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We tried Amazon’s new clothing line with amazing work staples for men – Business Insider

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Amazon clothing is shipped just like all other Amazon products.Sarah Jacobs Amazon has introduced its own clothing brands in recent years. Some of the clothing is Amazon-branded — Amazon Essentials — but most of it is sold under private labels. For men, those labels are Goodthreads and Buttoned Down. Both are available only to Amazon Prime subscribers. Amazon still isn’t as well known for selling pants and shirts as it is for…

HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) Vs. MacBook Pro 15 (2017): Two ‘Best … – Forbes

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Credit: Hewlett-Packard HP Spectre x360 starts at only $1,180, offering good bang-for-the-buck. The updated 15.4-inch MacBook Pro (2017) and the 15.6-inch HP Spectre x360 (2017) both offer compelling arguments for the big-screen laptop. Which is best for you? Read on. I use both laptops* interchangeably** and can easily recommend both — but for very different reasons. HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) vs. MacBook Pro 15 (2017): great HP consumer design vs….

Senate Republicans face key week as more senators waver in their support for health care bill – Washington Post

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Senate Republicans and the White House are facing down an increasingly daunting challenge to secure the votes necessary to pass legislation before the July 4 congressional recess that would make dramatic changes to President Obama’s signature health care law. At least five Republicans have already come out against their party’s bill — which can only afford to lose two votes — and over the weekend more began expressing serious reservations and…

SpaceX successfully completes two Falcon 9 landings in one weekend – The Verge

Sunday, June 25, 2017

SpaceX has successfully launched and landed the second Falcon 9 rocket in roughly 48 hours — giving SpaceX two wins in its “weekend doubleheader.” The nearly back-to-back launches are a show of strength for the company that has said it intends to up the pace of its launches. The rocket took off today from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base at 1:25 PM Pacific Time, and launched 10 satellites for the…

John McEnroe wants today’s players to get mad – ESPN

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment NEW YORK — John McEnroe wants more anger in tennis. Not the kind of racket-smashing, profanity-flying tantrums he threw as a player, when he could go from the sport’s best player to its baddest boy in the same service game. He wants to see players get fed up that they can’t break through against Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, that they remain…

Video shows a teen falling off a Six Flags ride — and a crowd gathering to catch her – Washington Post

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Girl falling from ride at 6 Flags Great Escape and they have NO means to rescue them. Thanks to the guys who banded together to catch her and the guy who climbed the tree to move the branches out of the way. Posted by Loren Lent on Saturday, June 24, 2017 A teenage girl escaped serious injury Saturday evening after falling 25 feet from an amusement park ride in Upstate…

White House blames Obama for failing to stop Russia collusion – Washington Post

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, pictured last week, said Sunday that the Obama administration was “responsible” for the failure to stop Russian meddling in the 2016 election. (Alex Brandon/AP) The White House blamed the Obama administration Sunday for failing to tackle possible Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential election, sticking with a new strategy to fault President Trump’s predecessor for an issue currently facing the president himself as part…

Al-Wasat: Newspaper shut down by Bahrain fires staff – Aljazeera.com

Sunday, June 25, 2017

A prominent independent newspaper in Bahrain earlier shut down by the government as part of a crackdown on dissent has laid off its staff. The daily Al-Wasat sent a statement Saturday to employees saying it had to let them go after Bahrain’s rulers ordered it closed on June 4. “We regret to inform you that the board of directors … has decided to terminate the employment contracts with…

HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) Vs. MacBook Pro 15 (2017): Two ‘Best’ Big-Screen Laptops (Review) – Forbes

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Credit: Hewlett-Packard HP Spectre x360 starts at only $1,180, offering good bang-for-the-buck. The updated 15.4-inch MacBook Pro (2017) and the 15.6-inch HP Spectre x360 (2017) both offer compelling arguments for the big-screen laptop. Which is best for you? Read on. I use both laptops* interchangeably** and can easily recommend both — but for very different reasons. HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) vs. MacBook Pro 15 (2017): great HP consumer design vs….

