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Microsoft To Pay $200k Prize For New Security Tech

xactuary Pay to the order of? (111 comments)

Be sure to make the check payable to Apple Inc. and not Apple Computer.

about 3 years ago

My $200 Laptop Can Beat Your $500 Tablet

xactuary Any new business? (789 comments)

You want to table the tablet discussion? Fine.

more than 3 years ago

Apple Asks Security Experts To Examine OS X Lion

xactuary Re:The opposite??? (417 comments)

"For as much as Mac OS X has a reputation for being safer than Windows, security researchers won't hesitate to point out that the opposite is, in fact, true. "

"Security researchers won't hesitate to point out the opposite is, in fact, true when paid to do so."

There, fixed it for ya.

more than 3 years ago

Apple Asks Security Experts To Examine OS X Lion

xactuary Anonymous? (417 comments)

Posted by Anonymous. Not the 133+ haxors, but rather Steve Ballmer.

more than 3 years ago

Number of Facebook Friends Linked To Anxiety

xactuary Madge said it best. (144 comments)

Bad Karma? You're soaking in it!

more than 3 years ago

ClamAV For Windows Open Beta Begins

xactuary Re:Huh... (127 comments)

Will it run on Windows 3.1 as well?

That's exactly how I read it. lol.

more than 3 years ago

Apple Announces iLife '11, FaceTime Mac, Lion, Mac App Store, MacBook Air

xactuary Pinch me! (827 comments)

Serial Box on the Mac App Store. How cool will that be?

more than 3 years ago

SEC Blames Computer Algorithm For 'Flash Crash'

xactuary Algor[e]ithm (218 comments)

It Al Gore's fault?

more than 3 years ago

Robots Taught to Deceive

xactuary Bad Timing (239 comments)

Damn. My AE-35 unit just issued a trouble ticket.

more than 3 years ago

Throwing Out Software That Works

xactuary You say Winer, I say whiner. (622 comments)

Jobs says welcome to Eden, where everything just works. Oh, but don't even think of eating the apple. (iRonic.)

Eat, or don't eat, the metaphoric apple; but whining about it later is lame. Also, there will never be paradise on earth where you can do everything on one platform. I do concede that some are more open that others...

about 4 years ago

Textured Tactile Touchscreens

xactuary New meaning to the term BSOD (99 comments)

Finally, literally, the blue screen of death. Undertakers! Undertakers! Undertakers!

about 4 years ago

Gasoline From Thin Air

xactuary Obligatory name change (283 comments)

"It's very, very difficult," to extract the vanadium nitrogenase, said Ribbe.

Until extraction becomes easy, let's call it unobtainium nitrogenase.

about 4 years ago

String Quartets On the Web?

xactuary This is Slashdot (228 comments)

I think you mean quark strings.

about 4 years ago

If Oracle Bought Every Open Source Company

xactuary Even better (237 comments)

I'd rather see Oracle sell all their open source holdings, then buy every non-open source provider.

more than 4 years ago

Google Nabs Patent To Monitor Your Cursor Movement

xactuary What's next? (198 comments)

Wristband motion sensors helping porn sites serve better content?

more than 4 years ago

Will Ballmer Be Replaced As Microsoft CEO?

xactuary I can hear Balmer now. (342 comments)

Developing story! Developing story! Developing story!

more than 4 years ago

Military Appoints General To Direct Cyber Warfare

xactuary No surprise here. (132 comments)

The Kobayashi Maru kicked his ass, but that's to be expected I suppose.

more than 4 years ago

Cannibal Galaxy the Biggest In the Near Universe

xactuary And in the opposite corner... (118 comments)

The neutrino! Massless and fast. Folks, this should be quite a match.

more than 4 years ago


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