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New York Times Tech
Sep 24, 2018

When Reporting on Defcon, Avoid Stereotypes and A.T.M.s
My goal, in writing about the annual hacking and cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas, was to show a more nuanced portrait of the hacker community, while protecting my data.

New York Times Tech
Sep 24, 2018

Charles Kao, Nobel Laureate Who Revolutionized Fiber Optics, Dies at 84
In the 1960s, Dr. Kao outlined the potential capacity of fiber optic cables for storing information, laying the technical groundwork for modern communications.

New York Times Tech
Sep 24, 2018

Get in Bed With Skynet
Robot furniture is happening. This is the single greatest thing to happen to humanity ever, the robots told us to say.

New York Times Tech
Sep 24, 2018

INTERNETTING WITH AMANDA HESS: Why the Internet Wants Your Baby to Fail
How YouTube family vlogs are remaking childhood itself to fit the algorithm. Episode 7 of our video series.

New York Times Tech
Sep 23, 2018

Trump's China Fight Puts U.S. Tech in the Cross Hairs
As tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods go into effect on Monday, tech and telecom companies warn that America's dominance is at risk.

New York Times Tech
Sep 23, 2018

News Site to Investigate Big Tech, Helped by Craigslist Founder
The Markup, dedicated to investigating technology and its effect on society, will be led by two former ProPublica journalists. Craig Newmark gave $20 million to help fund the operation.

New York Times Tech
Sep 23, 2018

Want to See What's Up Amazon's Sleeve? Take a Tour of Seattle
The e-commerce giant uses its headquarters city as a living laboratory, trying out new retail and logistics models.

New York Times Tech
Sep 23, 2018

App-Only Banks Rise in Europe and Aim at Traditional Lenders
Favorable regulations and an influx of venture capital have made London a testing ground for banks without physical branches.

New York Times Tech
Sep 22, 2018

news analysis: Just Don't Call It Privacy
Amazon, Google and Twitter executives are heading to Congress. Should legislators give consumers control over the data companies have on them?

New York Times Tech
Sep 22, 2018

Surfacing: For Hackers, Anonymity Was Once Critical. That's Changing.
At Defcon, one of the world's largest hacking conferences, new pressures are reshaping the community's attitudes toward privacy and anonymity.

New York Times Tech
Sep 22, 2018

These Robots Run, Dance and Flip. But Are They a Business?
Boston Dynamics often makes a splash with videos of its anthropomorphic robots. But after years of work, it is not clear who would buy them or what they would be used for.

New York Times Tech
Sep 21, 2018

Google C.E.O. Denies Allegations of Political Bias in Search Results
Sundar Pichai said in an email to staff on Friday that the company does not alter search results for political gain.

New York Times Tech
Sep 21, 2018

PayPal Cuts Off Alex Jones's Infowars, Joining Other Tech Giants
PayPal will stop processing all payments for the conspiracy website, its online store and its subsidiaries.

New York Times Tech
Sep 21, 2018

PayPal Cuts Off Infowars, Joining Other Tech Giants
PayPal will stop processing all payments for Alex Jones's website, its online store and its subsidiaries.

New York Times Tech
Sep 21, 2018

Tech Fix: The iPhone XS and XS Max Review: Big Screens That Are a Delight to Use
Apple's new smartphones start at $999 and $1,099, but their superb cameras and screens make them worth the high prices, our reviewer writes.

New York Times Tech
Sep 21, 2018

Tech Fix: Apple Watch Series 4 Review: A Big Step for Wearable Gadgets
The faster speeds and larger screen sound boring on paper. But an electrical heart sensor gives a glimpse of the promise to come, our reviewer writes.

New York Times Tech
Sep 21, 2018

Bits: The Week in Tech: Are Robots Coming for Your Job? Eventually, Yes.
In the next few years, it doesn't appear that technology will replace many jobs. But that could change 10 years from now.

New York Times Tech
Sep 21, 2018

Jeff Bezos Cites a Big Number, but Few Details, in Plan for Low-Income Montessori Preschools
The announcement that Mr. Bezos would start a network of Montessori preschools has made some in the education world wary.

New York Times Tech
Sep 20, 2018

New Pressure on Google and YouTube Over Children's Data
Two members of Congress asked for details of practices concerning the personal data of viewers younger than 13.

New York Times Tech
Sep 20, 2018

Hey, Alexa, Why is Amazon Making a Microwave?
Amazon announced more than a dozen devices and tools for its Alexa voice assistant, including a microwave.

New York Times Tech
Sep 20, 2018

Hey, Alexa, Defrost My Peas
Amazon announced more than a dozen devices and tools for its Alexa voice assistant, including a microwave.

