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Ransomware attack: What you need to know

The malware used in the NHS attack is called WannaCry and attacks Windows operating systems. The virus is then able to encrypt files and block user access to them, displaying a pop-up window on-scre...

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Massive ransomware attack hits 74 countries

Massive ransomware attack hits 74 countries

The exploit targeted Microsoft Windows, however the company said it had released a patch in March for the exploit. "It's important to understand that while unpatched Windows computers exposing the...

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Hospitals in United Kingdom have tech problems after possible large-scale cyberattack

A number of countries and organizations have been affected". Security firm Kaspersky Lab has recorded more than 45,000 attacks in 74 countries in the past 10 hours. He added, "It is a frightful less...

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Habitat, Lowe's team up for National Women Build Week in Savannah

Habitat, Lowe's team up for National Women Build Week in Savannah

Arvidson said that many people assume that the organization receives funding from Habitat for Humanity International - the umbrella organization that provides broad guidelines for otherwise autonomous...

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Gloucester v Stade: Both teams desperate for silverware in Challenge Cup final

Gloucester v Stade: Both teams desperate for silverware in Challenge Cup final

But Gloucester didn't score again for 57 minutes, by which time their French opponents had turned the tables emphatically. "We have come through a very hard season in Paris but this team have come...

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Microsoft begins showing off new features for Windows 10 Creators Update 2

Power Throttling is a new power-saving technology that Microsoft is building into Windows 10 Fall Creators Update . Enhancements to the widely used operating system to roll out later this year ...

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Xamarin Live Player (almost) takes the Mac out of iOS development

Xamarin Live Player (almost) takes the Mac out of iOS development

This means that running an app through Live Player is slower than it would be if natively built on a Mac, but that's not such a big deal for many aspects of user interface development. Plus, deploying...

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Ransomware takes down hospitals, businesses in at least 2 countries

Tom Donnelly, a spokesman for NHS Digital, the arm of the health service that handles cybersecurity, said in a phone interview that 16 organizations, including "hospitals and other kinds of clinician ...

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Emirates airline posts 82.5 pct drop in 2016-17 profit

Emirates airline posts 82.5 pct drop in 2016-17 profit

Looking ahead, CEO Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum warned that the carrier faced a "volatile business climate and fast changing consumer expectations ... The industry average is 140 months. Emirat...

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Microsoft Touts Features of Windows 10 Fall Update at Build Conference

Microsoft Touts Features of Windows 10 Fall Update at Build Conference

However, the build doesn't yet include any of the brand-new features built into the OS that Microsoft previewed during Build today. As part of the Fall Creators Update, Microsoft announced Windows...

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Back on top: Chelsea wins the English Premier League

It was only Batshuayi's second league goal, and first since August. Most of the preseason chatter circled around the arrival of Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho at the helm of the Manchester clubs. W...

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No reported cyber attacks affecting NHS Wales

In the meantime, affected hospitals are sending emergency room patients elsewhere and using paper. "There are a couple of things that we advise customers if they want to protect themselves against r...

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ITunes To Be Released On Windows Store

For Microsoft , it's a bold and risky move as its a shift from its long-standing strategy. Engineering and computer science students who want to develop on an open-source platform will flock to Win...

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Apple Sold 50.7 Million iPhones In Quarter 2

Apple Sold 50.7 Million iPhones In Quarter 2

Apple was previously expected to sell 51.4 million iPhones this quarter but the company missed the mark by a tiny fraction, selling 50.7 million iPhones instead over the last three months. He also re...

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Six reasons why Windows 10 S will succeed where Windows RT failed

If you buy a Windows 10 S device you will be able to pay to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro - this will enable you to run your PC like a normal Windows 10 machine. "It's basically a straightforward notebook...

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Samsung Z4 Running Tizen OS 3.0 Launched

Samsung Z4 Running Tizen OS 3.0 Launched

We reviewed the first-ever Tizen smartphone, the Samsung Z1, back in 2015, and we weren't impressed. If you're buying a smartphone for the first time, this could certainly be a good buy, as Samsung ...

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AI-equipped Apple Watch can detect the signs of a stroke

AI-equipped Apple Watch can detect the signs of a stroke

Of these volunteers, 200 reported having the abnormal heart rhythm detailed above, something that had been determined via a proper diagnoses. The collected data was then used to train the deep neural ...

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Putin and Trump to meet in July

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made the announcement after meeting with Trump in Washington Wednesday, according to Tass. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that it is...

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Study Suggests That Non-Gamers Are Unaware of New Consoles

Study Suggests That Non-Gamers Are Unaware of New Consoles

It arrived with a noticeable boost in performance that allowed for near-4K image quality and compatibility with HDR lighting effects, if you have the right TV hardware to go with it. This comparison i...

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Amazon Devotes New Seattle Headquarters Space to Shelter Homeless

Amazon Devotes New Seattle Headquarters Space to Shelter Homeless

If you'd like to get involved, but don't live anywhere near Seattle , check out the nonprofit's online wish list where you can donate items to the shelter via-you guessed it-Amazon. Schoettler tol...

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