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New York Times Tech
Feb 17, 2018

To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook
The special counsel's indictment detailed how crucial Facebook and Instagram were to the Russian campaign to disrupt the presidential election.

New York Times Tech
Feb 16, 2018

Yevgeny Prigozhin, Russian Oligarch Indicted by U.S., Is Known as ‘Putin's Cook'
The secretive oligarch is one of 13 Russians the special counsel charged on Friday for allegedly meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

New York Times Tech
Feb 16, 2018

Meet Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Russian Oligarch Indicted in U.S. Election Interference
A secretive oligarch often called "Putin's cook," he is one of 13 Russians the special counsel charged on Friday for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

New York Times Tech
Feb 16, 2018

Tech Tip: Creating a Point of Return for Windows
While it does not back up personal data, Microsoft's System Restore feature saves a snapshot of your Windows settings for emergencies.

New York Times Tech
Feb 16, 2018

Bits: Farhad's Week in Tech: Netflix Gets a Star, and Google's Conflicted Ad Blocker
A look at the week's developments in tech, plus a request: Which tech stories would you like to read more about?

New York Times Tech
Feb 16, 2018

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Tyranny of Convenience
All the personal tasks in our lives are being made easier. But at what cost?

New York Times Tech
Feb 15, 2018

N.B.A. Stars Get Into the Hollywood Game
Los Angeles is suddenly crawling with basketball royalty like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant, who are developing TV shows, streaming offerings and movies.

New York Times Tech
Feb 15, 2018

Tech Tip: Using Microsoft Apps on a Chromebook
If you have a device running the Chrome OS but prefer Microsoft Office to Google Docs, you don't have to change your ways much.

New York Times Tech
Feb 15, 2018

F.C.C. Watchdog Looks Into Changes That Benefited Sinclair
An investigation could lead to questions that the F.C.C. chairman, Ajit Pai, has so far tried to avoid answering in public.

New York Times Tech
Feb 14, 2018

As the Streaming Wars Heat Up, Ryan Murphy Cashes In
The producer agreed to a $300 million Netflix deal months after Shonda Rhimes signed for $100 million and Apple and Amazon contributed to a manic market.

New York Times Tech
Feb 14, 2018

White Collar Watch: Should Congress Create a Crypto-Cop?
The mania over cryptocurrencies has gotten the attention of regulators. But currently, the S.E.C. and C.F.T.C. can only look on at what is happening.

New York Times Tech
Feb 14, 2018

Tech We're Using: This Valentine's Day, Considering Tech That Keeps Couples Together
Technology has invaded modern relationships. Our Modern Love editor, Daniel Jones, says the most important tech for couples may be the shower.

New York Times Tech
Feb 14, 2018

Op-Ed Contributors: Don't Let Criminals Hide Their Data Overseas
Bipartisan legislation before Congress would authorize the U.S. to obtain essential information on criminals and terrorists held on servers abroad.

New York Times Tech
Feb 14, 2018

Tech Tip: Sampling Twitter (Without an Account)
You can keep an eye on what people are talking about on Twitter even if you prefer to skip the apps and stick to a flip phone or a web browser.

New York Times Tech
Feb 14, 2018

AT&T Is Said to Want Antitrust Official on Witness List for Trial
The company is requesting that Makan Delrahim testify in the trial over the government's decision to block its merger with Time Warner, sources said.

New York Times Tech
Feb 13, 2018

Trilobites: How Cockroaches Crash Into Walls and Keep Going
The ability of the ancient pests may owe less to their speed than to their tough-shock absorbent exoskeletons. The finding could help engineers design tougher robots.

New York Times Tech
Feb 13, 2018

Broadcom Now Seeking Fewer of Qualcomm's Board Seats
In seeking only six director spots at Qualcomm, Broadcom has effectively lowered the bar for success in its hostile takeover campaign.

New York Times Tech
Feb 13, 2018

Julian Assange's Arrest Warrant Is Again Upheld by U.K. Judge
In her second ruling in a week against the WikiLeaks founder, Judge Emma Arbuthnot suggested that Mr. Assange should leave the Ecuadorean Embassy to face a bail-jumping charge.

New York Times Tech
Feb 13, 2018

Julian Assange's Arrest Warrant Is Upheld by U.K. Judge
The judge said the WikiLeaks founder should leave the Ecuadorean Embassy to face a bail-jumping charge. It is not clear if the U.S. wants to extradite him.

