Tim Cook Faces Surprising Employee Unrest at Apple

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple, known among its Silicon Valley peers for a secretive corporate culture in which workers are expected to be in lock step with management, is suddenly facing an issue that would have been unthinkable a few years ago: employee unrest. On Friday, Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive, answered questions from workers in …

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All the Ways to Fall for Dance Again Onstage and Beyond

INDIGENOUS ENTERPRISE This Phoenix-based company of Navajo artists — which has performed on NBC’s “World of Dance,” at the N.B.A. finals, and as part of President Biden’s inauguration — is bringing Native American dance traditions into popular culture. At the Joyce, Indigenous Enterprise will perform a new work, “Indigenous Liberation,” featuring songs, storytelling, and the …

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Elizabeth Holmes Trial: Live Updates

22 hours ago Erin Griffith That’s it for today. 23 hours ago Erin Griffith So far the theme of the cross-exam of Cheung seems to be using excruciatingly arcane details about the processes and procedures of the Theranos lab to show that its work was very complicated, involving lots of smart, pedigreed people. 1 day …

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The Spying That Changed Big Tech

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. Here is a collection of past columns. I want to rewind to a recent point in history when the United States government snooped on American technology companies. It helps us more fully understand the current climate of mistrust between Big Tech, U.S. politicians and the American …

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Lucid Motors beats Tesla in range, going 520 miles on a charge, the E.P.A. says.

Lucid Motors, a start-up automaker, has unseated Tesla, the dominant maker of electric cars, as the producer of the electric vehicle that can travel farthest on a single charge. Lucid’s top-of-the-line Air Dream Edition Range can drive 520 miles on a full battery, the Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday, beating by more than 100 …

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What the Privacy Battle Upending the Internet Means for You

The internet is changing, including how much we pay for content and the ads and brands we see. That’s because Apple and Google, two hugely influential tech companies, are rolling out privacy protections that hinder marketers from gaining access to our data when they show us ads. The changes have major repercussions for online advertising, …

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Biology Starts to Get a Technological Makeover

Ginkgo is encouraging new biotech start-ups to piggyback on its technology, much as tech start-ups use Amazon Web Services to supply their underlying computing and data storage. Motif Foodworks, founded in 2018, is one. It makes ingredients for plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products, and it relies on Ginkgo to provide yeast strains that …

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