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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.

Security pro's time-travelling Twitter bot suspended after posting download link for Adobe Acrobat for MS-DOS

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Re: Reading old files.

copyright should never be longer than the reasonable working life of an individual human bean.

Suck on this: El Reg forces dog hair, biscuit crumbs, and disconcertingly sticky stains down two mini vacuums

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Re: Able to buff up dried-on stains and stubborn sticky patches

The Wolf 1.0, by Oracle, natch

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

Airbus drone broke up in-flight because it couldn’t handle Australian weather

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It tells you relative wind speed, one to one with what the thing is capable of.

Rust 2021 edition to arrive in October with 'more consistent panic' and other new features

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Real programmers are polyglots.

"I am a linguist, I only speak English" never heard outside IT.

Roger Waters tells Facebook CEO to Zuck off after 'huge' song rights request

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Facebook will sue

They can find plenty of evidence to prove that they _are_ the wall.

IBM insiders say CEO Arvind Krishna downplayed impact of email troubles, asked for a week to sort things out

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sudo apt install postfix

Being IBM it might take a while to get sudo privs enabled

Ubuntu, Wikimedia jump ship to the Libera Chat IRC network after Freenode channel confiscations

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heard it said that it's a bit so it might work

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?"

Linux kernel's Kroah-Hartman: We're not struggling to get new coders, it's code review that's the bottleneck

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Re: Linux and more

Best feature of rust, code and tests with asserts in the same file.

Helsinki Syndrome: Ubuntu utterly fails to boot on metro

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Re: Hopefully..

If a reboot is a bork. My windows pc borks every time I install software.

Florida Man sues Facebook, Twitter, YouTube for account ban

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Re: Grifter

I love the idea that Twitter is effectively state run, that means Trump deplatformed himself.

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.

Intrepid Change.org user launches petition to make Jeff Bezos' space trip one-way

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Re: Never work

Space tourism should be internationally illegal due to its scandalous carbon footprint. Unless they don't come back.

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.

State of Maine orders review of $54.6m Workday project as it alleges delivery failure and threatens cancellation

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Re: Been there

There is clearly a market migrating 30 year old mainframe systems to the raspberry pi.

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.

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