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New York Times Tech
Dec 09, 2021

Gig Worker Protections Get a Push in European Proposal
A proposal with widespread political support would entitle drivers and couriers for companies like Uber to a minimum wage and legal protections.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2021

Lawmakers Urge Instagram's Adam Mosseri to Better Protect Children
Adam Mosseri, the company's leader, was asked to appear before a Senate panel after internal research leaked that said the app had a toxic effect on some teenagers.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2021

Elizabeth Holmes' Defense Rests Their Case in Fraud Trial
Lawyers must now agree on a set of jury instructions before closing arguments begin on Dec. 16.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2021

Elizabeth Holmes Rests Her Case in Fraud Trial
Lawyers must now agree on a set of jury instructions before closing arguments begin on Dec. 16.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2021

Apple Can Delay Changes to App Store Rules, Appeals Court Says.
The ruling was a win for Apple, which can put off tweaking its App Store policies until its legal battle with Epic Games concludes.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2021

Live Video: Instagram's Adam Mosseri Testifies Before Congress
Lawmakers are expected to grill Mr. Mosseri over leaked internal research that said the app had a toxic effect on some teenagers.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2021

Face Computers Are Coming. Now What?
Instead of letting Facebook or Apple decide the norms of this new technology, we need to do it.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2021

How Tech is Helping Poor People Get Government Aid
Even as the government expanded aid programs, many people faced barriers to using them. That problem is now being addressed with apps and streamlined websites.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2021

NHTSA Is Looking Into Tesla Video Games That Can be Played While Moving
"We are aware of driver concerns and are discussing the feature with the manufacturer," the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a statement.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2021

How to Use Your Phone's Privacy-Protection Tools
New settings in iOS 15 and Android 12 give you more power over your personal information and when (or if) apps and sites can see it.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2021

Instagram's Adam Mosseri Takes Hot Seat Before Senate Committee
Lawmakers are expected to grill Mr. Mosseri over leaked internal research that said the app had a toxic effect on some teenagers.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2021

Cryptocurrency Chiefs Go to Congress for Landmark Hearing
The chief executives of six cryptocurrency companies will face questions from the House Financial Services Committee about risk and regulation.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2021

Group Backed by Top Companies Moves to Combat A.I. Bias in Hiring
The organization has created a format for evaluating the technology, which is often used to screen job candidates.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2021

Getting Married in the Metaverse
One couple's recent nuptials in the virtual world known as the metaverse showcase the possibilities of having a wedding unfettered by the bounds of reality.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2021

AWS Outage Causes Chaos for Amazon Warehouse Workers
Amazon Web Services began reporting increased "error rates" in its cloud operations on Tuesday morning.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2021

Netflix and the Internet of Fads
Netflix and TikTok have supercharged fame.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2021

A New Tesla Safety Concern: Drivers Can Play Video Games in Moving Cars
The feature raises fresh questions about whether Tesla is compromising safety as it rushes to add new technologies.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2021

This Robot Looks Like a Pancake and Jumps Like a Maggot
Researchers designed a soft, legless robot that can hop and navigate obstacle courses.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2021

Seeking Space for Solar Farms, Cities Find Room at Their Airports
Airports around the nation are installing solar arrays on unused land, roofs and parking garages, helping them achieve self-sufficiency while also providing power to their communities.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2021

Elizabeth Holmes returns to the stand on Tuesday.
Prosecutors have shown personal documents like text messages and notes that Ms. Holmes wrote and have emphasized that she was ultimately responsible for the problems at Theranos.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2021

On the Banks of the Furious Congo River, a 5-Star Emporium of Ambition
As the clean energy revolution upends the centuries-long lock of fossil fuels on the global economy, dealmakers and hustlers converge on the Fleuve Congo Hotel.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2021

Tesla Drivers Can Now Play Video Games Even With Car Moving
The feature raises fresh questions about whether Tesla is compromising safety as it rushes to add new technologies.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2021

Your Face Is, or Will Be, Your Boarding Pass
Tech-driven changes are coming fast and furiously to airports, including advancements in biometrics that verify identity and shorten security procedures for those passengers who opt into the programs.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2021

Instagram Parental Controls Are Set Arrive in March
Adam Mosseri, the head of the company, is expected to face questions from lawmakers this week about whether social media harms children.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2021

Intel Will Take Mobileye Public in 2022
The chip maker's Israeli subsidiary builds driver-assistance technology for major automakers and is now testing self-driving cars.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2021

Microsoft Seizes 42 Websites From a Chinese Hacking Group
The group was likely using the websites to install malware that helped it gather data from government agencies and other groups, the company said.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2021

Chanel, TikTok and the Beauty Advent Calendar Controversy
Some social media users are not feeling the Christmas spirit — or this box of mini lipsticks and branded stickers.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2021

