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For all you gamers out there. You no longer need an Xbox Live membership to play "Free Games" on Xbox https://www.engadget.com/microsoft-xbox-free-to-play-multiplayer-174601610.html

What kind of cretin deliberately introduces vulnerabilities into the Linux Kernel supposedly for research? ๐Ÿ˜ฑ
https://www.osnews.com/story/133327/university-banned-from-contributing-to-linux-kernel-after-intentionally-submitting-vulnerable-code/
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Run Linux GUI apps on a Widows subsystem https://devblogs.microsoft.com/commandline/the-initial-preview-of-gui-app-support-is-now-available-for-the-windows-subsystem-for-linux-2/

But remember, boys and girls, this isn't native. This is a low-level VM, kind of like the Wine project. Your app is running in its own layer. "Our intentions are for this system distro to be as invisible to the user as possible." In other words, "Smoke and Mirrors." ;-)
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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/
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