Southeast Asia’s Ride-Hailing War Is Being Waged on Motorbikes by RAYMOND ZHONG


By RAYMOND ZHONG

In Indonesia’s traffic-ridden capital, one start-up makes it easy to get around — or not to have to in the first place.

Published: December 7, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Turning Off Programs That Start Up When You Do by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

If outdated programs are still set to open when you log into the computer, you can turn them off or choose new apps to start up when you do.

Published: December 6, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Bitcoin Hasn’t Replaced Cash, but Investors Don’t Care by NATHANIEL POPPER


By NATHANIEL POPPER

Investors have lifted Bitcoin past $13,000, likening it to gold as a place to store money. Early followers who hoped for a faster, cheaper way to pay for things are looking elsewhere.

Published: December 5, 2017 at 02:00PM

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What Tech Tools Frequent Travelers Should Always Pack by LUCAS PETERSON


By LUCAS PETERSON

You should always have a portable battery to charge your phone. But other must-haves are not as obvious, says Lucas Peterson, The Times’s Frugal Traveler.

Published: December 5, 2017 at 02:00PM

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