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Tech We’re Using: He Weaned Himself From Ride-Hailing Apps. Here’s Why.

If I need to drive down to Silicon Valley for interviews, I usually rent a car through Getaround, which is essentially an Airbnb for people’s cars. It’s pretty convenient, and I’ve even struck up a budding friendship with a guy ...

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Brooklyn pol charged with using funds for lavish trips, lingerie

Where her Coney Island neighbors saw devastation, crooked state Assemblywoman Pamela Harris envisioned opportunity — and cashed in. The Brooklyn politician was charged Tuesday with turning the nightmare aftermath of Hurricane Sandy into a money-making scheme by lying about the ...

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Tech We’re Using: Tapping Technology to Advance the Future of Journalism

At night, my wife and I will often watch a streaming show. We just started “Wormwood” on Netflix. And then I read actual physical books before going to sleep. You study new opportunities for The Times to distribute its journalism. ...

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Tech Tip: Using Android to Convert Pixels to Paper

Q. I can print documents directly from my iPad to a Hewlett-Packard wireless printer over my home network. Can I print from a new Android device to this same printer, too? A. If the printer is a model that supports ...

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Tech We’re Using: Using Technology to Be Environmentally Friendly

Big tech companies have a major impact on the environment. How do you think they are doing, and what are the implications for the rest of us? One of the tech companies’ biggest environmental footprints comes from the enormous centers ...

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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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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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More schools using admissions targets to diversify classrooms

Forty-two city schools are using admissions targets to integrate their classrooms, Education Department officials said Wednesday. That number is up from 19 schools in 2016 and seven schools that piloted the city’s Diversity in Admissions program in the 2015 school ...

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Tech We’re Using: What Tech Tools Frequent Travelers Should Always Pack

My experience is that there isn’t a ton of difference between the various online travel agencies as far as finding hotels and flights. It happens sometimes, but it’s rare to look up a flight on Priceline and then find the ...

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Taylor Swift fans blast Kim Kardashian using rat emojis

Look what she made them do. A bevy of Taylor Swift fans lampooned Kim Kardashian on social media after the reality star posted a throwback picture on Instagram showing her husband Kanye West’s controversial wax figure exhibit for his song ...

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