Ransomware outbreak worse than WannaCry is affecting computers worldwide

A new ransomware outbreak is causing mayhem around the world, compromising banks, airports, energy suppliers, and even shutting down automated radiation sensors at the Chernobyl nuclear ...

10 hours ago from Gizmag

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Facebook reaches 2 billion monthly users

'It's an honor to be on this journey with you'

20 hours ago from The Independent

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Here's what you need to know about the Google E.U. fine

European regulators fined Google a record $2.7 billion for what they called unfair search practices.

21 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Uber makes it easier to arrange trips for other riders

Uber's ride-hailing app is making it easier for its users to set up trips for seniors and others who may not know their way around a smartphone but still need help getting around town.

24 hours ago from Phys.org

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First all-electric Aston Martin to debut in 2019

Aston Martin has been playing with the concept of an electric Rapide for a while now, but the engineers in Gaydon have never followed through and delivered a production version. Now, ...

Tue 27 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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As firms gauge cost, Ukraine says cyberattack under control

PARIS (AP) -- The data-scrambling software epidemic that paralyzed computers globally is under control in Ukraine, where it likely originated, officials said Wednesday, as companies and ...

49 minutes ago from AP

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Zillow doesn’t even own the photos it threatened to sue a popular blogger over

Zillow caused a whirlwind of controversy yesterday by issuing a fiercely-worded cease-and-desist letter to Kate Wagner, who operates the popular McMansion Hell Tumblr blog. The letter ...

19 hours ago from The Verge

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Qualcomm enables under display fingerprint scanning for smartphones

Chip giant Qualcomm has announced new fingerprint scanning and authentication technology at Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, technology that should make it easier for manufacturers ...

2 hours ago from Gizmag

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Facebook now deleting 66K posts a week in anti-hate campaign

Facebook is deleting about 66,000 posts a week as the social media giant cracks down on what it considers to be hate speech.

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Firms scramble to recover from wave of cyberattacks

Thousands of computer users across the globe scrambled on Wednesday to reboot after a wave of ransomware cyberattacks spread from Ukraine and Russia across Europe to the United States.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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