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High-Skilled White-Collar Work? Machines Can Do That, Too

High-Skilled White-Collar Work? Machines Can Do That, Too Image A Stitch Fix warehouse in San Francisco. The company relies on algorithms to help personalize shipments to customers.CreditChristie Hemm Klok for The New York Times By Noam Scheiber July 7, 2018 One of the best-selling T-shirts for the Indian e-commerce site ...

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Trade War Between U.S. and China Moves From Threat to Reality

Trade War Between U.S. and China Moves From Threat to Reality Image The Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga.CreditStephen B. Morton/Associated Press By Ana Swanson July 5, 2018 WASHINGTON — A trade war between the world’s two largest economies will officially begin Friday morning when the Trump administration follows through ...

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Silicon Valley’s Giants Take Their Talent Hunt to Cambridge

Image The world’s tech powers have moved to Cambridge, England — including Microsoft, in the building at left — snapping up engineers and researchers, particularly in the burgeoning field of artificial intelligence.CreditBenjamin Quinton for The New York Times SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index Silicon Valley’s Giants Take Their Talent ...

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Paris or London? Budget Airlines Push Summer Deals to Europe

Paris Beckons as a Fare War Turns Europe Into a Bargain Image Planes at Los Angeles International Airport. Part of the reason for cheap airfares is new, more fuel-efficient planes.CreditFG/Bauer-Griffin, via GC Images By Zach Wichter July 2, 2018 Forget Yellowstone. Right now, you can buy a ticket to travel ...

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Supreme Court Defeat for Unions Upends a Liberal Money Base

Supreme Court Defeat for Unions Upends a Liberal Money Base Image Pro-union demonstrators rallying on Wednesday in Lower Manhattan after the Supreme Court decision on union financing. The ruling is a blow to progressive groups that benefit from labor funding.CreditJeenah Moon for The New York Times By Noam Scheiber July ...

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Can Elon Musk and Tesla Reinvent the Way Cars Are Made?

Image Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive, sees the success of the Model 3 as a crucial step on the way to offering a broad range of models and leading the transition to emissions-free transportation.CreditChristie Hemm Klok for The New York Times Can Elon Musk and Tesla Reinvent the Way Cars ...

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California Passes Sweeping Law to Protect Online Privacy

California Passes Sweeping Law to Protect Online Privacy Image A new privacy law in California, believed to be the toughest in the United States, gives consumers new rights over their personal data.CreditJason Henry for The New York Times By Daisuke Wakabayashi June 28, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — California has passed ...

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