FedEx wants lasers on its cargo planes
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Monday, 17 January 2022 12:19

FedEx wants lasers on its cargo planes


What could go wrong

FedEx has applied to the FAA seeking approval to install a laser-based, anti-missile defense system on its cargo planes as an added safety measure.

Google NDA break California labour laws
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Monday, 17 January 2022 12:17

Google NDA break California labour laws


Used to silence whistleblowers

A California judge ruled this week that the confidentiality agreements Google requires its employees to sign are too broad and break the state's labour laws.

Microsoft to change sexual harassment policy
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Following investigation sparked by Gates disclosures and shareholder outrage 

Microsoft’s board is reviewing its policies on sexual harassment will issue a report in the spring after years of complaints about Microsoft’s investigations.

2022 is not going to be the year of Linux on the desktop
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You probably were not expecting this

It has been the time of year again when Linux fanboys emerge from their dust-filled server rooms to declare that 2022 might be the year that their favourite operating system will replace Windows on the desktop.

Ukraine government servers still packed with malware
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Microsoft warns

Software King of the World Microsoft warned on Saturday evening that it had detected a highly destructive form of malware in dozens of government and private computer networks in Ukraine.

Zero evidence of Xiaomi censorship
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Monday, 17 January 2022 12:02

Zero evidence of Xiaomi censorship


Germans fling pooh at allegations very precisely

Germany's federal cybersecurity watchdog, the BSI investigated allegations that Xiaomi shipped with onboard censorship devices and found the story was untrue.

Intel Celeron G6900 pretty pants at AAA games
Published in PC Hardware


Golden Cove cores do not cut the mustard 

Reviewers are starting to notice how Intel Celeron G6900 cant really handle AAA class games.

Ukraine hit by cyber attack
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Friday, 14 January 2022 14:00

Ukraine hit by cyber attack


Russian war drums in the hills

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack and is warning its citizens to "be afraid and expect the worst" as Russia masses more than 100,000 troops on the country’s frontier.

Facebook faces $3.2 billion class action
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Friday, 14 January 2022 13:59

Facebook faces $3.2 billion class action


UK claims it abused market dominance

Facebook faces a $3.2 billion class action in Britain over allegations it abused its market dominance by exploiting the personal data of 44 million users.

Deep learning has deep problems
Published in AI
Friday, 14 January 2022 13:51

Deep learning has deep problems


Can’t multi-task

Deep learning has some major issues which will eventually lead it to become a dead end.