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New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2021

‘X' Marks the Spot: Officials Map a Route Out of the Pandemic
Governments and organizations around the world are using geospatial data and digital mapping tools to guide their vaccination campaigns.

New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2021

Can Paramount Succeed? One Producer Hopes to Make It So.
"He's our future," one CBS Studios executive said of Alex Kurtzman, who has a lucrative contract to expand the "Star Trek" universe — and with it the streaming service's audience.

New York Times Tech
Aug 01, 2021

Banned Chinese Facial Recognition Technology Was Used to Search for Minneapolis Protesters
One night in the Twin Cities, shortly after the killing of George Floyd, someone set a fire in a Goodwill. That led to an international search for the culprits — and it exposed a growing system of global surveillance.

New York Times Tech
Jul 31, 2021

Can Fake Accounts Save the Internet?
Reconsidering pseudonymity and what it means to "be yourself" online.

New York Times Tech
Jul 30, 2021

Bezos' Blue Origin Loses Challenge to NASA SpaceX Lunar Lander Contract
The Government Accountability Office said a $2.9 billion award to SpaceX to build the next lunar lander for astronauts would stand.

New York Times Tech
Jul 30, 2021

Social media platforms are failing to monitor anti-Semitism, two reports say.
Social media companies like Facebook and YouTube pledged to remove anti-Semitic content. New reports show they are falling short of that promise.

New York Times Tech
Jul 30, 2021

Credit to Tech's Pandemic Leadership
America's tech companies have been leading the way for how large employers should aid in the country's pandemic response.

New York Times Tech
Jul 30, 2021

Nooses, Anger and No Answers: Inside the Uproar Over a Future Amazon Site
The discovery of multiple nooses has set off heated debates about the responsibility of companies and the ability of workers to speak their mind.

New York Times Tech
Jul 30, 2021

These Clubhouse Hosts Are Keeping the Party Alive
Sriram Krishnan and Aarthi Ramamurthy of "The Good Time Show" have booked Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg and Kanye West.

New York Times Tech
Jul 29, 2021

Amazon's quarterly profit jumps to $7.8 billion.
Even as businesses have reopened, many people continue to do their shopping online, and much of that business continues to go Amazon's way.

New York Times Tech
Jul 29, 2021

Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over ‘Black Widow' Release
The star said making the film available on Disney at the same time it opened in theaters "dramatically" lowered box office revenue, which could cost her tens of millions of dollars.

New York Times Tech
Jul 29, 2021

Robinhood I.P.O.: Shares Fall 8.4%
The stock opened at $38, the same as its I.P.O. price. The price's drop was a sign of investor hesitancy over a company that has attracted regulatory scrutiny.

New York Times Tech
Jul 29, 2021

Activision, Facing Internal Turmoil, Grapples With #MeToo Reckoning
More than 1,500 employees for the video game giant, which is facing an explosive state lawsuit, have called for executives to take sexual harassment seriously.

New York Times Tech
Jul 29, 2021

Robinhood I.P.O.: Shares Fall After Opening at $38
The stock opened at $38, the same as its I.P.O. price, and then declined. It was a sign of investor hesitancy over a company that has attracted regulatory scrutiny.

New York Times Tech
Jul 29, 2021

Big Tech Has Outgrown This Planet
The gap keeps widening between the super rich tech superstars and the merely super. There's one possible explanation.

New York Times Tech
Jul 29, 2021

Nikola Founder Trevor Milton Charged With Securities Fraud
Federal prosecutors charged Mr. Milton with misleading investors about the technology for battery- and hydrogen-powered vehicles Nikola had hoped to manufacture.

New York Times Tech
Jul 29, 2021

Why Turkey's Regulators Became Such a Problem for Google
The antitrust backlash against Big Tech is playing out in places not known as regulatory hotbeds.

New York Times Tech
Jul 29, 2021

Strippers Find Community on TikTok
Strippers share the hazards and joys of their work on social media.

New York Times Tech
Jul 28, 2021

Robinhood Prices Its I.P.O. at $38 a Share
The stock trading app is set to start trading as a public company on Thursday.

New York Times Tech
Jul 28, 2021

Is Robinhood's Disruption a Good Thing?
The stock trading app goes public this week. Here's why the company has gotten so much attention.

New York Times Tech
Jul 28, 2021

Facebook Antitrust Suit Dismissal Will Be Appealed, States Say
A federal judge eviscerated arguments by more than 40 state attorneys general that Facebook had a monopoly.

