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New York Times Tech
Jan 27, 2022

Thursday Dating App Hosts Singles Mixers
Long, aimless conversations on apps have led fatigued singles back to the basics: meeting IRL.

New York Times Tech
Jan 26, 2022

YouTube Bars Right-Wing Media Personality Dan Bongino
Already suspended under the platform's Covid-19 misinformation rules, he continued to post videos daring YouTube to ban him.

New York Times Tech
Jan 26, 2022

Amazon pays $2.25 million to settle a price-fixing investigation.
An Amazon program guaranteed sellers a minimum price while offering a potential upside if an algorithm determined that customers were willing to pay more

New York Times Tech
Jan 26, 2022

Tesla Reports Record Profit but Warns of Supply Problems
The carmaker had a profit of $5.5 billion as sales of its electric vehicles continued to surge, especially in China and Europe.

New York Times Tech
Jan 26, 2022

The federal consumer bureau wants to stamp out what it calls ‘junk fees.'
Late payment charges, hotel resort fees and other tacked-on expenses collectively add billions to what Americans pay for goods and services.

New York Times Tech
Jan 26, 2022

John Arrillaga Sr., Who Helped Build Silicon Valley, Dies at 84
Starting in the 1960s, he developed the area's farmland into office parks that housed fast-growing technology companies.

New York Times Tech
Jan 26, 2022

E.U. court throws out $1.2 billion antitrust fine against Intel.
Intel had been charged with paying illegal rebates to companies that used its semiconductors over rival Advanced Micro Devices.

New York Times Tech
Jan 26, 2022

Why Online Creators Are Mad at Apple's Fees
Creators who want to make a living online say the fees are too high.

New York Times Tech
Jan 26, 2022

SpaceX Rocket Part to Crash Into Moon 7 Years After Launch
The four-ton piece of the rocket hasn't been heard from since it launched an American satellite called DSCOVR. It could make a 65-foot crater on the far side of the moon.

New York Times Tech
Jan 26, 2022

Microsoft's profit continues to climb.
Profit and sales at the tech giant, the first of the largest tech companies to report earnings for the three months ending in December, grew about 20 percent.

New York Times Tech
Jan 26, 2022

Oura Ring 3 Review: A Missed Opportunity for Wearable Tech
At a time when we are concerned about health, the smart ring, which can track sleep and body temperature, is too flawed to recommend.

New York Times Tech
Jan 26, 2022

Can CNN's Hiring Spree Get People to Pay for Streaming News?
The network's boss, Jeff Zucker, tries to make up for lost time by signing Chris Wallace, Audie Cornish and Eva Longoria.

New York Times Tech
Jan 25, 2022

Apple Accuses Woman of Stalking Tim Cook
The woman, a 45-year-old Virginia resident, is accused of threatening Mr. Cook and visiting his home, according to the court documents.

New York Times Tech
Jan 25, 2022

Microsoft's profits continue to climb.
Profit and sales at the tech giant, the first of the largest tech companies to report earnings for the three months ending in December, grew about 20 percent.

New York Times Tech
Jan 25, 2022

Google Introduces a New System for Tracking Chrome Browser Users
The company is scrapping another plan that would have blocked so-called cookies after privacy groups and regulators complained that Google needed to do more to ensure privacy.

New York Times Tech
Jan 25, 2022

Japanese Company Joins March Back to the Moon in 2022
Before the end of the year, ispace aims to place a lander with two small rovers on the lunar surface. It may find other visitors have also made the trip this year.

New York Times Tech
Jan 25, 2022

Commerce Dept. Survey Uncovers ‘Alarming' Chip Shortages
Increased demand for the semiconductors that power cars, electronics and electrical grids have stoked inflation and could cause more factory shutdowns in the United States.

New York Times Tech
Jan 25, 2022

Fashion Nova Is Fined for Suppressing Negative Reviews
Fashion Nova held lower-starred reviews for approval before they could be posted, the F.T.C. said in a complaint.

New York Times Tech
Jan 25, 2022

Google Will Introduce a New System for Tracking Chrome Browser Users
The company is scrapping another plan that would have blocked so-called cookies after privacy groups and regulators complained that Google needed to do more to ensure privacy.

New York Times Tech
Jan 25, 2022

Why Not Copy YouTube's Good Idea?
Online creators make the content that entertains and informs us, and they want to share in the riches.

