Electronics NSA spying tools can hack the global financial system
Author: 0 NSA spying tools can hack the global financial system

However in this case Microsoft engineers have acted quickly and in the shortest possible time they made a patch for such exploit leakage which is potentially unsafe to users of their systems. SWIFT said it had no evidence that the main SWIFT network had ever been accessed without authorisation. Microsoft (MSFT) news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week.

Author: 0 British PM to call snap election for June 8

Mrs Prentis said: "The Prime Minister's decision to hold an early election is the right one". "There should be unity here in Westminster , but instead there is division". These elections need - and are expected - to receive a two-thirds majority in a vote by lawmakers in order to proceed under United Kingdom law. May said that she would introduce a motion to Parliament on Wednesday (April 19).

Electronics Researchers Uses GTA 5 To Train Driverless Cars
Author: 0 Researchers Uses GTA 5 To Train Driverless Cars

That's according to this story from Bloomberg , and, yes, researchers know how dubious it sounds at first. Granted, Rockstar Games is now focused on its upcoming release of Red Dead Redemption 2, but considering the developer's history of Grand Theft Auto title releases, it wouldn't be surprising to see the next Grand Theft Auto sequel launch sometime in the next couple years.

Author: 0 Apple readies iPhone overhaul for smartphone's 10th anniversary

The "glass sandwich" design means that the smartphone , more commonly referred to as iPhone 8, will sport a slim stainless steel frame sandwiched between two slabs of glass on the device's front and back . For the front-camera, Apple is testing dual-lenses, one of the people said. I suspect that the company won't have too hard of a time with most aspects of the device (processor, display, cameras, etc.), but it's hard to ignore the chorus of reports that Apple is struggling to get the ...

Electronics Facebook wants you to hang out with your friends in VR
Author: 0 Facebook wants you to hang out with your friends in VR

You can interact with people in Facebook Messenger directly within Spaces - video from Messenger can literally be pumped directly in, as a virtual window, to Spaces. The "Magic Marker" in Facebook Spaces lets you draw in the air in all dimensions. Your friends don't even need to have a VR system to participate in the fun.

Author: 0 'Facebook Spaces' Is a New Virtual Reality Social Network

However, camera-based AR tools and games like Pokemon Go and social media face filters represent "primitive versions" of this new platform. The message was clear: Facebook sees augmented reality as the future of computing technology. We'll also hear what happens next with Facebook's VR efforts now that Palmer Luckey has officially departed from the company. The platform specifically includes two creative tools, Frame Studio and AR Studio , for creating a range of camera effects, from ...

Author: 0 $50K Reward Offered For Facebook Killer Who Posted Video Of Murder Online

Video showing the murder of Robert Godwin Sr., a 74-year-old former foundry worker, was posted on Facebook , though authorities previously said it was streamed on Facebook Live. "To the young man who murdered my daddy, I ask that you please surrender", Godwin-Baines said. Stephens then went and posted the footage online before later using Facebook's Live function to confess to the murder.

Electronics Hackers Target Snapchat After CEO Calls India 'Poor Country'
Author: 0 Hackers Target Snapchat After CEO Calls India 'Poor Country'

Anthony Pompilano, the ex-employee in question, had revealed the conversation with Spiegel from September 2015 where global growth plans for the app were being discussed. In a statement Snap said: "Those words were written by a disgruntled former employee". As news of the alleged comments spread, #BoycottSnapchat and #Uninstall_Snapchat began trending in India and around the world.

Electronics Sirius XM Holdings Inc. Posted losses of -0.98% in the Last Trade
Author: 0 Sirius XM Holdings Inc. Posted losses of -0.98% in the Last Trade

BTIG Research restated a "neutral" rating on shares of Sirius XM Holdings in a report on Friday, December 9th. A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a Sell recommendation. In the trailing 12 months period, return on assets ratio of the Company was 9.20% and return on equity ratio was -113.10% while its return on investment ratio was 21.00%.

