Mobile, Laptop & Other Gadgets

Review: Alienware 13 Gaming Laptop – WIRED

Posted: Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Yahoo And AOL Move In Together Under ‘Oath,’ Verizon’s New Digital Arm – NPR

Posted: Wednesday, April 05, 2017

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong will take the same position at the head of Verizon’s Oath. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption toggle caption Mary Altaffer/AP AOL CEO Tim Armstrong will take the same position at the head of Verizon’s Oath. Mary Altaffer/AP There’s a new brand on the Internet that’s taking over some old ones — or at least old in Internet years. Yahoo and AOL are now under an umbrella company…

Trump’s Muslim Laptop Ban – POLITICO Magazine

Posted: Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Getty War Room By Charles Kurzman April 04, 2017 Every day, dozens of airplanes arrive in the United States from 10 Muslim-majority countries. All of these countries are active partners in the coalition against the self-proclaimed Islamic State. All of them sent senior officials to Washington last month to coordinate the next phase in this struggle. The day before the coalition met, the Trump administration announced that no direct flights…

Facebook’s Whatsapp Is Getting Into Digital Payments in India – Bloomberg

Posted: Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp is getting into digital payments in India, a first for a global messaging service that’s only just begun to explore ways to generate revenue. It’s chosen to kick off that maiden effort in India, a market dominated by Alibaba-backed digital payments leader Paytm but where WhatsApp’s 200 million users outnumber any other country. WhatsApp wants to “contribute more to India’s vision for digital commerce,” it said in a statement…

Laptop bomb threat could be expanded to more nations, DHS says – USA TODAY

Posted: Wednesday, April 05, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share The United States and the United Kingdom are setting new carry-on restrictions for certain flights that ban laptops and other large electronic devices. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland). Buzz60 A Libyan traveller packs his laptop in his suitcase before boarding his flight for London from Tunisia.(Photo: FETHI BELAID, AFP/Getty Images) WASHINGTON — Additional airports and electronics could be added to the Department of Homeland…

Trump’s Muslim Laptop Ban – POLITICO Magazine

Posted: Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Getty War Room By Charles Kurzman April 04, 2017 Every day, dozens of airplanes arrive in the United States from 10 Muslim-majority countries. All of these countries are active partners in the coalition against the self-proclaimed Islamic State. All of them sent senior officials to Washington last month to coordinate the next phase in this struggle. The day before the coalition met, the Trump administration announced that no direct flights…