On Monday, May 15, a security researcher from Google posted an artifact on Twitter potentially pointing at a connection between the WannaCry ransomware attacks that recently hit thousands of organizations and private users around the world, and the malware attributed to the infamous Lazarus hacking group, responsible for a series of devastating attacks against government organizations, media and financial institutions. The largest operations linked to the Lazarus group include: the attacks against Sony Pictures in 2014, the Central Bank of Bangladesh cyber heist in 2016 and a subsequent series of similar attacks continued in 2017.
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EIDR Round Trip Latest News & Update: YouTube Financial Reports Include IDs for Google Play Transactions
Google has announced that YouTube Transactional reports have been improved to include the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) ID when that number is provided in an Avail.
Three LG smartwatches – G Watch R, Watch Urbane and Watch Urbane 2nd Edition – are getting the update to Google’s latest smartwatch OS, Android Wear 2.0. Android Wear 2.0 is rolling out for the LG G Watch R and LG Watch Urbane from last week. The Watch Urbane 2nd Edition will be updated by the beginning of May.
Facebook launched its digital assistant named “M” for US users of its Messenger application, ramping up the social network’s efforts in artificial intelligence. For users of the messaging platform, M will pop up and suggest “helpful actions” in the chat window.
Google is adding a fact-checking tag to search results globally, its latest initiative to help curb the spread of misinformation and “fake news.”
Converge ICT—a provider of world-class ICT products and services in the Philippines—recently tied up with several web giants in the US and Asia Pacific in a bid to bring a better internet experience to its customers in the country.
With the promise for a connected life for the home, Globe in collaboration with Google now offers the new generation Chromecast. Broadband subscribers can now avail the new and improved Chromecast for an affordable add-on of only Php99 per month.
Global operators, including Airtel Africa, América Móvil, AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Globe Telecom, KPN, Millicom, MTN, Orange, PLAY, Smart Communications, Sprint, Telenor Group, Telstra, TIM, VimpelCom and Vodafone, the GSMA, and Google today announced the launch of a mobile industry initiative to accelerate the availability of Rich Communications Services (RCS). The initiative will enable all operators worldwide to provide an open, consistent, and globally interoperable messaging service across Android devices. Operators have agreed to transition toward a common, universal profile based on the GSMA’s RCS specifications and an Android RCS client provided by Google in collaboration with operators and OEMs.
Watch out Apple: Swiss company Tag Heuer is developing its own smartwatch with tech rivals Google and Intel.