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US Healthworks Suffers Data Breach Via Unencrypted Laptop – Forbes

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Data breaches happen in all manner of ways. Systems are compromised with SQL injection attacks. Spreadsheets are inadvertently leaked to external parties and mobile storage devices get left on trains. These things happen but, they really don’t have to now do they? The health care company, US Healthworks, fell victim to a data breach in April as the direct result of a stolen laptop that was not encrypted. The company…

Dual core? That’s so 2005! Your next laptop should have a quad – Digital Trends

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Only two of the top 20 systems on Amazon’s best-selling notebook list have a quad-core processor, and less than a quarter of all notebooks listed on Newegg have more than two cores. This has been true for as long as multi-core chips have been available, and it’s not likely to change any time soon. But the most popular choice isn’t always correct. Over the past few years I’ve noticed that notebooks…

High-end 2015 MacBook Pro is compatible with Dell’s 5K monitor – TechnoBuffalo

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Apple’s brand new 15-inch MacBook Pro is the first and only notebook in its lineup that is compatible with Dell’s super-sharp 5K monitor. The Cupertino company confirms support on its website, but there is a catch. If you plan to use Dell’s 27-inch UP2715K monitor with your MacBook Pro, you’re going to need to purchase the high-end model with the AMD Radeon R9 M370X graphics chip, which is priced at $2,499. The entry-level…

Hundreds Missing After Chinese Cruise Ship Sinks on Yangtze – New York Times

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

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Goodbye, Bruce: Hello, Caitlyn Jenner – CNN

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Bid goodbye to Bruce and say hello to the beautiful and brave Caitlyn Jenner. The big reveal happened on Monday (June 1) when magazine Vanity Fair tweeted its latest cover girl, starring the former Bruce, now named Caitlyn. Dressed in a classic white bustier with her curls cascading her shoulders, Jenner gives her shy but confident smile on the cover. It has a single, but…

Lindsey Graham Has An Entirely Reasonable Position On Climate Change … – Huffington Post

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

WASHINGTON — When Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) officially entered the race for the Republican presidential nomination on Monday, he also joined an exclusive club: that of GOP candidates who have acknowledged climate change. Graham, who is in his third term in the Senate, has gained a reputation as one of the few Republicans who has, in the past, acknowledged the science finding that greenhouse gas emissions are warming the planet…

Homeland Security to beef up airport security screening after report – USA TODAY

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Undercover agents were able to smuggle prohibited items, such as mock explosives or weapons, through TSA checkpoints in 67 out of 70 attempts, according to a Homeland Security investigation.

Dual core? That’s so 2005! Your next laptop should have a quad – Digital Trends

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Only two of the top 20 systems on Amazon’s best-selling notebook list have a quad-core processor, and less than a quarter of all notebooks listed on Newegg have more than two cores. This has been true for as long as multi-core chips have been available, and it’s not likely to change any time soon. But the most popular choice isn’t always correct. Over the past few years I’ve noticed that notebooks…

Supreme Court allows suit by Muslim woman who says headscarf cost her a job – Washington Post

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

The Supreme Court on Monday fortified federal employment discrimination laws, ruling for a Muslim woman who said she had been denied a job at clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch because her headscarf conflicted with the company’s preppy dress code. In a lopsided vote, the court revived the lawsuit against Abercrombie filed by the young woman, alleging that the company violated a federal law requiring accommodations for employees and job seekers…

Pharrell’s Fashion Focus: Decoding the CFDA Fashion Icon’s Award-Winning Style – Style.com

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

What makes a fashion icon? The way they look? Their carriage? The ability to constantly transform or to commit to a singular look? Back in February, we defined chicness—arguably an integral element to any style arbiter—as “dressing with individuality, consistency, and a hint or two of adventure.” By that measure, Pharrell Williams is the chicest of them all. The musician and CFDA Fashion Icon has honed a taste that is…

Style The CFDA Awards Celebrate American Fashion, but It’s Been a Hard Year … – Style.com

