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New York Times Tech
Dec 12, 2017

Can Texting Save Lives?
Crisis Text Line is upending the suicide hotline, modernizing it for today''s teenagers, one text at a time.

New York Times Tech
Dec 12, 2017

Trying to Bypass Anxiety on the Road to Driverless Cars
Volvo is putting cameras in vehicles to see people interact with driver-assistance features and will use the data in designing fully autonomous cars.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

The Shift: The ‘Alt-Right' Created a Parallel Internet. It's an Unholy Mess.
Hard-right activists, censored and banned by Twitter and Facebook, tried to create their own digital services. But they appear to have hit obstacles.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

Germany Accuses China of Using LinkedIn to Recruit Informants
A top German intelligence agency said that more than 10,000 citizens were targeted, including lawmakers and government employees.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

Germany Accuses of China of Using LinkedIn to Recruit Informants
A top German intelligence agency said that more than its 10,000 citizens were targeted, including lawmakers and government employees.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

Itineraries: Airports Are Losing Money as Ride-Hailing Services Grow
Fewer people are parking their cars at airports, using taxis or renting cars. And fees from Uber and Lyft do not make up for the lost revenue from those services.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

Can Parents ‘Robot-Proof' Their Child's Job Future?
Robots may make half of today''s jobs obsolete in 20 years. What careers will be left when our children grow up?

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

Will Robots Take Our Children's Jobs?
Artificial intelligence may make half of today''s jobs obsolete in 20 years. What careers will be left when our children grow up?

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

Tech Tip: Moving Your Number and Going Mobile
If you are staying within the same geographic area, transferring your old wired phone number to a mobile device could be easier than you think.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

China Denies Using LinkedIn to Recruit German Informants
German intelligence services said that more than 10,000 citizens were targeted, adding to anxieties about Beijing''s efforts to infiltrate foreign governments and businesses.

New York Times Tech
Dec 11, 2017

The Year in Style: Can Parents ‘Robot-Proof' Their Child's Job Future?
Robots may make half of today''s jobs obsolete in 20 years. What careers will be left when our children grow up?

New York Times Tech
Dec 10, 2017

Net Neutrality's Holes in Europe May Offer Peek at Future in U.S.
Telecom operators have been pushing boundaries in Europe, where loopholes have left net neutrality regulations weaker than intended.

New York Times Tech
Dec 09, 2017

DNA Tattoos Are the Final Frontier of Love
A nifty new patented technology allows you to take your loved ones with you wherever and forever. Yes, even cats. Talk about 'Winona Forever'!

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2017

Apple Said to Be Acquiring Shazam, the Song Identifying App
The app, which can identify a song just by hearing a few seconds of it, has lost some of its shine but is still used by 'hundreds of millions of people.'

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2017

Trilobites: Tracking Dolphins With Algorithms You Might Find on Facebook
Scientists leveraged machine learning techniques to sift through recordings of dolphin clicks, which could help with monitoring the health of the sea mammals.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2017

Bits: Farhad and Mike's Week in Tech: The Big Bitcoin Boom
In this week''s tech newsletter, our correspondents discuss Bitcoin, Amazon and the tech industry''s ongoing problems with sexual harassment.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2017

Southeast Asia's Ride-Hailing War Is Being Waged on Motorbikes
In Indonesia''s traffic-ridden capital, one start-up makes it easy to get around — or not to have to in the first place.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2017

Bitcoin's Price Has Soared, but What Comes Next?
The value of a single Bitcoin has risen 1,500 percent this year. Traditional financial institutions and a dose of irrationality are fueling the boom.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2017

Bitcoin's Price Has Soared. What Comes Next?
The value of a single Bitcoin has risen 1,500 percent this year. Traditional financial institutions and a dose of irrationality are fueling the boom.

