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French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

It also continued a miserable spell for the German 29-year-old on clay this year. In the last game, Kerber held seven break points but Makarova fought off each one despite, she said, "fighting with my emotion". Kvitova suffered injuries to her left hand from the attack and underwent more than three hours of surgery in December to fix damage to the tendons, all five fingers and two nerves. Read More

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Why wasn't Meghan Markle at Pippa's wedding after all?

Why wasn't Meghan Markle at Pippa's wedding after all?

Mark's Church in Englefield. The bride's parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, have had an elaborate glass marquee built on the grounds of their estate for the reception. She made an exception by allowing Prince Harry to bring Meghan Markle to her wedding. But Harry and Meghan are not too far from having their own royal wedding as rumors about their imminent engagement have been going around for months! If that isn't enough to merit a few photographs, there is widespread ... Read More

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Beware of companies claiming they can remove ransomware for free

Beware of companies claiming they can remove ransomware for free

Windows XP accounts for only 5.36% of Windows computers globally. Computer threats have changed and are becoming more complex. After being affected by the notorious Wannacry ransomware over the last week, millions of victims around the world regretted using older versions of Windows , or not applying a patch that Microsoft had released in March to fix a vulnerability exploited by the malware . Read More

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Microsoft Delivers Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16193

Microsoft Delivers Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16193

Cortana will also be tweaked to let you pick up where you left off across not just Windows but Android and iOS devices. Apple and Google already offer similar tools to manage images. The next version of Windows 10 will be called Windows 10 Fall Creators Update . It's all about connecting devices so users can switch from computer to mobile phone and back again, for example, without missing a beat. Read More

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Els calls two-shot penalty on himself at Wentworth

Els calls two-shot penalty on himself at Wentworth

Your Golf Travel ambassador Lee Westwood made the once-in-a-lifetime competition prize even better by scoring a hole-in-one during the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth in the Pro-Am. "With the changes to the course, you are feeling your way a little bit with what the scoring is like but the greens are a lot firmer than they used to be and that's making it a lot more hard than we are used to". Read More

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3-way tie for halfway lead at BMW PGA Championship

3-way tie for halfway lead at BMW PGA Championship

England´s Lee Westwood (72) and Italian Francesco Molinari (74) share third on five under par . The trio were on 137, seven-under par , after 36 holes, on Friday (May 26), a shot clear of Germany's Max Kieffer and three ahead of a clutch of players including 2015 victor An Byeong-Hun of South Korea and Lee Westwood who is looking to win this title at his 24th attempt. Read More

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OPEC, Non-OPEC oil producers extend oil output cut by 9 months

Opec and major non-Opec nations put in place production cuts at the start of this year in a bid to stabilise oil prices . OPEC has for weeks been laying the groundwork to extend production cuts. Commenting on the decision taken on Thursday by OPEC member states and non-member states the minister noted that Azerbaijan does not see any problems if the agreement is prolonged until the end of next year. Read More

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Far Cry 5 first trailer reveals February release date and co-op option

You'll be able to complete the game solo, or via two-player co-op in what Ubisoft says will be the largest and most customizable version of Far Cry to date. Ubisoft explained how players will have to gather allies to fight against Eden's Gate . You're supported on your journey by Pastor Jerome , an African American priest who has lost his flock to the cult; Mary May , a bartender with a penchant for flammable cocktails; and Nick Rye , a pilot who wants to create a better future for his ... Read More

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Global Cyber Attacks Linked to North Korean Hacks

Global Cyber Attacks Linked to North Korean Hacks

The worm quickly scanned computers with vulnerability, in this case the older versions of Microsoft Windows , and used those computers as hackers' command and control centres. South Korea has been a frequent target of cyberattacks that it traced to its northern neighbor. Kaspersky said "further research can be crucial to connecting the dots". Read More

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OnePlus confirms that the 3T would be discontinued

OnePlus confirms that the 3T would be discontinued

OnePlus is discontinuing another flagship smartphone already and this time, it's their most-recent OnePlus 3T . Keep an eye on all of our channels for more news coming soon. With the OnePlus 5 launch just around the corner, the OnePlus 3T is out the door. For now, the OnePlus 3T is still on sale as the company clears existing inventory. Read More

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Google Assistant For iPhone Is Now Available For Download

According to PC Advisor , the compatible smartphones or tablets that can run the Android O public beta are the Google Pixel , Google Pixel XL , Google Pixel C, Google Nexus 6P, Google Nexus 5X and Nexus Player. We have audio explaining these new developments directly from Wednesday's Google I/O keynote, featuring Google CEO Sundar Pichai , along with Scott Huffman and Rishi Chandra. Read More

