* Posts by MikeGH

13 posts • joined 4 Apr 2013

Google may have taken this whole 'serverless' thing too far: Outage caused by bandwidth-killing config blunder


Interesting choice to prioritise YouTube over business things like email, gcloud etc.

I would have thought the best way to get bandwidth back would be to cut the bigger usage (videos)

Double-sided printing data ballsup leaves insurance giant Chubb with egg on its face


The firm holds the security of this information in such high regard that it urged customers to simply "discard this previous letter and refer to this version only, which details important information below about core for insured persons".

I take it thats discard by securely shredding or burning?

Microsoft Azure: It's getting hot in here, so shut down all your cores


" 16:35 UTC" isn't that a really odd deadline to set?

Ex-UK comms minister's constituents plagued by wonky broadband over ... wireless radio link?


As the consumer failed to realize they aren't openreach's customer...

TSMC chip fab tools hit by virus, payment biz BGP hijacked, CCleaner gets weird – and more


Re: It has several background services

Try https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/autoruns to see an awful lot of things that gets auto-started for you.

Y'know... Publishing tech specs may be fair use, says appeals court


Re: Ummm?

In the UK, the government keeps getting hammered for this by parliament, at its solution is ensuring there is always a copy available to read at the department's London office.and it says where in the law.

The Register Lecture: How to build your own tractor beam


event buy link appears broken

BT, Sky bury hatchet with deal to sell each other's telly channels


Shame that it will take them a year to get things moving, it would be great if the YouView boxes from BT could actually do the full NowTV/Amazon Video line ups

BBC hooks up with ITV, launches long awaited US subscription VoD


Unified Player

And in the UK we're stuck with loads of different players in the interest of "competition"

iCloud phishing attack hooks 39 iOS apps and WeChat


Code Signing

Surely the download would have been signed by Apple and the fact it wasn't (and the hash didn't match)( should have meant any developer didn't use it.

Power Bar: EE was warned of safety risk BEFORE user was burned in explosion


But it gives EE a great opportunity to get you in-store and sell on a regular basis...

Bing Maps seen wearing creepy mask that makes it look a bit like ...


Ordnance Survey Maps vanished?

I can't find out how to get the OS Maps on the preview :-(

Universal Credit IT system could lead to MORE FRAUD, MPs warn


So how many seperate databases

So how many seperate databases which define "house" does the government need?


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