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New York Times Tech
Apr 12, 2024

Tell Us: Has Elon Musk's Behavior Affected How You View Tesla?
Mr. Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, has turned off many people with polarizing remarks on social media, and it may be affecting the automaker's sales.

New York Times Tech
Apr 12, 2024

Despite the Watch World's Secrecy, Data Services Expand
Swiss brands and retailers now have a few options to determine what's happening with the industry. Just a couple of years ago, they had almost none.

New York Times Tech
Apr 12, 2024

Europe's A.I. ‘Champion' Sets Sights on Tech Giants in U.S.
Mistral, a French start-up considered a promising challenger to OpenAI and Google, is getting support from European leaders who want to protect the region's culture and politics.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2024

Apple Lifts Some Restrictions on iPhone Repairs
This fall, the company will begin allowing customers to replace broken parts with used iPhone components without its previous software limits.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2024

Jackson Hinkle Rides Rage Over Israel to Prominence
Jackson Hinkle's incendiary commentary has generated over two million new followers on X since October — a surge that some researchers say is aided by inauthentic accounts.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2024

Humane's AI Pin Wants to Free You From Your Phone
The $700 Ai Pin, funded by OpenAI and Microsoft, can be helpful — until it struggles with tasks like doing math and crafting sandwich recipes.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2024

Computer Theorist Wins $1 Million Turing Award
This year's honor will go to Avi Wigderson, an Israeli-born mathematician and theoretical computer scientist who specializes in randomness.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2024

AI Chatbots Are Hiring Tutors to Train Their Models
The human work of teaching A.I. is getting a lot more complex as the technology improves.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2024

Now Hiring: Sophisticated (but Part-Time) Chatbot Tutors
The human work of teaching A.I. is getting a lot more complex as the technology improves.

New York Times Tech
Apr 09, 2024

What Happened When a German Car Factory Went All Electric
Volkswagen's plant in Zwickau stopped producing Golfs and switched to electric vehicles, illuminating the risks and opportunities for factory towns and cities.

New York Times Tech
Apr 09, 2024

Beeper Messaging App Is Acquired as a Bet on a Regulatory Shift
Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, bought Beeper in an effort to build a system that works across Android and Apple devices.

New York Times Tech
Apr 08, 2024

Tesla Settles Lawsuit Over a Fatal Crash Involving Autopilot
A Tesla driver's family had sought damages for the 2018 crash, which happened while the carmaker's driver-assistance software was in use.

New York Times Tech
Apr 08, 2024

TSMC Will Receive $6.6 Billion to Bolster U.S. Chip Manufacturing
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company plans to build an additional factory and upgrade another planned facility in Phoenix with the federal grants.

New York Times Tech
Apr 08, 2024

Teen Girls Confront an Epidemic of Deepfake Nudes in Schools
Using artificial intelligence, middle and high school students have fabricated explicit images of female classmates and shared the doctored pictures.

New York Times Tech
Apr 08, 2024

Google to Tone Down Message Board After Employees Feud Over War in Gaza
The company is making changes to a popular message board called Memegen that some employees say sounds a lot like censorship.

New York Times Tech
Apr 07, 2024

Maryland Passes 2 Major Privacy Bills, Despite Tech Industry Pushback
One bill would require apps like Instagram and TikTok to prioritize young people's safety and the other would restrict the collection of consumer data.

New York Times Tech
Apr 07, 2024

In Battle Over Health Care Costs, Private Equity Plays Both Sides
As medical practices owned by private equity firms fuel overbilling, a payment tool also backed by such investors helps insurers boost their profits.

New York Times Tech
Apr 06, 2024

What to Know About Tech Companies Using A.I. to Teach Their Own A.I.
As artificial intelligence developers run out of data to train their models, they are turning to "synthetic data" — data made by the A.I. itself.

New York Times Tech
Apr 06, 2024

Four Takeaways on the Race to Amass Data for A.I.
To make artificial intelligence systems more powerful, tech companies need online data to feed the technology. Here's what to know.

New York Times Tech
Apr 06, 2024

How Tech Giants Cut Corners to Harvest Data for A.I.
OpenAI, Google and Meta ignored corporate policies, altered their own rules and discussed skirting copyright law as they sought online information to train their newest artificial intelligence systems.

New York Times Tech
Apr 05, 2024

Is A.I. Already Taking Jobs? A Filmmaker Tries Sora The XZ Backdoor Caper
"I've always said if you have a ChatGPT subscription and a hose, you can get very far in this life."

