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Linux 5.3 kernel bundles new, cuddlier, swear-free Torvalds with AMD Radeon Navi graphics support

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Re-read Starship Troopers for a lesson in shouting at people for their own good.

Move it you useless bug hunters, on the bounce!

Astroboffins capture video of Mercury passing across the Sun's surface

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Re: 22nd century kiddies terrified by theregister cobweb

Presuming, of course, that everyone stays on earth or near its orbit for all that time.

Paul Allen's six-engined monster plane prepares for space deliveries

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Whats that in one of the el reg standard units.

500,000 packets of sugar means nothing to me.

Tech jocks headed for White House powwow on 'economic matters' (read: Huawei ban)

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Re: Security...

Seems to me almost all new cars are a security threat. Sticking to my mechanical vehicle for the moment.

Chicago: Why I just grin like a dork... It's my kind of Bork

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Re: Jumped up quiche?

I would not be happy if i found bits of Loraine in my flan of a morning.

A stranger's TV went on spending spree with my Amazon account – and web giant did nothing about it for months

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Re: The list of compelling reasons

The device was a "Samsung Huawei" presumably the physical device does not exist.

Samsung's graphene batteries promise to charge five times faster – without exploding

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Re: Still not what customers really want

I seem to be regularly a couple of days parted from the bloody type c usb charger this phone needs.

Want to get $1bn from Apple? Step 1: Move to China. Step 2: Copy Uber

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bit of a Ballmer move

Spend a billion on arriving late, eyeing up someone else's billions, unrelated industry.

Seen that before.

Peak Apple indeed.

Phone fatigue takes hold: SIM-onlys now top UK market

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Not missed replaceable battery? I have my eye on the battery level all the time. You get used to having one leg. :)

Dump ur mobile provider via txt by 2019: LMFAO cu l8r

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Re: Alternatively...

website use is presuming that your data plan has not run out again and that's why you're swapping.

NHS: Thanks for the free work, Linux nerds, now face our trademark cops

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silly name I'll grant...

But if ever there was an org that needed an

apt-get upgrade

It was the NHS

VMs: Imperfect answers to imperfect problems, but they're all we have

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Re: Slightly myopic

Re: "I don't think I've ever seen anyone use VMs for security by isolation;"

Errr Amazon perhaps?

The Year Of Linux On The Desktop – at last! Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 brings the Linux kernel into Windows

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Re: I looked at the MS link provided

I think npm has just pipped windows update for most resource intensive update mechanism.

Can I get a RHEL yeah? Version 8 arrives at last as IBM given go-ahead to wolf down Red Hat

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Re: Cant get it work in Vmware Workstation 15 correctly, any ideas

Network manager still. Could be worse, could be systemd-networkd

Singapore releases the robot hounds to enforce social distancing in parks

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Re: The important questions...

Your really pushing the "think of the children" angle there. This thing travels at a snails pace.

Worry about joggers.

IT systems still in limbo as UK.gov departments await Brexit policy – MPs

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Re: Who smashed up the house?


It wasn't a joke - it's called irony.

And it's perfectly acceptable.

It's Baaaaaack (or is it?): Microsoft Teams suffers a Tuesday totter

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Re: We're number two!

Err no. Everything else is working. When its broke its not second best. Its worst.

Symantec cert holdout sites told: Those Google Chrome warnings are not a good look

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Re: That Chrome error message is dangerously misleading.

Agree. This message is really to site owners, "Toe the line. We pwn your users."

Ad network ransomware crook to flog £5k Rolex after court confiscates £270k in ill-gotten gains

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Re: Happy crooks

He did get 6 - 8 years locked up as well as the "fine".

He might consider a job after that.

Adobe will kill Flash by 2020: No more updates, support, tears, pain...

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lets not be rude

some of those Flash


things were better than the content at the end of the wait.

Intel teases Optane DIMMS, but you may need a new Xeon first

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Re: more info needed


Not much of an announcement.

Its like saying someone will produce cheaper faster SDs.

That will work on some computers.


Satellites with lasers and machine guns coming! China's new plans? Trump's Space Force? Nope, the French

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How can you down vote "cheese eating surrender monkeys".

Did you not try googling "French military Victories" and hitting "I Feel Lucky". (Back in the day)

What the &*%* did you just $#*&!*# say about me, you little &%$#*? 'AI' to filter Xbox Live chat

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Re: I know it's possible to have fun ...

Those four filter options seems like the right approach.

Ability to turn off ai nanny is key.

Facebook iOS app silently turns on your phone camera. Ah, relax – it's just a bug, lol!?

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Re: Listening

Same as the permissions on his wife and childrens phones.

They never talk about who, inside Facebook, has access to user data do they?

