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Russian Interior Ministry hit by cyber attack Russian Interior Ministry hit by cyber attack
- May 13, 2017

Five NHS England trusts were still not back to normal on Saturday, despite NHS Digital engineers working "around the clock" in a bid to fix the problem. The attackers were not able to infect computers thanks to use of other operating systems and Russian-made servers using Elbrus microprocessors. Russian Railways: State media said a virus attacked the IT system of Russian Railways, but it did not affect operations due to a prompt response. (more...)
Microsoft No Longer Supports Original Build Of Windows 10
- May 13, 2017

If yesterday was all about artificial intelligence and Azure, today's keynote will address the future of Windows 10 including the upcoming Redstone 3 update, the Project Neon Design language, Windows Mixed Reality headsets and much more. Microsoft had previous year released Windows Server 2016 after refining the experience and functionality. If it had kept up the development and release of Windows phones it could have done better but Microsoft's strategy in the mobile space seems to be on ... (more...)
Kapil Mishra should be hospitalised, say doctors Kapil Mishra should be hospitalised, say doctors
- May 13, 2017

Before being taken away by police, the man claimed he is of the AAP, but party leader Sanjay Singh, however, said they had received information that Ankit Bharadwaj "is an executive member of the BJYM". "I never saw Kejriwal so silent". On Sunday, he kicked up a storm when he said he'd seen Kejriwal "accept Rs 2 crore in cash" from Jain. He said he will not give out any evidence that can be tampered with by the Delhi chief minister, but will save some of them for the courts. (more...)
Renault hit by global cyberattack: management
- May 13, 2017

The malicious software behind the onslaught appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was supposedly identified by the US National Security Agency for its own intelligence-gathering purposes and was later leaked to the internet. (more...)
Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) Growth Story in Full Force
- May 13, 2017

In the past three months the stock value surged 25.40%. Elkfork Partners LLC purchased a new stake in Office Depot during the fourth quarter valued at about $105,000. Telsey Advisory Group had a markedly different take on 11/05/2016, proposing that Office Depot, Inc.is now considered Market Perform versus prior Outperform rating. (more...)
South Korea President Discusses North Korea With China's Xi Jinping
- May 13, 2017

Moon repeated a campaign pledge to visit North Korea under the right conditions, mirroring US President Donald J. Trump's recent comment that he'd be open to meeting dictator Kim Jong Un. Moon, South Korea's first liberal leader in a decade, faces a number of foreign policy challenges, including the threat from North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and frayed ties with China, its biggest trading partner. (more...)
SpaceX Successfully Launches US Spy Satellite
- May 13, 2017

Space Exploration Technologies' launch on Monday was completed as part of a contract between spacecraft maker Ball Aerospace (NYSE:BLL) and the National Reconnaissance Office , which oversees US spy satellites. SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket sits on launch pad 39A just before its scheduled morning launch was cancelled due to a technical issue on April 30, 2017 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (more...)
Texans trade up to get QB Watson Texans trade up to get QB Watson
- May 13, 2017

As the first round unfolded, and as we saw teams trade up to draft quarterbacks not named Deshaun Watson , I couldn't help but think back to last year's Heisman Trophy voting. "The Texans know the type of player and quarterback that I am". I feel like I've accomplished everything that I could. They traded away the 25th overall pick in this year's draft as well as their first-round selection next season to nab Watson. (more...)
Cyberattack: Up to 74 countries affected by ransomware, say experts
- May 13, 2017

Spain, Ukraine and India were also severely affected, according to researchers from the Kaspersky Lab. A spokesman for Barts NHS Health Trust said: "We have activated our major incident plan to make sure we can maintain the safety and welfare of patients". (more...)
Google Pixel 2 leak suggests third phone is seriously powerful Google Pixel 2 leak suggests third phone is seriously powerful
- May 13, 2017

