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New York Times Tech
Jul 07, 2022

Start-Up Funding Falls the Most It Has Since 2019
The drop was another fallout of rising inflation and widespread economic uncertainty, and a retreat after years of a funding boom.

New York Times Tech
Jul 06, 2022

Parents Sue TikTok, Saying Children Died After Viewing ‘Blackout Challenge'
The suit, involving girls ages 8 and 9, claims TikTok knew or should have known that its product was "addictive" and was directing children to dangerous content.

New York Times Tech
Jul 06, 2022

Steam Deck Review: A Game Console for the Quintessential Gamer
This new hand-held gaming device by Valve is lots of fun. But perhaps not as much if you're a casual gamer.

New York Times Tech
Jul 06, 2022

The Latin of Software Code Is Thriving
Next time you laugh at musty old tech, remember that new technologies are often built on it.

New York Times Tech
Jul 06, 2022

Disinformation Has Become Another Untouchable Problem in Washington
Numerous federal agencies agree that widely promoted falsehoods threaten the nation's security. Doing something about them is another matter.

New York Times Tech
Jul 05, 2022

Lawmakers Ask F.T.C. Chair to Investigate TikTok's Data Practices
Questions are surfacing once again about whether TikTok poses a national security threat because it is owned by a Chinese company.

New York Times Tech
Jul 05, 2022

‘Ready to Rock, You Guys?' The Winklevoss Twins Play Amagansett.
At the end of a tour that drew some social media mockery, the billionaire brothers' rock band received a friendly reception at a venue close to their parents' beach house.

New York Times Tech
Jul 05, 2022

The Jumbled Dream of U.S. Chips
It's even harder now to understand what the U.S. wants to accomplish with its computer chip plans.

New York Times Tech
Jul 05, 2022

Twitter, Challenging Orders to Remove Content, Sues India's Government
Twitter's lawsuit is part of a broadening battle between the biggest tech companies and governments around the world over who gets to control information and how.

New York Times Tech
Jul 05, 2022

Hacker Offers to Sell Chinese Police Database in Potential Breach
For about $200,000, an unidentified person or group is offering what is described as data on a billion Chinese citizens. A sampling seemed to show the data to be genuine.

New York Times Tech
Jul 05, 2022

How Wall Street Escaped the Crypto Meltdown
As cryptocurrency prices plunged and funds failed, strict rules on risky assets helped Wall Street companies sidestep the worst. Retail investors weren't as lucky.

New York Times Tech
Jul 05, 2022

On Conservative Radio, Misleading Message Is Clear: ‘Democrats Cheat'
Election fraud claims from 2020 are widespread on talk radio, contributing to the belief that the midterm results cannot be trusted.

New York Times Tech
Jul 04, 2022

No Guns, No Dragons: Her Video Games Capture Private Moments
Nina Freeman, a leading indie game designer, infuses her work with a poetic sensibility far from the tone of mainstream shoot-'em-ups.

New York Times Tech
Jul 03, 2022

3-D Printing Grows Beyond Its Novelty Roots
With the technology improving and costs falling, 3-D printing could be poised to play a major role in manufacturing.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2022

Tesla Sales Slow as the Pandemic Hobbles Production
The decline in deliveries by the electric carmaker in the second quarter was the first drop since the beginning of 2020. The main reason was factory shutdowns in China.

New York Times Tech
Jul 02, 2022

Tesla Sales Slow as Pandemic Hobbles Production
Deliveries by the electric carmaker fell in the second quarter because of factory shutdowns in China.

New York Times Tech
Jul 01, 2022

Mark Zuckerberg Prepares Meta Employees for a Tougher 2022
In an internal meeting this week, Mr. Zuckerberg said the tech giant was facing one of the "worst downturns that we've seen in recent history."

New York Times Tech
Jul 01, 2022

Google Says It Will Delete Location Data When Users Visit Abortion Clinics
Under pressure from employees and supporters of reproductive rights, the company announced privacy changes for the post-Roe era.

New York Times Tech
Jul 01, 2022

Father of Technoblade, YouTube Minecraft Star, Says His Son Has Died
He read his son's final message on the YouTube channel where the 20-something had entertained more than 11 million subscribers with Minecraft gameplay and wry commentary. The title: "so long nerds."

