Re: Microsoft Doesn't Matter at This Point
Microsoft's Edge is a Chromium based browser, since Google has committed the change to the browser source code, so Edge will probably be implementing it sooner rather than later.
461 posts • joined 25 Jul 2012
I once worked for a company that had a stock purchase plan which you contributed over a year. They set the price of the stock at 85% of the lower of either October first of the current year or Sept 30 of the following year. One year, there was a minor glich which resulted in a stock market price of about half the prior price on Oct 1, setting the first price. During the ensuing year the price rose to it's normal region which made the 85% of the Oct 1 price an outstanding bargain, except that all the participants got nailed for Capital gains of approx. 65%. One of my co-workers complained that it had cost him 3 months pay. I looked at him and said 'so sell the shares'.
My father got caught by that when he was told to start a new job at midnight Sunday. When he showed up at midnight Sunday he was told that he should have started the night before. What made it worse was he was not the first to have had this issue. One would have thought that mangelment would have learned.
Because it is Microsoft and therefore, according to all the haters above, it sucks. They've never tried it, and wouldn't be caught dead doing so, but that makes all of them experts on it. Edge is faster than either Chrome or Firefox, and definitely doesn't suck up as much personal data as Chrome, but what the heck, haters gotta hate. Personally I like both W10 and the new version of Edge.
In the early aughts I was taking a how to repair IBM laptops course at IBM. The instructor said, "If any of you have a Dremmel tool in your kit, leave it there. If you break a part by Dremmelling it, that is not covered by warranty."
I didn't understand why this is true:
"Thanks to the UK’s barrister structure, where it is impossible for smaller legal firms to interact directly with the ultimate advocates for their case, patent cases in the UK are much more expensive."
Why is it impossible for smaller legal firms to interact directly with the ultimate advocates?
One would presume that the neural network took into account the effects of 9 planets (yeah, like many astronomers, I still count Pluto as a planet), millions of other asteroids, and comets on these 11 celestial objects as well as extra-solar visitors such as Oumuamua. The 3 body problem ain't got nothin' on figuring an asteroid'sl transit of near-earth space.
I thought this was a civil case, not a criminal case. Therefore there would not be a prosecution but rather a plaintiff and a defendant. What surprises me is that the case has gotten this far. HP is a big company, and I am sure that it has bought lots of other companies. Did it not do it's due diligence on this one?
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