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UK hospitals hit by major cyber attack

Spanish telecom giant Telefonica and victims in eleven other countries, including Russian Federation and Vietnam, suffered similar attacks, with many reporting the same demands for $300 ransom payments, according to the New York Times . NHS Digital said the attack, believed to have been caused by a malware variant, did not specifically target the NHS and it is also affecting various sectors.

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Here's how it differs from regular Windows 10

Note that Windows 10 S can be upgraded at any time to Windows 10 Pro via the Windows Store, at what Microsoft promises will be an affordable price. Microsoft claims that the Surface Laptop's battery life is greater than any Macbook Air present in the market. Microsoft should be unveiling a new version for the Windows 10 OS, that would represent their answer to the Chromebooks.

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Takeaways From Buffett's Address To Berkshire AGM

The billionaire investor also heaped additional praise on Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos after commending him over the weekend at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting . "I think it's absolutely essential to America that we become more productive, because that's the only way we increase consumption per capita". "And, of course, the government isn't very good at that", Munger said.

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Microsoft Just Unveiled a New Surface Laptop That Goes After Apple's MacBook

The laptop runs Windows 10 S, a streamlined version of the ubiquitous operating system. Luckily, buyers will be able to freely upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for free until the end of the year. In some countries (read China), Bing will be replaced by regional search providers, but again, Windows 10 S users won't be able to alter these settings.

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Samsung Z4 ditches Android for Tizen

However, the Z4 is only the fourth smartphone to sport Tizen, after the Z1 that launched in India back in early 2015 and which went on to sell more than one million units ; the Z3, which followed nine months later; and the first 4G Tizen phone, the Z2, which arrived on the market last August.

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Apple Watch can detect early signs of a stroke using AI

Of the 6,158 participants-which were initially recruited through the app itself-200 had been diagnosed with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common type of heart rhythm problem. The team plans to tweak the algorithm and validate it against "gold standard" EKG tests. Cardiogram initiated the research a year ago to figure out whether it could detect the signs of a stroke, a quarter of which are caused by irregular heartbeats.

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Apple Posts iPhone 7 Photography Tutorials

Jankowski also said that Apple's average iPhone selling will increase to $763 during fiscal 2018. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and set a $150.00 target price on shares of Apple in a research report on Wednesday, February 1st.

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Almost Half of US Citizens Feel Comey's Dismissal Linked to "Russia Probe"

Comey's dismissal escalated concerns in both parties that Trump may be trying to undermine an investigation that appears to be gaining steam. He mentioned worrisome "bits and pieces" of information coming out about conversations between various Trump campaign advisers and Russian officials in 2016.

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New PlayStation Trailer Highlights PS4 Exclusives with Dynamic 4k Resolution

In an deal world, both Microsoft and Sony are able support players across the entire platform regardless of the power of their hardware. However, the new Playstation 4 Pro trailer did include a caveat in the form of an asterisk: that the actual graphics you'd be seeing on the Playstation 4 Pro depended on your actual hardware.

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New Amazon Building In Seattle Will Include A Homeless Shelter

While Amazon got ready to build a new office tower at the site of an old Travelodge site, homeless shelter Mary's Place had been operating out of the former motel. "Too often, homelessness gets pushed to the other side of the tracks", Roman said, according to the Times . "Keeping them as neighbours is nice". Amazon is trying to do its part to help with Seattle's homelessness crisis .

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New Opera Browser Features Integrated WhatsApp, Facebook And More

There's nothing particularly special about Opera's versions of the messaging programs. The Norwegian browser maker hopes to change that, however, with its Reborn browser , which brings with it a fresh coat of paint and some messaging capabilities.

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Rumour: "New iPad Pro 10.5" coming next month

The iPad Pro 10.5 inch model is expected to come with more RAM than the current models. What features will the 10.5in iPad have? Apple A10X Processor: The new tablet is expected to have an Apple A10X processor , which is much more powerful than the A9 one on the iPad.

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India a Massive iPhone Sales Growth Opportunity for Apple: Kantar Worldpanel

Business Insider last month found critical flaws in the Oppo R9s software and camera made the phone a hard value proposition even at the competitive price. This would increase Apples' loyalty and make it stand in the competition with Samsung and many Chinese brands. In 2016, Android was 63.4 percent of all smartphone sales, so there is definitely a slight fall going on with the Android share.

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Injustice 2 Mobile: How to Unlock More Characters

The mobile game was soft-launched in select markets earlier this year, but only in the App Store. Interactive and developer NetherRealm are back, back, back with Injustice 2 , a cutting-edge brawler with a difference. Injustice 2 for mobile expands on the hit game Injustice: Gods Among Us with new and improved combat, an engaging story mode, exciting features for gamers of all types and customization options like never before.

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Microsoft launches $999 Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S

Windows 10 S will be offered free of cost for all the schools now running Windows 10 Pro PCs. Although I only spent a few minutes with the new Surface Laptop , it was quite light given its size, and its 3.4 million-pixel display renders high-resolution visuals.

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Health care fight shifts to Senate, where GOP wants a reboot

Lon Harris, editor-in-chief of Insider newsletter, summed up the fears of many when he questioned if Americans might soon have to seek out financial help using GoFundMe campaigns to pay for their medical expenses. "I said it has to be". The Senate's healthcare working group includes the Republican leadership, several committee chairmen and a combination of conservatives such as Ted Cruz of Texas and more moderate Republicans from politically important swing states such as Rob Portman of OH ...

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ECJ: Uber falls under transportation regulations

Uber, which no longer operates UberPOP in Spain, said it would await a final ruling later this year, but added that even if it is considered a transportation company, this "would not change the way we are regulated in most European Union countries as that is already the situation today".

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Android Pay is finally rolling out in Canada via Play Store

Of course, this won't completely put away the phishing attacks on Android O, but it will make it a bit harder for these chaps when they want to steal your personal data. Permissions are what users are being notified about before they can install an app. You might be thinking that you are using a legit app when the reality is that you are giving out your personal details to the bad guys.

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Isuzu launches mu-X priced up to Rs 25.99 lakh

Isuzu SUVs are known globally for their butch styling and the mu-X is no exception. The SUV will be competing with the likes of Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour. Outside, the Isuzu MU-X features a tiger-inspired and muscular exterior that, according to the company, makes it look truly spectacular and dominating on the road, a must have characteristic for a sports utility vehicle in this class.

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Minecraft continues its quest for global domination, now available on Nintendo Switch

It works when the Switch is docked and when it's mobile and supports the console's Joy-Con and Pro controllers. Nintendo will also host game tournaments aside from the other events they will hold at E3 2017. Minecraft is coming to Nintendo Switch! This includes a Mario-themed world with mushrooms, chomping plants, and the iconic pipes, as well as the Mario music and characters .

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Apple to spend $200 million supporting Corning plant in Ky

Apple's $200 million investment in the glass maker will "support Corning's R&D, capital equipment needs, and state-of-the-art glass processing". The two companies have worked closely for roughly a decade, when Apple first pushed Corning to create a chemically strengthened glass for the iPhone.

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Microsoft aims to create a more versatile Windows 10

Plus Microsoft says it has more to announce later this year, before the September release date for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. In terms of features, there are a lot of new things coming with the Fall Creators Update but Microsoft showed off some of the main headline features at Build .

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New Google AI Turns Your Selfies Into Emojis

Sadly, it doesn't appear these personalized stickers are usable outside of Allo , but maybe that could change in the future. At the top of the list should be a new option to turn a selfie into stickers. It even picked up my hazel eye color through my glasses. We discovered that a few neurons among the millions in these networks were good at focusing on things they weren't explicitly trained to look at that seemed useful for creating personalized stickers .

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SoftBank sinks $500M into UK virtual reality startup

While not a record, the investment in Improbable is one of the largest European technology rounds of all time. "Retaining our independence was something we talked about in a bar five years ago". Ambitious as it may seem, the firm has certainly managed to convince some of the world's most well-known VCs. City-based United Kingdom tech startup Improbable last night said it had scored $502m (£389m) in new investment led by Japan's SoftBank.

