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New York Times Tech
Feb 21, 2024

Nvidia Earnings Show Soaring Profit and Revenue Amid AI Boom
The A.I. chip maker's revenue more than tripled, and profits rose ninefold. It also projected that its revenue would more than triple again.

New York Times Tech
Feb 21, 2024

Let Tesla Expand? Germans Vote No.
A local town's vote against the U.S. automaker's proposed expansion is nonbinding, but citizens expect it to be honored.

New York Times Tech
Feb 21, 2024

Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists Are Breaking Up With China
Under intensifying scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers, top firms have pulled back from investing in Chinese start-ups.

New York Times Tech
Feb 21, 2024

China's Rush to Dominate A.I. Comes With a Twist: It Depends on U.S. Technology
China's tech firms were caught off guard by breakthroughs in generative artificial intelligence. Beijing's regulations and a sagging economy aren't helping.

New York Times Tech
Feb 21, 2024

Google Is Giving Away Some of the A.I. That Powers Chatbots
Like Meta, the company opened access to its technology to outside programmers, but kept its most powerful system under wraps.

New York Times Tech
Feb 20, 2024

Volkswagen Sees Electric Vehicles as a Way to Grow in the U.S.
It and other foreign automakers are trying to exploit upheaval caused by new technology to gain market share from their dominant rivals.

New York Times Tech
Feb 20, 2024

Inside the Funding Frenzy at Anthropic, One of A.I.'s Hottest Start-Ups
The company raised $7.3 billion over the last year, as the lure of artificial intelligence changes Silicon Valley deal-making.

New York Times Tech
Feb 20, 2024

When Eyes in the Sky Start Looking Right at You
New satellites that orbit the Earth at very low altitudes may result in a world where nothing is really off limits.

New York Times Tech
Feb 19, 2024

U.S. Awards $1.5 Billion to Chipmaker GlobalFoundries
The grant will go toward chips for the auto and defense industries, and is the largest award to date from $39 billion in government funding.

New York Times Tech
Feb 19, 2024

Plans to Expand U.S. Chip Manufacturing Are Running Into Obstacles
Delays in finishing new factories are emerging, just as the Biden administration begins handing out money to stoke domestic production.

New York Times Tech
Feb 18, 2024

‘Most Wanted' Man Pleads Guilty in Cyberattack That Upended Vermont Hospital
Vyacheslav Igorevich Penchukov, 37, of Ukraine, pleaded guilty in federal court for his role in two separate malware schemes that caused tens of millions of dollars in losses.

New York Times Tech
Feb 18, 2024

Facial Recognition in Airports: Biometrics Technology Is Expanding
Biometric technology is expanding at airports across the United States — and the world — and transforming the way we move through them, from checking a bag to boarding the plane.

New York Times Tech
Feb 16, 2024

OpenAI Completes Deal That Values the Company at $80 Billion
The A.I. start-up's valuation tripled in less than 10 months.

New York Times Tech
Feb 16, 2024

In Big Election Year, A.I.'s Architects Move Against Its Misuse
Anthropic, OpenAI, Google, Meta and other key developers are acting to prevent the technology from threatening democracies, even as their tools become more powerful.

New York Times Tech
Feb 16, 2024

The State of A.I., and Will Perplexity Beat Google or Destroy the Web?
A special Valentine's Day look back.

New York Times Tech
Feb 16, 2024

The Antitrust Enforcers Aimed at Big Tech. Then Came the Backlash.
South Korea pledged to protect it online platforms from marketplace giants, but lobbyists are crying foul play.

New York Times Tech
Feb 15, 2024

U.S. Disrupts Hacking Operation Led by Russian Intelligence
The disruption is part of a broader effort to stymie Russia's cybercampaigns against the United States and its allies, including Ukraine.

New York Times Tech
Feb 15, 2024

OpenAI Unveils Sora, an A.I. That Generates Eye-Popping Videos
The start-up is sharing the new technology, called Sora, with a small group of early testers as it tries to understand the potential dangers.

New York Times Tech
Feb 15, 2024

Chinese Influence Campaign Pushes Disunity Before U.S. Election, Study Says
A long-running network of accounts, known as Spamouflage, is using A.I.-generated images to amplify negative narratives involving the presidential race.

New York Times Tech
Feb 15, 2024

Elon Musk Says SpaceX Has Switched Incorporation to Texas
The billionaire said his private rocket company was reincorporating from Delaware, where he recently lost a case over his pay package as head of Tesla.

