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Mar 19, 2019

The New Social Network That Isn't New at All
When an inveterate tweeter and social media hound decided to change his ways, what did he turn to? An email newsletter.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2019

Instagram Wants to Be Your Mall
Shopping has long represented a major opportunity for the platform. A new feature, introduced with Nike, Burberry, Zara and more, will grease the wheels by letting you buy without leaving the app.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2019

Facebook Halts Ad Targeting Cited in Bias Complaints
The social-media giant will stop allowing advertising of housing, jobs or credit to be aimed at those of a certain race, gender or age group.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2019

Google Introduces Streaming Video Game Service
By focusing on streaming games with its Stadia service, Google is trying to catch the next wave of gaming.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2019

Facebook Takes Steps to Prevent Bias in the Way It Shows Ads
The social-media giant will stop allowing advertising of housing, jobs or credit to be aimed at those of a certain race, gender or age group.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2019

Skies Aren't Clogged With Drones Yet, but Don't Rule Them Out
A host of regulatory issues have slowed the progress of drone-delivery companies but they are making some progress and lots of tests are underway.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2019

Skies Aren't Clogged With Drones, but Don't Rule Them Out Yet
A host of regulatory issues have slowed the progress of drone-delivery companies but they are making some progress and lots of tests are underway.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2019

Devin Nunes Says He Is Suing Twitter for Allowing Accounts to Insult Him
The defamation lawsuit by the Republican congressman over accounts like @DevinNunesMom seeks $250 million in damages.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2019

Devin Nunes Sues Twitter for Allowing Accounts to Insult Him
The defamation lawsuit by the Republican congressman over accounts like @DevinNunesMom seeks $250 million in damages.

New York Times Tech
Mar 19, 2019

Mark Bittman Is Starting a Food Magazine at Medium
Salty will be among the new publications from the online platform led by Ev Williams, a former chief executive of Twitter.

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2019

‘Replacement Theory,' a Racist, Sexist Doctrine, Spreads in Far-Right Circles
A conspiracy theory predicated on the idea that white women are not having enough children appears to be bubbling up across the globe.

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2019

Scarecrow Video Has Survived This Long. Can It Hang On?
The store in Seattle has more than 132,000 titles, many of them not available on the internet, or anywhere else. "We will fight to the death to keep this open."

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2019

Scarecrow Video in Seattle Might Be the Last of Its Kind. Can It Survive?
The store has more than 132,000 titles, many of them not available on the internet, or anywhere else. "We will fight to the death to keep this open."

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2019

Racing Against China, U.S. Reveals Details of $500 Million Supercomputer
Lab officials predict it will be the first American machine to reach a milestone called "exascale" performance, surpassing a quintillion calculations per second.

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2019

Scarecrow in Seattle Might Be the Last Great Video Store. Can It Survive?
The store has more than 132,000 titles, many of them not available on the internet, or anywhere else. "We will fight to the death to keep this open."

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2019

Lyft Sets $23 Billion Value as High-End Goal for I.P.O.
A regulatory filing sheds light on how much the ride-hailing company's founders will reap as a result of the public stock sale, and how firm a grip they will keep on their creation.

New York Times Tech
Mar 18, 2019

Space Is Very Big. Some of Its New Explorers Will Be Tiny.
The success of NASA's MarCO mission means that so-called cubesats likely will travel to distant reaches of our solar system.

New York Times Tech
Mar 17, 2019

Apple's Big Spending Plan to Challenge Netflix Takes Shape
The tech company, about to have a showcase event on its campus, is expected to reveal details about a dozen or more programs ready to go or almost done.

New York Times Tech
Mar 17, 2019

Why a Big Tech Breakup Looks Better to Washington
Antitrust is the nuclear bomb of regulatory moves, but at a moment when nearly everything in America seems contentious, proposals to break up internet giants are gaining support.

New York Times Tech
Mar 17, 2019

Trusting in Antitrust: Actions Against Big Tech Are Now Palatable
Antitrust is the nuclear bomb of regulatory moves, but at a moment when nearly everything in America seems contentious, proposals to break up internet giants are gaining support.

New York Times Tech
Mar 17, 2019

All the Crime, All the Time: How Citizen Works
An app called Citizen promises "awareness" of nearby danger. What it provides is more complicated.

New York Times Tech
Mar 15, 2019

Academic Behind Cambridge Analytica Data Mining Sues Facebook for Defamation
Aleksandr Kogan, a former psychology professor, said Facebook defamed him when it claimed he lied about how the data was going to be used.

