* Posts by Tubz

204 posts • joined 6 Sep 2014

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Hats off to the brave 7%ers who dived into the Windows 10 May 2020 Update within a month of release

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Re: Printing fail yet again!

Agree Edge keeps getting better on each new release, I just wish they would let us customise the new page/tab and give us the option to switch to a new tab once opened, instead of using 3rd party plugins. How hard can it be too code ?

Stinker, emailer, trawler, spy: How an engineer stole top US chip designs, smuggled them to China to set up a rival fab

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Moral of the story, don't employ Chinese Nationals, you can't be 100% they are not dodgy and escape back to China to escape the law !

Fasten your seat belts: Brave Reg hack spends a week eating airline food grounded by coronavirus crash

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Mushroom

I bet your butt hole and the toilet really appreciated the experiment.

Foxconn signals Indian expansion to make ... something it will reveal eventually

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Cannot understand why companies have not started to shrink manufacturing in China due to their current standing in the world and rising costs.

Australian PM says nation under serious state-run 'cyber attack' – Microsoft, Citrix, Telerik UI bugs 'exploited'

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Don't mention China, they get upset and say we all anti-Chinese racists !!

Netgear was told in January its routers can be hacked and hijacked. This week, first patches released – after exploits, details made public

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So do nothing, your router may get owned, patch and your router may fall over or perform like a brick, as we couldn't be arsed to test it in time before the flaw was made public. Well done Netgear, glad I dumped your brand years back !

Nothing fills you with confidence in an IT contractor more than hearing its staff personal records were stolen by ransomware hackers. Right, Cognizant?

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Class action suits both sides of the Atlantic !

How do you run a military court over Zoom? With 28 bullet points and a ceremonial laptop flunkey, of course!

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Whatever happened to the right of defending yourself face-2-face as in UK law and ECHR, not by a video link ?

Gulp! Irish Water outsources contact centres to Capita for up to €27m over 7 years

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Capita will roll out "new software and digital capabilities", so in plain Irish language, it will fail to deliver anything on time, in budget or working, contract will be terminated, Capita pays off customer but walks away with a nice earner ! !

Taiwan aims to trump China with new display tech industry development plan

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Good, sooner we reduce relying on China the better.

Scottish cops dangle £6m for help understanding 160TB treasure trove of structured and unstructured data

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160TB of data, and % that is unlawful, yet Police ignore UK and at the time EU rules and official guidelines?

Barmy ban on businesses, Brits based in Blighty bearing or buying .eu domains is back: Cut-off date is Jan 1, 2021

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Facepalm

So lets flip this, any EU company that has a UK domain name and does not have their head office registered in the UK, loses the domain, fair play !

We really need a new icon for the UK v EU or Brexit lark.

Surprise! That £339 world's first 'anti-5G' protection device is just a £5 USB drive with a nice sticker on it

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Facepalm

Went to website https://5gbioshield.com/ and had to have a laugh at the description of "The Team", what a load of donkey poo !

FYI: There are thousands of Chrome extensions with so, so many fake installations to trick you into using them

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Trollface

Just ban all Russian and Chinese extensions, we all know they are fakes and laced with credential stealing malware.

Linus Torvalds drops Intel and adopts 32-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper on personal PC

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Intel stifled the PC evolution and ripped off customers, happy to notch up the speed here and there by a couple of hundred Mhz while raking in the cash with over the top prices, until AMD stepped up kicked them in the nutz and said this is how you do it, ever since, Intel has been playing catch up. proof, look how quickly the increased the core count and speed boost on their products within months of AMD's releases. AMD not perfect, but will never buy another Intel CPU unless they come up with something magical at sensible prices !

Rogue ADT tech spied on hundreds of customers in their homes via CCTV – including me, says teen girl

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So ADT systems allow access from any old IP address so long as you have an account setup, not smart, going to cost them big $$$$ !

SD cards hop on the PCIe 4.0 bus to hit 4GB/s with version 8.0 of storage spec

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Paris Hilton

I can see me building a new mini media server, for my special movie collection.

Capita, Fujitsu and pals tuck into slices of £3bn London NHS framework

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FAIL

Deloitte LLP, Capita Business Service, Fujitsu Services, Atos IT Services

Doomed to fail !!

The end really is nigh – for 32-bit Windows 10 on new PCs

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Re: Linux desktop for decades

WinXP, M$ should have you burned at the stake, Heathen !

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and for once, I don't disagree with Microsuck !

Users of Will.i.am's Wink IoT hub ask 'Where is the love?' as they're asked to pay for a new subscription service

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What happens to contact law, "pay once, use forever", would like to see someone takes this to court and become class action !

Tom Cruise to increase in stature thanks to ISS jaunt? Now that's a mission impossible

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Angel

Can we leave him up there to be closer to his friendly neighbourhood genocidal alien overlord Xenu, as confirmed by your resident nut job Hubbard in his own handwriting !

China strings up red tape barrier that shows businesses they're better off buying local tech

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Re: What goes around comes around

Always thought Cisco HQ was in the NSA basement or is it the CIA cloakroom?

Chinese carmaker behind Volvo and Lotus ships first two satellites for planned IoT ‘OmniCloud’

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Geely Group in partnership with PRC Inc, all your data belongs to us comrade and we know were you are, have been and when we can drive you to nearest re-education holiday camp.

