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New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2022

Twitter Keeps Missing Its Advertising Targets as Woes Mount
Under Elon Musk, the company has cut its financial expectations as some advertisers request discounts and are offered incentives.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2022

Hate Speech's Rise on Twitter Under Elon Musk Is Unprecedented, Researchers Find
Problematic content and formerly barred accounts have increased sharply in the short time since Elon Musk took over, researchers said.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2022

Crypto Crashes, but the Awards Go On
The Crypties was intended as a gala evening in Miami to celebrate the currencies of the future. It turned out to be more of a roast.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2022

Elon's Two-Day War with Apple How to Beat an A.I. Censor S.B.F.'s ‘Bad Month'
Musk takes on tech's fight against the Apple "tax."

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2022

The Crypto Crowd Holds a Glittery Awards Night, Despite Fiascoes
The Crypties was intended as a gala evening in Miami to celebrate the currencies of the future. It turned out to be more of a roast.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2022

Kanye West's Deal to Buy Parler Unravels
The parent company of Parler, a social media service popular with right-wing audiences, said it had "mutually agreed with Ye" to end the deal.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2022

Facebook Failed to Stop Ads Threatening Election Workers
The ads, submitted by researchers, were rejected by YouTube and TikTok.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Blames ‘Huge Management Failures' for FTX Collapse
Mr. Bankman-Fried spoke at The New York Times's DealBook conference, in his first public appearance since his crypto exchange imploded.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2022

How the Collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried's Crypto Empire Has Disrupted A.I.
Mr. Bankman-Fried and his colleagues spent more than $530 million to battle what they saw as the dangers of artificial intelligence. Now those efforts are reeling.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2022

Elon Musk Hopes to Test a Brain Implant in Humans Next Year
The tech multibillionaire said his company, Neuralink, was seeking government approval to test his device in people, and predicted it could happen in six months. Others have been conducting similar tests for years, but no device has been marketed commercially.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2022

Elon Musk Averts Feud With Apple by Meeting Tim Cook
Mr. Musk, who had said the company was trying to sabotage Twitter, met with Apple's chief executive, Tim Cook, on Wednesday.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2022

San Francisco Considers Allowing Use of Deadly Robots by Police
The Police Department said robots would use deadly force only "in extreme circumstances." Opponents said the policy could lead to more police violence.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2022

Watch a Live Interview With Sam Bankman-Fried
Andrew Ross Sorkin of The New York Times will do a live interview today with Mr. Bankman-Fried, the former chief executive of the failed crypto exchange FTX.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2022

Physicists Create ‘the Smallest, Crummiest Wormhole You Can Imagine'
Scientists used a quantum computer to explore the ultimate escape route from a black hole.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2022

Watch a Live Interview With Sam Bankman-Fried.
Register for a free live interview on Nov. 30 with Mr. Bankman-Fried, the former chief executive of the failed crypto exchange FTX, by Andrew Ross Sorkin.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2022

Amazon's Halo Rise Wants to Review Your Sleep. (No, Thanks.)
The new Halo Rise studies your body and breathing and rates your restfulness, from "Poor" to "Great." Who needs this?

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2022

Is Spreading Medical Misinformation a Doctor's Free Speech Right?
Two lawsuits in California have pre-emptively challenged a new law that would punish doctors for misleading patients about Covid-19.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2022

‘No Cooperation': How Sam Bankman-Fried Tried to Cling to FTX
Emails and text messages show how lawyers and executives struggled to persuade the 30-year-old entrepreneur to give up control of his collapsing crypto exchange.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2022

The Latest on FTX's Bankruptcy, BlockFi and More
The collapse of FTX, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency companies, is still sending shock waves through the crypto world.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2022

The Latest on the FTX Crisis
The collapse of FTX, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency companies, is still sending shock waves through the crypto world.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2022

Elon Musk Takes On Apple's Power, Setting Up a Clash
In a series of tweets on Monday, Mr. Musk accused Apple of threatening to pull Twitter from its App Store and of trying to censor.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2022

U.S. Crypto Exchange Kraken Settles With Treasury Dept.
The crypto exchange, which had been under investigation for violating U.S. sanctions, agreed to pay $360,000 to settle the allegations.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2022

Sympathy, and Job Offers, for Twitter's Misinformation Experts
Seeing false and toxic information as a potentially expensive liability, companies in and outside the tech industry are angling to hire people who can keep it in check.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2022

BlockFi Files for Bankruptcy as FTX Fallout Spreads
BlockFi was financially entangled with FTX, and its stability was thrust into uncertainty after FTX collapsed.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2022

Meta Fined $275 Million for Breaking E.U. Data Privacy Law
The penalty, imposed by Irish data regulators, brings European fines against Facebook's parent company to more than $900 million since last year.