New York Times Tech
Jan 25, 2022

Commerce Department Survey Uncovers ‘Alarming' Chip Shortages
Increased demand for the semiconductors that power cars, electronics and electrical grids have stoked inflation and could cause more factory shutdowns in the United States.

New York Times Tech
Jan 25, 2022

The Rise of the Crypto Mayors
This new political breed accepts paychecks in Bitcoin. The mayors also want to use buzzy new tech like NFTs to raise money for public projects.

New York Times Tech
Jan 24, 2022

How Scott Morrison Lost Control of His WeChat Account
A Chinese electronics company said it had bought the WeChat account legitimately, but some Australian officials said it was hijacked, and urged a boycott.

New York Times Tech
Jan 24, 2022

‘In the End, You're Treated Like a Spy,' Says M.I.T. Scientist
Gang Chen was arrested a year ago on charges of hiding his links to China. The charges were dismissed, but he said the damage — to him, and to American science — has lingered.

New York Times Tech
Jan 24, 2022

Four Attorneys General Sue Google Over Privacy Claims
Three states and the District of Columbia allege that the tech giant misled consumers by continuing to track those who had changed their privacy settings to prevent data collection.

New York Times Tech
Jan 24, 2022

Why Is Silicon Valley Still Waiting for the Next Big Thing?
The tech industry has grown ever more rich off big ideas that were developed more than a decade ago. New things like quantum computing and self-driving cars could take a while.

New York Times Tech
Jan 23, 2022

Can Works Like 'Don't Look Up' Get Us Out of Our Heads?
In the doomsday smash and Bo Burnham's pandemic musical "Inside," themes of climate change, digital distraction and inequality merge and hit home.

New York Times Tech
Jan 21, 2022

Biden Looks to Intel's U.S. Investment to Buoy His China Agenda
The president said passage of a China competition bill was needed "for the sake of our economic competitiveness and our national security."

New York Times Tech
Jan 21, 2022

Google Asks Court to Dismiss Texas Antitrust Case
The effort is the first time the tech giant has tried to get a government case against it tossed out.

New York Times Tech
Jan 21, 2022

Augmented Reality Theater Takes a Bow. In Your Kitchen.
The Immersive Storytelling Studio at the National Theater in London is using technology to bring a miniature musical to viewers' homes. It's one of several high-tech British projects pushing dramatic boundaries.

New York Times Tech
Jan 21, 2022

Parag Agrawal Shakes Up Twitter's Security Team
Parag Agrawal, Twitter's new chief executive, terminated the company's head of security this week. Twitter's chief information security officer is also leaving.

New York Times Tech
Jan 21, 2022

Intel to Invest at Least $20 Billion in New Chip Factories in Ohio
Building up U.S. chip production has been a focus of lawmakers and companies alike amid a global shortage of the crucial components.

New York Times Tech
Jan 20, 2022

Why Free Covid Tests Went Viral
It says something about human nature.

New York Times Tech
Jan 20, 2022

Will Congress Pass New Regulation on Big Tech? Time May Be Running Out.
With midterm elections approaching, a vote expected on Thursday could be the first of several that Congress takes on bills aimed at the industry.

New York Times Tech
Jan 20, 2022

What to Wear in the Metaverse
Dressing for a virtual world is going to be both enormously liberating and potentially very, very messy.

New York Times Tech
Jan 19, 2022

In Sewage, Clues to Omicron's Surge
Tracking the virus in wastewater is helping some cities and hospitals respond to the most recent wave of the coronavirus, but a more coordinated national effort is needed, experts say.

New York Times Tech
Jan 19, 2022

Why Microsoft Wants Activision
Activision has a lot of popular games that fit into Microsoft's plans to build a vast library of titles that can be played on all sorts of devices. The metaverse can wait.

New York Times Tech
Jan 19, 2022

How 5G Clashed With an Aviation Device Invented in the 1920s
The potential for interference between 5G signals and the radio altimeters long used by pilots has divided the telecom and aviation industries.

New York Times Tech
Jan 19, 2022

Facebook's Unglamorous Mistakes
Facebook's little mistakes have big consequences, too. (But only for us.)

New York Times Tech
Jan 19, 2022

Tech Start-Ups Reach a New Peak of Froth
There's more money and more bubbly behavior. Investors insist it's rational.

