Republicans want US without Honor
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Friday, 15 October 2021 12:15

Republicans want US without Honor

Marco Rubio claims honor is a threat to US security

Republican US senators led by Marco Rubio called on the Biden administration to blacklist Honor, a former unit of embattled Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, claiming, without any evidence that the firm was a threat to national security.

Commodore 65 finally might be released
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 15 October 2021 12:13

Commodore 65 finally might be released


30 years late

The follow on from the fabled Commodore 64, the fabled Commodore 65, might finally be released, 30 years after it was cancelled.

Microsoft suffers LinkedIn mental breakdown in China
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Regulators got us in the pooh 

PutativeSoftware King of the World,  Microsoft, has decided to shut down LinkedIn in the country as the regulators are getting on its tits.

Palm coming back from the dead
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Friday, 15 October 2021 12:09

Palm coming back from the dead


Seems the old brands are the best

Palm recently posted some teasers on Twitter foreshadowing a new gadget coming out later this month.

US governor thinks reporters who discover website flaws are hackers
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One of the reasons that the media is in such a shocking state

A US governor was so terrified that a reporter was doing his job and investigating a shonky government website that he attempted to name and shame the hack and his paper.

Firefox for PowerPC Macs finally killed
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Friday, 15 October 2021 12:04

Firefox for PowerPC Macs finally killed


TenFourFox ports end after a decade

TenFourFox, a fork of the Firefox browser for G3, G4, and G5-based PowerPC Macs running Mac OS X 10.4 or 10.5. has finally been shut down.

US telcos telling porkies about 5G coverage
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Friday, 15 October 2021 11:55

US telcos telling porkies about 5G coverage


Less available than COVID-19,  report claims

US mobile phone companies have taken to making up figures about their 5G coverage according to new data released by OpenSignal.

AMD chips suffer under Windows 11
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Thursday, 14 October 2021 12:21

AMD chips suffer under Windows 11


Probably better to give the OS a miss for a bit

AMD has warned that its chips are experiencing performance issues in Windows 11, and now Microsoft’s first update to its new OS has made the problems worse.

Google suing Epic now
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Thursday, 14 October 2021 12:20

Google suing Epic now


Tame Apple Press cheers

Epic Games, which dared to take on the fruity cargo cult Apple and its mighty briefs, is now being sued by Google.

Cisco wants to copy Microsoft
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Thursday, 14 October 2021 12:17

Cisco wants to copy Microsoft


Adapt to cloud era


Networking giant Cisco says it has turned a corner in its attempt to adapt to the cloud era.