Emmy for Scottish TV pioneer Bain

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A 19th Century Scottish inventor is due to be awarded an Emmy by the US television industry almost 140 years after his death. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Easy-to-use ransomware uncovered

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Cyber-thieves have used the Javascript programming language to create ransomware that is cheap and easy to use. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Facebook post sparks S Africa race row

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Comments by a white South African woman calling black people “monkeys” sparks widespread outrage and are now being investigated by the country’s human rights commission. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Pre-orders for Oculus headset open

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Pre-orders for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will be open from 8 January, says the Facebook-backed company. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Net reaches new address milestone

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Efforts to convert net users to a new addressing scheme hit a key milestone as 10% of users now connect with the technology, statistics suggest. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Review: Best smart switches for under $500

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Smart switches Smart switches offer functionality found in managed switches, such as VLANs, port mirroring, and link aggregation. However, smart switches are typically targeted towards small and midsized networks that don’t need the complete management…

Mark Zuckerberg to build AI at home

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg plans to build artificial intelligence (AI) to help him around the house and with his work. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology