* Posts by DougS

7341 posts • joined 12 Feb 2011

Samsung fans flames of burning Galaxy Note 7 mystery

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Hard to do that since the company that made most of the first batch of bad batteries was Samsung SDI.

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Just give up: 123456 is still the world's most popular password

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Re: List # 15 and 20

I'll bet those are standard passwords used by spam bots to post spam on public forums, which then got added to the dictionary attack list.

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Flight 666 lands safely in HEL on Friday the 13th

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Flight time 1:15?

Surely they could sped up a bit for just that one flight. After all, what's the worst that could happen?

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Promising compsci student sold key-logger, infects 16,000 machines, pleads guilty, faces jail

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Re: Another lost opportunity

He developed something that enabled others to commit a crime, but had he not, many other similar options existed (at $25/ea, he was probably undercutting the competition and stealing their profit)

I view it as similar to selling a lockpick set, which like a keylogger has legitimate uses but can also be used to commit a crime.

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Re: Another lost opportunity

Writing a keylogger hardly indicates a proficiency for "cyber warfare". Getting caught in such a stupid manner indicates he may be book smart, but probably spent way too much time behind a keyboard and lacks basic social skills. And breaking the law is always going to be a strike against hiring a guy, he has to offer enough upside to make it worth the risk that he turns his talents against them from the inside.

I don't think they are losing anything by not hiring this guy, though putting him behind bars would be kind of pointless since it was a victimless crime and he isn't a threat to society. They should make him do IT for schools, old folks homes, community centers, etc. With some occasional monitoring at random times, of course, to insure he doesn't turn to the dark side again.

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Aaarrgh, zombie! Dead Apple iOS monopoly lawsuit is reanimated

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Re: Who is paying these corrupted judges, uh?

Microsoft had over 95% of the relevant market - i.e. the market for personal computers - during that time. Apple was in its death throes around that time. The FTC believed that gave them sufficient market power to exercise control over pricing and suppliers, which was proven by the fact that they DID do exactly that. Monopoly does not and never has required 100% share of a market. Only a large enough share that they dominate all market relationships.

Compare with Apple and the App Store. Apple exercises control over the App Store - i.e. choosing what apps can be offered in it. Crucially however, that control DOES NOT extend to the Google Play store. i.e. Apple is not telling devs "if you want to get your app approved for the App Store, you can't write an Android version of it". If they had sufficient market power to do that, and used it, then the FTC could consider antitrust action against them.

The language about "Intel based PCs" came about because Microsoft and Intel worked together to dominate that market, and the FTC also took action against Intel on multiple occasions as well. But they did consider Apple as competition in the personal computer space, just such minor competition that they really didn't make any difference in the amount of control Microsoft was able to exercise over OEMs.

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Re: How were they not customers?

Apple's devs are giving their apps away for free, so even if the App Store charged nothing it would be hard to compete with that.

Anyway, the fact Google takes the same 30% means any attempts to claim that 30% is excessive are unlikely to succeed.

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Re: Who is paying these corrupted judges, uh?

I guess it looks like a monopoly to you because you don't understand the meaning of monopoly. The US defines it as having all or substantially all the market share in a relevant market, and an ability to exert control over that market (i.e. pricing etc.)

What's a relevant market? It is a market category, like "mobile phones" or "smartphones". It is NEVER "product x from a single company" unless there are no comparable products available from other companies (i.e. if Apple had patents that prevented anyone else from making a smartphone that worked even remotely like an iPhone, or possessed trade secrets and no one else had the technical know how) Since Samsung among many other makes smartphones comparable to the iPhone, Apple by definition has no App Store monopoly.

The ruling is only about whether this group of people have legal standing to sue. Saying they do does not mean the suit will be successful. It has 0% chance of success, because people who want smartphones not locked to Apple's App Store have tons of choices.

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Uber, Apple, Amazon and Sully Sullenberger walk into a bar – er, self-driving car committee

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Re: Ask Them

I don't think Apple has tried to hide the fact they are doing research into it. Hiring people in the auto business makes that pretty obvious. But that's a far cry from "Apple is building a self driving car".

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Oh, for F...acebook: Critics bash WhatsApp encryption 'backdoor'

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Re: This doesn't seem to be as damning as it might appear

So you have to know to turn on a non-default option and look for two mysterious check marks to appear. Simple enough for a typical Reg reader, but not the average Joe in the street.

