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New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2018

Google's Pichai Faces Privacy and Bias Questions in Congress
A House committee grilled Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google, about a variety of issues, including worries about personal data and complaints about search results.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2018

Huawei Executive Granted Bail by Canadian Court
Meng Wanzhou, a Huawei executive who American authorities want to extradite from Canada on fraud charges, was granted bail of 10 million dollars on Tuesday.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2018

How ‘Subtle Asian Traits' Became a Global Hit
A group of Asian-Australian students started a Facebook group to share jokes and memes about their experiences. Now, it has nearly a million followers all over the world.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2018

Sundar Pichai, Google's C.E.O., Testifies on Capitol Hill
Google's chief is getting his turn under the Washington bright lights, appearing before lawmakers to explain his company's practices, which some critics say are biased against conservatives.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2018

How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?
Amid an opioid crisis, police and strangers with cameras are posting raw images of drug users passed out. For those whose bleakest moments now live online, life is never the same.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2018

Live Updates: Sundar Pichai, Google's C.E.O., Testifies on Capitol Hill
Google's chief is getting his turn under the Washington bright lights, appearing before lawmakers to explain his company's practices, which some critics say are biased against conservatives.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2018

Live Briefing: Sundar Pichai, Google's C.E.O, Testifies on Capitol Hill
Mr. Pichai is getting his turn under the Washington bright lights, appearing before lawmakers to explain his company's practices, which some critics say are biased against conservatives.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2018

Live Briefing: Sundar Pichai of Google Heads to Capitol Hill
Google's chief executive will get his turn under the Washington bright lights when he starts testifying about the company at 10 a.m.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2018

It's a Briefcase! It's a Pizza Box! No, It's a Mini Satellite
Orbiting instruments are now so small they can be launched by the dozens, and even high school students can build them.

New York Times Tech
Dec 10, 2018

Evelyn Berezin, 93, Dies; Built the First True Word Processor
Her device freed secretaries from the typewriter. But as word processing became ubiquitous, it helped eliminate their jobs.

New York Times Tech
Dec 10, 2018

Huawei Executive's Lawyers Fight for Bail Ahead of Extradition Decision
On the second day of a bail hearing for Meng Wanzhou, a top Huawei executive who is accused of fraud, her lawyers laid out the reasons she was not a flight risk.

New York Times Tech
Dec 10, 2018

Amazon's Homegrown Chips Threaten Silicon Valley Giant Intel
The retailer is now making its own server chips. It's the latest sign that big internet outfits are willing to cut out longtime suppliers.

New York Times Tech
Dec 10, 2018

The New New World: The Huawei Executive's Arrest Is Igniting Fear. The U.S. Should Take Notice.
Chinese tech entrepreneurs are rethinking their business trips and their American ties. They could instead be valuable allies in the drive to bring more freedom to China.

New York Times Tech
Dec 10, 2018

Chinese Court Says Apple Infringed on Qualcomm Patents
The court's decision, which bars Apple from selling seven iPhone models in China, is the latest turn in a broad legal battle between the companies.

New York Times Tech
Dec 10, 2018

What Happens When 25,000 Amazon Workers Flush Toilets?
Amazon's offices in Queens will be built over an aging sewage system. The city says the pipes can handle the wastewater, but residents are worried.

New York Times Tech
Dec 10, 2018

Jack Dorsey, Posting About Myanmar on Twitter, Is Accused of Being Tone Deaf
Mr. Dorsey's tweets about his silent-meditation retreat in the country were criticized for not mentioning the plight of the Rohingya, a persecuted Muslim minority.

New York Times Tech
Dec 10, 2018

How to Stop Apps From Tracking Your Location
Hundreds of apps can follow your movements and share the details with advertisers, retailers and even hedge funds. Here's how to limit the snooping.

New York Times Tech
Dec 10, 2018

How The Times Analyzed Location Tracking Companies
Reporters tested apps made for both Android and iOS, evaluated app code and examined the companies receiving the data.

New York Times Tech
Dec 09, 2018

China Tries to Balance Anger Over Huawei Arrest With Warmer Trade Ties
China is pushing hard for the release of a tech executive, while still trying to follow up on President Trump's recent truce in trade frictions.

