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India secures 2nd position in renewable energy attractiveness index

Along with Germany, India has also made developments with renewable energy , and has recently been moved up to the second most desirable country for renewable energy following their recent investments in solar power. "We believe that, taken together, these reports demonstrate that the USA electric power system is more diverse in its energy sources than ever before, and due to the flexible way these resources are now managed, becoming more reliable and resilient as a result", the ...


Watch how much money WannaCry generates in ransom -- in near real time

Watch how much money WannaCry generates in ransom -- in near real time

Microsoft , fresh off of a frantic weekend helping Windows 10 customers around the world hit by the most widespread ransomware outbreak in history, has publicly accused the U.S.'s National Security Agency of sharing some of the blame. "An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the US military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen, " Microsoft President Brad Smith said in a blog ".


Microsoft slams United States government for its part in 'WannaCrypt' worldwide cyberattack

Microsoft slams United States government for its part in 'WannaCrypt' worldwide cyberattack

Many may click infected email attachments or bad links and spread the virus further. Security experts fear a worsening cyber attack by the WannaCry ransomware hack as people return to work on Monday. He said it was too early to say who was behind the onslaught and what their motivation was, aside from the obvious demand for money. "Right now, just about every IT department has been working all weekend rolling this out", Dan Wire, spokesman at Fireeye Security, said.


Google Could Give a Glimpse of Standalone VR Device at I/O 2017

Google Could Give a Glimpse of Standalone VR Device at I/O 2017

Google's anticipated next-generation virtual reality headset is expected to unveil on Wednesday at company's annual developer conference. The headset is supposed to use on-board sensors for what's been called inside-out tracking, taking away the need to install any external hardware.


Africa least hit by WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack

Africa least hit by WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack

The attack blocks computers and puts up images on victims' screens demanding payment of $300 (Dh1,100) in the virtual currency Bitcoin, saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" The WannaCry ransomware cyber attack has claimed around 2 lakh victims across 150 countries so far, combing its malware attacks from both Friday and Monday, however, India remained relatively safe.