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New York Times Tech
Jun 15, 2024

Lynn Conway, Computing Pioneer and Transgender Advocate, Dies at 86
She made significant contributions at IBM, but she lost her job because of her conviction that she inhabited the wrong body. She later fought for transgender rights.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2024

Elon Musk Got 72% in Tesla Shareholder Vote on Pay
About 72 percent of the shares in the balloting affirmed the lucrative stock award to the chief executive in a bid to get a court to reinstate it.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2024

Apple Joins the A.I. Party, Elon's Wild Week and HatGPT
"They really sort of make you feel like it's Christmas and Coachella at the same time."

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2024

Remo Saraceni, 89, Dies; Inventor of the Walking Piano Seen in ‘Big'
His keyboard, which became famous after Tom Hanks melodiously hopped on it, displayed Mr. Saraceni's vision of technology powered by "people energy."

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Clearview AI Used Your Face. Now You May Get a Stake in the Company.
The facial recognition start-up doesn't have the funds to settle a class-action lawsuit, so lawyers are proposing equity for those whose faces were scraped from the internet.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Musk's Friends and Fans Applaud Shareholder Vote on His Payday
On the social media platform X, which Mr. Musk owns, reactions to a vote that reaffirmed Mr. Musk's $45 billion package were buoyant.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2024

X CEO Linda Yaccarino Touts Advertiser Return After Musk Takeover
Still, Elon Musk, who owns the platform, and his chief executive Linda Yaccarino, have work to do to grow the business, leaders told employees.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Tesla Shareholders Approve C.E.O. Elon Musk's Pay Package
The vote was seen as a referendum on his management of the electric car maker and on the limits of executive pay.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Lawmakers Question Brad Smith About Microsoft's China Business
Brad Smith testified before a House committee a year after Chinese hackers infiltrated Microsoft's technology and penetrated government networks.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2024

An A.I.-Powered App Helps Readers Make Sense of Classic Texts
Margaret Atwood and John Banville are among the authors who have sold their voices and commentary to an app that aims to bring canonical texts to life with the latest tech.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Fake News Still Has a Home on Facebook
Christopher Blair, a renowned "liberal troll" who posts falsehoods to Facebook, is having a banner year despite crackdowns by Facebook and growing competition from A.I.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2024

‘Brainrot' Is the New Online Affliction
A popular term captures the condition of being terminally online, with humor and pathos.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Tesla's Nordic Shareholders Seek to Promote Workers' Rights in Vote
Tesla mechanics in Sweden have been striking for six months with little movement from their employer. Nordic shareholders hope to change that.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Tesla's Stock Price Shows Doubts About Outlook Under Elon Musk
A huge run-up in the stock's value followed a 2018 vote on Elon Musk's compensation package. But investors have recently become less enamored.

New York Times Tech
Jun 12, 2024

Tesla Shareholders to Vote on Elon Musk's Pay Package
The vote is seen as a referendum on the limits of executive pay and the accountability of Silicon Valley billionaires.

New York Times Tech
Jun 12, 2024

What to Know About Europe's Extra Tariffs on Chinese Electric Cars
The tariffs have been expected for months, but many European automakers warned they will drive up prices for consumers and set off a trade war with China.

New York Times Tech
Jun 12, 2024

E.U. Hits Electric Vehicles From China With Higher Tariffs
Leaders in Brussels are trying to curb China's dominance in the industry, but European automakers fear the taxes will drive up prices and lead to a trade war.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2024

Elon Musk Withdraws His Lawsuit Against OpenAI and Sam Altman
The Tesla chief executive had claimed that the A.I. start-up put profits and commercial interests ahead of benefiting humanity.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2024

Games Are Proving Their Pull on News and Tech Sites
Word puzzles on LinkedIn. Logic challenges in The Washington Post. For news publishers and tech sites looking to both entice and engage users, games are serious business.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2024

Mistral, a French A.I. Start-Up, Is Valued at $6.2 Billion
Created by alumni from Meta and Google, Mistral is just a year old and has already raised more than $1 billion in total from investors, leading to eye-popping valuations.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2024

Is Slop A.I.'s Answer to Spam? A Phrase Emerges for Bad Search.
A new term has emerged to describe dubious A.I.-generated material.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2024

Abortion Groups Say Tech Companies Suppress Posts and Accounts
The groups say they are increasingly confused and frustrated by how major technology platforms moderate posts about abortion services.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2024

Can Apple Rescue the Vision Pro?
The $3,500 "spatial computing" device has gathered dust on my shelf. Can tweaks and upgrades save it from obsolescence?

