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    Law banning “rental” fees for customer-owned routers takes effect Sunday

    That isn’t their choice if they are the local phone company. I work for a ISP. Regulations require us to either make people take a landline or charge them a dry internet fee that is about $10 more than the cost of a phone line. All those taxes and fees and charges all go to various places and...
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    Microsoft Internal Documents - Permanent Work From Home

    We have decided for now to keep as much WFH as possible. I can say that without the proper processes in place and the type of work that work from home can and will bread some laziness. I had that issue with my department. While on the clock had one person decide they needed to go clean their...
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    Department of Justice Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

    yup, I have every IP address of every site memorized and actually wrote all of the current release of Encyclopedia britannica off the top of my head.
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    DOOM for potato heads still crunching z80s

    This one is just slightly better than the home pregnancy test strip one. So he made a battery, poorly, out of potatoes. Something like this lemon battery is a MUCH better setup and actually would give him the power to run his pi. When ever trying to build something massive it is always a...
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    CD PROJEKT RED Mandates Six-Day Work Weeks Ahead of Cyberpunk 2077’s Launch

    I guess trying to quickly skim the article I did miss the “ and read that all as the quote.
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    CD PROJEKT RED Mandates Six-Day Work Weeks Ahead of Cyberpunk 2077’s Launch

    I like how everyone talks about how they are getting paid... Based on the way the management worded it they wouldn't be if they had a choice. The fact that the company response is due to Polish laws we will be paying everyone overtime. If a company came out and stated our product will not kill...
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    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Confirms a Pattern of Age Discrimination at IBM

    One thing that isn't stated is that for those that are brought back as contractors how many hours do they work then? This is one of those hard things to side with at times. While it isn't right to fire somebody that makes more just to hire in somebody that makes less, there are going to be...
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    Yes, a Pregnancy Test Can Run Doom and Skyrim

    Like everyone else said this is a bull shit post and article. Guy gutted the shell and put a small display in it. you can hallow out anything and do that. go find road kill and you can “make that play doom” also.
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    Leaked Salary Spreadsheet Reveals Microsoft Employee Earnings for a Second Year

    When you use a online form to collect the data and share the results all over facebook, doesn't sound like you were trying to keep the data secret. The group from Microsoft gave it to this website. So it doesn't sound like they were expecting this data to stay inhouse but compiled a list of...
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    Leaked Salary Spreadsheet Reveals Microsoft Employee Earnings for a Second Year

    How is it leaked if people submitted the data? We don’t say that this forum is leaking our usernames or our thread post. We don’t call it leaked that you can see names on Facebook. Leaked to me would imply a copy of the accounting data made it to the internet and all employees records were...
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    Oculus to require a Facebook account

    guess I just need to find my prescription to order some.
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    Oculus to require a Facebook account

    I never knew this was an option. I always just deal with my glasses getting smashed into my face.
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    Intel Hit by a Devastating Data Breach, Chip Designs, Code, Possible Backdoors Leaked

    the PS5 and Xbox Series X aren’t released yet but if you sign up as a developer with Sony or Microsoft pretty sure you will be able to access the SDK and documents for that. you are going to want people to have access to guides, software and tools before a product is available to the public...
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    Intel Hit by a Devastating Data Breach, Chip Designs, Code, Possible Backdoors Leaked

    For those unable to read the article because two paragraphs is too much reading for you and your attention span or reading ability. From the article "We are investigating this situation. The information appears to come from the Intel Resource and Design Center, which hosts information for use...
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    Intel Hit by a Devastating Data Breach, Chip Designs, Code, Possible Backdoors Leaked

    I am going to make a guess and say here. https://software.intel.com/content/www/us/en/develop/home.html the article is the one that said all of this is available if you register and somebody probably just downloaded it with their account and posted it. I am not going to go hunt it down, but if...
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    Intel Hit by a Devastating Data Breach, Chip Designs, Code, Possible Backdoors Leaked

    you completely skipped over Kyle’s question / statement and came back with an answer that makes no sense. Let us try to repeat his statement & question again. Given that all of this data can be accessed by anyone who creates an account on Intel’s website and goes to the download and document...
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    Intel Hit by a Devastating Data Breach, Chip Designs, Code, Possible Backdoors Leaked

    Guess intel should have used NordVPN or ExpressVPN. That would have made their servers 100% safe and prevented a data leak.
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    Former Heavyweight Champ Mike Tyson Wants Rematch With New Punch-Out Game

    i want to say that Nintendo Power in the USA published them also in one of their editions. As soon as I saw Easter eggs mentioned I assumed it was talking about the camera flash. So yup, not unnoticed.
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    $1,900 Death Stranding Jacket Released, Sells Out Instantly

    But not everyone needs more money for food. Me and my team have been working extra hours as working for an ISP oddly people seem to need their internet working and seem to be using more data. Not sure why that is, do you have any ideas? I have multiple family members that work in other various...
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    $1,900 Death Stranding Jacket Released, Sells Out Instantly

