[NyTimes] : "When WhatsApp, the internet messaging app, announced last month that it was starting to share some of its users' online information with Facebook, its parent company, many users expressed anger that their digital privacy could be put at risk.<p>Now, a German regulator thinks so, too.<p>The city of …"
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[NyTimes] : "THE GEICO commercial that made its premiere this summer seemed like a standard 30-second television ad. It features two men building sand castles on a pristine beach with their children. “Guess what I just did?” one of the men asks. “Built a sand castle?” the other responds. “Ha — no. I switched to …"
[NyTimes] : "LOS ANGELES — Driving a Tesla Model S with Autopilot technology can be frightening and exhilarating.<p>Exhilarating, because when you are behind the wheel of a vehicle that can steer itself and will brake and accelerate when necessary, it's easy to glimpse the future of transport, when fully …"
[NyTimes] : "Tesla Motors, always ahead of the automotive curve, is conducting a remarkable technological feat.<p>Starting this week and continuing in the coming days, the company is using the cellular network to beam new software to update the Autopilot driver-assistance system on approximately 70,000 of its …"
[NyTimes] : "Half of American adults had their personal information exposed to hackers last year alone. In a recent attack at the federal Office of Personnel Management, hackers stole the most sensitive personal data for 21.5 million people.<p><b>Answer the questions below</b> to learn which parts of your identity may …"
[NyTimes] : "Apple built an empire on hermetically sealed systems with sleek, minimalist designs. Nowhere was its strategy more evident than in iMessage, the company's instant messaging system that offered a free, elegant chatting solution exclusive to Apple devices. Until last week, that is, when Apple updated …"
[NyTimes] : "WASHINGTON — Federal auto safety regulators on Monday made it official: They are betting the nation's highways will be safer with more cars driven by machines and not people.<p>In long-awaited guidelines for the booming industry of automated vehicles, the Obama administration promised strong safety …"
[NyTimes] : "Adblock Plus, an ad blocker now used on more than 100 million devices, started out as an almost utopian idea a decade ago. Wladimir Palant, a 20-something developer who was annoyed with intrusive ads online, created it as an open-source project and quickly built it up with the help of volunteers …"
[NyTimes] : "What attributes make for a successful trader? Is it comprehensive knowledge of an industry? The ability to read the markets? Luck?<p>Or might it be something subtler and seemingly unrelated — namely, an awareness of one's own heartbeat?<p>In a study published on Monday in the journal Scientific Reports, …"
[NyTimes] : "SALEM, Ore. — As superintendent of the Oregon State Penitentiary, I planned and carried out that state's only two executions in the last 54 years. I used to support the death penalty. I don't anymore.<p>I was born and raised in the segregated South. I was 13 when Emmett Till was lynched for “flirting” …"
[NyTimes] : "When one of the tiniest pension funds imaginable — for Citrus Pest Control District No. 2, serving just six people in California — decided last year to convert itself to a 401(k) plan, it seemed like a no-brainer.<p>After all, the little fund held far more money than it needed, according to its …"