By QUENTIN HARDY January 20, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO — By mastering some tough computer chip technology and then pulling off an audacious business strategy based on selling its smartphone knowledge, Qualcomm has made billions of dollars and seized influence in the tech industry. Some days that is a real drag. On Friday, Apple, its… Continue reading
Amit Singhal, a 15-year Google veteran, said he was joining Uber, a coup for a company that has publicly stated its intention to chase Google in autonomous-vehicle research.
Having faced racial discrimination, Mr. Hilliard, who climbed the ranks at The Oregonian to become editor in chief, made it a focus to not perpetuate stereotypes in news writing.
By BEN SHPIGEL January 20, 2017 With the Jets owner Woody Johnson heading across the Atlantic to serve as the United States ambassador to Britain, it is not known how his appointment will affect the day-to-day operations of the team. But a recent precedent, in which the Pittsburgh Steelers’ chairman, Dan Rooney, held the… Continue reading
By KIMIKO de FREYTAS-TAMURA January 20, 2017 LONDON — Judah Adunbi was returning home last week when two police officers suddenly confronted him, demanding his name. When he refused to give it, they yanked him outside his gate and shot him with a Taser stun gun. But Mr. Adunbi was not the wanted suspect whom… Continue reading
January 20, 2017 Trilobites By NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR The tale of the Tasmanian tiger was tragic. Once numerous across Tasmania, the doglike marsupial was branded a sheep killer by colonists in the 1830s and hunted to extinction. The last of its kind, Benjamin, died in a zoo in 1936, and with it… Continue reading
Network news commentators took a pause during the inauguration ceremony, not wanting to compete with the oath of President Donald J. Trump.
By RICK GLADSTONE January 20, 2017 Deaths from the errant Nigerian aerial bombing of a displaced persons encampment in northeast Nigeria have jumped to 90, the medical charity Doctors Without Borders reported on Friday, nearly double the initial tally. It quoted local residents as saying that as many as 170 people may have been… Continue reading
States don’t always follow the lead of the federal government, and that is likely to be true regarding issues like climate change and health care.
In the last decade, only one film that had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival has earned more than $40 million at the box office.