New York Times Tech
Feb 13, 2018

Tech Tip: Picking a Default Account in Mac Mail
Apple's Mail program can send and receive messages from multiple accounts, but you can set a preferred address for sending new messages.

New York Times Tech
Feb 13, 2018

Bill and Melinda Gates Tackle ‘Tough Questions' and Trump
In their annual update for the Gates Foundation, they say that they remain optimistic about the world's progress, but that President Trump's policies could hurt their efforts.

New York Times Tech
Feb 12, 2018

YouTube Revamped Its Ad System. AT&T Still Hasn't Returned.
The company, one of the biggest marketers in the U.S., hasn't returned to the platform because of concerns that its ads could appear with offensive content.

New York Times Tech
Feb 12, 2018

As China Marches Forward on A.I., the White House Is Silent
Last summer, China unveiled a plan to become the world's leader in artificial intelligence, challenging the longtime role of the United States.

New York Times Tech
Feb 12, 2018

How Artificial Intelligence Is Edging Its Way Into Our Lives
Artificial intelligence is here and its effects are being felt across how we work. The New York Times examines the impact at its New Work Summit on Feb. 12 and 13.

New York Times Tech
Feb 12, 2018

15 Minutes of Fame Is Too Much. Try 6 Seconds.
Giphy Studios is trying to help actors, musicians and advertisers slide into your DMs with goofy short videos. Yay for our brains!

New York Times Tech
Feb 12, 2018

Cyberattack Caused Olympic Opening Ceremony Disruption
Security researchers uncovered evidence that the attack had been in the works since last year. But hackers stopped short of the damage they could have done.

New York Times Tech
Feb 12, 2018

Universities Rush to Roll Out Computer Science Ethics Courses
Schools that helped produce some of Silicon Valley's most prominent leaders are hustling to bring a more medicine-like morality to computer science.

New York Times Tech
Feb 12, 2018

Tech Tip: Measuring and Managing Your Cellular Data Use
High-speed broadband is plentiful in most cities, but for those out in the country with only metered cellular connections, every megabyte counts.

New York Times Tech
Feb 12, 2018

Google Makes Its Special A.I. Chips Available to Others
The internet giant developed the tensor processing units, or T.P.U.s, for its data centers. Now other companies can use them through its cloud-computing service.

New York Times Tech
Feb 11, 2018

Op-Ed Contributor: America's Real Digital Divide
The problem isn't that poor children don't have access to computers. It's that they spend too much time in front of them.

New York Times Tech
Feb 11, 2018

NASA Budgets for a Trip to the Moon, but Not While Trump Is President
The administration sees a greater role for the private sector in returning to the moon and running the International Space Station, which it would stop financing in 2025.

New York Times Tech
Feb 11, 2018

With Qualcomm in Play, San Diego Fears Losing ‘Our Flag'
The world's No. 1 maker of smartphone chips is the area's biggest employer and benefactor, a role threatened by Broadcom's $121 billion takeover bid.

New York Times Tech
Feb 10, 2018

After Settling With Uber, Waymo Faces Bigger Challenges
The self-driving car unit of Google's parent company was a pioneer in self-driving cars. Now, its former engineers are among its toughest competitors.

New York Times Tech
Feb 10, 2018

Is Your Dog Ready for Instagram?
Cuteness counts, but so does the breed. Poodles and work dogs are out; Chihuahuas and mutts are in.

New York Times Tech
Feb 10, 2018

The 5 Most Popular Dogs on Instagram
According to a search of users' posts, these are the platform's pre-eminent pooches.

New York Times Tech
Feb 10, 2018

The Shift: His 2020 Campaign Message: The Robots Are Coming
Andrew Yang, a former tech executive, is mounting a longer-than-long-shot bid for the White House by warning of economic calamity ahead.

