Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Reader Center Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Reader Center | What if You Could Literally Talk to The New York Times? Supported by Dan Sanchez, editorial lead for our new voice initiative — enabling you to “hear the news,” straight from Times journalists, via Alexa — answers questions about what that conversation could be like. ByLela Moore Jan. 14, 2019 Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. More than two-thirds of smart-speaker owners in the United States use them to listen to the news, according to a 2018 Nielsen survey released at the end of September. Soon after that survey was released, a team of students who built an app for Alexa-enabled devices in a “computational journalism” class at Stanford concluded that opportunities for … [Read more...] about What if You Could Literally Talk to The New York Times?
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Larry Edelman Globe Staff October 22, 2018 Welcome to the working week. This is Talking Points AM for Monday, Oct. 22. Here are your AM headlines: • Uber plans drone food delivery (WSJ) • Parsons leaves CBS board, cites health (CNN) • Confusion over Trump middle-class tax cut plan (Vox) • Tech group to propose privacy regs (Axios) • US stock futures rise after China surges (Bloomberg) The New York Times has a deep and condemning dive into the physical toll of what it calls widespread discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace. Times reporters Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Natalie Kitroeff reviewed thousands of pages of court and public documents of cases involving women in range of occupations. There are some pretty harrowing stories. Highlights … [Read more...] about Pregnant women experience widespread workplace discrimination, New York Times reports
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByNicholas Confessore Oct. 16, 2018 The New York attorney general subpoenaed more than a dozen telecommunications trade groups, lobbying contractors and Washington advocacy organizations on Tuesday, seeking to determine whether the groups sought to sway a critical federal decision on internet regulation last year by submitting millions of fraudulent public comments, according to a person with knowledge of the investigation. Some of the groups played a highly public role in last year’s battle, when the Republican-appointed majority on the Federal Communications Commission voted to revoke a regulation issued under President Barack Obama that classified internet service providers as public utilities. The telecommunications industry bitterly opposed the rules — which imposed what supporters … [Read more...] about New York Attorney General Expands Inquiry Into Net Neutrality Comments
Jared Kushner, whose net worth is nearly $324 million, appears to have paid almost no income taxes from 2009 to 2016, The New York Times reported Saturday.The President's son-in-law and adviser's low tax bills resulted from a common tax-minimizing maneuver, and nothing in the documents suggests Kushner or his company at the time broke the law, the Times reported, citing confidential documents that it reviewed.A spokesman for Kushner's lawyer told the Times Kushner "paid all taxes due."The U.S. tax code allows real estate investors like Kushner, whose family company, Kushner Companies, has spent billions of dollars on real estate over the past decade, to write off depreciation, or a property's devaluation because of use or wear and tear.Kushner stepped down as CEO of Kushner Companies in January 2017 after Trump was sworn in as President, and has sold his stakes in some of the firm's projects as well as other investments. The documents obtained by the Times show that, year after year, … [Read more...] about Jared Kushner likely paid almost no federal income taxes for years, New York Times reports
SCHOHARIE, New York -- THE LATEST:The son of the owner of Prestige Limousine, which owns the vehicle involved in the upstate New York crash that killed 20, is in state police custody following a traffic stop on I-787 Wednesday.Nauman Hussain, son of owner Shahad Hussein, handled day-to-day operations for his father, who was out of the country.Charges are pending at this time._____A relaxing Saturday afternoon turned into chaos when a limo driving on a rural road in upstate New York ran through a stop sign at the bottom of a T-intersection, went across the road and hit an unoccupied vehicle parked at the Apple Barrel Country Store, killing two pedestrians and all 18 people in the limo celebrating a woman's birthday. The driver was among the dead.The collision happened in Schoharie, 25 miles west of Albany, which is a popular spot with tourists taking in the fall foliage. Witnesses reporting bodies on the ground and broken tree limbs everywhere.Among the victims were newlyweds, young … [Read more...] about New York Limo Crash: Son of vehicle owner in state police custody