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Maybe they should make Yosemite into a first class operating system before they come out with a new one.   I like Yosemite, but there are still a lot of annoyances, and they're still fixing major bugs. I hope Apple concentrates on that, instead of introducing 200 new features and changing dozens of interface elements, and then spending the next year fixing what doesn't work, before introducing the next OS in 2016 and starting the cycle all over again.
I haven't tried the preview, but it appears you can't set up toolbars with exactly the tools you want anymore - you have to use the ribbon to get any tools across the top. Correct me if I'm wrong, but it's a non-starter for me. The ribbon is a terrible interface. So I'll stick to Office 2011 until it doesn't run anymore (I'd really like to be able to use Office 2004 on a Yosemite computer). Pages and Numbers are definitely not good enough for my needs, especially Numbers....
So does Tonya Harding.
It's certainly more true in the EU than the US, especially in agriculture and food products (GMOs, growth hormones in food, etc).
I can tell.
Latest polls: 54% in favor of legalizing gay marriage, 36% against, 10% undecided. I'd say the majority is on Mr. Cook's side, and history is on his side as well (among younger people, support is even higher - around 65%). Ten years from now even you will be saying gay marriage is no big deal - just like the many racists of the 1950s who convieniently "forgot" they were racists twenty years later.
Use the "Get Info" window to change the permissions of the WebpageIcons.db file to "Read Only". You can also lock the file. I did both - my WebpageIcons.db file is empty. I did it because I hate favicons. This doesn't stop them from being shown, but they get reset when you log out (and they don't get saved).   When you update Yosemite, you may have to do it again (I'm not sure). 
The story doesn't make clear that this chearing was not the appeal of the verdict against Apple. This is a separate matter of whether an independent monitor should have been appointed, and if the way he's doing his job is proper. Apple here is trying to get Bromwich removed.   The actual judgement against Apple was appealed in December. That's the appeal that could overturn the verdict, or send it back for re-trial. It's been 3 months since that hearing, and reporters...
One of the problems is that it goes back a long time. It may not seem so relevant in today's society (although the police killings of African-Americans are a reminder that it's not such a rosy world), but think of the long-term problem. Because of rampant discrimination even through the 1980s, the older generation of African-Americans had much less chance of getting an education, or getting a well-paying job. So many in the newer generation are disadvantaged in a subtler...
They should have negotiated an agreement with Apple to not poach each others' employees. Oh, wait...   Seriously, what is normally called poaching isn't illegal, but as runbuh (runbuh?) points out, encouraging people to violate their non-disclosure, non-compete clauses may have legal repercussions. I'm sure it has to be proven that the clauses were actually breached. A123 went into bankruptcy not that long ago, and was bought out by a Chinese company. I'm sure morale...
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