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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.
Conservative political apps deliver curated partisan messages, free from the strictures and content guidelines imposed by Silicon Valley giants.
Several start-ups hope to use the technology introduced by Bitcoin to give broader access to the data and algorithms behind artificial intelligence.
The anonymous group’s campaign highlights Facebook’s continuing trouble with political advertising.
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.
Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, is trying to prove it can curb the spread of false news. But the app’s design makes it difficult.
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.
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.
A push for a global agreement on autonomous weapons is stalled, much to the chagrin of advocates who believe a treaty is urgently needed.
From Singapore to Israel, countries besides the United States and China are striving to play a role in the field of artificial intelligence.
Robin Sloan is using a homemade software program to supply phrases and images for his new book.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Library of Congress says it has digitized the largest collection of Theodore Roosevelt’s papers in the world.
To comply with a European antitrust ruling, Google will begin charging a licensing fee of handset makers.
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.
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.
Guests included Serena Williams, Anna Wintour, Kevin Systrom and Stewart Brand.