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7/3/2012 | 3:57:46 PM
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If you had read two more sentences you would have seen that the author immediately explained that this is the result of the use of mandatory APIs in iOS that are incompatible with these features in Chrome.

One imagines that if Safari were made available in the other direction something similar would happen. That's one reason that Apple likely won't port Safari to other platforms. It wouldn't be an Apple experience.

There's no ignorance in describing the world as it is; the ignorance comes from so needing to validate one's identity and choices that one is not open to facts.
melgross
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melgross,
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7/2/2012 | 3:04:56 PM
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It seems as though Schmitt's statements he once made in a speech are coming to pass. He said that Google will know more about us than we will know about ourselves, and that they will make decisions for us before we know we ant to make them.

Big brother at its best!

All of their current and future projects and products are aimed at making that Google controlled future possible. So how does Google make money from this? Sell everything they know about us to the Ad agencies. I'm already being to by people that when they IM, Ads about what they're talking about pop up. Exciting, right?
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7/2/2012 | 7:35:01 AM
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The problem I see with this article is you asume, risk and that there are privacy issues with all of googles new technologies. That isn't the case. Technology is in a state where the market is over saturated with new gadgets. I would liken it to Starbucks coffee shops. I like coffee and I stop by and get one from Starbucks coffee, but after that coffee I don't stop at the 20 other Starbucks shops I walk by on the way to work. I can admit that I own too much technology and can say that I live in the cyber world. I know people who are perinoid about buying things online or even opening up accounts on social websites. I make my money off of people like this. But as unsafe a world and computer environment that is out there, we all still strive and forge on. A lot of companies that were successful and inovative just a couple of decades ago couldn't make it today, you call it a risk, but people that don't take great risks aren't real inovators all great entrepreneurs. Most R&D shops won't give you a glimps into thier workshop to show you thier technology so you are talking about someone who has shared thier Idea with you and you are acting like a worried mother or a hater, in trying to look at how the project is going to fail before it even started. Google has a smart team and a lot of FU money that they can do whatever the F they like with. They decided to please the public and this is the way some tech reporters like to repay them for thier inovations. Thanks for the article.
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Westland,
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7/1/2012 | 7:59:04 PM
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Nice commentary. Google takes a lot of grief for its ambitions ... there are complaints everytime a product fails to take off. But the way to get successes is have a goal, try a lot of things, and run with the successes. Google is by far the best Internet company in this regard.
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6/30/2012 | 4:37:59 PM
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I stopped reading as soon I got to "Chrome's core principles are speed and security, yet Chrome for iOS comes with neither". What an ignorant hater.


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