* Posts by malle-herbert

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'One day, YOU won't be able to SENSE the INTERNET,' vows Schmidt

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"Imagine you walk into a room..."

And Google knowing exactly which room, in which building, how often you've allready been there before, how long you stayed there, what you did there and with whom....

No thanks Eric...

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Free Windows 10 could mean the END for Microsoft and the PC biz

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There is no such thing as "free"...

The upgrade may only apply to a severely crippled "home" version so you'll have to pay for the "professional" and "ultimate" versions...

Somewhere...somehow Microshaft WILL find a way to get your money !

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SCREW you, GLASSHOLES! Microsoft unveils HoloLens

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Re: A new term to describe them?

Microholes...

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NASA probe snaps increasingly detailed shots of MOIST DWARF goddess

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Will we finally learn...

What that stupid white dot is ?

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Will fondleslab's fickle finger of fate help Windows 10?

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Re: Where did all that time (and M$ R&D budget) go?

Two words :

Cloud crap...

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EU-turn: Greenpeace pressure WON'T mean axing of Chief Scientist

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Re: definitely a good idea

Why don't you just make him president of the entire earth while you're at it...

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Hollywood vs hackers: Vulture cracks Tinseltown keyboard cornballs

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Awwww... come on....

Movies about hacking and you completely forgot about this piece of crap :

Live Free or Die Hard 2007

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'F*** you', exclaims Google Translate app, politely

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Yeah but...

Will it make god dissappear in a puff of logic ?

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Mr Cameron goes to Washington for PESKY HACKERS chinwag with Pres Obama

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Re: two such experts on how the internet works...

And THIS is exactly why we definitely need a sarcasm icon !

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Speak your brains, Colombia – Facebook chief to walk among you soon

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Euro Parliament: Time to rethink DRIP, other snoop laws

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Re: whether data retention has any relevance or not...

Well... these three gun-toting a-holes already were under surveillance according to the French media ...

(And what a fat lot of good that did...)

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Survey: Tech has FREED modern workers – to work longer hours

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Re: C'mon, you really didn't have a life before, did ya?

Yes... I do...And if my boss wants me to be "on-call." 24 hours a day he'd better pay me 24 hours a day !

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Tor de farce: NSA fails to decrypt anonymised network

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Re: WTF does STRAPONE mean?

Yes...it's true... this man has no dick...

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WTF does STRAPONE mean?

It means that they have no dick...

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SEXY GOLD FireFOXY LADY hits Japan in transparent kimono today

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Reminds me a bit...

Of my old 'special edition' transparent palm-pilot IIIe...

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Easy Tinder prank hack lets you play stupid cupid

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"Pranksters have up to 45 minutes to enjoy their festive furtive free-for-all"

Followed by a couple of years in jail...

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Careful - your helmet might get squashed by a VOLVO

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Re: "Your helmet might get squashed by a Volvo". F'narr! F'narr!

I'll just leave this here :

http://xkcd.com/671/

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Crossbar says it's 'one step' from delivering miracle RRAM

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"Crossbar RRAM is targeting 100,000 write cycles"

Which will make it barely any better than SLC flash and unusable as a replacement for DRAM...

What happened to that 'nearly unlimited' number of write cycles they promised ?

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TorrentLocker ransomware pestilence plagues Europe, bags $500k

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Re: Why is it different for computer use ?

Well, first of all... you can't kill someone over standard tcp/ip...

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Hooker beating: What if you read the Bible AND play GTA5?

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Re: "That's a flawed argument if ever I saw one."

And comparing a 2000 year old book with a recently released videogame isn't ?

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Well...

Between the bible and that new ISIS manual that was released i'd say the bible is still pretty tame when it comes to the treatment of women...

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How was your week? Was it as bad as Uber's? Here's what happened

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"You don't just say we're an Internet business and so rules don't apply to us."

Well... it works for the likes of Google, Facebook etc...

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So this Saudi Prince calls and asks why he can't watch movies ...

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Computer stupidities...

Here's a whole website dedicated to it :

Computer stupidities...

Be sure to check out the 'Tech support' section...

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DEAD STEVE JOBS accuses Real Networks of 'hacking' iPods

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Re: "emails from the late Steve Jobs"

Well... according to DrWho they DO have ipads in the afterlife...

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Legendary Brit physicist Stephen Hawking gets full Intel comms refresh

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All we need to do...

Is make sure he keeps talking...

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Author fined $500k in first US spyware conviction

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Hammad Akbar ?

It's a trap !

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World of Warcraft then and now: From Orcs and Humans to Warlords of Draenor

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I always loved the cheatcodes for this game...

