* Posts by Stephen Taylforth

8 publicly visible posts • joined 17 Sep 2008

Apple's Q4 'most profitable quarter ever'

Stephen Taylforth


Isn't quarter 4 2009 actually in progress now ? Crystal ball gazing or typo ?

Ask.com rehires butler Jeeves

Stephen Taylforth


I think I preferred the old Jeeves.......

Swoopo - eBay's (more) evil twin

Stephen Taylforth

So much for register being at the cutting edge of reporting.

There's dozens for these sites and they've been around for ages. They are outright cons.

UK cybercrime overhaul finally comes into effect

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if the use of nmap were made compulsory among network professionals the instances of security breaches might be reduced ?

Certainly one of the most useful pieces of security software around, hell, its even useful for non security stuff as well........

Woman sues EA over 'secret' Spore DRM

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Sony BMG Rootkit ?

Surprisingly little pickup on the Sony Malware front, everybody got short memories ?

Scrap PCs smuggled, dumped in Africa, China

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If customs (or any enforcement agency) opens a container of old PCs labeled electronic equipment for re-use, how on earth are they going to tell if they are actually going to be reused or destined for the scrap merchants and their child labour ?

Texting worse for drivers than drink or drugs

Stephen Taylforth


Wasn't there some research that showed that hands free sets were just as dangerous as using a mobile with your paws ? They'd already put the legislation in place so they didn't bother putting an outright ban on using phones while driving.........

Android springs to life next week

Stephen Taylforth

Wot no cynicism ?

Given prime material like this, I think a cynicism fest was in order.....