Stuff should default to being secure. If you want to trade security and possibly open up a backdoor the Feds could use to decrease the chances of an undeliverable message, THAT should be done via a non-default option!

I agree 100% with the view this was deliberately done to enable backdoor access for governments while maintaining plausible deniability for Facebook.

Somehow Apple seems to have reliable communication using iMessage without leaving such a backdoor open in their protocol. So what Facebook claims is necessary to avoid "millions of lost messages" is clearly not.

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Congrats, PC slingers. That's now FIVE straight years of shrinking sales

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@Wibble

First you say MS Office gets worse with every iteration and never fixes bugs, then you suggest Apple is even worse because all they do is add new emojis. Unless you think the addition of new emojis makes things 'more worse' (oh, my mom would kill me if she read that) than new Office releases, Apple isn't the "could be worse" example you were searching for.

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Bank using XP?

I sure hope you don't bank there, only a matter of time before that bites them in the ass!

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Are you nuts?

Overpriced in what universe? Looking at Best Buy pricing on the web, for a new laptop or desktop, running Windows 10, with a Core i3, they start at just over $300. You can pay well under $300 if you will take an AMD CPU or one of Intel's 'lesser' CPUs like a Celeron/Pentium/Atom. The parts have a cost, so just because you assign a value of $100 to a $300 PC doesn't mean they should lower their price and take a $200 loss on every one they sell!

They also offer refurbished laptops and desktops starting at little over $100! Price is absolutely NOT the reason sales are falling. It is because a brand new Kaby Lake PC or laptop you buy today is a fairly minor advancement over Sandy Bridge PC that came out six years ago. And even more importantly, because people who just browse the web, send emails, visit Facebook and so forth and can do that on a more portable tablet or large smartphone that they already carry with them, and have no need of a PC at all.

It wouldn't matter if they sold PCs for $1, people who don't need them aren't going to buy them.

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Donald Trump will take cybersecurity advice from, um, Rudy Giuliani

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No, a 400 pound guy sitting in a bed somewhere is going to pay for it. Why should the Russians pay for it, when good ol Vlad said he didn't hack us. His word is good enough for Donald, so its good enough for me!

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Trump's cyber-guru Giuliani runs ancient 'easily hackable website'

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Re: IMHO is already a sucess...

There's no evidence Hillary's email server was ever hacked, and didn't most or all of the DNC emails come courtesy of social engineering attacks used to get the passwords of people like Leon Podesta? They could have had the most secure server in the world, but if someone gives up their password or uses the same password there as they do elsewhere that gets hacked, all that security means nothing.

Yes, hacks like the OPS database are serious and we need to tighten up our "cyber" security. But Guliani's server's security issues have nothing to do with most of the "hacks" that have been in the news the last few years. They had nothing to do with the state department cables, that was an insider. They had nothing to do with Snowden's NSA grab, that was an insider. They had nothing to do with Guccifer, he used social engineering. They had nothing to do with iCloud "celebgate", that was social engineering.

You can tighten up the security of computer systems, you can make things more difficult for insiders to reduce the ability for an insider to download 'everything' and make a huge data dump. But you can't stop an insider from getting some stuff out, and you can't teach people to not fall victim to social engineering attacks. If you could, there would be no spam.

State sponsored actors have access to a lot of exploits, but if you could patch them all it would hardly even slow them down. They'd just resort to social engineering, malware, and so forth to get in if they could no longer exploit weaknesses from the outside over the internet.

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Europe mulls treating robots legally as people ... but with kill switches

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Re: Can they please clarify

In the US we call it targeted killing, a.k.a. death by drone.

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Ex-Autonomy CFO pleads not guilty to charges he inflated the company's value

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You're assuming his claim he followed UK accounting rules is true

If he was acting fraudulently, as HP claims, he didn't. I have no idea who is right or wrong in this case, and don't particularly care, but I think it is safe to say that HP's case won't be "he followed accounting rules and laws governed by the UK, but did things that would be against such practices in the US so we're suing him here".

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AT&T CEO clambers up Trump's tower, explains why he should shower gold for Time Warner

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Re: Not sure

Maybe he thinks he can get some sort of concession from TW that CNN will fire reporters/editors he thinks are "unfair" to him.

