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* Posts by ecofeco

5173 posts • joined 15 Jul 2010

Cutting custody snaps too costly for cash-strapped cops – UK.gov

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God knows every company tries!

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Re: changing data storage always costs

It's almost universal. Cops don't care to actually do their job.

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LAN party?

Funny how some kids who like games can make a LAN party work in a few hours, but the adults with millions of resources, can't see to find their arse.

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Mad Leo tried to sack me over Autonomy, says top HP Inc beancounter

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Re: Oh Look... HP CEOs fail at failing, then get huge bonuses

I believe that's what he said.

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Re: Sounds liek the lawyer is trying to muddy the waters.

Firing accountants during such a process raises another set of very red flags.

It sure as hell does.

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There is no perceived IT generation gap: Young people really are thick

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Re: Thickos

Pedestrian safety is nonexistent in the U.S.

Your kung fu has to be superior or you had best stay off the sidewalks. Not even joking.

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Thick at any age

Don't blame the kids. We was all like that wonst. But far too many people never grow out of it.

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LESTER gets ready to trundle: The Register's beer-bot has a name

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Pint

Lester makes perfect sense!

After all, you couldn't trust Rimmer, the Cat or the robot to get it right, could you? Lester was the least incompetent of them all!

Make mine an amber, er Red. And not a dwarf pint either. Cheers. -------------------------------->

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Samsung-backed gizmo may soon juice up your smartphone over the air

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So... Tesla then?

What a time to be alive indeed! Decades after Tesla invented it.

Progress marches on! (after some stumble, tumbles and falls)

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Signal app guru Moxie: Facebook is like Exxon. Everyone needs it, everyone despises it

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NO ONE NEEDS Facbook

Needs Facebook?

How can one be so stupid and yet considered an expert on anything?

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ID theft in UK hits record high as crooks shift to more vulnerable targets

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You know that's redundant, right?

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This. They don't care. So now, neither do I.

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Microsoft says 'majority' of Windows 10 use will be 'streamlined S mode'

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Re: Windows is close to unusable

My company spent several days stripping down Win 10 enterprise and it's still needy, finicky bollocks.

I said it before and I'll say it again, Win 10 is the new Vista. No, Millenia!

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UK pub chain Wetherspoons' last call: ♫ Just a spoonful of Twitter – let's pull social media down ♫

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for its awesome social media presence?

That's about as motivating to me as a sharp stick in the eye.

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Exposed: Lazy Android mobe makers couldn't care less about security

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Re: Not always the manufacturer

The updates are indeed reliant on the phone brand manufacturer.

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Just shorten that to "Abandroid."

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Anyone surprsied?

Yeah, me neither.

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So you’ve got a zero-day – do you sell to black, grey or white markets?

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Simples

Who pays the most?

Because we owe no loyalty to the assholes who can't write good code any more and put us all at risk.

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Facebook admits: Apps were given users' permission to go into their inboxes

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Re: And here comes another blatant lie...

Fiduciary duty doesn't include breaking the law?

Since when?

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It's April 2018, and we've had to sit on this Windows 10 Spring Creators Update headline for days

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Re: cant win

They can't win because their product is shit and has been for decades.

Nobody's fault but their own.

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Win 10, the NEW Vista!

The updates to 10 have been the worst I have seen in years.

Truly 10 is the new Vista. Half baked and not ready for prime time.

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Microsoft Office 365 and Azure Active Directory go TITSUP*

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Re: FIVE NINES!!!!!

"I think a lot of people in IT are just bored, so, they come up with overly complicated systems to try to puff themselves up and pad their resumes"

As an IT person, I can verify you would be correct.

It's also why most websites are shit these days.

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I never get tired of saying it

How's that cloud thing working out for ya?

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Co-op says IT upgrade project going swell since axing IBM

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Hahahahahahaha

This is some great news!

Fuck IBM and fuck them hard.

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Any social media accounts to declare? US wants travelers to tell

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Re: Confused now

It includes everyone except American citizens. So yes, you.

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Re: And the US fallsanother notch

Same here and I live here!

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Stop us if you've heard this one: Job cuts at IBM

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It's good to save money in business...

...but you can save yourself right out of business.

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Microsoft patches patch for Meltdown bug patch: Windows 7, Server 2008 rushed an emergency fix

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Re: Patching hell...

Patch Adams?

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It's baaack – WannaCry nasty soars through Boeing's computers

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Not really. Believe me, they are on open calls to their reports, who just want to be left alone to fix the problem.

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Re: The important question

Ha! Had this happen the other day. Email AV/Firewall flagged an incoming email and the user was cranky he couldn't open it because it was part of some VIP deal being made.

I tapped danced as nice as I could instead of just flat out telling the user, this was the AV/firewall's job and it was working as designed.

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Low IT budgets now have real consequences

See title.

No buck, no Buck Rodgers.

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Microsoft Store adds ‘private audience’ apps to its Store

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How can we tell?

Isn't everything in beta testing these days? So how will anyone be able to tell the difference?

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Cambridge Analytica's daddy biz had 'routine access' to UK secrets

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It may be beauty, but it does depends on your beer goggles.

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Didn't we fight a war against this?

What... fascism? Naw. Can't be.

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Adobe: New Unified Customer Profile will personalise ads as never before

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Fuck adobe straight to hell

Fuck everything about adobe.

Do not install this shitware unless you absolutely have to.

I have just had a recent unpleasant experience. I had no idea how bad it had become. This company needs to die.

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Hackers pwn Baltimore's 911 system?! Quick, someone call 91– doh!

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And now Atlanta is pwned

Atlanta's entire system is locked down from ransomware for the last 5 days.

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GoDaddy told off for reeling in punters with 'misleading' prices

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These guys?!

These guys are still in business?

They make Facebook look good. God help us all.

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Internet of insecure Things: Software still riddled with security holes

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We can't. That's how the consumer economy works. Crap tat for cheap makes the world go 'round.

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Shocked I tell you. Shocked.

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Corking story: Idiotic smart wine bottle idea falls over, passes out

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Corked?

If you drink wine and you don't know how to get the cork back in the bottle, you have no business claiming you know a damn thing about wine, let alone trying to sell a wine product.

Not to mention just the general knowledge of the wine industry, let alone sommelier level of knowledge that you really need.

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More ad-versarial tech: Mozilla to pop limited ad blocker into Firefox

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Re: If reader mode counts....

Reader mode is damn clever. It take the website and turns it back into a good old basic website that is very easy on the eyes.

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Zucker for history: What I learnt about Facebook 600 years ago

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And we never learn.

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Probe: How IBM ousts older staff, replaces them with young blood

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IBM lost the thread in the 1990s.

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Re: HPE is on the same road

Corporate strip mining has been the fashion since the 1980s.

Remember "greed is good?" Corporate raiding and vultures?

Building value and selling something of worth to customers is so... offshore.

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Re: Meanwhile in Italy - Chinese box practice

And without a pension as well.

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Five things you need to know about Microsoft's looming Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

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Re: Win 10 replaced by Mint

Exactly. If there replacements for 2 programs I need, I would never use Windows at home again.

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British Level 4 driverless pods are whizzing along ... er, a London path

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Re: Rebrand

Patty Podule?

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Re: "Everything in the States is on a grid layout."

Ha! Inside many cities as well it's nothing but converted trail.

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BOOM! Cambridge Analytica explodes following extraordinary TV expose

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Re: It's all a show

Kabuki theater indeed.

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Another day, another self-flying car pipe dream surfaces

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Re: Hope they're restricted to Silicon Valley and other liberalvilles

There is nothing liberal about Silly Valley.

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