How to use read-only properties in PHP 8.1 – CloudSavvy IT

PHP 8.1 adds support for a readonly modifier on class properties. A property marked in this way can only be defined once. Trying to change the value of a read-only property after initialization will generate an error. “Read-only” is a rather loose term, with varying implications for individual programming languages. In this context, “readonly” actually … Read more

What you should know about colocation services

Flatsharing services have evolved. Yes, you still have the option to fill the empty warehouse as you wish. But today you have a lot more choice, even more sophisticated colocation The data centers that manage hot and cold aisles, environmentally protecting your critical equipment from hot exhaust air. About the Author Terry Storrar is Managing … Read more

I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I made this up: Australian court finds AI systems can be recognized under patent law | Artificial intelligence (AI)

An artificial intelligence system is capable of being an “inventor” under Australian patent law, the federal court ruled, in a ruling that could have broader intellectual property implications. Professor Ryan Abbott at the University of Surrey has launched more than a dozen patent applications around the world, including UK, US, New Zealand and Australia, on … Read more

Airtel, Tata Comm, RCom, Railtel among 34 companies found in violation of Internet service licensing rules: Govt

Two companies – World Gate Networks and E-Com Opportunities – have an “unauthorized Internet gateway using foreign satellites”. The government has found 34 companies violating Internet service licensing standards, including Bharti Airtel, Tata Communications, Railtel Corp, Reliance Communications Infrastructure, SwissFone India and Sify Technologies, parliament informed on Thursday. (Subscribe to our Today’s Cache newsletter for … Read more

How to make a conference call on an iPhone

Despite the current popularity of videoconferencing applications and FaceTime for talking to friends and family members, sometimes a phone call is the best option. Fortunately, making an iPhone conference call is remarkably easy. Whether you’re making the first call or trying to get someone on an existing call, you can follow these simple steps and … Read more

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Facebook’s hate speech rules overturned by Germany’s highest court for failing to notify user before blocking account

A high-level German court ruled that Facebook acted illegally by deleting racist messages and blocking their author’s account because the social network failed to notify the user or give a reason to shut them down. Thursday’s Federal Court of Justice ruling further complicates heated debate over toxic social media rhetoric as Germany braces for general … Read more

Wessex Internet’s FTTP Broadband Goes Live in Dorset Villages

A number of villages in rural parts of Dorset (England) have begun to go live on a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network, which comes after local ISP Wessex Internet secured additional subsidised voucher funding from Dorset Council and the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The UK government’s Gigabit Voucher Scheme can usually allocate up … Read more