Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!
In USA, your 2) will be a fraud attempt.
So any claims that the NSA have 'proven' that NK did the Sony hack are rendered unprovable, surely?
No it can't, because the reporting is 'Shooting victims" and "Shooting incidents" which has no correlation to stop and frisk, no matter what the friskee was found with.
Look at it another way. There were roughly 1000 shooting incidents and 1,000,000 stop and frisks. If EVERY shooting incident could have been prevented by a stop and frisk, that's still 99.9% a waste of everybody's time.
Also, I have no idea of the demographic for shooting incidents, but I suspect it doesn't match the demographic for stop and frisk which is largely male black/latino young adults. So if the reason for the stop and frisk is the cut down on shooting incidents, that's losy tactics.
The Motor Pool supervisor gets a 7 WORK day suspension
I'm sure you are happy to have the same rule applied to you at your job.
stop and frisk was highly successful
Nope. See http://www.salon.com/2015/01/1...
...in 2013, Bloomberg and Kelly
... would oversee a massive decrease in the tacticâ(TM)s implementation, with under 200,000 stops recorded â" less than a third the number from just two years before. The result: crime continued to fall.
available to every front line officer
Apparently LAPD regards LA as a wartime battlefield, with the public as the enemy by default.
The problem with that is that tablet/smartphones are 75% of all silicon and Intel isn't in that space.
Do you mean that 75% of all semiconductor units sold go into tablet/smartphones? Or that 75% of the total semiconductor revenue is in this market? Intel's business is small volumes of high value silicon, so it's a big difference.
Maxim and Analog both HAD very decent little niches, mainly industrial, instrumentation/measurement and consumer, plus dabbles in hi-rel, aerospace, automotive. The problem is that volume consumer products comprise ASICs/ASSPs (which Maxim and Analog largely don't supply) plus commodity analog/digital. 15 years ago, quality dual op amps from Maxim and Analog were $2 or more. Now the precision circuitry is inside a big chip, and a 3c LM358 is architected in to do ordinary functions. There are still markets for $2 dual op amps, but they are small, and the base of board level engineers than can use them is declining. It's not that the precision analog markets won't exist, is that there is no growth left.
Linear Technology, on the other hand, has a business model which does not target growth but margin, and fairly reliably has the absolute best performance part at any time for a lot of its catalog. This allows them to keep the margins. If you have to use the LTC part, then you have to pay the price.
Intersil, Micrel, Fairchild, IDT, Microsemi, Power Integrations will die to lack of enough integration to compete with TI, costs too high to compete with Asian suppliers.
Maxim and Analog Devices will merge or die, or merge and fail to integrate the cultures. On the other hand, the TI/Nat Semi merger was very well executed, so hopefully MaxADI will be a good competitor to TI "The Borg".
Atmel and Microchip will decline unless they completely scrap their 8-/16-bit stuff (which can't compete with the likes of Holtek, let alone no-name Chinese copies, on price for the volume markets) and accept that the future is ARM for emerging (14 to 24 year old) developers/hobbyists, and invest in same. That means a one-time major restructuring with massive layoffs, timed so the same financial year covers the kill stage and some good story at the end. Also, design last time buys carefully spread over years so as not to piss off the faithful engineers that design 'em in. Oh, and stop spending money on the discrete analog lines (MCHP particularly), but use the cores as value add to the ARM systems-on-a-chip. And no, the days of value-pricing those features are gone - the features win you the socket now, they don't get you the high margin.
But not so good for the drivers?
What if AC is a lady?
I'd respect the intent if "Sell user-specific data to a third party" was replaced by "Allow 3rd parties any access to your online transactions" since metadata correlations -> identity match.
Further, I expect identifying the class of people who move from the other social networks to Ello due to tracking concerns provides a very valuable dataset.
So it's not technically feasible for us to respond to government warrants for the extraction of this data from devices in their possession running iOS 8.
So Apple themselves can access the data from the device, but won't pass the methodology on to anybody else.
MS can sell data to anyone they want, including USG. If they win this, then they can charge USG a much higher price for access than the 'reasonable costs' for responding to a court order.