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Big Bets on A.I. Open a New Frontier for Chip Start-Ups, Too

Advertisement SAN FRANCISCO — For years, tech industry financiers showed little interest in start-up companies that made computer chips. How on earth could a start-up compete with a goliath like Intel, which made the chips that ran more than 80 percent of the world’s personal computers? Even in the areas ...

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Squishy or Solid? A Neutron Star’s Insides Open to Debate

The alerts started in the early morning of Aug. 17. Gravitational waves produced by the wreck of two neutron stars—dense cores of dead stars—had washed over Earth. The thousand-plus physicists of the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory rushed to decode the space-time vibrations that rolled across the detectors like a ...

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How a Blimp Crashed and Caught Fire at the US Open

Blimps take to the skies in search of a singular goal: your eyeballs. Thursday morning, one did just that, for all the wrong reasons: A blimp cruising over the US Open golf tournament in Erin Hills, Wisconsin appeared to deflate and crumple, then caught fire and crashed in a plume ...

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Attackers Open Fire at Nightclub in Istanbul, Killing 35

BURSA, Turkey — Attackers dressed in Santa Claus suits opened fire inside a packed Istanbul nightclub shortly after midnight on New Year’s Day, killing at least 35 people and wounding dozens more, Turkish officials said. Gov. Vasip Sahin of Istanbul Province called it a terrorist attack. The attack occurred about ...

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Kurds, Heading Into the Teeth of ISIS, Open a New Front

Mr. Gordon, a New York Times military correspondent, is with Kurdish pesh merga forces on the northern approach to Mosul. NEAR NAWARAN, Iraq — The sounds of battle north of Mosul on Thursday morning told the story of how Islamic State fighters had chosen to meet a new Kurdish assault: ...

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Phil Mickelson Avoids Letup and Holds Lead at British Open

TROON, Scotland — After just missing history in the bright sunshine of early evening in the first round, Phil Mickelson continued his push for a second British Open title in a chilling rain on Friday morning, recording a two-under-par 69 to take the clubhouse lead at 10-under in the second ...

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A New Voice (or Two) Starts a New Era at the British Open

TROON, Scotland — Over the past four decades, the soundtrack to the British Open has generally included the whistling wind, the patter (or sometimes pounding) of raindrops and, at the start of every single round for every single golfer, a distinctively singsong voice from Dumfriesshire. This year, that changes. Not ...

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