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Jul 17, 2018

Trilobites: 3-D Color X-Rays Could Help Spot Deadly Disease Without Surgery
A new medical scanner, derived from technology used by particle physics researchers at CERN, "is like the upgrade from black-and-white film to color," one of its developers said.

New York Times Tech
Jul 17, 2018

The Biggest Spender of Political Ads on Facebook? President Trump
A new study based on Facebook data provides a picture of who is placing political ads on the social network ahead of the midterm elections. President Trump tops the list.

New York Times Tech
Jul 17, 2018

Trilobites: 3D Color X-rays Could Help Spot Deadly Disease Without Surgery
A new medical scanner, derived from technology used by particle physics researchers at CERN, "is like the upgrade from black-and-white film to color," one of its developers said.

New York Times Tech
Jul 17, 2018

Tech Tip: Add Pictures to Android Contacts
Tired of seeing your friends as initials in tinted circles? If they don't have a profile photo already, you can add your own to their address-book entries.

New York Times Tech
Jul 16, 2018

The New New World: Latest Sign of China's Slowdown: A Technology Cash Crunch
Long awash in money, the country's start-up scene has seen an unprecedented downturn. That could be a bad sign for the rest of the Chinese economy.

New York Times Tech
Jul 16, 2018

Uber Is Target of Federal Sex Discrimination Inquiry
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating the ride-hailing company's hiring and pay practices.

New York Times Tech
Jul 16, 2018

Latest Sign of China's Slowdown: A Technology Cash Crunch
Long awash in money, the country's start-up scene has seen an unprecedented downturn. That could be a bad sign for the rest of the Chinese economy.

New York Times Tech
Jul 16, 2018

Tech Tip: Chrome's Glass Ceiling on an iPhone
Apple may prevent you from swapping out some of its own apps for your preferred defaults, but you can at least get your choices within easy reach.

New York Times Tech
Jul 16, 2018

Bots of the Internet, Reveal Yourselves!
A bill in the California legislature would regulate bots by making them disclose their automated nature. But how?

New York Times Tech
Jul 16, 2018

Zhengzhou Dispatch: Looking Through the Eyes of China's Surveillance State
A rare chance to try on a tool of a would-be surveillance dystopia gave a glimpse of the wariness that a closely watched populace can't hide.

New York Times Tech
Jul 15, 2018

Inside the Mating Rituals of Brands and Online Stars
With deals collectively worth billions of dollars at stake, the pressure is on advertisers and viral performers on sites like YouTube and Instagram to find the right match.

New York Times Tech
Jul 15, 2018

Amazon's Curious Case of the $2,630.52 Used Paperback
Booksellers on the online marketplace are charging thousands for books that normally sell for a few dollars. Authors are perplexed — and annoyed.

New York Times Tech
Jul 14, 2018

Could You Make It Through Dinner Without Checking Your Phone?
In an effort to free people from the phones, if just for a meal, one Manhattan restaurant suggests that diners stash their devices in a box on the table.

New York Times Tech
Jul 13, 2018

At Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive Behavior
As Uber cleans up its corporate culture, employees have filed complaints about the chief operating officer, Barney Harford, for his comments about race and women.

New York Times Tech
Jul 13, 2018

How Russian Spies Hid Behind Bitcoin in Hacking Campaign
Operatives used cryptocurrency to obscure their identities and pay for the infrastructure needed to steal emails from Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign.

New York Times Tech
Jul 13, 2018

Investing in SoftBank Is Becoming a Bet on Its Founder's Deal-Making Prowess
SoftBank is turning itself into what is essentially a gigantic, publicly traded venture capital firm run by its founder, Masayoshi Son.

New York Times Tech
Jul 13, 2018

Microsoft Urges Congress to Regulate Use of Facial Recognition
Amid a growing call for governments to rein in the use of the technology, Microsoft became the first tech giant to join the chorus.

New York Times Tech
Jul 13, 2018

Tech Tip: How to Go Back to the Old Gmail
Google's overhaul for the web may not be everyone's cup of tea, but you can return to the previous version for a while longer.

New York Times Tech
Jul 13, 2018

Bits: The Week in Tech: What Trump's Trade War Is Really About
Here's a reminder of how technology aspirations and competition are at the heart of the battle between the United States and China.

New York Times Tech
Jul 13, 2018

Corner Office: Stacy Brown-Philpot of TaskRabbit on Being a Black Woman in Silicon Valley
The Detroit native studied at Penn and Stanford, worked for Goldman and Google, and now runs the gig economy pioneer that Ikea acquired in 2017.

