T/technology

  1. Innovation Invites Hucksters Business, Today

    Unscrupulous, boundary-pushing executives seem to be an inescapable part of the most exciting technology.

  2. Today’s Economy Stock Market News live blog included two standalone posts:
  3. NASA and Boeing Postpone Launch of Starliner Spacecraft Science, Today

    After a flawed trip to orbit in 2019, the company hopes to take another crack at an uncrewed test flight of its spacecraft for NASA astronauts.

  4. This Conversation Changed the Way I Interact With Technology Op Ed, Today

    What should we be asking about the technologies that shape our lives?

  5. Chinese video game shares plunge after state media calls the products ‘spiritual opium.’ Business, Today

    Investors reacted after months of increased pressure from Beijing aimed at the broader Chinese internet industry.

  6. Yesterday’s Economy Stock Market News live blog included one standalone post:
  7. The App With the Unprintable Name That Wants to Give Power to Creators Business, Yesterday

    Fed up with the imbalance between online influencers and brands, Lindsey Lee Lugrin and Isha Mehra created a platform to change that.

  8. Mitos y verdades sobre el tiempo en pantalla de los niños en Español, Yesterday

    Las reglas absolutas sobre los niños y la tecnología no ayudan, dice una experta en desarrollo infantil.

  9. How Local Media Spreads Misinformation From Vaccine Skeptics Business, August 1

    Facebook and other social media have been under scrutiny for vaccine misinformation, but local outlets have also sometimes been active.

  10. To Fight Vaccine Lies, Authorities Recruit an ‘Influencer Army’ Business, August 1

    The White House has teamed up with TikTok stars, while some states are paying “local micro influencers” for pro-vaccine campaigns.

  11. Zoom Agrees to Settle Lawsuit Over ‘Zoombombing’ Business, August 1

    The videoconferencing company said it would pay $85 million to settle the suit, which claimed that it violated users’ privacy, in part by allowing hackers to interrupt online meetings.

  12. ‘X’ Marks the Spot: Officials Map a Route Out of the Pandemic Science, August 1

    Governments and organizations around the world are using geospatial data and digital mapping tools to guide their vaccination campaigns.

  13. A Fire in Minnesota. An Arrest in Mexico. Cameras Everywhere. Sunday Business, August 1

    One night in the Twin Cities, shortly after the killing of George Floyd, someone set a fire in a Goodwill. That led to an international search for the culprits — and it exposed a growing system of global surveillance.

  14. China, un paradójico imperio cultural en Español, August 1

    Para ser un auténtico imperio, el gigante asiático está diseñando una poderosa y contradictoria geopolítica cultural.

  15. Russia’s New Form of Organized Crime Is Menacing the World Editorial, July 31

    Old crime, new technology. There's an answer to the plague of ransomware.

  16. We Asked Daves About Dave, Marcus and Other First-Name Money Apps Business, July 31

    When’s the last time you went into a bank branch? Maybe it’s time to consider those friendly sounding financial start-ups.

  17. The July 30 2020 Election Misinformation Distortions live blog included two standalone posts:
  18. Credit to Tech’s Pandemic Leadership Business, July 30

    America’s tech companies have been leading the way for how large employers should aid in the country’s pandemic response.

  19. Nooses, Anger and No Answers: Inside the Uproar Over a Future Amazon Site Business, July 30

    The discovery of multiple nooses has set off heated debates about the responsibility of companies and the ability of workers to speak their mind.

  20. Amazon’s quarterly profit jumps to $7.8 billion. Business, July 29

    Even as businesses have reopened, many people continue to do their shopping online, and much of that business continues to go Amazon’s way.

  21. Activision, Facing Internal Turmoil, Grapples With #MeToo Reckoning Business, July 29

    More than 1,500 employees for the video game giant, which is facing an explosive state lawsuit, have called for executives to take sexual harassment seriously.

  22. Robinhood’s Shares Fall 8.4% in Public Trading Debut Business, July 29

    The stock opened at $38, the same as its I.P.O. price. The price’s drop was a sign of investor hesitancy over a company that has attracted regulatory scrutiny.

