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IPhone Users Urged to Update Software After Security Flaws Are Found

SAN FRANCISCO — One of the world’s most evasive digital arms dealers is believed to have been taking advantage of three security vulnerabilities in popular Apple products in its efforts to spy on dissidents and journalists. Investigators discovered that a ...

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Relaxing Privacy Vow, WhatsApp Will Share Some Data With Facebook

Photo Jan Koum, co-founder of the WhatsApp mobile messaging service. When Facebook bought WhatsApp in 2014, Mr. Koum vowed that the deal would not affect the digital privacy of the service’s millions of users. Credit David Ramos/Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO ...

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Tech Fix: Subscribe and Save on Amazon? Don’t Count on It

Photo Credit Minh Uong/The New York Times WHAT do subscriptions to a newspaper, magazine or Netflix account have in common? Once you sign up, you expect to pay the same rate every month. Yet that’s not the case at Amazon ...

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Pandora Looks for a Way Out of the Doldrums. Cue Questlove.

Photo The first fruit of Questlove’s partnership with Pandora is a weekly radio show that will debut on Sept. 7. Credit Driely Schwartz Vieira for The New York Times Last fall, Questlove, of the Roots, visited Pandora Media’s headquarters in ...

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State of the Art: Gawker’s Gone. Long Live Gawker.

This sounds like a basic realization, but it wasn’t obvious to most online publishers. I know this firsthand. In the 2000s, I worked at three different magazines that were based entirely online — Wired News (the online arm of Wired ...

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As Energy Use Rises, Corporations Turn to Their Own Green Utility Sources

Although much of Apple’s manufacturing is done offshore, it still has extensive needs for electric power in the United States — and not only for the sprawling new corporate campus it is building at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., and ...

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Delphi and Mobileye to Produce System for Self-Driving Cars

Photo Delphi has developed automated driving software it has developed and has technology that uses cameras, radar and lidar, a type of radar based on laser beams. Credit Delphi Automotive The race to build self-driving cars is becoming an increasingly ...

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Liberal, Moderate or Conservative? See How Facebook Labels You

Photo Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, in San Francisco in April. Credit Stephen Lam/Reuters You may think you are discreet about your political views. But Facebook, the world’s largest social media network, has come up with its own ...

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On Technology: Turning Instagram Into a Radically Unfiltered Travel Guide

Photo Credit Photo illustration by Adam Ferriss. Source photograph from Getty Images. When I was a kid, “Quantum Leap” was one of my favorite TV shows. Its conceit was ludicrous, but in a way that allowed for maximum entertainment: A ...

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Ang Lee Is Embracing a Faster Film Format. Can Theaters Keep Up?

Photo A scene from “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” starring Joe Alwyn. Credit Tristar Pictures After a four-year absence from theaters, Ang Lee will return this fall with a searing film about young American war heroes that may land him, ...

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