A reader notes the concession to business interests, and the hollowness of Republican calls for individual freedom.
Now that internet providers will not have to get permission to collect and sell customers’ online information, how will that affect privacy online?
Google has released the next version of its mobile operating system to app developers, but regular users will get the software further down the line.
Farhad Manjoo, a technology columnist at The New York Times, is experimenting with setting up his home to resemble the set of a reality television show.
Hoping to overcome a troubled year, the company revealed the Galaxy S8 smartphone with a large 5.8-inch screen and a virtual assistant, Bixby.
A growing number of start-ups offer apps and gadgets to help you walk your dog or feed your cat, but most aren’t worth the money.
The Times’s tech columnist, Farhad Manjoo, grapples with technology’s shortcomings yet embraces it to an extreme degree at home.
Congress has voted to let online providers sell advertisers information on customers without permission.
President Trump might soon sign a bill that lets internet service providers sell your web browsing history and other personal information.
Following the Senate, the House voted to dismantle rules requiring broadband providers to get permission before collecting data on a user’s online activity.
The World Video Game Hall of Fame announced 12 finalists for its third class of inductees, including “Donkey Kong” and “Wii Sports.”
Uber, facing tremendous pressure to revamp its workplace culture, released a report detailing its work force’s lack of diversity, with figures similar to those at other tech companies.
If your device randomly rejects your attempts to unlock it with your fingertip, try a few of the basic troubleshooting steps on hand.
The report, which excludes drivers, showed Uber’s employees are overwhelmingly male and the largest ethnic group is white, though the figures are not so different from other tech companies.
It lets people share videos and photographs in the Facebook app that will disappear after 24 hours, similar to the Stories feature on Instagram, also owned by Facebook.
Online, where information is power, we’re all at risk of being exposed as vulnerable, ignorant or worse.
In collaboration with the research firm CB Insights, The New York Times presents the top 20 venture investors this year, many of whom have moved around from 2016.
If intrusive pop-ups from your browser claim your computer has a virus, odds are someone is trying to scam you.
These 20 venture capitalists – the investors who unearth the tiny start-ups that turn into tomorrow’s behemoths – are on the winningest streaks.
Government officials will meet with representatives of U.S. technology firms this week to demand that they do more to help in the fight against terrorism and online hate speech.
Kirsten Green is unusual for a number of reasons: She never worked at a venture capital firm before starting her own, and she’s a woman in a male-dominated field.
As Congress acts to roll back regulations limiting access to consumer data, several states are considering laws that could have a wide impact.
An attack late last year targeting more than 20 Polish banks suggests that hackers linked to North Korea are becoming more sophisticated and brazen.
Farhad and Mike discuss how YouTube’s issues with brands pulling ads because of racist content has caused a major headache for Google’s video arm.
The online retailing giant is trying to bring its own formula to traditional retailing. If it is successful, it could change how all stores operate.
It’s clear that Washington is moving away from recent privacy protection rules. But there are technology solutions to the problem.
Exposure to extreme temperatures can damage your device, so follow the manufacturer’s safety guidelines.
Closing your social media accounts can help protect your privacy, but it can also mean cutting yourself off from friends, family and opportunity.
Should The Times have run a gruesome photo of a woman injured in the London terror attack? And did a video of a drug raid need to be set to autoplay?
On the dark side of digital platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Wikipedia, individuals’ misconceptions and outright falsehoods can overrun basic facts.
Leaked details about the spy agency’s cyberweapons programs suggest the agency had developed spy tools for older Mac software, and had worked on a newer version last year.
The Senate voted to overturn regulations that required telecom companies to ask permission before tracking users’ behavior, beginning a repeal of Obama-era regulations.
An advocacy group writes that we must protect the new era of internet creativity from overbroad copyright rules.
An argument can be made that governments can prod companies to innovate. The growing popularity of electric cars provides a case in point.
Google offers a few tools to organize your mail as it arrives in your in box so you can find the most important messages more easily.