New York Times Tech
Jun 10, 2024

How Apple and Google Are Overhauling Our Phones With AI
Apple and Google are getting up close and personal with user data to craft memos, summarize documents and generate images.

New York Times Tech
Jun 10, 2024

Apple Intelligence Revealed at WWDC 2024 as Company Jumps Into AI Race
While other big tech companies have aggressively tried to add artificial intelligence into products, the iPhone maker has taken a more cautious approach.

New York Times Tech
Jun 10, 2024

Apple Jumps Into A.I. Fray With Apple Intelligence
While other big tech companies have aggressively tried to add artificial intelligence into products, the iPhone maker has taken a more cautious approach.

New York Times Tech
Jun 10, 2024

California Proposes 30 AI Regulation Laws Amid Federal Standstill
California legislators have made the biggest push to pass new laws to rein in the technology. Colorado passed one protecting consumers.

New York Times Tech
Jun 09, 2024

Hey, Siri! Let's Talk About How Apple Is Giving You an A.I. Makeover.
Apple, a latecomer to artificial intelligence, has struck a deal with OpenAI and developed tools to improve its Siri voice assistant, which it is set to showcase on Monday.

New York Times Tech
Jun 09, 2024

Is Your Driving Being Secretly Scored?
The insurance industry, hungry for insights into how people drive, has turned to automakers and smartphone apps like Life360.

New York Times Tech
Jun 07, 2024

Can I Opt Out of Meta's A.I. Scraping on Instagram and Facebook? Sort Of.
Social media users voiced worries about a move by Meta to use information from public Instagram and Facebook posts to train its A.I. But the scraping has already begun. Here's what to know.

New York Times Tech
Jun 07, 2024

Digital Art as Sultry Loe Stories, Without Neat Endings
The first survey of Auriea Harvey, an influential Net artist turned game developer, traces the evolution of digital art from the 1990s to today.

New York Times Tech
Jun 07, 2024

A Conversation With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, and an OpenAI Whistle-Blower Speaks Out
It turns out A.I. is surprisingly Canadian.

New York Times Tech
Jun 06, 2024

SpaceX's Starship Rocket Successfully Completes 1st Return From Space
The company achieved a key set of ambitious goals on the fourth test flight of a vehicle that is central to Elon Musk's vision of sending people to Mars.

New York Times Tech
Jun 06, 2024

Live Video: Watch Launch of Starship on 4th Test Flight
Elon Musk's moon and Mars rocket reached space in March, but on Thursday SpaceX aims to see the spacecraft survive atmospheric re-entry.

New York Times Tech
Jun 06, 2024

Auriea Harvey's Digital Worlds Are Love Stories, Without Neat Ends
The first survey of the influential Net artist turned game developer traces the evolution of digital art from the 1990s to today.

New York Times Tech
Jun 06, 2024

How the Humane AI Pin Flopped
Humane's Ai Pin was supposed to free people from smartphones, but sales have been slow. Now Humane is talking to HP and others about a potential sale.

New York Times Tech
Jun 06, 2024

That Much-Despised Apple Ad Could Be More Disturbing Than It Looks
Tech companies are running low on new experiences to offer us. A new ad for the iPad contains revealing hints of where they could go next.

New York Times Tech
Jun 06, 2024

The Rise and Fall of BNN Breaking, an AI-Generated News Outlet
BNN Breaking had millions of readers, an international team of journalists and a publishing deal with Microsoft. But it was just an A.I. chop shop.

New York Times Tech
Jun 05, 2024

U.S. Clears Way for Antitrust Inquiries of Nvidia, Microsoft and OpenAI
The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission agreed to divide responsibility for investigating three major players in the artificial intelligence industry.

New York Times Tech
Jun 05, 2024

How Electric Car Batteries Might Aid the Grid (and Win Over Drivers)
Automakers are exploring energy storage as a way to help utilities and save customers money, turning an expensive component into an industry asset.

New York Times Tech
Jun 05, 2024

How to Trace Your Ancestry Using Your Phone's Free Tools
Everyday tools and free apps on your mobile device can help you collect, translate and digitize new material for your family-tree files.

New York Times Tech
Jun 05, 2024

Israel Secretly Targets U.S. Lawmakers With Influence Campaign on Gaza War
Israel's Ministry of Diaspora Affairs ordered the operation, which used fake social media accounts urging U.S. lawmakers to fund Israel's military, according to officials and documents about the effort.

