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New York Times Tech
Jan 23, 2020

When the Tech Backlash Turns Dangerous: Fake Calls for a SWAT Team
Online forums carry personal details of potential targets like industry leaders and their families. The police are struggling to find a solution.

New York Times Tech
Jan 23, 2020

We're All in the Bathroom Filming Ourselves
It's got lights and it's got action. The American bathroom is the stage set of the moment.

New York Times Tech
Jan 22, 2020

How Jeff Bezos' iPhone X Was Hacked
It most likely began with a tiny bit of code that implanted malware, which gave attackers access to Mr. Bezos' photos and texts.

New York Times Tech
Jan 22, 2020

Twitter Tells Facial Recognition Trailblazer to Stop Using Site's Photos
Twitter said Clearview AI, whose app is spreading in law enforcement, was violating its policies. Lawmakers also expressed privacy concerns.

New York Times Tech
Jan 22, 2020

Tesla Value Hits $100 Billion. Will Elon Musk Get a Big Bonus?
The chief executive could get a stock award worth hundreds of millions if the carmaker's market capitalization is sustained in the months ahead.

New York Times Tech
Jan 22, 2020

France Says U.S. Talks Could Produce Agreement on Digital Taxes
The announcement, by France's finance minister, came a day after the two countries appeared to strike a temporary truce in a trans-Atlantic spat.

New York Times Tech
Jan 22, 2020

Put Alexa and Siri to Work
Voice-activated helpers can automate life's little chores, once you get the hang of them.

New York Times Tech
Jan 22, 2020

Analysis Ties Hacking of Bezos' Phone to Saudi Leader's Account
Investigators said the Amazon chief's phone began behaving strangely after he received a video from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's WhatsApp account.

New York Times Tech
Jan 22, 2020

G.M.'s Cruise Unveils a Self-Driving Car. Don't Look for It on Roads.
The futuristic Origin, which seats six passengers and lacks a steering wheel, will require intensive testing and regulatory scrutiny before it can hit the streets.

New York Times Tech
Jan 21, 2020

Analysis Said to Tie Hacking of Bezos' Phone to Saudi Leader's Account
Two United Nations experts plan to release a public statement Wednesday morning "addressing serious allegations."

New York Times Tech
Jan 21, 2020

Britain Plans Vast Privacy Protections for Children
New rules will require online services to overhaul how they treat the personal details of children in the country.

New York Times Tech
Jan 21, 2020

Netflix Reports a Subscriber Bump as Disney Poses a New Threat
The streaming giant behind "The Crown" and "The Irishman" now has more than 167 million subscribers around the world.

New York Times Tech
Jan 21, 2020

Netflix Reports a Subscriber Bump as Disney Joins the Streaming Party
The streaming giant behind "The Crown" and "The Irishman" now has more than 167 million subscribers around the world.

New York Times Tech
Jan 21, 2020

This Company Says It Will Fix Your Smile. It May Shush You if It Doesn't.
SmileDirectClub, which sells teeth aligners online, has worked to limit information about customer dissatisfaction.

New York Times Tech
Jan 21, 2020

Glenn Greenwald Charged With Cybercrimes in Brazil
Mr. Greenwald is accused of being part of a "criminal investigation" that hacked into the cellphones of prosecutors and public officials.

New York Times Tech
Jan 21, 2020

Alone on a Mountaintop, Awaiting a Very Hard Rain
Decades ago, Armenian scientists built a high-elevation trap to catch and study cosmic rays. Physics has mostly moved on, but the station persists — a ghost observatory with a skeleton crew.

New York Times Tech
Jan 20, 2020

Uber Sells Food Delivery Business in India
The ride-hailing giant agreed to sell Uber Eats in India to rival Zomato, continuing its recent efforts to exit money-losing businesses.

New York Times Tech
Jan 20, 2020

Extradition Hearings Begin for Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Officer Held in Canada
A Chinese executive wanted by the U.S. may be passing her days in a Vancouver mansion, but friends say she is "trapped" in a gilded cage.

New York Times Tech
Jan 20, 2020

Meng Wanzhou, Canada's Most Famous Detainee, ‘Trapped' in a Gilded Cage
An extradition hearing for Huawei's chief financial officer began on Monday.

