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A Cyberattack ‘the World Isn’t Ready For’

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:23:36 GMT

Golan Ben-Oni, of the IDT Corporation, which was attacked in April with two cyberweapons stolen from the National Security Agency.In May, a so-called ransomware attack hit computers in over 150 countries. But two weeks earlier, one security expert found something a lot worse.


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Tesla in Talks to Set Up Electric Car Factory in Shanghai

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:31:56 GMT

A Tesla Model X car at the G Festival in Beijing in April.The company said foreign production was needed to make its models more affordable overseas. Its plan for a plant would require a Chinese partner.


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‘Nobody Is Perfect’: Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:29:24 GMT

Earlier this week, Travis Kalanick stepped down as the chief executive at Uber.More than 1,000 workers supported a petition asking the company’s board to bring back the former chief in an active role.


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Inside Travis Kalanick’s Resignation as Uber’s C.E.O.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 01:17:08 GMT

At a Chicago hotel on Tuesday, two venture capitalists presented Mr. Kalanick with a list of demands, including his resignation by the end of the day.


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Tech Tip: Rescuing Text From Mac WordPerfect Files

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:22:38 GMT

WordPerfect for the Mac never made it to the 21st century, but you can use modern software to get back into those ancient files.



The Saturday Profile: The Man Who Helped Turn Toronto Into a High-Tech Hotbed

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:50:50 GMT

Geoffrey Everest Hinton, a computer scientist and leading expert in artificial intelligence, has helped make the University of Toronto a center of innovation.Geoffrey Hinton, a scientist at the heart of artificial intelligence’s recent breakthroughs, has helped make Toronto a leading research location.


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Social Q’s: How Do I Get Off the Mailing List ... of a Family Member?

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:11:09 GMT

Also: a co-worker who hugs; a longtime best friend who wants a (big) loan; and a graduation announcement after a long silence.


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Bits: Daily Report: Lessons From the Tumult at Uber

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:46:15 GMT

Uber’s headquarters in San Francisco. Travis Kalanick, who stepped down as the company’s chief, had enablers who turned a blind eye to Uber’s faults because it was growing quickly.Travis Kalanick’s fall is instructive about the way the Silicon Valley start-up machine functions and the power venture capitalists still exercise.


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Tech Tip: Trading in a Briefcase for a Drive in the Sky

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:39:29 GMT

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.



Wheels: BMW and Volkswagen Try to Beat Apple and Google at Their Own Game

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:17:51 GMT

Volkswagen has formed a relationship with D-Wave Systems, a Canadian maker of computers that apply the principles of quantum physics. The move is part of an effort by European carmakers to build the computing capacity they will need as vehicles digitize and become driverless.European carmakers and suppliers are trying to build the computing capacity they will need as vehicles digitize and become driverless.


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Ranked by Instagram: The Latest Men’s Wear Shows

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:30:39 GMT

The Vivienne Westwood show at London Fashion Week Men’s.Vivienne Westwood, Dolce & Gabbana and Off-White rack up likes and new followers in London, Milan and Florence.


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Uncle Sam Wants Your Deep Neural Networks

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:00:30 GMT

Transportation Safety Administration employees demonstrating a body scanner.Homeland Security is introducing a $1.5 million contest to build artificial intelligence that can identify concealed items in body scans at airports.


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Virtual Reality Is a Disappointment? Not in the World of Video Gamers

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 04:56:22 GMT

Gunheart is a virtual-reality sci-fi game created by Drifter Entertainment, a Seattle start-up. The video game industry’s effort in virtual reality has other industries taking notice.The video gaming industry continues to pour money and resources into virtual reality, cementing its development and advancement.


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Silicon Valley Investors Flexed Their Muscles in Uber Fight

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 01:26:02 GMT

From left, Chris Sacca of Lowercase Capital, Shawn Carolan of Menlo Ventures and Bill Gurley of Benchmark. Their firms pushed for Travis Kalanick to step down.Start-up financiers have deferred boardroom control to founders in recent years. Travis Kalanick’s ouster indicates that could be changing.


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Amid Tumult at Uber, Bill Gurley Is Said to Be Leaving Board

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:17:44 GMT

Bill Gurley, a partner at the venture capital firm Benchmark, is leaving Uber’s board of directors, according to a person familiar with the move.An early supporter of Travis Kalanick, he will be replaced by Matt Cohler, a fellow partner at the venture capital firm Benchmark, a person familiar with the move said.


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Tech Fix: What You Need to Know About the New Uber

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:23:11 GMT

The company has been dogged by scandal for months. One response: changes to its all-important app.


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Tech We're Using: The Tech That Our Security Experts Use to Be Digitally Secure

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:53:29 GMT

The New York Times staff members Bill McKinley, executive director of information security, and Runa Sandvik, director of information security.The Times’s security experts suggest keeping all software up to date and using two-factor authentication and password managers to protect your privacy.


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State of the Art: Uber’s Lesson: Silicon Valley’s Start-Up Machine Needs Fixing

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:56:47 GMT

Uber’s headquarters in San Francisco. Travis Kalanick, who stepped down as the company’s chief, had enablers who turned a blind eye to Uber’s faults because it was growing quickly.Travis Kalanick, who stepped down as Uber’s C.E.O., had many enablers who turned a blind eye to the company’s faults because it was growing quickly.