New York Times Tech
Feb 10, 2018

Is Your Dog Ready to Be an Instagram Star?
Cuteness counts, but so does the breed. Poodles and work dogs are out; Chihuahuas and mutts are in.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2018

Uber and Waymo Settle Trade Secrets Suit Over Driverless Cars
Uber's chief, Dara Khosrowshahi, said the company had not stolen trade secrets from the self-driving car unit of Google's parent company, but expressed "regret for the actions" that led to the suit.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2018

With Waymo Settlement, Uber C.E.O. Makes His Mark
In settling a driverless car trade secrets dispute with Waymo, Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber's C.E.O., showed how he employs the tactics of conciliation, regret and compromise.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2018

Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You're a White Guy
Commercial software is nearly flawless at telling the gender of white men, a new study says. But not so for darker-skinned women.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2018

NBC Executive Takes Over Amazon Studios
Jennifer Salke, who championed shows like "This Is Us," will succeed Roy Price, who was forced out in October after a sexual harassment allegation.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2018

Girls Who Code at Fashion Week
PH5, a knitwear company that bills itself as a "fashion matriarchy," invited Girls Who Code alumnae to model its fall 2018 presentation.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2018

Amazon to Test a New Delivery Service for Sellers
A pilot program will pick up goods and move them to Amazon warehouses. It could expand over time into more of a threat to established delivery companies.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2018

Future Tense: Clap On Your Bose, Baby, 'Cause It's Noisy as Heck Out There
The ding of texts and tweets; the tap of typing; the blurt of video games, the click of the camera shutter — all part of the new dystopian audioscape.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2018

Tech Tip: When Windows Is 100 Percent Stalled
Programs battling for resources, damaged driver software and other issues can drag down Windows 10 when it starts up.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2018

NBC Executive Takes Over as Head of Amazon Studios
Jennifer Salke, who championed shows like "This Is Us," will succeed Roy Price, who was forced out in October after a sexual harassment allegation.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2018

Uber and Waymo Settle Trade Secrets Suit Over Driverless-Car Technology
Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber's C.E.O., said the company had not stolen trade secrets from the self-driving car unit of Google's parent company, but expressed "regret for the actions" the led to the suit.

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2018

Bits: Farhad's Week in Tech: HomePod Whiffs, but Elon Musk Does Not
In this week's tech newsletter, a look at Apple's new smart speaker, the Waymo vs. Uber trial and a billionaire's rocket (plus his cherry red convertible).

New York Times Tech
Feb 09, 2018

Fight Over Cambodian Leader's Facebook ‘Likes' Reaches a U.S. Court
An opposition politician argues that Hun Sen, the Asian country's authoritarian premier, has used social media to spread fake news and strengthen his hold on power.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2018

How We Achieved an Olympic Feat of Immersive Journalism
The Times's newsroom, design and product staffs collaborated to bring Olympic athletes, at scale and midperformance, into your living room.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2018

John Perry Barlow, 70, Dies; Championed an Unfettered Internet
In a multifaceted life, he fought for free expression on the web, wrote lyrics for the Grateful Dead, ran a ranch and was a Republican leader in Wyoming.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2018

Twitter Has Good News for Once: Its First Quarterly Profit
The social network posted its first ever profit as a public company, even as it grapples with criticism over fake accounts and slower-than-expected growth.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2018

Opinion: What Bitcoin Reveals About Financial Markets
The cryptocurrency bubble should finally destroy our faith that the market works as advertised.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2018

Op-Ed Contributor: What Bitcoin Reveals About Financial Markets
The cryptocurrency bubble should finally destroy our faith that the market works as advertised.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2018

Winter Olympics' Security on Alert, but Hackers Have a Head Start
Some computer systems connected to the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, have already been compromised, experts said. The big question is what happens next.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2018

Cryptocurrencies Come to Campus
From New York University to Berkeley, Bitcoin has set off a dash to understand the technology and economic risks of virtual currency.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2018

Twitter Has Good News for Once: Quarterly Profit
The social network posted its first ever profit as a public company, even as it grapples with criticism over fake accounts and slower-than-expected growth.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2018

Tech Tip: Cleaning Out the Kindle Library
Even if you delete a finished book right from the iPad's Kindle collection, you still have a backup copy in Amazon's cloud.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2018

Wheels: To Power the Future, Carmakers Flip On 48-Volt Systems
New electrical architecture will help satisfy the demands of cars that are increasingly loaded with gadgets and will enable lower-cost hybrid drive systems.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2018

Twitter Reports First Quarterly Profit, Despite User Stagnation
The social network's earnings report is a rare bright spot for a company grappling with criticism over fake accounts and slower-than-expected growth.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2018

Twitter Delivers First Profit, Shares Surge 22 Percent
Twitter Inc shares surged 22 percent before the bell on Thursday after the social network reported its first quarterly profit and better-the-expected revenue, helped by ads that better targeted users and sales growth outside the United States.

