Author: 0 Google Rumored to unveil it's VR Headset in I/O 2017

True, its presence is still quite limited to this day, but Google is working on expanding Daydream's reach to new horizons. To that end, the search giant announced at its I/O Conference Wednesday that it is working on standalone VR headsets with HTC Corp.

Electronics Strong, long-lived tornadoes expected, SPC says
Author: 0 Strong, long-lived tornadoes expected, SPC says

Well, simply, the weather is going to get pretty nasty tonight. The Friday night and Saturday storms will be capable of becoming severe, with, again, a mainly damaging wind threat. Most of the day is going to be nice and enjoyable. Sunday is looking great with highs in the low 70s before storm chances return early next week.

Electronics Toyota, 3 other automakers settle suit over Takata air bags
Author: 0 Toyota, 3 other automakers settle suit over Takata air bags

The settlement provides owners with up to $500 and compensation for out-of-pocket costs related to the recall. In documents filed Thursday with a federal court in Miami, the automakers agreed to pay $553 million to compensate owners and widen their efforts to make sure vehicles are being repaired.

Electronics Fiat Chrysler in talks with government over diesels
Author: 0 Fiat Chrysler in talks with government over diesels

In January, the US Environmental Protection Agency accused the automaker of using software to cheat emission tests in about 104,000 cars and SUVs. Italy denied the allegation that a Fiat 500X contained a defeat device, leading Germany to ask the European Union commission to mediate between the two sides last September.

Author: 0 Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

If you're unfamiliar with Google Home , the device is pitched as a dedicated assistant for the home, created to help with simple digital tasks around the house - such as switching lights on and off, performing web searches and answering questions, compiling shopping lists, playing music and so much more.

Electronics New search for clues launched about missing boy
Author: 0 New search for clues launched about missing boy

Ana Estevez hasn't seen her little boy, Aramazd Andressian Jr., since he vanished while in the custody of his father. San Marino police found out that South Pasadena police received a call around 6:30 a.m. April 15, when his mother handed him off to his father in Baldwin Park. His gray BMW had been doused with gasoline. When Andressian was released from custody, the sheriff's department said it had decided "not to present the case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office for ...

Electronics Welcome to the next level
Author: 0 Welcome to the next level

OnePlus has announced a partnership with photography experts DxO that will bring "clearer, more attractive photos" to its next flagship Android smartphone, the OnePlus 5. That will more than likely give OnePlus a big leg up to create a great camera, considering the years of imaging experience that DxO has. Moments later, we have another image of the phone itself, but it has a horizontally placed dual camera setup.

Electronics VMware Horizon Cloud Virtual Clients To Run on Microsoft Azure
Author: 0 VMware Horizon Cloud Virtual Clients To Run on Microsoft Azure

Details are not yet available on specifics of the data centres' build and investment, or whether they will be co-located or 100% Microsoft-run. Users can also leverage Public Cloud Infrastructure from Microsoft or in other words, connect Azure Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) to Horizon Cloud to deliver and manage Horizon virtual desktops and applications, ideal for organizations with an Azure subscription.

Electronics Google unveils latest tech tricks as computers get smarter
Author: 0 Google unveils latest tech tricks as computers get smarter

As part of a years-old tradition, Google will name the next Android version after a dessert or sweet-tasting snack beginning with the letter "O". It's a common theme these days, as tech giants and even their plucky startup rivals are copying each other's tools and features, sometimes improving on them and sometimes barely catching up.

Author: 0 Was North Korea involved in global cyberattack?

Security Council on the North's weekend ballistic missile launch, which experts said demonstrated a significant technological jump with the rocket flying higher and for a longer period of time. Kaspersky said “further research can be crucial to connecting the dots.”. Cyber security firms have found similarities between the tools used in this attack and those used in previous hacks blamed on North Korea.

