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Vladimir Putin blames the U.S. for global ransomware meltdown

Vladimir Putin blames the U.S. for global ransomware meltdown

North Korea launched a projectile early Sunday from near Kusong, close to the country's west coast, the South Korean military said. His comments came just a day after North Korea said it had conducted a successful launch of a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that was capable of carrying a heavy nuclear warhead.


Waymo vs Uber- Court orders latter to return

Waymo vs Uber- Court orders latter to return "pilfered" files

However, the judge said "few" of Waymo's alleged trade secrets have been traced to Uber's self-driving vehicle technology, and that Waymo's patent claims against Uber have proved meritless. Waymo reportedly said in a statement, "We're looking forward to working with Lyft to explore new self-driving products that will make our roads safer and transportation more accessible".


Trail of global cyberattack could lead to North Korea

Trail of global cyberattack could lead to North Korea

China's Xinhua News Agency said railway stations, mail delivery, gas stations, hospitals, office buildings, shopping malls and government services also were affected. Officials urged organizations and companies to immediately update their security software. WCry's creators may have deliberately added code found in Cantopee in an attempt to trick researchers into mistakenly believing Lazarus Group is behind the ransomware.



Bank of England says solid economic growth is linked to 'smooth' Brexit

In October past year, the Bank of England warned that life would turn hard for Britain's most vulnerable, as inflation was expected to rise due to a slump in the pound following the vote to exit the EU. And some economists think Carney might surprise investors by striking a hawkish tone himself, even if the BoE's economic forecasts are little changed from February.


Western Digital seeks arbitration on Toshiba chips unit sale

Western Digital seeks arbitration on Toshiba chips unit sale

A panel in San Francisco will hear the arbitration under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce, as required by the joint-venture agreements, Western Digital said . "It would be no surprise if Japanese authorities take action to prevent Toshiba's memory chip technology from being transferred overseas", said Hideki Yasuda, an analyst at Ace Research Institute in Tokyo .


Korea possibly behind 'WannaCry' ransomware

Korea possibly behind 'WannaCry' ransomware

The source for WannaCry ransomware, which has spread to 150 countries, may be Pyongyang or those trying to frame it, security analysts say, pointing to code similarities between the virus and a malware attributed to alleged hackers from North Korea.