• Microsoft already fixed the 'Shadow Brokers' exploits on supported versions of Windows
Microsoft already fixed the 'Shadow Brokers' exploits on supported versions of Windows

There are trillions of dollars per day that get transferred through SWIFT, with over 11,000 banks and securities organizations in over 200 countries using SWIFT. In a blog post , he said it appeared that thousands of employee accounts and machines from EastNets' offices had been compromised and that financial institutions in Kuwait, Bahrain and th...

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  • Human rights of youth tied to jeep has been violated: Omar Abdullah
Human rights of youth tied to jeep has been violated: Omar Abdullah

The video was reportedly shot in the Beerwah area of Budgam district, where miscreants disrupted polling during Sunday's bypoll to Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency by pelting stones. Last month, a photo of an 11-year-old Kashmiri boy being forced to do sit-ups by Indian troops triggered widespread condemnation. Mirwaiz south Kashmir, Qazi Ahmed Ya...

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  • Alphabet's Verily introduces smartwatch that exclusively tracks health for studies
Alphabet's Verily introduces smartwatch that exclusively tracks health for studies

Verily indicates the new device is meant to address the need for a "scalable collection of rich and complex datasets across clinical and observational studies". The Study Watch does this by using electrocardiography (ECG) and by measuring electrodermal activity and inertial movements. It stores and encrypts data on internal storage big enough fo...

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  • Nintendo Switch is Nintendo's Fastest Selling Console in History
Nintendo Switch is Nintendo's Fastest Selling Console in History

That is generally true, though there are some exceptions, like the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and the Nintendo Wii U . It seems that Nintendo is making up for lost time and sales with the Nintendo Switch . This sounds vaguely and unnervingly familiar (sorry NES Classic fans), though we've got at least a solid five months left to Switch's lifespa...

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  • Trump signs bill blocking online privacy regulation
Trump signs bill blocking online privacy regulation

Verizon also will do the same. Verizon chief privacy officer Karen Zacharia similarly declared, "Verizon does not sell the personal web browsing history of our customers". Considering AT&T have been caught using a "discount" as an excuse to track browsing history for advertising purposes, perhaps it shouldn't be scolding anyone for ass...

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  • Microsoft fixes Word bug used to steal banking info
Microsoft fixes Word bug used to steal banking info

It will then proceed to download even more malicious payloads across various "well-known malware families", subsequently closing the original Word file that was weaponized for the attack. Proofpoint researchers claim that now the vulnerability is being exploited in malicious documents delivered by email to millions of PC users across different o...

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  • Burger King debuts Whopper ad that triggers Google Home devices
Burger King debuts Whopper ad that triggers Google Home devices

That phrasing prompts devices featuring Google's Assistant to wake up, and search the internet for information about the Whopper. We've reached out to Google for confirmation of the action, which was likely just a quick fix on the server side created to block a specific waveform, perhaps leveraging similar functionality to block out its own ads...

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  • House representatives vote to repeal internet privacy protections
House representatives vote to repeal internet privacy protections

The privacy rules were meant to give consumers extra control over their personal data online at a time when everything from smartphones to refrigerators can be connected to the internet. Experts say federal law still requires broadband providers to protect customer information - but it doesn't spell out how or what companies must do. "The best wa...

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  • Major internet providers say will not sell customer browsing histories
Major internet providers say will not sell customer browsing histories

The FCC rule was introduced back in October last year and was slated to come into effect later this year. New FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has said he thinks the FTC should build a framework for privacy rules, while the ISPs and their lobbyists argued the FCC restrictions put them at a disadvantage against companies like Google or Facebook and were ...

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  • Hillary Clinton cites 'misogyny' as cause for her defeat
Hillary Clinton cites 'misogyny' as cause for her defeat

In her first major speaking appearance since losing the 2016 U.S. election, Hillary Clinton opened up about her failed bid to the White House, reflecting that a Kremlin-led misinformation campaign, an unfortunately-timed letter from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and WikiLeaks were all partially to blame.

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  • Jay Z Says Goodbye to Spotify and Apple Music
Jay Z Says Goodbye to Spotify and Apple Music

There hasn't been an official announcement from the artist as to why his catalog was pulled, but Spotify did clarify that it was done so at the artist's request. While Apple has done its best to secure exclusives with artists over the past year or so, there are also things that it can not control, like when an artist no longer wants to continue to ...

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  • Hyundai teases new Kona B-segment SUV
Hyundai teases new Kona B-segment SUV

All the brand will now say about the Kona is that it will be a B-segment SUV with a "progressive style that reflects the lifestyle of modern customers". The Hyundai Kona was previewed by the Hyundai Intrado concept in 2014 and is expected to ride on the modified Hyundai i20 platform. Hyundai offers a full range of vehicles from the award-winn...

