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  • Growing glass crack appears at Michigan Ave. Apple store in Chicago

    Atomic77 said:
    Perhaps Apple sees the crack as no big deal or can not afford to fix the window in that store.
    Nearly choked on my dinner while reading this!  While Apple can quite literally afford ANYTHING, I'll agree with your sentiment that they may see it as unimportant... Apple doesn't like to fix broken glass.  :)

  • Apple board members receive $262K in restricted stock

    Is that $262,000 collectively, or each?  The article doesn't make it clear.  Yes, I can do math, but it's possible these 1,521 shares of "restricted stock units" given to each are priced differently than common shares, so the non-expert reader really doesn't know.  Please, AI, clarify this vague and presently-meaningless story.  Thank you.
  • All Mac & iOS CPUs affected by 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' chip flaws, some fixes already in ...

    pslice said:
    I’m so tired of crooks trying to make off with my personal information. If we could see the death penalty for a hacker maybe some of this crap would stop.

    Well it appears you might have missed the phrasing "...there are not currently any known exploits taking advantage of...".  So really, no crooks are trying in this instance.  It's true that someone left the jewelry store unlocked, but so far nobody is sneaking in after hours to steal the goodies.  Rather than getting angry and establishing a death penalty, you could take heart and celebrate that for all these past twenty years, nobody has done evil with this.  :)
  • Tesla unveils new Semi with a 500 mile range, Roadster that can hit 250 miles per hour

    I don’t need to go 250 mph, but the 650 mile range is a dealmaker.  I often drive 550 miles one-way to visit relatives, and my vehicle must be able to do that without substantial recharge delays.  Either great range or turbo-recharging or both is essential for me.  Surely Im not alone. Good work Tesla!
  • Call with Apple Watch Series 3 saves kitesurfer from shark-infested waters

    ibgarrett said:
    Apparently all water is shark infested... great it worked, but even the original article there weren't any ACTUAL sharks seen in the water. Could there have been sure... but there weren't, so "infested" is a tad overkill.
    Well the article did also say that it was a GW nursery area.  Having swum in the waters off Ventura's beaches, I am glad I never knew that.  But then again, as far as I was concerned, every minnow was a shark.  Today, here in the midwest, I'm more afraid of loan sharks... I wonder if the watch can help in such a circumstance?  :)