British GCHQ’s voice call encryption has a backdoor
Published in News

Nothing like giving Putin a helping hand 

A security protocol designed and promoted by British spooks for encrypting voice calls has a by-design weakness built into it that could allow for mass surveillance.

Microsoft sneaking into Putin's Russia
Published in News
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 12:39

Microsoft sneaking into Putin's Russia

All it cost was Bing

Software king of the world Microsoft has worked out a clever way to get its Windows 10 accepted in Tsar Putin's Russia without much trouble.

Tsar Putin protects Zeus
Published in News
Thursday, 06 August 2015 13:13

Tsar Putin protects Zeus

Pagan gods put faith in Russian Orthodox 

It seems that Russian Tsar Putin swings both ways – on one hand he is a rabid gay-hating Russian Orthodox on the other he is protecting a bloke who made Zeus a household name.

Google, Twitter and Facebook must surrender to Tsar Putin
Published in News

Must grass up his enemies

Russia's media watchdog has ordered Google, Twitter and Facebook to grass up the names and addresses of those who do not like President Vladamir Putin or be shut down.

Russia banking on home grown chips
Published in Processors
Monday, 11 May 2015 10:34

Russia banking on home grown chips

Putin on the Bits

A Russian firm announced its intention to build its own homegrown CPUs as part of a cunning plan to keep the Americans from spying on the glorious Empire of Tsar Putin and oil oligarchs.

Tsar Putin spikes reviews for YotaPhone
Published in News
Friday, 03 April 2015 10:58

Tsar Putin spikes reviews for YotaPhone

He gets everywhere

Vladimir Putin's is trying make it look like the dual-screen YotaPhone is actually popular by spiking reviews.

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:00

Tsar Putin brings in anti-terrorism law

Skype , Gmail and Facebook could be rendered illegal

Friday, 18 April 2014 11:48

Snowden sacrifices credibility

Putin on his propaganda hat

Friday, 02 August 2013 10:49

US throws toys out of pram over Snowden

Likely to cancel summit

Thursday, 28 October 2010 10:51

Putin wants to dump Windows


Might shift to Linux