New York Times Tech
Sep 20, 2018

Sloan Kettering's Cozy Deal With Start-Up Ignites a New Uproar
A for-profit venture with exclusive rights to use the center's vast archive of tissue slides has generated concerns at the nonprofit cancer center.

New York Times Tech
Sep 20, 2018

France Bans Smartphones in Schools Through 9th Grade. Will It Help Students?
The government hopes the move will get students to pay more attention in class and talk more to each other. But some doubt whether the ban can be enforced.

New York Times Tech
Sep 19, 2018

The Most Fun (and Useful) Things You Can Do With an Amazon Echo or Google Home
Smart home devices will tell you the weather and answer trivia questions, sure, but they can do so much more. Try these tips to streamline your day, relax a little or just have some fun.

New York Times Tech
Sep 19, 2018

Amazon Dominates as a Merchant and Platform. Europe Sees Reason to Worry.
The European Union's antitrust chief announced an inquiry into the e-commerce giant over its use of data collected about third-party merchants.

New York Times Tech
Sep 19, 2018

Tech We're Using: Windows on How Cities Change Can Be All Too Captivating
Technology is crowding curbs with ride hailers and keeping homeowners fixated on housing values. Here are the tools that Emily Badger, a writer for The Upshot, uses to analyze the ripple effects.

New York Times Tech
Sep 19, 2018

A Wedding Ring With a Dirty Little Secret
They're not as shiny as diamonds, but smog free rings are considered sustainable and ethical — and they're also much more affordable.

New York Times Tech
Sep 19, 2018

Trilobites: Elephant Tusk DNA Helps Track Ivory Poachers
Researchers are examining the genetic data in seized elephant ivory to trace it back to the animals' homelands and connect it to global trafficking crimes.

New York Times Tech
Sep 19, 2018

Inside Facebook's Election ‘War Room'
Seven weeks before the midterm elections, the social network is setting up a central hub to root out disinformation and false news. We visited the operation.

New York Times Tech
Sep 19, 2018

The Big Secret of Celebrity Wealth (Is That No One Knows Anything)
Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pine and Chris Pratt are cumulatively worth $150 million, according to your Google results. Are they really?

New York Times Tech
Sep 19, 2018

INTERNETTING WITH AMANDA HESS: We Answer Your ‘Internetting' Questions About Vagina Eggs, Time Lords and Steroid Rumors
It's "Internetting After Dark," the show about the show. There's a cat in here!

New York Times Tech
Sep 19, 2018

Europe to Investigate Amazon's Dual Role of Merchant and Platform
The European Union's antitrust chief announced an inquiry into the e-commerce giant over its use of data collected about third-party merchants.

New York Times Tech
Sep 19, 2018

Tech Fix: Apple Watch Series 4 Review: Faster, Bigger, With a Promise to Be Healthier
The faster speeds and larger screen sound boring on paper. But an electrical heart sensor gives a glimpse of the promise to come, our reviewer writes.

New York Times Tech
Sep 19, 2018

State of the Art: Why Jeff Bezos Should Push for Nobody to Get as Rich as Jeff Bezos
Here's what the Amazon founder's vast fortune tells us about the economic concentration of the tech industry — and how he might help unravel that for the world.

New York Times Tech
Sep 19, 2018

Tech Fix: Apple Watch Series 4 Review: A Big Deal for Our Health
The faster speeds and larger screen sound boring on paper. But an electrical heart sensor gives a glimpse of the promise to come, our reviewer writes.

New York Times Tech
Sep 18, 2018

Parts of a ‘Virtual' Border Wall, Built With the Tech Behind Driverless Cars
In a rural Texas county, lidar sensor technology is being tested as a way to spot illegal intruders from Mexico. That use could divide workers in Silicon Valley.

New York Times Tech
Sep 18, 2018

Matter: Why Your DNA Is Still Uncharted Territory
Scientists are focusing on a relatively small number of human genes and neglecting thousands of others. The reasons have more to do with professional survival than genetics.

New York Times Tech
Sep 18, 2018

Justice Department Is Examining Tesla After Musk Comment
The company said the department requested documents after its chief executive, Elon Musk, said he had "funding secured" to take its stock off public markets.

New York Times Tech
Sep 18, 2018

Tesla Says It Is Cooperating With Justice Dept. Inquiry
The company said the department requested documents after its chief executive, Elon Musk, said he had "funding secured" to take its stock off public markets.

New York Times Tech
Sep 18, 2018

Facebook Accused of Allowing Bias Against Women in Job Ads
A case filed with federal regulators says the company's targeting technology is used to screen out female candidates in violation of the law.

