The Least They Could Do: Amazon Charges 1 Cent To Meet French Free Shipping Ban
If Google wants tot do business in France they should obey the laws of France, not frustrate the lawmakers. That is just not professional.
Four Weeks Without Soap Or Shampoo
4 weeks= 1 ovary cycle. Think about it.
How Do You Backup 20TB of Data?
A couple of thousand Dropbox accounts.
Alleged Secret Google Antitrust Proposals Leaked
The information in the documents could be considered trade secrets. Google has a right to keep them sectret.
NSA Intercepted French Telephone Calls "On a Massive Scale"
Oh, is that the reason you are eavesdropping on my conversations?
Ask Slashdot: Rectifying Nerd Arrogance?
That's what average people usually think. But it's not that hard, really.
Windows Phone 8 Having Trouble Attracting Developers
It looks like you are trying to make a joke. Do you want help with that?
Pennsylvania Fracking Law Opens Up Drilling On College Campuses
Well, at least it is a good way to destroy science.
GPL Kerfuffle Takes Xbian For Raspberry Pi Offline
And it's back: http://www.xbian.org/
Ask Slashdot: What Tech For a Sailing Ship?
Disclaimer: I used to work there.
Birthplace of Indoeuropean Languages Found
Or they were using Babelfishes. Seems logical, if you think about it.
Ask Slashdot: Is There a Professional Geek Dress Code?
Have you tried growing a ponytail? It's a good substitute for the beard.
Ask Slashdot: How To Evacuate a Network
Your'e looking at the wrong scale. The company needs a complete contingency plan for all kinds of threats. The OP's question is just a small part of his problem.
I've seen buildings burn down. I've talked to the guy who went into a burning building to rescue the backup tapes. Do you want that to be in your job description?Planning for failure is not fun, but it's part of the job.
Did Neandertals Paint Early Cave Art?
The oldest evidence of modern humans in Europe is over 43.000, not 36.000 years old. There is no evidence that the Neandertal was responsible for the Aurigniac, but a lot of evidence that connects the Aurigniac with modern humans.
No Windows 8 Plot To Lock Out Linux
It's not up to the U.S. market to decide whether all pc's should be running SecureBoot. Would China go along with Secure Boot, or would they just design and build their own PC's?
Ask Slashdot: Web Site Editing Software For the Long Haul?
Arachnophilia supports Unicode as of 03/31/2011. Can someone tell the Slashdot Designers that they should update their wysiwyg editor?
Did Microsoft Alter Windows Sales Figures?
WP7 is version 7, not version 1. It's unfair to compare a 7.0 release to the 1.0 releases of other companies. But, in this case, if one would compare a WP7 phone with an iPhone 1.0, WP7 loses.
World of Goo Dev Wants Big Publishers To Build Indie Teams
EA just reinvented the R&D department.