New York Times Tech
Feb 15, 2024

SpaceX Launches Intuitive Machines Nova-C Moon Lander
A SpaceX rocket lifted the spacecraft, which was built by Intuitive Machines of Houston to carry cargo for NASA and other customers to the lunar surface.

New York Times Tech
Feb 15, 2024

Live Video: Watch SpaceX Launch Intuitive Machines Nova-C Moon Lander
A day after SpaceX called off the flight of a spacecraft from Intuitive Machines of Houston, the company is ready to begin its lunar journey.

New York Times Tech
Feb 15, 2024

Tesla's Board Chair Under Scrutiny for Oversight of Elon Musk
Robyn Denholm, who has led the electric car company's board for more than five years, has been criticized for not serving as a check on Mr. Musk.

New York Times Tech
Feb 14, 2024

The Year Chatbots Were Tamed
A year ago, a rogue A.I. tried to break up my marriage. Did the backlash help make chatbots too boring?

New York Times Tech
Feb 14, 2024

How to Make Your Digital Smartphone Photos Look Old
Retro-photography apps that mimic the appearance of analog film formats make your digital files seem like they're from another era.

New York Times Tech
Feb 14, 2024

Terrorists Are Paying for Check Marks on X, Report Says
The report shows that X has accepted payments for subscriptions from entities barred from doing business in the United States, a potential violation of sanctions.

New York Times Tech
Feb 14, 2024

Hackers for China, Russia and Others Used OpenAI Systems, Report Says
Microsoft and OpenAI said the A.I. had helped groups with ties to China, Russia, North Korea and Iran mostly with routine tasks.

New York Times Tech
Feb 14, 2024

SpaceX Postpones Launch of Intuitive Machines Nova-C Moon Lander
The latest flight of a private company attempting to carry NASA payloads to the lunar surface was delayed to Thursday morning.

New York Times Tech
Feb 13, 2024

SpaceX to Launch Intuitive Machines Nova-C Moon Lander: How to Watch
Intuitive Machines of Houston, the latest private company to attempt to carry NASA payloads to the lunar surface, will lift off early on Wednesday.

New York Times Tech
Feb 13, 2024

OpenAI Gives ChatGPT a Better ‘Memory'
The A.I. start-up is releasing a new version of ChatGPT that stores what users say and applies it to future chats.

New York Times Tech
Feb 13, 2024

Are You Getting Sticker Shock From Your Electric Bills? We Want to Hear About It.
Electricity prices have increased across the country in recent years and we want to know about your bill.

New York Times Tech
Feb 12, 2024

When the Voice You Hear Is Not the Actor You See
The playwright Lucas Hnath has been making magic with the sound of speech. Now he's directing a play by Mona Pirnot, his wife, in which a computer speaks her words.

New York Times Tech
Feb 12, 2024

How China Built BYD, Its Tesla Killer
The leading Chinese electric vehicle company, with origins as a battery maker, has posted two years of million-car growth in sales.

New York Times Tech
Feb 11, 2024

Imran Khan Uses A.I. To Give Victory Speech in Pakistan
It was not the first time the technology had been used in Pakistan's notably repressive election season, but this time it got the world's attention.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2024

The Friar Who Became the Vatican's Go-To Guy on A.I.
Paolo Benanti advises the Roman Catholic Church and the Italian government on the tricky questions, moral and otherwise, raised by the rapidly advancing technology.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2024

A Friar Serves as the A.I. Ethics Whisperer for the Vatican and Italy
Paolo Benanti advises the church and the government on navigating the tricky questions, moral and otherwise, raised by artificial intelligence.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2024

Hard Fork: Bluesky's Big Bet, and Are Deals Dead in Silicon Valley?
Plus, more ancient scrolls deciphered using artificial intelligence, Google's chatbot updates, and a fight between record labels and TikTok.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2024

It Started as Winter Break. It Ended With a Doomed Moon Mission.
Carnegie Mellon University students built Iris, a tiny lunar rover. When the spacecraft carrying it to the moon malfunctioned, they turned their vacation house into mission control.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2024

This Couple Used an A.I. Lip-Dubbing App to Bridge a Language Gap
He spoke English. She spoke Spanish. After the couple was set up on a blind date, an A.I.-powered lip-dubbing app helped them form a connection.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2024

Does Technology Rule Our Sex and Dating Lives?
Our erotic and romantic lives have become ever more tangled with machines.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2024

F.C.C. Bans A.I.-Generated Robocalls
The move by the agency follows a phony call last month that was made to sound like President Biden telling New Hampshire voters to stay home.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2024

Google Joins Effort to Help Spot Content Made With A.I.
The tech company's plan is similar to one announced two days earlier by Meta, another Silicon Valley giant.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2024

Google Retires A.I. Chatbot Bard and Releases Gemini, a Powerful New App
As it races to compete with OpenAI's ChatGPT, Google has retired its Bard chatbot and released a more powerful app.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2024

After Figma's $20 Billion Windfall Evaporated, It's Picking Up the Pieces
Regulatory scrutiny felled the sale of Figma, a design platform, to Adobe. Now it's grappling with employee expectations and a changing market.

