* Posts by CAPS LOCK

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Red-inked Crossroads goes straight on with rights issue

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The litigation route to profit always works...

... for lawyers.

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Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrades to suppress PC sales

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This 'upgrading' of which you speak...

... I think you'll find there isn't much Windows to Windows upgrading. There's "This computer is too slow - I'll get a new one" and "Away with you Evil Windows - here my faithful box, have some Linux love", but Windows to Windows, not so much...

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The time on Microsoft Azure will be: Different by a second, everywhere

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Does this mean I get an extra second in bed?

That would be a result!

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SourceForge accused of shackling GIMP in kinky adware

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It's the curse of Dice...

... '... and Death shall come on swift wings to Dice acquisitions...'

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Yahoo! must! face! class-action! suit! over! email! snooping! – judge

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If you've nothing to hide you've nothing to fear....

... hahah, just joking.

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EU net neutrality could kneecap the Tories' opt-out pr0n filter plans

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I looked on the OpenDNS web site but...

... I'm not sure what you are getting at. Blocking? Not blocking? Please explain...

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'iPhone 6S' to push fanbois around with 'Force Touch display'

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How disappointning...

... I was hoping for something constructed from mimetic polyalloy.

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Security software's a booming market. Why is Symantec stumbling?

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Could it be a quality issue?

Perhaps people who have used Symantec software in the past are, how shall I put this?, wary?

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Shuttleworth delivers death blow in Umbongoland dispute

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Why is this 'news'...

... the open source world is forever at handbags-drawn?

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SNAFU: Blighty's judges not trustworthy, says their own website

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M'learned friends not good with computer?

I'm shocked.

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Microsoft: Cortana not exclusive to Windows – it loves Android, iOS too

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I will invite Microsoft services onto my devices when...

... hell freezes over. Several times bitten, forever shy...

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Synology slings patch at buggy NAS boxens

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While your gizmo is still in 'support'...

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UK surveillance commish asks CCTV operators to please be good

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That's some fancy painting with just a roller on a ...

... stick.

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Creationist: The Flintstones was an accurate portrayal of Dino-human coexistence

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Why does everyone assume he (Ham) believes this stuff?

I'm fairly sure that all this stuff is a massive windup - trolling if you prefer.

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Re: God give me strength

Who?

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Finally! It's the year of Linux on the desktop TITSUP

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"1.46 per cent of the desktop market."

The last time I looked Linux had 100% of the desktop market. (See - anyone can make up 'facts'.)

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Win Phone to outgrow smartmobe market for next four years

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IDC are as reliable as Gartner.

They print what you tell them to print.

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Skype hauled into court after refusing to hand call records to cops

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Privacy compliance...

theatre.

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Blackhat hack trick wallops popular routers

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Re: Effort to risk

If you're not going the stand-alone-firewall way (pfSense and so on) OpenWrt seems like the best alternative.

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Re: Checking?

And in Windows nslookup should return the DNS I.P. set by DHCP.

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Re: Checking?

In Linux I use nm-tool in the terminal, it shows the DNS addresses at the bottom.

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Windows and OS X are malware, claims Richard Stallman

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Re: Stallman isn't my cup of tea

Have to agree here, without him things WOULD be very different. MS would be squeezing our private parts even harder than they are doing.

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RAF Eurofighter gets a Battle of Britain makeover

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What is so unique about this paint job?

Shirly it would have been the same for Flight Lieutenant James Brindley Nicolson VC DFC asfor the rest of the planes?

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Boffins silently track train commuters without tripping Android checks

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My smart phone is spying on me?

Whatever next?

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NATS ignored previous recommendations – IT cock-up report

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I don't care, I'm too poor to fly anywhere...

... I should work harder instead of spending time on here!

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SanDisk opens for business with point-of-sale terminal SSD

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This is all very well but...

... will it actually be reliable. I won't be buying one until the early adopters have beta tested it for me...

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India to Russia: 'Sod you, Vlad, we're going to the moon ALONE'

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It's about time somebody went...

... the last time was 1972 for Dogs sake. I make that ( a brief pause while i take my socks off... ) FORTY TWO years.

