Articles by The New York Times
Can Tweeting The Workday Away Save The Economy?
August 30 2012 1:04 PM
A new report released by the business consulting giant McKinsey Global Institute, showed that social-media tools stand to add $900 billion to $1.3 trillion to the economy, largely through increased productivity among skilled workers.
Once, Republicans Supported Collective Bargaining, Mass Transit Funding, And Even Progressive Taxation
August 30 2012 10:59 AM
A comparison of past RNC platforms truly demonstrates how far the party has swung to the right.
Climate Change Deniers Tend To Embrace Free Market, Conspiracy Theories, Study Finds
August 29 2012 4:32 PM
What do conspiracy theorists and free market ideologues have in common? They both deny climate change, according to a recent psychological study conducted b y the University of Western Australia.
Will Ronald Reagan Hologram Address 2012 Republican Convention? GOP Schedules Mystery Speaker
August 29 2012 2:28 PM
On the last day of the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, shortly before GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney takes the stage to accept the nomination, a "to be announced" speaker will be giving some remarks.
To Aid Aer Lingus Bid, Ryanair Asks For More Competition
August 29 2012 12:38 PM
Ryanair Holdings (Nasdaq: RYAAY), Europe's largest discount airline company by passengers, is asking for some help from rivals in its third attempt to buy Aer Lingus Group Plc (London: AERL).
Apple iPhone 5 Event May Introduce AirPlay Direct To iOS Family
August 29 2012 11:04 AM
A new report on Tuesday said Apple is planning to upgrade its wireless music streaming technology known as AirPlay in the coming month. Word is the announcement will come when the company debuts the new iPhone. The new technology, using the working title "AirPlay Direct," is said to eliminate the need for a Wi-Fi network, which means that iOS devices like iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touchs may be able to beam music directly to a speaker system.
An American In Palestine: Rachel Corrie’s Death Still Tests Israel’s Public Image
August 28 2012 2:29 PM
A court decision on Tuesday has exonerated the Israeli military in the case of Rachel Corrie, an American activist who died in Gaza nine years ago.
iPhone 5 Features Rumors: 7 Ways Apple May Implement NFC
August 28 2012 12:44 PM
Given the multitude of rumors from the past year and the numerous patents in relation to the technology, it looks like Apple has invested considerably in NFC, and looks to implement the communication chip in a future iPhone. Quite possibly, we may see NFC in the next-generation iPhone, allegedly set to debut next month on Sept. 12, unofficially but most commonly called iPhone 5.
A New Run On The Banks? Spaniards Pulling Cash Out At Record Rates
August 28 2012 8:18 AM
Private sector deposits fell by nearly 5 percent in July to €1.509, European Central Bank data showed, as public confidence in the banking system continued to plummet amid a worsening economic situation.
Ron Paul Delegates, Shunted To Republican National Convention's Outskirts, May Lash Out
August 27 2012 5:12 PM
Ron Paul's delegates will have to enjoy the cheap seats during the Republican National Convention, after the GOP assigned states whose delegations are flush with the Libertarian Congressman's representatives to the outskirts of the convention center in Tampa, Fla. The GOP hopes the whole process will go off without a hitch -- but Paul's followers could still ruin Mitt Romney's coming out party.
Newspapers Snub Women Reporters For Election Coverage: Study
August 27 2012 3:47 PM
According to the Women's Media Center, the results of a new study show that bylines skew overwhelmingly male for newspapers' election coverage when compared to the overall population and to the gender makeup of most newsrooms.
The New York Times Sells About.com At A Loss: Is Google To Blame?
August 27 2012 12:31 PM
The Times Co. blamed the decline of the information website About.com on a change in Google's algorithm, which reduced the site's rankings and caused a loss of traffic over the last year.
Apple iPad Mini Release Date Rumors: Why Oct. 5 Makes The Most Sense To Launch
August 27 2012 11:15 AM
In about two weeks, Apple is expected to hold a large media event to debut several new devices, including a new iPhone - the unofficially dubbed "iPhone 5" - as well as a new iPod Nano, a new 13-inch Retina Macbook Pro, and possibly, a brand-new addition to the iPad line, the "iPad Mini." We believe Apple is going to choose Friday, Oct. 5 to launch the new iPad Mini. Apple iPad Mini Release Date Rumors: Why Oct. 5 Makes The Most Sense To Launch
Departing Ron Paul Flexes Movement's Muscle In Tampa
August 27 2012 10:00 AM
With a massive rally marking the end of his latest long-shot presidential bid, the Texas Republican demonstrated that his supporters will be making their presence known at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
Tropical Storm Isaac Could Upend Convention Meant To Unveil The Full Romney
August 26 2012 6:48 PM
Mitt Romney's official coronation as the Republican Party's presidential nominee will be delayed by Mother Nature, and it could be an obstacle for the big-picture goal of the Republican National Convention.
Synthetic Biology Aims To Turn Cells Into Chemists Producing Treatments For Diabetes And Cancer -- And Easing Journeys To Mars
August 25 2012 2:12 PM
Researchers working in the relatively new field of "synthetic biology" aim to make biological parts as standardized as screws and nails. They're on the precipice of being able to do great things and perhaps change the nature of medical treatments and space travel.
Heritage In the Crossfire: How Syria Is Destroying Its Past
August 25 2012 2:08 PM
Syria was hailed as one of the world's hotbeds of great archaeological finds, with a government that cared for its priceless heritage. But that was before the civil war.
All Wounded Pedestrians Were Injured By Police Bullets, NY Police Commissioner Said; Does The NYPD Need Better Weapons Training?
August 25 2012 2:02 PM
New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly told reporters Saturday that the nine pedestrians wounded outside the Empire State Building on Friday morning were injured by police bullets. This news follows word of a study that claimed NYPD officers should be given better weapons training.
Controversial Empire State Building Shooting Photo Causes Backlash Against The New York Times
August 25 2012 12:33 PM
The Huffington Post has accused the New York Times of publishing a controversial picture of a victim of the Empire State Building shooting.
Apple Vs. Samsung Lawsuit: How The Tech Giants Responded To The $1 Billion Verdict [Full List Of Infringed Products]
August 25 2012 1:30 AM
Apple had the last laugh in its epic Apple v. Samsung patent-infringement lawsuit and was awarded $1.051 billion in damages by a California jury. Take a look at the list of the patents involved in the lawsuit and the devices that were found to infringe on those patents.