  23. Big Tech Has Outgrown This Planet Business, July 29

    The gap keeps widening between the super rich tech superstars and the merely super. There’s one possible explanation.

  24. Why Turkey’s Regulators Became Such a Problem for Google Business, July 29

    The antitrust backlash against Big Tech is playing out in places not known as regulatory hotbeds.

  25. La próxima meta de Facebook: ser una experiencia religiosa en Español, July 29

    El gigante tecnológico está aumentando sus alianzas oficiales con grupos religiosos en EE. UU. y da forma al futuro de las comunidades de fe.

  26. Meet the Man Who Wants You to Give Up Google Op Ed, July 29

    Sridhar Ramaswamy ran the tech giant’s lucrative ad machine. Now he’s betting on a new business model for search.

  27. Robinhood Prices Its I.P.O. at $38 a Share Business, July 28

    The stock trading app is set to start trading as a public company on Thursday.

  28. Apple will require masks for customers and employees in many U.S. stores. Business, July 28

    Apple had lifted mask requirements in its American stores earlier this year, but the Delta variant prompted it to reverse course.

  29. Facebook’s profit surges 101 percent on strong ad sales. Business, July 28

    Advertising revenue, which continues to be the bulk of Facebook’s income, rose 56 percent to $28.6 billion, easily surpassing Wall Street expectations.

  30. Is Robinhood’s Disruption a Good Thing? Business, July 28

    The stock trading app goes public this week. Here’s why the company has gotten so much attention.

  31. States say they will appeal the dismissal of their Facebook antitrust suit. Business, July 28

    A federal judge eviscerated arguments by more than 40 state attorneys general that Facebook had a monopoly.

  32. The July 28 Economy Stock Market News live blog included one standalone post:
  33. Take Control of Your Home Screen Business, July 28

    Folders, quick-action menus, widgets and a little basic icon organization can make navigating your smartphone a smoother experience.

  34. France Gave Teenagers $350 for Culture. They’re Buying Comic Books. Culture, July 28

    Young people can buy books, tickets and classes via a government smartphone app. But rather than discovering highbrow arts, many are choosing mass media they already love.

  35. Google’s profits soar as revenue rises 62 percent. Business, July 27

    Alphabet initially was seen as vulnerable to the pandemic, but has come out of it stronger.

  36. Microsoft had its most profitable quarter. Business, July 27

    Profits rose 47 percent to $16.5 billion, surpassing expectations.

  37. Apple’s profits nearly doubled in the latest quarter. Business, July 27

    The pandemic has been a windfall for Apple and its peers, as people buy even more gadgets to work, study and socialize.

  38. Instagram introduces changes to protect teenagers on its platform. Business, July 27

    Advertisers, which used people’s interests and activity to target their ads, will now only be able to use age, gender and location to show ads to users under 18.

  39. An Obsession With Secrets Business, July 27

    Tech companies throw around nondisclosure agreements like confetti, but they can hurt the rest of us.

  40. BuzzFeed Is Going Public. What Now for Vice and Vox? Business, July 27

    The digital media companies that once seemed to have a lock on the future are making plans to get bigger and pay back their investors.

  41. China’s Tencent suspends registrations for WeChat, its popular app. Business, July 27

    The company attributed the suspensions to a technical update of security features, but fears of new regulatory pressure sent its shares sharply down.

  42. As Cyberattacks Surge, Security Start-Ups Reap the Rewards Business, July 26

    Investors have poured $12.2 billion into cybersecurity companies so far this year, nearly $2 billion more than the total for all of 2020.

  43. The Messy Truth About Kids’ Screen Time Business, July 26

    Absolute rules about children and technology don’t help, says a child development expert.

  44. QR Codes Are Here to Stay. So Is the Tracking They Allow. Business, July 26

    Fueled by a desire for touchless transactions, QR codes popped up everywhere in the pandemic. Businesses don’t want to give them up.

