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  1. Medical Expert Who Corrects Trump Is Now a Target of the Far Right Technology, Yesterday

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, the administration’s most outspoken advocate of emergency virus measures, faces a torrent of false claims that he is mobilizing to undermine the president.

  2. Looking for Hope, Uplift or Just a Distraction From Virus Fears? Read On. U.S., Yesterday

    It’s grim out there. But in music, messages of hope — and goofy stuff online — people are trying to provide ways to get through a scary time.

  3. An Actual Virus Sobers the Goofy Age of ‘Going Viral’ Style, Yesterday

    How could we so heedlessly appropriate a medical term?

  4. Locked Out of the Virtual Classroom Opinion, March 27

    The coronavirus pandemic has forced a nationwide reckoning with the lack of internet connectivity and devices for students.

  5. In Time of Quarantine, Zwirner Shares Online Platform With Smaller Galleries Arts, March 27

    Twelve New York galleries will each present two works by a single artist in Zwirner’s digital viewing room.

  6. ‘White-Collar Quarantine’ Over Virus Spotlights Class Divide Business, March 27

    Child care options, internet access and extra living space leave a gulf between rich and poor in coping with disruptions to school and work.

  7. As Life Moves Online, an Older Generation Faces a Digital Divide Technology, March 27

    Uncomfortable with tech, many are struggling to use modern tools to keep up with friends and family in the pandemic.

  8. Our ‘Digital Selves’ Are No Less Real Opinion, March 27

    ‘Social distance socializing’ isn’t just a temporary stopgap. Online gatherings are the culmination of a broader shift.

  9. Our ‘Digital Selves’ Are No Less Real Opinion, March 27

    ‘Social distance socializing’ isn’t just a temporary stopgap. Online gatherings are the culmination of a broader shift.

  10. Viral Challenges Are What’s Keeping Us Occupied Style, March 26

    “Until tomorrow” and other games are the chain mail letters of social isolation.

  11. Introducing the ‘Grandparents’ Academy’ Opinion, March 26

    A way to tap the wisdom and knowledge of our elders and keep our children from losing their minds.

  12. The Fourth Wall Is My Laptop Screen Theater, March 26

    When theaters closed by the pandemic stream their shuttered plays online, watching sharpens the longing for the real thing.

  13. Online, the Show Goes On. But It’s Just Not the Same. Theater, March 26

    The recorded performances that theaters in Germany have put online while they are closed don’t live up to the real thing, our critic says.

  14. Surging Traffic Is Slowing Down Our Internet Business, March 26

    With people going online more in the pandemic, internet traffic has exploded. That’s taking a toll on our download speeds and video quality.

  15. She’s 10, Homeless and Eager to Learn. But She Has No Internet. New York, March 26

    Thousands of students living in shelters and doubled up in overcrowded apartments have not received web-enabled devices for online learning.

  16. Nextdoor Pivots to Neighborliness Style, March 25

    Homebound city dwellers are turning to a neighborhood app to connect, organize and help each other without risking physical contact.

  17. Lawmakers Question Start-Ups on At-Home Kits for Coronavirus Testing Technology, March 25

    The makers of unauthorized kits designed for consumers to collect their own saliva or throat swabs faced scrutiny from Congress.

  18. Coronavirus Decimates N.Y.C. Taxi Industry: ‘The Worst It’s Ever Been’ New York, March 25

    Drivers have contended with Uber and inflated medallion prices. Now the pandemic has caused rides to plummet by two-thirds or more.

  19. The Dos and Don’ts of Online Video Meetings Technology, March 25

    From setting a clear agenda to testing your tech setup, here’s how to make video calls more tolerable for you and your colleagues.

  20. Suspect Held in South Korean Crackdown on Sexually Explicit Videos World, March 25

    Cho Joo-bin was accused of blackmailing dozens of young women, including at least 16 minors, into making sexually explicit video clips of themselves.

  21. Your Phone’s Accessibility Options Are More Useful Than You Think Smarter Living, March 24

    Many assume the “accessibility” features on our devices are helpful only to those with visual or hearing impairments, but they’re useful for everyone.

