Why a Chinese Company Is the Biggest IPO Ever In the US
"... even than Visa's ($17.9 billion), Facebook's ($16 billion), and General Motors ($15.8 billion)"
A payment method, a time waster and a 'products that kill you' company.
Here you can actually buy stuff, and lots of it has free shipping, may it be to Ouagadougou, Timbuktu or Buttfuck, Idaho.
You know, useful.
Data Archiving Standards Need To Be Future-Proofed
U2 and Apple Collaborate On 'Non-Piratable, Interactive Format For Music'
I keep hearing that word since my VIC-20 days.
I do not think it means what you think it means.
Ask Slashdot: How To Pick Up Astronomy and Physics As an Adult?
Preferably, considering your age, one with WIFI that sends the image directly to your iPad, so that you don't have to freeze your ass off in the garden.
London's Crime Hot Spots Predicted Using Mobile Phone Data
"In other words, they found where the poor people live by looking at phone data."
No they found out that crime happens where the criminals are.
Scotland's Independence Vote Could Shake Up Industry
"So what's the problem with that?"
The become a member they existing members have to vote them in unanimously.
And for some reason I'm thinking some countries might object and veto.
France, so not to give ideas to Corsica.
Spain, Basques and Catalans
Sci-Fi Authors and Scientists Predict an Optimistic Future
'You don't take the idea from Jules Verne, you just take the Nazi scientist and let him build a rocket to the fucking Moon.'
BTW, here you can order a print from that day.
Uber CEO: We'll Run Your Errands
They only walk dogs if the CEO gets The Flower of Forgetfulness. :-)
Oculus Rift CEO Says Classrooms of the Future Will Be In VR Goggles
"Learning is really not about technology, as soon as pen, paper and books are available."
You mean using a 2D-plotter (hand) to write symbolic data on 'paper' and store it in 'books' isn't technology?
Indian Mars Mission Has Completed 95% of Its Journey Without a Hitch
Lots of flights, no matter which type, do 95% OK, it's the last bit that's critical.
US Scientists Predict Long Battle Against Ebola
That's about the number of deaths measles cost us every 6 days and we've had a vaccine for that for over 50 years.
iPhone 6 Sales Crush Means Late-Night Waits For Some Early Adopters
"But it has a screen that has some inches!"
I need me some inches.
Windows Tax Shot Down In Italy
"So all this does is punish the software developers that don't lock their software into hardware they sell. So if Microsoft stops selling Windows and force everyone to buy Surface laptops ..."
Both of them?
Direct Sales OK Baked Into Nevada's $1.3 Billion Incentive Deal With Tesla
"Direct Sales OK Baked Into Nevada's $1.3 Billion Incentive Deal..."
I like my deals cooked, not baked.
German Court: Google Must Stop Ignoring Customer E-mails
We have logged your problem with ticket number 9422154788899955221477775986322111
Somebody will contact you immediately in the afternoon of October 1st, 3221.
Northwest Passage Exploration Ship Found
I think they mean the "Canadian Northwest Passage" as it was renamed by the Parliament/Ottawa in motion M-387 that passed unanimously 2 December 2009.
UCLA Biologists Delay the Aging Process In Fruit Flies
I can't get rid of those beasts and they try to make them live longer?
In France, a Second Patient Receives Permanent Artificial Heart
But nonetheless, the next article shows that it still seems to be safe.
"Research Finds No Large-Scale Exploits of Heartbleed ..."
European Commission Reopens Google Antitrust Investigation
"the simple truth is Google is the best. "
That's some time ago. Nowadays I have to enclose every fucking word between quotes or it is ignored.
I want them to show me what I typed, not what they think I might mean.
I really do have "mangy boils", no I did not mean to purchase "angry oils".
Ask Slashdot: Best Service To Digitize VHS Home Movies?
Where I live we have a public audio-video archive that does conversions for free, but they ask for a copy if something of value for the community is on the footage, like festivals, concerts, parades or views of public places in the past and stuff like that.
Check that first, you can't beat 'free'.
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