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A top Microsoft HR exec says you should apply to jobs in these 2 industries – CNBC

Friday, October 20, 2017

<!– –> VISIT CNBC.COM Home Entrepreneurs Leadership Careers Money Specials PRIMETIME Leadership Leadership 1 Hour AgoCNBC.com There’s also been an influx of jobs in both industries, especially at Microsoft. An “artificial intelligence” keyword search on the company’s career page brings up 469 results (and that’s in the U.S. alone). Plus, they’re not all technical roles. A quick skim of the most recent positions shows openings for a financial analyst in…

This hack connects you to the Internet via a virtual modem – TechCrunch

Friday, October 20, 2017

Legend tells of a programmer named Martin Kirkholt Melhus who worked at a client site where there was no Internet. Realizing most of his work involved cutting and pasting from StackOverflow, he needed a way to get online. And so he turned his speaker and microphone into a working (in theory) modem. “This was only ever intended as a gimmick and a proof of concept – not something that I…

Cummings: Trump aides admitted to lawyers they used private email – Politico

Friday, October 20, 2017

Rep. Elijah Cummings said the lawyers repeatedly refused to name the officials and now he’s asking Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) to issue subpoenas for the information. | Alex Brandon/AP By KYLE CHENEY 10/20/2017 12:16 PM EDT Updated 10/20/2017 01:12 PM EDT 2017-10-20T01:12-0400 A top House Democrat says White House lawyers acknowledged this week that “several” Trump administration officials used their private email accounts for government business in violation of federal…

From Choupette charms to ear-lobe ache: this week’s fashion trends – The Guardian

Friday, October 20, 2017

Going up Photograph: Getty Images Tequila and soda Victoria Beckham’s preferred drink, appaz. Is thought not to give hangovers. Only one way to find out. XOXO Gossip Girl’s sign-off is cool again. This is how Vogue’s Edward Enninful signs off Instagram posts. Dan Humphrey was right all along. Karl Lagerfeld jewellery Choupette reworked into a charm bracelet is proving a little hard to resist. Adesuwa Aighewi Great hair, great ’tude,…

A Sit Down in Paris With French Fashion Guru Sophie Fontanel – Forbes

Friday, October 20, 2017

During my recent trip to Paris early October (just before the craziness of Fashion Week), I met with Sophie Fontanel Aka Fonelle (for those who grew up reading french Elle!) at one of her parisian spot La Coupe D’Or Rue St Honore in the 1st arrondissement of Paris close to where she lives, and I enjoyed chatting with her. Writer, fashion guru, digital celebrity (thanks to the selfies of her genius wardrobe looks on her instagram account!),…

Laptop Rules Could Change For Checked Bags On International Flights – Newsweek

Friday, October 20, 2017

The Federal Aviation Administration wants to stop allowing passengers on international flights from putting large electronic devices like laptops in checked bags. After conducting several tests, the FAA has found that the lithium-ion batteries in laptops and other electronic devices are prone to overheating and exploding when packed with aerosol cans like hairspray, the Chicago Tribune reported. The FAA says there have been few such incidents because most people bring their electronic devices, like…

Listen as a MacBook Pro user sets his ‘sticky key’ frustrations to music – Digital Trends

Friday, October 20, 2017

Keyboards often go a bit wrong eventually, and so this song is for all of us. If the keyboard on your new MacBook Pro is hassling you, then Jonathan Mann of a-song-a-day fame has created a ditty just for you. The MacBook Pro’s keys have a habit of getting a bit sticky after extended exposure to dust and other debris, leaving some owners of the machine wondering if they’ll ever…

Donald Trump’s low-road presidency – CNN

Friday, October 20, 2017

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The Finance 202: Now, the hard part: Writing a tax bill – Washington Post

Friday, October 20, 2017

THE TICKER Senate Republicans just paved their yellow brick road to a $1.5 trillion tax cut.  After an anticlimactic vote-a-rama on Thursday evening, the upper chamber voted along party lines — minus Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) — to approve a spending blueprint that will allow Republicans to pass a massive tax cut without Democratic votes.  The Senate budget also authorizes lawmakers to blow a gaping hole in the deficit, roughly twice…

Bush, Obama blasts will be water off Trump’s back – CNN

Friday, October 20, 2017

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Raqqa: US-backed forces declare ‘total liberation’ of ISIS stronghold – CNN

Friday, October 20, 2017

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Paul Ryan’s got jokes about President Trump – Washington Post

Friday, October 20, 2017

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) has a complex relationship with President Trump. He’s more or less settled into a tri-pronged approach: Publicly support the president as much as possible, publicly disagree with the president only when he has to and stay out of drama as much as he can. So it was notable to hear Ryan take another tone entirely Thursday at a charity dinner, in a way that…

Laptops In Checked Bags Pose Fire And Explosion Risk, FAA Warns – NBCNews.com

Friday, October 20, 2017

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a paper filed recently with a U.N. agency that its tests show that when a laptop’s rechargeable lithium-ion battery overheats in close proximity to an aerosol spray can, it can cause an explosion capable…

US: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Friday, October 20, 2017

See more of the story WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a paper filed recently with a U.N. agency that its tests show that when a laptop’s rechargeable lithium-ion battery overheats in close proximity to an aerosol spray can, it…

Laptop deals alert: you can get 10% off all gaming laptops and desktop PCs at Currys this weekend – TechRadar

Friday, October 20, 2017

That old gaming rig not quite running like it used to? Taking a while to start up in the morning? Ping ain’t what it used to be? A mere shadow of the laptop it was a few years ago? Been looking for a gaming laptop deal for a while? Well if you have a sob story like this one (or just fancy a new computer for gaming), then you’re in…

The Best Laptops You Can Buy for under $1000 – Paste Magazine

Friday, October 20, 2017

Unlike smartphones, which are often subsidized through two-year contracts and monthly payments, laptops are often purchased with price in mind. Not only are laptops often purchased in cash up-front, they also range in price from anywhere between $199 Chromebooks to multiple thousands of dollars for high-end machines. In other words, there are a wide range of choices in front of consumers when they go to purchase a new laptop….

Microsoft and the Green Bay Packers want to score some innovation via a $10 million venture effort – Recode

Friday, October 20, 2017

In an unusual pairing of a giant tech company and a football team, Microsoft and the Green Bay Packers are trying to spur innovation in Wisconsin by forming a $10 million partnership that will make investments, give workspace to startups and encourage innovation among local businesses. Called TitletownTech and located next to the Packer’s Lambeau Field, it will include an 18-week accelerator for companies, a venture capital fund that will…

Japan’s ‘living artwork’ invents new fashion style – BBC News

Friday, October 20, 2017

Media captionLiving art: Meet Harajuku’s ethereal fashion icon An artist has garnered a cult online following internationally after inventing a quirky Japanese street fashion style eight years ago. Minori combined Shironuri (which means “painted white”) powdery make-up with vintage clothing to form a new style. By using her body as a canvas, Minori is essentially a “living artwork”, and her art is primarily depicted in photos. Her creative expression has…