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Samsung unveils foldable phone as it tries to regain edge on Apple 7 Nov 11:23pm Samsung unveils foldable phone as it tries to regain edge on Apple
The Korean company pins hopes on the pocket-sized device that gives users a tablet-sized screen Samsung has unveiled its much-anticipated foldable phone and urged Android developers to start writing apps for the new device. The South Korean tech company needs to perfect the foldable phone to reverse steep declines in profit for its mobile division and
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Wall Street Analysts Are Now Selling More Data, Less Analysis 7 Nov 10:42pm Wall Street Analysts Are Now Selling More Data, Less Analysis
Bank research units are finding new ways to crunch data for clients including deeper looks into social-media sentiment, geospatial mapping and other unorthodox sources.
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He Helped People Cheat at Grand Theft Auto. Then His Home Was Raided. 7 Nov 10:40pm He Helped People Cheat at Grand Theft Auto. Then His Home Was Raided.
A gamer in Melbourne has had his assets frozen in connection with a popular video game cheat. He’s one of many being sued by game companies worldwide, raising questions about copyright law and the policing of online civility.
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Qualcomm Posts Loss as Revenue Slips 7 Nov 10:31pm Qualcomm Posts Loss as Revenue Slips
Qualcomm swung to a loss in its latest quarter, as sales in the company’s unit that develops mobile modem technology were flat.
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Google Is Said to Be Shopping for More Real Estate in New York 7 Nov 10:08pm Google Is Said to Be Shopping for More Real Estate in New York
Amazon appears to be leaning toward opening a new office in New York. Now word comes that Google, already a big employer in the city, may add on.
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He Cheated at Grand Theft Auto. Then His Home Was Raided. 7 Nov 8:13pm Updated He Cheated at Grand Theft Auto. Then His Home Was Raided.
A gamer in Melbourne has had his assets frozen in connection with a popular video game cheat. He’s one of many being sued by game companies worldwide, raising questions about copyright law and the policing of online civility.
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Can artificial intelligence predict the future of fashion? 7 Nov 7:07pm Can artificial intelligence predict the future of fashion?
Using artificial intelligence to spot future fashion trends could also help reduce clothing waste.
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The thermal rescue drone that finds woodland wanderers 7 Nov 7:03pm The thermal rescue drone that finds woodland wanderers
Researchers in Latvia are developing drones that can find people who are lost in the forest.
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The Shift: Facebook Had a Good Election Day. But It Can’t Let Up Now. 7 Nov 6:30pm The Shift: Facebook Had a Good Election Day. But It Can’t Let Up Now.
Facebook made strides toward cleaning up its service in the last two years. But it continues to behave most responsibly only when placed under a microscope.
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After Protest, Booksellers Are Victorious Against Amazon Subsidiary 7 Nov 5:33pm After Protest, Booksellers Are Victorious Against Amazon Subsidiary
Two days into a strike by antiquarian booksellers against the Amazon unit AbeBooks, the company capitulated.
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In Superstar Cities, the Rich Get Richer, and They Get Amazon 7 Nov 5:06pm In Superstar Cities, the Rich Get Richer, and They Get Amazon
New York and Washington are leaving the rest of the country behind. Companies like Amazon explain why.
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In Silicon Valley, Saudi Money Keeps Flowing to Startups 7 Nov 4:06pm In Silicon Valley, Saudi Money Keeps Flowing to Startups
Silicon Valley startups are continuing to negotiate deals with Saudi Arabia and take its capital from its partner SoftBank, amid controversy over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi that has clouded the kingdom’s role as a major global technology investor.
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Samsung folding smartphone revealed to developers 7 Nov 3:19pm Samsung folding smartphone revealed to developers
Samsung unveils a folding handset that turns into a tablet at an event in San Francisco.
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Samsung unveils folding smartphone 7 Nov 2:59pm Samsung unveils folding smartphone
Samsung has unveiled its much-anticipated folding phone at its developers conference in San Francisco.
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Samsung shows off folding smartphone 7 Nov 2:54pm Updated Samsung shows off folding smartphone
Samsung unveils a folding handset that turns into a tablet at an event in San Francisco.
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Red Dead 2 suffragette clips deleted by YouTube 7 Nov 2:36pm Red Dead 2 suffragette clips deleted by YouTube
The video clips site says clips of attacks on the women's vote campaigner broke its rules.
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State of the Art: Why the Google Walkout Was a Watershed Moment in Tech 7 Nov 2:28pm Updated State of the Art: Why the Google Walkout Was a Watershed Moment in Tech
Outsiders have little leverage to force the industry to change. The companies’ own workers are another matter.
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He Developed a Video Game Cheat. Then His Home Was Raided. 7 Nov 2:00pm He Developed a Video Game Cheat. Then His Home Was Raided.
A gamer in Melbourne has had his assets frozen in connection with a cheat for Grand Theft Auto Online, raising questions about the reach of copyright law and the policing of online civility.
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Tech We’re Using: Social Media’s Re-engineering Effect, From Myanmar to Germany 7 Nov 1:23pm Tech We’re Using: Social Media’s Re-engineering Effect, From Myanmar to Germany
When Facebook, YouTube and others use algorithms to keep us engaged, there can be unintended consequences. Max Fisher, his tools in a trusty Patagonia bag, covers the trend as one of The Times’s Interpreter columnists.
