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A Microsoft employee was forced to download Google Chrome in the middle of his presentation, and it’s the most … – Business Insider

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Microsoft doesn’t have the best luck when it comes to tech demos. Forget the time Microsoft’s first Surface tablet bricked on stage — this video, taken in September at Microsoft’s annual Ignite conference for developers and IT professionals, is easily one of the more embarrassing moments for the storied tech giant. The video shows company employee Michael Leary demonstrating how customers can migrate their data and work to Azure, Microsoft’s cloud-computing service. But in the…

Mojave Max contest winner to get laptop, camera, pizza party – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Mojave Max is more likely to emerge from hibernation on a Wednesday in March than any other day, but it’s a toss-up whether the state’s famed desert tortoise decides to come out in the morning or the afternoon. That is information Clark County students in kindergarten through grade six may want to consider as they make their guesses on when Mojave Max will emerge from brumation — the tortoise version…

Dell’s 2017 Black Friday deals include $130 Inspiron laptop doorbuster – ZDNet

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Dell kicks off the Black Friday ad reveal process for tech retailers. As mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Dell has been the first tech retailer to have its Black Friday plans disclosed over the last couple of years — and this year is no different. The PC giant has “leaked” its deals for the Thanksgiving weekend shopping period, including a 14-inch laptop for a budget price as a turkey…

Portraits of the New York terror attack victims – CNN

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

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A Microsoft employee was forced to download Google Chrome in the middle of his presentation, and it’s the most … – Business Insider

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Microsoft doesn’t have the best luck when it comes to tech demos. Forget the time Microsoft’s first Surface tablet bricked on stage — this video, taken in September at Microsoft’s annual Ignite conference for developers and IT professionals, is easily one of the more embarrassing moments for the storied tech giant. The video shows company employee Michael Leary demonstrating how customers can migrate their data and work to Azure, Microsoft’s cloud-computing service. But in the…

Korg’s Gadget music production app is coming to Nintendo Switch – Engadget

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Exporting sounds a bit tricky though. Rather than saving a beat to an SD card, as of now the plan is for users to run an aux cable from the Switch’s headphone jack into a 3.5mm input on a PC and record using something like Audacity. It isn’t ideal, but unless Nintendo adds an SD card export option via firmware update before next spring, it’ll have to do. Or, perhaps…

Wall Street regulator warns celebrities, individuals touting digital coins – Reuters

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main regulator warned on Wednesday that celebrities or other individuals may be breaking U.S. securities law when promoting investments in initial coin offerings (ICOs), a means for companies to raise funds online. ICOs have become an increasingly popular fundraising mechanism for young technology companies, enabling them to quickly raise millions of dollars by creating and selling digital coins online such as bitcoin with little…

New York Times Co. Reports Solid Digital Growth as Print Slides … – New York Times

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Mr. Thompson praised the “sheer breadth” of journalism at The Times, comparing the company to a “multi-ocean Navy” because of its ability to break and cover international and national news while also dedicating resources to investigations. He also cited The Daily, The Times’s popular podcast, which he said had been downloaded more than 100 million times since February. The sound, if not earth-shattering, financial results were announced as The Times…

CBA preparing for ‘digital gorillas’ to join fintechs as competitors – ZDNet

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Although the words “digital transformation” and “disruption” get overused, they are very important in the digital space that Australian financial institutions now find themselves in, according to Nick Giles, executive GM of IT Delivery and Availability at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). While the industry has focused on the smaller, more “agile” players emerging as fintech firms, Giles is equally as concerned with the threat the larger players pose….