Author: 0 Ransomware hackers say they will dump data on North Korea nukes

According to Reuters , Shadow Brokers promised in a blog on Tuesday to release from June tools every month to anyone willing to pay for access to some of the tech world's biggest commercial secrets starting next month. "Is being like wine of month club", its post states; Blue Apron for malware. They said they can provide such information from the beginning of next month to anyone paying them a monthly membership fee.

Electronics This is what Liam Payne REALLY wanted to name his son
Author: 0 This is what Liam Payne REALLY wanted to name his son

But despite needing to be convinced on his son's unique name, the 23-year-old musician is over the moon at becoming a father, and recalled the "special" moment when Bear smiled at him for the first time. "I think those two have a deal" with the stroking chin emoji. "When I look at him, he's just Bear . We haven't really fit it with any song yet but, I mean, there's a chance of it", he smiled.

Electronics Kotlin is now an officially Google-supported language for Android app development
Author: 0 Kotlin is now an officially Google-supported language for Android app development

Google today announced that it is making Kotlin , a statically typed programming language for the Java Virtual Machine, a first-class language for writing Android apps. Kotlin can call Java, and Java can call Kotlin . Google's own Android Studio, it's worth noting, is based on the JetBrains IntelliJ Java IDE, and the next version of Android Studio (3.0) will support it out of the box.

Electronics How to Protect Yourself from the Massive Ransomware Attack
Author: 0 How to Protect Yourself from the Massive Ransomware Attack

India is among the 99 countries, and the third most affected, by the ransomware called WannaCry . The threat was "escalating" as cyber experts warned that another attack was imminent in coming days, he said . British cybersecurity expert Graham Cluley doesn't want to blame the NSA for the attack. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, at a meeting of world leaders in Italy, said the attack was a reminder of the importance of cybersecurity.

Author: 0 Violence Breaks Out During Protest At Turkish Embassy In Washington, DC

Meanwhile President Trump has praised Turkey's efforts in the war against ISIS. Washington and Ankara are bitterly at odds over USA support for the YPG, a Syrian armed faction that acts as the main ground force in the Pentagon's plan to defeat the Islamic State group but that Turkey deems a front for the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

Author: 0 Google brings Assistant to iPhone in challenge to Apple's Siri

That echoes Amazon's Echo speaker, which was released earlier and so has had more time to acquire a wider range of abilities. Google maintains the feature will be smart enough so that you would auto-share only specific photos-say, of your kids-to your partner or a friend.

Author: 0 Android O Developer Preview 2 now released as public beta

Also, flashing additional Android O preview images will cause more data wipes, and if go this route, you will not get automatic OTA updates like you do with the Android Beta Program (as above). Hands-free calling is one of Home's all-new features. Google Assistant has landed on the iPhone. Your roommate can do the same - and rest assured, Google is smart enough to call that mom and not yours.

Author: 0 Amazon's new Echo smart speaker with a touchscreen launches tomorrow

The flagship Echo device from Amazon has a display unit for use by Alexa for displaying information. In addition to the video-calling feature , the Echo Show's also got a new audio calling feature , which lets you make free calls to anyone with an Echo, an Echo Dot, or the Alexa app on their phone or tablet.

Electronics Ransomware hits 'hundreds of thousands' of China PCs: Firm
Author: 0 Ransomware hits 'hundreds of thousands' of China PCs: Firm

Analysts had feared that the attack, which started spreading on Friday, could accelerate as workers returned to their desks after the weekend and turned on compromised machines. "We're obviously working with that business, the Australian Cyber Security Centre is engaging with them". "I'm anxious about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn on their machines on Monday", Europol director Rob Wainwright told Britain's ITV television.

Electronics Uttar Pradesh Legislature Passes GST Bill
Author: 0 Uttar Pradesh Legislature Passes GST Bill

The government too is arming itself with all the relevant data to hit back at the opposition, which has only 74 MLAs against the BJP and its allies' massive strength of 325 in the 403-member House. Yogi Adityanath was present in the house at the time. Some of the states have already passed the GST bill. "Even incidents of rapes of children have gone up.This government is a failure", SP Legislature Party leader Ram Govind Chowdhury said.