  22. Facebook Is ‘Just Trying to Keep the Lights On’ as Traffic Soars in Pandemic Technology, March 24

    The social network is straining to deal with skyrocketing usage as its 45,000 employees work from home for the first time.

  23. Facebook, Don’t Exploit Us in Our Time of Need Opinion, March 24

    Who seems poised to benefit from social distancing? Big Tech.

  24. How to See the World When You’re Stuck at Home Travel, March 24

    When you are quarantined or cancel your trip, you can still go on a journey. The secret? The author Reif Larsen says it’s Google Street View.

  25. Start-Ups Jump the Gun on Home Kits for Coronavirus Testing Technology, March 23

    After a federal warning, companies have stopped marketing kits that let consumers collect their own saliva or throat swabs and send them to labs.

  26. Why Mundane Moments Truly Matter Smarter Living, March 23

    “How we spend our days is how we spend our lives.”

  27. Feeling Powerless About Coronavirus? Join a Mutual-Aid Network Opinion, March 23

    A quarantine is the perfect time to get (virtually) close to your community.

  28. The Coronavirus Revives Facebook as a News Powerhouse Technology, March 23

    More than half of all news consumption on Facebook in America is about the virus, according to an internal report.

  29. Trump Administration Gives Apple More Tariff Relief Technology, March 23

    Trade officials approved the company’s request to remove tariffs on the Apple Watch.

  30. There Is a Racial Divide in Speech-Recognition Systems, Researchers Say Technology, March 23

    Technology from Amazon, Apple, Google, IBM and Microsoft misidentified 35 percent of words from people who were black. White people fared much better.

  31. Big Tech Could Emerge From Coronavirus Crisis Stronger Than Ever Technology, March 23

    Amazon is hiring aggressively to meet customer demand. Traffic has soared on Facebook and YouTube. And cloud computing has become essential to home workers.

  32. The Search for E.T. Goes on Hold, for Now Science, March 23

    A popular screen saver takes a break while its inventors try to digest data that may yet be hiding news of extraterrestrials.

  33. As Coronavirus Surveillance Escalates, Personal Privacy Plummets Technology, March 23

    Tracking entire populations to combat the pandemic now could open the doors to more invasive forms of government snooping later.

  34. Fee Waivers, Virtual Art Shows and Online Cooking Lessons Travel, March 22

    Some in the travel industry are stepping up with offers for everything from online yoga classes to storage space for displaced students.

  35. Google Gives Cover to Trump’s Lies Opinion, March 21

    If one of the most powerful tech companies can’t call out the president’s dishonesty, who can?

  36. Forget the Trump Administration. America Will Save America. Opinion, March 21

    The federal government bungled its response to the coronavirus. But leaders around the country give us reason to hope.

  37. Special Episode: Alone Together Podcasts, March 20

    On this special episode, we hear how people all over the world are facing the crisis — by coming together on the internet.

  38. ‘Zoombombing’: When Video Conferences Go Wrong Style, March 20

    As its user base rapidly expands, the videoconference app Zoom is seeing a rise in trolling and graphic content.

  39. The Experience of Getting Tested for Coronavirus Health, March 20

    Here are some of the experiences and bits of advice from those who have been able to get tested.

  40. Coronavirus Brings a Surge to News Sites Business, March 20

    Many journalists are covering a once-in-a-lifetime story from home, thanks to Zoom and Slack. But as readers flock to large news outlets, ads are starting to disappear.

  41. Former Uber Executive Pleads Guilty to Trade Theft Technology, March 19

    Anthony Levandowski was charged with stealing driverless-car plans when he left Google to form a company, which Uber then acquired.

  42. Screw This Virus! Opinion, March 19

    We had to be set apart in order to feel together.

  43. Translating a Surveillance Tool into a Virus Tracker for Democracies U.S., March 19

    Health officials in Britain are building an app that would alert the people who have come in contact with someone known to have the coronavirus. The project aims to adapt China’s tracking efforts for countries wary of government surveillance.

  44. So You Bought Someone a Gadget. Here’s How Not to Become Their Tech Support. Smarter Living, March 19

    It feels like the easiest gift until it needs a reboot, restart or anything else.

