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Aug 15, 2018

Tech We're Using:
When You Track Oreos, Exercise and Everything Else
Tim Herrera, editor of The New York Times's Smarter Living section, does not believe the answer to happiness is less technology. Here's why.

New York Times Tech
Aug 15, 2018

For Online Daters, Women Peak at 18 While Men Peak at 50, Study Finds. Oy.
The study, which looked at nearly 200,000 users, also showed that a man's desirability increased with greater education. For women, it was another story.

New York Times Tech
Aug 15, 2018

Tech Tip: The Mobile Virtual Network Operator Will Connect You Now
What's a M.V.N.O.? It's typically a smaller wireless carrier that offers inexpensive service plans but gets its network signals from a bigger company.

New York Times Tech
Aug 15, 2018

Twitter Suspends Alex Jones for Seven Days Over Tweet
Twitter said a tweet by Mr. Jones violated its rules against inciting violence. The move was Twitter's harshest against Mr. Jones after other tech companies banned him last week.

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

Tesla Directors Do Damage Control After Elon Musk Tweets
Tesla's board of directors has hired multiple outside law firms, and a number of board members and Tesla employees have urged Mr. Musk to stop posting on Twitter.

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

Elon Musk Sends Tesla Board Into Damage Control Mode
Tesla's board of directors has hired multiple outside law firms, and a number of board members and Tesla employees have urged Mr. Musk to stop posting on Twitter.

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

Elon Musk Tweets Send Tesla Board Into Damage Control Mode
Tesla's board of directors has hired multiple outside law firms, and a number of board members and Tesla employees have urged Mr. Musk to stop posting on Twitter.

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

How a Fake Group on Facebook Created Real Protests
The Black Elevation page held rallies, posted videos and encouraged the fight against racism. Whoever ran it even interviewed a job applicant.

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

Turkish President Calls for Boycott of U.S. Electronics Including the iPhone
The remarks by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan come as the country grapples with a worsening economic crisis and a widening diplomatic dispute with the United States.

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

Finding It Hard to Focus? Maybe It's Not Your Fault
The rise of the new "attention economy."

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

Elon Musk's Effort to Take Tesla Private to Get Board Oversight
Three independent members of the board will have "full power and authority" to evaluate any privatization efforts proposed by Elon Musk, the chief executive.

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

$100 Million Was Once Big Money for a Start-Up. Now, It's Common.
Start-ups raising $100 million or more from investors used to be a rarity. Now, this scale of fund raising is commonplace.

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

‘Mega-Round' Investors Shower Start-Ups With Millions
Start-ups raising $100 million or more from investors used to be a rarity. Now, this scale of fund raising is commonplace.

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

Uber Picks N.S.A. Veteran to Fix Troubled Security Team
Matt Olsen, the former general counselof the National Security Agency, will replace Joe Sullivan, who was fired after the disclosure of a data breach.

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

New Uber Chief Security Officer Has N.S.A. Past
Matt Olsen, the former general council of the National Security Agency, will replace Joe Sullivan, who was fired after the disclosure of a data breach.

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

Tesla's Board Moves to Oversee Musk's Efforts to Take Company Private
Three independent members of the board will have "full power and authority" to evaluate any privatization efforts proposed by Elon Musk, the chief executive.

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan Fought a Coup With His iPhone. Now, He Wants to Boycott U.S. Goods.
The remarks by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan come as the country grapples with a worsening economic crisis and a widening diplomatic dispute with the United States.

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

Tech Tip: Make Your Own Message Folders in Windows 10
If the standard set of folders that comes with the Windows 10 Mail program are not enough, you add and delete your own.

New York Times Tech
Aug 14, 2018

Feature: The Unlikely Activists Who Took On Silicon Valley — and Won
Facebook and Google made billions mining personal data, and fought off anyone who threatened to stop them. Then came a challenge in their own backyard.

New York Times Tech
Aug 13, 2018

Tesla Board Surprised by Elon Musk's Tweet on Taking Carmaker Private
The chief executive is said to have written his Twitter post last week in haste. But he said Monday he had Saudi financial backing for a buyout plan.

New York Times Tech
Aug 13, 2018

This Company Keeps Lies About Sandy Hook on the Web
The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook shooting has tried to erase lies about his son from the internet, but Automattic, which runs WordPress.com, says "untrue content is not banned."

New York Times Tech
Aug 13, 2018

Fighting Conspiracy Theories, Sandy Hook Parent Is Thwarted by Online Policies
The father of a 6-year-old victim has tried to erase lies about his son from the internet, but Automattic, which runs WordPress.com, says "untrue content is not banned."

