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New York Times Tech
Apr 23, 2019

Wing, Owned by Google's Parent Company, Gets First Approval for Drone Deliveries in U.S.
The company's effort, approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, will be limited to parts of southwest Virginia.

New York Times Tech
Apr 23, 2019

Wing, Owned by Google's Parent Company, Gets First Approval for Drone Deliveries
The company's effort, approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, will be limited to parts of southwest Virginia.

New York Times Tech
Apr 23, 2019

Blockbuster Battle Between Steven Spielberg and Netflix Fizzles
Mr. Spielberg, a Hollywood titan for more than four decades, has been cast as an anti-streaming Luddite. The reality is more complex.

New York Times Tech
Apr 23, 2019

Japan Has a New Emperor. Now It Needs a Software Update.
It isn't exactly Y2K, but the country is scrambling to reconcile its systems with the ancient demands of an imperial calendar.

New York Times Tech
Apr 23, 2019

Julia Angwin Is Out as Editor of New Tech Watchdog Site The Markup
Ms. Angwin was one of three founders of The Markup, which is dedicated to investigating technology and its effects on society and plans to start publishing in July.

New York Times Tech
Apr 23, 2019

After the Bust, Are Bitcoins More Like Tulip Mania or the Internet?
To understand where cryptocurrencies are going, it helps to look beneath the price gyrations to see how people are actually using the technology. The data provides reason for both hope and concern.

New York Times Tech
Apr 23, 2019

This Estonian Start-Up Has Become a Thorn in Uber's Side
The Estonian ride-hailing company Bolt is an unexpected success story. The start-up points to Uber's global challenges.

New York Times Tech
Apr 22, 2019

Elon Musk Predicts Tesla Driverless Taxi Fleet Next Year
Mr. Musk said Tesla cars would soon drive themselves and serve as robot taxis. But many experts think autonomous cars are at least several years away.

New York Times Tech
Apr 22, 2019

Beyond Meat Details Plans for Initial Public Offering
The company is hoping the success of its plant-based burger will lure investors to an I.P.O. that would value it at $1.2 billion.

New York Times Tech
Apr 22, 2019

Google Employees Say They Faced Retaliation After Organizing Walkout
Two Google workers who called for an employee protest over the company's treatment of sexual harassment said they were demoted or told their role would change.

New York Times Tech
Apr 22, 2019

Samsung Postpones Rollout of Galaxy Fold
The company, the world's largest handset maker, said it would postpone the release of the foldable smartphone after reports that the device was malfunctioning.

New York Times Tech
Apr 22, 2019

It's U.S. vs. World as Big Tech Faces Specter of Limiting Speech Online
Many other countries are adopting or considering stricter moderation of online speech. But they don't have to work around the First Amendment.

New York Times Tech
Apr 22, 2019

Tesla to Investigate Car That Appeared to Burst Into Flames in Shanghai
The fire, involving a Tesla sedan in a parking garage, left no one injured, the fire department said. The automaker said it had dispatched a team "at once."

New York Times Tech
Apr 21, 2019

Free Speech Puts U.S. on ‘a Collision Course' With Global Limits on Big Tech
Many other countries are adopting or considering stricter moderation of online speech. But they don't have to work around the First Amendment.

New York Times Tech
Apr 21, 2019

The Interpreter: Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media, Fearing More Violence
Sri Lankan officials have a troubled relationship with social media. They have seen firsthand how quickly online hate can turn into deadly violence.

New York Times Tech
Apr 21, 2019

The Interpreter: Fearing More Violence, Sri Lanka Silences Social Media
Sri Lankan officials have a troubled relationship with social media. They have seen firsthand how quickly online hate can turn into deadly violence.

New York Times Tech
Apr 21, 2019

Silicon Valley Came to Kansas Schools. That Started a Rebellion.
Public schools in Kansas rolled out a web-based learning platform backed by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg. Now students have staged walkouts and sit-ins. Their parents have organized.

New York Times Tech
Apr 20, 2019

He Stopped a Global Cyberattack. Now He's Pleading Guilty to Writing Malware.
Marcus Hutchins, a British security researcher credited with halting a huge outbreak of ransom software in 2017, accepted United States charges over previous activity.

