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Flipkart Big 10 Sale: Big discounts on Apple, Samsung, Lenovo, Motorola smartphones

Flipkart Big 10 Sale: Big discounts on Apple, Samsung, Lenovo, Motorola smartphones The online retail store is offering discounts across brands such as Apple , Samsung , Motorola, Lenovo , Xiaomi, Google Pixel and many others. However, while opening the Oppo F3 page, we were informed that Flipkart will offer up to Rs 18,500 on exchanging an older smartphone. [Full Article...]

Project Rap Rabbit draws inspiration from Mass Effect and Fallout 4

Project Rap Rabbit draws inspiration from Mass Effect and Fallout 4 Also to toast fools who step to him in epic rap battles and bring peace to this divided land. Gameplay-wise, Project Rap Rabbit will allow players to "alter the flow of their rap battle in real time" rather than ask them to follow a linear progression. [Full Article...]

Netflix trials price-hike at the weekend for some users

It was reported that the trial showed a higher price to potential new customers looking to sign up on weekends, than those seeking to create an account during the week. Global streaming giant Netflix has unveiled plans to make its first original Australian TV series, a supernatural crime drama set in a Queensland fishing village. [Full Article...]

Trump Expected To Pick Callista Gingrich As Ambassador To Vatican

Trump Expected To Pick Callista Gingrich As Ambassador To Vatican Gingrich's second marriage ended in 1999, after the former speaker of the house was engaged in a six-year affair with her. "What they ought to do is get out of all this junk, they ought to focus on the big goals, they ought to report to the nation on the big goals, ignore all these reporters, close down the press room, send the reporters off [to Starbucks]", Gingrich said on Fox News's Hann... [Full Article...]

Galaxy Note 8 New leaks Reveals 6.3 inch Display and Dual Camera

Galaxy Note 8 New leaks Reveals 6.3 inch Display and Dual Camera But if you're happy with a 5MP main shooter and a 2MP front-facing camera, then you won't mind this one. Aside from that, some leaks and analysts' reports say the next generation of Note phablets will be slightly larger than the S8+, featuring a 6.4-inch Infinity Display with a glass cover on the back. [Full Article...]

S&P 500 Futures Hit Records as Oil Prices Climb

S&P 500 Futures Hit Records as Oil Prices Climb But the announcement that Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation both support continuing to cut output in the first quarter came as more of a surprise and jolted US crude-oil futures to $49.66 in earlier trading. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and other major producers have reached a preliminary agreement to extend limits on output, state-run Kuwait News Agency reported on Sunday, ... [Full Article...]

Mother dies after saving daughter from out-of-control auto

Mother dies after saving daughter from out-of-control auto The 2005 Toyota Corolla was sent careening onto the sidewalk. Police said Riolo is unlikely to face criminal charges. The 55-year-old mother sacrificed her own life to save her 16-year-old daughter. Aluska and her daughter were rushed to Good Samaritan Hospital. Jenna was also taken to the hospital and is reported to be in stable condition. According to police, the Corolla was impounded for... [Full Article...]

SEGA Plans Revival of Major IPs

SEGA Plans Revival of Major IPs SEGA's games entertainment segment was by and large its breadwinner in sales, pulling in over half of the company's total sales. SEGA forecasts it will make $3.34 billion (380 billion yen) in sales, representing a 3.57% year-over-year increase. [Full Article...]

In testing missile, N. Korea challenges South's new leader

It strongly condemned the "absolutely unacceptable" behavior. Regardless of its range, analysts said that the latest missile provocation underscores Pyongyang's persistent pursuit of delivery vehicles for its nuclear weapons. If the North's latest missile launch is confirmed to be a success, Pyongyang is now equipped with a wide range of ballistic missiles that can target US military installatio... [Full Article...]

Huge cyberattack forces Microsoft to offer free tech fix

It said the attacks were carried out with a version of WannaCry ransomware that encrypted files and prompted a demand for money transfers to free up the system. Ministry spokeswoman Irina Volk was quoted by the Interfax news agency Saturday as saying the problem had been "localized" with no information compromised. [Full Article...]

Echo Show's video screen could encourage more Alexa shopping

Echo Show's video screen could encourage more Alexa shopping It has the same exact features as any other tablet and even has the same functionalities. With this flurry of activity, it's worth looking at the Amazon Echo's biggest advantage: the thousands of Alexa skills . Users will have the ability to call their friends and family that use an Echo device or the Alexa App. Calls can be initiated or answered by voice commands. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom interior minister says health system has recovered from cyber attack

A top executive of private television channel Asian TV yesterday said four of their desktops were infected Friday evening. A cybersecurity expert says the biggest cyberextortion attack in history is going to be dwarfed by the next big ransomware attack. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Issues Rare Windows XP Patch Following Global WannaCrypt Ransomware Outbreak

F-Secure on Friday says it's gotten reports from more than 60 countries. "I've been speaking to some of our team back in the office and they've heard it's something called the Wanna Decryptor which is yet another variant of ransomware out there", he said. [Full Article...]

Global 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack seeks cash for data

By Robert Hutton, Jeremy Kahn and Jordan Robertson. The attacks - which experts said affected dozens of countries - used a technique known as ransomware that locks users' files unless they pay the attackers a designated sum in the virtual currency Bitcoin. [Full Article...]

At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyber attack

As the Wannacrypt ransomware spread to 99 countries around the world, mainly infecting legacy Windows operating systems, Microsoft has responded with guidance and help for products which have long exited support. A typical ransomware "locked screen" and "demand for ransom" graphic that appears on infected computers. Microsoft said the decision was based on protecting the Windows ecosystem itself, ... [Full Article...]

What Will Fall's Windows 10 Update Bring?

Users will also get support for iPhone and other Apple devices on Windows 10 and Windows 10 S PCs. Microsoft says that the Windows Store version of iTunes will be able to do everything the regular version does, including accessing the iTunes Store and Apple Music and supporting syncing for iPhones and iPads. [Full Article...]

Thompson, McLeod lead Jamaican charge in Shanghai

Thompson, McLeod lead Jamaican charge in Shanghai Olympic 110 meters hurdles champion Omar McLeod has made a decision to put his transition to a seven-step start on hold for this season, the Jamaican said on Friday. "I'm very excited", said the teenager from Gainesville, Florida, who also won gold in the 2014 Youth Olympics. American Sam Kendricks took the victory with 5.88, while world record holder Renaud Lavillenie of France was second with ... [Full Article...]

Microsoft's new tools help devs manage cloud deployments on the go

Microsoft's new tools help devs manage cloud deployments on the go Power Throttling is a new power-saving technology that Microsoft is building into Windows 10 Fall Creators Update . "This is all an opportunity in front of you as you build your applications and services", Nadella told an audience of developer at Microsoft's Build 2017 conference in Seattle . [Full Article...]

Japan's Softbank invests $500m in Improbable to create "VR cities"

Japan's Softbank invests $500m in Improbable to create Improbable chief executive Herman Narula said: "SoftBank is a ideal partner for us, with many complementary investments in their portfolio". Alongside the investment, Improbable will explore and identify opportunities for mutually beneficial relationships with SoftBank , its partners and portfolio companies. [Full Article...]

UK Working to Restore Hospital Systems After Cyberattack

UK Working to Restore Hospital Systems After Cyberattack The ransomware, called WannaCry, locks down all the files on an infected computer and asks the computer's administrator to pay in order to regain control of them. Among them was the Barts Health group which manages major central London hospitals including The Royal London and St Bartholomew's. The cyberattack affected 16 organizations that are part of the National Health Service on Friday, causi... [Full Article...]


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