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Comment So is it two or ten times tougher? (Score 1) 203

First article says:
Apple supplier Corning on Thursday introduced its next-generation Gorilla Glass, which it said is two times tougher than any competitive cover glass now in the market.

Second article says:
Apple supplier Corning on Thursday introduced next-generation Gorilla Glass, which it said is ten times tougher than any competitive cover glass now in the market.

Comment Re:Easy question (Score 1) 739

The insurance companies cannot charge whatever they want.
First of all, there is the insurance marketplace where the people can shop around for the best deals.
Secondly the Act also requires insurances companies to meet a minimum Medical Loss Ratio of 80% - something which is not possible if they overcharge the people.

Comment Re:Very sad (Score 1, Insightful) 277

The rest of the world is not obliged to share your opinion, no matter how highly you think of yourself.

I, too, do not see myself using a large phone. However these large phones are hugely popular, as can be seen by their sales figures and several of my colleagues, even small sized females, happily using these phones. I respect their choice and I applaud Android for allowing manufacturers to give customers a choice of picking a phone they like instead of dictating the customer's choice to them and insulting potential customers that choose differently.

Comment Re:Don't try to be more Catholic than the Pope... (Score 3, Informative) 191

Actually since 4.8, the correct optimization level to use for debugging is now -Og

From the documentation at

-Og Optimize debugging experience. -Og enables optimizations that do not interfere with debugging. It should be the optimization level of choice for the standard edit-compile-debug cycle, offering a reasonable level of optimization while maintaining fast compilation and a good debugging experience.

Comment Re:I'm thinking... (Score 1) 659

If you have been following the news, Iran has just elected a moderate president that has hinted at diplomacy with the US. A war against Syria will pretty much mess up any chance of diplomacy with Iran. My guess is Obama is backing off from striking Syria to improve ties with Iran.

Comment Not necessarily flagged from their Google Searches (Score 3, Informative) 923

Missing from the summary, of course, is that the family had a son who has actually clicked on a link to an artlcle on how to make a pressure cooker bomb.
"But my son’s reading habits combined with my search for a pressure cooker and my husband’s search for a backpack set off an alarm of sorts at the joint terrorism task force headquarters."

Google may not have been involved at all here. All the investigators needed were the logs for the website hosting the offending article, and a cooperating ISP, to find that family.

Comment I'm not too bothered by DRM in HTML5 (Score 1) 268

I hate DRM like everyone here, but I would rather have the choice to purchase DRMed content than to be completely locked out just because I am not on the 'preferred platform'.

Hopefully DRM will die a natural death from people voting with their wallets when there are alternatives. In that case the act of having HTML5 DRM just gives DRM more rope to hang itself with.

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