Huawei lays off US research workers
Published in Network
Monday, 15 July 2019 13:13

Huawei lays off US research workers

Thanks to the warlord Duck Donald

Huawei will be laying off hundreds of US workers soon, in a move which would seem deeply ironic to those who watch the cable show Warrior.

iPhone explodes in 11 year-old’s hands
Published in Mobiles

Apple quickly investigates without saying she was holding it wrong

An 11-year-old girl’s quick thinking saved her when her iPhone caught fire while she was playing with it at her home in California.

Xiaomi buys stake in chipmaker
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 15 July 2019 13:02

Xiaomi buys stake in chipmaker

Another crack at independence with stake in chips

China’s Xiaomi has written a cheque for six percent in shares of chip designer VeriSilicon suggesting that the smartphone contender is going to have a crack at making semiconductors.

German state makes Microsoft Office 365 illegal for kids
Published in News

Being exposed to US spies makes you go blind

Schools in the central German state of Hesse have been told it's now illegal to use Microsoft Office 365 because the United States could steal the data.

Citizen journalist advocate admits he cocked it up
Published in News

Now investing in protecting the news industry

The bloke who touted Citizen journalism during the early days of the internet and developed Craigslist has admitted he was completely wrong.

US knows why China is a surveillance state
Published in News

It looked at its receipts

The reason that the US is obsessed with China being a surveillance state is that it built it for them.

A fifth of big corporations are still on Windows 7
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Hackers rub paws with glee

With just six months until Microsoft officially ends support for its nine year old operating system Windows 7, almost a fifth of large enterprises still haven’t migrated to Windows 10.

France falls out with US over Internet tax
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English highly amused

The nation which armed and installed a terrorist regime in the US, using fake news about a tea tax, has fallen out with its anti-democratic puppet over an issue of tax sovereignty.

US mayors agree to stop paying ransomware demands
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It only encourages them

The US Conference of Mayors unanimously adopted yesterday a resolution not to pay any more ransom demands to hackers following ransomware attacks.

"Agent Smith" malware downloaded  to 25 million Android devices
Published in Mobiles

Check Point warns

Malicious apps from a campaign called "Agent Smith" have been downloaded to 25 million Android devices, according to new research by Israeli cyber-security firm Check Point.