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1. Letter: John Perry Barlow obituaryВт., 20 февр.[−]

“I’d rather pump septic tanks,” John Perry Barlow told me in a Chinese restaurant in 1995 to explain how much he hated writing. “You can never tell whether you did any good or not.”

We were all attending a nearby Computers, Freedom and Privacy conference. Barlow was then hashing out the beginnings of A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace, which he conceived as a modern-day equivalent to Thomas Paine’s Common Sense. Many at the time thought the piece overwrought; faced with the criticism, Barlow would laugh and say his friend Mitch Kapor thought he needed a “hyperbolectomy”.

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2. Is Spotify getting ready to challenge Apple with its own speaker?Вт., 20 февр.[−]

Music streaming service is gearing up to make its first physical products as it faces blockade from rivals

Spotify is working on a line of “category defining” hardware products and is ready to start setting up the manufacturing process.

The streaming music company intends to create a hardware category “akin to Pebble Watch, Amazon Echo, and Snap Spectacles”, according to job adverts posted over the past year.

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3. Bad News: the game researchers hope will 'vaccinate' public against fake newsВт., 20 февр.[−]

Aim is for players to build a fake news empire, which researchers hope will expose propaganda tactics

Fake news is already an entire industry, an anti-democratic weapon, a movie, a play, an insult and a cliche.

Now it is being turned into a game – to help people understand its wiles and deceptions.

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4. UberEats driver suspected of fatally shooting customer in AtlantaПн., 19 февр.[−]

Police say 30-year-old man was shot, and later died, following possible ‘exchange of words’ with delivery driver for on-demand app

Police say an Atlanta food delivery driver accused of shooting a customer dead is now in custody.

Local media reported that 36-year-old Robert Bivines turned himself in on Monday. Atlanta police said in a statement they had a warrant charging Bivines with felony murder. The victim was identified as 30-year-old Ryan Thornton.

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5. Samsung Galaxy S9: everything we think we know about the new smartphonesПн., 19 февр.[−]

Company’s new flagships expected to continue full-screen, curved glass design of S8, with a dual camera for the S9+

Samsung will launch its new Galaxy S9 and S9+ flagship pair of smartphones, the follow up to the popular Galaxy S8 range, in Barcelona on 25 February. Here is everything we think we know about the new top-spec Android smartphones.

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6. Gambling tycoon builds $100m bitcoin-funded Antiguan resortВс., 18 февр.[−]

‘His excellency’ Calvin Ayre says project will be entirely funded from digital currency profits

Calvin Ayre, a gambling and bitcoin multi-millionaire who was once on the run from the US authorities, is building a $100m five-star resort on Antigua funded by profits from digital currencies.

Canadian-born Ayre, who has been appointed Antigua and Barbuda’s special economic envoy, said he had begun work on the upmarket tourist resort on Antigua’s Valley Church beach.

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7. Does every cloud have a silver lining? Not if it is run by an internet giant | John NaughtonВс., 18 февр.[−]
Like the history of electricity generation, data processing has become centralised, so shouldn’t it be regulated in the same way?

Ten years ago, the tech commentator Nicholas Carr published The Big Switch: Rewiring the World From Edison to Google. It was the first attempt to explain to a general audience the significance of the computing industry’s move to what became known as “cloud computing”.

In the book, Carr sketched an analogy between the building of the electric grid a century earlier and the move to cloud computing that was already well under way in 2008. Electricity was once generated locally – every factory had its own generator – but eventually it was provided by huge generating stations run by large utility companies and distributed through a national network: the grid. The same process, Carr argued, would happen (indeed, was happening) to data processing. Instead of being done locally – in the server-rooms of individual organisations – it would be done in huge server farms and the results distributed through a national (now international) network: the internet.

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8. Elon Musk’s dream ideasВс., 18 февр.[−]
From superfast trains to colonising Mars – a selection of Elon Musk’s extraordinary ideas

Musk’s SpaceX enterprise was founded with the intention of making space travel affordable. By extension, Musk has stated that he hopes human beings will one day become a “multi-planetary species”. At the 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide last September, Musk said he hopes to send cargo ships to the Red Planet within the next five years, with humans settling by 2024.

