that put an object into space. Read More »

'Mean Girls' musical hitting Broadway in 'really exciting' move to NYC

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Fey mentioned the new "Mean Girls" stage clique has already been cast - but there's no word yet if our dream pick Emma Stone landed the role of Cady (although it doesn't seem likely). "They're like a bunch of baby Timberlakes", Fey marveled. "They just sing so loud and they dance so hard". Fey, who wrote the script for the Mean Girls film, has also written the musical's book, with music by husband Jeff Richmond and lyrics by Nell Benjamin , who also wrote the Legally Blonde musical. Read More »

USA defense chief affirms commitment to protecting Turkey

Their half-hour conversation took place before an global conference on Somalia, and Mattis said he had no doubt the USA and Turkey would "work this out with due consideration and significant attention paid to Turkey's security, to NATO's security and the continuing campaign against ISIS". Read More »

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) Insider Watch on The Stock

UBS maintained the shares of EXC in report on Wednesday, August 26 with "Neutral" rating. The firm earned "Equal-Weight" rating on Tuesday, March 28 by Morgan Stanley. Durvasula Venkatesh S . also sold $599,608 worth of CyrusOne Inc (NASDAQ:CONE) shares. Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.14, from 1.17 in 2016Q3. Read More »

Windows 10 Mixed Reality motion controllers revealed

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The platform itself is baked directly into the Creators Update for Windows 10. They look a bit like the Oculus Touch controllers, but the "hoop" doesn't loop around your hand. Coming later in the year, though, will be the controllers that work with the headsets. A customer who pairs a Windows mixed reality headset with motion controllers will have a rich and immersive experience across creativity tools, productivity, games, and entertainment. Read More »

Comey asked for more Russian Federation probe resources before firing

Mr Trump, who received recommendations to fire Comey from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, wrote in a letter that he wanted to to "find new leadership for the Federal Bureau of Investigation that restores public trust and confidence in its vital law enforcement mission". Read More »

Samsung Confirms 'New Flagship' Coming In H2 2017

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Samsung's operating profit jumped 48 percent to 9.9 trillion won ($8.73 billion) matching the company's earlier guidance. That compares with the 6.77 trillion won average of estimates compiled by Bloomberg . Revenue added 1.54 percent from a year earlier to 50.55 trillion won in the March quarter, but net income surged 46.29 percent to 7.68 trillion won. Read More »

Mark Cuban on President Trump Firing James Comey: 'The Issue Is Trust'

Trump also attacked Democrats critical of his firing of Comey, saying that Democrats "have said some of the worst things about James Comey, including the fact that he should be fired, but now they play so sad!" The White House has said Comey was sacked after the president sought and received a memorandum from Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Read More »

Snap plunges after 1Q report as Facebook's shadow looms

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That's just a week after Facebook reported solid first-quarter results, with double-digit revenue growth. These user numbers are in stark contrast to significant growth at Facebook, Snap's biggest competitor. Facebook recently announced Instagram Stories has 200 million daily active users. Average revenue per user (ARPU) surged 181% to $0.90 in the latest period, from $0.32 a year ago. Read More »

Snapchat Parent Posts Huge Loss, Misses Expectations After IPO

Snapchat parent company Snap has released its first earnings report post-IPO, and they're not great. That was a jump of 286 per cent from a year ago but below Wall Street estimates of around US$158 million, and a significant miss for the fast-moving social media segment. Read More »

S. Korea's new president willing to visit rival North

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Moon, whose victory capped one of the most turbulent political stretches in the nation's recent history and set up its first liberal rule in a decade, began his duties as president after the National Election Commission officially declared him as victor after a morning meeting. Read More »

Microsoft Fixes Serious Windows Defender Bug, Update Now

Probably nothing. By default, tools that rely on the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine are kept up to date automatically for both Microsoft's business customers and general consumers. "To exploit the vulnerability, in most situations an unauthenticated attacker would send a specially crafted packet to the SMBv1 server". Project Zero researchers find security issues and report them to Microsoft to fix within 90 days before Google goes public with the detailed information. Read More »

Trump delays decision on withdrawing from Paris climate accord

U.S. President Donald Trump will not make a decision on whether to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement until after he returns from the May 26-27 Group of Seven summit, the White House said Tuesday. "The same is true in many parts of Europe", he said. The White House says the meeting will be rescheduled. Like Trump, Pruitt has questioned the consensus of climate scientists that man-made carbon emissions are the primary driver of global warming. Read More »

SpaceX delays launch of secretive satellite for US Intelligence agency

EDT and successfully launched the rocket from Florida's Space Coast, putting on an exciting show for tourists and residents in the area. The launch, originally planned for Sunday, was delayed 24 hours due to a sensor issue. SpaceX will begin the process of recycling the rocket and attempt another launch Monday. This unusual launch of NROL-76 is one of the few NRO mission in the past 10 years that has not been completed by United Launch Alliance . Read More »

Australian banks lick wounds after tax hit

It won't apply to superannuation funds or insurance companies. But while regulators generally welcome the increased clout and responsibility they've been given, there are some concerns that it will be extremely hard to identify whether banks pass on some or all of the cost of the levy, because the size of the levy is so small in terms with the five big banks' overall liabilities of $3.3 trillion. Read More »

Huawei brings Honor 8 Lite to Asia

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The volume rockers as well as the power/lock buttons are placed on the right-hand edge of the device and a 3.5mm audio socket is placed on the very top of the phone. The smartphone comes with 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. On the optics front, there is a 12-megapixel camera with an LED flash. Read More »

Small-brain human-like species discovered in Africa

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A careful examination of the fossils by the team of scientists led by Lee Berger of Wits University in Johannesburg showed that the Homo naledi had a mix of human and more primitive features, such as a small brain. "But to get the final date range we used ten different labs and six different techniques which also involved double-blind testing". One particular adult skeleton, nicknamed "Neo" offered up a skull that the team described as "spectacularly complete". Read More »

Justin Bieber to open Karan Johar's 'Koffee with Karan' season 6

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Justin Bieber will arrive in Mumbai on May 8 and the organisers told news agency PTI that the Baby singer will receive an exclusive autographed sarod as a goodwill gesture from Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan. The jacket is completely hand crafted and hand-embroidered with Swarovski crystals. Justin Bieber , the Canadian singer, and songwriter is no stranger to the world of pop. Read More »

South Korea's Moon will visit Pyongyang under "right circumstances"

He said he would fly straight to Washington if required and would also go to Beijing and Tokyo. FILE - South Korean protesters stage a rally to oppose a plan to deploy the advanced U.S. His election comes amid heightened tensions over North Korea's nuclear programme. His stance contrasts with the harder lines taken by Japan and the US toward Pyongyang , and could undermine their ability to put three-way pressure on Kim Jong Un's regime, some fear. Read More »