New York Times Tech
Jul 01, 2022

Technoblade, YouTube Star Popular for Minecraft Videos, Has Died
Technoblade's father announced the death in a video on his son's YouTube channel, where he had entertained more than 11 million subscribers with his Minecraft gameplay and wry commentary.

New York Times Tech
Jul 01, 2022

TikTok tells Republican senators how it plans to keep American data away from China.
"We know we are among the most scrutinized platforms from a security standpoint," the video app's chief executive wrote.

New York Times Tech
Jun 30, 2022

Uber Safety Report Says Sexual Assaults Down but Rate of Traffic Deaths Up
The company's second safety report, delayed by the pandemic, is part of a campaign to assure customers that its rides are not dangerous.

New York Times Tech
Jun 30, 2022

Post-Roe, Her Facebook Group Went Viral
Veronica Risinger made a little online spot for neighbors to share information on abortion. Then 30,000 people joined.

New York Times Tech
Jun 30, 2022

On NBC's ‘Dancing With Myself,' TikTok-Like Dances Meet Network TV
"Dancing With Myself," on NBC, shows the deep influence of the dance challenge on popular culture, even as its hold on TikTok has loosened.

New York Times Tech
Jun 30, 2022

Why Deleting Your Period Tracker Won't Protect Your Privacy
Tweets telling women to do that went viral after Roe v. Wade was overturned, but experts say other digital data are more likely to reveal an illegal abortion.

New York Times Tech
Jun 30, 2022

Deleting Your Period Tracker Won't Protect You
Tweets telling women to do that went viral after Roe v. Wade was overturned, but experts say other digital data are more likely to reveal an illegal abortion.

New York Times Tech
Jun 29, 2022

Amazon Restricts L.G.B.T.Q. Products in United Arab Emirates
Sales of items including flags and books were blocked in the country, where homosexuality is criminalized.

New York Times Tech
Jun 29, 2022

Substack Is Laying Off 14% of Its Staff
The newsletter start-up discussed raising funding last year but abandoned the plan after the market for venture investments cooled.

New York Times Tech
Jun 29, 2022

Our Data Is a Curse, With or Without Roe
There is so much digital information about us out there that we can't possibly control it all.

New York Times Tech
Jun 29, 2022

F.C.C. Commissioner Pushes Apple and Google to Remove TikTok
Brendan Carr, a Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission, said he was concerned that the Chinese-owned app could provide Beijing with access to the data of Americans.

New York Times Tech
Jun 29, 2022

Over 360 newspapers have closed since just before the start of the pandemic.
The same pace — about two closures per week — was occurring before the pandemic.

New York Times Tech
Jun 29, 2022

Use That Everyday A.I. in Your Pocket
Artificial intelligence powers more apps on your mobile devices than you may realize. Here's how to take advantage of the technology — or turn it off.

New York Times Tech
Jun 29, 2022

Crypto Crash Widens Divide Between Rich and Amateur Traders
No cryptocurrency investor has been spared the pain of plunging prices. But the fallout from more than $700 billion in losses is far from even.

New York Times Tech
Jun 29, 2022

The Accidental Media Critics of YouTube
One of the most popular genres of videos online is to comment on other videos online. Are they comedians or media critics?

New York Times Tech
Jun 28, 2022

The Work of Online Volunteers
Moderators' work on Reddit and Facebook is crucial but not paid. We should be creative in how we compensate them.

New York Times Tech
Jun 28, 2022

Can Dual-Use Solar Panels Provide Power and Share Space With Crops?
Companies like BlueWave are betting on it. But the technology has its critics.

New York Times Tech
Jun 27, 2022

Icons of Italian Automotive Style Struggle to Go Electric
Ferrari and Lamborghini are trying to design battery-powered cars that inspire the same devotion as their costly internal combustion models.

New York Times Tech
Jun 26, 2022

NASA to Launch Capstone, a 55-Pound CubeSat to the Moon
NASA has grandiose plans for sending astronauts back to the moon. Those start with a microwave-size private spacecraft scheduled to launch on Monday.