Why New York State Is Experiencing a Bitcoin Boom
Cryptocurrency miners are flocking to New York's faded industrial towns, prompting concern over the environmental impact of huge computer farms.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2021

Companies Linked to Russian Ransomware Hide in Plain Sight
Cybersecurity experts tracing money paid by American businesses to Russian ransomware gangs found it led to one of Moscow's most prestigious addresses.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2021

Inside Tesla: How Elon Musk Pushed His Vision for Autopilot
The automaker may have undermined safety in designing its Autopilot driver-assistance system to fit its chief executive's vision, former employees say.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2021

Is an All-Encompassing Mobility App Making a Comeback?
Versions of "mobility as a service," or MaaS, apps exist, but companies and cities will need to come together for the idea to gain momentum.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2021

When Did Spotify Wrapped Get So Chatty?
This year's data dump from the streaming music service leaned heavily on contemporary buzzwords and slang — and inspired many, many memes.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2021

Michael Montano and Dantley Davis to Leave Twitter in Shake-Up
Twitter's head of engineering, Michael Montano, and its head of design and research, Dantley Davis, will leave the company by the end of the year.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2021

What Happened to Amazon's Bookstore?
A 2011 thriller was supposed to cost $15. One merchant listed it at $987, with a 17th-century publication date. That's what happens in a marketplace where third-party sellers run wild.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2021

Didi of China Moves to Delist From New York Stock Exchange
The ride-hailing giant made an abrupt shift as officials in Washington and Beijing have grown increasingly skeptical of Chinese corporate access to Wall Street's money.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2021

F.T.C. Sues to Block Nvidia's Takeover of Arm
The proposed deal would give Nvidia control over computing technology and designs that rival firms rely on.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2021

Why Didn't the U.S. Detect Omicron Cases Sooner?
Genomic surveillance has improved enormously in recent months, but the system has built-in delays, and blind spots remain.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2021

Why Hasn't the U.S. Found More Omicron Cases?
Genomic surveillance has improved enormously in recent months, but the system has built-in delays, and blind spots remain.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2021

Here Are The Most Used Emojis of 2021
Tears of joy prevailed as the most-used emoji in 2021, despite Gen Z's stated contempt for it.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2021

PlayStations and Xboxes Are Hard to Find. Meet the People Trying to Help.
New gaming consoles remain in short supply this holiday season, spawning cottage industries of tipsters and scalpers making money off their scarcity.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2021

An Ex-Journalist, a Philosophy Major and the Mad Scramble for Video Game Consoles
New gaming consoles remain in short supply this holiday season, spawning cottage industries of tipsters and scalpers making money off their scarcity.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2021

Top Emojis of 2021
Tears of joy prevailed as the most-used emoji in 2021, despite Gen Z's stated contempt for it.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2021

Facebook and Twitter Remove Accounts Connected to China
The social media giants removed a large number of accounts that promoted Covid-19 conspiracy theories and undermined reports of human rights abuses.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2021

Square Is Renamed Block, Perhaps Signaling Jack Dorsey's Crypto Ambitions
Mr. Dorsey has in recent years grown more fascinated by cryptocurrencies and the promise of technological decentralization that blockchain technology could allow for.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2021

How Cute Cats Help Spread Misinformation Online
A mainstay of the internet is regularly used to build audiences for people and organizations pushing false and misleading information.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2021

Big Tech ‘Amplification': What Does That Mean?
Some lawmakers from both parties argue that when social media sites boost the performance of hateful or violent posts, the sites become accomplices.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2021

How to Store Your Covid Vaccine Card or Test Results on Your Phone
To plan for safe travels and gatherings this holiday season, here are some simple ways to take your Covid-related health data with you.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2021

What Will Art Look Like in the Metaverse?
Mark Zuckerberg wants us thinking about visual art when we contemplate his company's new venture. Artists should take the suggestion seriously.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2021

Prosecutors Push Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos to Take Responsibility
Under cross-examination, the founder of the failed blood testing start-up defended herself but admitted that she had made mistakes.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2021

Uber Survived the Spying Scandal. Some Careers Didn't.
A former co-worker accused the men of wiretapping their colleagues, hacking foreign governments and stealing trade secrets. It wasn't true, but the allegations still follow them.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2021

Twitter Will Take Down Pictures of People Posted Without Their Permission
The company said the policy was consistent with privacy laws in the European Union and elsewhere.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2021

Head of Meta's Crypto Efforts, David Marcus, Is Leaving the Company
David Marcus had most recently spearheaded Meta's push into a global digital currency.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2021

Jack Dorsey's Twitter Departure Hints at Big Tech's Restlessness
Jack Dorsey, who is stepping down after six years as Twitter's chief executive, is one of the tech leaders who seem to have grown tired of managing their empires.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2021