New York Times Tech
Dec 08, 2017

Why Has Bitcoin's Price Gone Up So Fast?
The value of a single Bitcoin has risen 1,500 percent this year. Traditional financial institutions and a dose of irrationality are fueling the boom.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2017

Inside the Opposition to a Net Neutrality Repeal
Fight for the Future, a scrappy 10-person nonprofit, has helped lead the uproar against changes to internet rules, including hundreds of protests on Thursday.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2017

Tech Tip: Turning Off Programs That Start Up When You Do
If outdated programs are still set to open when you log into the computer, you can turn them off or choose new apps to start up when you do.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2017

Coinbase: The Heart of the Bitcoin Frenzy
The San Francisco start-up has been at the center of the virtual currency boom. But like any young company, it is experiencing growing pains.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2017

North Carolina County Refuses to Pay $23,000 Ransom to Hackers
The government of Mecklenburg County, N.C., said it would not pay a ransom to hackers who took control of several of its computer systems.

New York Times Tech
Dec 07, 2017

How the Bot Stole Christmas: Toys Like Fingerlings Are Snapped Up and Resold
Hot toys like the Barbie Hello Dreamhouse quickly sold out online this year, then appeared on eBay and Amazon at inflated prices.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2017

Bitcoin Hasn't Replaced Cash, but Investors Don't Care
Investors have lifted Bitcoin past $13,000, likening it to gold as a place to store money. Early followers who hoped for a faster, cheaper way to pay for things are looking elsewhere.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2017

Tech We're Using: What Tech Tools Frequent Travelers Should Always Pack
You should always have a portable battery to charge your phone. But other must-haves are not as obvious, says Lucas Peterson, The Times''s Frugal Traveler.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2017

Tech Tip: Keeping Data Secure When Your Laptop Is in the Shop
If your computer needs repairs, back up your files and lock them down before someone else works on your system.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2017

Can't Find Any Fingerlings? Bots Snap Up Popular Christmas Toys for Resale
Hot toys like the Barbie Hello Dreamhouse quickly sold out online this year, then appeared on eBay and Amazon at inflated prices.

New York Times Tech
Dec 06, 2017

State of the Art: The Hidden Player Spurring a Wave of Cheap Consumer Devices: Amazon
Numerous electronics brands have sprung up offering inexpensive gadgets. Here''s how Amazon enables them, and how other brands may copy that success.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Silicon Valley Investor Takes Leave of Absence After Harassment Reports
Shervin Pishevar, who has invested in Uber, said he was taking a leave of absence from his venture firm and other company boards after reports he harassed five women.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Amazon's Australian Debut Brings Excitement, Dread and Defiance
The retail giant started off with a modest product offering, seeking to steal a piece of Australia''s retail sector.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Inside China's Big Tech Conference, New Ways to Track Citizens
The technologies for tracking citizens, and their wide acceptance in China, were on display at the World Internet Conference.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

A Reckoning on Sexual Misconduct? Absolutely. But How Harsh, Women Ask.
As allegations of men''s misbehavior fuel a broader conversation, a zero-tolerance attitude has evolved into discussions about what is acceptable, due process and generational differences.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Reckoning on Sexual Misconduct Divides Women Over How Harsh Judgment Must Be
As allegations of men''s misbehavior fuel a broader conversation, a zero-tolerance attitude has evolved into discussions about what is acceptable, due process and generational differences.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Tech Tip: Playing Old Movies on New Screens
Newer devices may balk at some ancient video formats, but you can often get them rolling with the right software.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

China Will Lead an Electric Car Future, Ford's Chairman Says
Ford Motor said Tuesday that it planned to offer 15 new models in China by 2025 that run at least in part on batteries.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Amazon's Australian Launch Brings Excitement, Dread and Defiance
The retail giant launched with a modest product offering, seeking to steal a piece of Australia''s retail sector.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Can This Water Park Make Fun More Inclusive?
What happens when children of all different abilities get to play with each other? We take you inside a first-of-its-kind ultra accessible water park, which is changing the way families spend time together.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

Google Missed Out on China. Can It Flourish in India?
As major companies chase India''s new internet users, Google is changing core products to work better on low-end smartphones and use less data.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

YouTube Hiring More Humans to Train Computers to Police the Site
The online video platform is scrambling to stamp out problematic videos. This time, it''s videos that are inappropriate for children.

