Technology


Microsoft unveils new Windows 10 S operating system

The device has a maximum thickness of 14.5 millimeters and weighs 2.75 pounds. Microsoft is taking orders for Surface Laptop, and planned to begin shipping them in mid-June. That gives it functionality much like a Chromebook. The company is offering one-year free subscription to "Minecraft: Education Edition" for its Windows 10 educations PCs.



Microsoft officially releases Visual Studio 2017 for Mac

ITunes, Apple Inc.'s music app, also is going to be available in the Windows App Store, Microsoft said. Install the Visual Studio Extension for Windows Template Studio by downloading the VSIX from the Visual Studio Gallery. The idea is that you can scroll through and see what you were doing earlier, even if you were doing it on a different device. All of these are supported by.NET Core on Windows, Linux or Mac.



Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries

The attack, reportedly based on an exploit discovered by the National Security Agency, encrypts files on the infected computers and then demands payments of around $300 in bitcoins. Russia's interior and emergencies ministries, as well as the country's biggest bank, Sberbank, said they were targeted. "This is not targeted at the NHS, it's an global attack and a number of countries and organisations have been affected", said Prime Minister Theresa May.


Samsung Z4 debuts as the latest Tizen smartphone

Samsung Z4 debuts as the latest Tizen smartphone

The first Samsung Tizen-powered smartphone was the Samsung Z, then the Samsung Z1, which was unveiled in January 2015. The South Korean consumer electronics manufacturer primarily designed the Samsung Z4 for non-demanding users that don't need phones that do much more than make calls, access the Internet, and take solid pictures.


Chelsea secures 5th EPL title defeating West Brom

Chelsea secures 5th EPL title defeating West Brom

But since making his "second" debut for the club, also against Liverpool in September when Chelsea lost 2-1 at home during a time of teething problems, Luiz has largely concentrated on the unglamorous arts of covering, marking and, when necessary, kicking the ball into Row Z.



NHS hospitals in England hit by massive crippling cyber-attack

The NHS has been hit by a major ransomware attack, shutting down multiple hospital IT systems across England. Images that were posted online of the NHS pop-up look almost identical to pop-up ransomware windows that hit Spain's Telefonica, a powerful attack that forced the large telecom to order employees to disconnect their computers from its network and to resort to an intercom system to relay messages, according to the Bleeping Computer website .