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Nintendo Direct Announced For May 17th Nintendo Direct Announced For May 17th
- May 17, 2017

In case you aren't quite sold on the motion-control flinging of ARMS , Nintendo also announced it'll show off a new trailer for Splatoon 2 at the tail-end of the Direct. (more...)
Ian Poulter accepts invite for BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth
- May 17, 2017

According to GolfWorld , the Players Championship 2017 victor has made a decision to undergo his country's mandatory military service. "I really wish ( I could avoid it) but I have to go to the military service and I've already decided I'm going to go, too, so I'm ready", said Kim. (more...)
Amazon Bundles Free Antenna with Fire TV Edition Pre-orders Amazon Bundles Free Antenna with Fire TV Edition Pre-orders
- May 17, 2017

Alexa can look up versions available now, but it will also show you when that title is next playing for free on TV, so you can set yourself a reminder to watch it then. Today the e-commerce giant unveiled the Amazon Fire TV Edition , a voice-controlled 4K HDTV that uses Amazon's digital assistant to pull content from around the Web. (more...)
Australian banks lick wounds after tax hit
- May 17, 2017

Pushing up personal income tax by lifting the Medicare levy to 2.5 per cent of personal income is at odds with Mr Morrison's previous message that there is a spending problem not a revenue problem. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission would be watching them "very, very carefully indeed". "The ABA believes releasing the analysis we have requested today is one small step to ensuring we can limit the unintended consequences and economic harm to Australians of what is clearly a ... (more...)
Microsoft details upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
- May 17, 2017

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update would be available later this year, announces Microsoft . Microsoft is also opening up Windows 10 so it works better with smartphones and tablets running on Apple's iOS and Google's Android software. "For developers, Fluent Design is built to help you create more expressive and engaging apps that work across a wide range of device and input diversity". (more...)
The Amazon Echo 'Silver' will never happen, thanks to this Alexa update The Amazon Echo 'Silver' will never happen, thanks to this Alexa update
- May 17, 2017

The move promises to be pretty useful considering that it will allow users to receive information brought up by skills as soon as it becomes available. The feature is meant to improve third-party Alexa devices, by opening up the same kind of voice verification system that makes Amazon's Echo so reliable. (more...)
Apple will reportedly refresh its entire MacBook lineup at WWDC Apple will reportedly refresh its entire MacBook lineup at WWDC
- May 17, 2017

That's why the MacBook Air is still around for the time being. The MacBook Pro will get a faster Kaby Lake processor from Intel Corp., said the people, who requested anonymity to discuss internal planning. With a 1440x900 display, it's the only current device from the company's product lineup that still doesn't offer Retina. It has been nearly seven years since Apple last redesigned the MacBook Air. (more...)
Telcos on high alert post global ransomware blitz Telcos on high alert post global ransomware blitz
- May 16, 2017

The extortion scheme has created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. The initial attack, known as "WannaCry", paralyzed computers that run Britain's hospital network, Germany's national railway and other companies and government agencies worldwide in what's believed to be the biggest online extortion scheme ever. (more...)
Six NHS trusts yet to return to normal after cyber attack Six NHS trusts yet to return to normal after cyber attack
- May 16, 2017

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has said Friday's incident was part of a set of global cyber attacks against "thousands of organisations and individuals in dozens of countries" as it launched a major operation in response. The full extent of the attack won't become fully clear until Monday, when millions of workers return to the office for the first time after the attacks. (more...)
Microsoft blames U.S. stockpiled vulnerability for ransomware attack Microsoft blames U.S. stockpiled vulnerability for ransomware attack
- May 16, 2017

Darien Huss, a 28-year-old research engineer who assisted the anonymous British researcher lauded a hero, said he was "still anxious for what's to come in the next few days because it really would not be so hard for the actors behind this to re-release their code without a kill switch or with a better kill switch". (more...)
We now know why narwhals have tusks We now know why narwhals have tusks
- May 16, 2017

