Warning over drone threat to prisons

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There were nine attempts to infiltrate prisons using drones in the first five months of 2015, the Ministry of Justice confirms, as a senior analyst warns they pose an “emerging threat” to prison security. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

A Quick Update on BT’s G.fast and FOD2 Ultrafast Broadband Trial

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At the end of last month BTOpenreach began connecting customers to their large-scale 6-9 month trial of 500Mbps capable NGA2 G.fast broadband technology and 1Gbps Fibre-on-Demand (FOD2) in the market town of Huntingdon (Cambridgeshire). Now we have the first official progress update. The update (thanks Carl), which stems from a joint presentation given by both…

ISP Hyperoptic Begins Rollout of 1000Mbps Broadband in Glasgow City

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Pure fibre optic ISP Hyperoptic has today announced that their Gigabit (1000Mbps) capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network is now being deployed to the city of Glasgow in Scotland, with the first homes to benefit existing inside the ‘Glasgow Harbour’ urban regeneration area. Glasgow is one of several major cities on Hyperoptic’s current deployment map, with…

CloudFlare + WHMCS: Faster Websites For Your Customers

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We’re at the cPanel Conference in Denver this week, so feel free to drop by our booth and say hello. It’s a great opportunity to connect with our partners and better understand their needs. We’re always trying to streamline our partners’ user experience, and we thought it would be a fitting time to walk through…

Apple iOS9 Update – Beware Tonight’s Mild Internet Slowdown

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Consumer technology giant Apple will later this afternoon (5-6pm) begin the process of releasing the latest major software update (iOS9) for their most popular iPhone and iPad devices, which has historically resulted in slightly slower Internet performance for some users. The size of the update is likely to vary a bit depending upon your device,…

Lock screen flaw found in Android

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A security flaw that lets people bypass the lock screen on a mobile device is discovered in Android’s Lollipop system. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology