Not true. Santander began growing in 1999 after a merger with another two Spanish banks, Banco Central Hispanoamericano that were the product of another merger in 1991. Franco died in 1975 and there were dozens of banks and credit unions during his regime.
"In a hearing in the US District Court today, it was determined that Google will pay a net total of nothing for Oracle's patent claims against them. In fact, Google is given 14 days to file an application for Oracle to pay legal fees to Google(in a similar manner to how things are done for frivolous lawsuits). However, it is not quite peaches and roses for Google, as Oracle is planning on appealing the decision in the case.""
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David Brady, an engineer at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and his colleagues are developing the AWARE-2 camera with funding from the United States Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency. The camera’s earliest use will probably be in automated military surveillance systems, but its creators hope eventually to make the technology available to researchers, media companies and consumers."
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One way to check JPEG/PNG/GIF files that may be corrupted is browsing the folder with thumbnails on. The files that doesn't show the thumbnail are corrupted.
Real Alternative, Quicktime alternative, K-Lite Codec Pack, you name it.
XBox 360 exceeded all expectations? Yeah, right...
How are two billion dollars in the red? Exceeded all expectations?
The European Telecom operators should know that we, Internet subscribers, pay for our connection top Euros to be able to access sites like Google, Gmail or Youtube. Google is offering most of their services for free to their users and we, as clients of the Telecom companies, are already paying.
At least, Spain's Telefonica CEO demonstates he's just a parasite that doesn't know about what he's talking except getting more money from Google and their clients. If you understand the Spanish talked by a almost drunk man, you'll get the point watching this video:
No, PS3 has not made any money and it may never make any.
Sony videogames division in the past three years (PS3 era+R&D, including PS2 and PSP):
2006 ===== 75 (positive)
2007 = -1,969 (negative)
2008 = -1,265 (negative)
2009 ===== 51 (positive)
Total 2006-09 === -3,108
(in million US$)
No, you are not right. In Spain, where we both live it's illegal to copy software, even if it's non-for-profit.
But Spanish judges dismiss charges against people modifying their consoles or copying music or movies for personal use.
What Nintendo wants is to make illegal devices like R4/M3/WiiKey and blocking webpages that give access to pirated games (software).
Good luck with that, but I don't think it would be possible here.
When you install Windows 7 Beta 1 it clearly states that you _won't_ be able to upgrade from the Beta to the release version (RTM).
I think Microsoft doesn't want anyone to make this beta his primary OS.
XP machine asked me to reboot.
Vista machine didn't ask me to reboot.
In both machines update was applied with Internet Explorer closed.