* Posts by apraetor

11 posts • joined 30 Jul 2014

If we can't find a working SCSI cable, the company will close tomorrow

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Re: Start with the basics...

Definitely. Particularly if you have recently been mucking about with connectors, installing new disks or cables.

Amazon twangs its Elastic File System at on-premises filer rivals

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The Ireland prices are in USD on the Amazon site, so they either need to be listed in USD in the article or a price conversion performed.

Transfer techies at SWIFT tell Bangladesh Bank: Don't shift blame for $81m cyberheist

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Re: yep

The donkey was in on it.

West Virginia mulls mother of all muni networks – effectively a state-wide, state-run ISP

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Re: UnAmerican

Actually, the FCC overturned all state regulations barring municipal-owned ISPs, so I'd say it has come down on the side of consumers.

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Re: friggin hypocrites

True, but in the past year the FCC has ruled that those laws are unenforceable.

Bloke sues dad who shot down his drone – and why it may decide who owns the skies

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Re: @h4rm0ny - What is the sky?

It isn't "violence" in the eyes of the law as it wasn't directed against another person.

The Edward Snowden guide to practical privacy

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Re: So when

Oh the irony!

Our EXCLUSIVE VID of MIRACLE TECH: Charge your phone in 16 SECONDS – WIRELESSLY

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Re: C'mon El Reg, play fair.

And you think the reason for all the secrecy ISN'T because they want to sell their hushed-up technology for a fat payday before the cellphone maker who wins the auction realizes the tech is a bunch of nonsense?

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Re: BZZZZT!

Nah! My microwave oven can deliver 1500 Watts, that should charge it plenty fast!

SO LONELY: Woman DARED to get rid of her iPHONE - Apple DUMPED all her TXTS

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the website is new

The issue here isn't that Apple's iMessage-deactivation site isn't *enough*, it's that Apple didn't provide that website for deauthorizing iMessage until *after* they lost their motion to dismiss the lawsuit. At that point they realized that they weren't going to skate on deceptive business practices and unfair, anti-competitive behavior.

Manhattan drone pair cuffed for NYPD chopper near miss

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Re: Thought Crime

I think the most worrisome aspect of this is that the police are arresting citizens for aviation infractions which fall under the purview of the FAA, by concocting ethically-dubious arguments.

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