Music and Movies Could Trigger Mobile Malware
to turn your phones off whilst watching a movie!
80FFTs Per Second To Detect Whistles (and Switch On Lights)
What could possibly go wrong?
It must be hard to ensure that every jurisdiction on earth will be happy with everything that you do
Stanford Study Flawed: Organic Produce May Be More Nutritious After All
And organic produce is easier to digest than inorganic.
Ask Slashdot: Worth Going For a Graduate Degree In the Middle of Your Career?
If that comes in the form of a graduate degree, so be it.
As long as you keep learning
Australian Government Denies Microsoft Bias In OOXML Choice
Training is popular in Oz because of the "training guarantee" law enacted by the Hawke govternment a couple of decades ago.
The training guarantee rules went out the window some time ago. There is no longer a tax incentive to provide training for staff.
UK Wants To Phase Out Checks By 2018
Just to be pedantic, its not the tax office, its Austrac - the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
Monkeys With Syntax
Get enough of them together and it will be like watching a Shakespeare play
Virgin Media To Trial Filesharing Monitoring In UK
Actually one word or, acronym to be precise, the DMCA.
As far as I know, the laws applicable in the USA do not apply to the rest of the world...
Inside England and Wales' DNA Regime
Only if you are born in a hospital. If you are born at home, you can tell the doctor to fuck off when he says he needs to take genetic samples.
And if you can talk very soon after you are born, then your genetic material would be worth studying
UK Musicians Back Watered-Down "Three-Strikes" Rule
... "Heaven knows I'm miserable @#%^H!*( NO CARRIER
Shit, are people still listening to The Smiths in the future?
I'm afraid, Very afraid.
I am listening to my portable music playing device while I read this.
As soon as I got to this part of the thread, who should come out of the earphones but The Smiths singing Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now.
CSIRO Wins Wi-Fi Settlement From HP
What we need is for the Australian Government to adequately fund CSIRO so they do not have to raise money via lawsuits.
The clever country indeed.
In AU, Dodgy Dell Deal Faces Consumer Backlash
And they are genuine "Farkarie Rugs" ...
(Someone will be old enough to get it)
I curse the day I married your sister.
Microsoft Denies Paying Nigerians $400K To Ditch Linux
No wonder they were skeptical, a 400k cashier's check...
But was it 400,000 Nigerian dollars?
City Uses DNA To Sniff Out Dog Poop Offenders
As far as I am concerned, this is an invasion of privacy.
Yeah, keep your nose out of my business!!!