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Ciao Las Vegas.. thanks for having us

January 7th 2006

The only interesting thing that has happened in the last five hours at the Las Vegas Airport is a shortlived power failure in the US Airways Members Lounge.  From that moment on, no power points were working so my laptop battery is it :o( CES was amazing…. overwhelming… enormous…. exciting. Las Vegas was all that is good […]

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Sorry guys we’re overbooked…

January 7th 2006

I’ve seen it on TV – I’ve heard of it happening to others – but this is the first time its happened when I’m around.  Pity those travelling to Reno. “We seem to have an overbooking situation. We’re looking for volunteers to take a later flight. We’ll give you a $250 travel voucher good for […]

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WMF Security Patch is being released today!!

January 5th 2006

A patch to fix the WMF exploit was released at 2.00pm PST today. The downloads can be found at the URL below, Windows Update and the Microsoft Download Centre:http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-001.mspx Microsoft will hold a special Web cast on Friday, January 6, 2006, to provide technical details on the MS06-001 and to answer questions.Registration details will be available […]

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CES 2006 Keynote…

January 4th 2006

“Going Beyond: Microsoft at 30” I’m sitting here watching the CES Keynote via Satellite link…. this is going to be rough and all over the place. Stats and snippets: Windows PCs – 11% growth last year.  I’ll admit, I found that kind of surprising. 100 million broadband users in the USA (and that’s not the […]

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Viva Las Vegas !!!!

January 4th 2006

Here I am in Las Vegas to attend the Consumer Electronics Show. So far, the trip has been charmed; free Business Class upgrade from Perth to Sydney, Exit Row Window from Sydney to LA, and First Class from LA to Las Vegas. Getting off the plane in Las Vegas was like stepping into another world […]

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The WMF exploit that has been in the news so much..

January 1st 2006

Update: MS will be releasing a patch for this problem on 10 January. What a mess.  I’ve been sitting back waiting for information to soldify about what works, and what doesn’t work before posting.  First it was said that Software DEP (Data Execution Prevention) would work, and then it was said that it wouldn’t.  Same […]

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