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Web tracking puts lead in your saddlebags, finds Mozilla study

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Re: You know what's amusing?

Isn't DoubleClick part of Google? Why yes it is....

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Zip Style Method: Ten swanky laptop bags for her

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Genuine lols at JCC reference.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7DQRWeTWos

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Maserati Ghibli S: Who cares what Joe Walsh thinks?

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"The chairs"

Haha - how pretentious, this is El Reg not 'Car' magazine.

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Windows Server 2003 end of support draws ever closer

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Unlikely...

I've not seen a kernel panic since the 5 series.

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Belgian telco prepares to tear out last of nation's phone boxes

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Re: I am upset

That is ACTUALLY HAPPENING in Leeds, the old red boxes are being painted blue and set up as free wiffy hot-spots. One of the local telcos ( Googley google ->AQL telecom) is doing it.

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BT's taxpayer-funded broadband monopoly may lock out rivals, says independent report

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Wire is so last century.

I say we all go wireless and make BT look like the dinosaurs they are.

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It's the end of life as we know it for Windows Server 2003

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There is no path by which you save money by not upgrading your Server 2003 box and yet remain secure

What not even FreeBSD?

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Liquidator: 2e2 preferential creditors to get £745k payout

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I think you'll find ANYTHING payed out by liquidators is a bonus ...

... as the job of liquidators is to recover as much of the companies assets as possible, then find a way to pay it to themselves.

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BARMY bio-boffins are growing DINOSAUR SNOUTS on CHICKENS

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Re: Where is Jeff Goldblum

Shirley you mean:

"At first it's all Ooh and Ah, then later there's running and screaming"

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Whilst I obviously welcome our Dino-chicken overlords...

... I also wonder whether they are good eatin'?

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Attack of the possibly-Nazi clone parakeet invaders

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There's an urban legend that Jimi Hendrix had a hand in all this..

Probably rubbish though - I read it on Wakipedia.

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Going up hills past blokes with coke-bottle legs: The Smart E-bike

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... "'so the chain can be replaced with a carbon toothed belt." ...

... "This provides better energy transfer" no, it doesn't [1], its significantly less efficient than a chain in good working order. The frame is also badly designed, for looks not efficiency. All round a wee bit naff, therefore I won't be buying one. Ha, take that Smart.

[1] http://www.bikeradar.com/road/news/article/chain-or-belt-drive-which-is-faster-36074/

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Your new car will dob you in to the cops if you crash, decrees EU

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“Quicker response from the emergency services to accidents on roads ....

... across Europe could save about 2,500 lives in the EU every year. The severity of injuries will also be considerably reduced in tens of thousands of cases.”

Actual facts or made up facts? I think I know...

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Microsoft, Getty settle image snatch 'suit

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Getting into bed with Microsoft...

... that always works out well. For Microsoft.

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Operation Redstone: Microsoft preps double Windows update in 2016

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Re: Windoze as a service, Yea right

Windows-as-a-service will run on your hardware, not on servers in Redmond. You'll just have to pay every year rather than once per computer.

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Israeli boffins hack air gap, fire missiles on compromised kit

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An interesting idea but...

... not practical. 3/10 must try harder.

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Helium-filled drive tech floats to top of HGST heap

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Anyone here in a position to comment on the reliablity?

My spider senses are tingling....

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3,500 servers go down – so my FIRST AID training kicks in

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1000 out of 3500?

Really?

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Kaspersky claims to have found NSA's 'space station malware'

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Re: Subeditor needed!

Drink, it's the curse of the Fourth Estate.

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Time to buy a new hat, cloud bods: Microsoft, Cisco stroll down the aisle again

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Partnerships with MicrosSoft...

... they always end well.

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Want to deploy virtual machines in a hurry? PowerShell is your friend

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Shouldn't this be marked as an advert...

Justsayin'.....

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NO ONE is making money from YouTube, even Google – report

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I think you'll find this is actually...

Googles accountants say they are not making money. Where have we heard this sort of thing before?

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A cookie with a 7,984-year lifespan. Blimey, Roy Batty only got 4!

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Re: Blimey - Roy Batty only got 4 ...

A lot less than Nora.

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