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We don't usually sugar-coat the news but... Alien sugars found in Earth-bound meteorites

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Re: Best petri dish

As this article shows. Some folk are pretty far advanced in their intelligent guessing.

ServiceNow slammed for 'tone deaf' letter telling customers contracts can't be tweaked as COVID-19 batters businesses

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Re: We use Service Now where I work...

"Nasty stupid" sums up British Politics and Goverment that results.

Sorry to drone on and on but have you heard of Ingenuity? NASA's camera-copter is ready to head off to Mars

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Re: Why

While this is true, nasa missed an opportunity to design the solarsystem's most bling helipad.

Jeff Bezos fires off a blue dart, singes Elon Musk and SpaceX

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Coat

Re: Rockets Schmockets

Its does seem to be horizontal expansion rather than a vertical expansion.

Apache Cassandra at 10: Making a community believe in NoSQL

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And then apparently instagram released Cassandra on a rocksdb backend.

The circle is a spiral

In Rust We Trust: Stob gets behind the latest language craze

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Fyi IntelliJ works fine you dont have to use micro$oft tools to write rust.

If you're appy and you know it: The Huawei P40 Pro conclusively proves that top-notch specs aren't everything

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Re: Google apps etc. via browser?

No phone but the iPhone has its browser crippled.

Remember that backdoor in Juniper gear? Congress sure does – even if networking biz wishes it would all go away

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Re: Backdoors

A backdoor is deliberatly made. Not a flaw.

Nowt to do with direction.

Jobs was 'working on future product day before he died'

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fitting

Apparently lots of foxcomm workers were working on a new Apple product

the day before they died too.

Sorry, Californians, you can't have this: Asus to build WATER COOLED notebook

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Re: Gaming laptops rule !!

Word. If you can put that fat gpu to use compiling code.

gcc -j 2048...

One-third of all HTTPS websites open to DROWN attack

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why the down vote?

Is this not correct? SSLv2 must be enabled or possible via a downgrade attack right?

Oracle's JET flies into open source skies

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I don't trust UPL

Another OS licence specifically designed to let Oracle sell other peoples open source work.

Google's big Spanner in the works for price war against AWS

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scaleable sql

only new if you never noticed mysql and its ndb backend. Facebook running on that I believe.

Uber self-driving car death riddle: Was LIDAR blind spot to blame?

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Its not like this is the first death on their books.

www.whosdrivingyou.org has a list of them.

Home users due for a battering with Microsoft 365 subscription stick

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Re: Never guessed...

Subscription Windows will be great. Open shiney new PC no Microsoft tax paid yet. install Linux.

DXC's new boss has quite the cleanup ahead after frankenfirm exits Q2 nursing $2bn loss

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Re: I wish him luck, for the employees' sake

Or find 2 billion per quarter losses unsustainable and collapse.

Evil OpenSSH servers can steal your private login keys to other systems – patch now

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Java

Java libs exists if you are willing to accept the overhead of a Virtual Machine.

Microsoft and Facebook's transatlantic cable completed

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makes you sick

that's the literal translation of "marea", I wonder if that was deliberate.

Java-aaaargh! Google faces $9bn copyright bill after Oracle scores 'fair use' court appeal win

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Oracle might sue

Added to ever growing list of reasons to not write code in Java.

It's April 2018, and we've had to sit on this Windows 10 Spring Creators Update headline for days

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Re: Beefed up Cortana

Do you think the author noticed this beef curtains reference? Phnarr phnarr

Firefox devs mull dumping Java to stop BEAST attacks

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fascists

not your bizniz what plugins I run, they wouldn't laugh if Microsoft's reaction was to ban FireFox

US Copyright Office rules that monkeys CAN'T claim copyright over their selfies

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Better cut the budget for that "cameras on bionic moths" project.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/08/20/scientists_implant_electrodes_into_moths/

NiceHash diced up by hackers, thousands of Bitcoin pilfered

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Re: As per usual when something is internet facing.

To late for that kind of FUD. You lost ages ago.

Spring is all about new beginnings, but it could already be lights out for Windows' Fluent Design

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Re: Still Not Getting It

Id giv u a vot but the arow is too smal.

Sent from my watch.

What is WebAssembly? And can you really compile C/C++ to it? And it'll run in browsers? Allow us to explain in this gentle introduction

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Re: Heard all these promises before.. about 25 years ago...

How will you know if an app is running wasm?

Huawei claims its Google Play replacement is in 'top 3' app stores after Trump turns off tap to the Chocolate Factory

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Anyone know if Play Store is so deeply embeded in the OS that it cannot be installed by a user?

