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Comment Re:Connectng (Score 1) 76

I disagree with your first half, but agree with the latter.

I would like my devices to be able to easily download patches, whether they be security or new features. I don't want to have to go to a dealer ship to get a critical patch and then be talked about 10 other things I could pay for to have done.

Comment Confused (Score 2) 189

Can someone spell this out for us lamens?

How does something teleport across a wire? By that logic, our current communication systems are "teleporting" information.

I thought Quantum Entanglement is instantaneous and void of any connecting wires, which fits my definition of "teleportation" a little better, but I still don't think of it as teleporting.

Comment subject (Score 1) 120

typescript adds "class-based object-oriented programming".

Lie.

"Classes" existed already as prototypes, and with ES6 you can create those prototypes with your favorite "class" definition.

I'll never be using typescript so I'll never be using angular2. As much as I loved working with Angular1, I'll instead move to reactjs.

Comment Too little too late (Score 4, Insightful) 64

I am an avid (paid) user of Pandora, and I love the service, have been using it for ~15 years.

But this is too little, too late... I am the only one among my friends that use Pandora. Everyone else uses Youtube, Spotify, and even iHeartRadio... I don't see this gaining any user base for them, only keeping the user base that they currently have

Submission + - WikiLeaks drops latest Guccifer 2.0 data on Hillary Clinton, DNC, Democrats (smh.com.au)

SonicSpike writes: WikiLeaks has published what purports to contain "new" Democratic Party documents hacked by the Guccifer 2.0 hacker.

The organisation posted a tweet at around 9am on Wednesday Sydney time, with links that promised access to 678.4 megabytes of new "DNC documents".

Initial images of what appeared to be presentation slides show information about databases used for voter identification and turnout efforts.

Other slides discuss the outcome of past get-out-the-vote campaigns.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was US secretary of state when WikiLeaks released hundreds of thousands of State Department emails in 2010.

The latest document dump comes after an earlier tranche of emails, reportedly hacked by Guccifer 2.0, prompted the resignation of politicians within the Democratic Party on the eve of the party's convention.

Comment Why (Score 5, Insightful) 128

I see a lot of posts about "why".

Well the reason is that if the US doesn't give up control, countries have been threatening with building their own internet infrastructure to run in parallel.

If these countries (Brazil, Russia, etc) did create a "second internet", then Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc, would all be shut off from their customers in those regions.

Can't do the math?

They get a lower customer base, lower potential profit, lower actual revenue. Unless the spend the R&D on developing their platform to conform to the "second internet".

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