Canonical wants Ubuntu to collect your personal data
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Because open sourcers love sharing their data

Canonical is planning to make a change to Ubuntu which would mean that the Linux distro would collect information - or telemetry data - on desktop PCs during installation and afterwards.

Hackers nicked $6 million from a Russian bank
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It appears they got away with it

Unknown hackers stole $6 million from a Russian bank last year in an attack using the SWIFT international payments messaging system, the Russian central bank said.

Apple feature crashes phone with a single button
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Comedy programming strikes again

The fruity cargo cult Apple’s comedy programming team have come up with a super, cool, well designed, bug which crashes your phone, iwatch, iPad or apple television by pressing a single letter.

Gigabyte hints Coffee Lake-H notebooks coming in March
Published in Processors


Confirms leaked slides for Q2 launch

Those looking to upgrade to a notebook that packs a bit more punch might be in luck as Gigabyte has hinted that Coffee Lake-H CPUs might come by the end of March, which is pretty much in line with the recently leaked slides.

AOC new G90 series gaming monitors now available
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24.5-/27-inch 1080p panels with 75/144Hz refresh rate

AOC has recently announced three new G90 series gaming monitors, all based on 1080p TN-panels, new 3-sided frameless design and with support for AMD FreeSync with 75/144Hz refresh rate, depending on the model. Today, the company has announced that these are available and will be coming to a retail/e-tail store next to you.

Second Gen Ryzen not playing nice with some AM4 motherboards
Published in Motherboards


Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G can't bear some motherboards

AMD has issued a bulletin to provide support to users of its AM4 platform who are having difficulty booting a system equipped with one of the 2nd Generation Ryzen desktop processors.

Cisco sees quarterly profit rise as turnaround works
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Software better than hardware

Cisco Systems reported its first rise in quarterly revenue in more than two years and forecast upbeat current quarter profit, as the network gear maker’s years long efforts to transform into a software focused company appears to be paying off.

UK accuses Russia of spying attacks
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NotPetya came from Russia

Britain has named and shamed Russia for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser.

ZTE hits back at US spying claims
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We ain't no Chinese spies

ZTE has counter attacked against concerns from US lawmakers that it is a vehicle for Chinese espionage, saying it was a trusted partner of its US  customers.

Kaspersky sues over US government persecution
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Unconstitutional

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has filed a lawsuit targeting the second of two federal bans on its wares. The latest suit goes after language in a defence law explicitly blocking the purchase of Kaspersky products. An earlier suit targets a Homeland Security directive doing the same thing.