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How Apple exploded Europe's crony capitalism

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Re: 'Microsoft making cash on Apple's turf'

How can MacWorld report Apple's Q4 sales when Apple hasn't reported them yet? They're just guessing. And Apple's iPhone and iPad sales are irrelevant to the question of whether Surface is affecting Macbook sales. The growth of Surface sales is irrelevant too - it was starting from a pretty low point as it took them several iterations before they stumbled on a formula (making their "tablet" be a fully functional Windows laptop) that consumers wanted.

Even if Surface sales grow and Macbook sales fall that doesn't mean that Surface buyers would have bought the Macbook otherwise. The entire Windows PC market has seen sales fall for five straight years, so there are plenty of OEMs showing sales drops who could be losing sales to Microsoft. Or maybe it has something to do with how long Apple took to update the Macbook line (the current quarter is the first where all sales will be of the new line, Q4 will only have a month of sales of the new model) or people don't like the lack of USB-A ports, or whatever. Maybe some are buying an iPad Pro instead. Maybe enough have Macbooks still going strong and the new Intel CPUs don't offer enough of a performance jump they are going to wait for Apple's next update in a year or two.

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'Microsoft making cash on Apple's turf'

It isn't as though Apple had the 'premium laptop' segment all to itself, because while a Macbook will run Windows well, it isn't generally the best option out there if you have zero interest in running macOS. Surface isn't stealing any sales from Apple, it is stealing them from Wintel partners like Dell.

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Re: Absolutely agree

In hindsight it was a good idea for Apple to not do 'apps' until iOS 2. If they had done them from day one, a lot of the reviews / discussions about the iPhone would have revolved around the fact there are no apps. Apple chose to let it win on the things it did well (UI, browser, plans that include unlimited data) to build up market momentum. By the time the second gen came out along with iOS 2, the App Store announcement was greeted with fanfare, and developers knew they had a large audience of eager (and fairly well off) customers at the ready.

Yeah, GPS didn't come until the second gen hardware and MMS didn't come until iOS 3.0, but those were both value add - not something very many people used on their previous phones so most wouldn't miss them. Apple wasn't designing a phone to steal existing smartphone customers, at least at first, so they didn't have to match them feature for feature. They were going after a much larger market: everyone else!

With the 3gs they made a phone that even owners of stone age smartphones like Windows Mobile and Blackberry had a hard time arguing against (though of course some were in denial for a couple more years, my girlfriend hung on to her Blackberry until the 4S)

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The top doc, the FBI, the Geek Squad informant – and the child porn pic that technically wasn't

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$500 enough to put it there yourself?

No, not even close. If the evidence is found to be planted you'd be guilty of possession of child porn yourself. How do you think a the typical Geek Squad guy would do sent up to prison for child porn? While it is certainly possible to plant such evidence in an undetectable way, a guy making $12/hr isn't likely to get everything right.

You could make thousands if you planted evidence on a lot of PCs, but it wouldn't take long before that looked REALLY suspicious to the FBI guy taking the reports. "Hmmmm, the sixth case this guy has logged this year, while all of the other Geek Squad informants in this district have logged one between them..."

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Re: This is repair?

The tech was doing it hoping to score the $500 bounty, obviously. I would guess that if you take your PC to Geek Squad to be repaired, they are going to look through all your shit pretty closely, so if you have pictures of you, your wife, your MILF neighbor or whatever they'll have looked through and if they can't find something worth $500 at least grab themselves a copy.

I would think Best Buy would want to discourage this, as it would have a chilling effect on people bringing in their PCs (I wouldn't need their help, but until reading this I might have suggested them as an option for a friend who needs their PC fixed) It would also seem likely to make their techs service fewer PCs per day, as they'll waste time hunting for a photo worth $500 to them.

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MIT brainiacs wrangle 2D graphene into super-strong 3D art homework

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Lighter than air?

They were shooting pretty high there. If they could find a way to effectively 3D print such structures from steel and use say 25% of the steel currently used for structural components in buildings that would be a pretty big advance without getting into exotic materials we can't yet make in large quantities.

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Peace-sign selfie fools menaced by fingerprint-harvesting tech

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Titanium dioxide film?

