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FILE- In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, a new Qatar Airways Airbus A350 approaches the gate at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany. As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your ratty shoes at the security checkpoint and having your baby food and milk tested for bomb residue. It's yet another inconvenience in the name of security for weary travelers, especially those from or passing through the 10 mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries covered by new U.S. and British policies. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
March 22, 2017 - 7:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your shoes at the security checkpoint and having your baby food and milk tested for bomb residue. It's yet another inconvenience...
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FILE- In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, a new Qatar Airways Airbus A350 approaches the gate at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany. As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your ratty shoes at the security checkpoint and having your baby food and milk tested for bomb residue. It's yet another inconvenience in the name of security for weary travelers, especially those from or passing through the 10 mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries covered by new U.S. and British policies. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
March 22, 2017 - 7:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your shoes at the security checkpoint and having your baby food and milk tested for bomb residue. It's yet another inconvenience...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, a laptop is seen in Las Vegas. Royal Jordanian Airlines is advising passengers that laptops, iPads, cameras and other electronics won’t be allowed in carry-on luggage for U.S.-bound flights starting Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 20, 2017 - 9:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights originating in eight other countries from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and most other electronics in carry-on luggage starting Tuesday. The reason for the ban was not immediately clear. U.S. security...
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In this, Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, photo illustration, a woman types on her laptop, in Miami. Details from the Department of Justice indictment of Russian hackers on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, show that many people are still not taking routine precautions to safeguard their email accounts, and hackers are exploiting that. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 20, 2017 - 3:58 pm
TORONTO (AP) — U.S. authorities say a Canadian man accused of breaking into hundreds of millions of Yahoo email accounts poses an "extremely high flight risk" due to alleged ties to Russian intelligence agents. U.S. law enforcement officials call Karim Baratov a "hacker-for-hire" paid by members of...
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St. Stephen Middle School student Lakaysha Governor works on her Chromebook on Monday, March 20, 2017, on a school bus recently outfitted with WiFi by tech giant Google, as College of Charleston professor RoxAnn Stalvey looks on in St. Stephen, S.C. Lakysha is one of nearly 2,000 students in South Carolina's rural Berkeley County benefiting from a grant from Google, which on Monday unveiled one of its WiFi-equipped school buses in the area. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
March 20, 2017 - 3:55 pm
ST. STEPHEN, S.C. (AP) — Eighth-grader Lakaysha Governor spends two hours on the bus getting back and forth to school each day. Thanks to a grant from Google, she can now use that time more productively and get her homework done. The aspiring forensic anthropologist is one of nearly 2,000 students...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2015, file photo, a man walks past the Comcast Building in New York. Comcast says Dave Watson will become CEO of its cable unit in April 2017 to replace Neil Smit, who is leaving the role. Watson, who has worked at Comcast for more than 25 years, has been chief operating officer of Comcast’s cable unit since 2010. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
March 20, 2017 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast's cable unit is switching up its leadership ranks, with longtime executive Dave Watson taking over for Neil Smit as CEO. Smit will become vice chairman of Comcast Corp. at the start of next month. Comcast said Monday that he will work with Watson on the transition for a few...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2015, file photo, a man walks past the Comcast Building in New York. Comcast says Dave Watson will become CEO of its cable unit in April 2017 to replace Neil Smit, who is leaving the role. Watson, who has worked at Comcast for more than 25 years, has been chief operating officer of Comcast’s cable unit since 2010. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
March 20, 2017 - 9:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast's cable unit is switching up its leadership ranks, with longtime executive Dave Watson taking over for Neil Smit as CEO. Smit will become vice chairman of Comcast Corp. at the start of next month. Comcast said Monday that he will work with Watson on the transition for a few...
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March 19, 2017 - 7:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Meetup.com is taking a leap into the Trump resistance. The New York-based networking site will unveil plans in the coming days to partner with a labor group — under the guidance of a former Hillary Clinton aide — to coordinate protests among more than 120,000 activists already...
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March 19, 2017 - 7:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Meetup.com is taking a leap into the Trump resistance. The networking site is partnering with a left-leaning labor group and a former Hillary Clinton aide to roll out a platform for organizing people who oppose President Donald Trump. It's a risky move for the company, whose...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, Federal Communication Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai speaks during an open hearing and vote on "Net Neutrality" in Washington. Trumpism is slowly taking hold on your phone and computer, as the FCC starts rolling back Obama-era measures, known as "net neutrality" rules, which were designed to keep phone and cable giants from favoring their own internet services and apps. Pai, President Donald Trump’s hand-picked FCC chief, wants to cut regulations that he believes are holding back faster, cheaper internet. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
March 17, 2017 - 5:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Trumpism is slowly taking hold on your phone and computer, as newly installed federal regulators begin chipping away at hard-fought protections on privacy and competition. These protections, put in place during the Obama administration, had upset the phone and cable industries. The...
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