T/technology

  1. The Future of European Transit: Driverless and Utilitarian Business, Yesterday

    Across Europe, some fledgling driverless projects are focused on utilitarian self-driving vehicles for mass transit that barely exceed walking pace....

  2. A Monday Holiday Around the World, and May Hiring Data Is Due Business, Yesterday

    Many financial markets will close for national holidays. As for jobs, Wall Street analysts expect that 176,000 people joined the work force....

  3. Hackers Hide Cyberattacks in Social Media Posts Business, Yesterday

    A recent attack on the accounts of Defense Department employees suggests how easily people can be duped into clicking on dangerous links....

  4. Farhad’s and Sheera’s Week in Tech: The Dark, Terrifying World of Hackers Business, May 27

    The Times’s new cybersecurity reporter explains why the prospect of self-driving cars strikes fear in the hearts of security reearchers....

  5. Is China Outsmarting America in A.I.? Sunday Business, May 27

    Its ambitions mingle sci-fi ideas and big money with the needs of an authoritarian state....

  6. Daily Report: Lessons From a Journey Through America Business, May 26

    Mark Zuckerberg is only about halfway through his goal to visit all the states, but the trips seem to be influencing his thinking, and his philosophy....

  7. Finding Missing Notifications Business, May 26

    The iPhone and other mobile devices can alert you to breaking news and other events, as long as the settings are correct....

  8. Mark Zuckerberg’s Great American Road Trip Business, May 25

    The Facebook chief plans to visit every state in the union and learn more about a sliver of the nearly two billion people who use the social network regularly....

  9. Daily Report: AlphaGo Wins Again Business, May 25

    In the second match of a three-game series on Thursday, the computer program beat the 19-year-old Chinese prodigy Ke Jie in the strategy board game Go....

  10. Erasing Your Android Tracks Business, May 25

    Google keeps a record of your searches and other activity across its sites, but you can delete the information, even with your phone or tablet....

  11. Reality Check: What Does, and Doesn’t, Protect Your Smartphone Business, May 24

    Why you should buy a case for your smartphone, and maybe a screen protector, but pass on an extended warranty....

  12. Jacque Fresco, Futurist Who Envisioned a Society Without Money, Dies at 101 National, May 24

    A self-taught industrial designer, Mr. Fresco promoted an alternative society where resources would be distributed equitably by computers....

  13. Daily Report: From Lean to Fat Start-Ups Business, May 24

    Silicon Valley, which once favored enterprises that didn’t require much capital, is flush with cash, and entrepreneurs are tackling big — some would say crazy — ideas....

  14. In Search of the Simple Sign-In Business, May 24

    A tool in Apple’s iOS 10 software can save you a lot of password typing to stream video, but it doesn’t work with every TV provider or app....

  15. With a Bazaar of Gizmos and Apps, Tackling Readers’ Tech Questions Business, May 24

    The New York Times’s Tech Tips columnist describes the arsenal of gadgets at her disposal, and her special love for iPhone....

  16. The Rise of the Fat Start-Up Business, May 24

    A service called Opendoor, which will make an offer on your house sight unseen, illustrates a new breed of start-up and Silicon Valley’s ever-widening ambitions....

  17. Angry Over Zillow’s Home Prices? You Can Win a Prize by Improving Them Upshot, May 24

    The overall accuracy of Zillow’s estimates has gotten better, and it’s now announcing a $1 million award to sharpen the company’s algorithm further....

  18. Federal Court Revives Wikimedia’s Challenge to N.S.A. Surveillance National, May 23

    An appeals court ruling on warrantless internet surveillance raises the chances that the Supreme Court could one day scrutinize the issue....

  19. Daily Report: AlphaGo Shows How Far Artificial Intelligence Has Come Business, May 23

    The computer program DeepMind’s AlphaGo has defeated the top-ranked Chinese Go player, Ke Jie, in the first match of a three-game series.

  20. Doing a 180 on Facebook 360 Photos Business, May 23

    Facebook converts many wide-angle panorama photos to 360-degree interactive images when they are uploaded, but you can revert to the original....

  21. More Evidence Points to North Korea in Ransomware Attack Business, May 22

    Researchers at the security company Symantec have found more digital clues that offer hints to who was responsible for the global incident....

