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Oct 20, 2018

2018 Digital Misinformation Roundup
The midterm elections are 17 days away. Here is a collection of coverage from The New York Times and elsewhere on efforts to mislead voters on social media and the wider internet.

New York Times Tech
Oct 20, 2018

Republicans Find a Facebook Workaround: Their Own Apps
Conservative political apps deliver curated partisan messages, free from the strictures and content guidelines imposed by Silicon Valley giants.

New York Times Tech
Oct 20, 2018

How the Blockchain Could Break Big Tech's Hold on A.I.
Several start-ups hope to use the technology introduced by Bitcoin to give broader access to the data and algorithms behind artificial intelligence.

New York Times Tech
Oct 19, 2018

Facebook Ads From Unknown Backer Take Aim at Brexit Plan
The anonymous group's campaign highlights Facebook's continuing trouble with political advertising.

New York Times Tech
Oct 19, 2018

Julian Assange Says He's Suing Ecuador for ‘Violating His Fundamental Rights'
The WikiLeaks founder claimed that his longtime hosts at the country's embassy in London are limiting his contact with the outside world and censoring his speech.

New York Times Tech
Oct 19, 2018

Disinformation Spreads on WhatsApp Ahead of Brazilian Election
Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, is trying to prove it can curb the spread of false news. But the app's design makes it difficult.

New York Times Tech
Oct 19, 2018

In Liberal San Francisco, Tech Leaders Brawl Over Tax Proposal to Aid Homeless
Jack Dorsey of Twitter and Marc Benioff of Salesforce, among others, are sparring over a Nov. 6 ballot initiative that would impose new corporate taxes.

New York Times Tech
Oct 19, 2018

Bits: The Week in Tech: Executives Pull Out of Saudi Conference
Saudi Arabia's investments in tech put some companies in a tough spot after evidence emerged that Saudi agents may have killed a dissident writer.

New York Times Tech
Oct 19, 2018

Weapons: Will There Be a Ban on Killer Robots?
A push for a global agreement on autonomous weapons is stalled, much to the chagrin of advocates who believe a treaty is urgently needed.

New York Times Tech
Oct 18, 2018

Among Amazon HQ2 Watchers, Northern Virginia Checks the Most Boxes
Amazon won't say a word about where it plans to put its much-hyped second headquarters. But there is a growing consensus that it will go across the river from Washington.

New York Times Tech
Oct 18, 2018

Amazon HQ2 Watch: Northern Virginia Checks the Most Boxes
Amazon won't say a word about where it plans to put its much-hyped second headquarters. But there is a growing consensus that it will go across the river from Washington.

New York Times Tech
Oct 18, 2018

The World of A.I.
From Singapore to Israel, countries besides the United States and China are striving to play a role in the field of artificial intelligence.

New York Times Tech
Oct 18, 2018

6 Emerging Players in A.I.
From Singapore to Israel, countries besides the United States and China are striving to play a role in the field of artificial intelligence.

New York Times Tech
Oct 18, 2018

Computer Stories: A.I. Is Beginning to Assist Novelists
Robin Sloan is using a homemade software program to supply phrases and images for his new book.

New York Times Tech
Oct 17, 2018

In Virginia House Race, Anonymous Attack Ads Pop Up on Facebook
The ads, with language and imagery not typically found in even the roughest campaigns, were purchased by a critic of Jennifer Wexton, a Democrat trying to unseat the Republican incumbent.

New York Times Tech
Oct 17, 2018

Netflix's Cash-Fueled Road to Streaming Dominance
The streaming service surprised Wall Street with huge gains in subscribers in the third quarter. The results showed why AT&T and Disney spent big on their latest acquisitions.

New York Times Tech
Oct 17, 2018

Tech We're Using: An Eye for Photography, but a Google Suite for Events
She was a photo editor. Now she's an events manager. Whitney Richardson discusses how her career shift at The Times has changed her tech habits.

