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On Thursday, the company unveiled a series of apps and services, including one that's created to let Windows-based developers test iOS apps from their PCs. The team is also working on XAML Standard , a version of the interface markup language that's created to span iOS, Android, and the Universal Windows Platform.
  • Ransomware cyberattack cripples hospitals in the UK

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    It was not immediately clear how many other countries were affected. Telefónica seems to be the first company affected, after it told employees today to stop working and shut down their computers, according to Spanish newspaper El Mundo .
  • Six reasons why Windows 10 S will succeed where Windows RT failed

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    It's not clear if Google will even bring Chrome to the Windows Store, but if it does then it might be a pointless venture as it won't be fully functional without being the default browser on Windows 10 S. Microsoft says the Surface Laptop will last up to 14 hours per battery charge, thanks to Intel's latest low-power components and energy-efficient software.
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 'Leak' Was for Different Western Game

    Red Dead Redemption 2 'Leak' Was for Different Western Game

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    The developers at 612 Games even openly admit that the original Red Dead Redemption is a driving inspiration as members at the studio ultimately got exhausted of waiting for the game to arrive on the PC. Red Dead Redemption 2 has now only been announced for PS4 and Xbox One, with PC players in high-voice regarding their desire for a PC version as well, following the success of GTA 5 on PC in 2015.
  • Global extortion cyberattack hits dozens of nations

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    In Spain, some big firms took pre-emptive steps to thwart ransomware attacks following a warning from Spain's National Cryptology Centre of "a massive ransomware attack ". Earlier, Kaspersky researcher Costin Raiu cited 45,000 attacks in 74 countries, saying that the malware, a self-replicating "worm", was spreading quickly.
  • Deutsche reiterated Compass Group (LON:CPG) as 'Hold'

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    Empyrean Capital Partners Lp increased Novagold Res Inc (NG) stake by 13.03% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Kennedy Capital Management Inc acquired 12,818 shares as Microsemi Corporation (MSCC)'s stock rose 30.43%. It has outperformed by 21.01% the S&P500. On 6/16/2016 BT Group plc announced a dividend of $0.66 with an ex dividend date of 8/10/2016 which will be payable on 9/13/2016.
  • Ransomware cyberattack cripples hospitals across England

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    Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. Pictures posted on social media showed screens of NHS computers with images demanding payment of $300 worth of the online currency Bitcoin , saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" It demands payment in three days or the price is doubled, and if none is received in seven days the files will be ...
  • Snapchat growth stalls in first earnings report

    Snapchat growth stalls in first earnings report

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    Although Snapchat is expected to generate 900 million in worldwide revenue this year, it will get just 0.4 percent of the worldwide digital ad market, the research firm eMarketer predicts. Snap has reported a loss of $2. 2 billion in the first quarter. On the other hand, Eric Kim, a managing partner at Goodwater Capital said investors were surprised that Snap recorded the $ 2 billion stock-based compensation expenses in one quarter instead of spreading over time.
  • WannaCry ransomware attack targeted thousands of computers globally

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    Russian cyber security software maker Kaspersky Lab said its researchers had observed more than 45,000 attacks in 74 countries as of early Friday. The ransomware encrypts all the files on an infected computer and demands payment in bitcoin from the administrator to be able to regain access to their files.
  • Microsoft's Xamarin Live Player speeds up iOS app development

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    From there, the Windows developers will be able to test out the various.NET applications. Instead of installing gigabytes of SDKs and emulators to get started, developers can get started with Android and iOS development with just a physical iOS or Android device and Visual Studio.
  • Apple Surprises With Another iPhone Decline

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    According to the company, revenue increased 4.6% to $52.9 billion in the second quarter, which was lower than analysts' estimates of $53.02 billion. The CEO acknowledged that Apple was "underpenetrated" in the market and looks at India as a huge opportunity, NDTV reported .