New York Times Tech
Nov 26, 2022

The Excitement Around E-Sports Is Growing. But Where Are the Profits?
Traditional sports owners who invested in competitive video gaming say the money isn't flowing in as quickly as they had expected.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2022

Frederick P. Brooks Jr., Computer Design Innovator, Dies at 91
He was a lead designer of the computers that cemented IBM's dominance for decades. He later wrote a book on software engineering that became a quirky classic.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2022

Crypto Firm FTX's Ownership of a U.S. Bank Raises Questions
Through a subsidiary, FTX invested $11.5 million in the parent company of Farmington State Bank, which has a single branch and, until this year, just three employees.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2022

NFL Sends Sunday Ticket Talks With Apple and Google Into Overtime
Talks for Sunday Ticket are expected to spill into next year, as Apple faces increased competition from Google for the league's last available TV rights.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2022

Billions of Dollars Are at Stake in a Puzzling Holiday Shopping Season
It promises to be unpredictable, with retailers and consumers still figuring out how much will be spent and on what kinds of goods.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2022

How to Make the Most of E-Books, and Find Free Ones
Even if you still love printed books, the digital option lets you put an entire library in your bag, just in time for holiday travel and vacation.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2022

Lawsuit Takes Aim at the Way A.I. Is Built
A programmer is suing Microsoft, GitHub and OpenAI over artificial intelligence technology that generates its own computer code.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2022

Can Sensor Technology Help Keep Office Workers Healthy?
The company OpenSensors uses small, inexpensive sensors to monitor air quality and other conditions in offices. The timing couldn't be better.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2022

Billions of Dollars at Stake in a Puzzling Holiday Shopping Season
It promises to be unpredictable, with retailers and consumers still figuring out how much will be spent and on what kinds of goods.

New York Times Tech
Nov 22, 2022

FTX Says Assets ‘Missing' or ‘Stolen' as Bankruptcy Process Begins
A substantial amount of the company's assets has disappeared, an FTX lawyer told a bankruptcy judge on Tuesday.

New York Times Tech
Nov 22, 2022

How Covid Myths Spread on Far-Right Social Media Platforms
The Biden administration has pushed social media giants like Facebook to curb Covid misinformation. But it is thriving on fringe platforms like Gab, a hub for extremist content.

New York Times Tech
Nov 22, 2022

FTX Assets Still Missing as Firm Begins Bankruptcy Process
A substantial amount of the company's assets are missing, an FTX lawyer told a bankruptcy judge on Tuesday.

New York Times Tech
Nov 22, 2022

As Elon Musk Cuts Costs at Twitter, Some Bills Are Going Unpaid
Mr. Musk and his advisers are examining all types of expenses at Twitter. Some of the social media company's vendors have gotten stiffed.

New York Times Tech
Nov 22, 2022

Elon Musk's Twitter Role Puts Tesla Board Under New Scrutiny
Corporate governance experts say the electric-car maker's directors may need to rein in the chief executive, with whom many have personal ties.

New York Times Tech
Nov 21, 2022

What Elon Musk Is Doing to Twitter Is What He Did at Tesla and SpaceX
Firing people. Talking of bankruptcy. Telling workers to be "hard core." Mr. Musk has repeatedly used those tactics at many of his companies.

New York Times Tech
Nov 21, 2022

Can Big Tech Get Bigger? Microsoft Presses Governments to Say Yes.
Microsoft's $69 billion deal for Activision Blizzard, which is undergoing reviews in 16 countries, has become a test for whether tech giants can buy companies amid a backlash.

New York Times Tech
Nov 21, 2022

Inside Gary Gensler's SEC Campaign to Rein In the Crypto Industry
Gary Gensler, the chair of the S.E.C., is at the center of a reckoning over the future of cryptocurrency after the implosion of FTX.

