Victoria's speeding and red-light cameras hit by cyber virus

Victoria's speeding and red-light cameras hit by cyber virus

The report - billed as "exclusive" - said the WannaCry virus had hit private camera operator RedFlex, which operates most traffic cameras in Victoria. WannaCry ransomware continues its trail of chaos generation after it infects traffic cameras in Victorian, Australia. "I cancelled the fines because I think it's important the public has confidence in the system - 100 per cent confidence", he said . Read More

London rescue workers: 'We refuse to forget you'

The overnight fire rapidly engulfed Grenfell Tower, with flames shooting up the outside of the building, raising concerns that the cladding material attached to the concrete block didn't comply with fire-safety rules. "We have been supplying building products for more than 40 years and as a business our focus has always been to supply safe insulation products to make better buildings". Read More

Sensex ends 153 pts lower ahead of long weekend

Sensex ends 153 pts lower ahead of long weekend

Markets will remain closed on Monday on account of "Id-ul-Fitr" (Ramzan Id). It touched a new high of 31,522.87 points during intra-day trade. Minutes into trading, it was quoting at 31,370.11 points, up by 86.47 points, or 0.28 per cent. Read More

Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession

Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession

The results of the central bank's so-called stress tests showed 34 major lenders were on solid capital footing, it said. Those banks represent about 75 percent of all US assets. The Fed said Thursday that under that scenario, the 34 banks would suffer combined loan losses of $383 billion. The Fed has changed the emphasis in stress scenarios from year-to-year to keep banks from managing their portfolios to the test. Read More

Taylor Swift Returns to Music Streaming Sites

Taylor Swift Returns to Music Streaming Sites

Now her musics on Spotify . coincidentally the same day as Katy Perry drop Witness . But for now, all eyes will be on the charts because Katy Perry and Taylor Swift's fans will press play on both of their music. And that's potentially shady because the two don't see eye to eye, with Perry telling James Corden during his talk show (see below) that there was "a situation" between the two singers. Read More

Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball With No. 2 Pick

Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball With No. 2 Pick

The L.A. native Ball gets his wish as he will continue to play in his hometown for the Lakers. After suffering through four of the worst seasons in franchise history, several head coaching changes and a front office shakeup, the Lakers hope they took another step toward accelerating their rebuilding process by drafting the player most expected they would. Read More

MTA bus rolls backward, crashes into church in Brooklyn, NYPD says

MTA bus rolls backward, crashes into church in Brooklyn, NYPD says

The MTA bus crashed into at least ten parked cars before it finally came to a stop after it hit a church. Because it hit that vehicle right there, it turned and then stopped right there at the church. "Right before it hit the church, that's why the bus turned". "But when I saw that there was no conductor, I was like, 'What's going on, '" he said. Read More

Apple iOS 11's screen capture feature could be nightmare for Snapchat users

Apple iOS 11's screen capture feature could be nightmare for Snapchat users

Apple is targeting distracted motorists with a new feature that will automatically block incoming iPhone notifications while you drive. Other changes include the introduction of a new iPad Pro , the iOS 11 update, MacOS High Sierra , and the iMac Pro . Read More

Loan waiver will give farmers' relief: Karnataka Minister

Loan waiver will give farmers' relief: Karnataka Minister

Buoyed by its win in the recent bypolls, the Congress government is mulling advancing the assembly polls scheduled for May next year."The possibility of early polls is being examined by the party leadership". Once executed, the waiver will directly provide relief to more than 22 lakh farmers reeling under debt due to their inability to pay money to the banks following a severe drought in the state. Read More


Economy

Sears at Great Lakes Mall to close

Sears at Great Lakes Mall to close

A Sears Home store in northwest Edmonton will be closing along with 12 other Sears locations in Alberta as part of a larger restructuring across Canada. The closings will bring the number of announced Sears closing to more than 260 this year in a series of three announcements. Sears Canada filed for court protection from creditors Thursday as the onetime retail giant seeks to adapt to a changed business landscape and tougher online competition.Read More

Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession

Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession

The results of the central bank's so-called stress tests showed 34 major lenders were on solid capital footing, it said. Those banks represent about 75 percent of all US assets. The Fed said Thursday that under that scenario, the 34 banks would suffer combined loan losses of $383 billion. The Fed has changed the emphasis in stress scenarios from year-to-year to keep banks from managing their portfolios to the test.Read More