  22. Is the Internet Broken? Learning, May 23

    What changes would you like to see on the internet, and why?...

  23. Google’s AlphaGo Defeats Chinese Go Master in Win for A.I. Business, May 23

    The software’s victory over the world’s best player of the Chinese game demonstrates how artificial intelligence can increasingly outperform humans at complex tasks....

  24. Need Mood Lighting to Go With Your Music? Ask Alexa. No App Required. Business, May 23

    The e-commerce giant Amazon plans to connect its voice-command Echo technology to Ikea’s new line of smart lighting products....

  25. Daily Report: Cleaning Up the Internet Business, May 22

    It’s a superhighway not only for information but also for online harassment and fake news. Evan Williams, a founder of Twitter, is trying to fix that....

  26. How to Make It Known There’s a Problem With an App Business, May 22

    Online app stores typically post the website and contact information for the software’s developers, in case you need to report bugs or find answers....

  27. No, Google’s Not a Bird: Bringing the Internet to Rural India Foreign, May 21

    A recent convert to the wonders of the web is trying to persuade his neighbors in a remote village that “the whole world rests inside the mobile.”...

  28. The Censors’ Disappearing Vibrator Op Ed, May 21

    Learning about sex in Singapore, under the state’s watchful eye....

  29. Pittsburgh Welcomed Uber’s Driverless Car Experiment. Not Anymore. Business, May 21

    Nine months after Uber rolled out self-driving vehicles in Pittsburgh, the city’s relationship with the ride-hailing company has soured....

  30. Apple Pay Violates Patents Held by Security Technology Inventor, Lawsuit Alleges Business, May 21

    The suit accuses Apple Pay of using technology that was pitched to Apple and Visa officials, but the companies never signed a license agreement....

  31. Apple Pay Violates Patents Held by Security Technology Inventor, Lawsuit Alleges Business, May 21

    The suit accuses Apple Pay of using technology that was pitched to Apple and Visa officials, but the companies never signed a license agreement....

  32. Technology as a Teaching Tool Letters, May 20

    Chromebooks and Google apps are in classrooms everywhere. Are they an educational boon — or a marketing bonanza?...

  33. Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Caring About Tech News Business, May 20

    In a tide of breaking news, why pay attention to the tech industry?...

  34. ‘The Internet Is Broken’: @ev Is Trying to Salvage It Sunday Business, May 20

    The Twitter co-founder, Evan Williams, reflects on what the social media service has wrought on society and how he is trying to change things with Medium, the publishing site....

  35. What Happens When Your Car Gets Hacked? Op Ed, May 19

    Most of our web-connected products don’t have a team of engineers working to make them more secure. That’s a problem....

  36. You Still Need Your Brain Op Ed, May 19

    Outsourcing knowledge to Google keeps you from learning things the right way....

  37. Daily Report: Europe Gets Tough on Facebook Business, May 19

    The European Union’s antitrust chief fined the social media company about $122 million for providing misleading statements in its WhatsApp acquisition....

  38. Uncovering Missing or Deleted Photos Business, May 19

    If you inadvertently trash files from a drive or memory card, you may be able to get them back with file recovery software....

  39. Washington Post, Breaking News, Is Also Breaking New Ground Business, May 19

    As with Watergate, the paper’s scoops about the administration are helping shape the national conversation. They are also driving its digital success....

  40. Getting Recommendations From Facebook Friends Business, May 18

    You can create a question post for your Facebook timeline that encourages your friends to give their advice, complete with links and maps....

  41. Daily Report: Remembering When Uber and Google Were Allies Business, May 18

    Not all that long ago, Google was an early investor in the ride-hailing service. Now they are fighting in federal court....

  42. How to Fight Back Against Revenge Porn National, May 18

    For victims, fighting against such attacks can take years and prove costly. But there is help....

  43. E.U. Fines Facebook $122 Million Over Disclosures in WhatsApp Deal Business, May 18

    The penalty is one of the largest fines against the social network and comes amid growing scrutiny of how the company gathers users’ information....

  44. Lost in the Digital Swamp, Link by Link Culture, May 17

    Companies occupy real estate at the margins of websites and fill them with links to content landfills, stoking our most primal browsing habits....