New York Times Tech
Nov 19, 2022

Elon Musk Reinstates Trump's Twitter Account
Mr. Musk, who had asked Twitter users about whether to bring back the former president to the service, said, "The people have spoken."

New York Times Tech
Nov 19, 2022

Elon Musk Says He Will Reinstate Trump on Twitter
Mr. Musk, who had run a poll on Twitter about whether to bring back the former president to the service, said, "The people have spoken."

New York Times Tech
Nov 19, 2022

Time Has Run Out for the Leap Second
To the world's timekeepers, the leap second is a kludge, a bane, a pain in the little hand. Now they're ditching it. Will our days ever be the same?

New York Times Tech
Nov 19, 2022

It's Official: The Leap Second Will Be Retired (a Decade from Now)
On Friday, an international vote was taken to ditch the leap second, a technical fudge that has caused headaches since its inception 50 years ago.

New York Times Tech
Nov 19, 2022

Leg Booty? Panoramic? Seggs? How TikTok Is Changing Language
A new vocabulary — a little fun, a little dystopian — has emerged on the social video platform, as creators try to get around algorithms and strict content moderation. They call it algospeak.

New York Times Tech
Nov 18, 2022

NASA Blazes a Path Back to the Moon With Artemis I Rocket Launch
The uncrewed flight of the giant Space Launch System on Wednesday began a new era of spaceflight amid a debate over how to finance rocket development.

New York Times Tech
Nov 18, 2022

Elizabeth Holmes Is Sentenced to More Than 11 Years for Theranos Fraud
Ms. Holmes was convicted in January of four counts of wire fraud for deceiving investors with claims about her blood testing start-up Theranos.

New York Times Tech
Nov 18, 2022

What Employees Does Twitter Need, Anyway?
The many departures have set off a wave of hand-wringing about whether the site can continue to operate well.

New York Times Tech
Nov 18, 2022

Elon Musk's Twitter Teeters on the Edge After Another 1,200 Leave
Mr. Musk sent emails on Friday asking to learn about Twitter's underlying technology as key infrastructure teams have been decimated.

New York Times Tech
Nov 18, 2022

Ticketmaster's Parent Company Said to Face Justice Department Investigation
The inquiry predates the botched presale of Taylor Swift tickets this week and is said to focus on whether Live Nation has abused its power in the live music industry.

New York Times Tech
Nov 18, 2022

Worried About Your Twitter Account? Here's What to Do
Don't delete your account just yet. Elon Musk's takeover can teach us valuable lessons about our relationship with social networks.

New York Times Tech
Nov 18, 2022

How to Download Your Twitter Archive
Those worried about the service's longevity can preserve their tweets, media and direct messages.

New York Times Tech
Nov 18, 2022

FTX's Unraveling and Elon Musk's Ultimatum to Twitter Employees
Sam Bankman-Fried's DMs go public, and Congress announces an investigation. Tech's nightmare November continues.

New York Times Tech
Nov 17, 2022

Resignations Roil Twitter as Elon Musk Tries Persuading Some Workers to Stay
Mr. Musk, Twitter's new owner, had given employees a Thursday deadline to decide whether to leave or stay "to build a breakthrough Twitter 2.0."

New York Times Tech
Nov 17, 2022

Democratic Lawmakers Call for Investigation of Elon Musk's Twitter
Seven Democratic senators urged the Federal Trade Commission to examine whether the social media company, under Mr. Musk's ownership, had violated a 2011 privacy agreement.

New York Times Tech
Nov 17, 2022

Elizabeth Holmes to be Sentenced in Fraud Trial
Ms. Holmes, founder of the failed blood testing start-up Theranos, is scheduled to learn her fate on Friday. She faces a maximum of 20 years in prison.

New York Times Tech
Nov 17, 2022

New FTX CEO Calls the Crypto Exchange's Corporate Control a ‘Complete Failure'
"This situation is unprecedented," said John J. Ray III, who helped manage Enron after its collapse in an accounting fraud scandal in 2001.

New York Times Tech
Nov 17, 2022

Children's Groups Want F.T.C. to Ban ‘Unfair' Online Manipulation of Kids
Children's privacy and health experts pressed regulators to prohibit video games and social networks from using attention-hacking techniques on youngsters.

New York Times Tech
Nov 17, 2022

New Chief Calls FTX's Corporate Control a ‘Complete Failure'
"This situation is unprecedented," said John J. Ray III, who helped manage Enron after its collapse in an accounting fraud scandal in 2001.