New York Times Tech
Feb 08, 2018

Twitter Reports First Profit but User Growth Misses Estimates
Twitter's earnings topped Wall Street targets as video ad sales rose, but the number of people using the social network fell short of expectations.

New York Times Tech
Feb 07, 2018

Why Google's Bosses Became ‘Unpumped' About Uber
Waymo, the self-driving-car unit of Google's parent company, claimed Uber stole key technology. Hard as it is to imagine now, they used to be friendly.

New York Times Tech
Feb 07, 2018

Tech We're Using: Keeping Gear (and Herself) Warm at the Winter Olympics
Covering the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, requires some preparations when it comes to making sure your tech (and your feet) work as intended.

New York Times Tech
Feb 07, 2018

Tech Tip: Keeping Google Assistant on Tap
The virtual assistant software for Android devices retains a few of the old Google on Tap shortcuts.

New York Times Tech
Feb 07, 2018

State of the Art: A Crazy Idea for Funding Local News: Charge People for It
How two tech-industry news sites, The Information and Stratechery, may show a path forward.

New York Times Tech
Feb 07, 2018

Here Are the World's Virtual Currency Billionaires (or at Least They Were)
Forbes published its first list of the wealthiest cryptocurrency holders, even as recent price declines have shrunk the value of their fortunes.

New York Times Tech
Feb 07, 2018

For Korea Inc., Money and Politics Make an Awkward Olympics
The Winter Games are heading to Pyeongchang at a time of reckoning about South Korea's family-run business empires, some of which are Olympic sponsors.

New York Times Tech
Feb 07, 2018

A Guide to Snapchat for People Who Don't Get Snapchat
Snapchat has an unearned reputation for being difficult to use, but it's not, if you get the basics.

New York Times Tech
Feb 06, 2018

In Waymo-Uber Trial, Kalanick Recalls ‘Jam Sesh' With Rival Engineer
Were Uber executives, including the former chief executive Travis Kalanick, plotting to steal technology or merely sharing ideas in a brainstorming session with a Google engineer?

New York Times Tech
Feb 06, 2018

Snap Reverses Slide as User Growth and Revenue Jump
The social media company posted robust revenue and user growth in its latest quarter. It made it easier to buy ads and may have benefited from Facebook's troubles.

New York Times Tech
Feb 06, 2018

Falcon Heavy, in a Roar of Thunder, Carries SpaceX's Ambition Into Orbit
Elon Musk has disrupted the business of sending rockets into space, and now achieved a milestone in spaceflight by launching the most powerful rocket currently operating in the world.

New York Times Tech
Feb 06, 2018

Tech Tip: Thawing a Frozen Apple TV App
If a tvOS app stops working on your Apple TV, you can force it to quit without having to reboot the set-top box.

New York Times Tech
Feb 06, 2018

Economic Scene: Where Are the Start-Ups? Loss of Dynamism Is Impeding Growth
The formation of companies is at an ebb, cutting off an avenue for new ideas, greater productivity and more opportunity.

New York Times Tech
Feb 06, 2018

Tech Fix: Apple's HomePod Has Arrived. Don't Rush to Buy It.
It couldn't hail an Uber, answer a cooking question or learn music preferences. Here's why it may not be the right time to buy Apple's new smart speaker.

New York Times Tech
Feb 06, 2018

Watch the SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch Today
Elon Musk has disrupted the business of sending rockets into space, and hopes to achieve a milestone by testing the most powerful rocket currently operating in the world today.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2018

Waymo v. Uber Trial Opens With a Battle of Sports Metaphors
The long-awaited court fight over accusations that Uber conspired to steal plans for self-driving cars began in federal court.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2018

As Bitcoin Bubble Loses Air, Frauds and Flaws Rise to Surface
Hackers draining online exchanges. Ponzi schemes. Regulators unable to keep up with heightened interest in virtual currencies. A young industry's problems have become clearer in recent weeks.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2018

Samsung Heir Freed, to Dismay of South Korea's Anti-Corruption Campaigners
The judgment in favor of Lee Jae-yong deals a setback to prosecutors who hoped the original sentence would send a warning to the country's powerful business tycoons.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2018