New York Times Tech
Sep 18, 2018

Tech Fix: The iPhone XS and XS Max Review: Bigger Is Now Definitely Better
Apple's new smartphones start at $999 and $1,099, but their superb cameras and screens make them worth the high prices, our reviewer writes.

New York Times Tech
Sep 18, 2018

With Moon as His Muse, Japanese Billionaire Signs Up for SpaceX Voyage
Elon Musk shared a stage at a SpaceX factory on Monday night with Yusaku Maezawa, who will make a significant investment in the company's next-generation rocket.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

Meet SpaceX's First Moon Voyage Customer, Yusaku Maezawa
Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese fashion entrepreneur, and several artists would follow a looping path around the moon aboard a new rocket. When the flight might occur is uncertain.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

Meet Yusaku Maezawa, SpaceX's First Moon Voyage Customer
Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese online clothing entrepreneur, would follow a looping path around the moon without landing aboard a new rocket, but when the flight might occur is uncertain.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

Watch SpaceX's First Moon Trip Customer Announcement
The mystery passenger would follow a looping path around the moon aboard a new rocket, but when the flight might occur is uncertain.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

After Fetching a High Price, Time Magazine Moves Into a New Era
"These things just take a lot longer than you think they would," one executive said of the sale of Time magazine. Now Meredith must turn to the sales of Fortune and Sports Illustrated.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

A San Francisco Tech Mogul Buys a Fabled Slice of New York Media
Something like this was tried 18 years ago, when AOL bought Time Warner. But Marc Benioff, long a prominent figure in his hometown, does things his own way.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

SpaceX to Announce First Customer for Trip Around the Moon
The mystery passenger would follow a looping path around the moon without landing aboard a new rocket, but when the flight might occur is uncertain.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

SpaceX's First Moon Trip Customer to Be Announced
The mystery passenger would follow a looping path around the moon without landing aboard a new rocket, but when the flight might occur is uncertain.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

Trilobites: What 13,000 Patents Involving the DNA of Sea Life Tell Us About the Future
Whether a single private entity should be able to set the direction of how the genes of so many living things are used was a piece of a broader debate at the United Nations this month.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

If You See Disinformation Ahead of the Midterms, We Want to Hear From You
Here's how to send tips to Times reporters about disinformation online.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

Is the Shofar … an Instrument of Technological Disruption?
Mark Zuckerberg performed for his followers on Facebook while Marc Benioff of Salesforce (and now Time) led a live congregation in San Francisco.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

Betting Against Tesla: Short-Sellers Make Their Case
Elon Musk says short-sellers are conspiring to bring his company down. Some seasoned investors say it's just a matter of fundamentals.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

Q&A: Lapses in Turning the Lights On
When you flip the switch, there seems to be a wait before the bulb glows brightly.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

Marc Benioff Explains Why He Is Buying Time Magazine
While having a massage late Sunday, the West Coast-based tech billionaire discussed via text message why he was entering the East Coast-based media industry by acquiring Time Inc.'s flagship publication.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

Time Magazine Is Bought by Marc Benioff, Salesforce Billionaire
The storied weekly spent less than a year as part of the Iowa-based Meredith Corporation. Its new owners, Mr. Benioff and his wife, are buying it for $190 million.

New York Times Tech
Sep 17, 2018

Betting Against Tesla: Skeptics Make Their Case
Elon Musk says short-sellers are conspiring to bring his company down. Some seasoned investors say it's just a matter of fundamentals.

New York Times Tech
Sep 16, 2018

5 Functional Smartwatches Chic Enough for Everyday Wear
Finding a smartwatch that balances form and function can be difficult, but these five options offer the features you need to track activity, play music and more — without weighing down your wrist.

New York Times Tech
Sep 16, 2018

Walmart Finally Makes It to the Big Apple
For years, the giant retailer faced political resistance in New York City, but now it has a foothold through its e-commerce site, Jet.com, which is starting a new push.

New York Times Tech
Sep 16, 2018

Sweden to End Twitter Experiment Letting Ordinary People Be Nation's Voice
For seven years, Sweden has given control of the @sweden twitter account to a different person each week, yielding quirky, surprising and provocative results.

New York Times Tech
Sep 16, 2018

They Left Public Radio to Try Their Fortunes on the Blockchain
Manoush Zomorodi and Jen Poyant, formerly of WNYC, started a podcast, "ZigZag," to document their lives as entrepreneurs and working mothers who have taken a risk.

