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Showman Putin steals the show in Beijing with piano performance

Showman Putin steals the show in Beijing with piano performance

Last month, Mr Putin sent troops to Russia's border with North Korea over fears that the U.S. is preparing to attack Kim Jong-un. Putin told reporters that malware created by intelligence agenci...

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ZeniMax is suing Samsung after winning its case against Oculus

ZeniMax is suing Samsung after winning its case against Oculus

Having already successfully sued Facebook over Oculus Rift (and winning a $500 million judgement in the process), ZeniMax has now filed a lawsuit against Samsung over its Gear VR headset. Due to t...

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Georgia Supreme Court Upholds Law Allowing Uber, Lyft Services

In the ruling - issued under seal Thursday and made public Monday with some redactions - Alsup said Anthony Levandowski must remain quarantined from Uber's work on lidar, the laser component that ...

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Pune Beat Punjab, Seal IPL Play-off Spot

Pune Beat Punjab, Seal IPL Play-off Spot

When the two teams square off on Sunday , the equation is pretty simple for Glenn Maxwell's team. Mumbai started the season with a loss against this very side. On the brighter side for Mumbai , Ja...

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Robert Lighthizer sworn in as US Trade Representative

Robert Lighthizer sworn in as US Trade Representative

Lighthizer is a "tireless defender of American workers" who will pursue a free and fair trade policy that will "make America prosperous again", Vice President Mike Pence said at the White House ceremo...

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Island paradise awash with tonnes of plastic waste

Island paradise awash with tonnes of plastic waste

An estimated 37.7 million pieces of plastic are littering the beaches of a remote British-controlled South Pacific island. Research published by Tasmania's Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies...

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Korean leader scraps plan for state history books

The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), meanwhile, chose the day after Moon's election to announce it had established a Korea Mission Center "to harness the full resources, capabilities, and autho...

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Nirbhaya's mother for strict action against Rohtak gang-rape culprits

Nirbhaya's mother for strict action against Rohtak gang-rape culprits

They were reported to have run over her and crushed her face to avoid her identity being discovered. The girl then confided to her mother that she was assaulted by her stepfather, who had also warned ...

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Australia and NZ largely escape global cyber attack

The warning was echoed by Britain's National Cyber Security Centre: "As a new working week begins it is likely, in the United Kingdom and elsewhere, that further cases of ransomware may come to light,...

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Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for governments

High-profile victims include hospitals in Britain, the Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica, French carmaker Renault, US package delivery company FedEx, Russia's interior ministry and the German rail ope...

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Text of Derek Jeter's speech Sunday

Text of Derek Jeter's speech Sunday

The former Yankee may have been confident on the field, but as a soon-to-be dad, Derek Jeter's not quite there yet. NY appropriately played two on Derek Jeter Night, a doubleheader against Houst...

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Efforts to save Jadhav from Pak's hands will be successful: Centre

Efforts to save Jadhav from Pak's hands will be successful: Centre

Pakistan has failed to respond to all Indian demands for information about the case, snubbing requests for documents including the charge sheet, and has not provided Jadhav with consular access, he sa...

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How to avoid the ransomware attack

The software holds users hostage by freezing their computers, encrypting their data and demanding money through online bitcoin payment - US$300 at first, rising to US$600 before it destroys files hour...

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White House: Cyberattack has not affected US government

White House: Cyberattack has not affected US government

Those seven centers include places like the DHS's cyber threat info-sharing hub, the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, or NCCIC, as well as similar cyber-focused units wi...

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Fears a massive computer virus could spread following ransomware attack

Fears a massive computer virus could spread following ransomware attack

The health body said that ransomware detected in... It is of the utmost importance that individuals and organisations act to ensure the integrity of our local cyber networks and take appropriate actio...

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A 'second wave' of ransomware could broaden global cyberattack

The attack held users hostage by freezing their computers, popping up a red screen with the words, "Oops, your files have been encrypted!" and demanding money through online bitcoin payment - $300 at ...

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An Overwatch Artbook Is Available Now For Pre-order Over At Amazon

An Overwatch Artbook Is Available Now For Pre-order Over At Amazon

These Overwatch items were spotted by NeoGAF user AlexFlame116, who found the unlisted art book and comic book anthology on Amazon's website. There are two art books available for pre-order a...

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Netflix Is Reportedly Experimenting With Price Hikes For The Weekends

When asked whether the tax would be passed on to Australian subscribers, a Netflix spokesman said: " We collect and remit tax wherever we are legally obligated to do so ". In a report from News.com.a...

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Kylie Jenner's new docu-series will let Kardashians keep up with her

No, really, turn them up so you can actually hear Kylie Jenner's not-so-animated narration of her new E! reality show! Online, Kim said that Kylie, who is "already a pro at this", really wanted to do ...

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Chelsea Manning to Remain on Active Duty for Army

Manning was convicted of leaking more than 700,000 sensitive US documents to Julian Assange's Wikileaks. Her sentence was qualified during the Barack Obama's final days in the White House, which, by ...

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