New York Times Tech
Apr 05, 2024

Want to Invest in SpaceX or Stripe? There's a Fund for That.
A new publicly traded fund allows individual investors to own a piece of 23 private tech companies, including Stripe, SpaceX, OpenAI and Discord.

New York Times Tech
Apr 05, 2024

Back in the '90s, This Eclipse Webcast Put the Cosmos on Demand
A total solar eclipse in Aruba was streamed to millions of users of the World Wide Web in 1998, helping to start an ongoing era of viral videos of space and astronomy.

New York Times Tech
Apr 05, 2024

Andres Freund, el ingeniero que previno un posible ciberataque global
Un ingeniero de Microsoft notó que algo andaba mal en un software en el que había trabajado. Pronto descubrió que probablemente alguien intentaba acceder a computadoras en todo el mundo.

New York Times Tech
Apr 04, 2024

Ford Slows Its Push Into Electric Vehicles
The automaker said it would delay new battery-powered models and shift its focus to hybrid cars, sales of which are rising fast.

New York Times Tech
Apr 04, 2024

TikTok Spends Millions on Ad Blitz as Congress Considers Banning the App
The video app is spending millions on ads as Congress considers a bill that could lead to a U.S. ban.

New York Times Tech
Apr 03, 2024

NASA Picks 3 Companies to Help Astronauts Drive Around the Moon
The agency's future moon buggies will reach speeds of 9.3 miles per hour and will be capable of self-driving.

New York Times Tech
Apr 03, 2024

Did One Guy Just Stop a Huge Cyberattack?
A Microsoft engineer noticed something was off on a piece of software he worked on. He soon discovered someone was probably trying to gain access to computers all over the world.

New York Times Tech
Apr 03, 2024

Switching From iPhone to Android Is Easy. It's the Aftermath That Stings.
Even if you manage to ditch your iPhone, Apple's hooks are still there.

New York Times Tech
Apr 03, 2024

‘Carefluencers' Are Helping Older Loved Ones, and Posting About It
On TikTok and Instagram, people are sharing what it's like to take care of relatives who have reached their final years.

New York Times Tech
Apr 02, 2024

George Carlin's Estate Reaches Settlement After A.I. Podcast
The estate had accused two podcast hosts of infringing on its copyrights by training an A.I. algorithm on five decades of Mr. Carlin's work.

New York Times Tech
Apr 02, 2024

Sticks. And the People Who Love Them.
Those who appreciate "something as basic as a stick" are sharing their enthusiasm through a newly popular Instagram account.

New York Times Tech
Apr 02, 2024

Love Sticks? There's an Instagram for That.
Those who appreciate "something as basic as a stick" are sharing their enthusiasm through a newly popular Instagram account.

New York Times Tech
Apr 02, 2024

An A.I. Researcher Takes On Election Deepfakes
Oren Etzioni was once an optimist about artificial intelligence. Now, his nonprofit, TrueMedia.org, is offering tools for fighting A.I.-manipulated content.

New York Times Tech
Apr 02, 2024

Tesla's Sales Drop, a Sign That Its Grip on the E.V. Market Is Slipping
Sales of the company's electric cars dropped in the first three months of the year, even as other automakers sold more battery-powered vehicles.

New York Times Tech
Apr 01, 2024

Google to Delete Billions of Chrome Browser Records in Latest Settlement
The internet giant resolved a lawsuit that claimed it had deceived users by tracking their web activity in the Chrome browser's private Incognito setting.

New York Times Tech
Apr 01, 2024

How One Tech Skeptic Decided AI Might Benefit the Middle Class
David Autor, an M.I.T. economist and tech contrarian, argues that A.I. is fundamentally different from past waves of computerization.

New York Times Tech
Apr 01, 2024

China's Advancing Efforts to Influence the U.S. Election Raise Alarms
China has adopted some of the same misinformation tactics that Russia used ahead of the 2016 election, researchers and government officials say.

New York Times Tech
Mar 31, 2024

Daniel C. Lynch, Founder of Major Computer Exhibition, Dies at 82
After working on the earliest version of the internet, he saw its potential and founded a conference on computer networking equipment.

New York Times Tech
Mar 31, 2024

Why Did Matt Farley Put a Song About Me on Spotify?
The answer involves a remarkable — and lucrative, and ridiculous — scheme to game the way we find music today.

New York Times Tech
Mar 30, 2024

AT&T Passcodes for Millions Are Reset After Leak of Customer Records
Nearly eight million customers and 65.4 million former account holders were affected by the data breach, the company said.

