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I tried to take a laptop on a flight – here’s what happened – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Thousands of travelers were forced to put iPads, laptops and tablets into their checked luggage on Saturday as Britain’s ban on electronics on flights from six predominantly Muslim countries came into effect.  The new policy – introduced in response to intelligence that al-Qaeda is trying to plant explosives inside electronic devices – was met with frustration from business travellers and passengers facing long flights without entertainment but appeared to roll…

Laptop and gadget ban on flights from the Middle East to Britain and America begins amid fears of ISIS plot to down … – Daily Mail

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

A controversial ban on carry-on laptops and tablets on flights from the Middle East to the United States and Britain has gone into into effect. Passengers were told to stash their electronics on direct flights to the UK from Turkey, Egypt, Tunisia, Lebanon, Jordan and Saudi Arabia on Saturday. They described the ban as a ‘hassle’ and claimed boarding was a ‘massive, slow process’ as airport employees were checking all…

For Trump, no closing this deal – CNN

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

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1 dead, 14 injured in shooting incident at Cincinnati nightclub – ABC News

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

One person is dead and 14 injured, following a shooting incident at a Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday morning, police said. “There was a shooting here this morning around one o’clock in the morning,” Cincinnati Police Department Sgt. Eric Franz told ABC News of the incident at Cameo Nightclub. “It’s a large and complicated homicide scene.” Sgt. Franz added, “At this point we have multiple witnesses we’re interviewing and we have…

Gunman in fatal shooting on Las Vegas Strip surrenders, police say – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

A man on a bus headed down the Las Vegas Strip pulled out a handgun and began firing Saturday morning, killing one person and wounding another before he surrendered hours later to police, officials said. The unidentified suspect was described by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police as a local resident in his 50s. Assistant Sheriff Tom Roberts said the man behaved as if he had “some mental issues” as SWAT team…

Coalition Airstrikes Hit Mosul Location Where Scores of Civilians Were Killed: CENTCOM – NBCNews.com

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

U.S. defense officials have acknowledged that coalition aircraft did strike a location in the Iraqi city of Mosul where scores of civilians were reportedly killed last week. Officials at United States Central Command (CENTCOM) said initial analysis indicates coalition forces struck ISIS fighters and equipment on March 17 in western Mosul. Unconfirmed reports from different sources suggest the numbers of those killed ranges from 100-200 people. CENTCOM said the aircraft…

No surprise: Beijing’s pick Lam chosen as Hong Kong’s leader – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

HONG KONG — The candidate favored by China’s Communist leadership was chosen as Hong Kong’s new leader on Sunday, in the first such vote since huge pro-democracy protests erupted over the city’s election system in 2014. A committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites selected Carrie Lam, the Hong Kong government’s former No. 2 official, as the financial hub’s chief executive. Lam received 67 percent of the vote and will become Hong…

Google Chrome has a cheeky message for users who watch too … – Express.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Google Chrome is a treasure trove of hidden messages, subtle nods and winks. The world’s most popular web browser has a number of hidden features – including an incredibly addictive video game. Google has also included a tongue-in-cheek message to people who use Incognito Mode, which allows users to browse the web without the Google Chrome saving your web history or form data. If you reach 100 tabs on the…

Nuke the Internet From Orbit? – Washington Free Beacon

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

A computer gamer in Osnabrueck, Germany. / Getty Images BY: Jack ButlerMarch 26, 2017 4:50 am What if the Internet shut down? The Internet is so enmeshed in modern life that such a question seems unthinkable, an apocalyptic disaster of the sort reserved for fiction, such as E.M. Forster’s startlingly prescient 1909 short story “The Machine Stops.” But at the end of February, huge swaths of the Internet went dark due…

A VPN can stop internet companies from selling your data — but it’s not a magic bullet – The Verge

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Earlier this week, the Senate voted to repeal privacy measures that would stop internet service providers from sharing their users’ internet activity with third parties. Those rules were passed in October, but not only does this vote undo them, it prevents the FCC from reinstating similar rules in the future. This is great for broadband companies, but if you’re one of these companies’ users, what are you supposed to do?…

