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Intel finally acknowledges ZombieLoad bug

Intel finally acknowledges ZombieLoad bug

On: Wednesday, 22 May, 2019
Intel the maker of processor chips vital for all computing, has finally accepted its chips are currently insecure with the newly identified bug dubbed ZombieLoad. This has prompted Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft to issue patches to fix...
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Ofcom delivers on best package deals ruling

Ofcom delivers on best package deals ruling

On: Wednesday, 22 May, 2019
Ofcom has made good on its promise to force TV, broadband, mobile and home phone companies to tell customers when their contracts come to an end and alert them to the best package deals available. Ofcom’s research found that more than 20 ...
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Microsoft announces unveiling of Xbox Two

Microsoft announces unveiling of Xbox Two

On: Monday, 13 May, 2019
Xbox enthusiasts are getting extremely excited after Microsoft announced plans to unveil the successor to the Xbox One during the Electronic Expo conference in Los Angeles. Microsoft boasts that the Xbox Two will be the ‘most advanced’...
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Beware of the risks of selling old hardware

On: Sunday, 12 May, 2019
Consumers and businesses are inadvertently putting themselves at risk from cybercriminals when selling storage drives and other devices in the second-hand hardware market, according to a new report. The report, catchily titled ‘Priva...
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BT fibre 152Mbps and 314Mbps coming, £20 back if speed drops

BT increases targets for FTTP rollout

On: Sunday, 12 May, 2019
BT has announced that an increase to targets for the rollout of fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband. The increase means four million more homes should be offered FTTP or so-called ‘Full-Fibre’ internet access by March 2021, r...
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