India tackles digital colonisation
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Monday, 03 September 2018 12:31

India tackles digital colonisation


Preparing a black hole in Kolkata

Indian politicians are getting worried by American colonialism of the internet.

SAP founder worries about social media
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Monday, 03 September 2018 12:25

SAP founder worries about social media


Fake news will have to become a criminal matter

Hasso Plattner, the 74-year-old co-founder and chairman of expensive business software which no one really understand, is rather scared of social media.

Intel blocked kernel fixes on Meltdown and Spectre
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Odd behaviour from Chipzilla which it now has realised was dumb

Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman criticized Intel's slow initial response to the Spectre and Meltdown bugs in a talk at the Open Source Summit North America.

Tech CEO goes to jail for being a bastard
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Monday, 03 September 2018 12:13

Tech CEO goes to jail for being a bastard


Too late to get Steve Jobs

A Silicon Valley genius who sold his second online advertising company for $300 million at the age of 25 is now going to jail for being a nasty piece of work and violent to his girlfriends.

Open source economics borked
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Monday, 03 September 2018 12:01

Open source economics borked


According to Lyft engineer

Matt Klein, a senior software engineer at Lyft, the outfit which created Envoy, has warned that open source economics are fundamentally broken.

Netgear realises Orbi Outdoor Satellite
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Friday, 31 August 2018 12:20

Netgear realises Orbi Outdoor Satellite


High-performance wi-fi

Netgear has released its new Orbi Outdoor Satellite which connects to any Orbi Tri-Band Whole Home WiFi System or Orbi Pro Tri-Band WiFi System for Small Businesses and seamlessly extends high-performance WiFi coverage outdoors, up to an additional 2,500 square feet.

FTC to investigate Google over Trump allegations
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Antitrust again

The Senate has ordered the Federal Trade Commission to find evidence that Google has been slanting news coverage against Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump.

AI could get depressed
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Friday, 31 August 2018 11:57

AI could get depressed


… have pain in the diodes down its left side

Douglas Adam’s Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy might end up being prophecy as boffins worry about robots developing genuine people personalities and becoming depressed.

Google releases Titan Security Key
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Friday, 31 August 2018 11:50

Google releases Titan Security Key


Making it nearly impossible to hack 2FA

Google has been showing off its Titan Security Key, a two-factor authentication (2FA) token that should improve your security and make it harder for hackers to breach your online accounts that support 2FA protection.

It's perfectly legal for Russians to hack US election machines
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US Justice Department gives the thumbs up

US Republicans hoping that President Putin’s hackers will save their bacon by getting them elected have been re-assured by the US Justice Department that hacking election machines is perfectly legal.