New York Times Tech
Oct 17, 2018

Thousands of Theodore Roosevelt's Papers Are Now Online
The Library of Congress says it has digitized the largest collection of Theodore Roosevelt's papers in the world.

New York Times Tech
Oct 17, 2018

Craig Newmark, Newspaper Villain, Is Working to Save Journalism
The tech mogul, whose Craigslist site helped replace newspaper classifieds, has given $50 million to revitalize local reporting in New York — including a new gift on Wednesday.

New York Times Tech
Oct 16, 2018

Uber and Lyft Charge Toward Potential I.P.O.s Next Year
Bankers have told Uber that its public offering could be worth $120 billion. That puts it in rare company with the likes of Facebook and Alibaba.

New York Times Tech
Oct 16, 2018

Scene City: Wired Magazine Turns 25 With a Brainy Party
Guests included Serena Williams, Anna Wintour, Kevin Systrom and Stewart Brand.

New York Times Tech
Oct 16, 2018

New York Attorney General Expands Inquiry Into Net Neutrality Comments
The office is investigating the source of more than 22 million public comments submitted to the F.C.C. during the battle over internet regulation.

New York Times Tech
Oct 16, 2018

Google to Charge Phone Makers for Android Apps in Europe
To comply with a European antitrust ruling, Google will begin charging a licensing fee of handset makers.

New York Times Tech
Oct 16, 2018

Paul G. Allen, Microsoft's Co-Founder, Is Dead at 65
Mr. Allen and Bill Gates started the company in 1975, helping to usher in the personal computing revolution. He died after a recurrence of cancer.

New York Times Tech
Oct 16, 2018

The Results of Your Genetic Test Are Reassuring. But That Can Change.
Laboratories frequently "reclassify" genetic mutations. But there is no reliable system for telling patients or doctors that the results of their genetic tests are no longer valid.

New York Times Tech
Oct 15, 2018

U.S. Credit Card Giants Flout India's New Law on Personal Data
As India develops new rules governing the data of its residents, global firms are the first target. Companies say they need more time to comply.

New York Times Tech
Oct 15, 2018

Facebook Hack Included Search History and Location Data of Millions
The company said Friday that a network breach was smaller than originally thought: 30 million profiles. But the hackers stole detailed information.

New York Times Tech
Oct 15, 2018

Infosys Built Its Global Machine With Indian Workers. Can It Adjust to Trump's ‘Hire American'?
Doing significantly more work in the United States, as the company is being pressured to do, would require an overhaul of its business model and corporate culture.

New York Times Tech
Oct 15, 2018

Tech Fix: The Google Pixel 3 Review: Phone's Smarts Shine Through Its A.I.-Driven Camera
Hardware innovations? Nope. Instead, Google is emphasizing software improvements — particularly for images — with its newest Pixel smartphones.

New York Times Tech
Oct 15, 2018

How an Unlikely Family History Website Transformed Cold Case Investigations
Fifteen murder and sexual assault cases have been solved since April with a single genealogy website. This is how GEDmatch went from a casual side project to a revolutionary tool.

New York Times Tech
Oct 15, 2018

A Genocide Incited on Facebook, With Posts From Myanmar's Military
With fake pages and sham accounts, the military targeted the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority group, said former military officials, researchers and civilian officials.

New York Times Tech
Oct 15, 2018

M.I.T. Plans College for Artificial Intelligence, Backed by $1 Billion
The goal, said L. Rafael Reif, the president of M.I.T., is to educate "the bilinguals of the future." Blackstone's Steven A. Schwarzman is contributing $350 million.

New York Times Tech
Oct 15, 2018

Trilobites: Watch This Blob of Cells Become an Embryo in High-Resolution
Researchers developed a new microscope that traces embryonic cell movement in real time, sketching a virtual map of how organ systems develop.

New York Times Tech
Oct 14, 2018

Jeff Hawkins Is Finally Ready to Explain His Brain Research
He created the mobile computing companies Palm and Handspring. But for decades his passion has been studying how the human brain works.