New York Times Tech
Jan 18, 2022

Gamers Greet Microsoft's Activision Deal With Guarded Optimism
Some players, unhappy with Activision in recent years, said the Microsoft deal could reverse a decline in quality.

New York Times Tech
Jan 18, 2022

Regulators aim to rewrite rules for big mergers.
U.S. antitrust leaders said they would focus on the tech industry's free services as they strengthened the review process for corporate consolidation.

New York Times Tech
Jan 18, 2022

What's All the Hype About the Metaverse?
Microsoft cited the metaverse as a reason for buying Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion. Let's break down what that really means.

New York Times Tech
Jan 18, 2022

Jack Dorsey and Marc Andreessen's Crypto Feud Puts Web3 at Risk
A dispute over "web3" in the cryptocurrency industry was publicly exposed in a Twitter spat between Jack Dorsey and Marc Andreessen. Here's what it's all about.

New York Times Tech
Jan 18, 2022

With Activision, Microsoft Bets on the Future
Video games have become weapons that tech titans wield to try to shape our future.

New York Times Tech
Jan 18, 2022

Microsoft to Buy Activision Blizzard for Nearly $70 Billion
With the deal, the largest in the software maker's history, Microsoft will gain Activision's nearly 400 million monthly users and access to some of the world's most popular games.

New York Times Tech
Jan 18, 2022

Building Apps Help Make the Office Return a Touch-Free Experience
Mobile apps for office buildings have become popular as employers try to entice staff back on site by making work-related tasks convenient and safe.

New York Times Tech
Jan 18, 2022

China's Olympics App for Athletes Has Security Flaws, Study Says
Researchers said the app, which will store sensitive health data on participants at the Winter Games, has serious encryption vulnerabilities.

New York Times Tech
Jan 18, 2022

Can Anyone Satisfy Amazon's Craving for Electric Vans?
The company has big plans to turn its delivery fleet green. But very few of the vehicles are made right now.

New York Times Tech
Jan 16, 2022

Microsoft Warns of Cyber Attack on Ukrainian Computer Networks
The malware was revealed as Russian troops remained massed at the Ukrainian border, and after Ukrainian government agencies had their websites defaced.

New York Times Tech
Jan 15, 2022

Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Meet Their Match: Angry Gamers
Game publishers are offering NFTs, but skeptical gamers smell a moneymaking scheme and are fighting back.

New York Times Tech
Jan 15, 2022

Crypto Enthusiasts Meet Their Match: Angry Gamers
Game publishers are offering NFTs, but skeptical gamers smell a moneymaking scheme and are fighting back.

New York Times Tech
Jan 15, 2022

Is Interning for an Influencer Worth It?
Young fans are messaging social media creators and entrepreneurs seeking experience. But the terms of the arrangements can vary widely.

New York Times Tech
Jan 14, 2022

States Appeal Decision to Throw Out Their Facebook Antitrust Case
The states' central claim is that Facebook acquired competitors — particularly Instagram in 2012 and WhatsApp in 2014 — in a predatory manner, by crushing competition.

New York Times Tech
Jan 14, 2022

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Signed Off on Deal at Center of Antitrust Case, States Say
The states argue that Google reached a deal with Facebook to have the social network join its effort in an effort to "kill" a competing ad network.

New York Times Tech
Jan 14, 2022

For Coronavirus Testing, the Nose May Not Always Be Best
As Omicron spreads, some experts are calling for a switch to saliva-based tests, which may detect infections days earlier than nasal swabs do.

New York Times Tech
Jan 14, 2022

Sundar Pichai OK'd on deal at center of Google antitrust case, states say.
The states argue that Google reached a deal with Facebook to have the social network join its effort in an effort to "kill" a competing ad network.

New York Times Tech
Jan 13, 2022

Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas Twitter, Meta, Alphabet and Reddit
The panel investigating the attack on the Capitol is demanding information from Alphabet, Meta, Reddit and Twitter.

New York Times Tech
Jan 13, 2022

Microsoft opens a review of its sexual harassment policies.
Shareholders called for action after evidence emerged that Bill Gates had sought romantic relationships with employees.

New York Times Tech
Jan 13, 2022

How I Quit Prime and Survived
It turns out, one can live in America and not have an Amazon Prime account.

