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Daily News Stuff 16 March 2024

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  • Sony's PS5 Pro could be out in time for it to be not available for Christmas.  (The Verge)

    And also to have no games to play.

    It's not a huge upgrade - around 50% faster graphics, same CPU - but that should help with any games that are just not quite smooth enough.

    Not that there are any games.


  • Walmart is now selling the M1 MacBook Air for $699.  (Liliputing)

    Which would be a great price except that's the 8GB model and, of course, you can't upgrade it.


  • Someone out there is worth $70 billion, and nobody knows who it is  except that it's not Craig Wright.  (WCCFTech)

    Bitcoin was invented by the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto.  Australian "computer scientist" Craig Write claimed to be the person behind the pseudonym, but just had his claims thrown out in court as being laughably without merit.

    Whoever it is owns over a million Bitcoin, worth around $70,000 each.


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1 I can remember back in the 1970's when a lot of noise got started about how COBOL was now obsolete and would be replaced by the Biggie-Wow-Flavor-of-the-Month language.  When I retired COBOL was still chugging away.  

Posted by: Frank at Sunday, March 17 2024 02:21 AM (cARBX)

2 If someone could find a way to track down all of the lost coins, that would be a real way to make a fortune.

Posted by: Mauser at Sunday, March 17 2024 10:52 AM (nk1Z+)

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Apple pies are delicious. But never mind apple pies. What colour is a green orange?




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