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 ...

19 hours ago from Gizmag

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Canada says court order to pull Google results applies worldwide

In 2012, Canadian manufacturer Equustek asked Google to remove search results relating to a court case against Datalink, a distributor of the former company's network devices. ...

2 hours ago from Engadget

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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 ...

11 hours ago from Gizmag

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Companies struggle to recover after massive cyberattack with ransom demands

Systems as far afield as Asia were hit, but the epicenter of the outbreak was in Ukraine.

3 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Facebook reaches 2 billion monthly users

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

Tue 27 Jun 17 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.

Tue 27 Jun 17 from The Washington Post

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Birds play sick jungle beat with drumsticks they make themselves

In behaviour extraordinarily like ours, male palm cockatoos have been filmed making drumsticks and playing regular rhythms on hollow trees, to attract females

2 hours ago from Newscientist

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FedEx delivery unit hit by worldwide cyberattack

The shipping company is the latest American company rocked by the massive ransomware attack that has disrupted businesses around the world.

27 minutes ago from The Washington Post

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DNA finds relatives of animal that baffled Darwin

An analysis of ancient mitochondrial DNA has cleared up the family tree of the mysterious Macrauchenia patachonica, writes Jana Howden.

17 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Cyberattack blocks Maersk terminals, new orders

Danish shipping mammoth Maersk said Wednesday it had shut down some of its computer systems after a global cyberattack disrupted operations at its terminals and hindered it from taking new orders.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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