So you're supposed to cover your fingers with this stuff to prevent the prints being lifted from a photograph? Talk about an impractical solution!

Face it, fingerprints, irises, etc. should not be used as secure authentication. I use it on my iPhone because I don't need ultimate security on it - I certainly wouldn't keep my medical records on my phone protected only by a fingerprint, but what I actually have on there, sure.

The problem is that the public has seen fingerprint readers and iris scanners as "high security" for 30 years, ever since they first started showing up in spy films. Laptop vendors and more recently smartphone vendors have capitalized on that with their marketing, but they shouldn't be trusted as the sole means of authentication for anything important.

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Tell us about that $1m horse, Mr Samsung: Bribery probe slips deep into South Korean giant

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Re: Shocking!

Note to Trump fans - this is what draining the swamp looks like. Not bringing in a bunch of corporate cronies (even a billionaire from Goldman Sachs after all his criticism of Hillary's connections!) for more business as usual bribery and corruption.

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Dieselgate: VW pleads guilty, will cough up $4.3bn, throws 6 staff under its cheatware bus

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I wonder how the higher ups avoided the blame?

Surely the ones being indicted would give up the names of those C level execs and board members who approved this scheme? Are they getting paid off, or will VW secretly pay for some high priced lawyers to get them off, or give them $5 million in exchange for keeping quiet and serving a few years in a country club prison?

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Digital video recorder installers master password list 'leaked' – claims

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Re: I ran a payrolll system

You assume that the end users know the admin password.

Having default passwords isn't a bad idea if there was a set procedure required to enable their use. i.e. if you had a CCTV DVR you needed to have the installer get in and look at something, he tells you "hit that black button recessed on the side" and it enables the ability for an installer to login using that password for the next x hours. Then if the list escapes into the wild, who cares?

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Anti-smut law dubs PCs, phones 'pornographic vendor machines', demands internet filters

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North Dakota is a very low population state

If I was say Apple or Dell, I'd just refuse to sell my products to residents of that state. Not financially worth the cost of making special provisions for such a small number of customers. Let's see how the state legislators react when angry constituents call them when they can't buy a new iPhone or Dell XPS 13.

Nevermind how third parties like Amazon are supposed to handle this. They aren't allowed to add software to the phones and computers they resell, so they may have no option but to refuse permission to sell stuff too. All it will do is create hassle for citizens of the state as they will have to go to neighboring states to buy phones and computers.

I hope they pass this law, the fallout will be a great object lesson to anyone else who gets such a stupid idea. A state the size of California or New York can get away with stuff like this, but not the little or even medium sized ones.

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Binary star bash-up should add new light to Northern Cross in 2022

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Just "visible to the naked eye"?

That's all?? I would have thought releasing more energy than our sun will in its lifetime from "only" 1800 ly away would be quite a bit brighter than that. I want a supernova visible at high noon in my lifetime please, is that so much to ask? :)

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This'll be the next thing Trump crows about: Apple assembling servers on American soil

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Re: What's old is new again

According to teardowns from people who specialize in knowing what stuff costs, about $8. If US workers were getting 10x what the Chinese ones were (i.e. $15-$20/hr) it would add about $70 to Apple's cost to make an iPhone.

The bigger problem is logistical. Apple needs twice as many iPhones made in Q3 to sell the new model in Q4 as they need made in Q2 to sell in Q3. In China Foxconn can have those workers build other stuff instead. In the US, what are they going to do, lay off a bunch of people for half the year? Or will Foxconn have to make other stuff in the US to give those workers something to do? Apple might be able to absorb such a cost increase (not saying they would want to, but they are in a better position to do so than most CE companies) but who else is going to bite the bullet in re-shoring manufacturing and eating a much higher BOM? Many companies are barely making profit as it is, they couldn't afford a 1000% increase in contract manufacturing labor cost.

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Re: Taxes

Yes, it is called a border adjustment tax (BAT) It is sort of a tariff but would be applied universally rather than just to China.

I doubt Trump would care much about the WTO, he'll just invite other countries to go tit for tat on the US and do their own BAT. Since the US imports far more than it exports, the higher such a BAT the better off the US economy - at least to a point where it isn't unduly restricting trade.

If they do that, I imagine the gaps between what is considered the import of "raw materials" or "components" rather than "finished goods" are where a lot of the lobbying and sweetheart deals will be found.