New York Times Tech
Jul 28, 2021

Take Control of Your Home Screen
Folders, quick-action menus, widgets and a little basic icon organization can make navigating your smartphone a smoother experience.

New York Times Tech
Jul 27, 2021

Apple Earnings: Profits Nearly Double in Last Quarter
The pandemic has been a windfall for Apple and its peers, as people buy even more gadgets to work, study and socialize.

New York Times Tech
Jul 27, 2021

Google's profits soar as revenue rises 62 percent.
Alphabet initially was seen as vulnerable to the pandemic, but has come out of it stronger.

New York Times Tech
Jul 27, 2021

Microsoft Earnings: Q4 Was Most Profitable Quarter
Profits rose 47 percent to $16.5 billion, surpassing expectations.

New York Times Tech
Jul 27, 2021

Apple's profits nearly doubled in the latest quarter.
The pandemic has been a windfall for Apple and its peers, as people buy even more gadgets to work, study and socialize.

New York Times Tech
Jul 27, 2021

Instagram Introduces Changes to Protect Teenagers on Its Platform
Advertisers, which used people's interests and activity to target their ads, will now only be able to use age, gender and location to show ads to users under 18.

New York Times Tech
Jul 27, 2021

An Obsession With Secrets
Tech companies throw around nondisclosure agreements like confetti, but they can hurt the rest of us.

New York Times Tech
Jul 27, 2021

BuzzFeed Is Going Public. Now What for Vox Media, Group Nine and Vice?
The digital media companies that once seemed to have a lock on the future are making plans to get bigger and pay back their investors.

New York Times Tech
Jul 27, 2021

Groceries in 10 Minutes: Delivery Start-Ups Crowd City Streets Across Globe
Venture capital's newest darling is the online rapid grocery delivery industry. Getir, a six-year-old Turkish company, is trying to outpace its new competitors in a worldwide expansion.

New York Times Tech
Jul 27, 2021

Apollo 15 Anniversary: 50 Years Ago, NASA Put a Car on the Moon
The lunar rovers of Apollo 15, 16 and 17 parked American automotive culture on the lunar surface, and expanded the scientific range of the missions' astronaut explorers.

New York Times Tech
Jul 27, 2021

50 Years Ago, NASA Put a Car on the Moon
The lunar rovers of Apollo 15, 16 and 17 parked American automotive culture on the lunar surface, and expanded the scientific range of the missions' astronaut explorers.

New York Times Tech
Jul 26, 2021

Tu celular te espía, ¿seguirás permitiéndolo?
La dimisión de un jerarca católico muestra las consecuencias en el mundo real de las prácticas de las industrias estadounidenses en materia de recolección de datos.

New York Times Tech
Jul 26, 2021

The Messy Truth About Kids' Screen Time
Absolute rules about children and technology don't help, says a child development expert.

New York Times Tech
Jul 26, 2021

As Cyberattacks Surge, Security Start-Ups Reap the Rewards
Investors have poured $12.2 billion into cybersecurity companies so far this year, nearly $2 billion more than the total for all of 2020.

New York Times Tech
Jul 26, 2021

QR Codes Are Here to Stay. So Is the Tracking They Allow.
Fueled by a desire for touchless transactions, QR codes popped up everywhere in the pandemic. Businesses don't want to give them up.

New York Times Tech
Jul 26, 2021

FTX and Binance, Cryptocurrency Leaders, Move to Curb High Risk Trades
The moves would reduce the size of the bets that investors can make by drastically cutting the maximum leverage offered.

New York Times Tech
Jul 25, 2021

Facebook's Next Target: The Religious Experience
The company is intensifying formal partnerships with faith groups across the United States and shaping the future of religious experience.

New York Times Tech
Jul 25, 2021

FTX, Cryptocurrency Leader, Moves to Curb High Risk Trades
The move would reduce the size of the bets that investors can make by lowering the amount of leverage it offers to 20 times from 101 times.

New York Times Tech
Jul 25, 2021

Disinformation for Hire, a Shadow Industry, Is Quietly Booming
Back-alley firms meddle in elections and promote falsehoods on behalf of clients who can claim deniability, escalating our era of unreality.

New York Times Tech
Jul 24, 2021

A Grandfather Died in ‘Swatting' Over His Twitter Handle, Officials Say
Mark Herring had a fatal heart attack after the police swarmed his house after a fake emergency call. A Tennessee man was sentenced to five years in prison in connection with the episode.