Electronics 'Injustice 2' trailer reveals Poison Ivy gameplay and attacks
Author: 0 'Injustice 2' trailer reveals Poison Ivy gameplay and attacks

Poison Ivy's famous for her love of botanical science, and she employs it well in her gameplay trailer for Injustice 2 . The match up of Poison Ivy against Bane in particular is one that is interesting, considering the two characters are meant to operate in the same team against the Dark Knight.

Electronics FCC closes $19.8bn spectrum auction
Author: 0 FCC closes $19.8bn spectrum auction

T-Mobile spent the most out of all the bidders, dumping $8 billion into the contest. The FCC had structured the auction to favor smaller companies in the name of competitiveness, but Verizon and AT&T still qualified to participate. "The bidding credit to rural service providers will incentivize participation in future spectrum auctions, help rural carriers to compete more effectively for spectrum and provide consumers in rural areas with competitive offerings, especially in underserved ...

Author: 0 Facebook murder suspect remains at large as police ask public for help

Authorities say they received a tip that Stephens' vehicle was in the parking lot of a McDonald's in Erie on Tuesday. "They tried to, of course, convince him to turn himself in and, of course, that hasn't happened to date so again, we're asking the public's help in finding this guy".

Electronics Volkswagen unveils electric concept vehicle
Author: 0 Volkswagen unveils electric concept vehicle

The ID Crozz is only concept, just like its predecessors. The all-electric "coupe crossover" concept is shorter, lower, and wider than the new 2018 VW Tiguan that will go on sale in the US this summer, but VW says it has just as much interior room as that seven-seat compact crossover.

Electronics Google Launching LinkedIn-like Job Search Service 'Hire'
Author: 0 Google Launching LinkedIn-like Job Search Service 'Hire'

The tool is now being developed at the Mountain View, California-based Google . Google has a new job listings portal coming online soon, adding yet another site you'll need to upload your resume to. Multiple sources claim Google Hire will be a recruitment tool which allows employers to manage job applications. That pressure increased recently after Congress granted Internet Service Providers the same kind of rights to market users' data that companies like Google and Facebook ...

Author: 0 Facebook reviews violent videos after Cleveland murder

Police said Stephens killed Robert Godwin Sr ., a 74-year-old former foundry worker, on Sunday. Authorities said Stephens broadcast the video live on the social media network Sunday afternoon. Detectives had spoken with him on Sunday via mobile phone and tried to persuade him to surrender. Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams says Lane is cooperating with authorities and is being protected.

Author: 0 Microsoft claims Shadow Brokers' NSA exploits fixed in March

Supposedly, in 2013, the VEP sided more with disclosure of software flaws, except in cases of national security. Such a hack could have enabled the U.S. The company revealed this on Friday after The Shadow Brokers released an entire set of NSA exploits online. That update was supposed to roll out in February but didn't hit the scene until March, when it patched some of the NSA exploits disclosed by Shadow Brokers.

Electronics Benchmark Reveals Specs For Andy Rubin's Essential Android Smartphone
Author: 0 Benchmark Reveals Specs For Andy Rubin's Essential Android Smartphone

The benchmark was spotted by Russian website MobileTelefon.ru, with the moniker "Essential FIH-PM1" - the FIH part indicating that the device would be produced by Foxconn International Holdings, as had previously been speculated. RAM is likely at 4GB, with storage listed as 10GB, though it's more likely this is due to the developmental nature of this device. The smartphone runs on latest Android 7.0 Nougat, however, there is no mention of the battery capacity.

Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg Presents Facebook's F8 Keynote Speech

On April 18, Facebook will kick off its F8 Annual Developer Conference. Facebook has been adding features to Instagram slowly but expect some big bang changes in the app. Last year's F8 conference focused on the Messenger app and 360 cameras that could be used for virtual reality videos. And Nieva added: "Taken together, the black eyes Facebook endured this year amount to the company having to take an existential look in the mirror and grapple with its scale and influence".

Author: 0 The Galaxy S8 won't support voice commands at launch

SamMobile claims that there will be a Samsung Galaxy A8 Active - and it will carry the model number M-G892A. Since its official debut on March 29, the Samsung Galaxy S8 has been 2017's most coveted device , thanks to its design and software improvements.

