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Playboy Places Brett Ratner-Directed Hugh Hefner Biopic on Hold – Hollywood Reporter

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Jared Leto’s publicist says he won’t be working on the project. Playboy is placing its business relationship with filmmaker Brett Ratner on hold in response to allegations from six women of sexual harassment and misconduct. Jared Leto was reportedly set to star in Ratner’s long-planned biopic of the late Playboy founder Hugh Hefner. Ratner was also developing a reboot of the late-1960s variety-talk mash-up Playboy After Dark. Despite the earlier report,…

Dell’s 2017 Black Friday deals include $130 Inspiron laptop doorbuster – ZDNet

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Dell kicks off the Black Friday ad reveal process for tech retailers. As mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Dell has been the first tech retailer to have its Black Friday plans disclosed over the last couple of years — and this year is no different. The PC giant has “leaked” its deals for the Thanksgiving weekend shopping period, including a 14-inch laptop for a budget price as a turkey…

Is a Sub-$200 Laptop Good Enough for You? – Motley Fool

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

The days having to shell out thousands of dollars for a decent laptop are long gone. You can now find great, brand-name devices for just a couple hundred dollars that are more than adequate for the average user. You just need to know what you’re looking for so you can make the right decision. To help you decide whether or not a sub-$200 laptop is the right choice for you,…

New York terror suspect planned attack for weeks, police say – CNN

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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‘A Chuck Schumer beauty': Trump and allies gin up a new culprit for New York terrorist attack – Washington Post

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images) President Trump and some of his allies on the extreme right have found a new culprit in Tuesday’s deadly terrorist attack in Manhattan: Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.). As details emerged about the incident, prominent right-wing commentators and news outlets seized on an ABC7 story reporting that alleged attacker Sayfullo Saipov had come to the United States from Uzbekistan under a State Department program…

Six women accuse filmmaker Brett Ratner of sexual harassment or misconduct – Los Angeles Times

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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Facebook, Twitter, and Google are testifying on Russian election meddling — here’s what to expect – Business Insider

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Getty/Drew Angerer On Wednesday, top lawyers from Facebook, Twitter, and Google are appearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee and House panel, answering questions about Russia-linked election meddling in the US. The first hearing begins at 9:30 a.m. ET. The second hearing begins at 2 p.m. ET. Top lawyers from Facebook, Twitter, and Google are testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee and House of Representatives on Wednesday. They were also grilled on…

School barricade suspect dies after being shot by police – WLS-TV

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

A suspect who took a teacher hostage at a Riverside school for more than six hours died after being shot by officers to end the standoff, officials said. Castle View Elementary School in Riverside had been evacuated Tuesday after a parent having a “breakdown” assaulted a staff member and barricaded himself in a classroom with a teacher, officials and witnesses said. Children and staff members were safely evacuated from the…

Is a Sub-$200 Laptop Good Enough for You? – Madison.com

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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New Yorkers defiant after deadliest terror attack in the city since 9/11 – CNN

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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Microsoft is working on AI chips across its different devices, top exec says – CNBC

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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Microsoft 365 for small and medium businesses is now generally available – TechCrunch

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Microsoft 365 lets businesses subscribe to a bundle with Office 365, Windows 10 and the company’s mobile device management tools. The early focus for this program was enterprises, but a few months ago, the company also launched a preview version of Microsoft 365 for small and medium businesses. Today, Microsoft 365 Business is coming out of beta and is now generally available to customers. Also coming out of beta are…

Microsoft’s Top Female Engineer Leaves – Bloomberg – Bloomberg

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Microsoft Corp. said Julie Larson-Green, who oversaw Office software experiences and was once the the company’s most senior female executive in an engineering role, has left to pursue new opportunities. Larson-Green, who spent almost 25 years at the software maker, has been on leave since May. Previously, she was in charge of Windows software and hardware and spearheaded radical shifts in the look and feel of the company’s flagship products….

Microsoft presenter downloads Chrome after Edge fails – CNET

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. And so he decided to browse fast. screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET At what point does corporate loyalty break and honesty take over?  I’m moved to finding the answer after viewing (a small portion of) a Microsoft presentation called “Datacenter Transformation. Migrating Apps, Workloads and Data to Azure.” It was given last month by Michael Leworthy,…

Microsoft rolls out LinkedIn integrations in Outlook.com | TechCrunch – TechCrunch

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of business networking site LinkedIn is starting to pay off – at least in terms of product integrations that make sense. The company today announced that LinkedIn integration within Outlook.com is now going live, allowing email users to view insights, profile pictures, work history and more from within their inbox. The addition of LinkedIn to Outlook was previously detailed in September at Microsoft Ignite. There, Microsoft…

Dealmaster: Get a Dell laptop with a Core i5 chip for $550 | Ars … – Ars Technica

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

reader comments 3 Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have a new round of deals to share. Today’s list is particularly heavy on laptop and TV deals, including a Dell Inspiron 14 with a Core i5 (7th-gen) chip and Nvidia GeForce GPU slashed down to $550. You can take a peek at the full selection below. Note: Ars Technica may earn compensation for sales from links on this post through…

Microsoft’s MacBook Air rival is getting an LTE wireless option starting in December – Business Insider

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

The Microsoft Surface Pro, which will be getting an LTE modem option starting in December. Melia Robinson/Business Insider The Microsoft Surface Pro is getting LTE cellular wireless connectivity, starting in December, starting at $1,149. Surface Pro with LTE will be available first to business customers, with consumer availability in the first half of 2018. The Apple iPad Pro has had an LTE option since 2015; none of Apple’s Macs offer…

Note found in truck claims Manhattan attack done for ISIS, source says – CNN

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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Parent who held teacher hostage at elementary school killed by police after hours-long standoff – Los Angeles Times

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

SWAT officers on Tuesday evening swarmed a Riverside elementary school classroom and shot a parent who had taken a teacher hostage, ending an hours-long standoff. The parent, a man whom police did not identify, died later at a hospital, said Riverside Police Officer Ryan Railsback. The teacher, Linda Montgomery, sustained some scrapes and abrasions when she was grabbed and pulled into an empty classroom, Railsback said. During the seven-hour standoff,…