444 posts • joined 28 Apr 2011
UK dev loses ownership claim on forensic software he said he wrote in spare time and licensed to employer
Accenture, Capita, IBM jump on £800m framework to make the NHS more agile as UK.gov announces further reforms
Personally I can't help feeling that the intersection between people who buy Apple hardware and Linux users is quite small, but what do I know? The only time I've spent more than £300 on a computer (or phone for that matter) was when my eldest insisted on a Windows machine for gaming. He's written out of the will now...
If you can't understand how Instagram 'influencers' make millions, good luck with these virtual ones doing even better
Google extends homeworking until this time next year – as Microsoft finds WFH is terrific... for Microsoft
Consumer orgs ask world's competition watchdogs: Are you really going to let Google walk off with all Fitbit's data?
It's National Cream Tea Day and this time we end the age-old debate once and for all: How do you eat yours?
TalkTalk customer here, faster broadband, FTTC - 40Mb consistently. No problems as long as you don't have to actually talk to them! (Customer services are dreadful in a number of ways...)
VPN drops out rather regularly but that could just be Cisco ;-)
Damn Wifi-hub is a bit on the bulky side, but no biggie.
Former Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman calls on UK govt to legally protect data from contact-tracing apps
Incredible how you can steal data via Thunderbolt once you've taken the PC apart, attached a flash programmer, rewritten the firmware...
Review of IR35 is in: Quelle surprise, UK.gov will forge ahead with controversial tax reforms in the private sector
Guess we have to do this the Huawei then: Verizon sued by Chinese giant for allegedly ripping off patented tech
Rockstar dev debate reopens: Hero programmers do exist, do all the work, do chat a lot – and do need love and attention from project leaders
Want to live long and prosper? Avoid pirated, malware-laden Star Wars free vid streams – and pay to watch instead
Tesla has a smashing weekend: Model 3 on Autopilot whacks cop cars, Elon's Cybertruck demolishes part of LA
Remember the Uber self-driving car that killed a woman crossing the street? The AI had no clue about jaywalkers
.NET Core 3.0 thought it was all ready for release. And it would have been too, if it weren't for those pesky Visual Studio kids
The unfamiliar can always catch people out
Our ageing golf went into the workshop and they loaned me a shiny new polo, but the damn thing wouldn't start, flashing up some kind of red warning symbol about a foot pedal.
Little did I suspect that modern cars need you to press the clutch to allow them to start! Embarrassing but understandable...
Brekkie TV host Lorraine Kelly wins IR35 ruling against HMRC, adds fuel to freelance techies' ire over tax reforms
I think we're a bit too far gone for that...
Even our fairly boring Golf has a performance monitor mode on the entertainment unit that shows engine power output, turbo boost and g-forces.
You can also set the throttle, braking and cruise responsiveness via it, so it's not even just reading engine management info but setting it as well.