New York Times Tech
Aug 13, 2018

Elon Musk's Tweet on Taking Tesla Private Surprised Even Its Board
The chief executive is said to have written his Twitter post last week in haste. But he said Monday he had Saudi financial backing for a buyout plan.

New York Times Tech
Aug 13, 2018

Fighting Conspiracies, Sandy Hook Parent Is Thwarted by Online Policies
The father of a 6-year-old victim has tried to erase lies about his son from the internet, but Automattic, which runs WordPress, says "untrue content is not banned."

New York Times Tech
Aug 13, 2018

Elon Musk Says Meetings With Saudis Preceded Tweet on Taking Tesla Private
In a blog post, Mr. Musk, the electric carmaker's chief executive, offered his fullest explanation yet for what he said were the circumstances behind a message that took Wall Street by surprise.

New York Times Tech
Aug 13, 2018

Tech Tip: What Chrome Means by ‘Not Secure'
Google's recent update to the browser warns users when websites aren't automatically protecting their communication.

New York Times Tech
Aug 13, 2018

Banks and Retailers Are Tracking How You Type, Swipe and Tap
Biometrics are moving way beyond fingerprints: To fight fraud, companies are building databases on people's behaviors and movements.

New York Times Tech
Aug 12, 2018

Richard Russell Stole a Plane in Seattle and Crashed It. How'd He Learn to Fly?
Flight instructors and aviation experts were split on whether video games and simulations could prepare someone to operate a real plane.

New York Times Tech
Aug 12, 2018

Richard Russell's Flight Experience Before Stealing a Plane? ‘I Played Video Games'
Flight instructors and aviation experts were split on whether games and simulations could prepare someone to operate a real plane.

New York Times Tech
Aug 12, 2018

Advertising: Google-Facebook Dominance Hurts Ad Tech Firms, Speeding Consolidation
The investment of venture capital money into ad tech start-ups is falling sharply, helping push a wave of acquisitions.

New York Times Tech
Aug 12, 2018

Strong Women on the March at Seattle Art Fair
In a city where power, gender and technology converge, artists ask hard questions about diversity.

New York Times Tech
Aug 10, 2018

Inside Twitter's Struggle Over What Gets Banned
The social media company provided a rare look inside a policy meeting as it struggled with criticism that it left up posts from the conspiracy site Infowars and its creator, Alex Jones.

New York Times Tech
Aug 10, 2018

‘This Is Incredibly Complex': Inside Twitter's Debate About What Stays on Its Site
The social media company provided a rare look inside a policy meeting as it struggled with criticism that it left up posts from the conspiracy site Infowars and its creator, Alex Jones.

New York Times Tech
Aug 10, 2018

Tech Tip: The Security of Cellular Connections
That free Wi-Fi network may not be so free if it is unsecured and someone hijacks your data. Your phone's cellular data connection offers more protection.

New York Times Tech
Aug 10, 2018

Bits: The Week In Tech: Infowars and China's Great Firewall
As exasperating as the debate about tech giants' role in policing content may be for Americans, people in China can only dream of having such discussions.

New York Times Tech
Aug 10, 2018

What's the Right Number of Taxis (or Uber or Lyft Cars) in a City?
Technology has made it easier to identify and manage the optimal supply, but it also depends on which problem you're trying to solve.

New York Times Tech
Aug 10, 2018

The Shift: Facebook Banned Infowars. Now What?
Slippery-slope fears about mass censorship by social media platforms are probably overblown. But many valid questions remain.

New York Times Tech
Aug 09, 2018

Riders Wonder: With Uber as New York's Plan B, Is There a Plan C?
Riders mull a world with fewer Ubers, a day after New York became the first major American city to cap the growth of for-hire vehicles.

New York Times Tech
Aug 09, 2018

Wanted: ‘Lost Einsteins.' Please Apply.
The Pioneer Fund is using the Silicon Valley model to find and nurture people who have talent but lack opportunity.

New York Times Tech
Aug 09, 2018

Samsung Unveils New Galaxy Note Smartphone Amid Slowing Sales
Samsung on Thursday took the wraps off the Galaxy Note9, its latest big-screen smartphone, even as it confronts a saturated market for the devices.

New York Times Tech
Aug 09, 2018

Tech Tip: How to Look for Proof of a Spoof
If your friends are getting email messages you didn't send, someone may be forging your address on spammy activities.