New York Times Tech
Mar 29, 2024

OpenAI Unveils A.I. Technology That Recreates Human Voices
The start-up is sharing the technology, Voice Engine, with a small group of early testers as it tries to understand the potential dangers.

New York Times Tech
Mar 29, 2024

OpenAI Unveils Audio Tool That Recreates Human Voices
The start-up is sharing the technology, Voice Engine, with a small group of early testers as it tries to understand the potential dangers.

New York Times Tech
Mar 29, 2024

4 Things You Need to Know About Health Care Cyberattacks
Despite the explosion in ransomware hacks like the one against Change Healthcare, regulation is spotty and few new safeguards have been proposed to protect patient data, vulnerable hospitals and medical groups.

New York Times Tech
Mar 29, 2024

A.I.'s Messy Moment Listeners Respond to Jonathan Haidt Shrimp Jesus
"Being a C.E.O. sucks. Elon was right. It is like looking into the abyss and chewing glass."

New York Times Tech
Mar 29, 2024

Is Garry Tan San Francisco's ‘Twitter Menace' or True Believer?
The deep pockets of the tech investor Garry Tan are valued by his allies, but his pugnacious online habits are creating plenty of enemies in the city he says he wants to save.

New York Times Tech
Mar 28, 2024

Sam Bankman-Fried Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for FTX Fraud
Mr. Bankman-Fried, who was convicted of stealing $8 billion from customers of his FTX cryptocurrency exchange, faced a maximum sentence of 110 years.

New York Times Tech
Mar 28, 2024

Sam Bankman-Fried's Sentence: How It Compares With Bernie Madoff's and Others
Here's how the former crypto mogul's 25-year sentence stacks up against the prosecutions of Michael Milken, Bernie Madoff and others.

New York Times Tech
Mar 28, 2024

How Sam Bankman-Fried's Sentence Compares With Other White-Collar Cases
Here's how the former crypto mogul's 25-year sentence stacks up against the prosecutions of Michael Milken, Bernie Madoff and others.

New York Times Tech
Mar 28, 2024

Tesla's Pivot to China Saved Musk. It Also Binds Him to Beijing.
Tesla and China built a symbiotic relationship, with credits, workers and parts that made Mr. Musk ultrarich. Now, his reliance on the country may give Beijing leverage.

New York Times Tech
Mar 28, 2024

Meta's Ray-Ban Smart Glasses Use AI to See, Hear and Speak. What Are They Like?
What happens when a columnist and a reporter use A.I. glasses to scan groceries, monuments and zoo animals? Hilarity, wonder and lots of mistakes ensued.

New York Times Tech
Mar 28, 2024

How Boeing Favored Speed Over Quality for the 737 Max
Problems have plagued the manufacturer even after two fatal crashes, and many current and former employees blame its focus on making planes more quickly.

New York Times Tech
Mar 27, 2024

Amazon Adds $2.75 Billion to its Stake in Anthropic
The latest investment brings Amazon's total stake in the San Francisco company to $4 billion.

New York Times Tech
Mar 27, 2024

A.I. Leaders Press Advantage With Congress as China Tensions Rise
Silicon Valley chiefs are swarming the Capitol to try to sway lawmakers on the dangers of falling behind in the artificial intelligence race.

New York Times Tech
Mar 27, 2024

Israel Deploys Expansive Facial Recognition Program in Gaza
The experimental effort, which has not been disclosed, is being used to conduct mass surveillance of Palestinians in Gaza, according to military officials and others.

New York Times Tech
Mar 26, 2024

TikTok Bill Would Complicate ByteDance Investments if Passed
Major U.S. investment firms such as General Atlantic, Susquehanna and Sequoia Capital own stakes in ByteDance, the parent of TikTok. Their investments are increasingly under fire.

New York Times Tech
Mar 26, 2024

The U.S. Investors Caught in the Scrum Over TikTok
Major U.S. investment firms such as General Atlantic, Susquehanna and Sequoia Capital own stakes in ByteDance, the parent of TikTok. Their investments are increasingly under fire.

New York Times Tech
Mar 25, 2024

DeSantis Signs Social Media Bill Barring Accounts for Children Under 14
A new Florida law also requires apps like TikTok and Snapchat to obtain a parent's consent before giving accounts to 14- and 15-year-olds.

New York Times Tech
Mar 25, 2024

X's Lawsuit Against Anti-Hate Research Group Is Dismissed
Elon Musk's social media company sued a group that exposed hate speech on the site, but a judge ruled that the suit was designed to punish speech.