  45. How a Projector Can Substitute for a Television Set Business, May 17

    While projectors cannot replace TVs in all situations, they could be a space-saving option for the times when only a big image will do....

  46. Google Wants to Be Everywhere With Everyone Business, May 17

    At the company’s annual conference for software developers, the internet giant offered a vision of life in which you’ll never be alone....

  47. With Ransomware, It’s Pay and Embolden Perpetrators, or Lose Precious Data Business, May 17

    Thousands affected by the global digital attack must decide whether to fork out money to gain control of their computers or face losing their data forever....

  48. Daily Report: Evidence Points to North Korea in Ransomware Attack Business, May 17

    Security researchers have found striking similarities in the code used in the global attack to that used in previous breaches attributed to North Koreans....

  49. How Uber and Waymo Ended Up Rivals in the Race for Driverless Cars Business, May 17

    Google was an early ally of Uber when it was a ride-hailing start-up. That relationship changed when both pursued self-driving technology in earnest....

  50. If You’re Asking, ‘Am I Gay? Lesbian? Bi? Trans? Queer?’ Here’s a Start National, May 17

    You are not alone. And there are plenty of resources available, online and off, to help you as you embark on this journey of self-discovery....

  51. Google, Not the Government, Is Building the Future Business, May 17

    Without greater federal funding of cutting-edge technologies, corporations such as Google will be the ones that own the future....

  52. Daily Report: Looking for Someone to Blame in the Ransomware Attack Business, May 16

    Beyond the hackers themselves, there is enough blame to go around, for the N.S.A., Microsoft, lazy tech managers and millions of software pirates....

  53. Use Your Phone as a Digital Magnifying Glass Business, May 16

    Like other mobile platforms, Apple’s iOS 10 software includes a feature to make reading the fine print easier through your phone....

  54. Thailand Warns Facebook After Video Seems to Show King in Crop Top Foreign, May 16

    The government was demanding the removal of dozens of pages that it said had illegally insulted the monarchy a few weeks after the video was widely shared online....

  55. Facebook Gets Slap on the Wrist From 2 European Privacy Regulators Business, May 16

    Data protection watchdogs in France and the Netherlands ruled that the social network had collected too much information on users in those countries....

  56. 20 Years On, Amazon and Jeff Bezos Prove Naysayers Wrong Business, May 15

    Let us now praise a famous Master of the Internet, who has changed the way we live — and isn’t done yet....

  57. In Ransomware Attack, Where Does Microsoft’s Responsibility Lie? Business, May 15

    For years, the company has tried to change the perception that its software was vulnerable to hackers. A global cyberattack renewed those issues....

  58. How to Protect Yourself From Ransomware Attacks Business, May 15

    Some tips from computer security experts....

  59. Digital Insecurity Is the New Normal Op Ed, May 15

    Are last week’s cyberattacks proof that it’s time to go back to analog?...

  60. The Hackers Who Made the Global Cyberattack Possible Video, May 15

    A National Security Agency hacking tool leaked in April by an elite group called the Shadow Brokers has now been used in a cyberattack on computers in more than 150 countries. Intelligence officials say North Korean-linked hackers are likely suspe...

  61. All About Bitcoin, the Mysterious Digital Currency Business, May 15

    What is Bitcoin and where did it come from? Here is information about the electronic currency that hackers behind the global ransomware attack are demanding....

  62. China, Addicted to Bootleg Software, Reels From Ransomware Attack Business, May 15

    As companies and officials scrambled to counter global hacking, the vulnerability caused by rampant piracy came into focus....

  63. Uber Engineer Barred From Work on Key Self-Driving Technology, Judge Says Business, May 15

    Uber sidestepped a full shutdown of its self-driving car efforts when a judge stopped short of issuing a temporary injunction against the company’s autonomous vehicle program....

  64. Court Order in Uber Case Interactive, May 15

    Federal court order in Waymo’s case against Uber....

  65. Web Defenders Detect Russian Hand in Iranians’ Hacking Attempt Business, May 15

    While foiling an attack on a military contractor, investigators watched Iranians use a tool that had also been deployed to compromise Ukraine’s power grid....

  66. Court Order in Uber Case Interactive, May 15

    Federal court order in Waymo’s case against Uber.

