Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Personal Tech Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Personal Tech | Spending Is as Easy as Pushing a Button. The Hard Part? Keeping Track. Advertisement Supported by Tech We’re Using Tara Siegel Bernard, a personal finance reporter, recommends apps for budgeting, investments and helping little ones as young as 6 understand the value of money. FeaturingTara Siegel Bernard March 13, 2019 How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Tara Siegel Bernard , a personal finance reporter, discussed the tech she’s using. What are your most important tech tools for tracking budgets? This may sound strange coming from a personal finance reporter, but I’m not a big fan of traditional budgets — I don’t think they work. I try to keep my own spending in check by taking the reverse … [Read more...] about Spending Is as Easy as Pushing a Button. The Hard Part? Keeping Track.
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Published 2:14 pm PST, Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Relax, Dad: The car’s got this whole ‘starting’ thing figured out 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Dear Car Talk: My family thinks I’m crazy. But I think it is a good idea to power down the radio and the air conditioning controls in the car before turning off the engine. My reasoning is that when I go to start the car again, it will be easier on the car’s systems. Am I on the right track, or just a dad whose kids think he should worry about something else? — Chris I’m afraid we’re going to have to side with your family here, Chris. I mean, you’re right that it takes a lot of battery power to start an engine. That’s the single most power-intensive thing the battery has to do. So it makes sense that if the battery doesn’t have to simultaneously run the air conditioning, the … [Read more...] about Relax, Dad: The car’s got this whole ‘starting’ thing figured out
The HondaJet Elite made its world debut in May of 2018. It’s an updated version of the original Honda HA-420 HondaJetprivate jet that entered production in 2015. The HondaJet Elite boasts increased range, a quieter cabin, an available galley, and a host of other tweaks. The Elite starts at $US5.25 million, roughly $US350,000 more than the original HondaJet. In 2015, the Honda HA-420 HondaJet entered production. It was the Japanese industrial giant’s first foray into the world aviation as a manufacturer. The HondaJet was the culmination of three decades of research and development led by Honda Aircraft Corporation CEO Michimasa Fujino. Honda is a company known the world over for its engineering prowess. Pretty much everything the company produces is world class from hybrid supercars to lawn movers. Still, many were unsure if Honda was up to the task of building a jet from scratch. Read more: I flew on Honda’s $US4.9 million private jet, and it’s an … [Read more...] about I flew on Honda’s new $5.25 million private jet to see if it’s faster, quieter, and more luxurious than before. Here’s the verdict.
For Honda, the stalwart Accord and Civic sedans have for decades delivered reliable sales and helped the company profit year after year. But with the meteoric rise of SUVs in recent years, Honda now depends more and more on crossover utes like the mid-size Pilot. The three-row, mid-size Honda Pilot is updated for the 2019 model year with fresh styling, a more refined drivetrain, and new tech. In the marketplace, the Pilot competes with the Toyota Highlander, Ford Explorer, Chevrolet Traverse, Subaru Ascent, Nissan Pathfinder, and Volkswagen Atlas. All Pilots are powered by a 3.5-litre, 280 horsepower V6 engine mated to either a six-speed or a nine-speed automatic transmission. The base 2019 Honda Pilot LX with front-wheel drive starts at $US31,450. Our top-of-the-line all-wheel-drive Elite trim test car starts at $US48,020. A $US995 destination and handling fee pushed the as-tested price to $US49,015. For decades, Honda has depended on its stalwart Accord and Civic sedans … [Read more...] about We drove a $49,000 Honda Pilot to see if the new 2019 model is ready to take on Toyota and Ford. Here’s the verdict.
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Noam Scheiber New York Times April 03, 2017 The secretive ride-hailing giant Uber rarely discusses internal matters in public. But in March, facing crises on multiple fronts, top officials convened a call for reporters to insist that Uber was changing its culture and would no longer tolerate “brilliant jerks.”Notably, the company also announced that it would fix its troubled relationship with drivers, who have complained for years about falling pay and arbitrary treatment.“We’ve underinvested in the driver experience,” a senior official said. “We are now re-examining everything we do in order to rebuild that love.” Advertisement And yet even as Uber talks up its determination to treat drivers more humanely, it is engaged in an extraordinary behind-the-scenes experiment in behavioral science to manipulate them in the … [Read more...] about How Uber uses psychological tricks to push its drivers’ buttons