New York Times Tech
Apr 19, 2019

Bits: The Week in Tech: Do You Prefer Free Speech, or a Perfectly Clean Internet?
Automated policing of content will never be perfect, and that leaves us facing a big question about what we want the web to be like.

New York Times Tech
Apr 19, 2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain
Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

New York Times Tech
Apr 19, 2019

The Real Stars of the Internet
The rater has become the rated.

New York Times Tech
Apr 18, 2019

Uber's Self-Driving Cars Are Valued at $7.25 Billion by Investors
A billion-dollar investment is meant to prop up a money-losing unit before Uber makes its pitches ahead of a planned I.P.O.

New York Times Tech
Apr 18, 2019

Investors Value Uber's Self-Driving Cars at $7.25 Billion
A billion-dollar investment is meant to prop up a money-losing unit before Uber makes its pitches ahead of a planned I.P.O.

New York Times Tech
Apr 18, 2019

Tesla and Elon Musk Are Given Week to Reach Accord With S.E.C.
The adversaries told a judge they were working to resolve a dispute over Mr. Musk's statements on financial prospects. Regulators had sought a contempt citation.

New York Times Tech
Apr 18, 2019

Amazon Gives Up on Chinese Domestic Shopping Business
The company had long struggled to gain traction in China despite operating there for more than a decade.

New York Times Tech
Apr 18, 2019

How to Declutter and Speed Up Your Phone
If your phone is feeling a little laggy, here are some tips to clear out old apps and other things that may be slowing it down.

New York Times Tech
Apr 18, 2019

I.P.O. Day for Pinterest and Zoom Ends With Shares Sharply Higher
Coming into these I.P.O.s, there were many questions about whether investors were willing to swallow the risk of the latest crop of tech companies.

New York Times Tech
Apr 18, 2019

Samsung's Review Phones Fail, Delivering a P.R. Nightmare
The company said some of the problems described in reviews of its nearly $2,000 Galaxy Fold phone might be due to the removal of a protective film from the display.

New York Times Tech
Apr 18, 2019

Here's Soylent's New Product. It's Food.
The Silicon Valley food-drink of choice is now a ‘complete nutrition platform.' The beverage plot thickens.

New York Times Tech
Apr 18, 2019

Samsung Will Investigate Galaxy Fold Phone After Reviewers Find Problems
The company said some of the problems described in reviews of its nearly $2,000 Galaxy Fold phone might be attributed to the removal of a protective film from the display.

New York Times Tech
Apr 18, 2019

Samsung Will Investigate New Folding Phone After Reviewers Find Problems
The company said some of the problems described in reviews of its nearly $2,000 Galaxy Fold phone might be attributed to the removal of a protective film from the display.

New York Times Tech
Apr 18, 2019

Pinterest Shares Jump 25 Percent on First Day of Trading
Public market investors warmed to Pinterest during its pitches ahead of its market debut.

New York Times Tech
Apr 17, 2019

Pinterest Prices I.P.O. at $19 a Share, for a $12.7 Billion Valuation
The shares will begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PINS.

New York Times Tech
Apr 17, 2019

Foxconn's Deal With Wisconsin Should Be Revised, Gov. Tony Evers Says
Governor Evers, citing an "unreal expectation" of job creation, wants a new agreement with the Taiwanese electronic giant to build a $10 billion plant.

New York Times Tech
Apr 17, 2019

The Most Measured Person in Tech Is Running the Most Chaotic Place on the Internet
YouTube's C.E.O. spends her days contemplating condoms and bestiality, talking advertisers off the ledge and managing a property the size of Netflix.

New York Times Tech
Apr 17, 2019

The Man Who Made Your iPhone Wants to Run Taiwan. A Sea Goddess Backs Him, He Says.
The entrance into the presidential race by the billionaire Terry Gou shakes up Taiwan's political playing field and draws into sharp focus its strained relations with China.

New York Times Tech
Apr 17, 2019

Tech Fix: Uber vs. Lyft: Which Ride-Hailing App Is Better?
Here's a comprehensive comparison of the two services to help you choose your go-to app for hitching rides.

New York Times Tech
Apr 17, 2019

Tech We're Using: The Must-Have When Reporting on Disasters: A Satellite Phone
Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief, knows you cannot rely on cell networks during earthquakes, wildfires and other breaking news catastrophes.

