• North Korea-linked hackers 'highly likely' behind WannaCry: Symantec
North Korea-linked hackers 'highly likely' behind WannaCry: Symantec

Considered alongside earlier research, the latest findings further support the notion that WannaCry was unleashed by North Korean hackers: The FBI officially blamed the North Korea government in 2014 with hacking Sony , while private security researchers have largely linked that attack to the Lazarus Group , a likely state-sponsored organiz...

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  • Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in prison
Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in prison

The film, " XY Chelsea ", by director Tim Travers Hawkins and co-produced by Oscar victor Laura Poitras, will start filming with Manning later Wednesday "as she walks free and begins to tell her story", Pulse said in a statement . She has reportedly tried to commit suicide twice past year and spent time in solitary confinement as punishment ...

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  • 2nd victim dead after woman drives into oncoming traffic on United States 50
2nd victim dead after woman drives into oncoming traffic on United States 50

The crash occurred about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday on Route 50 in Annapolis. Police say the woman who was killed in the crash was driving in the opposite direction on the eastbound lanes of Route 50 when she struck another vehicle. State police said that thanks to 911 calls just before the fatal crash, investigators have been able to narrow down the po...

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  • Philippines is broadly in line with 2017 growth target: minister
Philippines is broadly in line with 2017 growth target: minister

Gross domestic product grew 6.4 percent in January to March from a year earlier, below forecasts for 6.8 percent growth and the slowest since the last quarter of 2015. Double-digit increases in the imports of iron and steel, machinery and equipment, also suggested the economy ended the first quarter on a solid footing.

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  • WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities
WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

The 200,000 victims included more than 100,000 organizations, Europol spokesman Jan Op Gen Oorth told The Associated Press . Unfortunately, the patch won't help computers that are already infected. Smith also called cyberattack protection a "shared responsibility" between companies and customers. Officials across the globe scrambled over t...

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  • Snap posts big 1Q loss, higher revenue, misses expectations
Snap posts big 1Q loss, higher revenue, misses expectations

Its user numbers also came in light. Snap said users spend an average of 30 minutes a day in the app, and that the number of ads being shown today is likely to increase, giving it headroom to boost revenue per user and move closer to profitability.

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  • It's not 'Earth Day' - it's 'Anti-Trump Day'
It's not 'Earth Day' - it's 'Anti-Trump Day'

I was supported in my research by grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Also, they will demand that "billions not be spent on a wall, but on strengthening public schools to educate all our children regardless of immigration status", according to the American Federation of Teachers , one of the many unions supporting actions on that ...

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  • Phablet Likely To Be Unveiled Alongside Mi 6 & Mi 6 Plus
Phablet Likely To Be Unveiled Alongside Mi 6 & Mi 6 Plus

The latest teaser for Xiaomi Mi 6 states that the phone will come with 6GB RAM and dual back cameras . On the camera front, the Mi 6 comes with the dual camera set up of 12-megapixel rear camera . The Mi 6 should eventually break cover in India as well, although we're not sure when. It is expected that the device will come with a 6.44-i...

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  • Samsung delaying key part of new voice assistant - the 'voice' part
Samsung delaying key part of new voice assistant - the 'voice' part

Aside from this, Samsung has been looking to design elements like the nearly edge-to-edge display and its AI assistant Bixby to get customers excited about the Galaxy S8 , rather than overly emphasising performance or battery life. We all are aware of the Galaxy Note 7 battery scandal that took place a year ago. "Bixby Voice will be available in t...

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  • Dodge Unveils Insane 840-HP Challenger SRT Demon!!
Dodge Unveils Insane 840-HP Challenger SRT Demon!!

Tesla fans might be quick to point out that the Model S has hit an eye-popping 2.28 seconds - but Dodge is excluding "hybrids" from the competition. Impressive, to be sure, but hardly the major boost over the regular Hellcat's 707 hp and 650 lb-ft that we were expecting. The car's full production name is the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon.

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  • Microsoft will sell customized
Microsoft will sell customized "Microsoft Edition" versions of Samsung Galaxy S8

Of course there is no space left for a home button, so Samsung placed a virtual home button. Samsung launched the S8 with many new security features, such as an iris scanner and a fingerprint sensor . That's been the case with Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S7 too but Microsoft is doing things differently this time around. With the new ...

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  • Speaker Ryan Spurns Health Care Talks With Democrats
Speaker Ryan Spurns Health Care Talks With Democrats

It did not change hearts or minds. It would be because the House Freedom Caucus is successfully guilt-tripped and shamed into coming around. Lawmakers quickly fired back at Trump, telling him to remember how his "real friends are". "He's been suggesting that much". Bob Corker, R-SC, tweeted Thursday morning, "We have come a long way in our countr...

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  • Women's college basketball gameday: No. 7 Mississippi State vs. No. 1 UConn
Women's college basketball gameday: No. 7 Mississippi State vs. No. 1 UConn

That's why Vic Schaefer constantly reminded himself of past year, when UConn beat the Bulldogs 98-38 in the Sweet 16. It's why they used the experience as a source of motivation. It's the ninth time that Auriemma has been honored as the AP's coach of the year, including the last two years. For the Ducks, it wasn't just that they failed in the b...

