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Google Will No Longer Scan Gmail for Ad Targeting

After years of complaints by privacy advocates, the company said it will stop the practice on its free email service to eliminate confusion around its advertising policies......»»

Source:  NytCategory: Top4 hr. 27 min. ago Related News

Encounters: YouTube Star Randy Rainbow Brings Sass to His Trump Bashing

From his Queens apartment, Mr. Rainbow makes parody videos of himself interviewing political figures. He now has nearly 650,000 Facebook followers......»»

Source:  NytCategory: Top8 hr. 7 min. ago Related News

Bits: Daily Report: A Crusader Against a Severe, Previously Unseen Cyberattack

A ransomware demand of a Newark firm, carried out with stolen federal cyberweapons, was a smoke screen for a frightening crime with higher stakes......»»

Source:  NytCategory: Top10 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

Tech Tip: Rescuing Text From Mac WordPerfect Files

WordPerfect for the Mac never made it to the 21st century, but you can use modern software to get back into those ancient files......»»

Source:  NytCategory: Top12 hr. 43 min. ago Related News

The Saturday Profile: The Man Who Helped Turn Toronto Into a High-Tech Hotbed

Geoffrey Hinton, a scientist at the heart of artificial intelligence’s recent breakthroughs, has helped make Toronto a leading research location......»»

Source:  NytCategory: Top13 hr. 7 min. ago Related News

‘Nobody Is Perfect’: Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit

More than 1,000 workers supported a petition asking the company’s board to bring back the former chief in an active role......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJun 22nd, 2017Related News

‘Nobody is Perfect’: Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit

More than 1,000 workers supported a petition asking the company’s board to bring back the former chief in an active role......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJun 22nd, 2017Related News

Social Q’s: How Do I Get Off the Mailing List ... of a Family Member?

Also: a co-worker who hugs; a longtime best friend who wants a (big) loan; and a graduation announcement after a long silence......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJun 22nd, 2017Related News

Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit as C.E.O.

More than 1,000 workers supported a petition asking the company’s board to bring back the former chief in an active role......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJun 22nd, 2017Related News

Tesla in Talks to Set Up Electric Car Factory in Shanghai

The company said foreign production was needed to make its models more affordable overseas. Its plan for a plant would require a Chinese partner......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJun 22nd, 2017Related News

Wheels: BMW and Volkswagen Try to Beat Apple and Google at Their Own Game

European carmakers and suppliers are trying to build the computing capacity they will need as vehicles digitize and become driverless......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJun 22nd, 2017Related News

News Analysis: Tough Task for Next Uber Leader: Mending Fences With Drivers

With Travis Kalanick out as Uber’s chief executive, the company has a chance to improve its treatment of drivers. An option for tipping drivers is a start......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJun 22nd, 2017Related News

Wheels: New Technologies Prompt Carmakers to Build Big-Data Skills

BMW is building a data processing center and Volkswagen is getting into quantum computing, all with the hope of beating Apple and Google at their game......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJun 22nd, 2017Related News

A Cyberattack ‘the World Isn’t Ready For’

In May, a so-called ransomware attack hit computers in over 150 countries. But two weeks earlier, one security expert found something a lot worse......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJun 22nd, 2017Related News

Tech Tip: Trading in a Briefcase for a Drive in the Sky

The old Windows Briefcase tool for syncing files has been retired, but you can still keep your files up-to-date, with or without the web......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJun 22nd, 2017Related News

Bits: Daily Report: Lessons From the Tumult at Uber

Travis Kalanick’s fall is instructive about the way the Silicon Valley start-up machine functions and the power venture capitalists still exercise......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJun 22nd, 2017Related News

Ranked by Instagram: The Latest Men’s Wear Shows

Vivienne Westwood, Dolce & Gabbana and Off-White rack up likes and new followers in London, Milan and Florence......»»

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Uncle Sam Wants Your Deep Neural Networks

Homeland Security is introducing a $1.5 million contest to build artificial intelligence that can identify concealed items in body scans at airports......»»

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Virtual Reality Is a Disappointment? Not in the World of Video Gamers

The video gaming industry continues to pour money and resources into virtual reality, cementing its development and advancement......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJun 22nd, 2017Related News

Inside Travis Kalanick’s Resignation as Uber’s C.E.O.

At a Chicago hotel on Tuesday, two venture capitalists presented Mr. Kalanick with a list of demands, including his resignation by the end of the day......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJun 21st, 2017Related News