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  • Report: DOJ wants more than $10B from Citi over mortgages [View news story]
    Exactly, only sensible comment in this whole thread
    Jun 15 05:50 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Netflix chips away at pay-TV model [View news story]
    Exactly...seems like it's always blacked out
    Jun 12 02:02 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Netflix chips away at pay-TV model [View news story]
    Netflix can you please score NBA and NFL contracts please???
    Jun 11 08:10 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Stevia switch creates an uproar [View news story]
    Not sure why something called "VITAMIN" water had sugar in it in the first place

    I think stevia tastes better than sugar anyway
    Jun 11 08:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • EA gives ETAs for Sims/Battlefield titles, previews Star Wars game [View news story]
    Yah sadly your story is way too common. It is literally unplayable for so many people, some players can't even get it to load.

    There's a 75 page thread on a memory leak that hasn't been fixed.

    I usually only like to post positive comments but this game is a lemon, only in the software industry can companies get away with this kind of bad quality.

    Hardline looks cool but if it's on the same engine I'm doubtful with its stability. Will let others alpha test it first.

    EA management rushes things out the door and then expects players to shell out more money for add-ons when the base game doesn't even work correctly.
    Jun 10 01:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • EA gives ETAs for Sims/Battlefield titles, previews Star Wars game [View news story]
    EA's releases have been really sloppy over the past year.

    Battlefield 4 was an alpha release that drove a lot of long time fans away from the franchise - freezes, crashes, memory lockups, etc.

    Let's hope they are learning their lesson and bug test these titles before they get released.
    Jun 9 08:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Game One NBA Finals Winner: Gatorade? [View news story]
    I don't think it would have mattered which drink he was using because it looked clear that the heat affected him.

    He probably sweats more than most players as you can see he's used a headband his entire career and that's not just for looks, it's functional. Look at any still photo of him in action and he's always drenched.

    It also makes him harder to foul since other players will just slide right off of him as he goes up.

    So the lack of A/C dehydrated him faster and he probably wasn't able to fuel up as fast as he normally would if it were cooler.

    However the Gatorade social media team did handle things very well and should be commended.
    Jun 6 11:11 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • VMware responds to Cisco, claims strong SDN momentum [View news story]
    It's a good point

    One of the big blunders Microsoft did back in the Vista days was the "I'm a PC" ads.

    Why were those bad? Because it was reactive, playing follow the leader and letting your opponent define the tempo and playing field instead acting like a leader.
    Jun 6 11:01 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Best ETF Of Our Time (AKA How To Become A Billionaire Without Really Trying) [View article]
    Nice work, wish I had thrown more down but I followed the, "just put aside a little something and forget about it" amount.

    Not complaining though awesome return !
    Jun 6 10:56 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Best ETF Of Our Time (AKA How To Become A Billionaire Without Really Trying) [View article]
    So this thing is up 67% since I bought it after reading your article
    Jun 6 08:30 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vodafone divulges mass tapping of phones [View news story]
    Everything everywhere is tracked and has been for decades.

    My post already is in several data banks around the world as soon as I hit Publish
    Jun 6 01:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Big shift in Wells Fargo home equity offerings [View news story]
    You must have saved hundreds of thousands in interest, great job !
    Jun 5 01:45 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Annaly's Decline Today Is An Anomaly And An Opportunity [View article]
    Sold a bunch of puts at $10 today

    Love these drop opportunities to stack up on cash machines
    Jun 4 02:32 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Spotlight search dumps Google in favor of Bing [View news story]
    Exactly Andreas
    Jun 4 01:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Big shift in Wells Fargo home equity offerings [View news story]
    Yep, I do that too, good tip.
    Jun 4 01:45 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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