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New York Times Tech
May 29, 2024

Once a Sheriff's Deputy in Florida, Now a Source of Disinformation From Russia
In 2016, Russia used an army of trolls to interfere in the U.S. presidential election. This year, an American given asylum in Moscow may be accomplishing much the same thing all by himself.

New York Times Tech
May 29, 2024

What to Know About the Open Versus Closed Software Debate
A.I. companies are divided over whether the technology should be freely available to anyone for modifying and copying, or kept close for safekeeping.

New York Times Tech
May 29, 2024

Mark Zuckerberg is Popular Again Thanks to Meta's Open-Source AI
After some trying years during which Mr. Zuckerberg could do little right, many developers and technologists have embraced the Meta chief as their champion of "open-source" artificial intelligence.

New York Times Tech
May 29, 2024

As Interest in Clean Energy Grows, Saudi Arabia Eyes a Future Beyond Oil
The kingdom is trying to juggle its still-vital petroleum industry with alternative energy sources like wind and solar as it faces pressure to lower carbon emissions.

New York Times Tech
May 29, 2024

Saudi Arabia Eyes a Future Beyond Oil
The kingdom is trying to juggle its still-vital petroleum industry with alternative energy sources like wind and solar as it faces pressure to lower carbon emissions.

New York Times Tech
May 28, 2024

Ryan Salame, FTX Executive, Gets Seven and a Half Year Prison Sentence
Ryan Salame, the head of FTX's subsidiary in the Bahamas, was the first of Sam Bankman-Fried's deputies to be sentenced since the crypto exchange collapsed in November 2022.

New York Times Tech
May 28, 2024

OpenAI Says It Has Begun Training a New Flagship A.I. Model
The advanced A.I. system would succeed GPT-4, which powers ChatGPT. The company has also created a new safety committee to address A.I.'s risks.

New York Times Tech
May 28, 2024

If A.I. Can Do Your Job, Maybe It Can Also Replace Your C.E.O.
Chief executives are vulnerable to the same forces buffeting their employees. Leadership is important, but so is efficiency — and cost-cutting.

New York Times Tech
May 27, 2024

Elon Musk's xAI Raises $6 Billion
Mr. Musk, who founded xAI last year, has said the business "still has a lot of catching up to do" as it looks to compete with well-funded companies like OpenAI.

New York Times Tech
May 25, 2024

TikTok's Latest Trend Has Parents Dancing Like It's the '80s
Videos of parents demonstrating their moves have been a surprise hit on a site where youth rules — perhaps because the trend isn't played for laughs.

New York Times Tech
May 25, 2024

In New TikTok Trend, Parents Dance Like It's the '80s and Bring Down the House
Videos of parents demonstrating their moves have been a surprise hit on a site where youth rules — perhaps because the trend isn't played for laughs.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

The Emails at the Heart of the Government's Ticketmaster Case
Live Nation Entertainment, which owns Ticketmaster, is accused of violating antitrust laws. The Justice Department drew on the concert behemoth's internal communications in its lawsuit.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

Are These Drones Too Chinese to Pass U.S. Muster in an Anti-China Moment?
U.S.-based Anzu Robotics is selling drones using technology from DJI, a Chinese firm that is the target of efforts by lawmakers to limit Chinese technology in America.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

Google AI Overviews Search Errors Cause Furor Online
The company's latest A.I. search feature has erroneously told users to eat glue and rocks, provoking a backlash among users.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

Kabosu, Shiba Inu Dog Who Helped Define the Doge Meme, Dies at 18
The dog, whose face helped spread the popular doge meme and later became the logo of the Dogecoin cryptocurrency, died on Friday.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

ScarJo vs. ChatGPT, Neuralink's First Patient Opens Up, and Microsoft's A.I. PCs
"Did you ever think we would have a literal Avenger fighting back against the relentless march of A.I.? Because that's sort of what this story is about."

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

Elon Musk is Criticizing Biden On X More Ahead of 2024 Election
The billionaire owner of X has increasingly been using his social media platform to criticize President Biden for his health and immigration policies, according to a New York Times analysis.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

Elon Musk Ramps Up Anti-Biden Posts on X
The billionaire owner of X has increasingly been using his social media platform to criticize President Biden for his health and immigration policies, according to a New York Times analysis.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

Ampla, a Lender to Consumer Brands, Faces Financial Struggles
Ampla, which lent money to smaller businesses that sold clothing, home furnishings and other items directly to consumers, is struggling financially and seeking a buyer.

