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London police make another arrest, release image of knife used in London Bridge attack – ABC News

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Another arrest was made early Saturday morning in connection with the London Bridge terror attack, just hours after police released additional details about the investigation, including a photo of a knife used by the attackers. Officers from the Metropolitan London Police’s Counter Terrorism Command arrested a 28-year-old man at a residential address in East London at 2:05 a.m., police said. “He was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the…

Romney: Hillary Clinton told me to work for Trump – New York Post

Saturday, June 10, 2017

PARK CITY, Utah — Democrat Hillary Clinton encouraged Mitt Romney to take a job as President Donald Trump’s secretary of state, the former Republican presidential candidate said Friday. Romney, speaking to a high-powered gathering of GOP officials, top donors and business leaders at a luxury Utah resort, said that when Trump briefly considered him late last year for Clinton’s former job, Romney called “virtually all the former secretaries of state”…

The best gaming laptops in 2017 – The Telegraph – Telegraph.co.uk

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Gaming laptops are a serious investment compared to a console or even a decent desktop computer, although there are advantages to a gaming rig you can pick up and take on the move. While many purists will attest to the power and adaptability of a gaming desktop PC, if you need a piece of kit that you can take to a friend’s house or university then you may want to…

HP EliteBook x360 is a stunning, practical laptop for work: review – Fox News

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Hewlett-Packard has built an amazing laptop that any business can bank on. HP has been making laptops for businesses for a long time and it shows. The 2017 EliteBook x360 nails all the essentials including design, construction, keyboard, battery life, performance, portability, and security. I’ve been using the 13.3-inch EliteBook x360 for the last month or so. Here’s my brief review. Design strikes a key balance  …

The new iMac is (sort of) upgradable – The Verge

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Apple often makes make it near impossible to upgrade its computers, and its new iMac isn’t officially upgradeable, either. Whatever specs you buy it with is probably what you’re going to have until you buy a new one. But these new iMacs do have a few components you can swap out for something better — if you’re brave enough. iFixit tore apart a new iMac and found that it has…

That new keyboard is the key to Apple’s MacBook update – TechCrunch

Thursday, June 08, 2017

There’s a decent chance you missed the MacBook news this week. It was buried amid a flood of news as Apple powered through announcements at the WWDC keynote on Monday. Like the majority of the hardware news at the event, the differences are entirely behind the scenes — and let’s be honest, upgraded Intel processors will never be as exciting to the layperson as a Siri speaker or iMac Pro. But…

James Comey testifies: Former FBI director says he helped reveal details of conversations with Trump – Washington Post

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Former FBI director James B. Comey said Thursday he helped reveal details of his private conversations with President Trump because he thought doing so would spur the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the administration — a remarkable admission showing the degree of concern he had about both Russian interference with U.S. politics and his doubts about the Justice Department’s ability to probe such activity. Testifying before the Senate…

Congressman-elect sorry he hit reporter, promises donation to charity – Minnesota Public Radio News

Thursday, June 08, 2017

A congressman-elect is trying to put a story about body-slamming a newspaper reporter behind him. Greg Gianforte has apologized in a letter to The Guardian‘s Ben Jacobs, saying Jacobs was just “doing his job” in asking a legitimate question when Gianforte knocked him down. On the eve of a May 25 special election for the House in Montana, Gianforte was about to do a television interview when Jacobs asked a…

Who’s who, what’s at stake in Britain’s unexpected election – Washington Post

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, delivers a speech during a campaign stop on June 6. (Pool photo by Ben Stansall via Reuters) Britain is going to the polls, again. This Thursday, the British public will vote for its next government. And since the campaign began, the country has had to reimagine what this race is about. Where once analysts were predicting a comfortable landslide, many now suggest a far closer race with an…

The Latest: Cops: Worker blocked exits before store shooting – Washington Post

Thursday, June 08, 2017

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. — The Latest on a murder-suicide shooting at a Pennsylvania supermarket (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Police say a Pennsylvania supermarket employee who shot and killed three fellow workers spent the first 90 minutes of his shift blocking entrances and exits so no one could flee once the shooting started. At a news conference outside the Weis Market in Eaton Township on Thursday, state police say 24-year-old Randy…

Iran Calls Trump’s Response to Attacks ‘Repugnant’ – New York Times

Thursday, June 08, 2017

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Microsoft acquires Israeli security firm Hexadite, sources say for $100M – TechCrunch

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Yet more activity in the world of cybersecurity. Microsoft today confirmed that it has acquired Hexadite, an Israeli startup that uses AI to identify and protect against attacks. We and others reported last month that this deal was in the works, for a price sources tell us is $100 million. The idea is to expand Microsoft’s existing security portfolio with an infusion of new technology based around new innovations in areas like…

What is Microsoft’s mysterious new DirectReality? – The Verge

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Microsoft has trademarked “DirectReality” ahead of its E3 press event on Sunday, with some hints that this mysterious service might involve holographic apps. The software giant describes DirectReality as “online computer software for holographic applications” and software as a service. DirectReality is also related to gaming, and the trademark filing was spotted by Gamespot just days after Microsoft trademarked a mysterious S logo ahead of its Xbox Project Scorpio unveiling….

That new keyboard is the key to Apple’s MacBook update – TechCrunch

Thursday, June 08, 2017

There’s a decent chance you missed the MacBook news this week. It was buried amid a flood of news as Apple powered through announcements at the WWDC keynote on Monday. Like the majority of the hardware news at the event, the differences are entirely behind the scenes — and let’s be honest, upgraded Intel processors will never be as exciting to the layperson as a Siri speaker or iMac Pro. But…

A guide to the past year in James Comey news and scoops – Washington Post

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Former FBI director James B. Comey’s planned appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee in one of the most anticipated congressional hearings in recent memory. The event is so big that the three major broadcast networks have taken the unusual step of scrapping their regular daytime programming to air live coverage. Comey will surely be asked about private conversations he had with President Trump. Of particular interest is whether Comey felt…

Theresa May Stumbles Awkwardly to Election Day – New York Times

Thursday, June 08, 2017

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Iran’s top diplomat says White House statement on Tehran attack is ‘repugnant’ – Washington Post

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Iran’s foreign minister on Thursday derided a White House statement on the Tehran attacks as “repugnant” after the Trump administration linked the twin assaults to what it called Iran’s support for terrorism. Meanwhile, Iran’s Intelligence Ministry identified five of the attackers — all killed during Wednesday’s bloodshed — as Iranians who had left the country to join the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. The ministry published photos of…

London attack: Video emerges of police shooting – BBC News

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Image caption The video shows armed officers getting out of a police car A video has emerged showing armed police shooting dead the three men who carried out the London terror attack. CCTV footage shows the three men attacking a pedestrian in Borough Market before charging at armed officers. The men are then shot dead. It comes after police investigating Saturday’s attack – which left eight people dead – made…

Congressman-elect Gianforte apologizes to reporter for assault, to donate $50000 to press group – ABC News

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Greg Gianforte — the Republican U.S. representative-elect who won a Montana congressional seat 24 hours after allegedly “body-slamming” Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs — sent a letter to Jacobs Wednesday apologizing for his actions. Gianforte also agreed to donate $50,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists, a non-profit organization that promotes press freedom and protects the rights of journalists, according to both his office and the Guardian. The donation was made…

US might expand laptop ban to 71 airports: Homeland Security – CNBC

Thursday, June 08, 2017

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