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Users tweeting #WhatWouldMagufuliDo are offering wry ways to emulate John Magufuli’s clampdown on wasteful spending. Global Voices reports
Tanzania’s newly elected president, nicknamed “the bulldozer”, has become a Twitter sensation across Africa after introducing radical government cost-cutting measures.
Immediately after his inauguration, John Magufuli scrapped independence celebrations, choosing instead to spend money on sanitation, fighting cholera and new beds and equipment for hospitals.
Watchdog finds festive angle as it launches app to test home broadband speed and releases findings that millions of British homes still lack high-speed access
Fairy lights on Christmas trees could cause slower Wi-Fi speeds, the UK regulator Ofcom has warned, as it launched a new app to test coverage in homes.
The watchdog estimated up to six million homes and offices could improve their broadband connection, saying wireless networks were often not set up correctly or suffered “interference” from electronics including baby monitors, microwave ovens and Christmas lights.
Nicholas Rabone Hogan’s lawyer says post was ‘ill-advised’ satire but magistrate says it was ‘reckless and irresponsible’ and gives two-year good behaviour bond
An SBS employee who drunkenly posted a threat to murder police in the name of Allah has been given a two-year good behaviour bond in a Sydney court.
Nicholas Rabone Hogan, 32, posted the threat to Facebook just hours after the funeral of the murdered NSW police accountant Curtis Cheng on 16 October, Newtown local court heard during sentencing on Tuesday.
Exclusive: Data stolen from a global telecommunications company in 2013 led to messages being sent to mobile numbers across Middle East two years later
A hacker attempted to send more than 4m text messages saying “death to the Jews” by exploiting the network of a global telecommunications company.
A Guardian investigation has revealed that data was stolen in 2013 as a result of unauthorised access to the systems of SMSGlobal, which provides messaging services for “some of the world’s best known brands” and has more than one million customers worldwide.
A recently discovered bug in Fallout 4 afflicts players with permanently blurred vision that persists across extended gameplay sessions and character resets. User-made workarounds offer possible solutions while we await a fix.
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Sony is ending support for the PlayStation Portable’s digital storefront in Japan next year, rendering the PlayStation Store permanently inaccessible via the company’s legacy portable console.
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