Recent content by PantherBlitz

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    Epic Games Denies Client Spying Accusations

    I would not be surprised to hear that Valve believes that the list of Steam Friends is their property, and only they have the right to benefit from it.
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    Microsoft Announces DX12 Support for Windows 7

    Naahh. Just read the comments section on most sites or Twitter in general and you will see that it is well on the way to ruin with or without patches.
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    Philadelphia Passes Ban on Cashless Stores; Amazon Go Plans Said to Be in Jeopardy

    So ... the people who hate on Amazon for wiping out local mom-and-pops are hating on Amazon for doing something that encourages shoppers to spend money at local mom-and-pops?
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    MLB Tests Trackman Computer System to Inform Umpires of Balls and Strikes

    You beat me to it. West believes that the fans pay to watch him.
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    Cryptocurrency Mining Slowdown Could Lead to GPU Price Cuts

    Newegg has the 6G 1060 for $300. Not quite a fire sale - more a like phony Black Friday deal.
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    Google Pay Equity Analysis Results in $9.7 Million in Adjustments

    ... annnnd there is the rub. How can anyone possibly quantify that? Equal skills meaning what? Having the same degree or cert?
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    "Door Handles Wouldn't Work": Tesla Driver Dies in Burning Car after Crash

    Since they were trying to break the rear window, it sounds like they were driven away from the driver early on by the fire.
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    "Door Handles Wouldn't Work": Tesla Driver Dies in Burning Car after Crash

    I guess that you are more awesome than the people that were there. “Davie police spokeswoman Vivian Gallinal says the car hit some palm trees and burst into flames Sunday afternoon crash. An officer was nearby and tried to break the car’s window, but couldn’t get the driver out.” We had only a...
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    "Door Handles Wouldn't Work": Tesla Driver Dies in Burning Car after Crash

    The problem here is that since the air bags did not deflate, It was damn hard to get the guy out of the car with a closed door before the fire halted the rescue. Whoever made the airbags has a lot of 'splainin to do.
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    The Pentagon Wants to Replace Passwords with the Way You Move or Walk

    DoD? Yeah, right. The creation of a super-cookie that can't be deleted, and can follow you to any device, has to be the work of The Facebook, Google, and/or Verizon.
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    FTC Fines Amazon Merchant $12.8 Million for Fake Advertising and Paid Reviews

    The headline should read, "Scammer pays 50k and unpaid taxes to avoid fine".
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    GOG Ends Its Fair Price Package Program

    Myself included. The last time I bought games at release prices was years ago when I was heavy into playing with my clan. Today, I don't even consider anything not heavily discounted. That does not change that fact that there are plenty of people who are happy to pay the initial asking price for...