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To adapt to a faster pace of change, it helps to learn how to crunch numbers about whole organizations — and about yourself.
In “Picnic Comma Lightning,” Laurence Scott combines a memoir about grief with an investigation into the ways technologies blur the line between public and private.
A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said.
Provisions set by the Justice Department, described by people familiar with the plan, could weaken a lawsuit that 10 attorneys general filed to try to block the $26 billion deal.
When a new weapon is introduced in war, the creator’s adversaries always look for an opportunity to get ahold of it.
Ten attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block the $26 billion deal between the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States.
The tech industry is caught in the middle of escalating trade tensions with China. And at home, regulators are getting serious about cracking down on Big Tech.
Reporters from across the newsroom describe the many ways in which they increasingly rely on datasets and spreadsheets to create groundbreaking work.
After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India.
A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers say.
An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophistication on both sides.
Apps and trackers can flood users with confusing data, doctors say. Some warn against orthosomnia, an obsession with “perfect” sleep.
A California start-up wants to “redesign the entire end-of-life experience.” The answer to “eternity management”? Forests.
The demand, which could amount to a billion dollars, represents a new wrinkle in the tensions between the Trump administration and China.
Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of the big technology platforms.
Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment.
Amazon Restaurants, which was available in nearly 200 American cities, will officially close on June 24. The company says it will focus on grocery delivery.
The notorious Silk Road site was shut down in 2013. Others have followed. But the online trafficking of illegal narcotics hasn’t abated.
In a long-sought victory for the F.D.A., a federal judge said officials have the authority to regulate stem-cell treatments made from patients’ own fat.
It’s a pleasure to watch software improve. I read the change logs, and I think: Humans can do things.