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Trump to visit Western Wall without Israeli leaders

Trump to visit Western Wall without Israeli leaders

The worldwide community doesn't recognize Israel's annexation of east Jerusalem. Mr. Trump will also visit Saudi Arabia, the Vatican, and Sicily for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation G7 meetings as part of his overseas trip. It later annexed East Jerusalem and claims the entire city as its undivided capital. Trump pledged to move the embassy to Jerusalem during his campaign, but has since backed away, saying the move was still being looked at.



Hey Siri, get ready: Google Assistant is now on the iPhone

Under interesting feature is the Notification dots, which are basically tiny chat heads for notifications. The feature will arrive as a free software update to US Google Home owners with no word yet on its availability across the pond. For example, if there's heavy traffic, Google Assistant might prompt you to leave home earlier in order to make a scheduled meeting on time. The company did something similar with Android One programme, but unfortunately, it was a total failure.



Google's newest vision-based product is here to make your life easier

Though not a competitor, Google's slimmed-down phone operating system aimed at cheap Android phones is reminiscent of Facebook's own "skinny" version, called Facebook Lite. Music streaming services Spotify and Deezer are also to be added to the smart home hub, Google said. Just hit OK when prompted and you are all set.


AP Assembly Passes GST amid Din

AP Assembly Passes GST amid Din

It is for the first time that the proceedings were telecast live by Doordarshan . GST, a landmark decision towards the economic growth, said Yogi Adityanath. He was replying to BJP MLA Pankaj Singh, who said that the dignity of the Governor - the constitutional head of the state - had been hurt by the act.


WannaCry is your fault — Microsoft to NSA

WannaCry is your fault — Microsoft to NSA

Estimates of the economic impact are still being tabulated, but they could easily run into the tens of billions of dollars. A ransomware called WannaCry has infected tens of thousands of computers around the globe in recent days. The company released an emergency patch for Windows XP (and Windows 8 and Windows Server 2003 ) last week to stop the ransomware from spreading. "Ransomware attack appears to be causing glitches at many ATMs that work on Random Access Memory (RAM)".


Oddities in WannaCry ransomware puzzle cybersecurity researchers

Oddities in WannaCry ransomware puzzle cybersecurity researchers

Cyber-security is a game of cat and mouse, with criminals always thinking of new ways to attack systems, so no organisation is totally impenetrable. "The WannaCrypt exploits used in the attack were drawn from the exploits stolen from the National Security Agency", Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith says .