He should try the crappy carriages Northern Rail use instead of a luxury Virgin train.
269 posts • joined 21 May 2009
Re: Trying to avoid de-orbit costs?
Or insure it for 5-10 times it's value and "suddenly gets hit by an asteroid"...
It's time the Government introduced an off-shoring tax on companies that "move" jobs from the UK to off-shore so that it will fund the benefits of those that been put on the dole because dick moves like this.
Re: Patching speed is probably the issue
I thought manufacturers update practice was to release a new phone/tablet with the latest Android not update current equipment.
Re: Windows Phone?
Windows Phone does the job...
1. Makes Calls
4. Web Browser
8. Social Media : Facebook, Twitter, etc (if you're into those things)
What else do you need?
Millions of pointless apps?
Re: They want a serious coding competition yet no C or C++?
It looks like they want script kiddies to have a chance at winning and not just have the competition open to proper programmers.
Which VB is it? Is it VB for Applications, VB Script, VB 6, VB.NET ?
* So does Linus like this comment since he didn't list it?
Loyalty at 3 & 5 years???
They have (or had) loyalty schemes for 3 & 5 years?
They must have 1 hell of a turnover of staff.
Where I work it's 20, 30, 40, 50 years...
Just give the Internet an 18 certificate with Parental Guidance thrown in.
I'll give you +1 for just mentioning Bender's phrase
You can be in your 30s, 40s, 50s, etc and be a student like with the Open University
Shall we place bets on when the next IT news story about LLoyds will appear when its something to do with a total cockup of services due to lack of IT personnel and using IT "services" in India?
Mandatory National ID Cards all in the name of Anti-Terrorism.
Re: January 1st?
1st January 2000 for the Millennium Bug.
"DevOps requires a good mix of knowledge in – not surprisingly – both development and in operations – not only in the technologies, but in the processes"
So basically an in-house development team that knows the business.
Ted & Carly
Why does that sound like a Disney channel episode?
Take even longer at peak times and traffic shaping
Re: Walk *before* you try to run ...
And yet when I go to my GP the waiting room is empty even though next available booking is 1 week later and its the only appointment left and online seems to be 2-3 weeks.
Re: Ruby off the rails
He's in Uni... So probably already had a few
Just add what Cynical Observer has said...
The "Minister of Fun" was also talking about the changes to the TV Licence regarding the iPlayer.
Basically saying if you watch anything on iPlayer whether it's being broadcast live or not you will need a TV Licence. They are wanting to push this through Parliament as soon as possible.
So I'm guessing that if any device has iPlayer on it, time to cough up the TV tax.
May want to read this
Seen this at the bottom of the story on BBC web site about iPlayer "loop hole"...
Mr Whittingdale (Culture Secretary) also launched a new drive to tackle ad-blocking, saying it poses a similar threat to websites that illegal file-sharing did to music and film a decade ago.
"This practice is depriving many websites and platforms of legitimate revenue," he said. "It is having an impact across the value chain, and it presents a challenge that has to be overcome. Because, quite simply, if people don't pay in some way for content, then that content will eventually no longer exist.
Re: Definitely "The Martian" Effect!
+1 for "Science the shit out of it" reference :)
Re: They'll connect the hub to the smart beer fridge...
...or ordered the non-alcoholic beverages...
Just waiting for the first stories to appear that blocks Sky's On Demand service from showing films that "may contain sexual scenes".
Will this mean the prediction of Clara's death may actually be her "double" that dies?
And all this time Clara was a sleep and has no idea who the Doctor is?
We should sue Ad companies for using up our bandwidth.
Thought it was a BOFH story :(
Just had to check the date of the news story because I remember reading something similar months ago... Quick Google search... Yep.. August 2014
I just completely ignore the cookie banner. It's a stupid law.
As AC above puts it "If the EU wants to do something useful, the need to impose laws against cross-site tracking except when allowed via explicit and informed user consent."
Re: Have you tried?
"I've turned it off and on again"
Good old classic...
Wonder if it sells well if Apple create iNappy and link it to the iPhone.
I wouldn't use Tesco for anything other than groceries if I had to shop there.
Re: Yahoo, Compuserve, AltaVista
Looking at some of the messages on ASP.NET forum in MVC section, Bing will not only need to help them out but write the entire application for them.
Just waiting for the next story that he claimed in-app purchases on expenses.
Re: I miss
Shame they didn't update the original loot to the new item level.
Instead all bosses except Ragnaros gave gold and everyone got a helmet from Raggy plus a new mount.
There could be a shift towards developing mobile apps for Windows 10 when it's available since the desktop will house mobile apps in a separate window and not full screen like Windows 8.1
"For application developers and industry, HTML5 represents a set of features that people will be able to rely on for years to come,"
The question is will all browser makers follow the same standard and render the site the same way?
"Clearly, the rebuilt DVLA site wasn't ready for showtime today, so questions have to be asked about why the GOV.UK team waved the wobbly beta website through."
The users are the beta testers.
Does the sales include people reselling them iPhones on day 1 as well?
iPhone 6 Black Market
My old Garmin Sat Nav uses GPS location whether to unlock the device automatically at home or asks me to enter a PIN number to unlock it.
"We spoke to an IT operations manager at one major NHS trust who struggled to recall being contacted by central government on the end of Windows XP."
Does the IT Operations Manager know anything about IT?
Maybe he's making his own Koin Kardashian currency and didn't wanted to be linked to Coinye
Or even have an in-house team to do the work and stop out-sourcing.
Re: Could be worse
As soon as they see this, they will...
Were they all playing Rogues?
Re: a cunning plan
If there are any job openings, I'll sign up...