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Android Go will only be available on phones that run Google's upcoming software version, available next year. Google has released the second developer preview of its new operating systems (OS) for smartphones- Android O and admittedly we are already excited about the final release.
  • Frenchman claims cure for WannaCry-infected computers

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    Luckily, building on Guinet's find, researcher Benjamin Delpy has created WanaKiwi . It only works on Windows XP, and to work, needs two conditions to be met: the computer mustn't have been restarted post-infection, and the associated memory mustn't have been erased or allocated by some other processes.
  • Microsoft Issues Rare Windows XP Patch Following Global WannaCrypt Ransomware Outbreak

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    However, it is believed the amount will increase as victims rush to pay ransoms of £230 ($300) or more ahead of deadlines to restore access. What shall I do if I get infected? With businesses and organizations across the globe reeling from a major ransomware attack - including the NHS in the UK - Microsoft has taken the unusual step of releasing a security patch for Windows XP, some three years after support for the antiquated OS was officially stopped.
  • Clans Will Have a Larger Role in Destiny 2

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    The PC release is now TBC. That means that Microsoft's Windows Store and Valve's Steam are likely shut out from Destiny 2 , at least for the time being. Destiny 2 has been scheduled for release on September 8-but, as it turns out, that is only for the console versions of the game. According to the developer, it will be an open beta and everyone will be able to get in on the action.
  • Experts brace for unstoppable ransomware

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    National Security Agency for its own intelligence-gathering purposes. Cyber-security firm Avast said it has detected 75,000 cases of "Ransomware" attack in 99 different countries. Everything remains secretive until hackers hacked the NSA. It's believed a group connected to the National Security Agency, known as The Equation Group, found or purchased previously undiscovered flaws in Microsoft Windows code and used them to create cyber-snooping and infiltration tools .
  • North Korea allies also under threat says US Pacific commander

    North Korea allies also under threat says US Pacific commander

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    On the respected 38 North website, aerospace engineering specialist John Schilling said it appeared to be an intermediate-range ballistic missile that could "reliably strike the U.S. Since that attack, and amid rising tension with the U.S., North Korea has been rebuilding walls to protect gallery positions from air raids, according to U.S.
  • Tillerson signs worldwide declaration recognizing climate change

    Tillerson signs worldwide declaration recognizing climate change

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    The logo for this year's theme for the Actic Council appears on a television at a welcoming ceremony to kick off Arctic Council event in Fairbanks, Alaska, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. "We'd heard. that there would likely be a significant USA effort to redline or even remove entirely the Paris and climate language", the source said.
  • New ransomware attacks may hit today, experts say

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    Chinese media are reporting the virus attacked many university networks in China. WannaCry is not just a ransomware programme, it's also a worm. According to Bloomberg , the hackers made around $50,000 from the attack. Once they know you'll pay, they'll know others will too. On Friday, a security researcher inadvertently created a "kill switch" to help stop the spread of this ransomware.
  • Google Assistant comes to the iPhone, ousting Siri

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    This week at Google I/O, the tech giant promised to bring us a better Google Home system. The company is also gaining traction with its photo app, which now reaches 500 million users regularly, Pichai said. The change to a circular design should make them look more uniform with less loss in translation when sent between devices belonging to different platform or even different manufacturers within Android itself.
  • Ailes 'Never Recovered' from Sexual Harassment claims, says O'Reilly

    Ailes 'Never Recovered' from Sexual Harassment claims, says O'Reilly

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    Years before pro-Trump "fake news" hoaxes were shared by millions on the Internet during the 2016 campaign , Ailes had reached his audience of voters with cable TV's version of fake news. "Candidates rarely win battles with the media, and unless you really know what you're doing you should not tangle with them", Ailes said. "But appreciated our frank, back-channel conversations".
  • WannaCry Ransomware: What we know, Where we are

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    Officials across the world are scrambling to figure out a way to stop the outbreak of a massive cyber attack caused by a ransomware named WannaCry. While the leading tech firm Microsoft is holding the USA government responsible for the massive attack, some global experts have counterattacked Microsoft , claiming it also be responsible for the happening.
  • Odisha assembly takes up GST Bill at special session

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    The meeting, attended by finance ministers of states and union territories, is being held amid tight security at the Sher-I-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) on the banks of the Dal Lake. Jaitley complimented the JK Finance Minister Dr Haseeb A Drabu and the state government for making outstanding arrangements for the final leg of the GST Council before the law is rolled out on July 1 this year .