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 I fail to see any reason for this other than to protect antiquated business models of the incumbents. These politicians need to stop protecting incumbents and let the free market play itself out. The whole dealership business in the current car industry is a sham built on trying to push the largest quantity of cars, meeting quotas before the end of month/quarter, offering "discounts", "upgrades",... all highlighted in NPR exposé on the dealership business. These guys are in cut-throat competition even among salespeople within the same dealership, but all that matters is meeting the quota at the end. This is a shit business model ripe for disruption.

The justification for franchise laws is basically that if the free market plays out, consumers might actually get what actually happens in  a free market ala price efficiency and benefits from economies of scale. So, to protect the dealerships (middle men) and to enable them to sell cars at inflated prices which would otherwise be undercut by the manufacturers if they were to go direct-to-consumer, the state governments passed laws that are basically anti-consumer. That makes total sense.

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This is probably how those "leaders" "scored" more than 9 Million Trillion points shown in the Play Games Leaderboard.
 
Alternate title: "How to ruin everything."

God I hate this game.
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please sign petition about ING Direct App collecting too much information,  our effects have already made the news https://www.change.org/en-CA/petitions/ing-direct-canada-stop-collecting-mobile-app-extra-data-you-do-not-need        news here  http://start.westnet.ca/westnetnews.php?article=New-ING-Direct-Canada-App-Collects-Too-Much-Information
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I am going to go buy a surface tablet because apparently that's what everybody uses these days. #ModernFamily #ProductPlacement. /s
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Microsoft is clueless.
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+Jason Howell  Your profile is on one of the Google Plus help pages. :)

https://support.google.com/plus/answer/1283790?hl=en

Love AAA show by the way. Awesome and entertaining.
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Yeah, I don't know why. Maybe there are fans of the three people on the Google plus help team...
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I had my first experience with auto awesome movies today. I received a notification that four auto awesome movies had been created for me - all from different trips that I had taken over the past year or so. I never have the time to go back to sort through hundreds of photos and videos from my vacations and put them together to share with family and friends. The auto awesome movies seem to have taken the best pictures and videos from my trips and created short montages ready to be saved and shared.

Thanks +Vic Gundotra and the rest of the +Google+ team for truly bringing the best experience for capturing and sharing "the moments that matter."

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Just awe-inspiring
 
Largest Glacier Calving Ever Caught on Film

Watching an iceberg the size of Manhattan roll over is awe-inspiring... (video: 5 mins)
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Finally!
 
A few months ago we introduced an experience on Nexus 5 that made it easier to access all the goodness of Google Now directly from the home screen. Today we’re making that same experience available to more devices when you install the Google Now Launcher on any Nexus or Google Play edition phone or tablet running KitKat.

Google Now Launcher gives you quick access to Google Now, while keeping your apps right where you want them. Just tap home and then swipe right to access Google Now cards that show you just the right information, at just the right time. And anytime you see the search box at the top of your screen, you can say “Ok Google” (if you’re in the US, UK, or Canada), or you can tap the microphone button to trigger voice input. From there, you can ask a question, or tell your phone what to do, like send a message, get directions, or play a song. If you'd rather type your query, tap the Google search box, which now loads faster than ever.

Google Now Launcher also gives you a beautiful, immersive, and simple experience. The full-screen, larger viewing area lets your wallpaper pop from every pixel. And of course you can place your favorite apps anywhere you like.

If you’ve got a Nexus or Google Play edition device with Android 4.4 KitKat, try Google Now Launcher today by getting it from the Google Play Store here:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.launcher
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Tragic. RIP Paul Walker. Fast and Furious just won't be the same without him.
 
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As the saying goes "Cricket is my religion and Sachin is my God."

End of an era for the game of Cricket. It is hard to imagine an Indian roster without Sachin Tendulkar's name on it. He defined the team and was synonymous with Team India for 24 years.

#ThankYouSachin
 
Yesterday, I watched my favorite sportsperson walk into the sunset. The retirement of Sachin Tendulkar (outside of the typical hype) is the end of an epoch in the minds of an entire generation of Indians. For those who know him, you know where this is coming from.

For those who do not, look him up. Its not his cricket scores, stats and victories, his success is in the human being he is. Sachin embodies tremendous humility and character in face of unbelievable success. His will to stand up and take responsibility, his ability to respect his family and his elders, his typically middle class ethos, inspired us to do more with our lives but marry it with deep values of love, respect and humility.

I still remember walking around with 100s of cricket fans screaming "Sachin! Sachin!" in Mountain View downtown (to the amusement of many folks out for a walk) when India won the Cricket World Cup. For us, Cricket was Sachin, sports was Sachin, but most importantly our role model was Sachin.

Adieu Sachin.
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I don't understand the obsession with this issue. Can people really not bear using their devices for the 5-10 minutes during landing and take-off? It doesn't matter that the devices won't interfere with the flight's avionics - the fact remains that things are most likely to go wrong during take-off and landing. Shouldn't people rather be aware of what is going on than be completely oblivious because they can't take their eyes off their bloody screens for the few minutes in the beginning and end of a journey? I am with Louis CK - I think we, as a people, have forgotten that these are flying pressure vessels - a marvel of science.
 
Sanity prevails 
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Pizza was undercooked, and overpriced. $15 for individual 6" pizza. It is a small restaurant. Nothing special. Bragg Creek has other restaurants that are better options.
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