New York Times Tech
Sep 15, 2018

The Progressive Playbook: How These Candidates Pulled Off Their Upsets
Among the surprises this primary season were several high-profile upsets from the left. The Times asked some of the strategists and candidates behind these wins to break them down.

New York Times Tech
Sep 14, 2018

Mary Meeker, ‘Queen of the Internet,' Is Leaving Kleiner Perkins to Start a New Fund
Ms. Meeker, a former Wall Street tech analyst, plans to invest in more mature and larger private companies at her spinoff from the venture capital firm.

New York Times Tech
Sep 14, 2018

Overwatch Bets Gaming Fans Will Cheer for the Home Team to Save the World
By branding its franchises to represent cities from Boston to Shanghai, a video game attracted investment from professional sports executives.

New York Times Tech
Sep 14, 2018

Mary Meeker, the ‘Queen of the Internet,' Is Leaving Kleiner Perkins to Start Her Own Fund
Ms. Meeker, a high-profile investor and former Wall Street tech analyst, is departing the venture capital firm to start a new investment fund.

New York Times Tech
Sep 14, 2018

Bits: The Week in Tech: Apple's Watch Steals the Show
Apple held its annual iPhone event, but its watch wowed the industry. Plus, Google is in for a tougher time in Washington.

New York Times Tech
Sep 13, 2018

Making the Most of Your Technology During Hurricane Florence
Here's how to protect your devices and use your smartphone to your advantage during the storm.

New York Times Tech
Sep 13, 2018

F.T.C. Hearings Add to Efforts That Threaten Tech Industry
The agency kicked off a series of hearings on whether its competition and consumer protection policies should better reflect new technologies and companies.

New York Times Tech
Sep 13, 2018

Stealing From a Cashierless Store (Without You, or the Cameras, Knowing It)
A start-up uses visual tracking and behavioral data to operate a new San Francisco market, which lets shoppers walk out unimpeded. And sometimes mischarged.

New York Times Tech
Sep 13, 2018

Social Q's: Aren't You a Little Young for DMs?
A reader wonders whether to tell the parents of an 8-year-old former babysitting charge that the girl has an Instagram account.

New York Times Tech
Sep 13, 2018

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Pledge $2 Billion for Homeless and Preschoolers
The money, put into a project he called the Day 1 Fund, is by far the largest donation by Mr. Bezos, the world's richest person.

New York Times Tech
Sep 13, 2018

Paying Is Voluntary at This Selfie-Friendly Store
Drug Store, a new health-drink outlet in New York, is betting that customers will pay by text message after grabbing a bottle.

New York Times Tech
Sep 13, 2018

Critic's notebook: The Best New Social Thriller Is a Podcast
"Adventures in New America" and "The Horror of Dolores Roach" take fiction podcasts to new heights with mash-ups of horror, comedy and social commentary.

New York Times Tech
Sep 13, 2018

Facebook ‘Better Prepared' to Fight Election Interference, Mark Zuckerberg Says
The chief executive published a roughly 3,300-word post cataloging the steps the social network has taken to prevent manipulation.

New York Times Tech
Sep 12, 2018

Leaked Google Video After Trump's Win Adds to Pressure From Conservatives
Executives at a company meeting expressed dismay about the election in the footage, which was posted by the right-wing news site Breitbart.

New York Times Tech
Sep 12, 2018

Five Functional Smartwatches Chic Enough for Everyday Wear
Finding a smartwatch that balances form and function can be difficult, but these five options offer the features you need to track activity, play music and more — without weighing down your wrist.

New York Times Tech
Sep 12, 2018

Apple Unveils Bigger iPhones at Higher Prices, and a Heart-Tracking Watch
Apple showed new smartphones — including its biggest ever — for higher prices, and upgraded its smart watches so they become more of a health device.

New York Times Tech
Sep 12, 2018

Tech We're Using: When Cryptocurrencies Fluctuate, He Uses These Tech Tools to Keep Track
Technology has helped spawn a virtual currency market, which is highly volatile. Here's how Nathaniel Popper, who covers cryptocurrencies, keeps on top of the changes.

New York Times Tech
Sep 12, 2018

Apple Shows Off Bigger iPhones at Higher Prices, and a Heart-Tracking Watch
Apple unveiled new smartphones — including its biggest ever — for higher prices, and upgraded its smart watches so they become more of a health device.

New York Times Tech
Sep 12, 2018

Apple Event: New Larger iPhones at Higher Prices, Plus Apple Watch Becomes More of a Health Device
Apple unveiled new smartphones — including its biggest ever — for higher prices, and upgraded its smart watches so they become more of a health device.