Author: 0 Google Ink Deals With Samsung, LG, Lenovo + HTC To Boost VR Bid

Samsung and Google also make mid-range headsets which use smartphones to power the experience. Other VR headsets, like the Oculus Rift, must be connected to a PC with cables in order to operate. Meanwhile, according to a recent Thrive Analytics study, the main reason people say they don't own a VR headset is simply because they're not interested.

Electronics North Korean hackers behind global cyberattack?
Author: 0 North Korean hackers behind global cyberattack?

But experts say it's too early to blame the WannaCry attack on North Korean hackers. The recent attack on Monday was the fastest-spreading extortion campaign on the internet; however, the foreign minister of China had not shared any information relating to the matter.

Author: 0 I/O 2017: New Android O Features Annouced, Beta Release Available For Download

It lets people point their camera at things to find out more information about them. Samsung is trying some of that with its new Bixby Vision feature on the Galaxy S8 phones. This is being described as Proactive Assistance , where Google Home will now provide you with info without you even prompting it about the same. Both assistants can be summoned with a press of a button to answer questions, manage schedules and handle other routine tasks.

Author: 0 Senate Intel Committee seeks additional information from Comey, McCabe

The Senate Intelligence Committee's Republican chairman and Democratic vice chairman sent a letter to Comey "seeking his appearance before the (committee) in both open and closed sessions", the panel said in a statement . Dianne Feinstein, D-California, along with two other senators on the committee, made the requests in separate letters to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the White House.

Author: 0 Cyber warning to South Africans after global attack

When the National Security Agency lost control of the software behind the WannaCry cyberattack , it was like "the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen", Microsoft President Brad Smith says, in a message about the malicious software that has created havoc on computer networks in more than 150 countries since Friday.

Electronics 'Dominate the Open World' in Latest Shadow of War Trailer
Author: 0 'Dominate the Open World' in Latest Shadow of War Trailer

From ancient ruins and cold mountain peaks, to bustling cities and luscious jungles, Shadow of War looks to have a much more expansive and diversified open world than its predecessor. Most of us had a jolly time mind-controlling Orcs in Shadow of Mordor , but many also wondered "could it be less brown?" The sequence towards the end of the open world trailer confirms that if you pre-order the game you'll get a bonus of four legendary orc champions and the Sword of Dominion to play with.

Electronics Iran's top leader urges high turnout in presidential vote
Author: 0 Iran's top leader urges high turnout in presidential vote

According to Isna news agnecy Rouhani's supporters include Oscar winning film director Asghar Farhadi, who told Iranian news agency Isna "I will vote for Dr Rouhani and I hope that those who remain undecided would use their basic right and vote despite all the understandable reasons and conditions that they may have, for the fate of children in our homeland and future generations".

Electronics Overwatch To Have Anniversary Event, Free Weekend, Game Of The Year Edition
Author: 0 Overwatch To Have Anniversary Event, Free Weekend, Game Of The Year Edition

While it plays like a free-to-play games with its loot boxes and cosmetics, it's a paid product - it retails for $60 on console (it's $40 on PC for the base version), and it's the first game with this model to reach this level of success. What that should mean for Overwatch players is that there are going to be some new skins to be earned, though the video that was just released for the one year anniversary announcement did not offer any teases at what they could be.

Author: 0 Ransomware Attack In India And Government's Response

The statement made by, President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft , begins by describing the nature of the global attacks and expounding any relevant context on the issue . The ransomware attack has affected more than 200,000 victims in 150 countries, said Rob Wainwright, head of law enforcement agency Europol. Microsoft said the attack should serve as a wake-up call after suspicions that the tool used in the attack was stolen from the National Security Agency (NSA) of the U.S.

