Trading in a Briefcase for a Drive in the Sky by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

The old Windows Briefcase tool for syncing files has been retired, but you can still keep your files up-to-date, with or without the web.

Published: June 21, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Traveling Internationally With (or Without) a Laptop by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

Security restrictions on large electronics in carry-on baggage have many travelers concerned, so take extra precautions if you need to take your gear.

Published: June 20, 2017 at 02:00PM

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After Terror Attacks, Britain Moves to Police the Web by MARK SCOTT


By MARK SCOTT

The country is cracking down on the use of encryption for instant messaging, as well as on potentially extremist material that circulates across social media.

Published: June 18, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Charles P. Thacker Dies at 74; Helped Design Early Personal Computer by KATIE HAFNER


By KATIE HAFNER

Mr. Thacker, an electrical engineer, was part of a group at the Palo Alto Research Center that in the 1970s created the Alto, featuring a graphical user interface.

Published: June 13, 2017 at 02:00PM

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