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NSA used ‘Microsoft Windows’ to infect millions of computers

The documents leaked by Edward Snowden have yielded what may be their most shocking revelation yet: plans to infect millions of computers with malware to prevent them from working properly. This was devised by the NSA in consultation with a shady billionaire, unofficially named as ‘Bill Gates’, who had close links to many different arms of the US government.

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Posted: Mar 15th, 2014
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Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to part-time PC World assistant

breakthrough discovery of 'degree of competence' could change life as we know itA sixteen-year-old part-time assistant at PC World is the surprise winner of this year’s Nobel Prize for Physics. Joe Ward from Northampton was awarded the prize in recognition, say the Nobel Committee, ‘of his outstanding contribution to physics and computer science by correctly advising Mrs Ethel Knight, 62, of Northampton, on how to attach a mouse to a computer USB port’.

Mr Ward, who works at his local PC World at weekends, said he was ‘gob smacked’ on receiving the letter informing him of his success. ‘It was awesome,’ he told journalists. ‘I knew I’d done something pretty cool, but I didn’t think I had a chance of a Nobel Prize. But, looking back, I suppose it was pretty groundbreaking for a PC World guy to give out correct technical information.’

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Posted: Dec 19th, 2009
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Microsoft admits Windows Updates principally created to annoy

Microft claiming Windows 8 'will be, like, sooo much better'Software updates are ‘pranks’ largely generated by bored or frustrated programmers

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Posted: Dec 2nd, 2009
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Windows 7 to be supplied ‘pre-infected’

as real as it gets..The latest version of the world’s most popular operating system will see desktop functions cut back slightly, with only two available backgrounds, the famed ‘blue screen of death’ and the classic Microsoft ’404 not found’.

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Posted: Jun 16th, 2009
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Microsoft launches new version of ‘Not Responding’ 2009

986-not-responding‘Modern professionals demand to be let down by technology in a variety of new ways.’

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Posted: Mar 17th, 2009
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