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FYI: OS X Yosemite's Spotlight tells Apple EVERYTHING you're looking for

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Apple behaving badly

Its just underhand behaviour by Apple. Not good. Glad the reg wrote the article.

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Adobe unveils mobile app Cloud Atlas

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Apple should Buy Adobe

I wish Apple would buy adobe. They could intergrate it into OS X.

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'Cops and public bodies BUNGLE snooping powers by spying on 3,000 law-abiding Brits'

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Re: But...

You do mean think of the BS.

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Brit telcos warn Scots that voting Yes could lead to HEFTY bills

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Re: If they say yes...

You mean every time England does something. Wales and N.Ireland don't exist politically.

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Microsoft unloads monster-sized can of bug spray on Internet Explorer, again

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IE

Why does IE have so many bugs? Why cant they fix it? Its not a new piece of software. Are Microsoft programmers crap? Perhaps the next update to IE should just uninstall it.

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Rejoice, Windows fans: Stable 64-bit Chromium drops for Win 7 and 8

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Uninteresting times in IT these days. 64 bit chrome browser from the worlds favorite surveillance company Google. yawn....

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Microsoft throws old versions of Internet Explorer under the bus

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They should just put IE completely under the bus.

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Mozilla gaffe exposed 76,000 email addresses, 4000 passwords

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They should be prosecuted. Another day another leak by another professional IT organisation.

Prosecute.

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Facebook goes down, people dial 911

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Re: Wait... what?

So who do you ring?

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Apple: We'll unleash OS X Yosemite beta on the MASSES on 24 July

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Sounds underwhelming. Lots of eye candy.

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The Pirate Bay opens mobile site

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Good news. Shame there is so little descent software available for my little phone.

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Windows 7, XP and even Vista GAIN market share again

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Re: XP

I dunno wimin are so thick when it comes to the internet and computers. Need a good husband to help them click the hyper links.

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Windows XP fixes flaws for free if you turn PCs into CASH REGISTERS

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Good bloke.

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UK's pirate-nagging VCAP scheme WON'T have penalties – report

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Happy

Some of us may be ignorant but we are not as biased as you. IP employs 7.7 million people. Your having a laugh.

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Windows XP market share decline stalls, Mac OS X surges

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Many users in Asia do not know or care. They still use and ex corporate machines are sold with XP in shops even today.

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Samsung flings sueball at Dyson for 'intolerable' IP copycat claim

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Re: The picture ..

Look like IMacs to me.

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Snowden documents show British digital spies use viruses and 'honey traps'

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Re: Yeah sure...

GCHQ's boss just got the sack.

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Obama reveals tiny NSA reforms ... aka reforming your view of the NSA

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I wonder when the UK is going to have its political debate about GCHQ? Anyone written to their MP?

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Clink! Terrorist jailed for refusing to tell police his encryption password

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"Others have noted that perhaps GCHQ made a strategic decision not to expose its capabilities in this area."

Just too clever for their own good aren't they.

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Five UK banks sign up to hook up customers' ACCOUNTS to their MOBILE DEVICES

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Another way to get hacked into with no benefit for the user.

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Snowden leak journo leaks next leak: NSA, GCHQ dying to snoop on your gadgets mid-flight

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Re: They can't snoop it you don't use the device

Trouble is have a beer or five and first four will soon be forgotten.

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Silk Road 2.0 busted! At least two arrests as federal crackdown begins

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Re: It's all good

"It's better to keep consumption under control than just let it explode"

Not so sure there would be the explosion you think. Amsterdam or Holland have never exploded in drug use.

Obviously medical drugs need to be controlled but they are not taken for pleasure so are outside the parameters of this debate.

Opiates should be controlled but psychoatives are not really addictive except for the mentally disturbed. People in my experience only take these types of drugs for an experimental period of time.

As for coke and meths well they should be marketed like champagne and vodka. Cocaine is very popular in the USA and certain British politicians.

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Re: Kids these days.......

Well I guess the problem is that you'd have to walk or get out of a car or some kind of exercise, but if you can buy them on line they are just delivered. Far more convenient.

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GCHQ spooks told: Break Huawei's grip on 'The Cell'

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Re: Not that I buy into this US-led paranoia about Huawei kit...

Its called Thatcherism.

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How Britain could have invented the iPhone: And how the Quangocracy cocked it up

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Re: Never ask governments to pick winners

No its an article written with the benefit of hindsight. Interesting though.

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Oi, Obama. Rein your spooks in, demands web giants' alliance

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Re: Here is a plan...

Alternatively move your businesses out of the USA. They can afford it. Move to India!! Its cheap!! And welcoming!!

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To fel with you! There's an NSA spook in my World of Warcraft

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Playing Games

Is spooks the right description? Kids playing games and getting paid to do it.

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Indian MOM sails past the Moon on the way to Mars

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Unhappy

British envy?

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Xbox One FAILS to beat PS3 - yes, PS 3 - week one sales

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Also in 2007 the British Economy was booming whereas at the moment it is a flat/depressed.