The companies cited concerns that Google was not doing enough to prevent brands from appearing next to offensive material, like hate speech.
Sure, it’s been a tough few weeks for the ride-hailing service. But Uber’s board says it still supports the embattled chief executive, Travis Kalanick.
It can be easy to fill up your smartphone with downloaded content, but spring cleaning or additional memory can give you space.
If your expectations are modest, you might be able to save some money and get a great performer running Google Chrome OS for around $400, a Wirecutter expert says.
Beijing is pushing Chinese firms to invest in early-stage U.S. companies specializing in technology with potential military applications, a new report says.
Sometimes the only way to push technology advances is through rules. Loosening the ones on fuel economy could leave the car industry out of step with the future.
The departure is a blow to Baidu, which has been betting big on artificial intelligence as a foundation to fields like voice recognition and driverless cars.
In a conference call with executives, Uber presented a list of changes it plans to make to improve morale and repair its tarnished reputation.
Who is affected by the flight restriction, and what should you do?
Emergency calls from wireless phones are handled differently from those from landlines, but the technology is evolving.
The issues continue to build at the ride-hailing company. The latest problem is growing concern about executive turnover.
Lately some travelers have been pressured to hand over their smartphones at the airport. But you can’t provide access to the data if you don’t hold the keys.
After complaints from brands whose content was shown alongside offensive material online, the search giant pledged to improve its safeguards.
A number of companies are applying artificial intelligence to legal work. But lawyers won’t be obsolete anytime soon.
If you find videos on web pages are starting to play by themselves despite your browser settings, you may have to take some extra steps.
Under a state-led initiative, even far-flung homes are getting wired, giving residents faster access to the internet and changing lives.
The company apologized on Monday for the way its family-friendly restricted mode had filtered some videos.
Long airplane and car trips are the time to let your children binge on apps — especially those that get them thinking.
The $23 billion deal would create one of the world’s largest cellphone providers, with roughly 400 million subscribers in the country.
The two all-but-ubiquitous ride-sharing apps no longer operate in Austin, Tex. But the city doesn’t seem to be hurting, even in the midst of a huge festival.
The legal profession relies more and more on automation. But fears that it will be automated out of existence are overblown, researchers say. For now.
Rival centers serving drivers underscore a fierce competition as ride-hailing apps have expanded in New York.
Farhad and Mike discuss Intel’s purchase of Mobileye, a long-term wager that the future of chips and cameras will be inside autonomous vehicles.
Whitney Wolfe helped found Tinder, but left after a relationship soured. With Bumble, she is fighting a culture of crotch shots and pickup artists.
The venture capitalist Bill Gurley is a rare figure in Silicon Valley, vocally chiding some of the biggest start-up stars to show some discipline.
Federal investigators continue to pursue the people behind a 2013 attack compromising user accounts, despite filing charges in a 2014 cyberattack.
A strobe-light image sent on Twitter to Mr. Eichenwald, a journalist who has epilepsy, has been compared to sending a bomb or anthrax in the mail.
A man accused of compromising 500 million Yahoo accounts is an intelligence officer already imprisoned by his own government.
Auxiliary audio cables and Bluetooth adapters can bridge the gap between old technology and a new car’s entertainment system.
Also: Were Judge Gorsuch’s ties to a billionaire truly a “web”? And was that billionaire actually “secretive”?
Should a Times culture writer have commented on a vulgar tweet by a rapper?
Firestorm met tweetstorm when a BBC crew was caught up in a blast of steam and molten lava from Europe’s biggest volcano.
It’s not just last year’s election that Russian hackers set their sights on, according to the Justice Department.
The message did not last long before it was deleted, but it was shared many hundreds of times and set off a furious round of comment.
The Windows and Mac platforms have their own preferred file systems, but many external USB drives can work with both.
A reader offers a cure for its ills.
After Brian C. Vigneault died near the end of a 24-hour live stream, many players acknowledged the health risks of a culture that rewards those who stay online for hours.
Consumers have been subscribing to Netflix for some time, but now they seem more game to pay for all sorts of content.
