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Roche buys diabetes app firm in digital health push – Reuters

Posted: Friday, June 30, 2017

ZURICH Roche has bought Vienna-based diabetes management platform mySugr for an undisclosed price, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday, joining a crowd of companies expanding app-based digital health services. Privately held mySugr offers a logbook for mobile devices to help people track their blood sugar, medications and activity levels. It has been working with Roche since 2014 and previously got funding from Roche’s Venture Fund. With the acquisition, Roche aims…

5 Reasons To Buy Microsoft’s Surface Laptop – Forbes

Posted: Friday, June 30, 2017

Jay McGregor Microsoft’s Surface Laptop I’m still working my way through my full Surface Laptop review, but here’s a teaser: it’s good. So good, in fact, I’m reasonably certain that Microsoft should’ve started its foray into hardware here, rather than arriving at the Laptop after the more usual Pro and Book.  In any case, there are a few good reasons to make the Surface Laptop your next computing purchase – and…

Aetna’s New Corporate Home Is At Center Of Digital Future – Hartford Courant

Posted: Friday, June 30, 2017

As tourists at Chelsea Market were weaving in and out of shops and restaurants during lunchtime Thursday, others made a bee-line for the elevators. These bear the names of the corporate giants – Google, Youtube, MLB.com, Food Network – that Aetna Inc., will call neighbors once the insurance company moves into its new headquarters at the corner of Ninth Avenue and 16th Street in 2018. While the Chelsea and Meatpacking…

‘No smartphone’ Juncker pushes EU’s digital future – Reuters

Posted: Friday, June 30, 2017

TALLINN The European Union’s chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker confessed that he still does not own a smartphone on Friday but pledged to help build a “digital future” for the bloc. He was speaking alongside the prime minister of Estonia, which has transformed its post-Soviet economy in part through new technology. As his government takes the rotating chair of EU councils, premier Juri Ratas called for a new free movement of…

China’s Central Bank Opens New Digital Currency Research Institute – CoinDesk

Posted: Friday, June 30, 2017

With the opening of its new cryptocurrency research lab, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) released the official address and other details about the effort this week.According to local media, the PBoC Digital Currency Institute is located on the 9th floor of Building C, Desheng International Center, an office build complex near Beijing’s financial district. Notably, the building also houses subsidiaries of China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation, a state-owned corporation…

5 Reasons To Buy Microsoft’s Surface Laptop – Forbes

Posted: Friday, June 30, 2017

Jay McGregor Microsoft’s Surface Laptop I’m still working my way through my full Surface Laptop review, but here’s a teaser: it’s good. So good, in fact, I’m reasonably certain that Microsoft should’ve started its foray into hardware here, rather than arriving at the Laptop after the more usual Pro and Book.  In any case, there are a few good reasons to make the Surface Laptop your next computing purchase – and…

Mark Cuban, who just called bitcoin a bubble, says he plans to invest in another digital coin – CNBC

Posted: Friday, June 30, 2017

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5 Reasons To Buy Microsoft’s Surface Laptop – Forbes

Posted: Friday, June 30, 2017

Jay McGregor Microsoft’s Surface Laptop I’m still working my way through my full Surface Laptop review, but here’s a teaser: it’s good. So good, in fact, I’m reasonably certain that Microsoft should’ve started its foray into hardware here, rather than arriving at the Laptop after the more usual Pro and Book.  In any case, there are a few good reasons to make the Surface Laptop your next computing purchase – and…

5 Reasons To Buy Microsoft’s Surface Laptop – Forbes

Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Jay McGregor Microsoft’s Surface Laptop I’m still working my way through my full Surface Laptop review, but here’s a teaser: it’s good. So good, in fact, I’m reasonably certain that Microsoft should’ve started its foray into hardware here, rather than arriving at the Laptop after the more usual Pro and Book.  In any case, there are a few good reasons to make the Surface Laptop your next computing purchase – and…

5 Reasons To Buy Microsoft’s Surface Laptop – Forbes

Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Jay McGregor Microsoft’s Surface Laptop I’m still working my way through my full Surface Laptop review, but here’s a teaser: it’s good. So good, in fact, I’m reasonably certain that Microsoft should’ve started its foray into hardware here, rather than arriving at the Laptop after the more usual Pro and Book.  In any case, there are a few good reasons to make the Surface Laptop your next computing purchase – and…

US unveils enhanced airline security plan to avoid laptop ban – CNBC

Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017

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Feds Won’t Ban Laptops, Will Make Airport Security Awful – WIRED

Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Let’s start with the good news for international travelers and the airlines that serve them: The Department of Homeland Security has decided not to extend its laptop ban, which prohibits any electronics larger than a phone in the cabin on flights from some Middle Eastern and African countries entering the US. Bad news is, the feds are compensating by demanding new airport security measures that will make getting through to…

Best Travel Laptop 2017 – Forbes

Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Asus Asus T102HA I spend most of the year travelling (as long as I’m not sidelined by rare medical anomalies). As a freelance writer/photographer, I need a laptop to make sure I don’t starve. I have a list of requirements for what I think is the best travel laptop. A computer is a highly personal choice, so if you don’t agree with my criteria, that’s totally fine! This should at…

iOS 11 on an iPad Pro still won’t replace your laptop – The Verge – The Verge

Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Apple introduced some major changes to the iPad with its iOS 11 beta earlier this week. While you can use the iPad just as you’ve always been able to, there are some additional multitasking changes that really make the iPad Pro more of a laptop contender. Apple has created a dock that acts more like something you’d find on macOS, and refined its side-by-side apps interface so it’s even more…

US holds off expanding airline laptop ban as new rules laid out – BBC News

Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Image copyright AFP Image caption Kuwait airport is one of those currently affected by the laptop ban The US has unveiled tough new measures to enhance security on flights entering the country, but has held off extending a ban on laptops in the cabin. In March the US banned cabin laptops to and from eight mostly Muslim nations, fearing bombs may be concealed in them. The new measures require enhanced…

US unveils enhanced airline security plan to avoid laptop ban – Reuters

Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Wednesday unveiled enhanced security measures for foreign flights arriving in the United States in what officials said was a move to prevent an expansion in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices. “Inaction is not an option,” Kelly said, saying he believes airlines will comply with the new screening. But he said the measures are not the last step to…

US to Hold Off On Further Airline Laptop Bans – NBCNews.com

Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security has put off plans to impose further bans on laptop computers and other electronic devices in airline carry-on baggage for flights to the U.S. from Europe, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Wednesday. Instead the U.S. will require airlines and overseas airports to step up their procedures for screening passengers and securing airplanes. Play Facebook Twitter Embed autoplay autoplay “We are not standing…

iOS 11 on an iPad Pro still won’t replace your laptop – The Verge

Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Apple introduced some major changes to the iPad with its iOS 11 beta earlier this week. While you can use the iPad just as you’ve always been able to, there are some additional multitasking changes that really make the iPad Pro more of a laptop contender. Apple has created a dock that acts more like something you’d find on macOS, and refined its side-by-side apps interface so it’s even more…

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