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Apple’s Tim Cook Says That He Is ‘Proud to Be Gay’ - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - SAN FRANCISCO — Timothy D. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, likes to tell people that his predecessor, Steven P. Jobs, urged him to be himself when he took over the company. Mr. Cook is taking that a...

Hacking Tech Sexism in the Time of GamerGate - Room for Debate - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - Bias against women in tech is pervasive, whether in the blatant sexism female video game developers face, the dismissive attitudes of C.E.O.’s or day-to-day difficulties that estrange women, even o...

Duolingo, Busuu and Other Apps Teach Languages on Phones - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - IF you’re looking to learn a second language like Spanish, forget the old-fashioned repetitious lessons you remember from school. There are plenty of smartphone apps that offer worthwhile language ...

Tim Cook’s Disclosure That He’s Gay Garners Sweeping Praise - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - SAN FRANCISCO — It has long been an open secret in Silicon Valley: Timothy D. Cook, the chief executive of Apple, is gay. But Mr. Cook’s public acknowledgment of his sexuality, published in an essa...

Why the U.S. Has Fallen Behind in Internet Speed and Affordability - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - America’s slow and expensive Internet is more than just an annoyance for people trying to watch “Happy Gilmore” on Netflix. Largely a consequence of monopoly providers, the sluggish service could h...

New Interactive Honda Video Lets You Choose Between Dad and Delinquent

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time.com - What kind of person drives a Honda? Apparently any kind. A new, interactive commercial by the car company shows a double-sided story. While watching the commercial on a special YouTube landing page...

Car Crash Test Dummies Are Getting Fatter Because We Are, Too

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time.com - Like the God of Genesis, auto crash testers fashion dummies in their own image. Crash test dummies have four limbs and a head so that when they’re strapped into a doomed car, the collision shows wh...

Harry Potter Site Hints Content of J.K. Rowling's New Halloween Story

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time.com - Last week, J.K. Rowling’s website Pottermore announced that the writer would be unveiling a new 1,700 word story about Harry Potter characters on Oct. 31. While fans were told that the story would ...

Tim Cook: 6 Things to Know About the Apple CEO

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time.com - When Tim Cook took the helm at Apple in 2011, many saw the Alabama native and former company chief operating officer as a somewhat boring Steve Jobs stand-in. Wall Street worried whether Apple coul...

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