New York Times Tech
Jul 24, 2021

Biden's Antitrust Team Signals a Big Swing at Corporate Titans
The president has stacked his administration with crusaders who have spent their careers challenging corporate consolidation.

New York Times Tech
Jul 24, 2021

The Most Influential Spreader of Coronavirus Misinformation Online
Researchers and regulators say Joseph Mercola, an osteopathic physician, creates and profits from misleading claims about Covid-19. "I have every right to inform the public," he says.

New York Times Tech
Jul 24, 2021

Man Gets 5 Years in ‘Swatting' Death of Tennessee Grandfather
Mark Herring had a fatal heart attack after the police swarmed his house following a fake emergency call. He had been targeted because of his coveted Twitter handle, @Tennessee.

New York Times Tech
Jul 23, 2021

The F.T.C. asks for an extension to refile its Facebook antitrust suit.
The F.T.C. said in its request that it had reached an agreement with Facebook over the proposed extension.

New York Times Tech
Jul 23, 2021

Delays, More Masks and Mandatory Shots: Virus Surge Disrupts Office-Return Plans
A wave of the contagious Delta variant is causing companies to reconsider when they will require employees to return, and what health requirements should be in place when they do.

New York Times Tech
Jul 23, 2021

How Tech Won the Pandemic and Now May Never Lose
As the world reeled, Silicon Valley supplied the tools that made life and work possible. Now tech companies are awash in money — and questions about what it means to win amid so much loss.

New York Times Tech
Jul 23, 2021

Amazon will investigate gender bias claims in its cloud division.


New York Times Tech
Jul 23, 2021

We Need a New Term for Video Games
We're seeing a ton of new games, and many of them blur the lines between video games and other types of activities.

New York Times Tech
Jul 23, 2021

Silicon Valley's Best Pandemic Ever
As the world reeled, tech titans supplied the tools that made life and work possible. Now the companies are awash in money — and questions about what it means to win amid so much loss.

New York Times Tech
Jul 22, 2021

Kaseya, the tech firm hit by ransomware, gets the key to unlock its customers' data.
Kaseya said the key was "effective at unlocking victims." How the company obtained the key was a mystery.

New York Times Tech
Jul 22, 2021

HBO and HBO Max Subscribers Seen Reaching 73 Million in 2021
HBO and its streaming service, HBO Max, have attracted 67.5 million customers, and the company expects to reach 73 million by year end.

New York Times Tech
Jul 22, 2021

What the Fight Over Facebook Misses
The White House-Facebook coronavirus battle distracts us from the real problem: We don't agree on anything.

New York Times Tech
Jul 22, 2021

A.I. Predicts the Shapes of Molecules to Come
DeepMind has given 3-D structure to 350,000 proteins, including every one made by humans, promising a boon for medicine and drug design.

New York Times Tech
Jul 22, 2021

Amazon Ends Use of Arbitration for Customer Disputes
Anyone using the technology giant's products will pursue disputes in federal court, a significant retreat from a strategy that often helps companies avoid liability.

New York Times Tech
Jul 21, 2021

Activision Blizzard Is Sued by California Over Workplace Culture
The lawsuit says women at the gaming company were paid less and discriminated against, and it described a culture of sexual harassment.

New York Times Tech
Jul 21, 2021

Lyft will team up with Ford and a self-driving car start-up to offer rides in Miami.
The companies plan to begin offering the service this year, expanding later to Austin, Texas. A human will still be behind the wheel.

New York Times Tech
Jul 21, 2021

A 22-year-old was arrested in hacks of Twitter, TikTok and Snapchat.
The suspect, Joseph O'Connor, was found in Spain and faces U.S. charges of hacking, extortion and cyberstalking.

New York Times Tech
Jul 21, 2021

The Amazonification of Space Begins in Earnest
With the suborbital flights made by Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson this month, the privatization of the space industry has crossed the point of no return.

New York Times Tech
Jul 21, 2021

Clearview AI raises $30 million from investors despite legal troubles.
The facial-recognition start-up closed a Series B financing round. It faces multiple lawsuits challenging its business model.

New York Times Tech
Jul 21, 2021

The Nightmare of Our Snooping Phones
A Catholic official's resignation shows the real-world consequences of practices by America's data-harvesting industries.

