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Petrwrap ransomware attack: what we know so far

Petrwrap ransomware attack: what we know so far

A ransomware attack that has been referred to as Petya (though it is technically a different malicious attack and is being called NotPetya by security researchers ) began spreading to co...

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Nintendo To Release 'Significantly More' SNES Classics Than NES

Nintendo To Release 'Significantly More' SNES Classics Than NES

Gamers everywhere, rejoice: Nintendo is releasing a version of the classic Super Nintendo Entertainment System this year. This is the Super NES Classic Edition , a mini version of the Super Nin...

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Massive Ransomware Attack Hits Ukraine; Experts Say It's Spreading Globally

Massive Ransomware Attack Hits Ukraine; Experts Say It's Spreading Globally

Ukraine's largest airport, in Boryspil, also reported an attack , delaying some flights. Some cases of European companies with offices in the United States or based in the US hit by the widespre...

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New wave of ransomware attacks leaves black screens

It spread to other computers on companies' networks by leveraging software holes. It follows the WannaCry outbreak that ensnared more than 200,000 computers, locking up hospitals, banks and univer...

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Rural Mississippi roads among most risky in country

Rural Mississippi roads among most risky in country

The organization researches, evaluates and distributes economic and technical data on surface transportation issues. A new report focusing on rural roadways finds nearly one 1 of 5 in ME in poor c...

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Since 2005, gas prices are the lowest heading into Independence Day

Since 2005, gas prices are the lowest heading into Independence Day

One of the best days to fly is on the holiday - Tuesday, July 4 - which has fewer delays or cancelations than the days leading up to it. Independence Day is usually the most-traveled of the "big 3" su...

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These states have most overweight pets, research reveals

These states have most overweight pets, research reveals

And some pets, like Labrador Retrievers and Maine Coons, are prone to weight gain and need more exercise than many owners realize. The report found owners of overweight dogs spent 17 percent more...

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Ubisoft Announces Assassin's Creed Rebellion for Smartphones and Tablets

Ubisoft Announces Assassin's Creed Rebellion for Smartphones and Tablets

We are getting another Assassin's Creed game on mobile, and this one is going in a different direction than previous iterations. Recruit familiar Assassins such as Ezio , Aguilar, Shao Jun, Claudia...

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Apple Releases iOS 11 Public Beta

Apple Releases iOS 11 Public Beta

Are you a diehard Apple fan and want to use IOS 11 as soon as possible? Apple has a full tutorial on how to do so here. If you are willing to take the chance, then here are the things that you n...

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Ivanka Trump expresses gratitude to Indian PM Modi

Modi also announced increased cooperation on fighting terrorism, including enhanced sharing of intelligence. The leaders did not take questions from the media afterwards. The two leaders steered clea...

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SpaceX launch date moved to Monday

SpaceX launch date moved to Monday

Two rocket launches in 48 hours put satellites into space for Iridium and Bulgaria Sat. On Friday, the company successfully launched a Bulgarian satellite into space from Florida . Just as with th...

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Google's record-breaking antitrust fine is sending the stock slipping (GOOGL)

According to the Commission, Google was unfairly promoting Google Shopping while demoting rival comparison services, such that even the most prominent rival service was only appearing on the fourt...

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Eragon meets the Harry Potter trio to celebrate the series' 20th anniversary!

Eragon meets the Harry Potter trio to celebrate the series' 20th anniversary!

J.K. Rowling thanked the Harry Potter-loving world on Twitter Monday morning to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first book in her beloved series. Thank you". If you post #HarryPotter on Twit...

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Facebook hits 2 billion monthly users

Facebook hits 2 billion monthly users

That's how many users Facebook has, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday in a post on the site. Zuckerberg says he now considers those admins as important to Facebook as its software ...

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Draghi: ECB will be cautious in adjusting stimulus effort

WALL STREET: Wall Street closed mostly higher Monday. Asian stocks were mostly higher in range-bound trade on Tuesday after Wa. The euro moved upward to its highest point in more than a week versus ...

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Samsung to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7

Samsung to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7

Prior to the most recent leaks, rumors have already suggested that the Galaxy Note 8 will follow some of the Galaxy S8's design. Other than this, the handset's back is as smooth as it can be. Th...

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Supreme Court Will Hear New Jersey Sports Betting Case

Supreme Court Will Hear New Jersey Sports Betting Case

The court took up an appeal by Jack Phillips , a baker who runs Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, just outside Denver, of a state court ruling that his refusal violated a Colorado anti-discrimi...

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CBO Scores Senate Health Care Bill: 22 Million More Uninsured by 2026

CBO Scores Senate Health Care Bill: 22 Million More Uninsured by 2026

If three or more Republicans vote against the legislation, and every Senate Democrat does the same, it won't have the support to pass. There are several mechanisms by which the Republican legisl...

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Space X rocket with 10 Iridium satellites launches from Vandenberg

Space X rocket with 10 Iridium satellites launches from Vandenberg

On Sunday, SpaceX was back again, this time with its second mission for Iridium. The successful landing also marked SpaceX's 13th successful one this year. Mr Musk has said he wants to reuse multi...

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Goldman Sachs, mocked by prospective client Whole Foods, ended up advising Amazon

However, with the acquisition of Whole Foods , Amazon has confirmed that it plans to be a serious player in this segment. Whole Foods also declined to comment. Jeff Wilke, Amazon's CEO of Worldwide...

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