New York Times Tech
Apr 17, 2019

Terry Gou Made Your iPhone. Now He Wants to Run Taiwan.
The chairman of Foxconn says a sea goddess gave his presidential bid her blessing. His entry draws Taiwan's fraught ties with China into sharp focus.

New York Times Tech
Apr 16, 2019

As Netflix Contends With More Rivals, Hulu Stands Out
With 148 million subscribers and a value of $157 billion, Netflix is the leader in streaming. But Hulu, now controlled by Disney, has something Netflix doesn't: ads. And they are worth a lot.

New York Times Tech
Apr 16, 2019

Apple and Qualcomm Settle All Disputes Worldwide
Apple and Qualcomm said they had agreed to dismiss all litigation between them worldwide.

New York Times Tech
Apr 16, 2019

in her words: #WhatsMyName Stresses Safety for Uber Riders
A South Carolina student was murdered after getting into a car she mistook for her Uber, underscoring the safety risks of ride-hailing apps.

New York Times Tech
Apr 16, 2019

YouTube Fact-Checks the Fire at Notre-Dame With Facts About ... 9/11
The company said that a misguided algorithm paired live footage of the blaze in Paris with information about the 2001 terrorist attacks.

New York Times Tech
Apr 16, 2019

Venture Capital Is Putting Its Money Into Astrology
The investment in Big Zodiac seems … preordained.

New York Times Tech
Apr 16, 2019

Square Feet: A New Recruitment Tool for Construction: The Joystick
To help attract a generation that grew up playing video games, the construction industry has turned to simulators that replicate jobs done by heavy equipment.

New York Times Tech
Apr 16, 2019

The New New World: Donald Trump, China Savior? Some Chinese Say Yes
Business leaders and intellectuals say one of Beijing's toughest critics could force the country to change. Still needed: voices of support from the inside.

New York Times Tech
Apr 16, 2019

Wheels: High-Tech Collision Warnings, No Matter How Smart Your Car Is
"This can be a great way to get the safety benefit of crash-avoidance technology at a reduced cost compared to a new car," said the author of a safety study.

New York Times Tech
Apr 15, 2019

Global Health: In African Villages, These Phones Become Ultrasound Scanners
A hand-held device brings medical imaging to remote communities, often for the first time.

New York Times Tech
Apr 15, 2019

Who Goes Public When? Tech Companies Maneuver to Stand Out in the Horde
With so many start-ups listing their shares this year, each is trying to avoid the traffic jam to get its own moment in the sun.

New York Times Tech
Apr 15, 2019

Venture Capital Is Putting Its Money in Astrology
The investment in Big Zodiac seems … preordained.

New York Times Tech
Apr 15, 2019

Big Companies Thought Insurance Covered a Cyberattack. They May Be Wrong.
Citing a rarely used ‘war exemption,' insurers say they aren't responsible for the 2017 NotPetya attack.

New York Times Tech
Apr 14, 2019

One Month, 500,000 Face Scans: How China Is Using A.I. to Profile a Minority
In a major ethical leap for the tech world, Chinese start-ups have built algorithms that the government uses to track members of a largely Muslim minority group.

New York Times Tech
Apr 13, 2019

Apple and Qualcomm's Global Fight Heads to Court in San Diego
The battle between the companies, once partners, could affect the division of billions of dollars in smartphone profits and, perhaps, how much consumers pay for phones.

New York Times Tech
Apr 13, 2019

Google's Sensorvault Is a Boon for Law Enforcement. This Is How It Works.
Investigators have been tapping into the tech giant's enormous cache of location information in an effort to solve crimes. Here's what this database is and what it does.

New York Times Tech
Apr 12, 2019

Buying a Tesla Seems Pretty Easy. But There Are a Few Things to Know.
Now that shopping for the cheapest Model 3 can't be done online, a reporter set out to find just how difficult the process was.

New York Times Tech
Apr 12, 2019

Jet Airways, a Pioneer in India's Skies, May Stop Flying
India's second-largest airline is out of cash and operating just nine planes. The outlook for a rescue is grim.

New York Times Tech
Apr 12, 2019

Tesla Ends Online Sales of $35,000 Model 3, Creating New Hurdle for Buyers
The automaker said its lowest-priced offering would be available only in stores or by phone, just weeks after emphasizing a shift to online sales.

