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HMP Featherstone became infested with mice and rats after prisoners threw rubbish out of their cells - expressandstar.com

Thu, 2018-01-11 06:00

expressandstar.com

HMP Featherstone became infested with mice and rats after prisoners threw rubbish out of their cells
expressandstar.com
The prison governor had to take action - planting poison and fitting meshes to lags' windows - to tackle the problem. The issue was raised by the Independent Monitoring Boards, which published a report this week following a visit. In it, vice-chairman ...

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How to Fix Windows Registry Issues That Halt Microsoft Security Updates - eWeek

Thu, 2018-01-11 01:55

eWeek

How to Fix Windows Registry Issues That Halt Microsoft Security Updates
eWeek
When Windows Update finds those machines, it stops the update process. According to the relevant Microsoft Knowledge Base entry, those updates have been paused until the issue is resolved. In that case there's nothing you can do until Microsoft and AMD ...
Future Windows updates to be blocked if your anti-virus isn't set properlyNeowin

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Army searching for solution to reduce noise from military helicopters in Va. neighborhoods - FOX 5 DC

Wed, 2018-01-10 22:03

FOX 5 DC

Army searching for solution to reduce noise from military helicopters in Va. neighborhoods
FOX 5 DC
ARLINGTON, Va. - Military helicopters hovering above neighborhoods near the Pentagon have Northern Virginia residents demanding lawmakers to take action in curbing the noise that is causing disruptions to their daily lives. These residents said the ...

John Robson: What a 17th-century British tax on windows can teach us about minimum wages - National Post

Wed, 2018-01-10 16:43

National Post

John Robson: What a 17th-century British tax on windows can teach us about minimum wages
National Post
This new British rule was still a solution in search of a problem because anybody in Britain who didn't like the fees could have paid cash instead. It's not like the stuff is hard to find. They keep it in banks and bank machines. So if Britons were ...

Microsoft's Jan. 2018 Patch Tuesday Lowdown - Krebs on Security

Wed, 2018-01-10 16:12

Krebs on Security

Microsoft's Jan. 2018 Patch Tuesday Lowdown
Krebs on Security
“Microsoft is working with AMD to resolve this issue and resume Windows OS security updates to the affected AMD devices via Windows Update and WSUS as soon as possible.” In short, if you're running Windows on a computer powered by an AMD, you're not ...
Microsoft Pauses Windows Security Updates to AMD DevicesBankInfoSecurity.com
Microsoft Pulls Spectre, Meltdown Patches for Older AMD SystemsExtremeTech
Intel's Meltdown and Spectre patches are affecting the stability of some PCs with older CPUsTechRadar

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Razer's 'Project Linda' Razer Phone dock is the Continuum Microsoft dreams of - Windows Central

Wed, 2018-01-10 15:56

Windows Central

Razer's 'Project Linda' Razer Phone dock is the Continuum Microsoft dreams of
Windows Central
Move over Microsoft Continuum, Razer may have solved the "turn your phone into a laptop" problem. This is Project Linda. Daniel Rubino. 9 Jan 2018 98. Razer is back at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year with another project – that is, a ...
Project Linda | Razer @ CES 2018 - YouTubeYouTube
Razer Project Linda - Ultraportable Laptop Powered by Razer Phone | RazerRazer
Razer Unveils Project Linda: Android Laptop/Phone Hybrid Concept – Razer PressRazer Press
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Transform Any Windows Or Mac Laptop Into A Flexible Triple-Screen Multitasker - Forbes

Wed, 2018-01-10 15:26

Forbes

Transform Any Windows Or Mac Laptop Into A Flexible Triple-Screen Multitasker
Forbes
What they've designed is a mountable plug-and-play device that adds two additional slide-out screens to either side of your Windows or Mac laptop (it's not compatible with Linux or ChromeBooks). It's powered by a single USB 2.0, USB 3.0, or USB-C port ...

How to Turn a Windows Laptop into a Wireless Hotspot - Tech Advisor

Wed, 2018-01-10 13:19

Tech Advisor

How to Turn a Windows Laptop into a Wireless Hotspot
Tech Advisor
One easy solution is to turn your laptop into a Wi-Fi hotspot. In big houses and offices, where the Wi-Fi may have dead zones - a hotspot can give access to devices that wouldn't normally be able to connect. Your laptop-hotspot can also come in handy ...

Windows Meltdown-Spectre update: Some AMD PC owners post crash reports - ZDNet

Wed, 2018-01-10 12:52

ZDNet

Windows Meltdown-Spectre update: Some AMD PC owners post crash reports
ZDNet
Microsoft hasn't responded specifically to the reports yet, instead issuing a general statement relating to the Meltdown and Spectre problem. Download now: Hardware decommissioning policy. AMD chips aren't vulnerable to the Meltdown attack, but ...
How to check if your PC is protected from the Meltdown and Spectre exploitsWindows Central
Intel's Meltdown and Spectre patches are affecting the stability of some PCs with older CPUsTechRadar

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How to run Microsoft Precision Racing Wheel in Windows 10 - Windows Report

Tue, 2018-01-09 20:42

Windows Report

How to run Microsoft Precision Racing Wheel in Windows 10
Windows Report
Even though it's primarily known for the software development, Microsoft made more than one piece of hardware. Now, one of the most popular gaming wheels in the 90's was produced by Microsoft as the part of Sidewinder project and it was compatible with ...

