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New iMac Pro release date – news, rumours, price, features and specs – Macworld UK

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Having promised that a professional-grade iMac was on the way back at a briefing in April, Apple has given us a first look at the new iMac Pro, a Space Grey beast of a machine, and promised that it will arrive in December this year. In this article we gather all the information available about this powerful new machine, from its clever cooling design and impressive tech specs to its…

Trump: Dem congresswoman ‘totally fabricated’ his remarks to widow of fallen soldier – CNN

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Second judge rules against latest travel ban, saying Trump’s own words show it was aimed at Muslims – Washington Post

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

A federal judge in Maryland early Wednesday issued a second halt on the latest version of President Trump’s travel ban, asserting that the president’s own comments on the campaign trail and on Twitter convinced him that the directive was akin to an unconstitutional Muslim ban. U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang issued a somewhat less complete halt on the ban than his counterpart in Hawaii did a day earlier, blocking…

Microsoft claims Windows 10 ARM battery life will be a ‘game-changer’ for laptops – The Verge

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Microsoft first unveiled its plans for ARM-powered Windows laptops last year. The new devices will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor, and will support traditional desktop apps thanks to an emulator in Windows 10. While Qualcomm previously promised laptops before the end of the year, we haven’t heard much about them yet. Asus, HP, and Lenovo are all preparing devices, and it seems like battery life will be a…

Microsoft claims Windows 10 ARM battery life will be a ‘game-changer’ for laptops – The Verge

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Microsoft first unveiled its plans for ARM-powered Windows laptops last year. The new devices will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor, and will support traditional desktop apps thanks to an emulator in Windows 10. While Qualcomm previously promised laptops before the end of the year, we haven’t heard much about them yet. Asus, HP, and Lenovo are all preparing devices, and it seems like battery life will be a…

Want to Be Acquired by Microsoft? Here Are 2 Things It’s Looking For – Fortune

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.—Listen up, startup founders: If you’re looking for a big corporate home for your young company (rather than an IPO), consider what one tech stalwart, Microsoft, wants. “We look at everything, to be honest,” said Peggy Johnson, the Redmond, Wash. company’s executive vice president for business development, at the Wall Street Journal’s D.LIVE conference in Laguna Beach, Calif. “We look at things that will solve problems for us.”…

Microsoft says its new laptops are twice as powerful as the MacBook Pro — here’s what that means – Business Insider

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Both Apple and Microsoft are making expensive pro-level laptops.Microsoft Microsoft is mounting a direct challenge to Apple’s MacBook Pro laptops. In recent years, Apple’s MacBook Pros have been the high-end notebook of choice for those who need a high-performance laptop.  Now, Microsoft wants its Surface Book to be that device. The company best known for Windows is making direct comparisons to Apple’s aluminum juggernaut.  Here’s how Microsoft’s corporate VP of devices Panos…

The best Windows laptop just got even better – BGR

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

For the last year, Razer’s Blade Stealth has been the laptop of choice for any MacBook Pro refugees looking for more ports. Razer isn’t big on waiting for updates, and today, the Blade Stealth is getting its third upgrade of 2017. The laptop now comes with Intel’s newest processor, the 8th-generation quad-core Intel Core i7 8550U. That might sound like a tiny spec bump that’s not worth writing about, but…

Anthony Weiner laptop had 2,800 gov’t documents from Huma … – Fox News

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Thousands of Abedin files found on Weiner laptop The FBI has found thousands of Huma Abedin files on ex-husband Anthony Weiner’s confiscated laptop. How could these files impact the Clinton email probe? #Tucker The FBI reportedly found 2,800 government documents on disgraced former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner’s personal laptop computer that were related to his estranged wife’s work as Hillary Clinton’s deputy chief of staff during her tenure as…

China’s Xi lays out his vision as pivotal meeting begins – CNN

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Congresswoman says Trump told widow of fallen soldier ‘he knew what he signed up for’ – CNN

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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2 Senators Strike Deal on Health Subsidies That Trump Cut Off – New York Times

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Mr. Trump appeared to back the deal, even as he berated insurance companies, declared the Affordable Care Act “virtually dead” and promised the demise of the health law in due time. “It’ll get us over this intermediate hump,” the president said at a Rose Garden news conference, describing it as “a short-term solution so that we don’t have this very dangerous little period.” Passage of the deal negotiated by Mr….

