* Posts by mics39

119 posts • joined 4 Apr 2016

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Samsung to launch debit card and financial-health-as-a-service service

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Holmes

Will I get …

… updates after 2 years?

Londoner who tried to blackmail Apple with 300m+ iCloud account resets was reusing stale old creds

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Re: How does this work ?

Boris can always send him over to US.

Boeing, Boeing, gone! CEO Muilenburg quits 'effective immediately'

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Unhappy

Re: Fault tree

Who knows, in this American world of anything can happen he might end up heading the FAA. Like that guy Pai.

Ye olde Blue Screen of Death is back – this time, a bad Symantec update is to blame

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Facepalm

Paging ...

Dr Norton, Dr Norton where are you?

Ah, the good old days when Dr Norton was checking each sector of my 200 (or so) mega HD.

Hacker House shoved under UK Parliament's spotlight following Boris Johnson funding allegs

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Unhappy

Re: took her on trade missions and helped secure a total of £126,000 in public funding

Nice preview of effects of Boris no deal and rapacious US business. Who knows, we might even reflect later on that this Arcuri was one of the insignificant scammers.

Biz forked out $115k to tout 'Time AI' crypto at Black Hat. Now it sues organizers because hackers heckled it

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Happy

Re: quick, hide.

But I’m available as chief aromatherapist.

Uncle Sam is asking Americans if they could refrain from slapping guns on their drones

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Black Helicopters

Re: When someone gets the tech to operate killer drones from thousands of miles away

USA is already the world leader in killing with drones.

Thunderbolts and lightning very, very frightening as loo shatters, embedding porcelain shards in wall

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Flame

Biblical

Smiting is back! Yeah MAGA!

Enjoying that 25Mbps internet speed, America? Oh, it's just 6Mbps? And you're unhappy? Can't imagine why

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Devil

Hire Boris Johnson, he will bring you fiber to rural areas.

Elon Musk's new idea is to hook your noggin up to an AI – but is he just insane about the brain?

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Re: Elon - I think I might have a few candidates for you...

No problem, we’ll enthusiastically chip in for the extra.

We need citizen devs, cries Microsoft – but pricey new licensing plans for PowerApps might put paid to that

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Megaphone

Re: Microsoft: We need you

We need more cheap labour!

UK MPs find 'no technical grounds' to exclude Huawei from 5G networks

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Black Helicopters

Our airports will be occupied!

I may have read Autonomy whistleblower emails about 'inflated' sales, founder Mike Lynch admits in court

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That’s Harvard MBA and US accounting. You don’t make big bucks by traditional counting.

Queen Elizabeth has a soggy bottom: No, the £3.1bn aircraft carrier, what the hell did you think we meant?

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Coffee/keyboard

By the way ...

Who designed this, Lego makers? Ive? If I were a Somali pirate I’d be pissing silly laughing if this boat came approaching.

This is the one they should’ve christened Boaty McBoatface.

Dear El Reg, Will Windows 10 break my VPN? I read it on the web so it must be true

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Facepalm

Re: incremental improvements

Ha! Never underestimate the power of Microsoft to screw the public.

Got an 'old' Tesla? Musk promises 'self-driving' upgrade chip ship by end of 2019

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Re: Another Musk lie

After the present one anything is possible. Including amoeba not from this earth.

Wide of the net: Football Association of Ireland says player, manager data safe after breach

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WTF?

Was someone looking for a pot of gold?

Yuge U-turn: Prez Trump walks back on Huawei ban... at least the tech sector seems to think so

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Ha! That’s way overthinking. The twat tweeter is malicious, stupid and greedy.

While we were raging about Putin's meddling and Kremlin hackers, Five Eyes were pwning Yandex, Russia's Google

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Big Brother

Watch out

You’re never safe from the Rogue State and its bestest special relationship lappie.

IVE HAD ENOUGH! iQuit. Jobs done. Jony cashes out at Apple to run his own design biz

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Happy

Re: Might be beneficial

Soon to be available elsewhere: black on black buttons. So chic everyone should have the opportunity!

Your server remote login isn't root:password, right? Cool. You can keep your data. Oh sh... your IoT gear, though?

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Trollface

Re: SO...

He doesn’t take credit?

Hey China, while you're in all our servers, can you fix these support tickets? IBM, HPE, Tata CS, Fujitsu, NTT and their customers pwned

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Holmes

Who is the source? US government?

Curioser and curioser: Little Mars rover sniffs out highest ever levels of methane

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Flame

Re: likely source?

Cunning little Martians with their underground cattle farm!

Iran is doing to our networks what it did to our spy drone, claims Uncle Sam: Now they're bombing our hard drives

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Flame

Re: That's Rich!

Didn’t someone some time ago say reap what you sow? If I were Iranian I’d be contributing.

Boffins stole our 3D files – and gave them all to Facebook's AI eggheads, claims Lithuanian biz

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Headmaster

No contest

No need for popcorn here.

