Author Archives: Matthew Broersma

Matthew Broersma
Author: Matthew Broersma
TechWeek Freelance
Matt Broersma is a long standing tech freelance, who has worked for Ziff-Davis, ZDnet and other leading publications

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windows XP default broken security flaw
On by Matthew Broersma 5

An independent developer is finalising 'Unofficial Service Pack 4', the latest of several projects to continue supporting Windows XP beyond Microsoft's cut-off

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On by Matthew Broersma 1

Sony's PlayStation Network was one of several online gaming networks taken offline over the weekend by denial-of-service attacks - accompanied by a bomb scare

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The deal for Twitch, which allows people to watch streaming gameplay, is one of Amazon's biggest to date

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Amazon is reportedly building an advertising platform that could ultimately challenge Google and others across the web

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Under a deal with Microsoft, the Opera Mini browser will be installed on all new low- and mid-market Nokia handsets

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The two Galileo navigation satellites launched on Friday have entered a 'noncompliant orbit', space officials said

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Fresh from the completion of its Linux migration, the City of Munich, under a new mayor, is now considering scrapping its open source programme

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Users of Microsoft's Azure experienced service interruptions lasting several hours in Europe and other regions on Monday and Tuesday

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UK taxpayers must pay hundreds of millions to Raytheon as a result of the termination of e-Borders, a tribunal has ruled

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Google is to acquire JetPac, which extracts data from Instagram photos to create city guides

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