New York Times Tech
Nov 17, 2022

Meet Your New Corporate Office Mate: A ‘Brainless' Robot
Naver, a South Korean internet firm, is trying to introduce robots into the world of cubicles and conference rooms without making employees uncomfortable.

New York Times Tech
Nov 17, 2022

SpaceX Employees Say They Were Fired for Speaking Up About Elon Musk
Charges filed with federal regulators accuse the company of retaliating against eight workers over an open letter critical of the chief executive.

New York Times Tech
Nov 16, 2022

Musk Testifies in Trial Over His Tesla Compensation Package
The billionaire chief executive is testifying about a multibillion dollar compensation package the electric car company's board put in place in 2018.

New York Times Tech
Nov 16, 2022

Elon Musk Testifies He Had Little Say in His Giant Tesla Pay
The billionaire chief executive is testifying about a multibillion dollar compensation package the electric car company's board put in place in 2018.

New York Times Tech
Nov 16, 2022

Elon Musk Gives Twitter Employees a Deadline to Stay or Leave
Mr. Musk said workers would need to answer through an online form by late Thursday and those who stayed would be "working long hours at high intensity."

New York Times Tech
Nov 16, 2022

Elon Musk Testifies He Had Little Say in His Tesla Pay
The billionaire chief executive is testifying about a multibillion dollar compensation package the electric car company's board put in place in 2018.

New York Times Tech
Nov 16, 2022

Elon Musk Heads to Court to Defend His Billions in Tesla Pay
A shareholder is asking the court to void a 2018 compensation package that has paid the chief executive nearly $50 billion.

New York Times Tech
Nov 16, 2022

How to Prepare for Life After Twitter
Don't delete your account just yet. Elon Musk's takeover can teach us valuable lessons about our relationship with social networks.

New York Times Tech
Nov 15, 2022

Elon Musk Fires Twitter Employees Who Criticized Him
Mr. Musk, who is rapidly transforming the social media company, also has cut its contractor work force.

New York Times Tech
Nov 15, 2022

FTX's In-House Performance Coach Is Just as Surprised as You Are
George K. Lerner, a psychiatrist who has worked at the collapsed crypto exchange FTX since last year, said he had no knowledge of wrongdoing at the firm.

New York Times Tech
Nov 15, 2022

FTX Could Owe More Than 1 Million Creditors
In a court filing on Monday, the cryptocurrency exchange said it was in touch with "dozens" of regulators across the world.

New York Times Tech
Nov 15, 2022

FTX, Collapsed Crypto Exchange, Could Owe More Than 1 Million Creditors
In a court filing on Monday, the cryptocurrency exchange said it was in touch with "dozens" of regulators across the world.

New York Times Tech
Nov 14, 2022

Voter Fraud Claims Are Not as Prominent as in 2020
False narratives failed to take root on Election Day. But several Republican candidates pointed to election fraud as their prospects worsened.

New York Times Tech
Nov 14, 2022

Claims of Voter Fraud Build, but Not to Same Degree as in 2020
False narratives failed to take root on Election Day. But several Republican candidates pointed to election fraud as their prospects worsened.

New York Times Tech
Nov 14, 2022

How Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX Crypto Empire Collapsed
Mr. Bankman-Fried said in an interview that he had expanded too fast and failed to see warning signs. But he shared few details about his handling of FTX customers' funds.

New York Times Tech
Nov 14, 2022

Google Agrees to $392 Million Privacy Settlement With 40 States
Under the agreement, which state attorneys general said was the largest U.S. internet privacy settlement, Google must also make its location-tracking practices clearer to users.

New York Times Tech
Nov 14, 2022

Amazon Is Said to Plan to Lay Off Approximately 10,000 Employees
The job cuts of approximately 10,000, which would start as soon as this week, would focus on the company's devices organization, retail division and human resources.

New York Times Tech
Nov 14, 2022

Time Is Running Out for the Leap Second
To the world's timekeepers, the leap second is a kludge, a bane, a pain in the little hand. Now they're proposing to ditch it. Will our days ever be the same?

New York Times Tech
Nov 14, 2022

Lithium-Ion Batteries in E-Bikes and Other Devices Pose Fire Risks
The batteries, also found in phones, laptops, toothbrushes and other items, have caused about 200 fires and six deaths in New York City this year, fire officials say. Here's what to know about safety.