New York Times Tech
Jan 20, 2020

Who's Watching Your Porch?
Ring offers a front-door view of a country where millions of Amazon customers use Amazon cameras to watch Amazon contractors deliver Amazon packages.

New York Times Tech
Jan 20, 2020

India Targets Jeff Bezos Over Amazon and Washington Post
Like Trump, India is pressuring both of Mr. Bezos' businesses as its leaders become more nationalistic toward foreign companies and news media.

New York Times Tech
Jan 20, 2020

How Boeing's Responsibility in a Deadly Crash ‘Got Buried'
A study that blasted Boeing after a 2009 accident was never made public. Other criticisms were tempered by investigators after the company and U.S. safety officials objected.

New York Times Tech
Jan 20, 2020

Trump's China Deal Creates Collateral Damage for Tech Firms
Micron secured some gains from the China deal but it may end up suffering bigger losses from the broader U.S.-China battle.

New York Times Tech
Jan 20, 2020

Unmasking a Company That Wants to Unmask Us All
I reported on an app, created by the company Clearview AI, that can identify people in seconds using a trove of photos collected from across the web.

New York Times Tech
Jan 19, 2020

SpaceX's Explosive Test May Launch Year of Renewed Human Spaceflight
A NASA program could be ready to launch astronauts to orbit once again, and the number of people traveling to space could surge.

New York Times Tech
Jan 19, 2020

The Policing of the American Porch
Ring offers a front-door view of a country where millions of Amazon customers use Amazon cameras to watch Amazon contractors deliver Amazon packages.

New York Times Tech
Jan 18, 2020

Facebook Apologizes for Vulgar Translation of Chinese Leader's Name
"This should not have happened and we are taking steps to ensure it doesn't happen again," the company said.

New York Times Tech
Jan 18, 2020

The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It
A little-known start-up helps law enforcement match photos of unknown people to their online images — and "might lead to a dystopian future or something," a backer says.

New York Times Tech
Jan 17, 2020

Please Stop Big Tech, Small Rivals Tell Lawmakers
Until Friday, few executives had complained in public about how Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook hurt their businesses.

New York Times Tech
Jan 17, 2020

Panicking About Your Kids' Phones? New Research Says Don't
A growing number of academics are challenging assumptions about the negative effects of social media and smartphones on children.

New York Times Tech
Jan 17, 2020

This Is the Guy Who's Taking Away the Instagram Likes
Adam Mosseri, chieftain of Instagram, wants to keep the platform a safe, special space. That means learning from the mistakes of its parent company: Facebook.

New York Times Tech
Jan 17, 2020

Panicking About Your Kids and Their Phones? The New Research Says Don't
A growing number of academics are challenging assumptions about the negative effects of social media and smartphones on children.

New York Times Tech
Jan 17, 2020

Avoiding Carsickness When the Cars Drive Themselves
If the future lets people focus on work instead of driving during the daily commute, many of us will have to conquer motion sickness to read memos (or tweets). Researchers are working on some fixes.

New York Times Tech
Jan 17, 2020

This Is the Guy Who's Taking Away the Likes
Adam Mosseri, chieftain of Instagram, wants to keep the platform a safe, special space. That means learning from the mistakes of its parent company: Facebook.

New York Times Tech
Jan 17, 2020

An Old Army Myth That Went Unchallenged for Too Long
A Times reporter explains how he started investigating a gulf war-era tale of artillery superiority and its questionable origins.

New York Times Tech
Jan 17, 2020

Does the F.B.I. Need Apple to Hack Into iPhones?
There are tools to crack into the phones at the center of a new dispute over encryption. But the F.BI. says it still needs Apple's aide.

New York Times Tech
Jan 16, 2020

Peacock Streaming: What to Expect From NBC's New Service
Comcast, a late convert to streaming, is distinguishing itself from Netflix and other competitors by embracing ads.

New York Times Tech
Jan 16, 2020

Google Reaches $1 Trillion in Value, Even as It Faces New Tests
The internet search giant became the fourth tech company — after Apple, Amazon and Microsoft — to reach the market milestone.

New York Times Tech
Jan 16, 2020

Trillion-Dollar Company: Google Reaches Milestone in Market Value
The internet search giant became the fourth tech company — after Apple, Amazon and Microsoft — to reach the market milestone.

New York Times Tech
Jan 16, 2020

What to Expect from The Peacock Streaming Service
Comcast, a late convert to streaming, is expected to distinguish itself from Netflix and other competitors by embracing ads.

