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    Of the major European soccer leagues, only France...

    Of the major European soccer leagues, only France (Ligue 1) declared the season over. Germany resumed first, then England, Spain and Italy followed. All are playing in the empty stadia. Most pipe...
  2. The articles I linked provide a different...

    The articles I linked provide a different analysis of the chip market. (and, yes, it's OK to disagree ... that's what makes the world go around ... people make mistakes even when they don't ... or...
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    A friend shares a photo from an unveiling of a...

    A friend shares a photo from an unveiling of a new fountain in Minsk. A large crowd sitting on a lawn around the river that flows through the city center. Very scenic. My friend often shares...
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    Sony manufactures around 70% of all photo-video...

    Sony manufactures around 70% of all photo-video sensors. A7S is a drop in the bucket for them.

    PS. UHS II works fine with H265

    https://havecamerawilltravel.com/photographer/fastest-sd-cards/
  5. Nothing more than can be deduced, inferred or...

    Nothing more than can be deduced, inferred or copied from the existing coverage.

    https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/2020/06/09/apple-plans-announce-move-mac-chips-wwdc/111936948/
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  6. Of course, who builds processors is irrelevant...

    Of course, who builds processors is irrelevant since they're built to order. They may not be built on volume required for other tasks but that also presumes than other foundries besides Taiwan Semi...
  7. The mobile market is nearing the point the...

    The mobile market is nearing the point the computer industry hit about a decade ago. For a casual user, the processor speed, the amount of RAM, HD/SSD, screen size/resolution have pretty much hit...
  8. The poster compares Apple's iPhone technology...

    The poster compares Apple's iPhone technology with the Intel technology. A reasonable analysis from the hardware engineering POV.

    Howevah - he doesn't offer any corporate insight (kudos to...
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    Back in 1980, we decided to drive to Madison from...

    Back in 1980, we decided to drive to Madison from Milwaukee in order to purchase an advertised stereo system. The old American TV was famous for its hot deals. We did end up buying the system but...
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    The coldest winter I ever spent was the summer in...

    The coldest winter I ever spent was the summer in San Francisco.

    (I know it's a fake quote but I was around the Fisherman's Wharf at the end of June, 1992. It was in the high 80's in Oakland and...
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    That's why Bob Beamon just walked off his 8.90m...

    That's why Bob Beamon just walked off his 8.90m in Mexico City because it meant nothing to him. True story.

    Of course, it works the other way too. When Bon Scott mentioned Rosie weighing 19...
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    It's possible hat the current ownership seeks to...

    It's possible hat the current ownership seeks to either beef up the asset prices or create an appearance that they could go on for a while longer if JIP has second thoughts or walks away. Or, it's...
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    A more important variable is the ratio of the...

    A more important variable is the ratio of the positives to all tested. It ran at ~ 10% in March-May, then began to come down to 8, then even 3. Then it jumped up to 10 again, then 13, now is up to...
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    Off the comment section, it "may" be vaporware. ...

    Off the comment section, it "may" be vaporware. The final paperwork on the sale to JIP isn't finished either.
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    And the store employee say nothing about it. ...

    And the store employee say nothing about it.

    Now, come in without a mask and they'll kick you out.

    One can discuss it like an economist, which would include the financial/economic, political...
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    Beaches. Don't get me started. Ours has two...

    Beaches. Don't get me started.

    Ours has two narrow pathways to the sand from the city street. The municipality smartly made them one way each - to and fro - and asks people to wear masks until...
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    Until and unless FDA begins to recommend an...

    Until and unless FDA begins to recommend an internal - and not just the external - consumption of alcohol to help prevent the infection of the exposed membranes and the connected tissues, their...
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    I am not sure about Sweden and I am not sure...

    I am not sure about Sweden and I am not sure about the (anti) flu vaccines. But there is a number of the potential symptom cures, from Chloroquine + Zinc to steroids to combination of alcohol, UV...
  19. Thread: Quibi in Trouble

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    I misspelled it. It was QatBie (sounds funnier...

    I misspelled it. It was QatBie (sounds funnier now, doesn't it?)

    And from a purely financial arbitrage point of view, there could be a commission gap between what YouTube pays and what a paid...
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    One of my favorite MWC episodes, the "Computer...

    One of my favorite MWC episodes, the "Computer Show".

    http://www.albundy.net/marriedaniac/ate/script/0319t.html

    Having run it through the word counter, 3,823 words; 20,934 characters; reading...
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    Small world, Jean. And a bit more from the...

    Small world, Jean.

    And a bit more from the olden days, probably early-mid 1970's .

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    Florida beaches are closed for the Independence...

    Florida beaches are closed for the Independence Day weekend. Which makes sense, since many locals don't seem to follow the basic safety etiquette during the pandemic.

    My favorite Japanese buffet...
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    A little known tidbit in their corporate filing....

    A little known tidbit in their corporate filing. Originally, the company was going to be called CatB and show nothing but cat videos.
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    It's odd to have brought up "You Show of Shows"...

    It's odd to have brought up "You Show of Shows" only to discover that Carl Reiner, who earned his first fame on that program, passed away at roughly the time of that post.

    Carl had a nice run...
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    It depends on the price point. S1H for $2,500? ...

    It depends on the price point. S1H for $2,500? And a nearly perfect auto focus? And a huge lens selection? It'll sell like hotcakes.
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