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The Czech security research firm Avast Software detected more than 57,000 computers hit by the ransomware attack, and by early afternoon the wave still seemed to be growing. Pop-up messages saying, "Ooops, your files have been encrypted", followed, with demands for money from the organisations, The Guardian reported. A spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said she was being kept informed of the incident, which came less than four weeks before a parliamentary election in which ...
  • Facebook revamps News Feed to crack down on annoying Clickbait Websites

    Facebook revamps News Feed to crack down on annoying Clickbait Websites

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    It said the change was part of broader work it was doing to make Facebook less profitable for spammers. "We have had a policy in place since a year ago to prevent advertisers with low-quality webpage experiences from advertising on our platform, " write Facebook researchers Jiun-Ren Lin and Shengbo Guo.
  • Freed Chibok girls meet Nigerian leader

    Freed Chibok girls meet Nigerian leader

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    Presidential aide Bashir Ahmad tweeted a photograph of the girls, most of whom were sitting on the floor of Buhari's official residence, as the president sat in an armchair dressed in white traditional robes. "So 21, and 82 now, plus three that were recovered by the military, till the very last of the girls are recovered, the Nigerian government will stay on the matter".
  • Katrina joins Aamir, Amitabh in

    Katrina joins Aamir, Amitabh in "Thugs of Hindostan"

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    Thugs Of Hindostan also stars Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir's Dangal co-star Fatima Sana Shaikh. " 'Thugs of Hindostan " will mark the reunion of Katrina, Aamir and Vijay Krishna Acharya, who is directing the film, as the trio has previously worked in "Dhoom 3".
  • Spanish Companies Hit by Cyber-Attack, Government Agency Says

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    A number of Spanish firms were among the apparent victims elsewhere in Europe. Other companies thought to have been attacked by the virus are consultancy firm, KPMG, the BBVA and Santander banks, energy company, Iberdrola and Vodafone, although none have so far confirmed they have been affected.
  • Did Justin Bieber leave India in the middle of the night?

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    After Justin Bieber and Coldplay concerts, this will be the latest attraction among all the music lovers in the country. Needless to say, thousands of enthusiastic fans appeared at DY Patil Stadium of Mumbai to enjoy his performance. Obviously, Bieber sang all his biggest hits, from Baby to Where Are You Now , threw in a fair bit of acoustic songs, like Love Yourself. After this, he is going to treat himself to an ayurvedic massage and later, his is going to attend a party hosted by ...
  • Six things to know: Florence Nightingale

    Six things to know: Florence Nightingale

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    The award was developed as a means to generate models for joint faculty appointments between nursing schools and clinical partners and educate greater numbers of nurse educators. Ours is the profession which is there by the bedside, supporting, encouraging and caring for people at their worst times. Happy Nurses' Day to all our #nurseheroes ⚡️ This film is for you! Not acceptable, we must support our nurses! 'I've been so inspired by the contribution made by so many of you and your desire ...
  • Ben & Jerry's Launches Bob Marley's One Love Flavor

    Ben & Jerry's Launches Bob Marley's One Love Flavor

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    The new flavor combination was chosen by the family of Bob Marley , and a percentage of the profits from the new ice cream will go towards a youth empowerment program based in Jamaica. The flavor was launched in the United Kingdom a year ago, and its USA launch and partnership with the Marley family will be celebrated with a May 22 concert hosted by Ziggy Marley.
  • "Ransomware" cyberattack cripples hospitals across England

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    England's National Health Service is scrambling to respond to a large cyber attack that has crippled its ability to treat patients, after computer users in the public health system were hit with a pop-up message demanding a ransom for access to their machines.
  • Cisco gobbles AI biz MindMeld for $125m

    Cisco gobbles AI biz MindMeld for $125m

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    MindMeld tech and its 10 patents surrounding AI and deep learning will be used to improve Cisco Spark and other Cisco collaboration products. Considering MindMeld has roughly 20 employees based on the company's website, it's likely Cisco is buying the startup for its workers.
  • Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says

    Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says

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    Ebola is a deadly hemorrhagic fever that occasionally jumps to humans from animals including bats and monkeys. Symptoms such as fever, headache, muscle pain, fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain and hemorrhaging can begin two to 21 days after exposure.
  • Head of NYC jails to resign after flap over ethical lapses

    Head of NYC jails to resign after flap over ethical lapses

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    New York City's embattled jails commissioner, Joseph Ponte, is planning to resign, a source said late Thursday night, weeks after Ponte was scolded for breaking municipal ethics rules by driving his city-issued vehicle on 18,500 miles of improper out-of-town trips and billing taxpayers for tolls and gas.