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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 01:42:23 GMTSnap, the parent company of the popular messaging app Snapchat, posted a video aimed at investors as it readies for one of the most anticipated I.P.O.s of the year.As the parent company of Snapchat prepares for one of the most anticipated market debuts of the year, it tells its own story.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:14:35 GMTThe de facto leader of Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, at the Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, this week. His arrest on Friday highlighted once again the outsize influence of the largest family-run companies.South Korea grows tired of the power of its biggest companies, but critics worry that the tight links between business and politics will survive.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:00:01 GMTMark Zuckerberg, the chief of Facebook, posted a 6,000-word essay on Facebook, about creating new kinds of governance.Farhad and Mike discuss the week’s biggest tech events, including Mark Zuckerberg’s founder’s letter and the fall of a YouTube star.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:09:31 GMTThese programs have gotten much better, and are now selling added, and perhaps unnecessary, features. What’s next? Tax reviews over cocktails?
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:01:19 GMTMark Cuban, the Dallas Mavericks owner, arguing a call during a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in January.The outspoken owner of the Dallas Mavericks followed an out-there path toward wealth — and then took moves to protect it.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:01:18 GMTA look at 10 billionaires’ money reveals one thing the superrich have in common: a large amount of cash and liquid securities.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:01:15 GMTNapoleon Hill, author of “Think and Grow Rich,” which was published in 1937 and became a self-help guide for everyday Americans seeking great wealth.More than half of the ultra-wealthy are self-made billionaires. The chance of joining their ranks remains incredibly slim.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:00:25 GMTMean tweets. Vicious taunts. Crude TV. An uncivil war is raging in this country, and before you blame ... you know ... That Guy, take a look in the mirror.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 02:17:21 GMTRyoo Yong-gyu, a director of earthquake and volcano monitoring in South Korea, spoke in Seoul about seismic activity on the Korean peninsula after a North Korean nuclear test in September 2016.The country's missile test this month gave weapons monitors a status report on the progress of North Korea's nuclear program. They said there was a significant advance.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:12:06 GMTA My Friend Cayla doll in London in 2014. Germany is banning the doll over privacy fears.Germany has moved to pull the doll, Cayla, off shelves because of an insecure Bluetooth connection that hackers could use to eavesdrop on children who play with it.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:29:33 GMTMicrosoft’s service for keeping Windows current with the latest system patches can have problems, but troubleshooting might help those updates install.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:24:21 GMTIn a 5,800-word letter about Facebook’s mission on Thursday, the chief executive all but positioned himself as an opponent to some of President Trump’s beliefs.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:41:20 GMTRivka GalchenRivka Galchen and Benjamin Moser discuss which classic books are commonly misunderstood.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:39:56 GMTJulian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, on the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London last year. He took refuge there almost five years ago.The WikiLeaks founder took refuge in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London years ago, but not all of the candidates wish to continue harboring him.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:12:26 GMTThe heads of South Korea’s most powerful companies appeared at a parliamentary hearing in Seoul in December as part of a corruption inquiry. The vice chairman of Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, fourth from right, was arrested on Friday on bribery charges.The arrest of Samsung’s de facto top executive intensifies the spotlight on a group of families that enjoy immense economic and political power.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:39:34 GMTAlso, a 13-year-old sleepover addict, Sudoku strangers on a train and a parental misunderstanding.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:25:33 GMTMark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, in September. On Thursday, he said in a 5,800-word letter that “progress now requires humanity coming together not just as cities or nations, but also as a global community.”In an update to the social network’s mission statement, the C.E.O. said that to achieve progress, people needed to come together “as a global community.”
