Telemarketers hit with £70,000 fine for cold-calling pensioners

I can’t help feeling that the fine is not enough, but it’s a start… Telemarketers hit with £70,000 fine for cold-calling pensioners 9000+ calls made between 1am and 6am Source: www.theregister.co.uk/2016/02/17/ico_fines_telemarketers_70k_late_night_phonecalls/ “In just one day, according to the ICO, Dudley-based Direct Security Marketing Ltd made nearly 40,000 automated calls, with 9,775 being made between 1am …

Nuclear Bunker for sale

This would be so cool… just need to win the lottery first. For sale: One 236-bed nuclear bunker Spacious Northern Ireland pad, handy for emergencies Source: www.theregister.co.uk/2016/02/02/nuclear_bunker_sale/  

Windows 10 will now automatically download and install on PCs

Want it or not, you’re gonna get the Windows 10 upgrade… which is probably a blessing if you were stuck with 8.x with your PC… Windows 10 will now automatically download and install on PCs ‘Recommended’ update roll out starts here Source: www.theregister.co.uk/2016/02/02/microsoft_ups_pressure_win_10_holdouts/  

Samsung sued over ‘lackadaisical’ Android security updates

I prefer Samsung phones… but they have a point about slow releases of updates. Google seem to do better on Nexus devices, but they don’t have manufacturer or network added apps or interfaces to complicate the update release process. Samsung sued over ‘lackadaisical’ Android security updates Up your game, says Dutch consumer group Source: www.theregister.co.uk/2016/01/21/samsung_sued_for_lackadaisical_android_updates/