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The Personal Computer Radio Show – 05.17.17

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET IN THE NEWS Hackers Hit Dozens of Countries Exploiting Stolen N.S.A. Tool. Microsoft patches Windows XP to fight ‘WannaCrypt’ attacks. WannaCrypt shows why NSA shouldn’t stockpile exploits, says Microsoft   FEATURE SEGMENTS o   INQUIRING MINDS – What to do with all the lithium batteries that cannot be recycled …

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Alan Travis – Home Office rules out ‘unethical’ dental checks for Calais refugees

The Home Office has ruled out dental x-ray checks to verify the age of Calais refugees arriving in Britain, criticising them as “inaccurate, inappropriate and unethical”. The official rejection of the demand from Conservative backbenchers was welcomed by the British Dental Association, which had earlier condemned the proposal as inappropriate and inaccurate. “We do not use dental x-rays to confirm …