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Lying Online No Longer a Crime In Rhode Island

Ruvim Re:Ends for Means (127 comments)

I for one am always lying on the Internet!

more than 2 years ago

World IPv6 Day: Most-watched Tech Event Since Y2K

Ruvim Hardly the most-anticipated 24 hours (243 comments)

This event had been very unpublicized for this to be the most-anticipated 24 hours in tech industry for the last 10 years.

more than 3 years ago

Duke Nukem Forever Gets Delayed - Again

Ruvim Danger zone! (222 comments)

I would consider moving away from wherever company that will be releasing/distributing DNF is located. Because we just know, that just when they are about to release it, a meteor or aliens or Godzilla will attack that area and destroy everything in vicinity, preventing it from being released.

more than 3 years ago

Trumpet Winsock Creator Made Little Money

Ruvim Re:DRM (358 comments)

Should have used old trusty RFC1149 Protocol

more than 3 years ago

Universe 250+ Times Bigger Than What Is Observable

Ruvim Re:I'm confused. (506 comments)

We are not located at the center of the universe. Which means that if universe is expanding with at least speed of light, we would not be able to see at least the half of the universe that is expanding to the other side from the center. Now, how does it approach 250+ times bigger? More beer and some additional funding will surely find an answer.

more than 3 years ago

Truthy Project Uncovers Political Astroturfing On Twitter

Ruvim Re:I am glad I don't use twitter (99 comments)

What is this twitter thing people are talking about?

more than 3 years ago

Power Failure Shuts Down 50 US Nuclear Missiles

Ruvim Lights-off haste? (338 comments)

So, when the lights came back up again, did they recount the warheads, to make sure that they are not missing one to Ocean's 11?

more than 3 years ago

Google To Shut Down 411 Service

Ruvim Sad to see it go.... (156 comments)

This was a great tool for calling businesses while driving, Google would even text the matching result if I wanted a record on my phone. I think I would even be willing to pay a small monthly/per-use fee for this service, as long as it's under $2/call current AT&T directory assistance rip-off.

more than 3 years ago

Stats Show iPhone Owners Get More Sex

Ruvim More sex! (397 comments)

Did iPhone users include butt-raping by Steve Jobs in this statistics?

more than 4 years ago

New Toshiba Drives Wipe Data When Turned Off

Ruvim Dead power supply (239 comments)

So, a dead power supply means that if I don't have a backup encryption key, I loose all my data? Thanks, but no thanks!

more than 4 years ago

FCC Gives Thumbs-Up To First LTE Phone

Ruvim Boring! (42 comments)

Wake me up when they approve an FTL phone!

more than 4 years ago

Jailbreaking iPhone Now Legal

Ruvim Re:Who cares about the Iphone? (423 comments)

This is a huge win for Google's Youtube, since it will allow all the recently-banned spoof videos back!

more than 4 years ago

Open Sarcasm Fighting Copyrighted Punctuation

Ruvim Trogdor ? (155 comments)

I thought this character is already reserved for Trogdor!!!

more than 4 years ago

HDBaseT Supporters Hope To Kiss HDMI Goodbye

Ruvim Re:Haven't we learned anything from PS/2 connector (336 comments)

Well, if they are just expanding on existing Ethernet/PoE wiring standard and just using "leftover" twisted pairs for video/USB, etc..., it should work just fine if you plug in your regular LAN cable (with or without PoE) into the new HDBaseT port.

more than 4 years ago

"David After Dentist" Made $150k For Family

Ruvim Re:College Fund (234 comments)

Yeah, free booze will be guaranteed to him at any party! I am concerned...

more than 4 years ago

Alleged Russian Spy Ring Exposed In US

Ruvim Re:She looks like a spy. (279 comments)

So, her facebook page lists 100+ friends... how many of those will get a friendly visit from FBI? :)

more than 4 years ago



Boston Dynamics develops an 11-lb robot that can jump 30 feet into the air,

Ruvim Ruvim writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Ruvim (889012) writes "Boston Dynamics has developed a "Sand Flea" 11-lb robot that drives like an RC car, but when it needs to it can jump 30 feet into the air. An onboard stabilization system keeps it oriented during flight to improve the view from the video uplink and to control landings. This youtube video shows its amazing trickery."
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CA's eTrust antivirus update goes berserk

Ruvim Ruvim writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Ruvim (889012) writes "CA's eTrust antivirus update started to mark its own files as a malware, as well as quarantining other uninfected binaries. CA has followed-up with new update, but "suicide" update has caused massive disruptions for some IT departments, having to deal with loads of PCs that had files missing. Dynamoo's Blog has details and proposed workarounds.

Makes you wonder what kind of qualification process was involved in anti-virus signature update..."

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Ruvim Ruvim writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Ruvim (889012) writes "M. Gorbachev, the former president of the former Soviet Union asked Bill Gates and Microsoft in general to not litigate a teacher in one of the Russian school. The teacher, Mr. Ponosov is said to use dozens of pirated software copies, mostly from Microsoft on school computers, used by kids in a country school. BBC has details. I say: pardon the guy just on the basis of his name! ("Ponos" = diarrhea in Russian)"

Ruvim Ruvim writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Ruvim (889012) writes "It has been mentioned in previous Slashdot discussions as possibility, and now it became a reality: reports that a spoofed server has been released that can be used to activate Microsoft's Vista Enterprise versions. It is being made available on several pirate Web sites and spoofs a Key Management Service server, used to activate a large number of copies of Windows Vista in enterprise environments."


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