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Vladimir Putin blames the United States for global ransomware meltdown

Vladimir Putin blames the United States for global ransomware meltdown

Putin has said he wants to rebuild relations with the USA under President Donald Trump after ties all but collapsed under the Obama administration. "I want to confirm that we are strongly opposed ...

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ZeniMax Files Suit Against Samsung Over Oculus Collaboration

ZeniMax Files Suit Against Samsung Over Oculus Collaboration

Samsung allegedly profited from technology developed by ZeniMax and misappropriated by Oculus CTO John Carmack, the company said. Before that, Facebook was ordered to pay United States dollars 500 mil...

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IPL 2017 playoff schedule, venue, timings & who plays whom

IPL 2017 playoff schedule, venue, timings & who plays whom

It broke Mumbai's six-match winning streak; it broke Mumbai's five-match winning streak while chasing and created a chink in their chasing conviction. Tahir wouldn't be far behind with 18, and most ...

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World leaders congratulate Moon Jae-in on election win

Given Seoul's vulnerability to attack, Mr. Moon should also do much more to encourage the decentralization of the country away from the Seoul area. This is going to be a huge but essential task. At ...

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This 18-Year-Old Tamil Nadu Boy Built the World's Lightest Satellite

This 18-Year-Old Tamil Nadu Boy Built the World's Lightest Satellite

The satellite has been named KalamSat, in honour of former President of India and revered scientist, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. He has developed this satellite under the contest " Cubes in Space " which was ...

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South Pacific Island Uninhabited For 600 Years Is Drowning In Plastic

South Pacific Island Uninhabited For 600 Years Is Drowning In Plastic

The raised coral atoll is part of the UK's Pitcairn Islands territory, located more than 5000km away from its nearest population centre, but ocean currents mean its a a natural collection point for ...

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Victim of gang-rape beaten to death with bricks

Victim of gang-rape beaten to death with bricks

Mr Singh said the victim's post-mortem report showed she had been drugged or sedated during the horrific attack. They told the police that Sumit had visited their home only a few days ago. Her b...

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Cyberattack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries

Europol's European Cybercrime Centre, EC3, said in a statement today that the attack was "at an unprecedented level and will require a complex worldwide investigation to identify the culprits". ...

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North Korea Tests Strategic Missile That Could Carry a Nuclear Warhead

Kim accused the U.S. of "browbeating" countries that "have no nukes" and warned Washington not to misjudge the reality that its mainland is in the North's "sighting range for a strike", KCNA repor...

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Cyberattack is 'wake-up call' for governments

The BBC reported that more than 200,000 computers were hit. Now, while the company claims to have provided updates to check the said malware, it had stopped providing any updates for the Windows XP s...

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Harish Salve charged Re 1 for fighting Jadhav's case: Sushma Swaraj

Harish Salve charged Re 1 for fighting Jadhav's case: Sushma Swaraj

India's representative at the ICJ hearing, Deepak Mittal, described the charges against Jadhav as "concocted" and his trial as "farcical". He said the Indian spy was sentenced to death after fulfillin...

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Trump asked to turn over any Comey tapes

The shifting accounts of the decision to fire Comey, whom Trump derided as a "showboat" and "grandstander", added to a mounting sense of uncertainty and chaos in the West Wing, as aides scrambled to g...

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Log in, look out: Cyber chaos may grow at workweek's start

The chief of the European Union police agency projected the attack will escalate and more victims would be affected by the ransomware, that is also known as Wanna Decryptor or WannaCrypt0r 2.0. Two da...

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Women's cricket: Deepti, Poonam in record stand

Women's cricket: Deepti, Poonam in record stand

Deepti took just 160 balls to score 188 runs - the secondhighest individual score of all time in women's cricket - while Poonam scored 109 during their record stand, which lasted 45.3 overs. They have...

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Three hospitals in Ireland targeted in cyber attack

Three hospitals in Ireland targeted in cyber attack

But sources have told the Irish Independent that the children's hospital and maternity hospital were both targeted. USA software firm Symantec said the majority of organisations affected were in Eur...

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Trump Has Called Two Meetings on Global Ransomware Attack

Trump Has Called Two Meetings on Global Ransomware Attack

In a post on Microsoft's blog, Smith says: "An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen". According to security firm Avast, i...

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Korean gov't computers safe from WannaCry attack

A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at. Computers in dozens of countries - from British hospitals to Russian government ministries and French multinational companies - have been hit by wha...

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Blizzard's 'The Art of Overwatch' Now Available For Pre-Order

Blizzard's 'The Art of Overwatch' Now Available For Pre-Order

Entitled The Art of Overwatch , the book will release later on this year in October, with an exact date in that month still yet to be confirmed. "Dark Horse is proud to partner with Blizzard to giv...

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N. Korea Belatedly Covers Election of Pres. Moon Jae

In the past, China didn't ask Seoul to join the forum under the previous Park Geun-hye government despite invitations sent to dozens of countries including North Korea. In his first speech after he wa...

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New dinosaur fossil is 'Rare as winning the lottery'

New dinosaur fossil is 'Rare as winning the lottery'

Said Paleobiologist Jakob Vinther , an expert on animal coloration from the U.K.'s University of Bristol, the dinosaur is so well-preserved it "might have been walking around a couple of weeks ago". ...

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Three Australian businesses hit by WannaCry malware attack

A hospital in Taiwan also reported that one of its computers was compromised, Taiwan's Central News Agency said on Sunday. Till now, more than 150 countries have been affected by WannaCry ransomwa...

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Netflix Tested a Price Hike in Australia

Australian federal government is extending its 10 percent GST to "intangible services" include digital content, games, software. The temporary price increases could be levied on Australian customers...

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Korea reports on South's presidential election

Even so, North Korea's relations with Moon's conservative predecessor, Park Geun-hye, were extremely bad, so it is nearly certain to be cautious about any Moon proposals for increased engagement. Moon...

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'Life of Kylie' trailer gives a sneak peek into Kylie Jenner's world

Since Caitlyn released her tell-all book, The Secrets Of My Life , which accused Kris of knowing about her struggles with gender, Kris and the Kardashian clan have cut Caitlyn out of their lives. Adm...

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Chicago woman charged with murder in car-slamming death

Brittany Patrick, who lives in the residential neighborhood where the confrontation took place, told NBC 5 Chicago that she heard the women arguing before witnessing Lewis' death. Neighbors said the...

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SpaceX postpones launch of spy satellite one day

SpaceX postpones launch of spy satellite one day

During SpaceX's last launch, founder Elon Musk said the company attempted to recover the payload fairings - the nose cone on the top of the rocket that protects the payload. The launch put a priva...

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"I will say what I think" says Pope ahead of Trump meeting

In the end, the Pope is also aware that U.S. Catholics voted for Trump by a margin of 52 to 45 per cent. "I never form a judgment of a person without first listening to him, and I believe that I sho...

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Nintendo developing mobile Zelda game

Mobile games still aren't a convincing profit source for Nintendo . Nintendo has made tens of millions of dollars on the game so far. To be held at the Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, ...

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SpaceX just successfully landed the Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX hoped Sunday to boldly go where it has never gone before, making its first foray into the government reconnaissance industry with the scheduled launch of a US spy satellite. That information, ...

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7-Eleven Jumps on Latest Toy Craze

However Craigiebarns Primary in Dundee has completely banned the devices from its grounds, claiming they are "a distraction" for youngsters. "She's only had it a few days, but seems to find it usefu...

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