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United Kingdom officials 'furious' over USA leaks of Manchester attack


Suicide bomber Salman Abedi spent his final moments before his attack in a rental apartment in the centre of Manchester . "Compared to other people I'm quite lucky really", she said. In the United Kingdom, eight people are now in custody after two more men were arrested overnight in Greater Manchester . A third suspect, a local woman, was also arrested Wednesday overnight during an armed raid but was later released without charges. Read More »

Ford Motors chooses James Hackett as CEO in challenging times


And Steelcase , started just nine years after Ford , is a prominent local business whose founding family is still heavily involved, just like the situation he's stepping into now. December 2016: Ford ends the year with 14.8 percent of US new vehicle sales. December 2015: Ford ends the year with a 14.9 percent share of US new vehicle sales. Read More »

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate


If the Manchester attacker was Palestinian and the victims Israeli, the terrorist's family would receive a stipend from the Palestinian Authority . " Israel , Saudi Arabia and the Middle East were great". Donald Trump on Tuesday arrived in Rome for a high-profile meeting with Pope Francis in what was his first official trip to Europe since becoming US President . Read More »

GOP lawmakers say little about Montana candidate

When Gianforte refused to answer the reporter's question, he allegedly took Jacobs to the ground, breaking Jacobs' glasses. Acuna and her crew " watched in disbelief as Gianforte then began punching the reporter". The Committee called for Gianforte to quit the race and for the Republican Party to denounce him publicly. House Speaker Paul Ryan is calling for Gianforte to apologize , saying "that's wrong and should not happen". Read More »

Instagram is the Worst App for Young People's Mental Health


Participants answered 14 questions in total about each social media platform, including whether or not they experienced feelings of anxiety, depression and loneliness while using the apps. You'd be hard-pressed to find somebody who isn't on social media nowadays, as everyone from your little brother to your nan at least has a Facebook account. Read More »

Microsoft's Surface Pro Gets a Much-Needed Refresh


Microsoft has finally revealed the next Surface Pro , although it's not called the Surface Pro 5 . They're covered with Alcantara fabric, which is treated with a high-performance polyurethane coating to resist spills. At the launch of the Surface Pro, we learned more about the device, with Panos Panay, head of Microsoft's Surface division, telling The Verge that "there are about 800 new custom parts in the new Pro". Read More »

Google enables easy family sharing for Calendar, Keep, Photos


Lastly, YouTube TV also allows up to six family members to have their own cloud DVR for $35 per month, so that running out of space is never an issue. Talking about the Google Photos app, the app lets you share a set of photos within the members of your family. "Outsiders" cannot be invited to join this calendar but you can still send them invites to events. Read More »

Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal


The president had previously campaigned for a new database to track Muslims in the USA and later called for those from some nations to be banned from entering the country. As president, he signed two executive orders meant to temporarily curb the United States' intake of refugees and nationals from select Muslim-majority countries, saying national security was at stake. Read More »

Graduates walk out on Pence at Notre Dame commencement

Pence was delivering the commencement speech after receiving an honorary degree from the Catholic university , located in his home state of Indiana. Pence , the former governor of IN, was invited to speak after Notre Dame students and faculty protested the prospect of President Donald Trump being invited to become the seventh USA president to give the commencement address. Read More »

Apple to Pay 150% More for OLED iPhone 3D Touch Components?


This is quite an interesting detail, especially since Apple has a reputation for being extremely firm when negotiating component costs with its suppliers. Fortunately, recent reports have emerged stating that no delays would happen with regards to the iPhone 8's release date . For its size, in comparison with the predecessors, it is approximately 5.7 inches. Read More »

Amazon's Echo Show Is The Improved Personal Assistant

Amazon has even already the first deal on the Echo Show . The new Amazon Echo Show with a touchscreen is capable of streaming videos and while music is playing, it shows song lyrics on the screen. Your Echo will need a Wi-Fi connection to make calls, but the service is free and doesn't require a phone line. " Alexa , show me cooking videos on YouTube ". Read More »

Microsoft re-releases security update after cyberattacks

The ransom demand from the attack is between $300 to $600, and the post noted that there is code to "delete files" in the ransomware. Security officials in Britain urged organizations to protect themselves by installing the security fixes, running antivirus software and backing up data elsewhere. Read More »

Asus ZenFone AR confirmed to arrive this summer


During the second day of Google I/O, a big focus is on augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), markets that Google wants to capitalize on. The upcoming Expeditions AR mode harnesses Google's Tango AR platform , which uses Visual Positioning Service (VPS) technology to map indoor locations. Read More »