New York Times Tech
Aug 08, 2018

New York City Caps Uber and Lyft Vehicles in a Crackdown
The City Council voted on Wednesday to cap Uber vehicles and other ride-hail services.

New York Times Tech
Aug 08, 2018

Tech Companies Banned Infowars. Now, Its App Is Trending.
Days after Google, Facebook and Apple removed Infowars content, the app from the right-wing conspiracy site has surged in downloads.

New York Times Tech
Aug 08, 2018

Playing Catch-Up With Walmart, Amazon Offers Digital Grocery Pickup at Whole Foods
Amazon said its Whole Foods stores would let customers order groceries online and pick them up in person. Walmart already offers that service at nearly 1,800 stores.

New York Times Tech
Aug 08, 2018

New York City Votes to Cap Uber and Lyft Vehicles in a Crackdown
The City Council voted on Wednesday to cap Uber vehicles and other ride-hail services.

New York Times Tech
Aug 08, 2018

Uber Hit With Cap as New York City Takes Lead in Crackdown
The City Council voted on Wednesday to cap Uber vehicles and other ride-hail services.

New York Times Tech
Aug 08, 2018

Tech Fix: The Internet Trolls Have Won. Sorry, There's Not Much You Can Do.
When it comes to online comments and discourse and what you can do to limit their toxicity, you only have a certain amount of power. The real leverage lies with the tech companies.

New York Times Tech
Aug 08, 2018

Tech We're Using: Why ‘Fred' Is the Best Friend of Economics Writers
Neil Irwin, who covers economics for The Upshot, often turns to "Fred," a site full of economic data that is maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

New York Times Tech
Aug 08, 2018

Ikea Opens First India Store, Tweaking Products but Not the Vibe
The Swedish furniture giant opens in Hyderabad, India, this week. To appeal to customers, it is cutting prices, offering assembly and selling samosas.

New York Times Tech
Aug 08, 2018

Tech Tip: Give Long-Distance Windows Help From the Comfort of Your Own Home
Built-in utilities and third-party programs let you connect and control another computer so you can provide personal tech support to family and friends over the internet.

New York Times Tech
Aug 08, 2018

Why a Cap on Uber in New York Would be a Major Blow for the Ride-Hail Giant
The New York City Council is expected to vote on Wednesday on a cap for Uber vehicles and other ride-hail services.

New York Times Tech
Aug 08, 2018

Elon Musk Says Tesla May Go Private, and Its Stock Soars
Tesla's chief executive suggested that being a public company, beholden to shareholders, created perverse incentives for short-sellers.

New York Times Tech
Aug 08, 2018

Why a Cap on Uber Would be a Major Blow for the Ride-Hail Giant
The New York City Council is expected to vote on Wednesday on a cap for Uber vehicles and other ride-hail services.

New York Times Tech
Aug 07, 2018

Tesla to Go Private? Stock Soars After Elon Musk Hints Yes
Tesla's chief executive suggested that being a public company, beholden to shareholders, created perverse incentives for short-sellers.

New York Times Tech
Aug 07, 2018

Elon Musk Tops Himself in Suggesting That Tesla Go Private
Tesla's chief executive suggested that being a public company, beholden to shareholders, created perverse incentives for short-sellers.

New York Times Tech
Aug 07, 2018

Snap's Drop in Active Users Could Signal a Social Media Peak
The maker of Snapchat said it lost 3 million daily active users in the latest quarter, following similar drops or flattening growth from Facebook and Twitter.

New York Times Tech
Aug 07, 2018

Disney Reports Earnings, but Focus Is on Its Streaming Service
Robert A. Iger, Disney's chief executive, offered up few specifics about the service, but said its successful introduction would be the company's "biggest priority" in 2019.

New York Times Tech
Aug 07, 2018

Snap's Drop in Active Users Could Signal a Social Media Saturation Point
The maker of Snapchat said it lost 3 million daily active users in the latest quarter, following similar drops or flattening growth from Facebook and Twitter.

New York Times Tech
Aug 07, 2018

Cybersecurity Firm Finds Way to Alter WhatsApp Messages
The Facebook-owned messaging service says its is still safe, and what Check Point Software discovered was a system operating as it was intended.

New York Times Tech
Aug 07, 2018

Gatekeepers or Censors? How Tech Manages Online Speech
The rules that Apple, Google, Facebook and Twitter follow in their roles as arbiters of online speech are often vague. Critics say they are arbitrary.

