Friday May 26-th, 2017

Ranking House intel Dem: Subpoenas coming after Flynn denies request Ranking House intel Dem: Subpoenas coming after Flynn denies request

The committee's action comes a day after Flynn's lawyer notified the committee that his client will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination and not comply with the committee's subpoena seeking documents related to its investi...

Germany, France pledge new effort to strengthen eurozone Germany, France pledge new effort to strengthen eurozone

In their statement, the ministers said they agreed that deeper coordination and integration of economic policy was needed to achieve real economic convergence. "Now it's time for the [International Monetary Fund] and the Eurogroup to agree with the [...

BUSINESS REPORT: Will a shakeup at Ford fix a struggling bottom line? BUSINESS REPORT: Will a shakeup at Ford fix a struggling bottom line?

He left Steelcase in 2015 and in 2016 joined Ford as the Chairman of Ford Smart Mobility LLC, a subsidiary that aims to make Ford an automaker and a mobility company that delivers connectivity, auto sharing, and autonomous vehicle solutions.

Crimson ReLive Edition 17.5.2 Improves Performance For Prey and Other Games Crimson ReLive Edition 17.5.2 Improves Performance For Prey and Other Games

Vega FE will also support the consumer-focused RX driver for those with deep pockets that use a Vega FE for gaming, while the liquid cooled version of the card will feature "a slight difference in clock speed". This bodes well for Vega. As such, th...

Chinese media blame the United States of America for WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack Chinese media blame the United States of America for WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack

On Monday, senior administration officials defended the government's handling of software flaws, without confirming the NSA link to WannaCry, the tool used in the global ransomware attack. The attack spread virally because the criminal hackers combin...

Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule

In December 2015, the FAA started requiring consumers to purchase their drones with the Unammed Aircraft System registry before they can fly them outdoors. Model aircraft enthusiast John Taylor brought his case against the FAA back in January 2016...

Security experts find clues to ransomware worm's lingering risks

In a blog post on Sunday, Microsoft president Brad Smith appeared to tacitly acknowledge what researchers had already widely concluded: The ransomware attack leveraged a hacking tool built by the US National Security Agency (NSA), which leaked onli...

China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea

Xi told Moon's representative Lee Hae-chan on Friday that his visit showed the importance the new South Korean leader attached to relations with Beijing. The meeting took place at a time when Sino-ROK ties have suffered because of the deployment ...

Seoul says it wants to reopen communication with North Seoul says it wants to reopen communication with North

Asked about Beijing and Moscow's support for the six previous rounds of United Nations sanctions, Kim said both countries are "close neighbors" who "understand our nuclear projection occurred through the USA continued nuclear threat and its hostile p...

Security experts struggle in search for WannaCry clues

If you've had your files encrypted by the WannaCry ransomware, and you happen to be running Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, you may be in luck. WannaCry may have initially spread from the first infected machines via email attachments, securit...

Google, HTC and Lenovo Join Forces To Create Standalone Daydream VR Headsets

According to an exclusive by Variety , Google could be set to launch a new standalone virtual reality device at the upcoming Google I/O 2017 developers conference. The standalone VR headset may use inside-out tracking. The search giant has been...

Moto C, Moto C Plus go official as budget-friendly smartphones

The phone ships with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage expandable by up to 32GB via a microSD card slot, features a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front one, and is fueled by a 2,350mAh removable battery. The Moto C will be availabl...

Pokemon Go Announces Adventure Week Event Pokemon Go Announces Adventure Week Event

Comicbook.com has reported that Pokemon Go just announced a surprise new event for later this week. Starting May 18th and going for an entire week, this Rock type event should help mix things up for those who've been getting a little exhausted of ...

Defiant Trump says he had 'right' to share information with Russia Defiant Trump says he had 'right' to share information with Russia

As president, Trump has the ability to disclose classified information largely as he chooses. Some Democratic lawmakers and former intelligence officials warned that, depending on what exactly Trump told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and A...

PaRappa and Gitaroo Man creators take their new rhythm game to Kickstarter PaRappa and Gitaroo Man creators take their new rhythm game to Kickstarter

Rap Rabbit is said to take inspiration from the Epic Rap Battles of History series, cementing the fact that it will be battle-based rather than the typical style of rapping through a scene or narrating what's happening around the player character....

Idea Cellular Tanks Over 8% On Reporting Second Straight Quarter Of Loss Idea Cellular Tanks Over 8% On Reporting Second Straight Quarter Of Loss

Analysts said freebies by Reliance Jio, which entered the telecom sector in September 2016, had prevented India's third-largest telecom operator from raking in the profits. " Idea Cellular also blamed tsunami of minutes terminating on Idea network f...

NIO EP9 Breaks Nurburgring Lap Record by 6.11 Seconds NIO EP9 Breaks Nurburgring Lap Record by 6.11 Seconds

We haven't seen the new lap yet, but NIO plans to release a video sometime within the week. Before we move any further, we need to mention that NIO never said its 1,360 hp contraption managed to set a new production auto record. The NIO EP9 i...

HP rolls out patch to fix keylogging bug in certain laptops HP rolls out patch to fix keylogging bug in certain laptops

HP shares closed at $19.26 on Thursday. So, what is the cause of the problem? The file was deleted each time the computer restarted but could still exist in backups, you should check for MicTray.log in those backups. HP has issued an update to ...

