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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


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.

Windows 11 still doesn't understand our complex lives – and it hurts

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virtualization has not lived up to its promise.

in all fairness virtualization was never intended for that use case.

Intel drags Xeon Phi Knights Hill chips out back... two shots heard

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The knights who say Phi are going to be spending a but more time with thier shrubbery.

I'll get my coat.

Programming languages can be hard to grasp for non-English speakers. Step forward, Bato: A Ruby port for Filipinos

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Re: Nothing new here

if you use Microzoft conventions the rest of your code is in reverse polish with messed up Capitalisation

Sudo? More like Su-doh: There's a fun bug that gives restricted sudoers root access (if your config is non-standard)

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Re: I suspect that most didn't even know it was an option

SELinux gives you more than the basic unix system.

We're number two! Microsoft's Edge browser slips past Firefox in latest set of NetMarketShare figures

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Re: Am I a bad person

Merely short sighted. If you dont take care, very soon that browser will cease to exist.

Google Docs users, you are on notice: Code rewrite may break browser extensions

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Re: Hello?

If you want true wysiwyg use Mardown, and don't convert to html.

kiss is the golden rule with text.

Facebook loses control of its own Twitter account in hacker attack – and more news

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Love the hackers 1 pic. Hackers 2 did pardon the producers.

Like a celeb going bonkers with botox, Google injects 'AI' into anything it can

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Re: So in summary

tensorflow looks pretty cool and Google are using already so you know it aint all hype.

It was El Reg wot won it: Bing banishes bogus Brit bank banner ad

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Re: What worries me

The most common search term on Google used to be "facebook". I bet facebook love that.

Loose .zips sink chips: How poisoned archives can hack your computer

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Re: xz and bzip2...

good point, how could xz be subject to path based bugs? perhaps one for tips & corrections?

Excited about dual-screen laptops? Make your own with duct tape and the ThinkVision M14

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Re: Sleep is important

Porting synergy for a rooted ebook reader is on my never ending list of parked projects

Halfords invents radio signals that don't travel at the speed of light

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Re: Speed of light

They should have made it 1/300000000 and changed the meter, just to anoy the French.

Tech ambitions said to lie at heart of Britain’s bonkers crash-and-burn Brexit plan

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Re: The next U-Turn?

Let Brexit happen (with no deals) by doing nothing, is not quite "get Brexit done".

Heart of darkness: Inside the Osówka underground city

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Re: "A clear mandate for destroying the British economy, then."

@ teknopaul

That's because it's Brexit's fault.

Pyrrhic victory: Co-Op wins £13m from IBM over collapse of £175m Project Cobalt insurance platform contract

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Re: Don't forget

How could we forget cenTOS cenTOS.

Home users due for a battering with Microsoft 365 subscription stick

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Re: Shafting as a Service...

Google docs/sheets et al. Its free. Microsoft will find it hard to compete with that for consumers.

Up from the depths, 864 servers inside, covered in slime, it's Natick!

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Re: Orbit

Not necessarily a joke.You can hide satellites behind the planet if solar flares are predictable. They do this around Mars.

Machine-learning model creates creepiest Doctor Who images yet – by scanning the brain of a super fan

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Re: Very unlikely



looks like real mad ai science and the results are much more prittier.

Hero to Jezero: Perseverance, NASA's most advanced geologist rover, lands on Mars, beams back first pics

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Re: Repulsive!

I still find it wierd that some people can't see the funny side of late term abortion without a smiley.

IT for service providers biz Kaseya defers decision about SaaS restoration following supply chain attack

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Re: Laughing

If you want peace between nations you want to do more business not less.

Boffins eschew silicon to build tiniest-ever transistor, just 1nm long

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molly valley

I think molly valley is already apt.

SAP point-of-sale systems were totally hackable with $25 kit

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once on the network...

be interesting to see how many companies post snowden have implemented 100% S-Protocols inside the lan.

Outlook.com looking more like an outage outbreak for Europe

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Re: "The Cloud" is SO overrated!

I've never not had cloudy email.

before Hotmail, is was your isp's job.

