* Posts by GetMeOuttaHere

4 posts • joined 15 Oct 2018

Cisco swings the axe on permanent staff – hundreds laid off worldwide this week

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FAIL

What I find rather bemusing is the amount of businessbabble Cisco dribble on about when it comes to explaining these layoffs:-

"We continue to make decisions to ensure that our investments and resources are aligned with strategic growth areas of the business."

”significant role in accelerating Cisco's business transformation and overall growth strategy,”

“We have also moved quickly to open requisitions – our impacted talent may be eligible to apply for these newly-created CX roles where there is a skills match,”

Utter bollocks of course- why not be honest about it and tell it to us straight - you're not making sufficient profits for your shareholders/investors, so you're getting rid of people who are not cost effective.

Microsoft points to a golden future where you can make Windows 10 your own

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Be very afraid if the Windows No hopers ...correction.... Windows Insiders are going to get their hands on the 2019 release!

Given their appalling track record over the last 2 or 3 major releases there is every possibility they will fuck this up too.

As for the ability to uninstall certain bolt-ons, well whoopy do! Microsoft has become far too controlling with their W10 release, more or less telling you what you can and can't do. And this forthcoming token gesture of goodwill to remove crappy little apps rather than the more fundamental ones like Edge, is nothing more than a slightly bent Middle Finger to its customer base.

Virgin Media? More like Virgin Meltdown: Brit broadband ISP falls over amid power drama

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Re: "I’m cut off from important things I need!"

It is rather amusing when punters rage when something breaks and they don't know how to deal with it other than to jump on social media via their phones and more or less declare their lives are over because they can't access the internet from their computers!

And it's not just ISPs, but major websites in general- if Twitter, Facebook, Instagram; or online banking like Nationwide, Barclays, NatWest etc - if they go offline for more than 15 minutes, people will post where they can declaring that said websites are fucking useless, terrible services, have lost business, need money boo fucking hoo!

They then declare "I'm leaving this useless bank" or "I need to post on Facebook urgently so people know how I am coping!" But they never leave the bank, they never leave Facebook because they know it's too important to toss aside

First World problems indeed - we have become too reliant on so many things but never consider a Plan B for those random Tits Up moments.

Shit happens: end of.

In Windows 10 Update land, nobody can hear you scream

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Even by Microsoft's standards their QA testing is Keystone Cops standard at best!

Whomever their QA manager is should be made to walk the plank of shame because these update bloopers are beyond a joke.

W10 is yet another half-baked operating system following on from possibly the worst OS ever in W8 and W8.1 (great title, guys!), and that includes the appalling Vista.

I suggest Microshite move on from W10 and go to W10.1 (ha!). Or better still dump W10 altogether because it is now a complete joke, and its developers and testers clearly have no idea what they're doing other than giving its customers more anxiety and repeated utterances of FFS!

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