Oh, "great" news (no). DxO Labs has reportedly gone into receivership, with a legal notice surfacing online claiming that the company has opened a bankruptcy proceeding.
And Nik Collection was a last straw to fix things.
Of course, I have backup of old distributive. But the situation itself, and other like this one, are pissing off.
Once, your humble servant bought the Nik Collection license. Later, #Google acquired Nik Collection, made it #free (as free beer). Then Google sold the Nik Collection to #DxO, they stopped distributing old versions, and started releasing new paid versions. Now, the only place, where I can download my legal copy, is #pirate #torrent-trackers.
A great argument for #Internet #piracy, isn't it.😤
Regardless of dev's "revenue", I see another problem: decreased demand for HW components can cause a rise of prices, and will affect related industries, such as CGi for instance.
Of course, #Google plans cloud rendering, and I'm sure anything else "cloudy". But in this case, we all will being "slaves" of Google. Google will control literally every aspect of your private and business life: behavior, habits, ideas, money, health.
"WE SAW IT COMING… YouTube censorship has targeted the Croquis Cafe. Which is why we started our Vimeo account a couple of years ago; it doesn’t have the same content restrictions. To continue watching our go to our Vimeo channel by going to this link: https://vimeo.com/croquiscafe "
"Red and white as a combination of colors are frequent in Latin #literature, but their symbolic import has been little discussed). Here I shall point out a number of instances in which these two colors both jointly and individually indicate present or imminent death."
Age of Wonders III is available for #free in next two days.
I used Epic Games Store for a first time:) Good thing, when the agreement is sent to you via email in full form, not usual "click the link".
Funny things are there about trials. As they say something like "please, don't sue us". And that their support is more efficient then court. Never seen something similar from others.
But, I'm afraid, governments around the world thinks that corporations shouldn't resolve their conflicts without government involvement and PAYMENTS TO THE STATE'S BUDGET:)
On point. https://wilwheaton.tumblr.com/post/184392302634/on-point-we-have-a-problem-of-giving-to-the-most /cc @AnandWrites@twitter.com
As soon as entrepreneurs start or plan to start a new #business, they begin to hear these terms like VAT, TAN, PAN, GST, DIN, and DSC more frequently.
Here is a list of few terms that are commonly used in the business world: