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The deal is now in the hands of a federal court in Miami. The settlement calls for reimbursing current and former auto owners and lessees for costs they incurred for renting or buying replacement vehicles while waiting for those with defective air bags to be fixed.
  • Google unveils latest tech tricks as computers get smarter

    Google unveils latest tech tricks as computers get smarter

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    Within that channel, publishers can surface TV shows, movies and other content based on their own priorities, and for example either highlight new content or redirect users to things they have been watching. The company announced that Assistant is now available on the iPhone, and that it is working with consumer appliance manufacturers to integrate the platform into their devices with the newly announced Assistant SDK.
  • North Korea could be behind ransomware attack

    North Korea could be behind ransomware attack

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    The Netherlands has already fingered Pyongyang as a possible threat to its national digital systems, he said at a top cyber security conference being held in The Hague. He said, "It is similar to North Korea's backdoor malicious codes". He did not reveal the film's title, but said Disney would not pay up. In the past, this has included hot lines in various languages.
  • F1 2017 confirmed, classic cars returning in August

    F1 2017 confirmed, classic cars returning in August

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    A trailer showcasing the 1988 McLaren MP4/4 as driven by Alain Prost an Ayrton Senna, the 1992 Williams FW14B that was raced by Nigel Mansell and Riccardo Patrese, and the 2002 F2002 driven by Rubens Barrichello and Michael Schumacher was released.
  • Hackers behind ransomware attack threaten to release data on foreign nuclear programs

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    They're now threatening to sell these hacking tools, which are way more risky and lethal. The hacking group that helped enable last week's global ransomware attack is threatening to make public even more computer vulnerabilities in the coming weeks - including "compromised network data" pertaining to the nuclear missile programs of China, Iran, Russia and North Korea, as well as secret exploits affecting Windows 10, which is run by millions of computers around the world.
  • US private equity firms bid for Australia newspaper empire

    US private equity firms bid for Australia newspaper empire

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    TPG revised its offer to Fairfax after its initial proposal to break up the company and only acquire Domain and Fairfax's three flagship mastheads received a tepid reception from shareholders, who said it greatly undervalued the company. If TPG is successful, it plans to keep the major newspaper titles along with Domain and sell off the remaining assets, including radio , Fairfax's New Zealand newspapers and its 50 per cent stake in video streaming business Stan.
  • $0.29 EPS Expected for Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS)

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    Analysts expect that Chico's FAS will post $0.92 EPS for the current year. Earnings, with 16 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.29. Chico's Fas (NYSE:CHS) 52-week high price stands16.75 and low price stands9.62, its price distance from 52-week high is -23.81% while its distance from 52-week low price is 32.64%.
  • US Senate panel demands Comey's memos and Trump's tapes as controversy escalates

    US Senate panel demands Comey's memos and Trump's tapes as controversy escalates

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    Comey's memo was part of a paper trail he created documenting what he perceived as the president's improper efforts to influence a continuing investigation, according to the New York Times , which first reported on the memo's existence. WASHINGTON | The former FBI director's memo relating President Donald Trump's request to shut down an investigation of his ousted national security adviser is a powerful piece of evidence that could be used to build an obstruction of justice case against the ...
  • Users hit by WannaCry cyberattack

    Users hit by WannaCry cyberattack

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    Another major cyber-attack could be imminent after Friday's global hit that infected more than 125,000 computer systems, security experts have warned. Microsoft said it had released a Windows security update in March to tackle the problem involved in the latest attack, but many users were yet to run it.
  • At a Glance: Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

    At a Glance: Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

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    Anyone will be able to live-stream the performance of Google I/O headliner LCD Soundsystem on Thursday. Google provided a peek at the software's upcoming features Wednesday during its annual conference for computer programmers. Most of the natural language processing advances, meanwhile, are being put to use on Google Assistant, an AI assistant similar to Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa.
  • UN Security Council weighs tightening sanctions on North Korea

    UN Security Council weighs tightening sanctions on North Korea

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    She spoke before emergency Security Council consultations on the North's latest ballistic missile launch, which experts say demonstrated a significant technological jump. "We need to return to dialogue with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, stop intimidating it and find ways to solve these problems peacefully", Putin was quoted as saying, using North Korea's official name.