Elizabeth Holmes Testimony: Updates From Day 5
Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the failed blood testing start-up Theranos, took the stand for a fifth day on Tuesday.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2021

The head of Meta's cryptocurrency efforts is leaving the company.
David Marcus had most recently spearheaded Meta's push into a global digital currency.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2021

Jim Warren, Early Influencer in Personal Computing, Dies at 85
He personified the blend of technical enthusiasm and counterculture values that shaped the industry, launching the West Coast Computer Faire in the 1970s.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2021

Jack Dorsey's Twitter Departure Hints at Tech Moguls' Restlessness
Jack Dorsey, who is stepping down after six years as Twitter's chief executive, is one of tech leaders who seem to have grown tired of managing their empires.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2021

Investors Snap Up Metaverse Real Estate in a Virtual Land Boom
Transactions for properties in digital realms are jumping, guided by the same principle in the physical world: location, location, location.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2021

Amazon Union Vote in Alabama Is Overturned by Regional Labor Office
Amazon said in August that it intended to appeal to the national labor board if it did not prevail at the regional level, but it did not say Monday whether it would follow through.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2021

Elizabeth Holmes Says Former Boyfriend Abused Her
Ms. Holmes, the founder of the failed blood testing start-up Theranos, blamed Ramesh Balwani, the former No. 2 at the company.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2021

Jack Dorsey Steps Down as C.E.O. of Twitter
The social media pioneer, whose name has become synonymous with the company, was replaced by Twitter's chief technology officer, Parag Agrawal.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2021

Who Is Parag Agrawal, Twitter's New C.E.O.?
A longtime Twitter insider and a confidant of co-founder Jack Dorsey, Mr. Agrawal takes over as the social media company confronts various challenges.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2021

Elizabeth Holmes Testimony: Updates From Day 4
Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the failed blood testing start-up Theranos, took the stand for a fourth day on Monday.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2021

Clearview AI fined $22.6 million by U.K. privacy commissioner.
The Information Commissioner's Office said it fined Clearview AI for failing to inform British residents that it was collecting billions of photos from sites including Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to build its facial recognition software.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2021

Amazon Union Vote in Alabama Is a Step Closer to Being Overturned
A regional office of the National Labor Relations Board said management's victory in an earlier election should be overturned. The company can appeal.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2021

What Uber's Spies Really Did
A former co-worker accused the men of wiretapping their colleagues, hacking foreign governments and stealing trade secrets. It wasn't true, but the allegations still follow them.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2021

Jack Dorsey Expected to Step Down as C.E.O. of Twitter
The social media pioneer, whose name has become synonymous with Twitter, is also the chief executive of another company, Square.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2021

Hunt for the ‘Blood Diamond of Batteries' Impedes Green Energy Push
Dangerous mining conditions plague Congo, home to the world's largest supply of cobalt, a key ingredient in electric cars. A leadership battle threatens reforms.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2021

Could Roads Recharge Electric Cars? The Technology May Be Close.
But challenges await, including technical issues, regulatory barriers and many miles of highway.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2021

Uber Survived the Spying Scandal. Their Careers Didn't.
A former co-worker accused the men of wiretapping their colleagues, hacking foreign governments and stealing trade secrets. It wasn't true, but the allegations still follow them.

New York Times Tech
Nov 24, 2021

Pinterest Pledges $50 Million on Reforms to Resolve Discrimination Allegations
Shareholders had accused Pinterest's board of directors of failing to respond to a pervasive culture of discrimination and retaliation against women and people of color.

New York Times Tech
Nov 24, 2021

YassifyBot and 'Yassification' Memes, Explained
A new Twitter account has amassed a following by sharing highly filtered versions of well-known images.

New York Times Tech
Nov 24, 2021

Adam Mosseri, Instagram's Head, Agrees to Testify Before Congress
This will be the first time Adam Mosseri, a trusted lieutenant to Mark Zuckerberg, will appear before lawmakers under oath.

New York Times Tech
Nov 24, 2021

A Fix-It Job for Government Tech
To build trust in the government, it would help if the website worked.

New York Times Tech
Nov 24, 2021

Space Pagans and Smartphone Witches: Where Tech Meets Mysticism
The internet allows us to discover, select and combine the spiritual traditions that suit us best. In a new exhibition, artists are exploring the connections between ancient beliefs and futuristic systems.

New York Times Tech
Nov 24, 2021

The Best Tech Gifts That Aren't Gadgets
Supply-chain disruptions may make it tough to buy devices, but the most thoughtful presents were never tangible to begin with.

New York Times Tech
Nov 24, 2021

Australian Minister Wins Defamation Case Over Tweet
A government minister sued and won over a brief Twitter post that called him a "rape apologist." A journalist sees "asymmetric warfare."

