What's wrong with January 2021?
49 posts • joined 24 Dec 2017
Don't strain yourself, Zuck, only democracy at stake... Facebook makes half-hearted effort to flag election lies by President Trump
You're testing them wrong: Whiteboard coding interviews are 'anti-women psychological stress examinations'
Trump gloats, telcos weep, and China is furious: How things stand following UK's decision to rip out Huawei
Hey, Boeing. Don't celebrate your first post-grounding 737 Max test flight too hard. You just lost another big contract
Re: Finally some real consequences
The inspectors are not contractors - they are Boeing employees. That is how the system has always worked - but with one not so minor change. Originally these inspectors reported direct to the FAA, then a change was made so that they reported through Boeing's pointy-haired managers.
Given this knowledge, I think the outcome was less than surprising.
MWC now stands for Mighty Wallet Crusher? Smaller firms counting the cost after mobile industry event scrapped
The Six Million Dollar Scam: London cops probe Travelex cyber-ransacking amid reports of £m ransomware demand, wide-open VPN server holes
This page is currency unavailable... Travelex scrubs UK homepage, kills services, knackers other sites amid 'software virus' infection
There is no fee for withdrawing cash. However "Interest charges apply to cash you take out, from the day the cash is withdrawn."
And the rate is 20% pa (or even 28% if you are deemed a not-so-good credit risk).
So if you withdraw , say, $1,000 at the beginning of a billing period, that could amount to $30.
However, if they allow a positive balance on the card, you could work around that.
That Pulse Secure VPN you're using to protect your data? Better get it patched – or it's going to be ransomware time
PIN the blame on us, says Monzo in mondo security blunder: Bank card codes stored in log files as plain text
Re: bees in the wall
I had a wasp's nest hanging from the inside of the roof of my house. My Dad placed a bucket of water underneath it and hit the nest with a big stick.
It dropped in the water, and he covered it with a lid. Job done!
Another time in the same house, I had a wasp's nest underneath my bath, accessed via a gap in the wall where the drain exited. I had to get the pros in for that one.
Whats(goes)App must come down... World in shock as Zuck decides to intertwine Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp
Facebook's pay-for-more-eyeballs shtick looks too good to be true: Page views, Likes from 'fake' profiles
Re: Whisper it…
"Additionally, Autopilot works well. I should know, having covered thousands of tedious traffic-laden motorway miles with it."
Have you got autopilot V1 or V2? My V1 works well, but everyone I know who has V2 complains about it.
Shame they had to ditch V1 after Mobileye dumped Tesla for taking too many risks.
El Reg has screwed up
The Register is normally good at covering tech stories, but they have screwed up royally here.
As others have alluded to, this invention is about diodes, not batteries. It lowers the power consumption of any electronic device that uses diodes, and hence lengthens battery life if that device is baterry-powered.
Look at the press release:
El Reg missed an important part of the quote therein:
"Semiconductor diodes and amplifiers, which often are made of silicon or germanium, are key elements in modern electronic devices"
Re: Oh, the irony
You are wrong. Currency gains are subject to CGT.
From the HMRC manual:
"When foreign currency is held in a bank account and the account has a credit balance, the account is an asset for the purposes of capital gains tax.
For capital gains purposes all gains and losses must be computed in sterling (see CG78310) so on the disposal of all or part of this asset a capital gain or loss may arise."