Raspberry Pi goes 2GB for the price of 1GB in honour of mini-computer's eighth birthday

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Re: Better options

Whats your power usage? ToC should include electricity for a few years. Pis shine in this area.

Gaming hot ticket E3 2020 looks like it's the latest tech event fragged by coronavirus

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Re: NAB also

Any event with over 1000 people in Barcelona is forbidden, for the next 15 days.

Quite scary.

Microsoft announces official Windows package manager. 'Not a package manager' users snap back

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Ooh I didnt know you could do that.

Thats up ther with apt erase netplan

and replacing systemd in Ubuntu.

Google will vet political ads to ward off Phantom Menace of fake news

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Its a no news day when the only news is about fake news

14 sailors die aboard Russian cable spy, er, ocean research nuke sub after fire breaks out

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Re: Really nuclear powered?

NASA manage to trundle nuclear cars around Mars with no one on board.

UK digital network Openreach takes 15 electric vans for a spin

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When carparks have charging facilities the idea of queueing for petrol seems like a waste of time.

In Rust We Trust: Stob gets behind the latest language craze

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Re: Do...While

Executing a parameter check that is not strictly needed! In a C program! Sacrilege.

Huawei claims its Google Play replacement is in 'top 3' app stores after Trump turns off tap to the Chocolate Factory

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Unless you include the existence of a dialer and a browser as "apps", I beg to differ.

Taiwan to develop military exoskeleton because it's not like these things are open-sourced or one-size-fits-all

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Re: Aren't.....

"Well, I can drive that loader."

Whrrrr buzz buzz.

"Where do you want it?"

Now there's nothing stopping the PATRIOT Act allowing the FBI to slurp web-browsing histories without a warrant

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Re: Land of the free

Thats coming. Right after the cure for the common cold.

A new Raspberry Pi takes a bow with all of the speed but less of the RAM

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Re: This is good.

I thumbs up using standard usb 5v to power a pi. Wish my phones all did that.

Fairphone 3 stripped to the modular essentials: Glue? What glue?

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Does it work with modules removed?

Ability to temporarily remove gps and wifi seems like a useful feature for the paranoid

Firefox now defaults to DNS-over-HTTPS for US netizens and some are dischuffed about this

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Re: Good and bad

Google dont care because they already know.

No matter how you resolve ips. Chrome has plaintext everything.

What did we say about Tesla's self-driving tech? SpaceX Roadster skips Mars, steers to asteroids

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tripping what

Can someone fill me in on the tripping balls thing? Some nee type of Californian microdots?

No top-ups, please, I'm a millennial: Lightweight yoof shunning booze like never before

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Re: IT angle?

Every fucker in the pub has a mobile phone with a hi res. Digital camera

How do we stop filling the oceans with Lego? By being a BaaS-tard, toy maker suggests

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My nephew incorporated broken latice pieces as missile damage to his latest creation.

Dont bin the broken bits!

Safari's Intelligent Tracking Protection is misspelled, says Google: It should be Dumb Browser Stalking Enabler

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Re: Shock

Simple fix is a static list.

Perhaps...

google.com,facebook.com

and be done with it.

Oracle puts database, middleware, Linux on Microsoft Hyper-V, Azure

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effective immediatly

= lots of our customers do it already, it works, and we are missing out on support contracts.

Kids, look at the Deep Learnings! (We’re just going to slurp your data)

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Re: Understatement

Forgiven. I just had a "ow fuck what did I post on Twitter" moment with Evernote too.

Microsoft to run VMware on Azure, on bare metal. Repeat. Microsoft to run VMware on Azure.

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great idea

You sign up for that Microsoft can tell you exactly when its time to migrate off VMware.

Hey, so Europe's GDPR privacy deadline for Whois? We're going to miss it ... by a year or so

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Re: @ codejunky

Hows that sticking two fingers up at the rest of the world thing been going for ya?

Now that Kubernetes has won, DigitalOcean takes a late dip in K8s

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k8s has won?

Seems k8s == containers these days.

I find lxc much more user friendly for my containerization games.

Google open sources standardized code in bid to become Mr Robots.txt

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Re: Never mind...

I've got an idea, i wonder if they will listen

Google no

Duckduckgo yes

/sargasm

Police costs for Gatwick drone fiasco double to nearly £900k – and still no one's been charged

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Re: Hysteria

If you kiss the right frog (or lick its back) its pretty much guaranteed to start talking.

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