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Digital Coins Are Making Bitcoin’s Rip-Roaring Rally Appear Tame – Bloomberg

Monday, June 05, 2017

Forget U.S. stocks and emerging-market assets, even ignore bitcoin. Those brave enough to invest in the Wild West of tech are the ones making a killing. While the record-breaking rally in bitcoin has captivated markets, demand for other digital coins is surging as companies raise millions in minutes, or even seconds, from investors wanting in on the next big tech startup. Last week it took 30 seconds for Mozilla co-founder…

Laptop ban hot topic as airlines meet in Mexico – ABS-CBN News

Monday, June 05, 2017

CANCUN, Mexico – Top airline industry players are meeting Monday and Tuesday here to seek alternatives to the US and British bans on laptops and tablets on certain flights, which they say is hurting business. The computer bans are looming large over the agenda as the International Air Transport Association (IATA) holds its annual meeting in the Mexican resort city. Alternative proposals include sniffer dogs, bomb-detection technology, increased training —…

Airlines waiting on laptop decision – The Hill

Sunday, June 04, 2017

A decision on whether to ban laptops on most U.S.-bound flights remains up in the air as the travel industry heads into its busy summer travel season. European officials were reportedly under the impression that the U.S. decided not to go through with the policy change on Tuesday, following weeks of intense negotiations and anxiety over the potential security measure. But the Trump administration insisted this week that the idea is…

Airlines hang over laptop decision – The Hill

Sunday, June 04, 2017

A decision on whether to ban laptops on most U.S.-bound flights remains up in the air as the travel industry heads into its busy summer travel season. European officials were reportedly under the impression that the U.S. decided not to go through with the policy change on Tuesday, following weeks of intense negotiations and anxiety over the potential security measure. But the Trump administration insisted this week that the idea is…

Fears Grow As DHS Officials Consider Expanding Airline Laptop Ban – NPR

Saturday, June 03, 2017

SCOTT SIMON, HOST: The Department of Homeland Security may soon prohibit airline passengers from carrying laptops on flights to the United States from Europe. That means travelers on hundreds of flights each day would have to check those devices in their luggage. But European leaders, airlines and others in the travel industry say that such a ban could have a chilling effect on travel. NPR’s David Schaper reports. DAVID SCHAPER,…

ARPA-E Wants To Create Digital Humans To Save Energy – Forbes

Saturday, June 03, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy is betting on the future of what it calls digital transportation technologies. In March, the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), a part of the Energy Department, announced that it would provide $9.5 million in funding to develop “ultra-low energy communications technologies that are preferable to today’s practice of driving or flying for the purposes of in-person communication.” ARPA-E funds research that enhances the…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good – ZDNet

Saturday, June 03, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

Carrie Sheffield: From Journalist To Digital News Entrepreneur – Forbes

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Peter Cooper/Salon.com Carrie Sheffield I spoke to Carrie Sheffield, who is the founder of Bold, a digital news and cultural platform for a new generation of thinkers and creators. In the interview, Sheffield talked about why she decided to launch a news platform after years being a journalist, what she’s learned from growing the company, the differences between news in Israel and America, how her family has influenced her career…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good – ZDNet

Saturday, June 03, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

Utah fights man’s attempt to marry laptop – The Register

Saturday, June 03, 2017

The Utah Attorney General’s Office says marrying a laptop is not a constitutionally protected right, particularly if it’s less than fifteen years old. Responding to a quixotic lawsuit that aspires to undo the US Supreme Court’s recognition of same-sex marriage, David N Wolf, Assistant Attorney General of Utah, contends that being denied the opportunity to marry a laptop does not qualify as a rights violation. “Simply put, marrying a laptop…

Utah fights man’s attempt to marry laptop • The Register – The Register

Saturday, June 03, 2017

The Utah Attorney General’s Office says marrying a laptop is not a constitutionally protected right, particularly if it’s less than fifteen years old. Responding to a quixotic lawsuit that aspires to undo the US Supreme Court’s recognition of same-sex marriage, David N Wolf, Assistant Attorney General of Utah, contends that being denied the opportunity to marry a laptop does not qualify as a rights violation. “Simply put, marrying a laptop…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good | ZDNet – ZDNet

Saturday, June 03, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

Utah fights man’s attempt to marry laptop – The Register

Saturday, June 03, 2017

The Utah Attorney General’s Office says marrying a laptop is not a constitutionally protected right, particularly if it’s less than fifteen years old. Responding to a quixotic lawsuit that aspires to undo the US Supreme Court’s recognition of same-sex marriage, David N Wolf, Assistant Attorney General of Utah, contends that being denied the opportunity to marry a laptop does not qualify as a rights violation. “Simply put, marrying a laptop…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good – ZDNet

Saturday, June 03, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good | ZDNet – ZDNet

Saturday, June 03, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…

Utah fights man’s attempt to marry laptop • The Register – The Register

Saturday, June 03, 2017

The Utah Attorney General’s Office says marrying a laptop is not a constitutionally protected right, particularly if it’s less than fifteen years old. Responding to a quixotic lawsuit that aspires to undo the US Supreme Court’s recognition of same-sex marriage, David N Wolf, Assistant Attorney General of Utah, contends that being denied the opportunity to marry a laptop does not qualify as a rights violation. “Simply put, marrying a laptop…

Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 review: digital downer – The Verge – The Verge

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Do you want to keep your photos for a long time, and make some of them widely available? Or do you want them to be more ephemeral, something you can give to a friend and maybe never see again? Consciously or not, we ask these questions a lot when trying to decide whether to use Snapchat or Instagram. But they’re also swirling at the core of the new Fujifilm Instax…

Steven Hein Joins NBC as SVP of Digital Content | Variety – Variety

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Steven Hein, most recently Legendary Digital Networks’ head of programming and production, has joined NBC as senior VP of digital content. In his new role at NBC, Hein will oversee development and production of digital-native content across platforms. The slate includes projects such as the Snapchat shows for “World of Dance” and “The Voice” and digital extensions for NBC’s fall 2017 lineup, including the return of “Will & Grace” and…

Digital marketing 101 – CNET

Saturday, June 03, 2017

With technology increasingly intertwined with all aspects of business, CNET@Work can help you — prosumers and small businesses with fewer than five employees — get started. When Susie Blumfield started her sewing machine business in the 1970s, the marketing approach for companies like hers usually centered around paying thousands of dollars each year to advertise in the Yellow Pages. “That’s the way people would find you back then,” recalled Blumfield,…

​Laptop, tablet ban? Here’s why it could actually be good – ZDNet

Friday, June 02, 2017

A proposed laptop ban on flights — international and in the U.S. — could lead to a few headaches for business travelers, but it also may be a boon to strategic thinking, niche businesses and collaboration technologies. ed bott Laptops and tablets banned? Here’s how to stay productive in flight Some previously niche products and one obscure Windows 10 feature could come in handy. Read More The laptop ban, which…