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I'm a 50 year old PLC programmer from Burnley, UK. I severed my time as an electrician in the baking industry and soon got involved with the up and coming technology of PLC's. Initially this was all based in the Uk but as the years went by I have gradually worked my way around the globe. At first it was mainly Mitsubishi with a bit of Modicon thrown in but these days the industry leaders seem to be the Allen Bradley range of PLC and HMI’s.

WEATHER WARNING – How to avoid skidding on black ice and snow

GETTY Black ice and snow increases the likelihood of crashes and skids The ‘beast from the east’ is causing havoc across the UK, making it to feel colder than the Arctic Circle in places.  New research has suggested that drivers are incredibly nervous about getting behind the wheel during these ...

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Netgear hit by ACCC for likely misleading Australians

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has gained an undertaking from Netgear to stop telling customers they were not entitled to a remedy for a faulty product unless they had purchased additional warranty. In a statement released on Tuesday, the ACCC said Netgear had told customers they needed to ...

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Google’s AI-powered Clips smart camera is now available

Here are four things Google Clips is not: A life-logging camera An action camera A security camera Cheap And two things it is: Deceptively sophisticated Available today After being announced back at the Pixel 2 event in October, Google’s new device is now available via Google Store, Best Buy, B&H ...

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Sonos One’s Alexa support comes to Canada

Sonos One users in Canada can now join their peers south of the border in yelling requests at their connected speakers – a free update issued today enables Amazon Alexa on the Sonos One. The One launched with Alexa support in the U.S., but while the speaker has been available ...

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