  45. This ‘Shazam’ for Birds Could Help Save Them Op Ed, July 26

    The new Merlin Bird ID app allows users to identify birds by their song, and it has the potential to raise appreciation for our endangered avian friends. 

  46. Leaders in Cryptocurrency Industry Move to Curb the Highest-Risk Trades Washington, July 25

    The moves would reduce the size of the bets that investors can make by drastically cutting the maximum leverage offered.

  47. The Most Influential Spreader of Coronavirus Misinformation Online Business, July 24

    Researchers and regulators say Joseph Mercola, an osteopathic physician, creates and profits from misleading claims about Covid-19 vaccines.

  48. A Grandfather Died in ‘Swatting’ Over His Twitter Handle, Officials Say Express, July 24

    Mark Herring had a fatal heart attack after the police swarmed his house after a fake emergency call. A Tennessee man was sentenced to five years in prison in connection with the episode.

  49. The F.T.C. asks for an extension to refile its Facebook antitrust suit. Business, July 23

    The F.T.C. said in its request that it had reached an agreement with Facebook over the proposed extension.

  50. Amazon will investigate gender bias claims in its cloud division. Business, July 23

    The company has hired a law firm to look into allegations at Amazon Web Services.

  51. We Need a New Term for Video Games Business, July 23

    We’re seeing a ton of new games, and many of them blur the lines between video games and other types of activities.

  52. How Tech Won the Pandemic and Now May Never Lose Sunday Business, July 23

    As the world reeled, Silicon Valley supplied the tools that made life and work possible. Now tech companies are awash in money — and questions about what it means to win amid so much loss.

  53. Kaseya, the tech firm hit by ransomware, gets the key to unlock its customers’ data. Business, July 22

    Kaseya said the key was “effective at unlocking victims.” How the company obtained the key was a mystery.

  54. U.K. Leaders Hail a Return to Normal; Their Phone App Disagrees Foreign, July 22

    Pandemic meets “pingdemic”: Coronavirus infections rise sharply and an official app tells legions of people to stay home after exposure, even as most restrictions are lifted.

  55. La inteligencia artificial predice las formas de las moléculas del futuro en Español, July 22

    Determinar las formas de las moléculas es vital para el diseño de fármacos, y los científicos pueden demorar años en hacerlo. DeepMind y AlphaFold son capaces de resolver este tipo de tareas en horas.

  56. The July 22 Economy Stock Market News live blog included one standalone post:
  57. What the Fight Over Facebook Misses Business, July 22

    The White House-Facebook coronavirus battle distracts us from the real problem: We don’t agree on anything.

  58. A.I. Predicts the Shapes of Molecules to Come Science, July 22

    DeepMind has given 3-D structure to 350,000 proteins, including every one made by humans, promising a boon for medicine and drug design.

  59. Robot Therapists? Not So Fast, Says Talkspace C.E.O. Op Ed, July 22

    Oren Frank argues that the future of therapy is still in the hands of humans. But what does tech-enabled therapy mean for privacy and your data?

  60. The Amazonification of Space Begins in Earnest Business, July 21

    With the suborbital flights made by Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson this month, the privatization of the space industry has crossed the point of no return.

  61. Clearview AI raises $30 million from investors despite legal troubles. Business, July 21

    The facial-recognition start-up closed a Series B financing round. It faces multiple lawsuits challenging its business model.

  62. The Nightmare of Our Snooping Phones Business, July 21

    A Catholic official’s resignation shows the real-world consequences of practices by America’s data-harvesting industries.

  63. A 22-year-old was arrested in hacks of Twitter, TikTok and Snapchat. Business, July 21

    The suspect, Joseph O’Connor, was found in Spain and faces U.S. charges of hacking, extortion and cyberstalking.

  64. Robinhood’s Guinea Pig for Upending Public Offerings: Itself Business, July 21

    The stock trading app is opening its initial public offering and investor presentations to everyday investors. The risks are significant.

  65. Want to Buy a PlayStation 5? Befriend a Bot. Business, July 21

    In a pandemic-induced era of scarcity, a bit of automation can go a long way to obtaining the unobtainable.

