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7 posts • joined 18 Jul 2008

Want a Windows 8 Start Button? Open source to the rescue!

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Re: Isn't it easier

Really? Grow up.

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MoneySavingExpert.com founder flogs website for £87m

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Re: Independence

Nope, and that's definitely not what happened to TechCrunch when it was absorbed into AOL and Michael Arrington left...

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Man's car warns of AIR RAID OVER LONDON

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Re: Bullfights?

Ask and you shall receive...the full listing is contained within this source code: https://www.cgran.org/browser/projects/radio_data_system/trunk/src/lib/gr_rds_tmc_events.h

Not the actual spec document as those all seem to be pay to download, but close enough.

My favourites are "1026 - less extreme temperatures" (what?) and "1071- swarms of insects", imagine seeing that flash up on your satnav!

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Students busted for hacking computers, changing grades

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FAIL

Pretty complex compared to...

the extent that we had to go to to get admin access on the school network - admin2 / changeme, thanks RM default passwords and stupid IT staff.

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Europe won't pay more for Windows 7. Really!

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FAIL

A slight oversight perhaps

How do they expect people to download an alternative browser without a browser to download it with in the first place...

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Buggy 'smart meters' open door to power-grid botnet

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@Aidan Thornton

Wrong (in the UK atleast), the smart meters they're rolling out all use GSM on the O2 and Vodafone networks.

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Government kids website pays £6 for every visitor

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So you spend £60k on a flash movie

And don't even make sure the maths functions work properly? I've currently got -160 credits. "Hey, you can build a playground and get into debt too! "

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