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Stop using Twitter to log in to other websites

Getty Images/iStockphoto With all of Twitter’s ever-growing technical problems, I’d missed an elephant in the room-sized disaster. Fortunately, a friend reminded me that many people use Twitter’s log-in as their login for other websites. Eep! You need to stop doing that right now. Why? Because part of Twitter’s log-in system ...

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New $300M subsea cable network to link Southeast Asia, China

(Source: Singtel) Six carriers have teamed up to build a $300 million subsea cable system that seeks to boost connectivity between Southeast Asia and China. Spanning 6,000 kilometres, the network will link up Singapore, Hong Kong, Brunei, the Philippines, and China.  Called the Asia Link Cable (ALC) system, the cable ...

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OpenSSL dodges a security bullet

Getty Images/iStockphoto At first, it looked like the OpenSSL 3.x security bug was going to be truly awful. While it was feared to be a critical error that could lead to remote code execution (RCE), upon a closer examination it turned out to be not so horrid after all. That’s ...

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How to set up Linux hosts file

Oscar Wong/Moment/Getty Images Linux is a very powerful operating system that is also one of the most flexible in the marketplace. That flexibility has always been a big selling point of the OS. Any user that doesn’t like the way Linux works can always bend it to better fit their ...

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SpaceX and T-Mobile to reveal plan to boost US connectivity

Image: Sundry Photography/Shutterstock SpaceX and US mobile carrier T-Mobile have teased an announcement, to be shared today, that they claim will “increase connectivity”.  The two companies, along with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, announced the surprise event via their respective Twitter accounts. It will be held at 7:00pm CT today at ...

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Red Hat OpenStack Platform 17 arrives

solarseven/Shutterstock Some people still insist that OpenStack, the open-source Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud, is dead. They are so, so wrong. By Statista‘s count, OpenStack is the most popular open-source cloud of all. And what’s more important for Red Hat is that telecoms, such as Verizon cellular and 5G networks, live and ...

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SpaceX and T-Mobile to reveal plan to boost US connectivity

Image: Sundry Photography/Shutterstock SpaceX and US mobile carrier T-Mobile have teased an announcement, to be shared today, that they claim will “increase connectivity”.  The two companies, along with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, announced the surprise event via their respective Twitter accounts. It will be held at 7:00pm CT today at ...

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SpaceX and T-Mobile to reveal plan to boost US connectivity

Image: Sundry Photography/Shutterstock SpaceX and US mobile carrier T-Mobile have teased an announcement, to be shared today, that they claim will “increase connectivity”.  The two companies, along with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, announced the surprise event via their respective Twitter accounts. It will be held at 7:00pm CT today at ...

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