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Senators Demand Online Ad Disclosures as Tech Lobby Mobilizes
(KENNETH P. VOGEL and CECILIA KANG @ 20.10.2017 01:26)
Tech has fought online ad regulations, but three senators will introduce a bipartisan bill to force the industry to disclose who buys political ads.

Lyft Is Said to Explore I.P.O. as It Raises $1 Billion Led by Alphabet
(MIKE ISAAC and KATIE BENNER @ 20.10.2017 00:30)
The ride-hailing company is exploring a 2018 initial public offering, as it added fresh capital to its coffers from investors including a venture arm spun out of Google.

State of the Art: How the Frightful Five Put Start-Ups in a Lose-Lose Situation
(FARHAD MANJOO @ 18.10.2017 11:00)
In Silicon Valley, small companies used to unseat big ones. Now the clutches of the five biggest tech companies are hard to escape.

Want to Clap for Xi Jinping?s Speech? Use Your Smartphone
(RAYMOND ZHONG @ 19.10.2017 14:36)
A WeChat app lets users show appreciation for the Chinese leader?s words by mashing their screens. The game says players have clapped a billion times so far.

Hundreds of Mysterious Stone ?Gates? Found in Saudi Arabia?s Desert
(NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR @ 20.10.2017 04:32)
With Google Earth, archaeologists have uncovered strange stone structures that may have been built by nomadic tribes in ancient lava fields.

Trump Picks Joseph Simons, Corporate Antitrust Lawyer, to Lead F.T.C.
(CECILIA KANG @ 20.10.2017 05:16)
The choice comes at a time of broad bipartisan concern over corporate consolidation and big deals in the waiting.

Tech Tip: Editing Your History on Amazon
(J. D. BIERSDORFER @ 19.10.2017 15:40)
The shopping site keeps a record of the products you browse in the hope you?ll return to close the deal, but you can turn off the tracking.

Dream City?: Google?s Founders Wanted to Shape a City. Toronto Is Their Chance.
(EMILY BADGER @ 19.10.2017 00:32)
Here?s an opportunity to develop ?the world?s first neighborhood built from the internet up,? but will humans be put first?

Tech We?re Using: Pioneering Virtual Reality and New Video Technologies in Journalism
(MARCELLE HOPKINS @ 19.10.2017 00:42)
Marcelle Hopkins, deputy video editor and co-director of virtual reality, traces The Times?s push into V.R. and other visual technologies.

Tech Tip: Using New Space-Saving Photo Files
(J. D. BIERSDORFER @ 18.10.2017 15:33)
With the latest updates for its Macs and mobile devices, Apple has added support for new image and video formats while keeping things compatible.



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