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Tech We’re Using: The Essentials for Covering Silicon Valley: Burner Phones and Doorbells

New York Times - Thu, 15/11/2018 - 12:38pm
Reporting on secretive technology companies sometimes means finding people who don’t want to be found. Jack Nicas, who covers Apple, relies on some old-school methods.

Amazon’s HQ2 in Virginia Leaves a Real Estate Firm Poised to Cash In

New York Times - Thu, 15/11/2018 - 12:18pm
JBG Smith is the largest landowner in a Virginia area some have called a ghost town. That could change fast with Amazon’s new office plans.

Uber’s Losses Continue Ahead of Initial Public Offering

New York Times - Thu, 15/11/2018 - 10:02am
Uber, which is moving toward a public debut next year, said its net loss was more than $1 billion in the third quarter.

Dominating Retail? Yes. Reviving a City? No Thanks.

New York Times - Thu, 15/11/2018 - 9:39am
Amazon is not in the business of saving your hometown.

Tech Fix: What’s Hot (and What’s Not) This Black Friday

New York Times - Thu, 15/11/2018 - 8:24am
To help shoppers get started, here’s a cheat sheet of the products to track, and the ones to ignore.

New York Is a Genuine Tech Hub (and That Was Before Amazon)

New York Times - Thu, 15/11/2018 - 8:22am
The Bay Area in California remains the nation’s high-tech epicenter. But New York’s tech work force has been growing impressively.

Up Next: A Tech Wunderkind Who Knows Jaden Smith and Elon Musk

New York Times - Thu, 15/11/2018 - 7:39am
Iddris Sandu has written code for Instagram and Twitter, and counts Barack Obama as a fan.

Before a Deal, Amazon Had to Know: Could Cuomo and De Blasio Get Along?

New York Times - Thu, 15/11/2018 - 6:38am
After meeting with the governor and mayor, Amazon decided the men could put aside their differences, and it began to iron out a package worth over a billion dollars.

How to Tell if Those Black Friday Deals Are Actually Worth Buying

New York Times - Thu, 15/11/2018 - 5:49am
Black Friday and Cyber Monday mean hundreds of online deals, discounts, and in-person doorbusters, but these tips will help you tell which ones are really worth your money.

A $2 Billion Question: Did New York and Virginia Overpay for Amazon?

New York Times - Thu, 15/11/2018 - 5:46am
The states offered tax credits, rebates and other incentives to lure the online retail giant and 25,000 jobs. Neighboring states offered even more.

Amazon’s New York Home Qualifies as ‘Distressed’ Under Federal Tax Law

New York Times - Thu, 15/11/2018 - 5:31am
The Long Island City site was designated as an “opportunity zone,” an incentive created by President Trump’s tax bill to help low-income areas attract investment.

Amazon HQ2: How New York and Virginia Won the Beauty Contest

New York Times - Thu, 15/11/2018 - 4:28am
Eager candidates offered name changes, helipads and even cactuses to entice the company into setting up shop.

Key Characteristics of Digitally Mature Organizations

Infomation week - Thu, 15/11/2018 - 2:00am
This is what a successful digital transformation looks like, based on research into the characteristics of enterprises that have succeeded with transformations in real life.

The CIO's Role in the Supporting a New Revenue Recognition Standard

Infomation week - Thu, 15/11/2018 - 1:00am
CIOs and their IT departments serve a critical, strategic role in the compliance process as the US implements a new revenue recognition standard.

Tavares Strachan Teams With SpaceX to Launch Satellite-Sculpture Into Orbit

New York Times - Wed, 14/11/2018 - 7:05pm
The object, made of 24-karat gold, honors Robert Henry Lawrence Jr., the first African-American to train as an astronaut.

Barry Rand, Barrier-Breaking Chief Executive, Is Dead at 74

New York Times - Wed, 14/11/2018 - 12:14pm
After being passed over at Xerox, he became one of the few African-American chief executives of a Fortune 500 company when he took control of Avis.

How Low Code Benefits Application Development

Infomation week - Wed, 14/11/2018 - 8:00am
Low code platforms can speed up application development and increase the size of your pool of developers.

Online Photo Printing for the Holidays (and Any Time)

New York Times - Wed, 14/11/2018 - 6:50am
Want to share photos this holiday season (and other times)? We have recommendations for cards, photo books, and photo printing services.

Data Silos: Now and Forever?

Infomation week - Wed, 14/11/2018 - 2:00am
Data management experts share suggestions on why we are still dealing with data silos and how to break them down.

For University of Minnesota, Chinese Tycoon’s Arrest Shines Light, Again, on Sexual Assault

New York Times - Wed, 14/11/2018 - 1:31am
The billionaire Richard Liu, who has denied wrongdoing, was in Minneapolis attending a relatively new and lucrative academic program when he was arrested.