Siemens Goes Back to Its Roots With 600 Million Euro Berlin Investment

Siemens Goes Back to Its Roots With 600 Million Euro Berlin Investment

Siemens went back to its Berlin roots on Wednesday as it announced plans to invest up to 600 million euros ($681 million) to create an industrial and technology hub in the German capital.

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Christine Hallquist Would Like to Talk About the Power Grid

The Vermont Democrat is the first transgender person to be nominated for governor. She’s facing a Republican incumbent whose popularity has tumbled recently.

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Will There Be a Ban on Killer Robots?

Will There Be a Ban on Killer Robots?

A push for a global agreement on autonomous weapons is stalled, much to the chagrin of advocates who believe a treaty is urgently needed.

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At the Telluride Film Festival, the Past Isn’t Safe at All

At this year’s edition, the movies looked ahead (to the Oscars) and back into history, none better than Alfonso Cuarón’s semi-autobiographical “Roma.”

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Apple News’s Radical Approach: Humans Over Machines

Apple News’s Radical Approach: Humans Over Machines

While Google, Facebook and Twitter face scrutiny for spreading misinformation, Apple has avoided scandal by using people to pick what news to show. Is that good for news outlets?

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‘Totally Preventable’: How a Sick Woman Lost Electricity, and Her Life

Linda Daniels relied on an oxygen machine, and died hours after her power was shut off for overdue bills. Her family is pushing for answers.

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Eye Emergencies

Eye Emergencies

Eye emergencies include cuts, scratches, objects in the eye, burns, chemical exposure, and blunt injuries to the eye or eyelid. Certain eye infections and other medical conditions, such as blood clots or glaucoma, may also need prompt medical care…

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Industrial Revolutions Are Political Wrecking Balls

The price we pay for economic and technological dislocation is much higher than we think.

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This Week: Florence and the Machine, ‘Luke Cage,’ Central Park Concerts

This Week: Florence and the Machine, ‘Luke Cage,’ Central Park Concerts

Florence Welch soars on her band’s new album, the Marvel series returns to Netflix and the classics come back to Naumburg Bandshell.

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After Protests, Iraq’s Leader Suspends Electricity Minister Over Blackouts

Despite billions of dollars spent since the 2003 United States-led invasion, many Iraqi cities and towns experience severe power cuts and rolling blackouts.

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What Happens When Universities Become ‘Party Strongholds’

What Happens When Universities Become ‘Party Strongholds’

Chinese authorities are combining Mao-era spying practices with new surveillance technology to ferret out outspoken professors and students who fail to follow Communist Party ideology.

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10 New Books We Recommend This Week

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

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Will There Be a Ban on Killer Robots?

Will There Be a Ban on Killer Robots?

A push for a global agreement on autonomous weapons is stalled, much to the chagrin of advocates who believe a treaty is urgently needed.

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Walmart CEO Points to New Company Culture, Cuts Profit Forecast

Walmart Inc’s chief executive officer on Tuesday urged investors to revise their view of the company’s business, touting its tech investments to grow online sales at a time that Walmart is battling Amazon.com for market share.

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Christine Hallquist Would Like to Talk About the Power Grid

Christine Hallquist Would Like to Talk About the Power Grid

The Vermont Democrat is the first transgender person to be nominated for governor. She’s facing a Republican incumbent whose popularity has tumbled recently.

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Rauner, Pritzker Trade Jabs Over Leadership, Taxes at Debate

Illinois’ candidates for governor again traded accusations over leadership, taxes and alleged corruption in a debate Thursday that was their final one to be televised before the Nov. 6 election.

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The Things They Loved: Richard Benson’s Milling Machine

The Things They Loved: Richard Benson’s Milling Machine

A selection of beloved objects from those we lost.

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Tom Morello Teams Up With Eclectic Partners on Solo Album

If you listen closely to Tom Morello’s new album, you’ll hear a 24-year-old guitar riff. He’s been patiently waiting since the mid-1990s to finally unleash it.

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E.ON Targets Innovations for Smart Energy Future

E.ON Targets Innovations for Smart Energy Future

Germany’s biggest power supplier E.ON wants smart homes to be smart business in a world of decentralized, low-carbon energy markets.

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The Craftsman Still Making Windsor Chairs by Hand

At his father’s workshop in remote Vermont, a solitary woodworker preserves the craft of building an American symbol.

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