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Microsoft's Surface Laptop is the first device to ship with Windows 10 S. The new laptop, while still belonging to the current Surface line, is a breath of fresh air especially to those familiar with the Google Chromebook. Microsoft says this ensures your device will stay "fast and secure day in and day out" since the company verifies all the apps in the Windows Store for security and performance.
  • Cyber attack hit 200000 victims across 150 countries, says Europol chief

    Cyber attack hit 200000 victims across 150 countries, says Europol chief

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    Europol that said the malware has claimed some 200,000 victims across 150 countries and that the numbers are still going up. "Many of those will be businesses including large corporations". National Security Agency to exploit the hole. Chris Wysopal of the software security firm Veracode says criminal organizations are likely behind this, given how quickly the malware has spread.
  • Ryan nets overtime victor as Sens stun Pens in opener

    Ryan nets overtime victor as Sens stun Pens in opener

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    Pittsburgh lost three of four to Washington and then posted a shutout on the road in the team's biggest game of the season. It's worth taking a moment to appreciate the nifty pass from Bobby Ryan that set it up. He noted, though, Ottawa did a good job limiting Pittsburgh chances at even strength which is why Sidney Crosby and Phil Kessel were non-factors.
  • China invests $124bn in Belt and Road global trade project

    China invests $124bn in Belt and Road global trade project

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    The plan, which aims to expand trade links between Asia, Africa, Europe and beyond, was first unveiled in 2013. Beijing is hosting its biggest diplomatic event aimed at kicking off the "One Belt, One Road" initiative to boost trade . Representatives of numerous countries are attending the forum, including North Korea, which the United States has objected to. China past year agreed to consider building a railway into Nepal and to start a feasibility study for a free trade agreement with ...
  • Lindenhurst Mom Fatally Hit by vehicle on Mother's Day

    Lindenhurst Mom Fatally Hit by vehicle on Mother's Day

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    James Murphy told the Daily News. The driver of the Corolla, 80-year-old Ann Riolo, suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Aluska and her daughter were rushed to Good Samaritan Hospital. There was no criminality involved, Murphy said. Patricia Riccuiti, who lives next door to Riolo, said her neighbor is a "very nice woman" who lives with her husband and grandson.
  • Portugal wins the Eurovision final as the UK's Lucie Jones finishes 15th

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    Italy and Portugal are the frontrunners going into the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev on Saturday night, an annual song and dance fest whose global audience topped 200 million people previous year. Both countries ignored pleas from organisers, the European Broadcasting Union, and Russian Federation has refused to air the contest, forcing fans to watch online.
  • Nintendo Is Bringing Legend of Zelda To Smartphones

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    Ever since Nintendo introduced its mobile initiative to shareholders, it made it clear that the ultimate aim was to leverage Nintendo IP in ways that helped grow the brand, potentially directing users back to core games. There's no word on what exactly this Zelda game will entail, nor whether its pricing model is similar to Super Mario Run (free to start, $10 for the full game) or Nintendo's other games (freemium gaming).
  • PM invites new president of South Korea to India

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    Moon explained the difficulties faced by South Korean companies that are doing business in China and asked for Xi's "special attention" to ease those concerns, Yoon said . Putin said he was ready to help in all of the matters they discussed and the two leaders invited each other for state visits, the Blue House added. Trump reached out and congratulated him before extending the open invitation to join him for a meeting in Washington at a date of the Moon's choosing.
  • Bobby Ryan: Bobby Ryan: Pens are 'better team' on paper

    Bobby Ryan: Bobby Ryan: Pens are 'better team' on paper

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    The defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins arent quite ready to surrender their title to the Ottawa Senators. The Senators knock a puck past Justin Schultz and Bryan Rust in the Pens offensive zone and Bobby Ryan is off to the races, zooming past Olli Maatta then lifts a backhand shot over Fleury to give Ottawa Game 1.
  • Leaked NSA tools used in global cyber attack, analysts say

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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 . Employees were told to shut down and unplug machines, and in the case of the United Kingdom hospitals, patient care at many facilities was affected. Officials urged organizations and companies to immediately update their security software.
  • Half-Life 2: VR Mod releases Steam Greenlight campaign alongside trailer

    Half-Life 2: VR Mod releases Steam Greenlight campaign alongside trailer

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    The new modification aims to bring the virtual reality experience to the classic shooter game Half-Life 2 that was first released in 2004. In an article on Road To VR , the developers promise full motion controller support, a 3D GUI made for VR, realistic weapon interactions, and updated effects, textures, models, and maps.
  • Microsoft sends out a Windows XP patch to block new ransomware

    Microsoft sends out a Windows XP patch to block new ransomware

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    Companies around the world, including at least one major US company, were hit by a sophisticated cyberattack on Friday that continues to sweep across the globe. "Customers running Windows 10 were not targeted by the attack today". Hospitals across England have canceled appointments and turned away patients after suffering an apparent cyberattack.