New York Times Tech
Jul 13, 2018

AT&T-Time Warner Deal Approval Gets Justice Department Challenge
A federal judge approved the deal a month ago, saying the federal agency did not sufficiently prove that the merger would harm competition and consumers.

New York Times Tech
Jul 13, 2018

4,500 Tech Workers, 1 Mission: Get Democrats Elected
Tech for Campaigns, a volunteer network of people with day jobs at companies like Google, is trying to drag Democratic campaigns into the digital age.

New York Times Tech
Jul 13, 2018

Nextdoor Is Betting a Social Network Can Still Be a Platform for Politics
The neighborhood-based site has found a foothold in the most local of pastimes as it tries to shed past negative publicity.

New York Times Tech
Jul 13, 2018

Women Making Science Videos on YouTube Face Hostile Comments
After studying 23,005 comments left on videos about science and related topics, a researcher says, "I could see why people would not want to be on YouTube."

New York Times Tech
Jul 12, 2018

In Twitter Purge, Top Accounts Lose Millions of Followers
Some popular figures — including Barack Obama, Ellen DeGeneres, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Ashton Kutcher — lost a million or more in the crackdown.

New York Times Tech
Jul 12, 2018

Obama and Other Big Names on Twitter Lose Millions of Fake Followers
As the platform began slashing fake accounts from users' followers, some popular figures — including Ellen DeGeneres, Shaquille O'Neal, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Ashton Kutcher — lost a million or more each.

New York Times Tech
Jul 12, 2018

Justice Department Plans Appeal of AT&T-Time Warner Merger Approval
A federal judge approved the deal a month ago, saying the federal agency did not sufficiently prove that the merger would harm competition and consumers.

New York Times Tech
Jul 12, 2018

Two Senators Call for Investigation of Smart TV Industry
In a letter to the Federal Trade Commission, Edward J. Markey and Richard Blumenthal expressed concern that Samba TV wasn't transparent with viewers about data it collected.

New York Times Tech
Jul 12, 2018

Tech Tip: Pay Off Those I.O.U.s on the Go
Along with Apple Pay Cash, several apps and services make it easy to send and receive funds right on your phone, smartwatch or tablet.

New York Times Tech
Jul 11, 2018

Broadcom Reaches Nearly $19 Billion Deal to Buy CA Technologies
The acquisition would be Broadcom's first big move since its $117 billion bid for Qualcomm was blocked by the Trump administration in March.

New York Times Tech
Jul 11, 2018

How Rare Earths (What?) Could Be Crucial in a U.S.-China Trade War
Chinese companies dominate important parts of the global supply chain. The Australian C.E.O. of one alternative source of key minerals says her firm can't fill the gap.

New York Times Tech
Jul 11, 2018

PayPal Apologizes for Letter Demanding Payment From Woman Who Died of Cancer
"We have received notice that you are deceased," said the letter, which threatened legal action over outstanding debt and left the British woman's husband "incredulous."

New York Times Tech
Jul 11, 2018

State of the Art: How Online Hobbyists Can Reaffirm Your Faith in the Internet
Much of the internet feels terrible. But using the web to learn an offline hobby can give you a glimpse of a healthier relationship with your digital devices.

New York Times Tech
Jul 11, 2018

Google's Parent Births New Businesses: Balloons and Drones
The lab at Alphabet, Google's parent company, has graduated two projects — one to build delivery drones and another making internet-beaming balloons — into independent businesses.

New York Times Tech
Jul 11, 2018

Battling Fake Accounts, Twitter to Slash Millions of Followers
Twitter will begin removing tens of millions of suspicious accounts from follower numbers, signaling a major new effort to fight fraud and restore trust on the platform.

New York Times Tech
Jul 11, 2018

Tech We're Using: How the 52 Places Traveler Stays Charged While Chronicling the World
Jada Yuan, who is circling the globe this year for The Times, packs a lot of tech for her journeys. A lot.

New York Times Tech
Jul 11, 2018

Tech Fix: I Used Apple's New Controls to Limit a Teenager's iPhone Time (and It Worked!)
Apple's new parental controls cut a teenager's iPhone use in half. It wasn't as effective on our personal tech columnist.

New York Times Tech
Jul 11, 2018

Tech Tip: Emergency Charging Options on the Road
The time-honored travelers' trick of charging your phone from the USB port on the hotel-room television is one option for powering up away from home.

New York Times Tech
Jul 10, 2018

Facebook Fined in U.K. Over Cambridge Analytica Leak
The Information Commissioner's Office said it was fining Facebook 500,000 pounds — the maximum allowed — for letting Cambridge Analytica harvest users' information without their consent.