New York Times Tech
Jan 13, 2022

Nigeria Lifts Twitter Ban
The social media site had been blocked after it deleted a post from President Muhammadu Buhari about secessionist groups that was widely seen as threatening.

New York Times Tech
Jan 12, 2022

Elizabeth Holmes is set to be sentenced on Sept. 26.
Ms. Holmes, the Theranos founder, faces up to 20 years in prison for each of four counts that led to a conviction in her federal fraud trial.

New York Times Tech
Jan 12, 2022

Amazon Prime: Loved at Almost Any Price
For many Americans, it has become hard to imagine online shopping without Prime.

New York Times Tech
Jan 12, 2022

When Axel Webber Was Rejected from Juilliard, TikTok Stepped In
The 22-year-old actor documented his audition process for the world to see and became a star along the way.

New York Times Tech
Jan 12, 2022

How to Make Your Own Animated GIFs
You can easily transform photos and videos into GIF files to share with family, friends or the world at large.

New York Times Tech
Jan 11, 2022

Facebook Antitrust Suit Can Move Forward, Judge Says
The government can proceed with its claims that the company abused its monopoly power through acquisitions.

New York Times Tech
Jan 11, 2022

How Big Can a TikTok Duet Get?
The singer-songwriter Sadie Jean performed a lovelorn track and left room for a response. Lil Yachty took the bait. But their duet isn't the track available for streaming.

New York Times Tech
Jan 11, 2022

Timeline Set for New Unionization Vote at Amazon Warehouse in Alabama
The National Labor Relations Board has scheduled a mail-in election to start Feb. 4 for workers in Alabama after throwing out the results of a vote last year.

New York Times Tech
Jan 11, 2022

Facebook Rejected Ads From 60 Women's Sexual Health Companies According to New Report
A new report found that the social network has rejected ads from 60 companies focused on women's sexual health, citing policies on "adult products and services."

New York Times Tech
Jan 11, 2022

Is Norway the Future of Cars?
The speed by which electric vehicles have taken over Norway has stunned even the cars' enthusiasts.

New York Times Tech
Jan 11, 2022

Economists Pin More Blame on Tech for Rising Inequality
Recent research underlines the central role that automation has played in widening disparities.

New York Times Tech
Jan 10, 2022

What It Was Like on the Elizabeth Holmes Jury for 18 Weeks
Away from the media frenzy, jurors dealt with the trial's disruption to their lives and had little idea of the case's implications.

New York Times Tech
Jan 10, 2022

Covid Test Misinformation Spikes Along With Spread of Omicron
The added demand for testing and the higher prevalence of breakthrough cases have created an "opportune moment" to exploit.

New York Times Tech
Jan 08, 2022

Why Tesla Soared as Other Automakers Struggled to Make Cars
The yawning disparity between the performance of the electric car company and established automakers last year reflects the technological change roiling the industry.

New York Times Tech
Jan 07, 2022

Biden Administration Warns Against Spyware Targeting Dissidents
The U.S. intelligence community offered steps that would mitigate — but not stop — spyware developed by firms like the NSO Group.

New York Times Tech
Jan 06, 2022

Google Infringed on Sonos Speaker Technology, Trade Court Rules
The company will not be allowed to import products that infringe on Sonos patents, including smart speakers, video streaming devices, and some computers and phones.

New York Times Tech
Jan 06, 2022

Lawsuit says Meta shares blame in the killing of a federal guard.
A lawsuit argued that individuals who sought to harm law enforcement officers were able to connect with one another on Facebook.

New York Times Tech
Jan 06, 2022

Google Infringed on Speaker Technology Owned by Sonos, Trade Court Rules
The company will not be allowed to import products that infringe on Sonos patents, including smart speakers, video streaming devices and some computers and phones.

New York Times Tech
Jan 06, 2022

Cable TV Is the New Landline
Old habits die hard. But technology can change entrenched ways of doing things slowly and then very quickly.

New York Times Tech
Jan 05, 2022

F.B.I. Arrests Man Accused of Stealing Unpublished Book Manuscripts
Filippo Bernardini, an Italian citizen who worked in publishing, was charged with wire fraud and identity theft for a scheme that prosecutors said affected hundreds of people over five or more years.