Four men, including two Russian intelligence agents, face 47 criminal charges, including conspiracy, computer fraud, economic espionage, theft of trade secrets and aggravated identity theft.
The Internet Association argues that modern society benefits greatly.
Four men, including two Russian intelligence agents, were charged for their roles in the theft of 500 million Yahoo accounts in 2014.
If you want to see what else happened besides security patches and bug fixes when you installed that update, check the source.
Michael D. Shear, White House reporter, follows President Trump’s 140-character pronouncements closely. And he has Google Home — at home.
Kentucky Coach John Calipari has faced stinging criticism in the past. Now, as the driving force behind several media platforms, he’s trying to control his own message.
There has been huge growth in digital subscription services, and they are revolutionizing every cultural industry.
The company, Standard Innovation, which was collecting intimate data from the bluetooth-enabled devices, denied any wrongdoing.
Chip makers such as Intel are excited about the market for autonomous vehicles, which require a lot of computing power.
Unsolicited junk mail is a fact of online life, but make sure you know who’s sending it before you click that Unsubscribe link.
The minister of justice said he would introduce a law requiring penalties for tech companies that did not respond quickly enough to delete illegal posts.
We risk obscuring real sources of violence when a tweet can be considered a tool of war.
A component in many devices, including fitness monitors and smartphones, is vulnerable to the digital version of an opera singer shattering a wine glass.
The city says Verizon failed to honor an agreement to build a citywide Fios network, shutting out “tens of thousands” of prospective customers.
An error at an Amazon data center in Virginia caused chaos for a number of websites. The mistake offers a lesson on dependency.
Several versions of the Android operating system have a setting that helps conserve battery power until you get back to your tablet’s charger.
Researchers at the American Museum of Natural History have used superfast computers to reorganize the raw notes that formed “On the Origin of Species.”
The deal underlines the chip maker’s determination to make sure it can provide the computing power needed for autonomous vehicles.
A rare service breakdown has provided an opportunity for rivals like Google and Microsoft to preach the benefits of working with multiple providers.
We have nothing to lose but our electronic chains.
While immigration, health care and Russia are hogging the media oxygen, big reversals are happening in Obama-era tech policy.
The autonomous car unit of Google’s parent company has also accused a former company executive of systematically stealing proprietary documents.
Mr. Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, said the group would give tech companies technical details to fix security flaws in phones and software said to have been exploited by the C.I.A.
Apple recently updated its storage of movies and other video content for iOS devices, but some users have found the transition buggy.
Airbnb, a rental company for short-term lodging, raised $1 billion in a financing round that began last summer and that valued the business at $30 billion.
If anything, the documents confirm the strength of encryption technologies.
Nominations are open for a M.I.T. Media Lab award to honor an individual or group engaged in “responsible disobedience” in an effort to move society forward.
The move by Facebook highlights a growing debate over how and when the social network should moderate the mass of content on its site.
You can adjust settings to give yourself more notice about meetings recorded in your calendar.
Leaked documents indicate the C.I.A. knows about lots of software vulnerabilities. The question is: Who else knows?
The police in Australia said the 42-year-old man had pretended to be the pop star as a way to lure explicit images from children online.
Want to protect against surveillance through your iPhones, Android devices, Wi-Fi routers and Samsung televisions? Update, update, update.
There’s an abundance of electronics designed to simplify home life. The Wirecutter’s smart home editor explains how to decide which devices are for you.
Apple’s built-in email program for the Mac operating system includes templates for easily adding photos, borders and other eye-catching elements.
A release of documents by WikiLeaks on Tuesday shows the extent to which spy agencies are collecting malware to aid in their surveillance.
Our rising dependence on cameras is changing our language, and the company behind Snapchat is counting on the eventual dominance of visual culture.
Leaked documents appear to indicate that the C.I.A. was collecting cyberweapons that can break into smartphones and even internet-connected televisions.
In about five years, Eutelsat, a satellite TV provider, will strap one of its satellites to a new Blue Origin rocket to be delivered to space.
