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Starbucks wins dismissal of lawsuit that charged it cheated customers by underfilling cups

Posted 01-10-2018 at 02:25 AM by FuninUSA

Starbucks has won the dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit accusing the coffee chain of overcharging customers by underfilling lattes and mochas to reduce milk costs, reported by FuninUSA.


U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers on Friday found a lack of evidence that Starbucks cheats customers by making its cups too small. The Oakland, California-based judge also rejected a claim that milk foam added to lattes and mochas should not count toward advertised volumes,...
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The 10 best places to find a job in 2018

Posted 01-10-2018 at 02:20 AM by FuninUSA

Everyone wants a fresh start in the new year and for many, this means a new job and a new city. Fortunately, there's good reason for job seekers to feel optimistic.


To be reported by FuninUSA, not every city will experience the same positive job trends in the new year. WalletHub compared over 180 U.S. cities across 26 key indicators in order to calculate which were the best places for job seekers.

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Three Giants respond to Intel chip vulnerability

Posted 01-10-2018 at 02:15 AM by FuninUSA

Microsoft, Amazon, and Google said they are working on updates to cloud services and other products to prevent exploitation of chip-level security vulnerabilities.


The vulnerabilities, which were publicly disclosed by the Register on Tuesday, could allow a hacker to steal information stored in the memory of a wide range of computer chips running on personal devices, like computers, as well as servers in data centers, including those used to run cloud computing...
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Microsoft 'can't win for losing'

Posted 01-10-2018 at 02:04 AM by FuninUSA

Microsoft is not a consumer-focused company, and never will be despite many attempts over the decades.First let's get something out of the way, we need to refine what we mean by the label "consumer." It isn't simply the opposite of business or organizational users. Microsoft has always done just fine in providing individuals with personal productivity and content creation tools. Office has done well with consumers, and continues to do so in spite of popular free tools from Google. ...
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How Do You Choose Who And What to Believe?

Posted 12-07-2017 at 10:14 AM by switchtoecig (Switchblog)

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It's a serious question. And in the proliferation of news and events that has hit you lately, it is IMHO getting more important than ever.

What made me open this thread is that old moon landing debate. But it also could be anything we heard about Trump this morning. Doesn't matter.

Now, re moon landing – several months ago I repeated my argument below a youtube video and it was not based on my knowledge on astrophysics or expertise in space engineering. Which
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