  45. We’re Stuck at Home, but Let’s Still Be Cultured Arts, March 19

    Our writers are usually busy covering dance, theater and musical performances. Coronavirus changed that. Here are their suggestions for what to watch, read or listen to while we’re housebound.

  46. True Tales of Quarantined Socializing Style, March 19

    Digital dance raves. Streaming soundbaths. Book readings by phone. Now we’ve gotta get creative.

  47. To Fight Coronavirus, Millions More Americans Need Internet Access Opinion, March 19

    Here’s what the federal government must do to help.

  48. What Is a College Education in the Time of Coronavirus? Opinion, March 18

    As students and professors converge online, universities shouldn’t just reach for makeshift solutions. They might learn something useful.

  49. At the Front Lines of Coronavirus, Turning to Social Media Well, March 18

    Like many of my colleagues in the emergency room, I have been gathering information from Facebook and Twitter.

  50. The Unending Anxiety of Coronavirus Content Arts, March 18

    The pandemic has clarified the dark bargain of our internet-connected devices: We look to them to protect our bodies and soothe our nerves, and in return, we hand over our minds.

  51. Pixar Pioneers Win $1 Million Turing Award Technology, March 18

    Ed Catmull and Pat Hanrahan created computer techniques that remade animation, special effects, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.

  52. When Home Becomes a Classroom Reader Center, March 18

    As more and more schools close because of the coronavirus, a reporter talks about covering one family’s experience adjusting to online instruction.

  53. Why the Coronavirus Is So Much Worse Than Sept. 11 Opinion, March 17

    We’re denied the solace of community just when we need it most.

  54. To Focus on Necessities, Amazon Stops Accepting Some Items in Warehouses Technology, March 17

    The three-week pause, which affects products like consumer electronics, allows the e-commerce company to deal with a surge in demand for household goods.

  55. Amazon Bans, Then Reinstates, Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ Technology, March 17

    The retailer is trying to do two contradictory things: Ban hate literature but allow free speech.

  56. We Live in Zoom Now Style, March 17

    Zoom is where we work, go to school and party these days.

  57. The Coronavirus Crisis Is Showing Us How to Live Online Technology, March 17

    We’ve always hoped that our digital tools would create connections, not conflict. We have a chance to make it happen.

  58. Coronavirus Fight Lays Bare Education’s Digital Divide Technology, March 17

    In China, many rural students lack the connections or hardware to learn remotely. More nations will confront the same reality as the outbreak spreads.

  59. How to Be Together Apart In the Time of Coronavirus Opinion, March 17

    The pandemic offers an opportunity to experiment with meaningful digital gatherings, from book clubs to happy hours to religious services.

  60. Hackers Attack Health and Human Services Computer System U.S., March 16

    It was unknown whether the actions were the result of foreign actors or just hackers seizing on the coronavirus panic to try to create chaos.

  61. Justice Dept. Moves to Drop Charges Against Russian Firms Filed by Mueller U.S., March 16

    The companies funded Russia’s social media-fueled interference in the 2016 election, prosecutors said. But they tried to weaponize the case instead of fight it.

  62. Smart Speakers Can Go Beyond Music Smarter Living, March 16

    Expand the ways you use your smart, internet-connected speakers to help everyone in your family get the most out of them each day.

  63. Coronavirus Testing Website Goes Live and Quickly Hits Capacity Technology, March 16

    The site from Google’s sister company, Verily, was rolled out to two Northern California counties in hopes of guiding people to local virus testing.

  64. Art Galleries Respond to Virus Outbreak With Online Viewing Rooms Arts, March 16

    After canceling its fair, Art Basel Hong Kong will present more than 2,000 works online with an estimated value of $270 million. That’s just the beginning as the art world goes virtual.

  65. So We’re Working From Home. Can the Internet Handle It? Technology, March 16

    With millions of people working and learning from home during the pandemic, internet networks are set to be strained to the hilt.

  66. So We’re Working From Home. Can the Internet Handle It? Technology, March 16

    With millions of people working and learning from home during the pandemic, internet networks are set to be strained to the hilt.

  67. France Fines Apple $1.2 Billion for Antitrust Issues Technology, March 16

    The fine comes as the iPhone maker deals with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

  68. Coronavirus Outrage Spurs China’s Internet Police to Action Business, March 16

    Online enforcers are dragging in hundreds for questioning as an assault on online speech continues. They are a sign of how Beijing has given censors a more punitive role.