New York Times Tech
Jun 25, 2022

How China Is Policing the Future
Vast surveillance data allows the state to target people whose behavior or characteristics are deemed suspicious by an algorithm, even if they've done nothing wrong.

New York Times Tech
Jun 25, 2022

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New York Times Tech
Jun 25, 2022

The Leader of the QAnon Conspiracy Theory Returns
Three posts on Friday night signaled the resurfacing of a figure who used a variety of conspiracy theories to marshal support for Donald J. Trump.

New York Times Tech
Jun 24, 2022

With Roe v. Wade Overturned, Companies Stay Silent on Abortion
The corporate response to the Supreme Court's Friday decision was more muted, and the companies that did speak out mostly talked about their health care policies.

New York Times Tech
Jun 24, 2022

Meta Clamps Down on Internal Discussion of Roe v. Wade's Overturning


New York Times Tech
Jun 24, 2022

Juul Users Prepare to Say Goodbye to Their Vape of Choice
After a Food and Drug Administration ruling against the company, fans of the brand said they appreciated its simple design. "I definitely will miss the Juuls," a leather worker in Detroit said.

New York Times Tech
Jun 24, 2022

Ken Knowlton, a Father of Computer Art and Animation, Dies at 91
His work at Bell Labs in the 1960s laid the groundwork for today's computer-generated imagery in film and on TV.

New York Times Tech
Jun 24, 2022

Juul Users Start Saying Goodbye to Their Vape of Choice
After a Food and Drug Administration ruling against the company, fans of the brand said they appreciated its simple design. "I definitely will miss the Juuls," a leather worker in Detroit said.

New York Times Tech
Jun 23, 2022

App Rules Are Twisted to Absurdity
It's not just you — what you can buy on your phone makes less and less sense.

New York Times Tech
Jun 23, 2022

The Rise of the 0.5 Selfie
These selfies, taken with an ultra-wide-angle lens, aren't fussed over. Sometimes they are just "distorted and crazy."

New York Times Tech
Jun 23, 2022

As Midterms Loom, Mark Zuckerberg Shifts Focus Away From Elections
Mark Zuckerberg, who once said securing elections was "the most important thing," has shifted Meta's focus to the metaverse. That may have real-world implications.

New York Times Tech
Jun 23, 2022

As Midterms Loom, Meta C.E.O. Shifts Focus Away From Elections
Mark Zuckerberg, who once said securing elections was "the most important thing," has shifted Meta's focus to the metaverse. That may have real-world implications.

New York Times Tech
Jun 22, 2022

Many Russian Cyberattacks Failed in First Months of Ukraine War, Study Says
A report published by Microsoft also found that Moscow's disinformation campaign to establish a narrative of the war favorable to Russia was doing better than expected.

New York Times Tech
Jun 22, 2022

Gadgets Were Hot. Now They're Not.
Not long ago, it seemed impossible to find a laptop. The pandemic has upended that, too.

New York Times Tech
Jun 22, 2022

Should You Buy Now, Pay Later? Tread Carefully.
Afterpay, Apple and other financial tech companies are popularizing installment plans for paying off shopping splurges. These programs can also cause confusion and a loss of control.

New York Times Tech
Jun 22, 2022

Fusion Energy Advance Is Hailed by a Seattle Start-Up
Zap Energy said its experimental reactor core was ready for a milestone test. Skeptics routinely question whether the technology is currently possible.

New York Times Tech
Jun 22, 2022

The Avatars Wear Prada
And Balenciaga and Thom Browne. Meta opens a new fashion store for the metaverse. Should you shop?

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2022

Meta Agrees to Alter Ad Technology in Settlement With U.S.
The Justice Department had accused Meta's housing advertising system of discriminating against Facebook users based on their race, gender, religion and other characteristics.

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2022

Meta Agrees to Alter Ad-Targeting Tech in Settlement With U.S.
HUD had accused Meta of engaging in housing discrimination by letting advertisers restrict who could see housing ads on Facebook based on characteristics like race, religion and national origin.

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2022

Closing Statements Begin in Trial of Sunny Balwani
The fraud trial of Ramesh Balwani, the chief operating officer of the failed blood testing start-up Theranos, is heading to a verdict soon.

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2022

MapQuest and Other Internet Zombies
Some online stars from our past just won't die.

