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New York Times Tech
Dec 16, 2017

Are High Heels Headed for a Tumble?
With sexual harassment revelations rife and public spaces threatened, some women are wondering just why they wear these things.

New York Times Tech
Dec 16, 2017

In Italy, #MeToo Is More Like ‘Meh'
Accusations of sexual harassment and assault have not been received with the same uproar and solidarity as in the United States and beyond.

New York Times Tech
Dec 16, 2017

Google Thinks I'm Dead
(I know otherwise.)

New York Times Tech
Dec 16, 2017

For Disney's Iger, a Bold Move That Will Define His Legacy
Disney has achieved great success under the leadership of Robert A. Iger. But he is likely to be judged on the success of his 21st Century Fox deal.

New York Times Tech
Dec 16, 2017

Uber Engaged in ‘Illegal' Spying on Rivals, Ex-Employee Says
In a 37-page letter made public in court, a former Uber security employee detailed a massive intelligence-gathering operation that included tailing rival executives.

New York Times Tech
Dec 15, 2017

State of the Art: Facebook Conceded It Might Make You Feel Bad. Here's How to Interpret That.
In a remarkable blog post, Facebook cited research showing that 'passively consuming' social media made people feel worse. It also said it was trying to fix the problem.

New York Times Tech
Dec 15, 2017

What's Next After the Repeal of Net Neutrality
Here is a guide to what will happen in the coming weeks (and maybe years), including potential changes from companies and numerous lawsuits.

New York Times Tech
Dec 15, 2017

Apple Adds Another Show to Its Growing Streaming Stable
With competition among streaming services growing, the tech giant added an untitled space drama from an executive producer of the rebooted 'Battlestar Galactica.'

New York Times Tech
Dec 15, 2017

Right and Left React to the F.C.C.'s Vote on Net Neutrality Rules
Writers from across the political spectrum on the vote Thursday by the Federal Communications Commission to dismantle Obama-era rules on net neutrality.

New York Times Tech
Dec 15, 2017

Critic's Notebook: You Know Your History? These Podcasts Aren't So Sure
It seems every podcast company is starting its own counterintuitive take on history. But how effective are they at actually illuminating our past?

New York Times Tech
Dec 15, 2017

Bits: Farhad and Mike's Week in Tech: Net Neutrality Is Gone
Our reporters look at the week in tech, including the F.C.C.''s decision to repeal net neutrality and Bitcoin''s continued boom.

New York Times Tech
Dec 15, 2017

Tech Tip: Managing Apps on iOS 11
If you find your iOS device is cluttered with apps that don''t work anymore, you have a few options for deleting the old software.

New York Times Tech
Dec 15, 2017

Life on the Meme Council: Meet the Internet's Gatekeepers
Know Your Meme, a database for the internet''s inside jokes, runs with the help of 38 volunteer moderators known as the meme council. These are their stories.

New York Times Tech
Dec 14, 2017

Trilobites: An 8th Planet Is Found Orbiting a Distant Star, With A.I.'s Help
A Google neural network analyzed data collected by NASA and helped astronomers detect another planet around a star some 2,500 light years away.

New York Times Tech
Dec 14, 2017

Why Net Neutrality Was Repealed and How It Affects You
The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules. Here''s what you need to know.

New York Times Tech
Dec 14, 2017

Ford Chooses a Detroit Base to Take On Silicon Valley
The automaker, long absent from the city proper, will create a hub there for work on self-driving and electric cars.

New York Times Tech
Dec 14, 2017

F.C.C. Repeals Net Neutrality Rules
In a 3-to-2 vote along party lines, the agency scrapped Obama-era rules meant to protect an open internet.

New York Times Tech
Dec 14, 2017

Tech Tip: Drawing on the Desktop
If you don''t have a tablet or touch-screen device for your artwork, you can use an add-on pen and tablet to sketch on your computer.

New York Times Tech
Dec 14, 2017

AT&T Agrees to Contract, and Union Backs Time Warner Deal
Under the accord, if ratified, 20,000 wireless employees would get better pay and job protection, and the company would bring work back from overseas.