New York Times Tech
Mar 15, 2019

PewDiePie Put in Spotlight After New Zealand Shooting
The killer urged people to "subscribe to PewDiePie," the pseudonym of the YouTube star Felix Kjellberg, who said this "absolutely sickened" him.

New York Times Tech
Mar 15, 2019

Apple Violated 3 Qualcomm Patents, Jury Finds
A federal court jury said Apple owed the chip maker Qualcomm about $31 million after agreeing with Qualcomm's claims that Apple had infringed on its patents.

New York Times Tech
Mar 15, 2019

PewDiePie Put in Spotlight by New Zealand Gunman
The killer urged people to "subscribe to PewDiePie," the pseudonym of the YouTube star Felix Kjellberg, who said this "absolutely sickened" him.

New York Times Tech
Mar 15, 2019

The Shift: A Mass Shooting of, and for, the Internet
The terrorist attack in New Zealand is shocking on every level — and feels like a first for how unmistakably online it was.

New York Times Tech
Mar 15, 2019

Income Before: $18,000. After: $85,000. Does Tiny Nonprofit Hold a Key to the Middle Class?
Pursuit, a nonprofit jobs training program in Queens, is finding success at moving low-income New Yorkers into well-paying jobs.

New York Times Tech
Mar 15, 2019

The Shift: A Mass Murder of, and for, the Internet
The attack in New Zealand is shocking on every level — and feels like a first for how unmistakably online it was.

New York Times Tech
Mar 15, 2019

As Mark Zuckerberg Tightens Grip on Facebook, 2 Top Deputies Leave
Chris Cox, who is one of the social network's highest ranking executives, and Chris Daniels, head of WhatsApp, are leaving Facebook.

New York Times Tech
Mar 15, 2019

Bits: The Week in Tech: How Much Regulation Is Too Much?
Knowing how far to go in curbing Big Tech's power might not be as straightforward as it first seems.

New York Times Tech
Mar 15, 2019

Bitcoin Tycoon Who Oversaw Mt. Gox Implosion Gets Suspended Sentence
Mark Karpelès, who ran the exchange that helped make the cryptocurrency a household name, was found guilty of falsifying data by a Japanese court.

New York Times Tech
Mar 15, 2019

Tesla Model Y, a New S.U.V., Is Unveiled Amid Mounting Challenges
Elon Musk's electric-car company is broadening its vehicle offerings as it looks to increase sales in difficult markets like China and Europe.

New York Times Tech
Mar 15, 2019

What's Driving Automakers Out of Europe?
Blame has been cast on events like Brexit, but there are other changes that are reshaping the industry globally.

New York Times Tech
Mar 15, 2019

Tesla Unveils the Model Y, Its New S.U.V., Amid Mounting Challenges
Elon Musk's electric car company is broadening its vehicle offerings as it looks to increase sales in difficult markets like China and Europe.

New York Times Tech
Mar 14, 2019

Facebook's Daylong Malfunction Is a Reminder of the Internet's Fragility
The incident, which also affected WhatsApp and Instagram, was caused by a small mistake that led to big problems.

New York Times Tech
Mar 14, 2019

Facebook Loses Top Executives, Including Chris Cox
Chris Cox, who is one of the social network's highest-ranking executives, and Chris Daniels, head of WhatsApp, are leaving Facebook.

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Go Down. At the Same Time.
All three services experienced interruptions throughout the day on Wednesday. Grief and chaos ensued.

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

SoftBank and Other Investors May Buy $1 Billion Stake in Uber's Self-Driving Cars
The talks precede Uber's initial public offering and may ease worries about how costly it is to develop autonomous vehicles.

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

Facebook's Data Deals Are Under Criminal Investigation
A federal grand jury is looking at partnerships that gave major tech companies broad access to Facebook users' information.

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

The Shift: A Better Way to Break Up Big Tech
Senator Elizabeth Warren has an interesting plan for reform. But it has shortcomings worth considering.

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

A NASA Journey to the Moon May Need to Find Another Rocket or Two
Mounting delays to the Space Launch System, primarily built by Boeing, are leading the agency to consider alternative forms of transport.

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

Amazon Pulls 2 Books That Promote Unscientific Autism ‘Cures'
The online retailer's move follows recent efforts by Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to limit the availability of anti-vaccination and other pseudoscientific material.

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

When Uber and Airbnb Go Public, San Francisco Will Drown in Millionaires
Uber, Lyft, Airbnb and Pinterest plan to go public. California's newly minted rich will be hungry for parties, houses, boats, bikes — and ice sculptures. Here comes the big one!