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Meltdown-Spectre: Four things every Windows admin needs to do now - ZDNet

Tue, 2018-01-09 19:02

ZDNet

Meltdown-Spectre: Four things every Windows admin needs to do now
ZDNet
Meltdown and Spectre are impressively ecumenical in their ability to create havoc, affecting devices running nearly every desktop and mobile operating system. (BleepingComputer has an excellent list of advisories, patches, and updates for both ...
Spectre and Meltdown Security Flaws In Processors Affects Millions Of PCsFileHippo News
Spectre and Meltdown Pose Little Threat to Bitcoin Hardware WalletsBTCMANAGER
Meltdown and Spectre: Right here's what Intel, Apple, Microsoft, others are doing about itKaplan Herald

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Arsenal and Jonny Evans: Personnel is not the problem - Pain In The Arsenal

Tue, 2018-01-09 16:10

Pain In The Arsenal

Arsenal and Jonny Evans: Personnel is not the problem
Pain In The Arsenal
Links with both clubs have surfaced in past windows and Evans, having played for Manchester United for a number of years under Sir Alex Ferguson, is different to the typical Premier League journeymen that are often ambitiously contorted into such media ...

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Windows 10 fixes for Meltdown and Spectre are breaking some AMD computers - Mashable

Tue, 2018-01-09 14:33

Mashable

Windows 10 fixes for Meltdown and Spectre are breaking some AMD computers
Mashable
Computers equipped with AMD processors — apparently, it's older ones like Athlon and Semperon — are no longer able to boot after installing the update. Rolling the system back using a restore point fixes the issue, some say, but only temporarily, as ...
Windows Meltdown-Spectre update: Some AMD PC owners post crash reportsZDNet
Microsoft Pulls Spectre, Meltdown Patches for Older AMD SystemsExtremeTech
How to check if your PC is protected from the Meltdown and Spectre exploitsWindows Central
CSO Online -IT World Canada -SC Magazine UK -Google Security Blog
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How to install privacy translucent film on your bathroom windows - Washington Post

Tue, 2018-01-09 12:35

Washington Post

How to install privacy translucent film on your bathroom windows
Washington Post
Dear Tim: I grew up in an older home that had unique pressed glass in the bathroom windows. It allowed lots of light in the room, and you didn't have to put up window shades or curtains for privacy. Is this glass still available? My current bathroom ...

Microsoft Pauses Windows Security Updates to AMD Devices - BankInfoSecurity.com

Tue, 2018-01-09 12:31

BankInfoSecurity.com

Microsoft Pauses Windows Security Updates to AMD Devices
BankInfoSecurity.com
Microsoft has said that to receive any future security updates on any Windows system, KB4056892 must be installed. Hence until the security update gets fixed for Windows PCs with affected AMD chips, they cannot be updated to receive the latest ...
Microsoft hits the brakes, stops rolling out Meltdown/Spectre patches for AMD devicesCSO Online
Google Online Security Blog: Today's CPU vulnerability: what you need to knowGoogle Security Blog
About speculative execution vulnerabilities in ARM-based and Intel CPUs - Apple SupportApple Support

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MaxLinear and Airgain Enable Multi-Gigabit Data Transfer Through Low-E Glass Windows for 5G Fixed Wireless Access - Business Wire (press release)

Mon, 2018-01-08 22:41

MaxLinear and Airgain Enable Multi-Gigabit Data Transfer Through Low-E Glass Windows for 5G Fixed Wireless Access
Business Wire (press release)
The ability to bridge gigabit data rates from the outside of the house to the inside of the house is a key challenge for 5G and 60GHz fixed wireless access technologies that use millimeter wave radio frequencies (RF). Millimeter wave RF signals are ...

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Google Pixel & Pixel 2 Users Reporting Issues with Swipe Gestures on the Lock Screen - XDA Developers (blog)

Mon, 2018-01-08 21:33

XDA Developers (blog)

Google Pixel & Pixel 2 Users Reporting Issues with Swipe Gestures on the Lock Screen
XDA Developers (blog)
The Google Pixel line of devices launched in 2017 and has replaced the Nexus line in receiving Android version upgrades first. With Android 8.1 Oreo releasing recently, it came with a number of improvements and bug fixes over the initial release of ...

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Family's anger over Aster property 'horrendous' damp issues - Andover Advertiser

Mon, 2018-01-08 16:51

Andover Advertiser

Family's anger over Aster property 'horrendous' damp issues
Andover Advertiser
AN ANDOVER mother-of-three has said her house no longer feels like a home after 'horrendous' damp problems which almost ruined her family's Christmas. Charlotte Wooltorton, of King George Road, said she has had issues with the Aster Group property ...

Game Stream raises HP's cloud-gaming game at CES 2018 - CNET

Mon, 2018-01-08 08:01

CNET

Game Stream raises HP's cloud-gaming game at CES 2018
CNET
HP offers the latest in a growing number of options intended to solve the problem of playing power-hungry games on increasingly lightweight hardware. Its Omen Game Stream -- not to be confused with Nvidia GameStream -- lets you play on another Windows ...

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Apple, Android or Windows: Why smartphones, laptops face 'hacking' risks - Business Standard

Mon, 2018-01-08 05:32

Business Standard

Apple, Android or Windows: Why smartphones, laptops face 'hacking' risks
Business Standard
When researchers discover a problem, they tell a small number of relevant people who can then work on a solution. The manufacturer can then reveal the problem to the public once the solution is ready, minimising the potential for hacking and damage to ...
Meltdown and Spectre: Here's what Intel, Apple, Microsoft, others are doing about itArs Technica
Kernel panic! What are Meltdown and Spectre, the bugs affecting nearly every computer and device?TechCrunch
MELTDOWN AND SPECTRE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOWDaily Mail
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