New York Times Tech
Dec 05, 2017

A Retreat from the World They're Disrupting
Humans build the machines and that power Silicon Valley. Nellie Bowles, a native San Franciscan, reports for The Times on their goals, anxieties, ideas and agendas.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

New Facebook App for Children Ignites Debate Among Families
Some parents welcomed Messenger Kids, the tech giant''s first major foray into connecting children under 13 to its services, but others worried about social media''s deeper intrusion.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

Facebook Has a New Messaging App Aimed at Children 13 and Under
Facebook''s new app, Messenger Kids, is the social network''s first major foray into connecting children under 13 to its sprawling set of services.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

Breakingviews: Broadcom Puts Qualcomm on the Clock
Broadcom is nominating 11 directors at Qualcomm, a move that pressures Qualcomm to engage before its annual meeting in March.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

Where Silicon Valley Is Going to Get in Touch With Its Soul
The Esalen Institute, a storied hippie hotel in Big Sur, Calif., has reopened with a mission to help technologists who discover that 'inside they''re hurting.'

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

Facebook Has a New Messaging App Aimed at Those 13 and Under
Facebook''s new app, Messenger Kids, is the social network''s first major foray into connecting children under 13 to its sprawling set of services.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

Tech Tip: Swapping Your Old Phone for Cash or Credit
Instead of tossing your previous phone in a drawer, you might be able to turn it in for a small profit or donate it to someone in need.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

Who Do You Ship? What Tumblr Tells Us About Fan Culture
Fan communities have long been invested in romance between characters in books and TV shows. Now, content creators have begun to respond to fans'' input.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

What the Top Ships on Tumblr Tell Us About How Entertainment Is Changing
Fan communities have long been invested in romance between characters in books and TV shows. Now, content creators have begun to respond to fans'' input.

New York Times Tech
Dec 04, 2017

Broadcom Proposes Unseating Qualcomm Board as Takeover Fight Escalates
Broadcom proposed replacing Qualcomm''s entire board as it tries to move ahead with a $105 billion bid for the mobile chip maker.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2017

China's A.I. Advances Help Its Tech Industry, and State Security
Global car brands and Chinese authorities alike embrace iFlyTek''s voice recognition know-how, illustrating the dystopian possibilities behind the technology.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2017

Now on Oracle's Campus, a $43 Million Public High School
Putting a publicly funded charter school on the campus of a Silicon Valley giant is a new twist on the evolving relationship between big tech companies and schools.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2017

In South Korea, the Virtual Currency Boom Hits Home
Bitcoin and other virtual currencies are booming around the world. In South Korea, regular investors are leading the way for the global frenzy.

New York Times Tech
Dec 03, 2017

Is a Trivia App the Answer to Questions About Live Streaming?
HQ Trivia has attracted tens of thousands of participants since its debut in August. Is it a passing fad or the future of game shows in the cord-cutting era?

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2017

From the Arctic's Melting Ice, an Unexpected Digital Hub
The receding ice has opened new passageways for high-speed internet cables. Point Hope, a gravel spit in northwest Alaska, is along one of the new routes.

New York Times Tech
Dec 02, 2017

Melting Arctic Ice Makes High-Speed Internet a Reality in a Remote Town
The receding ice has opened new passageways for high-speed internet cables. Point Hope, a gravel spit in northwest Alaska, is along one of the new routes.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2017

China's Next Potential Boom Spot: The Places People Overlook
New highways and trains and changes in farming are opening up the country''s poorer cities and rural areas, long laggards amid China''s torrid growth.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2017

Did James Comey Subtweet Michael Flynn? Perhaps.
As the fired F.B.I. director has done many times before, Mr. Comey offered a quotation that seemed to be a commentary on the day''s news.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2017

Newsbook: Should the Internet Be Regulated?
Three books tackle this question.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2017

Tech Tip: Stay Updated on Software Updates
Manufacturer system updates and patches are supposed to fix problems, but sometimes they cause more.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2017

Bits: Farhad and Mike's Week in Tech: Sex Scandals and Silicon Valley
In this week''s tech newsletter, Farhad Manjoo and Mike Isaac delve into sex scandals reaching Google and Uber''s latest legal troubles.