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Sebastian Stan (far left), Nadja Swarovski (third from left), and Greta Gerwig (third from right) with last year’s CFDA Award winners Christopher Peters, Shane Gabier, Tim Coppens, and Irene Neuwirth Photo: Getty Images Tonight are the CFDA Awards. It’s American fashion’s biggest night of the year, where we come together to honor industry legends (Lifetime Achievement winner Betsey Johnson) and outsider upstarts (Media Award winner Instagram), and watch celebrities hand…

And the Winners Are: Announcing the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards – Vogue.com

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Photo: Getty Images The CFDA Fashion Awards aim to recognize extraordinary design excellence across the industry, and the 2015 crop was announced tonight by celebrity presenters as varied as Taraji P. Henson, Amanda Seyfried, Joshua Jackson, and Kim Kardashian West (who gave the Media Award named for legendary fashion journalist Eugenia Sheppard to Instagram) during the evening’s ceremony at Alice Tully Hall. Below, the full list of this year’s winners….

High-end 2015 MacBook Pro is compatible with Dell’s 5K monitor – TechnoBuffalo

Monday, June 01, 2015

Apple’s brand new 15-inch MacBook Pro is the first and only notebook in its lineup that is compatible with Dell’s super-sharp 5K monitor. The Cupertino company confirms support on its website, but there is a catch. If you plan to use Dell’s 27-inch UP2715K monitor with your MacBook Pro, you’re going to need to purchase the high-end model with the AMD Radeon R9 M370X graphics chip, which is priced at $2,499. The entry-level…

Second Westfield man charged in theft captured on victim’s laptop camera – MassLive.com

Monday, June 01, 2015

A second Westfield man has been charged in a series of breaking and enterings solved, police say, with the help of the victim’s laptop camera. Adam Hibert, 27, was arraigned Friday on two counts of felony breaking and entering, one count of larceny over $250 and one count of larceny under $250. The victim’s boyfriend, Justin Cushman, was arraigned in March on similar charges, after allegedly working with Hibert to…

Dual core? That’s so 2005! Your next laptop should have a quad – Digital Trends

Monday, June 01, 2015

Only two of the top 20 systems on Amazon’s best-selling notebook list have a quad-core processor, and less than a quarter of all notebooks listed on Newegg have more than two cores. This has been true for as long as multi-core chips have been available, and it’s not likely to change any time soon. But the most popular choice isn’t always correct. Over the past few years I’ve noticed that notebooks…

A Likely Path for Senate Approval of a Surveillance Bill – New York Times

Monday, June 01, 2015

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Jenner reveals new name Caitlyn, breaks Twitter record – Reuters

Monday, June 01, 2015

LOS ANGELES Former Olympic athlete and reality TV star Bruce Jenner, who is transitioning to life as a woman, revealed her new name as Caitlyn Jenner on Monday and posed in a white strapless leotard on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine. In a video on the magazine’s website, Jenner said the cover, which features the headline “Call me Caitlyn,” represents a liberating phase of her transition. “Bruce always had…

SCOTUS rules in favor of Muslim woman in suit against Abercrombie and Fitch – CNN

Monday, June 01, 2015

(CNN)The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who has sued retailer Abercrombie & Fitch when the store failed to hire her because she wore a head scarf in observance of her religion. The court ruled 8-1 that the company failed to accommodate Samantha Elauf’s religious needs when she was not hired on the basis that her hijab violated company dress policy. Justice Clarence Thomas dissented with part…

What constitutes a Facebook threat? Supreme Court throws out man’s conviction. – Christian Science Monitor

Monday, June 01, 2015

Washington — The US Supreme Court on Monday reversed the conviction of a Pennsylvania man found guilty of posting threatening statements on his Facebook page about his estranged wife, his former co-workers, and even an investigating FBI agent. In throwing out Anthony Elonis’s conviction, the high court said a federal jury relied on the wrong legal standard when it concluded that the Facebook posts amounted to “true threats” in violation…

Friends Remember Beau Biden After His Death at 46: It Was a ‘Complete and … – People Magazine

Monday, June 01, 2015

Beau Biden’s loved ones are still in shock after he died at 46 over the weekend following a battle with brain cancer. Friends and family remember the former Delaware attorney general and oldest son of Vice President Joe Biden as kind, smart and loyal; a loving son, brother, husband and father. He was also “very private,” recalls Margaret Aitken, who served as the vice president’s press secretary for 10 years…