New York Times Tech
Jul 10, 2018

Facebook Is Fined in Britain Over Cambridge Analytica Data Leak
The Information Commissioner's Office said it was fining Facebook 500,000 pounds — the maximum allowed — for letting Cambridge Analytica harvest users' information without their consent.

New York Times Tech
Jul 10, 2018

Facebook Is Fined by British Agency Over Cambridge Analytica Data Leak
The Information Commissioner's Office said it was fining Facebook 500,000 pounds — the maximum allowed — for letting Cambridge Analytica harvest users' information without their consent.

New York Times Tech
Jul 10, 2018

Cisco Chief Executive's New Mantra: Simplify Computer Networks
Chuck Robbins's strategy is giving a Silicon Valley giant — one that used to benefit from technological complexity — momentum despite the growth of cloud computing.

New York Times Tech
Jul 10, 2018

Tesla's Latest Aim: Build 500,000 Cars a Year in China
The wholly owned operation, based in Shanghai, would be the first overseas factory for the automaker's electric vehicles.

New York Times Tech
Jul 10, 2018

Martin Sorrell Beats WPP in Bidding War for Dutch Marketing Firm
Mr. Sorrell and his new firm, S4 Capital, beat out the advertising giant, his former company, for the purchase of MediaMonks

New York Times Tech
Jul 10, 2018

Tesla to Build China Plant With Goal of Producing 500,000 Cars a Year
The wholly owned operation, based in Shanghai, would be the first overseas factory for the automaker's electric vehicles.

New York Times Tech
Jul 10, 2018

A Tech Guru Captivated Canada. Then He Fled to China.
Sun Yian was seen as the country's way into the huge Chinese tech boom. Instead, his disappearance has raised questions about Canada's eagerness for deals.

New York Times Tech
Jul 10, 2018

Tech Tip: Sharing the Best Part of the Video
Here's how to cut to the chase and send your friends links to clips that start playback at a specific time.

New York Times Tech
Jul 09, 2018

A Taste of Lime: Uber Invests in an Electric Scooter Company
The investment in Lime, an electric scooter start-up, is the latest effort by Uber to expand beyond ride-hailing.

New York Times Tech
Jul 09, 2018

How to Make the Most of Amazon Prime Day 2018
Amazon says it will offer more than a million deals, including discounts on Echo devices, kitchen appliances and more — and extend the sale by an extra six hours compared with last year.

New York Times Tech
Jul 09, 2018

Facebook's Push for Facial Recognition Prompts Privacy Alarms
Facebook is working to spread its face-matching tools even as it faces heightened scrutiny from regulators and legislators in Europe and North America.

New York Times Tech
Jul 09, 2018

Xiaomi's Weak I.P.O. Raises Doubts About China's Tech Boom
Investors were skeptical over the smartphone maker's plans. Bigger offerings in coming months could show whether broader concerns were also a factor.

New York Times Tech
Jul 09, 2018

: The Memories Hiding in My Data Dump
Looking through information stored by Facebook and Google was like reading a diary I hadn't intended to keep.

New York Times Tech
Jul 09, 2018

Tech Tip: How to Unlock Your Phone for Overseas Travel
If you want to use a local data plan when traveling to another country, you might be able to get your carrier to free your phone for use on another network.

New York Times Tech
Jul 09, 2018

Index Ventures Has Been on a Run. Now It's Raising Funds to Keep It Up.
The venture firm, which plans to announce $1.65 billion in new funds, is hoping to use the money for new investments in Europe and Silicon Valley.

New York Times Tech
Jul 09, 2018

Index Ventures Has Been on a Run. Now It's Raising Funds to Keep It Up
The venture firm, which plans to announce $1.65 billion in new funds, is hoping to use the money for new investments in Europe and Silicon Valley.

New York Times Tech
Jul 09, 2018

I: The Memories Hiding in My Data Dump
Looking through information stored by Facebook and Google was like reading a diary I hadn't intended to keep.

New York Times Tech
Jul 08, 2018

Xiaomi, a Chinese Technology Darling, Slumps After I.P.O.
The poor performance shows a weak start for Hong Kong's effort to attract more share offerings from China's thriving technology companies.

New York Times Tech
Jul 08, 2018

Sorry, Power-Lunchers. These Tables Are Reserved for Drop-In Workers.
Everything is a co-working space now — including upscale restaurants before they open for dinner. The start-up driving the trend is Spacious.