New York Times Tech
Jun 04, 2024

OpenAI Whistle-Blowers Describe Reckless and Secretive Culture
A group of current and former employees is calling for sweeping changes to the artificial intelligence industry, including greater transparency and protections for whistle-blowers.

New York Times Tech
Jun 04, 2024

As China's Internet Disappears, ‘We Lose Parts of Our Collective Memory'
The number of Chinese websites is shrinking and posts are being removed and censored, stoking fears about what happens when history is erased.

New York Times Tech
Jun 04, 2024

OpenAI Whistleblowers Describe Reckless and Secretive Culture
A group of current and former employees are calling for sweeping changes to the artificial intelligence industry, including greater transparency and protections for whistle-blowers.

New York Times Tech
Jun 03, 2024

Can Artificial Intelligence Rethink Art? Should it?
There is an increasing overlap between art and artificial intelligence. Some celebrate it, while others worry.

New York Times Tech
Jun 02, 2024

Elon Musk's Starlink Connects and Divides Brazil's Marubo People
Elon Musk's Starlink has connected an isolated tribe to the outside world — and divided it from within.

New York Times Tech
Jun 01, 2024

Google Rolls Back A.I. Search Feature After Flubs and Flaws
Google appears to have turned off its new A.I. Overviews for a number of searches as it works to minimize errors.

New York Times Tech
Jun 01, 2024

Google's A.I. Search Leaves Publishers Scrambling
Since Google overhauled its search engine, publishers have tried to assess the danger to their brittle business models while calling for government intervention.

New York Times Tech
May 31, 2024

CNN, NBC and Other News Outlets Cut Away From Trump Speech
It was the latest example of journalists having to weigh the news value of a major political moment against the challenges of reporting on a candidate who regularly speaks in falsehoods.

New York Times Tech
May 31, 2024

Elon Musk Lobbies on X for His $46.5 Billion Tesla Pay Package
The Tesla chief executive is taking to his social media company to press shareholders to vote for a critical pay package on June 13.

New York Times Tech
May 31, 2024

The New ChatGPT Offers a Lesson in AI Hype
OpenAI released GPT-4o, its latest chatbot technology, in a partly finished state. It has much to prove.

New York Times Tech
May 31, 2024

Google Eats Rocks, a Win for A.I. Interpretability and Safety Vibe Check
"Pass me the nontoxic glue and a couple of rocks, because it's time to whip up a meal with Google's new A.I. Overviews."

New York Times Tech
May 30, 2024

Elon Musk's X to Host Election Town Hall With Donald Trump
The social media platform will produce video town halls with Mr. Trump and Robert F. Kennedy Jr., extending its push into politics.

New York Times Tech
May 30, 2024

Europe Banned Russia's RT Network. Its Content Is Still Spreading.
A study found that hundreds of sites, many without obvious Kremlin links, copied Russian propaganda and spread it to unsuspecting audiences ahead of the E.U. election.

New York Times Tech
May 30, 2024

OpenAI Says Russia and China Used Its A.I. in Covert Campaigns
Iran and an Israeli company also exploited the tools in online influence efforts, but none gained much traction, an OpenAI report said.

New York Times Tech
May 30, 2024

After Cyberattack, Christie's Gives Details of Hacked Client Data
Its disclosure came after RansomHub claimed responsibility for the cyberattack and threatened to release client data on the dark web.

New York Times Tech
May 30, 2024

The Very Slow Restart of G.M.'s Cruise Driverless Car Business
An incident that seriously injured a pedestrian in San Francisco led Cruise to take all of its cars off the road. The question now is when they will return.

New York Times Tech
May 29, 2024

Once a Sheriff's Deputy in Florida, Now a Source of Disinformation From Russia
In 2016, Russia used an army of trolls to interfere in the U.S. presidential election. This year, an American given asylum in Moscow may be accomplishing much the same thing all by himself.

New York Times Tech
May 29, 2024

What to Know About the Open Versus Closed Software Debate
A.I. companies are divided over whether the technology should be freely available to anyone for modifying and copying, or kept close for safekeeping.

New York Times Tech
May 29, 2024

Mark Zuckerberg is Popular Again Thanks to Meta's Open-Source AI
After some trying years during which Mr. Zuckerberg could do little right, many developers and technologists have embraced the Meta chief as their champion of "open-source" artificial intelligence.

