Flexible SSL & WordPress: Fixing “Mixed Content” Errors

As many are aware, CloudFlare launched Universal SSL several months ago. We saw lots of customers sign up and start using these new, free SSL certificates. For many customers that didn’t already have an SSL certificate, they were able to use “Flexible SSL”. Flexible SSL creates a secure (HTTPS) connection between the website visitor and …

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WhatsApp launches desktop option

Messaging platform WhatsApp announces that users can now send messages from their desktop web browsers in addition to their phones. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Laser-etched metal ‘bounces’ water

By etching grooves into metal with a high-powered laser, physicists create a surface that repels water to the extent that droplets bounce away. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Microsoft begins Window 10 unveil

Microsoft shows off how its new operating system Windows 10 will function at a press conference at the firm’s headquarters. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

VIDEO: ‘Equip kids to combat inequality’

Will.i.am speaks to the BBC from the 2015 World Economic Forum about how education can close the equality gap and provide more opportunities to young people. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Fake Facebook page costs US $134,000

The US government agrees to pay a woman $134,000 after creating a fake Facebook page using photos of her as well as her son and niece. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Google robot severs its power cord

Atlas – one of the most advanced robots in the world – is upgraded by its owner Google to include a battery pack, allowing it go “wireless”. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

VIDEO: Satellite array ‘will get 3bn online’

Sir Richard Branson says a plan to create an ‘enormous array of satellites’ around the earth will ‘help reach three billion people in this world who don’t have internet access’. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Vodafone Unveil Last 40 UK Rural Communities for 3G Mobile Broadband

Mobile operator Vodafone has today reportedly announced the final batch of 40 rural communities across the United Kingdom that will soon start to receive improved 3G based mobile broadband and voice network coverage via their on-going Rural Open Sure Signal project. But where are they? The operators Rural Open Sure Signal (Femtocell) technology, which harnesses …

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Gamergate victim starts help site

Zoe Quinn, who was the victim of harassment during at the height of the Gamergate furore, wants to help others prevent online attacks before they start. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

WhatsApp bans unofficial app users

WhatsApp acts to stop downloads of a third-party service, WhatsApp Plus, and locks out people who used it from its chat platform. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Arrest of Silk Road 2.0 suspect

Man arrested in Seattle for allegedly helping to run Silk Road 2.0, an online marketplace for drugs and other illicit activities. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Wireless charging: How will it work?

Starbucks introducing wire-free phone charging at 10 London stores could reduce awkward seating plans in search for sockets. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Westminster City Council Calls for Better Business Broadband

The Westminster City Council in central London has added its voice to the growing calls for local businesses to be given access to better broadband connectivity, which comes after it was earlier revealed by Ofcom that only 47% of the city’s premises have access to “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) speeds. The concern appears to stem from …

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Virgin Media DNS Fail Causes 3 Weeks of Woe for League of Legends Gamers

Customers of cable broadband ISP Virgin Media, specifically those who play a popular online multiplayer PC game by Riot called League of Legends (LoL), have been struggling to connect to their favourite pastime for approximately three weeks due to a problem with the operators now notoriously flaky Domain Name Servers (DNS). The Domain Name Servers …

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