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Microsoft quietly patched Shadow Brokers' hacking tools

There are trillions of dollars per day that get transferred through SWIFT , with over 11,000 banks and securities organizations in over 200 countries using SWIFT. Microsoft reached out to Wired with a statement saying: "We are reviewing the report and will take the necessary actions to protect our customers".

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Facebook vows to 'do better' after man films himself committing murder

Godwin recoils and falls to the ground. Police said he was last driving a white 2016 Ford Fusion with temporary tag E363630. Appearing alongside a U.S. An Ohio woman was accused of broadcasting her friend's rape on Periscope, Twitter's live-streaming service. This undated photo provided by the Cleveland Police shows Steve Stephens.

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Saturn's Moon Enceladus Has The 'Chemical Energy' To Support Life: NASA Reveals

Water is known to exist on this moon of saturn. A recent analysis of the geysers erupting off the ice-encrusted ocean world Enceladus has revealed hydrogen molecules, NASA scientists said yesterday, a sign of the kind of deep-sea chemical reactions between water and rock that could create favorable conditions for life.

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GALLERY: Easter egg drop in Iowa City

Part of the fun included Easter Bunnies who danced with visitors and there were several large moon jumps shaped like castles and even one designated for children with special needs. "We're hoping to match it this year, if not go a little over". Earlier that morning, Warwick Fire Department members and other volunteers placed thousands of sweets in the baseball field.

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Nintendo Switch Mini handheld predicted by 2019

It was inevitable but Nintendo Europe has confirmed to Eurogamer that the Nintendo Entertainment System Mini will also be discontinued in Europe. On their part, the company has said that the NES Classic Edition was always going to be a "limited time" and that they've already stretched their intended supply volume a few times.

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United Airlines changes policy following backlash over violently dragging off man

The majority of people who watched the video of passenger David Dao being forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight last week - which resulted in a broken nose, a concussion and other injuries - agreed that United acted irresponsibly and downright cruelly (they did).

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PayPal forges mobile payments deal with Google

PayPal will become one of the mobile payment services available to users of Android Pay, Google's digital wallet for Android phones, turning two major payment rivals into partners. That partnership also enabled MasterCard's digital wallet service as a payment option for PayPal's Braintree merchants. PayPal declined to disclose the terms of the new deal.

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Mike Pence in Japan to talk trade, North Korea threat

While visiting the demilitarized zone on the border between North and South Korea, Pence warned that the "era of strategic patience" was over , and that Washington would respond to acts of aggression. Abe and Pence affirmed that the threat from North Korea has reached a new level and it is crucial to the peace and stability of the region for Japan and the United States to strengthen their alliance, according to a Japanese official who was present.

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Analyst Opinion Summary: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH), Altria Group, Inc. (MO)

Finally, Vetr cut UnitedHealth Group from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, February 10th. Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. UnitedHealth Group's dividend payout ratio is now 33.47%. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 1,940,030 shares in the company, valued at $310,016,794.

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Best bet for life could be one of Saturn's moons

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected hydrogen in a plume of gas and icy particles spraying from Saturn's moon Enceladus , prompting the question could it be a suitable energy source for microbes to exist in its sub-surface oceans. Cassini also sampled the plume's composition during flybys earlier in the mission. During Cassini's close flyby of Enceladus on October 28, 2015, INMS detected molecular hydrogen as the spacecraft flew through the plume of gas and ice grains spewing from cracks ...

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Trump and Kim Jong-Un the Same "Unbalanced" — George Takei

Dmitry Kiselyov, whose weekly news review show on Russia's state-run broadcaster has served as one of the most widely-watched pro-Kremlin programs in Russian Federation, turned his attention to North Korea last week. Delivering a personal jibe, Kiselyov sarcastically told viewers that the North Korean leader's young daughter did not, unlike Ivanka Trump, have an office in her father's official residence.

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There may be an alien life in solar system

The presence of ample hydrogen in the ocean of Enceladus implies that microbes, if they do exist on Saturn's moon, could use it to gain energy by combining it with carbon dioxide dissolved in water. Sadly, we soon have to say goodbye to Cassini after all the fantastic work it's been doing in studying Saturn and its moons. Analysis determined that it was unlikely that the observed hydrogen was acquired during the formation of Enceladus or from other processes on the moon's surface or in the ...

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IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct

The organisation highlights the possibility of protectionism and what the report calls "trade warfare". Beijing should "focus on containing the problems at their source by accepting slower and more sustainable growth outcomes. The report said the UK's "principal challenge will be to successfully navigate the exit from the European Union and negotiate new arrangements for economic relations with the European Union and other trading partners".

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Thermonuclear war may break out anytime: North Korea's United Nations deputy representative

There is a lot of public support for the deployment of the THAAD anti-ballistic missile system in South Korea, for example, and for the previous South Korean president's decision to close the jointly operated Kaesong industrial park inside North Korea, Kim says.

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Samsung forecasts record Q1 earnings on upbeat chip sales

South Korean prosecutors Friday accused the heir to the Samsung business empire of embezzling funds, committing perjury and playing a key role in a corruption scandal that led to the ouster of former President Park Geun-Hye. Park herself was arrested last week on charges such as colluding with Choi to pressure businesses such as Samsung to contribute to foundations that backed her administration's policy initiatives.

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Tesla's next trick will be an electric semi truck

Tesla already builds the Model S sedan and Model X sport utility vehicle. TSLA shares climbed 2.41% to $304 per share. It comes as Tesla's stock has soared in recent months, pushing its valuation past that of Ford Motor Co.to a level rivaling the market capitalization of General Motors Co., the largest USA auto maker.

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Trump hits back at tax protests, asks 'who paid' for rallies

Cuban wrote that it was important for Trump to release his tax returns "now more than ever". Every major-party presidential nominee has released their returns for almost 40 years. Two of the largest marches took place in NY and Los Angeles , with each drawing around 5,000 people. He later said that voters don't care. But that's not what Americans said at rallies across the country on Saturday.

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Star Wars Battlefront II Releases in November Featuring Full Single Player Campaign

Star Wars Battlefront II takes fans through a wide range of iconic locations from all three eras: prequel, classic and new trilogy, including new in-game locations such as Yavin 4's jungle canopies, the spaceport town of Mos Eisley, and Starkiller Base.

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Apple Slow to Develop Optical Fingerprint Sensor for Upcoming iPhone

The site has heard that the Touch ID sensor has been moved under the glass but can't confirm it. If this issue continues, Apple might scrape the new fingerprint sensor for the device. It's possible the company is taking advantage of this technology for the iPhone 8 . The display, on the other hand, measures 5.768 inches diagonally and could cover almost the whole front face of the flagship device.

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An Easter Egg Hunt for All

But on Saturday, she was inside an at least eight-foot-tall, big-eared, white-furry Easter bunny costume as adoring children attending Uptown Martinsville Easter egg hunts had their pictures taken with her. "Happy", he said. His sister feels the same way. "We want everybody to come out and have a good time.", Town of Unicoi History Group Chairman Pat Lynch said.

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Videos show desperation of suspect in Facebook video killing

Stephens, who claimed on Facebook that he killed more than a dozen people, is considered armed and risky. Police originally said that Stephens broadcast the shooting on Facebook Live, but Facebook said that while he had posted a live video at some point Sunday, the shooting itself was not live.

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Payload Ready - Overwatch Enters Heroes of the Storm's Nexus in Style

While that is an interesting topic to tackle, it is worth mentioning that he has finally arrived to Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm. His Heroic abilities include Dragonblade, a recreation of his Overwatch ultimate that lasts for eight seconds, and X-Strike, a pair of perpendicular slashes-ie like an X-that deals initial damage and then ignites after 1.25 seconds, causing additional area of effect damage.

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Police warn of GoFundMe scams after Cleveland Facebook killing

Police are still searching for Stephens , who mentioned his job during one of three broadcasts on Facebook Sunday. The FBI is involved in the investigation and working with several state and local law enforcement agencies in the manhunt for Stephens.

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VP Pence visits to DMZ as tensions near Korean Peninsula rise

Several hours later, North Korea's deputy United Nations representative Kim In-ryong held a press conference in NY, accusing Washington of turning the Korean Peninsula into "the world's biggest hot spot" and "pushing the situation to the brink of war".

