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Nvidia driver 431.60 can fail installation
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 14:06

Nvidia driver 431.60 can fail installation


Disconnect the internet to make it work

Finally finding the time to update a PC is not easy but finally, a Core i9 9900K found its way into the Asus ROG Maximus XI Extreme motherboard. Installation went well until Geforce 2080 Ti installation using the official driver from website kept failing to install the control panel. Here is how to fix it.

Internet screen time is depressing teens
Published in News
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 11:53

Internet screen time is depressing teens


Better to have them playing computer games

Screen time -- and social media in particular -- is linked to an increase in depressive symptoms in teenagers, according to a new study by researchers at Montreal's Sainte-Justine Hospital.

France approves internet giant tax
Published in News
Monday, 08 July 2019 11:45

France approves internet giant tax


Nasty roast beef eating Americans we strike you roughly with a baguette

France’s lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook -- and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit.

Half of the internet's mail servers infected by giant bug
Published in News


Spotted by Qualys 

A critical remote command execution (RCE) security flaw impacts over half of the Internet's email servers, security researchers from Qualys have revealed today.

Bad bots make up roughly 37.9 percent of internet traffic
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Bot Arms Race Continues

"Bad bots" tasked with performing denial of service (DoS) attacks or other malicious activities like automatically publishing fake content or reviews, are estimated to make up roughly 37.9 percent of all internet traffic.

Russia builds Great Firewall of Russia
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 12:41

Russia builds Great Firewall of Russia


Seems everyone wants a wall these days

The Russian government has confirmed that it will build an internet structure similar to China’s in a desperate bid to make sure that Russians don’t revolt against their current Tsar.

Russians revolt over tight internet restrictions
Published in News


You can take our freedom but not our porn

While Russians seemed perfectly content with the reign of Tsar Vladimir Putin and his excessive controls, they seem to be more than a little miffed that he is attempting to control the internet.

Putin wants his own internet
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 12:06

Putin wants his own internet


Then we can control people better

Word on the street is that the Tsar of all the Russias, Vladimir Putin, thinks that his empire would better off it had an internet he could control.

Trump wants to tax internet businesses
Published in News
Thursday, 13 December 2018 10:38

Trump wants to tax internet businesses


Give money to the poor telco monopolies

President Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump’s FCC is considering taxing internet companies and giving the money to the ISP monopolies.

Half the world is using the internet
Published in News
Friday, 07 December 2018 11:54

Half the world is using the internet


ITU figures

The United Nations agency for information and communication technologies the ITU has been asking around and estimates that at the end of 2018, 51.2 percent of the global population, or 3.9 billion people, will be using the internet.