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SOULLESS machine-intelligence ROBOT cars to hit Blighty in 2015

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Re: £10,m?

It was well over that for Selby rail crash

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Heck_rail_crash

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Cars won't be the first self drive vehicles on the road it will be buses in London and long distance night time trucking lorries on the motroways

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Alabama quadchopper hits THREE THOUSAND FEET next to AIRPORT

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LOHAN goes higher than that

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Broadband bumpkin BONANZA: 8 altnets shortlisted for £10m UK.gov subsidy

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No mention of church.net - using church towers and mircowave

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Chucking cash at sport and broadband starts to pay off for BT

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Openreach should not make a profit as its a Monopoly

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Brit IT workers are so stressed that 'TWO-THIRDS' want to quit

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Its not just IT workers - you want to try a zero hours contract and see how stressed you get when you can't pay the bills or can't get a mortgage

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Vladimir Putin says internet is a 'CIA project'

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Re: I always thought he was a bit crazy

Sounds like he is doing a Mugabe or a Kim Jong-un ie going mad, but the only problem with that is he has a self destruct button and the USA won't go in because of MAD

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FTC: OK Facebook, swallow WhatsApp – but NO selling people's data without permission

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Funnily enough FB messenger has just been slued off from FB

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Win XP security deadline: Biz bods MUST protect user data – ICO

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Does that mean ICO will buy my local hospital new microscopes at £4 million to replace the ones that run on XP which we bought 10 years ago, and do the job very well.

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Scottish gov may miss IT budget cut target

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After scotish independence the IT budget for Scotland will only be a couple of desk tops and a laptop for Salmon, as they won't be able to afford anything else.

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Reports say Vodafone to gobble Spanish cable outfit Ono

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Re: As a Spanish national and ONO customer...

Good luck to Spain. It can't even provide a decent mobile conections in the UK.

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Blighty teen boffin builds nuclear reactor INSIDE CLASSROOM

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He will be a top flight boffin in 15 years - lets hope the UK can keep him.

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US Senator lobbies feds to BAN BITCOIN

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Re: "the currency helps facilitate criminal activity"

Only in the USA.

Mean while in Mexico; Argentina; Panama etal. the $ is the currency of drug smugglers choice – everything can be brought outside of USA with a suitcase of green backs.

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NHS England DIDN'T tell households about GP medical data grab plan

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Don't worry they have already sold your Hospital records to the insurance industry so they can put up your insurance premiums.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10656893/Hospital-records-of-all-NHS-patients-sold-to-insurers.html

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BT banks on ex-HSBC man to take charge of Openreach biz

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An accountant - the best way to wreck a business

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Striking Amazonians warn: Don't rely on us for Christmas pressies

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Re: So that's why they're moving to Poland

That’s problem is a making of the EC governments, any company can pay their taxes any where they like in the EC, as long as they are registered there and have a address there – don’t know why a lot more companies don’t do that.

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MPs: Ancient UK Border Force systems let GANGSTERS into Blighty

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That the problem with most Government IT Politicians get in the way. The system was designed in the '70's and be glad it still works, because there is nothing else.

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GOV.UK's criminal record check IT job blow: Home Office snubs new design

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That the problem with most Government IT contracts Politicians get in the way

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Thai man reportedly dies clutching his scorched iPhone 4S

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Re: It's all about the money

Those ce marks are easily forged

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Digital radio may replace FM altogether - even though nobody wants it

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It the price of the sets that get me, an fm radio is about £15 where are DAB radio is about £100. Anyway I have a web radio and I use that in the morning.

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Locked into fixed-term mobile contract with variable prices? Not on our watch – Ofcom

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Why in three months time why not from the 1st Nov?

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Reports: NSA has compromised most internet encryption

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Facepalm

Re: Private circuits

Why do you think they wouldn't?

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NAO: UK border bods not up to scratch, despite billion-pound facial recog tech

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Takes too long to use the e-gates - would have used them at Stanstead but the human queue was going faster

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Brit music body BPI lobbies hard for 'UK file-sharers database'

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What with this, PRISM and other things happening to the net I'm being more and more pushed to VPN and it will them and not the music industry fat cats how will get my oney.

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Snowden's email provider may face court rap after closing service

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Unhappy

Because they have been hoodwinked by the government. The US government is not the only one that is hoodwinking its people, and it getting very scary as we are not far away from the western governments turning into totalitarian states, and the general population is not aware.

