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  1. Bits Blog: Andy Rubin, Former Head of Android, Departs Google
    The Google executive, who was in charge of the company’s robotics group and spearheaded the Android operating system, will start a tech incubator focused on hardware.






  2. Common Sense: Apple Chief Tim Cook’s Coming Out: ‘This Will Resonate’
    Mr. Cook said the trade-off to his own privacy was worthwhile, “if hearing that the C.E.O. of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is.”






  3. Apple’s Tim Cook Says That He Is ‘Proud to Be Gay’
    Mr. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, is by far the most prominent executive of a public company to openly declare his homosexuality.






  4. Twitter Appoints Product Chief, Replacing One Named 6 Months Ago
    Twitter said it had picked Kevin Weil to speed its sluggish efforts to make its social network easier and more compelling for new and old users.
  5. Coming Out in Businessweek, Tim Cook Chooses to Play It Low Key
    Under a headline that did not directly address the issue, Mr. Cook chose to write a sober, conscientious essay for Bloomberg Businessweek that repeatedly used the word “privacy.”






  6. GoPro Sees Strong Holiday Quarter Sales; Shares Jump
    The video company reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, driven by strong demand for its action cameras.






  7. Tim Cook’s Disclosure That He’s Gay Garners Sweeping Praise
    Apple’s chief executive was hailed by top executives, including Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Sundar Pichai of Google.






  8. Trailblazers: Tim Cook Is Important Because Firsts Are Important
    The Apple chief executive’s public announcement that he is gay could have a cascading effect on the culture at other companies.






  9. DealBook Street Scene: Praise for Cook Coming Out From Someone Who Did
    David Geffen, the 71-year-old Hollywood mogul, was one of the first business executives to come out publicly as gay.






  10. State of the Art: Amazon’s Grand Design in Devices
    The overall strategy behind the retailer’s hardware lineup appears puzzling. Its devices sound fantastic in theory but often fall short.






  11. Room for Debate: Hacking Sexism in Tech
    What can be done to eliminate both subtle and blatant discrimination against women in the tech industry?






  12. Data-Driven Campaigns Zero In on Voters, but Messages Are Lacking
    The Big Data era of politics has left some campaigns drowning in their own sophisticated advances, unable to produce new and effective messages.
  13. In the Slow Lane: Why the U.S. Has Fallen Behind in Internet Speed and Affordability
    The lack of competition in the U.S. broadband industry could have long-term economic consequences for American competitiveness.
  14. Tim Cook, Apple’s C.E.O., Says He Is Proud to Be Gay
    The public declaration by the chief of Apple, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Mr. Cook the highest-profile C.E.O. to come out.






  15. Gadgetwise: The Latest Flipboard Serves Up the News and Some Surprises
    The latest version of the Flipboard tablet magazine offers a staff-selected “front page” of stories and a wide range of extremely specialized topics.






  16. Microsoft Jumps Into the Growing Market for Wearable Fitness Technology
    Microsoft is joining the companies who see wearables as a way into the wellness business without all the red tape that comes from being a true medical company.






  17. Samsung Reports Lowest Profit in 3 Years
    With a decline in its third-quarter smartphone business, the South Korean company was on track for its worst year since 2011.
  18. Apple Pay Rival MCX Open to Other Technology
    A group of retailers known as the Merchant Customer Exchange said that it could yet decide to use the technology that Apple Pay relies on to process transactions.






  19. Machine Learning: Bluetooth Smart Improvements Appear in More Devices
    An update made in 2010, also called Bluetooth 4.0, uses less power and has better pairing capability.






  20. Bits Blog: IBM Teams Up With Twitter to Give Business a Gauge Powered by Social Media
    The partnership seeks to harness Twitter messages as a way for businesses to make decisions based on real-time trends among the social network’s users.






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