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 Direct observation. You can do it too.
 I've seen it argued many, many times that this is what Amazon has been doing. But I've got a wish list of more than 100 Kindle books with a price history maintained by eReaderIQ that shows otherwise. Occasionally selling a book below cost (maybe 0.000001% of their listings or less at any one time) is not a monopolistic practice.
 Read other comments for reasons why local synching is preferred. (Or just read the headlines about the NSA.) Part of the problem with Apple's deletion of synch services is that they announced after MS Office 2011 had shipped. Then killed it before the next development cycle, leaving Office users like me out in the cold.
Does this mean synch services is back?
You know what I just realized? The words "A Google company" were obviously cropped out of this logo.  
 Why ask them to store it for you? They already have it. Instead of building a fancy device to collect and transmit data, just ask the NSA for it. (Joking… I think…)
 Gee, what possible reason could "fanboys" have to worry about Google's handling of private data?
It makes a certain amount of sense to use the name and image of Cortana. They already own the rights. It's a fairly unique name, avoiding most issues with real people's names. And the character from Halo already has a lot of positive emotion associated with it.   But they also only have one shot to get this right. If they pull a Zune, Vista, or Windows 8 with this one they will destroy a lot more than the ability to use the name without triggering negative emotions, I...
Noooooooooo! So much for buying a Nest smoke detector.
The Mini Retinas are still showing as shipping in 5-10 days. Does anyone else find it odd that this estimate hasn't even budged given the pent up demand?
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