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New York Times Tech
Jun 27, 2019

Would You Pay $30 a Month to Check Your Email?
One of Silicon Valley's buzziest start-ups, Superhuman, is betting its app's shiny features are worth a premium price.

New York Times Tech
Jun 26, 2019

Google and the University of Chicago Are Sued Over Data Sharing
The lawsuit demonstrates the tension between building A.I. systems and protecting the privacy of patients.

New York Times Tech
Jun 26, 2019

‘It's Gigantic': A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients
Researchers have found a way to detect "covert consciousness" that could aid the recovery of people with severe brain injuries.

New York Times Tech
Jun 26, 2019

Reddit Restricts Pro-Trump Forum Because of Threats
The subreddit The_Donald was "quarantined" for threats of violence toward police officers and politicians in Oregon.

New York Times Tech
Jun 26, 2019

Reddit Restricts Pro-Trump Community Because of Threats
The forum The_Donald was "quarantined" for threats of violence toward police officers and public officials in Oregon.

New York Times Tech
Jun 26, 2019

Unleashed, Robo-Insect Takes Flight
Tiny wings and tinier solar cells allow autonomous movement in a new robotic "bee."

New York Times Tech
Jun 26, 2019

Buy Low-Tops, Sell High-Tops: StockX Sneaker Exchange Is Worth $1 Billion
StockX is one of several online marketplaces that have turned resales of shoes into a big — and highly valued — business.

New York Times Tech
Jun 26, 2019

Buy Low-Tops, Sell High-Tops: A Sneaker Exchange Is Worth $1 Billion
StockX is one of several online marketplaces that have turned resales of shoes into a big — and highly valued — business.

New York Times Tech
Jun 26, 2019

A Comprehensive Guide to Taking Your Smartphone Abroad for Cheap
For $15 to $40, you can easily bring your phone to a foreign country and enjoy access to apps, maps and the web. But it takes a lot of steps, hence this travel guide.

New York Times Tech
Jun 25, 2019

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners.
The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it warily.

New York Times Tech
Jun 25, 2019

U.S. Tech Companies Sidestep a Trump Ban, to Keep Selling to Huawei
Chip makers' deals underscore how difficult it is to clamp down on companies that the administration considers a national security threat.

New York Times Tech
Jun 25, 2019

Hidden Document Reveals N.Y. Was Warned of Looming Taxi Loan Crisis
In an emotional City Council hearing, lawmakers said New York officials could have stopped exploitative loans that have devastated thousands of cabdrivers.

New York Times Tech
Jun 25, 2019

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Deploys Dozens of Satellites to Orbit
The powerful rocket is carrying an assortment of cargo, including a solar sail, an atomic clock and the ashes of 152 people.

New York Times Tech
Jun 25, 2019

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Launches on 3rd Mission
The powerful rocket is carrying an assortment of cargo to orbit, including a solar sail, an atomic clock and the ashes of 152 people.

New York Times Tech
Jun 25, 2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy's 3rd Launch — How to Watch
The powerful rocket will carry an assortment of cargo to orbit, including a solar sail, an atomic clock and the ashes of 152 people.

New York Times Tech
Jun 24, 2019

Taxi Officials Are Grilled Over Lending Crisis: ‘This Is a Moral Outrage'
In an emotional City Council hearing, lawmakers said New York officials could have stopped exploitative loans that have devastated thousands of cabdrivers.

New York Times Tech
Jun 24, 2019

The Bug That Crashed New York's Wireless Network
Despite warnings, New York City's technology managers were blindsided by the so-called GPS rollover, failing to install simple but necessary upgrades.

New York Times Tech
Jun 24, 2019

How E-Commerce Sites Manipulate You Into Buying Things You May Not Want
Research released this week finds that many online retailers use so-called dark patterns to influence what shoppers decide to purchase. Cracking down on the practice could be difficult.