New York Times Tech
May 24, 2024

Russia Is Increasingly Blocking Ukraine's Starlink Service
Russia has deployed advanced tech to interfere with Elon Musk's satellite internet service, Ukrainian officials said, leading to more outages on the northern front battle line.

New York Times Tech
May 23, 2024

Ether Cryptocurrency ETFs Are Approved by the SEC
The Securities and Exchange Commission gave its blessing to a fund that tracks the price of the most valuable cryptocurrency after Bitcoin.

New York Times Tech
May 23, 2024

DOJ Sues Ticketmaster Owner, Live Nation, in Antitrust Lawsuit
Accused of violating antitrust laws, Live Nation Entertainment faces a fight that could reshape the multibillion-dollar live music industry.

New York Times Tech
May 23, 2024

Some Silicon Valley VCs Are Becoming More Conservative
Marc Andreessen, Chamath Palihapitiya and several other tech venture capitalists are increasingly criticizing President Biden and making their disaffection known in an election year.

New York Times Tech
May 23, 2024

U.S. Sues to Break Up Ticketmaster Owner, Live Nation
Accused of violating antitrust laws, Live Nation Entertainment faces a fight that could reshape the multibillion-dollar live music industry.

New York Times Tech
May 23, 2024

TikTok Moves to Limit Russian and Chinese Media's Reach in Big Election Year
The platform will keep state-affiliated media accounts out of users' feeds if they "attempt to reach communities outside their home country on current global events and affairs."

New York Times Tech
May 23, 2024

Some Prominent Silicon Valley Investors Shift to the Right
Marc Andreessen, Chamath Palihapitiya and several other tech venture capitalists are increasingly criticizing President Biden and making their disaffection known in an election year.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

U.S. Plans to Sue Ticketmaster Owner, Accusing It of Defending a Monopoly
Live Nation Entertainment, the concert giant that owns Ticketmaster, faces a fight that could reshape the multibillion-dollar live music industry.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

DOJ to Sue Live Nation, Accusing It of Defending a Monopoly
Live Nation Entertainment, the concert giant that owns Ticketmaster, faces a fight that could reshape the multibillion-dollar live music industry.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

U.S. Plans to Accuse Live Nation of Defending a Monopoly
Live Nation Entertainment, the concert giant that owns Ticketmaster, faces a fight that could reshape the multibillion-dollar live music industry.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

Nvidia, Powered by A.I. Boom, Reports Soaring Revenue and Profits
The Silicon Valley company was again lifted by sales of its artificial intelligence chips, but it faces growing competition and heightened expectations.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX Founder, Transferred From Brooklyn Jail
The FTX founder's final destination wasn't clear, but Mr. Bankman-Fried has told people close to him that he expected to be moved to a facility in Mendota, Calif.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

San Francisco's Hot Tourist Attraction: Driverless Cars
Cable cars are still trundling up the city's hills, but robotaxis from Waymo are shaping up as the city's latest must-do for visitors.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

If You're Going to San Francisco, Be Sure to Ride In a Driverless Car
Cable cars are still trundling up the city's hills, but the driverless cars from Waymo are shaping up as San Francisco's latest tourist attraction.

New York Times Tech
May 22, 2024

Inside the Life of Nicole Shanahan, RFK Jr.'s Running Mate
Ms. Shanahan, a lawyer who was married to Sergey Brin, a Google founder, led a rarefied and sometimes turbulent life in Silicon Valley, according to a Times examination.

New York Times Tech
May 21, 2024

C. Gordon Bell, Creator of a Personal Computer Prototype, Dies at 89
It cost $18,000 when it was introduced in 1965, but it bridged the world between room-size mainframes and the modern desktop.

New York Times Tech
May 21, 2024

Donald Trump's Wealth Now Hinges on Trump Media
Mr. Trump has treated Trump Media, which runs his social network Truth Social, as a low-cost sideshow. Now a big portion of his wealth hinges on its success.

New York Times Tech
May 21, 2024

AI's Black Boxes Just Got a Little Less Mysterious
Researchers at the A.I. company Anthropic claim to have found clues about the inner workings of large language models, possibly helping to prevent their misuse and to curb their potential threats.

New York Times Tech
May 21, 2024

Craig Wright Is Not Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto, Court Rules
For years, Craig Steven Wright, an Australian cryptocurrency enthusiast, claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of Bitcoin. Then the courts got involved.

New York Times Tech
May 21, 2024

The Paperless Post Founders Changed How We Party
When James and Alexa Hirschfeld started Paperless Post 15 years ago, some saw its digital invitations as a fad. Instead, they have become a fixture of events and have spawned imitators.