New York Times Tech
Dec 09, 2018

China Tries to Balance Huawei Arrest with Warmer Trade Ties
China is pushing hard for the release of a tech executive, while still trying to follow up on President Trump's recent truce in trade frictions.

New York Times Tech
Dec 09, 2018

China Warns Canada of ‘Heavy Price' Over Huawei Arrest
A strongly worded editorial in the Communist Party newspaper said that Canada had violated the human rights of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2018

Live-Streaming Your Broke Self for Rent Money
Jovan Hill, 25, dropped out of college and is unemployed. So how does he pay for his Brooklyn apartment and marijuana habit? His social media followers chip in.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2018

Orbiting, Another Thing for Online Daters to Worry About
Digitally observing a prospective love interest, or an ex, online is yet another way that people are confusing each other romantically.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2018

Uber Is Said to File for an I.P.O. as It Races Lyft to a Public Debut
The offering, which is expected to be one of the biggest ever, puts the ride-hailing service neck and neck with its rival Lyft in a race to the public markets.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2018

Uber Is Said to File for I.P.O. in 2019
The offering, which is expected to be a hotly anticipated debut, puts the ride-hailing service neck and neck with its rival Lyft in a race to the public markets.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2018

Meng Wanzhou Was Huawei's Professional Face, Until Her Arrest
Ms. Meng, the daughter of Huawei's secretive founder, Ren Zhengfei, had stressed transparency at the company. She is now accused of hiding Huawei's dealings in Iran.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2018

Huawei Executive Was Company's Professional Face, Until Her Arrest
Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei's secretive founder, Ren Zhengfei, had stressed transparency at the company. She is now accused of hiding Huawei's dealings in Iran.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2018

Huawei Executive Took Part in Sanctions Fraud, Prosecutors Say
In a Canadian courtroom, authorities revealed details of the charges facing Meng Wanzhou, the Huawei official whose arrest has shaken U.S.-China relations.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2018

Google Hearing to Preview Democrats' Strategy on Big Tech
Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google, will testify before Congress on Tuesday. Democratic lawmakers are expected to target the industry next year.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2018

Huawei Arrest Tests China's Leaders as Fear and Anger Grip Elite
The detention of a Chinese tech executive poses a challenge for President Xi Jinping, who faces pressure to both retaliate and resolve the trade war with America.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2018

Bits: The Week in Tech: Facebook Is in the News. Again.
Tech companies used to want to be in the news because it often meant fawning coverage for a new device. How times have changed, writes Brian X. Chen.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2018

Lean In's Sheryl Sandberg Problem
The movement that Facebook's chief operating officer started is trying to leave her, and her scandals, behind.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2018

A.I. as Talent Scout: Unorthodox Hires, and Maybe Lower Pay
A form of artificial intelligence is being used to surface job candidates with the attributes of a perfect fit, even without conventional credentials.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2018

Tumblr Fans Abandon Ship as Tumblr Bans Porn
Pornographic content, which had a large female viewer base on the site, will no longer be allowed.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2018

With the Economy Uncertain, Tech ‘Unicorns' Rush Toward I.P.O.
Faced with a choppy stock market and fears of an economic downturn, Uber and Lyft are moving toward the public markets as other private tech companies also get ready.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2018

Tumblr's ‘NSFW' Bloggers Prepare to Abandon Ship
Pornographic content, which had a large female viewer base on the site, will no longer be allowed.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2018

Lyft, Racing Uber Toward I.P.O., Takes a Crucial Step
The ride-hailing company said it had confidentially filed a draft registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2018

Australian Government Passes Contentious Encryption Law
The law, opposed by privacy advocates, requires tech companies to provide law enforcement and security agencies with access to encrypted communications.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2018

Arrest Shakes Huawei as Global Skepticism of Its Business Grows
Britain, New Zealand, Australia and other countries have grown increasingly worried about potential security risks related to the Chinese telecom giant.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2018

At War: Rocket-Boosted but Going Nowhere Fast: The Navy's Failed Munitions Programs
The Navy has spent more than $1 billion trying to develop projectiles to support land attacks by the Marine Corps, with little to show for its investment.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2018

