Stories about Sci-tech

May 17 2017

WannaCry; RBI asks banks not to run ATMs without software update

It has been reported that a new ransomware "WannaCry" is spreading widely, RBI advisory to the banks said. Wannacry encrypts the files on infected Windows systems. "Wan...

May 17 2017

Bastian Schweinsteiger does not blame Jose Mourinho for Manchester United exit

And I repeat the same - thank you Michael Oliver [for sending off Herrera] because we were out in the FA Cup". "I think it's unusual because someone asked me about spec...

May 17 2017

Thailand backs off threat to block Facebook over content

The Thai government has deemed the weird images of its king a threat to national security and said they violate the country's strict "lese majeste" laws. We have a feelin...

May 17 2017

AMD's Ryzen 9 'Threadripper' CPU lineup leaked

Touting the virtues of combing CPUs and GPUs in servers, two kinds of chips that only AMD offers under one roof, Su noted that Epyc "allows you to connect more GPUs d...

May 17 2017

Apple could update its entire MacBook line at WWDC next month

Apple's job now is to keep the revenue generation building as iPhone sales start to wobble. But Macs are key to retaining the business of loyalists and the creative indu...

May 17 2017

Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites

Ukraine is a small part of Yandex's business, the company told Reuters , noting that it regretted Ukraine's decision to deny the 11 million users in the country access...

May 16 2017

Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for govts

The attacks exploited the computers because they were running outdated versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system. "Hundreds of thousands" of Chinese computers at...

May 16 2017

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG)

The stock is now showing YTD performance of -16.96 Percent. Several research firms recently issued reports on MPC. Scotiabank reissued a "hold" rating and set a $54.00 ...

May 16 2017

Pakistan tells ICJ that Jadhav confessed to his crimes

Choudhary told ANI. New Delhi argued before the court earlier in the day that India had not even been given consular access to Jadhav by Pakistan despite repeated reque...

May 16 2017

Trump sees 'fast' decision over new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Comey instead told Trump he could count on his honesty, the Times said. Trump also hit back on Friday at media reports questioning the credibility of White House accoun...

May 16 2017

MP3 files are being discontinued

While there are probably at least a dozen different formats when it comes to audio, MP3 is the most popular due to its size and also the support it has from various med...

May 16 2017

Massive Ransomware Attack Affects Organizations Worldwide

He said Europol and other agencies did not yet know who was behind the attack but "normally it is criminally minded and that is our first working theory for obvious reaso...

May 16 2017

BCCI congratulates Indian Women's Team

The 19-year-old from Uttar Pradesh shared a record 320- run opening stand with Poonam Raut (109) as India rattled a commanding 358-3 after skipper Mithali Raj won the tos...

May 16 2017

Apple Inc. Prepping "Siri Smart Speaker"

The new iPad Pro is expected to have slimmer bezels (especially on the top and bottom) to keep the dimensions closer to the existing 9.7-inch model. The smart speaker...

May 16 2017

Maternity and children's hospitals come under attack

The same virus may have infiltrated systems in NI, but not yet been activated, said the PSNI. It is of the utmost importance that individuals and organisations act to ens...

May 16 2017

Unprecedented global cyberattack is 'an urgent call' to action

He said this order was not prompted by Russia's previous year electoral systems targeting. Bossert Monday applauded Microsoft for releasing a patch for the worm in Marc...

May 15 2017

Google Pixel 2 Taimen shows up on Geekbench running Android O

Firstly, the listing suggests that the smartphone will run Google's yet-to-be-announced Android O OS. Some rumors have also claimed that the codenames of upcoming Googl...

May 15 2017

Apple acquires 'dark data' machine learning & AI company Lattice Data for $200M

Lattice's technology focuses on "dark data", the mass of unorganized information stored in computer networks that is not in a proper format for companies to analyse or ta...

May 15 2017

South Korean leader Moon discuss North Korea with China's Xi: Blue House

Moon said in his first speech as president on Wednesday he would immediately begin efforts to defuse security fears on the Korean peninsula and would negotiate with Washi...

May 15 2017

US Joins Arctic Council In Calling For Action To Curb Climate Change

Michael LeVine, a lawyer in Alaska for the nonprofit Oceana, said: "We hope that this declaration is a meaningful step in the evolution of the Trump administration's appr...