New York Times Tech
Aug 07, 2018

Elon Musk Considers Taking Tesla Private, Jolting Markets
Tesla's chief executive suggested that being a public company, beholden to shareholders, created perverse incentives for people to try to harm what they were trying to achieve.

New York Times Tech
Aug 07, 2018

On Hunt for Content, AT&T Closes Deal for Chernin's Otter Media
The company, which was owned by the Chernin Group and includes video and streaming offerings, was sold in a deal that values Otter at more than $1 billion.

New York Times Tech
Aug 07, 2018

Elon Musk Says He's Considering a Move to Take Tesla Private
The chief executive cited stock-market pressures as having an adverse effect. The announcement followed a report that a Saudi fund had taken a stake.

New York Times Tech
Aug 07, 2018

Ikea Arrives in India, Tweaking Its Products but Not Its Vibe
The Swedish furniture giant opens in Hyderabad, India, this week. To appeal to customers, it is cutting prices, offering assembly and selling samosas.

New York Times Tech
Aug 07, 2018

Free Speech Scholars to Alex Jones: You're Not Protected
The scholars, writing in a recent defamation suit, argued that much of what Mr. Jones of Infowars has said online does not deserve First Amendment safeguards.

New York Times Tech
Aug 07, 2018

Tech Tip: How Your Screen Knows to Spin
Meet the accelerometer, a small sensor in your device that knows which way is up and how fast you're driving.

New York Times Tech
Aug 06, 2018

Alex Jones and Infowars Content Is Removed From Apple, Facebook and YouTube
Technology firms move to curb one of the loudest voices in conspiracy theories, fueling further debate over free speech online.

New York Times Tech
Aug 06, 2018

Judge in AT&T Case Ignored ‘Economics and Common Sense,' Government Says
The Justice Department's argument is the start of its second attempt to stop the $85.4 billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner.

New York Times Tech
Aug 06, 2018

The New New World: A Generation Grows Up in China Without Google, Facebook or Twitter
Many foreign internet giants are blocked, leaving some young Chinese to wonder what those services even are — and reinforcing Beijing's ideological control.

New York Times Tech
Aug 06, 2018

Alex Jones and Infowars Content Is Taken Down by Apple, Facebook and YouTube
Technology firms move to curb one of the loudest voices in conspiracy theories, fueling further debate over free speech online.

New York Times Tech
Aug 06, 2018

Apple, Facebook and YouTube Remove Content From Alex Jones and Infowars
Technology firms move to curb one of the loudest voices in conspiracy theories, fueling further debate over free speech online.

New York Times Tech
Aug 06, 2018

Tech Tip: The Swim Test for Smartphones
How waterproof is your device? An international standard measures a gadget's ability to withstand dips and dunks — as well as dust and dirt.

New York Times Tech
Aug 05, 2018

Disney's Streaming Service Starts to Come Into Focus
Ricky Strauss, a successful marketer, has been given oversight of original films and TV shows for Disney's coming streaming service. Does he have what it takes?

New York Times Tech
Aug 05, 2018

‘The Beginning of a Wave': A.I. Tiptoes Into the Workplace
Artificial intelligence software is making its presence felt in subtle ways, in an unglamorous place: the back office.

New York Times Tech
Aug 05, 2018

Cities' Offers for Amazon Base Are Secrets Even to Many City Leaders
As Amazon continues its search for its second headquarters, some city officials wonder what was offered and how much it will cost taxpayers.

New York Times Tech
Aug 04, 2018

The Future Is ... Personal Ads?
A queer online dating community has formed around an old-school format for hookups.

New York Times Tech
Aug 03, 2018

Peloton's New Infusion Made It a $4 Billion Company in 6 Years
The fitness company selling stationary bikes and subscriptions to live classes once confused investors. Now, after new financing of $550 million, it's the toast of Silicon Valley.

New York Times Tech
Aug 03, 2018

Tech Tip: The Basic Ingredients for Your Podcast Recipe
Making your own audio show can be fun and relatively inexpensive, but you should have a plan and get the right gear before you hit the Record button.

New York Times Tech
Aug 03, 2018

Bits: The Week in Tech: SoftBank Strikes Again
Every SoftBank investment can make waves, just like the $240 million one in Brandless that it made this week.

New York Times Tech
Aug 02, 2018

Amazon Removes Products Featuring Nazi Symbols
The retailer said it would no longer let third-party merchants sell goods with Nazi and white nationalist symbols on its platform, after pressure from nonprofits and lawmakers.