  66. ‘Tienen que abrir esa caja negra’: los datos incómodos de Facebook sobre la desinformación en Español, July 21

    La compañía no conoce algunos detalles sobre cómo las falsedades sobre la COVID-19 y las vacunas contra el virus se propagan en su red social.

  67. Can Apple’s AirTags Find Lost Pets? News Desk, July 20

    We look at the pros and cons of using Apple’s AirTag tracking device to find our missing dogs and cats.

  68. Apple delays its return to office as the Delta variant surges. Business, July 20

    Employees are now expected to come back to the workplace as early as October, a month later than planned.

  69. Facebook vs. the White House The Daily, July 20

    The Biden administration and the social media giant disagree over who is responsible for misinformation about the Covid-19 vaccine.

  70. Una intervención en el cerebro ayuda a un hombre paralítico a hablar en Español, July 20

    En un logro antes inimaginado, unos electrodos implantados en el cerebro del hombre transmiten señales a una computadora que muestra las palabras que intenta decir.

  71. The Crackdown in China Is a Hot Mess, and It’s Coming for Us Op Ed, July 20

    The stakes of the U.S.-China war over the future of the internet are escalating.

  72. Can A.I. Grade Your Next Test? Science, July 20

    Neural networks could give online education a boost by providing automated feedback to students.

  73. White House Dispute Exposes Facebook Blind Spot on Misinformation Business, July 19

    The company doesn’t know some specifics about how falsehoods about Covid-19 and vaccines for the virus spread on its social network.

  74. Twitter Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene for Posting Coronavirus Misinformation Business, July 19

    The Republican lawmaker from Georgia cannot tweet for 12 hours, after the White House criticized social media sites for amplifying vaccine lies.

  75. How China Transformed Into a Prime Cyber Threat to the U.S. Business, July 19

    Over the past decade, China reorganized its hacking operations, turning into a sophisticated and mature adversary.

  76. Reading the Zoom Tea Leaves Business, July 19

    Companies are starting to make big bets on how we’ll all behave after the pandemic ends.

  77. Job-Hunters, Have You Posted Your Résumé on TikTok? Business, July 19

    Feeling limited by LinkedIn, some Gen Z-ers are now applying for jobs using TikTok résumés. Employers are paying attention.

  78. The July 19 Covid Variant Vaccine Updates live blog included one standalone post:
  79. What China Expects From Businesses: Total Surrender Business, July 19

    Unlike regulators in Europe and the U.S., Beijing is using the guise of antitrust to bring powerful tech companies into line with its priorities.

  80. The Failure of China’s Microchip Giant Tests Beijing’s Tech Ambitions Business, July 19

    Tsinghua Unigroup, a would-be microchip champion, is facing bankruptcy, a setback in China’s quest for semiconductor self-reliance.

  81. Por qué deberías preocuparte por tu derecho a reparar tus aparatos en Español, July 19

    La nueva legislación podría simplificar el mantenimiento de la tecnología y hacer que la compra de un nuevo teléfono inteligente o computador sea el último recurso.

  82. Smartphone Directions May Put Novice Hikers in Danger, Experts Say Express, July 18

    From New Hampshire to Scotland, services like Google Maps can direct ill-prepared hikers onto trails that would challenge even the most experienced climbers, mountaineers said.

  83. El misterio de una extinción halla un aliado en un caracol con una computadora a cuestas en Español, July 18

    Una improbable colaboración ha resuelto un antiguo misterio sobre la supervivencia de los caracoles en las Islas de la Sociedad, en la Polinesia Francesa.

  84. Facebook Tells Biden: ‘Facebook Is Not the Reason’ Vaccination Goal Was Missed Business, July 17

    The social network and the Biden administration have engaged in an increasingly rancorous war of words over the issue of vaccine misinformation.

  85. Why People Are So Awful Online Op Ed, July 17

    On social media, we are all hammers seeking nails.

  86. ‘They’re Killing People’: Biden Denounces Social Media for Virus Disinformation Washington, July 16

    The president’s blunt statement capped weeks of frustration in the White House over the spread of vaccine disinformation on Facebook and other platforms.

