Science

Windows 10 IoT platform to provide support to Intel's processors

Windows 10 IoT platform to provide support to Intel's processors

Microsoft's new database migration services (in preview) move Oracle and SQL Server databases into Azure SQL Database with near-zero application downtime, and at no extra cost or configuration. "While most database services force you to choose between strong or eventual consistency, Azure Cosmos DB is the only globally distributed database service which offers five well-defined, intuitive consistency choices - so you can select just the right one for your app".


8-year-old was assaulted by classmate before killing himself

8-year-old was assaulted by classmate before killing himself

An assistant principal arrived about 4½ minutes after Gabriel fell to the floor, followed by other school employees and the school nurse, who helped him to his feet. Gabriel's mother took him to the doctor for what she thought was the stomach flu when he complained of stomach pain. The department closed the investigation and decided that school staff could best handle the case.



Alarm grows over global ransomware attacks

In addition to Russian Federation, the biggest targets appeared to be Ukraine and India, nations where it is common to find older, unpatched versions of Windows in use, according to the security firm. All told, several cybersecurity firms said they had identified the malicious software responsible for tens of thousands of attacks in more than 60 countries, including the United States, though its effects in the US did not appear to be widespread, at least in the initial hours.



NHS Cyber Attack Affects Isle Of Wight Medina Healthcare

Some hospitals and Global Positioning System can not access patient data, with their computers being locked by a program demanding a payment worth £230. Microsoft released a security patch earlier this year for the flaw, but many systems have yet to be updated , researchers said. The virus is usually covertly installed on to computers by being hidden within innocent-looking emails containing links, which users are tricked into opening.


Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR): Price Target Revisions

Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR): Price Target Revisions

RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) announced that Chris Levendos, former head of the Network Deployment and Operations organization at Google Fiber, will join the company as Executive Vice President, Field Operations.


South Korea's Moon Brings Shift on North Korea: QuickTake Q&A

South Korea's Moon Brings Shift on North Korea: QuickTake Q&A

Ties between Seoul and Beijing have soured over the South's deployment of a controversial USA anti-missile system aimed at guarding against threats from the nuclear-armed North. But considering Trump has not excluded the possibility of dialogue and that Moon has ruled out an unconditional visit to North Korea, they could find a common ground somewhere between pressure and dialogue.