New York Times Tech
Dec 14, 2017

Disney Makes $52.4 Billion Deal for 21st Century Fox in Big Bet on Streaming
The acquisition of most of Rupert Murdoch''s entertainment empire makes Disney a true competitor to services like Netflix and Amazon.

New York Times Tech
Dec 14, 2017

Disney Makes Deal for 21st Century Fox, Reshaping Entertainment Landscape
The acquisition of most of Rupert Murdoch''s entertainment empire makes Disney a true streaming competitor to services like Netflix and Amazon.

New York Times Tech
Dec 14, 2017

AT&T and Union Reach Accord on Job Protection for Workers
Under the deal, 20,000 wireless employees would get better pay and job protection. The union will push for the company''s acquisition of Time Warner.

New York Times Tech
Dec 13, 2017

Uber Under Criminal Investigation, Justice Dept. Confirms in Letter to Court
A document made public in court on Wednesday is a first acknowledgment by federal authorities of a criminal investigation into the ride-hailing company.

New York Times Tech
Dec 13, 2017

Ajit Pai Nears His Biggest Win With Net Neutrality Repeal
Erasing the Obama-era internet rules on Thursday would help secure Mr. Pai''s reputation as one of the most efficient F.C.C. leaders in decades.

New York Times Tech
Dec 13, 2017

Tech Fix: The Biggest Tech Failures and Successes of 2017
Epic failures this year exposed your personal data to hackers, wasted your money on unnecessary or ethically dubious products and fed you misinformation.

New York Times Tech
Dec 13, 2017

Facebook Says Little Evidence of Russian Meddling in ‘Brexit' Vote
The social media giant''s statement came in response to questions from the British Parliament, but a minister called Facebook''s answer insufficient.

New York Times Tech
Dec 13, 2017

Facebook Sees Little Evidence of Russian Meddling in ‘Brexit' Vote
The social media giant''s statement came in response to questions from the British Parliament, but a member of Parliament called Facebook''s answer insufficient.

New York Times Tech
Dec 13, 2017

Tech We're Using: Busting the Myths About A.I. Invading Our Lives
Cade Metz, a technology reporter for The Times, assesses the pitfalls of A.I. and the possibilities that Skynet will rule us.

New York Times Tech
Dec 13, 2017

Tech Tip: Moving Notes in Google Keep to Other Programs
The handy note-taking application includes an option to easily save your jottings as a word-processing document.

New York Times Tech
Dec 13, 2017

Tech Tip: 2017's Best Technology Tips and Tricks: You Asked, We Answered
Readers of The Times''s personal technology section had lots of questions. Here we highlight the most compelling — in terms of their connection to current events or in reader response.

New York Times Tech
Dec 13, 2017

China Names and Shames Tech Tycoon With Debt Blacklist
The ambitious head of an embattled tech company is the latest casualty of China''s efforts to rein in irresponsible borrowing through public humiliation.

New York Times Tech
Dec 13, 2017

Google, Looking to Tiptoe Back into China, Announces A.I. Center
The move also nods to the country''s growing strengths in artificial intelligence, and is the latest A.I. effort set up by a Western tech company in the country.

New York Times Tech
Dec 13, 2017

State of the Art: How 2017 Became a Turning Point for Tech Giants
For the first time, big tech companies began to accept responsibility in 2017 for how their platforms affect the world. The scope of that change remains unclear.

New York Times Tech
Dec 13, 2017

Toshiba Settles Fight With Western Digital That Imperiled a Major Deal
The ailing Japanese conglomerate, which bet badly on U.S. nuclear power, can now proceed with a deal that will bring it $14 billion in needed cash.

New York Times Tech
Dec 12, 2017

The Shift: I Was Wrong About Bitcoin. Here's Why.
Our columnist predicted in 2013 that Bitcoin, then a new digital currency, would soon die. He points to five assumptions he got wrong.

New York Times Tech
Dec 12, 2017

Indiegogo Goes Where Few Companies Dare: Into Initial Coin Offerings
I.C.O.s have been big this year, but few established names have touched them. Indiegogo, the crowdfunding site, is looking to change that.

