• COMPUTERS
    Monday morning blues as ‘WannaCry’ hits at workweek’s start

    TOKYO — The worldwide “ransomware” cyberattack spread to thousands of more computers on Monday as people logged in at work, disrupting business, schools, hospitals and daily life, though no new large-scale breakdowns were reported. In Britain, whose health service was among the first high-profile targets of the attack on Friday, some hospitals and doctors’ offices […]

  • French fashion mogul Pierre Bergé hits out at ‘Islamic’ clothing

    Bergé took aim at the big fashion chains that have followed the Italian designers Dolce & Gabbana in catering specifically to the Muslim market. “I am scandalised,” the 85-year-old told French radio station Europe 1 on Wednesday. “Creators should have nothing to do with Islamic fashion. Designers are there to make women more beautiful, to […]

  • NEWS
    Nintendo’s Miitomo Hits Japan on March 17

    Miitomo, Nintendo’s first mobile app, will launch in Japan on Thursday next week, the companyannounced via Twitter on Friday morning. (Also see: Nintendo Ignores India, Most of the World for Miitomo App Registration) The “free-to-start” app – which translates to inclusion of in-app purchases – will let you create an avatar through which you can […]