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Nathan Olivarez-Giles
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A techie's guide to camping: Everything you need to put together a survival kit.
Just because you’re camping doesn’t mean you have to divorce yourself from your devices. Here are the best outdoor Bluetooth speaker, tablet, light, solar charger and smartphone case
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“The goal is to provide more transparency and help users make more informed decisions."
New info could help you avoid at least some ads and tracking
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A long overdue move in Twitter's ongoing fight against trolls
A move in Twitter’s ongoing fight against trolls while maintaining free speech
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Kind of sad this isn't available on Window 10 Mobile smartphones 
The new typing tricks aren’t available on Android—or Microsoft’s own Windows phone
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Amazing: there are more than 60,000 Android distinct models of phones and tablets in the world right now
Only 4.6% of supported Android devices run latest, most secure version
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A little bit more speed, a little bit more battery, and still just one USB Type-C port
Computer maker sticks with single USB Type-C port in second-generation model
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YouTube thinks you aren't watching enough video. Here's what it's doing about it...
YouTube’s iPhone and Android apps get new home screen and recommendation engine
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Every Uber user should read this
Pilot program to allow charges for customers making drivers wait or canceling rides late, addressing complaints
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"The tax breaks have spurred job growth and revenue from sales and property taxes, the city said. But the tax breaks have so far cost the city nearly $40 million."

A must read from Alejandro Lazo for anyone who cares about gentrification, San Francisco, wealth disparity and the tech industry -- with great video from Jake Nicol and photos from David Butow.
A Twitter-funded community center in San Francisco is a result of tech-company tax breaks that are helping revitalize the Tenderloin district but also drawing criticism for exacerbating the city’s lack of affordable housing.
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It's nice to be able to upgrade your iPhone every year directly through Apple, but it would be nicer to save a bit of money through this program
The program, which lets you upgrade every year, is no longer just for in-store buyers
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Sean Parker is back with a rebooted Airtime. Will it flop again or be a hit?
The Napster co-founder and Facebook investor goes ‘back to the drawing board’ with new app to fight loneliness
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So many questions
Secretive startup publishes YouTube video, but still isn’t ready to explain how technology will work
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Technology reporter, editor and multimedia producer.
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  • The Wall Street Journal
    Assistant News Editor, Technology, 2013 - present
  • The Verge
    Staff writer, 2013 - 2013
  • Wired
    Staff writer, 2012 - 2013
  • Los Angeles Times
    Staff writer and videographer, 2008 - 2012
  • The New York Times
    James Reston Fellow, video unit, 2008 - 2008
  • Arizona Daily Star
    Intern reporter, 2007 - 2008
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The Huffington Post once described me as the greatest Latino tech journalist of all time. I can't say I agree with it, but it was flattering.
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