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This is the kind of thing that makes the US lags behind Europe, Asia and most third world nations in broadband quality and speed.
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This is the kind of thing that makes the US lags behind Europe, Asia and most third world nations in broadband quality and speed.
Apple product high cost is just a bit of marketing.
The expense is meant to imply exclusivity.
The extra dosh doesn't hurt either.
Ahh, sugar is expensive, so perhaps someone wants a bonus and needs to meet a goal?
They did the same thing to Coca-Cola in the states and it was never the same.
The closest you can get to "the real thing" is to either get it from Mexico or wait for the Passover formula.
There was a lot of illegal coercion by Silicon Vallay threating employees if they voted for Trump. Trump had threatened to turn off the tap on their supply of cheap, exploitable labor plumbed through the various US visa programs.
For example this from Bryan Llenas :
The CEO of Grubhub, an online food delivery service, sent a company wide email Wednesday suggesting employees who agree with President-elect Donald Trump’s behaviors and his campaign rhetoric should resign.
“If you do not agree with this statement then please reply to this email with your resignation because you have no place here,” wrote Matt Maloney, Co-Founder of Grubhub. “We do not tolerate hateful attitudes on our team."
It is a hazard of BPO.
The identity theft is rampant with call center workers thinking Limey is rich and so a little credit card fraud won't hurt them. There are whole call centers setup to scam westerners.
It will only stop when it is made to hurt, something like the government in the offending area and the corporation that hired the service being made to pay a fine plus restitution.
M$ frustrated developers and customers with constant incompatible software upgrades on mobile. So devs just wrote for the more profitable Apple and Google platforms and because the apps were there those platforms got the customers.
Corporations pay a price for production in the PRC. Huawei products are probably better as they benefit from surreptitious examination of Apple and others engineering. The low cost iPhone floppiness may have been more about too much feature chop by Apple and availability than fashion. Huawei has one of the best smartwatches with perhaps Apple and Samsung variants as its only competition.
What is sad is that you believe that. If nothing was out of the ordinary in the way Hillary was using out of band communication even for classified information why did she feel the need to lie about it? First there was no mail server, then there was but it was decommissioned and erased, then it was in use but no classified stuff so on a so forth.
Corporations as solid as M$ have gotten away with vaporware for years. Many computing gadgets and software fail to do what it says on the can.
The problem has been exasperated with the demonstration by the banking industry of how uncomfortable authorities are to collar well-to-do criminals.
The prime motivation for the outsourcing was so they could skirt FOA. At least it is the main reason they are doing this in the States.
Personally, I couldn't care less...
I'll probably watch the first episode and if she's good continue and if not chock it up to PC.
In the fluff they could have run a parallel Rx. Who as a women in the form of his clone in "The Rebel Flesh".
M$ has been hungrily eyeing the size 10s Apple has been giving its fanbois for new Macs and did not want any Microsofties to miss out on the experience.
Should it not be that Google nee, Alphabet is required, by as some law to remove these records from search rather then reliance on Google's benevolence?
It should be obvious by now that Ajit Pai has to go if not face charges for fraud. He is corrupt and is basically a mouth piece for Big Comm. This has been a trend i nthe US for some time recalling how ICANN ('t) turned into a insiders club for that part of the industry.
It is really too bad that Brexit is going to split Ireland even more.
Why can't Blighty give up NI?
Citizen 4 showed us that M$, Apple, Facebook and all of the rest of the usual suspects were on the dole to provide spook + dog custom built back doors. M$ and all of the others should be dragged before the beak for selling a hobbled product.
If you care about privacy then you don't use Windows because by using Windows you have no expectation of privacy and this is common knowledge considering the past behavior of this corporation. That being said Edge would be better if they restored the delete usage data that they aped off of Firefox.
"IVOX then stores the data, aggregating it to produce a driver's score. It sends that score, rather than your precious vehicle data, to insurance firms who will then adjust the premium to suit both grannies and boy racers." Everyone including IVOX and the insurance corporations know that this is less about reducing premiums and all about making non-monitored driving as expensive as possible.
The data needs to be owned by the guy who bought the car before any of this other stuff can be considered otherwise it will be a massive invasion of privacy and will result in a big pile of lawsuits.
Sounds like Lloyd's needs to bend over for a good examination. Outsourcing like this tends to indicated executive malfeasance.
US corps. are supposed to already perform due diligence about looking for a US citizen before giving the job to a maggot wrangler. That many do not is just part of the reason why there should be a new visa freeze with existing visas allowed to expire with the option to allow the holder to nationalize or leave. There also should be reciprocity as it is there is no way to legally work in India unless you find yourself there as an internal transfer.
The you can't find US citizen/techs is that SV will not hire them. There is a discrimination suit bouncing around against Google and others. SV gets a tax incentive to hire unskilled labor from outside of the US.
They have access to foreign government backed services that will place a job maggot and help them get a visa.
If not then why dump all of that lobby money into fighting legislation like this while at the same time look like a bunch of evil bastards (which for the most part they are...).
No, the US taxpayers gets to pay to train and house unqualified, low skill labor and everyone else gets access to stolen US IP.
Ahh, the wonders of outsourcing. IBM outsourced this to various maggot wranglers cum sub contractors and they got what they paid for. It is fraud, anytime you read outsourcing, think fraud.
Unless you and your colleague are boxers...
