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    Huge Cyberattack Forces Microsoft to Offer Free Tech Fix
    May13

    Huge Cyberattack Forces Microsoft to Offer Free Tech Fix

    LONDON — Teams of technicians worked “round the clock” Saturday to restore hospital computer systems in Britain and check bank or transport services in other nations after a global cyberattack hit dozens of countries and crippled the U.K.’s health system. The worldwide attack was so unprecedented that Microsoft quickly changed...

    2017 Eurovision Grand Final tonight: Armenia’s Artsvik performs 5th
    May13

    2017 Eurovision Grand Final tonight: Armenia’s Artsvik performs 5th

    The Grand Final of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Kyiv tonight. The slogan for 2017 is Celebrate Diversity, and the show tonight will feature both Ukrainian traditions interwoven with modernity. Reigning Eurovision champion Jamala will perform during the live broadcast as well as Ukraine’s first ever Eurovision winner Ruslana...

    Eurovision 2017: What Is Making Europe’s Annual Song Contest So Political?
    May13

    Eurovision 2017: What Is Making Europe’s Annual Song Contest So Political?

    Ukraine-Russia tensions loom large over the gaudy singing competition that is no stranger to controversy. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision 2017: What Is Making Europe’s Annual Song Contest So Political?
    May13

    Eurovision 2017: What Is Making Europe’s Annual Song Contest So Political?

    Ukraine-Russia tensions loom large over the gaudy singing competition that is no stranger to controversy. …read more Source:...

    Italy, Portugal Eyed As Favorites As Ukraine Hosts Eurovision Final
    May13

    Italy, Portugal Eyed As Favorites As Ukraine Hosts Eurovision Final

    The Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, is bracing to host the finale of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, the annual europop song fest that is expected to garner a television audience of some 200 million. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Eurovision eyes and ears on Kyiv
    May13

    Eurovision eyes and ears on Kyiv

    42 countries competed in this year’s contest, but only 26 will take part in Saturday’s final in front of a television audience of millions. There is rock, rap and yodelling on the menu. …read more Source:...

    Last standing Lenin statue disassembled in Kyiv
    May13

    Last standing Lenin statue disassembled in Kyiv

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    Dozens Of Countries Hit By Huge Cyberextortion Attack
    May13

    Dozens Of Countries Hit By Huge Cyberextortion Attack

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users’ files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. It was believed to the biggest attack of its kind ever recorded. The malicious software behind the onslaught appeared to exploit a...

    Meet the ‘accidental hero’ who saved the world from the ransomware cyber-attack
    May13

    Meet the ‘accidental hero’ who saved the world from the ransomware cyber-attack

    A cyber security researcher has reportedly discovered a ‘kill switch’ that can prevent the spread of the WannaCry ransomware, which is creating chaos worldwide. The researcher, tweeting as @MalwareTechBlog stated that the discovery was accidental but, registering a domain name used by the malware stops it from spreading. According to...

    Russia Seeks Investment, Trade Links on China’s New ‘Silk Road’
    May13

    Russia Seeks Investment, Trade Links on China’s New ‘Silk Road’

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is heading to China Sunday to join leaders of 27 other nations at the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) summit in Beijing. The massive China-led project aims to revive the ancient Silk Road and maritime trade routes by expanding investment in infrastructure linking Asia, Africa and Europe. While China plans to...