Dell’s 2017 Black Friday deals include $130 Inspiron laptop doorbuster – ZDNet

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Dell kicks off the Black Friday ad reveal process for tech retailers. As mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Dell has been the first tech retailer to have its Black Friday plans disclosed over the last couple of years — and this year is no different. The PC giant has “leaked” its deals for the Thanksgiving weekend shopping period, including a 14-inch laptop for a budget price as a turkey…

New York attack suspect should get death penalty, Trump says – CNN

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

(CNN)The suspect in New York’s deadliest terror attack since 9/11 has been charged with federal terrorism offenses in Tuesday’s attack that left eight people dead, authorities said. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘us/2017/10/31/video-appears-to-show-suspect-after-truck-attack-sg-orig-mobile.cnn’,width: ’100%’,height: ’100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_27′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ’100%’,frameHeight: ’100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === false)…

George Springer wins World Series MVP, ties record with five homers – ESPN

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

1:44 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LOS ANGELES — Earlier in the World Series, Houston Astros center fielder George Springer talked about not letting the magnitude of playing in it become overwhelming. “You can’t worry about the result of each at-bat,” he said. “You just have to stay in the moment.” Keep up with the latest as baseball’s top teams contend for the title. •…

Here’s what you need to know about the diversity visa lottery program – Washington Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

From Romania to Nepal, they call it the “golden ticket,” a diversity visa lottery that offers citizens of countries with low immigration rates a chance to come to the United States. Among the winners are a family of software engineers from Bulgaria, a physician and his lawyer wife from Romania, and hundreds of thousands of others from around the world. On Wednesday, the program became best known as the entrance…

At least three dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart – Reuters

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

THORNTON, Colo. (Reuters) – At least three people were killed in a shooting inside a Walmart store on Wednesday in suburban Denver, where police said they had not yet taken anyone into custody. Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire. Two men were killed in the shooting. A women, who was injured in the…

Student charged after bragging about putting roommate’s toothbrush ‘where the sun doesn’t shine’ – Washington Post

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Former University of Hartford student Brianna Brochu, 18. (West Hartford Police Department/AP) A former student at the University of Hartford has been charged with criminal mischief and breach of peace after bragging online about contaminating her roommate’s belongings with bodily fluids, including rubbing dirty tampons on her backpack and putting her toothbrush “places where the sun doesn’t shine.” Eighteen-year-old Brianna Brochu appeared in court Wednesday. A judge banned her from the campus in central Connecticut and ordered…

Firefox is getting a Tor-based security upgrade – TNW

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Mozilla is making Firefox a more private experience by taking cues from Tor, the browser of choice for those who dare to visit the dark web. The non-profit Mozilla Foundation will remove a “feature” called canvas fingerprinting from Firefox, which allows user-tracking across multiple sites without cookies, in it’s upcoming build. It’ll do this by imitating Tor, which was built on modified Firefox code and already blocks tracking. Canvas fingerprinting,…

A Microsoft employee was forced to download Google Chrome in the middle of his presentation, and it’s the most … – Business Insider

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Microsoft doesn’t have the best luck when it comes to tech demos. Forget the time Microsoft’s first Surface tablet bricked on stage — this video, taken in September at Microsoft’s annual Ignite conference for developers and IT professionals, is easily one of the more embarrassing moments for the storied tech giant. The video shows company employee Michael Leary demonstrating how customers can migrate their data and work to Azure, Microsoft’s cloud-computing service. But in the…

Microsoft doubles down on digital innovation in Vancouver, BC – Seattle Times

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Microsoft is continuing its push to build actual and virtual technology ties with its neighbors to the North, announcing several initiatives Wednesday in Vancouver, B.C. Fifty new engineering and design workers will be hired in the company’s downtown Vancouver office, adding to the 800 employees that already work in the city, Microsoft President Brad Smith said at the annual meeting of the Business Council of British Columbia. Those jobs will…

Dell’s 2017 Black Friday deals include $130 Inspiron laptop doorbuster – ZDNet

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Dell kicks off the Black Friday ad reveal process for tech retailers. As mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Dell has been the first tech retailer to have its Black Friday plans disclosed over the last couple of years — and this year is no different. The PC giant has “leaked” its deals for the Thanksgiving weekend shopping period, including a 14-inch laptop for a budget price as a turkey…