New York Times Tech
Jan 16, 2020

How to Navigate a Flood of Streaming TV Subscriptions
We wanted à la carte television, and now we have it — and it costs more than cable. Here's how to watch your favorite shows without overpaying for a dozen apps.

New York Times Tech
Jan 16, 2020

How to Turn Depressing Social Media Into a Positive Influence
Don't let Facebook, Instagram or Twitter become negative aspects of your life. Here's how to fix them.

New York Times Tech
Jan 16, 2020

In Huawei Battle, China Threatens Germany ‘Where it Hurts': Automakers
VW, Daimler and BMW sell more cars in China than anywhere else and many already cooperate with Huawei — a dependency Beijing is not shy to exploit.

New York Times Tech
Jan 16, 2020

U.S. and Iran Are Trolling Each Other — in China
On Chinese social media, where diplomatic rows rarely break into view, people have watched with fascination as the two countries' embassies trade barbs.

New York Times Tech
Jan 16, 2020

The U.S. and Iran Are Trolling Each Other — in China
On Chinese social media, where diplomatic rows rarely break into view, people have watched with fascination as the two countries' embassies trade barbs.

New York Times Tech
Jan 15, 2020

What's in (and Not in) the U.S.-China Trade Deal
The agreement includes some wins for President Trump, but implementing and enforcing the deal could be difficult.

New York Times Tech
Jan 15, 2020

Gary Starkweather, Inventor of the Laser Printer, Dies at 81
He originally received pushback from his employer, Xerox. But his invention eventually became nearly ubiquitous in every office and home.

New York Times Tech
Jan 15, 2020

U.S.-China Trade Deal: What's in (and Not in) the Agreement
The agreement includes some wins for President Trump but implementing and enforcing the deal could be difficult.

New York Times Tech
Jan 15, 2020

We're Living in a Subscriptions World. Here's How to Navigate It.
Subscription services like Netflix and Google Drive are convenient, but we can lose control of our content and data. Here's how to take it back.

New York Times Tech
Jan 15, 2020

Bricks Alive! Scientists Create Living Concrete
‘A Frankenstein material' teeming with — and ultimately made by — photosynthetic microbes. And it can reproduce.

New York Times Tech
Jan 15, 2020

Want Your Personal Data? Hand Over More Please
A new California privacy law gives consumers the right to see and delete their data. But getting access often requires giving up more personal details.

New York Times Tech
Jan 15, 2020

What's the Price of Getting Your Data? More Data
A new California privacy law gives consumers the right to see and delete their data. But getting access often requires giving up more personal details.

New York Times Tech
Jan 15, 2020

How China Obtains American Trade Secrets
Companies have long accused Chinese rivals of swiping or seizing valuable technology. Beijing promises to ban those practices, but enforcement could be tough.

New York Times Tech
Jan 15, 2020

Smile for Your Data File!
A new California privacy law gives consumers the right to see and delete their data. But getting access often requires giving up more personal details.

New York Times Tech
Jan 15, 2020

Want Your Personal Data? Hand Over More
A new California privacy law gives consumers the right to see and delete their data. But getting access often requires giving up more personal details.

New York Times Tech
Jan 15, 2020

A Myth That Won't Die About a Gulf War Weapon, and Why It Matters
Pentagon leaders have repeated a tall tale about artillery that was used against Iraqi troops during Desert Storm. For the Army, the fiction began right at the very top.

New York Times Tech
Jan 14, 2020

Apple Takes a (Cautious) Stand Against Opening a Killer's iPhones
The Silicon Valley giant is preparing for a legal fight over encryption, even as it works to reduce tensions with the Justice Department.

New York Times Tech
Jan 14, 2020

Grindr and OkCupid Spread Personal Details, Study Says
Norwegian research raises questions about whether certain ways of sharing of information violate data privacy laws in Europe and the United States.

New York Times Tech
Jan 14, 2020

N.S.A. Takes Step Toward Protecting World's Computers, Not Just Hacking Them
The intelligence agency alerted Microsoft to a vulnerability in Windows. Typically, it would keep quiet and exploit the flaw.

New York Times Tech
Jan 14, 2020

Tech Bro Uniform Meets Margaret Thatcher. Disruption Ensues.
A new exhibition in San Francisco makes art out of the Patagonia vest, the former prime minister of England and … Salesforce?

