It's why Apple Pay gets charged out at Card-Present rates, while Google Wallet only gets Card Not Present
However, the information I can find online seems to contradict this statement. For example, this FAQ:
Do merchants pay card-present or card-not-present rates for transactions made via Google Wallet?
Merchants pay card-present rates.
Whenever I see something submitted by theodp, I make a bet with myself about
Do you usually win?
United states has one of the highest infant mortality rate in the world
You may want to check some actual facts. As of 2009, the US was 46th out of 224. This definitely isn't something to brag about, but it's nowhere near the "highest". It's not even 3x the lowest...
AND I see no way to turn it off.
If you have adblock plus installed (and you should, really), this filter will take care of the problem:
Let me get this right-- you purchase this offset so that you can deliberately write bad code?
This model has worked well for cheat offsets, too.
If you still need a cable to connect your video sources, what's the point?
Or he'll pump the surplus electricity into the grid, and get paid for it.
False. According to his one-month update:
In California, you cannot sell excess power to the local utility. In other words, you can't do better than a zero dollar bill--if you're a consumer. I can sell power to the utility, but only if the net result over a year is zero.
As opposed to a non-binary computer?
My main question is who can modify the source of the software they're using, and how are they verifying that the binaries are unmodified.
I realize this is slashdot, so I shouldn't have read the article, but...
All political parties have access to the source code, and digitally sign the executable code, and thus can confirm, at any individual machine, that the running software is the official one.
Any sufficiently advanced bug is indistinguishable from a feature. -- Rich Kulawiec