Stories about Electronics

May 18 2017

Irish leader Enda Kenny stepping down as head of his party

Leo Varadkar, who admits he "has been known to talk too much", moved into pole position to become Ireland's next prime minister, as Enda Kenny fired the gun on a leadersh...

May 18 2017

Trump knew Flynn was under investigation weeks before inauguration

On Tuesday night, Fox News, which performs the same function for this White House as RT (Russia Today) does for the Kremlin, was reporting that it couldn't find any Repub...

May 18 2017

Microsoft warns: Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

Appointments at Scarborough and Bridlington Hospitals are expected to run mostly as normal on Monday following the NHS cyber attack on Friday. The numbers are going u...

May 18 2017

The blame game, ransomware edition: Who's at fault?

At an exchange rate of $1,700, that adds up to about $68,000 in total gains for the attackers. "Technology companies owe their customers a reliable process for patching...

May 18 2017

NHS cyberattack: Trusts were told about security patch last month

The Attack that started over the weekend has been recorded as the worst and biggest ransomware attack worldwide. In a scathing statement over the weekend, he said an eq...

May 18 2017

NHS 'open for business' amid 'international manhunt' for cyber attackers

The indiscriminate attack began Friday and struck banks, hospitals and government agencies, exploiting known vulnerabilities in older Microsoft computer operating systems...

May 18 2017

Auto parts makers joins self-driving vehicle alliance

They have since developed a scalable architecture that can be used by BMW as well as other automakers and suppliers working on autonomous technology. Same goes for a more...

May 18 2017

Second Ongoing Global Cyberattack Identified After WannaCry Virus

Reports show that the new "Adylkuzz" attacks are on a scale that "could dwarf" the WannaCry attack, and use the infected computers to mine virtual currency. "There are n...

May 18 2017

Google's Instant Apps are now generally available to all Android developers

Finally, the Assistant inside Google Home will start to offer you Visual Responses. Anyone will be able to live-stream the performance of Google I/O headliner LCD Soundsy...

May 18 2017

UN Security Council weighs tightening sanctions on North Korea

On Tuesday afternoon, the UN Security Council holds an urgent meeting to discuss further actions in relation to the recent missile launches by North Korea. Any country th...

May 18 2017

Google challenges Apple's Siri by opening digital assistant to iPhone

At Google I/O today, LG Electronics (LG) announced a lineup of smart appliances that are fully compatible with the Google Assistant on Google Home, ushering in cutting-...

May 18 2017

What is WannaCry ransomware?

We spoke with Senior Lecturer Steve Weisman, a cybersecurity and identity theft expert, to discuss the details behind the attack and if we should expect more of them in t...

May 18 2017

Kolkata to face Mumbai for spot in IPL final

Despite the defeat, KKR too are sure of a playoff berth, though they now play in the Eliminator in Bengaluru on May 17. "We don't have a good record against Mumbai,...

May 18 2017

Microsoft Criticizes Government Creation of Hacking Tools

Businesses could face legal claims if they failed to deliver services because of the attack, said Edward McAndrew, a data privacy lawyer at Ballard Spahr. As many as 20...

May 18 2017

New Android O Preview 2 Is First 'Beta-Quality Candidate'

The first two will enable greater data-saving and offline sharing opportunities, while Gboard uses Google Translate to automatically translate speech. The Play Protect ...

May 18 2017

Amazon unveils Alexa-powered, touchscreen-equipped Echo Show home speaker

The Amazon Echo Show is available for pre-order in Black and White color variants. The speaker comes with a price tag of $229.99 (around Rs 15,000). That same screen ...

May 18 2017

United States should take some of blame for massive cyberattack, Chinese media says

There is no definitive evidence yet of who used the NSA tools to build WannaCry . US and European officials did not rule out North Korea as a possible suspect in the c...

May 18 2017

Second-generation Tensor Processing Units are coming to Google Cloud!

ML, an approach to artificial intelligence that enables machines to learn for themselves from provided data, has witnessed rapid progress in recent times. The reason we c...

May 18 2017

NHS cyber attack: Hospitals no longer diverting patients

However cyber security isn't just a case of protecting existing data. As a loose global network of cybersecurity experts fought the ransomware, the attack was disruptin...

May 18 2017

Windows Store To Support iTunes Soon

Unfortunately, the latest beta does not include numerous flashy new features previewed on-stage during the Build 2017 developer conference last week. The Microsoft G...