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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

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

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…

Europe warns US of safety risk from laptop ban – CNNMoney

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

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…

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

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

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

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…

Trump Wants ‘Goddamned Steam,’ Not Digital Catapults on Aircraft Carriers – The Atlantic

Friday, May 12, 2017

The goal for the upgraded system is to use carriers to create “an operational honeycomb of interconnected forces with reach, range and lethality against air, sea, space, and land-based targets,” as Robbin Laird and Ed Timperlake wrote for the website Breaking Defense in 2015. Despite some high-profile failures in early testing, EMALS is now nearly complete and ready for sea trials. It represents one of three major initiatives in the…

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

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…

Are you ready to forfeit your laptop when flying? – PRI

Friday, May 12, 2017

Since 9/11, airline passengers have had to deal with the full panoply of security measures: bans on liquids, inspection of laptops at security gates, taking shoes off, not to mention coping with shrinking legroom and most recently, passengers getting dragged off planes. Listen to the Story. PRI.org Now, the Trump administration and the Department of Homeland Security are contemplating a laptop ban that could cause even more tension between passengers…

Europe is bracing for a laptop ban on flights to America – CNNMoney

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Europe is bracing for major turbulence: An electronics ban on flights to America. European airlines and regulators are preparing for the possibility that the Trump administration could ban laptops and other large devices from the cabins of flights from Europe to the U.S. Such a move would represent a massive expansion of a laptop ban imposed in March on airlines flying out of 10 airports in the Middle East and…

US Weighs Expanding Laptop Ban to Europe Routes – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Thursday, May 11, 2017

U.S. airlines are set to meet with national security officials Thursday afternoon as the government considers expanding a laptop ban in aircraft cabins to include some routes between the U.S. and Europe, according to people familiar with the matter. The meeting with John Kelly, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security,is part of the agency’s continuing discussions with airlines and other aviation stakeholders about “existing…

Digital Marketing Changes Quickly: Trends To Watch This Year – Forbes

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Shutterstock Digital marketing has taken the marketing industry by storm. While print marketing still holds power within the industry, it’s the digital marketing trends that are proving to hold precedence. While Web Strategies reported that in 2016 the five digital channels that saw large gains were email marketing, social media, online display advertising, mobile marketing and search, you’re likely wondering what this year will bring. After all, the internet and…

Trump Wants ‘Goddamned Steam,’ Not Digital Catapults on Aircraft Carriers – The Atlantic

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The goal for the upgraded system is to use carriers to create “an operational honeycomb of interconnected forces with reach, range and lethality against air, sea, space, and land-based targets,” as Robbin Laird and Ed Timperlake wrote for the website Breaking Defense in 2015. Despite some high-profile failures in early testing, EMALS is now nearly complete and ready for sea trials. It represents one of three major initiatives in the…

How does the Surface Laptop stack up to Apple’s notebooks? – Macworld

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The MacBook Air has been such a hit for Apple the past few years that even Microsoft is making one. Starting at $999, the Surface Laptop sure looks good–it’s got a MacBook Air price, a wedge shape, weighs 2.76 pounds, the latest Intel core i5 processor, and a high-resolution display. Given that Apple hasn’t updated the MacBook Air in ages, the Surface Laptop attacks Apple at a vulnerable spot right…

DHS to brief airline reps, lawmakers as laptop ban expansion is considered – CNN

Thursday, May 11, 2017

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US likely to expand airline laptop ban to Europe: government officials – Reuters

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is likely to expand a ban on laptops on commercial aircraft to include some European countries, but is reviewing how to ensure lithium batteries stored in luggage holds do not explode in midair, officials briefed on the matter said on Wednesday. Any expansion of the ban could impact U.S. carriers such as United Airlines (UAL.N), Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N) and American Airlines Group (AAL.O). Six…