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The Apollo 11 Mission Was Also a Global Media Sensation

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Broadcom’s Bid for Symantec Is Said to Have Stalled

Broadcom’s effort to buy Symantec was suspended in recent days, people briefed on the matter said…

A Feisty Google Adversary Tests How Much People Care About Privacy

PAOLI, Pa. — Gabriel Weinberg is taking aim at Google from a small building 20 miles…

‘Storm Area 51’ Facebook Plan Has a Million Supporters. It’s a Joke, Kind Of.

What would happen if a crowd of people stormed the gates of Area 51 looking for…

Alan Turing Will Be New Face of £50 Note, Bank of England Says

LONDON — Alan Turing, the computing pioneer who became one of the most influential code breakers…

Amazon Prime Day Brings Sales, and Risks, for Retailers

Amazon had already revolutionized the way people read books, watch TV and shop online. And now…

India’s Shooting for the Moon, and the Country Is Pumped

Students launched a model water-propelled rocket during a lesson by the Space India education company at…

‘The Town Hall of Hollywood.’ Welcome to the Netflix Lobby.

LOS ANGELES — Dolly Parton recently held court there, big wig and all. Leonardo DiCaprio and…

India’s Chandrayaan-2 Moon Launch: When and How to Watch

Only three nations have successfully landed spacecraft on the moon — the United States and the…

India’s Going to the Moon, and the Country Is Pumped

Students launched a model water-propelled rocket during a lesson by the SPACE technology and education company…

The Week in Business: Amazon Won’t Let the Robots Take Over

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Facebook Dodged a Bullet From the F.T.C. It Faces Many More.

LONDON — Facebook escaped largely unscathed from the Federal Trade Commission’s decision on Friday week to…

Two Magical Places That Sent Apollo 11 to the Moon and Back

DOWNEY, Calif. — The people and places that brought us Apollo 11 are disappearing. While the…

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face

SAN FRANCISCO — Dozens of databases of people’s faces are being compiled without their knowledge by…

Fernando Corbató, a Father of Your Computer (and Your Password), Dies at 93

Fernando Corbató, whose work on computer time-sharing in the 1960s helped pave the way for the…