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With Uber’s I.P.O., Dara Khosrowshahi Is Taking Travis Kalanick’s Company Public

Dara Khosrowshahi had a problem. His name was Travis Kalanick. That, of course, was nothing new. When Mr. Khosrowshahi took over as chief executive of...

Syrup Is as Canadian as a Maple Leaf. That Could Change With the Climate.

PAKENHAM, Ontario — By 9:30 a.m. the line for Fulton’s Pancake House and Sugarbush had snaked out the door and down the driveway toward...

The Perfect Rent-Controlled Apartment

394 It was 1955 when Albert S. Bennett moved into the building on Morton Street. “I came around the corner and saw all these trees and...

Drug Agency Calls for Strong Warning Labels on Popular Sleep Aids

Federal health regulators announced on Tuesday that they would require manufacturers of sleeping pills such as Ambien and related drugs to post strongly worded...

Facebook’s Little Fine

How can I describe the fine of between $3 billion and $5 billion that Facebook is likely to pay to the Federal Trade Commission...

A Journey Into the Minds of Silicon Valley

Code seems cold and objective, the raw logic of the internet, and Silicon Valley likes it that way. Programmers hunker down in low-slung Palo Alto...

Buying Your First Home? Save Some More

The dream of owning a home in New York City can seem unattainable, especially for first-time buyers in need of a hefty down payment. One...

People grumble about their tax bills

The Teddy Bear Test, and Other Ways to Pass a State Tax Audit. Every year around this time, people grumble about their tax bills. This year,...