Microsoft Paid NFL $400 Million To Use Surface, But Announcers Call Them iPads
If they don't have some breach of contract or revenue clawback due to all this silliness, then Microsoft have only themselves to blame for the lack of positive marketing and publicity.
Comcast Tells Government That Its Data Caps Aren't Actually "Data Caps"
Right.. in their world, that's perfectly reasonable to call it an unlimited plan...
Where Next-Generation Rare Earth Metals May Come From
So, what if the compliance costs of maintaining supply to the country are considered "too high"?
Or, perhaps the market isn't considered valuable enough and the supply will simply dry up anyway...
Or the import costs will make it prohibitively expensive (despite the moral high-ground you're taking)..
Or.... ad infinitum...
Draft Alternative To SOPA Released
Is it just me, or did anyone else misread the headline as "_Daft_ Alternative To SOPA Released"?
Linux 3.0 Release Delayed
... all moving to G+ and posting there instead will be the death of Facebook, but not a moment before
Can Computers Be Used To Optimize the US Tax Code?
No, a flat tax is a regressive tax. Meaning it has a higher impost on the less-able to pay in society, because the "flat tax" is a higher proportion of their total income.
Slashdot Launches Re-Design
All of the always-on-top floating top and side bars almost completely block all the actual content.
It's pretty much preventing me from doing anything useful on the trips to/from work each day.
Now I actually notice how bad public transport really is...
Computer Glitch Leaves Some Australians Without Cash
Otherwise all of civilization will fall...
Google Publishes Censorship Map
Looking at the 6 month traffic report for Singapore, what happened towards the end of May and onwards?
There's a precipitous drop in traffic for the unencrypted Google Search traffic down to less than half the pre-June traffic levels.
Facebook Adds Delete Account Option
Registered slashdot users also tend not to be complete morons
Do you also have the "Apple" section blocked?
There's an "Apple" section???
Microsoft Dynamics GP "Encrypted" Using Caesar Cipher
heh... that just never goes out of date..
thanks for that one, it was a blast from the past
Lightworks Video Editor To Go Open Source
If only I had mod points, you'd definitely get some
How the iPad Is Already Reshaping the Internet (Sans Flash)
... which don't currently have the wide platform base, nor a similar ease of development for games (Facebook or otherwise) and other such applications...
Why Do Hard Drives Keep Getting Bigger?
... since most people wouldn't openly admit this type of thing
Microsoft Warns of Copycat Conficker Worm
Thank God there's no software copyright claims being made between these virus writers...
Bill Gates' Plan To Destroy Music, Note By Note
If we get access to install any new operating system that we desire, and to use the PS3 for whatever reason we want, then how can that be bad?
If Sony is circumventing the tariffs by being "forced" into making the PS3 more open (and I use that term guardedly), then we still benefit a LOT more than by owning an Xbox360.
Generational Windows Multicore Performance Tests
And yet the average Joe won't know nor care if it has DRM built-in or not...
Google Wants You To Be Its Unpaid Muse
Most people I know (myself included) have a lot of ideas, both good and bad, but have no idea or resources to make the idea into a marketable and/or profitable idea.
The fact that your idea could be made real by anyone else and accessible worldwide is pretty much its own thing to brag about.
IBM Leapfrogs Intel With 22nm Chips
Via their press release:
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