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+ - Larry Page to Googlers: If You Don't Get SPYW, Wor->

Submitted by davidzimm
davidzimm writes: ...a source tells us that CEO Larry Page, who seems to be hell-bent on competing with Mark Zuckerberg whether it’s the right thing for Google or not, had this to say to employees at a Friday staff event after the Search Plus Your World launch: “This is the path we’re headed down – a single unified, ‘beautiful’ product across everything. If you don’t get that, then you should probably work somewhere else.”
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+ - Obama to Create Special Global Anti-Piracy Unit ->

Submitted by bs0d3
bs0d3 writes: Obama has announced the creation of a global "trade enforcement unit". One of the units tasks will be to prevent "counterfeit or unsafe goods from crossing our borders". Obama says "it's not right when another country lets our movies, music and software be pirated". Apparently Obama is unaware of ICE and the FBI.
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Comment: Lots of fun (Score 1) 708

by metageek (#37825948) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: GNU/Linux Laptops?

I couldn't care less about "just works". Half of the fun of running Linux laptops is the challenge to set them up to do all those things you want.

The other half is to see the Apple funboys fiddling with their Macbooks to make projectors display their stuff (that is when they find someone who actually has the right widget to plug it in).


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