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:42:08 GMTThe social network offers a simple way to sync friends’ birthdays and other events to your regular datebook app.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:36:52 GMTVerizon is poised to buy the fading internet pioneer, but hacking in 2014 and 2013 could shave close to $300 million off the purchase price.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:28:12 GMTHow YouTube’s biggest star took a bizarre career turn, and what it tells us about the nascent politics of social platforms.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:11:16 GMTThe screens of in-flight entertainment systems on an Airbus A350 XWB.Shifting in-flight entertainment systems to streaming content over wireless systems can save money and space, though the rollout is expected to happen gradually.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:39:18 GMTA Snapchat sign on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange last month.A revised filing on Thursday highlighted the messaging company’s ambitions for its stock market debut.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:00:21 GMTNiklas Zennstrom, a founder of Skype who now runs Atomico, a venture capital firm, in December. On Thursday, he announced a new $765 million tech fund that will primarily be used to find fledgling European companies that can eventually compete on a global stage.Despite political problems and sluggish economic growth, the region’s start-ups and venture capitalists are investing big to challenge Silicon Valley’s dominance.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:33:34 GMTThe newer type of credit and bank cards can be damaged in some of the same ways as their magnetic-stripe ancestors.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:27:24 GMTIntel’s plans to stop sponsoring the International Science and Engineering Fair raise questions on what role companies should play in promoting science fairs and education.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 01:41:02 GMTIf completed, a revised agreement with Verizon would help Yahoo focus on finding ways to extract the value of its 15 percent stake in Alibaba and its 36 percent stake in Yahoo Japan.After the revelations of huge data breaches, the new terms would cut the price for Yahoo’s core internet business by close to $300 million, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:12:17 GMTThe new Night in the Woods is one of several video games in recent years to deal with the decline of working-class towns and a dismal economy.A new game, Night in the Woods, is one of several in recent years that have tapped into themes of the decline of working-class towns and economic despair.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:41:26 GMTMia Goth as Hannah in “A Cure for Wellness.” The film opens on Friday and has received mostly negative reviews.Many users thought articles on sites resembling city newspapers’ or HealthCare.gov were real exposés or scoops, like “Trump and Putin Spotted at Swiss Resort.”
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:00:19 GMTPresident Trump spoke to reporters on Air Force One during a trip this month to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla.A Twitter account is curating what it calls the regrets of pro-Trump voters, but the reality is more complicated.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:00:12 GMTJames Poniewozik, The Times’s chief television critic, demonstrates how to cook sous vide with the Joule.No ads on TiVo is a timesaver, and its interface is better than a cable box, James Poniewozik says.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 03:30:14 GMTKaran Jerath, winner of the 2015 Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award at the International Science and Engineering Fair, on campus at the University of Texas at Austin on Monday.The chip giant is ending its support of the fairs and sponsoring newer events like homemade engineering contests. Critics say the traditional fairs are as vital as ever.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 01:44:28 GMTMasayoshi Son, the founder of the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank.The surprising acquisition of Fortress Investment Group highlights the immense ambitions of SoftBank’s brash founder, Masayoshi Son.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 20:31:01 GMTThe Ehang 184 autonomous drone on display this week at the World Government Summit 2017 in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. The drone can carry one rider and a small suitcase.Pilotless drones, capable of carrying one passenger and a small suitcase, are set to begin buzzing above the United Arab Emirates city as early as July.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:48:55 GMTWalking from Mexico to the United States at the border crossing in San Ysidro, Calif.Before you travel, here’s some information on what border agents can and cannot do, along with recommendations from lawyers.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:29:09 GMTThe social media command center of Taj hotels in Mumbai. The hotel group embarked a year ago on what one executive called ”a digital transformation journey.”For one industry, technology has allowed it to better serve customers. For the other, it has exposed some of the digital world’s perils.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:12:16 GMTApple’s browser for its Mac and iOS operating systems has handy controls for making your online reading experience more comfortable
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:04:57 GMTA protest against President Trump’s immigration policy at a Milwaukee courthouse on Monday.An unsettling assertion that immigrants can erode social norms and productivity has a foothold in academic circles.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:00:01 GMTPeter Thiel, venture capitalist.Two new books about tech culture — Alexandra Wolfe’s “Valley of the Gods” and Aimee Groth’s “The Kingdom of Happiness” — whisk readers around Silicon Valley like tourists in a celebrity-sighting van.