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Its not a question of horsepower as much as interface. I do a bit of work in 3D modeling, and even a 15 inch laptop without an extended keyboard lowers productivity. You really need a big monitor (or three) and different input devices.
Putting a data center in a rural area is not very difficult - you only need a small staff. Putting a customer service and accounting center there is much more difficult, as it is hard to staff. I.e. Getting 3600 accountants, sales, etc... people to move to Austin (or who already live there) is much easier than convincing 3600 people to move to a town of 3300 in the middle of nowhere... I have nothing against small towns, but the fact is staffing tends to be much easier in...
There are a whole lot of people who shape and form metal in pretty much every industry that mechanical or aerospace engineering touches. I think the article is poorly titled and there is no apparent link to automotive work in the posted ad. It would be like if Apple posted an ad saying they were hiring someone with experience in mold making, and then AI posted an article titled "Apple Hiring Dentists!" because mold making is used to make dentures... There is a potential...
My thoughts exactly. The job requirements don't mention cars, they mention mechanical engineering and manufacturing processes which are used to produce just about everything. I'm not sure how the "automotive" part got attached to this story...
Apple hasn't confirmed they will announce an iPad. Personally, I think they will use this chance to announce a different and much anticipated new product: http://www.edibleapple.com/2012/02/2...ed-gas-stoves/.
Unless.... the picture _is_ correct and they're actually measuring a 100-inch AppleTV!!!! /jk
My take: Google saw mobile platforms as the "Next Big Thing" and they were afraid that Apple (or whoever would dominate the space) could shut them out with their own proprietary advertising solution. So, Google spent some of their cash on putting together an open-ish OS for cellphones and released it into the wild. The manufacturers who picked it up largely didn't want to get in to advertising, so Google didn't get shut out of this new market. Google also has the problem...
As I understand, in many countries it is not just people who are living paycheck to paycheck who pre-pay phones, lots of people do. For example, in Italy phone contracts are taxed differently, and end up being less economical, so even wealthy people prepay or have "rechargeable" accounts.
Wait, so you are complaining about Apple supporters using cherry picked, anecdotal evidence with a small sample size ("a library in Michigan"), and then you back your case with anecdotal evidence from a book store and a starbucks? Perhaps a review of statistics and sampling is in order... In any case, both this article and the eWeek article about Millennial Media are limited. Neither claims to give a view of the total market, only the specific companies (InMobi and...
Why not? I doubt they wrote it in x86 assembly.
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