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Comment: Re:I don't see the problem. (Score 1) 667

by crolix (#47500365) Attached to: Russian Government Edits Wikipedia On Flight MH17
The protesters were local Ukrainian people, who were unarmed and did not commit acts of terrorism. They were not paid by anyone, they were simply there because they were fed up with the rampant corruption in the previous Ukrainian government. These pro-Russian groups are mostly paid mercenaries from Russia and other neighboring countries, who are trained and fully armed with heavy weaponry supplied by Russia and who rob, torture and murder innocent people and even attack residential areas with grad missiles to create nice pictures for Russian news channels, saying the Ukrainian army did it. The difference between simple protesters and these criminals is as clear as night and day.

Comment: Re:As a programmer (Score 1) 136

by crolix (#42530817) Attached to: Razer Unveils High-End Gaming Tablet
Yes, that's the point everyone seems to be missing. With the keyboard dock it's essentially a very compact and yet very powerful 10 inch laptop: http://www.razerzone.com/store/razer-edge-keyboard-dock. I might actually buy this tablet simply because it's the only 10 inch tablet I know of that you can order with 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD, an Intel Core i7 processor and a fast video card. I don't care about those gaming handles that you can attach to it or even that docking station for your tv, because I would use it solely for doing some work when traveling. Sure, it's a bit pricy, but not too pricy given those specs. When everyone is focused on making the cheapest possible hardware with crap specs, it's refreshing to see someone coming out with a product not aimed for an average Joe. The complete specs are here: http://www.razerzone.com/gaming-systems/razer-edge-pro

Comment: Re:Unlimited Calling (Score 1) 106

by crolix (#28714303) Attached to: Google Voice Apps Arrive For Android and Blackberry
Unlimited calling is already possible on Android phones. As I already mentioned in another thread, there is now a free application called Crolix Communicator that allows free VoIP calls from one Android phone to another. It uses XMPP/Jingle to do that. Check it out, it's available on the Android Market: http://www.androlib.com/android.application.crolix-communicator-jADw.aspx/.

Comment: Re:I don't get the hysteria over Google Voice (Score 1) 106

by crolix (#28714241) Attached to: Google Voice Apps Arrive For Android and Blackberry
There is now a free application called Crolix Communicator that allows free VoIP calls from one Android phone to another. It uses XMPP/Jingle to do that. Check it out, it's available on the Android Market: http://www.androlib.com/android.application.crolix-communicator-jADw.aspx/.
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+ - Guantanamo deleted detainee IDs from Wikipedia-> 1

Submitted by James Hardine
James Hardine (1150665) writes "The New York Times and The Inquirer are reporting that Wikileaks, the transparency group that published two manuals leaked from the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba earlier this month has now caught US armed forces personnel there conducting propaganda attacks over the Internet. The activities uncovered by Wikileaks include deleting Guantanamo detainees' ID numbers from Wikipedia, posting of self-praising comments on news websites in response to negative articles, promoting pro-Guantanamo stories on the Internet news focus website Digg, and even altering Wikipedia's entry on Cuban President Fidel Castro to describe him as "an admitted transexual". Guantanamo spokesman Lt. Col. Bush blasted Wikileaks for identifying one "mass communications officer" by name, who has since received death threats for "simply doing his job — posting positive comments on the Internet about Gitmo". In response Wikileaks has posted independent confirmation of their analysis by security expert Bruce Schneier."
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+ - Man hacks 911 system, sends SWAT on bogus raid. 5

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "The Orange County Register reports that a 19 year old from Washington state broke into the Orange County California 911 emergency system. He randomly selected the name and address of a Lake Forest, California couple and electronically transferred false information into the 911 system. The Orange County California Sheriff's Department's Special Weapons and Tactics Team was immediately sent to the couple's home. The armed officers surrounded the home.Inside the home lived a couple with two toddlers who were asleep and unsuspecting of what was going outside the home. The SWAT team handcuffed the husband and wife before deciding it was a prank."

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