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American made iPhones

There are American made iPhones - if you consider South America, i.e. Brazil, to be part of 'America'.

I have long said Apple would eventually make iPhones in the US - once assembly can be automated to the point that wages for those involved in the process become a rounding error. That won't create a lot of jobs though, which is something Trump misses with his "bring jobs back to the US" spiel. For example, the US produces more steel than it did during the height of the US steel industry's employment 40 years ago. It just does it with a quarter of the former workforce, and at a higher price because of that. If it could cut that workforce by 75% again, the wage cost for the workers might outweigh the shipping cost of bringing steel in from other countries and we'll make more here - but with fewer people employed in the industry.

The situation is a lot more complicated than "bring jobs back to the US", but the angry white working man that voted him into office probably doesn't realize that.

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Let's go ARM wrestling with an SEO link spammer

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I'll bet the email the Reg received was automated

If so, it used a search engine to find the article. What's the search engine SEOs target? So I think it is in fact likely that Google's algorithm was dumb enough to find that article, because how else do you think the SEO found it to send the email to the Reg? Certainly they don't have a person reading all the Reg articles looking for ones applicable to their customers.

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You know how cop cars pile into each other in old comedy movies? That's how the Moon was built, say boffins

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Re: Momentum Transfer!

Better make it a REALLY cold beer, it'll get kinda hot out while the Earth is spiraling to its fiery doom in the Sun!

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Like stealing data from a kid: LA school pays web scum US$28,000 ransom

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FAIL

And I suppose you claim to be such a not-pussy that you could beat the living crap out of a mugger who has a knife to your ribs without the mugger having a chance to sink it in between them? Or are so amazing you could continue to fight and beat the living crap out of him even with a knife stuck deep between your ribs?

I find that usually people who make brave comments like that are the biggest pussies in the world, and write about what they wish they were like. Those few who are truly capable of such a thing wouldn't feel the need to validate themselves in a public forum filled with strangers.

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Your clothes?

Just admit it, you were mugged by a Terminator once, weren't you?

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@d3vy - your example makes no sense

You say "you discover the infection three days in, your SAN has been encrypted for the last 72 hours". How exactly have your developers been working for three days on an encrypted SAN? That's not possible! Once the virtual disks are encrypted the VMs won't run, the developers can't work, and the infection will be known. Then you restore from the previous day's backup.

If you do nightly backups it is impossible to ever lose more than a day's work. The only way you could have your SAN encrypted for three days without anyone noticing is if it happened Friday night before a three day weekend.

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Saying insurance shouldn't cover ransom payments

Is like saying fire insurance shouldn't cover arson. You could make the same argument that replacing a building that was burned down with an identical building would be a tempting target for more arson.

OK the comparison is inexact, and I agree that paying ransom should be a last resort, but it sounds like they were down to that last resort in this case! Sure, maybe it will make them a tempting target for phishing attempts to infect them with more ransomware. Hopefully they will improve their backups so that if it happens again they can simply restore from backup, losing at most a day's work, and there will be no further ransom payments.

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You have the right to be informed: Write to UK.gov, save El Reg

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Seems a law tailor made for Donald Trump

Interesting timing that a guy with legendarily thin skin who loves to sue or at least threaten to sue the press over the smallest slight becomes president when the UK is putting this law in force. It would pretty much ban the UK press from writing anything negative about him, even things he does as president of the US, if he was able to claim it damaged the "Trump brand" hurting the value of his hotels in the UK!

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Soz fanbois, Apple DIDN'T invent the smartphone after all

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Did anyone truly 'invent' the smartphone?

The smartphone is the sum of its parts. If you argue like I do that the sum must include a simple UI (i.e. touchscreen, not keyboard) a full browser (i.e. no WAP, but seeing the same view you do on a desktop browser) wifi (so you don't restrict what you do for fear of running up a huge bill) apps that can be downloaded over a network, GPS, and camera, then the iPhone (3G, not the original which lacked GPS) would be the first smartphone. They didn't "invent" it, they were merely the first to combine all those pieces into a single product - to see what the smartphone should be to have mass appeal.

If you use a lower bar, like "has apps" then it came about in like 2000 or so. But whoever created that first "smartphone" shouldn't be given any credit for inventing the category inhabited by the iPhone 7 and Galaxy S7. Those look and operate a heck of a lot more like the original iPhone than they look and operate like any phone that came before it.