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9. Temple Cycles Adventure review: ‘Perfect for hill passes, pints and pasties’ | Martin LoveВс., 18 февр.[−]

Whatever two-wheel adventures you are planning, this classy take on the all-round gravel bike will make the ideal companion

Temple Cycles Adventure Disc
Price ?1,595, templecycles.co.uk
Frame Reynolds steel
Gears Shimano 105
Saddle Brooks
Brakes TRP Spyre

If you’ve cycled in the West Country, you’ll know it’s all about hills, hills, more hills and then, always, a flagstoned pub with a pint waiting for you at the end of a long day’s ride. It’s pain followed by pleasure. Chuck in a cheese and onion pasty and you’ve got the full “proper job”.

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10. As Peter Thiel ditches Silicon Valley for LA, locals tout 'conservative renaissance'Сб., 17 февр.[−]

The outspoken libertarian’s departure is a sign of the times, say LA conservatives, as Silicon Valley faces criticism for silencing alternative viewpoints

If the billionaire tech investor and noted libertarian Peter Thiel really does leave Silicon Valley for Los Angeles to escape what he views as an increasing intolerance for conservatives, the city’s growing community of conservatives will be there to welcome him.

Among LA’s right-leaning residents are the Daily Wire’s Ben Shapiro, the political commentator Dave Rubin and the blogger Bill Whittle. There’s also the former members of the defunct Friends of Abe, a secretive group of Hollywood conservatives that fractured in 2016 over the candidacy of Donald Trump.

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11. Facebook ordered to stop collecting user data by Belgian courtПт., 16 февр.[−]

Social network instructed to delete illegally collected data or face €100m in fines after it loses case over consent and tracking

Facebook has been ordered by a Belgian court to stop collecting data on users or face daily fines of €250,000 a day, or up to €100m.

The court ruled on Friday that Facebook had broken privacy laws by tracking people on third-party sites in the latest salvo in a long-running battle between the Belgian commission for the protection of privacy (CPP) and the social network.

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12. 'Parents killed it': why Facebook is losing its teenage usersПт., 16 февр.[−]

This year more than 3 million under-25s in the UK and US are expected to leave the site

When Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook he was a 19-year-old living in a dorm in his second year at university. Fast-forward 14 years and it is the young people he was so successful in luring to Facebook to propel it to become the world’s biggest social networking site that are now his biggest problem.

This year more than 3 million under-25s in the UK and US will either quit Facebook or stop using it regularly, and they are pretty vocal about why.

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13. Dead Space was to games what Alien was to moviesПт., 16 февр.[−]

Now available free on PC, Dead Space came closer than any other game to replicating the look, feel and atmosphere of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi thriller

This week, Electronic Arts has made one of the most interesting and atmospheric narrative games of the 2000s available for free to users of its Origin gaming service. Released in 2008 and created by Californian studio Visceral Games, Dead Space remains a heady, often terrifying thrill ride and if you’ve never played it before, it’s worth taking this chance – especially if you’re a fan of the Alien movies.

Although there have been numerous attempts to bring Alien directly to video games – most successfully, Creative Assembly’s incredibly tense Alien: Isolation – it’s Dead Space that has got closest to replicating the look, feel and atmosphere of Ridley Scott’s original film.

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14. Apple bug crashes apps that display Telugu characterПт., 16 февр.[−]

Company is working to fix glitch in software update that can put devices into bootloop

Apple is working urgently to fix a bug in its latest software update that crashes applications that display a particular letter from the south Indian language Telugu.

Typing or receiving a message that contains the letter causes apps such as Gmail, Instagram or WhatsApp to crash.

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15. Mind the gap: how tech can help disabled people – Chips with Everything podcastПт., 16 февр.[−]

Can technology provide solutions to the various difficulties that disabled people face every day in areas where full accessibility is lacking?

Subscribe and review on Apple, Spotify or on your favourite podcasting app and join the discussion on Facebook and Twitter.

Anyone who uses the London Underground will recognise the monotonous tone of the robotic voice that tells us all to “mind the gap”. Transport organisations around the world use similar systems, hoping passengers will keep their eyes and ears open for long enough to avoid injury.

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16. Kingdom Come: Deliverance review – impressively detailed medieval life simЧт., 15 февр.[−]

PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One; Warhorse Studios/Koch Media
This lush and dynamic RPG prides itself on the historical accuracy of its recreation of 15th-century feudal Bohemia

Kingdom Come: Deliverance describes itself as a realistic and historically accurate role-playing game, which are dangerous words for any game to throw around. History, like beauty, is often in the eye of the beholder, while “realistic” should indicate more than just “visually detailed”. Kingdom Come: Deliverance’s version of historical realism is obsessive in certain areas, but curiously neglectful in others.

