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by | May 13, 2017 | 09:06

Microsoft blamed disappointing Surface sales for a revenue shortfall in its most recent years. A major part of this will be involve using more data collected and collated from businesses and users, with their permission, in Microsoft Graph, an data tool and application programming interface (API) that allows native and third-party applications to make queries against data across integrated Office 365 applications, cloud services.

by | May 13, 2017 | 09:04

Before its release , video will be edited to blur faces of the children involved. A Cincinnati schools spokeswoman says the video might be released Friday. The boy's mother was asked to pick him up and take him to a hospital "to be checked out", the statement said. Gabriel did not go to school January 25 but did January 26.

by | May 13, 2017 | 09:00

The opposition Labour Party said the attack showed the need to place cyber security at the heart of government policy. Among the companies targeted was US -based FedEx. Telecommunications company Telefonica was among many targets in Spain, though it said the attack was limited to some computers on an internal network and had not affected clients or services.

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:28

In the darkness, Asrul initially mistook the giant sea creature for a stranded boat. Residents have flocked to see the giant creature, which died about three days ago. "It is hoped that there will be research by a related institution or university on the cause of death of this giant creature". The Jakarta Post reports that local residents have asked government authorities to remove the remains.

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:27

North Korea accused the US and South Korean security agencies of planning a biochemical attack on leader Kim during April 15 celebrations in the North's capital of the anniversary of the birth of state founder Kim Il Sung. Why? As for relations between China and the Republic of Korea, it has been deteriorating mainly because of the U.S. deployment of the THAAD system. Moon did not fly to Washington but did call shortly after his victory.

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:10

Dickson said the malware itself, which exploits a flaw in Windows, was not new but that adding the ransomware "payload" made it especially risky. There are reports that your computer could be affected if your Windows computer is on a wifi network where another user has been infected.

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:08

A Broward County teacher was arrested and accused of having sexual contact with a student. Sources say the alleged relations took place at Krohnfeldt's Arvada home. Levey Cohen also said Stigger can not have contact with minors or return to teaching at this point during her case. Gretchen Krohnfeldt , 47, was under investigation for allegedly entering an inappropriate relationship with one of her former students at Drake Middle School in Arvada , Colorado .

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:59

It has had to cancel routine appointments and ambulances are being diverted to neighboring hospitals, Barts said . No patient data was believed to have been accessed by the ransomware attack but it was unclear whether it had impacted any emergency cases.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:58

Recent U.K. governments, both Conservative and Labour, have joined USA -led military interventions in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and against the Islamic State group in Syria. The Green Party said they had taken the decision following discussions with the local labour party. The Prime Minister has used Tory grandee Ken Clarke's description of her on Sky News as a "bloody hard woman" to claim she is the tough negotiator the United Kingdom needs.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:59

Moon Jae-in was sworn in as the 19th President of South Korea [press release] on Wednesday, later that day seeking global assistance on North Korean weapons threats. Products originating from North Korea would also be prohibited from entering the United States, according to the legislation. Two sources with knowledge of the situation said the USA embassy in Beijing had submitted a diplomatic note to China's foreign ministry, saying that inviting North Korea sent the wrong message at a time ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:52

The goal by Francisco "Isco" Alarcon just before halftime halted Atletico's onslaught and allowed Madrid to advance to its third final in four seasons with a 4-2 aggregate score following a 2-1loss on Wednesday. Driven on by the deafening Calderon, Atletico started well, creating more danger in the opening minutes than they managed in the entire first leg before Saul nodded home Koke's corner in the 12th minute.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:37

Meanwhile, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts supply bottlenecks for the new iPhone 8. CrestPoint Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Apple by 13.0% in the third quarter. "With only four months left until launch, we believe Apple has now locked down the design", Goldman Sachs analyst Simona Jankowski said in her note.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:23

Coats's 26-page statement offered an overview of myriad challenges facing the USA, from high-profile concerns such as the actions of Russia, China and North Korea, to more amorphous threats like those posed by slowing global economic growth, the rise of artificial intelligence and the possibility of US adversaries exploiting genome-editing.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:12

Still in development, the super-sized Space Launch System rocket is meant to eventually send astronauts to Mars. As a result, NASA and Lockheed Martin, the primary manufacturer of the Orion spacecraft, conducted a feasibility study to determine if it would be safe and practical to fly astronauts on the maiden flight of the SLS, known as Exploration Mission-1 or EM-1.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:47

Google releases a new version of Android, and while Nexus and Pixel devices get updated, other Android OEMs mostly shrug their shoulders and go about their business. Carriers add more apps, more branding, and "test and certify the new release". The new VI will sit in between the Android OS framework and the aforementioned Vendor Implementation.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:44

The Galaxy Folder devices have been quite unique and impressive. We jest, of course, as this is a safe version of the handset which will be selling for half the price of the explosive original. At least double, if we are to believe the latest rumors. Furthermore, the refurbished Note 7 will reportedly run on the latest Android Nougat. If it will indeed have a lot smaller price tag, the choice between the Note 7R and the upcomingNote 8 would be a no-brainer for the majority of people.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:41

About 40 tremors have been recorded in the last week. The Seattle Fault Zone is the one with the Big One lying in wait-not the terrifying Cascadia Subduction Zone quake the New York Times wrote about , but the long-overdue natural disaster we've been bracing ourselves for since the fault was discovered in 1992.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:27

During earlier preparations, a small amount of water leaked from the connection point between an umbilical hose and Fischer's suit. The glitch affected equipment known as the servicing and cooling umbilical (SCU), which supplies power and oxygen to the spacesuits.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:46

Banners on display along a street on Tuesday, ahead of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing on Sunday. One key driver was economic: China wants to spur growth in underdeveloped hinterlands and find more markets for excess industrial capacity.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:40

But he says the US will not rush to make a decision on climate change policy. "It will also facilitate Arctic scientific cooperation, which will help us make better decisions for Northerners and all Canadians". Michael LeVine, a lawyer in Alaska for the nonprofit Oceana, said: "We hope that this declaration is a meaningful step in the evolution of the Trump administration's approach to climate change issues".

