15 May 2017 10:51 PM Why Android is likely safe from a WannaCry-like attack
Android users are no strangers to outdated systems -- a key component to how WannaCry spread so quickly. But Google's software has different safeguards. The WannaCry cyberattack has ensnared more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries by taking advantage of outdated versions of Windows that never got Microsoft's crucial security patches. Hmm. Millions 70
27 April 2017 7:47 PM New super bug 'urgent and serious threat'
Microbiologists say a new super bug resistant to nearly all antibiotics is spreading here posing an urgent and serious threat. Most patients here, with what's known as CPE, acquired it while overseas especially from high-prevalence countries in the Indian subcontinent. Writing in the New Zealand Medical Journal, specialist in clinical microbiology Dr Joshua 56
27 April 2017 2:59 PM Samsung may release a Galaxy Note 8 THIS YEAR in an attempt to move on from its 'exploding phones' fiasco
Samsung has dropped a huge hint on the follow-up to its exploding Galaxy Note 7 series. A Samsung spokesperson has said to expect a 'new flagship smartphone' before the end of the year. A new device could hit shelves in the second half of 2017 once hype around the new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones has settled down. Samsung blamed two separate battery 43
26 April 2017 3:07 AM China launches first ever self-built aircraft carrier as Trump sends USS Carl Vinson and missile defence system to Korea Peninsula amid mounting fears of war
China has launched its first domestically designed and built aircraft carrier as America's USS Vinson continues to steam towards the Korea Peninsula. The 50,000-ton carrier, based on the Soviet Kuznetsov class design, was towed from its dockyard just after 9am following a ceremony in the northern port city of Dalian. It comes as the US aircraft carrier 16
20 April 2017 7:43 PM The Galaxy S8 will have no external carrier branding, even on Verizon and AT&T
No matter how you feel about Samsung and the Galaxy S8/S8 Plus, you have to admit they're really, really pretty phones. The curved display and sleek frame are incredibly well-designed compared to most other devices, and the GS8 will stand out in one other unexpected way—there's no carrier branding. Even Verizon and AT&T have been persuaded not to stamp 34
20 April 2017 5:50 AM Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus Registration Hit by Supply Shortage?
The frenzy that Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones – Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus have caused has been apparently hit by a shortage in supply of the devices in South Korea. According to a report, the score of Samsung Galaxy S8 registered to mobile carriers in South Korea slumped in the wake of record-breaking pre-orders. The report adds that Samsung 38
20 April 2017 4:42 AM Lions 'clutching at straws'
Wellington - British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland is "clutching at straws" by using Ireland's upset win over the All Blacks as motivation, his opposite number Steve Hansen said on Thursday. Unveiling his 41-man touring squad in London, Gatland said his players took confidence from Ireland's 40-29 victory in Chicago last November, which showed 13
20 April 2017 1:59 AM Few surprises in Gatland's Lions: Hansen
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen expects Warren Gatland's Lions to talk up an expansive game, but believes winning the battle up front will be their top priority. Warren Gatland's Lions will talk up an expansive game, but All Blacks coach Steve Hansen expects winning the battle up front will still be top priority. New Zealand-born Gatland has named a 41-strong 10
20 April 2017 1:59 AM Hansen: Few surprises in Gatland's Lions
Warren Gatland's Lions will talk up an expansive game, but All Blacks coach Steve Hansen expects winning the battle up front will still be top priority. New Zealand-born Gatland has named a 41-strong squad for the three-Test, 10-match tour later this year, and Hansen says there are few surprises in the British and Irish Lions team. "It's pretty much what you'd 9
19 April 2017 11:01 PM Steve Hansen: Gatland 'clutching at straws'
Steve Hansen has claimed Lions coach Warren Gatland might be "clutching at straws" with his selection policy. And the All Blacks' boss has taken a few return pot shots at Gatland in a goalkicking war-of-words in the lead up to the three-test rugby series. When told by Radio Sport's Martin Devlin that Gatland had placed a lot of store on the Irish players 8