well the assume anyways - other giant viruses are the same in that they only attack amoebae but this giant virus is also unlike anything they ever tested. The basically set the permafrost in a container and let it go to work. They didn't try other organisms. so their assumptions are partially based on the work of prior giant viruses.
It just takes micromanagement to an entirely new level. No thanks to these.
Did the fire also damage the grammar capabilities as well?
One thing they all have in common is the resolution.
So 2560x1600 27"s only exist in my imagination?
um yes... those would be the 30" models...
The search setting was removed last year for people who weren't using it. For the small percentage of people still using the setting, they will see reminders about it being removed in the coming weeks."
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I may get flamed for this but screw it. This would explain a lot of the issues we see from the Congress Critters.
9 Million x 100 = 900 million not 9 billion
if it was $20 profit per phone that would be $180 million profit
When the NRA, EFF, ACLU and the author of the [un]Patriot Act are all against it.
no kidding my current HTC Rezound has the ability to put apps on the lock screen to view without unlocking the phone. Otherwise unlock for full access.
Prior Art indeed.
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Here is the list of what can not be patented -
Clause 13 - Patentable inventions
An invention is a patentable invention if the invention, so far as claimed in a claim,—
(a)is a manner of manufacture within the meaning of section 6 of the Statute of Monopolies; and
(b)when compared with the prior art base—
(i)is novel; and
(ii)involves an inventive step; and
(c)is useful; and
(d)is not excluded from being a patentable invention under section 14 or 15.
Section 14 - Inventions contrary to public order or morality not patentable inventions
(1)An invention is not a patentable invention if the commercial exploitation of the invention, so far as claimed in a claim, is contrary to—
(a)public order (which in this section has the same meaning as the term ordre public as used in Article 27.2 of the TRIPS agreement); or
The commercial exploitation of the following inventions is contrary to public order or morality and, accordingly, those inventions are not patentable:
an invention that is a process for cloning human beings:
an invention that is a process for modifying the germ line genetic identity of human beings:
an invention that involves the use of human embryos for industrial or commercial purposes:
an invention that is a process for modifying the genetic identity of animals that is likely to cause them suffering without any substantial medical benefit to human beings or animals, or an invention that is an animal resulting from such a process.
(2)For the purposes of subsection (1), commercial exploitation must not be regarded as contrary to public order or morality only because it is prohibited by any law in force in New Zealand.
(3)The Commissioner may, for the purpose of making a decision under this section, seek advice from the Mori advisory committee or any person that the Commissioner considers appropriate
Section 15 - Other exclusions
(1)Human beings, and biological processes for their generation, are not patentable inventions.
(2)An invention of a method of treatment of human beings by surgery or therapy is not a patentable invention.
(3)An invention of a method of diagnosis practised on human beings is not a patentable invention.
(3A)A computer program is not a patentable invention.
(4)A plant variety is not a patentable invention.
(5)For the purposes of subsection (4), plant variety has the same meaning as that given to the term variety in section 2 of the Plant Variety Rights Act 1987.
So if I am reading this right, not only are software patent trolls throwing a fit, but Monsanto probably is to
Actually opened $2.78 up or about 8.7% so yea basically
NSA Surveillance Outpost
at least they didn't download some music or a movie while they were doing this. They may have had to pay millions in restitution as well...
I think they just had a Bill Gates blue screen at a keynote experience.
Some google peeps on stage trying to demo the new Google Play game API for doing match making multiplayer and the service stopped working on them. Then go on to say "network environment here isn't friendly."