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People are happier with IT support
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Tuesday, 14 September 2021 12:29

People are happier with IT support


Pandemic endeared users

The perception of IT support has dramatically improved thanks to the successful response of service desks to the pandemic, lockdowns and working from home.

CES 2022 will insist on vaccination proof
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Wednesday, 18 August 2021 10:43

CES 2022 will insist on vaccination proof


Healthy but unvaccinated people will be banned

CES 2022 will require people attending to prove that they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or they will not be admitted.

Apple wants to stop anti-vaxers mating
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Monday, 02 August 2021 12:35

Apple wants to stop anti-vaxers mating


21st century eugenics

Fruity cargo cult Apple has taken the unusual step of trying to stop anti-vaxers mating.

Apple fanboys clean their toys with hydrogen peroxide
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Apple must issue warning to the stupid

The Fruity Cargo Cult Apple has always had trouble with the fact that its fanboys are not the brightest bulbs, but an announcement on its support page had us worried.

Foxconn and TSMC buy 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses
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Donating them to the government to bypass China ban

Foxconn and TSMC have agreed to buy 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses for the island of Taiwan. The two companies will be paying up to $35 a dose of the BioNTech vaccine and donating them to the government.

COVID-19 database was edited in Wuhan
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Friday, 25 June 2021 11:57

COVID-19 database was edited in Wuhan


Old samples have re-emerged in Google cloud 

About a year ago, genetic sequences from more than 200 virus samples from early cases of Covid-19 in Wuhan disappeared from an online scientific database, however, some of them have apparently tipped up on the Google cloud.

SMEs were already ready for home working
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IT support survey finds

One of the UK’s leading IT support providers for small and medium-sized businesses have revealed statistics from their internal support desk showing that support requests for home working only increased slightly in 2020, compared to previous years.

TSMC founder looks for COVID vaccines
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Friday, 18 June 2021 11:27

TSMC founder looks for COVID vaccines


Wants to help the government out

Taiwan will allow Terry Gou, the billionaire founder of Taiwan's Foxconn and TSMC to negotiate on the government's behalf for COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19 saved Google a billion dollars
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Thursday, 29 April 2021 12:23

COVID-19 saved Google a billion dollars


It seems a lot of business trips and office space was a waste of cash

It appears that COVID-19 has taught big corporates that a lot of their antics are a waste of cash.

UK automatic COVID tracing hits yet another snag
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More comedy

The UK’s comedy contact tracing app fiasco has continued to hit the headlines.  Now an update has been blocked from Apple and Google’s app stores