New York Times Tech
Dec 12, 2017

Net Neutrality Protests Move Online, Yet Big Tech Is Quiet
While some technology companies used their websites to proclaim support for equal internet access, some of the giants, including Google and Microsoft, laid low.

New York Times Tech
Dec 12, 2017

Tech Tip: Protecting Your Data When Using Browser Extensions
Those useful little programs that expand your web browser''s powers sometimes require a lot of access to your personal information.

New York Times Tech
Dec 12, 2017

Can Texting Save Lives?
Crisis Text Line is upending the suicide hotline, modernizing it for today''s teenagers, one text at a time.

New York Times Tech
Dec 12, 2017

Trying to Bypass Anxiety on the Road to Driverless Cars
Volvo is putting cameras in vehicles to see people interact with driver-assistance features and will use the data in designing fully autonomous cars.

New York Times Tech
Dec 12, 2017

The Shift: The Alt-Right Created a Parallel Internet. It's an Unholy Mess.
Hard-right activists, censored and banned by Twitter and Facebook, tried to create their own digital services. But they appear to have hit obstacles.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

The Shift: The ‘Alt-Right' Created a Parallel Internet. It's an Unholy Mess.
Hard-right activists, censored and banned by Twitter and Facebook, tried to create their own digital services. But they appear to have hit obstacles.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

Germany Accuses China of Using LinkedIn to Recruit Informants
A top German intelligence agency said that more than 10,000 citizens were targeted, including lawmakers and government employees.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

Germany Accuses of China of Using LinkedIn to Recruit Informants
A top German intelligence agency said that more than its 10,000 citizens were targeted, including lawmakers and government employees.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

Itineraries: Airports Are Losing Money as Ride-Hailing Services Grow
Fewer people are parking their cars at airports, using taxis or renting cars. And fees from Uber and Lyft do not make up for the lost revenue from those services.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

Can Parents ‘Robot-Proof' Their Child's Job Future?
Robots may make half of today''s jobs obsolete in 20 years. What careers will be left when our children grow up?

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

Will Robots Take Our Children's Jobs?
Artificial intelligence may make half of today''s jobs obsolete in 20 years. What careers will be left when our children grow up?

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

Tech Tip: Moving Your Number and Going Mobile
If you are staying within the same geographic area, transferring your old wired phone number to a mobile device could be easier than you think.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

China Denies Using LinkedIn to Recruit German Informants
German intelligence services said that more than 10,000 citizens were targeted, adding to anxieties about Beijing''s efforts to infiltrate foreign governments and businesses.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

The Year in Style: Can Parents ‘Robot-Proof' Their Child's Job Future?
Robots may make half of today''s jobs obsolete in 20 years. What careers will be left when our children grow up?

New York Times Tech
Dec 10, 2017

Net Neutrality's Holes in Europe May Offer Peek at Future in U.S.
Telecom operators have been pushing boundaries in Europe, where loopholes have left net neutrality regulations weaker than intended.

New York Times Tech
Dec 09, 2017

DNA Tattoos Are the Final Frontier of Love
A nifty new patented technology allows you to take your loved ones with you wherever and forever. Yes, even cats. Talk about 'Winona Forever'!

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2017

Apple Said to Be Acquiring Shazam, the Song Identifying App
The app, which can identify a song just by hearing a few seconds of it, has lost some of its shine but is still used by 'hundreds of millions of people.'

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2017

Trilobites: Tracking Dolphins With Algorithms You Might Find on Facebook
Scientists leveraged machine learning techniques to sift through recordings of dolphin clicks, which could help with monitoring the health of the sea mammals.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2017

Bits: Farhad and Mike's Week in Tech: The Big Bitcoin Boom
In this week''s tech newsletter, our correspondents discuss Bitcoin, Amazon and the tech industry''s ongoing problems with sexual harassment.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2017

Southeast Asia's Ride-Hailing War Is Being Waged on Motorbikes
In Indonesia''s traffic-ridden capital, one start-up makes it easy to get around — or not to have to in the first place.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2017

Bitcoin's Price Has Soared, but What Comes Next?
The value of a single Bitcoin has risen 1,500 percent this year. Traditional financial institutions and a dose of irrationality are fueling the boom.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2017