Israel is smart enough to prevent foreign nationals from using visas to destroy the tech sector. Oz is in the same boat as Blighty and the US as greedo executives have used cheap, exploitable labor and broken visa systems to keep salaries down so that executive compensation can go up without ticking off the stock holders terribly.
Interesting article but the 90 gallon gorilla in the room is privacy. Chrome is there to funnel information into Google, Edge/IE the same for M$. Firefox is the most popular browser with believable privacy features.
Before the Tech industry wrangled a tax incentive to bring in cheap, exploitable labor computing was supporting entire universities, newspapers entire sections to just computing related employment and even bookstore dedicating whole floors to computing related reading.
Irving is hypocrite, his maggot wranglers are being sued for discrimination because they hire only South Asian and mainly male. GoDaddy is losing relevance anyway, there are better and less expensive domain pimps out there and GoDaddy's service bites.
Albany is full of it. Maybe if they would actually hire some of the IT workers who take the placement exams they would have some. It smells like a kickback scheme where someone is looking at a big kickback payday form some IT head shop maggot wrangler.
Stormtroopers in ANH were an elite troop type but have devolved into blaster practice.
The Airforce has been trying to kill A10 since soon after its introduction as they do want to be in the business of supporting ground troops but rather picture themselves dueling in the sky. Too bad missiles, not jets dogfight now. It is surprising that the Marines did not pick these up since flying artillery is their kind of thing. These are much more reasonable to service than a Harrier and are hell on helicopters and any ground armor.
One supposes by then M$ will have admitted that it has a battery issue with Surface Pro or will they just sweep it under the rug and obsolete the devices?
Really, then maybe UEFI only looks like a shill for M$ as it used Secure Boot to lock out Linux and control updates on devices like Surface RTs at least until they leaked the golden keys.
"But it's definitely incorrect to say that if all the foreigners leave, we will get better pay." That is counter-intuitive and history has already shown that it is wrong. Supply and demand still works.
Before they opened the floodgates to outsourcing and visa abuse IT workers were in high demand and IT jobs were indeed much better paying.
I could see a more neutral third party but not ICANN.
ICANN is corrupt, self serving and evil.
One need only look at the history of ICANN to see why they should not be in charge of a toaster never mind domains.
Dump ICANN, it is more complicated and less transparent in its current form that what came before, it is also corrupt.
The numbers for H1-B are far higher. There are to be 65,000 new visas for industry at the college-graduate level of skills, there are to be 20,000 more for high-tech workers with U.S. graduate degrees, and there are to be no limits at all for H-1B workers toiling at university addresses - not necessarily working for an academic institution, but simply working on campus. This year the 65,000 and the 20,000 limits have already been reached. Then there are H1-B workers who stay after their visa is up, who know how many of these guys are sitting in a job illegally. The visa system in the US is broken and is tailored to replace American workers with cheap, clueless foreign labor.
Pre- outsourcing and visa abuse CS departments were supporting entire universities, whole levels of bookstore were dedicated to comp-sci. IT paid well and demanded competence.
Then we had the politicos set it up so taxpayers would fund outsourcing and visa hires. CS is now generally dead, India now considers it a trade item and all competence has gone by the wayside.
Progressive is the mother of this horrible concept or at least some bastard sibling.
One hopes this massive invasion of privacy never catches on or makes its way into la buried in some larger, perhaps unrelated script inserted there by a well meaning or more likely well paid MP or Congressperson.
Hillary needed a private email server to obfuscate quid pro quo for State Department access and approval. There are many articles about irregularities at the Clinton Foundation which was the clearing house or "fence" to hide payments for Hillary's services at the State Department. A good example of the outcome of Hillary's work is the Uranium One fiasco where the Clinton's were paid off through the Clinton Foundation so that all of the uranium mines in the US and Canada could be bundled up and sold to a Russian concern tied with Putin. Hillary was head of the State Department when it gave approval for the sale of uranium as a strategic resource.
Remember when ICANN did this? When an inner circle realized how much they could make squeezing domain names.
The same Eric Schmidt who said, "If you have something that you don't want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn't be doing it in the first place." When asked during an interview for CNBC's recent "Inside the Mind of Google" special about whether users should be sharing information with Google. Besides Citizen 4 showed us that Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple and others were already taking US taxpayer money to sellout their user base as part of NSA PRISM.
All of that and no mention of the obvious elephant in the room.
All of those visa worker and outsourced labor seats have to come from somewhere.
How hypocritical of the PRC since it is common knowledge that the CPC make bank on Bitcoin with some of the largest server farms in the world.
Fiorina drives Lucent and HP into the ground and now brags that she could not get that tax payer funded dole to enabled Booz and others to abolish the 4th amendment fast enough. If HP and Fiorina knew what the servers were going to be used for she should be under indictment next to Hillary never mind nominated.
Facebook, ethics, bwahahaha!!!
Infosys and Tata are staffed by >96% "South Asians" (read Indians) but have said that diversity doesn't matter so why should it matter to Intel?
"Windows as a service" sounds like leased software. Does M$ want to make users constantly pay for software? What will they do when Joe bloke who is used to retiring a PC with the Windows it came with complains about yearly charges for mandatory updates?
The US space program has been reduced to paying for bots to go to other worlds and for connected rich people to smash prototypes and some not so prototype crafts into the desert.
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