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Comcast Training Materials Leaked

future assassin Re:Just doin' business (75 comments)

I don't upsell in my store and its succesfull and I refuse to upsell unless the customer asks me if there's anything else I can recomend. I give them one example and thats it. Knowing your customer base and products is the key.

1 hour ago
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Hackers Steal Data Of 4.5 Million US Hospital Patients

future assassin They belive it was Chinese (108 comments)

just another boogie man to add to the list when the current terrorist hysteria doean'st work anymore. We need to lock down the nation so those Chinese hackers can't steal your computer souls. Forget the fact that some idiot let the computers get infected with malware in the first place...

How do you know it was Chinese, just because it came form an IP originating in China?

13 hours ago
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Munich Reverses Course, May Ditch Linux For Microsoft

future assassin Linux Mint 17 user here (534 comments)

AMD A10/ATi Drivers/Kingston SSD. No issues here that I can detect. Video performance while playing Xonotic is questinable but it was hot as hell for the last two weeks so might be the CPU/GPU heating up.

My Window 8 experience. Went into NCIX Langley BC to get the A10. All their laptops had WIn 8. I moved the mouse and some tiles screen showed up. I was like WTF? Yup that was my WIn 8 expereince.

yesterday
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Xiaomi's Next OS Looks Strikingly Similar To iOS

future assassin Re:I dont get it (179 comments)

Wow imagine MTB bike companies fussing over tiny similarities.

yesterday
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Xiaomi's Next OS Looks Strikingly Similar To iOS

future assassin I dont get it (179 comments)

Are the side by side images suppose to be comparisons of each os gui? http://gizmodo.com/xiaomis-nex...

If so can I plz have your drugs? They don't look anthing alike...

yesterday
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Researchers Discover New Plant "Language"

future assassin weed science (68 comments)

Is he sure its not the THC talking?

2 days ago
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Fukushima's Biological Legacy

future assassin Re:I for one welcome our (108 comments)

overlords that is. Sorry they were chasing me and didn't have time to finish.

3 days ago
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Tesla Removes Mileage Limits On Drive Unit Warranty Program

future assassin Re:Are there any reasons... (174 comments)

Well is commons sense what he is doing. You give the customer what they want and more and they will come back to you and give you moar. So do the opposite of what the big companies are doing.

4 days ago
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Silicon Valley Doesn't Have an Attitude Problem, OK?

future assassin You sound like a (260 comments)

woman/man who was refused by Elon.

about a week ago
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Silicon Valley Doesn't Have an Attitude Problem, OK?

future assassin Wonder how Elon Musk (260 comments)

would reply to this

He sees a lot of egotism at work, too, but he says if you're setting out to change the world, you're probably going to need a big ego to do it.

about a week ago
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Ask Slashdot: Can Tech Help Monitor or Mitigate a Mine-Flooded Ecosystem?

future assassin The ones (123 comments)

from the company and gove that ingnored the warrning from the engineering company that built the project that the current setup wasn't future proof.

about two weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Can Tech Help Monitor or Mitigate a Mine-Flooded Ecosystem?

future assassin There is evidence (123 comments)

There is evidence that the company ignored warrning from the engineering company that built the projects and the pond had to be fortified or there would be issues in the future. The engineering company says they let the management and the gov know there will be issues if things didn't get fixed. No one listened so they bailed before this hit the fan and eventually it did.

about two weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Can Tech Help Monitor or Mitigate a Mine-Flooded Ecosystem?

future assassin I would (123 comments)

throw the ones responsible into jail for a long ass time to make a nice example. You can't hide behind money and corporations. Take away enough of their profits to just keep them ging and keep the emplayees working.

about two weeks ago
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Babylon 5 May Finally Get a Big-Screen Debut

future assassin Fuck me (252 comments)

please dont reboot!!!! A continuation of the world but no fucking reboot.

about two weeks ago
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Inside the Facebook Algorithm Most Users Don't Even Know Exists

future assassin Most Users (130 comments)

have no clue how Facebook works behind the scenes.

about two weeks ago
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Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police

future assassin Thank you (790 comments)

for letting us know how Google check hashes for child porn image so that anyone can frame anyone who uses Gmail with child pronpgraphy. I'm sure no one will ever exploit this now.

about two weeks ago
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Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police

future assassin So basically what this is saying (790 comments)

is commercial IT services in USA should never be used as you are playing Russina Rulette with your life using them.

about two weeks ago
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Lionsgate Sues Limetorrents, Played.to, and Others Over Expendables 3 Leak

future assassin So ther person that released it (207 comments)

will be sought out and charged with copyright infringement?

Why not use this in advertising. This moves was so anticipated it was seen by 180,000 downloaders in the first 24 hours.

about two weeks ago

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Maritime band battles to keep music on YouTube

future assassin future assassin writes  |  more than 2 years ago

future assassin (639396) writes "CBC.ca is reporting how a Prince Edward Island band In-Flight Safety is expressing frustration with one of the world's largest music companies, which has been connected to orders that the band's music videos be removed from YouTube.

In-Flight Safety is an independent band based on Prince Edward Island. It owns its own music and has no current connection to Universal Music Group. It had a 1,000 disc distribution deal, but that deal is done and the band never gave up copyright to its tunes.

But the music industry giant has been connected to orders for the takedown of five of the band's songs from YouTube. Most recently, it was the band's song Out of Sight, some versions of which remain blocked."

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SOCAN Tariff 22 has passed

future assassin future assassin writes  |  more than 6 years ago

future assassin writes "SOCAN ( http://www.socan.ca/ ) is pleased with the Copyright Board's decision to set licence fees for the use of online music services for the years 1996-2006.

Under the new decision, online music service providers will pay SOCAN licence fees of:

        * Permanent downloads: 3.4% of the amounts paid by the consumer with a minimum fee of 1.7 per file in a bundle and 2.3 per file in all other cases;
        * Limited downloads: 6.3% of the amounts paid by subscribers with a minimum fee of 60.9 per month, per subscriber, if portable downloads are allowed and 39.9 if not;
        * On-demand stream: 7.6% of the amounts paid by subscribers with a minimum fee of 48.1 per month, per subscriber.

The Board also determined that the online service industry would benefit from a phase-in discount. A 10% discount will be applied to the rates for the duration of the Tariff (1996 — 2006).

"On behalf of our songwriter and music publisher members, we are extremely encouraged by the Board's decision," says Paul Spurgeon, SOCAN's VP Legal Services & General Counsel. "While the rates established by the Copyright Board are not exactly what we'd hoped for, they provide an excellent foundation for the management of performing rights royalties for online music use as the industry evolves in the future."

For the full SOCAN Tariff 22.A decision, go to:
http://www.cb-cda.gc.ca/decisions/m20071018-b.pdf"

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