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Uber ordered to return stolen confidential files to Waymo

Uber and Waymo are now embroiled in a legal battle in which Waymo accused Uber of stealing company secrets. Waymo said on Monday it welcomed the ruling . Levandowski set up his own firms, which then were sold to Uber for $680 million. "We look forward to moving toward trial and continuing to demonstrate that our technology has been built independently from the ground up", Chelsea Kohler, a spokeswoman for Uber, said in the emailed statement.

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How to protect yourself from the massive worldwide cyberattack

In Indonesia, the ransomware locked patient files on computers in two hospitals in the capital, Jakarta, causing delays. Don't grumble when your system administrator at work takes the network down periodically to update systems, which usually includes installing new and often critical software patches.

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Google and Volvo partner to build Android into connected cars

Also, check out that Android steering wheel header image. In fact, more than 50% of auto owners never used their infotainment systems after 90 days of purchase, according to a 2016 study led by J.D. The announcement is but one small tidbit due to come out of Google's I/O conference this week. It displayed a Maserati Ghibli with a 4K, 15-inch vertical center touchscreen running Android.

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United Kingdom working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

Cyber extortionists tricked victims into opening malicious malware attachments to spam emails that appeared to contain job offers and other legitimate files. As people return to work and connect laptops to their office system, this could potentially spark a new wave of infections. The most disruptive attacks were reported in the United Kingdom, where hospitals and clinics were forced to turn away patients after losing access to computers.

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At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyberattack

French carmaker Renault's assembly plant in Slovenia halted production after it was targeted in the global cyberattack. "What if the same exact thing happened to a water dam or to a bridge?" he asked. "But I don't think that those concerns should hide the fact that ALL of us need to be protected". A researcher who identified himself as MalwareTech and works for Kryptos logic stopped the attack.

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UK Working to Restore Hospital Systems After Cyberattack

A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the NSA has infected tens of thousands of computers in almost 100 countries, disrupting Britain's health system and global shipper FedEx. It's on track to be one of the biggest recorded ransomware attacks ever, with tens of thousands of infected computers in almost 100 countries. The United Kingdom's famed National Health Service (NHS) has been hit hard, with hackers locking out 39 NHS organization from their ...