New York Times Tech
May 20, 2024

Scarlett Johansson Said No, but OpenAI's Virtual Assistant Sounds Just Like Her
Last week, the company released a chatbot with an option that sounded like the actress, who provided the voice of an A.I. system in the movie "Her."

New York Times Tech
May 20, 2024

Scarlett Johansson's Statement About Her Interactions With Sam Altman
The actress released a lengthy statement about the company and the similarity of one of its A.I. voices.

New York Times Tech
May 20, 2024

Scarlett Johansson Says OpenAI Asked to Use Her Voice. Twice.
Last week, the company released a chatbot with an option that sounded like the actress, who provided the voice of an A.I. system in the movie "Her."

New York Times Tech
May 20, 2024

Can AI Make the PC Cool Again? Microsoft Thinks So.
Microsoft, HP, Dell and others unveiled a new kind of laptop tailored to work with artificial intelligence. Analysts expect Apple to do something similar.

New York Times Tech
May 20, 2024

Can Artificial Intelligence Make the PC Cool Again?
Microsoft, HP, Dell and others unveiled a new kind of laptop tailored to work with artificial intelligence. Analysts expect Apple to do something similar.

New York Times Tech
May 17, 2024

Why TikTok Users Are Blocking Celebrities
A TikTok movement is calling for followers to block famous people over their stances on the Israel-Hamas war. It began at the Met Gala.

New York Times Tech
May 17, 2024

OpenAI's Flirty New Assistant, Google Guts the Web and We Play HatGPT
It's been a week of A.I. vertigo — the feeling that we've been dragged five years into the future and aren't sure what to do about it.

New York Times Tech
May 16, 2024

Taiwan, on China's Doorstep, Is Dealing With TikTok Its Own Way
The island democracy was early to ban TikTok on government phones, and the ruling party refuses to use it. But a U.S.-style ban is not under consideration.

New York Times Tech
May 16, 2024

Robert Dennard, IBM Inventor Whose Chip Changed Computing, Dies at 91
He invented DRAM, the technology that allowed for the faster and higher-capacity memory storage that is the basis for modern computing.

New York Times Tech
May 16, 2024

Voice Actors Sue Company Whose AI Sounds Like Them
Two voice actors say an A.I. company created clones of their voices without their permission. Now they're suing. The company denies it did anything wrong.

New York Times Tech
May 16, 2024

The Itsy Bitsy Spider Inspired a Microphone
If spiders use their webs like a large external eardrum, researchers reasoned, perhaps spider silk could be the basis for a powerful listening device.

New York Times Tech
May 16, 2024

EU Investigates Facebook and Instagram Over Addictive Effects on Children
The American tech giant's platforms, Facebook and Instagram, may "exploit the weaknesses and inexperience of minors," the European Commission said.

New York Times Tech
May 15, 2024

AI Robot Gives Graduation Speech at Buffalo's D'Youville University
D'Youville University in Buffalo had an A.I. robot speak at its commencement on Saturday. Not everyone was happy about it.

New York Times Tech
May 15, 2024

An A.I. Robot Named Sophia Tells Graduates to Believe in Themselves
D'Youville University, in Buffalo, N.Y., had an A.I. robot speak at its commencement on Saturday. Not everyone was happy about it.

New York Times Tech
May 15, 2024

Netflix and the N.F.L. Sign a Three-Season Deal
Football joins pro wrestling and comedy specials in an expansion of the streaming service's live offerings, a key step in the company's overall live TV strategy.

New York Times Tech
May 15, 2024

Smartphones Can Now Last 7 Years. Here's How to Keep Them Working.
Google and Samsung used to update smartphone software for only three years. That has changed.

New York Times Tech
May 15, 2024

AI Program Aims to Break Barriers for Female Students
A new program, backed by Cornell Tech, M.I.T. and U.C.L.A., helps prepare lower-income, Latina and Black female computing majors for artificial intelligence careers.

New York Times Tech
May 15, 2024

Inside OpenAI's Library
OpenAI may be changing how the world interacts with language. But inside headquarters, there is a homage to the written word: a library.

New York Times Tech
May 15, 2024

Senators Propose $32 Billion in Annual A.I. Spending but Defer Regulation
Their plan is the culmination of a yearlong listening tour on the dangers of the new technology.

New York Times Tech
May 15, 2024

Few Chinese Electric Cars Are Sold in U.S., but Industry Fears a Flood
Automakers in the United States and their supporters welcomed President Biden's tariffs, saying they would protect domestic manufacturing and jobs from cheap Chinese vehicles.

