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Web data BLEEDOUT: Users to feel the pain as Heartbleed bug revealed

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Re: That is what you get for using Windows

And don't forget to patch the million and one security holes that the Cisco will have....

As for IOS name, have you been asleep for the last 4 years?

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Broadband Secretary of SHEEP sensationally quits Cabinet

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Re: poacher/gamekeeper

Don't worry about it, if you do have an "independent" system, just shed the lorry load of evidence and all will be well.

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AMD unveils Godzilla's graphics card – 'the world's fastest, period'

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Yes but does it play...

....PONG?

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Microsoft: We've got HUNDREDS of patents on Android tech

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Re: The sad things are...

Enlighten us, which patents are they that do this? Everyone wants to know...

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How do you know they are software patents?

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Chrome makes new password grab in version 34

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Thanks Google...

...now just need to wait for the Iron release

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Jack the RIPA: Blighty cops ignore law, retain innocents' comms data

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Re: Well that's all right then.

To be fair, he's only continuing the tradition of the government that introduced it.

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Apple to protect your gently roasting rear with 'iTanning' system

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Meh....

...I was printing watches* that told you the risk of sunburn 20 years ago, along with stickers that did the same. Needless to say, most were shipped to South Africa and Australia, not much demand in the UK.

*By watches, they were coated PVC wrist straps in the shape of a watch to stop you getting a weird tan line. And no, they couldn't tell the time.

Looks like they still make them.

http://www.ips-italy.com/uv-ray-intensity-detectors/sun-card-uv-ray-intensity-detectors.htm

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The... Windows... XPocalypse... is... NIGH

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Go

Or....

...grab yourself a copy Windows Steady State, the backbone of libraries and schools for years.

it's hard to find via MS, but there some out there on decent 3rd party sites.

Install,set up policies, turn on Disk protect and bang, a free mini VM. Not that hard to do the basic stuff either, although some tweaks can mess things up (like turning off system tray can bugger up printing).

best of all IT'S FREE.

Deep freeze is good, use it on Win8 machines as Steady State was XP only.

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Bendy or barmy: Why your next TV will be curved

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How much will it cost...

...from Brighthouse? We know the target market for stupid size tellies in small houses, so how much?

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Apple sued in Texas troll territory for iMovie patent infringement

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Re: who stole the filing cabinet from under my nose?

new patents are just a side swipe away ...

So long as it's not a side swipe to unlock, you'll be fine.

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Mad Raspberry Pi boffins ripped out its BRAINS and SHRANK them for your pleasure

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Re: An old dog

"I really can't see the point of this. The Pi's processor is slow, limited and obsolete - why would people want to use it in new designs?"

Because your washing machine doesn't need a 8 core processor with 4 gb of RAM?

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VAT's all folks: Telecoms and services tax to be set at consumer's homeland rate

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Re: What has the EU been smoking?

"Well, because VAT is regressive and hits poor people higher than rich people, obviously!"

Really, so a £200,000 Ferrari incurs a lower tax rate than a £200 banger?

20% is 20% no matter how much you pay.

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Beat it, freetards! Dyn to shut down no-cost dynamic DNS next month

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Re: @big_D What's the point?

Do you drive?

Can you find the TDC on your engine?

Thought not. Yet you depend on it.

It's self-centred, obnoxious morons like you that give people in IT a bad name.

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Re: Later adopters still get *something*

Sheez....you really are a tight arse...

Still, glad you work for nothing.....

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Google kills fake anti-virus app that hit No. 1 on Play charts

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Re: AV for Android

And only the REALLY gullible think there are is no Android malware.

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Windows XP still has 27 per cent market share on its deathbed

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Also what it doesn't say how many of these are simply VM's / Windows 7 XP mode machines, just getting their patches.

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Torvalds rails at Linux developer: 'I'm f*cking tired of your code'

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Hee Hee....

May I send some of the dev's involved and commenting on here a copy of Lord of the Flies? Some of the people in the Linux world really seem to have a lack of any social skills....

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Rumour: Next Apple iThing to feature 65-inch screen. Four-limb multitouch, anyone?

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Re: Ermm...

Exactly my thought, internal use for digital signage or demo suites. I doubt they would take on Sammy in the TV arena.

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India's GPS alternative launches second satellite

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Re: What happened to

There's this thing call a "Search Engine", examples being Google and Bing.

