" 2-314. Implied Warranty: Merchantability; Usage of Trade
(2) Goods to be merchantable must be at least such as
(c) are fit for the ordinary purposes for which such goods are used."
Laptops are ordinarily used to go online, but any model with this particular hack is not fit to do so. It could be argued that, even in the face of the EULA, Samsung has violated the implied warranty. It's like (obligatory car analogy) advertising that your car has a top speed of 200mph, but then hidden deep within the manual is a disclaimer that the tires will blow up if you go over 60.
Right at the top. (a)(1).
Does Uber (just to use one example) set the schedule, or do drivers come and go as they please? An employer-employee relationship gives a lot more power to the employer. Any drivers fighting to be an employee might end up regretting it later.
Time for Firefox to Fork Off.
2. Scope out 16 months worth of work with the resources available.
3. Work a bunch of young, eager (i.e. cheap) developers to the bone.
You say bad project management, but it sounds pretty lucrative for the folks who are actually in management.
‘We kill people based on metadata.’ - Michael Hayden, former director of the NSA and the CIA
The idea is that the form (rather than the function) is so iconic that it represents a singular entity instead of being a market standard.