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Could putting laptops in the hold actually make flying more dangerous? – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

With the Government suggesting there may be cause in future to extend the laptop ban to include inbound flights from around the world, there are concerns among experts that putting electrical items in the hold is actually dangerous. As of Saturday, air passengers flying back from Egypt, Turkey, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Jordan have had to check in large electrical items with their hold luggage due to concerns about…

Razer’s updated Blade Pro is the first ever THX-certified laptop – PCWorld

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Late last year Razer resurrected its Blade Pro laptop line, finally stuffing it with hardware worthy of the “Pro” appellation. Our three-word review: We loved it. It’s a great machine, if you can afford it. And now it’s a bit better, thanks to the standard year-over-year refresh. Razer released details on a new Blade Pro today—it’s keeping Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1080, but moving over from an Intel i7-6700HQ at 2.6GHz…

Is Apple going to scrap the MacBook? Apple’s lawyers drop BIG hint about return of retro device – The Sun

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

APPLE has filed a worldwide trademark for the word “PowerBook” in the UK and worldwide – sparking speculation that its bringing back its first ever laptop. The first PowerBook – with its signature trackball, floppy disc reader and colourful Apple logo – launched in 1991 and was replaced by the MacBook in 2006. The MacBook is extremely popular Back in the early noughties, interim CEO Steve Jobs turned his efforts to the redesign…

Razer’s updated Blade Pro is the first ever THX-certified laptop – PCWorld

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Late last year Razer resurrected its Blade Pro laptop line, finally stuffing it with hardware worthy of the “Pro” appellation. Our three-word review: We loved it. It’s a great machine, if you can afford it. And now it’s a bit better, thanks to the standard year-over-year refresh. Razer released details on a new Blade Pro today—it’s keeping Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1080, but moving over from an Intel i7-6700HQ at 2.6GHz…

How airlines are responding to America’s laptop ban – The Economist (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

THE recently announced ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on direct flights from Middle Eastern airports to America is bad news for business travellers hoping to get work done on these long journeys. That, in turn, spells trouble for the airlines that fly these routes. Carriers like Emirates, Turkish, Qatar, and Etihad compete for long-haul flyers all over the world. They have just become a little bit less…

Apple’s iPhone Laptop Patent Application – Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On 3/23 Apple filed patent application (number 20170083048) for an “electronic accessory device wherein the operational component is solely controlled by the electronic host device.” Looking at the picture from the patent application, we see that what Apple is proposing is to give the iPhone a keyboard (and probably more battery life).   It is easy to imagine iOS evolving to a place where…

What Trump’s executive order on climate change means for the world – CNN

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Trump administration sought to block Sally Yates from testifying to Congress on Russia – Washington Post

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Trump administration sought to block former acting attorney general Sally Yates from testifying to Congress in the House investigation of links between Russian officials and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, The Washington Post has learned, a position that is likely to further anger Democrats who have accused Republicans of trying to damage the inquiry. According to letters The Post reviewed, the Justice Department notified Yates earlier this month that the…

Cyclone Debbie: Deadly storm batters Australia – BBC News

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Media captionThe powerful storm is expected to last for hours A powerful cyclone has pummelled the north-east Australian coast, causing major damage, torrential rain and power cuts to tens of thousands of homes. Cyclone Debbie made landfall between Bowen and Airlie Beach in Queensland as a category four storm, whipping gusts of up to 263km/h (163mph). It is moving inland as a category two storm but could cause damage for…

Suspicious package found near White House grounds; suspect in custody – Washington Post

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Sanctuary city mayors fire back at Trump administration’s threat to cut fed funding – Fox News

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Justice Department’s threat Monday to pull funding from local and state governments that refuse to comply with federal immigration enforcement laws drew a defiant response from big-city mayors. Attorney General Jeff Sessions took the podium at the White House press briefing to fire the broadside at cities that refuse to notify Immigration and Customs Enforcement when they have illegal immigrants in custody. Judging from the response from mayors…

How airlines are responding to America’s laptop ban – The Economist (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

THE recently announced ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on direct flights from Middle Eastern airports to America is bad news for business travellers hoping to get work done on these long journeys. That, in turn, spells trouble for the airlines that fly these routes. Carriers like Emirates, Turkish, Qatar, and Etihad compete for long-haul flyers all over the world. They have just become a little bit less…

Razer’s updated Blade Pro is the first ever THX-certified laptop – PCWorld

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Late last year Razer resurrected its Blade Pro laptop line, finally stuffing it with hardware worthy of the “Pro” appellation. Our three-word review: We loved it. It’s a great machine, if you can afford it. And now it’s a bit better, thanks to the standard year-over-year refresh. Razer released details on a new Blade Pro today—it’s keeping Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1080, but moving over from an Intel i7-6700HQ at 2.6GHz…

Apple’s iPhone Laptop Patent Application – Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On 3/23 Apple filed patent application (number 20170083048) for an “electronic accessory device wherein the operational component is solely controlled by the electronic host device.” Looking at the picture from the patent application, we see that what Apple is proposing is to give the iPhone a keyboard (and probably more battery life).   It is easy to imagine iOS evolving to a place where…

Optimizing the Power of Digital – Automation World

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Digital technology is giving industrial equipment manufacturers the opportunity to focus more on satisfying increasing demand for product and service outcomes, as well as product functionality. To succeed in the long term, however, they will need to develop new digital business models that not only help them respond quickly to such changing needs, but to grow as well. Today, virtually every product has become a sensor or smart node that,…

Arlington mom pushes for tougher cell phone law after son’s death – KING5.com

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

An Arlington mother will be in Olympia on Tuesday fighting to change the Washington state cell phone law. Right now, drivers cannot text while driving or hold a cell phone to their ear, but the law does not stop a driver from using other features like Facebook, Snapchat, or accessing video or photos. “Right now what the law says is I cannot hold the phone to my ear and I…

Apple’s iPhone Laptop Patent Application – Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On 3/23 Apple filed patent application (number 20170083048) for an “electronic accessory device wherein the operational component is solely controlled by the electronic host device.” Looking at the picture from the patent application, we see that what Apple is proposing is to give the iPhone a keyboard (and probably more battery life).   It is easy to imagine iOS evolving to a place where…

How airlines are responding to America’s laptop ban – The Economist (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

THE recently announced ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on direct flights from Middle Eastern airports to America is bad news for business travellers hoping to get work done on these long journeys. That, in turn, spells trouble for the airlines that fly these routes. Carriers like Emirates, Turkish, Qatar, and Etihad compete for long-haul flyers all over the world. They have just become a little bit less…

How airlines are responding to America’s laptop ban – The Economist (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

THE recently announced ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on direct flights from Middle Eastern airports to America is bad news for business travellers hoping to get work done on these long journeys. That, in turn, spells trouble for the airlines that fly these routes. Carriers like Emirates, Turkish, Qatar, and Etihad compete for long-haul flyers all over the world. They have just become a little bit less…

Apple’s iPhone Laptop Patent Application – Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On 3/23 Apple filed patent application (number 20170083048) for an “electronic accessory device wherein the operational component is solely controlled by the electronic host device.” Looking at the picture from the patent application, we see that what Apple is proposing is to give the iPhone a keyboard (and probably more battery life).   It is easy to imagine iOS evolving to a place where…