T/technology

  1. Tech Companies Are Destroying Democracy and the Free Press Opinion, Today

    Ad revenue that used to support journalism is now captured by Google and Facebook, and some of that money supports and spreads fake news.

  2. These Apps Are an Uber Driver’s Co-Pilot Business, Today

    Gridwise, Mystro and others help drivers predict where to get the best routes, and also manage the nitty-gritty for tax purposes.

  3. Lawmakers Blast Administration for Tech Shield in Trade Deals Business, Yesterday

    A legal provision that protects companies like Facebook and YouTube has come under criticism from lawmakers. But they have shown little appetite to repeal the law.

  4. Changing Section 230 Would Strengthen the Biggest Tech Companies Opinion, Yesterday

    Holding internet platforms liable for certain content would harm internet users.

  5. Save Some Popcorn for the Deal-Making Behind TV Technology, Yesterday

    Media companies merged to take on tech, and tech giants are producing media. Edmund Lee, a media reporter, has his eyes on what comes next.

  6. How to Stop the Abuse of Location Data Opinion, Yesterday

    There are no formal rules for what is ethical — or even legal — in the location data business. That needs to change.

  7. Europe’s Margrethe Vestager Takes a Rare Step Toward Big Tech Business, Yesterday

    The E.U.’s top antitrust regulator ordered Broadcom to halt specific practices while the bloc investigates possible anticompetitive activity.

  8. Fear, Anxiety and Hope: What It Means to Be a Minority in Gaming Interactive, Yesterday

    Five years after “Gamergate,” little seems to have changed in the industry for minorities, women and members of the L.G.B.T.Q. community. Here are six stories of people trying to change that.

  9. How Amazon Has Transformed the Hasidic Economy New York, Yesterday

    Amazon has become a lucrative place to do business for many Hasidic Jews, offering anonymity to a largely insular community and allowing women to work from home.

  10. Huawei Reports Stronger Sales Growth Technology, Yesterday

    A recovery in quarterly revenue suggests that the Chinese tech giant is weathering the Trump administration’s efforts to hobble it.

  11. Twitter Stands by Trump Amid Calls to Terminate His Account Technology, October 15

    Twitter said it would keep President Trump’s account live, despite pressure from Democrats to delete it.

  12. We Talked to Andrew Yang. Here’s How He’d Fix the Internet. Opinion, October 15

    “There’s something fundamental at stake, which is: What does human agency look like?”

  13. Forget DMs. Celebrities Want You to Text Them. Style, October 15

    Stars are sharing their phone numbers online. Well, sort of.

  14. If a Robotic Hand Solves a Rubik’s Cube, Does It Prove Something? Technology, October 15

    A five-fingered feat could show important progress in A.I. research. It is also a stunt.

  15. If a Robotic Hand Solves a Rubik’s Cube, Does It Prove Something? Technology, October 15

    A five-fingered feat could show important progress in A.I. research. It is also a stunt.

  16. Building for Real With Digital Blocks Opinion, October 15

    To improve community structures with citizens’ input, the United Nations uses a computer game inspired by Lego.

  17. The Reason Your Photos Are About to Get a Lot Better Technology, October 15

    Google’s Pixel 4 is the newest example of how computational photography is driving the future of phone cameras.

  18. When You Take a Great Photo, Thank the Algorithm in Your Phone Technology, October 15

    With sensors so powerful now, computational photography is driving the future of cameras. Google’s Pixel 4 is the newest example.

  19. Celebrating 30 Years Ahead of the Curve in Art Arts, October 15

    Since 1989, Z.K.M. has predicted some of the biggest trends in art. Just don’t call it a museum.

  20. 5 Tips for Keeping It Together as a Digital Nomad Travel, October 15

    Sure, being able to work remotely and travel nonstop is a blast. But it’s not without downtime and difficult moments.

  21. Kickstarter Calls Itself Progressive. But About That Union. New York, October 15

    A contentious organizing drive at the Brooklyn tech company has drawn in high-profile figures like the actor David Cross, the author Neil Gaiman and the cartoonist Matt Bors.

  22. Americans Will Pay a Price for State Privacy Laws Opinion, October 14

    The modern data economy is too big to regulate at the state level.

  23. Uber’s Layoff Total Rises Past 1,000 With Latest Cuts Technology, October 14

    A third round targeted 350 workers on Monday as the company struggles to reduce costs.

