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At a new 400-acre research-and-development center on China’s south coast, Huawei Technologies Co. engineers chat, tap at their phones, or chill out on a small electric tram that whirs them between buildings modeled variously on the Sorbonne or England’s great universities. They move through neighborhoods built in the style of Versailles or Renaissance Italy, passing by some of the 3,000 gardening and maintenance staff needed to keep the vast parklands immaculate.

It’s late July, and on this Disneyland-like corporate campus about an hour and a half’s drive from Hong Kong, Huawei seems to be basking in the wealth from its leadership in 5G mobile technology. No other company has done more to project the image of a technologically advanced China on the international stage. And no other company stands as a greater symbol of China’s engagement with the outside world.

Huawei’s vaulting ambition to be at the forefront of future-defining

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Residents in Washington state recovering from the wildfires are remaining online, thanks to SpaceX’s satellite broadband network. 

The company’s Starlink system has been supplying the emergency internet to residents in Malden, a town of about 200 people, where an estimated 80 percent of the homes have been destroyed by the wildfires.

On Monday, Washington’s Emergency Management Department tweeted a photo of a Starlink satellite terminal acting as a public Wi-Fi hotspot. “Malden, WA is an area where fiber and most of the town burned down. Without this equipment, it would have been much harder for folks to get internet in that area,” the department added in a follow-up tweet.  

“SpaceX provided seven terminals for our agency to use for free, where we saw the most need,” the state’s Emergency Management Department told PCMag. Other Starlink terminals are supplying emergency broadband around Bonney Lake, Washington, where

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Someone hiding in the long shadows of the Internet has taken against the world’s most popular flight tracking website, Flightradar24.

The Swedish company hasn’t confirmed it suffered a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack but that seems the most likely explanation for a series of outages and general instability that affected the site from the early afternoon of September 27 ET.

After subscribers took to forums to muse on odd communication errors and empty maps on the mobile app, the company’s Twitter feed initially put the issue down to “network problems.”

Cue further problems and a flurry of updates over the following 24 hours and suddenly the feed’s explanation turned from gremlins in the data center to something more significant:

“For the third time in two days Flightradar24 is under attack. Our engineers are working to mitigate the attack as quickly as

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Flight-tracking website hit by new cyber-attack

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Popular real-time flight-tracking website Flightradar24 was hit by a cyber-attack that knocked out access to its services for hours.

The attack is the third the company has suffered in two days, it said.

Early attempts to restore the site failed, with “significant instability due to the sustained attacks”, it said.

It did not say exactly what kind of attack it had experienced, but said it hit “the availability of our services” but not user data.

The site appeared to be improving on Tuesday, with intermittent loading errors.

The website allows users to track planes – both commercial passenger flights and private ones – in mid-air, following flight paths live.


Flightradar24 says it has about two million users and tracks 180,000 flights every day. It includes aircraft manufacturers – such as Airbus and Boeing – among its customers.

Its tools can identify a plane’s model, flight number,

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A website for Wisconsinites to sign up for free coronavirus testing by Wisconsin National Guard teams went offline Monday evening.

a group of people standing around each other: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard assist people at a COVID-19 testing facility at UMOS, 2701 S. Chase Ave. in Milwaukee.

Members of the Wisconsin National Guard assist people at a COVID-19 testing facility at UMOS, 2701 S. Chase Ave. in Milwaukee.

Most people waiting in line at five testing sites in the state when the website went down were still tested.


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The website — covidconnect.wi.gov — allows people to register for testing in advance with their personal information and gives them a QR code to scan at a testing site. They also get an email with their test results rather than a phone call.

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Wisconsin National Guard spokesman Maj. Joseph Trovato said the website outage is likely linked to a much larger Microsoft outage affecting many different web platforms on Monday.

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HappyKids, iFood.tv and The LEGO® Channel Will Debut on The Roku Channel

Future Today, the largest publisher of video streaming channels that reach millions of OTT viewers, today announced it is significantly expanding the footprint for its most successful programming by launching three new Free Advertising-Supported Linear TV (FAST) streaming channels on The Roku Channel, home of free and premium television on the Roku® platform, in the U.S.

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“Future Today is a great partner and we’re very excited to include their free linear channels on The Roku Channel,” said Ashley Hovey, Director of AVOD Growth, Roku. “We strive to deliver amazing, free ad-supported content to our engaged users. This partnership not only provides easier and immediate access to some of Future Today’s most popular

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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Some Hungarian banking and telecommunication services were briefly disrupted by a powerful cyber attack on Thursday launched from computer servers in Russia, China and Vietnam, telecoms firm Magyar Telekom

said on Saturday.

The event was a distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, a cyber attack in which hackers attempt to flood a network with unusually high volumes of data traffic in order to paralyse it.

The volume of data traffic in the attack was 10 times higher than the amount usually seen in DDoS events, the company said.

“That means that this was one of the biggest hacker attacks in Hungary ever, both in its size and complexity,” it said.

“Russian, Chinese and Vietnamese hackers tried to launch a DDoS attack against Hungarian financial institutions, but they tried to overwhelm the networks of Magyar Telekom as well,” the company added in a statement.

The attack, which took place in several

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With working from home the new normal for so many of us, it’s no wonder that people are looking for ways to make the process easier. 

If you’re short on space, then a folding computer desk is a great option. And they’re not as expensive as you might think. 

In fact, the Cherry Tree Furniture Compact Foldable Computer Desk is only £46.99 – and it’s proving to be a big hit with Amazon shoppers. So much so in fact that the affordable folding desk has received a near-perfect average rating of 4.6 out of 5. 

The Cherry Tree Furniture Compact Foldable Computer Desk has received over 1,000 glowing reviews on Amazon and an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5

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The Cherry Tree Furniture Compact Foldable Computer Desk has received over 1,000 glowing reviews on Amazon and an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5

The Cherry Tree Furniture Compact Foldable Computer Desk couldn’t be simpler to use. You don’t even need

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