* Posts by notyetanotherid

7 posts • joined 15 Jan 2019

Where are we now? Microsoft 363? 362? We've lost count because Exchange Online isn't playing nicely this morning


Pedantry corner - homophone alert

Give Microsoft their due, they got the right spelling of "dependent" in their tweet...copy and paste is your friend!

One does not simply repurpose an entire internet constellation for sat-nav, but UK might have a go anyway


Re: Hmmmm

Or £300 million or so for something like this - https://www.theregister.com/2019/02/20/uk_navigation_overlay_service/

The girl with the dragnet tattoo: How a TV news clip, Insta snaps, a glimpse of a tat and a T-shirt sold on Etsy led FBI to alleged cop car arsonist


Gloves and goggles; whoda thought it?

"Carpenter notes that the videos and images depict the woman wearing what he and his colleagues believe are flame-retardant gloves, which in conjunction with her goggles, he argues, represent "evidence of intent and planning to engage in activities that could potentially hurt her hands and/or eyes, including arson.""

... or perhaps she thought that there was a good chnce the cops would be lobbing tear gas at the protesters?

Voyager 2 gets back to sciencing while 'unstoppable' Iran promises world more 'Great Iranian Satellites'


Re: That Twitter feed

It is a shame that the tweet now seems to have mysteriously disappeared, and that el Reg didn't post a screengrab. The Wayback Machine, on the other hand, has archived that page lots of times over the last few days, so it is still possible to view in all its glory!

This news article about the full public release of OpenAI's 'dangerous' GPT-2 model was part written by GPT-2


Neural Net

Editor's note: Any typos on this page were made by a neural network. So there.


It was totally Samsung's fault that crims stole your personal info from a Samsung site, says Samsung-blaming Sprint


"Samsung takes security very seriously."

Would this be the same Samsung that let the SSuggest.com domain lapse, thus potentially exposing to miscreants millions of Galaxy mobile users with the non-removable SSuggest app, https://brownglock.com/library/2017/06/21/samsung-lets-domain-ssuggest-com-lapse-and-exposes-millions-of-phones-to-potential-hackers/ ?

Royal Bank of Scotland, Natwest fling new bank cards at folks after Ticketmaster hack



Kids' prepaid card provider goHenry notified that theirs would be replaced on 26 June

TescoBank followed on 29 June.

@Ledswinger may have a point about RBS...


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