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Comcast's Xfinity Mobile
Everything You Need to Know About Comcast's Xfinity Mobile

Comcast's Xfinity Mobile launch boils down to the simple axiom that it's far more efficient and profitable to keep and sell to your existing customers than land new ones. Taxes and fees are not included in that pricing, but there are no activation or access fees. With that said, Xfinity Mobile will support the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, 6...

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  • Uber suspends autonomous car testing in Arizona, Pittsburgh
Uber suspends autonomous car testing in Arizona, Pittsburgh

Uber has resumed its self-driving auto testing programme three days after a headline grabbing accident in Tempe, Arizona, involving one of its modified Volvo XC90s brought the programme to a halt. The DMV reissued a limited permit in early March for two self-driving Uber cars in California, both of which are operating in San Francisco. More ...

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  • Samsung's Tizen OS Presents 40 Security Vulnerabilities
Samsung's Tizen OS Presents 40 Security Vulnerabilities

The entire world was shocked when Wikileaks uploaded the Central Intelligence Agency exploits documents which showed how the Central Intelligence Agency was able to forcefully access and steal information from a bunch of operating systems including Samsung's smart TV OS.

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  • BlackBerry Limited Posted gains of 0.65% in the Last Trade
BlackBerry Limited Posted gains of 0.65% in the Last Trade

Even on GAAP basis, the company drastically narrowed down its losses. Adjusted revenue from software and services unit, which includes mobile device management products and the QNX industrial operating system, rose 12.2 percent to $193 million in the fourth quarter ended February 28, from the preceding quarter.

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  • Mass Effect Andromeda's Facial Animations Were Reportedly Outsourced
Mass Effect Andromeda's Facial Animations Were Reportedly Outsourced

The first planned patch, 1 .05, debuts on April 6 and addresses one of the most visible problems plaguing Mass Effect: Andromeda right now: animation issues. There will be a big set of new APEX multiplayer missions, but there's no word on single-player expansions. Mass Effect Andromeda's lead designer, Ian Frazier replied to the tweet, ...

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  • Beyoncé Reveals New Song & Video to Celebrate Anniversary With Jay Z
Beyoncé Reveals New Song & Video to Celebrate Anniversary With Jay Z

The games most notable power couple has reached a nine year milestone. She also shared a new playlist on Tidal that features several emotionally charged songs from Radiohead, Robin Thicke, Michael Jackson, Kanye West, Feist and Outkast.

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  • Distracted driving crackdown planned in Wildwood Crest
Distracted driving crackdown planned in Wildwood Crest

Also an increase of nearly 3 percent from the year before. "The message is out, and people know that distracted driving is unsafe", said Dr. Kelly Browning, Executive Director of Impact Teen Drivers. An analysis by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety of 2009-2012 data found that while more than 80 percent of drivers believed it was completely...

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  • Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey departs Facebook
Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey departs Facebook

Facebook's virtual reality arm, Oculus , has seen some legal hurdles in 2017. Facebook acquired Oculus in 2014 for more than $2 billion and past year began selling the Rift headsets as part of the social network's push into virtual reality.

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  • Twitter has killed the egg default profile picture
Twitter has killed the egg default profile picture

The company thinks that changing the default image will encourage people to express themselves by uploading a photo. The egg has been Twitter's default profile picture for seven years, but recently it has taken on a new meaning beyond the cute bird motif.

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  • Play Gwent on PS4 this weekend
Play Gwent on PS4 this weekend

Gwent started life as a minigame inside The Witcher III: Wild Hunt , an open-world role-playing game that CD Projekt Red released in 2015. Gwent: The Witcher Card Game will be available on Xbox, PS4, and PC, but there is no release date at this time.

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  • White House Offers New Intel to House & Senate
White House Offers New Intel to House & Senate

Typically, the American is a suspect in a crime, is in danger or has to be named to explain the context of the report , said Fox News . The White House has invited the chairmen and ranking members of the House and Senate intelligence committees to review new material potentially relevant to their investigations, Spicer added.

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  • Bungie announces Destiny 2 with logo teasing destruction of The Last City
Bungie announces Destiny 2 with logo teasing destruction of The Last City

In the past, there was some speculation that Bungie to allow progression for these characters to be brought over towards the sequel, but it seems that you'll only find your character appearance to be added in from the previous release. However, there is also expected to be a closed and open beta testing period before the game's eventual relea...

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  • Final Fantasy 14 Free Trial Removes 14 Day Restriction
Final Fantasy 14 Free Trial Removes 14 Day Restriction

Final Fantasy 15 is available now for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, while Episode Prompto is set to release sometime in June 2017. The corridors the characters had to go through were narrow and the puzzles they had to solve did not exactly tickle gamers' brain cells.