  67. Daily Report: A Global Attack Hits the Internet. Again. Business, May 15

    A so-called ransomware attack struck computers around the world. Time to take those software updates seriously....

  68. Getting Google Cards to Load Again Business, May 15

    Various issues can interfere with the information feed from the Google apps displaying properly on your device, but there are workarounds....

  69. Stroll Through Harlem With Marcus Samuelsson Dining, May 15

    A new audio tour from the app Detour highlights the chef’s favorite neighborhood haunts....

  70. The Fallout From a Global Cyberattack: ‘A Battle We’re Fighting Every Day’ Foreign, May 15

    Two prestigious Chinese universities, a movie theater chain in South Korea and Japanese automakers were affected, but copycat variants did not seem to have materialized....

  71. Lyft and Waymo Reach Deal to Collaborate on Self-Driving Cars Business, May 14

    The fiercely competitive autonomous vehicle market got a jolt when Lyft, the ride-hailing start-up, and Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google’s parent company, confirmed a partnership....

  72. How to Catch Hackers? Old-School Sleuthing, With a Digital Twist Foreign, May 14

    While cybercrimes like the global ransomware attack have much in common with traditional robberies, they can be more destructive and harder to solve....

  73. Russia, This Time the Victim of a Cyberattack, Voices Outrage Foreign, May 14

    The country was hit the hardest in the first wave of a global hacking effort, with banks, cellphone operators and railroads fending off attacks....

  74. Toshiba Auction of Chip Unit Is Slowed by Dispute With U.S. Partner Business, May 14

    Western Digital, an owner of a Toshiba semiconductor factory, said it was entering arbitration with the company, claiming Toshiba needs its consent to a sale of the business....

  75. Ransomware’s Aftershocks Feared as U.S. Warns of Complexity Foreign, May 14

    The effects of a global cyberattack could be magnified as workers return to their offices. President Trump has ordered his homeland security adviser to coordinate a response....

  76. With New Digital Tools, Even Nonexperts Can Wage Cyberattacks Business, May 13

    The ransomware tactic behind a global cyberattack on Friday was nothing new. But new digital tools mean that hackers “don’t even need to have any skills to do this anymore.”...

  77. The World Is Getting Hacked. Why Don’t We Do More to Stop It? Op Ed, May 13

    Our software systems are like unstable cities built on swamps. We could fix them if the industry and the government took decisive action....

  78. Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: More Uber News and Snapchat’s Challenges Business, May 13

    Uber and Waymo are headed to court. Britain’s health service is hit with a ransom attack, and Snap’s first earnings report is a disappointment....

  79. Security Experts Scramble to Contain Fallout From Cyberattacks Foreign, May 13

    The severity of the attacks in developing countries like China also highlighted the problem of illegally copied software, which tends to be more vulnerable to malware....

  80. How Google Took Over the Classroom Business, May 13

    The tech giant is transforming public education with low-cost laptops and free apps. But schools may be giving Google more than they are getting....

  81. Hacking Attack Has Security Experts Scrambling to Contain Fallout Foreign, May 13

    The “ransomware” attacks across continents raised fears that people would not be able to meet ransom demands before their data were destroyed....

  82. Where, Oh Where, Has My Little Dog Gone? Refresh Your Feeds Styles, May 13

    Often maligned for selfies and flame wars, the internet is playing an important role in tracking down lost pets. But they still need collars....

  83. U.K. Health Service Ignored Warnings for Months Foreign, May 12

    The National Health Service was repeatedly warned about its out-of-date and vulnerable systems before it suffered a devastating cyberattack on Friday....

  84. At School With Google Slideshow, May 13

    Classes at Brooklyn College Academy, a public high school in New York City, are on the front lines of a national trend: the Googlification of America’s classrooms....

  85. At School With Google Slideshow, May 13

    Classes at Brooklyn College Academy, a public high school in New York City, are on the front lines of a national trend: the Googlification of America’s classrooms.

  86. What We Know and Don’t Know About the International Cyberattack Foreign, May 12

    The spread of a “ransomware” attack around the globe affected the United States much less because a British cybersecurity researcher accidentally stopped the attack from spreading more widely....

  87. Apple Gives Corning $200 Million to Invent Better Phone Glass Business, May 12

    The investment in Corning’s Kentucky plant could also help Apple in Washington as it seeks support for big corporate tax cuts....

