This is discussion about phone screen durability. You had a reasonable point until your gender identity politics took over. Take that bullshit somewhere else.
1949 posts • joined 6 Feb 2015
Pick one or more of...
1) They dared to go against management and leave.
2) Potential to make management look foolish should they succeed.
3) Apple lost good people to this, which they perhaps could have otherwise retained.
4) Apple are run by a bunch of dicks.
Two things come to mind right off the bat:
1) They won't be able to remote-brick "obsolete" gear, thus won't be able to strongarm existing customers to break open their wallet and buy new overpriced tat.
2) New and old internals maybe aren't actually that different, so they could well end up effectively open-sourcing large chunks for code for their new products too. Which they simply won't do.
This feels like a cynical ploy by Verizon to be able to harvest user data directly, based on the idea that growing blowback from consumers over Google's tracking activities will cause those consumers to seek alternatives.
I wonder if they think could redirect search queries by their customers through their own search tools. Can't do it if you don't have the tools in the first place. With the tools in place, see how long you can get away with it before people complain, then ignore them anyway until the antitrust lawsuits begin.
In that case, Boeing should still be required to demo their launch abort system at some point before carrying people. No matter how much that costs them. If Boeing's rockets are single use, that's Boeing's problem, not NASA's.
Wanna carry NASA 'nauts? Show a working LAS first.
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