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

Spotify Accuses Apple of Anticompetitive Practices in Europe
Spotify, the music streaming service, said Apple used its App Store to undercut companies that compete with its own services, like Apple Music.

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

F.D.A. Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cigarette Sales to Teenagers
The agency spells out its proposal to require retailers to wall off sections of stores to limit access, a move opposed by many convenience stores.

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

Tech We're Using: Spending Is as Easy as Pushing a Button. The Hard Part? Keeping Track.
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.

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

Tech Tip: How to Take Music Lessons Whenever (and Wherever) Works for You
Playing an instrument can be a rewarding hobby, but if finding the time and a teacher is a challenge, many apps can help get you started.

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

As Tech Start-Ups Plan I.P.O.s, Silicon Valley's Circle of Life Turns Again
With Uber and Airbnb preparing to go public, networks of their former employees are expected to throw big dollars at new firm, laying the groundwork for a new generation.

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

‘We Know Them. We Trust Them.' Uber and Airbnb Alumni Fuel Tech's Next Wave.
As some of Silicon Valley's most prominent start-ups prepare to go public, networks of their former employees are expected to plow big sums of money into a new generation of firms.

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

The Rise of Silicon Valley's New Mafias
With Uber and Airbnb readying to go public, networks of their former employees are expected to throw big dollars at new start-ups, starting the cycle over again.

New York Times Tech
Mar 13, 2019

Vietnam's Communist Party Ousts Historian Who Criticized Its China Policy
Tran Duc Anh Son has argued that Vietnam should take a tougher line against China's territorial claims in the South China Sea, a sensitive matter for the government.

New York Times Tech
Mar 12, 2019

British Panel Calls for Stricter Antitrust Rules on Tech Giants
Big Tech is reducing consumer choice and harming innovation, according to a report ordered by the country's top economic official.

New York Times Tech
Mar 12, 2019

Uber Settles Drivers' Lawsuit for $20 Million
Uber settled a lawsuit with drivers who sought employment status, resolving a longstanding legal issue ahead of its initial public offering.

New York Times Tech
Mar 12, 2019

The Anxiety of Having a Famous Follower on Twitter
A social-media status report, with Barack Obama, John Cusack, Conan O'Brien and Joss Whedon.

New York Times Tech
Mar 12, 2019

This Animal Activist Used to Get in Your Face. Now He's Going After Your Palate.
Bruce Friedrich spent decades trying to persuade people to stop eating meat. When that didn't work, he turned his focus to creating better alternatives.

New York Times Tech
Mar 12, 2019

How a Bitcoin Evangelist Made Himself Vanish, in 15 (Not So Easy) Steps
Step No. 10: Buy a decoy house to fool the D.M.V.

New York Times Tech
Mar 11, 2019

Tesla Says Never Mind: It Raises Prices and Keeps Most Stores
Elon Musk's company is reversing course after saying it would close stores to cut costs. It announced a 3 percent price increase on most models.

New York Times Tech
Mar 11, 2019

Google Approved $45 Million Exit Package for Executive Accused of Misconduct
The payment to Amit Singhal, who ran Google's search division and was accused of groping an employee, was revealed on Monday in a shareholder lawsuit.

New York Times Tech
Mar 11, 2019

Tesla Raising Prices on Most Cars and Scaling Back Store Closings
The maker of electric cars, which had said it would close most of its stores to cut costs, announced a 3 percent price increase on most models.

New York Times Tech
Mar 11, 2019

Tesla Raising Prices on Most Cars but Scales Back Store Closings
The maker of electric cars, which had said it would close most of its stores to cut costs, announced a 3 percent price increase on most models.

New York Times Tech
Mar 11, 2019

Tesla Scales Back Store Closings but Will Raise Prices
The maker of electric cars, which had said it would close most of its stores to cut costs, announced a 3 percent price increase on most models.

New York Times Tech
Mar 11, 2019

Top Universities Join to Push ‘Public Interest Technology'
The group, including schools like M.I.T. and Stanford, aims to train the next generation of leaders to develop and regulate technology for the public good.

New York Times Tech
Mar 11, 2019

Cancer Patients Are Getting Robotic Surgery. There's No Evidence It's Better.
High-tech surgical robots aren't an improvement over traditional operations, the F.D.A. warns. For some patients, the robots may be worse.

New York Times Tech
Mar 10, 2019

India Fights Diabetic Blindness With Help From A.I.
A partnership with Google is part of a global effort to build and deploy systems that can detect signs of illness and disease in medical scans.