New York Times Tech
Oct 12, 2018

Facebook Says Russian Firms ‘Scraped' Data, Some for Facial Recognition
On the same day the company announced it had purged domestic sources of disinformation, it said it had blocked two companies, one of them with Russian government clients.

New York Times Tech
Oct 12, 2018

Most White Americans' DNA Can Be Identified Through Genealogy Databases
A study found that it will soon be possible to identify the DNA of 90 percent of European Americans through cousins in genealogy databases.

New York Times Tech
Oct 12, 2018

The Week in Tech: Fears of the Supply Chain in China
For a week now, people have been buzzing about an article that sounded as if it had come from a high-tech spy thriller. Does it point to larger problems?

New York Times Tech
Oct 11, 2018

Facebook Tackles Rising Threat: Americans Aping Russian Schemes to Deceive
Ahead of the midterm elections, false and divisive messages on social media — once the specialty of Russian-linked operatives — are now increasingly being created and spread by Americans.

New York Times Tech
Oct 11, 2018

Lights, Camera, Blastoff: SpaceX Rockets Light Up California's Night Skies
As SpaceX and other companies use the Vandenberg Air Force Base launch hub near Los Angeles more often, the region can expect more spectacles like the one visible on Sunday.

New York Times Tech
Oct 11, 2018

State of the Art: A Future Where Everything Becomes a Computer Is as Creepy as You Feared
Amazon and other tech giants have made devices connected to the internet increasingly prevalent. Now is the time to be freaking out about the dangers.

New York Times Tech
Oct 10, 2018

WarnerMedia Plans to Unveil Streaming Service by End of 2019
The service, which will include HBO shows and Warner movies, will put AT&T into direct competition with rivals like Netflix, Disney and Amazon.

New York Times Tech
Oct 10, 2018

Tech Fix: How to Delete Facebook and Instagram From Your Life Forever
Lost faith in Facebook and Instagram after data leakages, breaches and too much noise? Here's a guide to breaking up with the social network and its photo-sharing app for good.

New York Times Tech
Oct 10, 2018

Tech We're Using: It's Her Job to Get More People to Act Like You Right Now
Millie Tran, the first global growth editor at The Times, discusses how she tries to understand and nurture a worldwide audience. "So many dashboards and data sets!"

New York Times Tech
Oct 10, 2018

Soldiers in Facebook's War on Fake News Are Feeling Overrun
The social network turned to Rappler, a scrappy news start-up, to clean up its service in the Philippines. But misinformation comes fast and has proved hard to stamp out.

New York Times Tech
Oct 09, 2018

Why Some Amazon Workers Are Fuming About Their Raise
Last week the company was praised for increasing what it paid its warehouse workers. Now the company is explaining what that means for bonuses and stock grants.

New York Times Tech
Oct 09, 2018

Why Some Amazon Workers Aren't Happy About Their Raise
Last week the company was praised for increasing what it paid its warehouse workers. Now the company is explaining what that means for bonuses and stock grants.

New York Times Tech
Oct 08, 2018

Google Plus Will Be Shut Down After User Information Was Exposed
Google did not notify authorities of the vulnerabilities in Google Plus, which exposed the data of up to 500,000 users.

New York Times Tech
Oct 08, 2018

Yesterday in Styles: 2001: When the Internet Was, Um, Over?
After the 2000 dot-com crash and the Sept. 11 attacks, it seemed as if the era of cocky young Silicon Valley techies minting easy millions was over for good. Ha.

New York Times Tech
Oct 08, 2018

Google Will Shut Down Google Plus After User Information Was Exposed
Google did not notify authorities of the vulnerabilities in Google Plus, which exposed the data of up to 500,000 users.

New York Times Tech
Oct 08, 2018

Google Will Shut Down Its Social Network After User Information Was Exposed
Google did not notify authorities of the vulnerabilities in Google Plus, which exposed the data of up to 500,000 users.

