Why Is It So Difficult To Allow Cross-Platform Play?
There's an old saying: "Bears make money; bulls make money; sheep get killed."
Still applies today.
Google CEO Schmidt Leaves Apple Board
Surely this has nothing to do with Google Voice being rejected from the App Store.
What is your least favorite industry to deal with?
You don't file a claim when you get your oil changed in your car, do you?
Please stop calling it medical insurance when you're not using it as insurance. You want to shift the burden of your costs to people who are healthy (and buy it as actual insurance).
India To Issue Over a Billion Biometric ID Cards
No national politician bats 1.000 in elections. They're all losers, but not simply because they've failed to be elected.
Cancer Patient Held At Airport For Missing Fingerprints
<quote><p>I've waited longer than that due to weather...</p></quote>
I don't mind waiting for weather, which no one can control. I do mind waiting for security theatrics, which the government can control.
An Argument For Leaving DNS Control In US Hands
December 7, 1942 justified war with Japan. Germany declared war on the US on December 8(?), a huge blunder on their part as the US had no politically absolute reason -- at that point -- to fight the war in Europe.
Pirate Bay Trial Ends In Jail Sentences
Rosa Parks was a secretary for the NAACP in Montgomery and was solicited as a test case to bring about changes to Montgomery's bus system after the original test case was found to be pregnant with a married man's child.
She may have been tired, but she was also part of a planned legal challenge.
Who do you blame for the US Financial Situation
The thrifts lost money in the early '80s. The regulations were "loosened" and all hell broke loose. The US taxpayer got the bill; a huge deficit loomed so Bush 41 reneged on his "no new taxes" pledge; Clinton is elected.
Interestingly, the thrift bust was also due to mortgage loans.
Important lesson: don't lend money to people who can't pay you back.