He is not an idiot, he is a politician trying to twist the meaning of the word "Net" and make it mean "Application".
As I recall the company was called the IRS. Yes that is right the IRS put out software so you could do your taxes.
You know why you don't see it? Lobbying by tax preparation companies.
the patrol officer culture is concerned that the technology will be an unfair intrusion into their routine activities — for instance, it might invite over-managing minor policy violations.
If you are tasering someone, you are basically assault/battery of someone. That hardly seems like a minor issue, especially if I do to to a police officer they will try to send me to jail for a couple years.
Jeff Bezos isn't giving us investors enough money
Amazon has never given ANY investors any money, speculators on the other hand and Jeff Bezos himself has done remarkably well. If you your benchmark for wildly successful is wrapped in the stock price you are 100% correct. If you are an investor looking for a return, Amazon has basically done nothing.
So what if their sales have been wildly successful, can they actually make any money doing it is the problem.
Whatever the cause, the timing is obviously terrible: Plenty of people surely received one of the two consoles as Christmas presents today, while many more gamers would have happily spent the afternoon in front of the TV. In the meantime, both Sony and Microsoft have acknowledged the problem, with Sony issuing a tweet and Microsoft posting a message on its support website: "We're working to address this as quickly as we possibly can," reads its status website. "Thanks for your patience, Xbox members." In an email, a Microsoft spokesperson declined to comment further or say when the company expects to restore service. We've also asked Sony to comment and will update this post if and when it does. The Xbox Live status page says service remains "limited," and the Playstation Network is listed as offline.
How are we supposed to make money without creating artificial scarcity to make people use our product?
The Free Market
It is called entrapment. Not saying the person is evidently of questionable morals, but when the government actively is trying to get you to commit a crime so that they can arrest you for it; it is kinda scary.
H/R Drone: That would be a "Yes" then...
What makes it a risky investment, in my opinion, is the fact that once the production/price/market variables become favorable for the technology, the big companies will be able to scale it at a much lower cost, as that is what they are good at.
I very much doubt that Tesla is going to outsource its manufacturing for key components. It is going to keep those in house, and it will be expensive in the near future, but they will not have worry about competitors getting cheap access to those components. Too many of the current car companies are focused upon assembling a car; they are not engineering huge advantages in technology or going in new directions.
Tesla is going to have these guys beat for no other reason than they are going to sit on their hands until it is too late. If you want a better explanation, they are going to have engineer their own product and manufacturing of specialty parts. They don't seem interesting in committing to electric cars now and when Tesla is big enough to be mainstream it will still take them 3 to 5 years to get their own product out the door.
If they are bought by an advertiser, they don't have sell the information to someone to use it themselves.
Well we should have someone get a warrant because they have probable cause that crimes are being committed then.
Oh wait, who will police the police? Internal affairs, not really.
How the hell this even gets marks as informative is beyond me.
- I would love to see the facts that most minimum wage holders belong to middle class households. Especially considering the middle class has been shrinking for years
- Many businesses that pay minimum wage are doing so because they can get away with it. A great example is Best Buy, I know the poor are not walking in there to $3000 TV with their paycheck.
- Most people are poor because a significant amount of money totally out of circulation from the general public. With a reduced money supply you have greater poverty
For you naysayers who want to mark down my post, my list has as many facts as the parent, if that tells you anything.
I would say Walking Dead spin-offs galore!
As Disco Stu points out, Disco's growth in the 70's was tremendous and if these trends continue... HHEEYY!!!
6) Apples turns around and buys company with a discount for the debt owed.
Why you ask? The stock at at 10 before today and 20 not that long ago. At 10, the company is 1.43 Billion dollars. So they get the whole thing for 600 million. If they had try to outright buy them, it could have easily cost 2 Billion dollars.
Lucky I don't work for Apple, because that is what I would have done and that would truly be Evil.