Huawei C.F.O. Is Arrested in Canada for Extradition to the U.S.
The detention of Meng Wanzhou is likely to escalate tensions between the United States and China just as their trade tensions had begun to thaw.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2018

A Top Huawei Executive Is Arrested in Canada for Extradition to the U.S.
The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer, is likely to escalate tensions between the United States and China just as their trade tensions had begun to thaw.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2018

The Shift: Facebook Emails Show Its Real Mission: Making Money and Crushing Competition
Messages released publicly on Wednesday suggest the idealistic image the company promoted for years was a carefully cultivated smoke screen.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2018

Uber's Self-Driving Cars Are Set to Return in a Downsized Test
Eight months after a fatal crash, the vehicles are expected to be back on Pittsburgh streets within a few weeks, but safety questions remain.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2018

Corner Office: James Dyson: ‘The Public Wants to Buy Strange Things'
He made billions selling vacuums. Now he is backing Brexit, building an electric car — and making antiquated comments on ‘racial differences.'

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2018

Facebook Used People's Data to Favor Certain Partners and Punish Rivals, Documents Show
A trove of internal Facebook documents was released by a British parliamentary committee as part of an investigation into misinformation and user data.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2018

Tech We're Using: How the Digital Era Has Changed the Daily Crossword
Puzzle design programs, word databases and web searches to help vet an answer: These are some of the tools that Sam Ezersky, assistant puzzles editor, uses in his job.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2018

Tech Fix: I Tried to Make My Dog an Instagram Celebrity. I Failed.
Becoming an influencer is hard, as our columnist found out when he tried creative photography, consultations and even bots to propel his food-obsessed corgi to fame.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2018

Facebook Gave Some Companies Special Access to Users' Data, Documents Show
A trove of secret internal Facebook documents were released by a British parliamentary committee as part of an investigation into misinformation and user data.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2018

Rudy Giuliani Says Twitter Sabotaged His Tweet. Actually, He Did It Himself.
A tweet from Mr. Giuliani now links to an anti-Trump page. The president's lawyer blamed Twitter, but the culprit was his own typo (plus a prankster in Atlanta).

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2018

Should You Buy Someone a Phone for the Holidays?
The answer is yes, if you can make sure you get them something they like, and you're not saddling your loved one with a monthly bill. Here's how to do it right.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2018

Digital Divide Is Wider Than We Think, Study Says
New research from Microsoft says that far fewer people have broadband internet access than government statistics have shown.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2018

Netflix Will Keep ‘Friends' Through Next Year in a $100 Million Agreement
The streaming service and AT&T struck an agreement that raises the yearly licensing fee for the show by more than three times.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2018

Bad Landlord? These Coders Are Here to Help
Coders are creating apps and databases to help tenants find information about buildings and landlords, and even navigate housing court.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2018

Quora, the Q. and A. Site, Says Data Breach Affected 100 Million Users
Some users seemed less surprised by the security breach than by the fact that they had a Quora account in the first place.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2018

Your Money: Marriott Hack Adds Passport Headache, but Its Intensity Is in Dispute
The hotel chain hasn't said how many of the 500 million customers affected by a data breach had their passport numbers stolen. But the State Department and privacy experts disagree on the danger.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2018

The Race Is On to Protect Data From the Next Leap in Computers. And China Has the Lead.
China is investing in quantum encryption that could be far tougher to crack than today's security methods. Now the United States is trying to catch up.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2018

Race Is On to Protect Data From Next Leap in Computers. And China Has the Lead.
China is investing in quantum encryption that could be far tougher to crack than today's security methods. Now the United States is trying to catch up.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2018

Front Burner: Meet the Easy-Bake Oven for Grown-Ups
Brava uses light technology originally developed for the solar industry to cook multiple foods quickly on the countertop.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2018

Want to See All the Vermeers in the World? Now's Your Chance
The Mauritshuis in the Netherlands, working with Google, has created an app that provides a virtual museum filled with all of this artist's works.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2018