The epic, if familiar, narrative centres around Henry, a blacksmith’s son living in 15th-century Bohemia. Young Hal’s life is flung into chaos after a power spat between the king and his brother results in his village being torched and his parents being murdered. Fleeing with nothing but the last sword his father made, he embarks upon a quest for vengeance that sees him claw his way up the rigid social hierarchy of medieval Europe.

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17. Is it worth buying a refurbished PC for under ?150?Чт., 15 февр.[−]

Mark needs to replace a 10-year-old desktop computer on a budget. Is a refurbished model a good option?

I’m considering buying a new general-purpose home computer for $200 [?142] or less, and I’d like a mini-tower that I can easily repair and upgrade.

I will use it on the web, to scan photographs (with a flatbed scanner), and to watch video recordings from my trail cameras. I’d like to buy the minimum PC that can handle these tasks significantly faster than my 10-year-old Dell Dimension B110. I think I’d be happy with a 64-bit Intel Core 2 Duo.

Many people are familiar with the idea of “fleet cars” that have been bought or leased by large corporations and replaced after two or three years. They are cheap and have generally been well maintained, which makes them popular in the second hand market. There’s a similar market in “fleet computers”, which are usually recycled after three years and sold as refurbished PCs.

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18. Sonos One review: the best smart speaker for audiophilesЧт., 15 февр.[−]

The company’s first foray into smart tech adds Amazon’s Alexa to a great wireless speaker to create a formidable combo

Having practically invented the multi-room wireless speaker category in 2005, Sonos has lagged behind in the race to become smart. Now the Sonos One is here, packing Alexa in the top and premium audio in the bottom.

The Sonos One is very deliberately designed to look, feel and sound like the company’s successful Play: 1 – a compact wireless speaker launched in 2013 at about ?150 that was arguably the best for the money for years. Side-by-side they look identical apart from the top of the speaker, which is flat on the One, perforated by holes for the microphones that enable the voice assistant to hear you.

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19. Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New ZealandЧт., 15 февр.[−]

How an extreme libertarian tract predicting the collapse of liberal democracies – written by Jacob Rees-Mogg’s father – inspired the likes of Peter Thiel to buy up property across the Pacific

If you’re interested in the end of the world, you’re interested in New Zealand. If you’re interested in how our current cultural anxieties – climate catastrophe, decline of transatlantic political orders, resurgent nuclear terror – manifest themselves in apocalyptic visions, you’re interested in the place occupied by this distant archipelago of apparent peace and stability against the roiling unease of the day.

If you’re interested in the end of the world, you would have been interested, soon after Donald Trump’s election as US president, to read a New York Times headline stating that Peter Thiel, the billionaire venture capitalist who co-founded PayPal and was an early investor in Facebook, considered New Zealand to be “the Future”. Because if you are in any serious way concerned about the future, you’re also concerned about Thiel, a canary in capitalism’s coal mine who also happens to have profited lavishly from his stake in the mining concern itself.

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20. Why it's too soon to classify gaming addiction as a mental disorderСр., 14 февр.[−]

Concerns over the addictive properties of video games are reasonable but there is a lack of rigorous research behind the WHO’s expected classification

Video games played on smartphones, tablets, computers and consoles have been a popular form of leisure for some time now. In Europe, recent figures indicate that games are played by more than two thirds of children and adolescents, and a substantial number of adults now play games – 38% in the UK, 64% in France, 56% in Germany and 44% in Spain.

The WHO will publish the next revision of its manual – the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) – by mid-2018 and gaming disorder has been included in the draft for the first time.

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21. Australian retailers resilient as they face down 'Amazon effect'Ср., 14 февр.[−]

Analysts say local competitors are as profitable as before the global giant’s ‘underwhelming’ launch – but for how much longer?

Three months after the launch of Amazon in Australia, local competitors say they are still waiting for the dreaded “Amazon effect” to hit their sales.

Analysts, and some of the retailers themselves, say they are still as profitable as before Amazon’s “underwhelming” launch – for now.

