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Comment The other side? (Score 5, Insightful) 314

Everyone seems to be commenting on how this is bad for Netflix, but I'm kind of wondering how the Starz brass thinks leaving anywhere between $250-$300 million on the table is a good idea, or who they're going to receive better offers from. The content is OK, but I somehow doubt their stuff is as premium as they like to think it is...

Comment The tired Flash ad argument (Score 1) 468

So sick of hearing Flash haters point to "annoying" ads as a major reason Flash won't be missed. Because one thing is certain: advertisers sure won't do equally annoying ads using (the loose collection of technologies currently referred to as) HTML5. No sir.

Be careful what you wish for, folks. There may not be a blocker for it.


Submission + - SPAM: Flash CS3 and Photoshop CS3 running in Wine 2

twickline writes: "It looks as if Wine might be supporting Adobe's Flash CS3 as well as Photoshop CS3 on Linux in the near future. With the recent help from Google to get Photoshop CS and CS2 working properly in Wine a huge chunk of the underlying architecture work was put in place for CS3 application support. There are still a number of bugs that need to be triangled and fixed before CS3 is properly supported but this is great news none the less. Photoshop CS3 in Wine Louis Lenders posted on bug 8945 that he has got Photoshop CS3 running in Wine, here is his post... with screenshots!"
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