New York Times Tech
Oct 08, 2018

Facebook's New Gadget Is a Video-Chat Screen With a Camera That Follows You
At a time when trust in its services is eroding, the social network introduced Portal and Portal Plus, its first major effort to build consumer hardware from scratch.

New York Times Tech
Oct 08, 2018

Facebook's Making Hardware Now? Company Introduces Video-Calling Devices
At a time when trust in its services is eroding, the social network introduced Portal and Portal Plus, its first major effort to build consumer hardware from scratch.

New York Times Tech
Oct 08, 2018

The New Health Care: That New Apple Watch EKG Feature? There Are More Downs Than Ups
The heart monitor should not be considered a medical device and reflects wider problems with health screens.

New York Times Tech
Oct 07, 2018

Silicon Valley Investors Shunned Juul, but Back Other Nicotine Start-Ups
The willingness to back some nicotine start-ups while condemning others illustrates the delicate ethical dance that investors are trying to perform.

New York Times Tech
Oct 07, 2018

Tech Workers Now Want to Know: What Are We Building This For?
Tech employees concerned their products are being deployed for government surveillance or censorship are increasingly asking their employers how the technology is being used.

New York Times Tech
Oct 05, 2018

Bits: The Week in Tech: A Breach That Ripples Far Beyond Facebook
The hack of 50 million Facebook accounts affects logins on hundreds of other sites. Plus, two billionaires lost big, and another shared the wealth.

New York Times Tech
Oct 05, 2018

Inside the World of D.I.Y. Ammunition
Millions of weapons aficionados reload their own ammunition and cast their own bullets, acts of individualism that are hallmarks of the broader American gun ethos.

New York Times Tech
Oct 05, 2018

Update: Believe It or Not, Airport Bathrooms Are Getting Better (and Cleaner)
New technology that draws from user feedback is helping.

New York Times Tech
Oct 05, 2018

Why Is This Happening: Content for Humans About the Content of Humans
Spotify and Ancestry team up for that saliva sample sound.

New York Times Tech
Oct 04, 2018

Rifts Break Open at Facebook Over Kavanaugh Hearing
A prominent show of support from a Facebook executive for Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh as he faced assault claims has brought new turmoil to the company.

New York Times Tech
Oct 03, 2018

Tech We're Using: Setting Up Your Tech on the Assumption You'll Be Hacked
Sheera Frenkel, who writes about cybersecurity for The Times, explains how she safeguards her devices, and why passwords remain a weak link for more people.

New York Times Tech
Oct 03, 2018

Police Use Fitbit Data to Charge 90-Year-Old Man in Stepdaughter's Killing
Anthony Aiello of San Jose, Calif., was charged in his stepdaughter's death after her Fitbit showed her heart stopped beating while he was in her house, the police said.

New York Times Tech
Oct 03, 2018

Senators Call for Federal Investigation of Children's Apps
Two Democrats want the Federal Trade Commission to examine whether thousands of apps are violating a children's online privacy law.

New York Times Tech
Oct 03, 2018

EBay Claims Amazon Illegally Tried to Poach Top Sellers
The auction site said it was tipped off to the situation by an eBay seller who had been contacted by Amazon.

New York Times Tech
Oct 03, 2018

Honda Putting $2.75 Billion Into G.M.'s Self-Driving Venture
The Japanese automaker will take a $750 million stake and commit $2 billion over 12 years in the race to develop fully autonomous vehicles.

New York Times Tech
Oct 03, 2018

Tech Fix: Wireless Charging Is Here. So What Is It Good For?
The technology, also known as magnetic induction, is a relatively new feature for powering iPhones and popular Android phones. Most people don't use it, but here are a few benefits.

New York Times Tech
Oct 03, 2018

‘Presidential Alert' Goes to Millions of Cellphones Across the U.S.
The alert, at 2:18 p.m. Wednesday, was the first nationwide test of a wireless emergency alert system, designed to warn of a major threat, like a terror attack or natural disaster.