Hopefully, with the unveiling of the Google Pixel 2, all of the issues and complaints that were encountered earlier on will be resolved with newer models. The latest concept comes courtesy of Concept Creator and shows the Google Pixel 2 in the form of a teaser rather than an actually unveiled phone. (more...)
Trump to Meet French President-Elect Emmanuel Macron on May 25
- May 13, 2017

Almost six decades later, the clash between Macron and Le Pen - one seeking to become the nation's youngest-ever head of state at 39, the other to become its first female leader - symbolized the shock waves that have rocked the political foundations of other major countries in addition to France itself. (more...)
Delhi records hottest day of season at 44.1°C Delhi records hottest day of season at 44.1°C
- May 13, 2017

Allahabad recorded a high of 45.7 degrees Celsius, while it was 45.4 in Jhansi. The Safdarjung observatory, whose recording is considered the official figure for the city, registered a maximum temperature of 42.8 degrees Celsius, four notches above the seasons average. (more...)
Microsoft takes its databases worldwide with Cosmos DB Microsoft takes its databases worldwide with Cosmos DB
- May 13, 2017

It lets developers migrate existing on-premises SQL Server, Oracle and MySQL databases to the Azure cloud, where destination target databases include Azure SQL Database , Azure SQL Database Managed Instance or Microsoft SQL Server in an Azure virtual machine. (more...)
For $500 billion, roads of 28 nations lead to China
- May 13, 2017

China's efforts to promote industrial capacity cooperation with other countries, especially those participating in the Belt and Road Initiative , are showing signs of success. A man walks past the China National Convention Center, a venue of the upcoming Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China, May 12, 2017. Nearly 30 heads of state and governments are expected to attend the summit, including Russian president Vladimir Putin, Myanmar's defacto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Philippines president ... (more...)
Asks Donald Trump To Stay In The Paris Agreement
- May 13, 2017

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump is continuing to hear from advisers on the pros and cons of the United States remaining in the global accord. Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping were instrumental in reaching the Paris deal. China is the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases from burning coal, oil and gas with about 25 percent of the global total, followed by the USA with around 15 percent. (more...)
U.S., China ink trade deal U.S., China ink trade deal
- May 13, 2017

The Chinese middle class represents more consumers than the entire US population, Baucus says, and they are hungry for beef . "This announcement is a culmination of the recent meeting between President Trump and President Xi at Mar-A-Lago, and we're excited that beef was the number one point that was included in this 100 day plan". (more...)
Attentive train station worker saves distressed woman Attentive train station worker saves distressed woman
- May 13, 2017

In a footage captured on station in China, surveillance camera shows that the woman ran towards the train tracks. The incident happened at 4:57pm local time when a train was pulling into the Xianyou Train Station. According to a UK-based news website, Express.co.uk, a young woman who is a university student was saved by a 54-year-old railway worker, Weng Jianzhong, at the last moment. (more...)
With China deal, U.S. poised for new LNG boom With China deal, U.S. poised for new LNG boom
- May 13, 2017

Overall, China was the third-largest goods export market for the U.S.in 2016. A new China-U.S. trade deal lets Chinese companies import more liquefied natural gas from the United States, which could provide a boost to Louisiana's LNG export facilities. (more...)
Mourinho looking for the "perfect" end by qualifying for Champions league
- May 13, 2017

Manchester United survived a nervy last few minutes to reach their first Europa League final last night after a 1-1 draw with Celta Vigo. Marouane Fellaini's 17th-minute goal and Facundo Roncaglia's second half equaliser ensured the game finished 1-1, meaning United won the tie 2-1 on aggregate. (more...)
Indonesia asks world to respect blasphemy verdict Indonesia asks world to respect blasphemy verdict
- May 13, 2017

The appointment letter was issued following a two-year prison sentence handed down to Ahok for being guilty of committing religious blasphemy . His sister, Fifi Lety Indra, said the Bible was the only book Ahok brought with him when he was taken to prison. (more...)

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