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Will Apple scrap the MacBook? Firm’s lawyers drop hint about the return of the flagship retro ‘Powerbook’ – Daily Mail

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The PowerBook series was discontinued in 2006 after 15 years of production Apple was granted the PowerBook trademark which was applied for by lawyers The first PowerBook had a floppy disc reader and a monochrome display By Phoebe Weston For Mailonline Published: 08:17 EDT, 29 March 2017 | Updated: 08:34 EDT, 29 March 2017 e-mail 3 View comments Apple lawyers have sparked speculation that the company is bringing back their…

Driver attempts to ram police cruiser on Capitol Hill grounds, officials say; shots fired – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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In historic break, Britain gives formal Brexit notice to European Union – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

LONDON — A little over nine months after British voters chose to withdraw from the European Union, Britain took a decisive — and likely irreversible — step Wednesday toward leaving a partnership that has bound the country to the continent for nearly half a century. With the simple handoff of a letter in Brussels in the early afternoon, the British government became the first to trigger Article 50 — the…

Who’s who in Trump-Russia saga – CNN

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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This is the Samsung Galaxy S8, coming April 21st – The Verge

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the nicest phone I’ve ever held. It’s a beautiful combination of glass, metal, and an absolutely massive screen in a body that’s much smaller than you might expect. And that might not be enough to make it stand out anymore. There are two versions of the S8: the standard Galaxy S8 with a 5.8-inch screen and the larger S8 Plus with a 6.2-inch screen. Both…

Is Paul Ryan a policy guy, or does he just play one on TV? – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

President Trump speaks to House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) at the White House on Feb. 14. (Saul Loeb/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) has long had a reputation as a “serious” policymaker in Washington, a grown-up dedicated to the arcane details of how the federal government works and capable of crafting real solutions to the nation’s problems. Conservatives raved about his commitment to putting their…

Microsoft just took another shot at stealing hardcore Apple users – CNBC

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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The House just voted to wipe away the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Congress sent proposed legislation to President Trump on Tuesday that wipes away landmark online privacy protections, the first salvo in what is likely to become a significant reworking of the rules governing Internet access in an era of Republican dominance. In a party-line vote, House Republicans freed Internet service providers such as Verizon, AT&T and Comcast of protections approved just last year that had sought to limit what companies could…

Microsoft’s Surface Studio PC comes to three new countries on April 20th – The Verge

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Microsoft is making its Surface Studio all-in-one PC available outside the US for the first time on April 20th. Starting today, the Surface Studio and Surface Dial will both be available to preorder in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Microsoft says the devices will be available to purchase in these markets on April 20th. Unusually, no European markets have been included in Microsoft’s first expansion of the Surface Studio. Alongside…

The Xbox One gets Microsoft’s Beam streaming and a faster interface today – The Verge

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Microsoft is rolling out some big changes to the Xbox One today. The biggest additions are the new dashboard and Xbox Guide and the integration of Microsoft’s new Beam streaming service. The new dashboard was shown off back in January and finally overhauls the user interface to be faster and easier to use. One of the biggest problems with the old dashboard was laggy performance and complicated, buried controls —…

Wreck It Ralph Sequel Gets a Title: Ralph Breaks the Internet – E! Online

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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Johnston Press reports £300m loss after huge newspaper … – The Guardian

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The publisher of titles including the Scotsman, Yorkshire Post and the national i has reported a £300m pre-tax loss due to a tough advertising market and writing down the value of its 200-plus local newspapers. Johnston Press, which has seen its largest shareholder, Crystal Amber, seek to oust its chief executive and finance chief, reported a £344m non-cash writedown on the value of all its local and regional titles excluding…

‘We miss you already': how newspapers around the world are reacting to Article 50 – Telegraph.co.uk

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The decision the UK made to leave the EU is already being felt by countries around the world as well as our own. People are trying to understand what will happen next – and some papers appear to think or hope there is a way back to Europe for us. Many UK papers are celebrating Brexit today, and are looking forward to when Article 50 is finally triggered and negotiations…

The next phase of Brexit is about to start. Here are four things to watch. – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May will submit a letter triggering “Article 50” on Wednesday, kicking off the formal process for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Divorces can be messy — and drawn out. Anger, regret and coldhearted calculations can lead the two sides to an agreement that neither side wanted or expected. There is no precedent or guide for any country to leave the E.U., but these…

Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But this week he’s found that even the president’s son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight. In a matter of days, Kushner, a senior Trump adviser, drew headlines for leaving Washington for a ski vacation while a signature campaign promise fell apart. The White House…

The House just voted to wipe away the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Congress sent proposed legislation to President Trump on Tuesday that wipes away landmark online privacy protections, the first salvo in what is likely to become a significant reworking of the rules governing Internet access in an era of Republican dominance. In a party-line vote, House Republicans freed Internet service providers such as Verizon, AT&T and Comcast of protections approved just last year that had sought to limit what companies could…

Trump climate move risks unraveling Paris commitments – The Hill

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

President Trump’s climate change order has thrown a wrench into the Paris climate deal.  Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order undoing most of the major climate work Barack ObamaBarack ObamaTrump climate move risks unraveling Paris commitments White House staff to skip correspondents’ dinner Overnight Energy: Trump signs climate order | Greens vow to fight back MORE pursued as president.  The order didn’t touch the Paris agreement, an international pact…