New York Times
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The United States government once invested mightily to build the modern world. Now it has abdicated that role to a foreign rival.
David Streitfeld has covered technology for years for The Times. He thinks the Luddites are misunderstood.
The City Council voted unanimously to significantly regulate Airbnb and its peers, taking aim at landlords renting apartments a few nights at a time.
Critics say the company has not done enough to block false posts that have led to attacks in countries including Sri Lanka, Myanmar and India.
European officials hit the internet giant with the record penalty for abusing its power in the smartphone market, the region’s latest move to rein in the clout of tech companies.
The tech billionaire had faced mounting criticism from investors for calling the British diver a pedophile after the man criticized Mr. Musk’s submarine.
Facebook’s chief executive had said in an interview that false and “deeply offensive” conspiracy theories alone were not enough to get someone barred from the site.
A new invention could help marine scientists study sea creatures in their natural habitat more effectively without harming them in the process.
Our newly engaged tech columnist tried to use tech to plan his wedding. He was immediately overwhelmed by the complexity of the process.
The latest version of Apple’s iOS software for the iPad tries to save you time with typing shortcuts — once you know what they are.
A new medical scanner, derived from technology used by particle physics researchers at CERN, “is like the upgrade from black-and-white film to color,” one of its developers said.
A new study based on Facebook data provides a picture of who is placing political ads on the social network ahead of the midterm elections. President Trump tops the list.
Tired of seeing your friends as initials in tinted circles? If they don’t have a profile photo already, you can add your own to their address-book entries.
Long awash in money, the country’s start-up scene has seen an unprecedented downturn. That could be a bad sign for the rest of the Chinese economy.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating the ride-hailing company’s hiring and pay practices.
A bill in the California legislature would regulate bots by making them disclose their automated nature. But how?
Apple may prevent you from swapping out some of its own apps for your preferred defaults, but you can at least get your choices within easy reach.
A rare chance to try on a tool of a would-be surveillance dystopia gave a glimpse of the wariness that a closely watched populace can’t hide.
Booksellers on the online marketplace are charging thousands for books that normally sell for a few dollars. Authors are perplexed — and annoyed.
With deals collectively worth billions of dollars at stake, the pressure is on advertisers and viral performers on sites like YouTube and Instagram to find the right match.