Author: 0 Man arrested for stealing over 100 cell phones at Coachella

Reinaldo De Jesus Henao, 36 , of NY, was arrested at the Indio venue Friday, April 14, with more than 100 cell phones in his backpack, Sgt. Dan Marshall said. At an event, this massive is pretty reasonable to believe that a significant number of people will lose their phones during a party filled weekend.

Electronics Auto Shanghai getting the E-Tron Sportback Concept
Author: 0 Auto Shanghai getting the E-Tron Sportback Concept

It has Audi's new Octagonal grille up front, which will soon debut on the production-spec 2018 Q8 and was also seen on the E-Tron Quattro concept. While the entire styling is being revealed via the design sketches, we can rest assured the reality is somewhat different - though we can easily imagine the concept will have huge wheels, just the proportions will look different in reality.

Electronics Lynk & Co unveils 03 sports saloon concept
Author: 0 Lynk & Co unveils 03 sports saloon concept

The event marks a starting point of the China market launch, ramping up to the worldwide 2017 Shanghai Auto Show on April 19 where the global premiere will take place. The company describes itself as a new kind of vehicle brand that can meet the needs of a global and connected populace. The connected auto platform in the cars will make them suitable for sharing, for instance.

Electronics Android 7.1.1 begins to reach the Nokia 6
Author: 0 Android 7.1.1 begins to reach the Nokia 6

The various new features that come with the update include shortcut support on home screen, bug fixing, new and updated emoji, among others . The images were shared by the NPU website ( Nokia Power User ). Moreover, the Nokia USB driver has been updated to latest version, and all the preinstalled apps have been replaced with latest versions. The Nokia 6 also gets the monthly security patch from Google - 2017.4.

Author: 0 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc

The Stock opened today's session at $12.53 and now the price is hovering at $12.66 by showing increase of 2.86 percent. The firm's market capitalization is $11.58 billion. Analysts give SM a mean recommendation of 2.10. The stock has earnings growth of 56.10% yoy and showed a low EPS growth of -38.50% over the past five years.

Electronics Google Earth re-invented for new era
Author: 0 Google Earth re-invented for new era

There's also a new " I'm Feeling Lucky " button which will steer you to a random place on the globe. Another new feature in Earth is the Google search staple " I'm feeling lucky ", which, as you can probably guess, can take you to an unexpected location at a whim.

Electronics Opposition to Challenge Turkey Election
Author: 0 Opposition to Challenge Turkey Election

Officials pointed to an inadequate legal framework and last-minute changes in counting the ballots, as well as a "skewed pre-vote campaign" in favour of the "yes" vote and intimidation of the opposition. "The crusader mentality in the West and its servants at home have attacked us", he told flag-waving supporters on arrival in the capital Ankara where he was due to chair a cabinet meeting, in response to the monitors' assessment.

Electronics Acquires 2384 Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE)
Author: 0 Acquires 2384 Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE)

Finally, Wells Fargo & Co restated a "market perform" rating and set a $23.00 price objective (up previously from $22.00) on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a report on Friday, February 24th. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 12th. Hewlett Packard Enterprise's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 14.21%.

Electronics Nintendo Switch Sells Big-Time In March
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Sells Big-Time In March

In announcing those numbers, Nintendo says that Switch is selling "faster in its launch month than any other video game system in Nintendo history". We should be getting clearer, worldwide sales figures directly from Nintendo later this month alongside the company's fiscal-year earnings release .

Electronics Here's how you can help name April the giraffe's baby boy
Author: 0 Here's how you can help name April the giraffe's baby boy

More than a million online viewers watched April deliver her calf in Harpursville, a rural upstate village about 130 miles northwest of New York City. Here's everything you need to know about April the giraffe and her calf's momentous moment. "Here's how this promotion works - we want your help choosing the name of April's new baby calf".

Electronics Mobile phone could reveal accused Facebook killer's location
Author: 0 Mobile phone could reveal accused Facebook killer's location

Cleveland's police chief said Monday that only Steve Stephens knows the answer. Steve Stephens, accused of killing a person live on Facebook, in an undated photo provided Sunday by Cleveland police. Stephens claims to have committed multiple homicides, according to police. Stephens' motive for killing Mr Godwin is still unknown to the public. "I just snapped, I just killed 13 motherf******, man", Stephens says on the phone.

