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This Animal Activist Used to Get in Your Face. Now He’s Going After Your Palate.

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 10:00pm
Bruce Friedrich spent decades trying to persuade people to stop eating meat. When that didn’t work, he turned his focus to creating better alternatives.

How a Bitcoin Evangelist Made Himself Vanish, in 15 (Not So Easy) Steps

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 10:00pm
Step No. 10: Buy a decoy house to fool the D.M.V.

Tesla Says Never Mind: It Raises Prices and Keeps Most Stores

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 4:03pm
Elon Musk’s company is reversing course after saying it would close stores to cut costs. It announced a 3 percent price increase on most models.

Google Approved $45 Million Exit Package for Executive Accused of Misconduct

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 1:20pm
The payment to Amit Singhal, who ran Google’s search division and was accused of groping an employee, was revealed on Monday in a shareholder lawsuit.

Top Universities Join to Push ‘Public Interest Technology’

Mon, 11/03/2019 - 11:00pm
The group, including schools like M.I.T. and Stanford, aims to train the next generation of leaders to develop and regulate technology for the public good.

Cancer Patients Are Getting Robotic Surgery. There’s No Evidence It’s Better.

Mon, 11/03/2019 - 10:00pm
High-tech surgical robots aren’t an improvement over traditional operations, the F.D.A. warns. For some patients, the robots may be worse.

India Fights Diabetic Blindness With Help From A.I.

Mon, 11/03/2019 - 6:15am
A partnership with Google is part of a global effort to build and deploy systems that can detect signs of illness and disease in medical scans.

Stores See a Future Without ‘May I Help You?’ (They’ll Already Have Your Data)

Mon, 11/03/2019 - 5:59am
At a recent industry gathering, retailers talked of how collecting customer data will help them compete in a landscape dominated by the internet.

How TikTok Is Rewriting the World

Mon, 11/03/2019 - 5:22am
TikTok will change the way your social media works — even if you’re avoiding it.

Are You an Amazon or an Apple Family?

Sun, 10/03/2019 - 7:30am
Home innovations like smart microwaves and toilets could lock us into a digital caste system.

In Silicon Valley, Plans for a Monument to Silicon Valley

Sat, 09/03/2019 - 11:00pm
A group in San Jose, Calif., wants a worldwide competition to design a suitable landmark to celebrate the achievements of the tech companies.

Walmart Vendor’s Employees Face F.B.I. Inquiry for Snooping on Retailer’s Internal Emails

Sat, 09/03/2019 - 6:22pm
The F.B.I. is investigating whether employees at one of the retail giant’s technology contractors got sensitive information from internal email accounts, including those of some top executives.

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Breaking Up Tech Giants Like Amazon and Facebook

Sat, 09/03/2019 - 3:50pm
The Massachusetts senator, who is running for president, announced a regulatory plan aimed at breaking up large tech companies and “unwind tech mergers that illegally undermine competition.”

Smart Lights Are the One Smart Home Gadget for Everyone

Sat, 09/03/2019 - 12:39pm
Expensive smart home gadgets are still niche and of limited use. Smart lights, on the other hand, are useful to just about everyone.

Your New Favorite Couple, Kathy and Stu, Sets the Record Straight

Sat, 09/03/2019 - 10:53am
“Good lord, imagine getting owned this hard in the NYT comments section by your OWN SPOUSE.”

Thousands of New Millionaires Are About to Eat San Francisco Alive

Sat, 09/03/2019 - 10:02am
Uber, Lyft, Airbnb and Pinterest plan to go public. California’s newly minted rich will be hungry for parties, houses, boats, bikes — and ice sculptures.

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Capsule Splashes Down After Return Trip to Earth

Sat, 09/03/2019 - 9:27am
The capsule parachuted into the Atlantic Ocean hours after leaving the space station, completing its first successful uncrewed trip to and from orbit.

Airbnb Acquires HotelTonight to Expand Travel Portfolio

Sat, 09/03/2019 - 7:37am
The acquisition of HotelTonight, a service for travelers seeking last-minute hotel bookings, expands Airbnb’s listings ahead of an expected initial public offering.

The Man Deciding Facebook’s Fate

Sat, 09/03/2019 - 5:42am
Joseph J. Simons, the F.T.C. chairman, is a newbie on data privacy policy. But he is overseeing the biggest privacy case in the agency’s history.

Bits: The Week in Tech: Facebook’s Privacy Pivot (Business Model Not Included)

Sat, 09/03/2019 - 3:00am
The social network has laid out plans for making a shift toward private messaging. Less clear is how it will turn a profit from it.