An outfit from some obscure ex-Soviet block country with no strategic natural resources (sorry Lithuanians) vs an all American ruthless world conquering beast with very deep pockets and an elite university entangled with the US establishment.

Oh Einstein! Why didn’t you just stay in Switzerland!

Now Chinese-made drones rubbing US govt up the Huawei: 'Strong concerns' DJI kit threat to national security

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Happy

Re: Have they completely lost the plot?

American drones are only good for killing and maiming people. Most of the rest of us don’t do such things so Chinese stuff is fine.

Greybeard greebos do runner from care home to attend world's largest heavy metal fest Wacken

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Childcatcher

Re: I think I'll..

Yes, only when Melotron* was the state of the art!

* Talk about steam punk contraption!!

Sur-Pies! Google shocks world with sudden Android 9 Pixel push

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Re: "We’ve built Android 9 to learn from you—

That’s the Digital Wellbeing for you: if you don’t click on enough ads to meet the quota, Pie will do it for you.

'Prodigy' chip moonshot gets hand from Arm CPU guru Prof Steve Furber

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Trollface

But will it run ...

Spectre/Meltdown?

Xiaomi's Wang: We're coming to the USA

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Pint

Re: Why not?

Or Xiaomi could just go cheap and just fund an Ivanka tat sweatshop.

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Facepalm

Re: Why not?

Sorry, didn’t realize I bungled the edit process.

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Pirate

Why not?

Xiaomi might be building a Trump tower in Shenzhen. Or a resort.

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Pirate

Why not?

Xiaomi might be building a Trump tower in Shenzhen.

I see a satellite of a man ... Galileo, Galileo, Galileo, Galileo, that's now 4 sats fit to go

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Thumb Up

India

. . .

How many people in the Space faring, aircraft carrier, nuclear nation that is India ?

- - - - -

Right, India-led Commonwealth

Don’t forget they have all the call centres to resolve user issues too.

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Happy

*** What does the Commonwealth do? ***

Putting on regular games.

Geoboffins believe gigantic volcanoes kickstarted Mars' oceans

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Happy

Pictures!

. . . rather good Manga illustrations would be most welcome.

Astroboffins say our Solar System could have – wait, stop, what... the US govt found UFOs?

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Aluminum . . .

That’s certainly alien. But not so exotic.

Uber's revolting sexism, the movie

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Unhappy

Re: Could have been worse ...

Aren’t Hollywood types all customers of Uber?

Yes, British F-35 engines must be sent to Turkey for overhaul

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Meh

Re: Starting to make sense now

State? Never in a million years. Just a Puerto Rico in eastern Atlantic.

Throw us some paper towels over here!

What does the Moon 4bn years ago and Yahoo! towers this week have in common? Both had an awful atmosphere

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Trollface

Re: Fly me to the Moon

Yahoo! needs new market.

US yanks staff from Cuban embassy over sonic death ray fears

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Pint

Re: Old research

My bet is on Beats headphones.

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Unhappy

Canadians unfortunately are often collaterally damaged.

Microsoft gives all staff a marked-up 'Employee Edition' of Satya Nadella's new book

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Paris Hilton

Across top half of every page is a nice decorative ribbon. Isn’t he so thoughtful?

Paris I hope is fan of ribbons.

Trump accuses Facebook of bias, collusion with his least favourite newspapers

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Happy

Re: If Trump didn't say it, it didn't happen

Dear Big John,

Tell us that you have suddenly started to boycott the silly USA football as your overlord now commands you to.

Sincerely.

Dot-Amazon spat latest: Brazil tells ICANN to go fsck itself, only 'govts control the internet'

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Pirate

Re: I fear ...

Why single out Brazilian politicians? After all they’ve much more honourable not hiding behind lobbyists like the US counterparts.

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Pirate

Re: I wonder what Brazil's reaction would be if ...

But I wonder what US reaction would be if some Brazilian or better yet Chinese set up a cheap tat emporium named Mississippi or Alabama or Texas or even Florida and insisted on receiving top level domain?

Please someone do it.

Out, damned Spot! Amazon emits Echo ball with screen, inevitable ever-listening mic

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Happy

Re: nightstand or desk

I’ve a very good friend since childhood who habitually goes into serious arguments while soundly asleep. His wife assures me he’s still at it. So this is perfect present for him and his new audience.

Alleged dark web drug baron cuffed – after he flew to US for World Beard Championships

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Holmes

And the moral of the story is... Don't go to America.

He must not have been a regular El Reg comments reader.

Fog lifts as standards bodies agree on fog compute interoperability

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Pint

Foggy

Multi-car pileups and airport closures.

What’s next — monsoon rain computing?

Actually, salute to Foggy, Carl Foggarty, the great Superbike World Champion —>

Microsoft reveals details of flagship London store within spitting distance from Apple's

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Trollface

I assume no elderly person except rare oddities will venture into this store, so just figure for teen pressure. Except this might be a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of central London.

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