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Undercover BBC man exposes Amazon worker drone's daily 11-mile trek

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Re: Is this a story?

Try being a postman for a month. See how you feel.

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Space tourist Dennis Tito begs US to BANKROLL HIS manned Mars flyby

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Why not ask India?

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What does the NHS’s new IT plan really want to extract from us?

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Re: How else is the NHS supposed to do this?

Funny people worried about who has access to their data when GCHQ and the NSA are allowed to access all our on line data. (Health data included)

See the Guardian today..

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Microsoft fears XP could cause Indian BANKOCALYPSE

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Upgrade?

All Microsoft need to do is make it possible to upgrade from Win XP to Win 7/8. At the moment it is clean install time!

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Watch out, MARTIANS: 1.3 tonne INDIAN ROBOT is on its way

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Re: Excuse me India

The Indians don't want the "aid", but Dave insists. Can't you come out with something positive or are you jealous that for £45 million quid India has managed to get a probe(not a firework) into Earth orbit and hopefully in a year's time into orbit with Mars.

They also managed to get the project from the drawing board to launch in 16 months. They could teach our MOD a thing or two about project management.

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The Schmidt hits the Man: NSA spying on Google servers? 'OUTRAGEOUS!'

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Shift your Servers

Well Mr Schmidt what you going to do about it?

Try moving your company out of the USA.

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Great Fall of China: iPhone 5C sales lag as blinged-up 5S sells out

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Bling is the colour

I think the 5C is for the "ladies market" but in China like many asian countries the girls prefer bling.

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Indian government to bar politicians from using Gmail for official business

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Good for India. They are showing some principal.

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Two more counties to get gov-funded bumpkin broadband from... guess?

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Re: Re-nationalise BT...

Remedy is not a private company. Remedy describes itself as a "hybrid company".

Remedy is and always has been a government agency.

The selling of shares was thatcherism. The Government always pulls Remedy's strings..... and grabs its data.

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It starts with a B and sorta rhymes with graffiti

You do mean Remedy.

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Virgin Media blames scruffy students for HUGE drop in cable subscribers

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Students Fault

Blaming scruffy students for a fall in revenue. Bigoted and pathetic.

Virgin must think the sun shines out their orifices.

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US Republican enviro-vets: 'Climate change is real. DEAL WITH IT'

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Nothing To Worry About

People have just got weather neurotic. Calm down..

All the scientists predictions so far are wrong. This is the main problem. If the scientists can't predict climate change accurately what hope is there for the rest of us.

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New NSA tool exposed: XKeyscore sees 'nearly EVERYTHING you do online'

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Worse still the UK is the number one target for on line fraud yet there is no effective action by the authorities with all their kit to stop it.

Priorities are wrong.

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ISPs: Relax. Blocking smut online WON'T really work

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I wonder if there is any evidence that children say under 10 actually view hard core porn. Would not suprise me if there isn't.

This piece of legislation is being proposed to satisfy the "dirty minds" of British adults.

No other country I am aware of needs to "protect their children" like this.

Why here?

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Windows 8.1 start button appears as Microsoft's Blue wave breaks

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Re: Sourceforge & Classic Shell to the rescue!

Your absolutely right. One OS two interfaces don't work.

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BT links with Huawei raise national security concerns, say MPs

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Re: Committee says "We're always the last to know!"

Since OFCOM was invented parliament has taken no interest in the internet, BT as its all too complicated for them.

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BT! dumps! Yahoo! after! 10! long! years! together!

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Re: A disgrace!

This article is more about the management of yahoo and that is why BT are giving them the chop.

They failed to apply a wordpress patch for 8 months and loads of spammers exploited Yahoo mail through this wordpress bug.

Taking 8 months to apply an important patch in most IT departments would be unacceptable but for a company providing millions of e-mail accounts this is clearly unacceptable.

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INSIDE GCHQ: Welcome to Cheltenham's cottage industry

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GCHQ - Just

Shut the place down.... What a waste of money. Don't do anything useful.... Self-justifying organization GCHQ !!

The Register is getting more like a front for the MOD - blightty -boffins..

Bring back IT!!!!!

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Verizon: 96 PER CENT of state-backed cyber-spying traced to China

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Easy to solve

I reckon they should stop using windows and java meself.

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I salute Lady THATCHER - Shoreditch's SILICON GODMOTHER

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Pure Crap

"My story is similar to millions of other working-class lads in the 1980s,"

" I was sent to tough schools in Geneva, Zurich and upstate New York."

This does not compute.... Working class hero goes to school in Geneva and Zurich.

Yeah like fuck.

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FAA: 'No, you CAN'T hijack a plane with an Android app'

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Re: The 4 stages of security response

completely agree with you. Embedded systems never consider security they consider functionality. In this case it does not matter that pilots can overide tampering of aircraft controls its the fact that they can be altered that will distract pilots and thus cause accidents. For a more detailed explanation of this problem and respomse from pilots see http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/04/hacking-commercial-aircraft-with-an-android-app-some-conditions-apply/

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