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Tech Tip: Reclaim Your Screen From Scammers

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 1:00am
Internet con artists hope their crafty coding will fool you into asking for their fraudulent tech-support services, but you can often escape with a few keystrokes.

‘I Am Gay, Not a Pervert’: Furor in China as Sina Weibo Bans Gay Content

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 7:17pm
Activists said the social media site’s vow to delete posts with gay themes was the latest sign of discrimination in the country.

Employees Jump at Genetic Testing. Is That a Good Thing?

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 10:13am
Genetic disease risk screening is becoming a popular employee benefit. But the tests may not be all that beneficial for the general population, experts say.

Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists Prepare for an I.P.O. Wave

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 6:18am
With Dropbox and Spotify successfully going public, tech investors believe that a bonanza of initial public offerings is finally about to arrive.

Facebook Takes the Punches While Rest of Silicon Valley Ducks

Sat, 14/04/2018 - 10:32am
Google’s ad business is twice as big as Facebook’s. But executives at Google and other big tech companies have avoided intense scrutiny. For now.

Tech Tip: Beating Those Wireless Printer Woes

Sat, 14/04/2018 - 1:00am
If you can’t get your printer on the network, you may be able to get assistance without waiting for a human to come to the phone.

Bits: Kevin’s Week in Tech: Another Facebook-Free Edition

Sat, 14/04/2018 - 1:00am
We got through another week of wall-to-wall news about Facebook. Here are a few other stories that might have escaped your attention.

Russian Court Bans Telegram App After 18-Minute Hearing

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 11:22pm
A Moscow judge blocked the messaging app after it refused to give the security services its encryption keys. But the company says they don’t exist.

The Personal Data of 346,000 People, Hung on a Museum Wall

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 7:30pm
An artist is under investigation for an exhibit intended to highlight China’s lack of privacy protections and a public sense of futility.

Horns Honk, and Censors in China Get a Headache

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 5:06pm
The community for users of Neihan Duanzi, a joke-sharing app, extended beyond the bounds of cyberspace. That may have angered China’s censors.

Peter Grünberg, 78, Winner of an ‘iPod Nobel,’ Is Dead

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 3:46pm
Discovering how to store vast amounts of data by manipulating magnetic and electrical fields paved the way for devices like the smartphone.

Is Trump Serious About Trade War? China’s Leaders Hunt for Answers

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 12:15pm
Some of the most powerful men in China have been seeking out experts to gain a better understanding of how to respond to President Trump’s combative trade agenda.

After Cambridge Analytica, Privacy Experts Get to Say ‘I Told You So’

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 9:32am
The scandal over how Facebook let a consulting firm gain access to user information is ushering in a new era for privacy experts, whose warnings about online privacy have long gone unheeded.

Mark Zuckerberg Has a Lot of Homework to Do

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 9:19am
In two days on Capitol Hill, the Facebook chief promised numerous lawmakers that he would get back to them with answers to their questions. We counted up that workload.

2 Days, 10 Hours, 600 Questions: What Happened When Mark Zuckerberg Went to Washington

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 7:34am
Mr. Zuckerberg was on Capitol Hill to defend his company’s reputation and try to assure the public that Facebook was still a friendly platform.

Senators Had a Lot to Say About Facebook. That Hasn’t Stopped Them From Using It.

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 6:21am
The 44 senators who questioned Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday have one thing in common: They’re all his users.

Tech Fix: I Downloaded the Information That Facebook Has on Me. Yikes.

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 4:39am
Using a tool that Facebook offers its users, our columnist found out more than he wanted to know about the social network, the ad industry and himself.

Tech Tip: Editing RAW Images on an iPad

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 1:00am
Photographers who want to leave the bulky laptop at home can edit and save images in the uncompressed RAW format right on Apple’s tablet.