Narwhals are a species of toothed whale that are characterized by their long tusks that can grow as long as 8.8 feet long in males. Laforest, working with officials from the Canadian government, spent time camped in the narwhal's winter habitat. (more...)
Return to path of denuclearization: United Nations to N. Korea Return to path of denuclearization: United Nations to N. Korea
- May 16, 2017

Putin said nuclear tests of the type that Pyongyang had been carrying out in recent weeks were unacceptable, but a peaceful solution is needed to ease the ongoing tensions on the Korean Peninsula. The Trump administration has made North Korea a central focus in recent weeks, calling for new economic sanctions on Pyongyang, holding a special United Nations meeting about the threat it poses, and staging shows of military force in the region. (more...)
Arctic Council presents united front as Finland takes over from US
- May 16, 2017

Lisa Murkowski, seated left, speak with representatives of Alaska Native groups at an Arctic Council event in Fairbanks, Alaska. It puts them in opposition to Nordic countries, which last week emphasised their commitment to the Paris Agreement and noted "with grave concern" the rapid pace of change in the Arctic. (more...)
Trump defends sharing terrorism 'facts' with Russians Trump defends sharing terrorism 'facts' with Russians
- May 16, 2017

The irony: Trump was quoting Comey, who investigated Clinton's email use, in his tweet . McMaster said, "The president and the foreign minister reviewed common threats from terrorist organizations to include threats to aviation". "The partner had not given the United States permission to share the material with Russian Federation, and officials said Trump's decision to do so endangers cooperation from an ally that has access to the inner workings of the Islamic State", according to the ... (more...)
Oddities in WannaCry ransomware puzzle cybersecurity researchers
- May 16, 2017

The WannaCry software infected computers operating on Microsoft and displayed messages demanding users to pay $300 in bitcoin - type of digital currency widely used online. Install Microsoft's patch. 3. The severity of last week's attack shows that a concerted effort is now well past due. "There is this stream of liability that flows from the ransomware attack ", he said. (more...)
Why North Korea's latest missile test is a huge step forward Why North Korea's latest missile test is a huge step forward
- May 16, 2017

There is no question that Pyongyang's ability to strike California with a nuclear-tipped missile would be a significant increase in the threat it poses to the USA, but the painful reality is that North Korea is already in a position to kill thousands of Americans and millions of others. (more...)
'I wanted to share with Russia' 'I wanted to share with Russia'
- May 16, 2017

The official spoke only on condition that neither he nor his country be identified, because he was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly At the White House, Trump said in his tweets, "I wanted to share with Russian Federation (at an openly scheduled W.H. (more...)
South African actor Mandla Hlatshwayo killed in robbery South African actor Mandla Hlatshwayo killed in robbery
- May 16, 2017

They went inside the pub and shot the victims. The police's Lungelo Dlamini said: "They were arrested following information from members of the community that they were seen and that they are linked to this case". Police confirmed on Tuesday morning that four suspects were arrested in connection with the murder. That is why we are questioning them. Hlatshwayo played the role of Siphiwe Khoza for seven years in the popular local television soapie, Generations . (more...)
The Internet Is Thirsty For The New South Korean President's Bodyguard
- May 16, 2017

The Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab said Monday that portions of the WannaCry program use the same code as malware previously distributed by the Lazarus Group, a hacker collective behind the 2014 Sony hack blamed on North Korea . Simon Choi, a director at South Korean anti-virus software company Hauri Inc. who has analyzed North Korean malware since 2008 and advises the government, said Tuesday that the North is no newcomer to the world of bitcoins. (more...)
Trusts sent fix that would have protected them — NHS Digital
- May 16, 2017

The worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack wreaked havoc in hospitals, schools and offices across the globe on Monday. Start rebuilding your affected computer, be it laptop or workstation. was restoring advertising servers at dozens of theaters after the attack left the company unable to display trailers of upcoming movies. "It's like after a robber enters your home". (more...)

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