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The blame game, ransomware edition: Who's at fault? The blame game, ransomware edition: Who's at fault?
- May 17, 2017

The Interior Ministry on Monday reported that protective measures have been taken so that the computer systems of the government and related agencies are now well protected. The virus was developed by taking advantage of a software flaw in Microsoft 's Windows operating system that the U.S. National Security Agency identified last August. (more...)
World reels from cyberattack that hit almost 100 countries
- May 17, 2017

The badly affected National Health Service said seven out of 47 trusts that were hit were still facing serious issues . For a few hours Friday, it seemed as if the world was facing a disruption of disaster-movie proportions. But the company agrees that the malware relied less on phishing emails than other attacks. The German Deutsche Bahn rail system largely has recovered from an attack of the initial strain of Wannacry, which caused electronic departure boards to display the hacker's ... (more...)
Volvo teams up with Google for Android integration Volvo teams up with Google for Android integration
- May 17, 2017

The large catalogue of popular Android apps - developed by Google, Volvo, or third party app developers - will offer connected and predictive services in and around the auto. MMW has learned that Google has just inked a new deal with Volvo Cars, a premium auto maker, for an innovative next-gen venture. Audi has also this week confirmed it's partnering with the search giant on its next-generation infotainment system. (more...)
Apple's top suppliers dragged into Qualcomm legal battle Apple's top suppliers dragged into Qualcomm legal battle
- May 17, 2017

In the latest step in its battle with Apple, the chipmaker said it filed suit in federal court in southern California against FIH Mobile and Hon Hai Precision Industry, (together known as Foxconn), Pegatron, Wistron and Compal Electronics. The dispute started in January when Apple sued Qualcomm for $1bn, accusing it of abusing its monopoly position - accusations Qualcomm dismissed as "baseless". (more...)
Leak May Reveal Details About Intel's Upcoming i9 Processors Leak May Reveal Details About Intel's Upcoming i9 Processors
- May 17, 2017

The chips would be aimed at the high-end performance market, and the specifications they offer will likely bring prohibitively high prices with them. The two middle SKUs will also feature Turbo Max support with both the Core i9-7920X and Core i9-7900X being able to hit 4.5GHz in some situations. (more...)
Rumor: Hitman Season 2 Still Coming Despite IO/Square Enix Fallout Rumor: Hitman Season 2 Still Coming Despite IO/Square Enix Fallout
- May 17, 2017

But if the developer and the intellectual property end up with different owners, it could mean the end of Hitman . In the midst of Square Enix withdrawing from Hitman developer IO Interactive and offering it for sale to interested parties, one rumour suggests that the latter will retain the rights to the franchise. (more...)
Molefe must go, ANC says Molefe must go, ANC says
- May 17, 2017

ANN7 also cited unnamed sources who said that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was apparently upset about Molefe's return to the power utility. This move has been seen as being in defiance of the ANC. There had been speculation that President Jacob Zuma wanted him to replace Pravin Gordhan as finance minister. However, during his late night April reshuffle, Zuma appointed Malusi Gigaba instead, after the SACP and some in the top six voiced their disapproval of Molefe. (more...)
President Trump's Latest Speech Seems To Have Been Inspired By President Trump's Latest Speech Seems To Have Been Inspired By "Legally Blonde"
- May 17, 2017

But Fallon claims that when watching the speech, it sounded very familiar to him. "What is going on?!" the host asked after playing the clip. Reese Witherspoon's star-making classic Legally Blonde has several quotable scenes and lines, such as "What?" The Trump campaign later responded to accusations of plagiarism in a statement reading, "In writing her lovely speech, Melania's team of writers took notes on her life's inspirations, and in some instances included fragments that ... (more...)
Nintendo Switch Being Held Back By Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Being Held Back By Monster Hunter XX
- May 17, 2017

Over on Wii U there's the simply named Pinball , from RCMADIAX. Nintendo has not yet disclosed the date when physical copies of the game will be available. Up to four players can work on split screen locally, or up to eight if using an online server. Super Mario Odyssey is Mario's first sandbox-style game since Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine.Nintendo Splatoon 2 gameIn addition to all of these activities, Nintendo will also host game tournaments that will be livestreamed ... (more...)
Check out Apple's cool pizza-box design Check out Apple's cool pizza-box design
- May 17, 2017

Behold the circular, Apple-approved pizza box to end all pizza boxes. Last night, Wired magazine published an early look into Apple's brand new spaceship campus. The pizza box is made from environment friendly materials. The inventors of the cylindrical pizza box must have thought it very brilliant that they applied a patent for its design in 2010. (more...)
India hopes for sovereign, independent, united Palestine: Modi India hopes for sovereign, independent, united Palestine: Modi
- May 17, 2017