New York Times Tech
Dec 01, 2017

Trump's First Major Trade Fight With China Could Be Over Solar Panels
United States officials will soon decide whether to broaden tariffs on solar panels in a way that could spur Beijing to retaliate against American-made goods.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2017

A.I. Will Transform the Economy. But How Much, and How Soon?
Three new reports suggest that artificial intelligence can probably do less right now than you think. But by one estimation, up to a third of American workers will have to switch jobs by 2030 largely because of it.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2017

Randi Zuckerberg Says She Was Sexually Harassed on an Alaska Airlines Flight
Ms. Zuckerberg, a former executive at Facebook, said that a passenger made lewd comments toward her and that flight attendants brushed off her complaints.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2017

Energy Idea for Mars Yields a Clue for Powering Data Centers
The use of natural gas in fuel cells, producing electricity through a chemical reaction, will be given a try at a dozen locations.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2017

Tech Tip: How to Create Windows 10 Start Menu Folders
If you find your Start menu is overloaded, you can save space by storing groups of apps in folders.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2017

The Shift: How 41 People in Lithuania Took Over Your Facebook Feed
The viral publisher Bored Panda is thriving on the social network despite the algorithm changes that doomed its competitors.

New York Times Tech
Nov 30, 2017

Amazon Trumpets Its Cloud Lead With N.F.L. and Other Deals
The internet retailer used an annual conference to show how machine learning will spur growth at Amazon Web Services, its most profitable business.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2017

Drone Maker D.J.I. May Be Sending Data to China, U.S. Officials Say
A memo from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau says the firm''s commercial products may be sending sensitive information about U.S. infrastructure back to China, raising security concerns.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2017

D.J.I., the Chinese Drone Maker, Clashes with U.S. Over Data
A memo from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau says the firm''s commercial products may be sending sensitive information about U.S. infrastructure back to China, raising security concerns.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2017

Andy Rubin, Android Creator, Steps Away From Firm Amid Misconduct Report
Mr. Rubin is taking a leave of absence from the start-up Essential amid a report that he had an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate while he was a Google executive.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2017

Justices Seem Ready to Boost Protection of Digital Privacy
The Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the police need a warrant for cellphone location data in a case that could reshape privacy protections.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2017

Justices Consider How to Apply 18th Century Law to Digital Privacy
The Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the police need a warrant for cellphone location data in a case that could reshape privacy protections.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2017

Tech We're Using: Why Old-Fashioned Tools Remain Key for Reporting
Emily Steel, a media reporter for The Times, uses encrypted messaging apps and plenty of new tech. But she still harbors a love for the telephone.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2017

Tech Fix: The Best Ways to Share Your Smartphone Photos This Holiday
Tech tools make it easy to efficiently share large numbers of photos with your family. Here are some of the best approaches.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2017

Tech Tip: Punting iPhone Calls to Voice Mail
When the phone rings and you can''t (or don''t want to) answer the call, you can send it directly to voice mail even if your phone is locked.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2017

Snapchat Remakes Itself, Splitting the Social From the Media
Instead of one blended feed of information, Snapchat users will now see a social stream on the app''s left side, and a media stream on the right.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2017

G.M. Unveils Its Driverless Cars, Aiming to Lead the Pack
Previously reluctant to show the autonomous vehicles it is developing, General Motors now wants to signal its progress in getting them to market.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2017

State of the Art: The Internet Is Dying. Repealing Net Neutrality Hastens That Death.
Over the last decade, a few giant corporations became an inescapable part of online life. Gutting net neutrality would cement their power.