After several recent incidents that called into question Uber’s culture and tactics, its chief is looking for help leading the ride-sharing company.
Documents released by WikiLeaks indicate the extent to which the spy agency was looking for ways to break into ordinary consumer devices.
The Chinese technology company agreed to plead guilty to charges that it broke United States sanctions and sold electronics to Iran and North Korea.
Microsoft’s current operating system comes with compatibility settings that may convince outdated applications to work on Windows 10.
Subway ridership in New York is down for the first time since 2009. That has coincided with the explosive growth of companies like Uber.
Ride-hailing apps, an existential threat to taxis, are also siphoning passengers from subways and buses, raising concerns over worsening congestion.
Uber and other ride-hailing apps are transforming transportation in New York City, and challenging the city's financial dependency on it.
The Trump administration has begun changing some government websites. A group of concerned citizens has been working to preserve data it sees as politically vulnerable.
President Trump’s accusatory tweets against his predecessor drew attention from news of an effort to thwart North Korea’s nuclear missile program.
You can link your mail accounts and social media services to Apple’s operating system for easy integration, but keep your passwords up to date.
The country’s competition authority will look at whether the search giant unfairly promotes its own digital services on Android over those of rivals.
By showing energy levels, biometric data can help coaches decide who needs a rest or more work.
Snap debuted on the New York Stock Exchange and raised over $3 billion. And three new blows to Uber.
Walmart is testing real-world uses for the arcane technology behind the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, but significant challenges remain.
Uber is considering ways to make its stock compensation policies more friendly to its workers, said people with knowledge of a meeting where the issue was discussed.
A program uses data Uber collected to evade law enforcement in cities that resist the ride-hailing service, some current and former Uber employees said.
The iPhone and other mobile phones include tools and settings to help people with hearing loss.
As the maker of the ephemeral messaging app Snapchat started trading on the New York Stock Exchange, shares soared to 44 percent over their offering price.
The Japanese company has been whetting the appetites of gamers for months. Will it be enough to persuade them to buy its new device?
A panoply of opinions take on the latest video game launch.
Major I.P.O.s of Internet technology company since AOL in 1992.
Testing the upper limits of valuation, Snap’s investors are betting on the kind of rapid growth that few, if any, companies have ever achieved.
The malfunction on election night was linked on social media to despondent Americans hoping to emigrate. It was more likely an unrelated travel program deadline.
The initial public offering of the photo-messaging and camera company could open the floodgates for other tech start-ups.
The streaming service offers a selection of shows and movies to download for offline viewing. The amount of space they take up depends on their length and picture quality.
Over the last three years, iPads and Mac notebooks have steadily lost ground to Chromebooks, inexpensive laptops that run on Google’s Chrome operating system.
“Someone looking at the United States would have to be worried about democratic failure.”
Locked in a price-cutting war, the ride-sharing companies remain unprofitable, but the front-runner’s problems have heartened Lyft, its challenger.
An investigation by the company’s board of directors found lawyers and security staff knew about the incident but failed to understand its significance.
The F.C.C. delayed data security rules requiring internet providers like AT&T and Comcast secure their customers’ data against hacking.
The federal lawsuit accuses the PayPal Giving Fund of collecting contributions for groups that may never receive the funds.
You may not get all the program’s features, but you do not need the full version of Microsoft Word to open, edit and save Word files on a Mac.
A new video gaming console is versatile; it can sit in your living room and can also be detached as a portable gaming machine.
A fashion critic likes tech that is efficient, functional and solves problems.
It’s both a console that can sit in your living room and one that you can easily take with you on the go.
New research that found flaws in a number of robotic devices highlights the risks of internet-connected devices that operate on their own.
Uber’s reputation is in tatters. Fixing its culture is the only way out.
Travis Kalanick said in an email that the ride-hailing company publicly posted that “I need leadership help and I intend to get it.”
The company, which is preparing to go public this week, is trying to bolster its camera ambitions and help Snapchat users feed more data to the app.