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A Cyberattack ?the World Isn?t Ready For?
(NICOLE PERLROTH @ 22.06.2017 18:23)
In May, a so-called ransomware attack hit computers in over 150 countries. But two weeks earlier, one security expert found something a lot worse.

Tesla in Talks to Set Up Electric Car Factory in Shanghai
(CARLOS TEJADA @ 22.06.2017 22:31)
The company said foreign production was needed to make its models more affordable overseas. Its plan for a plant would require a Chinese partner.

?Nobody Is Perfect?: Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick?s Exit
(MIKE ISAAC and KATIE BENNER @ 22.06.2017 23:29)
More than 1,000 workers supported a petition asking the company?s board to bring back the former chief in an active role.

Inside Travis Kalanick?s Resignation as Uber?s C.E.O.
(MIKE ISAAC @ 22.06.2017 03:17)
At a Chicago hotel on Tuesday, two venture capitalists presented Mr. Kalanick with a list of demands, including his resignation by the end of the day.

In Towns Already Hit by Factory Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs
(RACHEL ABRAMS and ROBERT GEBELOFF @ 25.06.2017 15:50)
Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn?t absorbing these workers.

Bits: Farhad?s and Mike?s Week in Tech: Uber Isn?t Everything
(FARHAD MANJOO and MIKE ISAAC @ 24.06.2017 15:00)
Uber dominated tech headlines this week, but a few other things happened in techland, too.

Google Will No Longer Scan Gmail for Ad Targeting
(DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI @ 24.06.2017 01:43)
After years of complaints by privacy advocates, the company said it will stop the practice on its free email service to eliminate confusion around its advertising policies.

Encounters: YouTube Star Randy Rainbow Brings Sass to His Trump Bashing
(BOB MORRIS @ 23.06.2017 21:30)
From his Queens apartment, Mr. Rainbow makes parody videos of himself interviewing political figures. He now has nearly 650,000 Facebook followers.

Bits: Daily Report: A Crusader Against a Severe, Previously Unseen Cyberattack
(PUI-WING TAM @ 23.06.2017 18:29)
A ransomware demand of a Newark firm, carried out with stolen federal cyberweapons, was a smoke screen for a frightening crime with higher stakes.

Tech Tip: Rescuing Text From Mac WordPerfect Files
(J. D. BIERSDORFER @ 23.06.2017 18:22)
WordPerfect for the Mac never made it to the 21st century, but you can use modern software to get back into those ancient files.



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