​Microsoft yanks Docs.com search after complaints of exposed … – ZDNet

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

(Image: file photo) Microsoft has quietly removed a feature on its document sharing site Docs.com that allowed anyone to search through millions of files for sensitive and personal information. Users had complained over the weekend on Twitter that anyone could use the site’s search box to trawl through publicly-accessible documents and files stored on the site, which were clearly meant to remain private. Among the files reviewed by ZDNet, and…

Senate quietly votes to overturn internet privacy laws which protects personal information – The Independent

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

US laws aimed at protecting internet privacy look set to be rescinded by the Republican led US Senate.  Under the rules passed last October by the Federal Communications Commission internet service providers were required to ask customers’ permission to collect, use and sell their personal information. Internet providers would also have been banned from selling on user data without consent. But using the Congressional Review Act, which allows Congress to dismiss regulations passed by…

Laptop ban ‘mystery’: Why did the US and UK choose different countries – CNNMoney

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

The U.S. and U.K. governments stunned the world this week by declaring passengers would be forbidden from carrying many electronic devices aboard flights from airports across the Middle East and North Africa. The sudden moves, attributed to fears terrorists could plant explosives in devices bigger than a smartphone, left airlines scrambling and travelers confused about what to do with their laptops and tablets. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4)…

Trump’s Laptop Ban Is Proof His Hands Aren’t Tied, Hawaii Says – Bloomberg

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Hawaii’s attorney general says new U.S. government rules prohibiting the use of laptops and other electronic gadgets on flights from eight Muslim-majority nations prove that President Donald Trump’s control of immigration and national security isn’t hampered by the state’s lawsuit over his travel ban. The ban on large electronic devices, announced Tuesday, failed to trigger widespread condemnation and litigation the way Trump’s March 6 executive order against travel from six Muslim-majority…

I tried to take a laptop on a flight – here’s what happened – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Thousands of travelers were forced to put iPads, laptops and tablets into their checked luggage on Saturday as Britain’s ban on electronics on flights from six predominantly Muslim countries came into effect.  The new policy – introduced in response to intelligence that al-Qaeda is trying to plant explosives inside electronic devices – was met with frustration from business travellers and passengers facing long flights without entertainment but appeared to roll…

Laptop ban ‘mystery’: Why did the US and UK choose different countries – CNNMoney

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

The U.S. and U.K. governments stunned the world this week by declaring passengers would be forbidden from carrying many electronic devices aboard flights from airports across the Middle East and North Africa. The sudden moves, attributed to fears terrorists could plant explosives in devices bigger than a smartphone, left airlines scrambling and travelers confused about what to do with their laptops and tablets. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4)…

I tried to take a laptop on a flight – here’s what happened – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Thousands of travelers were forced to put iPads, laptops and tablets into their checked luggage on Saturday as Britain’s ban on electronics on flights from six predominantly Muslim countries came into effect.  The new policy – introduced in response to intelligence that al-Qaeda is trying to plant explosives inside electronic devices – was met with frustration from business travellers and passengers facing long flights without entertainment but appeared to roll…

Trump’s Laptop Ban Is Proof His Hands Aren’t Tied, Hawaii Says – Bloomberg

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Hawaii’s attorney general says new U.S. government rules prohibiting the use of laptops and other electronic gadgets on flights from eight Muslim-majority nations prove that President Donald Trump’s control of immigration and national security isn’t hampered by the state’s lawsuit over his travel ban. The ban on large electronic devices, announced Tuesday, failed to trigger widespread condemnation and litigation the way Trump’s March 6 executive order against travel from six Muslim-majority…

What’s the best cheap laptop? – PC Advisor

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

What’s the best cheap laptop? Jump straight to the reviews The best cheap laptop is the HP 250 G5, but also check out the Asus X555LA and Chuwi LapBook 14.1. Learn more about the top budget laptops in our buying guide and reviews below. If you have a really limited budget, you can check out our roundup of the Best Chromebooks which start at £199. However, ultra-cheap Windows laptops to compete with…

Adams County police to move to digital tickets, expected $80000 savings per year – ABC27

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

CARROLL VALLEY, Pa. (WHTM) – You might notice something different next time Adams County police pull you over. It’s an effort to save time and tax dollars, and other counties could soon pick up on this too. Only two of Adams County’s 16 municipal police departments have digital tickets. Those are the Carroll Valley and Biglerville Police Departments. The rest use handwritten tickets. The county secured a $150,000 grant to…