New York Times Tech
May 14, 2024

OpenAI's Chief Scientist, Ilya Sutskever, Is Leaving the Company
In November, Ilya Sutskever joined three other OpenAI board members to force out Sam Altman, the chief executive, before saying he regretted the move.

New York Times Tech
May 14, 2024

Google Unveils AI Overviews Feature for Search at 2024 I/O Conference
The tech giant showed off how it would enmesh A.I. more deeply into its products and users' lives, from search to so-called agents that perform tasks.

New York Times Tech
May 14, 2024

Can Google Give A.I. Answers Without Breaking the Web?
Publishers have long worried that artificial intelligence would drive readers away from their sites. They're about to find out if those fears are warranted.

New York Times Tech
May 14, 2024

Google Takes the Next Step in Its A.I. Evolution
The tech giant showed off how it would enmesh A.I. more deeply into its products and users' lives, from search to so-called agents that perform tasks.

New York Times Tech
May 14, 2024

A.I.'s ‘Her' Era Has Arrived
New chatbot technology can talk, laugh and sing like a human. What comes next is anyone's guess.

New York Times Tech
May 14, 2024

Darren Criss to Return to Broadway as a Robot in Love
The actor will star in "Maybe Happy Ending," an original musical set in a future Seoul. It will begin previews in September.

New York Times Tech
May 13, 2024

Biden Bans Chinese Bitcoin Mine Near U.S. Nuclear Missile Base
An investigation identified national security risks posed by a crypto facility in Wyoming. It is near an Air Force base and a data center doing work for the Pentagon.

New York Times Tech
May 13, 2024

OpenAI Unveils New ChatGPT That Listens, Looks and Talks
Chatbots, image generators and voice assistants are gradually merging into a single technology with a conversational voice.

New York Times Tech
May 13, 2024

U.S. Awards $120 Million to Polar Semiconductor to Expand Chip Facility
The grant is the latest federal award in a series stemming from the CHIPS and Science Act meant to ramp up domestic production of vital semiconductors.

New York Times Tech
May 13, 2024

On Instagram, a Jewelry Ad Draws Solicitations for Sex With a 5-Year-Old
Advertisers of merchandise for young girls find that adult men can become their unintended audience. In a test ad, convicted sex offenders inquired about a child model.

New York Times Tech
May 12, 2024

Art Market Seeks Its Footing After Stumbling Sales and a Hack at Christie's
Declining sales and a cyberattack ignite new worries at spring art auctions.

New York Times Tech
May 12, 2024

At Art Auctions Market Seeks Its Footing After Stumbling Sales and a Hack at Christie's
Speculation drove art prices to new heights during the pandemic, but declining sales and a cyberattack ignited new worries.

New York Times Tech
May 12, 2024

Will the Art Market Find Its Footing After Stumbling Sales and a Hack at Christie's?
Speculation drove art prices to new heights during the pandemic, but declining sales and a cyberattack ignited new worries. Could spring auctions bring a comeback?

New York Times Tech
May 12, 2024

Patient Dies Weeks After Kidney Transplant From Genetically Modified Pig
Richard Slayman received the historic procedure in March. The hospital said it had "no indication" his death was related to the transplant.

New York Times Tech
May 12, 2024

Elon Musk's Diplomacy: Woo Right-Wing World Leaders. Then Benefit.
Mr. Musk has built a constellation of like-minded heads of state — including Argentina's Javier Milei and India's Narendra Modi — to push his own politics and expand his business empire.

New York Times Tech
May 10, 2024

Apple Will Revamp Siri to Catch Up to Its Chatbot Competitors
Apple plans to announce that it will bring generative A.I. to iPhones after the company's most significant reorganization in a decade.

New York Times Tech
May 10, 2024

Christie's Website Is Brought Down by Hackers Days Before $840 Million Auctions
The auctioneer's website was taken offline on Thursday evening and remained down on Friday, days before its spring auctions were set to begin.

New York Times Tech
May 10, 2024

California Will Add a Fixed Charge to Electric Bills and Reduce Rates
Officials said the decision would lower bills and encourage people to use cars and appliances that did not use fossil fuels, but some experts said it would discourage energy efficiency.

New York Times Tech
May 10, 2024

Meet Kevin's A.I. Friends
They gave him notes on his outfits and reassurance before a big talk, and they shared made-up gossip about each other.

New York Times Tech
May 10, 2024

How Airlines Are Using AI to Make Flying Easier
Airlines are using artificial intelligence to save fuel, keep customers informed and hold connecting flights for delayed passengers. Here's what to expect.

