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NASA Spots Mysterious Flashes Coming From Earth

Over a one-year period, keen observers caught hundreds of flashes of light, leading NASA scientists to a thorough probe. And those flashes appeared in the EPIC images as well. Overall, the researche...

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The blame game, ransomware edition: Who's at fault?

The blame game, ransomware edition: Who's at fault?

Those caught using old software look unreliable and literally out of date. For example, the U.S.is fighting a war and the military needs to take down a power plant, and there are only two options: "t...

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Ransomware: Guidance from the National Cyber Security Centre

The U.K.'s National Cyber Security Center said it is "working round the clock" to restore vital health services. Another reader said they received a call from someone saying there was a major proble...

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Volvo teams up with Google for Android-based in-car systems

Volvo teams up with Google for Android-based in-car systems

Audi and Volvo are heading towards Android for its next-gen cars and the announcement was made on Monday, 17 May at Google's I/O developer conference. Volvo believes smart partnerships are the future ...

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Qualcomm sues four Apple contract manufacturers

Qualcomm sues four Apple contract manufacturers

Apple then sued Qualcomm in several different countries, Qualcomm countersued, tried to get iPhone imports banned and said that iPhone suppliers were withholding around $1B in overdue royalties. T...

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Intel's new i9 CPUs

Intel's new i9 CPUs

It reduces the chip size and cost while maintaining the performance. The Core i7 has been the highest-performing consumer chip for a long time. Codenamed Ryzen 9, it's rumored to have 16 cores, 32 t...

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Rumor: Hitman Series to Continue as IO Interactive Retains Rights

Rumor: Hitman Series to Continue as IO Interactive Retains Rights

After all, it is the series they are most known for and will likely be key when it comes to attracting a new publisher. Hence, if Hitman is not looking to bounce back from its sales slump, the ga...

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Brown to talk to Zuma and Ramaphosa to 'resolve Molefe matter'

Brown to talk to Zuma and Ramaphosa to 'resolve Molefe matter'

The ANC has ordered Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and the Eskom board to rescind Brian Molefe's return to the power utility as its CEO. This move has been seen as being in defiance of the ...

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People are saying Donald Trump quoted Legally Blonde in his latest speech

People are saying Donald Trump quoted Legally Blonde in his latest speech

LOL. The host played a mashup of the two speeches to graduating classes, with Trump and Witherspoon's Elle Woods character speaking in similar terms of the importance of "courage in your convictions...

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Apple patents a pizza box

Apple patents a pizza box

Not content with patenting the marvellous invention of a paper bag, Apple decided that ordinary pizza boxes simply weren't up to the job in its white and shiny world. For one, it is circular and has n...

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Palestine President visit: India reiterates support to Palestinian cause

During the visit, President Abbas will visit C-DAC in Noida on Monday to forge cooperation between Palestine - India Techno Park being built by India in Palestine and Indian IT industry. "It added tha...

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BMW, Intel, Mobileye Add Delphi to Self-Driving Tech Partnership

BMW, Intel, Mobileye Add Delphi to Self-Driving Tech Partnership

It has already provided a prototype of the system. The platform the companies are developing will be ready to go into cars by 2021 and give automakers a basic building block of technology so they can ...

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Announced smartphones Moto Moto C and C Plus

Announced smartphones Moto Moto C and C Plus

The images don't really seem to contradict anything that had been rumored before, and show off a physical home button on the front, a single camera with flash on the back, and what looks like a 3.5 mm...

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Apple Fixes Dozens Of Serious MacOS, iOS Flaws

If this is the end, and we never see an iPad mini 5, it's likely Apple will continue selling the iPad mini 4 for a while. For instance, the new iPad Pro comes with a large screen and powerful specs ...

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Haley: US might look at sanctions on countries aiding North Korea

The U.S. has stepped up diplomatic pressure on North Korea by drawing closer to China. UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley accused North Korea on Tuesday of intimidating the entire glo...

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Most UK patients saw no change on Monday after cyber attack - minister

Most UK patients saw no change on Monday after cyber attack - minister

Europol said a special task force at its European Cybercrime Centre was "specially created to assist in such investigations and will play an important role in supporting the investigation". The comp...

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North Korea May Be Linked To WannaCry Ransomware, Researchers Say

Two law enforcement officials say US investigators suspect North Korea may be behind the global "ransomware" attack. Rates for the United States, Japan, Germany and Britain range from 18 to 22 percent...

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Excessive caffeine intake causes death of SC teen

Excessive caffeine intake causes death of SC teen

The National Institutes of Health has warned against the copious amounts of caffeine in energy drinks especially; a 24-ounce beverage can contain the caffeine you'd find in four or five cups of coff...

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British inflation at 2.7% in April, highest in over 3 years

British inflation at 2.7% in April, highest in over 3 years

Apart from the higher air fares (which was mainly down to the timing of Easter), there were also upward effects from clothing, vehicle excise duty and electricity prices. It means inflation is now out...

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Apple Orchard Road opening on May 27

Apple Orchard Road opening on May 27

You can take part in a some more creative experiences. iPhone and MacBook user Chung Weifang is excited about the new Apple store here. Taught by Creative Pros, who are the liberal arts equivalent...

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