New York Times Tech
Oct 03, 2018

Priyanka Chopra Is a Tech Investor, Too
The actor just made her second start-up investment, in dating app Bumble. Her investments will skew heavily toward companies with an element of social impact, and companies founded by women.

New York Times Tech
Oct 03, 2018

‘Presidential Alert' Will Go to Millions of Cellphones Across the U.S.
The alert, at 2:18 p.m. Wednesday, will be the first nationwide test of a wireless emergency alert system, designed to warn of a major threat, like a terror attack or natural disaster.

New York Times Tech
Oct 03, 2018

Honda to Invest in Cruise, G.M.'s Venture in Self-Driving Cars
The Japanese automaker will take a $750 million stake and commit $2 billion over 12 years in the race to develop fully autonomous vehicles.

New York Times Tech
Oct 03, 2018

National Theater in London Offers Glasses With Live Subtitles
To help those with hearing problems, speech is shown in real time on the lenses. The technology will be available free during the 2019 season.

New York Times Tech
Oct 03, 2018

On Technology: Apple Used to Know Exactly What People Wanted — Then It Made a Watch
The Apple Watch is hardly a failure, but its sluggish takeoff reveals the cracks in the company's mythology.

New York Times Tech
Oct 03, 2018

THIS IS A TEST: Cellphones Across the U.S. Will Get a ‘Presidential Alert'
The alert, at 2:18 p.m. Wednesday, will be the first nationwide test of a wireless emergency alert system, designed to warn of a major threat, like a terror attack or natural disaster.

New York Times Tech
Oct 02, 2018

Facebook Hack Puts Thousands of Other Sites at Risk
Ten years ago, the social network introduced a password system that connected it to a broad swath of the internet. Now we are seeing the downside.

New York Times Tech
Oct 02, 2018

State of the Art: Why You Shouldn't Use Facebook to Log In to Other Sites
Facebook offered a convenient and secure way to sign up for online services. A major hack shows it failed at its one job.

New York Times Tech
Oct 02, 2018

Amazon to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 for All U.S. Workers
The hike includes Whole Foods employees and part-time workers, and the company also said it would lobby the federal government for a higher minimum wage.

New York Times Tech
Oct 02, 2018

Tesla Reports Progress on Model 3 Car Production
The improvement is welcome news for a company that has been rocked by upheaval since Elon Musk, its chief executive, unveiled an abortive buyout plan.

New York Times Tech
Oct 02, 2018

Tesla Reports an Upturn in Production
The improvement is welcome news for a company that has been rocked by upheaval since Elon Musk, its chief executive, unveiled an abortive buyout plan.

New York Times Tech
Oct 02, 2018

Tesla Reports an Upturn in Car Production
The improvement is welcome news for a company that has been rocked by upheaval since Elon Musk, its chief executive, unveiled an abortive buyout plan.

New York Times Tech
Oct 02, 2018

Amazon to Raise Minimum Hourly Wage to $15 for All U.S. Workers
The hike includes Whole Foods employees and part-time workers, and the company also said it would lobby the federal government for a higher minimum wage.

New York Times Tech
Oct 02, 2018

State of the Art: Silicon Valley's Keystone Problem: ‘A Monoculture of Thought'
In a satirical new novel, a former Google executive identifies the technology industry's chief issue: its narrow engineering-focused bubble.

New York Times Tech
Oct 01, 2018

Unraveling a Tesla Mystery: Lots (and Lots) of Parked Cars
Groups of new vehicles are being detected in unexplained locations across the country. Evidence being posted online has raised questions about production, logistics, quality and even demand.

New York Times Tech
Oct 01, 2018

Billionaire's Fight to Close Path to a California Beach Comes to a Dead End
The Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by Vinod Khosla, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist whose belief in property rights outweighed his affinity for a state access law.

New York Times Tech
Sep 30, 2018

Justice Department Sues to Stop California Net Neutrality Law
The agency filed its suit shortly after the state's bill, meant to guarantee equal access to the internet, was signed into law.

