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Uber Is a Taxi Service, the E.C.J. Says, in Major Setback to Firm

“It’s normal that authorities don’t know what to do — they can’t just issue regulations anytime somebody claims to operate a new business model,” said Valerio De Stefano, a law professor at the University of Leuven in Belgium. “The litigation ...

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In Protests of Net Neutrality Repeal, Teenage Voices Stood Out

“For students that have used an internet that is open and without tolls their whole life, as complicated as net neutrality is, kids can get their heads around it pretty easily,” said John Lewis, the head of Gunston School, a ...

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State of the Art: What the Tax Bill Fails to Address: Technology’s Tsunami

There has been some debate about whether the bill might actually hurt tech giants in the long run, because it introduces a 10.5 percent tax on future foreign profits, thus reducing some of the benefits of the offshore accounting wizardry ...

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‘Porch Pirates’ Steal Holiday Packages as They Pile Up at Homes

“One of the outcomes is you’ve got one of the easiest ways to steal something ever,” said Nirav Tolia, chief executive of Nextdoor, a social network for neighborhoods that has become a popular outlet for residents to gripe about stolen ...

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U.S. Accuses North Korea of Mounting WannaCry Cyberattack

But the decision to name the North also stands in stark contrast to how Mr. Trump has dealt with evidence that Russian hackers, under orders from President Vladimir V. Putin, organized the attack on the Democratic National Committee and the ...

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How the Winklevoss Twins Found Vindication in a Bitcoin Fortune

Over a few months, the brothers bought 1 percent of all the outstanding Bitcoin at the time — some 120,000 tokens. As they did, the price soared, making their Bitcoin portfolio worth around $ 11 million by the time they ...

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The Best Toys That Teach Kids How to Code

The pocket-size Ozobot Evo (ages 8 and up) does not need a screen; instead, it follows commands drawn on paper with color markers. Ozobot even has printable mazes, puzzles and races for Evo to follow. For those looking for more ...

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A Bitcoin Hedge Fund’s Return: 25,004 Percent (That Wasn’t a Typo)

“The first hard part was actually deciding to launch a cryptocurrency fund when everyone else thought that was crazy,” he said on Monday. Many of the investors in the Pantera fund have not enjoyed its full 25,004 percent return. Some ...

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Microsoft Moves to End Secrecy in Sexual Harassment Claims

In one prominent case, an arbitration clause nearly prevented Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News anchor, from bringing her lawsuit over sexual harassment against Roger Ailes, the former chairman and chief executive of Fox News. Ms. Carlson found a legal ...

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Why Doesn’t the N.F.L. Use Tracking Technology for First Down Calls?

The N.F.L. already has put a chip in the ball. As of this season, each game ball has a nickel-size chip made by Zebra Technologies that gathers data on the speed and flight of the ball. The chips, which are ...

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