New York State Bans Vaping Anywhere Cigarettes Are Prohibited

New York State Bans Vaping Anywhere Cigarettes Are Prohibited

Electronic cigarettes, the popular vapor substitute to traditional tobacco cigarettes, will soon be banned from public indoor spaces in New York State — just like the real thing. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday signed a bill to ban vaping anywhere cigarettes are already prohibited, like workplaces, restaurants and bars. The ban goes into effect…
Activity Trackers Don’t Always Work the Way We Want Them To

Activity Trackers Don’t Always Work the Way We Want Them To

Comparatively speaking, young people in the United States and England do not move much. Studies indicate that most children reach their activity peak at about age 7 and become more sedentary throughout adolescence. Many parents probably hope that shiny new technologies, such as Fitbits and other physical-activity monitors, might inspire our children to become more…
Baby Boomers to Advertisers: Don’t Forget About Us

Baby Boomers to Advertisers: Don’t Forget About Us

As much of the marketing world focuses on new ways to woo and dazzle the highly coveted millennial generation, some companies are setting their sights on an overlooked (at least by advertisers) group: baby boomers. T-Mobile, for instance, recently unveiled a phone plan aimed at people 55 and older. (Boomers are generally defined as being,…
Baby Boomers to Advertisers: Don’t Forget About Us

Baby Boomers to Advertisers: Don’t Forget About Us

As much of the marketing world focuses on new ways to woo and dazzle the highly coveted millennial generation, some companies are setting their sights on an overlooked (at least by advertisers) group: baby boomers. T-Mobile, for instance, recently unveiled a phone plan aimed at people 55 and older. (Boomers are generally defined as being,…
Adam’s Week in Tech: Hello From Europe!

Adam’s Week in Tech: Hello From Europe!

Each week, Kevin Roose, technology columnist at The New York Times, discusses developments in the tech industry, offering analysis and maybe a joke or two. Kevin is away this week, so Adam Satariano, The Times’s European tech correspondent, is stepping in. Want this newsletter in your inbox? Sign up here. Hello! All your regular newsletter…
Asia and Australia Edition: Jerusalem, Vladimir Putin, Wildfires: Your Thursday Briefing

Asia and Australia Edition: Jerusalem, Vladimir Putin, Wildfires: Your Thursday Briefing

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know: The International Olympic Committee’s ban on Russia because of a state-backed doping program has drawn outrage across the country. Here are the events that could be most affected by the ban, and our columnist examines the fine print of the I.O.C. punishment. _____ • China is open…
Is Apple Slowing Down Old iPhones? Questions and Answers – New York Times

Is Apple Slowing Down Old iPhones? Questions and Answers – New...

For years, some consumers have suspected Apple of a nefarious plot: The company, they said, was slowing down their older iPhones to get them to buy new ones. Now, many of them feel vindicated. In a statement on Wednesday, Apple said that it had released a “feature” that occasionally reduces processing power on older devices…
DealBook Briefing: China May Be Winning the Trade War

DealBook Briefing: China May Be Winning the Trade War

Here’s a timeline of some of G.E.’s biggest transactions since the financial crisis. 2016: Cerberus Capital purchases G.E.’s French consumer-credit unit, GE Money Bank for $4.4 billion. 2016: Qingdao Haier of China buys G.E.’s appliance business for $5.4 billion. 2015: G.E. sells its equipment and receivable finance businesses in France and Germany to Banque Fédérative…

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Khloe Kardashian has been hitting the gym hard and has not been letting herself slack, no matter what is going on in her life,...

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