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Microsoft, Apple and the Web

September 25, 2014
By
html5ieuse

Almost a year ago, Takethe5th featured this story about Microsoft’s support for HTML5: This Google+ Post is a picture that captures the essence of the continuing story about Microsoft and the Web. This slide is very telling because it reveals once again and summarizes neatly Redmond’s attitude to the Web for nearly 20 years. Remember Bill Gates said in 1995 the Internet was going to…

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Apple Just Works ?

September 24, 2014
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timcook

In an interview with Charlie Rose, Apple CEO Tim Cook disclosed that the Apple advantage that they work intensively on in all their products is that “the fact is that they just work better”. Now being a long time worker in the IT and Web world, ye…

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Political Protection Money Thrives on the Street

September 18, 2014
By
polpayments

Protection money is everywhere in society – but nowhere greater than in the relationship of Wall Street and Washington. And it all has to do with “asymmetrical payments”. For Wall Street bankers and investment houses, being able to dictate the Rule of Financial Law is…

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The Real Jobless Data

May 4, 2014
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participationrate

Dietrich Schmitz in Google Plus raised the issue of the continuing decline in labor participation rates in the US. He said US media were ignoring the issue and that it…

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Stains on Democracy: A Dysfunctional GOP

April 1, 2014
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Stains on Democracy: A Dysfunctional GOP

Here is the essential problem in America – the GOP has chosen to become nearly totally dysfunctional  and deceitful. On deceit, GOPers know they can say with confidence that Democrats…

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Stains on Democracy: Worst Supreme Court Decision of Past 30 Years

March 30, 2014
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Koch Brother: major beneficiaries of Citizens United

Over and over Average Joes say Freedom of Speech should be supreme and unquestioned in the US Democracy. But the problem of treating corporations and groups asequivalent to individuals is…

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Scene on Google+ – Why Jobs Are Problem One

March 19, 2014
By
softwarejournalists

These are some of the data about the acceptance of article written by robot journalists. The gist of the paper is that Robot Journalists provide more trustworthy, reliable and provoked…

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China Supports North Korean Domestic Atrocities

February 18, 2014
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NKOREA-SKOREA-MISSILE-FILES

Why China continues to support North Korea and its crimes against its own people. Chinese officials on Tuesday despite being criticized a United Nations report [this is a must read] that…

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Seen on Google + – More Political Irony

February 17, 2014
By
larrys

This Monday there was a classic Larry Summers story. It started with an editorial in the Washington Post calling for tax reforms that would redress a fraction of the income…

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Seen on Google+ – Political Irony

January 26, 2014
By
Koch Brothers

NYTimes today has a story that underlines the pernicious consequences of the Supreme Court’s Citizen United decision  to allow corporations to have unlimited “Freedom  of Speech” . This was done…

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Google+ Postings: GOP Cognitive Dissonance

December 20, 2013
By
gop4

Seen on Google+ is first the image and then the comment: This is the underlying Cognitive Dissonance of the GOP. They are schizo and they know it. First, incurring huge…

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At Last, Major Media Catch-up to the Windows 8 Convertible Advantage

December 12, 2013
By
Lenovo Convertible

Now this reviewer does not like to gloat but it is always a nice to see how far ahead of the Major Media Pack one can be. First the NYTimes…

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Apple Good News Bad News

December 10, 2013
By
1applebadnews

The Good news for Apple is very Good indeed. Apple has a deal with China Mobile for selling Apple iPhones.Given that China Mobile has huge market share this should significantly…

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NYTimes Magazine Makes A Scene, Literally

November 30, 2013
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nytmag

NYTimes Magazine online edition has been the subject of lavish praise from this reviewer of late[see the fulsome accolades for NYTimes Magazine story on a Philippines outpost against the Chinese…

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Elegy on Apple and Macs

November 28, 2013
By
1mac2

Why I’ve all but given up on Apple and MacOS. As a photographer and graphic artist, these are words I never thought I would write. After more than two decades…

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