Re: Same old, same old
Bell Canada did, then when they got real 4G called it 4G+
3067 posts • joined 10 Jun 2009
I used to work for a company that was the "HP". It was bought by a much smaller company that had no money, but somehow got someone to loan them many millions to buy the larger company. 2 people walked away with a few million, the company slowly sunk under the debt and many little people lost money. That and short selling should both be banned.
The IT manager got suckered into buying a $350 Y2K "test kit". It was a 3.5 floppy and a roll of Y2K Ready stickers.
On the bootable floppy was a batch file read some info from the bios then printed a bunch of rubbish on the screen then flashed Y2K Ready on the screen. It didn't test anything, it was a complete scam.
So first I did a charge back on the company credit card, then I stuck the stickers on everything... coffee maker, water cooler, garbage cans, 3 hole punch. Well it was all Y2K ready!
Add that I had already updated what needed to be updated and flagged 3 machines that were going to fail for replacement and told them the photocopier logs were going to say 1990 until the leas was up in 8 months.
IT manager was Pissed about the stickers. But didn't say anything because he didn't want to explain about that $350 scan.
Work from home sales - BYOD
Stored all his docs in folders on his desktop.
Deleted all the files because the drive was full
Ran defrag because it was still slow.
Discovered he NEEDED those files. Came into the office so I could un-delete them LOL. Told him no, maybe the CIA could recover them, but not me. Told the sales manager the same thing. I think he asked everyone in the office, it was his idea to do no control BYOD to save money after all.
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