New York Times Tech
May 29, 2024

As Interest in Clean Energy Grows, Saudi Arabia Eyes a Future Beyond Oil
The kingdom is trying to juggle its still-vital petroleum industry with alternative energy sources like wind and solar as it faces pressure to lower carbon emissions.

New York Times Tech
May 29, 2024

Saudi Arabia Eyes a Future Beyond Oil
The kingdom is trying to juggle its still-vital petroleum industry with alternative energy sources like wind and solar as it faces pressure to lower carbon emissions.

New York Times Tech
May 28, 2024

Ryan Salame, FTX Executive, Gets Seven and a Half Year Prison Sentence
Ryan Salame, the head of FTX's subsidiary in the Bahamas, was the first of Sam Bankman-Fried's deputies to be sentenced since the crypto exchange collapsed in November 2022.

New York Times Tech
May 28, 2024

OpenAI Says It Has Begun Training a New Flagship A.I. Model
The advanced A.I. system would succeed GPT-4, which powers ChatGPT. The company has also created a new safety committee to address A.I.'s risks.

New York Times Tech
May 28, 2024

If A.I. Can Do Your Job, Maybe It Can Also Replace Your C.E.O.
Chief executives are vulnerable to the same forces buffeting their employees. Leadership is important, but so is efficiency — and cost-cutting.

New York Times Tech
May 27, 2024

Elon Musk's xAI Raises $6 Billion
Mr. Musk, who founded xAI last year, has said the business "still has a lot of catching up to do" as it looks to compete with well-funded companies like OpenAI.

New York Times Tech
May 25, 2024

TikTok's Latest Trend Has Parents Dancing Like It's the '80s
Videos of parents demonstrating their moves have been a surprise hit on a site where youth rules — perhaps because the trend isn't played for laughs.

New York Times Tech
May 25, 2024

In New TikTok Trend, Parents Dance Like It's the '80s and Bring Down the House
Videos of parents demonstrating their moves have been a surprise hit on a site where youth rules — perhaps because the trend isn't played for laughs.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

The Emails at the Heart of the Government's Ticketmaster Case
Live Nation Entertainment, which owns Ticketmaster, is accused of violating antitrust laws. The Justice Department drew on the concert behemoth's internal communications in its lawsuit.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

Are These Drones Too Chinese to Pass U.S. Muster in an Anti-China Moment?
U.S.-based Anzu Robotics is selling drones using technology from DJI, a Chinese firm that is the target of efforts by lawmakers to limit Chinese technology in America.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

Google AI Overviews Search Errors Cause Furor Online
The company's latest A.I. search feature has erroneously told users to eat glue and rocks, provoking a backlash among users.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

Kabosu, Shiba Inu Dog Who Helped Define the Doge Meme, Dies at 18
The dog, whose face helped spread the popular doge meme and later became the logo of the Dogecoin cryptocurrency, died on Friday.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

ScarJo vs. ChatGPT, Neuralink's First Patient Opens Up, and Microsoft's A.I. PCs
"Did you ever think we would have a literal Avenger fighting back against the relentless march of A.I.? Because that's sort of what this story is about."

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

Elon Musk is Criticizing Biden On X More Ahead of 2024 Election
The billionaire owner of X has increasingly been using his social media platform to criticize President Biden for his health and immigration policies, according to a New York Times analysis.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

Elon Musk Ramps Up Anti-Biden Posts on X
The billionaire owner of X has increasingly been using his social media platform to criticize President Biden for his health and immigration policies, according to a New York Times analysis.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

Ampla, a Lender to Consumer Brands, Faces Financial Struggles
Ampla, which lent money to smaller businesses that sold clothing, home furnishings and other items directly to consumers, is struggling financially and seeking a buyer.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

Russia Is Increasingly Blocking Ukraine's Starlink Service
Russia has deployed advanced tech to interfere with Elon Musk's satellite internet service, Ukrainian officials said, leading to more outages on the northern front battle line.

New York Times Tech
May 23, 2024

Ether Cryptocurrency ETFs Are Approved by the SEC
The Securities and Exchange Commission gave its blessing to a fund that tracks the price of the most valuable cryptocurrency after Bitcoin.

New York Times Tech
May 23, 2024

DOJ Sues Ticketmaster Owner, Live Nation, in Antitrust Lawsuit
Accused of violating antitrust laws, Live Nation Entertainment faces a fight that could reshape the multibillion-dollar live music industry.