New York Times Tech
Mar 25, 2024

Inside Amira Yahyaoui's Claims about Mos, a Student Aid Start-Up
Amira Yahyaoui, a human rights activist, promoted the success of her student aid start-up, Mos. Some of her statements do not add up, according to internal data and people familiar with the company.

New York Times Tech
Mar 25, 2024

E.U. Takes Aim at Alphabet, Apple and Meta in Wide-Ranging Investigations
The inquiries signal the bloc's intention to tightly enforce sweeping new competition rules that took effect this month.

New York Times Tech
Mar 23, 2024

The Government's Struggles With Outsourcing Software Development
The bloated cost of the ArriveCAN app and new investigations into possible fraud have highlighted some problems with turning to outside companies.

New York Times Tech
Mar 22, 2024

General Motors Quits Sharing Driving Behavior With Data Brokers
G.M. had provided information about braking, acceleration and speed to LexisNexis Risk Solution and Verisk, firms that generated driver risk profiles for insurers.

New York Times Tech
Mar 22, 2024

Joni Mitchell, Following Neil Young, Returns to Spotify After Protest
Her music has quietly reappeared on the streaming service, two years after a departure over what she called "lies" about Covid-19 vaccines in podcasts.

New York Times Tech
Mar 22, 2024

Justice Dept. Sues Apple, Smartphones and Children with Jonathan Haidt and Reddit's I.P.O.
"We'll see you in court."

New York Times Tech
Mar 22, 2024

The Trustbuster Who Has Apple and Google in His Sights
Jonathan Kanter, the head of the Justice Department's antitrust division, made his boldest move on Thursday by accusing Apple of antitrust violations.

New York Times Tech
Mar 22, 2024

With TikTok Under Fire, Brands That Rely on It Worry
Many companies, particularly in the beauty and fashion industries, have boosted sales through the platform. They don't really have a backup plan.

New York Times Tech
Mar 22, 2024

In One Key A.I. Metric, China Pulls Ahead of the U.S.: Talent
China has produced a huge number of top A.I. engineers in recent years. New research shows that, by some measures, it has already eclipsed the United States.

New York Times Tech
Mar 22, 2024

The A.I. Boom Makes Millions for an Unlikely Industry Player: Anguilla
The small Caribbean territory brought in $32 million last year, more than 10 percent of its G.D.P., from companies registering web addresses that end in .ai.

New York Times Tech
Mar 21, 2024

U.S. Justice Dept. Sues Apple, Claiming iPhone Monopoly in Antitrust Case
The lawsuit caps years of regulatory scrutiny of Apple's wildly popular suite of devices and services, which have fueled its growth into a nearly $3 trillion public company.

New York Times Tech
Mar 21, 2024

Reddit Rises 48% in First Day of Trading
The social media company's debut on the New York Stock Exchange was one of the first major tech initial public offerings of the year.

New York Times Tech
Mar 21, 2024

Apple Lawsuits: A Look at the Many Challenges Facing the Tech Giant
The Justice Department's lawsuit against Apple is the latest in a series of regulatory actions that are hitting the tech giant at the same time.

New York Times Tech
Mar 21, 2024

Reddit's IPO Is a Content Moderation Success Story
The site's journey from toxic cesspool to trusted news source illustrates the business value of keeping bad actors at bay.

New York Times Tech
Mar 21, 2024

The Many Challenges Facing Apple
The Justice Department's lawsuit against Apple is the latest in a series of regulatory actions that are hitting the tech giant at the same time.

New York Times Tech
Mar 21, 2024

Reddit Opens Up 38%, as Shares Begin Trading
The social media company's debut on the New York Stock Exchange was one of the first major tech initial public offerings of the year.

New York Times Tech
Mar 21, 2024

U.S. Sues Apple in Antitrust Case, Accusing It of iPhone Monopoly
The lawsuit caps years of regulatory scrutiny of Apple's wildly popular suite of devices and services, which have fueled its growth into a nearly $3 trillion public company.

New York Times Tech
Mar 21, 2024

U.S. Sues Apple, Accusing It of Maintaining an iPhone Monopoly
The lawsuit caps years of regulatory scrutiny of Apple's wildly popular suite of devices and services, which have fueled its growth into a nearly $3 trillion public company.

New York Times Tech
Mar 21, 2024

Reddit's I.P.O. Is a Content Moderation Success Story
The site's journey from toxic cesspool to trusted news source illustrates the business value of keeping bad actors at bay.