Who invented the automobile? There are multiple people to choose from, but none of those early automobiles look or operate anything like what we would think of as an "automobile" today. i.e. IMHO you should throw out the early ones that worked on primitive batteries, steam power, used something other than a steering wheel to direct it, used something other than foot pedals to make it stop and go, etc. Those are not enough like a modern automobile to qualify as being their ancestor in the way the iPhone 3G is the ancestor of today's smartphones and not the first Windows Mobile 1.0 phone or whatever.

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Re: 'The only time I've ever seen reference to Apple having invented'

The way I see it, Apple took the smartphone, which was stuck in a niche occupied only by geeks and PHBs, and made one that appealed to the masses. Sure, smartphones existed before the iPhone, but they were NEVER going to be something that the average person would want to own, because they were being designed by engineers and pronounced "done" when (barely) usable by other engineers.

Seriously, WAP browsing? Java (if you were lucky) apps that had to be loaded via some super fiddly procedure using USB or IR? User friendliness that made you long for DOS?

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

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BSODs are useful

Google the hex codes it gives, if it is a common problem you'll have the explanation and perhaps fix for it.

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Fix for auto installing unwanted updates

Even in the Home version that doesn't let you delay updates for 35 days: disable the Windows Update service.

I primarily use Linux, and when I use Windows I use Windows 7 because it actually works properly. I did set up a Windows 10 partition on my new laptop, because you can't installed Windows 7 on Kaby Lake and I need Windows if I ever want to update the firmware on that laptop (no easy way to do it in the UEFI BIOS)

But I found that if you boot Windows 10 after not having used it a while, it is COMPLETELY unusable because it is downloading and installing updates immediately after it starts, without waiting for confirmation. Since I will hardly ever use it, I don't care about getting updates, so I just turned off the service. Problem fixed!

If I ever want to catch up on updates, I can always re-enable the service and leave it running overnight...

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Prison librarian swaps books for bars after dark-web gun buy caper

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Re: Well....

Well judging by prison movies like Shawshank Redemption (which I'm sure are totally accurate!) that's a pretty cushy job that would be high on any inmate's list. Whether they go by seniority or by who is doing favors for the warden, he's probably going to be washing dishes or doing laundry.

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IBM filed another 8,000 patents in 2016

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ALL companies do that

Every medium or large company encourages its employees to file patents on anything they think they can get a patent on. Not because of headlines, but because it helps them defend against patent lawsuits (frivolous or not) and because you never know if something might turn out to be a real earner someday.

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The wait is over ... Nokia's BACK!

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Re: no 5G

I don't know why anyone would care whether their phone includes 5G even when it is out. Is the multi hundred megabits that LTE-A is capable of not enough? What's the use case for more than that on a phone, even if you had unlimited data?

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NASA taps ESA satellite Swarm for salty ocean temperature tales

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@Symon - accurate predictions about the future

They have been making predictions about the future. Determining how accurate they are will involve waiting for the future to arrive. Since they are making predictions on the scale of decades in the future, that's a long time to wait.

While there are certainly some things about the climate change story that bother me, I feel that given the consequences for acting to reduce CO2 emissions and being wrong versus the consequences for doing nothing to reduce CO2 emissions and being wrong, it is better to act. Perhaps not quite so aggressively as the extremists on that side would like, but more than we (the US) is doing presently.

We need to get off fossil fuels eventually as they won't last forever, so acting sooner is in our long term interest in other ways as well (unless you are an oil company)

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Could YOU survive a zombie apocalypse? Uni eggheads say you'd last just 100 days

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Re: What an incredibly simplistic mathematical model.

No, no, no, everyone knows the dead vote Democrat.

Only the ones who stay in the cemeteries. The ones who want to eat brains and bring the world down to their level vote republican.

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Forget aircraft – now cretins are laser-blinding ferry boat crewmen

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Hail Clinton?

You do realize your guy won, right?

Maybe one of the things he'll do to "make America great" is pass a law banning state and local government from keeping kids out of school unless they've had their vaccinations. Trump loves conspiracy theories, and many of his voters tend to be anti-science, so he's probably down with the whole "autism is caused by vaccines" bullshit.

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