Can Microsoft's Surface Laptop put some hurt on the Chromebook and MacBook?

Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop is aimed at Google’s education-centric Chromebook and a longstanding student favorite, the MacBook. But the Surface Laptop may be a tough sell considering its design.

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DoL Suit Highlights Asian Glass Ceiling in Tech


Longstanding concerns about hiring and diversity issues in Silicon Valley recently returned to the fore. The Labor Department recently filed suit against big data firm Palantir, alleging that it had engaged in a pattern of denying jobs to Asian applicants. Race is a greater impediment than gender when it comes to breaking through corporate glass ceilings, suggests research conducted by Ascend. “Overlooked in the popular diversity discussion has been the issue of an Asian glass ceiling at the highest management levels,” said Ascend EVP Anna Mok.

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New PC malware loads before Windows, is virtually impossible to detect

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A new form of attack has brought a long-standing criminal malware suite to an NSA level of sophistication.

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Nike CEO 'excited about the potential' of Apple tie-up, promises more to come

The long-standing partnership between Nike and Apple has been beneficial for both companies, and Nike’s chief executive hinted on Friday that additional projects were in the works even as Apple encroaches on Nike’s territory.



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Rumor: Apple to remove Bose headphones & speakers from its stores amid patent suit, NFL spat

As a patent infringement suit filed by Bose against Beats looms, the longstanding retail partnership between Apple and Bose may be coming to an end, with a new report claiming that the premium audio products will be removed from Apple’s retail locations.



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FTC Gives E-tailers Bad Shipping News


The Federal Trade Commission has updated a longstanding rule governing mail- and phone-based retailers to explicitly include e-commerce vendors as well, meaning that online retailers now must abide by a 30-day shipping requirement or refund customers’ payments if they can’t. Since 1975, buyers from mail- and phone-based sellers have been entitled to expect shipment of their orders within any advertised time frame, or 30 days if no specific promise is made, according to the FTC’s “Mail or Telephone Order Merchandise Rule” issued that year.

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