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  • Trump should use health care defeat to build coalitions in both parties
Trump should use health care defeat to build coalitions in both parties

Take health care. The Republicans had seven years to develop a plan, but failed to come up with a model that was acceptable among their own ranks. Rep. The measure was destined for defeat because of GOP opposition. Speed is relative. The Trump-Paul Ryan health care bill was fast-tracked and collapsed in 17 days.

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  • Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff
Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff

Sports Interaction NCAA oddsmakers believe USC's Cinderella run will end. If North Carolina is able to get into transition, they could run OR out of University of Phoenix Stadium. Many people wouldn't have even expected them to get this far, but they've showed out and upped their scoring average, which seemed to have been their handicap.

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  • Injured Kohli misses final test against Australia
Injured Kohli misses final test against Australia

Jadeja was ably assisted by Saha as the duo added 96 precious runs for the seventh wicket - a stand that clearly frustrated the Aussies as Jadeja went on to score his seventh Test fifty, his second of the series. Were it indeed boxing, by now you would expect them to be resting against each other in a clinch position. Australia skipper Steve Sm...

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  • Kansas vs. Purdue: Score and Twitter Reaction from March Madness 2017
Kansas vs. Purdue: Score and Twitter Reaction from March Madness 2017

His presence has opened things up for a Purdue team that ranks among the nation's best at shooting the three-pointer: The Boilermakers have made 40.6 percent of their shots beyond the arc. No time for a changeup, Mason stayed in fast-forward and whistled a one-handed pass across his waist to an all-alone Lagerald Vick in the left corner.

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  • Jordan Mathews' go-ahead 3-pointer propels Gonzaga into the Elite Eight
Jordan Mathews' go-ahead 3-pointer propels Gonzaga into the Elite Eight

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few chose to shake up his defense in the first half of the Bulldogs' 61-58 win over West Virginia on Thursday. Carter is WVU's leading scorer and, seeing as he shot 4-9 from behind the arc, you'd want him to be taking the game-winning shot; he certainly wanted to take it.

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  • Senior programs could be impacted by federal government budget cuts
Senior programs could be impacted by federal government budget cuts

Not only does it provide access to proper and nutritious food, Meals on Wheels volunteers regularly check on seniors and help to bring assistance they need when they are sick and infirm. Senior CommUnity Meals' budget sits at about $500,000. Ajemian said that a majority of the federal funding for Meals on Wheels comes from The Older Americans Ac...

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  • United States to ban some airline passengers from carrying electronics after 'terror threat'
United States to ban some airline passengers from carrying electronics after 'terror threat'

According to a USA official quoted by Associated Press , the ban is applicable to all direct flights to the U.S. from the following countries: Cairo, Egypt; Amman, Jordan; Kuwait City, Kuwait ; Casablanca, Morocco; Doha, Qatar; Riyadh and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia; Istanbul, Turkey; and Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates...

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  • Google Will Bring A Third Successor Of Pixel 2 Codenamed As Taimen
Google Will Bring A Third Successor Of Pixel 2 Codenamed As Taimen

We already saw a few things with Android Nougat, but it appears that complete device syncing abilities will finally be fully implemented with this new operating system. Non-developers that want an early look can enroll in the Android Beta program. With shortcuts right on the home screen, you now have access to in-depth experiences across sports, ea...

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  • NFL Legend John Elway Urges Senate To Confirm Gorsuch
NFL Legend John Elway Urges Senate To Confirm Gorsuch

The judiciary committee has 11 Republicans and nine Democrats, and the GOP has a 52-48 advantage in the Senate as a whole. Sen. Chris Coons said he was considering the nomination with an open mind, but could not hold back from rehashing over what he called the treatment of another nominee for the same seat.

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  • Federal Reserve Increases Interest Rates by a Quarter Point
Federal Reserve Increases Interest Rates by a Quarter Point

Here's 4 things to know before the Fed's announcement Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET. "And, most importantly, no durable and significant acceleration of wage growth to healthy levels has happened yet". "It's a reminder 2 percent is not a ceiling on inflation, it's a target", Yellen told a news conference after the rate decision was released. Worldwide ...

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  • There's more to women's NCAA tournament than UConn
There's more to women's NCAA tournament than UConn

Manning praised Kansas State's balanced offense - as the entire starting lineup averages 9.4 to 12.5 points per game - but its defense could be the biggest challenge for Wake Forest . The victor of that game will play No. 1 Kansas. This could have been avoided if they had just beaten the Virginia Tech Hokies in the ACC Tournament. The Trojans ar...

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  • Change those clocks! It's time to 'spring forward'
Change those clocks! It's time to 'spring forward'

DST was abolished shortly after WWI after farmers objected to it, as they lost an hour of morning light. Being in the sun helps our bodies feel more awake and sun exposure also increases alertness. Redding was far quicker to support Chu's plan. I know, it's insane. "I'm all for erasing it all together and I know a lot of my friends would probably...

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