New York Times Tech
Feb 07, 2024

Two Cases Aim to Cut Off China and Iran From U.S. Technology
In one case, material stolen from a private company would help the development of technology to track ballistic and hypersonic missiles, U.S. officials said.

New York Times Tech
Feb 07, 2024

ESPN, Fox and Others to Launch Sports Streaming Service: What to Know
The joint venture announced by Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. Discovery will offer a lot, but it may not be enough on its own for serious fans.

New York Times Tech
Feb 07, 2024

Apple Vision Pro Review: First Headset Lacks Polish and Purpose
Billed as the future of computing, the $3,500 goggles can't replace a laptop for work. At times, wearing them also made our columnist feel nauseated.

New York Times Tech
Feb 07, 2024

How Ford's F-150 Lightning, Once in Hot Demand, Lost Its Luster
Some buyers said the electric Lightning did not meet expectations, and Ford has slashed its production plans for the pickup because sales are lagging.

New York Times Tech
Feb 06, 2024

Vision Pro Goggles are not Safe While Driving a Tesla, U.S. Says
Videos, many of them stunts or jokes, of people wearing Apple's new virtual reality headset while driving Teslas in Autopilot mode prompted officials to issue warnings.

New York Times Tech
Feb 06, 2024

Vision Pro Goggles Aren't Safe While Driving a Tesla, U.S. Says
Videos, many of them stunts or jokes, of people wearing Apple's new virtual reality headset while driving Teslas in Autopilot mode prompted officials to issue warnings.

New York Times Tech
Feb 06, 2024

Stop Wearing Vision Pro Goggles While Driving Your Tesla, U.S. Says
Videos, many of them stunts or jokes, of people wearing Apple's new virtual reality headset while driving Teslas in Autopilot mode prompted officials to issue warnings.

New York Times Tech
Feb 06, 2024

Ford Reports Quarterly Loss but Says Sales Grew
Ford Motor attributed the loss in the fourth quarter to charges related to pension plans and a restructuring of overseas operations.

New York Times Tech
Feb 06, 2024

Snap Shares Plummet After Q4 Earnings Report
The Snapchat parent company's revenue for the fourth quarter was up from a year ago, but it had missed Wall Street's expectations.

New York Times Tech
Feb 06, 2024

Meta Calls for Industry Effort to Label A.I.-Generated Content
The social network wants to promote standardized labels to help detect artificially created photo, video and audio material across its platforms.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2024

Tucker Carlson's Visit to Russia Draws Speculation of Putin Interview
Mr. Carlson has been receiving blanket news coverage from state-run media outlets in Russia since stepping foot in Moscow.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2024

Snap Lays Off 10% of Its Work Force
The company laid off more than 500 of its employees on Monday, or about 10 percent of its global work force.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2024

Fake and Explicit Images of Taylor Swift Started on 4chan, Study Says
The people on 4chan who created the images of Ms. Swift thought of it as a sort of game, the researchers said.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2024

Google's Once Happy Offices Feel the Chill of Layoffs
Job cuts, which could continue throughout the year, have created a glum mood at what was arguably Silicon Valley's most exuberant workplace.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2024

Why Is Big Tech Still Cutting Jobs?
Profits are up and the economy is strong. But the tech industry faces two challenges — dealing with a frenetic work force expansion in the pandemic and building A.I.

New York Times Tech
Feb 04, 2024

How A.I. Is Remodeling the Fantasy Home
Amid an intractable real estate crisis, fake luxury houses offer a delusion of one's own.

New York Times Tech
Feb 03, 2024

Anxiety, Mood Swings and Sleepless Nights: Life Near a Bitcoin Mine
Pushed by an advocacy group, Arkansas became the first state to shield noisy cryptocurrency operators from unhappy neighbors. A furious backlash has some lawmakers considering a statewide ban.

