Electronics

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:47

If you avail extra exchange offer and card discount, you can grab Google Pixel for as low as Rs. 34,999. Flipkart sale began on May 14 and is on till May 18 and it promises to be the "biggest" sale ever, in Flipkart's 10 year history. Samsung Galaxy J5- 6 (2016 edition): The 16GB Black variant is available at a discount of Rs 3,300 at a price of Rs 9,990. Add to that an exchange offer and an instant discount of Rs.

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:29

This latest move could further alienate Netflix down under and push more users towards Australian-based streaming services like Stan . "We continuously test new things at Netflix and these tests typically vary in length of time", the spokesperson said in a statement.

by | May 16, 2017 | 06:53

Still, the news prompted security teams at large financial services firms and businesses around the world to review their plans for defending against ransomware attacks, according to executives with private cyber security firms. The ransomware attackers have already received roughly $32,500 in bitcoin as of 7 a.m. EDT on Sunday. The hackers exploited software code from the National Security Agency that leaked online.

by | May 16, 2017 | 06:48

SEGA reported profits attributed to parent (net profits) of $242.9 million, or 27.6 billion yen, representing a mighty 421% year-over-year increase. Fiscal year of 2016-2017 saw major activities from Sega that utilise its existing IP roster. Persona 5 and Total War: Warhammer give Sega a bump at the end of the fiscal year.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:46

According to Xinhua, by Saturday night, 29,372 institutions had been infected along with hundreds of thousands of devices. The world is facing the most risky cyberattack it ever had to deal with so far, and it's an attack that it can't be stopped entirely for the time being.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:41

Cyber security experts predict that the scope of the attack could expand as people return to work and resume their work on computers, CNN reported on Monday. As per the Cyber Swachhta Kendra (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre), ransomware spreads by using a vulnerability in implementations of "Server Message Block" (SMB) in Windows systems.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:34

The Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 seems to be an AT&T-exclusive in the USA for now and has been launched at a price of $180 which roughly translates to Rs 11,543. There are also rumors that Samsung will be bringing a 3,500 mAh battery setup for some markets. The J3 2017, at the same time, is another affordable handset from the company in question.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:32

The NIO EP9 will be priced at 1.48 million Dollars. The NIO EP9 electric supercar already set the set the record as the fastest purely electric auto around the Nürburgring Nordschleife with a 7 minute, 5.12 second lap, but the weather wasn't just right.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:05

It was unclear Sunday whether Microsoft was delivering the new Windows XP, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2003 patches via the standard Windows Update maintenance service, or if users were required to manually download the appropriate fixes from the Update Catalog .

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:06

Masaya Matsuur has a rich history in development, having worked on some of the rhythm action genre's most notable and freakish titles. Matsuura is best known for his work on PlayStation music games PaRappa the Rapper and Vib-Ribbon. He also worked on Xbox 360 karaoke title Lips. Who knows. Either way, we will be keeping an eye out for any new announcements so be sure to check back with Twinfinite for more.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:58

Because of this, the app won't show up for rooted users when they search for it on the Google Play store. The Netflix app will be running on Google's Widevine DRM technology with the 5.0 version. Netflix said that the 5.0 version of the app fully relies on the Widevine DRM provided by Google and that those devices that are not Google-certified or have been altered will no longer be able to download the app from the Play Store.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:53

An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the US military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen. The initial attack, known as "WannaCry", paralyzed computers running Britain's hospital network, Germany's national railway and scores of other companies and government agencies around the world.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:13

Chief among the concerns are whether any new threat prompted the proposal and the relative safety of keeping in the cargo area a large number of electronics with lithium batteries, which have been known to catch fire. The current ban, which affects about 50 flights per day from 10 cities, does not prevent passengers from checking laptops and other electronic devices into luggage holds.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:02

That said, the threat hasn't disappeared, the MalwareTech researcher said. Global cyber chaos is spreading Monday as companies boot up computers at work following the weekend's worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack. NHS Digital, which oversees United Kingdom hospital cybersecurity, said it sent alerts about the problem - and a patch to fix it - to health service staff and IT professionals last month.

by | May 15, 2017 | 17:57

It's on track to be one of the biggest recorded ransomware attacks ever, with tens of thousands of infected computers in almost 100 countries. Experts said Sunday it appeared that the ransomware had made just over $32,000, although they expected that number to pop when people went back into the office Monday.

by | May 15, 2017 | 17:52

Global shipper FedEx Corp said some of its Windows computers were also breached. Cybersecurity experts have been working around the clock to try to halt the malware attack that is unprecedented in scale. The hackers behind WannaCry took things a step further by creating a ransomware worm, allowing them to demand ransom payments not just from individual but from entire organizations - maybe even thousands of organizations.

by | May 15, 2017 | 17:50

India was said to be among the countries worst affected in the attack with data from anti-virus provider Kaspersky showing five per cent of all affected systems were in India. The malware infected computers running on older versions of Microsoft operating systems like XP, locking access to files on the computer. Infected computers appear to largely be out-of-date devices that organizations deemed not worth the price of upgrading or, in some cases, machines involved in manufacturing or ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 17:24

Currently, passengers flying in to the USA from 10 airports fall under the ambit of the ban that was introduced in March. Since March, large portable electronic devices like laptops, tablets and e-readers have not been allowed in the cabin on US -bound flights from eight Muslim majority countries in the middle east and northern Africa.

by | May 15, 2017 | 17:20

While the attack and its impact on vulnerable people will do Microsoft no PR favours, it does bolster its case for Windows as a Service, where Microsoft takes responsibility for keeping the OS up to date with the latest versions, and also for assertively patching the OS even while users clamour for more control.