New York Times Tech
Sep 12, 2018

Apple Event Live Updates: Taking the Wraps Off the Biggest-Ever iPhone
Apple is hosting its annual unveiling of new smartphones, and announced an upgrade to its smart watches that makes them more of a health device.

New York Times Tech
Sep 12, 2018

Apple's iPhone Event 2018: Live Updates
Apple is hosting its annual unveiling of new smartphones, smart watches and software before the holiday season.

New York Times Tech
Sep 12, 2018

Apple's iPhone Event 2018: What to Expect
Apple on Wednesday will host its annual unveiling of new smartphones, smart watches and software before the holiday season.

New York Times Tech
Sep 12, 2018

Tech Fix: New iPhones Are Coming. Here's How to Save on an Upgrade.
With Apple expected to introduce pricier and bigger-screen iPhones this week, here are a few tips on how to upgrade your device without breaking the bank.

New York Times Tech
Sep 12, 2018

Apple's iPhone 2018 Event: What to Expect
Apple on Wednesday will host its annual unveiling of new smartphones, smart watches and software before the holiday season.

New York Times Tech
Sep 12, 2018

State of the Art: The Metamorphosis of Silicon Valley C.E.O.s: From Big to Boring
Technology chief executives were once admired for their force-of-nature personalities and daring. Now boring is the new black (or is it beige?). Except for Elon Musk, of course.

New York Times Tech
Sep 12, 2018

On Technology: Google Knows Where You've Been, but Does It Know Who You Are?
How looking at the location data that the company collects about you lets you see yourself in a whole new way.

New York Times Tech
Sep 11, 2018

Tech Fix: Apple Plans to Unveil New iPhones. Here's How to Save On an Upgrade.
With Apple expected to introduce pricier and bigger-screen iPhones this week, here are a few tips on how to upgrade your device without breaking the bank.

New York Times Tech
Sep 11, 2018

Lasker Awards Given for Work in Genetics, Anesthesia and Promoting Women in Science
The coveted prize was awarded to a Scottish veterinarian, two scientists who championed an overlooked protein and a pioneering researcher who helped advance the careers of other women.

New York Times Tech
Sep 10, 2018

For Big Tech, a Comeuppance We've Seen Before: On Wall St.
A decade after the financial meltdown, the cloud growing over Silicon Valley is a reminder that trust can be awfully hard to regain once it's lost.

New York Times Tech
Sep 10, 2018

Imran Khan, Snap's No. 2 Executive, Is to Depart
He is the latest top executive to leave Snap at a turbulent time for the once-highflying social network.

New York Times Tech
Sep 10, 2018

California Tries New Tack on Gun Violence: Ammunition Control
The state already has some of the strictest gun control legislation. Now it's pushing to limit the unfettered sale of ammunition.

New York Times Tech
Sep 10, 2018

Alibaba's Chairman, Jack Ma, Plans to Step Down
The departure of the executive who led the Chinese company through its transformation into a major power in technology comes at a challenging time.

New York Times Tech
Sep 09, 2018

Jack Ma, Alibaba's Chairman, Plans to Step Down
Mr. Ma, the co-founder and executive chairman who led the company through its transformation into one of the world's largest technology firms, will still retain significant control.

New York Times Tech
Sep 09, 2018

California Tries New Tack on Gun Violence: Ammo Control
The state already has some of the strictest gun control legislation. Now it's pushing to limit the unfettered sale of ammunition.

New York Times Tech
Sep 09, 2018

Replace ‘Tech' With ‘Banks,' and We've Seen a Big Comeuppance Before
A decade after Wall Street's meltdown, the cloud growing over Silicon Valley is a reminder that trust can be awfully hard to regain once it's lost.

New York Times Tech
Sep 09, 2018

Advertising: Role Models Tell Girls That STEM's for Them in New Campaign
The Ad Council — along with G.E., Google, IBM, Microsoft and Verizon — is trying to encourage girls ages 11 to 15 to get involved in science, technology, engineering and math.

New York Times Tech
Sep 09, 2018

Pinterest Is a Unicorn. It Just Doesn't Act Like One.
The company rejects Silicon Valley's aggressive, hype-driven way of doing business. But its slow and steady approach has frustrated some investors and employees.

New York Times Tech
Sep 09, 2018

The week ahead: U.S.-European Trade Talks Resume, and New Apple Devices Are Unveiled
Also this week, a Census Bureau report will give a snapshot of median household income, a climate summit is set for San Francisco and the European Central Bank meets.

New York Times Tech
Sep 09, 2018

California Tries New Tack on Gun Violence: Bullet Control
The state already has some of the strictest gun control legislation. Now it's pushing to limit the unfettered sale of ammunition.

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