Microsoft patches 19-year-old Windows bug

November 15, 2014 4:18 am12 comments
Bugs Life

Microsoft has patched a bug that went undetected for 19 years. The security hole was discovered in May by IBM researchers, who then teamed up with Microsoft to fix it before publicly releasing its existence, BBC News reported Wednesday. The Windows bug, dubbed WinShock, could be used to remotely run […]

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iPad Air 2 in South Africa tomorrow

November 13, 2014 2:22 pm13 comments
iPad Air

iStore has announced that the iPad Air 2 will launch in South Africa on Friday, 14 November 2014, while the iPad Mini 3 will launch from next week (16 – 22 November 2014).   This follows the announcement of the recommended retail prices of the new iPads by Core Group, the […]

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November 13, Google Doodle: Philae, The ‘Happy Lander’

2:12 pm5 comments
Philaes Sci Instruments

“Philae is on the surface and doing a marvellous job, working very well and we can say we have a very happy lander,” says Paolo Ferri, ESA’s Head of Mission Operations at ESOC today. During the second lander-orbiter communication slot, which ran from 06:01 UTC / 07:01 CET until 09:58 […]

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