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2022

Drivers' Lawsuit Claims Uber and Lyft Violate Antitrust Laws
They accuse the companies of depriving them of employee benefits while also denying them the freedoms of independent contractors.

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2022

Microsoft Plans to Eliminate Face Analysis Tools in Push for ‘Responsible A.I.'
The technology giant will stop offering automated tools that predict a person's gender, age and emotional state and will restrict the use of its facial recognition tool.

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2022

China's Surveillance State Is Growing. These Documents Reveal How.
A Times investigation analyzing over 100,000 government bidding documents found that China's ambition to collect digital and biological data from its citizens is more expansive and invasive than previously known.

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2022

Can Natural Gas Be Used to Create Power With Fewer Emissions?
One company says it has the technology. And though investors looking for cleaner power generation are lining up, some environmentalists are skeptical.

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2022

Tesla Is Forcing the Auto Industry to Rethink How It Sells Cars
Tesla shifted to selling cars entirely online in 2019. Now, some established automakers, like Ford, are talking about taking a similar approach.

New York Times Tech
Jun 20, 2022

Google Says It's Time for Longtime Small-Business Users to Pay Up
Google is charging some small businesses for email and other apps after more than a decade of free use. Business owners say Google is being callous.

New York Times Tech
Jun 18, 2022

Apple Workers at Maryland Store Vote to Unionize, a First in the U.S.
Roughly two-thirds of employees at the store in Towson, Md., voted to join the union.

New York Times Tech
Jun 18, 2022

Bitcoin Plummets Below $20,000 for First Time Since Late 2020
Its fall was accelerated in recent weeks by the collapse of two major cryptocurrency projects while sowing doubts about the stability of the overall cryptocurrency market.

New York Times Tech
Jun 18, 2022

Bitcoin Plummets Below $20,000 for First Time Since November 2020
Its fall was accelerated in recent weeks by the collapse of two major cryptocurrency projects while sowing doubts about the stability of the overall cryptocurrency market.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2022

Ex-Amazon Worker Convicted in Capital One Hacking
Paige Thompson's lawyers said she had been looking for cracks so they could be fixed. A jury found her guilty of wire fraud and hacking charges.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2022

Non-Monogamy Advocates Ask Facebook to Be More Open
A group supporting those who practice polyamory and other forms of "ethical non-monogamy" want more relationship-status options on Facebook.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2022

TikTok says its American traffic is going through Oracle servers, but it retains backups.
The app is trying to convince the U.S. government that it won't expose Americans' information to China.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2022

Tether: The Coin That Could Wreck Crypto
As cryptocurrencies have plunged, attention has focused on a potential point of vulnerability: the market's reliance on a so-called stablecoin called Tether.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2022

How Louis Theroux Became a ‘Jiggle Jiggle' Sensation at Age 52
Decades into his career, the British American journalist has an unlikely TikTok hit that could be the song of the summer. "I am not trying to make it as a rapper," he says.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2022

SpaceX Said to Fire Employees Involved in Letter Rebuking Elon Musk
In an email, Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX's president, said the letter had made other employees "feel uncomfortable, intimidated and bullied."

New York Times Tech
Jun 16, 2022

In Twitter Meeting, Elon Musk Fields Questions From 8,000 Employees
Mr. Musk answered questions from Twitter's 8,000 workers for the first time in a virtual meeting on Thursday.

New York Times Tech
Jun 16, 2022

Elon Musk tells Twitter's employees he wants the service to ‘contribute to a better, long-lasting civilization.'
Mr. Musk answered questions from Twitter's 8,000 workers for the first time in a virtual meeting on Thursday.

New York Times Tech
Jun 16, 2022

Elon Musk addresses Twitter's employees for the first time.
Mr. Musk answered questions from Twitter's 8,000 workers in a virtual meeting on Thursday.

New York Times Tech
Jun 16, 2022

SpaceX Workers Raise Concerns About Elon Musk's Tweets
The employees said that the chief executive's behavior online was "a frequent source of distraction and embarrassment."

New York Times Tech
Jun 16, 2022

Where Are the Delivery Drones?
The technology is hard and the economics of mass deliveries may never make sense.