New York Times Tech
Jan 05, 2022

Right-Wing Calls to Celebrate Jan. 6 Anniversary Draw a Muted Response
Online chatter about holding rallies has grown, but sizable real-world gatherings on Thursday are unlikely to materialize.

New York Times Tech
Jan 05, 2022

Dr. Ronald Weinstein, Telepathology Pioneer, Dies at 83
Decades ago, he demonstrated that cancer could be diagnosed remotely. It was a pivotal step in the evolution of telemedicine.

New York Times Tech
Jan 05, 2022

What Does Apple's $3 Trillion Valuation Mean?
We aren't buying more smartphones. So how is this smartphone company making crazy money?

New York Times Tech
Jan 05, 2022

The Meaning of Apple at $3 Trillion
We aren't buying more smartphones. So how is this smartphone company making crazy money?

New York Times Tech
Jan 05, 2022

As Beijing Takes Control, Chinese Tech Companies Lose Jobs and Hope
The crackdown is killing the entrepreneurial drive that made China a tech power and destroying jobs that used to attract the country's brightest.

New York Times Tech
Jan 05, 2022

The Tech That Will Invade Our Lives in 2022
Here we go again: Virtual reality, now dubbed ‘the metaverse,' will be a thing. So will the smart home.

New York Times Tech
Jan 04, 2022

OpenSea Valued at $13.3 Billion in New Round of Venture Funding
The blockchain start-up, one of the most talked about in Silicon Valley, said on Tuesday that had it raised $300 million in new venture capital.

New York Times Tech
Jan 04, 2022

Toyota Topped G.M. in U.S. Car Sales in 2021
After struggling to produce cars because of a global computer chip shortage, automakers are trying to move quickly to making electric vehicles.

New York Times Tech
Jan 04, 2022

Election Falsehoods Surged on Podcasts Before Capitol Riots, Researchers Find
A new study analyzed nearly 1,500 episodes, showing the extent to which podcasts pushed misinformation about voter fraud.

New York Times Tech
Jan 04, 2022

Mistrial Declared for Three Counts in Elizabeth Holmes Trial
The three hung counts were related to investments from three Theranos investors who testified that Ms. Holmes misled them.

New York Times Tech
Jan 04, 2022

Verizon and AT&T's 5G Cellular Service Can Proceed After Deal Is Reached With U.S.
Transportation regulators had clashed with AT&T and Verizon, saying the new technology posed a security risk.

New York Times Tech
Jan 04, 2022

Tesla Draws Criticism After Opening Dealership in Xinjiang
Senator Marco Rubio criticized the electric carmaker for opening the outlet in a region where China has been accused of targeting Muslims.

New York Times Tech
Jan 04, 2022

What We Got Wrong About Tech
Looking back at tech misjudgments so we can better look ahead.

New York Times Tech
Jan 04, 2022

Why Silicon Valley Can't Escape Elizabeth Holmes
Ms. Holmes, the founder of Theranos, wasn't a creature of Silicon Valley, or so the refrain went. But her fraud trial showed otherwise.

New York Times Tech
Jan 04, 2022

Wordle Is a Love Story
The word game has gone from dozens of players to hundreds of thousands in a few months. It was created by a software engineer in Brooklyn for his partner.

New York Times Tech
Jan 03, 2022

Verizon and AT&T Agree to Delay 5G Plans Over Airline Safety Concerns
The companies will wait two weeks and work with the government.

New York Times Tech
Jan 03, 2022

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Found Guilty of Four Counts of Fraud
The case against the founder of the failed blood testing start-up Theranos came to symbolize the pitfalls of Silicon Valley's culture of hustle and hype.

New York Times Tech
Jan 03, 2022

What Happens Next to Elizabeth Holmes
Convicted of four of 11 charges of fraud, Ms. Holmes can appeal her conviction.

New York Times Tech
Jan 03, 2022

The Epic Rise and Fall of Elizabeth Holmes
In Silicon Valley's world of make-believe, the philosophy of "fake it until you make it" finally gets its comeuppance.

New York Times Tech
Jan 03, 2022

Jurors are set to deliver a verdict in Elizabeth Holmes's fraud trial.
The jurors said earlier on Monday that they were deadlocked on three of 11 counts facing Ms. Holmes, but were asked to fill out a verdict form on the other charges.

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