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Comment: Re:Interesting, but... (Score 1) 8

by Ignacio (#49592751) Attached to: Cease and Desist Notice - Neuoogle

This a plain BS, so what, by acquiring a trademark on "google", now google has trademark on all words terminating in oogle?

You have it bass ackwards. By acquiring a trademark on "Google", Google Inc. now has an obligation to prevent similarly-sounding similar products from existing in public lest they subsequently lose the trademark. I can empathize, but the poster basically painted a bullseye on themselves when they chose that name.

Comment: Correction (Score 4, Insightful) 182

This isn't "if you can't beat them, join them", it's "BE A FLAMING ASSHOLE BECAUSE I'M COMCAST". All they need to do is price their offering at $50 or so for a year or two to kill off the municipal service, then they will be able to jack it up to $110 and watch it all burn.

Comment: "Automation"? (Score 0) 47

by Ignacio (#49339643) Attached to: Dueling Home Automation Systems at SXSW (Video)

If I have to push buttons to control the lights, systems, etc. myself then that's not "automation", that's being too lazy to walk the 10 feet to the switch. I want things such as for the house to know that if you have 3 people sitting on the couch and the DVD/DVR/whatever is set to play that it should dim the damn lights itself.

There are three kinds of people: men, women, and unix.

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