New York Times Tech
Apr 12, 2019

Moon Landing by Israel's Beresheet Spacecraft Ends in Crash
The spacecraft's orbit of the moon was a first for a private effort, but the landing failure highlighted the risks of fast and cheap approaches to space exploration.

New York Times Tech
Apr 12, 2019

Bits: The Week in Tech: We Might Be Regulating the Web Too Fast
Conflicting national laws on harmful content could have unintended consequences for the global internet.

New York Times Tech
Apr 12, 2019

He Has Driven for Uber Since 2012. He Makes About $40,000 a Year.
Peter Ashlock has completed 25,000 trips for Uber. As insiders cash in with what may be a $100 billion public offering, he's on the road to nowhere.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2019

What Exactly Is Uber's ‘Core Platform Contribution Margin'?
Uber, like many other tech companies, is using a few creative terms to describe its business. We'll try to translate them for you.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2019

Disney Plus Streaming Service Is Unveiled to Hollywood Fanfare
In a lavish presentation, the company provided long-awaited details about its counter to the tech giants that have moved into entertainment.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2019

Falcon Heavy, SpaceX's Giant Rocket, Launches Into Orbit, and Sticks Its Landings
It was only the second flight for what is the most powerful rocket now available on Earth, improving on its spectacular test launch in 2018.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2019

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy to Try Again for Launch of Satellite
The giant rocket's second ever flight was postponed on Wednesday because of winds.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2019

Uber, Losing $1.8 Billion a Year, Reveals I.P.O. Filing
The world's largest ride-hailing service unveiled its prospectus for what is likely to be the biggest initial public offering for years.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2019

A Charity Accepts Uber Stock as Donations. Then Uses It to Pay Staff Bonuses. Is That O.K.?
Entrepreneurs who own stakes in private companies can donate some of their equity to Charity: water. The proceeds will eventually be paid out to the nonprofit's employees.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2019

Disney Prepares to Unveil Its Streaming Service
In a lavish presentation, the company is expected to offer long-awaited details about its counter to the tech giants that have moved into entertainment.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2019

Moon Landing by Israel's Beresheet Spacecraft Appears to End in Crash
The failure of the landing highlighted the risks of a fast and cheap approach to space exploration.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2019

Follow Moon Landing Attempt by Israel's Beresheet Spacecraft
If Beresheet lands intact, SpaceIL will be the first private organization to land a spacecraft on the moon.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2019

It's Time to Delete Your Tweets. It's Not That Easy.
Twitter borrows most of its best ideas from users. Except the idea to set our feeds on fire.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2019

A Charity Accepts Uber Stock as Donations. Then Uses It to Pay Staff Bonuses.
Entrepreneurs who own stakes in private companies can donate some of their equity to Charity: water. The proceeds will eventually be paid out to the nonprofit's employees.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2019

Moon Landing Beckons for Israel's Beresheet Spacecraft
If Beresheet lands intact, SpaceIL will be the first private organization to land a spacecraft on the moon.

New York Times Tech
Apr 11, 2019

Why Won't Twitter Help Us Delete Our Tweets?
Twitter borrows most of its best ideas from users. Except the idea to set our feeds on fire.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

Falcon Heavy Launch Postponed by SpaceX
The most powerful rocket now available on Earth will wait another day for its next journey to orbit and back.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

Falcon Heavy, SpaceX's Giant Rocket, Awaits Launch With Large Satellite
It's the most powerful rocket now available on Earth, and it has not flown since its spectacular test launch in 2018.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

Amazon and Microsoft Are 2 Finalists for $10 Billion Pentagon Contract
The cloud computing project, known as JEDI, is one of the largest federal information technology contracts in history.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

Over 4,200 Amazon Workers Push for Climate Change Action, Including Cutting Some Ties to Big Oil
They say Amazon should stop offering custom cloud computing services that help the oil and gas industry explore for and extract more fossil fuels.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

Falcon Heavy, SpaceX's Giant Rocket, to Launch With Large Satellite
It's the most powerful rocket now available on Earth, and it has not flown since its spectacular test launch in 2018.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

