* Posts by WiganGeek

2 posts • joined 29 Apr 2013

RBS MELTDOWN LATEST: 'We'll be the bank we should be ... next YEAR maybe'

WiganGeek

Re: My statement is missing some detail...

At a guess, the RBS credit acquiring systems fell over, and one of Link/VISA/Mastercard did stand-in authorisation on your card, or the transaction never went to online auth and was just floor-limit authorised at Asda, which means all your statement gets is the data passed back from the scheme to the bank.

Ten ancestors of the netbook

WiganGeek

DIP

DIP actually did hang around for a while longer - the Sharp PC3000 pocket DOS machine was actually the follow-on from the Portfolio, licensed to Sharp for production.

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