Given the numerous Android security problems and APPs with hidden data collection issues, I'ld say forget 'Force Touch' as a reason to switch.
Boy, this takes the cake.
Of course China is going to go along with this hair-brained idea, right?
The number cited in the Slashdot summary is a US Patent Application and not an issued patent.
An issued Patent is one which would be written as the number in the Subject line of the above post.
And if you are doing nefarious business, Apple plainly states they need a proper court warrant to turn over any data.
Well, Apple has been consistent about what it sells and it is not data to aggregators.
Given the dozens and dozens of reported hacks against large orgs over the last 2 year, I can only conclude there is a large disregard for properly addressing security that starts right at the top of the C suite in big companies.
That is at least as troubling for smaller companies, who likely have less resources to deal with security.
A horrible read.
Trying to eliminate a set of knowledge backed up by proofs that has benefited mankind enormously under the guise of following a particular religion's ideas (not all religions mind you) is beyond just stupidity.
This sort of idea of one group trying to force all others into a false belief system is also what was behing the rise of "Kings" and "devine right" of Kings and tyrants.
Whether it is Texas A&M, MIT, CalTech or smaller schools like Oregon Inst. of Technology, get a degree where their graduates have high rates of employment within 6 months of graduation.
OIT claims to have 90+ % of graduates with full time jobs within 6 months of graduation. Lots of their graduates have job offers before they leave school.
If a student wants to "dabble" in the soft sciences, like History and Sociology and Psychology, do it at night school after you have a job!
But judging from seminars, using a PowerPoint to go to sleep is a good use of PPT.
I'm not convinced Android belongs in any vehicle, given the security issues. Am I wrong.
You use the word "food" casually. I am suspect of "food" put in plastic, metal and plastic coated paper containers containing various chemicals or 'food additives". Just because we "can do it" doesn't mean it is healthy to do it.
Resign and start consulting NOW!
Figure out new ways to make/deliver unique solutions.