Hospitals Begin Data-Mining Patients
That's illegal under the Affordable Care Act which requires that insurers use an adjusted community rating .
Study: Exposure To Morning Sunlight Helps Managing Weight
AFAIK, morning sun has essentially the same spectrum as evening sun
No it doesn't. The authors address the differences in the spectrum in the third paragraph of the Discussion section of the study.
Para Bellum Labs Will Attempt To Make the RNC a Political-Analytics Player
And who among the other Republican contenders who lost to him in the Republican primaries would have done a better job against Obama in a general election?
Researchers Reverse-Engineer Dropbox, Cracking Heavily Obfuscated Python App
The *machine* doesn't have to be hardware, or are you saying that Java isn't compiled either?
Monsanto Executive Wins World Food Prize
BT stands for Bacillus Thuringiensis, not botulism toxin. It is a bacteria that kills some species of insects by damaging their guts. It poses no known danger to humans, but its widespread use could adversely affect the balance of insect populations.
Deloitte: Use a Longer Password In 2013. Seriously.
So if I want to wipe out your data I just attempt to log in to your account 10 times using a bogus password. Even if your data's backed up, the next time you go to log in might not be a great time to have to do a restore.
Papa John's Sued For Unwanted Pizza-Related Texts
How can it be payback? The lawsuit is being brought by a private law firm and it was certified as a class-action case by a Reagan appointee.
Fragmentation Comes To iOS
The last two items on your chart (iPods) are not iOS devices.
iPod Touchs run iOS (how else would they be able to run most of the same apps as the iPhone?)
The Math Formula That Lead To the Financial Crash
Plenty of financial collapses have preceded the current one without the benefit of Black-Scholes. What did they, and the current collapse, all have in common? Excess credit.
Mad Cow Disease Confirmed In California
How do you know how many times you've been exposed to BSE contaminated meat? How do you know how many times people throughout the world have been exposed over the last 30 years?
Apple Forcing IT Shops To 'Adapt Or Die'
Only if IT is really important to them.
Apple Threatens Steve Jobs Doll Maker With Lawsuit
And Apple is guilty of nothing IF they secured permission for the footage before hand. (And if they didn't, someone representing someone in that group would have sued them by now.)
Christopher Hitchens Dies At 62
Christopher Hitchens nerd factor was about zero.
Have American Businesses Been Stranded By the MBAs?
is interesting advice coming from and MBA.
Apple Store Artist Raided By Secret Service
You're citing a California Supreme Court decision which, although it was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, is not relevant in this case (see http://www.davelippman.com/LawoftheMall.html.) That decision is also irrelevant here because the artist's actions occurred inside the Apple store, not in the (possibly) public space outside the store.
The Real Reason Apple Is Suing Samsung
Do you really believe that Apple's contract for displays with Samsung is week-to-week or even month-to-month? And even if Samsung could and did stop supplying Apple with LCDs, do you really believe they could quickly find enough buyers to purchase those LCDs at the same price in this economy?
Richard Stallman: Cell Phones Are 'Stalin's Dream'
And if I leave my phone behind when I walk to the corner coffee shop to do a little reading, what then?
Apple Censors Ulysses App In Time For Bloomsday
Let's See What Happens When Corporations Become Publishers.
And Random House, HarperCollins, etal. are what, chopped liver?
National Academy of Science Urges Carbon Tax
There's no reason carbon taxes couldn't be made revenue neutral by cutting taxes elsewhere. Tax the bads instead of the goods as Joseph Stiglitz says.
Insurance Won't Cover Smartphones, When Pricey Alternatives Exist
They aren't insuring the devices, they're refusing to recognize them as medical devices and thereby refusing to cover them.
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