* Posts by Sparkus

11 posts • joined 20 May 2020

Huawei wins approval to plonk £1bn optical comms R&D facility in UK's leafy Cambridgeshire



Unidentifiable antenna complex on the roof, dedicated fiber connections to CCP-owned off-shore cable systems, 'secret' rooms inaccessible to other than a select few..................

Huawei's EMUI 10.1 update shows Chinese mobile giant hunkering down for the long haul without Google wares


No worries. If other projects are a guide, there will be a re-unification effort in about 5 years.

On the other paw, we already have China-specific forks of just about every other open source package. A China/CCP approved phone OS could be just what the Party ordered.......

Microsoft disbands three-ring Windows Insider circus and replaces it with 'channels'


A new Windows Insider 'manager' and this is the first thing they come up with to mark their territory?

Logitech Zone Wireless: Swanky headset means business, but that also means it comes with a hefty price tag


Did Logi give up any clue as to when their 922 web cam would be back in stock?

Astros get to play with VR while Boeing's Starliner stays on the ground


So how much money/effort was put into a virtual visualization of Starliner vs software design assurance?

Big Tech trade association warns Uncle Sam against knee-jerk national security measures that harm industry


Unintended 'negative consequences' = don't mess with our revenue streams

Defending critical national infrastructure... hmm. Does Zoom count as critical now?

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Great news. Patch load drops 20% for the first time in 10 years. Bad news: Well, you've heard about coronavirus?


Not to mention the 'effects' of three new code analysis and verification toolsets..................

'I wrote Task Manager': Ex-Microsoft programmer Dave Plummer spills the beans


ctl-shift-esc continues to work, it's my second favorite three fingered salute......

Well, that's something boffins haven't seen before: A strange alien streaks around Jupiter


The Fithp have arrived......

Berlin's renowned nightclub scene is showing signs of life. Just one problem: No dancing


I personally would settle for 'just another beer garden' at this point.......


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