  87. ‘Welcome to the Mesh, Brother’: Guerrilla Wi-Fi Comes to New York Metropolitan, July 16

    NYC Mesh, a band of a few dozen tech volunteers, takes on Verizon and the big “incumbent providers,” with the promise of inexpensive community internet.

  88. What Ever Happened to IBM’s Watson? Sunday Business, July 16

    IBM’s artificial intelligence was supposed to transform industries and generate riches for the company. Neither has panned out. Now, IBM has settled on a humbler vision for Watson.

  89. Can Silicon Valley Find God? Interactive, July 16

    Artificial intelligence promises to remake the world. These believers are fighting to make sure thousands of years of text and tradition find a place among the algorithms.

  90. Why Virtual Weddings Are No Longer Legal in New York Metro, July 16

    During the pandemic, virtual marriage ceremonies became a symbol of love persevering in a trying time.

  91. El caso CrowdTangle: Facebook libra una guerra interna por los datos en Español, July 16

    Los ejecutivos de la red social se han enfrentado por CrowdTangle, una herramienta de datos propiedad de Facebook que reveló los altos niveles de participación de los usuarios con los medios de comunicación de derecha.

  92. English Soccer Player Urges Facebook and Twitter to Crack Down on Abuse Business, July 15

    After facing a torrent of racist abuse online, Bukayo Saka said he didn’t want anyone to deal with such “hateful and hurtful messages.”

  93. They Risked Their Lives During Covid. They Still Don’t Earn Minimum Wage. Metro, July 15

    Surveys of food deliverers and others who work for app-based services illustrate the hazards they have faced during the pandemic.

  94. Biden makes a new push in fight against ransomware, including a $10 million reward. Washington, July 15

  95. Tech Workers Who Swore Off the Bay Area Are Coming Back Business, July 15

    Critics said the pandemic would make the industry flee San Francisco and its southern neighbor, Silicon Valley. But tech can’t seem to quit its gravitational center.

  96. Tapping Into the Brain to Help a Paralyzed Man Speak Science, July 14

    In a once unimagined accomplishment, electrodes implanted in the man’s brain transmit signals to a computer that displays his words.

  97. Twitter is ending a yearlong flirt with Fleets, its ephemeral posts feature. Business, July 14

    Twitter arrived late to the trend of posts that disappear after 24 hours, rolling out Fleets in March 2020.

  98. Why You Should Care About Your Right to Repair Gadgets Business, July 14

    New legislation could simplify tech maintenance and make buying a new smartphone or computer the last resort.

  99. Facebook plans to pay creators $1 billion to use its products. Business, July 14

    Influencers will be able to earn money by using specific Facebook and Instagram features or by hitting certain milestones.

  100. The July 14 Economy Stock Market News live blog included one standalone post:
  101. Inside Facebook’s Data Wars Business, July 14

    Executives at the social network have clashed over CrowdTangle, a Facebook-owned data tool that revealed users’ high engagement levels with right-wing media sources.

  102. Son las 3 a.m. y estoy despierto. ¿Cómo me vuelvo a dormir? en Español, July 14

    Los expertos en sueño ofrecen recomendaciones para dormir profundamente toda la noche.

  103. The Assault on Our Privacy Is Being Conducted in Private Editorial, July 13

    Central databases are exploited by criminals, governments and companies that want to part consumers from their money.

  104. Your Wednesday Briefing N Y T Now, July 13

    Dozens died in a fire in an Iraqi Covid ward.

  105. How Do You Solve an Extinction Mystery? Put a Tiny Computer on a Snail. Science, July 13

    An unlikely collaboration has solved a longstanding snail survival mystery in the Society Islands in French Polynesia.

  106. China Called Finance Apps the Best Thing Since the Compass. No Longer. Business, July 13

    Beijing’s tech crackdown could imperil the innovation that brought modern finance to underserved people — but also led to concerns about reckless lending and borrowing.