New York Times Tech
Jun 24, 2019

Found After a Kabul Attack: A Soviet Rifle With a Peculiar Serial Number
At the site of an ISIS attack in Afghanistan, authorities recovered a firearm that was likely engineered by the Soviets in the 1950s.

New York Times Tech
Jun 24, 2019

Chinese Drones Made in America: One Company's Plan to Win Over Trump
The world's largest drone maker is the latest Chinese technology company scrambling to retain their ability to sell to the United States.

New York Times Tech
Jun 24, 2019

A Machine May Not Take Your Job, but One Could Become Your Boss
The goal of automation has always been efficiency. What if artificial intelligence sees humanity itself as the thing to be optimized?

New York Times Tech
Jun 23, 2019

In Streaming Age, Classical Music Gets Lost in the Metadata
Has music streaming ignored aficionados of Mozart and Beethoven? Two new services, Idagio and Primephonic, address the needs of the genre's discerning listeners.

New York Times Tech
Jun 23, 2019

A.I. May Not Take Your Job, but It Could Become Your Boss
The goal of automation has always been efficiency. What if artificial intelligence sees humanity itself as the thing to be optimized?

New York Times Tech
Jun 23, 2019

What Happens After Amazon's Domination Is Complete? Its Bookstore Offers Clues
Popular novels, technical tomes and self-published books are pirated and sold on Amazon. That may actually be helping the company extend its grip on the book business.

New York Times Tech
Jun 23, 2019

5 Lessons From Microsoft's Antitrust Woes, by People Who Lived It
The Microsoft case from the 1990s provides a road map for today's tech giants and regulators.

New York Times Tech
Jun 22, 2019

L.A. to Vegas and Back by Electric Car: 8 Hours Driving; 5 More Plugged In
You'll need to charge your vehicle more often than filling a gas tank, it takes longer, and the chargers can be scarce. Here's how one road trip went.

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2019

U.S. Blacklists More Chinese Tech Companies Over National Security Concerns
The move to place five additional Chinese actors on the "entity list" heightens tensions just as American and Chinese officials try to get trade talks back on track

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2019

The Gender Gap in Computer Science Research Won't Close for 100 Years
Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won't happen until 2137.

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2019

Computer Science Research Gender Gap Won't Close for 100 Years
Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won't happen until 2137.

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2019

Want the Robocalls to Stop? Congress Does, Too
A bipartisan bill introduced by House members would require phone carriers to offer screening technology to customers at no additional cost.

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2019

The Week in Tech: Facebook's Crypto Dream Faces Deep Mistrust
The social network has ambitious plans to create a universal currency for the internet. Its reputation could get in the way.

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2019

Taiwan's iPhone Tycoon Walks a Fraught U.S.-China Line in His Presidential Run
Terry Gou, who stepped back from his electronics empire on Friday, must strike a balance between the Washington and Beijing as the trade war simmers.

New York Times Tech
Jun 21, 2019

Taiwan's iPhone Tycoon Walks a Fraught U.S.-China Line in Presidential Run
Terry Gou, who on Friday stepped back from his electronics empire, must strike a balance between the Washington and Beijing as the trade war simmers.

New York Times Tech
Jun 20, 2019

Anti-Robocall Bill Gets Bipartisan Backing
The measure, introduced by House members, would require phone carriers to offer screening technology to customers at no additional cost.

New York Times Tech
Jun 20, 2019

House Members Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Thwart Robocalls
The measure would require phone carriers to offer screening technology to customers at no additional cost.

New York Times Tech
Jun 20, 2019

In Hawaii, Construction to Begin on Disputed Telescope Project
Work on the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea, bitterly opposed by Hawaiian activists, may soon be underway.

New York Times Tech
Jun 20, 2019

Slack Stock Soars, Putting Company's Public Value at $19.5 Billion
The workplace messaging company's shares rose on the stock market on Thursday, putting its value at nearly triple that of when it was a private firm.

