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[NyTimes] : "The Wi-Fi kiosks were designed to replace phone booths and allow users to consult maps, maybe check the weather or charge their phones. But they have also attracted people who linger for hours, sometimes drinking and doing drugs and, sometimes, boldly watching pornography on the sidewalks.<p>Now, …"
[NyTimes] : "ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Ten years ago, a little-known tech entrepreneur named Elon Musk published a secret master plan for Tesla Motors, an ambitious electric car start-up he had funded.<p>Revolutionary technologies always start as impractical and expensive, Mr. Musk explained, so Tesla's first car …"
[NyTimes] : "PITTSBURGH — I'm parked on a patch of gravel outside the old Heinz ketchup bottling factory here early on a Monday morning, and I'm frustrated. My Uber self-driving car will not start driving itself.<p>The engineer in the passenger seat next to me, an Uber employee for all of three weeks who asked if …"
[NyTimes] : "Russian computer hackers penetrated the World Anti-Doping Agency's athlete database and publicly revealed private medical information about three of the United States' most famous athletes.<p>The hackers published documents this week showing that Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Simone Biles …"
[NyTimes] : "“The world has always been messy,” President Obama said in 2014 after a string of doom-and-gloom news events. “In part, we're just noticing now because of social media and our capacity to see in intimate detail the hardships that people are going through.”<p>As a number of people similarly commented …"
[NyTimes] : "PITTSBURGH — Any day now, Uber will introduce a fleet of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh, making this former steel town the world's first city to let passengers hail autonomous vehicles.<p>So with the world watching, what has the city of 306,000 done to prepare for Uber's unprecedented test? The …"
[NyTimes] : "SEATTLE — When Amazon introduced its first tablet, it seemed like just another me-too entrant in a hot category pioneered by Apple. The company did nothing to diminish this view when it later came out with a smartphone that bombed so badly it stopped selling the phone a year later.<p>Now, five years …"
[NyTimes] : "Tired of your vehicle and its aging, limited features? Don't trade it in just yet. Download new software instead.<p>In some cases, that is already possible. And over the next few years, as the already extensive software on modern cars becomes even more feature-rich and upgradeable, manufacturers mean …"
[NyTimes] : "Forget about the headphone jack for a second.<p>Sure, it's pretty annoying that Apple's newest iPhones — the 7 and 7 Plus, which were unveiled in San Francisco on Wednesday and will start shipping to customers on Sept. 16 — will not include a port for plugging in standard earbuds. But you'll get used …"
[NyTimes] : "Apple's new iPhones and an upgraded Apple Watch have generated tons of noise and hype.<p>For those wondering what to do with the plethora of information, here is what you really need to know: You need not rush to upgrade your iPhone or Apple Watch if you recently bought one. The people who may want to …"
[NyTimes] : "Formula One auto racing has long been synonymous with high speeds, glamorous cars and exotic settings like Monaco and Abu Dhabi.<p>Now, the home of Ferrari and McLaren racing will be controlled by an American media company with humbler roots — Englewood, Colo. (population: about 30,000).<p>Liberty Media, …"