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Bits: Daily Report: The Power of Social Media in Holding Brands to Acccount

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:52:45 GMT

Online campaigns directed at brands can be a lot more effective than writing to your congressman or congresswoman.



Tech Tip: Traveling Internationally With (or Without) a Laptop

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:57:49 GMT

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



Critic's Notebook: When Fan Fiction and Reality Collide

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:57:09 GMT

The topsy-turvy power dynamics of internet culture are on display in “FANtasies,” a new fan-fiction-inspired web series.


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State of the Art: How Battling Brands Online Has Gained Urgency, and Impact

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:00:28 GMT

In a nation where politics have grown pitched, such campaigns suddenly feel like the most effective political action many of us can take.


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Uber Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns as C.E.O.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 05:20:56 GMT

Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber, said last week that he would take an indefinite leave of absence.The company’s co-founder had been under increasing pressure, and several major investors demanded that he resign from the company immediately.


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Toshiba Picks Preferred Bidder for Microchip Business

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:04:16 GMT

Toshiba said on Wednesday that a consortium made up of the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, Bain Capital and the Development Bank of Japan had “presented the best proposal.”The decision to negotiate with a Japanese-led consortium was likely to intensify a showdown with an American business partner seeking to steer the sale.


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Bringing Social Media Stars Onto the Runway, and Hearing Them Roar

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 21:19:39 GMT

Shawn Mendes at the Emporio Armani show in Milan.The socially famous and digitally omnipresent add juice, and court controversy, at Men’s Fashion Week.


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Germany Raids Homes of 36 People Accused of Hateful Postings Over Social Media

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:10:37 GMT

Heiko Maas, the German justice minister, is endorsing a new social media law aimed at cracking down on hate speech, a measure that an array of experts has warned is unconstitutional.The raids were part of a coordinated campaign across 14 states. Most cases concerned politically motivated right-wing incitement, police said.


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Bits: Daily Report: When Tech Titans Go to Washington

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:57:10 GMT

Tech leaders and investors, some of whom have disagreed with President Trump, met at the White House on Monday about updating government technology.An event at the White House on Monday was closely watched for the Trump administration’s ability to gather leaders in the tech realm.


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Tech Tip: What to Do When Chrome Wants to Update — but Can’t

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:49:25 GMT

If Google’s browser trips up trying to install a new version, check your system and settings before reinstalling the software.



Amazon Will Let Customers Try On Clothes Before Buying

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:03:56 GMT

The chief executive of Amazon, Jeff Bezos. The retailer’s new try-on clothing service will be available only to members of Amazon Prime.Amazon Wardrobe, part of the Prime service and part of the company’s effort to expand in apparel, will let customers order three to 15 items of clothing without buying it.


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Tech Titans Make Pilgrimage to White House to Discuss Government Systems

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:53:03 GMT

Tech leaders and investors, some of whom have disagreed with President Trump, met at the White House on Monday about updating government technology.Timothy Cook, Jeff Bezos and Eric Schmidt were among 18 tech executives at a forum held by an administration they have had conflicts with.


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Want to Work for Jaguar Land Rover? Start Playing Phone Games

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 20:48:33 GMT

The Jaguar F-Pace at the New York International Auto Show in April. The carmaker said Monday that it would be recruiting 5,000 people this year, including 1,000 electronics and software engineers.The carmaker wants potential employees to download an app with a series of puzzles it says will test for the engineering skills it hopes to bring in.


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Drones to the Rescue

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 19:59:29 GMT

Researchers find that drones carrying heart defibrillators can reach cardiac arrest victims quicker than ambulances.


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Move Over, Bitcoin. Ether Is the Digital Currency of the Moment.

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 19:11:29 GMT

Racks of machines at a server farm mining Bitcoins and Ether in Guizhou, China, last June.Ethereum, a digital currency network that is winning over tech geeks and big companies, may soon surpass Bitcoin, its inspiration. Or it may fizzle.


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Global Health: The High-Tech Device That’s Like a Bouncer for Mosquitoes

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:52:48 GMT

A mosquito trap created by Microsoft has 64 chambers that can trap individual species of mosquitoes.New traps that use infrared beams to identify insects are helping researchers capture more of the disease-carrying insects they need.


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Tech Tip: Making Your Messages Really Move

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:19:07 GMT

Communicating through animated GIF files is a popular form of self-expression, and you don’t have to look far to find images to share.



Bits: Arianna Huffington Gains Power at Uber

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:16:52 GMT

Arianna Huffington, who joined Uber’s board last year, has been gaining influence at the company.Ms. Huffington, a founder of The Huffington Post who joined Uber’s board last year, has been helping fill a leadership void at the troubled company.


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U.K. to Decide on 21st Century Fox Deal for Sky by June 29

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:14:45 GMT

Regulators handed recommendations to the country’s culture minister on whether the deal should go through.


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Nonfiction: The iPhone Is 10 Years Old. Here’s the Story of Its Birth.

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:07:04 GMT

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs unveils the first iPhone at the Macworld Conference in January 2007.Apple’s culture of reverence and secrecy is no match for Brian Merchant in “The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone.”


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