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Children’s smartwatch recalled over data fears

The European Commission has ordered the recall of a children’s smartwatch because it leaves them open to being contacted and located by attackers.

In its recall alert, the Commission said the Enox Safe-Kid-One device posed a “serious” risk.

Data sent to and from the watch was unencrypted allowing data to be easily taken and changed, it said.

Enox said the decision was “excessive” and added that it had appealed against the ruling.

The recall is believed to be the first issued because a product does not protect user data. READ MORE

Microsoft: What went right under Satya Nadella?

 On Monday, it will be five years since Satya Nadella was announced as Microsoft’s chief executive.

Since taking charge he has turned the tech firm’s fortunes around, making it the most valuable company in the world for the first time since 2002.

Go on, admit it.

You thought Microsoft was so last century, didn’t you? In the late 80s and 90s, the company’s Windows operating system ruled the world. READ MORE