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Microsoft Slams NSA Over Ransomware Nightmare

Microsoft Slams NSA Over Ransomware Nightmare

Some of the victims have reportedly regained access to their files after paying, although security experts advise against complying with ransom demands. The use of that domain is being called a " kill switch " in the malware. When his website started getting hits from the malicious software, MalwareTech told ABC News he anxious he'd triggered the program to do something bad. Read More

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WannaCry ransomware samples discovered in the wild

According to data from Kapersky Labs, nearly 98 percent of computers affected by the ransomware ran a version of Windows 7. Researchers have finally been able to create a decryptor for the WannaCry ransomware that has affected more than 3,00,000 computers in 150 nations since its attack on computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system last Friday. Read More

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WannaCry Ransomware: Know How To Protect Yourself From The Unexpected Attack

With the help of @Malware Technologies, most of the attack on Friday was contained. The Reserve Bank of India , however, said a Windows security update could prevent and protect the institutions from any breaches. You can attempt to pay the roughly $300 ransom using Bitcoin , but there's no guarantee you'll get your files back. If you have a backup, there's no need to pay ransom for your data. Read More

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Capcom Bringing Monster Hunter to Nintendo Switch

Capcom Bringing Monster Hunter to Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch might have Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , but neither have contributed to a massive spike in its market value like Monster Hunter XX ( Double Cross ). Monster Hunter XX will be unveiled in full during the Monster Hunter Championship 2017 this weekend. The company's stock jumped almost 6 percent following the announcement, hitting an eight-year high on the stock market. Read More

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Trump makes personal appeal for Mideast peace

Israeli officials hailed the speech as a triumph for the country's far-right government, which includes ministers opposed to the idea of an independent Palestinian state. Trump told Abbas he was "truly hopeful that America can help Israel and the Palestinians forge peace and bring new hope to the region and its people". Read More

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Watch Melania Trump Seemingly Refuse To Hold Donald Trump's Hand

According to The Daily Mail , First Lady Melania Trump was photographed finally holding hands with the president on Wednesday, days after reports of her rejecting his hand away came out. Of course, following in the footsteps of Barack Obama was never going to be easy - he's known for his displays of affection toward wife Michelle, and his outwardly friendly and warm personality earned him many fans during his two-year term as President. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy J2 becomes the top smartphone in India: CMR

Samsung Galaxy J2 becomes the top smartphone in India: CMR

Galaxy J7 J5 Prime now come in a 32GB variant for more room for your favourites. The launch of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is still a few months away while phone's components are making appearances online. In terms of optics, the smartphone has a 13-megapixel primary camera with LED Flash, auto-focus, and f/1.9 aperture. As far as specifications are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime has a metal body and a 5.5-inch 2.5D glass display that comes with 1920x1080 pixels resolution and Gorilla ... Read More

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Portugal Wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

Portugal Wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

Fans of the annual Eurovision Song Contest gathered in the Ukrainian capital for Saturday's grand final, when 26 acts will take to the stage in a riot of costume and glitter. Portugal competed with 25 other countries, including the Big 5 who automatically qualify for the finals without going through a Semi Finals voting round. Read More

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China urges North Korea talks, skirts questions on US sanctions push

Wang said South Korean President Moon Jae-in has underlined the importance of his country's relations with China, Xinhua news agency reported . North Korea said on Monday it successfully tested what it called an intermediate-range ballistic missile , which met all technical requirements and could now be mass-produced, although USA officials and experts questioned the extent of its progress, APA reports quoting Reuters . Read More

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'Windows 10 is only OS safe from WannaCry', says Microsoft

Many systems failed to upgrade from Windows XP, the version of Microsoft's OS that debuted in 2001, and this was considered one of the main reasons they were hit hard by the rasomware. Numerous organizations affected by the ransomware had not installed the software update. Hackers used the Trojan encrypter WannaCry to lock computers and demand a payment for the decryption. Read More

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Xiaomi launches Mi Max 2 with massive 5300mAh battery

The device comes in two variants of 64GB and 128GB of onboard memory while both sport 4GB of RAM. Xiaomi has also experimented with dual-edge displays , on devices such as the Xiaomi Mi Note 2. It turns out that leaks were spot on, the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is exactly what we've expected, and it's quite similar to its predecessor, the first-gen Xiaomi Mi Max. Read More

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