Google Announces New Phone and Updates Operating System by NICK BILTON


By NICK BILTON

In an announcement at the company’s San Francisco headquarters Thursday, Google showed off an updated version of its latest mobile operating system, and a new larger smartphone called the Nexus 5.

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00AM

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Revenue at Sprint Drops on Subscriber Defections by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Investors shrugged off the results because they do not expect big improvements at the company until the second half of 2014.

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00AM

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Storage in the Cloud, Kept at Home by GREGORY SCHMIDT


By GREGORY SCHMIDT

Western Digital’s new external hard drive, My Cloud, has a faster processor and a smoother setup than its predecessor.

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00AM

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No U.S. Action, So States Move on Privacy Law by SOMINI SENGUPTA


By SOMINI SENGUPTA

Lawmakers in 10 states have passed more than two dozen privacy laws this year as support for the bills has grown among constituents.

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00AM

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Wrangling Data From a Huge Variety of Fitness Gadgets by ERIC A. TAUB


By ERIC A. TAUB

Measuring and tracking your body’s functions and activities has never been easier — but what to do with all that data?

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00AM

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Bitcoin Pursues the Mainstream by NICK WINGFIELD


By NICK WINGFIELD

Advocates of the digital currency bitcoin say it is ready to emerge from its fringe status and become a common method of retail payment.

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00AM

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N.S.A. Said to Tap Google and Yahoo Abroad by CHARLIE SAVAGE, CLAIRE CAIN MILLER and NICOLE PERLROTH


By CHARLIE SAVAGE, CLAIRE CAIN MILLER and NICOLE PERLROTH

Unbeknown to Google and Yahoo, the National Security Agency and its British counterpart have tapped into the search engines abroad, where data collection faces less oversight.

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00AM

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In Singapore, Building Businesses for the Next Billion by QUENTIN HARDY


By QUENTIN HARDY

While Silicon Valley concentrates on wealthy nations, start-ups and venture capitalists in places like Singapore are taking advantage of cheap software and broad distribution to address far more diverse markets.

Published: October 30, 2013 at 12:00AM

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