New York Times Tech
Jun 20, 2019

DNA Microscope Sees ‘Through the Eyes of the Cell'
A new imaging tool works more like Google Maps than a traditional microscope.

New York Times Tech
Jun 20, 2019

Driverless Cars May Be Coming, but Let's Not Get Carried Away
"We've tried to turn down the hype and make people understand how hard this is," says Gill Pratt, an expert in robotics and head of the Toyota Research Institute.

New York Times Tech
Jun 20, 2019

Slack Stock Soars, Putting Company's Public Value at $23.1 Billion
The workplace messaging company's shares rose in early trading on the stock market on Thursday, and by the afternoon its value was more than triple its valuation as a private firm.

New York Times Tech
Jun 20, 2019

Slack Stock Soars as Messaging Company Goes Public
The workplace messaging company's shares rose in early trading on the stock market on Thursday, following last month's rocky initial public offering for Uber.

New York Times Tech
Jun 20, 2019

A Microscopic Realm Seen ‘Through the Eyes of the Cell'
A new imaging tool works more like Google Maps than a traditional microscope.

New York Times Tech
Jun 20, 2019

U.K. Age Checks for Online Porn Sites Are Delayed
Rules requiring users to prove they are over 18 were postponed because officials failed to adequately notify the European Commission about the changes.

New York Times Tech
Jun 20, 2019

To Take Down Big Tech, They First Need to Reinvent the Law
For decades, antitrust has focused on the welfare of the consumer. Now a backlash over Big Tech's power has regulators and scholars trying to reverse years of established doctrine.

New York Times Tech
Jun 19, 2019

F.T.C. Said to Be Investigating YouTube Over Child Privacy Claims
The video service has been under increasing pressure from parents and consumer groups for the way it handles children's videos.

New York Times Tech
Jun 19, 2019

Slack Wants to Replace Email. Is That What We Want?
As the office chat start-up prepares to go public, some of us are still figuring out how available we want to be — and whether it's O.K. to ping the C.E.O.

New York Times Tech
Jun 19, 2019

Browsing LinkedIn and Instagram to Put Herself in Readers' Shoes
People consume news in many ways, which is why Anna Dubenko's job — editor of off-platform strategy — takes her to platforms where others go for a break from theirs.

New York Times Tech
Jun 19, 2019

Hypersonic Missiles Are Unstoppable. And They're Starting a New Global Arms Race.
The new weapons — which could travel at more than 15 times the speed of sound with terrifying accuracy — threaten to change the nature of warfare.

New York Times Tech
Jun 18, 2019

Google Pledges to Invest $1 Billion to Ease Bay Area Housing Crisis
It's the latest technology company to address a problem caused by the industry's success.

New York Times Tech
Jun 18, 2019

BuzzFeed News Is Part of a Union Wave at Digital Media Outlets
The site's journalists took part in an IRL protest after a series of tweets criticized the company's refusal to recognize their affiliation with the News Guild.

New York Times Tech
Jun 18, 2019

Google Pledges $1 Billion to Ease Bay Area Housing Crisis
Google is the latest technology company to address the housing problems caused by the tech industry's success.

New York Times Tech
Jun 18, 2019

How Libra, Facebook's Cryptocurrency, Would Work for You
We break down the new cryptocurrency and what the company hopes you will be able to do with it, even though it hasn't quite arrived.

New York Times Tech
Jun 18, 2019

How Libra Would Work for You
We break down the new Facebook-backed cryptocurrency and what the company hopes you will be able to do with it, even though it hasn't quite arrived.

New York Times Tech
Jun 18, 2019

Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based on Cryptocurrency
Despite skepticism and concern about Facebook's reach, the company envisions an alternative financial system based on a new cryptocurrency called Libra.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2019

J.J. Abrams Said to Be Near $500 Million Deal With WarnerMedia
WarnerMedia will get a first look at projects developed by the media company run by Mr. Abrams and his wife, which made hits like "Star Trek Beyond."

