Amazon faces EU antitrust investigation
Published in News
Thursday, 18 July 2019 11:11

Amazon faces EU antitrust investigation


Dealings with online merchants being looked into

Amazon faces a formal European Union antitrust investigation into its dealings with merchants that sell goods on its site.

Raspberry PI 4 needs a fan
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 18 July 2019 10:59

Raspberry PI 4 needs a fan


And a standardised USB-C port

Things are getting worse for the new Raspberry Pi 4 which already has problems with its non-standardised USB-C. Now an  IT expert says the card needs a fan or heatsink.

Brits are pants at IT Security
Published in News
Thursday, 18 July 2019 10:35

Brits are pants at IT Security


report says they are pretty dumb

UK businesses are risking becoming victim to data breaches by failing to take the most basic of cybersecurity precautions, new research has revealed.

Morpheus chip can adapt to attacks
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 18 July 2019 10:16

Morpheus chip can adapt to attacks


Harder to hit a moving target

Boffins at the University of Michigan are working on a Morpheus chip that aims to frustrate hackers trying to gain control of microchips by presenting them with a rapidly changing target.

British Vodafone launches 5G in Germany
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 11:14

British Vodafone launches 5G in Germany


Undercuts Deutsche Telekom

The UK's Vodafone is launching 5G services in Germany, undercutting Deutsche Telekom by offering cheaper deals and reaching more cities.

Bulgaria’s worst hack wasn’t Russians
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 11:07

Bulgaria’s worst hack wasn’t Russians


It appears to have been a 20 year old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker

A Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers’ personal and financial data, interior ministry officials said.

Ericsson on track for 5G
Published in Network
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 11:05

Ericsson on track for 5G


Gear is selling well

Mobile network gear maker Ericsson said it was on track to meet its financial goals due to strong sales of 5G equipment.

G7 mulls curbing big US tech
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 11:02

G7 mulls curbing big US tech


Taxman is going to get you

G7 finance ministers are looking to tax big digital firms in their sights when they meet on Wednesday outside Paris despite divisions about how best to do it.

US’s Huawei ban is not working
Published in Network
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 10:58

US’s Huawei ban is not working


Most of the world is ignoring him

The days when the US told allies what to do, and they obeyed appears to be over. Donald [Prince of Orange] Trump’s order that western allies dump Huawei or face the consequences is being ignored.

Blockchain proved too costly for Nasdaq and Citigroup
Published in Cloud


Even if it did work

Nasdaq and Citigroup have abandoned a big Blockchain project because, while it worked, the costs outweighed the benefits.