New York Times Tech
Aug 02, 2018

Apple Is Worth $1,000,000,000,000. Two Decades Ago, It Was Almost Bankrupt.
Steve Jobs said Apple was 90 days from bankruptcy in 1997. Now it is the first publicly traded American company to be worth $1 trillion.

New York Times Tech
Aug 02, 2018

Times Stands By Editorial Board Member After Outcry Over Old Tweets
The New York Times said Sarah Jeong, who was hired on Wednesday, would keep her job. Tweets she wrote from 2013 to early 2015 that were critical of white people resurfaced after her hiring.

New York Times Tech
Aug 02, 2018

Apple Is Worth $1 Trillion; 21 Years Ago It Was on the Brink of Bankruptcy
Steve Jobs said Apple was 90 days from bankruptcy in 1997. Now it is worth $1 trillion.

New York Times Tech
Aug 02, 2018

Inside Apple's 20-Year March to $1 Trillion From the Brink of Bankruptcy
Steve Jobs said Apple was 90 days from bankruptcy in 1997. Now it is worth $1 trillion in market value.

New York Times Tech
Aug 02, 2018

As Google Maps Renames Neighborhoods, Residents Fume
Google's digital maps have become the world's default atlas and the arbiter of what neighborhoods are called, even when many residents disagree.

New York Times Tech
Aug 02, 2018

Tech Tip: Scrub Your Android Tablet Before Handing It Down
Before giving your device to a family member or selling it to someone else, be sure to erase all the content and remove your accounts.

New York Times Tech
Aug 02, 2018

Google Maps Says ‘the East Cut' Is a Real Place. Locals Aren't So Sure.
Google's digital maps have become the world's default atlas and the arbiter of what neighborhoods are called, even when many residents disagree.

New York Times Tech
Aug 02, 2018

How Fake Influence Campaigns on Facebook Lured Real People
Activists became entangled with fake accounts and pages on Facebook, leading to significant consequences for them as the company tried to clamp down.

New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2018

Campaigns Enter Texting Era With a Plea: Will U Vote 4 Me?
Welcome to the age of the political mass-text. Candidates in this year's midterm elections are adding a new, hard-to-ignore tool to their arsenal.

New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2018

Tesla Reports Another Big Loss, but Sees Only Profit Ahead
Elon Musk, the chief executive, said the electric-car maker was about to turn a corner with output of its mass-market Model 3, buoying company shares.

New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2018

News Analysis: Facebook Grapples With a Maturing Adversary in Election Meddling
The influence campaign revealed on Tuesday is adapting and evolving to better disguise itself, which limits the social network's approach to stopping it.

New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2018

Tesla, With Gains in Model 3 Output, Says Profit Is Imminent
The electric-car maker consumed cash at a reduced rate in the second quarter, but still used $436 million as it continued to ramp up production.

New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2018

Google, Seeking a Return to China, Is Said to Be Building a Censored Search Engine
Google withdrew from China in 2010 to protest the country's censorship. Now the internet giant is working on a search engine that complies with Chinese censorship rules.

New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2018

Facebook's Security Chief to Depart for Stanford University
Alex Stamos, Facebook's chief security officer, is joining Stanford to teach and to examine the role of security and technology in society.

New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2018

What Is QAnon: Explaining the Internet Conspiracy Theory That Showed Up at a Trump Rally
Do you remember Pizzagate? It's a little like that: a web of baseless conspiracy theories. And its supporters were highly visible at an event for the president in Florida.

New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2018

Tech Fix: Autoplay Videos Are Not Going Away. Here's How to Fight Them.
Videos that start without your consent are prominent across the web. Our tech columnist explains how the industry got here and what we can do.

New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2018

For a Return to China, Google Is Said to Build a Censored Search Engine
Google withdrew from China in 2010 to protest the country's censorship. Now the internet giant is working on a search engine that complies with Chinese censorship rules.

New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2018

Tech We're Using: Gaza and Google Translate: Covering the Conflict When You Don't Speak the Language
David M. Halbfinger, The Times's Jerusalem bureau chief, found Google Translate useful in Israeli and Palestinian territory, but Waze sometimes reaches a dead end.

New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2018

Campaigns Enter Texting Era With a Plea: Will U Vote 4 Me ?F ?
Welcome to the age of the political mass-text. Candidates in this year's midterm elections are adding a new, hard-to-ignore tool to their arsenal.

New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2018

Tech Tip: Find Recently Lost Files on Your Mac
Can't locate that file you were working in a few days ago and can't remember what you called it? Here are some places to look.

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