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Half of Twitter's 'active users' are SILENT STALKERS

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241 million users is a joke. They don't even have 2 million. More likely 241 million requests for pages were served that month. And each of those is an "active user", right?

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Apple is IMMUNE from Heartbleed, it says. But don't check if it's true

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Re: 0.9.8

Check out all the things you are vulnerable to then:

http://www.openssl.org/news/openssl-1.0.0-notes.html

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It may be ILLEGAL to run Heartbleed health checks – IT lawyer

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re: Amazon

Almost certainly there is something in the contract along the lines of "we are not liable for anything ever, even if we haven't though of it yet, and any laws don't apply to us, so there".

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Re: Thats the problem

They aren't overpaid the are just evil and on the take

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IBM was wrong to force UK workers off final salary pensions – judge

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ha you think you'll get to retire

What a laugh. Retirement is a thing of the past. Now you work until you die. So don't bother paying money to a pension, any increase in value will be sucked up in fees.

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Beat it, freetards! Dyn to shut down no-cost dynamic DNS next month

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You would have thought IP6 would have reduced the need for this. Surely we can all have our own dedicated IP now. Guess the ISPs would hate that...

Oh and I used to have stretch.ath.cx on this service. Was great while it lasted.

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UK regulators: We will be CHECKING UP on banks' IT systems

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mmmm Legacy

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UK cops: Keep yer golden doubloons, ad folk. Yon websites belong ta PIRATES

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Re: Perfect, just waiting...

There are easier ways, such as Google's list of all DMCAs it receives.

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Sticky Tahr-fy pudding: Ubuntu 14.04 slickest Linux desktop ever

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Recompiling your kernel required...

...nuff said.

Maybe Steam will make Linux relevant to those of us who spend big piles of money on decent hardware and don't want to have to recompile their kernel or some shit when upgrading it. Until all games are made cross-platform and the OS becomes user friendly I'll stick with Windows.

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Ancient telly, check. Sonos sound system, check. OMG WOAH

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A macuser and his money are easily parted

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No Notch niche: Minecraft man in rift with Oculus after Facebook gobble

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Re: @AC ..a multimillionaire already ..... can afford to walk away

Sorry about that but it's hard to think of things from a sheeple's point of view all the time. We just have to have a conscience emulator running in one part of our mind.

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SAP gives Hadoop users keys to HANA kitchen, lets them eat data from other systems

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Pulling data from Hadoop into HANA...

...would be costly madness.

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ISPs' pirate-choking blocking measures ARE effective – music body

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Sigh

One day it will be correctly recognised that 1s and 0s have no intrinsic values, and just coz you do something doesn't mean you deserve to get paid.

Whack. A. Mole. FTW.

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ICO decides against probe of Santander email spam scammers

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You're the 12th person we've told today...

...there's no evidence.

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Move over Microsoft: RealNetworks has a GOOGLE problem

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Re: Wow, RealPlayer.

Indeed.

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SECRET Apple-Comcast CONFAB BLAB: Movies streamed to TV? – report

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"because the iPhone was so far ahead of its early competitors"

Are you fucking kidding me? Were you even there? Do you know anything at all?

Sack this guy.

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PAF! MPs go postal over postal location data sell-off by Coalition.gov

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Move all the house numbers around. That'll fool 'em.

All houses to have GUIDs.

All people to get them too in chips under their skin.

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What kid uses wires? FCC supremo angry that US classrooms are filled with unused RJ45 ports

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He doesn't get it

The point is that the installers can gouge nicely on cheap, low quality cat5, ports etc. And take their sweet time on site too. How are they going to fleece people on wireless?

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ZEPPELINS to replace Goodyear blimps in American skies

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We like zeppelins

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GitHub probes worker's claims of hostile, sexist office culture

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You will pay to get your code back...

...when the VC runs out. Fools use GitHub.

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Target IGNORED hacker alarms as crooks took 40m credit cards – claim

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"The supermarket employed a team of security specialists in Bangalore tasked with monitoring its computers around the clock."

Well.

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FANBOIS' EYES ONLY: United Airlines offers FREE MOVIES on iOS kit

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BT caught in data gaffe drama: Whistleblower squeals over alleged email fail

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BT takes the security of all products very seriously

lol

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John Lewis to respray with coat of Oracle ERP: Don't worry, we won't be 'wall to wall' Larry

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hah they will build on ATG. Fooligans. Should have chosen hybris.

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Oscars backer Samsung can't catch a break: Host Ellen snaps stars on iOS

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Celubu-fan-tard?

