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973 posts • joined 23 Jan 2011
Chrome extensions are 'the new rootkit' say researchers linking surveillance campaign to Israeli registrar Galcomm
Wow, Microsoft's Windows 10 always runs Edge on startup? What could cause that? So strange, tut-tuts Microsoft
Huawei launches UK charm offensive: We've provided 2G, 3G and 4G for 20 years, and you're worried about 5G?
Moore's Law is deader than corduroy bell bottoms. But with a bit of smart coding it's not the end of the road
Not just its VCS console that's MIA, Atari is a no-show in court, too: Reborn biz ignores hardware architect's lawsuit over unpaid wages
No more installing Microsoft's Chromium-centered Edge by hand: Windows 10 will do it for you automatically
Not going Huawei just yet: UK ministers reportedly rethinking pledge to kick Chinese firm out of telco networks by 2023
Zoom's end-to-end encryption isn't actually end-to-end at all. Good thing the PM isn't using it for Cabinet calls. Oh, for f...
Microsoft's Bill Gates defrag is finally virtually complete: Billionaire quits board to double down on philanthropy
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Broadband providers can now flog Openreach's new IP voice network in bid to ditch UK's copper phone lines by 2025
Dual screens, fast updates, no registry cruft and security in mind: Microsoft gives devs the lowdown on Windows 10X
Forgotten motherboard driver turns out to be perfect for slipping Windows ransomware past antivirus checks
As internet pioneers fight to preserve .org’s non-profit status, those in charge are hiding behind dollar signs
The IoT wars are over, maybe? Amazon, Apple, Google give up on smart-home domination dreams, agree to develop common standards
Re: If I were to guess....
I really liked my LightwaveRF lights. Glad I didn't go for their heating controls now, as they'll likely go bust soon.
Shame Inalready invested in Nest Protects, Somfy electric blinds, and a Ring doorbell too. I doubt they'll retrofit these new standards to old products.
The problem with bleeding edge is that nothing works properly, and you end up getting fucked.