New York Times Tech
Sep 30, 2018

Meat Labs Pursue a Once-Impossible Goal: Kosher Bacon
A rabbi at the world's largest kosher certification agency is leading an effort to determine if and how meat grown from animal cells can satisfy Jewish law.

New York Times Tech
Sep 30, 2018

A Penthouse Made for Instagram
Spotless walls, a "millennial pink" sofa, and a spa-style bathtub that's waiting to be filled with flowers. And every inch of its 2,400 square feet is free from the clutter of everyday life.

New York Times Tech
Sep 30, 2018

With a Murdoch in Charge, a Start-Up Leads the Way on Mobile Video
Vertical Networks, founded by Elisabeth Murdoch, has become a major supplier of app-centric video series that are drawing young viewers on Snapchat, Facebook and YouTube.

New York Times Tech
Sep 29, 2018

Elon Musk Steps Down as Chairman in Deal With S.E.C. Over Tweet About Tesla
After walking away from a deal, Tesla's chief agreed to give up the chairmanship for three years and pay a $20 million fine.

New York Times Tech
Sep 29, 2018

Elon Musk Steps Down as Tesla's Chairman in Settlement With S.E.C. Over Go-Private Tweet
After walking away from a deal, Tesla's chief agreed to give up the chairmanship for three years and pay a $20 million fine.

New York Times Tech
Sep 29, 2018

Elon Musk Resigns as Tesla Chairman in Settlement With S.E.C.
After walking away from a deal, Tesla's chief agreed to give up the chairmanship for three years and pay a $20 million fine.

New York Times Tech
Sep 29, 2018

Elon Musk Steps Down as Tesla's Chairman in Settlement With S.E.C.
After walking away from a deal, Tesla's chief agreed to give up the chairmanship for three years and pay a $20 million fine.

New York Times Tech
Sep 29, 2018

Elon Musk and Tesla Settle With S.E.C. in Fraud Case
After walking away from a deal, Tesla's chief agreed to give up the chairmanship for three years and pay a $20 million fine.

New York Times Tech
Sep 29, 2018

Sloan Kettering Executive Turns Over Windfall Stake in Biotech Start-Up
With the cancer center's corporate ties under scrutiny, the hospital told employees that no one should profit personally from representing MSK on outside boards.

New York Times Tech
Sep 28, 2018

Facebook Security Breach Exposes Accounts of 50 Million Users
The attack added to the company's woes as it contends with fallout from its role in a Russian disinformation campaign.

New York Times Tech
Sep 28, 2018

LendingClub Founder, Ousted in 2016, Settles Fraud Charges
The S.E.C. said that Renaud Laplanche had improperly approved alterations to some of the company's lending products to bolster the company's financial performance.

New York Times Tech
Sep 28, 2018

Strategies: The New iPhones Look Fine. But My Old One Is Better Than Ever.
With a fresh battery and operating system, an aging iPhone 6 seems faster than ever. Why would Apple take steps to discourage a new purchase?

New York Times Tech
Sep 28, 2018

Google Chief Agrees to Testify to Congress
Sundar Pichai, the chief executive, met with Republican and Democratic lawmakers to try to tamp down criticism facing the company.

New York Times Tech
Sep 28, 2018

Facebook Is Breached by Hackers, Putting 50 Million Users' Data at Risk
The attack added to the company's woes as it contends with fallout from its role in a Russian disinformation campaign.

New York Times Tech
Sep 28, 2018

S.E.C. Goes After Musk With Its ‘Ultimate' Penalty. Here's Who Else Has Been Barred.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking to bar Mr. Musk from ever serving as an officer or director of a public company.

New York Times Tech
Sep 28, 2018

Facebook Network is Breached, Putting 50 Million Users' Data at Risk
The company was attacked amid one of the most difficult times in its history and as it continues to contend with the falloutfrom its role in a Russian disinformation campaign.

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