* Posts by Winkypop

4171 posts • joined 21 Oct 2008

You're such a goober, Uber: UK regulators blast hushed breach

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Brand destruction

Epic style

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Royal Navy destroyer leaves Middle East due to propeller problems

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Interesting article

Props to El Reg.

What?

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Firefox to warn users who visit p0wned sites

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Joke

Maybe

The default could be: "You've been hacked".

Just code the remaining 23 or so secure web sites as "OK".

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Cops jam a warrant into Apple to make it cough up Texas mass killer's iPhone, iCloud files

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Another fishing trip

If only they would put this much effort into gun control measures.

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Why Boston Dynamics' backflipping borg shouldn't scare you

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Pint

Spotmini

Attach a bottle opener to the side and you have a great Esky (cold beer) carrier down at the beach!

It does the heavy lifting and you don't even need to share the beer with it.

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Kaspersky: Clumsy NSA leak snoop's PC was packed with malware

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Who to trust? NSA or Kaspersky?

No brainer.

Kaspersky.

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Donald Trump's tweets: Are they presidential statements or not?

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Facepalm

There's NOTHING presidential about Donald Trump

Zip, nada, zilch.

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Boffins on alert: Brace yourselves for huge gravitational wave coming within a decade

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Surf's up!

I imagine this will be long-board territory.

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WikiLeaks is wiki-leaked. And it's still not even a proper wiki anyway

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Shower of shites!

If WikiLeaks had any remaining credibility....WHOOSH.....it's completely gone now.

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Ride-share upstart 'Fasten' revealed as Hive of insecurity

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TAXI !!!!

See title

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Sean Parker: I helped destroy humanity with Facebook

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If not joining is a test

I PASSED!

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Activists launch legal challenge against NHS patient data-sharing deal

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Doctors WITH borders

Puts a new slant on it.

Nurse!

Let out the dogs!!

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Boffins: We can identify you by your typing, and we're gonna sell the tech to biz, govt – yay!

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Boffin

But what

If you hold it wrong?

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'Sticky runway' closes Canadian airport

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I found this story to be quite tacky

OK, I'm taking off.

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Alexa, please cause the cops to raid my home

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Alert

Better check the drinks cabinet

Alexa

Did you drink all the absinthe?

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Brit moron tried buying a car bomb on dark web, posted it to his address. Now he's screwed

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FAIL

A link to religion

That's usually enough.

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Stop worrying and let the machines take our jobs – report

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Mushroom

14 months 'til retirement

Almost there...

Almost there...

Almost there...

Then:

Take over R2

- Red Leader

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Telstra drops nbn™ in it as it wears compo for broadband speed ads

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FAIL

Nationally Buggered Network

Yes Minister

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You know what's coming next: FBI is upset it can't get into Texas church gunman's smartphone

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Unhappy

Barking up the wrong telegraph pole

Worry about the raging gun problem, don't worry about motive.

In this case, would motive change anything? (serious question)

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Scientists think they've found primordial goop whence life first sprang

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Science for the win!

Back it every time.

PS: Can you eat it?

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Official US govt Twitter accounts caught tweeting in Russian, now mysteriously axed

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Devil

Not Russian

Trumplish

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Google, Twitter gleefully spew Texas shooter fake news into netizens' eyes

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Google and Twitter

Both are NOT reliable news sources.

This is not the news you are looking for.

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Who's to blame for the NBN? Hardly anyone remembers, or cares

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It's a bit shit really

And the Liberals are on the nose.

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NASA reveals Curiosity 2020's 23-camera payload

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That's not a rover camera pack

THIS is a rover camera pack!

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A draft US law to secure election computers that isn't braindead. Well, I'm stunned! I gotta lie down

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Cut out the middle man

Just appoint a Russian software firm!

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Jupiter flashes pulsating southern pole, boffins understandably baffled

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Science

Never stops giving

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Vlad the blockader: Russia's anti-VPN law comes into effect

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Trump will do similar

FNN

Fake News Network

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Fine, OK, no backdoors, says Deputy AG. Just keep PLAINTEXT copies of everyone's messages

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Just like the school bully

Thick, but determined.