If you type in say, European GPS, you may find what you are looking for.

Good job you are not posting this on a technical site, you may get laughed at.

Unless of course you are attempting to be ironic.

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Gah...what the bloody hell are those Edison and Tesla fellows doing messing around, spending millions on those stupid electrical things when there are poor people in the world, many who are dropping dead from cold and hunger.

Cock.

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Experian subsidiary faces MEGA-PROBE for 'selling consumer data to fraudster'

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Phew....

"We didn't sell any of our data; we sold someone else's data via a subsidiary we bought".

Thank goodness for that, I feel so much better.

PS Barclay's, despite my phone calls to your useless Indian call centre, still getting the credit card statements for the person that hasn't live at the address for 8 years. Fraud prevention, apparently someone mentioned it once.

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Amazon stuffs games into Fire TV box: Soz, rivals... WE don't need to make cash on hardware

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Re: Pump the Primes

(And given that Amazon Prime costs $79 in USAland and £79 over here, what's the betting that the hardware will exhibit an equally usurious price-translation, too?...

Sigh how many times......

UK inc. VAT (sales Tax)

US excluding Sales tax.

$95.99 when you add UK VAT rate of 20% to the US prices or £66.99 ex VAT.

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Euro trade commish criticises Chinese telecoms subsidies

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Re: Justification

The same reason the West does not. Self interest.

How are we doing with allowing free trade with South America and Africa these days?

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Microsoft spells out new rules for exiling .EXEs

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@Wzrd1

Well, I had a brand new XP box and deployed to the Middle East.....

I upgraded to Linux.

Shock, fucking horror, an obsolete, 13 year old system is not a secure as a brand new one.......

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Re: Pot meet Kettle..

I agree, but it's not limted to them, they are all bloody at downloading shit you don't want.

Sourceforge, MS, Adobe, Java,Google.

"Free" these days means spending 10 minutes avoiding the obvious links and looking for the direct ones.

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Too late, Blighty! Samsung boffins claim breakthrough graphene manufacturing success

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Re: Too Late

Too specific, you clearly don't have a clue about US patents..

Needs to be more like.

A manufacturing process to allow the production of graphine or derivatives of graphene or products similar to graphine, to be used in electrical, electronic or other mechanical or electomechanical device but not limited exclusively to said products. The process may, or may not involve the following steps or a deviation of said steps in order to produce the material.

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Tesla cars can now 'do an ET' without hurting anyone's bottom line

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Re: Elon strikes again

Hence “Tesla data logging is only turned on with explicit written permission from customers..."......

At this point in time however:

"In our new partnership with <insert social media company> the T&C's have changed and it is now on by default. You have 30 days to accept these or you must stop driving your car. If you do not stop driving the car you are agreeing to these new terms and conditions, a full list (32,000 lines of text) of which can be found at the broken link <HERE>"

No joke icon...it will happen.

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Win XP usage down but not out as support cutoff deadline looms

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Genuine Question

If the apps are such a PITA to migrate away, have these people tried using Virtual Apps / Portable versions and running them on modern systems?

Or is that to obvious?

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Microsoft in OPEN-SOURCE .Net love-in with new foundation

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Re: Thanks for the source ...

And no-one wants to be owned by a simple thing like a font.

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2078-1/

Glasshouses and all that?

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Lego is the TOOL OF SATAN, thunders Polish priest

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Re: He has a point - sort of...

Yes and no, you can still easily get "normal" LEGO and my two girls love playing with it. They mix and match with the custom stuff with bizarre effect.

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Re: Where are the values?

I think it's disgrace that they have so many girlie LEGO sets now, after all we know women are to blame for ALL the worlds sins, as for the babies that are born evil...well.

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Amazon sets FIRE to your living room in bid to shake up TV streaming

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Re: Too pricy

"Most houses either have a gaming device or don't want one..."

Based on a survey of people aged 18-30?

Let's see...I don't, my parents don't, my sister does, but her son's PS is in the bedroom, my neighbour doesn't, several of my friends don't.

Many have Sky / VM but bitch about the extortionate prices.

So based on my survey, most people would like something like this.

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Asia's internet in peril as cable network breaks in TWO places

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Re: cut in two places?

Local Truth OUT

US Government Approved truth IN.

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Researcher lights fire under Tesla security

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Re: Two - Factor Authentication

Did you not know keys are no longer cool. Nope, an App is the future and when the battery on your smart phone runs out, simply plug it into your car char....aaahhhhhhh.

