* Posts by Spock2

9 posts • joined 26 Jul 2017

That's ride on time: Lyft, Uber to continue taxi app service in Cali after appeals court hits pause on AB5 brouhaha

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That's ride on time

That's their business model. They just walk right in - walk, walk, walk right in.

If you can't understand how Instagram 'influencers' make millions, good luck with these virtual ones doing even better

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Re: Every time I think people can't get any crazier,

But newspapers around the turn of the 19th century were just as bad

What, people in the 19th century pushed newspapers into your face every 10 seconds?

Google creates secure file locker for countries where people often share smartphones

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users who share a smartphone

I assume they mean 'users who voluntarily share a smartphone'.

Microsoft to Cortana: You’re not going out dressed in iOS or Android, young lady!

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Re: "Cortana’s incarnation in a Harman Kardon smart speaker will end"

This sort of thing is why consumers need legal redress / protection. If a device is purchased with a feature, that feature should be available for the life of the product - where "life" is not defined by the vendor (but need not be infinite).

Tell that to all the people who owned Psion devices running the STNC browser.

'I'm telling you, I haven't got an iPad!' – Sent from my iPad

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The real problem (other than the user) was that the son had spilled coke over the keyboard.

Not too hard to hoover that up.

Veteran vulture Andrew Orlowski is offski after 19 years at The Register

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Re: Bon chance...

If Lewis Page returns, you won't need to cancel your subscription. He'll do it for you.

Cortana. Whatever happened to world domination?

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I just look out of the window.

We went to Nadella's launch of Hit Refresh so you didn't have to

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Re: Will it be viewed cynically as corporate propaganda?

“The question was what would you do if you found a baby had just fallen on street?”

Tell it it may be entitled to a financial settlement for the accident it just had.

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