New York Times Tech
Nov 24, 2021

How the $4 Trillion Flood of Covid Relief Is Funding the Future
From broadband to transportation to high-tech medical manufacturing, benefits from America's pandemic money infusion will linger.

New York Times Tech
Nov 24, 2021

Ifeoma Ozoma Blew the Whistle on Pinterest. Now She Protects Whistle-Blowers.
Ifeoma Ozoma, who accused Pinterest of discrimination, has become a key figure in helping tech employees disclose, and fight, mistreatment at work.

New York Times Tech
Nov 24, 2021

The Gene-Synthesis Revolution
Researchers can now design and mass-produce genetic material — a technique that helped build the mRNA vaccines. What could it give us next?

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2021

Elizabeth Holmes Points Fingers at Others and Says She Was a Believer
In her most substantial day of testimony, Ms. Holmes, the founder of the failed blood testing start-up Theranos, painted herself as someone whose best intentions were misinterpreted.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2021

What Elizabeth Holmes's Trial Means for Silicon Valley
The outcome of Ms. Holmes's fraud trial may be a referendum on start-up behavior and hubris, lawyers and others said.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2021

What We Know About Sunny Balwani
As he waits for his own trial to begin in January, Elizabeth Holmes's partner at Theranos and former partner in life is nowhere to be seen.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2021

Samsung Will Build a $17 Billion Chip Plant in Taylor, Texas
Taylor went to great lengths to lure the Samsung plant. The city, its independent school district and the surrounding county promised the company hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2021

How Elizabeth Holmes's Defense Is Following a Common Playbook
By blaming others and aiming to appear sympathetic, Ms. Holmes was employing a strategy of saying she didn't know and that it wasn't her, lawyers said.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2021

Apple Sues Israeli Spyware Maker NSO Group
Apple accused NSO Group, the Israeli surveillance company, of "flagrant" violations of its software, as well as federal and state laws.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2021

This Ink Is Alive and Made Entirely of Microbes
Scientists have created a bacterial ink that reproduces itself and can be 3D-printed into living architecture.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2021

Imagine Not Living in Big Tech's World
We live at the whims of the tech giants. What if small businesses had alternatives?

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2021

Clearview AI Does Well in Another Round of Facial Recognition Accuracy Tests
This time, a federal agency assessed the ability to pick the right person out of millions of photos. Clearview's app still faces legal hurdles.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2021

Clearview AI does well in another round of facial recognition accuracy tests.
This time, a federal agency assessed the ability to pick the right person out of millions of photos. Clearview's app still faces legal hurdles.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2021

Can Synthetic Biology Save Us? This Scientist Thinks So.
Drew Endy is squarely focused on the potential of redesigning organisms for useful purposes. He also acknowledges significant challenges.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2021

For Cryptocurrency, the Challenge Is to Balance Code and Law
Crypto fans have argued that code can be a better arbitrator than traditional regulators.

New York Times Tech
Nov 23, 2021

For Rules in Technology, the Challenge is to Balance Code and Law
Crypto fans have argued that code can be a better arbitrator than traditional regulators.

New York Times Tech
Nov 22, 2021

Elizabeth Holmes Hones Her Defense in Day 2 of Testimony
Ms. Holmes, the founder of the disgraced blood testing start-up Theranos, pointed blame at others and said her company had worked with drug makers.

New York Times Tech
Nov 22, 2021

Kevin Spacey Ordered to Pay $31 Million to ‘House of Cards' Studio
A secret arbitrator's ruling was issued 13 months ago and became public on Monday when lawyers for the studio petitioned a California court to confirm the award.

New York Times Tech
Nov 22, 2021

How Fake News on Facebook Helped Fuel a Border Crisis in Europe
Social media worsened a migrant crisis on the border of Belarus and Poland and helped smugglers profit off desperate people trying to reach Europe.

New York Times Tech
Nov 22, 2021

Elizabeth Holmes Rebuts Prosecution's Key Argument In Trial
Prosecutors said Theranos had lied about endorsements from pharmaceutical companies to land funding. Ms. Holmes testified that Theranos had indeed worked with drug makers.

New York Times Tech
Nov 22, 2021

Who Is Billy Evans, Elizabeth Holmes's Boyfriend?


New York Times Tech
Nov 22, 2021

Key Pieces of Evidence in the Elizabeth Holmes Trial
Prosecutors in the Elizabeth Holmes trial have presented a company report, an investor letter and internal emails to show that she intentionally deceived doctors, patients and investors.

New York Times Tech
Nov 22, 2021

Who Is Elizabeth Holmes and What Is She Accused Of?
Prosecutors also say that Theranos faked demonstrations of its technology and falsified validation reports from pharmaceutical companies and the financial health of its business.

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