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Infrastructure

TP-Link JetStream TL-SX3016F review: Plenty of ports at a pleasing price
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network switches

TP-Link JetStream TL-SX3016F review: Plenty of ports at a pleasing price

A great-value fibre 10GbE switch with a low cost per port, high performance and plenty of features
12 Aug 2022
How do wireless printers work?
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Hardware

How do wireless printers work?

Printers are still essential in the modern office, but wireless printers are perhaps the most useful
11 Aug 2022
DARPA recruits SpaceX, Intel and Amazon for major satellite network project
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Network & Internet

DARPA recruits SpaceX, Intel and Amazon for major satellite network project

11 firms in total will compete to design a satellite translation system, to allow seamless military use of existing networks
11 Aug 2022
BT, Nokia crack four carrier aggregation on a 5G network in first for Europe
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Network & Internet

BT, Nokia crack four carrier aggregation on a 5G network in first for Europe

The breakthrough marks the first successful use of such technology on a live network, and could lead to dramatic network improvements
9 Aug 2022
Electrical explosion reported at Google's Iowa data centre
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data centres

Electrical explosion reported at Google's Iowa data centre

Three people working on a substation near the facility were critically injured, according to reports
9 Aug 2022
Zyxel XS1930-12HP review: In a league of its own
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network switches

Zyxel XS1930-12HP review: In a league of its own

A powerful switch with a network connection for every occasion and powerful PoE++ services
9 Aug 2022
US-China trade tensions spark Chinese interest in chipmaking stocks
US China
Hardware

US-China trade tensions spark Chinese interest in chipmaking stocks

The rising tensions may positively impact China’s local chip manufacturers, experts claim
8 Aug 2022
Microsoft blocking Tutanota users from Teams registration, claims fix unfeasible
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Business operations

Microsoft blocking Tutanota users from Teams registration, claims fix unfeasible

Tutanota claim this is an antitrust issue, as the company shares the problem with the public
8 Aug 2022
Brave pushes the boundaries of privacy by design
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privacy

Brave pushes the boundaries of privacy by design

It’s quite a big step to abandon the big three of Chrome, Edge and Safari for a niche option that doesn’t just tack privacy on top
6 Aug 2022
Fastly appoints Cisco's Todd Nightingale as new CEO
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chief executive officer (CEO)

Fastly appoints Cisco's Todd Nightingale as new CEO

The former Cisco networking boss will lead Fastly's business strategy and development for its networking portfolio
5 Aug 2022
What is WCAG and how do these guidelines power accessibility online?
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digital divide

What is WCAG and how do these guidelines power accessibility online?

Experts urge a mentality shift, away from box-ticking compliance, to one that incorporates ease of use into the very fabric of web design
5 Aug 2022
How do you build a green data centre?
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Sponsored

How do you build a green data centre?

Data centres are growing, using more power and contributing to greenhouse gas emissions, but with new designs and new technology, organisations save e…
4 Aug 2022
North Korean-linked Gmail spyware 'SHARPEXT' harvesting sensitive email content
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Security

North Korean-linked Gmail spyware 'SHARPEXT' harvesting sensitive email content

The insidious software exfiltrates all mail and attachments, researchers warn, putting sensitive documents at risk
4 Aug 2022
Synology DiskStation DS3622xs+ review: Big storage for small offices
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network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DiskStation DS3622xs+ review: Big storage for small offices

Huge capacity, slick data-protection apps and great performance make this an ideal on-site storage vault
4 Aug 2022
Microsoft releases 5MB Outlook Lite app for Android
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft releases 5MB Outlook Lite app for Android

The streamlined version of mobile Outlook also works well on both 2G and 3G networks
3 Aug 2022
Extreme Networks bolsters partner offering with new benefits
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channel

Extreme Networks bolsters partner offering with new benefits

Channel revamp also sees three product leaders promoted to new executive positions
3 Aug 2022
The benefits of a hardware update for SMBs
Servers
Sponsored

The benefits of a hardware update for SMBs

Nobody loves a server refresh, but the benefits far outweigh the effort and the cost
2 Aug 2022
T-Mobile partners with Homeland Security to prioritize first responder data
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Network & Internet

T-Mobile partners with Homeland Security to prioritize first responder data

Eligible T-Mobile WPS subscribers are entitled to priority service at no additional charge
1 Aug 2022
US and Japan double down on joint semiconductor research
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Policy & legislation

US and Japan double down on joint semiconductor research

Representatives from the two nations met last week to outline how they would cooperate on technology-related issues
1 Aug 2022
Netgear Nighthawk RAXE500 review: The next generation of Wi-Fi
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Network & Internet

Netgear Nighthawk RAXE500 review: The next generation of Wi-Fi

An incredible Wi-Fi 6E router, but this new technology is still too expensive for most roles
1 Aug 2022
Google shut down data centre due to multiple cooling failures
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data centres

Google shut down data centre due to multiple cooling failures

The facility that hosts Google Cloud in parts of Europe shut down due to record London temperatures
1 Aug 2022
UK's smart meter data traffic to surge 500% by 2026
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Network & Internet

UK's smart meter data traffic to surge 500% by 2026

July marks the first month where 1 billion messages were sent over the smart meter network
1 Aug 2022
Ransomware: Sometimes you need to pay to make it go away
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ransomware

Ransomware: Sometimes you need to pay to make it go away

The symptoms of this distraught data victim sounded an awful lot like ransomware, and it turned out the easiest way out was the most unpalatable optio…
30 Jul 2022