New York Times Tech
Nov 14, 2022

Is Time Running Out for the Leap Second?
To the world's timekeepers, the leap second is a kludge, a bane, a pain in the little hand. Now they're proposing to ditch it. Will our days ever be the same?

New York Times Tech
Nov 14, 2022

TikTok Builds Itself Into an Ads Juggernaut
The Chinese-owned video app's ad business is thriving, even as a digital advertising slump hurts Meta, Snap and other rivals.

New York Times Tech
Nov 12, 2022

FTX Investigating Possible $515 Million Hack After Bankruptcy Filing
Researchers documented $515 million in suspicious transfers from the cryptocurrency exchange.

New York Times Tech
Nov 12, 2022

Internal Documents Show How Close the F.B.I. Came to Deploying Spyware
Christopher Wray, the F.B.I.'s director, told Congress last December that the bureau purchased the phone hacking tool Pegasus for research purposes.

New York Times Tech
Nov 11, 2022

Twitter Users Create Havoc by Impersonating Brands
The social media service, which is undergoing changes from its new owner Elon Musk, has descended into a messy swirl of spoof messages and parody accounts.

New York Times Tech
Nov 11, 2022

Investors Who Put $2 Billion Into FTX Face Scrutiny, Too
Venture capital firms and investment funds showered the failed crypto exchange and its founder with money. There were few strings attached.

New York Times Tech
Nov 11, 2022

FTX Files for Bankruptcy As CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Resigns
The announcement capped a stunning week that has sent shock waves through the crypto industry.

New York Times Tech
Nov 11, 2022

Inside Elon Musk's Takeover of Twitter
Mr. Musk ordered immediate layoffs, fired executives by email, laid down product deadlines and has transformed the company.

New York Times Tech
Nov 11, 2022

A Verified Mess: Turmoil From Twitter to FTX
Plus: Is the latest round of tech layoffs a sign of impending doom, or a much-needed structural correction?

New York Times Tech
Nov 10, 2022

Musk Paints Bleak Picture for Twitter as Executives Depart
In his first communications with Twitter's staff, the company's new owner painted a bleak picture as more executives resigned.

New York Times Tech
Nov 10, 2022

What Happened to FTX? Here's What to Know.
Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, was set to bail out FTX. Then it pulled out of the deal.

New York Times Tech
Nov 10, 2022

Murdoch's Outlets, Including Fox News, Extend Criticism of Trump
For a second consecutive day, the recriminations about Republicans' unexpectedly weak Election Day performance played a prominent role on the pages and over the airwaves of Rupert Murdoch's media properties.

New York Times Tech
Nov 10, 2022

Musk Paints Bleak Picture, Ends Remote Work, in Email to Twitter Employees
In his first communications with Twitter's staff, the company's new owner painted a bleak picture as more employees resigned.

New York Times Tech
Nov 10, 2022

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Says He Is Trying to Raise More Money
Sam Bankman-Fried told employees that he wanted to reinforce his company's finances after a collapse that is now drawing scrutiny from regulators.

New York Times Tech
Nov 10, 2022

NASA Launched and Landed LOFTID, an Inflatable Flying Saucer Heat Shield
The LOFTID mission tested a novel approach to guiding spacecraft through the extreme heat of returning from orbit, which could be used to put people on Mars.

New York Times Tech
Nov 10, 2022

Can New Technology Make Home Dialysis a More Realistic Option?
The Tablo System promises to make dialysis easier and more convenient for patients. But there are significant barriers to the technology.

New York Times Tech
Nov 10, 2022

Tech's Talent Wars Have Come Back to Bite It
Hiring the best, the brightest and the highest number of employees was a badge of honor at tech companies. Not anymore as layoffs surge.

New York Times Tech
Nov 09, 2022

L.A. Drops Criminal Charges Against Election Software Executive
Eugene Yu was accused of illegally sending data about poll workers to China, in a case that became fodder for election deniers.

New York Times Tech
Nov 09, 2022

After Election, Cautious Optimism That Few False Narratives Took Hold
Researchers who study disinformation said most efforts to stoke doubt about results had failed to spread widely.

New York Times Tech
Nov 09, 2022

Rivian Lost $1.7 Billion in the Third Quarter
The electric truck maker said it had enough cash to fund its operations through 2025.

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