New York Times Tech
Jan 13, 2020

Russians Hacked Ukrainian Gas Company at Center of Impeachment
The timing and scale of the attacks suggest the Russians may be looking for the same kind of damaging information on Joe Biden that President Trump wanted from Ukraine, security experts say.

New York Times Tech
Jan 13, 2020

Oyo Scales Back as SoftBank-Funded Companies Retreat
The Indian hospitality start-up is losing hotel rooms and has stepped back from more than 200 cities as part of a broader pullback by firms financed by SoftBank.

New York Times Tech
Jan 13, 2020

Barr Asks Apple to Unlock Pensacola Killer's Phones, Setting Up Clash
The request set up a collision between law enforcement and big technology firms in the latest battle over privacy and security.

New York Times Tech
Jan 13, 2020

Welcome to India, Mr. Bezos. Here's an Antitrust Complaint.
India opened a formal investigation into Jeff Bezos' Amazon and its leading rival, Flipkart, just before his first visit in five years.

New York Times Tech
Jan 13, 2020

The Decimation of Local News Has Lawmakers Crossing the Aisle
Lawmakers from both parties blame companies like Facebook and Google for the struggles of local newspapers.

New York Times Tech
Jan 13, 2020

Where Trails Are for Skating, Not Hiking
It's a skater's dream: icy forest mazes and long, winding paths through winter landscapes. In Quebec, Canada, the dream is real.

New York Times Tech
Jan 13, 2020

Los Angeles Rethinks Taxis as Uber and Lyft Dominate the Streets
The cab business is down 75 percent in less than a decade. The plan is to make taxis a lot more like their app-hailed rivals.

New York Times Tech
Jan 13, 2020

Away C.E.O. Is Back, Just Weeks After Stepping Down
Former employees of the luggage start-up told a tech website that Steph Korey had created a toxic culture. She stepped aside. But now, she says that was a mistake.

New York Times Tech
Jan 13, 2020

An Ice Skater's Paradise in Quebec
It's a skater's dream: icy forest mazes and long, winding trails through winter landscapes. In Canada, the dream is real.

New York Times Tech
Jan 12, 2020

How the Police Use Facial Recognition, and Where It Falls Short
Records from Florida, where law enforcement has long used the controversial technology, offer an inside look at its risks and rewards.

New York Times Tech
Jan 12, 2020

Plight of Newspapers Generates Uncommon Bipartisan Unity
Lawmakers from both parties blame companies like Facebook and Google for the struggles of local newspapers.

New York Times Tech
Jan 11, 2020

Where's Your Flying Car? Still Years From Reality
A model presented by Hyundai and Uber at the Consumer Electronics Show is said to hold the promise of aerial ride sharing at 180 miles an hour.

New York Times Tech
Jan 11, 2020

‘Techlash' Hits College Campuses
Facebook, Google and other major tech firms were every student's dream workplaces. Until they weren't.

New York Times Tech
Jan 10, 2020

Buckle Up for Another Facebook Election
By opting not to change the company's political advertising rules, Mark Zuckerberg has ensured another election shaped by the social network.

New York Times Tech
Jan 10, 2020

Alphabet's Chief Legal Officer Stepping Down Amid Investigation
David Drummond, who played a key role for the company since it was founded, was being investigated for relationships with several women at the company.

New York Times Tech
Jan 10, 2020

The Week in Tech: New Decade, Same Old Trouble in Washington
If the tech industry was hoping for some relief from lawmakers' pressure, the start of the year had to have been a disappointment.

New York Times Tech
Jan 10, 2020

A Glimpse of Our Connected Tech Future, Courtesy of CES 2020
Paying for gas with Amazon's Alexa or playing table tennis with a robot: Whether the latest tech trends will become fixtures in our lives is an open question.

New York Times Tech
Jan 09, 2020

What You Need to Know About 5G in 2020
After years of hype, carriers like AT&T and Verizon are giving consumers clarity on what their next-generation cellular networks will realistically do.

New York Times Tech
Jan 09, 2020

Facebook Says It Won't Back Down From Allowing Lies in Political Ads
The company was under intense pressure to adjust its policies. But in this presidential election year, no big changes are planned.

