Stories about Electronics

May 19 2017

China's banking regulator to step up protection after cyber attack

As per a NDTV report, WannaCry was stopped in its tracks by a British researcher, but it did infect almost 2 lakh computers worldwide. It also expressed fear that figur...

May 19 2017

AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

FP16 performance is also through the roof, coming in at 25 TFLOPs. The important thing to note is that the Vega Frontier Edition isn't denoted as an "RX" card, which ...

May 19 2017

A&Es 'fully open' again — NHS cyber attack

Dr Anne Rainsberry, the national incident director, said: "There are encouraging signs that the situation is improving, with fewer hospitals having to divert patients fro...

May 19 2017

Google unveils latest tech tricks as computers get smarter

In Android O, Google is using what it calls "on-device machine learning" to make copy and paste smarter. Once you tap GET, the icon will change to the word INSTALL in g...

May 19 2017

HTC launches 'squeezable' U11 smartphone to rival the iPhone 7

HTC U 11 will be available in five colour options - wonderful silver, sapphire blue, brilliant black, ice white and solar red. It sports a 5.5-inch Super LCD 5 display ...

May 19 2017

Colorado man freed early from prison, then ICE detains him

Lima-Marin was sentenced to 98 years in prison. "To be sure, this case presents a rather hard and complicated issue that places the Court in a catch-22 mousetrap". The so...

May 19 2017

Google I/O 2017 Day 2 Wrap Up: Android Pay, Google Assistant, & More

Google's vision for its digital assistant also comes without first names. While not all of the feature of Play Protect are new, the latest launch sees Google making the...

May 19 2017

Microsoft warns ransomware cyber-attack is a wake-up call

Users are confronted with a screen demanding a $300 payment to restore their files. It's a rare occurrence that I find myself defending Microsoft's actions but the ramp...

May 19 2017

YouTube mobile livestreaming is now available for everyone, no subscriber requirement

This means that the feature, which was introduced in early April, is now available to almost all registered users. It was earlier available to select channels with a sign...

May 19 2017

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

Higher advertising expense was offset by lower compensation expense and favorability across a number of other expense categories. The current consensus rating on Ameri...

May 19 2017

Renault's ambitious plan for EV charging

If it works, the tech could be used in a system that lets you call a vehicle using a smartphone, get picked up where you are and be whisked to your destination autonomous...

May 19 2017

Ransomware outbreak prompts Microsoft to update old software

Some 47 NHS trusts fell victim to these ransomware attacks resulting in devastating consequences for some patients, as operations were cancelled and medical records held ...

May 19 2017

Dontnod Are Working On Another Life Is Strange

Today DONTNOD Entertainment annouced it is working on a sequel to Life Is Strange, which is good news. Dontnod adds that it needs "a bit more time" before the dev is re...

May 19 2017

Cyber attack halts NHS services

Some GP practices had to close from 12 May while staff at other NHS services also found themselves unable to work. Treatment for time sensitive conditions such as wet A...

May 19 2017

Google Assistant Gets Smarter, Comes to iPhone

The I/O has always been a conference for developers and consequently is not event where the big bang, most exciting announcements are made by Google . A new range of vir...

May 19 2017

HTC, Lenovo to develop standalone VR headsets with Google

It also talked about standalone devices from partners which would be making an appearance later in the year and will not require either a PC, or a smartphone. "We're al...

May 19 2017

Victim Of Alleged Human Trafficking Held Captive In Sydney Man's Home

The 39-year-old allegedly met the 16-year-old girl from Sydney via Snapchat and began grooming her for photos before paying to fly her from Sydney to the USA last month, ...

May 19 2017

22 million WannaCry ransomware attack attempts blocked by Symantec

Last Friday's outbreak of the WannaCry ransomware infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide, including thousands at United Kingdom hospitals. after the Wanna...

May 19 2017

Toyota, 3 other automakers settle suit over Takata air bags

Four automakers including Toyota (NYSE:TM) agree to pay $553M to settle claims stemming from rupture-prone Takata (OTCPK:TKTDY) air bags, in the latest legal settlement ...

May 18 2017

Jason Chaffetz to Announce Plans to Leave Congress by End of June

Flynn. "We are writing to request that the FBI provide the committee with all such memos, if they exist, that Mr. [James] Comey created memorializing interactions he ha...