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Internet had a near miss
Published in News
Friday, 30 September 2022 11:59

Internet had a near miss


Authoritarian countries nearly kept control

The world wide wibble had a near miss when the United Nations agency that sets global standards for telecoms and tech infrastructure voted for a US official instead of a Russian.

Iphone 14 Pro has even more issues
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 30 September 2022 11:34

Iphone 14 Pro has even more issues


Apple calls them features 

Early adopters of Fruity cargo-cult Apple's over-priced under functioned iPhone 14 Pro are now suffering from yet another feature of Apple's software Q&A -- random shut downs.

Apple fires vice president of procurement
Published in News
Friday, 30 September 2022 11:28

Apple fires vice president of procurement


For being a big tit on someone else’s TikTok

Fruity cargo cult vice president of procurement Tony Blevins has been fired for making a gag about “big breasts” on another person’s TikTok account.

FTC under pressure to block Amazon's iRobot take over
Published in News


US democrats are worried about giving Amazon maps of your house 

The Federal Trade Commission is facing mounting pressure to block Amazon’s proposed $1.65 billion purchase of iRobot, the company behind Roomba autonomous vacuums.

Zuckerburg warns that his company is shrinking
Published in News
Friday, 30 September 2022 11:04

Zuckerburg warns that his company is shrinking


More staff lay offs expected 

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees yesterday that the company is enacting a company-wide hiring freeze and that more downsizing was likely.

Google helping anti-abortionists lure victims
Published in News
Friday, 30 September 2022 10:40

Google helping anti-abortionists lure victims


Vulnerable people tricked to visting fake clinics

Despite being warned about it, the search engine Google is still directing vulnerable women to fake abortion clinics to be shouted at by anti-abortionists until they give up on having a termination.

Apple sued for age discrimination
Published in News
Friday, 30 September 2022 10:29

Apple sued for age discrimination


We don’t need to retain you anymore grandad you are lucky to have work

A 67-year-old director in Apple's Intellectual Property Enforcement unit is suing the company for age discrimination, because Jobs Mob took away a special bonus it uses to "retain key employees" in lead positions because of his age.

Chaos hits Linux and Windows machines
Published in News
Thursday, 29 September 2022 11:59

Chaos hits Linux and Windows machines


Seen in the wild

A cross-platform malware has infected a wide range of Linux and Windows devices, including small office routers, FreeBSD boxes, and large enterprise servers.

Google overhauls search engine
Published in News
Thursday, 29 September 2022 11:47

Google overhauls search engine


Images and video blended directly into results

Google wants to overhaul the formatting of its search engine results pages by putting images and video content blended directly into results, as opposed to featuring under separate tabs or in dedicated box-outs.

Tesla Bot as pointless and over hyped as anything else Musk has done
Published in AI


Such a long way from useful you need a rocket to get there 

Elon [look at me] Musk is expected to unveil a prototype of his Optimus robot tommorrow which he tried to convince us last August would be a cheap robot which will be in every house and do mundane tasks.