One of the first computer designers logs off
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Huskey worked with Turing


Engineer Harry Huskey, who helped build many of the first ever computers has died. He was 101.

Intel based broadband modem has security hole
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Puma 6 is a "cat has trophy"

Chipzilla’s Puma 6 Intel cable modem variants are highly susceptible to a very low-bandwidth denial-of-service attack.

British politicians moan about social media
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They are monkeying around over racism and terror

A group of British MP’s have had a good moan about social media networks not doing enough to remove illegal and extremist material posted on their sites, and for not preventing it appearing in the first place.

Boffins consider building a TARDIS
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Monday, 01 May 2017 11:03

Boffins consider building a TARDIS


It is bigger on the inside

Physicists have come up with a plan to build a real-life time machine which works with known physics.

Trump blames China for Democratic Party hack
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It was not my friend Putin – he said so

Desperate to divert Republican attention from the fact his chum and benefactor Tsar Vladamir Putin hacked the Democratic Party and helped him win the election, Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump is blaming China.

Pentagon still running Windows 95
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Monday, 01 May 2017 10:53

Pentagon still running Windows 95


If old weapons are so good why aren't they using elephants?

The US government might have the latest in military technology, but the computers behind the whole thing are older than some of the soldiers it sends to fight.

US tech startups fear FCC will kill them off
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End of Net Neutrality means end of us


More than 800 startups have written to the FCC chairman Ajit Pai saying they are "deeply concerned" about his decision to kill net neutrality.

Pre-standard 5G comes for 2018 Winter Olympics
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PyeongChang


KT has confirmed details of an ambitious plan to conduct extensive trials of pre-standard 5G technology at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, ahead of full commercial rollout in 2019.

Apple is setting up a Venmo rival
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Friday, 28 April 2017 12:26

Apple is setting up a Venmo rival


What could possibly go wrong?


For a while now the Tame Apple Press has been enthusing about Apple’s moves to set up own money-transfer service, but now it looks like it is actually happening.

All the world’s finance traffic routed through Russia
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Nothing to worry about


For a brief period, most of the world’s financial traffic was routed through a Russian government-controlled telecom and in the hands of Tsar Putin.