GPS has excellent precision. There is almost literally nothing better than GPS timekeeping.
There is no legal backing for "owning" USB VIDs/PIDs. You're not allowed to use the USB-compatible logo unless you abide by the USB-IF's rules, but that's it.
Oh, really? Name one. (;
Wrong. Normal floating point functions (exp/log/etc) need to fallback to using multiple precision calculations to ensure that the result is perfectly accurate. Much works is done to avoid this having to happen often, but sometimes it is necessary.
This is just a ploy by SERN to divert our attention away from their clandestine plans to take over the world.
It isn't by electronegativity, though. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T...
Extremely relevant story - http://www.marshallbrain.com/manna1.htm