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HTC Teases "360 Real-Life Recording" on U 11

In its teaser, the company says that HTC U 11 is capable of "360 real-life recording". HTC uploaded a new teaser for the HTC 11 smartphone yesterday to the official HTC USA Twitter feed indicating that the upcoming device will come with a "360 real-life recording" feature.

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Decoding insights from Warren Buffett

Speaking at an annual conference of his company's shareholders in Omaha, Nebraska, on Saturday, Buffett said that healthcare costs were the biggest problem facing USA businesses, adding that his federal income taxes previous year would have gone down 17 percent had the new healthcare law been in effect.

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Indian police arrest three over alleged involvement in IPL betting

The bookies, who were under the constant watch of the BCCI Anti-Corruption Unit, were in the same hotel, where the team players were also residing. The three men have been named locally as Ramesh Nayan Shah, a businessman from Thane Mumbai, Ramesh Kumar and Vikas Chauhan, both from Kanpur .

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Morrowind offers early access to those who purchase certain editions

Anyone who pre-ordered the physical version of the Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind Collector's Edition can get in early by following the steps laid out in the official announcement . Players exploring Vvardenfell in The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind have to negotiate their competing allegiances to the three great houses: House Hlaalu, House Redoran, and House Telvanni.

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Protesters call for probe into Federal Bureau of Investigation director's sacking

Democrats want to hold a similar meeting with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Schumer said Thursday. Trump's own official schedule remained empty. "I have nothing to do- this was set up by the Democrats", Trump said. Mr McCabe vowed to inform Congress if there were any efforts by the White House to interfere in the ongoing investigation into links between the Trump campaign team and the Kremlin.

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Psy's new single is here! Time to start dancing

Psy begins the " I Luv It " video by stating that he is turning 40 but if he switches off the lights, he becomes 20. He makes a brief appearance in his trademark leopard-print togs about 30 seconds into the 3min19sec video. The year was 2012 and Youtube didn't know what the hell hit it. The music videos for " I Luv It " drew more than 4.8 million viewers on YouTube in less than a day and " New Face " attracted over 4.5 million viewers on the video-sharing site.

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Microsoft Unveils New Office 365 Developer Initiatives

At Build developer conference today, Microsoft announced a new way for developers to create connectors that allow their app or service to work with PowerApps and Microsoft Flow. The Developer Preview has two new ways for developers to improve experiences for Office 365 end users besides leveraging tabs, bots and connectors.

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HP's laptops could have a keylogger

Investigators with access to the unencrypted file-system might be able to recover sensitive data of historic key-logs as well. Discovered by ModZero , Hewlett Packard has accidentally turned one of its audio drivers (the software that lets your computer talk to your speakers) into a piece of software that logs everything you type.

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Sinclair Broadcast to buy Tribune Media for about $3.9 billion

Sinclair said Monday it would pay $43.50 a share for Tribune , a more than 25% premium to the undisturbed share price, and assume $2.7 billion in debt. Back in December, Trump senior advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner told business leaders Sinclair was granted more access to the future president in exchange for unfiltered coverage, Politico reported .

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Microsoft releases Visual Studio 2017 for Mac following preview

Visual Studio for Mac brings the developer productivity you love to the Mac. Developers building on the Mac can use Microsoft software development technologies such as C#, F#,.Net Core, ASP.Net Core, and Xamarin. It includes live online classes on how to get coding with Visual Studio for Mac. A related aside: As the Register reported recently, there's concern in the.NET developer community about some of the directions Microsoft is taking with ASP.NET Core .

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Microsoft unveils their Surface laptop

So what exactly will you be missing by choosing Windows 10 S over other versions of Windows? Microsoft also claims the Surface Laptop is faster than the i7 MacBook Pro, and it has "more battery life than any MacBook Air on the market today".


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