top Chrome 33 Nixes Option To Fall Back To Old 'New Tab' Page
If an empty new tab page would be configurable and Chrome wouldn't exit if a single tab is open and I press Ctrl-W, I'd be perfectly happy with Chrome's tabs. For the latter, I use the "Live On" extension, which is a bit quirky, unfortunately. With Firefox I can fix both these issues, at least in about:config.
top Meet the 'Assassination Market' Creator Who's Crowdfunding Murder With Bitcoins
If you bet that your own house burns down, it's insurance. If you bet that your neighbor's house burns down, it's a credit default swap.
top Why Amazon Is Profitless Only By Choice
That's wrong. If a company buys assets, then it's profits decrease,
No, the profit decreases only when the assets depreciate.
top The Fascinating Science Behind Beer Foam
top My ISP...
And that probably applies to most of the people who answered "Does not cap my bandwidth".
top Israeli Army Retweeting 1967 War As It Happened
@Wehrmacht1939: "Seit 5 Uhr 45 wird jetzt zurückgeschossen!"
about a year and a half ago
top Compared to its non-Super version, I most prefer ...
Normal rap stars just don't cut it. Also, supergroups in any music genre.
about a year and a half ago
top Ask Slashdot: Best 3-D Design Software?
Guerrilla guide to CNC machining, mold making, and resin casting is probably one of best resources you can find.
top What Is Your Favorite Polearm?
top Compared to my immediate peers, my typing
Note that the Cherry G80s are available with three different types of keys: "click pressure point" (loud and clicky, preferred by most typists), "soft pressure point" (not so loud, I currently use one out of consideration for my co-workers), and "linear" (no pressure point at all, not recommended). These keys are also used by many other keyboard manufacturers.
top Mega Defends Its Security Practices
The problem is their SSL keys are 1024 bit, which is trivial to break if you have $168 million.
Then guess how many bits the RSA key of the google.com certificate has.
top Half of GitHub Code Unsafe To Use (If You Want Open Source)
You can act as if, but you can always go "Fuck you, cooww and shee-keeenn! Now you can't use it anymore!" if they are stupid enough to fall for it.
If an author signs a contract with another party granting an exclusive license to publish a given work, is that unenforceable?
Of course it's enforceable. The OP doesn't have a clue.
top Germany Exports More Electricity Than Ever Despite Phasing Out Nuclear Energy
which is subsidized by the electricity consumers (NOT by the goverment, as some seem to think).
Even worse, it's not subsidized by the industry, only by households which consume only a fraction of the total energy output.
top Mysterious Algorithm Was 4% of Trading Activity Last Week
Where's the news? This is called quote stuffing and has been going on for ages. The reason is simply to mislead or overwhelm the HFT algos of competitors.
top Stanford-NYU Report: Drone Attacks Illegal, Counterproductive
Since when are the USA at war with Pakistan?
top Germany's Former First Lady Sues Google
A gay, a Vietnamese, a guy in a wheelchair, and an elderly East German woman walk into to a bar. "You're a funny bunch," says the bartender. "No, we're the German government."
top German Government Wants Google To Pay For the Right To Link To News Sites
In the original draft, even single sentences would have been regarded as "significant parts", but that would then also mean that you cannot quote from any news article anymore in any other publication, which would have significant negative side effects.
You could still quote articles. But that quote has to be embedded in another non-trivial work. Aggregation of news has never been quoting in the sense of German copyright law.
top Skydiver Leaps From 18 Miles Up In 'Space Jump' Practice
Because they almost blew it with the faked moon landing and don't want to risk that again. Also the cold war is over, so there no good reason to fake such accomplishments.
top Developer Drops Game Price To $0 Citing Android Piracy
I've bought Kindle books from Amazon.de without a credit card for ages. You should have the same payment options as for any other Amazon article.
top Google+ Unblocked In China; President Obama's Page Flooded With Comments
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