Flicks and Other iPad Keyboard Tricks by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

The latest version of Apple’s iOS software for the iPad tries to save you time with typing shortcuts — once you know what they are.

Published: July 17, 2018 at 02:00PM

from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/18/technology/personaltech/key-flicks-ipad.html?partner=IFTTT
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Google Fined $5.1 Billion by E.U. in Android Antitrust Ruling by ADAM SATARIANO


By ADAM SATARIANO

European officials hit the internet giant with the record penalty for abusing its power in the smartphone market, the region’s latest move to rein in the clout of tech companies.

Published: July 17, 2018 at 02:00PM

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How WhatsApp Pushes Mobs to Murder in India by VINDU GOEL, SUHASINI RAJ and PRIYADARSHINI RAVICHANDRAN


By VINDU GOEL, SUHASINI RAJ and PRIYADARSHINI RAVICHANDRAN

False rumors of child kidnappers have gone viral on WhatsApp in India, prompting fearful mobs to kill two dozen innocent people since April

Published: July 17, 2018 at 02:00PM

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The Biggest Spender of Political Ads on Facebook? President Trump by SHEERA FRENKEL


By SHEERA FRENKEL

A new study based on Facebook data provides a picture of who is placing political ads on the social network ahead of the midterm elections. President Trump tops the list.

Published: July 16, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Add Pictures to Android Contacts by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

Tired of seeing your friends as initials in tinted circles? If they don’t have a profile photo already, you can add your own to their address-book entries.

Published: July 16, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Uber Is Target of Federal Sex Discrimination Inquiry by JACK NICAS


By JACK NICAS

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating the ride-hailing company’s hiring and pay practices.

Published: July 15, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Latest Sign of China’s Slowdown: A Technology Cash Crunch by LI YUAN


By LI YUAN

Long awash in money, the country’s start-up scene has seen an unprecedented downturn. That could be a bad sign for the rest of the Chinese economy.

Published: July 15, 2018 at 02:00PM

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