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Comet 67-P farted just as Rosetta probe flew through the gas plume

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Flame

SBD

Silent but deadly

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India to launch moon mission in March 2018

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Lunar rover design

Any truth to the rumour that the rover will be a modified Hindustan Ambassador?

But anyway, good job.

Up with this kind of thing.

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Hey, you know why it's called the iPhone X? When you see Apple's repair bill, your response will be X-rated

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Meh

A device costing $1000 +

Is not a device I'm going to carry around with me.

It has priced itself out of being practical for me.

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Interstellar space rock screams through Solar System

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Natural Voyager

Sorry, can't stop.

Passing through.

No offence.

Just, can't, stop!

Watch: "The Farthest" for a cool look back on Voyager 1 and 2

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6223974/

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AI bot rips off human eyes, easily cracks web CAPTCHA codes. Ouch

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What about using moral challenges?

Find the ODD one out:

Do you think sexual harassment is OK?

  • No, never
  • It is deplorable
  • This is a bad thing
  • Stop doing it
  • I am Donald Trump

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UK.gov: Use police body cams to grill suspects at scene of crime

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Kafkaesque

"if a suspect refuses this kind of recording, they must first lodge their objection on camera."

Who writes these laws?

Comedians?

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Brave Twitter axes Russian media ads 11 months after the fact

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Now

Can they axe the great twatter-er himself?

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US voting server in election security probe is mysteriously wiped

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Great work fellas

- Poorly configured server

- Poor security

- Server wiped

- Don't know who dun it

- e-voting in general

- stink of corruption and/or interference

MAGA!

Making Accountability Generally Avoidable

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Boffins trapped antiprotons for days, still can't say why they survived the Big Bang

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If you are looking for anti-intelligence matter

Try; 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC.

There is enough for everyone.

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'Screaming' man fined $149 for singing 'Everybody Dance Now'

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They haven't heard me sing

Might make it to a federal offence...

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Telstra said its 7-incher was really an 11-incher, left customers frustrated, unsatisfied

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RE: Dealing with Telstra is its own punishment.

It's the 10th level of Hell.

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Survey: Tech workers are terrified they will be sacked for being too old

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The old devil is in the detail

14 months out from retirement. *

I find that the more I know and the more detail I retain, the more people rely on me.

The young-uns just don't seem to be able to cope with complexity and accuracy.

My boss has 'forbidden' me from retirement.

* Yes, I am counting.

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Japan finds long, deep tunnel on the Moon

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Happy

Clanger holes

Much larger than I thought.

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NYC cops say they can't reveal figures on cash seized from people – the database is too shoddy

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Balls !!!!

The money is only resting in the Policeman's Ball account....

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Please replace the sword, says owner of now-hollow stone

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In other NEWS

Bullwinkle finally pulled a rabbit from a hat.....

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No, the FCC can't shut down TV stations just because Donald Trump is mad at the news

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A question of etiquette

I know it's rude to stare and laugh at the mentally challenged.

But.

May this rule be excused when it comes to Donny 'Bigly" Trump?

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Domino's Pizza delivers user details to spammers

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Spam pizzas?

Horrible!!

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Australian senator Pauline Hanson wants devilish scam calls to flash '666'

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Re: Competition

Your guys lead, our guys follow....

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Ernst & Young slapped with £1.8 MEEEELLION fine for crap accounting

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EY - My experience

Staffed by under-paid, under-skilled, graduates and managed by overpaid client relationship managers.

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Assange thanks USA for forcing him to invest in booming Bitcoin

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Does the Ecuadorian commissary accept Bitcoin?

How much change do you get for a Mars bar and a can of Redbull?

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Twitter to be 'aggressive' enforcer of new, stronger rules

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Maybe just rebrand to core values?

"Misogynistter" perhaps?

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Top of the radio charts: Jodrell Bank goes for UNESCO World Heritage status

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Went there once

Terrific.

Well worth a visit.

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