Actually, diamonds are valuable because a corrupt, immoral industry has been running propaganda campaigns to convince us of their value for generations.
1: Control supply.
2: Run propaganda campaign to increase demand.
3: Profit! (Note absence of ??? step)
It has value because the government of the USA says so.
No, it has value because both parties of the transaction says so.
Well, there you go.
We don't know the whole story here but it looks like Bangalore was a 1st tier center that escalated this issue to someone in US for further investigation. Sounds to me like the problem was in US.
Target is most likely using a 'Follow the sun' model, so if the alert happened at night (in the US) the Bangalore security team would have been monitoring at the time.
Maybe they're just fucking idiots, with an IT department that either is utterly inept or had been so marginalized by MBA morons and sociopaths.
Don't worry. Instead of security they have been moved to the online sales department. Now they are all doing photoshop work for the summer swimsuit line now so they will be unlikely to cause Target any further embarrassment...
Does anybody really care?
Are you kidding? The very first thing I do when I see a Linux GUI is CTRL+ALT+F1 (or F2, F3... anything to get a normal tty). In any other *nix, I immediately pop open a terminal and do all my work there.
For those who know why, no explanation is necessary. For those who do not (*cough*MCSA types*cough*), no explanation will suffice.
Actually you now need to know some PowerShell in order to pass the MCSA tests, at least for Windows 2012.
There is a very broken, hazy line between marketing and lying.
I thought they were synonyms...
If you are trying to sell something it's marketing. Otherwise it's lying.
Well, given that 77% of Americans believe in the existence of angels, I don't know what anyone expected.
I believe in Angels. They play baseball in Los Angeles.
And in addiiton, what about the fact that they're eating up your bandwidth?
Knowing Comcast, Wi-fi use probably applies to your bandwidth limit as well.