New York Times Tech
Mar 20, 2024

Condé Nast's Owners Set to Reap a $1.4 Billion Windfall From Reddit
The Newhouse family, which controls the Advance media empire, made a 2006 investment of $10 million in the social site, which plans to go public on Thursday.

New York Times Tech
Mar 20, 2024

Reddit Said to Price IPO at $34 a Share, in a Positive Sign for Tech
The social media company raised $748 million in the offering. Its shares begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.

New York Times Tech
Mar 20, 2024

Intel Receives $8.5 Billion in Grants to Build Chip Plants
The award, announced by President Biden at a plant in Arizona, is the biggest the government has made under a new program that aims to rebuild the nation's semiconductor manufacturing industry.

New York Times Tech
Mar 20, 2024

These Mobile Games are For the Birds
How do you design an app for a parrot? Consider games that are "made to be licked," a new study suggests.

New York Times Tech
Mar 20, 2024

Why Tech Companies Are Not Your Friends: Lessons From Roku
Roku recently changed its policy to make it even harder for customers to take legal action. It's a reminder of how we need to protect ourselves.

New York Times Tech
Mar 20, 2024

How Waymo Driverless Cars Could Change Los Angeles
Autonomous taxis have arrived in the nation's second most populous city. Some Angelenos aren't ready to go driverless.

New York Times Tech
Mar 20, 2024

Intel to Receive $8.5 Billion in Grants to Build Chip Plants
The award, to be announced by President Biden at a plant in Arizona, is the biggest the government has made under a new program that aims to rebuild the nation's semiconductor manufacturing industry.

New York Times Tech
Mar 20, 2024

Kate Middleton, Britney Spears and the Online Trolls Doubting Their Existence
Whether it is just for kicks or propelled by genuine doubt, the unsupported claims about celebrities and public figures keep gaining traction online.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2024

U.S. Accuses Two Men of Stealing Tesla Trade Secrets
Federal prosecutors said the pair tried to sell technology to manufacture batteries for electric cars that belonged to the company.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2024

Biden to Announce Multibillion-Dollar Grant for Intel to Expand Chip Production
The decision comes as President Biden champions his economic policies during a tour of the Southwest.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2024

Saudi Arabia Plans $40 Billion Push Into Artificial Intelligence
The Middle Eastern country is creating a gigantic fund to invest in A.I. technology, potentially becoming the largest player in the hot market.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2024

Microsoft Hires DeepMind Co-Founder to Run Consumer A.I.
Mustafa Suleyman is leaving a start-up called Inflection to take the senior position with Microsoft.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2024

Apple and Google Are Discussing a Deal to Bring Generative A.I. to iPhones
A partnership would extend the long relationship between the companies that has helped deliver everything from maps to search on Apple's devices.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2024

Apple Steps Up Its Lobbying to Change Patent Rules
After losing two complaints before the U.S. International Trade Commission, Apple has stepped up its lobbying to change the agency's practices.

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2024

From Russia, Elaborate Tales of Fake Journalists
As the Ukraine war grinds on, the Kremlin has created increasingly complex fabrications online to discredit Ukraine's leader and undercut aid. Some have a Hollywood-style plot twist.

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2024

Supreme Court Wary of Limiting Government Contact With Social Media Companies
A majority of the justices appeared convinced that government officials should be able to try to persuade private companies, whether news organizations or tech platforms, not to publish information so long as the requests are not backed by coercive threats.

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2024

Tesla's Troubles Raise Questions About Its Invincibility
As the share price plunges, investors wonder whether the company, led by Elon Musk, can withstand intensifying competition.

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2024

What Elon Musk Said in Testy Interview on Don Lemon's New Show
The former CNN frontman released a wide-ranging interview with the billionaire about business, politics, hate speech online and more.

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2024

White House's Efforts to Combat Misinformation Face Supreme Court Test
The justices must distinguish between persuading social media sites to take down posts, which is permitted, and coercing them, which violates the First Amendment.

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2024

Storing Renewable Energy, One Balloon at a Time
To decarbonize the electrical grid, companies are finding creative ways to store energy during periods of low demand.

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2024

What Meltdown? Crypto Comes Roaring Back in the Philippines.
Two years after the cryptocurrency market crashed, internet cafes for playing crypto-earning video games are opening and farmers have started harvesting virtual crops from the games for income.

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2024

The Department of Homeland Security Is Embracing A.I.
The agency will be the first in the federal government to roll out a comprehensive plan to integrate the technology into a variety of uses, from fighting crime to helping disaster survivors.

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