Ryzen Pro heats French homes and offices
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Apparently temperatures Ryzen is a good thing.


AMD has invited a French company called Qarnot to discuss how they're using Ryzen Pro processors to heat homes and offices for free.

French outfit offers spyware to tell if your son is gay
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So, you can have him killed we guess
 

A French company is in hot water for offering "invisible PC spy software" which could be used "to find out if your son is gay".

Russian spooks tried to game French election
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Used Facebook to try to sink Macron


Russian spooks had a crack at gaming the French elections using fake Facebook personas, according to a US congressman and two other people briefed on the effort.

French courts surrender to Google
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American megacompanies are tax-free


Google won its fight against $1.3 billion French tax bill after a court rejected claims the search engine giant abused loopholes to avoid paying its fair share.

How Macon’s IT crowd saw off the Russian hackers
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Russian bear falls for honeypot easter egg


A last-minute attempt by Russian hackers to overturn the French election in favour of Tsar Putin’s favourite destabilising candidate came unstuck with some good IT management.

Russian hackers, Wikileaks and Far Right game French election
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Even Wikileaks admits it is being played


Hackers working for Tsar Putin had another go at gaming an election with its usual partners of Far Right groups and Wikileaks.

Facebook steps up fake news monitoring
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More than 30,000 fake accounts linked to the French election

Facebook says it has targeted 30,000 fake accounts linked to France ahead of the country's presidential election, as part of a worldwide effort against misinformation.

Rogue fanboy crushes Apple store with his giant balls
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Revenge over payment issue

A French man decided to  crush an Apple store with his huge balls of steel.

Intel goes atomic over low-powered chips
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Ironically a week after killing two Atom chips


Just a week after killing off two generations of Atom mobile chips, Chipzilla has teamed up with a French atomic energy lab to look at future low-power mobile technologies.

France demands $1.76 billion back taxes from Google
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Unless it surrenders at the last minute

The French government has sent Google a bill for back taxes of 1.6 billion euros.