* Posts by The Real Loki

14 posts • joined 10 Aug 2010

RIM extends BB10 port-a-thon after dev stampede

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Not really...

All they need to do is declare bankruptcy - and it looks like they're lining up for that anyway if 10 doesn't deliver the goods.....

Assange chums must cough up £93,500 bail over embassy lurk

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Re: Foolish

Especially when it's someone else's money!

Yahoo! CEO! births! bouncing! baby! boy!

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Oh ffs - give over with the ! between every word. It's not big and it's not clever but it certainly gets old very quickly!

Cops cuff Google exec over YouTube Brazilian whack vid

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Re: Err?

Because that would involve some work on the politicians part - see the problem already? :-)

'What was Google going to do, force Apple to change its mind?'

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Apple's arrogance is astounding!

Obama washes hands of O’Dwyer piracy extradition case

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You mean Big American Business?

C and Unix pioneer Dennis Ritchie reported dead

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Really sad news

I had lunch once with Dennis and Ken at the UKUUG in London in 1990 - really down-to-earth blokes and both are incredibly knowledgable.

Sadly, the huge influence on computing will have passed without many having even been aware of his influence.

I'll toast his memory at lunch....

Ballmer leaves investors speechless in Seattle

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Is that not the child-catcher from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang ?

Time to say goodbye to Risc / Itanium Unix?

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Oh dear

Anyone who knows any of the history of the Operating System will know it's UNIX and not Unix!

French spooks have access to UK forces' travel data

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It's not 1438Z - it's 1338Z.

Dim Brits think TARDIS IS REAL

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you mean "its" - not "it's"?

"It's" is a contraction of two words: it is. "Its" is possessive

Germany bans BlackBerrys and iPhones on snooping fears

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Dead Vulture


"Germany bans BBs and iphones"

then in the first sentence it seems that ministers have been advised not to use BBs and iPhones....

the ban is NOT in place - just being considered.

Talk about hyperbole in order to increase read rate.

Ryanair plumps for Dell EqualLogic

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They deserve each other....

their respective customer service departments are of equal quality.

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