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Comment Re:BYOS (Score 1) 121

Your math is off just a little bit there.

60sec * 60min * 24hours = 86400 seconds in day

86400 seconds / 5 seconds = 17280 pictures

17280 pictures * 5 MB = 86400 MB

Or roughly 84.5 GB which should lower the bar even more for that 100Mbps connection.

Comment Re:Telegraph: They don't tap than service! (Score 3, Insightful) 505

I would assume you meant to say 'sign with your private key'. As noted above, encrypting with the private key so everyone can decrypt it would be pointless. However, if it was signed, it still serves are purpose as you could be ensured of the author of the message.

If you really wanted to encrypt the content of the message between parties you would always use their public key to encrypt, then only they could decrypt with their private key.

Comment Re:Snail Mail Analogy (Score 1) 294

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Apple Promises Mother Lode to Billionth App Downloader 119

An anonymous reader writes "Apple has posted a counter of App Store downloads as they approach one billion downloads. The lucky billionth downloader gets to walk away with a stash consisting of a MacBook Pro, 32GB iPod Touch, Time Capsule and $10,000 iTunes gift certificate. The App Store now has over 30,000 applications."

Submission + - Tata Set to Launch World's Cheapest Car

theodp writes: "Ready for one-automobile-per-child (OAPC)? India's giant Tata Group is on the verge of launching the world's cheapest car. The People's Car, slated to be unveiled January 10th at a New Delhi auto show, will carry a sticker price of 100,000 rupees ($2,500), which some analysts say could revolutionize automobile costs worldwide. The cheap car, a pet project of Cornell-trained architect Ratan Tata that he helped design, is aimed at improving driving safety by getting India's masses off their motorbikes and into cars."

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