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BA hopes to resume most flights from London after weekend chaos

BA hopes to resume most flights from London after weekend chaos

British Airways said it hopes to resume most flights out of London's major airports on Sunday after a computer systems failure caused chaos for thousands of passengers on a busy holiday weekend.

Hackers steal 17mn users' data from restaurant app Zomato

Hackers steal 17mn users' data from restaurant app Zomato

Indian largest restaurant and food delivery app Zomato announced Thursday that the data of 17 million users had been stolen from its database, including names, email addresses and protected passwords.

Another large-scale cyber attack underway: experts

Another large-scale cyber attack underway: experts

Another large-scale, stealthy cyber attack is underway on a scale that could dwarf last week's assault on computers worldwide, a global cyber security firm told AFP on Wednesday.

Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

International investigators hunted Saturday for those behind an unprecedented cyber-attack that affected systems in dozens of countries, including at banks, hospitals and government agencies ...

Ransomware cyber attack hits Telefonica, Spanish firms

Ransomware cyber attack hits Telefonica, Spanish firms

Spain's government warned on Friday that a large number of companies had been attacked by cyber criminals who infected computers with malicious software known as "ransomware” that locks up computers and demands ransoms to restore access.

Microsoft aims to make artificial intelligence mainstream

Microsoft aims to make artificial intelligence mainstream

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled new tools intended to democratize artificial intelligence by enabling machine smarts to be built into software from smartphone games to factory floors.

Google Earth re-invented for new era

Google Earth re-invented for new era

Google on Tuesday launched a re-imagined version of its free Earth mapping service, weaving in storytelling and artificial intelligence and freeing it from apps.

Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones

Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones

Smartphones have become a mine of personal information, holding bank data, credit card information and addresses, making them the preferred target for cybercriminals, experts warn.

India's techies fear US crackdown on high-skilled visas

India's techies fear US crackdown on high-skilled visas

Indian student Sunny Nair has always dreamt of working for a technology giant in the United States but fears that President Donald Trump will crush his life ambition.

Global police smash huge online crime network

Global police smash huge online crime network

In one of the biggest takedowns to date, police across the globe have smashed a massive criminal network providing online services including malware attacks that infected half a million computers worldwide, Europol said.

Australia passes bill to detain terrorists indefinitely

Australia passes bill to detain terrorists indefinitely

High-risk terror offenders in Australia may now be kept in jail even after serving their sentences, under legislation passed Thursday that strengthens laws to tackle the threat posed by extremists.

British trio win Nobel prize for exotic matter research

British trio win Nobel prize for exotic matter research

British scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz won the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday for revealing the secrets of exotic matter, the Nobel jury said.