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8-Year-Old, Teen Are First Identified Victims of UK Concert Blast
- May 24, 2017

Police also said officials arrested a man at the Arndale shopping center in central Manchester , but that the arrest is not believed to be connected to Monday night's attack . Mrs May said there would be "difficult days ahead" for those affected, but added: "We all - every single one of us - stand with the people of Manchester at this awful time ". (more...)
Britain's threat level raised to critical, second attack may be imminent
- May 24, 2017

On Tuesday, police carried out raids in different parts of Manchester, including the building where the suspect lived. British media said Abedi was born in Manchester, northwest England, and that his Libyan parents had fled the regime of dictator Moamer Kadhafi. (more...)
Manchester bombing: Residents open their homes, offer help to victims
- May 24, 2017

The schoolgirl had been at the concert with her mother, Lisa Roussos, and sister, Ashlee Bromwich, in her 20s, from Leyland, Lancashire. She said her husband panicked when he couldn't find them in the aftermath. Our thoughts are with those 22 victims that we now know have died , the 59 people who have been injured and their loved ones . Videos posted from inside the concert showed fans running for cover. (more...)
Galaxy S8's iris scanner gets 'trivially' bypassed by German hacking group Galaxy S8's iris scanner gets 'trivially' bypassed by German hacking group
- May 24, 2017

However, the use of the Galaxy S8's biometric authentication through its iris scanner is now facing doubts for the user's security. He used a Sony digital camera with the night mode setting to take an image of his friend's eye. Once the paper is held in front of the Galaxy S8's eye scanner, the unauthorised party is in, with access to everything. Samsung wants you to think that the iris scan technology on its new flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, is unbeatable. (more...)
June's Lineup of Xbox Games with Gold Features Assassins and Dragons June's Lineup of Xbox Games with Gold Features Assassins and Dragons
- May 24, 2017

Taken together, June will include more than $94 worth of games with 4000 gamerscore up for grabs. 30th June brings sideways scrolling multiplayer title, Speedrunners by developers, DoubleDutch Games. From the 16th June to the end of the month players can travel to the kingdom of Ferelden and become a Grey Warden in the RPG, Dragon Age: Origins . The game was ambitious and is essentially a cross between Assassin's Creed and Grand Theft Auto. (more...)
Trump's proposed Pentagon budget calls for pay raises and more servicemembers, training
- May 24, 2017

President Trump wants less federal spending and more private investment to fix American infrastructure . "President Trump's budget is a stark showcase of the president' s broken promises to America's hard-working families", House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday in a statement . (more...)
North Korea May Be Responsible For Global Cyberattack North Korea May Be Responsible For Global Cyberattack
- May 24, 2017

While some of North Korea's hacking activities appear to be motivated by its cash shortage or personal retribution, the regime also conducts more traditional attacks on its southern neighbor. According to some cybersecurity experts, the source for the notorious WannaCry ransomware could be North Korea as they have spotted code similarities between the virus and other malicious software tools attributed to hackers from the reclusive nation. (more...)
A bag of moon dust is up for auction A bag of moon dust is up for auction
- May 24, 2017

The command module Columbia that carried Neil Armstrong , Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins from the Earth to the moon and back as well as the crew members' spacesuits and their equipment are all with the Smithsonian who got them from Nasa in the 1970s. (more...)
Here's how the world reacted to Trump's Saudi Arabia visit
- May 24, 2017

We believe you're willing. U.S. officials said the information originated from Israel . A White House official blamed Trump's fatigue for the switch. And while Netanyahu in the past has expressed support for the establishment of a Palestinian state, he has been vague about this goal since Trump gained power. (more...)
Roger Ailes, Former Fox News CEO, Dead At 77 Roger Ailes, Former Fox News CEO, Dead At 77
- May 24, 2017

Elizabeth Ailes statement said , "Roger was a loving husband to me, to his son Zachary , and a loyal friend to many". Ailes started Fox News nearly from scratch in 1996 and built it into not just a cable news ratings leader but a profound influence on the right wing of American politics. (more...)
Ford confirms departure of chief executive Mark Fields
- May 24, 2017