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Ipswich 3 Newcastle 1: Rafa Benitez's side continue bout of promotion jitters

And, Huddersfield have a game in hand, so Newcastle better make sure they don't slip up as the season comes to a close. Daryl Murphy looked to have rescued a point for the visitors after Freddie Sears handed Ipswich a deserved lead in the first half.

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Cleveland shooting victim was a granddad walking home after Easter meal

Authorities admit that they don't know the whereabouts of the 37-year-old, who disappeared after shooting Robert Godwin Sr, 74, in the head in Cleveland , Ohio, on Sunday. She also said Stephens was "a nice guy" who was good to her and her children. She said her father was "a great man, a sweet man". The superintendent noted that New York State Park Police, the Buffalo Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other local law enforcement agencies are also aware of the photo.

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Windows 10 Creators Update features fall short for IT

Microsoft also unveiled a virtual reality head set titled the HoloLens, a phone titled the Lumia 950, a tablet titled the Surface Pro 4 and a biometrics wristband titled the Band 2. It's all in the rumor state for now so take things with a grain of salt, but Microsoft's event is just around the corner and we'll keep you in the loop as soon as we get the official scoop.

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Large asteroid to hurtle past Earth on 19th

In May 2014, 2014 JO25 was spotted by astronomers at Catalina Sky Survey near Tucson, Arizona. "The encounter on April 19 is the closest this asteroid has come to Earth for at least the last 400 years and will be its closest approach for at least the next 500 years", the NASA statement says.

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IPad Air 2 Reportedly Being Offered as Fourth Generation iPad Replacement

The iPad Air 2 did not offer the 16GB and 64GB models, so you'd likely be getting a storage upgrade along with the overall more advanced tech. Users who bring their iPad 4 for repairs or servicing are in for a surprise, as Apple is offering the upgraded iPad Air 2 as a replacement device.

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Duterte cancels visit to disputed South China Sea island

As Japan, Vietnam, the Philippines and other nations continue to claim parts of the South China Sea as their own, President Duterte last week ordered his navy to go and colonize the disputed islands. Following the session of talks, the HH Emir and the President of Philippines oversaw the signing of a number of Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) between the two counties including an MoU in the field of culture between Qatar's Ministry of Culture and Sports and Philippine's National Commission ...

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Live, long and black giant shipworm found in Philippines

The Kuphus polythamia is actually a bivalve , the same species as clams and mussels, despite having the name shipworm. But the giant shipworm doesn't even have to eat it. 'If we made a mistake, we could lose the opportunity to discover the secrets of this very rare specimen'. A scientist tipping a Kuphus polythalamia from its shell.

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Some Samsung Galaxy S8 users are complaining about reddish tint on display

The bad news may not apply across the board, though; xdadevelopers is reporting that an alleged S8 owner can still remap the button despite the handset being up to date, indicating the change may not be universal. In one sense, it's a shame, as power users in particular might welcome the ability to customize their phones. In an earlier statement, Samsung confirmed it will not support voice commands until "later this spring".

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Apple may remove fingerprint sensor on iPhone 8 to avoid delay

The iPhone 8 will supposedly serve as Apple's 10 year anniversary gift to customers, thus, many believe that Apple will introduce some of the high-end features available in the market today. iPhone in these drawing has absolutely nothing in the front except the display screen and a tiny cut on the top of the handset for speaker. "Additionally, we believe Apple has evaluated Synaptic's (SYNA) optical fingerprint solution, but that it has not been qualified".

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Tensions with North Korea are on the rise, yet again

Expanding on Mr Trump's remarks, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the President would not be "drawing lines in the sand" over rising tensions in the Korean peninsula. military presence in the South". But for the South Koreans and for the thousands of US troops stationed there, each North Korean missile launch is a serious matter that warrants a serious acknowledgment.

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Borussia Dortmund angry at UEFA after bus bomb attack

Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel said his side was ignored by European football's governing body, Uefa, as the club was forced to play less than 24 hours after an attack on the team bus transporting its players. Tuchel said the players were not in the right state of minds before the game and they should not have been playing so soon, no matter how "important" the match or how "tight" the schedule is for the remainder of the season.


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