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  • Lowers Position in Ford Motor Company (F)
Lowers Position in Ford Motor Company (F)

The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website . The volume of the company in the last trading session was 27.73 Million. Vale S.A. has 1 year price target of $10.3. The company has market cap of $54.27 billion. Previously on 3/24/2017, Piper Jaffray reported on...

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  • Nintendo Switch is Setting Records in US 'Every Day' Says Fils-Aime
Nintendo Switch is Setting Records in US 'Every Day' Says Fils-Aime

Their concerns were about Nintendo possibly migrating their handheld users to the Switch and slowly dropping the 3DS, but new content for the 3DS means that Nintendo of course, plans to continue support for their handheld device by developing new games for it.

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  • Uber suspends self-driving car program in 2 states
Uber suspends self-driving car program in 2 states

Multiple automakers and technology companies are testing fleets of self-driving vehicles. Uber's self-driving cars always have a human in the driving seat who can take over the controls. Last week, Uber President Jeff Jones said he was quitting after six months on the job. None of the GM cars have been involved in accidents, said Kevin Kelly,...

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  • Putin to meet Iran's Rouhani in Moscow
Putin to meet Iran's Rouhani in Moscow

Iran's production stood at about 3.7 million barrels a day in the last quarter of 2016, according to independent sources used by OPEC. "The two sides see such cooperation as an important step towards the success of the UN-backed Geneva talks", the joint statement said.

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  • Samsung officially launches Samsung Pay for everyone in India
Samsung officially launches Samsung Pay for everyone in India

Almost 90% of all POS machines in India work on magnetic technology for payments with cards. For NFC based transactions one can select and authenticate the transaction through biometrics provided by the fingerprint sensor or a 4 digit PIN.

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  • Dark Souls 3 The Ringed City DLC Launch Trailer Released
Dark Souls 3 The Ringed City DLC Launch Trailer Released

A new trailer for Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City debuted this morning, days before the game's final expansion heads to PC and consoles, and it's got us pretty damn excited for the last bit of Dark Souls 3 DLC being developed at FromSoftware.

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  • Tesla Is Raising $1.15 Billion to Fund Its Model 3
Tesla Is Raising $1.15 Billion to Fund Its Model 3

From a technical analysis standpoint, Tesla stock bounced off important support that could offer traders and investors a good reference area around which to build their trades. The Model 3 is priced at a moderate $35,000 in the United States, much below the price of its initial models S and X electric vehicles. Barclays had said that a $2.5 billi...

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  • Selena Gomez Laughs Off The Weeknd & Justin Bieber Joke
Selena Gomez Laughs Off The Weeknd & Justin Bieber Joke

The Same Old Love singer also revealed that she feels most creative when she is "sad". When asked about the one thing that she can't live without, she replied it's her family. During the chat she revealed she plans to do "a lot of travelling" in the next five years, adding she's really committed to "learning new languages", while confessing, "I'm...

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  • ABC News,
ABC News, "Good Morning America" Twitter accounts hacked, praise Trump

So.@ GMA twitter account has been hacked. One in particular declared that rapper Tyler the Creator had died in a bus crash. ABC News declined further comment and directed TheWrap to its statement on Twitter. In 2015, Newsweek, The New York Post and UPI's Twitter feed, as well as Twitter and YouTube accounts of the USA military's Central Comma...

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  • Slump In Financials Sends Wall St. Lower
Slump In Financials Sends Wall St. Lower

Specifically, Trade-Alert notes a purchase of 24,308 January 2018 38-strike calls for 60 cents each, meaning this speculator is betting almost $1.5 million ($0.60 * 100 shares per contract * number of contracts) on the exchange-traded fund (ETF) topping the $38 mark in the months ahead.

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  • 8 new features Android O will bring to your phone
8 new features Android O will bring to your phone

For example, the developer of a messaging app "might setup separate notification channels for each conversation group created by a user". Currently, you can only turn an app's notifications on or off. Background limits represent a significant change in Android, so we want every developer to get familiar with them. Adaptive icons allow deve...

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  • Microsoft Blocks Windows 7, 8 Updates On Latest Intel And AMD Systems
Microsoft Blocks Windows 7, 8 Updates On Latest Intel And AMD Systems

Those fearless souls have been using beta builds of the OS all along and helped Microsoft in the development of the operating system, but also likely endured all manner of bugs and ensuing headaches that went along with it. So hold on tight because something tells me there are more builds to be installed before we reach that final one leadi...