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2019

The U.S. Has Its Eye on Big Tech. Will Criminal Inquiries Result?
Could Facebook, Google or Apple be considered monopolies? Increased government oversight of the technology giants could consider that possibility.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2019

Grow Faster, Grow Stronger: Speed-Breeding Crops to Feed the Future
Plant breeders are fast-tracking genetic improvements in food crops to keep pace with global warming and a growing human population.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2019

These Influencers Aren't Flesh and Blood, Yet Millions Follow Them
From Calvin Klein to KFC, the rise of the computer-generated influencer on social media.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2019

They Have Millions of Instagram Followers, but They're Not Real People
From Calvin Klein to KFC, the rise of the computer-generated influencer on social media.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2019

Virtual Brand Promoters Are So Lifelike, You Just Might Believe What You See
From Calvin Klein to KFC, the rise of the computer-generated influencer on social media.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2019

The Mystery of the Miserable Employees: How to Win in the Winner-Take-All Economy
The business unit was doing well, but the employees were sad. Could data offer a clue?

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2019

Comedian Wins $4.1 Million in Lawsuit Against The Daily Stormer
The neo-Nazi website falsely accused the comedian, Dean Obeidallah, of committing terrorism. He hopes to give money to organizations that fight white supremacy.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2019

Dean Obeidallah Is Awarded $4.1 Million in Lawsuit Against The Daily Stormer
The neo-Nazi website falsely accused Mr. Obeidallah, a comedian, of committing terrorism. He hopes to give money to organizations that fight white supremacy.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2019

California Tests a Digital ‘Fire Alarm' for Mental Distress
The state is teaming up with Silicon Valley to make mental health services more available. Promises abound, and so do potential problems.

New York Times Tech
Jun 17, 2019

Huawei Chief Predicts Sales Will Flatline After Trump Crackdown
Efforts to cut off the Chinese company from U.S. technology will crimp business over the next two years, said Ren Zhengfei, though he vowed a 2021 recovery.

New York Times Tech
Jun 15, 2019

U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia's Power Grid
The Trump administration is using new authority to take more aggressive digital action in a warning to Moscow and in a demonstration of its abilities.

New York Times Tech
Jun 15, 2019

How Data Can Help You Win in the Winner-Take-All Economy
To adapt to a faster pace of change, it helps to learn how to crunch numbers about whole organizations — and about yourself.

New York Times Tech
Jun 15, 2019

After Losing His Parents, an Author Wonders: Who and What Is Real?
In "Picnic Comma Lightning," Laurence Scott combines a memoir about grief with an investigation into the ways technologies blur the line between public and private.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2019

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Approval, Said to Be Near, Could Undercut Challenge by States
Provisions set by the Justice Department, described by people familiar with the plan, could weaken a lawsuit that 10 attorneys general filed to try to block the $26 billion deal.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2019

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Is Said to Be Near Justice Dept. Approval
The move could weaken an effort by a group of state attorneys general to halt the deal.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2019

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds
A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month's parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2019

How Weapons Secrets Often Fall Into Enemy Hands
When a new weapon is introduced in war, the creator's adversaries always look for an opportunity to get ahold of it.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2019

The Week in Tech: Big Trouble With Trustbusters and China
The tech industry is caught in the middle of escalating trade tensions with China. And at home, regulators are getting serious about cracking down on Big Tech.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2019

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed
After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar's genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India.

New York Times Tech
Jun 14, 2019

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative
A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers say.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2019

That Sleep Tracker Could Make Your Insomnia Worse
Apps and trackers can flood users with confusing data, doctors say. Some warn against orthosomnia, an obsession with "perfect" sleep.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2019

Tracking Your Sleep? Beware Orthosomnia and Other Risks
Popular sleep-tracking apps and devices can flood you with data about your night. But doctors warn there is no such thing as "perfect" sleep.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2019

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong
An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophistication on both sides.