New York Times Tech
May 09, 2024

Apple Says Destructive iPad Ad ‘Missed the Mark'
People in the creative world widely panned a commercial showing a giant hydraulic press squishing objects ranging from paint cans to a piano.

New York Times Tech
May 09, 2024

Artificial Intelligence ‘Friends'
What Times tech columnist Kevin Roose learned about digital companionship.

New York Times Tech
May 09, 2024

How the Kendrick Lamar vs. Drake Beef Crashed the Genius Website
The furious exchange of diss tracks and the rush to interpret each song briefly overwhelmed Genius, where users can annotate lyrics to songs.

New York Times Tech
May 09, 2024

Meet My A.I. Friends
Our columnist spent the past month hanging out with 18 A.I. companions. They critiqued his clothes, chatted among themselves and hinted at a very different future.

New York Times Tech
May 08, 2024

Apple's New iPad Ad Leaves Its Creative Audience Feeling … Flat
An ad meant to show how the updated device can do many things has become a metaphor for a community's fears of the technology industry.

New York Times Tech
May 08, 2024

Disney, Hulu and Max Streaming Bundle Will Soon Become Available
The offering from Disney and Warner Bros. Discovery shows how rival companies are willing to work together to navigate an uncertain entertainment landscape.

New York Times Tech
May 08, 2024

Biden Announces $3.3 Billion Microsoft AI Center at Trump's Failed Foxconn Site
The president's visit to Wisconsin celebrated the investment by Microsoft in a center to be built on the site of a failed Foxconn project negotiated by his predecessor.

New York Times Tech
May 08, 2024

GM to Retire the Chevy Malibu to Make More EVs
The gasoline-powered Malibu was the last affordable sedan sold by Chevrolet, the General Motors brand, in the United States.

New York Times Tech
May 08, 2024

Kendrick Lamar vs. Drake Beef Crashed the Genius Website
The furious exchange of diss tracks and the rush to interpret each song briefly overwhelmed Genius, where users can annotate lyrics to songs.

New York Times Tech
May 08, 2024

Google Unveils AI for Predicting Behavior of Human Molecules
The system, AlphaFold3, could accelerate efforts to understand the human body and fight disease.

New York Times Tech
May 08, 2024

Google Unveils A.I. for Predicting Behavior of Human Molecules
The system, AlphaFold3, could accelerate efforts to understand the human body and fight disease.

New York Times Tech
May 08, 2024

Biden to Announce AI Center in Wisconsin as Part of Economic Agenda
The president's visit will highlight the investment by Microsoft and point to a failed Foxconn project negotiated by Donald J. Trump.

New York Times Tech
May 08, 2024

Biden to Announce A.I. Center in Wisconsin as Part of Economic Agenda
The president's visit will highlight the investment by Microsoft and point to a failed Foxconn project negotiated by Donald J. Trump.

New York Times Tech
May 08, 2024

Artificially Intelligent Help for Planning Your Summer Vacation
Travel-focused A.I. bots and more eco-friendly transportation options in online maps and search tools can help you quickly organize your seasonal getaway.

New York Times Tech
May 08, 2024

FTX Customers Poised to Recover All Funds Lost in Collapse
Bankruptcy lawyers for FTX said that customers of the cryptocurrency exchange were set to get all their money back, plus interest.

New York Times Tech
May 07, 2024

Reddit Posts $575 Million Loss Tied to I.P.O. but Also Strong Growth
Reddit's first earnings report as a public company showed a loss from expenses related to its initial public offering, along with leaps in users and advertising revenue.

New York Times Tech
May 07, 2024

TikTok Sues US Government Over Potential Ban
The social media company and its Chinese parent, ByteDance, sued to challenge the new law, saying it violated users' First Amendment rights.

New York Times Tech
May 07, 2024

OpenAI Releases ‘Deepfake' Detector to Disinformation Researchers
The prominent A.I. start-up is also joining an industrywide effort to spot content made with artificial intelligence.

New York Times Tech
May 07, 2024

Behind Nigeria's Arrest of Binance Employee, Claims of a Bribe Request
A compliance officer for the cryptocurrency exchange told senior executives and Nigerian contacts that the company had been asked to pay $150 million in crypto.

New York Times Tech
May 06, 2024

A New Diplomatic Strategy Emerges as Artificial Intelligence Grows
The new U.S. approach to cyberthreats comes as early optimism about a "global internet" connecting the world has been shattered.

New York Times Tech
May 06, 2024

Wayve, an A.I. Start-Up for Autonomous Driving, Raises $1 Billion
The London-based developer of artificial intelligence systems for self-driving vehicles raised the funding from SoftBank, Nvidia, Microsoft and others.

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