Tech Tip: Finding Videos With Audio Descriptions
Thanks to added voice narration, certain movies and television shows have become more accessible to those with blindness or limited vision.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2018

Starboard Value Criticize Mellanox for Stock Sales
The activist hedge fund says corporate insiders showed a lack of faith in the chip maker by selling more of the company's shares than they bought.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2018

Starboard Value Criticizes Mellanox for Stock Sales
The activist hedge fund says corporate insiders showed a lack of faith in the chip maker by selling more of the company's shares than they bought.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2018

She Was No. 2 at Intel. Now She's Taking Aim at the Chip Maker.
Renée James, who was president of Intel, is gunning for the company's most lucrative business with a competing start-up.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2018

Broadcom Raises Its Qualcomm Offer to $121 Billion
The increase adds pressure for Qualcomm to agree to what would be the biggest-ever takeover in the technology industry.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2018

How Silicon Valley Came to Be a Land of ‘Bros'
Why is the tech industry populated with so many aggressive dudes and so few women? Emily Chang examined the issue in her book, "Brotopia," and shared her findings with us.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2018

Samsung Heir Freed From Prison After Court Reduces Sentence
The judgment in favor of Lee Jae-yong deals a setback to prosecutors who hoped the original sentence would send a warning to South Korea's powerful business tycoons.

New York Times Tech
Feb 05, 2018

Samsung Heir to Be Freed From Prison After Court Reduces Sentence
The judgment in favor of Lee Jae-yong deals a setback to prosecutors who hoped the original sentence would send a warning to South Korea's powerful business tycoons.

New York Times Tech
Feb 04, 2018

Op-Ed Contributors: Our Hackable Political Future
Imagine the day when operatives can create fake video of their enemies. That day is here.

New York Times Tech
Feb 04, 2018

A Call to Cut Back Online Addictions. Pitted Against Just One More Click.
A Georgetown professor received a worldwide response to his monthlong call to limit online time, but that was just the beginning of the challenge.

New York Times Tech
Feb 04, 2018

Amazon Asked for Patience. Remarkably, Wall Street Complied.
The retailer's stock is soaring, but it wasn't always that way. The company had lean years in which it told investors to have faith in its long-term strategy.

New York Times Tech
Feb 04, 2018

Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They Built
A group of Silicon Valley technologists plans to call attention to the dangers of tech, including working on an ad campaign aimed at 55,000 public schools.

New York Times Tech
Feb 04, 2018

Critic's Notebook: The Rise of the Social Media Fembot
The female cyborg has long been a pop culture fixation, but now feminized tech is all around us, with a true blurring of reality and fantasy.

New York Times Tech
Feb 03, 2018

Opinion: What It's Like to Live in a Surveillance State
China is deploying high-tech totalitarianism to repress Uighurs in the western region of Xinjiang.

New York Times Tech
Feb 03, 2018

How Tall Is Mount Everest? For Nepal, It's a Touchy Question.
Gauging the mountain's precise height is not so simple, and for Nepal, the measurement can involve notions of national pride, in addition to questions of science.

New York Times Tech
Feb 02, 2018

Dell Weighs Possible I.P.O. or Merger With VMware
The computer maker, saddled with debt and under pressure to increase profits, said that it was considering various options as it seeks new avenues for growth.

New York Times Tech
Feb 02, 2018

Tech Tip: Adding Captions to Images in Google Photos
You can add descriptions to the pictures in your online Google Photo albums from a mobile device or desktop browser.

New York Times Tech
Feb 02, 2018

Bits: Farhad's Week in Tech: Less Time on Facebook, More Noise From Amazon
Amazon doesn't have a plan to fix health care, but it loves that we're talking about it. Facebook has a plan to fix the social network, but people may spend less time on it.

New York Times Tech
Feb 02, 2018

If Workers Slack Off, the Wristband Will Know. (And Amazon Has a Patent for It.)
The e-commerce giant has won two patents for a tracking technology that can nudge a human hand in the right direction — toward a warehouse bin, say.

New York Times Tech
Feb 02, 2018

Making a Crypto Utopia in Puerto Rico
Dozens of entrepreneurs, made newly wealthy by virtual currencies, have moved to the island to avoid taxes on their fortunes — and to build a society that runs on blockchain.

New York Times Tech
Feb 01, 2018

Amazon and Apple Gush Over Holiday Sales
The tech giants singled out booming results from their devices in their quarterly financial results.

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