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New York Times Technology News

  1. Ireland, Accused of Giving Tax Breaks to Multinationals, Plans an Even Lower Rate
    The country will cut its 12.5 percent corporate tax rate in half for revenues pegged to patents and other intellectual property.

  2. Live-Streaming Florida Woman Charged With Drunken Driving
    The woman had invited viewers to watch her bar-hop using the live-streaming app Periscope, then got lost on her drive home, saying she was drunk.

  3. Deal Professor: With EMC Deal, Dell Returns to Public Markets
    Because of the planned tracking stock in VMware, the computer maker will be subject to all the disclosure requirements of a public company.

  4. Bits Daily Report: EMC, a Big Company in a Small Town
    A deal between Dell and EMC likely means more consolidation to come among big business computing companies. But early signs indicate it won’t have a major impact in the Massachusetts community where EMC is based.

  5. Twitter to Cut More Than 300 Jobs
    The company, whose work force had grown despite struggles to lift its user base, also said that revenue for the third quarter would be at or above forecasts.

  6. Twitter Removes Accounts Over Sharing of Sports Videos
    Deadspin and SB Nation accounts were suspended after complaints from the N.F.L., Ultimate Fighting Championship and two college football conferences.

  7. Dell to Buy EMC in Biggest Tech Takeover, a Year in the Making
    The acquisition of the storage provider for $67 billion is intended to help Dell adapt to a changing tech landscape.

  8. Playboy to Drop Nudity as Internet Fills Demand
    With the digital cornucopia of pornography, Playboy’s raison d’être has vanished. Its website dropped nudity last year and soon its magazine will still feature women, but not fully nude.

  9. News Analysis: How Dell’s Weak Performance Could Affect Its $67 Billion EMC Deal
    Dell’s huge deal for the data storage and software company EMC has many supporters, despite the firm’s recent financial performance.

  10. Bits Blog: Using Apple Pay at Starbucks, KFC and Chili’s
    Apple Pay is getting a lift with its adoption by three restaurant chains: Starbucks, KFC and Chili’s.

  11. For Joseph Tucci, a Deal to Cement His Legacy, and Cash Out Big
    The $27.2 million that the chief of EMC will receive when Dell takes over far overshadows the $123,636 he would have received had he willingly retired.

  12. Bits Daily Report: Dell Deal With EMC Speaks to Changing PC Business
    This shake-up is largely the result of a shrinking business in PC sales.

  13. In Takeover of EMC, Dell Makes Ambitious Bet
    In buying EMC, Dell is betting that the huge acquisition will help one of the best-known names in computing keep up with its rapidly evolving industry.

  14. Jersey City Proposes Legislation to Legalize Airbnb
    Mayor Steven M. Fulop anticipates a 6 percent hospitality tax would generate between $600,000 and $1 million annually on the more than 300 Airbnb listings in the city.

  15. Clinton Emails Became the New Focus of Benghazi Inquiry
    Interviews and documents show that the focus of a House committee’s work has shifted from the deadly 2012 attack in Libya to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of a private email server.

  16. Obama Tells ‘60 Minutes’ Hillary Clinton Made Email ‘Mistake’
    President Obama called Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of a private email server “a mistake,” but said it had not endangered national security and was being used by the G.O.P. to attack Mrs. Clinton.

  17. Disney Reboots ‘Star Wars’ Video Games
    As anticipation has mounted for the restart of the “Star Wars” movie series, Disney has also overhauled how “Star Wars” video games are made.

  18. Bits Blog: Amazon Building a Tech Business for the Long Haul
    Amazon Web Services is building a global method of creating software quickly that could become a standard for how business computing systems are put together.

  19. In California, Electric Cars Outpace Plugs, and Sparks Fly
    California, where half of the country’s electric cars are registered, is pushing for more, but as it is, too-few charging stations lead to fierce competition for available spots.

  20. Opinion: What Really Keeps Women Out of Tech
    "​Star Wars​"​ posters and cheesy T.V. shows can do real-world damage.