  69. Can Russia Use the Coronavirus to Sow Discord Among Americans? Opinion, March 16

    Conditions are ripe: The pandemic is sweeping right into campaign season, and Trump’s response is highly contested.

  70. The Man With 17,700 Bottles of Hand Sanitizer Just Donated Them Technology, March 15

    A Tennessee man had planned to sell his stockpile at marked-up prices online. Now he is under investigation for price gouging.

  71. The Man With 17,700 Bottles of Hand Sanitizer Just Donated Them Technology, March 15

    A Tennessee man had planned to sell his stockpile at marked-up prices online. Now he is under investigation for price gouging.

  72. Ahead of the Pack, How Microsoft Told Workers to Stay Home Technology, March 15

    Its executives, with headquarters just a few miles from one of the country’s worst coronavirus outbreaks, were among the first to confront the impact.

  73. How to Make College Decisions When Campuses Are Closed Well, March 15

    With coronavirus closings, tours for admitted students are off the table. Here are some workarounds in this time of social distancing.

  74. Internet Providers Won’t Cut Off Users Over Unpaid Bills for 60 Days Business, March 14

    The pledge some companies took, in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, also calls for them to open public Wi-Fi hot spots and waive late fees, the F.C.C. said.

  75. Apple Closes Most of Its Stores for 2 Weeks Technology, March 14

    The tech giant, which will keep its stores in the China region open, becomes one of the first retailers to shut its doors in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus.

  76. He Has 17,700 Bottles of Hand Sanitizer and Nowhere to Sell Them Technology, March 14

    Amazon cracked down on coronavirus price gouging. Now, while the rest of the world searches, some sellers are holding stockpiles of sanitizer and masks.

  77. He Has 17,700 Bottles of Hand Sanitizer and Nowhere to Sell Them Technology, March 14

    Amazon cracked down on coronavirus price gouging. Now, while the rest of the world searches, some sellers are holding stockpiles of sanitizer and masks.

  78. Getting The New York Times Magazine to Jump Off the Page Reader Center, March 14

    The Music Issue, out on March 15, introduces a multimedia experience that bridges print and digital through your smartphone.

  79. ‘Am I on Camera?’ Joe Biden’s Foray Into Virtual Campaigning U.S., March 13

    Technical glitches disrupted Mr. Biden’s virtual town hall with voters in Illinois on Friday. Bernie Sanders held an online “fireside chat’’ on Saturday. It’s the new paradigm for candidates amid a health crisis.

  80. Trump’s False Claims About His Response to the Coronavirus U.S., March 13

    The president inaccurately described travel restrictions he had announced, falsely blamed his predecessor for testing shortages and misstated the role Google was playing in mitigating the outbreak.

  81. Bill Gates Stepping Down From Microsoft’s Board Technology, March 13

    Mr. Gates, who founded the company with Paul Allen four decades ago, will also step down from the board of Berkshire Hathaway.

  82. The Week in Tech: Gigs at Home, but Not What Start-Ups Intended Automobiles, March 13

    Many tech employees have the luxury of working from home in an emergency. But companies like Uber, Airbnb and WeWork could end up hurting.

  83. Mapping the Social Network of Coronavirus Science, March 13

    To slow the virus, Alessandro Vespignani and other analysts are racing to model the behavior of its human host.

  84. Everybody Ready for the Big Migration to Online College? Actually, No The Upshot, March 13

    One consequence of coronavirus: It will become more apparent that good online education is easier said than done.

  85. We Forgot About the Most Important Job on the Internet Opinion, March 13

    Content moderators are essential gatekeepers, but also our greeters, paramedics, law enforcers, teachers and curators.

  86. Baby Brezza, a $200 Formula Maker, May Pose Health Risks to Infants Technology, March 13

    Pediatricians say the automated Baby Brezza dispenser may produce watery bottles of formula.

  87. We May Be Living in a Simulation, but the Truth Still Matters Opinion, March 12

    Even if life is just a high-tech game, I’m comforted by our scientific superheroes.

