Google challenges Apple's Siri by opening digital assistant to iPhone

That echoes Amazon's Echo speaker, which was released earlier and so has had more time to acquire a wider range of abilities. For instance, you can ask the digital assistant within Home to turn on the dishwasher or set the temperature on the oven. More..

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Cyber worm attack propels health funding to centre of British election campaign
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Cyber worm attack propels health funding to centre of British election campaign

An global manhunt was under way for the plotters behind the world's biggest-ever computer ransom assault which has affected more than 150 countries. Security firms say Russian Federation was the country that ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

United States governors work Senate as new power brokers in Obamacare repeal

Furthermore, the uncertainty in Washington, D.C., has Blue Cross Blue Shield - the lone remaining insurer for Oklahomans on the federal ACA marketplace - delaying any guarantee to participate in 2018. And unlik...More..

Microsoft Charged for 'WannaCry' Patch
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Microsoft Charged for 'WannaCry' Patch

While you may have already read about WannaCrypt, popularly dubbed as WannaCry, ransomware, and Microsoft's response to the same , here's the story in short before we get to identifying who's at fault. So anot...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google Expands Voice-Based Assistant Service to Apple's IPhone

Google says you can also choose to share entire photo libraries or portions of them if you wish. You can play with Find My Device right now by downloading the app from Google Play. "On Pixel, for example, you...More..

Google unveils latest tech tricks as computers get smarter
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google unveils latest tech tricks as computers get smarter

Siri has come as a built-in service on iPhones since 2011; Google's assistant will require an app download. Google is about to provide the latest peek at its digital services and gadgets as it seeks to become a...More..

Trump to visit Jewish, Christian holy sites in Jerusalem
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump to visit Jewish, Christian holy sites in Jerusalem

The president welcomed Israeli Prime Mini... Trump will say a prayer at the Western Wall, national security adviser H.R. McMaster said , as well as pay a visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, consider...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google shifts mobile focus to apps and digital assistant

Users can also create their own shortcuts to apps. "Improving discoverability is important to all of us and you can expect ongoing investments and improvements in this area", Abrams said. With it- you can poi...More..

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

Pandemonium reigns on day 1 of UP assembly session

However, 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. On ...More..

How Much Damages Made By Wannacry Ransomware Attack Made Throughout The World
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

How Much Damages Made By Wannacry Ransomware Attack Made Throughout The World

And it looks like soon enough, that time is now. But Microsoft actually issued a patch for this particular flaw back in March , and people who installed it immediately were presumably unaffected by WannaCr...More..

How to secure yourself against a WannaCry ransomeware attack
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

How to secure yourself against a WannaCry ransomeware attack

At present, patients are being advised to still turn up to their scheduled appointments, and while the NHS systems can not confirm details of them, they are doing their best to instil as little inconvenience as...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google Android OS installed on 2 bn active devices

Google, which gets most of its revenue from its dominant search engine, also released a host of new features for Google Home , a speaker released past year. As part of a years-old tradition, Google will name t...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Cyber should be wake-up call for govts

Bitcoin has rebounded sharply in the wake of a global cyber attack that has governments, corporations and even stock exchanges scrambling to close multiple vulnerabilities. The post is called How to Accidenta...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

What is WannaCry? What does WannaCry ransomware do?

Ransomware is a type of wicked and malicious software that takes over the system of a computer. "Our banks may be affected in a couple of hours". Meanwhile, none of the major banks, or the Reserve Bank of I...More..

WannaCry Ransomware Attack Could Spark Lawsuits - But Not Against Microsoft
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

WannaCry Ransomware Attack Could Spark Lawsuits - But Not Against Microsoft

The precedent may impact other software sellers, too. Here are a few important things that you need to know about the worst ever cyber attack witnessed by the world: What is a ransomware? In what one of th...More..

Microsoft says NSA to blame for Wannacry
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Microsoft says NSA to blame for Wannacry

Unlike other ransomware families, the WannaCry strain does not spread via infected e-mails or infected links. Speculation swirled in India over the safety of ATMs after WannaCry disabled more than 200,000 P...More..

Australian companies warned about global cyber attack
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Australian companies warned about global cyber attack

As a result, hospitals, businesses, and governments were affected. "Hundreds of thousands" of Chinese computers at almost 30,000 institutions including government agencies have been hit by the global ransomwa...More..

Scots NHS told 3 months ago to protect data from attacks
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Scots NHS told 3 months ago to protect data from attacks

That's why companies are anxious to beef up security or combat potential infections, according to Aviv Grafi, the chief technology officer of Votiro, another cybersecurity firm. In an update after midnight lo...More..

US should take some blame for cyber attack: Chinese state media
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US should take some blame for cyber attack: Chinese state media

This time it was in the form of so-called ransomware known as WannaCry or WannaCrypt that encrypts files on Windows computers and demands payment for the decryption code needed to unlock the data. Hardwares use...More..

Global ransomware attack used info stolen from NSA, says Microsoft
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Global ransomware attack used info stolen from NSA, says Microsoft

Never click on a link in spam email, about 40 percent of all spam email has ransomware. While Microsoft complained about the NSA stockpiling cyber weapons, it has reportedly stockpiled patches, The Register ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sen. Collins wants to hear directly from Comey

The Republican told National Public Radio on Wednesday that she's anxious about "stories getting ahead of facts". "I believe the American people will get a chance to hear from Director Comey shortly", Warner ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

In battle of digital assistants, Google heads to Apple turf

You can choose the way you interact with the data in Google Assistant, the same way that every faucet in your home connects to the same water main. These customizable user-defined shortcuts are very basic a...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google Assistant Announced for iOS Release Later Today

As the Google I/O 2017 kicked off in California today, Google took the stage to announce many new initiatives and expanded its existing services across ecosystems. When you hover on such text Android would ask ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Android O Checks Its 'Vitals' As First Beta Launches Today

In fact, he said that the majority of Android TV devices now have some kind of live TV input, meaning they're smart TVs or pay TV boxes. It is now the operating system, namely the software platform that manag...More..

Google Gives Artificial Intelligence More Power in its Products
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google Gives Artificial Intelligence More Power in its Products

It also brings in hands-free calling along with Spotify integration and Bluetooth support. It's not remarkable that Netflix wants to do this, but it is remarkable that they can: after all, what does it mean...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Android O announced, here's all you need to know

This update will come to over 100 million devices, Google said. Samsung is trying to some of that with its new Bixby Vision feature on the Galaxy S8 phones. Perhaps the most interesting bit, though, pertained...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

White House rejects allegations that Trump asked Comey to end Flynn probe

But what's the "fact" the president stated? Elijah Cummings, top Democrat on a key House oversight panel, countered that Ryan and the Republicans had shown "zero, zero, zero appetite for any investigation of ...More..

So far, UI untouched by 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

So far, UI untouched by 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack

There's a simple task available to all computer users that can allow them to laugh in the face of even the most malicious ransomware attack. "Like previous ransomware attacks, this appears to be an opportunit...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google Expeditions to get AR Support This Year

The Visual Positioning Service (VPS ) revealed on stage, which combines Tango's inside-out tracking system with Google Maps, provides "very precise location information indoors", claims Bavor. Importantly, G...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Chip Gear Makers Get Price-Target Hikes; AMD Lifted By Intel Deal

Concert Wealth Management Inc. raised its position in Advanced Micro Devices by 4.8% in the first quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund increased its stake in Advanced Micro Devices by 2.4% in the ...More..