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22. Crossing Souls review – fun Stranger Things-style nostalgia for the 80sВт., 13 февр.[−]

Fourattic/Devolver Digital; PlayStation 4, PC, PlayStation Vita
There is nothing original about this Kickstarter-funded game with a plucky Goonies-style gang of 2D characters – but that is the point

When Crossing Souls’ protagonist wakes up in his pixelated bedroom, it’s not exactly difficult to divine which decade we’re in. The walls are adorned with posters of Ghostbusters and the now-defunct space shuttle. A clunky gaming console sits by a box-shaped TV. An artificial, fizzy green drink has spilled on the wooden floor. This is most definitely the 1980s. Crossing Souls’ chief ambition is to evoke nostalgia, and that goal it is evident in everything it does.

In the summer of 1986, the blue-haired main character, Chris, leads a band of four school friends around their California hometown. They are a Spielberg clich?: the geeky inventor-type, the annoying but lovable younger brother, the chubby one with a big heart, and the red-haired kickass girl. The chums come across a mysterious ancient artefact that will turn their sheltered suburban lives upside down. Soon they’re battling the forces of evil, crossing dimensions and even travelling through time.

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23. Should I call out my friends for using their phones while driving?Вт., 13 февр.[−]

There’s no question that ‘distracted driving’ can be deadly – so why are so many of us reluctant to take a stand against it?

A friend drove me to work the other day and, while she was driving, picked up a call on her cellphone. It was a short conversation and after she hung up, she apologized, but the episode left me feeling uncomfortable. Should I have called her out or am I overreacting?

I suspect you don’t need me to tell you that your nervousness is well-founded: the statistics on car accidents and phone use are incontrovertible. In 2015, approximately 3,477 people were killed, and 391,000 were injured, in car crashes caused by “distracted driving”.

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24. Skiing robots hit the slopes in South Korea – videoВт., 13 февр.[−]

Robots of all shapes and sizes took turns skiing, with varying degrees of success, down a course near Pyeongchang in what is believed to be the first robot skiing competition in the world. All entrants were required to measure more than 50cm in height, stand on 'two legs', have joints resembling elbow and knees, an independent power system and use ski plates and poles. The event was designed to capitalise on attention on Pyeongchang during the Winter Olympics

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25. Apple HomePod review: Siri lets down best sounding smart speakerВт., 13 февр.[−]

It’s the wifi speaker to beat in terms of audio but being locked in to Apple services is frustrating and its voice assistant is lacking

After much anticipation, and speculation that Apple has missed the boat and handed victory to Amazon’s champion Echo, the HomePod smart speaker is finally here. But is it actually any good? And why exactly does it cost four times as much as an Echo?

The HomePod is a voice-controlled speaker that listens out for its wake word “Hey, Siri” and then starts streaming what you say to Apple to interpret your commands and play whatever it is you wish. The fabric-covered cylinder stands an iPhone X-and-a-bit tall (172mm) with a diameter of an iPhone X (142mm), weighing 2.5kg (14.4 times the iPhone X).

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26. New dog-like robot from Boston Dynamics can open doors – videoВт., 13 февр.[−]

Ground-breaking robotics engineering and design company Boston Dynamics have released footage of the SpotMini, a dog-like robot that can open doors in the most unsettling manner possible. The four-legged robot uses a mechanical arm with a pincer on the end to grasp and turn the handle and then hold open the door.

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27. Talking animals: we aren’t the only species capable of speech …Сб., 10 февр.[−]
Ongoing studies show that some mammals and birds can mimic the sound of the human voice

Research published last month proved that orca, or killer, whales have the ability to mimic the complexities of human speech. Josep Call, professor in evolutionary origins of mind at the University of St Andrews, was a co-author of the study. He said: “I think here we have the first evidence that killer whales may be learning sounds by vocal imitation.”

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28. Honor 10 View review: cut-price top smartphone with two-day battery lifeПт., 09 февр.[−]

It might only come in blue but you’d have to spend a lot more than ?449 to find a better smartphone than this

The Honor 10 View’s all-screen design, great performance and stellar battery life puts rival phones retailing at twice the price to shame, making you question why you’re paying any more for a top-end smartphone in 2018.

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29. Bitcoin: what have experts said about the cryptocurrency?Чт., 08 февр.[−]

The most memorable comments on the cryptocurrency from senior figures in world finance

•ECB official backs bitcoin clampdown

Bitcoin’s gyrations have attracted a lot of attention over the past year. Here are some of the most memorable comments from senior figures in world finance.