Microsoft takes its databases worldwide with Cosmos DB Microsoft takes its databases worldwide with Cosmos DB

At the Microsoft developer conference , Seattle for Build 2017, Satya Nadella, Scott Guthrie and Harry Shum, have announced that there are 500 million devices that are using Windows 10. The company claims that this is the first globally distribu...

"Ransomware" cyberattack cripples hospitals across England

Microsoft rolled out a patch for the vulnerability last March, but hackers took advantage of the fact that vulnerable targets - particularly hospitals - had yet to update their systems. NHS Lanarkshire said only patients who required emergency trea...

Judge seeks criminal probe in Waymo v Uber clash Judge seeks criminal probe in Waymo v Uber clash

A US judge called for an investigation Thursday into accusations Uber's self-driving subsidiary Otto stole trade secrets from Waymo, Google's driverless auto team. "I've never seen a record this strong in 42 years", wrote Alsup. The ride-hailing co...

Facebook down: Worldwide website outage leaves users twiddling thumbs Facebook down: Worldwide website outage leaves users twiddling thumbs

Users on the west coast of the United States also reported problems. A Facebook representative in Thailand issued a statement admitting there was a brief outage, without giving any clear details why. The Twitter hashtag #facebookdown trended. Aft...

Buy 'Honor 8 Lite' in India via retail stores Buy 'Honor 8 Lite' in India via retail stores

But to give it a premium look, the phone has a metal frame and a glass back. However, the Honor 8 Lite is a mid-range device and that fantastic flatback dual-camera setup that we saw on the Honor 8 is missing in this younger sibling. Priced at Rs. 1...

Rumour: The next Far Cry could be a Western Rumour: The next Far Cry could be a Western

Far Cry 5 - or whatever subtitle Ubisoft wants to give it - has reportedly been outed thanks to the Great Falls Tribune publishing a story about a film crew shooting a live-action trailer for an unannounced game in Montana. Jeff Guillot, a produce...

Lawmakers Battle Over Whether New Health Care Bill Hurts Vets Lawmakers Battle Over Whether New Health Care Bill Hurts Vets

No new estimate was published prior to Thursday's vote, although one is expected before the Senate considers the bill. In 2012, researchers analyzed the results of the first midterm election that took place after the Affordable Care Act pas...

LG X Power2 with 4500mAh battery releasing globally this month LG X Power2 with 4500mAh battery releasing globally this month

The LG X power2 is a mid-range smartphone that runs Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. Also, LG promises that the phone can charge up to 50 percent in an hour and full charge in two hours. The 5 megapixel front camera tries to make up for its disma...

Surface Pro 5 Specs and Release Date

It's just a high-quality, well-designed product with its own sense of style. The news will come as sour news to Surface fans who will have been waiting years for an update to the Surface Pro range. If any upcoming Surface-branded smartphone inclu...

Snapchat with Latest Update Supports Limitless Snaps

But that's actually a sequential decline from the fourth quarter, when it posted $165.7 million in revenue. That was about eight years after Facebook's first advertising product. When it went public Snapchat's parent company promised investors grow...

New iPhone 8 Release Date Rumor Is a Big Relief New iPhone 8 Release Date Rumor Is a Big Relief

In others words, those speculations suggested that the original launch schedule of August-September wouldn't be followed this year. "TSMC will begin to fabricate the wafer starts needed for the production of A11 processors on June 10 and to deliver...

God of War 4 Set to Be Revealed at E3 2017 God of War 4 Set to Be Revealed at E3 2017

God of War PS4 will be showed at E3 2017 where Sony is expected to discuss a final release date. As seen in the image below, folks can find a screenshot of the listing on Gaming Replay's site for the sake of posterity should it end up being rem...

Monitor: Turkish internet users unable to access Wikipedia

The block of Wikipedia raises another concern, as it rejects the fundamental right of access to information. "Turkish people, I will always stand with you and fight for this right". "Users can contribute anonymously, under a pseudonym, or, if they ...

Google to unveil details about the Android 'O' Beta this month

If our guess is right, the Android O Beta will go live as soon as the Google I/O keynote and the introduction of Android O are done at the conference, so stay tuned for more updates later towards the end of the month. A good security app should inclu...

Oculus is winding down VR Story Studio Oculus is winding down VR Story Studio

The studio's shorts-Lost, Henry , and Dear Angelica-were polished appetizers created to whet the appetite of the film community for a full course of immersive narrative that VR could offer. The Oculus Story Studio has 50 employees who are being...

Tablet Sales Drop 8.5% in Q1, Tenth Straight Quarterly Decline Tablet Sales Drop 8.5% in Q1, Tenth Straight Quarterly Decline

Apple's interest in the tablet space is not as enthusiastic as it once was. Strategy Analytics , which reported similar market shares, said growth had evaporated for Microsoft and its Surface tablets after a number of strong quarters. Apple sold...

Microsoft's Surface Laptop is ridiculously expensive in the UK

Windows 10 S offers speed, with the operating system capable of booting in just 15 seconds. In a separate blog post yesterday, Microsoft's Myerson said that the new Windows 10 S operating system was built to address issues raised by teachers and ...

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