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  • Jonjo O'Neill delighted with Minella Rocco's run in Cheltenham Gold Cup
Jonjo O'Neill delighted with Minella Rocco's run in Cheltenham Gold Cup

Djakadam , twice the runner-up, travelled well for most of the race and looked as though he might finally win for Willie Mullins. It should prove to be yet another day of spectacular Grade One jumping and should prove to be a fitting end to the 2017 Cheltenham Festival.

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  • Woman Who Went Viral For Her Fried Chicken Videos On Life Support
Woman Who Went Viral For Her Fried Chicken Videos On Life Support

Fee, whose real name is Felicia O'Dell, made the internet go insane in 2014 after posting a video promoting recipes for her " good ass chicken " and " sweet treats for the kids ". On Tuesday, she complained of chest pains and began to vomit at her home in Los Angles. After her first viral video, Auntie Fee even went on to have special guests j...

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  • Mass Effect Andromeda: Launch Trailer
Mass Effect Andromeda: Launch Trailer

The actual footage, however, gives us a glimpse at what to expect from the game's visuals. This specific trailer also features a loyalty mission , like the ones in Mass Effect 2 that would provide more insight into a squadmate's backstory and character while unlocking extra abilities that they can use.

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  • Planned Parenthood Says No to Trump's Offer
Planned Parenthood Says No to Trump's Offer

Planned Parenthood now receives about $ 500 million annually in federal funding, meaning if their funding was cut, they would seriously suffer. Legislation was being heard in both houses Wednesday to provide state funding for services performed by Planned Parenthood in Maryland if the federal government defunds the organization.

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  • Weather Service Teams to Survey MO Tornado Damage Tuesday
Weather Service Teams to Survey MO Tornado Damage Tuesday

The National Weather Service also tweeted Monday night that there was "significant damage" from a tornado that touched down in northern Missouri's Mercer County, with damage to houses and mobile homes. Numerous homes were seriously damaged but Lockridge said Tuesday it was too early to say how many were destroyed. Local media reports also described...

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  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Began in 2D
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Began in 2D

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild feels like it was put together by artists and craftsmen. In short - it depends on how you're using your console. It definitely doesn't hold you hand, but it gives you an idea of what to do next. You can eat many ingredients raw if you're hurting, but you'll get a lot more nutrition (read: hearts) from co...

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  • The Legend Of Zelda Breath Of The Wild: Nintendo Switch vs
The Legend Of Zelda Breath Of The Wild: Nintendo Switch vs

Combat is harder in Zelda: Breath of the Wild and expect Link to die a lot in the game since death can also come from drowning or falling. Be prepared to run into some The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild problems during the first week or two of play.

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  • New Facebook video app is launched on Samsung smart TVs
New Facebook video app is launched on Samsung smart TVs

Currently, the app is ad-free - although that might change in the future, since Facebook is currently exploring how to implement ads mid-way through a video , Recode reported . So you can head over there to install it on your Apple TV. When you are watching a live stream, you can automatically see the live comments to the video on the bottom le...

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  • LG to debut its own virtual reality SteamVR headset at GDC 2017
LG to debut its own virtual reality SteamVR headset at GDC 2017

The technology, which Valve licenses out for use by hardware manufacturers, allows for a more realistic VR experience because it means users can move and look around virtual objects, rather than requiring them to be stood or sat in one spot.

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  • Journey To Un'Goro Is Hearthstone's Next Expansion, Releases Early April
Journey To Un'Goro Is Hearthstone's Next Expansion, Releases Early April

In other big changes, Blizzard have added the first new tribe since 2014. When it dies, it becomes a six-cost, six-attack and six-health minion. The name is ever so slightly different, but it appears as if the leak earlier this month purporting to out the next card expansion for Hearthstone was right on the money.

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  • MWC 2017: BlackBerry KEYone unveiled
MWC 2017: BlackBerry KEYone unveiled

The newly introduced smartphone is also very secure with a fingerprint sensor integrated into the keyboard spacebar. The phone will feature a 4.5-inch display (1,620 x 1,080 resolution) with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 for greater impact and scratch protection.

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  • Waymo sues Uber and Otto for theft of trade secrets
Waymo sues Uber and Otto for theft of trade secrets

The complaint cites evidence that Levandowski, a former manager in Google's self-driving auto project, loaded 14,000 confidential files on a laptop before leaving to start his own company in 2016. If Waymo's suit has merit, it could significantly hamper Uber's self-driving plans, given that Levandowski oversees all of Uber's autonomous efforts and...

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  • Nokia 3310 to Run On Series 30+, Have Swappable Features
Nokia 3310 to Run On Series 30+, Have Swappable Features

A new video has been released by Concept Creators on what consumers may expect in the modernized Nokia 3310 . According to a report by GizmoChina , the new Nokia 3310 will continue to retain the same key features and design elements of the original model - launched almost 17 years ago.

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