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Trump lashes out at investigation of alleged Russian Federation ties Trump lashes out at investigation of alleged Russian Federation ties
- May 21, 2017

Initially, he appeared to welcome the Justice Department's appointment of a special counsel to probe possible ties between Russian Federation and his 2016 presidential campaign. His firing and news reports that Trump had previously asked Comey to stop investigating former national security adviser Michael Flynn led critics to charge that Trump may have improperly sought to hamper the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe. (more...)
NDA govt will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue: Rajnath Singh NDA govt will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue: Rajnath Singh
- May 21, 2017

The Home Minister said the problem of connectivity in border areas pose several challenges which needed to overcome. Singh made his comments while addressing a first-ever meeting of chief ministers of five Himalayan states. He said that the army, Paramilitary and the government of Sikkim implements a number of schemes under the Border Area Development Programme which is created to meet the special developmental needs of people living in remote and inaccessible border areas with essential ... (more...)
Curtains close on Ringling Bros. circus at Nassau Coliseum Sunday
- May 21, 2017

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus' roots trace back to 1871, with showman P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling American Museum. 1881 - Barnum partners with James A. They keep the circuses separate. Circus had more than 1,000 employees, 335 horses, 26 elephants, 16 camels and other assorted animals that travelled on 92 railcars. (more...)
North Korea fires unidentified projectile North Korea fires unidentified projectile
- May 21, 2017

Last week's missile travelled about 700km. North Korea's propaganda outlet Uriminjokkiri TV filed the footage containing testimony from what it insists is a terrorist and pieces of evidence about an alleged terror attempt against Kim. North Korea has defied all calls to rein in its nuclear and missile program, even from its lone major ally China, calling them legitimate self-defence. (more...)
Cornell's death leads to cancellation of rock fest Cornell's death leads to cancellation of rock fest
- May 21, 2017

It's still hard to write about anything Chris Cornell-related without fighting the urge to break down and cry, so how his friends managed to hold it together to perform some of his most iconic songs live this weekend is fkn beyond me. Cornell claimed that her husband told her that he'd taken "an extra Ativan or two" on Wednesday night . Chris Cornell, the unmistakable voice and frontman of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, died overnight in Detroit at the age of 52. (more...)
MMA's McGregor applies for boxing license in Nevada MMA's McGregor applies for boxing license in Nevada
- May 21, 2017

Bennett told ESPN that McGregor's application was incomplete due to missing medical documents, but when those documents are submitted, the commission would consider McGregor's request. "[McGregor] can actually go and fight Mayweather and I've said it time and time again on this show, he will lose". He kicked a*** in the octagon, I kicked a*** in the ring. (more...)
Android System Updates Can Soon Be Paused
- May 21, 2017

And, the third was the most important announcement . "The traction we're seeing in the vehicle space is just ridiculous". This time, Google has different plans with Android Go as the sub Rs 10,000 phone segment is fiercely competitive. (more...)
Android O beta update released by Google
- May 21, 2017

The quest to add the next 1 billion users continues for Google and, towards this end, they have announced that they are developing a lightweight version of the Android operating system, called Android Go. What's more, Assistant is getting a new ability with Lens, allowing it to analyze objects and surroundings. Developers will be able to use this API to build an easy checkout system into their apps. (more...)
French researchers find way to unlock WannaCry without ransom
- May 21, 2017

French researchers said on Friday (May 19) they have found a last-chance way for technicians to save Windows files encrypted by WannaCry , racing against a deadline as the ransomware threatens to start locking up victims' computers first infected a week ago. (more...)
Beware, WannaCry cyber attack may just be the beginning
- May 21, 2017

While the development is awesome, there is one limitation as the tool will only work on systems that haven't been rebooted after the attack or on systems with associated memory that hasn't been allocated and erased by user or by some other process. (more...)
The UO is taking steps to protect campus from ransomware
- May 21, 2017

The WannaCry Ransomware software attack uses phishing emails which can have links, documents, videos, images, voice notes or any other document or attachment. As a failsafe, he says keep a backup of important files somewhere other than on your computer. Josh Feinblum, vice president of information security at cyber security firm Rapid7, told NBC News the WannaCry debacle speaks to a "broader industry challenge". (more...)
Destiny 2 Gameplay Reveal
- May 21, 2017

The makers of Destiny 2 have said the sequel will be filled with "amazing things to do" as the first gameplay was revealed. Since then, on Thursday May, 18th, there was a livestream event discussing some features of the new game and showing the first official gameplay footage. (more...)
Government activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack Government activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack
- May 20, 2017

Indian ATMs run on Windows XP, which has been discontinued by Microsoft long back. The former USA national intelligence director says the global "ransomware" attack could grow much larger when people return to work. The company believes the problems are related to the ransomware attack, although no ransom is being demanded. He said it was too early to say who is behind the onslaught and what their motivation was. (more...)
Android O preview features and Beta announced
- May 20, 2017

This code modularity would allow Google to issue Android updates much faster to more devices, not just Nexus and Pixel phones. San Francisco - Google is making another go at getting cheap Android phones to support its latest software, an attempt to lock more consumers in the developing world into the internet giant's services. (more...)
The Arctic seed vault had to deal with melting permafrost last winter The Arctic seed vault had to deal with melting permafrost last winter
- May 20, 2017

No seeds were damaged when water melted and penetrated the entrance of the facility, which is partly managed by the Norwegian government and is located on Spitsbergen, an island in the Arctic Circle. Once inside, the water froze into ice as temperatures cooled again, before any water could penetrate the vault itself. Whether or not these conditions become common as the Arctic warms, precautions are being taken to avoid a repeat of this event. (more...)
Google has released a new version of Android
- May 20, 2017

Enrol your smartphone to automatic over-the-air (OTA) system updates through the Android Beta Program to make sure your receive all milestone builds straight to your device. And with more than 50 billion apps scanned every day, Google's machine learning systems are always on the lookout for new risks. The app store-level checks are created to prevent users from installing malware or shady apps that somehow make their way into the Play store. (more...)
Saudi Arabia retaliates for rocket attack by Houthis
- May 20, 2017

Meanwhile, the Saudi-led coalition air forces in an immediate retaliatory action have destroyed the missile launching pads in Yemen from where the ballistic missile was sacked. Saudi Air Defense Forces shot down a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militias from Yemen toward Saudi Arabia Friday night, Arab Coalition command said. (more...)
Notre Dame students plan walkout during Pence speech Notre Dame students plan walkout during Pence speech
- May 20, 2017

A number of prominent Republicans have faced student opposition at commencement speeches this graduation season. Organizer Bryan Ricketts said that "it's a very legitimate thing for people to be scared" of Pence. Browne said officials were more concerned with the potential for thunderstorms on Sunday, which could force them to move the commencement from the spacious outdoor football stadium to a smaller arena. (more...)
HTC U11 smartphone with Edge Sense officially unveiled HTC U11 smartphone with Edge Sense officially unveiled
- May 20, 2017

Instead of having to fumble for a button to snap a photo, users of the new U11 can simply squeeze the phone to open the camera app, and squeeze again to take a selfie. The U11 is also rated for IP67 water and dust resistance. According to the official specs, the HTC U11 will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset under its hood with an octa-core processor clocked up to 2.45GHz. (more...)
Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul
- May 20, 2017

The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has vowed to "call out" states backing North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, as tensions continue. "We will also be discussing ways to strengthen the South Korea-U.S. Communications were severed by the North previous year, Lee said, in the wake of new sanctions following North Korea's fifth nuclear test and Pyongyang's decision to shut down a joint industrial zone operated inside the North. (more...)

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