1671 posts • joined 19 Oct 2008
Re: 3D printing with metal is hard on earth
NASA already commissioned a metal printer on Earth. It is supposed to be spaceworthy, but they probably don't want to risk it in confined quarters on ISS.
Cast off the boat anchor
PC biz is unprofitable.
Bill Veghte (formerly of Microsoft) will take over for Meg as she sets her sights on another world to conquer. No doubt he will continue to ensure that HP enterprise and cloud management consoles all require IE for no rational reason.
People like iPhones.
They are not for me, but hey, if they can get people to pay this much for them why not cheer them on?
What is the cash pile situation like?
Most of the value of any Android phone is in the Play Store. No Play, no pay.
Google uses a lot of Macs
They have ever since all their Windows PCs in China got hacked through IE. No Windows at Google now, unless justified to the CIO - in person.
No doubt they see no reason not to share their internal app signing and white listing system, for the good of all.
More and better
There will be no lack of material for stories like this in the years to come.
From the launch video, any sort of launch failure could lead to an impromptu BBQ.
I would not bet against Elon Musk. The guy seems to be a winner. The reusable rockets scenario has high promise. If he can't get commercial cargos for the reused rockets it looks like he can launch his own Skynet.
You try to block our products
We try to block yours. Everybody loses.
At the time
Apothecker wanted to cut loose the PC and acquire Autonomy. At the time I said he was a genius for the former and a fool for the latter. Got a lot of heat for that here, and HP went the opposite way. Now we see how that turned out on both. How is Meg still in charge?
The opportunities for humor on this split are going to be rich.
Re: "Do no evil"...?
Hey - this is AT&T and Lenovo. No need to call Google out on this one :)
Funded by Google's oppostition
I would say their competition, but that would be factually incorrect, yes?
"Make Google be not so good. Oh and if you could fetch us their secret sauce recipe too that would be nice."
Someday WP will become relevant to somebody somewhere? Shocker!
Re: Windows 10
That was glorious. Thanks.
Re: MS, please help me understand
S. Nadella took an Axe
He gave Nokia forty whacks
When he saw what he had done
He gave trusted computing forty one.
Re: so much for...
The next one though, that one will be fresh baked from scratch.
And patch again. There are more where these came from.
It would be good to see their weight thrown in
They definitely have it to throw.
Stacked designs show a lot of promise. Imagine moving to quad core 64 bit ARM with a decent GPU, 16GB RAM and 128GB stacked on top all in one package. Then mount them 8 or 16 to the module and see how tight you can jam them in to a rack.
Re: why not here?
Billions of suns for eight billion years before Sol's first light. Stars born and burned out their life before there ever was a man to look into the night sky and ask, "are we alone?"
What a great card. Xeon Phi looks sharp enough to compete too.
Mandate his bosses products
Thinking of the children I am sure.
Re: Ah Miguel
The devil offers a good salary, but the retirement plan sucks.
The cost of loyalty becomes apparent.
Make mine with Linux
Am not sure what possessed Intel to make a 64 bit CPU that only supports 1 GB of RAM in 2014 but whatever. A Linux tablet for $100 with these specs would not be too bad.
I would still feel bad about swelling the Windows sales figures. But at least Microsoft isn't getting any unearned profit
Thing is, we put 2013 Nexus 7s under the tree for the whole family last year. Dealing with these crappy screens might consign even a Linux tablet like this to the hobby projects bench now. Robotics applications might be interesting, or balloons. Multipoint cameras and the like. It's Raspberry Pi for folks who prefer a more complete kit.
Way to go
I hope they get it enough light to do some science. But landing on a comet alone is amazing.
Poor Leawood Kansas
Leawood was going to get Google fiber, then it wasn't, then it was going to get AT&T fiber, now it isn't. Maybe Verizon should come tease them with their FiOS as well, then pull it away.
Fiber to the press release
Now no fiber to the press release.
AT&T really dodged a bullet here by not ever putting their money where their mouth was. Unless they never intended to. /s
Roll on Google Fiber! Light that pipe. Go rainbow bunny, go!
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8:12am - 12 Nov 14
Help us Google Fiber
You're our only hope!
I'm all in favor of granting Tom Wheeler extended accommodations at Guantanamo Bay Resort. President Obama did appoint the top cable and wireless industry lobbyist to chair the FCC though. It isn't like he can pretend to be surprised.
I think I am going to go with my original comment on this. "If they can't get no regulation at all, muddled unenforceable regulation will do. Heck, it might even be better as they can tie up potential upstarts in red tape and sue them into submission."
Third party app crashes on Windows. Check.
Competes with Microsoft product. Check.
Shocker! Shades of Borland and Lotus.
Now buy Office for your Android. What could possibly go wrong?
What better use for reused rockets
Than low cost laser commsats?
I still have latency concerns. In some places kites or tethered balloons might be better. 4 Km up has quite a ground footprint without ruining the latency.
We are altering the deal.
Pray we don't alter it further.
Re: Linus once said...
Yes, this counts. And we already had this discussion when they released the phone version.
Microsoft software on my Nexus?
What could possibly go wrong?
Re: Fail and fail hard
If you are relying on HDD soft failure modes preserve your precious snowflake pictures it is you who has hard failed. Redundancy.
Re: Reasons for traditional HD
Since the settlement
Since the settlement of Apple V. Microsoft in 1997, the two have been secret lovers.
Re: I fail to understand
They are trying to cut off Google's air supply. It is not working out.
Re: The only good thing about Bing
Yes. Bing Is Not Google.
The PC market is doomed, fourth year in a row.
good faith and fair dealing
At they sure they know who they are dealing with?
Over fifteen years now. Hmph.
Trustworthy Computing Axed
Mission Accomplished, go home everybody!
Flea bay for the servers
Hold out for the Storinator for storage though.
Re: intel license ARM technology?
Intel still has an ARM architecture license.
Microsoft profits dip 13% for the same quarter, driven by losses in recently acquired phone unit.
Still a killer if one like it were to hit us.
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