Electronics Should You Buy Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) On Current Analyst Views?
Author: 0 Should You Buy Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) On Current Analyst Views?

Intel now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $40.26. Citigroup maintained the shares of INTC in report on Monday, September 19 with "Neutral" rating. Now the P/E of Intel Corporation stands at 15.55. Also, insider Diane M. Bryant sold 2,119 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 26th.

Author: 0 Google Assistant now available for iPhone

Developers will have some idea of what to expect from Android O thanks to a developer preview, but other news is expected on Google Assistant and Google Home, the chocolate factory's competitors to the Amazon Echo and Alexa. We're going to begin the Google IO 2017 liveblog around 7AM - and everything will be in Pacific Time. When Amazon launched a competing offering past year, Shutterfly shares slumped more than 10 percent in a day.

Electronics At least 100000 groups in 150 countries hit by ransomware
Author: 0 At least 100000 groups in 150 countries hit by ransomware

The biggest cyberattack the world has ever seen is still claiming victims and threatens to create even more havoc on Monday when people return to work. Experts and government officials urged users not to give in to the hackers' demands. "In this sense, the WannaCrypt attack is a wake-up call for all of us".

Electronics Unexpected Kill Switch That Halted Global Ransomware Attack
Author: 0 Unexpected Kill Switch That Halted Global Ransomware Attack

While in the wake of the attack, affected businesses must focus on damage control and clean-up, unaffected businesses should react and take steps to protect themselves ahead of being on the receiving end of the next cyber incident. With the web address and domain occupied, the ransomware stops every new installation attempt. A representative from Qihoo 360 told NBC News that 2 million of its 500 million users in China were affected by the malware, and that they released a special patch for ...

Electronics Google Photos can now make physical books
Author: 0 Google Photos can now make physical books

All in all, these improvements in image recognition will not only make users' lives a little more convenient but also serve as a powerful foundation for further technologies to do with machine learning, AI and search, all of which will yield improvements over time across the entirety of Google's lineup.

Electronics Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Rating Lowered to Sector Weight at Pacific Crest
Author: 0 Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Rating Lowered to Sector Weight at Pacific Crest

According to the past 5 years report, the company on average reported -2.10% year-over-year EPS growth and sales growth was recorded at 12.70%. Amazon.com, Inc. The firm has " Buy " rating by Axiom Capital given on Friday, July 29. The company was upgraded on Friday, July 24 by Barclays Capital. Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the analysis of a Stock.

Author: 0 Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race, backs hardliner Raisi

Tehran mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf appears at a presidential campaign rally in Tehran on May 14. Tajzadeh was alluding to speculations that Raisi is being groomed to succeed Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. "Several million families are in absolute poverty", Ghalibaf said on Sunday in the southern city of Shiraz. "It's definitely more hard for Rouhani now", said Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi, a research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London .

Electronics QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Rating Reiterated by Sanford C. Bernstein
Author: 0 QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Rating Reiterated by Sanford C. Bernstein

Finally, Salem Investment Counselors Inc. increased its position in shares of QUALCOMM by 2.1% in the first quarter. Van Strum Towne invested in 0.49% or 11,952 shares. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 26th. There is a large variety of Financial Ratios that can be considered while making an investment decision but here in the case of QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM ), we will discuss a few.

Electronics Smart Reply is coming to Gmail for Android and iOS
Author: 0 Smart Reply is coming to Gmail for Android and iOS

This feature which is now available in Inbox by Gmail and Allo, suggests users quick canned responses to their messages. Smart Reply suggests up to three responses based on emails you get. Those pre-written replies in messaging apps are very helpful, but rarely are they really smart. Once you have selected one, you can send it immediately or edit your response starting with the Smart Reply text.