The Shift: TikTok, a Chinese Video App, Brings Fun Back to Social Media
The app is a throwback to a time before the commercialization of internet influence, when web culture consisted mainly of harmless weirdos trying to make each other laugh.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2018

The Future Is Bright for the Video Games of Yesterday
After the success of Nintendo's two retro consoles, other developers are mining their vaults and resurfacing old games and hardware.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2018

Marketing Through Smart Speakers? Brands Don't Need to Be Asked Twice
Google Home and Amazon Echo don't carry paid advertising, so companies are trying more creative ways of using them to reach consumers.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2018

Do You Know What You're Breathing?
As distrust in the government grows, personal pollution monitors are the hot gift this holiday season.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2018

The American Citizen's Guide to Clean Air
Unsure if the government is looking out for them, a guerrilla network of "breathers" has turned to personal pollution monitors.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2018

Marriott Breach Exposes Data of Up to 500 Million Guests
Personal details including names, dates of birth, passport numbers and payment numbers could be at risk, the hotel chain said.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2018

Bits: The Week in Tech: Facebook's Three Big Problems
The social media company is facing plenty of issues. Kevin Roose wonders how many of its executives understand that Facebook has more than just a P.R. crisis.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2018

Marriott Hacking Exposes Data of Up to 500 Million Guests
Personal details including names, dates of birth, passport numbers and payment numbers could be at risk, the hotel chain said.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2018

Menial Tasks, Slurs and Swastikas: Many Black Workers at Tesla Say They Faced Racism
African-American workers have reported threats, humiliation and barriers to promotion at the plant. The automaker says there is no pattern of bias.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2018

Swastikas, Slurs, and Menial Tasks: Many Black Workers at Tesla Say They Faced Racism
African-American workers have reported threats, humiliation and barriers to promotion at the plant. The automaker says there is no pattern of bias.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2018

Drawn to Tesla's Bright Prospects, Many Black Workers Say They Found Racism
African-American workers have reported threats, humiliation and barriers to promotion at the plant. The automaker says there is no pattern of bias.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2018

Grindr President Defends Same-Sex Marriage Comments After Backlash
Scott Chen, the president of the gay dating app, said his personal view of marriage as "between a man and a woman" did not contradict his support for same-sex marriage.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2018

Grindr President Defends Same-Sex Marriage Comments
Scott Chen, the president of the gay dating app, said his personal view of marriage as "between a man and a woman" did not contradict his support for same-sex marriage.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2018

Sheryl Sandberg Asked for Soros Research, Facebook Acknowledges
Facebook's second in command wanted an examination of the billionaire's financial ties after he delivered a blistering speech about tech companies, said people with knowledge of her request.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2018

Sheryl Sandberg Is Said to Have Asked Facebook Staff to Research George Soros
Facebook's second in command told employees to examine the billionaire's financial ties after he delivered a blistering speech about tech companies, said people with knowledge of her request.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2018

Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled Are Fined in I.C.O. Crackdown
The boxer and the rapper did not disclose that they were paid $150,000 to promote Centra's virtual currency last year. Regulators announced charges against them on Thursday.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2018

NASA Chooses Private Companies for Future Moon Landings
Nine companies will vie for a share of more than $2 billion dollars to build small landers to carry experimental payloads to the lunar surface.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2018

NASA's Return to the Moon to Start With Private Companies' Spacecraft
Nine companies will vie for a share of more than $2 billion dollars to build small landers to carry experimental payloads to the lunar surface.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2018

G.M.'s President Will Take Over Its Self-Driving Effort
The executive, Dan Ammann, is becoming chief executive of Cruise, which General Motors bought in 2016 to develop and commercialize autonomous cars.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Used Fashion Tastes to Identify Right-Wing Voters
Christopher Wylie, who helped found the voter-profiling firm, said that clothing preferences had been key to helping "Steve Bannon build his insurgency."

