Just ahead of the holiday shopping season, online retailer giant Amazon.com has increased the minimum dollar value of orders which qualify for free shipping by 40%, from $25 to $35. In the first half of this year, Amazon said about 30% of its sales increase in North America came partly from free shipping offers. Will these customers be willing to up their orders by 40% to save a few dollars on shipping, or will Amazon simply be losing out on customers looking for free shipping on their smaller orders? Or has Amazon hooked enough loyal customers that are willing to opt for the $79/yr prime account to get their free shipping? Perhaps Amazon's years of free Prime trials and reduced memberships for students will finally pay off.
Google has decided to put the private back in VPN by supporting uProxy, a project developed at the University of Washington with help from Brave New Software. Still using a VPN schema, their aim is to keep the VPN amongst friends (literally). Of course, you'll need a friend who is willing to let you route your net through their tubes. Their simple integration into Firefox and Chrome will lower the barrier creating a decentralized VPN architecture would make sweeping pen register orders more difficult, and would also make blocking VPNs a rather difficult task for countries like China, who block citizens' access to numerous websites.
On a related note, when will the public finally demand that communications which pass through a third party, encrypted, still retain an reasonable expectation of privacy (rendering them pen register order-resistant)?
those conclusions are drawn without controling for a language usage. Since c++ is widely adopted so there will be more instances of a comment where "WTF?" is used.
Why don't use a percentage at least? Even if that was the case, the problem remains... a wtf-y language may be the most avoided and/or not present in github
Well, they DID account for it, but they did it all wrong. They counted WTFs *per repository*