How strange - I have been reading up on the Marconi Beam stations - a fascinating technology that I had no idea existed.
2085 posts • joined 16 Jun 2011
The Wight stuff: Marconi and the island, when working remotely on wireless comms meant something very different
Pentagon confirms footage of three strange craft taken by the Navy are UFOs (no, that doesn't mean they're aliens)
BOFH: Here he comes, all wide-eyed with the boundless optimism of youth. He is me, 30 years ago... what to do?
Facebook, distributor of deceptive political ads, sues registrar Namecheap over deceptive domain names
Google product boss cuffed on suspicion of murder after his Microsoft manager wife goes missing, woman's body found, during Hawaii trip
Re: Sad yes, but is this really pat of El Reg's core mission?
You're maybe haven't been here long.
There is a reason the top of the page is red.
And, yes this is newsworthy, yes it is related to tech companies. It might not be a story about the latest windows vulnerability (bad choice of words, my bad) but that doesn't mean it should be on here. Are you only after the stories that are less human?
Researchers trick Tesla into massively breaking the speed limit by sticking a 2-inch piece of electrical tape on a sign
Assange lawyer: Trump offered WikiLeaker a pardon in exchange for denying Russia hacked Democrats' email
It's a Bing thing: Microsoft drops plans to shove unloved search engine down throats of unsuspecting enterprises
Super-leaker Snowden punts free PDF* of tell-all NSA book with censored parts about China restored, underlined
I have this book but became paranoid so scanned the text and then converted it to binary, haven't read it all yet - currently on page 01100101 01110000 01110011 01110100 01100101 01101001 01101110 00100000 01100100 01101001 01100100 01101110 00100111 01110100 00100000 01101011 01101001 01101100 01101100 00100000 01101000 01101001 01101101 01110011 01100101 01101100 01100110
I wish my users protected data like this efficient PA
If the IT department had a decent asset list this wouldn't happen - I guess Mike feels that admin isn't part of his job.
All he had to say to the PA is - could you call me back on the IT number.
Seriously it's people like Mike that give HellDesks a bad name
Pokémon Red and Blue-era trading cards just made their owner a load of green: Complete set sells at auction for $107k
IT pro screwed out of unused vacation pay, bonus by HPE after judge rules: The law is a mess but it's still the law
Gonna be so cool when we finally get into space, float among the stars, work out every day, inject testosterone...
Egg on North Face: Wikipedia furious after glamp-wear giant swaps article pics for sneaky ad shots – and even brags about it in a video
Re: Wine is wine
Speaking as an ex-bar manager that has been on extensive courses for this sort of thing, nope. The average person couldn't tell the difference. And some sommeliers would have issues too.
The price on a bottle doesn't reflect the quality of the product (which is wholly subjective anyway)
Huawei, Huawei. Huawei, Huawei. Feeling hot, hot, hot: US threatens to cut UK from intel sharing over Chinese tech giant
Starz, meet the Streisand Effect. Cable telly giant apologizes for demented DMCA Twitter takedown spree
As a podcaster that pushes out our live stream through youtube I am all to familiar with takedowns.
It's worse when the robots decide I have infringed.
The actual process of getting a design reversed is a proper ball ache.
The way the system works is guilty until proved otherwise.
It is a joke at best and a proper jack booted at worst.