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Before we all get carried away, let's not forget Dyson was offering to make ventilators for a profit but didn't want to pay any tax on it!
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And another European country seeks to send back those they welcomed with open arms: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/apr/14/denmark-revokes-syrian-refugee-permits-under-new-policy

Hands up all those who remember the warnings that "People will print off guns!" if the general population was allowed to have 3D Printers?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-56798743
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You've gotta admire Amazon. You never hear any accusations on "Monopoly" or "World Domination", and yet quietly and confidently, they slowly make themselves the default for our daily lives. https://www.engadget.com/amazon-delivery-installation-report-202738704.html



Pakistan shut down Facebook! If only. https://www.theregister.com/2021/04/19/pakistan_brief_social_media_ban/
I wonder how many didn't have a clue what to do with themselves for those four hours?

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/coinbase-hangover-rattles-crypto-assets-with-bitcoin-falling/ar-BB1fLJj4
Tell me about it! I must have lost at least ยฃ6.00 over the course of the weekend. :'(
Spare some Eth Guv'nor? 0xD99bB882E81b092E63901866Bbd75f54E3e6c090
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Does anyone want a Coinbase account now they've gone public?
https://www.coinbase.com/join/cannon_pg #crypto
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They've also had a referral scheme for years to earn some free Bitcoin.
Alan mastodon (AP)
Unfortunately, I donโ€™t know anyone who would use such a service so would never have been able to use referrals ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

Ha! Now I own some SushiSwap #crypto

"Hi, is that support? The server seems to be running like a dog."
https://www.theregister.com/2021/04/13/patch_tuesday_april/
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TFFT! One of my daughters is at the hairdresser's.
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So here's a thing. Windstream did file for bankruptcy in 2019, and the wording of the "Letters" doesn't look misleading, scare mongering, maybe? But potentially true. Still, Windrush gets some much-needed money to pay off debtors, I suppose. ;-)
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/04/charter-must-pay-19-million-for-tricking-customers-into-switching-isps/
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At first, I thought it was explosive customer feedback then I realised it was an attempt to bring down the Lizard men.
https://www.engadget.com/fbi-charges-man-planning-amazon-data-center-bombing-163653356.html
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Now that's interesting. Voice commands is a growing market. "Alexa, fill out my tax returns."
https://www.engadget.com/microsoft-nuance-acquisition-talks-171450294.html
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This is kinda like owning a Taxi and being taken to court for not charging your mum when you took her to the hospital.
https://www.engadget.com/google-project-bernanke-antitrust-lawsuit-202051540.html

Send your scans to a Linux machine over your network
https://opensource.com/article/21/4/linux-scan-samba
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At last, Brussels gets it. You have to place an order just like everyone else, not demand a supply simply because it's made in your country.
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-pfizer-idUSKBN2BW1VV
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Hmm? It's only 24 hr (2,253.1 km) from the Ukraine to Brussels via A4
I wonder if the EU wants to be our friends again?
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/ukraine-fears-attack-as-putin-masses-tanks-close-to-border-w73b0t5xv

Of course, Prince Phillip's funeral is going to be fun. It'll either be a reconciliation or WWIII when Harry and Megan attend. The icing on the cake is if Piers Morgan gets an invite. ๐Ÿ˜ฑ
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Nobody makes much money on hardware these days; it's the support package you offer alongside the kit that generates the revenue.
https://www.theregister.com/2021/04/09/cisco_plus/

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๐”นโ„๐”ผ๐”ธ๐•‚๐•€โ„•๐”พ โ„•๐”ผ๐•Ž๐•Š! The patio door is wide open at #CastleCannon #UKsun
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"lets an authorised third party initiate the transfer of money out of your bank account on your behalf as an alternative to card payments" I'm not convinced that's a good idea. https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/08/truelayer-70m/

Wow! Why are people not up in arms? So Twitch can now tell you what to do if you want an account with them? Isn't that like selling your soul?
https://www.engadget.com/twitch-misconduct-policy-offline-off-platform-182935658.html

Charlie and I saw a cat tormenting a field mouse this morning. We tried saving its life, me making stupid "psssh" noises and Charlie barking. The cat, distracted for a second, saw the mouse limping off, sneered at us and promptly picked its victim up and waltzed off with it. Bye-bye Mickey. :'(

I never owned an ATARI so clearly, I'm not old then?
https://www.redhat.com/sysadmin/7-signs
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I want to take this opportunity to apologise to the world for pooh-poohing the Astra Zenica (Oxford) vaccine on Sunday to the Mrs little did I know the shitstorm that would unfold by Wednesday.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeF1JO7Ki8E
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