Daily Archives: January 11, 2019

US government shutdown leaves websites down

A number of government websites are now inaccessible after 80 TLS certificates used by the US government have expired and with no staff on hand to renew them as a result of the government shutdown. According to Netfcraft, NASA, the US Department of Justice and the Court of Appeals are …

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PC sales struggle again | TechRadar

New data from IDC and Gartner has revealed that the US trade war with China and processor shortages have had a significant impact of PC sales at a time when the PC market appeared to be recovering. According to IDC, shipments of traditional PCs came in at 68.1m units during …

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How voice assistants have doomed the remote control

If there’s one common theme at this year’s CES 2019 – the Las Vegas tech expo we’ve been covering all week – it’s talking. Not just chatting on the show floor (though there’s been plenty of that too). By talking we mean the sheer avalanche of devices arriving with support …

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Philips TV lineup 2018: the past year in Philips TVs

Update: For all the New Year fanfare around new TVs, we’re yet to hear much regarding Philips plans for 2019. For now, read on below for the full 2018 lineup and what makes a Philips TV a different proposition from the rest… It’s impossible to look at one of Philips’ …

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Facebook employs UK fact-checkers to flag fake news

If you see a suspicious post on Facebook in the UK, you can now report it for assessment by a team of full-time fact-checkers. The site has teamed up with independent charity Full Fact to assess posts that have been reported manually, as well as ones flagged by Facebook’s in-house …

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