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'Shadow Brokers' threaten to release more hacking tools in June

A month after Microsoft released the patch, the Shadow Brokers published the attack code, code-named EternalBlue, that exploited the critical Windows vulner...


Edouard named as French premier

The mayor of Le Havre since 2010, Mr Philippe previously worked as a director of public affairs for French nuclear group Areva from 2007-2010 and as a lawyer ...


Indian shares extend record-breaking run; autos, banks rally

At 3.15 pm, the 30-share BSE index Sensex was up 16.53 points or 0.05 per cent at 30,264.70 and the 50-share NSE index Nifty was up 16.1 points or 0.17 per cent...


Microsoft unveils a big Windows update and virtual reality hand controllers

The new SDK is being released in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 16190 or greater) and brings under development changes to the API surface ar...


Apple working on a credit card to compete with Venmo

The prospect of Apple launching a debit card has irked may banks, since Apple's strong brand could commandeer a user's wallet. This would allow users to spend...


Microsoft "upping" their investment in first party games

Unfortunately, the pictures only represent tech demos, and aren't indicative of what's now being developed in-house by Microsoft or by any other developers who ...


BlackBerry smartphone with physical keyboard will be sold in Canada next month

There's a 12-megapixel camera on the back with dual-tone flash and a wide f/2.0 aperture, while an 8-megapixel front camera handles selfies. The KeyOne is Black...


This is Google's latest effort to fight fake news

Google also says its algorithms have now been trained to demote "low quality" content based on signals like whether the information comes from an "authoritativ...


State Department websites promote Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, sparking ethics concerns

The website ShareAmerica , the State Department's "platform for sharing compelling stories and images that spark discussion and debate on important topics", an...


Kiper and McShay's latest mock draft gives the Buccaneers a new name

I think the Titans have three clear needs: cornerback, wide receiver and inside linebacker. Narrowing down the list to the 58 individuals who went to Indian...


Donald F. Boesch: We need more science, not less

Protests are standard on the National Mall, and from the 1963 March on Washington to the recent Women's March, history has been made there time and time aga...


Facebook murder suspect kills himself after police pursuit

The chilling video was on Facebook for three hours before it was taken down. A five-state manhunt was launched to find Stephens after the children's mental ...


After discontinuing the NES, Nintendo is reportedly releasing a SNES Classic Edition

The site spoke with anonymous sources "close to the company" who said Nintendo is working on a miniature version of its beloved Super Nintendo Entertainme...


Google plans to launch its own ad-blocker in Chrome

While the feature is being described as a filter of only a certain set of ad types, some websites could face having all of their ads blocked even if only a fe...


Confirms 3 pct growth forecast for Serbia in 2017

In Asia, another dose of government stimulus has pushed China's growth forecast up a tenth of a percentage point to 6.6%, and the fund lifted Japan's outlook ...


AMD officially launches Polaris Evolved RX 500 series

AMD is continuing its pitch for RX-580 as a premium VR and 1440p gaming GPU , the RX-570 based on a cut-down configuration of Polaris 10 will serve as a more ...


Circuit Court of Appeals Grants Motion to Vacate Stays of Execution

But that isn't the only legal roadblock that the state faces as it looks to execute its first inmate since 2005. The state still must overcome other court ord...


Trump declares US-Russia ties may be at 'all-time low'

Tillerson has a meeting set later Wednesday in Moscow with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Russian President Vladimir Putin used a meeting with visiting U...


Samsung Galaxy S8 Will Be Forgotten Soon

The company has reportedly had problems with the voice-recognition performance of the English version of Bixby. However, other features such as the deluxe not...


Malala receives highest U.N. honor to promote girls education

Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai has been named as the UN's youngest-ever Messenger of Peace. In her acceptance speech, the outspoken Malala only reiterate...


Great Barrier Reef has "zero prospect" of recovery in bleaching

James Kerry , part of the team at the Australian Research Council's center of excellence for coral reef studies. This year, the middle third of the reef has...


Thompson scores huge Davis Cup upset

I'll be out there for some of Thommo's match and I think it's a good match up with him against Sock. Thompson carried all the momentum with him into the fourt...


Your Amazon Fire TV is about to get way better

Now, imagine sharing your name with two of the world's most popular voice-activated Assistants, Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri. While the All-New Fire TV...


Windows 10 Creators Update to be available from April 11

The company on Wednesday announced that the new "Creators Update " for Windows 10 - its third major upgrade since the system launched in 2015 - adds a functi...


Twitter Unveils a New Look for Replies

When users reply, the names of the people they are replying to will be on top of the text of the actual tweet, rather than a part of it. Since Twitter saw s...