New York Times Tech
Mar 10, 2019

Stores See a Future Without ‘May I Help You?' (They'll Already Have Your Data)
At a recent industry gathering, retailers talked of how collecting customer data will help them compete in a landscape dominated by the internet.

New York Times Tech
Mar 10, 2019

How TikTok Is Rewriting the World
TikTok will change the way your social media works — even if you're avoiding it.

New York Times Tech
Mar 09, 2019

Are You an Amazon or an Apple Family?
Home innovations like smart microwaves and toilets could lock us into a digital caste system.

New York Times Tech
Mar 09, 2019

In Silicon Valley, Plans for a Monument to Silicon Valley
A group in San Jose, Calif., wants a worldwide competition to design a suitable landmark to celebrate the achievements of the tech companies.

New York Times Tech
Mar 08, 2019

Walmart Vendor's Employees Face F.B.I. Inquiry for Snooping on Retailer's Internal Emails
The F.B.I. is investigating whether employees at one of the retail giant's technology contractors got sensitive information from internal email accounts, including those of some top executives.

New York Times Tech
Mar 08, 2019

Smart Lights Are the One Smart Home Gadget for Everyone
Expensive smart home gadgets are still niche and of limited use. Smart lights, on the other hand, are useful to just about everyone.

New York Times Tech
Mar 08, 2019

Your New Favorite Couple, Kathy and Stu, Sets the Record Straight
"Good lord, imagine getting owned this hard in the NYT comments section by your OWN SPOUSE."

New York Times Tech
Mar 08, 2019

SpaceX's Crew Dragon Capsule Splashes Down After Return Trip to Earth
The capsule parachuted into the Atlantic Ocean hours after leaving the space station, completing its first successful uncrewed trip to and from orbit.

New York Times Tech
Mar 08, 2019

SpaceX's Crew Dragon Splashes Down After Return Trip to Earth
The capsule parachuted into the Atlantic Ocean hours after leaving the space station, completing its first successful uncrewed trip to and from orbit.

New York Times Tech
Mar 08, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Breaking Up Tech Giants Like Amazon and Facebook
The Massachusetts senator, who is running for president, announced a regulatory plan aimed at breaking up large tech companies and "unwind tech mergers that illegally undermine competition."

New York Times Tech
Mar 08, 2019

Watch SpaceX Crew Dragon's Splashdown After Return Trip to Earth
The capsule parachuted into the Atlantic Ocean hours after leaving the space station, completing its first successful uncrewed trip to and from orbit.

New York Times Tech
Mar 08, 2019

The Man Deciding Facebook's Fate
Joseph J. Simons, the F.T.C. chairman, is a newbie on data privacy policy. But he is overseeing the biggest privacy case in the agency's history.

New York Times Tech
Mar 08, 2019

Bits: The Week in Tech: Facebook's Privacy Pivot (Business Model Not Included)
The social network has laid out plans for making a shift toward private messaging. Less clear is how it will turn a profit from it.

New York Times Tech
Mar 08, 2019

The New New World: Mark Zuckerberg Wants Facebook to Emulate WeChat. Can It?
China's WeChat messaging app offers clues as to how Facebook may carry out its shift toward private messaging. But whether Facebook can pull the change off is another question.

New York Times Tech
Mar 07, 2019

Facebook Announces Plan to Curb Vaccine Misinformation
The social network said it would reduce the visibility of groups and pages that spread vaccine hoaxes, and reject ads that include vaccine misinformation.

New York Times Tech
Mar 07, 2019

The New New World: Mark Zuckerberg Wants Facebook to Emulate China's WeChat. Can It?
China's WeChat messaging app offers clues as to how Facebook may carry out its shift toward private messaging. But whether Facebook can pull the change off is another question.

New York Times Tech
Mar 07, 2019

Philadelphia Bans ‘Cashless' Stores Amid Growing Backlash
The new law, which takes effect July 1, is part of a growing backlash to cashless policies, which critics say discriminate against people without bank accounts or credit cards.

New York Times Tech
Mar 07, 2019

Philadelphia Will Soon Require Stores to Take Your Cash
The new law, which takes effect July 1, is part of a growing backlash to cashless policies, which critics say discriminate against people without bank accounts or credit cards.

New York Times Tech
Mar 07, 2019

Queen Elizabeth II Posts Her First Instagram Photo. No, It Wasn't a Mirror Selfie.
The world's longest-reigning monarch reached a new milestone, posting on the photo-sharing app for the first time.

