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admin 13th July 2018

Apple has announced a long-awaited update for the MacBook Pro, giving the laptops a much-needed performance bump but not any meaningful change in design. Most notably, Apple has not fully changed the design of the laptops’ keyboards, which have drawn serious complaints from consumers who find them unreliable. The new models — one 13-inch model and […]

admin 12th July 2018

I can’t be the only L.A. resident who, when leaving home for a walk—to the grocery store, to the dry cleaner, to Runyon Canyon—finds herself recalling the chorus of the Missing Persons song ”Walking in L.A.,” from 1982. Its key lyric—“Nobody walks in L.A.”—is not exactly true (although, when I first moved here, I was […]

admin 12th July 2018

JULY 16th sees the opening of the Farnborough air show. Plane spotters attending the show, which by entente cordiale alternates annually with that in Paris, will be hoping for an appearance by one of the F-35 Lightning fighters delivered recently to Britain’s air force and navy. The F-35 represents the best that the present has […]

admin 12th July 2018

Whatever happened to the Flint water crisis? Crews are at work, but less than 25 percent of the lead pipes have been replaced and poisonous water continues to flow into most houses; Mike Tobin investigates for ‘Special Report.’ Elon Musk, the tech billionaire, said in a tweet Wednesday that he will pay to fix every […]

admin 12th July 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel targeted Syrian military positions early on Thursday after an unmanned drone entered its airspace from the neighboring country the previous day, the military said. The military said it struck three Syrian posts “in response to the infiltration of the Syrian UAV,” or unmanned aerial vehicle. Syrian state media said Israeli jets […]

admin 12th July 2018

It doesn’t have to be this way. Fake news is actually really easy to spot — if you know how. Consider this your New Media Literacy Guide. 1. Does the story come from a strange URL? Zimdars says sites with strange suffixes like “.co” or “.su,” or that are hosted by third party platforms like […]

admin 12th July 2018

REHOVOT, Israel (Reuters) – Israeli defense firm Elbit Systems on Thursday unveiled a 1.6 ton unmanned aircraft vehicle (UAV) designed to fly in airspace currently reserved for piloted civilian planes as a race heats up to deploy military drones outside combat zones. Employees check an Elbit Systems Ltd. Hermes 900 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at […]

admin 11th July 2018

Welcome to Hillicon Valley, The Hill’s newsletter detailing all you need to know about the tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. Welcome! Follow the cyber team, Olivia Beavers (@olivia_beavers) and Morgan Chalfant (@mchalfant16), and the tech team, Harper Neidig (@hneidig) and Ali Breland (@alibreland).   LAWMAKERS EYE BAN ON CHINESE CAMERAS: Congress […]