Stopping Autoplay Videos on Safari by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

The most recent version of the Mac operating system includes controls for stopping web page videos that start blasting on their own.

Published: November 19, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Uber Strikes Deal With Volvo to Bring Self-Driving Cars to Its Network by MIKE ISAAC


By MIKE ISAAC

Uber has agreed to buy tens of thousands of self-driving Volvos for its ride-hailing network once the technology is production-ready.

Published: November 19, 2017 at 02:00PM

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As Silicon Valley Gets ‘Crazy,’ Midwest Beckons Tech Investors by STEVE LOHR


By STEVE LOHR

Funding and start-ups are concentrated on the coasts, especially in California. But there are signs of an entrepreneurial awakening in the heartland, where talent is rich but prices aren’t.

Published: November 18, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Apple Postpones Release of HomePod Speaker by BRIAN X. CHEN


By BRIAN X. CHEN

Apple had said its HomePod speaker, a response to Amazon’s Echo, would debut this year. Now it won’t be released till early next year.

Published: November 16, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Mike and Nathaniel’s Week in Tech: Everybody Loves Bitcoin by MIKE ISAAC and NATHANIEL POPPER


By MIKE ISAAC and NATHANIEL POPPER

In this week’s tech newsletter, Mike Isaac and Nathaniel Popper delve into the popularity of Bitcoin, and the new troubles at Twitter.

Published: November 16, 2017 at 02:00PM

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