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New York Times Technology News

  1. Bits Blog: Nokia Tries to Reinvent Itself, Again, by Taking Over Alcatel-Lucent
    Rajeev Suri, Nokia’s 48-year-old chief executive, says his company’s $16.6 billion takeover of Alcatel-Lucent is exactly what Nokia needs to execute its yearslong makeover, which has included layoffs and the sale of unwanted assets.

  2. Tech Tip: How to Use Google Now on Tap
    Tips on activating and taking advantage of Google Now on Tap, which can be handy in providing more details about what you’re seeing on your smartphone or tablet screen.

  3. Road to Robotic Parking Is Littered With Faulty Projects
    Software and hardware mishaps, including some that have smashed or trapped cars, have occurred at robotic garages around the country, but dozens of them are proposed or underway.

  4. Business Briefing |: Judge Dismisses Yelp Suit Brought by Shareholders
    Yelp won the dismissal of a lawsuit by shareholders who claimed they had been fraudulently misled about the authenticity and quality of its reviews.

  5. Bill Gates Expected to Create Billion-Dollar Fund for Clean Energy
    An announcement is anticipated on Monday at the global summit meeting on climate in Paris, as Mr. Gates takes a major step to cut global-warming emissions.

  6. Q&A: Allowing Pop-Up Windows From Approved Sites
    Pop-up windows are often quashed by default in a web browser’s settings, but most programs let you add a list of exceptions.

  7. Work-Life Balance: Parents Ready for Some Love From Silicon Valley Companies
    Mark Zuckerberg’s decision to take two months of parental leave is a sign of a shifting culture.

  8. Laws Struggle to Keep Up as Hoverboards’ Popularity Soars
    Self-balancing motorized boards, known as hoverboards, Swagways, self-balancing scooters or personal transporters, have forced lawmakers to figure out how safe they are and how to regulate them.

  9. Verizon Commercial Suggests a Thanksgiving Without Phones
    Verizon is introducing a television ad encouraging people to enjoy family and friends rather than their small screens.

  10. App Smart: Video Feature: Replacing the Black Friday Rush With a Few Leisurely Taps
    Shopping apps that help buyers build wish lists, track prices and find the best deals.

  11. Tech Fix: Black Friday Deal or Dud? How to Shop Smart This Holiday Season
    Only a small fraction of Black Friday discounts are true bargains, according to the editor of The Wirecutter, a product recommendation site. But there’s a way to check which purchases are worthwhile.

  12. Bits Blog: Gardening Start-Up in China Chances Upon U.S. Marijuana Market
    Lennon Tsai started a company to supply urban Chinese farmers with all the necessary hydroponics equipment, but he found a surprising secondary market in America.

  13. Bits Daily Report: Turkey, Travel and Technology
    Traveling during the holiday can be difficult, let’s be thankful for a minute — for the intersection of technology and travel.

  14. Q&A: Updating Windows 10
    As part of its switch to Windows 10 as a “service” that automatically updates itself, Microsoft has pushed out its Windows 10 November Update.

  15. Anonymous Hackers Fight ISIS but Reactions Are Mixed
    Wholesale efforts to block Twitter activity sometimes sweep up journalists and others who track the terror group.

  16. Work-Life Balance: Silicon Valley Is Growing Up, Giving Parents a Break
    Mark Zuckerberg’s decision to take two months of parental leave is a sign of a shifting culture.

  17. Bits Blog: Alphabet Trying to Mix Heft With Start-Up Agility
    The shape of the company that used to be called Google is starting to become more apparent. What is not so clear is whether a new kind of Google can operate more effectively than the old.

  18. Final Earnings at the Old Hewlett-Packard Fall Short of Wall St. Expectations
    Meg Whitman, who runs the new Hewlett Packard Enterprise, said that the split-off company was off to a strong start.

  19. Dream of New Kind of Credit Union Is Extinguished by Bureaucracy
    Brewster Kahle’s credit union has faced a barrage of regulatory audits and limitations, leading him to rethink his decision to open it.

  20. Blue Origin Launches Bezos’s Space Dreams and Lands a Rocket
    Jeffrey P. Bezos’s company sent a rocket more than 100 kilometers in the air, which then fired its engines and returned to the launchpad.