  107. Online Security Questions Are Not Very Effective. I Still Love Them. Magazine, July 13

    A celebration of the sudden, strange personal inquiries that guard our entrance into some of the internet’s most impersonal zones.

  108. I’m Often Wide Awake at 3 A.M. How Do I Get Back to Sleep? Well, July 13

    Sleep experts offer advice on sleeping soundly through the night.

  109. Hello, Content Creators. Silicon Valley’s Investors Want to Meet You. Business, July 12

    The online influencer culture is starting to draw serious interest from big venture capital firms. But the real money could be in digital tools, not the personalities.

  110. Facebook Wants to Court Creators. It Could Be a Tough Sell. Business, July 12

    The social network is aiming to be a destination for creators and their viral memes. But TikTok and YouTube got there first.

  111. China Plans Security Checks for Tech Companies Listing Overseas Business, July 10

    The proposed rules would close a gap that let the ride-hailing company Didi go public on Wall Street before assuring Beijing that its data was safe.

  112. Could Gen Z Free the World From Email? Sunday Business, July 10

    “It’s actually crazy how outdated it is.” People born after AOL Mail was invented seem to prefer to communicate in almost any other way.

  113. Are We in the Metaverse Yet? Styles, July 10

    Crypto people say they’re building it. Gamers might already be living in it. The art world is cashing in on it. Web veterans are trying to save it. But what is it?

  114. Hidden Costs and Flawed Training Plague the V.A.’s Huge Software Upgrade National, July 9

    A $16 billion effort to modernize health records at the Department of Veterans Affairs ran into major problems in its first installation, two watchdog reports say.

  115. In another blow to Didi, China halts downloads of 25 more of its apps. Business, July 9

    The latest announcement was nearly identical to one the same agency issued on Sunday, ordering Didi’s main, consumer-facing app off mobile stores.

  116. Does Big Tech Make Good Neighbors? Business, July 9

    We want our online orders, and we want them now. But we don’t seem ready for Big Tech moving in, too.

  117. Biden Urges More Scrutiny of Big Businesses, Such as Tech Giants Business, July 9

    An executive order reflects the administration’s growing embrace of warnings by some economists that declining competition is hobbling the economy’s vitality.

  118. Helping Runners With Long Covid Get Back on Their Feet Well, July 9

    At many of the Covid-19 recovery clinics that have sprung up around the country, patients’ goals include their athletic ambitions.

  119. The ‘Ugly Truth’ About Facebook Book Review, July 9

    A new, deeply reported book by the Times reporters Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang recounts the full story of the social media company’s foibles.

  120. Fallout From Hack of City Law Department Could Linger for Months Metro, July 9

    One department official was reassigned, and lawyers still lack remote access to case files, leading to delays with lawsuits.

  121. Instacart hires a top Facebook executive as its new chief. Business, July 8

    Fidji Simo, the new chief, worked on Facebook’s advertising business and helped develop parts of the company’s mobile advertising.

  122. A New Digital Life, Same Old Problems Business, July 8

    Despite our hopes, the internet hasn’t erased the pressures and struggles of the old ways.

  123. Donald Trump Just Can’t Quit Zuckerberg and Dorsey Op Ed, July 8

    His latest stunt shows how badly he still misunderstands speech and platforms.

  124. Lynn Hershman Leeson: The Artist Is Prescient Weekend, July 8

    The new media pioneer explores the technology and science shaping our lives in her solo show at the New Museum.

  125. The Parking Garage of the Future Business, July 8

    Entrepreneurs envision a “mobility hub” that can save you a spot, help with dinner reservations and offer a place to plug in an E.V. Yes, apps are involved.

  126. Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg’s Partnership Did Not Survive Trump Sunday Business, July 8

    The company they built is wildly successful. But her Washington wisdom didn’t hold up, and neither did their close working relationship.

  127. Weekly Health Quiz: Weight Control, Sugary Drinks and 10,000 Steps Interactive, July 8

    Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.

  128. Biden Weighs a Response to Ransomware Attacks Washington, July 7

    The president summoned his top cybersecurity advisers to consider immediate action to disrupt Russian incursions.

