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[NyTimes] : "WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission has decided to make a European-owned company the clearinghouse for routing billions of cellphone calls and text messages across the United States, despite claims by critics that the plan poses national security risks, officials said on Thursday.<p>The …"
[NyTimes] : "Leslie Jones, one of the most visible and accessible stars in the all-female remake of the “Ghostbusters” movie, said that she would leave Twitter after becoming the target of online trolls who sent her a stream of pornography, racist speech and hateful memes.<p>Ms. Jones, who is black, and her white …"
[NyTimes] : "SoftBank Group Corporation is nearing a deal to acquire ARM Holdings, the British semiconductor company, two people briefed on the matter said.<p>While the negotiations are not yet final, said the people, who asked not to be named because they were discussing private information, the deal could be the …"
[NyTimes] : "<i>This interview with Daniel S. Glaser, C.E.O. of the Marsh & McLennan Companies, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.</i><p><b>Q. Tell me about your early years.</b><p><b>A.</b> I grew up on Long Island, one of four children. My parents divorced when I was about 10, and they had very different approaches with us.<p>My …"
[NyTimes] : "SUNNYVALE, Calif. — For more than a decade, Silicon Valley's technology investors and entrepreneurs obsessed over social media and mobile apps that helped people do things like find new friends, fetch a ride home or crowdsource a review of a product or a movie.<p>Now Silicon Valley has found its next …"
[NyTimes] : "Yes, Pokémon Go is a big deal. But not just for the reasons you think.<p>The mobile game officially made its debut last week, and it has been a great success, with millions of downloads, avid fans and one of the first great applications of so-called augmented reality, in which digital objects are …"
[NyTimes] : "SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Back in the mid-1990s, before Google even existed, the world's best guides to the internet sat in Silicon Valley cubicles, visiting websites and carefully categorizing them by hand.<p>They were called surfers, and they were a collection of mostly 20-somethings — including a yoga …"
[NyTimes] : "PHOENIX — Inside a cramped committee room on the cactus-dotted campus of Arizona's Capitol, Kelsey Lundy stepped to the podium to detail new legislation and the higher costs it would impose on struggling borrowers.<p>But Ms. Lundy is not a lawmaker, a government employee or even a statehouse …"
[NyTimes] : "If Pokémon Go players think catching 151 different pocket monsters on their smartphones is tough, imagine trying to collect more than 15,000.<p>That's what botanists studying the trees of the Amazon rain forest have been attempting for more than 300 years. So far, intrepid explorers have found a total …"
[NyTimes] : "European officials approved a new agreement on Tuesday that will allow some of the world's largest companies, including Google and General Electric, to move digital information freely between the European Union and the United States.<p>The pact, known as the E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield, comes after …"
[NyTimes] : "Most game players have never heard of Unity Technologies, but its software was used in the creation of a large number of the world's top mobile games, including the current hit Pokémon Go.<p>Now Unity has a much bigger war chest to strengthen its position as new categories of games, like augmented …"
[NyTimes] : "Cable news has functioned as the harrowing background soundtrack to much of 2015 and 2016. In covering terrorist attacks, protests against the police and a presidential election whose daily antics seem tailor-made for the overheated ethos of cable, Fox News, CNN and MSNBC have all won huge …"
[NyTimes] : "A new crop of electronic financial tools is trying to help Americans save.<p>The fledgling apps are appealing to consumers like Brittney Gould, a 28-year-old retirement plan consultant in Rockville, Md. Ms. Gould dutifully maximizes automatic paycheck deductions to fund her own workplace 401(k) …"