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Itineraries: Chip Technology Keeps Checked Luggage in Check

That is why the airline industry, and some airport managers, is intent on improving the tracking rate by looking beyond the 30-year-old baggage bar code. They are adopting tags that do not need to be seen to be read. Delta ...

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Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Ride-Hailing News Owns the Road

At the very least, other Gawker Media properties like Deadspin and Gizmodo will live on under the new parent company Univision. Farhad: It’s intriguing to me that many of the people who work at Gawker.com will move on to those ...

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Hampton Creek, Maker of Just Mayo, Is Said to Be Under Investigation

Video Hampton Creek on Buying Up Its Own Mayo The vegan food start-up quietly ordered its workers to buy mass quantities of Just Mayo from stores. “Of course I would do it again,” said Josh Tetrick. By CNBC on Publish ...

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Bits: Daily Report: Uber Dominates Thursday

Photo A software engineer at work in one of Otto’s big-rig trucks. Credit Ramin Rahimian for The New York Times It was sort of a slow news week in Silicon Valley. Then along came Uber. On Thursday, the ride-hailing company ...

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Lyft Is Said to Fail to Find a Buyer, Despite Talks With Several Companies

Photo Lyft was valued at $ 5.5 billion after an investment round by G.M. and others in January, making it one of the more pre-eminent unicorn companies in Silicon Valley. Credit Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Lyft Ride-hailing companies increasingly face ...

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Tech Tip: Picking a Digital Publishing Format

Photo The iBooks Author program is designed to make e-books for Apple devices, but you can also save your creation as a PDF file for reading on non-Apple tablets and other screens. Credit The New York Times Q. What is ...

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Corner Office: Bracken Darrell of Logitech: Be Sure to Tell the Boss What’s Wrong

Photo Bracken Darrell is the chief executive of Logitech. Credit Earl Wilson/The New York Times This interview with Bracken P. Darrell, C.E.O. of Logitech, the technology accessories maker, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant. Q. Were you in leadership ...

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Twitter Suspends 235,000 More Accounts Over Extremism

Photo A photo posted on the Twitter page of Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, the Nusra Front, which has said it was changing its name to the Levant Conquest Front. Credit Al-Nusra Front, via Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter ...

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Judge Overturns Uber’s Settlement With Drivers

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Thursday struck down a proposed class-action settlement between Uber and a group of its current and former drivers, potentially continuing a protracted lawsuit that questioned a key tenet of the ride-hailing company’s business. ...

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Your Money Adviser: Social Security Retreats From Cellphone-Based Online Security

Never mind — at least, for now. That’s what the Social Security Administration told those with online “mySocialSecurity” accounts, two weeks after announcing that they would be required to have cellphones to receive security code texts in order to log ...

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