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US chip ban may have kicked Huawei out of the UK
Published in Network

It looks like they may not have a product to sell

Britain’s decision to allow China’s Huawei to play a limited role in building its 5G network is not “fixed in stone” and is being reviewed following the imposition of US sanctions.

Chrome on phone finally moves to 64-bit
Published in News

Might see a speed boost from its normal pace

Google Chrome has finally moved to 64-bit despite the technology been around for years.

US pays more for mobile access than other countries
Published in News

Making American phone bills grate again

American consumers pay significantly more for their mobile service than people in many other countries, reports the New York Times.

COVID-19 has not stalled Linux development
Published in News

2020 is still the year of Linux on the desktop

Linus Torvalds and Dirk Hohndel have been telling anyone who will listen that while COVID-19 has slowed down many technologies, while speeding up other tech developments, it hasn't affected Linux development much at all.

Protests and electioneering moving onto games
Published in Gaming

Avatars being adapted

Online gamers are finding ways to protest online.

Kiwis lose seven satellites
Published in Transportation
Monday, 06 July 2020 11:32

Kiwis lose seven satellites

We think they are sleeping with the fushes after unlucky 13th launch.

On Sunday morning, local time in New Zealand, Rocket Lab launched its 13th mission. The booster's first stage performed normally, but just as the second stage neared an altitude of 200km, something went wrong and the vehicle was lost.

Fujitsu does office space Jujutsu
Published in News
Monday, 06 July 2020 10:48

Fujitsu does office space Jujutsu

Working from home will be the new norm

Japan’s Fujitsu is to halve its office space in three years as it rewrites the way employees work under a “new normal” amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Ryzen 5 HP Envy cleans Intel Core i7 Spectre clock
Published in PC Hardware

Cheaper and better

The Ryzen 5 4600U-powered Envy costs hundreds of dollars less than the Core i7-1065G7 Spectre but runs longer and faster while being just as thin and light, according to a comparison run by Notebook Check.

Apple slammed by advertisers
Published in News
Friday, 03 July 2020 11:22

Apple slammed by advertisers

It looks like Apple is doing something good for once

A group of European digital advertising associations slammed Apple plans to require apps to seek additional permission from users before tracking them across other apps and websites.

Zuckerberg shrugs off advertising boycott
Published in News

They will be back

As the ads boycott grows over Mark Zuckerberg's refusal to stop hate posts from polticians the man shows no sign of backing down