Bitcoin's Price Has Soared. What Comes Next?
The value of a single Bitcoin has risen 1,500 percent this year. Traditional financial institutions and a dose of irrationality are fueling the boom.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2017

Why Has Bitcoin's Price Gone Up So Fast?
The value of a single Bitcoin has risen 1,500 percent this year. Traditional financial institutions and a dose of irrationality are fueling the boom.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2017

Inside the Opposition to a Net Neutrality Repeal
Fight for the Future, a scrappy 10-person nonprofit, has helped lead the uproar against changes to internet rules, including hundreds of protests on Thursday.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2017

Tech Tip: Turning Off Programs That Start Up When You Do
If outdated programs are still set to open when you log into the computer, you can turn them off or choose new apps to start up when you do.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2017

Coinbase: The Heart of the Bitcoin Frenzy
The San Francisco start-up has been at the center of the virtual currency boom. But like any young company, it is experiencing growing pains.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2017

North Carolina County Refuses to Pay $23,000 Ransom to Hackers
The government of Mecklenburg County, N.C., said it would not pay a ransom to hackers who took control of several of its computer systems.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2017

How the Bot Stole Christmas: Toys Like Fingerlings Are Snapped Up and Resold
Hot toys like the Barbie Hello Dreamhouse quickly sold out online this year, then appeared on eBay and Amazon at inflated prices.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2017

Bitcoin Hasn't Replaced Cash, but Investors Don't Care
Investors have lifted Bitcoin past $13,000, likening it to gold as a place to store money. Early followers who hoped for a faster, cheaper way to pay for things are looking elsewhere.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2017

Tech We're Using: What Tech Tools Frequent Travelers Should Always Pack
You should always have a portable battery to charge your phone. But other must-haves are not as obvious, says Lucas Peterson, The Times''s Frugal Traveler.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2017

Tech Tip: Keeping Data Secure When Your Laptop Is in the Shop
If your computer needs repairs, back up your files and lock them down before someone else works on your system.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2017

Can't Find Any Fingerlings? Bots Snap Up Popular Christmas Toys for Resale
Hot toys like the Barbie Hello Dreamhouse quickly sold out online this year, then appeared on eBay and Amazon at inflated prices.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2017

State of the Art: The Hidden Player Spurring a Wave of Cheap Consumer Devices: Amazon
Numerous electronics brands have sprung up offering inexpensive gadgets. Here''s how Amazon enables them, and how other brands may copy that success.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Silicon Valley Investor Takes Leave of Absence After Harassment Reports
Shervin Pishevar, who has invested in Uber, said he was taking a leave of absence from his venture firm and other company boards after reports he harassed five women.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Amazon's Australian Debut Brings Excitement, Dread and Defiance
The retail giant started off with a modest product offering, seeking to steal a piece of Australia''s retail sector.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Inside China's Big Tech Conference, New Ways to Track Citizens
The technologies for tracking citizens, and their wide acceptance in China, were on display at the World Internet Conference.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Reckoning on Sexual Misconduct Divides Women Over How Harsh Judgment Must Be
As allegations of men''s misbehavior fuel a broader conversation, a zero-tolerance attitude has evolved into discussions about what is acceptable, due process and generational differences.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

A Reckoning on Sexual Misconduct? Absolutely. But How Harsh, Women Ask.
As allegations of men''s misbehavior fuel a broader conversation, a zero-tolerance attitude has evolved into discussions about what is acceptable, due process and generational differences.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Tech Tip: Playing Old Movies on New Screens
Newer devices may balk at some ancient video formats, but you can often get them rolling with the right software.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

China Will Lead an Electric Car Future, Ford's Chairman Says
Ford Motor said Tuesday that it planned to offer 15 new models in China by 2025 that run at least in part on batteries.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Amazon's Australian Launch Brings Excitement, Dread and Defiance
The retail giant launched with a modest product offering, seeking to steal a piece of Australia''s retail sector.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Can This Water Park Make Fun More Inclusive?
What happens when children of all different abilities get to play with each other? We take you inside a first-of-its-kind ultra accessible water park, which is changing the way families spend time together.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Google Missed Out on China. Can It Flourish in India?
As major companies chase India''s new internet users, Google is changing core products to work better on low-end smartphones and use less data.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