Uber Is Said to Aim for I.P.O. Valuation of Up to $100 Billion
The ride-hailing giant gave some investors an initial estimate of its public market valuation, which ranged from $90 billion to $100 billion.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

SpaceX to Launch Falcon Heavy, Carrying Large Satellite to Orbit
The giant rocket, the most powerful now available on Earth, has not flown since its spectacular test launch in 2018.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

DealBook: To Purge Some of Social Media's Ugliness, an Unlikely Lesson From Wall St.
A simple rule that bolsters the banking system — "know your customer" — could help combat fake news and hate speech online if companies like Facebook and Twitter embraced it.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

Net Neutrality Vote Passes House, Fulfilling Promise by Democrats
The legislation, called the Save the Internet Act, faces long odds in the Republican-led Senate.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

More than 3,500 Amazon Employees Urge Bold Action on Climate Change
They say Amazon should stop offering custom cloud computing services that help the oil and gas industry explore for and extract more fossil fuels.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

Net Neutrality Bill Passes House, Fulfilling Promise by Democrats
The legislation, called the Save the Internet Act, faces long odds in the Republican-led Senate.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

Tech We're Using: Lifting Journalism by Knowing What Readers Are Looking For
Claudio E. Cabrera, who specializes in search engine optimization, describes how he keeps track of what's hot in search and how that informs coverage — and what the limits are.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

R.I.P. to a Startling Facebook Feature: Reminders of Dead Friends' Birthdays
The company said it had improved artificial intelligence to stop dead people's profiles "from showing up in places that might cause distress."

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

R.I.P., the Facebook Feature We All Loved: Reminders of Dead Friends' Birthdays
The company said it had improved artificial intelligence to stop dead people's profiles "from showing up in places that might cause distress."

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

Times Insider: When Trash Is a Journalist's Treasure
Jake Orta was not aware he was searching the bins of Mark Zuckerberg's house until we told him who owned the place.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

Tech Tip: Organizing Your Unwieldy Photo Collection Is Easier Than You Think
Here is the trick: Let your smartphone do the work.

New York Times Tech
Apr 10, 2019

Facebook Seeks to Stop Asking Users to Wish Dead Friends Happy Birthday
The company said it had improved artificial intelligence to stop dead people's profiles "from showing up in places that might cause distress."

New York Times Tech
Apr 09, 2019

Airbnb Reverses Policy Banning Listings in Israeli Settlements in West Bank
Last year, the company said it would remove about 200 listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Now, it's changing course.

New York Times Tech
Apr 09, 2019

How to Go Paperless in Your Home Office
Here's how to save your tax records digitally so you can get rid of the paper in your home office.

New York Times Tech
Apr 09, 2019

Square Feet: As Office Tenants Expect More Tech, Even the Windows Get Smart
To stay competitive, developers and landlords are being driven to add telecommunications infrastructure, video screens and, yes, glass that tints itself automatically.

New York Times Tech
Apr 09, 2019

China, a Major Bitcoin Source, Considers Moving Against It
China, whose initial enthusiasm about cryptocurrencies has waned, may order its local governments not to support the industry.

New York Times Tech
Apr 09, 2019

Travel Tips: The Key to Cheap Internet Service: A Local SIM Card
Want cheap data and phone calls when you're abroad? Here's how.

New York Times Tech
Apr 08, 2019

Wikipedia Isn't Officially a Social Network. But the Harassment Can Get Ugly.
Unlike at social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, the people tasked with responding to reports of harassment are largely unpaid volunteers.

New York Times Tech
Apr 08, 2019

In Bubbles, She Sees a Mathematical Universe
For Karen Uhlenbeck, winner of the Abel Prize for math, a whimsical phenomenon offers a window onto higher dimensions.

New York Times Tech
Apr 08, 2019

Pinterest Dials Down Expectations as I.P.O. Nears
The digital pin board company set a price range for its I.P.O. that would value the business below its last private market valuation of $12 billion.

New York Times Tech
Apr 08, 2019

Pinterest Set to Price I.P.O. Below Last Private Valuation
The digital pin board company set a price range for its I.P.O. that would value the business below its last private market valuation of $12 billion.

New York Times Tech
Apr 08, 2019

Britain Proposes Broad New Powers to Regulate Internet Content
A growing number of countries are now eager to punish Facebook and other internet companies for harmful material on their platforms.

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