For simple accounting, and for really complex accounting. Supposing you have accounts for 50 divisions around the world in various different currencies and local accounting standards, and you need to put them together as a set of group accounts. There isn't really any alternative to doing it on a spreadsheet.
In other countries, if you take a case to court and lose, you have to pay the other side's legal fees. That does mean that less frivolous cases go to court.
There is this thing called the "cab rank principle", which means that lawyers are supposed to accept any case that comes their way. The only grounds for refusing a case are that they are already working on one and therefore don't have the time, or that they don't have the skills to do it properly.
When you can't riot, overthrow the government. They do that from time to time.
Is that why the 5th largest French city in the world is London? As in, if all the French people in London lived in a city on their own, it would be larger than all but the 4 largest cities in France. They are there to escape the high taxes in France and to have a chance of actually finding employment.
Why would you want to use Ctrl-Q to quit when Alt-F4 is the standard across Windows?
I don't know about New York, but in London, peak hours on the roads are between about 6am and 3am the following morning.
The VAT MOSS rules came in on 1st January this year, and since then, Amazon has had to charge UK VAT on sales of electronic goods (ebooks, mp3s, apps, videos, etc). They have always had to charge UK VAT on sales of physical goods.
The change here is that since 1st April, they are now paying UK Corporation Tax on their UK profits rather than Luxembourg corporate tax.
Oil is cheaper than water out there, so while you probably need more electricity for the air-con, the overall running costs would be a lot less.
So you can't do online banking on an iPad, or a Samsung Galaxy Tab?
They will likely get their first car in about 10 years or so time. Will self-driving cars be ubiquitous by then? I don't think so, because the car development lifecycle doesn't move that quickly. There will be some self-driving cars in 10 years time, as a premium option, but it won't have made its way down to the budget range of models.
South Korea is a very advanced and prosperous country, with income levels broadly similar to the European average. They most certainly have computers.
OSX doesn't really use file extensions. They are optional.
In the UK, you are required to file a return if you have more than £300 of income from offshore investments, or you have rental income. But the vast majority of people manage fine without filing a tax return.
I use my index finger for both the left and middle buttons, and my middle finger for the right button.