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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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Itineraries: Chip Technology Keeps Checked Luggage in Check

That is why the airline industry, and some airport managers, is intent on improving the tracking rate by looking beyond the 30-year-old baggage bar code. They are adopting tags that do not need to be seen to be read. Delta ...

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Bay Area Start-Ups Find Low-Cost Outposts in Arizona

The company’s Scottsdale, Ariz., office has Silicon Valley perks like catered lunches and a massage room, along with some local touches, like a “No Weapons” sign to remind employees that open-carry laws do not extend onto company property. Wages, taxes ...

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Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Ride-Hailing News Owns the Road

At the very least, other Gawker Media properties like Deadspin and Gizmodo will live on under the new parent company Univision. Farhad: It’s intriguing to me that many of the people who work at Gawker.com will move on to those ...

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Hampton Creek, Maker of Just Mayo, Is Said to Be Under Investigation

Video Hampton Creek on Buying Up Its Own Mayo The vegan food start-up quietly ordered its workers to buy mass quantities of Just Mayo from stores. “Of course I would do it again,” said Josh Tetrick. By CNBC on Publish ...

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Bits: Daily Report: Uber Dominates Thursday

Photo A software engineer at work in one of Otto’s big-rig trucks. Credit Ramin Rahimian for The New York Times It was sort of a slow news week in Silicon Valley. Then along came Uber. On Thursday, the ride-hailing company ...

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