  88. Pentagon Asks to Reconsider Awarding Huge Cloud Contract to Amazon Technology, March 12

    The action came after Amazon had contended that it lost the deal because of potential interference from President Trump.

  89. How to Work From Home, if You’ve Never Done It Before Smarter Living, March 12

    If you find yourself working closer to your bedroom because of coronavirus, here are some tips that can help.

  90. The Internet Makes Motherhood Seem Miserable. What if It Isn’t? Opinion, March 12

    Scary mom stories filled me with dread. I wish I’d known how delightful I would find having a child.

  91. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Review: A Folding Phone That’s a Dud Technology, March 11

    Samsung wants to excite you by offering a device with a foldable screen. Too bad it’s tedious to use (and bulky in a pocket).

  92. Doctors and Patients Turn to Telemedicine in the Coronavirus Outbreak Health, March 11

    The use of virtual visits climbs as a way of safely treating patients and containing spread of the infection at hospitals, clinics and medical offices.

  93. Congress, Warning of Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities, Recommends Overhaul U.S., March 11

    A yearlong effort by a bipartisan group of lawmakers suggests steps to deter attacks, including clearer communication of operations.

  94. A Botnet Is Taken Down in an Operation by Microsoft, Not the Government U.S., March 10

    Employees had tracked the group, believed to be based in Russia, as it hijacked nine million computers around the world to send spam emails meant to defraud unsuspecting victims.

  95. Algorithms Learn Our Workplace Biases. Can They Help Us Unlearn Them? U.S., March 10

    With the help of intelligent machines, humans can be nudged to make choices that make workplaces fairer for everyone.

  96. How Your Airbnb Host Is Feeling the Pain of the Coronavirus Technology, March 10

    Online travel sites, including Booking.com and Airbnb, are facing a world of hurt as people all but stop taking trips.

  97. Facebook y Twitter batallan contra la desinformación en torno al coronavirus en Español, March 10

    Laboratorios secretos. Curas mágicas. Conspiraciones del gobierno. Las compañías de redes sociales se esfuerzan para detenerla, pero la información falsa sobre el coronavirus prolifera en todo el mundo.

  98. You Can’t Fight City Hall. But Maybe You Can Fight Google. World, March 10

    Faced with an array of opponents for its sensor-laden city of tomorrow in Toronto, a Google sibling has drastically dialed back plans. The critics now want the tech giant to quit altogether.

  99. Sorry, but Working From Home Is Overrated Technology, March 10

    Home-cooked lunches and no commuting while we deal with coronavirus can’t compensate for what’s lost in creativity.

  100. A Call to Arms: Under Attack, Pro-Vaccine Doctors Fight Back Health, March 10

    Providers who defend vaccines face online death threats and negative reviews from fake patients. Now the staid medical establishment is finally speaking out.

  101. New Data Rules Could Empower Patients but Undermine Their Privacy Business, March 9

    New federal data-sharing requirements will enable people to use consumer apps to retrieve their medical information directly from their doctors.

  102. Twitter Reaches Deal With Activist Fund That Wanted Jack Dorsey Out Technology, March 9

    Elliot Management had tried to force out Mr. Dorsey, the co-founder and C.E.O., after accumulating a stake in the company.

  103. Manipulated Biden Video Escalates Online Speech War With Trump Technology, March 9

    For the first time, Twitter applied its policy against fake and misleading videos and labeled one.

  104. Surge of Virus Misinformation Stumps Facebook and Twitter Technology, March 8

    Secret labs. Magic cures. Government plots. Despite efforts by social media companies to stop it, false information about the coronavirus is proliferating around the world.

  105. ‘Close Call’: NASA-Boeing Investigation of Starliner Flight Finds Lapses Science, March 6

    The uncrewed December space mission could have ended in disaster.

  106. No Cell Signal, No Wi-Fi, No Problem. Growing Up Inside America’s ‘Quiet Zone’ U.S., March 6

    Green Bank, W.Va., is home to a telescope so large that it requires near radio silence to operate, a technological restriction that has created a unique kind of modern childhood.

  107. When Coronavirus Quarantine Is Class Warfare Opinion, March 5

    A pandemic is a great way to examine American class inequities.