Want to Be Acquired by Microsoft? Here Are 2 Things It’s Looking For – Fortune

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.—Listen up, startup founders: If you’re looking for a big corporate home for your young company (rather than an IPO), consider what one tech stalwart, Microsoft, wants. “We look at everything, to be honest,” said Peggy Johnson, the Redmond, Wash. company’s executive vice president for business development, at the Wall Street Journal’s D.LIVE conference in Laguna Beach, Calif. “We look at things that will solve problems for us.”…

Microsoft says its new laptops are twice as powerful as the MacBook Pro — here’s what that means – Business Insider

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Both Apple and Microsoft are making expensive pro-level laptops.Microsoft Microsoft is mounting a direct challenge to Apple’s MacBook Pro laptops. In recent years, Apple’s MacBook Pros have been the high-end notebook of choice for those who need a high-performance laptop.  Now, Microsoft wants its Surface Book to be that device. The company best known for Windows is making direct comparisons to Apple’s aluminum juggernaut.  Here’s how Microsoft’s corporate VP of devices Panos…

Selling your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar? Apple recommends this … – 9to5Mac

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

If you’re selling (or generously handing down) your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Apple recommends an extra step when erasing your data before parting ways with your machine. This step requires an obscure Terminal command that you wouldn’t assume and isn’t required on Macs without the Touch Bar. Sony A6500 It’s not exactly clear what Touch Bar data is stored and being erased (the Touch ID fingerprint reader is part…

China’s Communist Party congress begins in Beijing – BBC News

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Media captionThe Communist Party’s messages are plastered all across Beijing China’s biggest political event, the Communist Party congress, has begun in Beijing under tight security. Party leader and Chinese president Xi Jinping is addressing more than 2,000 delegates in the capital. The closed-door summit, which takes place once every five years, determines who rules China and the country’s direction for the next term. Mr Xi, who became the leader in…

Another last-ditch effort to tackle Obamacare stalls within hours of its release – Washington Post

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Yet another last-ditch effort to tackle the nation’s health-care system stalled within hours of its release by a bipartisan pair of senators Tuesday, with President Trump sending mixed signals and Republicans either declining to endorse the proposal or outright opposing it. The week began on Capitol Hill with a renewed sense of urgency to craft legislation following Trump’s decision last week to end key payments to health insurers that help…

Twelve days of silence, then a swipe at Obama: How Trump handled four dead soldiers – Washington Post

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

On Oct. 4, the day four U.S. Special Forces soldiers were gunned down at the border of Niger and Mali in the deadliest combat incident since President Trump took office, the commander in chief was lighting up Twitter with attacks on the “fake news” media. The next day, when the remains of the first soldiers reached Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, Trump was assailing the “fake news” and warning…

‘He knew what he signed up for,’ Trump says to widow of fallen Miami Gardens soldier – Miami Herald

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Sgt. La David T. Johnson of Miami Gardens, the soldier and father who was killed in Niger, returned home Tuesday afternoon. The fallen American soldier who wore the name of his wife and mother of his two children, Myeshia Johnson, tattooed across his chest under his U.S. Army uniform, was saluted with a ceremonial homecoming at Miami International Airport. His family, including his widow, along with dignitaries and law enforcement…

Want to Be Acquired by Microsoft? Here Are 2 Things It’s Looking For – Fortune

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.—Listen up, startup founders: If you’re looking for a big corporate home for your young company (rather than an IPO), consider what one tech stalwart, Microsoft, wants. “We look at everything, to be honest,” said Peggy Johnson, the Redmond, Wash. company’s executive vice president for business development, at the Wall Street Journal’s D.LIVE conference in Laguna Beach, Calif. “We look at things that will solve problems for us.”…