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State of the Art: What a $4,000 Treadmill Means for the Future of Gadgets

Peloton does not sell just a simple piece of hardware. Instead, the company spent tens of millions of dollars creating an inviting experience, complete with brand-ambassador celebrities and high-end retail locations. At the core of its business is a beguiling ...

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AT&T Drops Huawei’s New Smartphone Amid Security Worries

While the letter did not mention AT&T, its pending deal to sell the Huawei smartphone in the United States had been widely reported. Fletcher Cook, a spokesman for AT&T, declined to comment. Huawei, a private company, has long denied that ...

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Tech Tip: Finding the Perfect Part of a Live Photo

Advertisement Q. How can I retrieve a still photo from the 1.5 seconds of an iPhone Live Photo before or after the official picture? A. Live Photos — Apple’s format that captures a bit of the subject’s movement right before ...

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Tech Backlash Grows as Investors Press Apple to Act on Children’s Use

The backlash against big tech has been growing for months. Facebook and Twitter are under scrutiny for their roles in enabling Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and for facilitating abusive behavior. Google was hit with a record antitrust ...

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Google Memo Author Sues, Claiming Bias Against White Conservative Men

Photo James Damore’s lawsuit against Google, which fired him last year after he criticized its diversity efforts, said, “Google’s open hostility for conservative thought is paired with invidious discrimination on the basis of race and gender.” Credit Jason Henry for ...

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Op-Ed Contributor: Cybersecurity Today Is Treated Like Accounting Before Enron

Photo The Equifax offices in Atlanta. After the news of Equifax’s massive breach, the company’s stock dropped roughly 35 percent. Credit Kevin D. Liles for The New York Times Last week, we learned that researchers had discovered two major flaws ...

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Can Sweatcoin, a Hot Fitness App, Keep You Off the Couch?

Come on @Sweatcoin I’ve been outside walking all morning. Where are my missing 3000 steps! This is happening a little too often. pic.twitter.com/QtICfMqPjV NYT > Technology

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Intel Faces Scrutiny as Questions Swirl Over Chip Security

“We’ve gotten much more mature in our ability to respond,” said Steven L. Smith, an Intel vice president who was closely involved in the Pentium crisis and is now overseeing its handling of the new security issues. But just how ...

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India Clings to Cash, Even as Tech Firms Push Digital Money

Still, the country’s cash economy has endured. Only one-third of India’s 1.3 billion residents have access to the internet. Of those who are able to go online, just 14 percent make mobile payments at least once a week, according to ...

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Ad Warns Riders About Uber and Lyft, but Some Call It Alarmist

He said these managers “might not understand the risk factors” of using companies like Uber and Lyft, which he said were trying to move “into the corporate space.” Some experts, however, question the association’s strategy and messaging. “Some believe they ...

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