YouTube Hiring More Humans to Train Computers to Police the Site
The online video platform is scrambling to stamp out problematic videos. This time, it''s videos that are inappropriate for children.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

A Retreat from the World They're Disrupting
Humans build the machines and that power Silicon Valley. Nellie Bowles, a native San Franciscan, reports for The Times on their goals, anxieties, ideas and agendas.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

New Facebook App for Children Ignites Debate Among Families
Some parents welcomed Messenger Kids, the tech giant''s first major foray into connecting children under 13 to its services, but others worried about social media''s deeper intrusion.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

Facebook Has a New Messaging App Aimed at Children 13 and Under
Facebook''s new app, Messenger Kids, is the social network''s first major foray into connecting children under 13 to its sprawling set of services.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

Breakingviews: Broadcom Puts Qualcomm on the Clock
Broadcom is nominating 11 directors at Qualcomm, a move that pressures Qualcomm to engage before its annual meeting in March.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

Where Silicon Valley Is Going to Get in Touch With Its Soul
The Esalen Institute, a storied hippie hotel in Big Sur, Calif., has reopened with a mission to help technologists who discover that 'inside they''re hurting.'

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

Facebook Has a New Messaging App Aimed at Those 13 and Under
Facebook''s new app, Messenger Kids, is the social network''s first major foray into connecting children under 13 to its sprawling set of services.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

Tech Tip: Swapping Your Old Phone for Cash or Credit
Instead of tossing your previous phone in a drawer, you might be able to turn it in for a small profit or donate it to someone in need.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

Who Do You Ship? What Tumblr Tells Us About Fan Culture
Fan communities have long been invested in romance between characters in books and TV shows. Now, content creators have begun to respond to fans'' input.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

What the Top Ships on Tumblr Tell Us About How Entertainment Is Changing
Fan communities have long been invested in romance between characters in books and TV shows. Now, content creators have begun to respond to fans'' input.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

Broadcom Proposes Unseating Qualcomm Board as Takeover Fight Escalates
Broadcom proposed replacing Qualcomm''s entire board as it tries to move ahead with a $105 billion bid for the mobile chip maker.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2017

China's A.I. Advances Help Its Tech Industry, and State Security
Global car brands and Chinese authorities alike embrace iFlyTek''s voice recognition know-how, illustrating the dystopian possibilities behind the technology.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2017

Now on Oracle's Campus, a $43 Million Public High School
Putting a publicly funded charter school on the campus of a Silicon Valley giant is a new twist on the evolving relationship between big tech companies and schools.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2017

In South Korea, the Virtual Currency Boom Hits Home
Bitcoin and other virtual currencies are booming around the world. In South Korea, regular investors are leading the way for the global frenzy.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2017

Is a Trivia App the Answer to Questions About Live Streaming?
HQ Trivia has attracted tens of thousands of participants since its debut in August. Is it a passing fad or the future of game shows in the cord-cutting era?

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2017

Melting Arctic Ice Makes High-Speed Internet a Reality in a Remote Town
The receding ice has opened new passageways for high-speed internet cables. Point Hope, a gravel spit in northwest Alaska, is along one of the new routes.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2017

From the Arctic's Melting Ice, an Unexpected Digital Hub
The receding ice has opened new passageways for high-speed internet cables. Point Hope, a gravel spit in northwest Alaska, is along one of the new routes.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2017

China's Next Potential Boom Spot: The Places People Overlook
New highways and trains and changes in farming are opening up the country''s poorer cities and rural areas, long laggards amid China''s torrid growth.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2017

Did James Comey Subtweet Michael Flynn? Perhaps.
As the fired F.B.I. director has done many times before, Mr. Comey offered a quotation that seemed to be a commentary on the day''s news.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2017

Newsbook: Should the Internet Be Regulated?
Three books tackle this question.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2017

Tech Tip: Stay Updated on Software Updates
Manufacturer system updates and patches are supposed to fix problems, but sometimes they cause more.

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