Malicious actors turn to obscure programming languages

Malicious actors are increasingly coding in more “exotic” programming languages to write new strains of malware on the basis that using new, lesser-known or otherwise uncommon languages will help their attacks evade detection...

Qualcomm claims world first for 5G mmWave data connection

Qualcomm Technologies says it has completed the world’s first 5G millimetre wave (mmWave) data connection with support for 200MHz carrier bandwidth, claiming the milestone was made possible by the software-upgradable architecture of its...

Tunisia's PM sacked after violent Covid protests

The president says he is taking over, after a virus surge reignites economic and political unrest. Source link

TfL under fire for relying on Uber facial-verification data in licensing decisions

Transport for London’s (TfL) reliance on information from Uber’s facial verification-based driver ID system is coming under increased scrutiny following multiple instances of misidentification leading to unionised drivers losing their private hire licences. ...

Satellite and 5G firms announce ubiquitous UK communications trial

Satellite-based broadband is increasingly being investigated as a viable alternative to the UK’s fixed broadband network. In the latest development in the area, a consortium comprising Darwin Innovation Group, Virgin Media O2, Amazon...

Tokyo Olympics: Chelsie Giles wins Team GB’s first medal with judo bronze

Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button and online; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra and Sounds; live text...

Entrants to the Hall of Fame

Computer Weekly is pleased to announce the 2021 additions to its Most Influential Women in UK Tech Hall of Fame. Each year, Computer Weekly, alongside its group of expert judges, selects women from...

Vodafone widens reach with UK narrowband IoT coverage

In response to growing customer demand, UK operator Vodafone has doubled the number of sites in its narrowband internet of things (NB-IoT) network and says its coverage now reaches 98% of the UK. ...

Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer signs new deal until 2024

Former striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scored the winning goal for Manchester United in the 1999 Champions League finalManchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has signed a new deal with the club until 2024,...

Nearly two-thirds of global drowning deaths occur in Asia Pacific: WHO report

NEW DELHI: Nearly two-thirds of global drowning deaths occur in the Asia Pacific, said a World Health Organization (WHO) report. WHO on Friday launched its first Regional Status Report on Drowning Prevention...

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