New York Times Tech
Mar 07, 2019

Jerry Merryman, Co-Inventor of the Pocket Calculator, Dies at 86
A self-taught electrical engineer, he joined with two others at Texas Instruments to revolutionize the way people handled everyday mathematics.

New York Times Tech
Mar 07, 2019

Airbnb Acquires HotelTonight to Expand Travel Portfolio
The acquisition of HotelTonight, a service for travelers seeking last-minute hotel bookings, expands Airbnb's listings ahead of an expected initial public offering.

New York Times Tech
Mar 07, 2019

Airbnb Acquires HotelTonight to Expand Travel Offerings
The acquisition of HotelTonight, a service that offers last-minute hotel bookings, expands Airbnb's offerings ahead of an expected initial public offering.

New York Times Tech
Mar 07, 2019

Thousands of New Millionaires Are About to Eat San Francisco Alive
As Uber, Lyft, Airbnb and Pinterest plan to go public, California's newly minted rich will be hungry for parties, houses, boats, bikes — and ice sculptures.

New York Times Tech
Mar 06, 2019

Huawei Sues U.S. as a ‘Last Resort' Over What It Calls an Unfair Ban
The Chinese electronics giant says that Washington is unfairly targeting it as a security threat.

New York Times Tech
Mar 06, 2019

Huawei Sues U.S. Government Over What It Calls an Unfair Ban
The Chinese electronics giant says that Washington is unfairly targeting it as a security threat.

New York Times Tech
Mar 06, 2019

Huawei Sues U.S. as a ‘Last Resort' Over Unfair Treatment
The Chinese electronics giant says that Washington is unfairly targeting it as a security threat.

New York Times Tech
Mar 06, 2019

Facebook???s Mark Zuckerberg Says He???ll Shift Focus to Users??? Privacy
The Facebook chief executive said the next wave of social networking would be to enable private and encrypted discussions.

New York Times Tech
Mar 06, 2019

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Says He'll Shift Focus to Users' Privacy
The Facebook chief executive said the next wave of social networking would be to enable private and encrypted discussions.

New York Times Tech
Mar 06, 2019

Amazon Is Closing Pop-Up Stores, as Its Retail Strategy Evolves
The sites — dozens in more than 20 states — are shutting down even as Amazon is otherwise expanding its physical retail presence with stores like Amazon Go and Whole Foods.

New York Times Tech
Mar 06, 2019

Read Mark Zuckerberg???s Blog Post on His ???Privacy-Focused Vision??? for Facebook
Mr. Zuckerberg detailed plans to integrate Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger so that people can communicate privately and directly across networks. The shift follows years of scandal for Facebook, which has been criticized over its handling of user data and the spread of disinformation.

New York Times Tech
Mar 06, 2019

Read Mark Zuckerberg's Blog Post on His ‘Privacy-Focused Vision' for Facebook
Mr. Zuckerberg detailed plans to integrate Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger so that people can communicate privately and directly across networks. The shift follows years of scandal for Facebook, which has been criticized over its handling of user data and the spread of disinformation.

New York Times Tech
Mar 06, 2019

Read Mark Zuckerberg's Post on His ‘Privacy-Focused Vision' for Facebook
In a blog post on Wednesday, Mr. Zuckerberg detailed plans to integrate Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger so that people can communicate privately and directly across networks. The shift follows years of scandal for Facebook, which has been criticized over its handling of user data and the spread of disinformation. Here is what he wrote.

New York Times Tech
Mar 06, 2019

Tesla's Troubles Mount: Shuttered Showrooms and Sinking Shares
Elon Musk's shift to online-only sales, after racing to open stores, has raised new questions about the electric-car maker's outlook.

New York Times Tech
Mar 06, 2019

After Facebook's Scandals, Mark Zuckerberg Says He'll Shift Focus to Private Sharing
The Facebook chief executive said the next wave of social networking would be to enable private and encrypted discussions.

New York Times Tech
Mar 06, 2019

Tech We're Using: Where a TV Pro Goes for Video When YouTube Just Won't Do
Donald Trump's old vlog? An archive of closed captions? Liz Day, a senior story editor for The Times's new television show, "The Weekly," knows how to find them.

New York Times Tech
Mar 06, 2019

Tech We???re Using: Where a TV Pro Goes for Video When YouTube Just Won???t Do
Donald Trump???s old vlog? An archive of closed captions? Liz Day, a senior story editor for The Times???s new television show, ???The Weekly,??? knows how to find them.

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