Category: Technology

Toshiba Misses Its Deadline for a Deal for Its Microchip Unit

The company’s admission that it had not completed a deal with its chosen buyers came as a rival bidder, Western Digital, said it had submitted a new offer.

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Cyberattack Hits Ukraine Then Spreads Internationally

This ransomware attack, a more sophisticated assault based on a vulnerability exploited in May, hit companies across the globe.

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Education Disrupted: How Silicon Valley Pushed Coding Into American Classrooms

Code.org, a tech-backed nonprofit, is pressing schools to teach computer science. But are tech firms swaying education to serve their own interests?

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Critical Shopper: Shopping Without Instagram: It’s Full of Surprises

Ulla Johnson and Samuji, new in NoLIta, reward the accidental shopper.

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Bits: Daily Report: Automation’s Effect on Developing Tech Economies

Many workers in the United States worry about being replaced by machines. The same is true in countries like India.

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Indian Technology Workers Worry About a Job Threat: Technology

Artificial intelligence, automation and big data are raising fears of widespread layoffs in a $150 billion industry.

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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.

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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.

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‘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.

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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.

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