Daydream VR Standalone Headsets Announced By Google


This time past year, Google introduced Daydream , a VR platform for Android devices that was built right into Android Nougat and supported by Google's own viewer hardware, the Daydream View. The new Daydream VR will have all the needed sensors buit right in but it will also scan your surroundings so that it tracks your movements in 3D. The company is reported to introduce a new standalone mobile VR device, which would not require a smartphone or a PC to operate. Read More »

American Eagle profit misses estimates on high discounting (AEO)

An earnings forecast is an analyst's outlook for a company's future quarterly or annual earnings. The company has managed to keep price to sales ratio of 1.44 against an industry average of 2.99. American Eagle Outfitters had a net margin of 6.62% and a return on equity of 21.77%. Cyberark Software Ltd (NASDAQ:CYBR), an Israeli-founded company with USA headquarters in Newton, announced Thursday it has acquired Conjur Inc., another Newton cybersecurity firm, for $42 million. Read More »

What it means for you


If you're a mobile app user, you would've seen a pop up notifying you about this change. The changes will come into effect on June 18. Twitter is rolling out some updates in the next few days that will affect the amount of control that you have as a user, over information about you that Twitter uses. Read More »

WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

At the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, 20 workstations assigned for normal office work and running on Windows 7 and XP operating systems were infected by the virus and were immediately isolated from the network. The updated ransomware demands 0.11943 bitcoin (around $218) as the payment for unlocking one system. For businesses patches can be very hard to get deployed across the entire network - this one you will want to install. Read More »

World braces for more cyberattacks as work week begins


At least one Australian business has been affected by the global WannaCry ransomware attack which affected more than 75,000 computers in nearly 100 countries, the nation's Cyber Security Minister confirmed on Monday. "We will get a decryption tool eventually, but for the moment, it's still a live threat and we're still in disaster recovery mode", Europol director Rob Wainwright told CNN on Sunday. Read More »

China pays for Windows XP addiction as 'WannaCry' hits


The attack spread to a large swath of different organizations around the world, including the French vehicle company Renault, the Russian cellphone operator MegaFon and USA -based FedEx. It not, you can go to the Microsoft website and find the proper patch to download. It warned computer users to install and upgrade security software as a precaution. Read More »

The new Galaxy Note 7R refurb just got Bluetooth Certification


It will run the Android 7.0 Nougat and will offer features like Smart Glow 2.0, Samsung Pay Mini, 4G VoLTE, Dual SIM functionalities. The phone is already available in the States on AT&T's website at a price of $180. Experts apparently believe that the refurbished Galaxy Note 7, which The Herald calls Galaxy Note 7S, might need more thorough reviews which might delay the launch. Read More »

Trump taps Callista Gingrich to be ambassador to the Vatican


He only said that he and his wife were told to " be very cautious " until the nomination was confirmed and announced by the administration. "She's under consideration", Gingrich said. Schlageter said Callista Gingrich's time producing the documentary about Pope John Paul helped her create professional relationships and friendships in the USA and Rome that will serve her well should she be confirmed to the post. Read More »

Oil rises 2% after Saudi Arabia and Russia back longer supply cut


Energy ministers from the world's top two oil producers said production cuts, which were set to expire next month, should continue until March, longer than an optional six-month extension specified in the deal. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rose 0.10 percent and MSCI (Frankfurt: 3HM.F - news) 's gauge of stocks across the globe gained 0.49 percent. Read More »

Mom out with daughter on Mother's Day killed by car


An 80-year-old woman, Ann Riolo, had parked her auto nearby while she went to the bakery, according to authorities. Police say Riolo thought she had put the vehicle in drive, but it was still in reverse when she hit the gas and started speeding backward and jumped the curb. Read More »

Sega Announces Plans To Revive Major IPs


As reported by Gematsu , Sega reported on a roadmap to investors on what it wants to do in the near future. Sega also announced during the presentation that Total War: Warhammer and Persona 5 have done well in the last quarter - the games have amassed up to 10.28 million between them. Read More »

Microsoft renovates Windows 10 at Build 2017

Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, speaks during a Microsoft launch event to introduce the new Microsoft Surface laptop and Windows 10 S operating system May 2 in New York City. The Fall Creators Update packs with the lots of new features and enhancements over the last public version which is Creators Update. In support of this vision for more intelligence - from the cloud to the edge, Microsoft announced a preview of Azure IoT Edge, technology that extends the intelligence ... Read More »

Google Patches Six Critical Mediaserver Bugs in Android


So far, this particular vulnerability has not been exploited, as per absence of reports . Google just posted the Android security update for May, 2017 and the files are already live for a number of devices. Google has guaranteed Android OS support till October 2018, and security patches will continue to roll out till October 2019. If you don't want to mess with these files, the OTA updates should start rolling out automatically in the next few days for those products. Read More »