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GNOME 3.12: Pixel perfect ... but homeless

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Re: Nope

"Can your gran drag a bookmark from the browser to the desktop ? That will create an icon for launching the page of the bookmark or at least it will in KDE. How would your gran do it in Windows ?"

Well you could drag it from the book mark to the desktop...or to the task bar if you want. Been around for quite a few years now.

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China's CERT blames US for a THIRD of all attacks on Middle Kingdom PCs

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Well one answer...

...patch your bloody machines! That's said, that goes for most other countries as well.

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Google confirms Turkish ISPs 'intercepted' its DNS service

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Just like to War on Drugs, Crime, Antisocial behaviour etc etc....

How do you know you are winning the war? By the number of people you lock and arrest..

Look at the budget for crime prevention* vs crime detention, it's a disgrace.

You won't get rid of crime, but you sure as hell can reduce it, but hey, if you have to close a youth centre to save £100k a year, those 4 or 5 kids it stopped from spiralling into crime, now cost £500k a year to lock up, but who cares, it's someone else's budget.

* proper crime prevention, not camera's. So youth clubs, after school clubs, decent street lighting, drug rehab centres, sporting facilities, gang intervention measures; things that time and time again have been proven to work, but as you can't but a figure on how much you *may* of saved, no-one gives a shit.

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Say WHAT? ATVOD claims 44k Brit primary school kids look at smut online each month

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WTF?

And yet....

..countries such as France and Holland that have easier access to "smut" and have far more relaxed attitudes to sex in general have lower teenage pregnancies.

Go figure...

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Microsoft's ALREADY telling of bugs in Fondle-Office for iPad

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Re: Nothing new here then, move along inside...

So me a product that doesn't have a known bug list and I'll show you one that is a) either very basic or b) not very well tested.

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Re: I'm sorry, buf if your company needs that...

Yup. Your right, how dare a product from 4 years ago require a technology widely in (corporate) use from 4 years ago.

Now if you said a NEW version needed it, I would side with you.

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Putin and pals dump Apple's iPads for Samsung slabs... over security concerns

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Re: It really is sad......

yes, they will create a ultra secure version with no way of getting info back to Google, then they will download Facebook and twitter from the Play store.

No Joke Icon, well, just because.

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When ZOMBIES attack: DDoS traffic triples as 20Gbps becomes the new normal

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" NTP reflection was the most common large-scale attack method in February 2014."

This should start to drop:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/01/21/open_ntp_patching_project/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26662051

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Returning a laptop to PC World ruined this bloke's credit score. Today the Supreme Court ended his 15-year nightmare

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A bit missing from this article that sheds a different light..

From the BBC:

"The decision was overturned later by judges at the Court of Session in Edinburgh after Mr Durkin himself appealed against the size of the damages".

So basically he was awarded £166,000, but wanted more and it back fired. So the long battle could of ended 6 years ago.

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Passport PIN tech could have SAVED MH370 ID fraudsters

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Re: biometric anyone?

"All passports are biometric, they have a picture of your face in them."

Total fail, you know that those bloody foreigners all look the same.

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Re: biometric anyone?

Huge amounts of airports don't have biometric checking, even if everyone did, it would only check a certain set of names (can you imagine the US allowing most of the world to check on THEIR citizens ).

So until you have a global installation, with a global database, at every airport, no matter how small, it will be easy to get around. Now let's not even mention good old fashioned bribery.

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Improbable: YOU gave model Lily Cole £200k for her Impossible.com whimsy-site

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Yippeee....

...I help a little run charity (only 4 people out of the 30 odd involved are paid and as that's their full time job, I think that's only fair), but I've added a "Like" button and Twitter integrations to the site, so now I can ask for £150,000 for social "integration"

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Windows 8 BREAKS ITSELF after system restores

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Re: Is Windows 8 fundamentally broken?

I would test your pc out.

1000 Win8 installs, not a single rebuild. And why do you keep needing the chimes bar?

Stu..

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Nvidia unveils Titan Z: An 8TFLOPS off-the-shelf supercomputer disguised as a gfx card

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Re: But...

No but I hear Wolfenstein 3D is just about playable

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Bletchley boffins go to battle again: You said WHAT about Colossus?

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Re: So why not

Try Cosford instead :-)

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