Electronics Cristiano Ronaldo more than just goals at Real Madrid - Zinedine Zidane
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo more than just goals at Real Madrid - Zinedine Zidane

And while Barca seem to have to play well to win matches and especially titles, Madrid showed again on Saturday that their speciality is grinding out results with ruthless performances. That goal was his 18th of the season in Liga - the first Celta player to reach that amount since 1956. Ronaldo, though, restored Madrid's two-goal lead in stunning fashion by blasting in off the underside of the bar 12 minutes from time before Toni Kroos rounded off the scoring.

Electronics Pelicans sticking with GM Demps, coach Gentry
Author: 0 Pelicans sticking with GM Demps, coach Gentry

Loomis added, "We will continue to evaluate important roles on both the administrative and coaching staffs, which will be resolved at the appropriate time". New Orleans won eight of 11 games during one late-season stretch, including victories over playoff-bound Houston, Memphis and Portland. If the team fails to land in the top three, the pick will go to the Sacramento Kings as part of the Cousins trade.

Electronics Global ransomware attack appears to slow in US
Author: 0 Global ransomware attack appears to slow in US

Customers running Windows 10 were not targeted by the attack today. Taiwan, Ukraine and Russian Federation were the major targets, although the virus is spread over a number of countries and the infection of computers over networks can be massive.

Author: 0 What is WannaCry ransomware?

In the United Kingdom, the National Health Service's systems across 48 localized trusts fell victim, for example, seriously impacting patient care. The cyber attack, which has affected at least 200,000 computers in 150 countries, shut auto factories, hospitals, shops and schools, but has been less severe than anticipated in Asia.

Author: 0 Vietnamese Gov't issues warnings against WannaCry ransomware ransomware

Michael Mitchell, spokesman for Oreo cookie maker Mondelez International, said the company is not aware of any incidents from the attack, though it did alert employees. "Brad Smith, Microsoft's chief counsel, said Sunday in a company blog post that by keeping software vulnerabilities secret from vendors, governments open up users to attacks like Friday's WannaCry - or WannaCrypt/WanaCrypt - hack in which malware locked down computers worldwide while demanding hefty sums for freedom".

Electronics What is ransomware and how can you protect yourself from it?
Author: 0 What is ransomware and how can you protect yourself from it?

Over the weekend, Asian countries such as Taiwan, South Korea and Japan reported that some firms were already affected by WannaCry . A Windows vulnerability theft from the NSA last month has been directly tied to WannaCry . The computing giant said software vulnerabilities hoarded by governments had caused "widespread damage", the BBC reported . "The governments of the world should treat this attack as a wake-up call", Smith said.

Electronics Would you be interested in an Apple pizza box?
Author: 0 Would you be interested in an Apple pizza box?

The Guardian has dug up the past on Twitter and found a signed patented pizza box placed among the parting gifts and tributes collected by Apple employees after co-founder Steve Jobs' death. The indentations on the inside of the box provide an air gap between the base of the box and the pizza slice. The eight holes are described as a "plurality of apertures that allow for the outflow of air from within the container".

Electronics Ransomware Attack Has Spread To Police Department, Institutions: Maharashtra Police
Author: 0 Ransomware Attack Has Spread To Police Department, Institutions: Maharashtra Police

A law enforcement official says investigators believe additional companies in the United States have been affected by the global ransomware software cyber-attack, but have not yet come forward to report the attacks. Backing up or copying data to a drive that can be unplugged from the network solves that problem, he said. WannaCry developers have prepared a Q&A section in various languages, offering infected users localised instructions on how to recover data and how to pay the ransom.

Author: 0 Intel Will Introduce The i9 Series Later This Year

This chip will come with 10 cores, 20 threads but on a new Skylake architecture, according to DSOG . A new lineup of desktop CPUs equipped with an innovative high-end Core i9 processors with 12 cores could soon be unveiled by Intel . Intel's i7-7740X steps up the game a little as a quad-core chip with double the threads of its little brother, along the same lane count and RAM.