* Posts by J. R. Hartley

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Strike January: Fujitsu staff gearing up for more industrial action – Unite

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Bastards

Solidarity to my comrades in Belfast

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Virgin surprises market by hopping into bed with BT for MVNO love-in

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BT and NTL are both ghastly.

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Microsoft's Blue Screen of Death dead in latest Windows 10 preview

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Re: Microsoft creators a Bloater Edition?

Dunno, but the message will start with:

"Free support is coming to an end"

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How the NYE leap second clocked Cloudflare – and how a single character fixed it

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Re: There is the theory of the moebius...

When we reach that point, whatever happens will happen again.

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There is the theory of the moebius...

A twist in the fabric of space, where time becomes a loop.

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Flight simulator sets fire to airport

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"The cause of the incident was likely a technical fault"

I'll say.

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Prez Obama expels 35 Russian spies over election meddling

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Re: Evidence it was the Russians what dunnit

No, he's taking a stand against the terrorist state of Israel for the genocide they commit against Palestinian children on a daily basis. Of course, it's nowhere near enough and he should have done it 8 years ago. Thankfully Israel's days are numbered though.

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WANdisco scores $1m self-driving car deal under back-from-the-dead CEO

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Shitting crikey

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USPTO: Hi, Ask Me Anything. Reddit: Can we trademark 'AMA'? USPTO: No.

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Re: Considering that list

I believe you are referring to Network Attached Storage.

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Crim charges slapped on copyright trolls who filmed porn, torrented it then sued downloaders

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This should have worked...

How did they get caught? Surely they didn't upload it from their own computers? Rookie mistake, scumbags.

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It's now illegal in the US to punish customers for posting bad web reviews

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Re: Hmm

Surely it's always been illegal to put poo in a customer's food though?

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Yahoo! says! hackers! stole! ONE! BEELLION! user! accounts!

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Ah!

Ahaha ahahahhahaha ahaahhahahahahhahhahahahhshhahahahhaahhahahahahahahhahahahaahahahahahahahahhhhahahahhahahhaahhaahah

And so forth.

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Ransomware scum offer free decryption if you infect two mates

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Say what you like

But that's impressive.

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The Dread Server BlackBerry Enterprise is no more

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Gotta hand it to Blackberry

They've really managed to 'turn the company round' in record time. Irving Gould would be proud.

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Sigh... 'Hundreds of thousands' of... sigh, web CCTV cams still at risk of... sigh, hijacking

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This is bad

And it's going to get worse before it gets better.

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Could this be you? Really Offensive Security Engineer sought by Facebook

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I'll do it

I'm an absolute cunt

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UK's new Snoopers' Charter just passed an encryption backdoor law by the backdoor

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Re: Well...

She's a fucking cunt

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'Mirai bots' cyber-blitz 1m German broadband routers – and your ISP could be next

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I have a 2860 with all the fancy stuff turned off. Apart from UPnP, I just leave that on.

/Joke

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...And that's why I use Dreytek.

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Melbourne man arrested for broadcasting fake messages to pilots

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Yes, that's right, I had lasagna.

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I'd just like to say good luck. We're all counting on you.

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Jingle bells, RM tells, some staff to go away... via Skype

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Re: 8 inch floppy

It's because of the militarised designs that are pupil proof.

Won't be around for much longer though.

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Do tell more!!

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Dyn Dyn Dyn – we have a buyer: Oracle gobbles Internet of Things DDoS victim

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Re: Business process...

0) collect underpants

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TfL to track Tube users in stations by their MAC addresses

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Bollocks

This is only the beginning.

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TalkTalk teen hacker pleads guilty as firm reveals £22m profit jump

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Re: It was...

*an? That's how I would have done it.

/pedant

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Gordon Ramsey's let himself go

...oh

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The hated Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal will soon be dead. Yay?

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Thank fuck!

That was an absolute cunt of a thing.

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Kotkin: Why Trump won

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You get the politicians you deserve.

Simply don't fuck Bernie Sanders over and Trump wouldn't have won.

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Celeb-backed music TV phallus Electric Jukebox finally ready for launch

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What a load of bollocks.

As per title.

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McDonald's sues Italian city for $20m after being burger-blocked

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TTIP

Shit like this is why TTIP must be prevented at all costs.

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Siri, clone yourself and dive into this Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone

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Pocket -> iPhone -> bin

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Fujitsu staffers strike over pay, job security and pensions

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Anybody striking in Belfast?

I'll bring you round some sandwiches and tea.

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Twitter trolls are destroying democracy, warn eggheads

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"the more politicians tried to actively interact with their constituents, the more abuse they faced."

Yes. And?

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El Paso city bungs $3.2m to email crooks pretending to be bosses

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Shitting crikey!!

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20 years to get Amiga Workbench 3.1 update, and only a fortnight to get first patch

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Re: Atari is better because it has MIDI

@Abelsoul

I'll relieve you of that Amiga gear if you like?

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Re: @Sloppy

I sold my Amiga stuff 2 years ago for big money. Started from the bottom again last year. Should never have sold my stuff. I am an idiot -_-

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Re: Vampire 2

I'm holding out for the A1200 version.

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Workbench 3.5

Workbench 3.5 was out in 1999. So 3.1 got an update after 5 years, not 20.

Tut tut tut....

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BlackBerry design boss tells El Reg: 'We're not getting out of phones'

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The title is no longer required.

They're in denial.

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UK minister promises science budget won't be messed with after Brexit

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Lying tory bastard

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Verizon boss: Yahoo! email hack 'is a big deal to us', we'll decide new price next month

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Why?

I still don't understand why they want to buy Yahoo(!). It's a liability at this stage. And the future looks bleak in the long term.

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Finally, that tech fad's over: Smartwatch sales tank more than 50%

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Lol

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Microsoft kinda did OK this quarter – but whatever, Wall Street loves Satya Nadella

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Windows Phone

The only reason they bother is so they can keep claiming their 10 quid per Android handset sold. It's 'patently' obvious.

Mine's the one with the S7 Edge.

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Cheapest Apple iPhone 7's flash memory is waaaaay slower than pricier model

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Lap it up fanbois.

You deserve it.

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‘Alan Turing law’ to give posthumous pardons to 59,000 men for 'gross indecency'

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The DUP

The DUP just shat themselves

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Coming soon to smart home devices? Best Before labels – with patch cut-off dates

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C-Bus

Currently working out a plan for fitting a C-Bus system to my house, initally for lighting. It's been a standard for decades. It's expandable and future proof. It's the only way.

Internet fridges can fuck right off though.

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NHS patients must be taught to share their data, says EU lobby group

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DIRTeTRIKS

Fuck them. Along with the tories for privatising what's left of the NHS.

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HomeKit is where the dearth is – no one wants Apple's IoT tech

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Proprietary shite

Only a madman would let Apple be the basis for their IOT system.

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Yahoo! hides! from! financial! analysts! amid! email! hacking!, privacy! storm!

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Shitting crikey!

Who actually uses any Yahoo service as a matter of choice?

It beggers belief that they haven't gone under yet.

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