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Month: June 2017

Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7bn

Image copyright Reuters Online retail giant Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a $13.7bn (£10.7bn) deal that marks its biggest push into traditional retailing yet. Amazon, which has long eyed the grocery business, will buy the upmarket supermarket for $42 a share. Investors greeted the deal as game-changing for the industry, sending shares of rival grocers plunging. But Whole Foods, which had been under pressure, climbed. Founded in 1978 in Texas, Whole Foods was a […]

Far Cry boss expects more political blockbuster games

The boss of Far Cry 5 has told Newsbeat its time for games to follow TV and film – and get political. The latest title in the Far Cry series is set in a town in modern day America which has been taken over by religious fanatics. The title’s creative director Dan Hay admits it’s based on real world events. He says although its rare for games to be this political, it’s time for the […]

Mobile operator Three fined over 999 call issue

Image copyright Three Mobile phone firm Three has been fined £1.9m for weaknesses in its system that is supposed to ensure anyone can make emergency calls at any time. A loss of service in 2016 revealed that uninterrupted access to emergency calls was vulnerable to a single technical problem, regulator Ofcom said. Its investigation concluded that Three did not act recklessly, but the issue could be reasonably be avoided. The company said it had strengthened […]

Legal threat shuts down GTA game toolkit

Image copyright Rockstar games Image caption The toolkit let people modify the basic elements of the GTA game Players of Grand Theft Auto are up in arms after legal threats forced the closure of a popular toolkit used to make add-ons or “mods” for the game. GTA creator Take-Two issued a “cease and desist” letter to Open IV toolkit’s creators, saying it aided piracy. Open IV’s Russian developers said they did not have time or […]

India internet shutdowns 'violate human rights'

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said India needs to cease “arbitrary restrictions” on internet and phone services. The organisation said state governments had imposed 20 temporary internet shutdowns in 2017. Authorities say they shut internet and telecommunications services to stop rumours during times of unrest. But the rights group said arbitrary internet shutdowns “violated India’s obligations under international human rights law”. Kashmir social media ban criticised Heat wave in India: Frustration, rumours and memes Indian […]

Ransom cyber-attack 'came from N Korea'

British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and other organisations around the world last month, the BBC has learned. Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) led the international investigation. Security sources have told the BBC that the NCSC believes that a hacking group known as Lazarus launched the attack. The US Computer Emergency Response Team has also warned about Lazarus. The same group […]

what emac website

what emac website is a website providing information about electromagnetic science. Emac is abbreviation for the electromagnetic terms. Emac science include the static electric and forces between atoms. the electromagnetic is a study of the magnetics specs and the generating of electric power using the magnets generator.