New York Times Tech
Jul 21, 2021

A 22-year-old is arrested in Spain in connection with last year's Twitter hack.


New York Times Tech
Jul 21, 2021

Robinhood's Guinea Pig for Upending Public Offerings: Itself
The stock trading app is opening its initial public offering and investor presentations to everyday investors. The risks are significant.

New York Times Tech
Jul 21, 2021

Want to Buy a PlayStation 5? Befriend a Bot.
In a pandemic-induced era of scarcity, a bit of automation can go a long way to obtaining the unobtainable.

New York Times Tech
Jul 20, 2021

China Breached Dozens of Pipeline Companies in Past Decade, U.S. Says
The disclosure about the breadth of state-sponsored cyberattacks was part of a warning to pipeline owners to increase the security of their systems to stave off future intrusions.

New York Times Tech
Jul 20, 2021

How Disney is Chipping Away at Netflix's Dominance
New data shows Netflix, long the king of streaming, is losing attention as subscribers shift to competitors like Disney and Amazon Prime Video.

New York Times Tech
Jul 20, 2021

Apple delays its return to office as the Delta variant surges.
Employees are now expected to come back to the workplace on Oct. 1, a month later than planned.

New York Times Tech
Jul 20, 2021

Can Apple's AirTags Find Lost Pets?
We look at the pros and cons of using Apple's AirTag tracking device to find our missing dogs and cats.

New York Times Tech
Jul 20, 2021

U.S. Accuses China of Hacking Microsoft
The Biden administration organized a broad group of allies to condemn Beijing for cyberattacks around the world, but stopped short of taking concrete punitive steps.

New York Times Tech
Jul 20, 2021

A Renewal for IBM Campuses Once Home to Punch Cards and Circuit Boards
When Big Blue left upstate New York, economic pain ensued. But the large complexes left behind are ideally suited for large-scale production and shipping, local officials say.

New York Times Tech
Jul 20, 2021

Can A.I. Grade Your Next Test?
Neural networks could give online education a boost by providing automated feedback to students.

New York Times Tech
Jul 19, 2021

Twitter Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene for Posting Coronavirus Misinformation
The Republican lawmaker from Georgia cannot tweet for 12 hours, after the White House criticized social media sites for amplifying vaccine lies.

New York Times Tech
Jul 19, 2021

How Aduhelm, an Unproven Alzheimer's Drug, Got Approved
Though some of its own senior officials said there was little evidence of benefit for patients, the F.D.A. nonetheless greenlighted Biogen's Aduhelm, or aducanumab.

New York Times Tech
Jul 19, 2021

How an Unproven Alzheimer's Drug Got Approved
Though some of its own senior officials said there was little evidence of benefit for patients, the F.D.A. nonetheless greenlighted Biogen's Aduhelm, or aducanumab.

New York Times Tech
Jul 19, 2021

White House Dispute Exposes Facebook Blind Spot on Misinformation
The company doesn't know some specifics about how falsehoods about Covid-19 and vaccines for the virus spread on its social network.

New York Times Tech
Jul 19, 2021

How China Transformed Into a Prime Cyber Threat to the U.S.
Over the past decade, China reorganized its hacking operations, turning into a sophisticated and mature adversary.

New York Times Tech
Jul 19, 2021

Reading the Zoom Tea Leaves
Companies are starting to make big bets on how we'll all behave after the pandemic ends.

New York Times Tech
Jul 19, 2021

US to Accuse China of Microsoft Hacking
The Biden administration is also expected to organize a broad group of allies to condemn Beijing for cyberattacks around the world, but stop short of taking concrete punitive steps.

New York Times Tech
Jul 19, 2021

Job-Hunters, Have You Posted Your Résumé on TikTok?
Feeling limited by LinkedIn, some Gen Z-ers are now applying for jobs using TikTok résumés. Employers are paying attention.

New York Times Tech
Jul 19, 2021

What China Expects From Businesses: Total Surrender
Unlike regulators in Europe and the U.S., Beijing is using the guise of antitrust to bring powerful tech companies into line with its priorities.

New York Times Tech
Jul 19, 2021

The Failure of Tsinghua Unigroup Tests China's Tech Ambitions
Tsinghua Unigroup, a would-be microchip champion, is facing bankruptcy, a setback in China's quest for semiconductor self-reliance.