It’s now easier to get Purism’s security-focused laptops – Engadget

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The company says it works with hardware manufacturers to make sure its components can’t be used to infiltrate your system. For instance, its laptops have a kill switch that turns off their mic and camera, so you can make sure nobody’s spying on you through your webcam, which unfortunately can happen to anyone. Another kill switch disables their WiFi and Bluetooth in an instant to prevent unauthorized connection to your…

Schools Let Students Take Laptops Home In Hopes Of Curbing ‘Summer Slide’ – NPR

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Eighth graders Cristian Munoz (left) and Clifton Steward work on their Chromebooks during a language arts class at French Middle School in Topeka, Kan. Both students were eligible to bring the devices home this summer. Scott Ritter/Courtesy of French Middle School hide caption toggle caption Scott Ritter/Courtesy of French Middle School Eighth graders Cristian Munoz (left) and Clifton Steward work on their Chromebooks during a language arts class at French…

I Found a 15-inch Laptop That’s Not a Total Pain – Gizmodo

Sunday, June 25, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train—and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. My purse felt unusually light despite being full of gadgets. Certainly too light for a purse containing a 15-inch laptop. Those are giant unwieldy monsters…

Help Me Laptop! Find a Nvidia 1070 GPU Gaming Notebook for Under $1500 – Laptop Mag

Sunday, June 25, 2017

For better or worse, gaming laptops can put a hurt on your wallet. Often, that means those of us constrained to a budget have to make some trade-offs to get a system that satisfies both our budgets and our games. Forum member, Oliver_66 is in just such a predicament. They’re currently on the hunt for a 15- or 17-inch gaming laptop with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 GPU for…

Parliament cyber-attack hits fewer than 90 email accounts – The Guardian

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Fewer than 90 email accounts belonging to peers and MPs are believed to have been hacked by an orchestrated cyber-attack, a parliamentary spokesman said on Sunday. The Houses of Parliament were targeted by hackers on Friday in an attack that sought to gain access to accounts protected by weak passwords. MPs said they were unable to access their emails after the attack began and cited blackmail as a possible motive….

We’re one step closer to getting cheaper, faster internet from space … – The Denver Post

Sunday, June 25, 2017

For many, it’s been a years-long pipe dream: Ultra-fast, lag-free internet that comes to your PC or smartphone via satellite instead of a wire into your home. Facebook, Google and even SpaceX have explored the idea, partly in hopes of selling broadband access to a growing market with enormous potential – the developing world. But now, a former Googler and friend of Elon Musk has beaten them all to the…

VC Justin Caldbeck raised funding in email to accuser ahead of scandal breaking – TechCrunch

Sunday, June 25, 2017

TechCrunch has reviewed an email allegedly sent by VC Justin Caldbeck, of Binary Capital, to one of the female founders who have accused him of inappropriate behavior — which suggests he tried to use his influence as an investor to encourage the woman to drop the allegations against him. The email, dated June 8 of this year, was published earlier by Pando, and was sent to Evertoon founder Niniane Wang, who…

How to delete yourself from the internet – Fox News

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. It seems like every week we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime … about reputable services falling victim to anonymous hackers … about ransomware holding random computer users’ files hostage. And then there are those websites that track your every move, targeting you with personalized advertisements. If you’ve considered the unthinkable — removing yourself from the internet — well, there’s bad…

US asks Supreme Court to take up Microsoft fight over email privacy – fox2now.com

Sunday, June 25, 2017

NEW YORK — The U.S. Justice Department wants the Supreme Court to take up a years-long court fight with Microsoft. The case tests the reach of government warrants for private emails. At issue is a 2016 court ruling that determined that Microsoft didn’t have to hand over customer data that was stored on computers in another country. On Friday, the Justice Department filed a petition asking the Supreme Court to…

Can Detroit become America’s next fashion hub? – Crain’s Detroit Business

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Buscemi’s most ambitious project is the creation of a garment district in Detroit. Renowned garment districts in New York City and Los Angeles contain concentrations of designers, cut and sew operations, bigger manufacturers, showrooms, distributors and wholesalers. The districts are a catalyst for the industry, which benefits from the vertical integration created by close proximity. But due to rising property values, the garment district in Manhattan is no longer a…

HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) Vs. MacBook Pro 15 (2017): Two ‘Best’ Big-Screen Laptops (Review) – Forbes

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Credit: Hewlett-Packard HP Spectre x360 starts at only $1,180, offering good bang-for-the-buck. The updated 15.4-inch MacBook Pro (2017) and the 15.6-inch HP Spectre x360 (2017) both offer compelling arguments for the big-screen laptop. Which is best for you? Read on. I use both laptops* interchangeably** and can easily recommend both — but for very different reasons. HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) vs. MacBook Pro 15 (2017): great HP consumer design vs….