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State of the Art: The iPhone 8: A Worthy Refinement Before the Next Generation

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 11:00pm
Apple’s new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have a ring of familiarity. But the phones may feel like a solid upgrade from older models because of their new processor.

High Tech Meets High Art in a 3-D Opera

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 7:48am
Michel van der Aa’s “Blank Out,” at the Park Avenue Armory, brings together a live singer onstage and another who appears only in a 3-D film.

Tech Tip: Outlook for Android, Plain and Simple

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 4:03am
Microsoft’s mobile version of Outlook for the Android platform doesn’t offer text-formatting options, but it does manage your mailbox.

Mediator: Facebook Knows More About Russia’s Election Meddling. Shouldn’t We?

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 10:40pm
The social media giant owes it to its users to let them know if they interacted with what amounts to a digital spy. And that’s just the start.

How the Internet Kept Humming During 2 Hurricanes

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 9:00pm
While millions lost electricity across Florida, and thousands of homes and businesses were flooded in Miami and Texas, the data centers powering the internet held firm.

Facebook Faces a New World as Officials Rein In a Wild Web

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 8:29pm
The web is not as open as it once was, with nation-states exerting their power over the internet. Facebook and other tech companies are dealing with the consequences.

How Facebook Is Changing Your Internet

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 1:41pm
Behind the scenes, Facebook is involved in high-stakes diplomatic battles across the globe that have begun fragmenting the internet itself.

Chips Off the Old Block: Computers Are Taking Design Cues From Human Brains

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 9:00pm
New technologies are testing the limits of computer semiconductors. To deal with that, researchers have gone looking for ideas from nature.

Lurid Lawsuit’s Quiet End Leaves Silicon Valley Start-Up Barely Dented

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 2:55pm
For all the outcry over how women are treated in the tech industry, the resolution of a sexual harassment case against Upload, a virtual reality start-up, shows that little has changed.

Funding Talks at Uber and Lyft Complicate Ride-Hailing Allegiances

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 11:00am
With Uber reportedly nearing a deal with SoftBank and Lyft having held discussions with Alphabet, alliances are shifting quickly in the industry.

Jerry Pournelle, Science Fiction Novelist and Computer Guide, Dies at 84

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:49am
An aerospace consultant, advice columnist, blogger and best-selling author. (And maybe the first to write a novel on a word-processor.)

Ranting and Rapping Online in China, and Raking In Millions

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 8:32am
Li Tianyou is one of China’s best-known internet personalities and a hero for a generation of disaffected youth from smaller cities and rural areas.

Vocations: Serving the Community, Working for Microsoft

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 8:00am
A community development specialist employed by Microsoft tries to help people, especially children, while using the company’s products.

SoFi Board Says C.E.O. Is Out Immediately Amid Sexual Harassment Scandal

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 2:41am
Mike Cagney, the company’s chief executive, had said earlier this week that he would step down at year’s end.

Tech Tip: Scheduling Your Smartphone for a Little Peace and Quiet

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 1:00am
If you need a break from the constant stream of alerts, notifications and calls, check your device’s settings for a Do Not Disturb feature.

Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: New iPhones and Facebook Ads

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 1:00am
Two Times tech reporters discuss the week’s events and developments in Silicon Valley, including a certain Apple iPhone event.

In Amish Country, the Future Is Calling

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 9:00pm
Some members of the famously tech-shunning sect have begun to incorporate cellphones and computers into their lives, raising unique questions about the balance between work and home.

Fearing Anti-Semitic Speech, Facebook Limits Audience Targeting

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 8:27pm
After a report that it allowed advertisers to seek out users interested in topics like “Jew hater,” Facebook also removed self-reported targeting fields.

Hyperloop One Strikes Early-Stage Partnership With Colorado

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 4:41pm
Hyperloop One, one of several companies trying to develop high-speed transportation technology, will work with Colorado to study a potential route in the state.

The Shkreli Syndrome: Youthful Trouble, Tech Success, Then a Fall

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 1:37pm
Rule-breaking at an early age may point to the success of company founders like Martin Shkreli, researchers say. It may also foretell their undoing.