  88. How Photos Meant to Disappear May Not Business, May 12

    Instagram and Snapchat let you send photos and videos intended for a single viewing, but be advised: Those images may stick around longer....

  89. Daily Report: What Snap’s Troubles Mean for Start-Ups Business, May 12

    Snap’s performance is a reminder to many venture capitalists and entrepreneurs of the hazards of taking a company public....

  90. Judge Denies Uber’s Motion for Private Arbitration Business, May 12

    The decision sets the stage for a public, bare-knuckle trial between Uber and Waymo....

  91. In Snap Inc.’s Tumble, Start-Ups See a Warning From Wall Street Business, May 11

    Snap’s turbulent first few months as a public company are sending a cautionary signal to start-up founders thinking of taking their companies public....

  92. New Apps Provide a World of Literature, One Chapter at a Time Book Review, May 12

    Ten years into the Age of the Smartphone, “mobile fiction” offers a new way of reading based on an old way of writing....

  93. Daily Report: Snapping Back to Reality Business, May 11

    After the parent company of the messaging app Snapchat announced its first earnings as a public company, and the results were dismal, investors dumped the stock....

  94. How to Do a Text Search on Mobile Business, May 11

    Smartphone and tablet browsers tend to hide the option for searching text under a menu or icon....

  95. How Australia Bungled Its $36 Billion High-Speed Internet Rollout Foreign, May 11

    Its businesses and consumers burdened with some of the developed world’s slowest speeds, the country is a cautionary tale about big-money ambitions....

  96. Snap’s $2.2 Billion Loss Caps Bumpy First Months as a Public Company Business, May 10

    The parent of the messaging app Snapchat reported earnings that missed Wall Street expectations in almost every regard....

  97. Uber Suffers Bloody Nose in Its Fight to Conquer Europe Business, May 11

    A senior adviser to the European Court of Justice said the ride-hailing company should comply with the same regulations as traditional taxi businesses.

  98. Tech’s Frightful Five: They’ve Got Us Business, May 10

    Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and Google dominate our day-to-day activities. Imagining being forced to give up some of them could lead to hard choices....

  99. Which Tech Giant Would You Drop? Interactive, May 10

    The Big Five tech companies increasingly dominate our lives. Could you ditch them?...

  100. Internet Regulation Letters, May 10

    NCTA, the Internet and Television Association, calls for “light touch” regulation, not public utility regulation....

  101. The Joys of Cooking With Gadgetry Business, May 10

    A deputy food editor at The New York Times discusses the technology she uses....

  102. Video Game Raised $148 Million From Fans. Now It’s Raising Concerns. Business, May 10

    Creators are flocking to crowdfunding for video games, but some of them have failed to live up to their backers’ expectations....

  103. The Risk in Using a Public Phone Charger Business, May 10

    Connecting your phone to public charging stations or rental cars may put your device and personal information at risk. But there are precautions you can take....

  104. Daily Report: Too Late to Run From Tech’s Frightful Five Business, May 10

    The products and services of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft have become essential and inescapable. Which ones would you ditch if you had to?...

  105. An App for Mothers Who Missed Out on Tinder Styles, May 10

    Peanut is intended to help parents connect. What could go wrong?...

  106. Which Tech Giant Would You Drop? Interactive, May 10

    The Big Five tech companies increasingly dominate our lives. Could you ditch them?

  107. A Trump Dividend for Canada? Maybe in Its A.I. Industry Business, May 9

    Canada is becoming an increasingly appealing alternative to the United States for some technologists in hot fields like artificial intelligence....

  108. Amazon to Share New Building With Homeless Shelter in Seattle Business, May 10

    The e-commerce company is looking to make a temporary arrangement permanent, pledging to spend “tens of millions of dollars” on a facility for families....

  109. ‘Safe Harbor’ Online Letters, May 9

    The general counsel of the Internet Association takes issue with a Sunday Review article....

  110. Daily Report: Using Amazon’s Echo to Phone Home Business, May 9

    The company is introducing voice and video calling with the Echo, the device that is powered by Alexa, its voice-activated smart assistant....

