Reports have emerged of large-scale abductions and abuse of men perceived to be gay or bisexual carried out by security forces.
Online check-ins, airport kiosks and the like are divorcing travelers from human workers, with the effort to drag a passenger off a United Airlines flight the culmination.
By RYAN McMORROW April 11, 2017 BEIJING — An ambitious Chinese technology giant with a French-sounding name burst into the United States last year with dreams of disruption. Called LeEco, it offered to buy Vizio, one of the biggest names in American big-screen televisions, for $2 billion. Its founder backed an American start-up that… Continue reading
By MARK LANDLER April 11, 2017 WASHINGTON — President Trump, plainly frustrated by China’s inaction on North Korea, aimed his Twitter feed at Beijing on Tuesday, telling the Chinese government that the United States would exchange trade concessions for support in pressuring Pyongyang. “I explained to the President of China that a trade deal… Continue reading
April 10, 2017 By PUI-WING TAM One of the hottest technology trends in recent years has been the rise of artificial intelligence. What people often overlook is that the trend was not born in Silicon Valley, but in other places, including Canada. Canada was the home of many researchers including Geoff Hinton,… Continue reading
The billionaire investors discussed free trade and their working relationship during an interview at the Brazil Conference in Cambridge, Mass.
By ANDREW E. KRAMER April 9, 2017 MOSCOW — He refused to meet business associates in person and never talked on the phone, preferring instead to communicate via encrypted messaging services. But the elaborate precautions taken by the Russian computer spam kingpin known as Peter Severa appear to have failed him. Acting on an F.B.I…. Continue reading
Dr. Dehmelt shared the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physics for developing methods to trap a single ion or electron, allowing for a more precise way to measure their properties.
By DANA GOLDSTEIN April 7, 2017 Gov. Doug Ducey of Arizona has signed into law sweeping changes in how state money can be used to educate students, making it easier for parents to enroll their children in private schooling at public expense. The bill, which the State Legislature passed on Thursday, makes all 1.1… Continue reading
Regardless of their sexual orientation, many in the Netherlands rallied in defense of two men who described being targeted by youths in the city of Arnhem.