New York Times Tech
Jul 08, 2018

Sorry, Power-Lunchers. This Restaurant Is a Co-Working Space Now.
Everything, it seems, is a shared office these days, including upscale dining rooms before they open for the evening. A start-up called Spacious is driving the trend.

New York Times Tech
Jul 08, 2018

Advertising: Martin Sorrell Is Gone From WPP, but That Doesn't Mean He's Gone Quiet
Mr. Sorrell, who reigned at the advertising conglomerate for more than three decades before being pushed out, has created a new company and is bidding against WPP for a Dutch marketing firm.

New York Times Tech
Jul 08, 2018

HBO Must Get Bigger and Broader, Says Its New Overseer
"It's going to be a tough year," the AT&T veteran John Stankey said in a candid talk with HBO's chief executive, Richard Plepler, and network employees.

New York Times Tech
Jul 08, 2018

Amazon Is Used to Promote White Supremacist Merchandise and Views, Report Says
Among the items for sale on the site were Nazi-themed action figures and onesies for babies stamped with alt-right images, the report said.

New York Times Tech
Jul 08, 2018

Inside China's Dystopian Dreams: A.I., Shame and Lots of Cameras
Beijing is putting billions of dollars behind facial recognition and other technologies to track and control its citizens.

New York Times Tech
Jul 07, 2018

High-Skilled White-Collar Work? Machines Can Do That, Too
Few jobs would appear less prone to automation than fashion industry taste-making. But artificial intelligence is undeterred.

New York Times Tech
Jul 07, 2018

The Selfie That Dares to Go There
Men are not the only ones texting pictures of their private parts.

New York Times Tech
Jul 07, 2018

Oprah, Is That You? On Social Media, the Answer Is Often No.
The sheer volume of fake Facebook and Instagram accounts that pose as celebrities is bringing real-life headaches to those public figures, including Oprah Winfrey.

New York Times Tech
Jul 06, 2018

Tech Tip: How to Free Up Space on Your Mac
Apple includes a few tools with macOS to help manage unnecessary files on your computer.

New York Times Tech
Jul 06, 2018

Bits: The Week in Tech: Facebook Is Disinvited From July Fourth Barbecues
Facebook's bad news cycle doesn't seem to be coming to an end anytime soon, with broadened federal investigations and organizations still using the social network to foment noise.

New York Times Tech
Jul 05, 2018

Facebook Removes a Gospel Group's Music Video
Zion's Joy!, a vocal group from Indianapolis, takes issue with the company's treating the video for "What Would Heaven Look Like" as political speech.

New York Times Tech
Jul 05, 2018

Tech Giants Win a Battle Over Copyright Rules in Europe
Lawmakers rejected a bill backed by news outlets and music publishers to restrict the use of their content on platforms like YouTube and Facebook.

New York Times Tech
Jul 05, 2018

Tech Tip: How to Use Timeline With Windows 10
The most recent version of Microsoft's operating system can track your actions on the computer so you can return to past tasks — if you allow it.

New York Times Tech
Jul 05, 2018

How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than What's on Tonight
Samba TV, which has deals to put its software on sets made by about a dozen TV brands, uses viewing data to make personalized show recommendations. But that's not the big draw for advertisers.

New York Times Tech
Jul 05, 2018

Internet Renegade Kim Dotcom Loses Appeal on Extradition to U.S.
Mr. Dotcom, a New Zealand resident, has been accused of copyright infringement and money laundering tied to illegal downloads that generated tens of millions of dollars.

New York Times Tech
Jul 05, 2018

Tagwalk Wants to Be the Google of Fashion
You may not have heard of it, but this French start-up says it has created fashion's first search engine.

New York Times Tech
Jul 04, 2018

Tech Fix: Ready for Vacation? Here's the Best Tech for Trip Planning
Our personal tech columnist uses a combination of custom maps, spreadsheets and itinerary management apps to promote maximum enjoyment.

New York Times Tech
Jul 04, 2018

Tech We're Using: So, About That Treadmill Desk in the Newsroom
For Nellie Bowles, who writes about tech culture for The Times, the most crucial tech tool for doing work isn't portable. But it keeps her on her toes.

New York Times Tech
Jul 04, 2018

State of the Art: Employee Uprisings Sweep Many Tech Companies. Not Twitter.
Many tech workers are forcing their employers to reconsider how their products are being used by the federal government. When will that activism begin at Twitter?

New York Times Tech
Jul 04, 2018

Tech Tip: How to Change a Batch of File Names at Once
If you want digital photos to have names that are more descriptive than something that looks like a license plate, you don't have to type them one at a time.

