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Hackers infected computers and demanded ransom to free victims-but a second wave could come this morning as people head back to work. Analysts had feared that the attack, which started spreading on Friday, could accelerate as workers returned to their desks after the weekend and turned on compromised machines.
  • Microsoft Says Fighting Cyber Attacks Is A Team Effort

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    Microsoft, which no longer supports those versions of Windows, says that the vulnerability does not affect anyone using Windows 7 or any more recent version of the operating system. You can also install an antimalware package, such as Malwarebytes , or deploy an anti-ransomware package such as the one from security software company Cybereason, which is now offering the software for free, at least initially, for new customers.
  • Federal appeals court upholds Google trademark

    Federal appeals court upholds Google trademark

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    Because not a single competitor calls its search engine "a google", and because members of the consuming public recognize and refer to different "internet search engines , " Elliott has not shown that there is no available substitute for the word "google" as a generic term.
  • Boston Scientific Corporation indicated as Neutral By Goldman Sachs

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    Parthenon LLC's holdings in Boston Scientific were worth $327,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The company's quarterly revenue was up 10.0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts on average have given a price target of $29.32 to Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX ) stock.
  • India ranked 2nd in EY renewable energy attractiveness index

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    China and India have both surpassed the United States in EY's Renewable energy country attractiveness index, pushing the USA down for the first time since 2015 in the ranking of the top 40 countries. Ben Warren, EY's head of energy corporate finance, said, "Movements in the index illustrate the influence of policy on renewable energy investment and development - both productive and detrimental".
  • Inmarsat launched fourth high-speed broadband communication satellite

    Inmarsat launched fourth high-speed broadband communication satellite

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    The company, which was founded by billionaire Elon Musk, made history in March when it launched a rocket which had successfully returned after a previous launch. Boeing , the American multinational company which manufacturers and sells satellites, has launched the fourth Boeing Inmarsat-5 satellite yesterday.
  • And NASA will Launch it

    And NASA will Launch it

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    NASA has announced to launch the satellite on June 21 from the Wallops Island, which is NASA's one of the official launch pad. The mission phase of the space launch will be 240 minutes, during which the satellite will operate for 12 minutes in a micro-gravity environment of space before it begins its downward route back towards the ocean.
  • Google Doodle marks 'world's first computer'

    Google Doodle marks 'world's first computer'

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    The company wanted to highlight the importance that a relic can have when gathering knowledge and information. The Antikythera mechanism was discovered in 45 metres of water in the Greek island of Antikythera. It was a piece of the ancient computer, which became known as the Antikythera Mechanism. The archaic looking doodle depicts a stone like wheel predicting the Olympics, lunar and solar eclipse and tracking planetary positions.
  • AT&T's HTC One M9 is now getting the Android 7.0 Nougat update

    AT&T's HTC One M9 is now getting the Android 7.0 Nougat update

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    This is the US variant of the G5 and interestingly, it has taken about six months or so for this OS to hit this variant, yet other regions started receiving the OS back in 2016. Being only a year old, the LG G5 is expected to receive at least one major Android upgrade during its lifespan, though it remains to be seen how often will the Seoul-based consumer electronics manufacturer be releasing security patches for the handset in the future.
  • Valve to introduce new Steam Trading Card drop system

    Valve to introduce new Steam Trading Card drop system

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    The trouble is that trading cards can also be used to game the system. It's basically an algorithmic setup, which tries to determine if a game is real or fake by looking at whether or not players are actually active on them. Even if you don't care a whit about Cards, it's interesting to see Valve's breakdown of what's at stake if the system isn't corrected: Steam's core game recommendation algorithms.
  • Pyongyang unveils satellite photos of Thaad in S.Korea

    Pyongyang unveils satellite photos of Thaad in S.Korea

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    Beijing sees the system as a threat to its own security. He also told President Xi that the controversy over THAAD could be resolved much more efficiently if North Korea would stop its missile tests, the latest of which occured less than two weeks ago.