New York Times Tech
Jun 13, 2019

Chinese Cyberattack Hits Telegram, App Used by Hong Kong Protesters
An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophistication on both sides.

New York Times Tech
Jun 12, 2019

Huawei Is Said to Demand Patent Fees From Verizon
The demand, which could amount to a billion dollars, represents a new wrinkle in the tensions between the Trump administration and China.

New York Times Tech
Jun 12, 2019

Could Trees Be the New Gravestones?
A California start-up wants to "redesign the entire end-of-life experience." The answer to "eternity management"? Forests.

New York Times Tech
Jun 12, 2019

‘Oversharing' on Google Calendar, and Making Sure Readers Come Back for More
What are Times readers hungriest for? Here's how Jodi Rudoren, associate managing editor for audience, finds out and then works to serve them.

New York Times Tech
Jun 12, 2019

How 5 Data Dynamos Do Their Jobs
Reporters from across the newsroom describe the many ways in which they increasingly rely on datasets and spreadsheets to create groundbreaking work.

New York Times Tech
Jun 12, 2019

Get More From Your Letters With Custom Stationery for Print or Pixels
Even in today's digital world, notes sent under a formal letterhead can help get the right message across. Here's how to make your own powerful design with just a few keystrokes.

New York Times Tech
Jun 12, 2019

In New York, Asking What Australians Want
What are Times readers hungriest for? Here's how Jodi Rudoren, associate managing editor for audience, finds out and then works to serve them.

New York Times Tech
Jun 12, 2019

Would You Like to Spend Forever in This Tree?
A California start-up wants to "redesign the entire end-of-life experience." The answer to "eternity management"? Forests.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2019

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media
Local journalism has been pushed "to the verge of extinction," said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of the big technology platforms.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2019

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook's Rules
Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2019

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States
Ten attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block the $26 billion deal between the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2019

Amazon to End Its Restaurant Delivery Service
Amazon Restaurants, which was available in nearly 200 American cities, will officially close on June 24. The company says it will focus on grocery delivery.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2019

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at News Media
Media executives are expected to tell lawmakers that big tech platforms have decimated the news industry.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2019

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States
A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2019

Dark Web Drug Sellers Dodge Police Crackdowns
The notorious Silk Road site was shut down in 2013. Others have followed. But the online trafficking of illegal narcotics hasn't abated.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2019

Letter of Recommendation: Bug Fixes
It's a pleasure to watch software improve. I read the change logs, and I think: Humans can do things.

New York Times Tech
Jun 11, 2019

They Just Won't Die: Dark Web Drug Sellers Resist Police Crackdowns
The notorious Silk Road site was shut down in 2013. Others have followed. But the online trafficking of illegal narcotics hasn't abated.

New York Times Tech
Jun 10, 2019

Making Data Coherent Drives Salesforce's $15.3 Billion Deal for Tableau
Salesforce's deal to buy the business tools maker Tableau, its largest ever acquisition, was pushed by the need to make business information understandable.

New York Times Tech
Jun 10, 2019

Huawei Tells Parliament It's No Security Threat, Aiming to Avoid a Ban
British lawmakers questioned a Huawei executive on Monday about American allegations that the company poses a risk to national security.

New York Times Tech
Jun 10, 2019

Anger at Big Tech Unites Noodle Pullers and Code Writers. Washington Is All Ears.
A wide range of companies are lining up to complain about Silicon Valley's power as lawmakers and regulators step up their scrutiny of Big Tech.

New York Times Tech
Jun 10, 2019

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them.
In a long-sought victory for the F.D.A., a federal judge said officials have the authority to regulate stem-cell treatments made from patients' own fat.

New York Times Tech
Jun 10, 2019

Vice Media Loses Its HBO Show and a Top Executive
Josh Tyrangiel is out after a four-year run. Jesse Angelo, the former publisher of The New York Post, is set to come aboard.

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