New York Times Tech
Jun 16, 2022

How TikTok Is Changing Marketing in the Music Industry and Beyond
Artists and civilians alike chafe at the pressures of presenting themselves online.

New York Times Tech
Jun 16, 2022

How a Religious Sect Landed Google in a Lawsuit
A video producer claims he was fired after he complained that an obscure group based in the Sierra foothills dominated a business unit at Google.

New York Times Tech
Jun 15, 2022

A New Student Movement Wants You to Log Off
Emma Lembke, 19, is encouraging her peers to reduce their time on the internet and rethink their relationship to it.

New York Times Tech
Jun 15, 2022

Internet Explorer Is Shutting Down in a Burst of Nostalgia
Microsoft will be disabling IE and directing Windows users to its modern Edge web browser in coming months. The news inspired jokes, memes and even some fond memories.

New York Times Tech
Jun 15, 2022

Inside a Corporate Culture War Stoked by a Crypto C.E.O.
Jesse Powell, who leads the crypto exchange Kraken, has challenged the use of preferred pronouns, debated who can use racial slurs and called American women "brainwashed."

New York Times Tech
Jun 15, 2022

Inside Kraken's Culture War Stoked by Its C.E.O.
Jesse Powell, who leads the crypto exchange Kraken, has challenged the use of preferred pronouns, debated who can use racial slurs and called American women "brainwashed."

New York Times Tech
Jun 15, 2022

The Hands-Off Tech Era Is Over
More government intervention will slow tech down. Is that good or bad?

New York Times Tech
Jun 15, 2022

Self-Driving and Driver-Assist Technology Linked to Hundreds of Car Crashes
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released data on 10 months of crashes involving systems like Tesla's Autopilot. A handful of accidents turned deadly.

New York Times Tech
Jun 15, 2022

What Europe's Universal Charger Mandate Means for You
From power bricks to cables, it's time to incorporate USB-C or wireless charging into your setup.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2022

Crypto Companies Lay Off Staff and Freeze Withdrawals Amid Losses
Crypto companies are laying off staff, freezing withdrawals and trying to stem losses, raising questions about the health of the ecosystem.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2022

Crypto Firms Quake as Prices Fall
Crypto companies are laying off staff, freezing withdrawals and trying to stem losses, raising questions about the health of the ecosystem.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2022

The Job Market at Tech Companies Is Still Hot, at Least for Now
The market for tech talent, and for workers of all types at tech companies, remains hot.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2022

Massachusetts Court Throws Out Gig Worker Ballot Measure
The ruling ends a $17.8 million campaign by companies like Uber and Lyft that would have led to the classification of their drivers as independent contractors.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2022

Can Virtual Reality Help Autistic Children Navigate the Real World?
One company, Floreo, is hoping their tools will lead the way, despite some criticisms from autism self-advocates.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2022

Feeling Bad? Maybe It's Time to Log Off.
Emma Lembke, a 19-year-old college student, is encouraging her peers to reduce their time on the internet and rethink their relationship to it.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2022

Jan. 6 Hearings Focus on Fox News Call That Made Trump's Loss Clear
At Fox News, there was little drama over the decision to project Joseph R. Biden the winner of Arizona. But the relationship between Trump and the network was never the same.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2022

Bitcoin Drops to Lowest Price Since 2020
The value of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether plummeted over the last day as investors continued to show nervousness about their stability.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2022

They Were Cigarette Smokers. Then a Stroke Vanquished Their Addiction.
Patients whose brain injury coincidentally relieved their nicotine cravings may help unravel the neural underpinnings of addiction, a new study suggests.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2022

Bitcoin Drops 18 Percent to Lowest Price Since 2020
The cryptocurrency market plunged again as Ether, the second-most valuable currency, dropped more than 20 percent.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2022

Bumble and Lawmakers Are Fighting ‘Cyberflashing'
Payton Iheme, the head of public policy for Bumble in the Americas, is working to advance legislation that penalizes "cyberflashing," or the act of sending unwanted sexual images.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2022

Microsoft Pledges Neutrality in Union Campaigns at Activision
The accord could ease the path for thousands of workers to unionize at the game company Microsoft is acquiring and addresses an antitrust objection.

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