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AT&T and Union Reach Accord on Job Protection for Workers

The AT&T wireless workers had been without a long-term contract since February and staged a strike in May that lasted less than three days. Under the labor accord, which primarily covers workers in call centers and retail outlets, AT&T will ...

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Ajit Pai Nears His Biggest Win With Net Neutrality Repeal

All of this activity has made Mr. Pai, 44, a former lawyer for Verizon and a longtime government bureaucrat, the target of many angry protests. In recent days, government officials — including 18 state attorneys generals and dozens of Democratic ...

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Tech Fix: The Biggest Tech Failures and Successes of 2017

Advertisement Let’s face it: Technology this year was one big “fail” after another. And the biggest loser from all of this was you. It’s easy to count the ways that tech did you wrong, especially when it came to information ...

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Facebook Says Little Evidence of Russian Meddling in ‘Brexit’ Vote

“Over all, I think the Russian activity during Brexit seems to have been minimal,” said an author of the study, Prof. Philip Howard of the Oxford Internet Institute, which studies online propaganda. “The real source of misinformation about the Brexit ...

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Tech We’re Using: Busting the Myths About A.I. Invading Our Lives

Do you use it at all to help you do your work? Nope. I reviewed the new Pixel phone. But I get along fine with my older Android phone. The irony is that I am a techno-skeptic. At least in ...

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Google, Looking to Tiptoe Back into China, Announces A.I. Center

“The science of A.I. has no borders,” Fei-Fei Li said in a post on Google’s website, and “neither do its benefits.” Google did not disclose financial details. The company is only the latest big technology name to set up an ...

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State of the Art: How 2017 Became a Turning Point for Tech Giants

For years, despite their growing power, tech platforms rarely garnered much scrutiny, and they were often loathe to accept how much their systems affected the real world. Indeed, the online ethos has been that platforms aren’t really responsible for how ...

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Tech Tip: Protecting Your Data When Using Browser Extensions

Q. I was installing a browser extension the other day, and the software said it needed to “read and change all the data on the websites you visit.” Why is this, and should I be worried? A. Browser extensions meant ...

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Indiegogo Goes Where Few Companies Dare: Into Initial Coin Offerings

Programmers, entrepreneurs and scammers have raised over $ 3.5 billion through coin offerings this year, according to Coindesk, after rising out of almost nowhere. That is more than the best-known company in crowdfunding, Kickstarter, has helped companies raise in its ...

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Net Neutrality Protests Move Online, Yet Big Tech Is Quiet

Microsoft believes in preserving the open internet & opposes weakening net neutrality protections. Our previous FCC comments are available here: https://t.co/HG62vc3ore #NetNeutrality Netflix supports strong #NetNeutrality. We oppose the FCC’s proposal to roll back these core protections. Use your platform. ...

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