Quanta vies for least secure router title
Published in Network
Thursday, 07 April 2016 13:41

Quanta vies for least secure router title


Has 20 flaws

Quanta appears to be hoping to win the title for creating the world’s least secure routers.

Apple networking genii blacklist router ports
Published in Network


You get what you pay for

The Fruity cargo cult Apple’s legendary skill at networking hit another milestone today after a software update killed Mac’s Ethernet port.

ARM getting attention from server makers
Published in Processors
Friday, 18 December 2015 12:03

ARM getting attention from server makers


Five sign up

More than five computer makers have announced that they are going to use servers with ARM processors.

Phillips shows the dangers of internet homes
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 11:13

Phillips shows the dangers of internet homes


We can see regulation coming

One of the issues of an internet connected home is that the producers all have to agree on common standards, or you end up, like Phillips customers found out, forced to use one supplier.

LTE networks have evil bugs
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 11:43

LTE networks have evil bugs


Structure is floored by unfixable bugs


Carnegie Mellon University's CERT security vulnerabilities database has issued an alert regarding the status of LTE (Long-Term Evolution) mobile networks.

The world needs open source routers
Published in Network
Friday, 16 October 2015 11:07

The world needs open source routers


It is safer that everyone knows 

 Security experts in the US are asking the government to insist that router code be made open source.

Huawei and NTT DoCoMo show 3.6 Gbps 5G
Published in Network
Monday, 12 October 2015 11:55

Huawei and NTT DoCoMo show 3.6 Gbps 5G


Set up in Japan


Huawei and NTT DoCoMo have set up a 5G network in the land of bullet trains which can run at 3.6 Gbps if not interrupted by Godzilla.

AMD shows off hardware-based GPU virtualisation
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 12:33

AMD shows off hardware-based GPU virtualisation


Can allow 15 virtualised desktops

AMD is showing off a new hardware-based GPU virtualisation tech.

Apache turns 20
Published in News
Thursday, 02 April 2015 13:29

Apache turns 20


Brave new world makes us feel old

One of the first stories I wrote was a yarn about some new server software called Apache – now both of us are feeling pretty old.

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