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Can Air Travel Get Any Worse? TSA Laptop Ban Prompts the Question – Inc.com

Posted: Friday, June 09, 2017

Air passengers have shown they can grow accustomed to just about anything these days. But a news report–declared to be false by the Transportation Security Administration–had me wondering what it would be like to go to another level of inconvenience. Veteran correspondent Alex DeMetrick reported for the CBS affiliate in Baltimore that the ban on bringing laptops aboard U.S.-bound flights from seven African and Middle Eastern countries “could spread to…

How Ethereum became the platform of choice for ICO’d digital assets – TechCrunch

Posted: Friday, June 09, 2017

Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. For most of the history of blockchain-based currencies and assets, the story has been all about Bitcoin. At a market capitalization of around $40 billion, it remains the most valuable cryptocurrency. But with the rise of a new ‘chain on the — ahem — block, namely Ethereum, and new ways to fund the development of new crypto-platforms with…

Warner Bros. Promotes Digital Exec JP Richards to Chief Data Strategist – Variety

Posted: Friday, June 09, 2017

Warner Bros. has promoted its lead digital strategist, JP Richards, to the post of executive vice president, worldwide marketing and chief data strategist. The studio made the announcement Thursday, a week after its highly successful opening of “Wonder Woman.” Warner Bros. parent Time Warner agreed in October to be acquired by AT&T for $85 billion. Richards will report to Blair Rich, president of worldwide marketing. He joined the studio in…

US might expand laptop ban to 71 airports: Homeland Security – CNBC

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

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How to work on an airplane when you can’t use your laptop – CNET

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

If you’re freaking out about the proposed laptop ban on international flights, well, I don’t blame you — especially considering that the ban includes tablets, which would be the logical go-to alternative. Fortunately, nothing is set in stone, so freaking out won’t do you any good. However, you may want to start considering your options should the ban go into effect. Although your productivity may well take a hit if…

15 Small Habits To Help You Overcome Digital Overload – Forbes

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

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Gigabyte’s AERO 15 gaming laptop comes close to displaying the correct colors – TechCrunch

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

The Gigabyte AERO 15 seen here is your usual gaming laptop, but with a twist — a color-corrected screen. While Retina displays on Macs have become the gold standard for laptop displays, Windows machines have instead opted for absurd amounts of pixels or touchscreens — with inconsistent color reproduction and color gamut. Razer is trying to fill this gap with their Blade THX edition and Gigabyte just brought in their entry…

NBC News Teases New Digital Video Unit Dubbed NBC Left Field – Variety

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

NBC News teased a new digital video unit that will focus on producing exclusive programming for social media, publishing on Wednesday a video teaser on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube that likened the launch to the invention of color TV. NBC Left Field promises “creative and important stories straight to your social feed — or wherever you’re watching,” and the video teaser stated that the broadcaster will have “filmmakers, programmers, and journalists…

How to work on an airplane when you can’t use your laptop – CNET

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

If you’re freaking out about the proposed laptop ban on international flights, well, I don’t blame you — especially considering that the ban includes tablets, which would be the logical go-to alternative. Fortunately, nothing is set in stone, so freaking out won’t do you any good. However, you may want to start considering your options should the ban go into effect. Although your productivity may well take a hit if…

How to work on an airplane when you can’t use your laptop – CNET – CNET

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

If you’re freaking out about the proposed laptop ban on international flights, well, I don’t blame you — especially considering that the ban includes tablets, which would be the logical go-to alternative. Fortunately, nothing is set in stone, so freaking out won’t do you any good. However, you may want to start considering your options should the ban go into effect. Although your productivity may well take a hit if…

The US Might Expand the Laptop Ban to Flights From 71 Airports – Fortune

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

The U.S. government might expand a ban on larger electronics like laptops in airplane cabins to flights originating from dozens of airports in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the head of Homeland Security said on Wednesday, though an expansion could be avoided if countries agree to improved security procedures. The U.S. restrictions imposed in March currently cover about 350 flights a week originating from 10 airports, primarily in the…

NBC Left Field Teased As Social-First Digital Video Unit | Variety – Variety

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

NBC News teased a new digital video unit that will focus on producing exclusive programming for social media, publishing on Wednesday a video teaser on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube that likened the launch to the invention of color TV. NBC Left Field promises “creative and important stories straight to your social feed — or wherever you’re watching,” and the video teaser stated that the broadcaster will have “filmmakers, programmers, and journalists…

Gigabyte’s AERO 15 gaming laptop comes close to displaying the correct colors – TechCrunch

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

The Gigabyte AERO 15 seen here is your usual gaming laptop, but with a twist — a color-corrected screen. While Retina displays on Macs have become the gold standard for laptop displays, Windows machines have instead opted for absurd amounts of pixels or touchscreens — with inconsistent color reproduction and color gamut. Razer is trying to fill this gap with their Blade THX edition and Gigabyte just brought in their entry…

Gigabyte’s AERO 15 gaming laptop comes close to displaying the correct colors – TechCrunch

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

The Gigabyte AERO 15 seen here is your usual gaming laptop, but with a twist — a color-corrected screen. While Retina displays on Macs have become the gold standard for laptop displays, Windows machines have instead opted for absurd amounts of pixels or touchscreens — with inconsistent color reproduction and color gamut. Razer is trying to fill this gap with their Blade THX edition and Gigabyte just brought in their entry…

How to work on an airplane when you can’t use your laptop – CNET

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

If you’re freaking out about the proposed laptop ban on international flights, well, I don’t blame you — especially considering that the ban includes tablets, which would be the logical go-to alternative. Fortunately, nothing is set in stone, so freaking out won’t do you any good. However, you may want to start considering your options should the ban go into effect. Although your productivity may well take a hit if…

4 great (and affordable) gadget gifts for Dad – CNET

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

CNET’s Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on the CNET Deals page. Enlarge Image Grandtau Father’s Day is rapidly approaching (June 18 — mark your calendar!), so I thought you might like some gift ideas. And, let’s face it, Dad doesn’t want you to spend…

How to work on an airplane when you can’t use your laptop – CNET

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

If you’re freaking out about the proposed laptop ban on international flights, well, I don’t blame you — especially considering that the ban includes tablets, which would be the logical go-to alternative. Fortunately, nothing is set in stone, so freaking out won’t do you any good. However, you may want to start considering your options should the ban go into effect. Although your productivity may well take a hit if…

How to Keep Your College Admission Offer: Start With Digital Literacy – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

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How AI And Machine Learning Are Helping Drive The GE Digital Transformation – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of GE’s new headquarters as Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, left, and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh look on, Monday, May 8, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) By Randy Bean and Thomas H. Davenport General Electric (GE) was co-founded in 1897 by Thomas Edison. Today, 120 years later, GE is the single company with the longest continual presence…

Toshiba asks Western Digital again to drop challenge to Toshiba’s chip business sale – Reuters

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

TOKYO Toshiba Corp on Wednesday asked Western Digital Corp once again to stop challenging the Japanese conglomerate’s plans to sell its chip business. “Toshiba encourages Western Digital to redirect the considerable efforts that it has put into disrupting Toshiba’s sale process into more productive channels that benefit both Toshiba and SanDisk,” Toshiba lawyers said in a letter dated June 7. SanDisk, which was acquired by Western Digital last year, owns…

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