Alexa, What Happens if the Echo Has a Screen? You Get This Review by BRIAN X. CHEN


By BRIAN X. CHEN

Amazon’s newest Echo smart speaker has a touch screen. Our reviewer asked whether that made the gadget much different from a smartphone or a tablet.

Published: June 25, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Daily Report: Automation’s Effect on Developing Tech Economies by JIM KERSTETTER


By JIM KERSTETTER

Many workers in the United States worry about being replaced by machines. The same is true in countries like India.

Published: June 25, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Moving Your E-Books to a New E-Reader by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

When you upgrade to a new electronic reader or tablet, transferring your library can be as easy as logging into your e-bookstore account.

Published: June 25, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Uber Isn’t Everything by FARHAD MANJOO and MIKE ISAAC


By FARHAD MANJOO and MIKE ISAAC

Uber dominated tech headlines this week, but a few other things happened in techland, too.

Published: June 23, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Google Will No Longer Scan Gmail for Ad Targeting by DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI


By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

After years of complaints by privacy advocates, the company said it will stop the practice on its free email service to eliminate confusion around its advertising policies.

Published: June 22, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Daily Report: A Crusader Against a Severe, Previously Unseen Cyberattack by PUI-WING TAM


By PUI-WING TAM

A ransomware demand of a Newark firm, carried out with stolen federal cyberweapons, was a smoke screen for a frightening crime with higher stakes.

Published: June 22, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Rescuing Text From Mac WordPerfect Files by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

WordPerfect for the Mac never made it to the 21st century, but you can use modern software to get back into those ancient files.

Published: June 22, 2017 at 02:00PM

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