DSL is a joke in the US. Got a load coil on your POTS line? Sucks to be you but enjoy the 2Mb/s "broadband" anyway.
No. The execs have realized that they can get fatter paychecks if they eliminate "cost centers" that don't deliver any perceived value. Anyone not working in the executive suite is viewed as a liability to the company and needs to be eliminated to reduce the pesky overhead involved in having real employees.
That's because FedEx is teamed up with USPS. Most remote FedEx boxes are serviced by US postal workers on their routes.
If they're anything like American legislators they just let the lobbyists write the laws so they are free to put on an act of serving their constituents.
They can't manipulate the cost of shipping raw materials and the manufactured output across oceans. That is part of the new focus on insourcing basic manufacturing.
You should walk through a Chinese factory or even an American factory where production volume doesn't warrant the investment in automation.
That is why I abandoned Win7 for Linux: Its startup time is decent fresh out of the box but it starts to drag on interminably after you've used it for a year.
Then the solution is to lock employees out of email when they're on vacation, not delete what could be an important communication.
I thought the whole thing was just a super-slimy way to raise a ton of cash off the backs of legitimate businesses... that chose stupid names for themselves.
Are you so sure? Norton will quarantine files that aren't even infected or malware. I found this out when trying to install some hardware drivers that were flagged and deleted on my behalf because it provided a "bad experience" for other people.
What a sorry POS that software has to be that it justifies its existence by creating fake drama with intentional false positives.
A more rational pannable surround could be implemented with just four speakers using Ambisonics. It isn't patentable and doesn't sell lots of speakers so it will continue to be ignored.
Unidirectional broadcasting has lower overall costs than packet switching anyone's data willy nilly for free.
Yeah but eventually the only people you can e-mail with will be old Koreans.
At one place I worked they used IM extensively in-house to send messages. It was a bit weird when someone two cubes over messaged you but for quick updates it is more efficient than getting up and disturbing neighbors with a voice conversation.