Windows to play nicely with Android, iOS

Until now, though, you still needed a Mac to build and tes your apps. Microsoft unveiled an update to Windows 10, adding key features that are likely to benefit users of gadgets that run rival mobile operating systems iOS and Android. More..

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NZ cyber firms monitor global attack
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

NZ cyber firms monitor global attack

The only way to unlock the files is to pay a ransom. "After that the price will be doubled". The majority of attacks - 169 - hit the public sector. A CERT advisory said it appeared the attacks were carrie...More..

Raiders of the Broken Planet has four campaigns
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Raiders of the Broken Planet has four campaigns

Each campaign tells a parallel story and can be enjoyed in any order and will be packed to the rafters with new missions, new characters and tons of new content, each developing and growing the sci fi universe ...More..

CERN launches new accelerator to help boost data output
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

CERN launches new accelerator to help boost data output

CERN's announcement explains that there's to be a couple of years of tests ahead of a planned long shutdown in 2019/2020, when Lineac 4 will be connected to the LHC. This is the first step towards increasing ...More..

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Microsoft unveils radically redesigned interface across its entire product line

Microsoft hasn't documented Fluent Design in depth, but says light is to draw your attention, depth aims to create space with layers, motion refers to a smooth, non-distractive transitions between tasks, while ...More..

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The White House Can't Keep Its Story Straight On Comey's Firing

The president also got in on the act of contradicting his own communications team's messaging, telling NBC News that had already chose to dismiss Comey when he met on Monday with the top two officials from the ...More..

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Over 70 countries hit in global extortion cyberattack

NHS Digital, which oversees United Kingdom hospital cybersecurity, says the attack used the Wanna Decryptor variant of malware, which infects and locks computers while the attackers demand a ransom. Prime Min...More..

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Microsoft Announces Xamarin Live Player Preview

Behind the scenes, the Live Player includes an interpreter for.NET code. The native development support for Android, iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS comes through Xamarin, Microsoft notes, which the software gia...More..

Gaze at the 'flower moon' in full bloom Wednesday night
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Gaze at the 'flower moon' in full bloom Wednesday night

As long as heavy clouds stay away, Staten Islanders should be able to see the so-called flower moon rising in the eastern sky on Wednesday at 7:49 p.m. During the spring and summer months, a Full Moon also ...More..

Is Pakistan's solar power poised to take off amid energy crisis?
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Is Pakistan's solar power poised to take off amid energy crisis?

SBG Cleantech bid Rs2.63 per kWh to construct a 100MW capacity, said a person associated with the auction process, requesting anonymity. The reserve price for the auction was set at Rs 3.01 per unit. If the t...More..

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Trump, Moon to Meet 'as Soon as Possible'

Security Council resolutions. The U.S. president also assessed that the "North Korean situation is a very, very unsafe one for South Korea, for Japan, frankly for China and for the rest of the world". The mis...More..

A new species of dinosaur has been named after 'Zuul' from Ghostbusters
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

A new species of dinosaur has been named after 'Zuul' from Ghostbusters

In "Ghostbusters", Sigourney Weaver became possessed by Zuul , telling Bill Murray that she is "the gatekeeper", searching for the "keymaster" (Rick Moranis). The tail basically had a club at the end, and the ...More..

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Trading Alert for Investors: Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC)

The analysts offering 12 month price targets for Uranium Energy Corp. have a median target of $2.4, with a high estimate of $4.2 and a low estimate of $1.9. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the ...More..

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Cyber attack disrupting NHS was int'l: British PM

Among the companies targeted was US -based FedEx . A spokeswoman for Portugal Telecom said: "We were the target of an attack, like what is happening in all of Europe, a large scale-attack, but none of our se...More..

Wispy Rings of Clouds Shine in New Photo of Saturn Moon Titan
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Wispy Rings of Clouds Shine in New Photo of Saturn Moon Titan

You can't see the moonlet in this photo because it is "obscured by the stirred-up ring material around it", NASA said , but it is in the middle of the propeller and is nearly a mile across. NASA has released ...More..

Yelp shares crash on guidance cut
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Yelp shares crash on guidance cut

During the subsequent conference call, CFO Lanny Baker explained that the company experienced weaker-than-expected revenue retention in its local ad business in the first quarter. "We had a solid first quar...More..

Biegel & Waller LLC Takes Position in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Biegel & Waller LLC Takes Position in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

Sandy Spring Bank now owns 277,037 shares of the software giant's stock worth $16,003,000 after buying an additional 9,165 shares in the last quarter. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, w...More..

LG G6 smartphone: Taking on the Samsung Galaxy S8
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

LG G6 smartphone: Taking on the Samsung Galaxy S8

Several concept designers have started imaging what the device would look like. But some websites report that the GeekBench scores indicate that the Google Taimenmay run on a mid-range processor like the Snap...More..

Railway worker saves woman from jumping in front of train
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Railway worker saves woman from jumping in front of train

A member of train station staff in Xianyou, Fujian Province had to think quick to save a woman from being hit by a train on Wednesday. A railway worker has saved the life of a girl who tried to jump in front ...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Trudeau Government Says Tillerson On Board With Climate Change

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told representatives of Russia, Finland and other nations with Arctic territory that the U.S. needs time to develop its climate policy, even as the region undergoes "unprec...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Belt and Road has promise for Ethiopia, Africa: envoy

The Belt refers to the Silk Road Economic Belt which comprises three overland routes: connecting China, Central Asia, Russia and Europe; linking China with the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean Sea through Cen...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Notable Buzzer of Last Trading Day: Intel Corporation's

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in DLX. Wells Fargo & Co reiterated a top pick rating and set a $45.00 price target on shares of Intel in a research report...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Small 3.4 quake shakes area west of Seattle

Thursday morning's 3.6 natural disaster east of Bremerton was almost twice as strong as Wednesday's 3.4 quake in the same area. Since midnight, there have been six more quakes in Kitsap County. "It's interest...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

NHS hospitals in England hit by a widespread cyberattack

Phillip Misner, the software giant's Principal Security Group Manager, said: "This decision was made based on an assessment of this situation, with the principle of protecting our customer ecosystem overall, fi...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

QA: Microsoft Cosmos DB creator lays out vision for planet-scale database

In terms of developer accessibility Microsoft announced support for graph traversal, supporting Apache Gremlin .That part of the Build demo was striking, but nearly presented as an afterthought - Microsof...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

British hospitals, Spanish firms among targets of 'ransomware' attack

Andrea Zapparoli Manzoni, a senior manager in the Information Risk Management division of KPMG Advisory in Italy, said: "The ransomware attack is happening in a haphazard fashion and is hitting every country in...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

What Will Fall's Windows 10 Update Bring?

Microsoft is holding its annual Build conference in Seattle and has revealed that it will be releasing the Fall Creators Update later this year. At Build 2016 developer conference earlier past year, M...More..

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HSE puts temporary ban on internet access as cyber attack goes worldwide

The most disruptive attacks were reported in Britain, where hospitals and clinics were forced to turn away patients after losing access to computers on Friday. The chaos in Britain's health system came less t...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

U.S. laptop ban could be extended to flights from UK

Since March, large portable electronic devices like laptops, tablets and e-readers have not been allowed in the cabin on United States of America -bound flights from eight Muslim majority countries in the mid...More..

Indonesian Islamist leader says ethnic Chinese wealth is next target
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Indonesian Islamist leader says ethnic Chinese wealth is next target

But in the Jakarta court the legal team battling for Ahok told reporters it was exactly that sense of justice in Indonesia that was being tested. Nasir also said also that foreign investment, especially i...More..