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Manchester Attack Changes the Conversation for Trump Trip – New York Times

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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Even some Republicans balk at Trump’s plan for steep budget cuts – Washington Post

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

President Trump’s proposal to cut federal spending by more than $3.6 trillion over the next decade, much of it for programs that help the poor, faces harsh criticism in Congress, where even many Republicans say the White House has gone too far. But fiscally conservative lawmakers, particularly in the House, found a lot to praise in Trump’s plan, which would balance the budget within 10 years — setting up a potential…

Weeks after launching the Surface Laptop, Microsoft announces its new Surface Pro laptop replacement – TechCrunch

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Microsoft says it didn’t mean to do a “head fake” when it told the press that this week’s big event in Shanghai wouldn’t center around the launch of the Surface Pro 5. Sure, the company was telling the truth, but that’s really a technicality, because the new Surface Pro (full stop) is really the Surface Pro 5. It’s the clear successor to 2015’s Pro 4; the company just dropped the…

Computer beats Chinese champion in ancient board game of go – ABC News

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A computer defeated China’s top player of the ancient board game go on Tuesday, earning praise that it might have finally surpassed human abilities in one of the last games machines have yet to dominate. Google’s AlphaGo won the first of three planned games this week against Ke Jie, a 19-year-old prodigy, in this town west of Shanghai. The computer will also face other top-ranked Chinese players during the five-day…

Microsoft says this Chinese ‘gaming service’ company is hacking Xbox accounts – The Verge

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Since 2015, a Chinese gaming website has been hacking Xbox accounts and selling the proceeds on the open market, according to a complaint filed by Microsoft in federal court on Friday. On its website, iGSKY presents itself as a gaming service company, offering players a way to pay for in-game credits and rare items — but according to Microsoft, many of those credits were coming from someone else’s wallet. The…

Aston Martin’s New Car Will Have a Custom Driver’s Seat Scanned to Your Body – Fortune

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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Chevrolet Bolt EV Review: At 200+ miles with juice to spare, this is the affordable electric car to beat – GeekWire

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Chevrolet Bolt EV connected to a Level 2 charger at home For years I have been waiting for automakers to come out with an all-electric car that can travel over 200 miles on a charge and costs less than $40,000. While a handful of cars have met one of my two criteria, it was only this year that a car hit the market that checked both of those boxes. The…

Cheeky Doutzen Kroes accidentally flashes her bum as the wind blows her dress up during day out at Cannes – The Sun

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

DOUTZEN Kroes suffers a serious wardrobe fail at Cannes as the wind lifts up her dress, flashing her bum just as she walks by a team of snappers. The Dutch Frisian supermodel and Victoria’s Secret angel, 32, gave them an accidental flash of her derriere as she failed to pull down the black material in time. Dutch model Doutzen Kroes just fails to keep her dress over her bum as…

Lily Donaldson Interview On Dior, Make-Up And Her Girl Gang’s … – Vogue.co.uk

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Lily Donaldson is one of Britain’s biggest models. Vogue covers, big-brand campaigns, countless catwalk shows and over a million followers – there’s not much that Lily hasn’t achieved in her decade-plus career. Naturally for a model of her stature, she’s also on the guestlist of the world’s most glamorous events. Her most recent red-carpet moment? Stepping out at the Cannes Film Festival in an angelic white Christian Dior gown and…

Sun’s Out, Bump’s Out! Bar Refaeli Bares Baby Belly While Relaxing Outdoors in a Bikini – PEOPLE.com

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Second-time impending motherhood is looking great on Bar Refaeli! The expectant Israeli model, 31, recently hit the great outdoors to catch some rays, lounging on a wooden deck and baring her baby bump in a white and gold bikini. “Days like these ☀️ Shabbat Shalom,” she wrote on Instagram to accompany the smiley shot. Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those…

Windows 10 and 10 S options are coming for the Surface Laptop and Surface Pro – TechCrunch

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Three weeks to the day after launching the Surface Laptop, Microsoft is back with the latest version of its laptop replacement, the Surface Pro. The company says it eliminated the numbering scheme to streamline things — but sometimes simplification has the exact opposite effect. Things are kind of confusing here for a number of reasons — not the least of which is the recent addition of Windows 10 S. The…

Flying without your laptop? Don’t worry. It can be done – Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The list of air travel restrictions could get longer and more annoying as the Trump administration this week considers banning large electronic devices, including laptops and tablets, on board flights from Europe to the U.S. For flyers on United and American, the two biggest global carriers out of O’Hare International Airport, this probably will be seen as another unwelcome, meddlesome and onerous show of government authority over air travelers’ lives….

3 Brick-and-Mortar Retailers with Strong E-Commerce Businesses – Motley Fool

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

When investors talk about e-commerce, Amazon.com is often the first company that comes to mind. But plenty of brick-and-mortar retailers have built solid online businesses as well. Omnichannel has become a buzzword in retail, the notion that retailers must be proficient in both the traditional retail channel as well as the digital one. The benefits are clear, as physical stores can serve as fulfillment centers for online orders as well as sites…

The Future Of E-Commerce Is Play – Forbes

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Shutterstock With e-commerce sales projected to nearly triple in 2017, competition for customers in online retail will increase significantly. Companies with the best user and brand experiences will be strongly positioned to beat out their competitors. While most e-commerce companies focus their digital marketing strategy on the basics such as analytics, pay-per-click advertising, search engine optimization, social media marketing, email automation and A/B testing, only a select few have begun…

A Chinese e-commerce giant is planning to deliver a ton of stuff—literally—by drone – Quartz

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Chinese online shopping giant Jingdong, or JD.com, the biggest e-commerce company after Alibaba, is planning to massively ramp up heavy-load drone delivery across a northern Chinese province. Through a newly formed venture called JD Logistics, the company said it is testing out the world’s largest-scale drone delivery network so far, and plans to see its drones deliver products weighing as much as a metric ton, or about 2,200 pounds, or…

The Looming Retail Bailout – Forbes

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

While the economy finally seems to have recovered from the Great Recession, complete with discussion of full employment and rising wages, the memo must have missed the retail industry, where top executives of Macy’s, J.C. Penney, Office Depot and the like pepper quarterly analyst briefings with terms like “softening trends,” “disappointing” and “not satisfied.” Since January, at least a dozen shrinking retailers have announced nearly 3,000 store closings. Even well-regarded…

New iPhone Leak Reveals Apple’s Backup Plan – Forbes

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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Golden Knights select ROOT SPORTS as TV provider – Las Vegas … – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Golden Knights have decided to use ROOT SPORTS as the network to televise their games this fall. ROOT will show all Knights games live with the exception of any national television appearance on NBC or NBC Sports Network. A news conference is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, when details on the deal will be announced. Though ROOT is currently not available on Cox Cable or CenturyLink’s Prism system, negotiations are…

A snapshot of Canon’s use of Salesforce to replace a dying camera market – Diginomica

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Historically, Canon was a pretty big fish in the imaging hardware business, particularly in terms of both cameras and printers aimed broadly at the higher end of the consumer marketplace. As Alessandro Stanzani, EVP of the company’s Consumer Imaging Group, EMEA, notes, for 15 years from 1999 to 2015, the digital imaging business was booming: But like many other sectors before it, the market rapidly fell into a double-digit fall….