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We nearly MISSED OUT on iOS7 redesign: But someone snatched Jony Ive from the jaws of quit

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fawning fanbois crap. news please.

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Energy firms' security so POOR, insurers REFUSE to take their cash

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Obscurity.

Hey if they can even figure out the OS running most of the applications at your typical insurer they are doing better than the department supporting it.

These are all very insecure. When they were built it simply was not a requirement. However, the numbers of people with the know how are miniscule and there is far more money to be made exploiting Bitcoin transactions.

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Parking firm pulls app after dev claims: I can SEE credit card privates

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who cares about cc numbers

"THE app store"

I hope they die being run over by their own vans the little scroats.

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Broker accuses FAST of scaring users off secondhand software

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"FAST is yet to come across..."

Ahhh a specific instance of the general case:

"{Any person or entity} is yet to come across any appropriately qualified legal advisor that can give 100 per cent assurance that {any event or circumstance}."

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Rotten to the core: Apple’s 10 greatest FAILS

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You forgot "Existing"

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Incantations used to summon Magic Quadrants revealed

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One word:

Lunch.

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Apple ticks off trigger-happy Bitcoiners with App Store snub

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Oh those videos make me feel all warm inside

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Just as we said it would: HP clamps down on server fixers

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"differentiated experience tailored to their needs and enabling a proactive support experience"

Surely such unmitigated bullshit should be illegal

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Turkish president mulls $4.5bn Apple fondleslab school deal

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if he pays that he is a total idiot. Oh wait he's a religious nutjob. Well that's the best description of a fanbois there too.

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Don't go away, IBM and SAP – Larry's not finished with you yet

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rewrite without using the word "cloud"

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BBC Trust: 'LA LA LA I'M NOT LISTENING' to this DMI mega-tech FAIL

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Its interesting that no one points out..

...that this is so not limited to the BBC. Government pulls this shit on a weekly basis. Projects go utterly tits up every day. The difference is that there is some semblance of accountability in this publicly funded organisation, and so you are reading about it here.

Problem is that human beings are really rubbish. The are incompetent, stupid, selfish, evil little liars. All of them. Really. Go outside and do a survey and you'll quickly notice.

So don't expect anything better than that and you won't be disappointed.

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It's big, it's expensive and it's an audiophile's dream: The Sonos Sub

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asbo

Hope your neighbours are deaf

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Japanese quantum boffins 'may have the key to TELEPORTATION'

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I think I speak for most when I say...

...huh?

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Take that, BT: Vodafone and BSkyB mull over broadband tie-up - report

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Tax dodgers of the world...unite!

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EE BrightBox routers can be hacked 'by simple copy/paste operation'

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re: a decent ISP

Let us know if you ever come across one

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MANIC MINERS: Ten Bitcoin generating machines

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Re: I'm not some kind of hippy or anything, and it's an interesting experiment....

Completely. Seems to me this is seriously undermining (ho ho) efforts to combat global warming.

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Cocky Spotify drops time limits on free listening, skint music-lovers cheer

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Good.

Version 0.8.5 + Blockify + this = actually a decent service.

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Army spaffed MILLIONS up the wall on flawed Capita online recruiting system - report

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Re: I'll do it for £1,000.

No, you won't. Coz you ain't got an army of muppets getting all the accreditations and ISO bullshit you need to even get to bid.

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BT 118 phone number fee howler lands telco giant with £225k fine

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"we are happy to continue to do so"

"they can pry it from our cold dead hands"

Fixed.

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UK 'copyright czar' Edmund Quilty quits as Blighty's Director of Copyright Enforcement

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Apple asks judge to axe ebook price-fixing watchdog

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Waaaaaaaaaaah!

He won't let us gouge the sheeple and he keeps looking at the illegal things we are doing! Waaaaaaaah!

"the guy is deliberately causing trouble and making life difficult for Apple."

Then I, for one, would like to give him a cookie.

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Virgin Media spanked by ad watchdog over 'in your neighbourhood' fibs

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Cheaper to spam the whole postcode than actually figure out who can get it.

All direct advertising should be banned frankly.

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IBM spends holiday season wrangling e-tail FAIL

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Should have bought Hybris

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The Pirate Bay changes domain again … TWICE!

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club-a-seal

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BT warned: Speed up Openreach repairs or face PUNITIVE FINES

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Re: Ever seen an Openreach van in a hurry ?

There's one parked in the road opposite. I assume he works 9 to 5. He goes very late and he comes home very early.

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