  111. Moving Bookmarks Between Browsers Business, May 9

    Google Chrome and other web-surfing programs make it fairly easy to transfer your collection of favorite sites....

  112. Coffee Shops Skip Wi-Fi to Encourage Customers to Actually Talk Business, May 9

    A small number of cafes are promoting sociability over technology and productivity by denying customers access to Wi-Fi....

  113. With New Echo Speakers, Amazon Lets You Ask Alexa to Phone Mom Business, May 9

    Amazon’s new Echo Show includes a touch screen and the ability to ask Alexa, its voice-activated assistant, to make video or voice calls over a Wi-Fi connection....

  114. Step Aside, Ellen DeGeneres: The New Retweet Champion Is a Nugget-Hungry Teenager Business, May 9

    Wendy’s said it would give Carter Wilkerson, 16, the free chicken nuggets he asked for after his request got more than 3.4 million retweets....

  115. How Privacy Became a Commodity for the Rich and Powerful Magazine, May 9

    It used to signal a quiet, anonymous life. Now privacy is a premium that may be out of reach for ordinary citizens....

  116. How We Beat the House — in Tallying the Health Care Vote Insider, May 8

    The project started with a simple question from a Times graphics editor, Tom Giratikanon: “What is the fastest we can get votes from Congress onto our website?”...

  117. The ‘Frightful Five’ Aren’t So Scary, as Long as They’re Competing Business, May 8

    Tech firms are in a race to dominate consumers’ digital lives, and their services increasingly overlap each other. The convergence helps customers....

  118. When Apple Maps Marks Your Spot Business, May 8

    After you disconnect your phone from the car’s dashboard, the iOS 10 maps app remembers where you parked and can lead you back to that location....

  119. Daily Report: Snap’s Bright Spot Business, May 8

    After a slow start, some publishers are gaining traction on Snapchat’s media-related section Discover and making money off it....

  120. In Discover, Snap Sees a Bright Spot as It Tries to Fend Off Facebook Business, May 7

    Some publishers are minting profits off Snapchat’s nascent media venture. And that’s helping Snap challenge its much larger rival....

  121. Hackers Find Celebrities’ Weak Links in Their Vendor Chains Business, May 7

    Big entertainment companies have toughened the security of their computer networks. But often, their suppliers and collaborators are vulnerable....

  122. Facebook Aims to Tackle Fake News Ahead of U.K. Election Business, May 8

    The social network has taken out ads in British newspapers to warn against misinformation, though campaigners say it could do much more....

  123. Don’t Let Facebook Make You Miserable Op Ed, May 6

    Raw Google search data proves that we are not who we say we are on social media....

  124. Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: Uber Under Scrutiny Business, May 6

    Mike and Farhad chat about Facebook, Angie’s List and, what else, Uber....

  125. Justice Department Expands Its Inquiry Into Uber’s Greyball Tool Business, May 5

    Officials in Portland, Ore., and Philadelphia are working with the federal agency to look into Uber’s use of a tool that allowed it to operate while evading law enforcement agencies....

  126. Willing to Cook for Strangers, but Guests Are Harder to Find Business, May 5

    Social-dining services give chefs and others an opportunity to share food experiences out of their homes, but many potential guests remain wary....

  127. Daily Report: Uber Stays in the Spotlight Business, May 5

    A report that Uber is the subject of a federal criminal probe over a tool to foil regulatory crackdowns is only one of the troubles the company has faced....

  128. Checking for the Latest Windows 10 Update Business, May 5

    If you aren’t sure which generation of Windows 10 is currently running on your PC, there are simple ways to find out....

  129. Uber Faces Federal Inquiry Over Use of Greyball Tool to Evade Authorities Business, May 4

    The inquiry concerns Uber’s use of a software tool called Greyball, which helped identify and evade officials trying to clamp down on the ride-hailing service....

  130. Social Insecurity? Internet Turns Boomers Into Twits Styles, May 5

    The last adults standing may be succumbing to the lures of technology-assisted infantilization....

  131. Exclusive: Uber Faces Criminal Probe Over Software Used to Evade Authorities None, May 4

    The U.S. Department of Justice has begun a criminal investigation into Uber Technologies Inc's use of a software tool that helped its drivers evade local transportation regulators, two sources familiar with the situation said....