Abbas and his delegation spent almost two hours touring the Centre for Development of Advance Computing. It is also among New Delhi's biggest - and most reliable - suppliers of weapons. While welcoming Trump's promise to pursue what he has called the "ultimate deal", Husam Zomlot , the Palestinian Authority's new chief representative in Washington, insisted on Monday that any final agreement would have to satisfy the "legitimate aspirations" of the Palestinian people for a state of their own. (more...)
BMW, Intel, and Mobileye Autonomous-Vehicle Partnership Adds Big New Player BMW, Intel, and Mobileye Autonomous-Vehicle Partnership Adds Big New Player
- May 17, 2017

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in January said they plan to deploy a fleet of 40 autonomous BMW cars by the second half of this year. And Delphi has worked with BMW for years. In July past year, BMW , Intel and Mobileye announced they were teaming up to develop self-driving cars, with the aim of bringing "solutions for highly and fully automated driving into series production" by 2021. (more...)
Moto reveals C-series smartphones Moto reveals C-series smartphones
- May 17, 2017

In case of rear cameras, the MotoE4 will house 8MP sensor while Moto E4 Plus will flaunt a 13MP sensor. The images don't really seem to contradict anything that had been rumored before, and show off a physical home button on the front, a single camera with flash on the back, and what looks like a 3.5 mm audio port on top. (more...)
Apple iOS 10.3.2 and other Core OS Security Updates Released
- May 17, 2017

The $329 iPad also has a newer processor, although the iPad mini 4 has a higher quality display with lamination and an anti-reflective coating. Mostly the images tell us that a new iPad Pro is on it's way, but the details are rumor-based. (more...)
US aims to sway China on N Korea sanctions
- May 17, 2017

In one case, alleged hackers from North Korea demanded bitcoin in exchange for client information they had stolen from a South Korean shopping mall, Choi added. Its missile program is also a money-making operation, but its ability to sell weapons overseas is hampered by United Nations sanctions. The code, published on Twitter, is exclusive to North Korean hackers, researchers said. (more...)
Ransomware attacks draw attention to North Korea's sleeper squads of cyberwarfare soldiers Ransomware attacks draw attention to North Korea's sleeper squads of cyberwarfare soldiers
- May 17, 2017

North Korea launched Sunday what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the USA mainland within reach. The Security Council first imposed sanctions on North Korea in 2006 and has stiffened them in response to its five nuclear tests and two long-range rocket launches. (more...)
Caffeine to blame for teenager's death, coroner says
- May 17, 2017

The beverages Cripe reportedly drank in the time frame leading up to his death are familiar - a large Diet Mountain Dew, a cafe latte from McDonald's, and an unnamed energy drink. Davis' autopsy showed no undiagnosed heart conditions and that Davis was healthy and had no conditions that could have triggered by the caffeine intake. (more...)
United Kingdom inflation rate highest since 2013 United Kingdom inflation rate highest since 2013
- May 17, 2017

The price of clothes also climbed to its highest level for six years, stepping up by 1.1% between March and April, while food prices lifted by 0.2% month-on-month after coming in flat last year. "It will be content to regard sterling-induced inflation as being a temporary phenomenon as long as our expectations of future inflation remain consistent with the 2 per cent target and wage growth does not rise unduly". (more...)
Today at Apple in Australia Today at Apple in Australia
- May 17, 2017

According to the new " Today at Apple " website , the early lineup includes performances in the U.S.by Lil Buck, Charlie Puth, and Leon Bridges in San Francisco; Christopher Martin and Estelle in Brooklyn and SoHo NYC, respectively; a music lab by Steve Lacy in Brooklyn; as well as art and photography related sessions featuring Tyler Hansen and The Selby (SF), Timothy Mulcare and Buff Monster (Brooklyn), and Cody Guilfoyle and Jeremyville (SoHo). (more...)
AMD's next-gen Epyc CPU: 32C/64T on Naples platform AMD's next-gen Epyc CPU: 32C/64T on Naples platform
- May 17, 2017

AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) today ushered in a new era for high-performance server processors and the datacenter with EPYC ™. And finally, the ten-core variants are the 1995 and 1995X. According to the leak, Intel is preparing two CPUs based on the Kabylake-X architecture and four CPUs based on the Skylake-X architecture. Moreover, the AMD Ryzen series even comes equipped with better cores than its rival, thereby enhancing the performance by a lot more levels. (more...)

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