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[NyTimes] : "There's a new gadget that you can count on to soon zoom to the top of people's wish lists: the Nintendo Switch.<p>The Japanese game company is releasing the Switch, a brand-new $300 video game console, on Friday. For months, the device has been generating buzz because it is two gadgets in one — both a …"
[NyTimes] : "SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft, JPMorgan Chase and other corporate giants are joining forces to create a new kind of computing system based on the virtual currency network Ethereum.<p>Some 30 companies are set to announce on Tuesday the formation of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, which will create a …"
[NyTimes] : "What went wrong?<p>Hollywood and movie lovers were reeling on Monday, trying to understand how PricewaterhouseCoopers, the accounting firm that oversees the voting, mistakenly allowed the Academy Award for best picture to go to “La La Land” when “Moonlight” was the real winner. Details were still …"
[NyTimes] : "SpaceX, the ambitious rocket company headed by Elon Musk, wants to send a couple of tourists around the moon and back before the end of next year. If they manage that feat, they would be the first humans to venture that far into space in more than 40 years.<p>Mr. Musk made the announcement on Monday …"
[NyTimes] : "He is a favorite target of President Trump's ire, the leader of a television network that the White House routinely accuses of peddling “fake news,” and a contentious figure in his own right whose showcasing of Mr. Trump in the presidential campaign led to howls from the political establishment.<p>But …"
[NyTimes] : "SAN MATEO, Calif. — There are plenty of people who are skeptical about virtual reality, a technology some have heralded as the biggest thing to come along in years in games and entertainment.<p>Even Andrew House, global chief executive of Sony Interactive Entertainment, the video game division of the …"
[NyTimes] : "While Ellen Milz and her family were watching the Olympics last summer, their TV was watching them.<p>Ms. Milz, 48, who lives with her husband and three children in Chicago, had agreed to be a panelist for a company called TVision Insights, which monitored her viewing habits — and whether her eyes …"
[NyTimes] : "Warren E. Buffett, the billionaire investor, on Saturday lauded the “miraculous” qualities of the United States economy in highlighting another stellar year for his company, Berkshire Hathaway.<p>Mr. Buffett, whose record of beating the stock market over the past 50 years is unparalleled, is known for …"
[NyTimes] : "A Volkswagen executive accused of helping cover up the carmaker's emissions fraud is arguing that he was a minor player misled by company lawyers and information technology specialists.<p>The defense by the executive, Oliver Schmidt, which was laid out in court documents filed late Friday, could …"
[NyTimes] : "President Trump's speech on Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference followed a familiar pattern: Blast the news media as “dishonest,” repeat a string of falsehood, and wrap up by promising to change the status quo.<p>“I want you all to know that we are fighting the fake news,” Mr. Trump …"
[NyTimes] : "WASHINGTON — Journalists from The New York Times and two other news organizations were prohibited from attending a briefing by President Trump's press secretary on Friday, a highly unusual breach of relations between the White House and its press corps.<p>Reporters from The Times, CNN and Politico …"
[NyTimes] : "When Snap goes public next month, one of the biggest winners will be Lightspeed Venture Partners.<p>Lightspeed, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, was the first institution to invest in Snap, the company that popularized disappearing messages, and it is now set to reap more than $1 billion from …"
[NyTimes] : "SAN FRANCISCO — When new employees join Uber, they are asked to subscribe to 14 core company values, including making bold bets, being “obsessed” with the customer, and “always be hustlin'.” The ride-hailing service particularly emphasizes “meritocracy,” the idea that the best and brightest will …"