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Tech Tip: Staying Safer on Public Networks

New York Times - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 1:00am
When using an open wireless network at a hotel or coffee shop, make sure that sites getting any of your personal information have their security certificates in order.

Adam’s Week in Tech: Hello From Europe!

New York Times - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 1:00am
Companies change their privacy settings, Europe throws money at start-ups, and Cambridge Analytica shuts down.

Modern Love: Alexa? Please Ignore My Husband

New York Times - Fri, 04/05/2018 - 4:00pm
Marriage is long. Sometimes spouses stop listening to each other. Enter the virtual assistant.

Tech Tip: Overcome With Emoji

New York Times - Fri, 04/05/2018 - 1:00am
With thousands of potential pictographs to add to text messages and other communications, some people may be looking for a way to narrow down the choices.

Trump’s Solar Tariffs Cause a Scramble in the Industry

New York Times - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 9:00pm
Some companies are moving manufacturing to the United States, even as petitions for exemptions continue. But the rate of installations has slowed.

Xiaomi, a Chinese Start-Up, Picks Hong Kong for a Major I.P.O.

New York Times - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 8:15pm
The smartphone maker filed to list its shares there just days after local regulators loosened rules to attract a wave of expected listings from China.

Goldman Sachs to Open a Bitcoin Trading Operation

New York Times - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 4:18pm
While most big banks have steered clear of virtual currencies, the Wall Street giant will use its own money to trade in Bitcoin-related contracts.

Tesla Is Still Burning Cash, but Elon Musk Sees a Turning Point

New York Times - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 2:44pm
The chief executive said the electric-car maker would be profitable in the second half of the year if it met its production goals.

Tech Giants Feel the Squeeze as Xi Jinping Tightens His Grip

New York Times - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 1:49pm
The government in China, long suspicious of internet companies, now sees ambitious titans like Tencent and Alibaba as useful partners.

All We Want to Do Is Watch Each Other Play Video Games

New York Times - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 1:47pm
Gamers are the new stars. Esports arenas are the new movie theaters.

Amazon Pauses Huge Development Plans in Seattle Over Tax Plan

New York Times - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 12:42pm
In an unusually public spat, Amazon is rethinking some building projects in Seattle because of a new tax being considered by the City Council.

Cambridge Analytica to File for Bankruptcy After Misuse of Facebook Data

New York Times - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 11:43am
The consultant, which said it would cease most operations in the United States and Britain, relied on Facebook data to profile and target voters during the 2016 campaign.

Tech Founders Embraced Control Over Companies. This One Is Giving It Up.

New York Times - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 10:28am
Mark Pincus, founder of the gaming company Zynga, is reducing his voting power over the company, going against a trend where entrepreneurs lobbied for more control.

Meghan Markle, Future Princess? Not on This Instagram Account

New York Times - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 8:43am
Through his clever, snarky use of royal family photos, the TV writer Gary Janetti has created a drama starring 4-year-old Prince George.

Tech We’re Using: Taking Visual Journalism Into the Sky With Drones

New York Times - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 6:16am
Josh Haner, a photographer for The Times, discussed how the use of drones has changed storytelling.

Tech Tip: Why Are There So Many Android Versions?

New York Times - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 1:00am
Google’s willingness to share its Android software and let others adapt it for their own use has lead to different versions of the system on different devices.

What Is Telegram, and Why Are Iran and Russia Trying to Ban It?

New York Times - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 12:40am
The app, which promises that messages will be kept secure from official scrutiny, is facing bans in Russia and Iran. Here are some of the reasons.