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2018

Microsoft Is Worth as Much as Apple. How Did That Happen?
Just a few years ago, Microsoft was seen as a lumbering has-been. Now it's a contender for the title of the world's most valuable company.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2018

Critical Shopper: The Amazon Warehouse Comes to SoHo
Our shopper visits the new Amazon 4 Star store, which stocks items with customer review ratings of four stars or better. Brick and mortar never had it so rough.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2018

That Virus Alert on Your Computer? Scammers in India May Be Behind It
Police outside New Delhi raided fake tech-support centers that sent false warnings to Americans and Canadians and then charged to "fix" the nonexistent infection.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2018

Iranians Accused in Cyberattacks, Including One That Hobbled Atlanta
The suspects chose targets with the means to pay ransom and a need to put their systems back online quickly, law enforcement officials said.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2018

Virgos Are Queen of Teen Internet
Insights from Tumblr and others suggest that people really are obsessed with astrology (again) — and not just the memes.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2018

Tech Fix: Make Your Friends and Family Less Irksome This Holiday Season
Getting a big group together this time of year can be a hassle. So spare everyone the endless phone notifications and email threads and try these methods instead.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2018

Tech We're Using: Covering a White House Where News Is Always Just a Tap Away
Katie Rogers's beat is full of real-time digital moments. One tip to keep on top of it: If you call insiders from a blocked number, they'll think you're the White House and answer.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2018

New Zealand Blocks Huawei, in Blow to Chinese Telecom Giant
The announcement came a day after Papua New Guinea said it would uphold a deal with Huawei, illustrating the growing global divide over the risks of Chinese technology.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2018

State of the Art: How to Survive the Next Era of Tech (Slow Down and Be Mindful)
In his final State of the Art column, Farhad Manjoo reflects on the industry's changes and presents a new guide for navigating the future of technology.

New York Times Tech
Nov 27, 2018

A Hot Seat for Facebook, an Empty Chair for Zuckerberg and a Vow to Share Secret Files
At a hearing in London, officials from nine countries criticized the social network and said they planned to release internal Facebook documents soon.

New York Times Tech
Nov 27, 2018

Jack Ma, China's Richest Man, Belongs to the Communist Party. Of Course.
Many business figures join the organization out of expedience. Likewise, the party sees benefits in associating itself with capitalist success stories.

New York Times Tech
Nov 27, 2018

More Small Companies Avoid I.P.O.s, Sapping U.S. Economy's Vitality
Small and midsize firms are increasingly steering clear of going public, giving big companies outsize influence over stock markets and hampering business creation, wage growth and productivity.

New York Times Tech
Nov 27, 2018

Pre-I.P.O. Deals Add to Exodus From Public Markets
Small and midsize companies are fading from stock markets, including companies that are days away from going public.

New York Times Tech
Nov 26, 2018

Myanmar Dispatch: General Kicked Off Facebook Can Still Glorify Military at Grandiose Museum
The colossal museum built by Myanmar's military to honor itself and its leader showcases the mind-set of a force obsessed with its reputation. A critic calls it "a sign of their megalomania."

New York Times Tech
Nov 26, 2018

Myanmar Dispatch: A General Kicked Off Facebook Can Still Glorify Military at Grandiose Museum
The colossal museum built by Myanmar's military to honor itself and its leader showcases the mind-set of a force obsessed with its reputation. A critic calls it "a sign of their megalomania."

New York Times Tech
Nov 25, 2018

The New New World: How Cheap Labor Drives China's A.I. Ambitions
If China is the Saudi Arabia of data, its data factories are the refineries, turning raw data into the fuel that can power China's goal of A.I. supremacy.

New York Times Tech
Nov 25, 2018

How Cheap Labor Drives China's A.I. Ambitions
If China is the Saudi Arabia of data, its data factories are the refineries, turning raw data into the fuel that can power China's goal of A.I. supremacy.

New York Times Tech
Nov 24, 2018

How to Get the Most Out of Black Friday and Cyber Monday (Even if You're Not Into Tech)
Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be known for hot gadgets and electronics, but there are great deals on other things, too. Here are a few to watch out for.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2018

At War: America's Relationship With Land Mines and Cluster Munitions
John Ismay, a reporter for At War, explains his interest in developments and trends in the arms industry that may influence how wars are fought in the future.

New York Times Tech
Nov 21, 2018

Amazon Reverses Ban on Letting Australians Use Its Main Site
The online retailer will make products from its main website available, reversing a decision that angered its customers earlier this year.

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