UK needs to decide on Huawei fast
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Friday, 19 July 2019 12:03

UK needs to decide on Huawei fast

 

Delays harming international relations

The UK is stuck between a rock and a hard place over 5G and using Huawei gear.

Bezos invests in space because we have stuffed up the planet
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We need to get into space so we can fix it

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos explained that he's investing much of his Amazon fortune in the development of space technologies through his aerospace company Blue Origin because humanity is stuffing up the world and it needs space development to sort it out.

Microsoft cloud powers record Fourth Quarter
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X-Box sales only dark cloud

Software King of the World  Microsoft posted record fourth quarter of its 2019 financial results today with a revenue of $33.7 billion and net income of $13.2 billion.

Facebook and Google monitoring porn use
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Data leak detected

Researchers at Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pennsylvania who had nothing better to do looked at 22,484 porn sites and found that 93 per cent of them were leaking data to a third party.

Qualcomm fined €242m over 'predatory pricing'
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Killed off British competitor Icera

The European Commission has fined American chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million fine for anti-competitive practices.

SAP shares fall on disappointing margins
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 18 July 2019 14:32

SAP shares fall on disappointing margins

 

If only there were some management software it could use to help out

SAP, the maker of expensive esoteric software, which no-one really knows what it does, has told its shareholders not to expect a major improvement in margins before next year.

Toshiba Memory Europe changes its name
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Thursday, 18 July 2019 13:37

Toshiba Memory Europe changes its name


It now wants to be known as Kioxia Europe

Toshiba Memory Europe will officially change its name to Kioxia Europe on October 1, 2019, to Kioxia, which the memory maker tells us is pronounced kee-ox-each.

Amazon faces EU antitrust investigation
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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
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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.