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Today β€” April 20th 2018NYT Technology

G.E. Makes a Sharp β€˜Pivot’ on Digital

By STEVE LOHR

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.

A.I. Researchers Are Making More Than $1 Million, Even at a Nonprofit

By CADE METZ

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

Yesterday β€” April 19th 2018NYT Technology

It Could Be Game Over for a Onetime King of Donkey Kong

By CHRISTINA CARON

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.”

Tech Tip: Protecting Privacy Inside and Outside the House

By J. D. BIERSDORFER

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.

Test Run: Smartphone Apps for Spontaneous Travel

By JUSTIN SABLICH

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.

Comcast Bid 16% More Than Disney for 21st Century Fox, Filing Shows

By BROOKS BARNES

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.

Tech’s Hollywood Takeover: Amazon Reboots β€˜Citizen Kane’ and β€˜E.T.’ Studio

By BROOKS BARNES

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

Maryland Schools May Tell Children When It’s Time to Log Off

By NATASHA SINGER

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

Before yesterdayNYT Technology

Facebook’s Current Status With Advertisers? It’s Complicated

By SAPNA MAHESHWARI

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.

Tech Tip: Locking Up Your Lock Screen

By J. D. BIERSDORFER

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

Corner Office: Marissa Mayer Is Still Here

By DAVID GELLES

The former Yahoo chief is renting Google’s original office, where “there’s a lot of good juju,” and planning her next act. She just won’t say what it is.

Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Virtual Currency Plans

By NATHANIEL POPPER and NICHOLAS CONFESSORE

The data firm was hoping to do its own so-called initial coin offering and quietly helped promote other companies in the unregulated industry.

Supreme Court Divided on Sales Taxes for Online Purchases

By ADAM LIPTAK

The justices heard arguments about whether to overrule a 1992 decision that shielded many internet retailers from having to collect sales taxes.

Supreme Court Tosses Out Microsoft Case on Digital Data Abroad

By ADAM LIPTAK

A closely watched clash between federal prosecutors and Microsoft fizzled after Congress enacted a new law last month.

Economic Scene: Facebook Is Creepy. And Valuable.

By EDUARDO PORTER

To protect the public without overreacting, the issue for legislators and regulators to weigh is how much the data-driven ecosystem is worth to us.

Tech Tip: Declining Android’s Automatic Correction Help

By J. D. BIERSDORFER

Google’s smartphone software includes a set of tools to help you type — but if they trip you up, turn them off.

Huawei, Failing to Crack U.S. Market, Signals a Change in Tactics

By RAYMOND ZHONG and PAUL MOZUR

The Chinese telecom giant, which has been dogged by concerns about its ties to Beijing, dropped its top Washington liaison and other American employees.

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