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Lucid Motors Beats Tesla in Range, Going 520 Miles on a Charge, EPA Says

Lucid Motors Beats Tesla in Range, Going 520 Miles on a Charge, EPA Says Lucid Motors Beats Tesla in Range, Going 520 Miles on a Charge, EPA Says Lucid Motors, a start-up automaker, has unseated Tesla, the dominant maker of electric cars, as the producer of the electric vehicle that can travel farthest on a single charge. Lucid’s top-of-the-line Air …

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Why Smartphones May Be Too Good

Why Smartphones May Be Too Good Why Smartphones May Be Too Good This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. Here is a collection of past columns. I’m going to pose an intentionally provocative question: What if smartphones are so successful and useful that they are holding back innovation? Technologists are now imagining what could be the next big …

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Activision hires new executives after a workplace culture lawsuit.

Activision hires new executives after a workplace culture lawsuit.

Activision hires new executives after a workplace culture lawsuit. Activision hires new executives after a workplace culture lawsuit. Activision Blizzard, the company behind popular games like Call of Duty, said on Tuesday that it was hiring two executives, including a new head of human resources, as part of an effort to build a more inclusive workplace and grow revenue. Julie …

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What to Know About Apple’s New iPhone

What to Know About Apple's New iPhone

What to Know About Apple’s New iPhone What to Know About Apple’s New iPhone It’s that time of the year again, when Apple unveils its latest gadgets ahead of the holiday season. On Tuesday, the iPhone maker is holding its annual product event — virtually, because of the coronavirus pandemic — and present its newest lineup. The new products — …

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Apple unveils the new Apple Watch, once again emphasizing its fitness capabilities.

Apple unveils the new Apple Watch, once again emphasizing its fitness capabilities.

Apple unveils the new Apple Watch, once again emphasizing its fitness capabilities. Apple unveils the new Apple Watch, once again emphasizing its fitness capabilities. The Apple Watch has posted steady growth for Apple in recent years, which the company wants to grow further. On Tuesday at its annual product event, Apple unveiled new versions of the Apple Watch — called …

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The Godmother of the Digital Image

The Godmother of the Digital Image

The Godmother of the Digital Image The Godmother of the Digital Image The puzzle that Daubechies solved was how to take a recent wavelet advance — a thing of beauty, by the French mathematicians Yves Meyer and Stéphane Mallat, but technically impractical — and make it amenable to application. To “put it on its head,” Daubechies would say, but without …

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Under G.O.P. Pressure, Tech Giants Are Empowered by Election Agency

F.E.C. Dismisses Claims That Twitter Illegally Blocked Hunter Biden Article

Under G.O.P. Pressure, Tech Giants Are Empowered by Election Agency Under G.O.P. Pressure, Tech Giants Are Empowered by Election Agency When Twitter decided briefly last fall to block users from posting links to an article about Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son Hunter, it prompted a conservative outcry that Big Tech was improperly aiding Mr. Biden’s presidential campaign. “So terrible,” President …

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Pinterest Accused of Not Paying Female ‘Co-Creator’

Pinterest Accused of Not Paying Female ‘Co-Creator’

Pinterest Accused of Not Paying Female ‘Co-Creator’ Pinterest Accused of Not Paying Female ‘Co-Creator’ SAN FRANCISCO — When Pinterest went public in 2019, Christine Martinez’s friends sent congratulations. She had worked closely with the founders of the digital pinboard in its earliest days, and her friends thought she would get rich alongside them. But as Pinterest’s stock price rose, turning …

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Intuit to buy Mailchimp for $12 billion.

Intuit to buy Mailchimp for $12 billion.

Intuit to buy Mailchimp for $12 billion. Intuit to buy Mailchimp for $12 billion. Intuit, the parent company of TurboTax and QuickBooks, will acquire Mailchimp, a company best known as a provider of email marketing services, the companies announced on Monday. The cash-and-stock deal, which is subject to regulatory approvals, will value Mailchimp at about $12 billion. For Intuit, the …

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F.E.C. Dismisses Claims That Twitter Illegally Blocked Hunter Biden Article

F.E.C. Dismisses Claims That Twitter Illegally Blocked Hunter Biden Article

F.E.C. Dismisses Claims That Twitter Illegally Blocked Hunter Biden Article F.E.C. Dismisses Claims That Twitter Illegally Blocked Hunter Biden Article The Federal Election Commission has dismissed Republican accusations that Twitter violated election laws in October by blocking people from posting links to an unsubstantiated New York Post article about Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son Hunter Biden, in a decision that …

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