Michael Stricker

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This holiday season, fix your loved one's computer without having to visit them

Take control from afar.<p>You're at a family gathering when your grandparents start talking about their computer issues. Stop avoiding eye contact—you can troubleshoot whatever problem they might have from the comfort of your own desk chair.<p>When you download a screen sharing application to multiple …

Software

How to Launch Your Own Online Store With Shopify

<i>In our new series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline.</i> …

eCommerce
Spying
Higher Education
Middle East

Uber Gears Up to Block Bid to Form a Union in Seattle

Ride-hailing firm sends podcasts and messages through app to persuade drivers to remain as ‘partners’<p>Before accepting rides on his Uber app each day, Seattle driver Fasil Teka must first choose whether to listen to company-run podcasts on voting rights, collective bargaining and city council …

City Politics
Finance
Corruption
Health Care

How Popular Is Peace?

The rhetorical muscle-flexing at the Republican debate at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California in September made Sunday afternoon at Venice …

Political Science

Mainstreaming Assassination

The media are reporting a rare “success” in Washington’s ongoing war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. According to confidential, …

The White House

The Deciders

In May 2003, in the wake of the Iraq War and the ousting of Saddam Hussein, events took place that set the stage for the current chaos in the Middle …

National Security

The gender gap in science

THE week of March 8th, which is International Women’s Day, is the peak time of the year for assessing progress towards gender equality. One area …

European Union

Why Turkey’s feud with the Dutch is good for nationalists – on both sides

Dutch anti-Islam candidate Geert Wilders and Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan are both angling for electoral advantages as they exchange harsh …