New York Times Tech
Jul 04, 2018

Silicon Valley's Giants Take Their Talent Hunt to Cambridge
A boom in artificial intelligence research has drawn the tech industry's biggest companies and their checkbooks to the storied English city.

New York Times Tech
Jul 04, 2018

The New New World: Why Made in China 2025 Will Succeed, Despite Trump
The modernization push will proceed even if the White House finds a way to hinder the Beijing-led effort to propel its businesses into the next century.

New York Times Tech
Jul 04, 2018

How to Keep Up with the World Cup if You Can't Watch Live
Maybe the match you want to see was played while you were sleeping. Maybe you want to see that stunning shootout all over again. Here's how to watch matches after they've aired.

New York Times Tech
Jul 03, 2018

Another View: How Should Antitrust Regulators Check Silicon Valley's Ambitions?
The United States needs an approach to merger regulation that supports transactions that create enterprises capable of standing head-to-head with the tech giants.

New York Times Tech
Jul 03, 2018

Facebook Ads Offer Peek at Looming Supreme Court Fight
Even before President Trump's new Supreme Court nominee is announced, partisan groups have flooded Facebook and other social networks with political ads over the pick.

New York Times Tech
Jul 03, 2018

Yelp Can't Be Ordered to Remove Negative Posts, California Court Rules
The California Supreme Court said that federal law protected internet companies from liability for statements written by others.

New York Times Tech
Jul 03, 2018

Trilobites: It's Time for a Chemistry Lesson. Put on Your Virtual Reality Goggles.
A new tool allows researchers to manipulate molecules in three dimensions, recalling physical models used to visualize forests of atoms in the past.

New York Times Tech
Jul 03, 2018

Lyft and Uber Won't Be Happy Until They're Your One-Stop Transit Guide
Ride-hailing companies are buying their way into bike-sharing, but that's just another step toward them owning the entire way we navigate cities.

New York Times Tech
Jul 03, 2018

Tech Tip: Reader Mode in Safari
Apple's Reader tool doesn't outright block advertisements, but it can temporarily isolate the page text so you can read without distractions.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2018

Facebook Faces Broadened Federal Investigations Over Data and Privacy
The Justice Department, F.B.I. and S.E.C. are broadening investigations or starting inquiries into Facebook over its leak of user data to Cambridge Analytica.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2018

Lyft Follows Uber Into Bike-Sharing Lane, Buying Owner of CitiBike
The ride-hailing company agreed to buy the core operations of Motivate, which offers bicycle rentals in eight United States cities.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2018

Tesla Hits a Key Model 3 Production Target (for One Week at Least)
Tesla's stock price rose after the automaker said it turned out 5,000 of the mass-market sedans last week, a threshold it has said is crucial to reaching profitability.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2018

Tesla Achieves a Key Weekly Goal for Producing Its Model 3
The automaker said it turned out 5,000 of the mass-market sedans last week, a threshold it has said is crucial to reaching profitability.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2018

Dell to Return to Public Markets With Stock Deal
A new plan would make Dell public once again, although with its founder, Michael S. Dell, and the investment firm Silver Lake firmly in control.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2018

Dell to Return to Public Markets With Tracking Stock
A stock buyout deal would make Dell public once again, although with its founder, Michael S. Dell, and the investment firm Silver Lake firmly in control.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2018

Already at Movie Theaters Near You: Ticket Subscriptions
From MoviePass to Alamo Drafthouse, more companies are getting into the ticket subscription business. Here's a survey of some of the most prominent.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2018

Inside Tesla's Audacious Push to Reinvent the Way Cars Are Made
Scrambling to turn out its first mass-market electric car, the automaker set up multiple assembly lines and is changing production processes on the fly.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2018

Tech Tip: How to Measure a Straight Line in Google Maps
In addition to supplying highway mileage, Google can calculate the shortest distance between two locations.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2018

Delivering Amazon Packages to the Top of the World
With big ambitions in India, the retail giant has recruited hundreds of small businesses to get packages to the most remote customers — including those 11,562 feet up in the Himalayas.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2018

Mind: Endless Gaming May Be a Bad Habit. That Doesn't Make It a Mental Illness.
The World Health Organization has made "internet gaming" a diagnosable disorder. But many experts aren't even sure it exists.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2018

Deal to Return Dell to Public Trading, but Still in Its Founder's Hands
A stock buyout deal would make Dell public once again, although with its founder, Michael S. Dell, and the investment firm Silver Lake firmly in control.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2018

Dell to Return to Public Trading, but Still in Its Founder's Hands
A stock buyout deal would make Dell public once again, although with its founder, Michael S. Dell, and the investment firm Silver Lake firmly in control.

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