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Virgin Media blames scruffy students for HUGE drop in cable subscribers

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Not doing fibre is their main problem, capping is another

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Telly bigwigs try to close down Aereo streaming service - again

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Stop watching TV and they will go away.

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BT: Ofcom's planned wholesale price cap? Just a smidge too tight

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I pay £240 to Sky so maybe Sky's prices should come down with out BT whoesale price coming down.

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Ciseco Pi-Lite: Make a Raspberry Pi trip light fantastic with 126 LEDs

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Re: There are many LED matrices

Do you pay high street council tax or just an Industrial Estate council tax?

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Radar gremlins GROUND FLIGHTS across southern Blighty

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flightradar24

flightradar24 seems to show no less aircraft than normal for Southern Britian.

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OFFICIAL: Humans will only tolerate robots as helpful SLAVES

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Do we actully have robots?

Do we actully have robots or are they tools run by humans at the other end of a wire?

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Crimelords: Stolen credit cards... keep 'em. It's all about banking logins now

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Anyone who keeps money in a bank is a fool. Romans knew how to keep money safe - were still finding it 2000 years later

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Vodafone set to splurge £2.5 MEELLION a DAY building 4G network

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FAIL

I bet it will still mean I have to go into the field aross the road to a get a signal

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Paul Allen buys lovingly restored vintage V-2 Nazi ballistic missile

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With the V1 all he needs is a V3 to complete the set.

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BT Tower is just a relic? Wrong: It relays 18,000hrs of telly daily

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Devil

Re: The Shard

It does, but its just a step out of phase, and therefore we mortals can not see it.

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UK.gov blows a fuse at smart meter stall, sets new 2020 deadline

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WTF?

Re: Electric supply for GAS smart meters

10-15 years - my phone battery only lasts 24 hours!

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'Liberator': Proof that you CAN'T make a working gun in a 3D printer

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It's actually bench drill + file = fully working gun

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'I still get on the phone for a $5k deal' - NetSuite CEO's anti-SAP mission

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Paris Hilton

Tiller

Keeping your hand on the tiller means you know where your company is going. Once you take it off (and it is very easy to do so) it is very difficult if not impossible to get it back and if you don't your company will fail.

Paris knows all about tillers and keep her hand on it.

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Fried-egg sarnies kick off Reg man's quid-a-day nosh challenge

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FAIL

Looks like he was shopping at their equal to our Waitrose. If he had gone to the local market he wouldn’t have got the shopping in the car!

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T-Mobile UK ordered into humiliating Full Monty strip

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Re: Blocking access to Remote SMTP servers?

I hope you got your money back +10%

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TalkTalk ads banned by watchdog over 'misleading' YouView offer

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Which is why you should treat anything said by the wide boys of telco / ISP industry with a pinch of salt.

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Library ebooks must SELF-DESTRUCT if scribes want dosh - review

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and in the mean time piracy continues to flourish.

Why don't publishers get it, the people who pirate their films / books wouldn't be buying them in th first place, so any profit they get from them (pirated copies) is only a plus.

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Microsoft LOVES YOU: Free Wi-Fi on the British railways for a month

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WTF?

Sky Clouds

I already have free 'The Cloud' thanks to Sky. It's a pity I can't use The Cloud onboard which would be alot easier than the present system Greater Anglia has, though with 50 year old rolling stock I don't expect that much.

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En Garde! Villagers FIGHT OFF FRENCH INVASION MENACE

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Re: Isn't it about time that roaming charges were seen for the rip off that they are?

SMS charges are rip off in their own right as it does not cost the operators anything to send them.

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Devil

Roaming scotsmen

If scotland become independant there will even more of a problem near the Scotish borders, apart from passport control which will be needed as Scotland will have to take the Schengen Agreement when the join the ec.

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Amazon yanks SimCity download from store

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FAIL

Wrong. SOGA (not DSR) applies to faulty good - which this is. Just to a charge back on your debit / credit card.

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Clarkson: 'I WILL find and KILL the spammers who hacked me'

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Coat

I think he had what is called a 'senior moment'

I'm out of the back door, down the street getting the bus home.

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3 million Freesat receivers now out there, and boxes to get YouTube

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FAIL

freesat-by-sky <> freesat+

I'm moving off sky+ because it costs too much, but I have to get a Freesat+ box as down grading to freesat-by-sky does not include recording etc. So sky won't getting me back for a while (I might have gone back next winter but I won't because I have had to fork out £250+ for Freesat+ box).

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You thought watching cat videos was harmless fun? Think AGAIN

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Re: Purrfect

Why do you think the pyramid were built in the sandy desert.

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