New York Times Tech
May 23, 2024

Some Silicon Valley VCs Are Becoming More Conservative
Marc Andreessen, Chamath Palihapitiya and several other tech venture capitalists are increasingly criticizing President Biden and making their disaffection known in an election year.

New York Times Tech
May 23, 2024

U.S. Sues to Break Up Ticketmaster Owner, Live Nation
Accused of violating antitrust laws, Live Nation Entertainment faces a fight that could reshape the multibillion-dollar live music industry.

New York Times Tech
May 23, 2024

TikTok Moves to Limit Russian and Chinese Media's Reach in Big Election Year
The platform will keep state-affiliated media accounts out of users' feeds if they "attempt to reach communities outside their home country on current global events and affairs."

New York Times Tech
May 23, 2024

Some Prominent Silicon Valley Investors Shift to the Right
Marc Andreessen, Chamath Palihapitiya and several other tech venture capitalists are increasingly criticizing President Biden and making their disaffection known in an election year.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

U.S. Plans to Sue Ticketmaster Owner, Accusing It of Defending a Monopoly
Live Nation Entertainment, the concert giant that owns Ticketmaster, faces a fight that could reshape the multibillion-dollar live music industry.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

DOJ to Sue Live Nation, Accusing It of Defending a Monopoly
Live Nation Entertainment, the concert giant that owns Ticketmaster, faces a fight that could reshape the multibillion-dollar live music industry.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

U.S. Plans to Accuse Live Nation of Defending a Monopoly
Live Nation Entertainment, the concert giant that owns Ticketmaster, faces a fight that could reshape the multibillion-dollar live music industry.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

Nvidia, Powered by A.I. Boom, Reports Soaring Revenue and Profits
The Silicon Valley company was again lifted by sales of its artificial intelligence chips, but it faces growing competition and heightened expectations.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX Founder, Transferred From Brooklyn Jail
The FTX founder's final destination wasn't clear, but Mr. Bankman-Fried has told people close to him that he expected to be moved to a facility in Mendota, Calif.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

San Francisco's Hot Tourist Attraction: Driverless Cars
Cable cars are still trundling up the city's hills, but robotaxis from Waymo are shaping up as the city's latest must-do for visitors.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

If You're Going to San Francisco, Be Sure to Ride In a Driverless Car
Cable cars are still trundling up the city's hills, but the driverless cars from Waymo are shaping up as San Francisco's latest tourist attraction.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

Inside the Life of Nicole Shanahan, RFK Jr.'s Running Mate
Ms. Shanahan, a lawyer who was married to Sergey Brin, a Google founder, led a rarefied and sometimes turbulent life in Silicon Valley, according to a Times examination.

New York Times Tech
May 21, 2024

C. Gordon Bell, Creator of a Personal Computer Prototype, Dies at 89
It cost $18,000 when it was introduced in 1965, but it bridged the world between room-size mainframes and the modern desktop.

New York Times Tech
May 21, 2024

Donald Trump's Wealth Now Hinges on Trump Media
Mr. Trump has treated Trump Media, which runs his social network Truth Social, as a low-cost sideshow. Now a big portion of his wealth hinges on its success.

New York Times Tech
May 21, 2024

AI's Black Boxes Just Got a Little Less Mysterious
Researchers at the A.I. company Anthropic claim to have found clues about the inner workings of large language models, possibly helping to prevent their misuse and to curb their potential threats.

New York Times Tech
May 21, 2024

Craig Wright Is Not Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto, Court Rules
For years, Craig Steven Wright, an Australian cryptocurrency enthusiast, claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of Bitcoin. Then the courts got involved.

New York Times Tech
May 21, 2024

The Paperless Post Founders Changed How We Party
When James and Alexa Hirschfeld started Paperless Post 15 years ago, some saw its digital invitations as a fad. Instead, they have become a fixture of events and have spawned imitators.

New York Times Tech
May 20, 2024

Scarlett Johansson Said No, but OpenAI's Virtual Assistant Sounds Just Like Her
Last week, the company released a chatbot with an option that sounded like the actress, who provided the voice of an A.I. system in the movie "Her."

New York Times Tech
May 20, 2024

Scarlett Johansson's Statement About Her Interactions With Sam Altman
The actress released a lengthy statement about the company and the similarity of one of its A.I. voices.

New York Times Tech
May 20, 2024

Scarlett Johansson Says OpenAI Asked to Use Her Voice. Twice.
Last week, the company released a chatbot with an option that sounded like the actress, who provided the voice of an A.I. system in the movie "Her."

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