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:08

Moon came to power with a promise to review the system and he told Xi that North Korea must cease making provocations before tension over the deployment could be resolved, officials said. During the phone dialogue, Moon advocated a two-track approach of pressure and sanctions toward the DPRK to resolve the country's nuclear issue in a comprehensive, staged way.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:49

The tool reportedly started as an internal research project to see if ML could translate a selfie into a cartoon. As you can imagine, the options here are abundant. It gets to ML and computer vision but also human expression. (For example: "That's unbelievable!" if your friend sends you a photo of herself skydiving.) Or, if you're having a group chat, Allo uses ML to bring up an automatic, bespoke list of amusing GIFs to send in response.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:36

Whether you use C#, F#,.NET Core, ASP.NET Core, Xamarin or Unity, you'll get a best-in-class development environment, natively designed for the Mac. Bringing its IDE to macOS is a big milestone for Microsoft, given that the company once made a point of locking in developers by only offering its tools on Windows.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:19

On Thursday, Judge William Alsup first denied Uber's bid to compel arbitration and plunge the case out of the public's eye. However, Alsup filed his injunction opinion temporarily under seal, meaning the scope and details of the injunction could not immediately be learned.The acrimonious trade secrets battle between Silicon Valley's two tech rivals has serious strategic and financial consequences in the nascent field of autonomous technology.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:26

Italy used to be the destination for traders along the ancient Silk Road, and the Mediterranean country expects to become an active partner in the contemporary version of the ancient trade route that China has proposed. In 2015, the company took over the Harbour Muran, an advanced chemical tanker with 16 cargo tanks made of stainless steel also built at the AVIC Dingheng shipyard in China.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:20

A group of worldwide scientists have found a Neptune-like planet located 437 light years away from the Earth and orbits a start roughly twice as old as the sun. So if "Warm Neptune" doesn't have those heavy elements, how did it form? While big planets like Neptune have metallicities about one hundred times that of the sun, this exoplanet only has a metallicity of about 4.8 times that of its own star.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:22

And although Snapchat had a 36 per cent jump in daily active users on a year over year basis, it added just eight million new users (five per cent), from last quarter. The app, which is extremely popular among teenage smartphone users, has more than 158 million daily active users globally. Net additional users increased 54% worldwide since Q4 past year, said Snap founder and CEO Evan Spiegel.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:15

U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco in February granted preliminary approval to the 3.0 liter deal and to a related Robert Bosch GmbH's settlement. Volkswagen is also required to buy back or modify 85 percent of its polluting vehicles in California and provide fair compensation to owners. Under the terms of the settlement, VW will be required to modify or buy back up to 80,000 3.0-liter vehicles sold in the USA that were equipped with "defeat device" software that turned ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:13

Microsoft's mixed reality headsets will soon have dedicated motion controllers of their own. While that's nothing to sneeze yet, it remains to be seen how Microsoft's mixed reality experience will compare to the VR experiences that already exist.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:03

The speaker spent Wednesday touring a factory in OH and ignoring questions all day about the Comey matter, with his office referring reporters to his 6 p.m. The probe has hung over Trump's presidency since he took office in January and threatens to overwhelm his policy priorities. Trump has repeatedly denied that his campaign colluded with Russian Federation, and has even suggested that Moscow may not be responsible for cyberattacks on Democrats.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:35

Selfies, coffee and a jacket were all that new South Korean President Moon Jae-in needed to powerfully project an image that he's a down-to-earth leader. He instead plans to work at an office in nearby Gwanghwamun, near the square where millions took part in months of peaceful protests before Park was removed from office and arrested in March on corruption charges.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:37

Look, the idea of virtual assistants is great, and we love that they're being adapted quickly to home devices rather than being relegated to our pockets. Now, Ash says, Microsoft is letting its partners "take the lead" and put their own "unique spin" on other ways to interact with Cortana . The technology giant has developed the speaker called "Invoke" in collaboration with German audio company Harmon Kardon.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:29

In other words, any browser from a third-party must use Microsoft's own Windows Platform engines so as to ensure security. Google Project Zero researchers Tavis Ormandy and Natalie Silvanovich discovered an exploit dubbed CVE-2017-0290 that lets an attacker remotely access any system without any interaction from the user, reports Ars Technica .

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:27

After work you head to a gig - it's a Prime Live Event, headlined by Blondie, Texas or the like. You can even "drop in" on people, which is to make a video call without the other person having to pick up - just like if you were to physically drop in on someone.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:14

The comment section of the website now includes more than 128,000 posts with identical text asking the agency to roll back the Obama administration's "power grab". Meanwhile, the FCC comment thread has been a source of controversy for other reasons. The comment has appeared with thousands of different names, postal addresses and zip codes attached to it - many of which appear to be real people.