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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.

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Uber dominated tech headlines this week, but a few other things happened in techland, too.

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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.

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From his Queens apartment, Mr. Rainbow makes parody videos of himself interviewing political figures. He now has nearly 650,000 Facebook followers.

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A ransomware demand of a Newark firm, carried out with stolen federal cyberweapons, was a smoke screen for a frightening crime with higher stakes.

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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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Geoffrey Hinton, a scientist at the heart of artificial intelligence’s recent breakthroughs, has helped make Toronto a leading research location.

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More than 1,000 workers supported a petition asking the company’s board to bring back the former chief in an active role.

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Also: a co-worker who hugs; a longtime best friend who wants a (big) loan; and a graduation announcement after a long silence.

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The company said foreign production was needed to make its models more affordable overseas. Its plan for a plant would require a Chinese partner.

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Travis Kalanick’s fall is instructive about the way the Silicon Valley start-up machine functions and the power venture capitalists still exercise.

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The old Windows Briefcase tool for syncing files has been retired, but you can still keep your files up-to-date, with or without the web.

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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.

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BMW is building a data processing center and Volkswagen is getting into quantum computing, all with the hope of beating Apple and Google at their game.

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Vivienne Westwood, Dolce & Gabbana and Off-White rack up likes and new followers in London, Milan and Florence.

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Homeland Security is introducing a $1.5 million contest to build artificial intelligence that can identify concealed items in body scans at airports.

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With Travis Kalanick out as Uber’s chief executive, the company has a chance to improve its treatment of drivers. An option for tipping drivers is a start.

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The video gaming industry continues to pour money and resources into virtual reality, cementing its development and advancement.

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Start-up financiers have deferred boardroom control to founders in recent years. Travis Kalanick’s ouster indicates that could be changing.

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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.

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An early supporter of Travis Kalanick, he will be replaced by Matt Cohler, a fellow partner at the venture capital firm Benchmark, a person familiar with the move said.

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The company has been dogged by scandal for months. One response: changes to its all-important app.

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The Times’s security experts suggest keeping all software up to date and using two-factor authentication and password managers to protect your privacy.

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Travis Kalanick, who stepped down as Uber’s C.E.O., had many enablers who turned a blind eye to the company’s faults because it was growing quickly.

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Travis Kalanick, who stepped down as Uber’s C.E.O., had many enablers who turned a blind eye to the company’s faults because it was growing quickly.

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