New York Times Tech
Nov 29, 2017

Square Feet: Microsoft to Expand Campus, as Amazon Looks Elsewhere
The software giant plans to invest billions of dollars in renovating its campus in Redmond, Wash., to create a more urban atmosphere.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2017

Net Neutrality Hits a Nerve, Eliciting Intense Reactions
The F.C.C. plan to scrap existing rules for internet delivery has set off heated debate, personal attacks and echoes of the 2016 election.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2017

Rebuking Uber Lawyers, Judge Delays Trade Secrets Trial
A letter from a former Uber employee detailed secretive efforts inside the company to monitor competitors and hide information.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2017

Tech Tip: Managing Multiple Identities on Twitter
You don''t have to log in and out of the Twitter mobile app each time you want to post from another account you own.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2017

Finally Putting Some Fun in Erectile Dysfunction
Shove over, silver foxes! Cloud pharmacies will save millennial men from shame, sending trendy boxes of Viagra and hair-loss cures direct to home.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2017

A New Way for Machines to See, Taking Shape in Toronto
One of the pioneers of so-called computer vision is working on ways to deal with issues his old ideas could not solve.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2017

Waymo Seeks Delay in Court Fight With Uber Over Trade Secrets
Jury selection was expected to begin on Wednesday, but Waymo has asked for a delay after a letter from a former Uber employee surfaced.

New York Times Tech
Nov 28, 2017

SoftBank Is Said to Offer to Buy Uber Shares at a Steep Discount
The Japanese conglomerate began a tender offer at a valuation of $48 billion, far below the ride-hailing company''s last valuation of nearly $70 billion.

New York Times Tech
Nov 27, 2017

Could Robotic Birds Lead to Safer Air Travel?
Birds and planes don''t mix — so some airports are testing whether drones (with flapping wings) can scare flocks away. We take you inside a trial program in Alberta, Canada.

New York Times Tech
Nov 27, 2017

As Bitcoin Scrapes $10,000, an Investment Boom Like No Other
The virtual currency''s price reached a new threshold, leaving critics and enthusiasts alike stunned by its soaring value.

New York Times Tech
Nov 27, 2017

Supreme Court Weighs Streamlined Patent Challenges
The justices seemed divided on the constitutionality of a procedure that makes it easier to seek to invalidate a patent without going to court.

New York Times Tech
Nov 27, 2017

Tech Tip: Making the Leap to D.S.L.R.
If using your phone''s camera has sparked a serious interest in photography, upgrading to a more versatile camera can have creative rewards.

New York Times Tech
Nov 26, 2017

Twitter Says Blocking a New York Times Account Was ‘an Error'
The Times''s international account was locked after a tweet on the Canadian prime minister. The account was down for nearly a day.

New York Times Tech
Nov 26, 2017

Initial Coin Offerings Horrify a Former S.E.C. Regulator
Joseph Grundfest, now a law professor, called funding efforts using virtual currency the most 'notorious violation of federal securities laws since the Code of Hammurabi.'

New York Times Tech
Nov 26, 2017

Amazon, in Hunt for Lower Prices, Recruits Indian Merchants
Thousands of Indian sellers have shipped bedding, jewelry, kitchenware and clothing to Amazon warehouses to serve bargain-hunting Americans.

New York Times Tech
Nov 26, 2017

Advertising: Brands Heed Social Media. They're Advised Not to Forget Word of Mouth.
While online comments can be a valuable tool for gauging public sentiment, a study found that consumers may send different messages when talking with family and friends.

New York Times Tech
Nov 26, 2017

If No One Owns the Moon, Can Anyone Make Money Up There?
Ambiguities in the 50-year-old Outer Space Treaty may be getting in the way of entrepreneurs seeking opportunities elsewhere in our solar system.

New York Times Tech
Nov 25, 2017

Trilobites: Cities That Never Sleep Are Shaped by Sunrise and Sunset
A study using cellphone call records of more than a million people found that city dwellers continue to be affected by Earth''s natural light-dark cycle.

New York Times Tech
Nov 25, 2017

Hooray for Fiona the Hippo, Our Bundle of Social-Media Joy
'I feel like I represent Beyoncé,' said the Cincinnati zoo''s vice president of marketing. 'People fly across the world to just catch a glimpse.'

New York Times Tech
Nov 24, 2017

Hacks That Help: Using Tech to Fight Child Exploitation
Thorn, a nonprofit founded by Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher, helps law enforcement agencies sort through sex listings.

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