Apple and Google tweak key bits of contact-tracing privacy plan

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Funny how an app like this can be squeezed in to the OS, yet we can't squeeze out the useless bloatware, designed to make Apple, Google and manufacturers a quick buck !

Airbus and Rolls-Royce hit eject on hybrid-electric airliner testbed after E-Fan X project fails to get off the ground

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beer keg, not that big, make a mini version for a vehicle, may be trucks ?

Where the hell Huawei? It should be a bit easier to tell now the AppGallery has its first proper navigation app

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Doesn't matter if they reach app parity with GMS, the question of trusting those apps will linger unless they stamp out dodgy apps and I suspect that will not be high on their list of things to do.

Why should the UK pensions watchdog be able to spy on your internet activities? Same reason as the Environment Agency and many more

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No judge, sitting or retired will deny UKGov, especially if they want their knighthood , seat in the lords and the pay/expenses that goes with it !

IBM Watson GPU cloud cluster Brexits from London to Frankfurt – because GDPR

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Pointless And Political

Complete BS from IBM, UK will be GDPR compliant as its UK law now and any amendments will probably be implemented too, to keep things simple with our so called EU partners/competitors/dictatorship. Wonder if IBM getting any thick brown envelopes under the table ?

Something a bit phishy in your inbox? You can now email suspected frauds straight to Blighty's web takedown cops

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and if you fancy a bit of spamming ... report@phishing.gov.uk

Lockdown endgame? There won't be one until the West figures out its approach to contact-tracing apps

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Stop

Apple + Google + Gov = privacy disaster at some point it will be abused !

Microsoft drops a seemingly innocuous Windows Insider build, teases the future

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I'm just so surprised that Teams hasn't made in to Windows 10 as the default free IM/Skype application.

Europe dumps 300,000 UK-owned .EU domains into the Brexit bin

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Good luck getting any cash back from an EU doman registrtaion, I bet they have a keep the cash clause !

Intel shrugs off ‘new’ side-channel attacks on branch prediction units and SGX

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Nice of Intel to shrug of the risks, watch for the stock dumping and the fake news to hit other chip manufacturers just before it all comes out as another scandal !

10Mbps for world+dog, hoots UK.gov, and here is how we're doing it

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So will we get a 2 year reprive from BT, VM, Sky and the others putting up bills, while not improving t he network for existing customers, especialy pointing the finger at VM, don't think so !

BOOM! Cambridge Analytica explodes following extraordinary TV expose

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Facebook conduct and audit just before GDPR, must be worried about being hit by 4% fine and starting it early is a get out of jail card. Hoepfully all involved will get serious jail time and masisve fines !

Brit retailer Currys PC World says sorry for Know How scam

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Thumb Down

Re: Sharp Practice

In my day at PCW, staff received a small amount of commision for gerneal sales, but a bigger lump for warranties and pressure from sales manager to flog it even if customer didn't want it. In my defence I used to respect the customers wishes and take the flak from managers, after 6 months, I left.

UK.gov told: Draw up code of practice for cops bulk-slurping car plates

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Big Brother

3 years to get adiscussion going and then another decade or two while UKGov and the Police use every dirty trick they know to stall it. Wonder how compliantthey are for GDPR or will they insert a get out of jail free clause ?

What took you so long, BlackBerry? Facebook BBM suit is way overdue

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Go

Go BBM smack Zuck for billions !

Virgin Media's Brit biz broadband goes TITSUP: Total Inability To Support Upset People

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Check your contracts and SLA's, if in breach get compensation and hit the VM muppets were it only registers, in the wallet !

South China waters are red, Brit warships are blue, HMS Sutherland's sailing there

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Demcratic elections also scare the shit out of the UK and US political establishment !

Intel alerted computer makers to chip flaws on Nov 29 – new claim

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Oh the stench of insider dealing is getting worse !

Smut site fingered as 'source' of a million US net neutrality comments

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Pai and his ISP mates very busy spamming the FCC.

NHS OKs offshoring patient data to cloud providers stateside

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WTF?

What could possibly go wrong, hmmm, lets ask all the US medical companies and government departments that have massive leaks in the couple of years. More importantly,if it does go wrong, how will it be investigated, if it even gets reported and those effected get compensation, even the NHS can't fight US lawyers !

Boffins split on whether Spectre fix needs tweaked hardware

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Chip manufacturers should be forced to recall and replace, just like other businesses, only way for them do the design work properly, hit them in the bank balance !

Brazil says it has bagged Royal Navy flagship HMS Ocean for £84m

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HM Gov selling off our assets cheap, best at what they do !

Firefox 57's been quietly delaying tracking scripts

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Re: Oh, that's why

You must have visited the Dail Mail, that site must have be written by a complete moron with an advert fetish?

China may stick to its own DRAM memory soon – researchers

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Stolen tech being put to good use ?

Google asks browser rival Vivaldi to post uninstall instructions

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Sooner or later Google will drop itself in it and no amount of money, lawyers or lobbying is going to save it from the wrath of regulators and big fat fine, hats the only way to hurt them in the bank balance !

New Capita system has left British Army recruits unable to register online

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Delayed rather than missing, about sums up the capabilities of Crap-at-that !

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