Tech & Science Daily: Tributes to Sir Clive Sinclair; and hear the Bowie Stylophone

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Sir Clive Sinclair in a C5 (PA) (PA Archive)
Sir Clive Sinclair in a C5 (PA) (PA Archive)

Elon Musk, Microsoft boss Satya Nadellla and Sir Alan Sugar have paid tribute to Sir Clive Sinclair who has died at the age of 81.

Sir Clive invented one of the earliest most affordable computers, selling millions worldwide.

The multimillionaire entrepreneur’s company launched the ZX models in a decade where personal computer use boomed.

Wikipedia says it’s been “infiltrated” by a group trying to control information about China.

It says they’ve identified a “security risk” in positions “with access to personally identifiable information and elected bodies of influence”.

The home version of Microsoft Office has been given an October 5th release date - and you won’t need a subscription.

Commercial users can get the new version right now, which promises improvements across Word, Excel and dark mode support.

Plus, astronauts reveal what it’s really like to live and work on the ISS. Facebook’s identified a new front in the misinformation war. Netflix is being sued over a single line of dialogue in The Queen’s Gambit. And, check out the sounds of the new David Bowie Stylophone.

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