Parity calamity! Wallet code bug destroys $280m in Ethereum

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Re: And that's why cryptocurrency is not and won't become a replacement for money

Big banks swallow the millions and hope one notices

Australia's Lion brewery hit by second cyber attack as nation staggers under suspected Chinese digital assault

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Re: If China has nothing to hide...

You dont have to choose a side.

Not going to war was an option.

Ending it still is.

Huawei sales director nicked in Poland on suspicion of 'spying'

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I have huawei kit. I prefer to be hacked by the chinese govt than by the US.

F5 DROWNing, not waving, in crypto fail

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Did I miss something, seems like an F5 misconfigured to permit downgrade attacks is vulnerable to downgrade attacks.

Unicorn adopts rainbow as logo

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Proof, if anyone needed it, that it is impossible to make an icon look too garish or out of place on an iPhone.

Heart of darkness: Inside the Osówka underground city

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

Internet rule 50: if it exists someone blamed it on Brexit in the comments.

Spectre haunts Intel's SGX defense: CPU flaws can be exploited to snoop on enclaves

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Re: big news:

If you own the tin, in a bofh scenario, can you provide a broken sgx api anyway? With or without spectre?

MailChimp 'working' to stop hackers flinging malware-laced spam from accounts

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Re: Unsubscribe is legally required

Surely only ones that are sending automated email. We certainly dont have to put unsubscribe in a normal email.

China's cloud market jumps 58%: OK Alibaba, you've lost your Ma but you're still leading

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Re: "Tencent Cloud, which jumped 88 per cent …"

If you have _incoming_ traffic that goes to russia you have bigger problems than your firewall.

Hack probing poodle sacrifice cuffed for public crap

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So darling, would you like another pet poodle for Xmas.

No mum, I'd like another t-shirt.

What if tech moguls brewed real ale?

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Served by the 228ml




Dump ur mobile provider via txt by 2019: LMFAO cu l8r

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Re: Erm...

I dont think a wiseguy with you phone and ability to send messages would turn _off_ the flow of free data. You have bigger problems.

Totally Subcontracted Business: TSB to outsource entire IT estate to IBM for a cool $1bn after 2019 meltdown

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Re: New TSB slogan

I think the "nobody got fired for buying IBM" set will be secretly happy that its actually going to be implemented by redhat.

Just take a look at the carnage on Notepad++'s GitHub: 'Free Uyghur' release sparks spam tsunami by pro-Chinese

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Re: Why do businesses try to avoid politics?

The world is a lot smaller these days. One national border does not get you off running sweatshops, in my book.

Node.js sees Windows compatibility as key to success

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event based java is complicated

node is kind of a one trick pony. but what it does it does well.

Google puts Chrome on a cookie diet (which just so happens to starve its rivals, cough, cough...)

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Re: Looking forward to "the Facebook brwoser", "the Amazon browser" and friends

Word. FireFox is our only hope.

Shame its such a bitch to fork.

It's a no to ZFS in the Linux kernel from me, says Torvalds, points finger of blame at Oracle licensing

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When you say connected I presume you mean compiled including gpl parts. I don't think Oracle do much kernel Dev they resell redhat patches.

Bookstore sells some data centre capacity, becomes Microsoft, Oracle's nemesis

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Re: Since it wasn't mentioned by name in the article

Windows™, because good managers know that the only cure for FUD is a bonefide certified support contract.

From Vega with love: Pegasus interstellar asteroid's next stop

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What about these interstellar mini spacecraft thingamabubs being proposed, could you fire one of these with lasers towards it to ger a close up. Be good target practice.

Epyc fail? We can defeat AMD's virtual machine encryption, say boffins

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Re: Publishing microcode ? What are you smoking ?

This reads like a rant about c sourcecode in 1980.

Given enogh eyes all bugs are shallow even applys to hardware.

eBay eBabe enigma explained: Microsoft bug blamed after topless model slings e-souk's emails at stunned Brits

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Re: No damage done

Nobody considers the reputation of the model: who unwittingly has her top class baps associated with Microsofts pisspoor email service.

She should be compensated.

AppGet 'really helped us,' Microsoft says, but offers no apology to dev for killing open-source package manager

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There is a lot of money in running the official package manager, if you throw your morals out the window, or didn't have any to begin with.

Heads up: OnePlus phones have a secret root backdoor and the password is 'angela'

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thanks for the heads up

Polite way of saying "you idiot, if you hadnt blabbed on the internet you could have been awarded bounty"

Google Cloud rolls back changes after 18-hour load balancer brownout

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for sure

the fact it took engineers 18 hours to work out the command to rollback a submit implies it was git. ;)

Samsung needs to eat itself, not copy Apple's X-rated margins

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s9 lite

What about the s8 as the lite version, I saw dex demoed on an s8 and it looked really good.

Brit military wants a small-drone-killer system for £20m

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Laser drone killers, sounds like job for EL REG SPECIAL PROJECTS BUREAU. Starting, of course, with a poll for the name and a logo competition :)


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