An ITV documentary called "Exposure: Gaddafi and the IRA" aired this week showing how the Libyan dictator helped fund and supply IRA terrorist attacks. In the show, ITV included a clip of a 1988 Provisional IRA attack on a…
Over the weekend, between 2.30pm and 3.25pm on Saturday, Google managed to blacklist the entire internet. I know that it’s a dangerous place, Goog, but that’s ridiculous. Next to every single one of its search results appeared This site may harm your computer”, and users would have to go through a warning page.
Normally, Google only flags pages this way if the site is known to host malware. Google updates its list, though, and during the weekend’s update, the website “/” was accidentally added to the list. Because that covers every website in the world, every website in the world was blocked. Nice work Google – I’m glad I’m not trusting you with pretty much all my important data. Oh… hang on a sec…
(via Official Google Blog)
Apple hasn’t made a public statement to this effect yet, but it appears that the new version of OS X 10.6 – a.k.a. Snow Leopard – will be arriving early next year. During a presentation recently, Apple’s director of UNIX technologies, John Hubbard, revealed a slide with a list of OS X release dates, including 10.6 in “Q1 2009”.
Last June, Apple said that Snow Leopard would be arriving in ‘about a year’, so the timing makes sense. I wouldn’t be surprised if we get an announcement at Macworld in January about exactly when the new OS will arrive. In the meantime, unless you want to shell out for the new OS in 3 months time, don’t get a new Mac.
Apple (via Obsessable)
Nid wyf yn y swyddfa ar hyn o bryd. Anfonwch unrhyw waith i’w gygieithu. That’s welsh for “I am not in the office at the moment. Send any work to be translated”. Certainly not “No entry for heavy goods vehicles. Residential site only.”
That’s what Swansea council wanted, but they got an out-of-office autoreply instead, and put it on the sign anyway. That’s what you get for putting the work experience kid on translation duties.
Watching Miss South Carolina stumble through the simplest of actions (namely talking click here to see what I’m talking about) it’s worth seeing that, even though it’s embarrassing getting something wrong like that, it’s not as embarrassing as…