* Posts by frootus

5 posts • joined 8 Jun 2013

HP Ink buys Samsung's printer business for a BILLION dollars

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Over the Cliff

So, given that Xerox copy (see what I did there) everything HP do, but a year or two later, which company will they take over in the vain hope that tree murder will come back into fashion?

Bash on Windows. Repeat, Microsoft demos Bash on Windows

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Re: Microsoft (re-)Invents Mingw32 and Cygwin

Actually, not quite. Mingw and Cygwin don't let you run compiled-for-linux binaries on Windows. FAIL because I didn't read TFA properly before posting.

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Microsoft (re-)Invents Mingw32 and Cygwin

Er, um, so now Microsoft has done what Mingw32 and Cygwin have been doing (for free) since the 1990s?

British Gas 'in talks' to outsource tech services desk, whispers insider

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Xerox had fun with HCL

I hope British Gas are similarly enamoured.

BBC's Digital Moneypit Initiative known to be 'pile of dung' for years

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Three lefts

We should be demanding that our BBC improves its standards, not be content to let them slide, no matter how much better than the comparison they are already. We should be demanding that they cut the budget for dross like Radio 1, East Enders and the One Show etc.instead of trying to be all things to all people. Let ITV do the cerebral vacuum filler.

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