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SIM hack scandal biz Gemalto: Everything's fine ... Security industry: No, it's really not • The Register http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/02/25/gemalto_everythings_fine_security_industry_hang_on_a_minute/
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I recognise this; often, spending extra to get an off-the-shelf solution just means you end up spending more and doing the hacking anyway...

Dave Jones: backup solutions. http://codemonkey.org.uk/?p=750
For the longest time, my backup solution has been a series of rsync scripts that have evolved over time into a crufty mess. Having become spoiled on my mac with
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This Is Allegedly How People Hack App Store Rankings in China http://gizmodo.com/this-is-allegedly-how-people-hack-app-store-rankings-in-1685367367
It's become hard to manipulate App Store rankings, with Apple increasingly stamping out contributions made by bots. But what if you have a huge bank of iPhones to make (seemingly) legitimate contributions?
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Google gets my data, I get search and email and that. Help help, I'm being OPPRESSED! • The Register http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/02/04/google_data_jaron_lanier_value_economics/
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Troubleshooting http://xkcd.com/1479/

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Counter-intuitive!

Default Rates on Student Debt Increase with Lower Balances http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2015/02/default-rates-on-student-debt-increase-with-lower-balances.html
Here’s a stunning graph from the New York Fed’s Liberty Street Blog: What it shows is that default rates on student debt decrease with higher balances or, to put it the other way, the students with the highest default rates […]
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Good job I've almost finished paying off my mortgage...

Over 50? Out of work? Watch out because IT is about to EAT ITSELF • The Register http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/02/11/over_50_out_of_work_watch_out_because_it_is_about_to_eat_itself/
AI is coming to take sysadmins' jobs, but greybeards have an escape route
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Once the mortgage is gone, we can all have nice simple shelf stacking jobs. If the robots don't take those too...!
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Google is giving away 2GB of Drive storage for securing your account http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/androidcentral/~3/nHwa-eSS_Wk/story01.htm
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The cost of poor risk assessment:


Sony spends $15 million on dealing with its cyberattack woes http://www.engadget.com/2015/02/04/sony-spends-15-million-on-cyberattack/?ncid=rss_truncated
Instead of announcing its financial results today, Sony had to merely issue a forecast for how it's fared in the last financial quarter. In case you've m
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One of the better branches of Paul in Bordeaux - very good sandwiches, but expensive bottled water (€2.80 vs €1.95 in central branches, let alone Carrefour!)
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Good viennoiserie, and great-looking bread. Friendly service and great value.
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Late opening, but poor stock control
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Fresh, tasty salad, available to eat in, to takeaway or for delivery.
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Slightly better range than Bastide store.
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Friendly service, modern European cuisine, small (two each of red, white, rosé and sweet white) but good choice of wines by the glass.
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Good bread, wide range of products both fresh and processed.
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