Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

And now the context: As Wired's David Pierce wrote Wednesday about the announcement, Google Lens is the next step on Google's road to becoming a fully realized A.I. It also means that things like notifications will be bundled together more nicel... More..

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FedEx confirms it was hit by global malware attack
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

FedEx confirms it was hit by global malware attack

He added that the rate of infection has slowed over the weekend. WannaCry has already caused massive disruption around the globe. "We do hope that it will help us to overcome the situation", a company officia...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google Rolling Out Arsenal of Services, Gadgets

Google Assistant will also be showing up on the iPhone. For instance, it added support for Whirlpool and GE appliances. Android Go is designed for the "next billion". In the case of machine vision, the company ...More..

Play Overwatch for Free Over Memorial Day Weekend
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Play Overwatch for Free Over Memorial Day Weekend

To celebrate one of the most played first-person shooters today, which can easily brag about the player count of over 30 million people across the globe, Blizzard is celebrating Overwatch's upcoming one-yea...More..

Middle-earth: Shadow of War's new trailer is here
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Middle-earth: Shadow of War's new trailer is here

This includes everything from mighty orcs - both enemies and those that you turn to your sword as you progress in the game - and massive war beasts, to fire-breathing dragons and enormous ogres to take down wit...More..

Google Photos is now more intelligent, but will it nag incessantly?
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google Photos is now more intelligent, but will it nag incessantly?

All of the newly announced features build on the machine learning features at the core of Google Photos . Shared Libraries , another new feature, will allow you to set up automatic sharing of photos featuri...More..

Pandemonium reigns on day 1 of UP assembly session
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Pandemonium reigns on day 1 of UP assembly session

Governor Ram Naik's address was also sidelined because of the agitation. Value-Added Tax was implemented in the northern state on January 1, 2008, during the previous Mayawati-led government. Uttar Pradesh's ne...More..

England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyber attack
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyber attack

The worldwide "ransomware" cyber-attack spread to thousands more computers on Monday as people across Asia logged in at work, disrupting businesses, schools, hospitals and daily life. "Anyone forced to pay the ...More..

NHS 'open for business' amid 'international manhunt' for cyber attackers
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

NHS 'open for business' amid 'international manhunt' for cyber attackers

In Britain, where the WannaCry virus first raised global alarm when it caused hospitals to divert ambulances last Friday, some victims were ignoring official advice and paying the US$300 (S$420) ransom demanded...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

HTC, Lenovo to develop standalone VR headsets with Google

Here are the highlights. "These headsets have everything needed for VR, built right into the headset itself and are as easy to use as picking them up". Such technology is important for VR's success. For AR, i...More..

Government activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Government activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack

Security experts say most infected computers appear to be systems running out-of-date operating systems, or machines that are hard to patch without affecting crucial operations in areas like healthcare or man...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google I/O 2017: Accelerating Assistant And Embracing iOS

Many of Google's products are also vying against similar offerings from other tech conglomerates like Amazon and Microsoft. For instance, Photos will notice when you take a shot of a friend and nudge you to sen...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

"ShadowBrokers" threatens to release more cyber attack tools

The WannaCry attack that took place over the weekend didn't involve any zero-day exploits - Microsoft had patched the SMB exploit used by EternalBlue in March, and the WannaCry ransomware was known to many anti...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Comey firing: Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit

There is rising agitation inside the White House at Thomas Bossert, the President's homeland security adviser, who was not in the meeting last week with the Russian ambassador and foreign minister. After he spo...More..

WannaCrypt Ransomware Windows Patch: Microsoft Tells Government To Stop Hoarding Security Vulnerabilities
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WannaCrypt Ransomware Windows Patch: Microsoft Tells Government To Stop Hoarding Security Vulnerabilities

Malware-tracking maps show WannaCry has remained active in Europe over the past 24 hours. The Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT), under the Ministry of Information and Communications, has issue...More..

Microsoft Slams Governments For Global 'WannaCrypt' Attacks
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Microsoft Slams Governments For Global 'WannaCrypt' Attacks

But some sort of agreement by governments to not stockpile vulnerabilities that can be exploited by bad guys is needed. Instead, organisations such as the NSA should disclose computer vulnerabilities to the...More..

Amazon's Echo will Soon Announce Notifications from Alexa
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Amazon's Echo will Soon Announce Notifications from Alexa

Amazon is trying to make sure that when an Alexa device wakes up, it's because you really called out "Alexa". The technology is available today, but to take advantage of it users will have to update their dev...More..

Govt to ensure that WhatsApp users are not entrapped: SC
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Govt to ensure that WhatsApp users are not entrapped: SC

The government also told the apex court that it was in the process of evolving a regulatory regime on data protection which would be binding in nature. "To say that they are not sharing data is contrary on the ...More..

Facebook to refund advertisers overcharged by a bug
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Facebook to refund advertisers overcharged by a bug

It is the first time an error has been revealed effecting billable metrics. Facebook said that it fixed the bug causing the incorrect charges. Facebook has admitted to yet another error in its video m...More..

Ransomware attacks in 150 countries
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Ransomware attacks in 150 countries

Microsoft said the hack was derived from an exploit developed by the NSA that was stolen and leaked to the public earlier this year. Customers using Windows Defender were also provided an update that dete...More..

Microsoft warns governments against stockpiling cyber weapons
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Microsoft warns governments against stockpiling cyber weapons

Department of Homeland Security: A Homeland Security official said Monday that a "small number" of infrastructure systems were hit by the attack, but that none of the disruption was "significant". The largest n...More..

The blame game, ransomware edition: Who's at fault?
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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

At least 30 computers have been reportedly affected by ransomware in Bangladesh. "India is not at all the victim of the attack in the manner the other countries of the world are facing today", said Ravi Shankar...More..

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on AMD shares. The company posted an adjusted loss of $117 million last year, so a new source of high-margin licensing revenue coupled with revenue fr...More..

'Roseanne' returning to TV after 20 years
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

'Roseanne' returning to TV after 20 years

The entire original cast - Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf, Lecy Goranson and Michael Fishman - is set to return. Throughout its nine seasons, Roseanne chronicled the lives of the Co...More..

LG Reportedly Offering OLED Panel in LG V30, Coming Q3 2017
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

LG Reportedly Offering OLED Panel in LG V30, Coming Q3 2017

LG has always been a big supplier of OLED displays, but those were only reserved for its TVs. This won't actually be the first time that LG used OLED for its Android smartphones. Amid the tight panel supp...More..