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Amtrak train strikes man distracted by cell phone – 10News

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

SAN DIEGO (KGTV)–A man too distracted by his cell phone to hear an oncoming Amtrak train was hospitalized Saturday after being struck by it, according to the San Diego Sheriff’s Department. Witnesses told sheriff’s officials that a pedestrian was looking down at his phone and apparently did not notice how close he was to the oncoming train or railroad tracks on West Hawthorne Street and California Street around 11:35 p.m. …

Spurt in digital transactions dents ATM growth – Economic Times

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

MUMBAI: After November’s surprise demonetisation, the government has been aggressively pushing banks and payment companies to achieve the target of 25 billion transactions in fiscal year 2018. The immediate fallout seems to be the demise of the ubiquitous ATM. Banks added 3,619 new ATMs between November 2016 and April this year taking the total ATM count in the country to 2,09,028. Between November 2015 and April 2016 banks added 7,746…

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

Posted: 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…

There’s a real digital divide in rural Nebraska – Lincoln Journal Star

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Randy Flint, a technician with White Construction Co., Inc., installs fiber optic cable along a county road in Black Earth, Wisconsin.

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

Posted: 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 reluctant to rush vote on healthcare bill – The Hill

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Senate Republicans on Sunday indicated resistance to rushing a vote on the GOP proposal to repeal and replace ObamaCare before the July 4 recess. Lawmakers said they need more time to analyze and amend the bill. Senate Republicans just released a draft last Thursday, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellPrice: ‘No guarantees’ people won’t fall through cracks of healthcare bill Senate Republicans reluctant to rush vote on healthcare bill…