Author: 0 Revamped Mercedes S-Class to hit showrooms in July

It automatically accelerates and brakes the new S-class saloon within posted speed limits, while providing autonomous steering for periods of up to 30sec. Further models will be introduced in 2018, including replacements for the S300h, S400as well as the upmarket V12-powered S600 and S650 Maybach models.

Author: 0 Grizzlies vs Spurs Game 1 Predictions

Leonard shot all four of the Spurs free throws in the final quarter while the Grizzlies were limited to one on a three-point play by Marc Gasol. The Memphis Grizzlies point guard is having the best season of his 10-year career with highs in scoring (20.5 points per game) and field-goal percentage (45.9), while leading the Grizzlies to a No.7 seed in the Western Conference.

Author: 0 IPhone 8 may have lost another groundbreaking feature

The leak also alludes to the Touch ID fingerprint sensor being embedded in the display, a feature we've heard rumoured before. The iPhone 8 is set to come with an all new design, wireless charging, an OLED display and more. Apple is expected to announce an all-new iPhone 8 this year, one that will mark the 10-year anniversary since the first iPhone was launched.

Electronics Police find weapons in Facebook Killer suspect Steve Stephens' home
Author: 0 Police find weapons in Facebook Killer suspect Steve Stephens' home

Godwin can be seen shielding his face with the shopping bag. People in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana, and NY have been told by local police to keep an eye out for Stephens , who appears to have fled Cleveland after the murder. Cleveland police are searching for Steve Stephens after they say he posted a video of himself murdering a stranger he found on the street. She said her father left behind nine children, 14 grandchildren and a lot of great-grandchildren.

Author: 0 AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 Active to Release Soon

Moreover, Galaxy S8 came with the same amount of RAM as Galaxy S7 from a year ago i.e 3 GB, but it also features Samsung's first swing at a virtual assistant called "Bixby" that the user may launch using its own dedicated button. Along with the basic phone features, Galaxy S8 has another additional mind-blowing feature that made it infinitely wonderful. What's more, the executive said the S8 will be the safest smartphone on the market thanks to measures put in place to ensure the battery ...

Electronics Steve Stephens 'could be anywhere'
Author: 0 Steve Stephens 'could be anywhere'

However, police said Monday morning they were not aware of any other victims. In the video, Stephens blamed a former girlfriend he had lived with, saying he woke up last week and "couldn't take it anymore". He was walking home from an Easter meal with his family when the stranger walked up to Robert Godwin Sr . "That's all he was doing". A fundraising page set up for Mr Godwin's family has reached £16,000.

Electronics Over One Million Switch Units Sold Worldwide
Author: 0 Over One Million Switch Units Sold Worldwide

Nintendo also reported that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sold 1.5 million copies in the same period of time, with 925,000 of those being of the Switch version of the game. The Nintendo Switch game sold more copies than the console itself , IGN notes. Now research firm SuperData is coming out with its own predictions regarding Switch, and if their calculations are correct then Nintendo is in for quite the year.

Author: 0 Key Samsung Galaxy S8 feature pulled days ahead of launch

Last year Samsung acquired United States artificial intelligence platform developer Viv Lab, a firm run by a co-creator of Apple's Siri voice assistant program. Apart from the Edge-to-Edge display, the only feature which the Samsung Galaxy S8 brings to the table is the new Bixby assistant. This incredibly developed voice assistant is a clear rival to the leading digital assistants available in the tech market such as Apple's Siri , Microsoft's Cortana, Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant.

Electronics Netflix to surpass 100 million subscribers
Author: 0 Netflix to surpass 100 million subscribers

However, investments in original/acquired content remain a drag on profitability. A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. The original version of this piece can be read at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/04/16/netflix-inc-nflx-upgraded-at-zacks-investment-research-2-updated.html.