New York Times Tech
Jan 08, 2020

Peter Kirstein, Father of the European Internet, Is Dead at 86
He was crucial to the spread of the protocols that underpin today's internet (and gave Queen Elizabeth her own email address).

New York Times Tech
Jan 08, 2020

Major TikTok Security Flaws Found
The vulnerabilities, which the app says it has fixed, could have let attackers manipulate content and extract personal data.

New York Times Tech
Jan 07, 2020

Inside the Billion-Dollar Battle Over .Org
A private equity firm wants to buy the internet domain used by nonprofits. A group of online pioneers says it is not the place to maximize profits.

New York Times Tech
Jan 07, 2020

F.B.I. Asks Apple to Help Unlock Two iPhones
The request could reignite a fight between the Silicon Valley giant and law enforcement over access to encrypted technology.

New York Times Tech
Jan 07, 2020

Where's Your Flying Car? Hyundai and Uber Say They're Working on It
A model presented at the Consumer Electronics Show is said to hold the promise of aerial ride sharing at 180 miles an hour.

New York Times Tech
Jan 07, 2020

Don't Tilt Scales Against Trump, Facebook Executive Warns
In an internal memo, Andrew Bosworth said he "desperately" wanted the president to lose. But, he said, the company should avoid hurting Mr. Trump's campaign.

New York Times Tech
Jan 07, 2020

Lord of the Rings, 2020 and Stuffed Oreos: Read the Andrew Bosworth Memo
Mr. Bosworth, a Facebook executive, weighed in on the platform's role in political polarization.

New York Times Tech
Jan 07, 2020

Sonos, Squeezed by the Tech Giants, Sues Google
The maker of home speakers said Google and Amazon stole its technology and abused their power, but it could only risk suing one.

New York Times Tech
Jan 07, 2020

The Superpowers of Super-Thin Materials
In materials science, 2-D is the new 3-D.

New York Times Tech
Jan 07, 2020

Facebook Says It Will Ban ‘Deepfakes'
The company said it would remove videos altered by artificial intelligence in ways meant to mislead viewers.

New York Times Tech
Jan 06, 2020

Awash in Disinformation Before Vote, Taiwan Points Finger at China
The self-governing island is on high alert for digital-age trickery and deception that Beijing might be using to try to swing a crucial election.

New York Times Tech
Jan 06, 2020

4 Things to Know About YouTube's New Children Privacy Practices
The video service is making several changes after a settlement with federal and state regulators.

New York Times Tech
Jan 06, 2020

A.I. Comes to the Operating Room
Images made by lasers and read by computers can help speed up the diagnosis of brain tumors during surgery.

New York Times Tech
Jan 05, 2020

Silicon Valley's Newest Rival: The Banks of the Hudson
Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google will soon have 20,000 workers in New York City, many in offices on the West Side.

New York Times Tech
Jan 05, 2020

This Robot's Journey to an Icy Alien Moon Starts Beneath Antarctica
NASA scientists completed field tests in November of a floating rover they hope will one day travel to Europa, the frozen ocean moon of Jupiter.

New York Times Tech
Jan 05, 2020

How Big Tech Is Turning New York Into a Silicon Valley Rival
Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google will soon have 20,000 workers in the city, many in a cluster of offices on the West Side.

New York Times Tech
Jan 03, 2020

Headless Body in Cave Is Identified as 1916 Ax Murder Suspect
The case of Joseph Henry Loveless, who sawed his way out of jail in 1916, is among the oldest solved using genetic genealogy.

New York Times Tech
Jan 03, 2020

Tesla Reports Record Output as Elon Musk Achieves Goal
The electric-car maker said it made more than 100,000 vehicles in the last three months and put overall 2019 deliveries at 367,500.

New York Times Tech
Jan 03, 2020

Human Remains in a Cave Identified as a Bootlegger Who Escaped Jail
The case of Joseph Henry Loveless, who sawed his way out of jail in 1916, is among the oldest solved using genetic genealogy.

New York Times Tech
Jan 03, 2020

Hype House and the Los Angeles TikTok Mansion Gold Rush
The city is home to a land rush of "collab houses," where the content creators are getting younger and younger.

New York Times Tech
Jan 03, 2020

Human Remains in Idaho Cave Belonged to Bootlegging Jail Escapee
The case of Joseph Henry Loveless, who sawed his way out of jail in 1916, is among the oldest solved using genetic genealogy.

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