While they both praised Fields for laying a solid foundation in his three years at the helm, Hackett said the systems he put in place were not adept at handling "complex strategy questions". Now, US vehicle sales are slipping, and Ford's profit margins are trailing those of larger rival General Motors. Hackett will have to make progress in the areas of self-driving cars and electric vehicles to change the outlook for Ford . (more...)
Trump's $4 trillion budget arrives on Capitol Hill Trump's $4 trillion budget arrives on Capitol Hill
- May 24, 2017

Trump's budget plan promises to balance the federal ledger by the end of a 10-year window, even while exempting Social Security and Medicare retirement benefits from cuts. Trump upheld his promise - for the most part - that he would not cut Medicare and Social Security, two social insurance programs that deficit hawks have long targeted for reforms. (more...)
Russian raids sweep up 20 malware scum Russian raids sweep up 20 malware scum
- May 24, 2017

Luckily for the people with infects smartphones and unfortunately for the hackers, only small sums can be transferred via SMS instructions, so despite the volume of devices affected, the amount of money the hackers stole was not astronomical. (more...)
Google Aims To Connect Online Ads to Real-World Sales Google Aims To Connect Online Ads to Real-World Sales
- May 24, 2017

By matching ad clicks with this data, Google says it can automatically inform merchants when their digital ads translate into sales at a brick-and-mortar store. Store visits soon will be available for YouTube video campaigns in addition to current availability in search, Google Shopping and display ad campaigns. (more...)
Korea fires warning shots at object flown from N. Korea Korea fires warning shots at object flown from N. Korea
- May 23, 2017

South and North Korea can "hold a dialogue if there is a shift in North Korea's attitude or under the right circumstances", Lee said in written comments to the parliament for his confirmation hearing set to begin on Wednesday. Security Council sanctions and resolutions. New missile test by North Korea . Kim Young-woo, the chairman of the National Assembly's National Defense Committee, said that another unidentified object flying at a different speed appeared near Paju on Tuesday morning. (more...)
Huawei MateBook X leads its second wave Windows 10 devices Huawei MateBook X leads its second wave Windows 10 devices
- May 23, 2017

The device also packs a 1440p 16:9 display, with just a 4.4mm bezel, and again, the firm says that it's the world's narrowest on a 13-inch laptop. The MateBook E is a 2-in-1 with a folio keyboard that can twist up to 160 degrees. Working with Windows Hello , a new feature in Windows 10, users can instantly sign into the device with their fingerprint. How much will the Huawei MateBook cost in the UK? The Matebook X also comes with a full-sized, backlit keyboard along with a ... (more...)
Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify to Senate panel in public session Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify to Senate panel in public session
- May 23, 2017

White House document that contained Mr. Trump's comments was based on notes taken from inside the Oval Office and has been circulated as the official account of the meeting. Rosenstein's March confirmation hearing came just five days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from election investigations, following revelations of his undisclosed contacts with the Russians. (more...)
After Yadav, India seeks consular access to Sheikh Nabi After Yadav, India seeks consular access to Sheikh Nabi
- May 23, 2017

The address on Ahmed's passport is written as Jogeshwari (East) but when the Free Press Journal reached there it was learnt that Ahmed sold his property nearly five years ago and has now shifted his base to Behrampada in Jogeshwari (West). (more...)
'Doomsday' Seed Vault Flooded After Arctic Permafrost Melts 'Doomsday' Seed Vault Flooded After Arctic Permafrost Melts
- May 23, 2017

There has been no damage to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault , the world's backup for crop collections, or the seeds themselves, stress representatives of the Crop Trust , The Royal Ministry of Agriculture and Food in Norway and Statsbygg, a Norwegian government agency that manages real estate including the vault . (more...)
Watch a group of hackers trick Galaxy S8's iris scanner Watch a group of hackers trick Galaxy S8's iris scanner
- May 23, 2017

Samsung has not mentioned its intentions of launching the Galaxy S8 Active yet. One second later, the hacker had gained full access to the phone, including Samsung Pay. Then , the photo is cropped and sized so that the iris is roughly the size of a real-life human eye. According to the photo, the phone would be 6.3 inches of display with no curved edges. (more...)

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