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Court Upholds Texas Limits on Abortions – New York Times

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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Los Angeles Police Officers Acted Improperly in Ezell Ford Shooting, Civilian … – New York Times

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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US Embracing a New Approach on Battling ISIS in Iraq – New York Times

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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EXCLUSIVE: John Kasich’s Super-Pac Hires Fred Davis as Media Strategist – Bloomberg

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

With more than a dozen Republican presidential hopefuls in the 2016 field, the supply of experienced and talented campaign operatives is going to be spread thin. Looking for a pollster, a finance director, an opposition researcher honcho, or an admaker who can dramatically increase your chances of winning the nomination? Well, the competition to sign top talent is already fierce. Add into the mix that every campaign is trying to staff…

How to Choose Your Next Laptop – Gizmodo

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

So it’s time to choose your next laptop—your trusty companion for the next few years, the hardware that will keep you connected and handle everything from essay writing to Netflix binging. But how do you narrow down the wealth of options out there? With our short and simple guide, that’s how. Choose your OS Pick the OS for your laptop and you can very quickly whittle down the number of…

Which MacBook? Choosing Between Stamina, Speed and Style in Apple’s Laptops – Wall Street Journal

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Updated June 9, 2015 6:07 p.m. ET “Just get a MacBook Air.” For as long as I can remember, that’s been my unequivocal answer to anyone looking to buy a new laptop. A cutting-edge design, an unparalleled balance of performance and battery life—the choice was as obvious as picking an airplane aisle seat. But the latest Apple laptops make the one I once declared the best in the world feel…

12 best ultraportable laptops of 2015 UK: Best Ultrabooks you can buy – PC Advisor

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The best Ultraportable laptops you can buy. PC Advisor reviews the 12 best ultraportable laptops you can buy in the UK in 2015. Best Ultrabook reviews.  As well as being easy to transport, an ultraportable laptop needs to be able to cope with the ever-increasing demands of those who are constantly on the move. PC Advisor reveals the UK’s best ultraportable laptops 2015. Here are our reviews of the best…

Will iOS 9 finally let the iPad replace your laptop? – Digital Trends

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

As Chromebooks, cheap Windows laptops, and even Android tablets start to drop sharply in price, Apple’s beloved iPad is looking more expensive every day. At WWDC, Apple announced the addition of multi-tasking for the iPad Air 2, starting with iOS 9. This change holds the potential to make the iPad line more valuable by replacing some functions of a regular laptop. But can a tablet really be two devices in one?…

The Morning Download: Apple Upgrades iPad Multitasking, Narrowing Gap With … – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Leveraging IT for Value-based Care Michael O’Rourke, CIO for Catholic Health Initiatives, and Mitch Morris, a principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP and leader of its global health care practice, answer questions about the influence of technology in health care transformation and the challenges currently faced by CIOs in the sector.

The Microsoft Lumia 640 Review – AnandTech

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The group that was once Nokia’s mobile division has gone through a great number of changes in the past few years. After declining sales of Symbian devices, the company decided to go all in with Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform. In a very short time, Nokia became the number one vendor of Windows Phone smartphones in the world. Despite this, the move to Windows Phone failed to revitalize the company….

Computer solves 120-year-old biology problem that had scientists stumped – ScienceAlert

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Can computer software invent scientific theories and ideas as well as crunch numbers? That’s the suggestion being put forward by Michael Levin and Daniel Lobo, two computer scientists at Tufts University, Massachusetts in the US, who have programmed a computer to come up with its own scientific hypothesis on one of biology’s most well-known mysteries. The mystery in question: how the genes of a sliced-up flatworm regenerate into new organisms….

SpaceX founder files with government to provide Internet service from space – Washington Post

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Elon Musk’s space company has asked the federal government for permission to begin testing on an ambitious project to beam Internet service from space, a significant step forward for an initiative that could create another major competitor to Comcast, AT&T and other telecom companies. The plan calls for launching a constellation of 4,000 small and cheap satellites that will beam high-speed Internet signals to all parts of the globe, including…

Apple ripped off a bunch of features from Google and Microsoft – TechnoBuffalo

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Apple held its annual WWDC developer conference on Monday, where it discussed plenty of new features coming in its next software updates, iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan. If you use Apple products, there’s a lot to like in the updates. If you use a lot of products from a lot of tech companies, as we tend to do, then you might have felt that a lot of the…

Mozilla responds to Firefox user backlash over Pocket integration – VentureBeat

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Last week, Mozilla updated Firefox with Pocket integration. Over the weekend, some Firefox users began to voice their displeasure over the move on public forums like Bugzilla, Google Groups, and Hacker News. Pocket is a service for managing a reading list of online articles (it allows you to save stories, videos, and websites to check out later). Pocket is already offered as a Firefox add-on, and although Mozilla was developing…

Newspaper calls A’s switch-pitcher Pat Venditte ‘amphibious’ – Washington Post (blog)

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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Emails: USMC spat with newspaper caused internal frenzy – Marine Corps Times

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Marine Corps Times was abruptly but briefly removed from its typical newsstand location in early 2014 on orders from Marine Corps headquarters.(Photo: Marine Corps Times) Dozens of newly released internal emails provide additional insight into the Marine Corps’ contentious effort last year to bar the independent Marine Corps Times newspaper and its newsstands from their traditional prominent spot at the front of on-base stores. In response to a Freedom of…

4 questions about Apple’s new News app, answered – Poynter.org

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

by James Warren Published June 9, 2015 4:31 pm Updated June 9, 2015 4:45 pm Apple on Monday announced a new news reading app with a simple name, News. Here are key questions about the app and what it may mean for media organizations, including partners such as The New York Times, ESPN, Bloomberg and The Atlantic. Given the ubiquity of iPhones and iPads in the market, will it change…

State of Media: TV Journalism Is Sick. Here’s How to Cure It. – Al Jazeera America

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

These are things we TV journalists can actively do to get back in shape and shape the future. We can’t turn back the clock to a time when everyone watched the evening news at 6:30 p.m. And we can’t pretend the Internet and mobile devices haven’t upended the economic model upon which mainstream TV media depended for decades. It’s a brave new world where only the nimble survive and where we…

Vincent A. Musetto, crafter of legendary tabloid wood, dies at 74 – Poynter.org

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

by Benjamin Mullin Published June 9, 2015 3:07 pm Updated June 9, 2015 3:48 pm The New York Times | Capital New York Vincent A. Musetto, the man who wrote the iconic New York Post headline “Headless Body in Topless Bar,” has died, multiple sources reported Tuesday. Musetto, who came up with such gems as “Granny Executed in Her Pink Pajamas,” “Khadafy Goes Daffy” and “500-Pound Sex Maniac Goes Free,”…