  132. Families of San Bernardino Shooting Sue Facebook, Google, Twitter None, May 4

    Family members of three victims of the December 2015 shooting rampage in San Bernardino, California, have sued Facebook, Google and Twitter, claiming that the companies permitted Islamic State to flourish on social media....

  133. Activision's 'Overwatch' Fuels Revenue Beat; Forecasts Raised None, May 4

    Activision Blizzard Inc raised its full-year adjusted profit and revenue forecasts, and reported quarterly revenue above estimates, as the videogame publisher benefited from the popularity of its "Overwatch" game....

  134. Daily Report: The Jobs Keep Coming From Tech Companies Business, May 4

    Apple joins in a surge of announcements of jobs plans, in line with a central theme of the young Trump presidency....

  135. Moving Your Music Out of iTunes Business, May 4

    If you want to use a different jukebox program or just want to put your library in the cloud, pack up your files and go....

  136. Dubai Firm Looks to Raise $500 Million via Digital Tokens for New Payments System None, May 4

    OneGram, a Dubai technology firm, has launched the first-ever digital currency backed by gold in an initial offering expected to raise more than $500 million in capital, company chief executive officer Ibrahim Mohammed told Reuters in an interview...

  137. Google Agrees to Pay Italy $334 Million in Back Taxes Business, May 4

    The move follows a similar deal that Apple struck with Rome in late 2015, and comes as Europe wrestles with how much tax Silicon Valley companies should pay overseas....

  138. South African Video Streaming Firm to Compete With Showmax, Netflix None, May 4

    South Africa's Discover Digital, hoping to capitalize on the rapid uptake of smartphones and improving telecommunications infrastructure on the continent, is starting a video streaming service to rival Netflix and Showmax, it said on Thursday....

  139. Companies Compete but Won’t Let Their Workers Do the Same Op Ed, May 4

    Once reserved for upper management, noncompetes now cover one-sixth of the nation’s workers, restricting choice and suppressing wages....

  140. As Hulu Live Is Introduced, a Look at TV Streaming Services Business, May 3

    The five leading services, including the new Hulu Live, offer many live TV staples, but each has blind spots that could make cord-cutters reconsider....

  141. In French Elections, Alt-Right Messages and Memes Don’t Translate Foreign, May 4

    While the American far right has undertaken a digital assault in support of Marine Le Pen, it hasn’t resonated with the French electorate....

  142. Email Attack Hits Google: What to Do if You Clicked Business, May 3

    Recipients who clicked on the email and followed its instructions probably gave spammers access to their contact lists, letting them send more email....

  143. Expanding Your Home Network’s Reach Business, May 3

    If parts of your house are not getting a decent Wi-Fi signal from your router, hardware, software and maybe an empty beer can might help....

  144. Infineon Second-Quarter Oper Profit Slightly Below Expectations None, May 4

    German chipmaker Infineon on Thursday stuck with its full-year guidance, which it raised in March, after reporting slightly weaker-than-expected quarterly operating profit....

  145. Apple Announces $1 Billion Fund to Create U.S. Jobs in Manufacturing Business, May 3

    Apple, joining a growing list of companies that have said recently that they will promote jobs in the U.S., said it would announce the fund’s first investment this month....

  146. Americans Hang Up on Landlines as Cellphone Homes Dominate None, May 4

    Deborah Braswell, a university administrator in Alabama, is a member of a dwindling group — people with a landline phone at home....

  147. The Wealth of New Choices With Robot Vacuum Cleaners Business, May 3

    The Roomba 650 has been the champ for several years. Now check out the Eufy RoboVac 11....

  148. Uber and Waymo Duel at Key Hearing Over Driverless Car Technology Business, May 3

    A high-stakes dispute between two leaders in the field is coming to a head as a judge considers whether an Uber executive brought stolen trade secrets to the company....

  149. WhatsApp Back Online After Global Outage of 'a Few Hours' None, May 3

    WhatsApp, a popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, suffered a widespread global outage on Wednesday that lasted for several hours before being resolved, the company said....

  150. Daily Report: Removing Checks to the Power of the Internet Titans Business, May 3

    Dismantling net neutrality would help cement the power of internet behemoths like Apple, Amazon and Facebook and Microsoft, according to one analysis....