New York Times Tech
Feb 02, 2024

He's Lost His Marriage, His Followers and His Lamborghini
Ben Armstrong, better known as BitBoy, was once the most popular cryptocurrency YouTuber in the world. Now his empire has collapsed.

New York Times Tech
Feb 02, 2024

How X Is Trying to Win Over Influencers
Linda Yaccarino, the chief executive of the platform formerly known as Twitter, is relying on her TV industry ties to recruit established stars to the site.

New York Times Tech
Feb 02, 2024

Hard Fork: We Tried the Apple Vision Pro Can Congress Protect Kids Online? Cruise's Crash
Introducing DJ TaskRabbit.

New York Times Tech
Feb 01, 2024

Apple Sees First Quarterly Revenue Increase in a Year
The iPhone maker's share price dropped in after-hour trading even though sales and profit topped Wall Street expectations.

New York Times Tech
Feb 01, 2024

Meta Reports Profits More Than Tripled and Issues Its First Dividend
The company's quarterly revenue rose 25% as its costs fell after layoffs last year.

New York Times Tech
Feb 01, 2024

TikTok and Universal Music Group: What's Next for Users and Artists?
Universal Music Group, the biggest of the three major conglomerates, pulled songs by Taylor Swift, Drake and other stars after failing to agree on a new contract. Here's what's at stake.

New York Times Tech
Feb 01, 2024

Amazon Introduces Rufus, an AI Shopping Tool, and Reports Earnings
The tech giant introduced the Rufus chatbot. It has lagged behind others on introducing consumer-facing generative artificial intelligence.

New York Times Tech
Feb 01, 2024

How to Quit Your Smartphone
Readers who have taken the plunge said it had improved their lives, marriages and mental health, and offered advice to those going without their smartphones for "Flip Phone February."

New York Times Tech
Feb 01, 2024

A Shape-Shifting Plastic With a Flexible Future
The material can be tempered into different shapes — like steel in the hands of a blacksmith — and could someday transform space travel, recycling and more.

New York Times Tech
Feb 01, 2024

TikTok Lost Universal's Huge Music Catalog. What Happened?
Universal Music Group, the biggest of the three major conglomerates, pulled songs by Taylor Swift, Drake and other stars after failing to agree on a new contract. Here's what's at stake.

New York Times Tech
Feb 01, 2024

Developers pan Apple's new plan for app store in Europe
To comply with European regulations, Apple has proposed reducing its commission on app sales while adding new fees and hurdles.

New York Times Tech
Feb 01, 2024

Will Lawmakers Really Act to Protect Children Online? Some Say Yes.
After senators grilled the leaders of Meta, TikTok, X and others, there may be momentum to pass rules to safeguard the internet's youngest users, some said.

New York Times Tech
Feb 01, 2024

Generative A.I.'s Biggest Impact Will Be in Banking and Tech, Report Says
For some companies, the new technology is an opportunity to enhance productivity and profit. Will their workers benefit as well?

New York Times Tech
Feb 01, 2024

Is TikTok Over?
The app once offered seemingly endless chances to be charmed by music, dances, personalities and products. But in only a few short years, its promise of kismet is evaporating.

New York Times Tech
Feb 01, 2024

A.I. Fuels a New Era of Product Placement
Realistic-looking shampoo bottles and seltzer cans are popping up on videos from digital creators on TikTok and YouTube in a new form of old advertising.

New York Times Tech
Feb 01, 2024

Can This A.I.-Powered Search Engine Replace Google? It Has for Me.
A start-up called Perplexity shows what's possible for a search engine built from scratch with artificial intelligence.

New York Times Tech
Jan 31, 2024

Takeaways From the Senate Hearing With Tech C.E.O.s on Online Child Safety
Senators aggressively questioned executives from major tech companies, especially Meta and TikTok, while Mark Zuckerberg spoke directly to victims' families.

New York Times Tech
Jan 31, 2024

Senators Denounce Tech Companies Over Child Sex Abuse Online
Senators criticized the chief executives of Meta, TikTok, Snap, X and Discord for not doing enough to prevent child sexual abuse online, amid rising fears over how the platforms affect youths.

New York Times Tech
Jan 31, 2024

F.B.I. Director Warns of China Hacking Threat
In testimony before Congress, Christopher A. Wray, the agency's director, said Beijing was preparing to sow chaos if disputes with the United States flared into conflict.