by | May 15, 2017 | 16:02

Microsoft said manufacturers like Samsung, Toshiba, HP and Dell will begin selling Windows 10 S devices this summer, starting at $189. The move is created to stop students installing malicious software, but will also stop schools from taking advantage of freeware applications such as GIMP, a popular free alternative to Photoshop.

by | May 15, 2017 | 14:02

Idea launched its 4G services in 8 service areas of Gujarat, UPW, UPE, Rajasthan, Bihar, West Bengal, Assam and J&K, thus expanding its 4G broadband services to 19 telecom circles in fiscal 2017. In an effort to retain its existing mobile subscribers, Idea had cut rates on asequential quarterly basis by 12.5 per cent to 25.9 paise per minute compared to 29.6 paise in the previous quarter of 2016-17.

by | May 15, 2017 | 13:25

Tell us below and be sure to follow all my latest consumer news reports on Twitter ! If you decide to purchase a Galaxy S8+, you'll still pay $30 per month, but $130 must be put down at the time of purchase ($850 total). It can be recalled that after the tragedy that was the Galaxy Note 7 , Samsung made a promise to the industry that it will come up with a new flagship that is safer and more reliable than its predecessor.

by | May 15, 2017 | 13:20

This is because they believe that as popular as the format now is, there are better ways to store music out there today, and presumably with the retirement it should help push those formats forward. As well, he stated that the AAC has become the standard audio coding format. While MP3 is undoubtedly going to join the hall of fame in the history of music, the likelihood of music aficionados hanging on to the format is low as the quality of music is greatly affected by being converted into MP3.

by | May 15, 2017 | 13:19

The studio is now described as "significantly smaller", and those who remain behind will continue to support Andromeda with patches, but they have also seen their roles change to support other upcoming titles. It's a perfectly timed deal given Mass Effect: Andromeda was patched just earlier this morning with many more fixes, including some of the more infamous ones.

by | May 15, 2017 | 13:15

Microsoft has announced various tools to make it easy for Windows users to develop cross-platform applications. Terry Myerson, who leads Microsoft's Windows and Devices Group, said platform wars between big technology customers "have made it harder for our customers".

by | May 15, 2017 | 12:07

The rest of the consistently surprising Senators, too. How they did it: Ryan won it in overtime, the Sens' sixth overtime win in the playoffs. "You just gain a little momentum from the first (overtime victory) in the first round". The problem wasn't Ottawa's neutral zone trap created to slow teams down but a decided lack of aggression once Malkin, captain Sidney Crosby and company crossed the Senators' blue line.

by | May 15, 2017 | 12:01

Moto C and Moto C Plus will be launched with 5-inch display and 5-inch HD display with massive 4000mAH battery respectively. The leaked presentation further reveal some key specifications of the device including a 5.2-inch Full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor with Adreno 512 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, Android 7.1 Nougat, 3,800mAh battery with Turbo charging, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 and Dual SIM support.

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:12

A 22-year old security researcher in the United Kingdom discovered a "kill-switch" to initially stop the spread of the attack. Justice Secretary Michael Matheson said: "Police Scotland has been working closely with the National Crime Agency who are leading the UK-wide law enforcement investigative response, and this will continue".

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:09

There is also the transfer of 343 studio head Dan Ayoub to the Microsoft Mixed Reality team, meaning the development team will be one man short. Ayoub will henceforth be working on Windows Mixed Reality programs and features aimed at classrooms.

by | May 15, 2017 | 10:53

Security software firm Avast reported an increase in the malware's activity on Friday, and said that it had "quickly escalated into a massive spreading". Now that this "WannaCry" malware is out there, the world's computer systems are vulnerable to a degree they haven't been before, unless people everywhere move quickly to install Microsoft's security patches.

by | May 15, 2017 | 10:32

While Cpec is highlighted as "flagship project", the Belt and Roads includes the Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar (BCIM) Economic Corridor, New Eurasian Land Bridge, China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor, China-Indochina Peninsula Economic Corridor and 21st century Maritime Silk Road.

by | May 15, 2017 | 10:16

Mom Diane Aluska pushed her daughter from harm's way just in the nick of time, police said. The Corolla was backing out of a diagonal parking spot along the side of southbound South Wellwood Avenue when it drove onto the sidewalk, in reverse, struck the pedestrians and then struck the Lindenhurst Fire Department.

by | May 15, 2017 | 09:44

Sobral won easily, giving Portugal its first Eurovision win since it started competing in the global competition in 1964, and prompting congratulatory messages from the country's highest authorities. Bookmaker favorite Francesco Gabbani of Italy splits the difference. Kiev barred Russia's singer Yuliya Samoilova because she had illegally entered Crimea to perform there after Moscow's disputed annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine.

by | May 15, 2017 | 09:17

It received good reviews but not enough to be a desktop replacement. That didn't happen, but it further suggests that a June launch is possible. The 9.7-inch iPad is growing up. A leaked computer screenshot allegedly showing inventory of Urban Armor Gear iPad Pro cases, hints at the near-launch of the rumored 10.5 inch iPad Pro tablet.

by | May 15, 2017 | 09:15

Update 3:06 PM: The original report relied on sources from the Wall Street Journal; Nintendo is yet to officially confirm things at the time of writing. That stance later changed in March 2015 when Nintendo laid out a plan to make mobile games. We expect that the company will reveal new information on its latest smartphone line during its E3 2017 presentation.