top Schiller Says Apple Is the Last PC Maker From the Mac Era, Forgets About HP
quite possibly from the 'Mac vs PC' advertisements, made by Apple...
Except those ads come after the beginning of the Intel Mac era, not prior...
top Ford Exec: 'We Know Everyone Who Breaks the Law' Thanks To Our GPS In Your Car
They do it by using the same data connection provided for features such as Remote Start/Diagnostics on your Smartphone and built-in apps like Pandora and Twitter. They can get the data regardless of whether you take it back to the dealer.
top UK Company Successfully Claims Ownership of "Pinterest" Trademark
Seems like the UK is a special case
That's because the UK wants "Just the Tip" in regards to being in the EU.
top Emacs Needs To Move To GitHub, Says ESR
You might consider him a whackjob, but he and his ideas are responsible for a lot of the software you use directly and indirectly.
top GM's CEO Rejects Repaying Feds for Bailout Losses
Please tell me how sole-provider and no-bid contracts handed to a few corporations by our government is completely different from "means of production owned by the state". When government contracts like Lockheed-Martin or BoozAllenHamilton will do anything the government pays them to do, often without transparency, the net effect is the same.
Also, cite examples of any "conservatives will question the logic of solving the problem of too much power concentrating in the hands of a few corporations by further concentrating that power into the hands of a single, enormous entity." The conservatives were the ones that supported the deregulation that allowed banks to consolidate to become "too large to fail" in the first place.
top Head of Silk Road 2.0 Says It Will Be Back In Minutes If Shut Down
Then clearly the answer is to make your own Pot stamps. The government would then be unable to prove that the ones you made are counterfeit as they could not provide "approved" Pot stamps to compare them against.
top Adobe Hacked: Almost 3 Million Accounts Compromised
I'm guessing Adobe's cheese-cloth approach to security with PDF and Flash should certainly be huge red flags that the rest of their infrastructure was likely not up to par either.
top Bill Gates Acknowledges Ctrl+Alt+Del Was a Mistake
I am a lefty. I never use them either. Mouse with right hand as the most-utilized short cuts are left-handed, Ctrl-A, -X, -C, -V, etc.
top Ballmer Admits Microsoft Whiffed Big-Time On Smartphones
It makes sense because their offering is excellent (most who have used it say "superior", and it's just a matter of time, now. It would be silly for them to walk away at this point.
You know who else thought that... Sony with their BetaMAX product line.
top Did Apple Make a Mistake By Releasing Two New iPhones?
GP said "lower-end" not cheap. Compare the price (and specs) of a iMac to the Mac towers and indeed it is lower-end.
top Apple Receives Patent For Accessing Sets of Apps With Different Passcodes
So basically they re-invented having different accounts having access to different apps. Only its on a mobile device, and it deserves a patent?!
top Ask Slashdot: Hands-On Activity For IT Career Fair
Give them Surfaces and make them dance like the commercial.
If they can pull it off in 40 minutes, they can keep the tablets.
top How One Man Turns Annoying Cold Calls Into Cash
Similarly, I will generally answer unknown numbers that are of local origin. I cannot think of a time I received a telemarketing call from within my area code, as less local prefixes.
top Comcast Allegedly Confirms That Prenda Planted Porn Torrents
What is this world coming to when a porn company is not completely on the up-and-up?
top NSA Admits Searching "3 Hops" From Suspects
I don't know about where you live, but here in Virginia, USA, most localities already provide GIS sites that provide the tax assessments and the amounts of the last few transactions on every property in the locality. So without hacking anyone's email you can see for yourself the "value" of a property.
Of course "really worth" is what the buyer and seller agree on.
about a year and a half ago
top Steve Ballmer Reorganizing Microsoft
you mean you are not happy with the xbox interface on your datacenter server
I know won't be happy until I can log in to my servers by flipping off my laptop's webcam and screaming: "BOOM! Headshot!!11!!!!"
about a year and a half ago
top Use Tor, Get Targeted By the NSA
Undermining national security. LOL. What does it feel like to see a threat in every shadow? Everyone is out to get you huh? Careful, the Democratic Republic of the Congo might just get the upper hand and de-stabilize the US before invading it!
Seriously, by fundamentally changing what the US stands for over the last 20-30 years, you have undermined your own national security. There isn't anything left worth fighting for.
The truth is, the US. Government is scared because they have been doing things that the people wouldn't approve for decades. They are scared because they know the house they built is coming down around them, and people are getting tired of it. They are scared because they know when we get sick of it and find out all shit they been doing, we are going to come down hard. They are trying to keep us from doing anything.
Come down hard?! Hmm, no. The American people will continue to ignore what the U.S. government does as long as they keep Hollywood pumping out new episodes of "Ouch! My Balls!" If the American people really gave a fuck, then a Congress with 16% approval rating would be wiped clean rather than the majority of incumbents be re-elected.
about a year and a half ago
top Ask Slashdot: Dealing With an Advanced Wi-Fi Leech?
Better to be judged by 12 then carried by 6
If you consider 12 people that can't get out of jury duty to be your peers.
top Everything You Know About Password-Stealing Is Wrong
Clearly, you missed the 60 Minutes report this week about Credit Rating companies and their dispute process (
In a nutshell, your dispute is never sent to someone who will approve it, and you basically have to sue them to fix it. Its a multi-year case and you better be well documented.
top Critic Cites
Revenge of the Sith As "Generation's Greatest Work of Art"
Because it was safer for the rest of Naboo to have him off the planet.
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