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Facebook Drops Stock Reclassification That Would Have Solidified Zuckerberg’s Control

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 1:03pm
The social network’s board withdrew a stock reclassification proposal after a shareholder suit that would have put Mr. Zuckerberg in a courtroom.

Uber Loses License to Operate in London

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 12:45pm
London’s transportation agency criticized Uber’s corporate culture, the latest setback for a company that has faced an array of controversies this year.

Editorial: Facebook’s Belated Awakening

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 12:18pm
As social media companies wield greater power in the political system, more safeguards are needed.

State of the Art: On Russian Meddling, Mark Zuckerberg Follows a Familiar Playbook

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 10:33am
Mr. Zuckerberg’s modus operandi as a leader is to fix things long after they have broken, rather than to prevent problems in the first place.

Tech Tip: Resolutions for the Big (and Small) Screens

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 4:49am
Many online services now offer three levels of picture quality for videos, but be sure to choose the best one for your device.

Strategies: The Best Investment Since 1926? Apple

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 3:35am
Apple has generated more wealth for shareholders than any other of the top 50 companies, which account for 40 percent of stock market wealth.

Facebook to Turn Over Russian-Linked Ads to Congress

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 2:25am
The company said it would turn over 3,000 ads linked to Russia to Congress after growing scrutiny about its role in last November’s presidential election.

Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: A Very Bad Week for Digital Giants

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 1:00am
Apple’s Watch has a bug, Facebook might be undermining democracy, and Amazon is telling us how to make bombs. Tech news is weird right now.

The Shift: Facebook’s Frankenstein Moment

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 11:38am
A series of scandals have opened up the possibility that the company may have created something it can’t fully control.

Tech Tip: Retiring the Google Drive Desktop App

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 1:53am
While its current desktop app for Windows and Mac is headed off into the sunset, Google has new apps for backing up and syncing files online.

S.E.C. Says It Was a Victim of Computer Hacking Last Year

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 8:32pm
The commission said the attackers could have exploited private information for trading purposes.

Former Apple Engineers Working on New Eyes for Driverless Cars

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 4:35pm
The Silicon Valley start-up Aeva is developing new sensors that could significantly improve how autonomous vehicles see the road.

Google Is Buying HTC’s Smartphone Expertise for $1.1 Billion

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 4:00pm
The deal bolsters Google’s ability to build mobile hardware and joins two companies already working together on one of Google’s upcoming Pixel phones.

How to Hack Your Brain (for $5,000)

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 4:00pm
The new, new, new age is all about “defragging our nervous systems.”

Facebook, After ‘Fail’ Over Ads Targeting Racists, Makes Changes

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 1:46pm
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, promised “more human review and oversight” to make sure offensive terms aren’t used to target ads.

Internet Giants Face New Political Resistance in Washington

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 12:32pm
Facebook, Google and Amazon are coming under increasing pressure by regulators concerned about their growing power.

Europe Renews Offensive on Silicon Valley With Tax Reforms

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 12:31pm
A new set of proposals presented by officials in Brussels seek to tax technology companies differently, but risk being seen as an effort to target American tech giants.

Toshiba Reaches Tentative Deal to Sell Microchip Unit

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 10:20am
The board of the Japanese conglomerate is close to an agreement with a group of investors led by Bain Capital, although details must still be finalized.

Amazon ‘Reviewing’ Its Website After It Suggested Bomb-Making Items

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 9:56am
A British television news report said that the online retailer’s algorithms were automatically offering items that could be used to create an explosive device.

Tech Fix: Apple Watch Series 3 Excels, Even if You Don’t Need Cellular

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 9:32am
Date night without your iPhone? That’s now doable with the new cellular Apple Watch, which for the first time can be untethered from your smartphone. Here’s our review.

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