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HP Issues Fix For Laptops That Accidentally Logged Every Keystroke – Forbes

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Keeping the software installed on your computer fully updated should be a good thing. It’s supposed to make it harder for the bad guys to compromise your system by patching vulnerabilities. Sometimes, however, those updates introduce all new problems, and sometimes they’re quite severe. HP An HP Folio G1 Laptop That’s what some HP laptop owners were warned about this week. Just a few days ago, researchers with the Swiss…

Emirates Airlines Reports 82% Plunge in Profits Amid US Laptop Ban – NBCNews.com

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Emirates, the Middle East’s largest airline, saw its annual profit drop by a whooping 82 percent for its 2016-2017 year. The company in part put blame for the dramatic decrease on the Trump administration’s decision to ban laptop use on Middle Eastern flights. The airline said in its annual 2016-2017 report that it generated a revenue of AED 1.3 billion ($340 million) until March 31, constituting its lowest profit in…

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

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

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…

US weighs a ban on laptops on flights from Europe – Los Angeles Times

Friday, May 12, 2017

Department of Homeland Security officials met with airline industry representatives Thursday to discuss the possibility of expanding a ban on laptop computers and other large electronic devices as carry-ons on planes flying to the U.S. from Europe. Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly ended the meeting with no decision to adopt an expansion but promised to continue to study the idea. “We are continually evaluating threats and if a determination…

‘Keylogger’ found on several HP laptops – ZDNet

Friday, May 12, 2017

HP’s Folio G1, said to be affected by the keylogger-like activity. (Image: CNET/CBS Interactive) An audio driver installed in several HP laptops contains a keylogger-type feature that records every keystroke entered into the computer into a log file, according to a security researcher. Swiss security firm Modzero said in a security advisory posted Thursday that the keylogger activity was discovered in the Conexant HD audio driver package (version 1.0.0.46 and…

Will US ban laptops on flights from Europe? Feds meet with airlines about it – Los Angeles Times

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Officials of the Department of Homeland Security are meeting with airline industry representatives Thursday to discuss the possibility of expanding a ban on bringing laptop computers and other larger electronic devices as carry-ons on planes flying to the U.S. from Europe, according to industry sources The potential move would expand restrictions imposed in March by the U.S. and Britain to ban electronic devices larger than a smartphone in passenger cabins…

The United States Banning Laptops on Flights from Europe Is Paranoid Lunacy – GQ Magazine

Thursday, May 11, 2017

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Laptop Ban Disparity Has UN Agency Seeking Global Guidelines – Skift

Thursday, May 11, 2017

A United Nations agency has launched an effort to craft global guidance for the use of laptops and other portable electronics in passenger aircraft cabins after selective bans by the United States and Britain upset airline passengers as well as Middle Eastern carriers. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) met on Tuesday to debate the issue after the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and other countries complained their airlines had been…

US May Ban Laptops on All Flights From Europe – New York Times

Thursday, May 11, 2017

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Microsoft Surface Laptop vs. Surface Book – New Atlas

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Microsoft Surface Book is an impressive 2-in-1 tablet/laptop, but it has only been incrementally updated since its first appearance over a year and a half ago. Is it worth considering the newest product in the Surface line, the Surface Laptop, instead? New Atlas compares specs and features. Size NEW ATLAS NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT Upgrade to a Plus subscription today, and read the site without ads. It’s just US$19…

Best laptops for students for under Rs 40000 – TechRadar

Thursday, May 11, 2017

If you’re planning to buy a laptop under Rs 40,000, which should easily get most of the things done, then we might have something for you. Although you won’t find a high end gaming laptop under this price range, but there are few choices which can handle majority of your tasks until you are not editing, videos or playing high end games on it.  To find the best laptops, we…

Top 25 laptops with the best battery life – CNET – CNET

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The most important feature for many laptop shoppers is battery life, and rightly so. We carry these devices to meetings, to class, on airplanes and even just from room to room at home. Maximizing time away from the power outlet keeps you mobile and lets you move around without lugging a power brick. Based on the extensive battery testing conducted in the CNET Labs, these are the current 25 PCs…

Top 25 laptops with the best battery life – CNET

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The most important feature for many laptop shoppers is battery life, and rightly so. We carry these devices to meetings, to class, on airplanes and even just from room to room at home. Maximizing time away from the power outlet keeps you mobile and lets you move around without lugging a power brick. Based on the extensive battery testing conducted in the CNET Labs, these are the current 25 PCs…

Microsoft says the fabric on the Surface Laptop should be cared for like a ‘luxury’ handbag – The Verge

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

When I told my colleagues that I was speaking to Microsoft’s general manager of Surface Engineering, Pete Kyriacou, about the hardware design of the Surface Laptop, they all had the same question: will that fancy Alcantara fabric on the deck of the laptop really hold up? It’s a fair question. The idea of taking a thing you rest your greasy mitts on every day and putting any kind of fabric…

Report: Comey’s testimony on amount of Clinton emails on laptop was misleading – Fox News

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

FBI Director James Comey last week reportedly misstated the number of Hillary Clinton’s emails that Huma Abedin forwarded to her husband, Anthony Weiner, to print out, ProPublica reported. Comey told a Senate Judiciary Committee last week that Clinton aide Abedin forwarded “hundreds of thousands” of Clinton’s emails to her husband. But two unnamed sources familiar with the matter told ProPublica that Abedin only forwarded a handful of those emails. The…

US may expand laptop ban to European flights: report – The Hill

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is allegedly considering expanding a laptop ban on certain flights from the Middle East and Africa to include U.S.-bound flights from Europe and the United Kingdom. CBS News reported Monday night that DHS officials are actively weighing the benefits and possible travel disruptions associated with widening the security measure, with officials regularly meeting with U.S. airlines to discuss the issue. A decision could be…

What’s the best laptop for a Windows blogger covering Microsoft Build? – Windows Central

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Which laptop is the best for a blogger covering Microsoft’s Build 2017 conference in Seattle this week? It wasn’t easy, but we picked one. Big events require big decisions. In my case, that means I had to pick a laptop to bring with me on a six-day trip. As a professional laptop reviewer, I have many options. So which one did I choose, and why? This year for Build 2017…

Report: Comey’s testimony on amount of Clinton emails on laptop was misleading – Fox News

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

FBI Director James Comey last week reportedly misstated the number of Hillary Clinton’s emails that Huma Abedin forwarded to her husband, Anthony Weiner, to print out, ProPublica reported. Comey told a Senate Judiciary Committee last week that Abedin forwarded “hundreds of thousands” of Clinton’s emails to her husband. But two unnamed sources familiar with the matter told ProPublica that Abedin only forwarded a handful of those emails. The sources told…

Why hasn’t anyone made the perfect laptop? – Business Insider

Sunday, May 07, 2017

AP While it’s great to see Mark Zuckerberg and company try and kill the smartphone with futuristic face-computers, I still live in the present. And in the present, I need a great laptop when I’m not staring at my iPhone. There have been a lot of attempts to reimagine laptops over the last few years. In 2015, Microsoft had the Surface Book, a powerful portable with a clever hinge and detachable touchscreen….