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Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Apple’s Big Media Bet and More Uber Drama

New York Times - Sun, 20/08/2017 - 1:00am
Two Times reporters discuss the latest events of the technology world, focusing this week on Apple, Uber and how tech companies took action against neo-Nazis.

Judge Says Waymo Can Tell Jurors That Uber Withheld Evidence

New York Times - Sat, 19/08/2017 - 12:20pm
A new ruling in a bitter legal battle over the future of driverless car technology could hurt Uber when the case goes to trial.

Infosys Chief Quits After Battle With Founders

New York Times - Sat, 19/08/2017 - 8:22am
Vishal Sikka’s departure from the Indian technology giant comes just months after a similar struggle at the top of the Tata Group, a powerful conglomerate.

Trilobites: Taking Photos Won’t Take You Out of the Moment, Study Suggests

New York Times - Sat, 19/08/2017 - 2:21am
Tempted to grab that once-in-a-lifetime eclipse snapshot? Feel free: Taking pictures helps people engage with and remember experiences more deeply, according to new research.

Tech Tip: Finding Your iPad Backup Files

New York Times - Sat, 19/08/2017 - 2:15am
If you opt to skip the cloud when it comes to backing up your iOS devices, you can store and manage the files through iTunes on your computer.

Integrating Security into DevOps Takes Care

Infomation week - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 11:00pm
It makes sense to involve IT security with DevOps, but the integration isn't as easy as it sounds.

For Uber, a Quiet Investor Becomes a Sudden Thorn

New York Times - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 4:15pm
Benchmark, a venerable Silicon Valley start-up investor, is caught in a bitter public brawl with Uber’s co-founder, Travis Kalanick. It’s an unusual position for the firm.

The World’s Biggest Tech Companies Are No Longer Just American

New York Times - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 3:10pm
China’s Alibaba and Tencent have rocketed this year to become global investor darlings, inching up on Facebook and Amazon, as their sway in China grows.

A 2:15 Alarm, 2 Trains and a Bus Get Her to Work by 7 A.M.

New York Times - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 7:43am
Like many in the housing-starved San Francisco region, Sheila James has moved far inland, gaining affordable space at the price of a brutal commute.

Tech Tip: Creating PDF Files on Your Phone

New York Times - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 2:00am
Recent versions of the Android and iOS mobile operating systems let you make your own PDF files from emails, web pages and more.

Serverless Architecture Could Cure DevOps Pain

Infomation week - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 12:00am
IT organizations struggling to transition to DevOps should take heart. Serverless architecture can provide many of the same benefits without the steep learning curve.

QVC: Real-Time Data is the Future of ECommerce

Infomation week - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 11:30pm
In its 31-year history, home shopping TV channel QVC has always faced the limitations of time -- just 168 hours a week to sell its products. Here's how real-time data feeds have changed the company's marketing efforts.

How to Ensure a Successful OpenStack Deployment

Infomation week - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 11:00pm
There are three keys to embarking on a successful OpenStack initiative.

Hackers Briefly Take Over HBO Twitter Accounts

New York Times - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 5:47pm
Although the damage appeared limited to a few taunting posts, it came after a string of deeper, but apparently unrelated, breaches.

A Chinese Video Game Rakes In Cash — and Draws Young Rule Breakers

New York Times - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 5:10pm
Amid political pressure, Tencent’s popular Honor of Kings added limits on how long young people can play, but fake accounts and other workarounds have proliferated.

Tech We’re Using: The Technology Our Personal Finance Columnist Trusts His Money With

New York Times - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 1:19pm
The Times’s Your Money columnist on his favorite finance apps, the gadgets he would love to dream into existence and his Spotify singalong sessions.

Fiat Chrysler Joins BMW in Race to Make Self-Driving Cars

New York Times - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 9:07am
The alliance, which also includes Intel and Mobileye, could help Fiat Chrysler catch up in new technologies and fend off competitors from Silicon Valley.

Using YouTube as an Accelerant for Video Games

New York Times - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 7:24am
Getting YouTubers or Twitch streamers to share their thoughts on a new game can have a powerful effect on its success.

China’s Online Giants Back $12 Billion Deal to Shake Up State Firm

New York Times - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 6:20am
Tencent and Alibaba are among private companies that will take stakes in China Unicom, as part of an effort to overhaul bloated state-run companies.

Tech Tip: Getting Microsoft Word to Call You by Your Real Name

New York Times - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 2:07am
If you find that Microsoft Office programs have grabbed the wrong name to use for your document comments, you can correct the record.