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Former Intel CEO Krzanich to Lead Software Firm CDK Global 7 Nov 12:38pm Former Intel CEO Krzanich to Lead Software Firm CDK Global
Former Intel chief Brian Krzanich has been named chief executive of CDK Global, a company that makes software for auto dealerships.
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Russian Trolls Were at It Again Before Midterms, Facebook Says 7 Nov 12:31pm Updated Russian Trolls Were at It Again Before Midterms, Facebook Says
The company said Tuesday that it had taken down more than 100 Facebook and Instagram accounts linked to the Internet Research Agency, a troll farm.
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Dell Discusses Sweetening Tracking-Stock Offer With Large Shareholders 7 Nov 12:24pm Updated Dell Discusses Sweetening Tracking-Stock Offer With Large Shareholders
Dell Technologies has been contacting large shareholders of an affiliate about sweetening a roughly $22 billion bid to buy them out before the unpopular deal goes to a vote next month.
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Mario Segale, Developer Who Inspired Nintendo to Name Super Mario, Dies at 84 7 Nov 12:23pm Updated Mario Segale, Developer Who Inspired Nintendo to Name Super Mario, Dies at 84
Mr. Segale rented a warehouse near Seattle to Nintendo in the company’s early days, and once berated its president about unpaid rent.
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5G will let users ditch fixed-line home broadband, says Three 7 Nov 10:49am 5G will let users ditch fixed-line home broadband, says Three
The chief executive of Three UK says UK homes could benefit from giving up their fixed-line connections.
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New MacBook Air Review: Your Next Laptop Has Arrived 7 Nov 10:15am Updated New MacBook Air Review: Your Next Laptop Has Arrived
A refreshed design, a sharp display and all-day battery life make the new Air the MacBook we’ve been waiting ages for, says columnist Joanna Stern. The bad news? It’s three years late.
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Amazon HQ2 Change Leaves Cities in a Bind 7 Nov 9:23am Amazon HQ2 Change Leaves Cities in a Bind
Amazon.com’s change of plans to name more than one location for its massive HQ2 second headquarters leaves cities in a bind as they prepare for a decision that could come as soon as this week.
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Facebook delays UK political advertiser checks 7 Nov 9:18am Facebook delays UK political advertiser checks
Facebook has delayed plans to introduce checks on verifying the identities of political advertisers as part of an initiative to tackle election interference.
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Facebook delays identity checks on UK political advertisers 7 Nov 8:37am Facebook delays identity checks on UK political advertisers
Exclusive: Social network says it is improving process to stop abuse of disclaimer system Facebook is delaying its plans to require British political advertisers to verify their identity, the Guardian can reveal, after a spate of failures on the part of the company to vet disclosers in the UK and US. The social network will bring in the requirement “in the next month”, it says, pushing back the initial deadline of Wednesday 7 November.
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Can Foldable Phones Help Samsung Emulate Apple? 7 Nov 7:30am Can Foldable Phones Help Samsung Emulate Apple?
The Korean giant has been the big loser amid a decline in global smartphone shipments. It’s hoping foldable phones can turn things around.
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Pressure grows on Zuckerberg to attend Facebook committee hearing 7 Nov 6:49am Pressure grows on Zuckerberg to attend Facebook committee hearing
Australia, Argentina and Ireland join UK and Canada in urging Facebook CEO to give evidence to parliaments Parliamentary committees from five countries have called for Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, to appear in front of a joint hearing on online disinformation. Committee chairs from Australia, Argentina and Ireland joined the call on Wednesday, following last week’s joint request from the UK and Canadian governments. Between them, the five countries have an estimated 170 million Facebook users.
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What We Don’t Know About Amazon’s Split HQ2 7 Nov 5:00am What We Don’t Know About Amazon’s Split HQ2
Site details? Incentives? Much of the process has been secret, and local officials and developers signed nondisclosure agreements.
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On Technology: You Already Email Like a Robot — Why Not Automate It? 7 Nov 5:00am On Technology: You Already Email Like a Robot — Why Not Automate It?
Google is helping relieve the knowledge workers of the world from the drudgery of email — by revealing how inhuman it was in the first place.
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Boeing warns airlines after Indonesia crash 7 Nov 4:27am Boeing warns airlines after Indonesia crash
Boeing has issued a warning to airlines using its 737 MAX planes after a sensor failure was identified as a potential cause of the crash of a passenger flight near Indonesia.
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San Francisco Approves Business Tax to Fund Homeless Services 7 Nov 2:20am San Francisco Approves Business Tax to Fund Homeless Services
The city’s tech elites were divided over the initiative, which is seen as an effort to hold their companies accountable for exacerbating the local housing crisis.
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No Significant Foreign Interference Seen on Midterm Vote 7 Nov 1:20am Updated No Significant Foreign Interference Seen on Midterm Vote
U.S. security officials and social media firms said Tuesday they spotted a limited amount of disinformation that was deliberately disseminated.
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In China, Bill Gates Encourages the World to Build a Better Toilet 7 Nov 1:18am Updated In China, Bill Gates Encourages the World to Build a Better Toilet
The Microsoft co-founder’s Reinvented Toilet Expo featured innovative approaches to a global problem — the fact that billions have no access to safe sanitation.
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PayPal snubbed me after a fraudster shut my account 7 Nov 12:59am PayPal snubbed me after a fraudster shut my account
Online bank offered a refund, but then said it couldn’t help as I didn’t have a PayPal account
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