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Western Digital takes legal action to block sale of Toshiba’s chip unit … – Reuters

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

TOKYO Western Digital Corp (WDC.O) has sought international arbitration to stop partner Toshiba Corp (6502.T) from selling its chips arm without its consent, potentially derailing a much-needed capital injection for the Japanese conglomerate. Although the two companies jointly operate Toshiba’s main semiconductor plant, Western Digital is not seen as a favored bidder for the world’s second biggest NAND chip producer, having put in a much lower offer than other suitors,…

How a wider laptop ban could threaten your safety and data – Yahoo Finance

Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017

For the past several days, frequent travelers have been dreading something far worse than being stuck in a middle seat: having to check their laptops and tablets before flying home from Europe. That’s the fear invoked by news reports that the Department of Homeland Security will expand its current ban on large electronic devices in the cabins of flights to the U.S. from the initial 10 airports across Africa and…

Airline Profits Plunge As Laptop Ban Expands – Forbes

Posted: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Quarterly profits are continuing to roll in across the airline industry and the news isn’t good. Dubai-based Emirates Airlines, one of the major carriers that operates direct flights between the United States and the Middle East, just reported a profit dip of 82% year-over-year according to NBC News, on top of an already slow year. The airline attributes the slip primarily to a laptop ban put into place this past March…

Here’s how the laptop ban works on flights to the US – TechCrunch

Posted: Saturday, May 13, 2017

President Trump is reportedly gearing up to introduce a ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights between Europe and the U.S., expanding a ban that was initially placed on travelers entering America from selected airports in the Middle East in March. These days it is almost unthinkable to travel without a laptop, iPad or camera when going overseas, and almost everyone would prefer to keep those items…

Here’s how the laptop ban works on flights to the US – TechCrunch

Posted: Saturday, May 13, 2017

President Trump is reportedly gearing up to introduce a ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights between Europe and the U.S., expanding a ban that was initially placed on travelers entering America from selected airports in the Middle East in March. These days it is almost unthinkable to travel without a laptop, iPad or camera when going overseas, and almost everyone would prefer to keep those items…

Here’s how the laptop ban works on flights to the US – TechCrunch

Posted: Saturday, May 13, 2017

President Trump is reportedly gearing up to introduce a ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights between Europe and the U.S., expanding a ban that was initially placed on travelers entering America from selected airports in the Middle East in March. These days it is almost unthinkable to travel without a laptop, iPad or camera when going overseas, and almost everyone would prefer to keep those items…

Europe warns US of safety risk from laptop ban – CNNMoney

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

Europe has warned the U.S. that imposing a laptop ban on transatlantic flights could pose a risk to safety. The Trump administration is preparing to ban large electronic devices from the cabins of flights from Europe, extending restrictions imposed earlier this year on flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa. “It was clear yesterday the decision to expand the ban has been made,” an airline industry source…

The best laptop deals for May 2017 – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

Where can I get a good laptop deal? Most major retailers will offer deals around the year. One-off events such as the January sales, Amazon Prime Day in July or Black Friday can also be the answer to securing a great deal. UK retailers such as John Lewis, Currys, PC World, Argos and Tesco all offer deals and discounts on laptops, often with options to throw in cases, hardware, security systems…

Here’s how the laptop ban works on flights to the US – TechCrunch

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

President Trump is reportedly gearing up to introduce a ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights between Europe and the U.S., expanding a ban that was initially placed on travelers entering America from selected airports in the Middle East in March. These days it is almost unthinkable to travel without a laptop, iPad or camera when traveling overseas, and almost everyone would prefer to keep those items…

Gadgets to use if you can’t take your laptop on a plane – CNNMoney

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

As if tensions weren’t running high enough on flights already, soon you may not be able to carry on your laptop to binge watch your favorite series or catch up on work. The Department of Homeland Security is considering a plan that would prohibit passengers from bringing large electronics into the cabin on flights from Europe to the U.S. Here’s a gadget guide so you can keep working even if…

Can the new Microsoft Surface Laptop compete with Apple’s MacBook Air? – Recode

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

If you don’t follow the laptop market super-closely, you might have missed some of the significance of Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop, which the company announced May 2 at a flashy event in New York City. The new device is Redmond’s first “real” laptop. “What’s different from the prior Surface models — the Surface, Surface Pro and then, a couple years ago, they came out with the Surface Book — those…

DHS Considers Carry-On Laptop Ban On Flights From Europe – NPR

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

Almost two months after the Department of Homeland Security instituted a ban on large electronics on U.S.-bound flights from several countries in the Middle East, the agency is considering expanding the prohibition to flights from Europe. The current ban applies to 10 airports in eight majority-Muslim countries: Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, and applies to about 50 flights a day, NPR’s Greg…

US airlines meet with Homeland Security on expanding laptop ban – Reuters

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. Homeland Security officials met with major U.S. airlines and a trade group on Thursday to discuss the impact of possibly expanding a ban on large electronic gadgets on planes to flights from some European airports, three sources briefed on the meeting said. The afternoon meeting included high level executives from Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N), United Airlines Inc (UAL.N), American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) and trade group Airlines…

HP Business Laptops Are Logging User Keystrokes – Laptop Mag

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

Laptop Buying Guide: 8 Essential Tips The Best & Worst Laptop Brands Laptop Tech Support Showdown: Undercover Report Should I Buy a Chromebook? Buying Guide and Advice Laptops with the Longest Battery Life Chromebooks vs. Windows 10 Laptops: What Should You Buy? Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Touch-Screen Laptop Out of the Box Tips: Set Up Your New Laptop Like a Pro The Best Time to Buy a Laptop Chromebook…

Hot laptop gives woman second-degree burns – ABC15 Arizona

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

You know your laptop heats up when you’re using it. Most people, however, don’t know how hot it can actually get. One woman shared her horrible experience with us, in hopes that others will learn about the hidden danger that laptops can present. Fell asleep while doing schoolwork Rachel Hudson is both a college student and a young mom, so it was no surprise she recently dozed off while doing…

‘Digital. What’s digital?’: Donald Trump tells Navy to use ‘goddamned steam’ for catapult – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

“And I said – and now they want to buy more aircraft carriers … I said what system are you going to be – ‘Sir, we’re staying with digital.’ “I said, ‘No you’re not. [You’re] going to goddamned steam,’ the digital costs hundreds of millions of dollars more money and it’s no good.” A Pentagon official said Mr Trump’s comments surprised defence officials and were inaccurate. “You can see elements of reality in…

US considers extending laptop ban to flights from Europe – Financial Times

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

US considers extending laptop ban to flights from Europe

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