Alphabet backs moves to out political advert buyers
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Curtail “foreign abuse and influence” in elections.

Google has told US election regulators ithat it “strongly supports” tightening rules on online political advertising to stop foreign powers gaming US elections.

iPhone X can’t handle British winter
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Friday, 10 November 2017 11:26

iPhone X can’t handle British winter

Expensive phone freezes

British Apple fanboys who emptied their bank accounts to buy Apple’s hugely overpriced gadget are finding that it cannot handle the cold British weather.

Apple will invent Google Glass by 2020
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Thursday, 09 November 2017 12:19

Apple will invent Google Glass by 2020


Will not plug it into the iPhone because it might not be around

Fruity tax dodging cargo cult Apple is going to invent Google Glass by 2020, but sees it as a device which will not connect to a phone.

One percent of Wikipedia editors control most of the content
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So much for democracy

New figures confirm that Wackypedia is controlled by a tiny clique of editors who enforce their views on the world.

Toshiba sees 76 percent jump in Q2 operating profit
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Unfortunately, thanks to the bit it wants to sell

Toshiba reported a 76 percent jump in second quarter operating profit on thanks to strong performance from its memory chip unit.

Yahoo hack was the Russians, claims Mayer
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Thursday, 09 November 2017 11:45

Yahoo hack was the Russians, claims Mayer


Says sorry for security lapse

At least one of the attacks carried out on Yahoo was the work of Russian spooks, according to former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer.

Qualcomm inks deals with Chinese companies
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Thursday, 09 November 2017 11:43

Qualcomm inks deals with Chinese companies


Worth $12 billion over next three years

Qualcomm has signed three non-binding memoranda of understanding (MoU) with three Chinese companies worth $12 billion over three years.

Chinese authorities also advertise on Facebook
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Thursday, 09 November 2017 11:41

Chinese authorities also advertise on Facebook


Why should the Russians have all the fun?

While the Russians using Facebook advertising to help Donald Trump win the election has garnered all the attention, the Chinese government has also been buying adverts.

Bait and switch sites fall to might of Chrome
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Thursday, 09 November 2017 11:37

Bait and switch sites fall to might of Chrome


Stop you being forwarded to another site

Google's Chrome browser is going to kill off redirects that send you to a website you didn't expect.

Microsoft spills the beans on locked down Windows 10 machines
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How to be highly secure

Software King of the World Microsoft has revealed that if you want PCs or laptops to be secure you must have certain hardware features.