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Leave classic /. alone!
The Case of the Orca That Killed Its Trainer
and they killed something. What exactly is the problem here?!? :-/
Sprint May Have Unlimited Data Plans, But Not Unlimited Customers
I didn't care for Sprint or Nextel personally but I know several people of whom Sprint attempted to force-feed their service to after the merger but didn't want and/or like the Sprint offerings so they dumped Sprint altogether. Not a surprise that their customer base is dwindling.
Mozilla Launches Firefox OS Devices In Stores, Opens Up App Payments
Apparently, "Firefox" is the nickname for the Red Panda.
ITIF Senior Fellow Claims "America's Broadband Networks Lead the World"
Since the pricing is ridiculously high for service, it's a no-brainer! Broadband is priced too high for a lot of households to justify getting it. Food, mortgage/rent, fuel, clothes, utilities... a lot of people are doing well to just survive.
Aereo Ruling Could Impact Pandora
LOL... I got moderated for "Offtopic (-1)" by an idiot that doesn't have a clue about the sarcasm behind the post... too damned funny, way to go dumbass!
Brain Scans Predict Which Criminals Are More Likely To Re-offend
"Minority Report" LIVE... getting popcorn, brb!
A New Version of MS Office Every 90 Days
LibreOffice is free and what more can they really add to office to warrant people shelling out for it every 3 months... Corporations going bankrupt and they wonder why?!?
Kaspersky Update Breaks Internet Access For Windows XP Users
WinXP users can uninstall the product since there is no longer a threat of getting their machines infected!
Kaspersky has done the ultimate preventative measure for them. ;-)
Google Invests $1 Billion To Build New London HQ
bu**ers = buggers
1. Informal. a fellow or lad (used affectionately or abusively): a cute little bugger.
2. Informal. any object or thing.
3. Often Vulgar. a sodomite.
4. Chiefly British Slang.
- a. a despicable or contemptible person, especially a man.
- b. an annoying or troublesome thing, situation, etc.
Hacktivism: Civil Disobedience Or Cyber Crime?
You are correct; as defined:
civil disobedience (noun)
1. the refusal to obey certain laws or governmental demands for the purpose of influencing legislation or government policy, characterized by the employment of such nonviolent techniques as boycotting, picketing, and nonpayment of taxes. Compare noncooperation ( def 2 ) , passive resistance.
Microsoft Patents Tech That Would Silence Your Phone For You
many phone models already have some sort of functionality similar/same as this.
Most assuredly, as with many other phone features available, this is something that will have a ON/OFF toggle function and many people will simply have it set to OFF no different than the similar functionality is currently set to on their phones today.
NASA Considers Putting an Asteroid Into Orbit Around the Moon
I'm not too crazy about this. How will it impact the tides and other ocean functionality. This doesn't sound like a very good idea.
Patent Troll Targeting Users of Scanners; Wants $1000/Employee
As soon as the other mafia is driven out of Congress and Senate!!
The Future of 802.11ac
damned ISP's choke the shit out of our connections so what is the purpose for exactly... killer LAN parties?!?
Steam Hit By 'No Connection' Error Worldwide
the issue seems not to be affecting SoCal.... np connecting at all here.