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Ray Tomlinson 0

7 emails that broke the internet

Yesterday it was announced that Ray Tomlinson, the man credited with inventing email and the ‘@’ sign to go with it, died aged 74. The engineer sent a message between two computers on the ARPANET...

Netflix 0

Netflix comes to 130 additional countries

During Netflix’ keynote address at CES 2016, the company announced it has expanded operations to 130 additional countries, including India, Russia, South Korea and even Antarctica. While the addition of 130 countries brings Netflix to...

Google Chrome 0

Chrome Browser to Abandon Windows XP, Vista

Because some people love their computers just the way they are, those people tend to put off operating-system updates for years and years. But if you’re holding onto an older version of Windows or OS...

Microsoft Outlook 0

Outlook.com email issues

There’s a problem with Outlook.com at the moment. Microsoft acknowledges Outlook.com email issues We are aware that users of the following mail clients are experiencing issues syncing and sending email. We are working on the...

Windows Patch 0

Microsoft releases mystery Windows patch KB 3035583

KB 3035583, entitled “Update enables additional capabilities for Windows Update notifications in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 SP1,” is an optional patch. So unless you’ve opted to automatically install optional patches (a decidedly risky proposition),...

Google 0

Google suffered a rare but major outage this morning

Google appears to be suffering service issues today. Functions such as Google search and Gmail stopped working for people in countries including the UK, Netherlands, Iceland, France, and India. For some, Google services went down...

The PirateBay 0

UK ISPs block Pirate Bay proxy sites

UK internet service providers have begun blocking access to websites that provide a list of Pirate Bay alternatives, as part of the battle against online piracy. Under a court order, ISPs already block access to...