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In a Twitter Post, Malaysia Airlines Sends the Wrong Message
A tweet that was meant to appeal to adventurous travelers served as an unintentional reminder that the airline has lost two planes this year.






Museum Review: Where the Real 'Imitation Game' Happened
The museum at Bletchley Park, the World War II British code-breaking center, sheds light on methods and people, including Alan Turing.






Q&A: Use Caution in Updating Adobe Flash Player or Reader
Plus, how to display new purchases in iTunes.






Bits Blog: New F.A.A. Report Tallies Drone Sightings, Highlighting Safety Issues
The list is not comprehensive, but it still provides a good idea of why the F.A.A. and others are increasingly concerned about the safe operation of drones.






Thumbprint Revolution: Cashless Society? It’s Already Coming
Apple Pay is not going to replace the credit card, but it might well replace the wallet.
Retail Strategy: Shopping on a Phone Is Still Uncommon but Growing Fast
Sales on computers are growing much faster than sales in offline stores, and sales on mobile phones are growing faster still.






The Social Campaign: A Facebook Change Makes It Harder for Political Campaigns to See Your Friends
The move to limit access is good for users’ privacy, but also probably for Facebook’s bottom line.
Syrian Hackers Infiltrate Business Site, Affecting Other Websites
Gigya, an American company that helps connect more than 700 businesses with customers through social media, says a Syrian group hacked its web address.






E.U. Parliament Passes Measure to Break Up Google in Symbolic Vote
While the vote poses no immediate threat to the company, it symbolizes the growing resentment in Europe toward the American technology titan.






Market Turmoil: Under Pressure From Uber, Taxi Medallion Prices are Plummeting
Market data suggests that the taxi business, which has undergone little change over many decades, is in the midst of a revolution.
Movie Review: ‘The Imitation Game’ Stars Benedict Cumberbatch
In “The Imitation Game” Benedict Cumberbatch plays Alan Turing, whose code-breaking work helped win World War II yet whose homosexuality led him to face indecency charges in Britain.
Bits Blog: What Waze Users Can Tell Us About Thanksgiving Travel Patterns
Waze, a community-based navigation app, finds that Thanksgiving driving patterns vary among its users depending on the city.






Bits Blog: European Legislator Urging the Breakup of Google Has Ties to a Law Firm
Andreas Schwab, a member of the European Parliament, is “of counsel” at a firm that has represented some of the German publishing interests that have been eager to declaw Google.






‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Should Apply Worldwide, E.U. Panel Says
New guidelines from privacy regulators would require Google, in certain cases, to take down links in search domains in Europe as well as outside the region.






Disruptions: The Slippery Slope of Silicon Valley
Are tech companies like Uber, Google and Facebook ethically challenged?






Now, Anyone Can Buy a Drone. Heaven Help Us.
Pranksters’ antics are forcing public safety officials to look at the air above them, generally thought safe and secure, as a place for potential trouble.
App Smart: A Little Abracadabra on the Phone
Numerous apps teach you how to fool your targets, and some even play a role in the trickery.






State of the Art: Tech Toys That Go Beyond the Screen
Toys will soon be able to be controlled and updated through an Internet connection, and that may forever alter how we think about play.






Bits Blog: Europe Takes Another Look at Net Neutrality
Some European lawmakers are pushing to loosen the net neutrality rules somewhat, allowing companies to potentially charge for faster access to their networks.






Bits Blog: Sony Pictures Computers Down After Network Breach
The computer systems were down for the second day in a row on Tuesday after hackers threatened to release files they claimed were stolen from the company’s network.






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