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No-that wasn't a typo-the company is skipping the OnePlus 4 altogether because of the number's negative meaning in Chinese culture. We've known for a while now that the OnePlus 5 will be released this summer, and each additional rumor and leak adds to the device's anticipated debut.
  • New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided: Europol

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    The virus, which took control of users files, spread to 100 countries, including India, the UK, Spain, France and Russian Federation. "It is beyond anything we have seen before". "The numbers are going up", he added. Europol spokesman Jan Op Gen Oorth said that the number of individual victims of the computer attack could be much higher.
  • Cyber threat could hit more people today

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    I am anxious about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn their machines on Monday morning. Britain's National Cyber Security Center said Sunday that it had seen "no sustained new attacks", but warned that compromised computers might not have been detected yet and that the malware could further spread within networks.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 said to have 6.3-inch 18.5:9 screen

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 said to have 6.3-inch 18.5:9 screen

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    The technology wasn't ready for mass production at that time, however, and Samsung went with the current Galaxy S8 design instead, which features a single-lens rear camera and a fingerprint sensor placed right next to it. Affordable J-series devices in particular have reportedly sold well over the past year or so, with 2016 editions of the J3 and J5 even making the global top five for the first three months of 2017 .
  • SEGA wants to create new games and revive old IP

    SEGA wants to create new games and revive old IP

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    SEGA has a huge catalogue of IPs that it can work with but recent years have seen the company use very few of them. As well as that, Sega announced that both Persona 5 and Total War: Warhammer have done well in terms of sales, with total unit numbers up to 10.28 million.
  • Netflix Blocks Rooted Phones From Seeing Netflix App

    Netflix Blocks Rooted Phones From Seeing Netflix App

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    Further investigations by Android Police have discovered that if you can find an alternative source to download the Netflix app , even the newest version, it will run without issue on your unlocked / rooted device. Essentially, Widevine is a Google-developed DRM system that will rank your device by how secure it is, basically determining whether you have Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) running on your phone/tablet or not.
  • Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for govts

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    Researchers with security software maker Avast said they had observed 57,000 infections in 99 countries, with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan the top targets. A hacking group called Shadow Brokers released the malware in April, claiming to have discovered the flaw from the NSA , Kaspersky said. The student said his computer was infected after logging onto his Facebook account, which showed a garbled message that led to the activation of the ransomware, according to local police.
  • Why Minecraft Nintendo Switch Version Is 720p Both Docked And Undocked

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    Nintendo Switch Edition released last week in the eShop, and according to Time's review, the game runs at 720p in both docked and handheld in mode. While on the surface this appears to be little more than a twist on a standard boxing game, the Switch's motion controls, alongside colorful character designs that are already earning a strong following from fans online, mean that this game will likely be a hit when it arrives in mid June.
  • EU, US to hold talks on airline laptop ban next week

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    European Commission spokeswoman Anna-Kaisa Itkonen said DHS Secretary John Kelly and "a number" of European ministers were scheduled to hold the talks late Friday. US airlines say they still hope to have a say in how the policy is put into effect at airports to minimize inconvenience to passengers. Alain Bauer, president of the CNAPS, a French regulator of private-sector security agents, including those checking baggage and passengers in France's airports, predicted "chaotic" scenes ...
  • Worldwide ransomware attacks: What we know

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    A massive ransomware attack affected 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries, including one in five health trusts in the UK. Clapper, who served as intelligence director under President Barack Obama, calls it a "very serious, serious problem".
  • Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries

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    These actions were coordinated by the Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy, and Water Resources cyber center founded a year ago in order to protect Israel's energy infrastructure against a network attack. Companies are often slow to apply these fixes, called patches , because of worries that any software change could break some other program, possibly shutting down critical operations.
  • Ransomware and the NHS - the inquest begins

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    In an interview on ABC's "This Week", Clapper said the worry was "this ransomware attack will be even larger" as people return to their desks after the weekend. In March the company released a patch, or security upgrade, to protect computers against the ransomware involved in this weekend's attack. He said this was a wakeup call for organisations not investing enough in security since attacks will get more severe in the future.