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30. How can I control my child’s social media use?Чт., 08 февр.[−]

Julia has a problem with her 14-year-old son’s use of Instagram and Gmail and would like to take control of his accounts

Why do social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook etc deem children ‘adults’ in the vast and dangerous world of technology? My 14-year-old is engaging in a toxic relationship with a girl on Instagram. I am not allowed access to his account as it is protected by their user privacy protection agreement. How can a mother have their child’s account removed?

Earlier, I helped my son create a Gmail account for school purposes. I was not aware back then that there was something called Google Family Link. He used the account without any problems for years, but he has changed the password. There is explicit content in his emails that I need to get access to. As with Instagram, I cannot contact anyone at Google via phone, live chat etc, and helpful links keep sending me around in circles. How can I take back the account I created? Julia

The British government sets a minimum age for some things, such as drinking, driving and voting. It doesn’t have a minimum age for online activities. According to Ofcom (2015), 67% of five to seven year olds, 91% of eight to 11 year olds and 98% of 12 to 15 year olds use online services, and there are “walled garden” services – Moshi Monsters, Disney Club Penguin, CBeebies – that target much younger users than your son.

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31. How Tesla's big battery is bringing Australia’s gas cartel to heelВт., 06 февр.[−]

South Australia’s big gamble on grid-scale battery storage may pay for itself in just a year if it continues to prevent massive price spikes

• Giles Parkinson is editor of RenewEconomy

On Sunday 14 January something very unusual happened.

The Australian Energy Market Operator called – as it often does – for generators in South Australia to provide a modest amount of network services known as FCAS, or frequency control and ancillary services.

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32. Amazon Echo Spot review: cute smart speaker with a screenПн., 05 февр.[−]

The firm’s latest Alexa-powered addition to its Echo range adds a clock and touchscreen interface to the mix

Amazon’s new Echo Spot is one of the most novel takes on a smart speaker yet, and while it is certainly more than just a smart clock, that’s what it’s best at – an attractive voice-assisted smart desk or bedside-table accessory.

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33. 'Fiction is outperforming reality': how YouTube's algorithm distorts truthПт., 02 февр.[−]

An ex-YouTube insider reveals how its recommendation algorithm promotes divisive clips and conspiracy videos. Did they harm Hillary Clinton’s bid for the presidency?

It was one of January’s most viral videos. Logan Paul, a YouTube celebrity, stumbles across a dead man hanging from a tree. The 22-year-old, who is in a Japanese forest famous as a suicide spot, is visibly shocked, then amused. “Dude, his hands are purple,” he says, before turning to his friends and giggling. “You never stand next to a dead guy?”

Paul, who has 16 million mostly teen subscribers to his YouTube channel, removed the video from YouTube 24 hours later amid a furious backlash. It was still long enough for the footage to receive 6m views and a spot on YouTube’s coveted list of trending videos.

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34. How an ex-YouTube insider investigated its secret algorithmПт., 02 февр.[−]

The methodology Guillaume Chaslot used to detect videos YouTube was recommending during the election – and how the Guardian analysed the data

YouTube’s recommendation system draws on techniques in machine learning to decide which videos are auto-played or appear “up next”. The precise formula it uses, however, is kept secret. Aggregate data revealing which YouTube videos are heavily promoted by the algorithm, or how many views individual videos receive from “up next” suggestions, is also withheld from the public.

Disclosing that data would enable academic institutions, fact-checkers and regulators (as well as journalists) to assess the type of content YouTube is most likely to promote. By keeping the algorithm and its results under wraps, YouTube ensures that any patterns that indicate unintended biases or distortions associated with its algorithm are concealed from public view.

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35. Will I be able to do more work with three screens?Чт., 01 февр.[−]

Having more screen space makes people more productive, but it’s not necessarily best distributed over multiple monitors

Will I be able to do more work with three monitors? Jean

Research shows that people can get more work done if they have more screen area available, and using multiple monitors is a simple way to double or triple your workspace. However, that doesn’t mean having three screens is the best option for you or anyone else. The final decision depends on the way you work, the programs you run, the amount of desk space you have available, and how much you are willing to spend.