  129. Dozens of States Sue Google Over App Store Fees Business, July 7

    Software developers have accused the company of harsh policies and taking a large cut of financial transactions in their apps.

  130. Trump Announces Lawsuit Against Tech Giants Video, July 7

    Former President Donald J. Trump said that he planned to sue Facebook, Twitter and Google, and their chief executives, for wrongful censorship, after the platforms took various steps to ban or block him from posting.

  131. Let’s Make Google a Public Good Op Ed, July 7

    Ohio’s attorney general has asked for a judicial declaration that Google has evolved into a common carrier. Here's why.

  132. Government Tech Moves Too Slooowly Business, July 7

    An inherent flaw in government purchasing of technology: Budget cycles take forever, tech changes fast.

  133. Fitbits Detect Lasting Changes After Covid-19 Science, July 7

    Some people recovering from a coronavirus infection had an elevated heart rate for months, according to a new study.

  134. Taking Microsoft’s Windows 11 for a Test Drive Business, July 7

    A mobile-inspired overhaul makes Microsoft’s newest operating system feel equally modern and unoriginal.

  135. Start-Ups Aim Beyond Earth Business, July 7

    Advancements in space technology and new means of financing are driving a flurry of investor interest.

  136. Attempted Hack of R.N.C. and Russian Ransomware Attack Test Biden Business, July 6

    The breach of a Republican National Committee contractor, also linked to Russia, and the global ransomware attack occurred weeks after a U.S.-Russian summit.

  137. Up to 1,500 businesses could be affected by a cyberattack carried out by a Russian group. Business, July 6

    “It totally sucks,” said the chief executive of the software company Kaseya, which was compromised Friday along with some of its customers.

  138. ‘Sermongate’ Prompts a Quandary: Should Pastors Borrow Words From One Another? U.S., July 6

    The new leader of the Southern Baptist Convention has delivered sermons containing passages from those of his predecessor, causing a furor.

  139. For China’s Business Elites, Staying Out of Politics Is No Longer an Option Business, July 6

    The fallout from Beijing’s crackdown on the ride-hailing app Didi has ensnared even those who made it a point to not mix business with politics.

  140. Pentagon Cancels a Disputed $10 Billion Technology Contract Business, July 6

    The decision puts an end to years of legal wrangling over the contract, for 10 years of cloud-computing services.

  141. We Need Remote Work for Everyone Business, July 6

    The ability to work online shouldn’t be a nice-to-have for a select few, but an option for all.

  142. Work at Home or the Office? Either Way, There’s a Start-Up for That. Business, July 6

    As more Americans return to an office a few days a week, start-ups providing tools for hybrid work are trying to cash in.

  143. Screenshots Tell the Real Stories About Who We Are Magazine, July 6

    When I’m curled up in bed at night and I want to reminisce, I go first to my screenshots folder, not my photo albums.

  144. China’s Crackdown on Didi Is a Reminder That Beijing Is in Charge Business, July 5

    After targeting the ride-hailing platform days after its I.P.O., regulators on Monday moved against more companies that had recently been listed on Wall Street.

  145. American Internet Giants Hit Back at Hong Kong Doxxing Law Business, July 5

    A trade group representing Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple and others said changes to a Hong Kong privacy law could stop firms from providing services in the city.

  146. Amazon Transformed Seattle. Now, Its Workers Are Poised to Take It Back. Op Ed, July 5

    With the failure of the union campaign in Bessemer still fresh on their minds, labor organizers are looking to retool their strategy.

  147. What to Look For in a Meditation App Interactive, June 24

    They can make big claims about reducing stress and even pain, but not everything that you’ll find in the App Store can necessarily restore your sense of calm.

  148. ‘We Are Very Free’: How China Spreads Its Propaganda Version of Life in Xinjiang Interactive, June 22

    Thousands of videos posted look like unfiltered glimpses of life for Uyghurs, but taken together, the videos begin to reveal clues of a broader influence campaign orchestrated by the Chinese government.