"there can be only one"

"sally shears"

"every little thing she does"

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Bank of England: What's all this then, CHAPS? Review to get a grip on IT cockup

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"lessons learned from the incident"

A.K.A. : None...

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Androids in celluloid – which machine deserves the ULTIMATE MOVIE ROBOT title?

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How about that badass bald-guy...

From the movie "Westworld" ?

Or Sid 6.0 from the movie "Virtuosity" ?

Or Wall-E ?

Or D.A.R.Y.L ?

Or that chick from the movie "The Machine" ?

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The next big thing in medical science: POO TRANSPLANTS

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This gives a whole new meaning to the words :

Shiat happens !

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Two driverless cars stuffed with passengers are ABOUT TO CRASH - who should take the hit?

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"ethicists should be involved in such decisions"...

Really ?

Two cars... About to collide... You know what ?

Let's call an ethicist... he'll know what to do !

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Intel offers ingenious piece of 10TB 3D NAND chippery

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Re: Something does not seem right here?

I think heat-dissipation is the main problem here...

The entire case would have to be used as a heatsink, and there's a maximum

to what can de dissipated by a 2.5in SSD enclosure...

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Privacy bods offer GOV SPY VICTIMS a FREE SPYWARE SNIFFER

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Of course...

The NSA will argue that everyone who downloads this tool must be a terrorist and will have te be put under surveilance immediately...

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Yet more NSA officials whisper of an internal revolt over US spying. And yet it still goes on

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"Agency spokespeople said Snowden filed no such objections"

Well, I guess that's probably what "ignored" means...

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China BLOCKS Verizon's EdgeCast before internet meeting

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Why on earth...

Would anyone let China host the World Internet Conference ?

It's like letting Russia host the worlds biggest gay-pride parade...

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Facebook, working on Facebook at Work, works on Facebook. At Work

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Facebook at Work...

I can see it now :

Relationship status : FIRED !

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Hey, you, PHONE-FACE! Kickstarter in-car mobe mount will EMBED your phone into your MUG

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(cranially) embedded mobile technology...

All we need now is an app that activates the front-facing camera when an accident occurs for the ultimate "selfie"...

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HSBC Turkey WON'T reissue cards despite 2.7 MILLION account details going AWOL

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Of course...

If fraudulent transactions DO take place, the bank will have no problem blaming the customer anyway...

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Are open Wi-Fi network bods liable for users' copyright badness?

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So all that's required is that you set a password ?

Great idea... doesn't stop you from telling everyone the password though...

(Or naming your SSID to reflect that password...)

And since there seems to be no requirement to log everything I guess people can remain anonymous...

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FUTURE ROBOTS will EXTERMINATE UK jobs – study

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Re: Lack of energy will do the robots in.

Until they learn how to use us as batteries !

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Fine by me...

As long as they don't teach them how to climb stairs !

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NHS XP patch scratch leaves patient records wide open to HACKERS

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Re: Force them to upgrade

To Linux ?

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Microsoft's TV product placement horror: CNN mistakes Surface tabs for iPAD STANDS

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Re: Apple NEVER pays for product placement...

So they didn't pay the BBC to put an ipad in the latest episode of Doctor Who ?

( Because Clara seems to be very fond of her surface tablet...)

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UK.gov mulls what to do about digital currencies

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Of course...

We all know the outcome of this so-called "consultation".

BitCoin is used by terrorists and drugdealers, so it has to be regulated to death.

Can't have the middlemen not taking their cut...

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Trolls pop malformed heads above bridge to sling abuse at Tim Cook

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Free speech...

Here's one of the most appropriate xkcd's I could find :

Free speech...

Just because all these people have a different opinion doesn't mean we have to sit back and let them spew all this bullsh*t all over the internet...

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Mozilla releases geolocating WiFi sniffer for Android

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Re: So remind me how these two tally up?

They don't...

Forcing EVERYONE to change their SSID just because Mozilla says so is the height of invasion of privacy...

I think i'd rather reconfigure my router to NOT transmit an SSID at all...

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Microsoft unwraps new auto data-protection in Office 365 tools

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Re: Hahahaha

No, it's a way of tagging specific files for the NSA, FBI etc. to take an extra good look at them...

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IP Freely? ECJ to rule on privacy rules for dynamic IP addresses

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"if expressly needed to provide the service requested"

Of course your ISP needs to store your current IP adress somewhere, but to store all of your previous adresses really would be a breach of privacy...

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Now: The REAL APPLE NEWS you need to know

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9,000 years ?

I thought those creationists believed the earth to be about 6,000 years old ?

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T-Mobile US chief SUCKS UP to Apple, gently ridicules rivals over SIM lockdown play

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Re: Complicated ?

Really ?

That's not what this article says...

Or this one... Apple STILL charges you $5...

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