    The entire point of the stimulus checks isn't for people to put the money into the bank and sit on it. Its the same as last time the US government gave out money like this. It is meant to be extra money in your pocket that you go out and spend to help the economy. The point was for everyone to...
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    Animal Crossing New Horizons PC Playable Via Yuzu Switch Emulator; Here’s How To

    Sure ROMs are perfectly legal if you bought the game and ripped the ROM yourself. But again lets be honest, a overwhelming majority of the people here using / wanting to use emulators aren't buying a physical switch game and ripping a ROM of it. Trying to argue that there is a legal way to do it...
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    Animal Crossing New Horizons PC Playable Via Yuzu Switch Emulator; Here’s How To

    you would have to get your game into a ROM somehow. And then keep getting updates ROMs for when they patch the game. If you can buy it and then do that then you could buy it and do this. this is one of those topics that while there might be a legal way to do this, 99% of the people are using...
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    Crysis remastered could be announced soon on new CryEngine tech

    What ever happen to the 4th game they have been talking about for the past decade? Have to agree with others. A remake is just being lazy. Now if they could easily recompile the old games with the new engine. Release those as a reminder of the storyline. Then follow it with a new game that would...
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    In Europe Netflix might throttle during peak hours

    I actually expect to see the peak on my network go down just because of the fact that we just opened the flood gates and gave customers faster speeds across the board. One of the things that many can't wrap their heads around very well is that as customers have faster speeds they get done with...
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    In Europe Netflix might throttle during peak hours

    Lets see how well attaching images work. Hopefully they don't get turned into some goofy size. Cacti likes to remove some of the granularity after a few days as I haven't bothered to reconfigure it from normal installed settings so last week isn't as sharp as today. But here are bandwidth...
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    In Europe Netflix might throttle during peak hours

    As somebody that works for an ISP and is responsible for our customer access network. I can say that honestly I haven't noticed any trend in the last week that has me concerned. Even with people working from home and the schools closed down peak hour usage is still the same as it was before...
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    Free Hacked Spotify Coming to an End

    According to the person above you are getting ripped off and that concert should be free as you only get to see and hear the music once while at the concert. Since you don’t get to own the band and keep them at your house paying for a concert is fucking bullshit.
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    Coronavirus : Folding@home takes the challenge, needs your help.

    You should do your folding @ home as you don’t know what germs are on the tables at laundromats. Not only helps against the coronavirus but other things as well.
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    On paper GPU in Xbox Series X faster than RTX 2080 Super

    you have those all today to a degree. Xbox OS is based on Windows 10. It has a web browser, supports keyboard and mouse. And if you have the adapter for the Kinect has a webcam.
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    Sony Is Struggling With PlayStation 5 Price Due to Costly Parts

    go look up Microsoft All Access. For a flat rate you get an Xbox and Game Pass. So that exist for game consoles.
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    Next Assassin's Creed isn't called Ragnarok, most leaked info is wrong

    Yup, there was not a single thing linear about the last two games. I accidentally beat Odessey without realizing it only being about 1/3 of the way through the story. I was just randomly going around exploring the world and accidentally completed a quest line I didn’t realizing was the end game...
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    Millennium Bug (20yrs on) - Computerphile

    nothing happen because of companies like yours that fixed many of the issues. People either fixed it in house, replaced systems with ones that didn’t have the bug or hired companies like where you worked. Not only did people not think it would still be used, it was a mix of trying to save on...
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    Millennium Bug (20yrs on) - Computerphile

    exactly. Everyone always wants to say “see y2k wasn’t an issue even though everyone made a big deal about it.” However it was the fact that they made a big deal about it that it ending up not being an issue. People that call the Y2K “bug” a non event are no different than somebody saying that...
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    Studio Behind Sonic Movie's Redesign Has Reportedly Been Shut Down

    All that means is that the redesign at least gave them jobs for a little longer. If anything that being as public as it was will let people know they are the ones that fixed that and what level of work they can do. Sucks to be right before the holidays.
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    Xbox X

    That is good that it appears to use the same controllers. That will keep people from having to replace what they already invested in
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    Xbox X

    xbox one x has that today
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    JOHN WICK 4 AND MATRIX 4 THREAD (All Keanu)

    keep in mind both are different studios. Both just thought that was a great weekend choice. So yes it is odd, but it isn’t like it was planed.
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    Apple's New Mac Pro Costs $53,000 When You Max Out the Specs

    And I can price out a dell workstation for over $60,000. As much as I am not a Apple user or a fan of their products this seems like a lame thing to care about. Who cares what the maxed out price is, what is the maxed out specs?
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    Windows 10 Version 2004

    Other than what I will assume was an attempt at being click bait or a troll, why are we not going to like the version number? People would not like if the next version was officially named “Fuck you windows 7 users”. But the article just mentions how similar to the last few updates it is a...
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    Most Americans Find the Cost of Cable TV Is Too Darn High

    no the cost is too damn high. I work in the industry and can tell you the prices are high. Every year the number one topic of conversation at expos for cable / paid tv providers is who do we lower the cost of services for customers. The problem is when you have all the content providers charging...
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