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New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US

New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US

Now, just over a month later, a new strain of ransomware has inflicted similar damage with nearly none of that firepower. While banks and retailers have strengthened defences against certain types o...

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Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27

Businesses across Europe have been hit with a ransomware attack that is believed to have started in Ukraine and since spread to several countries including the United States, according to multipl...

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Europe, Ukraine targeted in massive hack attack

An image he uploaded shows a black screen covered in white text which warns that "one of your disks contains errors and needs to be repaired". Dispatchers work in the control room of Ukraine's Nat...

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Amazon patent reveals drone delivery 'beehives'

Amazon patent reveals drone delivery 'beehives'

Seattle-based online retailer Amazon is gearing up for that day by patenting goofy, retro-looking designs for "multi-level fulfillment center [s]" created to "accommodate landing and takeoff of unmann...

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Modern Warfare Remastered is standalone on PS4, but do you still care?

Modern Warfare Remastered is standalone on PS4, but do you still care?

At the unveiling of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered past year, Activision publishing chief Eric Hirshberg said " Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is one of the most beloved games o...

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Sheriff's office warning parents about new social media feature

Sheriff's office warning parents about new social media feature

Snapchat boasts a huge contingent of teenage (and younger) users, many of whom aren't too discerning about who winds up on their friends list. If you use the app Snapchat and want to see where yo...

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Amazon adds Nokia, Alcatel phones to discount program

Amazon adds Nokia, Alcatel phones to discount program

For $199, there's plenty to like in the Idol 5S, which has a 5.2-inch Full HD display with 2.5D curved glass, Snapdragon 625, 3GB of RAM, 32GB storage, microSD slot, 12MP rear camera, 8MP front camera...

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Microsoft unveils their 4K console Xbox One X at E3 2017

Microsoft unveils their 4K console Xbox One X at E3 2017

Xbox One X has been unveiled at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017, shedding its previous name as Project Scorpio. Coming to all Xbox One markets starting November 7, Xbox One X will retail for...

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Google foes could revive lawsuits in wake of record European Union fine

European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager addresses a news conference on an antitrust case against USA search engine Google at the European Commission in Brussels , on June 27. T...

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Xbox Live Games With Gold July 2017 Titles Revealed

Xbox Live Games With Gold July 2017 Titles Revealed

The wide-open seas are full of bricks for the plundering in LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game. The line-up isn't as exciting as previous months with a pair of smaller indie style titles ...

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May calls for major investigation of cladding

Wigan housing chiefs have issued further reassurances to occupants of the borough's high rises after three tower blocks down the road in Salford failed fire safety tests. The TUC welcomed the an...

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Where the Senate health-care bill's subsidy cuts will affect Americans most

Where the Senate health-care bill's subsidy cuts will affect Americans most

It could give pause to some Republican senators who have been mulling whether to support the bill - or it could give them an additional reason to come out against the bill altogether. The bill would...

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Number of people using Facebook reaches 2 billion

Number of people using Facebook reaches 2 billion

Since the launch of Facebook, the company has come to acquire WhatsApp, Instagram, and Oculus, and created products like Facebook Messenger, which also attracts more than a billion monthly active use...

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Gchat is officially dead, long live Hangouts

Gchat is officially dead, long live Hangouts

The move will come to effect from today (June 26), following which Gtalk service users will be switched to Google's another service, Google Hangouts . But Hangouts is more modern, and it has many m...

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Modi-Trump summit: Hugs, business and support for India (Comment)

The U.S. also is reviewing the visa program for foreign workers to curb its misuse. Trade, commerce and investment are the key areas. And in this regard, in the technology, innovation, and knowledge...

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European Union announces record $2.7 billion antitrust fine on Google over search results

European Union announces record $2.7 billion antitrust fine on Google over search results

Google's General Counsel also noted how some businesses tend to do better than others across industries, possibly implying that the EC shouldn't be punishing companies that adapt to contemporary tech...

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At last minute, Western Digital resubmits bid for Toshiba chip unit

At last minute, Western Digital resubmits bid for Toshiba chip unit

As part of the bid, Western Digital will provide debt financing to facilitate a sale, the USA firm said in a brief statement. It had selected a preferred bid, in the ¥2 trillion ($18bn) area, from...

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Microsoft to beef up Windows 10 antivirus to catch up with rivals

On June 26, Microsoft officials shared specifics on the security updates coming to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update . As Lefferts noted, 96 percent of the attacks that Microsoft is seeing are di...

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SteamWorld Dig 2 Launching for PS4, Switch, and PC Soon

SteamWorld Dig 2 Launching for PS4, Switch, and PC Soon

SteamWorld Dig 2 focuses on Dorothy, a steambot who is searching for her companion. All in all, SteamWorld Dig 2 sounds like it's going to be a pretty fun and exciting follow up to the initial ga...

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Chalobah and Redmond train separately as England prepare for crunch clash

Chalobah and Redmond train separately as England prepare for crunch clash

The Three Lions got off to a ideal start thanks a wonderful goal by Leicester City forward Demarai Gray , whose long range effort curled past Poland keeper Jakub Wrabel. Italy's victory means they...

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