New York Times Tech
Jan 31, 2024

Elon Musk's $50 Billion Tesla Pay Was Struck Down. What Happens Next?
The company's board of directors will now decide whether to appeal the decision, change where Tesla is incorporated or negotiate a new pay package.

New York Times Tech
Jan 31, 2024

Mark Zuckerberg Addresses Families at Senate Child Safety Hearing
The Meta chief executive addressed families during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on child online safety.

New York Times Tech
Jan 31, 2024

Kids Online Safety Act Is a Bipartisan Push to Protect Children on Social Media
A bill backed by dozens of senators would require platforms take "reasonable measures" to shield children from bullying, harassment, sexual exploitation, anorexia, self-harm and predatory marketing.

New York Times Tech
Jan 31, 2024

The Apple Vision Pro Is a Marvel. But Who Will Buy It?
Parents, movie buffs and office workers might all succumb to the novelty of Apple's new ‘spatial computing' device.

New York Times Tech
Jan 31, 2024

Apple's Vision Pro Headset Costs Closer to $4,600 With Necessary Add-Ons
The new headset teaches a valuable lesson about the cost of tech products: The upsells and add-ons will get you.

New York Times Tech
Jan 31, 2024

News Outlet Blames Photoshop for Making Australian Lawmaker's Photo More Revealing
9News apologized for the edited photo of the member of Parliament, Georgie Purcell, which it said was a result of "automation by Photoshop."

New York Times Tech
Jan 31, 2024

Meta Rejected Efforts to Improve Children's Safety, Documents Show
Lawmakers released internal emails detailing the company's failed efforts to add staff to focus on the online safety of minors, hours before a hearing on the topic.

New York Times Tech
Jan 31, 2024

Silicon Valley Battles States Over New Online Safety Laws for Children
Lawsuits filed by NetChoice, which represents companies including TikTok and Meta, have stalled protection efforts in three states.

New York Times Tech
Jan 30, 2024

Law Enforcement Braces for Flood of A.I.-Generated Child Sex Abuse Images
Artificial intelligence technology has drastically simplified the creation of images of children being exploited or abused, whether real or fake.

New York Times Tech
Jan 30, 2024

Elon Musk's Tesla Pay Package Is Voided by Judge
Shareholders had sued, arguing that Mr. Musk's compensation — which helped make him the world's richest person — was excessive.

New York Times Tech
Jan 30, 2024

Microsoft Reports 33% Rise in Earnings
Revenue was up 18% in the latest quarter, the tech giant said, as investors look for signs that it's beginning to profit from artificial intelligence.

New York Times Tech
Jan 30, 2024

Google's Parent Company, Alphabet, Reports Earnings Below Estimates
Google's parent company reported that sales climbed 13 percent to $86.3 billion while profit jumped 52 percent.

New York Times Tech
Jan 30, 2024

Alphabet's Search Revenue Disappoints in Fourth Quarter
Google's parent company reported that sales climbed 13 percent to $86.3 billion while profit jumped 52 percent.

New York Times Tech
Jan 30, 2024

Microsoft Reports 33% Rise in Profit
Revenue was up 18% in the latest quarter, the tech giant said, as investors look for signs that it's beginning to profit from artificial intelligence.

New York Times Tech
Jan 30, 2024

Using A.I., Hollywood Agency and Tech Start-Up Aim to Protect Artists
WME said the partnership would help its clients get fake images of themselves removed or receive compensation for use of their likenesses.

New York Times Tech
Jan 30, 2024

Law Enforcement Braces for Flood of Child Sex Abuse Images Generated by A.I.
Artificial intelligence technology has drastically simplified the creation of images of children being exploited or abused, whether real or fake.

New York Times Tech
Jan 30, 2024

G.M. Profits Hurt by Electric Car Business and Strike
The automaker has placed a bet on electric vehicles, but it has struggled to produce and sell the vehicles in large numbers.

New York Times Tech
Jan 30, 2024

Minute-Long Soap Operas Are Here. Is America Ready?
Popularized in China during the pandemic, ReelShort and other apps are hoping to bring minute-by-minute melodramas to the United States.

New York Times Tech
Jan 30, 2024

G.M. Profits Hurt by Unsold Electric Vehicles and Strike
The automaker has placed a bet on battery-powered cars, but it has struggled to produce and sell the vehicles in large numbers.

New York Times Tech
Jan 30, 2024

Focused Cuts and Fewer Layers: Tech Layoffs Enter a New Phase
Amazon, Google, Microsoft and other tech companies have been on a layoff spree this month, with the latest cuts differing from last year's mass reductions.

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