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36. Ring Video Doorbell 2 review: deal with doorsteppers from your sofaЧт., 01 февр.[−]

This smart doorbell connects to your phone – but you might want to disable notifications when at work

The Ring Video Doorbell 2 adds the convenience of a front-door intercom to pretty much any home, and with minimal DIY skills required, meaning it’s never been easier to get rid of doorsteppers.

There have long been wifi-connected doorbells, for those envious of flat-dwelling friends with video intercoms adding that extra barrier between them and the outside world, but most of them require some sort of wiring to install.

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37. May calls again for tech firms to act on encrypted messagingЧт., 25 янв.[−]

Focus shifts to smaller platforms that can ‘quickly become home to criminals and terrorists’

Theresa May has signalled her desire to crack down on encrypted messaging apps, arguing that the services provide a safe haven for terrorists and extremists and hinting that the government may take more concrete action if developers do not act themselves.

Sound familiar? The prime minister has had her favourite dead horse shipped out to Davos, ready for another flogging.

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38. What can I do to protect my PC from the Meltdown and Spectre flaws?Чт., 25 янв.[−]

John has an old Sony Vaio PC that seems unlikely to receive a firmware update. Should he replace it?

My Microsoft Surface Book is protected against the Meltdown and Spectre security flaws, but my Sony Vaio Pro remains vulnerable to Spectre. Both laptops run Windows 10 and have been updated via Windows Update. The Surface Book’s BIOS has also been updated by Microsoft, but there is no BIOS update for the Vaio – and, I suspect, for millions of other machines.

What is the risk of continuing to run the Vaio with this known critical vulnerability? Is there another way to mitigate it? Or, in the end, do thousands of people have to dump otherwise good machines and buy new ones? John Piatt

It’s too soon to say. Bear in mind that, so far, there are no known exploits for these vulnerabilities, so the current level of risk is low. Companies will try to defend against threats as and when they appear. In the short term, we’ll just have to see how well that goes.

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39. Buses for Apple employees attacked with pellet guns, company suspectsПт., 19 янв.[−]

Corporate buses, which ferry workers from San Francisco to its Silicon Valley headquarters, have become symbols of gentrification

At least five buses used to transport Apple employees to the company’s headquarters have had their windows smashed by what is suspected to be pellet guns during the last week.

The first window was shattered on the evening of Friday 12 January, as the shuttle bus travelled from the company campus back into San Francisco. Three more were hit on Tuesday morning, followed by another suspected attack on Tuesday evening, according to an email sent to Apple staff and seen by the Guardian.

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40. OnePlus 5T review: premium full-screen experience at half cost of iPhone XПн., 20 нояб. 2017[−]

OnePlus has done it again, producing a smartphone with almost its rivals’ high-end features, including 36-hour battery life, at an affordable price

The OnePlus 5T propels the Chinese company into the brave new era of full-screen smartphones, with a new 6in minimal bezel display squeezed into the body of a 5.5in device.

The 5T is OnePlus’s fourth phone in two years. Unlike the OnePlus 3 to 3T upgrade in 2016, the internal components for the 5T have mostly stayed the same as those of the OnePlus 5, with the screen and camera the biggest differences.

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41. iPhone X review: Apple finally knocks it out of the parkПт., 10 нояб. 2017[−]

The company’s most important smartphone in years does not disappoint, with Face ID and an all-screen design that spells the end of the home button

The iPhone X is Apple’s most important – and most expensive – new smartphone in four years, bringing with it a significant change to the design, dumping the home button to usher in a full-screen experience. Thankfully, Apple nailed it.

After four years of the company recycling the design of the iPhone 6, the iPhone X is a breath of fresh air. The beautiful OLED screen takes up pretty much the whole front of the device. It’s one of the best displays I’ve ever seen on a smartphone, and while it’s not quite as bezel free at the sides as Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Note 8 devices, it’s a giant leap forward for Apple.

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42. Huawei Mate 10 Pro review: say hello to two-day battery lifeЧт., 02 нояб. 2017[−]

Latest in series of powerhouse devices is best yet, with dual cameras, latest Android, fast performance and excellent stamina between charges

Huawei’s Mate smartphones have made a bit of a name for themselves as powerhouse devices that come with long battery life and a big screen. With a 50-hour battery life and premium design, the Mate 10 Pro ( find here) is no exception.

Huawei has tried to tread the fine line between being good value for money and offering a top-notch experience, but the Mate 10 is the Chinese firm’s first real winner.

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