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Michael J. de la Merced / New York Times:
Netherlands' NXP Semiconductors to acquire Austin-based chip maker Freescale in an $11.8B deal   —  Chip Makers Will Merge in Deal Worth $11.8 Billion  —  NXP Semiconductors said on Sunday that it would buy a smaller peer, Freescale Semiconductor, in an $11.8 billion deal that would create …
Mar 1, 2015, 10:45 PMIn context
Brian X. Chen / New York Times:
Apple Watch will have low energy Power Reserve mode that will display only time   —  Apple's New Job: Selling a Smartwatch to an Uninterested Public  —  SAN FRANCISCO — For Apple, the hard part — making a smartwatch — is nearly over.  —  Soon it will be time for the harder part …
Mar 1, 2015, 12:20 PMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
The Netherlands' two-year-old net neutrality rules provide a good case study for the US   —  Dutch Offer Preview of Net Neutrality  —  THE HAGUE — When Bruno Leenders takes the 50-minute train ride to Amsterdam, he likes to stream blues and funk music through his smartphone.
Mar 1, 2015, 11:20 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Vivek Wadhwa, voice for gender diversity in Silicon Valley, shows how not to handle criticism   —  Vivek Wadhwa, Voice for Women in Silicon Valley, Is Foiled by His Tone  —  Silicon Valley has lately come to the realization that it is not the meritocracy it has long pretended to be — at least not for women and most minorities.
Feb 28, 2015, 4:40 PMIn context
Nick Bilton / New York Times:
Strippers and porn stars use Snapcash to charge Snapchat users for photos and videos   —  Strippers Go Undercover on Snapchat  —  Porn, it has been said, is a driver of technology.  —  Pornography has spurred the adoption of most tech innovations of the last generation.
Feb 28, 2015, 2:40 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Will.i.am's wearable device startup I.am+ hires former Sony exec Phil Molyneux as President and COO   —  Will.i.am Start-Up Hires Sony Electronics Executive  —  The pop musician Will.i.am has started moonlighting as a technology entrepreneur.  Now he has an experienced technology executive …
Feb 27, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
Quentin Hardy / New York Times:
Google researchers have created an AI system that taught itself to play and win 49+ 1980s games; could be used for robots, driverless cars in future   —  A Google Computer Can Teach Itself Games  —  In a big step in the development of computers capable of independent reasoning …
Feb 25, 2015, 7:10 PMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Q&A with Dick Costolo on Twitter's lack of broad appeal and plans to handle harassment   —  Dick Costolo Thinks It's O.K. To Never Tweet  —  In a recent earnings report, you said Twitter had 288 million active users a month — only a few million more than in the quarter before.
Feb 25, 2015, 1:45 PMIn context
Conor Dougherty / New York Times:
Google to propose new headquarters in Mountain View this week but the city fears being overrun   —  Google Plans New Headquarters, and a City Fears Being Overrun  —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Apple is moving into a headquarters building that looks like a spaceship.
Feb 25, 2015, 1:00 PMIn context
Steven Davidoff Solomon / New York Times:
Dish Network saved $3.25B by bidding for spectrum as a “very small business” using loopholes   —  How Loopholes Turned Dish Network Into a ‘Very Small Business’  —  Charles W. Ergen, the billionaire who controls the satellite-TV provider Dish Network, and his company …
Feb 25, 2015, 10:30 AMIn context

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