Linus Torvalds says new Linux lands next week and he’s sticking to that … for now

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Re: As for every release

Hotplugging network cards in vms sounds handy.

Pretty good firewall to take away the network device :)

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

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Re: Irony

Java is GPL. Google have every right to use Java. They are arguing over 11,000 loc: because Oracle.

How Google's Smart Compose for Gmail works – and did it fake its robo-caller demo?

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Swiftkey is great for that. However it requires near-human input to come up with something original sounding like cofefe.

Google Fiber experiment ends with Choc Factory paying Louisville $3.8m to clean up its mess

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Re: Scorched Earth

Gmail invented reading your private emails to work out what to advertise. Not sure that is "better" email.

Thanks to all those tax dollars, humans can now hear the faint sounds of earthquakes on Mars

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Re: making the signal ring...

Agreed, it typical to "scatter" audio sources with diffusers in recording studios makes them ring less.

Linux fans thrown a bone in one Windows 10 build while Peppa Pig may fly if another is ready in time for this year

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Re: Windows awoke to discover it had metamorphosed into...

Why on earth would you want explorer.exe when you have mlocate

Everything OK with Microsoft? Windows giant admits it was 'on the wrong side of history' with regard to open source

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Micro$haft was spent incorrectly throughout that article. I thought we had all ageed at least the "Microsoft" was technically incorrect.

Jeff Bezos rolls up another $437m, lights Amazon's cigar with it

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11 9's

S3 designed for 99.999999999%* durability.

* For as long as we are in business.

'Here are 400,000 smut sites. Block them' says Pakistani telco regulator

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Re: "... 429,343 banned-smut Websites."

429,343 X 12 min is ten European standard wank-years

Facebook to extend bug bounty to cover data leakage, sever ties to data brokers

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misuse of data, is it going to ban itself?

One rule for... oh never mind its all a cia plot anyway.

Just stay away.

Microsoft commits: We're buying GitHub for $7.5 beeeeeeellion

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Re: How can it possibly be worth that much?

I think those are revenue figures, not profit. Microsoft is assuming a lot of growth.

Chrome's default-on ad blocker – which doesn't block adverts on 99% of websites – goes global

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Re: The new definition of pointless

Imho google should be banned from making a browser. Dangerous vertical, and here they are abusing it again.

AWS gave Parler a chance, won't say if it talked to NSO before axing spyware biz's backend systems

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Re: Is that good enough for mission-critical operations?

too easy to spot and firewall off the IPs if you use your own kit

Google mistakes the entire NHS for massive cyber-attacking botnet

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fake news

come on reg, this is surely just that captcha popup that I have seen loads before.

Not even slightly "blocking".

Hotel, motel, Holiday Inn? Doesn't matter – they may need to update their room key software

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All this and "no evidence of the hack being used in the wild." Has that term got some specific legal meaning nowadays?

You've been dying to know. Here's the answer: The Milky Way tips the cosmic scales at '1.5tr' times mass of the Sun

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Re: Does this Oort Cloud look big on me?

Way off. Its friday there are 3500kg of dunks on each London bus.

You can't say Go without Google – specifically, our little logo, Chocolate Factory insists

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Re: Go away

If this is true, sounds like a fork might be able to get ahead of the Google controlled Go?

Big Tech trade association warns Uncle Sam against knee-jerk national security measures that harm industry

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Unintended 'negative consequences' = your not intelligent enough to see the economic and social damge caused by your ranting.

'National Security' = 'Otherwise Unjustifiable'

Chinese chip designers hope to topple Arm's Cortex-A76 with XiangShan RISC-V design

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Re: Is it really super dumb and paranoid ...

nsa hooks in to the tor browser should be a lesson to us all

How can you kill that which will not die? Windows XP is back (sorta... OK, not really)

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Re: Linux 1.79 per cent (was 1.55 in Jan)

did you include android in that stat?

Take that, America! Huawei flips Trump & Co the bird after reporting double-digit % rise in sales and profit

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If you believe...

Competition makes buisinesses better.

Making life difficult in this way for a successful competitive biz like Huawei will only make it stronger.


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