New York Times Tech
Jul 19, 2021

The Failure of China's Microchip Giant Tests Beijing's Tech Ambitions
Tsinghua Unigroup, a would-be microchip champion, is facing bankruptcy, a setback in China's quest for semiconductor self-reliance.

New York Times Tech
Jul 18, 2021

Misinformation Tests South Korea's Commitment to Free Speech
Conspiracy theories about the country's turbulent past have spread online. Now the government is pushing criminal penalties to crack down on misinformation.

New York Times Tech
Jul 18, 2021

‘Historical Distortions' Test South Korea's Commitment to Free Speech
Conspiracy theories about the country's turbulent past have spread online. Now the government is pushing criminal penalties to crack down on misinformation.

New York Times Tech
Jul 18, 2021

Smartphone Directions May Put Novice Hikers in Danger, Experts Say
From New Hampshire to Scotland, services like Google Maps can direct ill-prepared hikers onto trails that would challenge even the most experienced climbers, mountaineers said.

New York Times Tech
Jul 18, 2021

Facebook To Biden: 'We Aren't The Reason Vaccination Goal Was Missed'
The social network and the Biden administration have engaged in an increasingly rancorous war of words over the issue of vaccine misinformation.

New York Times Tech
Jul 17, 2021

Facebook Tells Biden: ‘Facebook Is Not the Reason' Vaccination Goal Was Missed
The social network hit back at the president's criticism of social media for spreading vaccine misinformation.

New York Times Tech
Jul 16, 2021

‘They're Killing People': Biden Denounces Social Media for Virus Disinformation
The president's blunt statement capped weeks of frustration in the White House over the spread of vaccine disinformation on Facebook and other platforms.

New York Times Tech
Jul 16, 2021

Maureen Dowd Interviews Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi
The Uber CEO dreams of "pushing a button and getting a piano delivered to your home in an hour and a half." Uh … let's start with dinner?

New York Times Tech
Jul 16, 2021

It's Hard to Search for a Therapist of Color. These Websites Want to Change That.
A number of new organizations aim to digitally connect patients with mental health providers who value and understand different cultures.

New York Times Tech
Jul 16, 2021

‘Welcome to the Mesh, Brother': Guerrilla Wi-Fi Comes to New York
NYC Mesh, a band of a few dozen tech volunteers, takes on Verizon and the big "incumbent providers," with the promise of inexpensive community internet.

New York Times Tech
Jul 16, 2021

What Ever Happened to IBM's Watson?
IBM's artificial intelligence was supposed to transform industries and generate riches for the company. Neither has panned out. Now, IBM has settled on a humbler vision for Watson.

New York Times Tech
Jul 15, 2021

17 New York Arts Organizations Are Among Those Receiving $30 Million
The Queens Museum, Harlem Stage and 44 other groups were chosen to receive aid from Bloomberg Philanthropies for digital innovation.

New York Times Tech
Jul 15, 2021

England's Bukayo Saka Urges Facebook and Twitter to Crack Down on Abuse
After facing a torrent of racist abuse online, Bukayo Saka said he didn't want anyone to deal with such "hateful and hurtful messages."

New York Times Tech
Jul 15, 2021

Tech Workers Who Swore Off the Bay Area Are Coming Back
Critics said the pandemic would make the industry flee San Francisco and its southern neighbor, Silicon Valley. But tech can't seem to quit its gravitational center.

New York Times Tech
Jul 15, 2021

Tech Workers Swore Off the Bay Area. Now They're Coming Back.
Critics said the pandemic would make the industry flee San Francisco and its southern neighbor, Silicon Valley. But tech can't seem to quit its gravitational center.

New York Times Tech
Jul 14, 2021

Tapping into the Brain to Help a Paralyzed Man Speak
In a once unimagined accomplishment, electrodes implanted in the man's brain transmit signals to a computer that displays his words.

New York Times Tech
Jul 14, 2021

Facebook plans to pay creators $1 billion to use its products.
Influencers will be able to earn money by using specific Facebook and Instagram features or by hitting certain milestones.

New York Times Tech
Jul 14, 2021

Here's a Look Inside Facebook's Data Wars
Executives at the social network have clashed over CrowdTangle, a Facebook-owned data tool that revealed users' high engagement levels with right-wing media sources.

New York Times Tech
Jul 14, 2021

Why You Should Care About Your Right to Repair Gadgets
New legislation could simplify tech maintenance and make buying a new smartphone or computer the last resort.

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