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John Ellenby, Visionary Who Helped Create Early Laptop, Dies at 75

John Ellenby, Visionary Who Helped Create Early Laptop, Dies at 75

The Compass computer became an important tool for corporations, government spies, White House officials and astronauts.
U.S. Proposes Immigration Rule Aimed at Entrepreneurs

U.S. Proposes Immigration Rule Aimed at Entrepreneurs

When Patrick Collison, an Irish immigrant, co-founded the payment processing company Stripe, visa issues were a significant hurdle.
Tech Tip: Are the Free Wi-Fi Kiosks on New York Streets Safe?

Tech Tip: Are the Free Wi-Fi Kiosks on New York Streets Safe?

LinkNYC kiosks, which offer free Wi-Fi connections, web browsing and battery charging, are beginning to sprout up on the sidewalks of New York City.

Open Blog: Putting {Style} into the Online New York Times Stylebook

The New York Times Stylebook is our canonical reference for how our newsroom uses language. During our recent Maker Week, we asked: how might we make the online Stylebook even more useful?
Boydton Journal: Cloud Computing Brings Sprawling Centers, but Few Jobs, to Small Towns

Boydton Journal: Cloud Computing Brings Sprawling Centers, but Few Jobs, to Small Towns

The Microsoft data center in Boydton, Va. The company has cleared a square mile of land for the project.
How Uber Lost More Than $1 Billion in the First Half of 2016

How Uber Lost More Than $1 Billion in the First Half of 2016

Travis Kalanick, chief executive officer of Uber Technologies Inc., in 2016. While attempting to expand globally, Uber has been on a fund-raising tear.
U.S. Open Draws Crowds to Times Square With Promise of Mega-Selfies

U.S. Open Draws Crowds to Times Square With Promise of Mega-Selfies

Lucas Morissette, a tourist visiting from Vancouver, took a mega-selfie in Times Square on Thursday.
IPhone Users Urged to Update Software After Security Flaws Are Found

IPhone Users Urged to Update Software After Security Flaws Are Found

Ahmed Mansoor, a prominent human rights activist in the United Arab Emirates, has been tracked by surveillance software several times.
Bits: Daily Report: Gawker and Truth

Bits: Daily Report: Gawker and Truth

The founder of Gawker, Nick Denton, leaving court in St. Petersburg, Fla., in March.

Tech Tip: Put OS X Photos in the RAW Format

While JPEG images are the default processing format, Apple’s free Photos for OS X program can also handle files in uncompressed RAW formats.
Well: How Parents Harnessed the Power of Social Media to Challenge EpiPen Prices

Well: How Parents Harnessed the Power of Social Media to Challenge EpiPen Prices

Brooklyn actress Mellini Kantayya started a petition against EpiPen price increases that has garnered more than 70,000 signatures.
Driver in Japan Playing Pokémon Go Kills Pedestrian

Driver in Japan Playing Pokémon Go Kills Pedestrian

People playing Pokémon Go at a park in Tokyo in July. More than 10 million people in Japan downloaded the game on the day it debuted last month.
Relaxing Privacy Vow, WhatsApp Will Share Some Data With Facebook

Relaxing Privacy Vow, WhatsApp Will Share Some Data With Facebook

Jan Koum, one of the founders of the WhatsApp mobile messaging service. When Facebook bought WhatsApp in 2014, Mr. Koum vowed that the deal would not affect the digital privacy of the service’s
Cycling Matches the Pace and Pitches of Tech

Cycling Matches the Pace and Pitches of Tech

Cyclists in a group formed by Greg Gretsch of Jackson Square Ventures paused during a ride through the Marin Headlands near San Francisco.

Uber Partners With Betterment to Offer Drivers I.R.A.s

Drivers in Boston, Chicago, Seattle and New Jersey can now sign up for retirement accounts as part of Uber’s rewards program for its drivers.
Hackers Publish Nude Pictures on Leslie Jones’s Website

Hackers Publish Nude Pictures on Leslie Jones’s Website

Leslie Jones attending the Los Angeles premiere of “Ghostbusters” in Hollywood on July 9.