The most important question is what “harm” the ‘music industry’ in the UK suffers by personal copying of audio CDs etc.
It was almost six months to the day since MacUser’s untimely death that my incoming email contained a message from the deceased publication.
Proving the date of origin of anything electronic – for patent or copyright purposes, perhaps – has been well nigh impossible. But that has now changed.
Announcing Flash’s deathdate is but the first in a tough and painful road to restoring confidence in Adobe and its products.
What a mess the UK has made of tidal prediction: two different agencies, each charging us for information that we paid for in our taxes.
WSJ headline: “Apple’s Share of Smartphone Industry’s Profits Soars to 92%”. Is it a “profit monopoly”?
Lobotomy may not be mandatory in corporate growth, but there comes a point beyond which companies become more ponderous, less imaginative, and more stultified.
Zipf’s law seems very deeply embedded in language, and pervades many utterly non-linguistic data. We still do not understand why.
For a few years, I managed to get along without wasting any more money on PDAs and their ilk. Then came the Zaurus, and Dana. But none compared with the Z88.
The commercial mower of lawns does not pay a royalty for each lawn that they mow. So why should a user of H.264 video encoding be expected to pay royalties?