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In a rural Texas county, lidar sensor technology is being tested as a way to spot illegal intruders from Mexico. That use could divide workers in Silicon Valley.
Smart home devices will tell you the weather and answer trivia questions, sure, but they can do so much more. Try these tips to streamline your day, relax a little or just have some fun.
Here’s what the Amazon founder’s vast fortune tells us about the economic concentration of the tech industry — and how he might help unravel that for the world.
Seven weeks before the midterm elections, the social network is setting up a central hub to root out disinformation and false news. We visited the operation.
The European Union’s antitrust chief announced an inquiry into the e-commerce giant over its use of data collected about third-party merchants.
They’re not as shiny as diamonds, but smog free rings are considered sustainable and ethical — and they’re also much more affordable.
Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pine and Chris Pratt are cumulatively worth $150 million, according to your Google results. Are they really?
Technology is crowding curbs with ride hailers and keeping homeowners fixated on housing values. Here are the tools that Emily Badger, a writer for The Upshot, uses to analyze the ripple effects.
Researchers are examining the genetic data in seized elephant ivory to trace it back to the animals’ homelands and connect it to global trafficking crimes.
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The faster speeds and larger screen sound boring on paper. But an electrical heart sensor gives a glimpse of the promise to come, our reviewer writes.
The company said the department requested documents after its chief executive, Elon Musk, said he had “funding secured” to take its stock off public markets.
Scientists are focusing on a relatively small number of human genes and neglecting thousands of others. The reasons have more to do with professional survival than genetics.
Apple’s new smartphones start at $999 and $1,099, but their superb cameras and screens make them worth the high prices, our reviewer writes.
Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese fashion entrepreneur, and several artists would follow a looping path around the moon aboard a new rocket. When the flight might occur is uncertain.
Elon Musk shared a stage at a SpaceX factory on Monday night with Yusaku Maezawa, who will make a significant investment in the company’s next-generation rocket.
Something like this was tried 18 years ago, when AOL bought Time Warner. But Marc Benioff, long a prominent figure in his hometown, does things his own way.
“These things just take a lot longer than you think they would,” one executive said of the sale of Time magazine. Now Meredith must turn to the sales of Fortune and Sports Illustrated.
Whether a single private entity should be able to set the direction of how the genes of so many living things are used was a piece of a broader debate at the United Nations this month.
Here’s how to send tips to Times reporters about disinformation online.