Author: 0 Samsung With SM-G888N0 Model Number Receives WiFi Certification

Reuters quoted the South Korean tech giant's chief as confirming the news. Besides, there's no other information of the new device , however we might get to see something official from the smartphone maker in the coming month. Samsung realised that people like a larger screen in a smaller body and that seems to be the trend in the recent few quarters. In India, the Exynos variants are expected to launch .

Author: 0 Only a handful of Windows phones will get the latest update

Digging into the details, the new Surface Book will reportedly be a typical notebook that lacks of convertible feature. The source figured the new Surface Book would be unveiled this month. The Surface Pro 5 is expected to turn up using Kaby Lake processors for an incremental update . A recent claim from technology journalist, Paul Thurott, details the Surface Pro 5 features and specs.

Author: 0 Nintendo Shares Jump After Switch Sets U.S. Sales Records

The Japanese platform holder also noted that the Switch is the "fastest-selling video game system in Nintendo history". However, it's still a speculation but the latest developments suggest that the game is set to launch on Nintendo Switch after it's release on Nintendo Wii U.

Electronics Park: Giraffe cam will be pulled this week
Author: 0 Park: Giraffe cam will be pulled this week

ET on Saturday. April has a small twist of her leg and has been favoring it when she walks. Animal Adventure Park also addressed the issue on Facebook , saying this type of injury is "not unheard of" in such long-legged animals. Animal Adventure Park is holding a contest to name the baby . The park revealed five of the top vote-getting names, saying in no particular order, they are: Patches, Unity, Peter, Apollo and Harpur.

Author: 0 Samsung's Bixby voice assistant won't work with the Galaxy S8 until Spring

Bixby , which was introduced in March as Samsung's first step in "revolutionizing the human-to-machine interface", was set to make its debut on the Galaxy S8. A statement issued by Samsung to IBTimes UK read: "All Bixby functionality, bar the Voice Function, will be available to UK customers at launch".

Author: 0 Images of Samsung's refurbished Galaxy Note7 appear online, packs smaller 3200mAh battery

Although Samsung was left reeling by the Galaxy Note 7's exploding battery fiasco previous year, the company's mobile division contributed around 2 trillion won ($1.76 billion), thanks to strong sales of its Galaxy S7 series. Samsung stock rose 14 per cent in January-March, its strongest gain since the first quarter of 2012. The original Note 7 was unveiled in August past year with the troublesome 3,500mAh battery and also carried the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system.

Electronics White House: Trump congratulates Erdogan after disputed win
Author: 0 White House: Trump congratulates Erdogan after disputed win

The U.S. on Monday urged the people of Turkey and political parties to concentrate on working toward the country's future following Sunday's referendum. "In general, the referendum did not live up to Council of Europe standards". During the campaign, Erdogan repeatedly criticised European countries, including Germany and the Netherlands, accusing them of "Nazi-like" tactics for banning his ministers from speaking to rallies of Turkish voters overseas.

Electronics Intel: It's time to 'retire' the IDF developers conference
Author: 0 Intel: It's time to 'retire' the IDF developers conference

Intel Corporation, the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, has pulled the plug on its Intel Developer Forum which has been held annually for nearly two decades. Justifying the change, the company told Anandtech that the cancellation occurred because Intel is no longer so heavily PC-centric, with a wider range of products spanning FPGAs, Optane storage, Internet-of-Things microcontrollers, wireless communications, and more .

Electronics Erdogan: Turkish referendum results victory against 'crusaders'
Author: 0 Erdogan: Turkish referendum results victory against 'crusaders'

While proponents of the referendum dominated the newspapers and airwaves, a split opposition led by Turkish citizens, largely the women, spread their message on social media using the hashtag #hayir (or "no"). A statement issued by European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker and EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said that in view of the closeness of the result, the Turkish authorities need to seek the "broadest possible national consensus" for the changes.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 won't support Bixby voice commands at launch

Samsung says other Bixby features such as Home - a screen with dynamic cards - and Reminders will be operational when the Galaxy S8 ships. Samsung described Bixby as a tool that would let you perform any touch actions by voice on the Galaxy S8, which would be a huge win for Samsung .