  108. ¿De verdad se puede contratar un asesino a sueldo en la ‘dark web’? en Español, March 5

    Hay tiendas en línea que venden asesinatos a pedido. Los investigadores advierten que son estafas, pero las personas que buscan deshacerse de alguien no están prestando atención.

  109. Facebook Removes Misleading Trump Census Ads Technology, March 5

    The social media company has had a permissive policy about truthfulness in political content. But it drew the line on interfering with the national census.

  110. Stop Your Phone From Using So Much Data Smarter Living, March 5

    Data overages from your wireless carrier can add up quickly. Here’s how to keep your bill under control.

  111. Before Clearview Became a Police Tool, It Was a Secret Plaything of the Rich Technology, March 5

    Investors and clients of the facial recognition start-up freely used the app on dates and at parties — and to spy on the public.

  112. The Rise of Location Trackers for Kids as Young as 3 Opinion, March 5

    Devices like the Gizmo are meant to calm parents’ fears — but they hamper children’s growing senses of freedom.

  113. How a Dating App Helped a Generation of Chinese Come Out of the Closet Magazine, March 5

    Blued, one of the biggest gay dating apps in the world, has succeeded because it plays by the ever-shifting rules for L.G.B.T.Q. China — bringing together a minority community without activism.

  114. Star Engineer Who Crossed Google Is Ordered to Pay $179 Million to Company Technology, March 4

    Anthony Levandowski, who helped pioneer self-driving cars and was accused of taking Google’s trade secrets to Uber, also filed for bankruptcy.

  115. Tulsi Gabbard’s $50 Million Suit Against Google Is Dismissed Technology, March 4

    The Democratic presidential candidate had accused the tech giant of infringing on her free speech when it temporarily suspended her advertising account.

  116. DoorDash Faces Its Latest Challenge: Wooing Wall Street Technology, March 4

    The food delivery app is losing money, battling rivals, facing lawsuits — and trying to go public. What could go wrong?

  117. Can You Really Hire a Hit Man on the Dark Web? Technology, March 4

    A collection of online stores offer murder for pay. Researchers say they are scams, but people who want someone dead aren’t listening.

  118. Get the Most Out of Your Fancy Smartphone Camera Technology, March 4

    The latest Apple and Google models have software that automatically enhances your photos, but you can also take control to get your perfect shot.

  119. High-Flying Trading App Robinhood Goes Down at the Wrong Time Technology, March 3

    Robinhood remained down part of Tuesday as the markets bounced around, leaving customers angry and nursing big losses.

  120. Waymo Includes Outsiders in $2.25 Billion Investment Round Technology, March 2

    Alphabet’s self-driving unit, a pioneer in autonomous vehicle research, has been expanding its commercial efforts.

  121. Apple Agrees to Pay Some iPhone Owners $25 Each Technology, March 2

    A settlement for as much as $500 million would resolve a lawsuit accusing Apple of slowing old iPhones as it released new ones.

  122. Coronavirus Will Test Our New Way of Life Opinion, March 2

    The outbreak threatens the stability of everything from information systems to Amazon orders.

  123. What the Heck Is That? Crosswords & Games, March 2

    A look at one of the entries from last week’s puzzles that stumped our solvers.

  124. Silicon Valley Leaders’ Plea to Democrats: Anyone but Sanders Technology, March 2

    Their tech employees are a different story.

  125. Can YouTube Quiet Its Conspiracy Theorists? Interactive, March 2

    A new study examines YouTube’s efforts to limit the spread of conspiracy theories on its site, from videos claiming the end times are near to those questioning climate change.

  126. In Coronavirus Fight, China Gives Citizens a Color Code, With Red Flags Business, March 1

    A new system uses software to dictate quarantines — and appears to send personal data to police, in a troubling precedent for automated social control.

  127. Intel’s Culture Needed Fixing. Its C.E.O. Is Shaking Things Up. Technology, March 1

    Robert Swan, who leads the world’s biggest chip maker, is pushing his 110,000 employees to confront internal problems more openly.

  128. Los nuevos artistas del reciclaje en Español, March 1

    La ironía ha sido siempre una estrategia para desenmascarar y para cuestionar al poder. El nuevo arte del sampleo y la remezcla a partir de archivos digitales la mantiene viva en este siglo.