How many more years of this before other industries like software (SecuROM anyone?) come away with the obvious conclusion as well? DRM doesn't do anything but restrict legitimate purchasers of the product, people who illegally obtain things don't have to deal with such inane restrictions
It's the courts who presume innocent until proven guilty, anyone not a court is free to presume what they'd like. This is why Apple is asking for a legal ruling from the government, the action would eliminate any liability about the matter in the future.
Without citing sources, your comment seems to be on the same ground you accuse them of standing on - no investigation, dishonest phrasing without justification, and tarnishing their reputation via speculation instead of hard documents.
Not entirely tied to NASA - many private entities (Google Lunar X-Prize teams, for one) are aiming to launch using the SpaceX rockets as well
Well, they're more buoyant...
New Delhi police have a new weapon in the battle against bad drivers, Facebook. Two months ago the police created a Facebook page that allowed people to inform on others breaking traffic laws, and upload pictures of the violations. The page has more than 17,000 fans, and 3,000 pictures currently. From the article: "The online rap sheet was impressive. There are photos of people on motorcycles without helmets, cars stopped in crosswalks, drivers on cellphones, drivers in the middle of illegal turns and improperly parked vehicles. Using the pictures, the Delhi Traffic Police have issued 665 tickets, using the license plate numbers shown in the photos to track vehicle owners, said the city’s joint commissioner of traffic, Satyendra Garg."
If you visit the website in question, you'll find that these laser pointers DO in fact come with the appropriate safety glasses to protect your vision. That being said, they won't protect anyone else's in the area...
I know people who'd love to take them off of your hands (mostly college students). "Old" TVs can still be made to work with a digital tuner card
This is true, and it's going to get even easier in future Android releases. Froyo (2.2) is slated to include tethering and a wireless hotspot.
that's actually not that difficult at all. Hydrogen bombs are uncontrolled fusion in action. Now, producing usable energy, however...
I was simply using the same terminology as OP
I don't think the PC is going to meet its demise anytime in the foreseeable future. Microsoft dominates the business sector right now because it caters to businesses in a way Apple doesn't. Apple may take over the home user market, but until they convince businesses to adopt their ideologies PCs won't be dying anytime soon
They'll be putting money away for their own welfare checks!
I have heard mixed things about the security about Kaspersky. Been running it myself without any problems, but I have friends in IT who are SysAdmins who say they can't trust it because of how it might be handling customer data (Sorry, no real citations here)
The difference between genuine R&D (HP Labs) and Cupertino R&D (Apple) is almost exactly 10 miles