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As Facebook’s head of news partnerships, Ms. Brown, a former CNN and NBC anchor, is emerging as a surprisingly adept negotiator for her publishing vision at the social network.

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Days after a news report focused on conditions at the plant, a California agency said it was investigating an episode that left a millwright’s jaw broken.

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Travis VanderZanden, chief executive of electric scooter start-up Bird, is unperturbed by how San Francisco and other cities are in an uproar over the dockless vehicles.

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The shortage, caused by government policies, poses a challenge for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was also responsible for India’s last cash crisis.

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Complaints to the Justice Department allege that the companies and a standards group worked together to restrict eSIM technology, a cardless way to easily switch carriers.

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Decades ago, Nigel Oakes believed it was possible, using science, to influence human behavior on a mass scale. That ultimately led to data mining.

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Despite a first-quarter loss, General Electric reported improving trends in industrial earnings and reaffirmed its profit outlook for the year.

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If your screen has become jumbled with too many open files, folders and programs to manage, you can quickly sort the pile.

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Amazon’s chief executive sent out his annual shareholder letter this week. Our tech columnist recounts what stood out from it.

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North Korea and South Korea have installed the first-ever telephone hotline between their top leaders in another sign of improving relations.

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A group led by the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is proposing that some virtual currencies not be regulated as securities.

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PwC, an auditing firm responsible for monitoring Facebook’s compliance with a federal consent decree, effectively gave the company a clean bill of health in a 2017 report on privacy controls.

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Randall Stephenson, AT&T’s chief executive, defended his deal to buy Time Warner and said a combined company would be no different than those that already exist in Silicon Valley.

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The industrial giant plunged into internet-era software with gusto. But it has trimmed back after finding that becoming a tech player is daunting and costly.

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Tax forms filed by OpenAI provide insight into the enormous salaries and bonuses paid to artificial intelligence specialists across the world.

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The million-point record of Billy Mitchell, the subject of a 2007 documentary, has been thrown out, and Steve Wiebe, his rival, claims “sweet victory.”

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The incognito and private browsing modes built into most modern browsers shield your online activity at home — but maybe not to the rest of the world.

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While travelers have long been able to set up airfare alerts, these apps go a step further in helping flexible travelers plan a last-minute trip.

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Although its rebuffed proposal was higher on a per-share basis, Comcast didn’t offer protection if a deal was blocked, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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The tech giant has moved its entertainment division into Culver Studios, a 14-acre site where “Gone With the Wind” was also filmed.

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The state is the first to pass legislation requiring education officials to develop health and safety guidelines for digital devices.

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Jeffrey Bewkes, Time Warner’s chief executive, said on Wednesday in federal court that Time Warner is an underdog against Amazon, Netflix and others — unless it merges with AT&T.

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Marketers have long had a symbiotic relationship with the social network. But user concerns about data has companies taking a harder look at how they work with Facebook.

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Sapna Maheshwari, who covers advertising for The Times, discusses how she tracks the online ads that track us.

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If your Windows 10 lock screen changes daily or slows you down in getting to your desktop, you can change its behavior.

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