  24. Fortnite Goes Dark, and Gamers Wonder What’s Next Business, October 14

    A black hole consumed everything in the game on Sunday, prompting widespread speculation that a major change is coming.

  25. Warren Dares Facebook With Intentionally False Political Ad Technology, October 12

    The Democratic presidential candidate bought the ad to goad Facebook into removing misinformation in political ads, escalating her feud with the social network.

  26. A Healthy Fear of China Opinion, October 12

    As the N.B.A. defers to Beijing, a little more Western paranoia might be advantageous.

  27. A Healthy Fear of China Opinion, October 12

    As the N.B.A. defers to Beijing, a little more Western paranoia might be advantageous.

  28. Porn Producers Accused of Fooling Women Get Sex Trafficking Charges U.S., October 11

    Young women say that they responded to ads seeking models and were tricked into performing.

  29. Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Faces Exodus of Partners Technology, October 11

    Stripe, Mastercard, Visa and eBay said they were dropping out of the effort, a week after PayPal pulled out.

  30. Does Your Toothbrush Have an App Yet? Technology, October 11

    New technology is creating some excitement in the formerly ho-hum world of dental care.

  31. Uber Acquires Cornershop, a Grocery Delivery Start-Up Technology, October 11

    Although the growth of its core business has slowed, Uber is building its food and freight delivery services, among other ambitions.

  32. The Week in Tech: Navigating the Chinese Minefield Technology, October 11

    American tech companies want access to customers in China. But they’re learning that can come with a lot of baggage.

  33. How Photos of Your Kids Are Powering Surveillance Technology Interactive, October 11

    Millions of Flickr images were sucked into a database called MegaFace. Now some of those faces may have the ability to sue.

  34. Don’t Weaken Privacy Protections for Children Opinion, October 10

    Regulators appear poised to cave to the tech industry. What’s the rush?

  35. The Trolls Are Everywhere. Now What Are We Supposed to Do? Books, October 10

    In “Antisocial,” Andrew Marantz traces the disheartening evolution of social media from the land of the free to the home of the depraved.

  36. Could Facebook Actually Nuke Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign? Opinion, October 10

    Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t need to tip the scales in 2020. His platform will do that naturally.

  37. The Twilight of the Tech Idols Opinion, October 10

    Technology executives like WeWork’s Adam Neumann are the new bankers.

  38. Apple Removes App That Helps Hong Kong Protesters Track the Police Technology, October 9

    Apple said it was removing the HKmap.live app, which was criticized by Chinese state media, because the Hong Kong authorities said protesters used it to attack the police.

  39. Let’s Not Take Cues From a Country That Bans Winnie the Pooh Opinion, October 9

    President Xi of China wants to censor the Western world, too.

  40. What Does PewDiePie Really Believe? Interactive, October 9

    The biggest YouTuber in the world has been accused of being a closet white nationalist and even inspiring mass shootings. He says it’s all a misunderstanding.

  41. Dealing With China Isn’t Worth the Moral Cost Opinion, October 9

    We thought economic growth and technology would liberate China. Instead, it corrupted us.

  42. Tech Giants Shift Profits to Avoid Taxes. There’s a Plan to Stop Them. Business, October 9

    Countries have clashed in recent years over how — and where — to tax companies that operate across borders, particularly those that sell online.

  43. When Social Media Becomes a Wartime Necessity Technology, October 9

    Vivian Yee and Hwaida Saad, who cover the Middle East, have found Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and YouTube vital to getting information out of Syria.

  44. Without Naming Huawei, E.U. Warns Against 5G Firms From ‘Hostile’ Powers World, October 9

    In a security report, the bloc noted the potential for cyberattacks but stopped short of citing any particular providers.

  45. Chinese Media’s Attacks on Apple and N.B.A. Help Inflame Nationalism World, October 9

    Outlets are trying to intimidate multinational companies into toeing the party line while Beijing tries to rein in the Hong Kong protests.

  46. How to Get the Most Out of Your Digital Wallet Technology, October 9

    Payment apps can speed up register checkout and replace that paper and plastic clogging your billfold. Here are six steps to make them work for you.

  47. Hating Comic Sans Is Not a Personality Style, October 9

    Even the creator of the font thinks it’s a joke — but he’s tired of the tweets.

  48. Facebook’s Hands-Off Approach to Political Speech Gets Impeachment Test Technology, October 8

    The company’s handling of a Trump campaign ad with unsubstantiated accusations about Joseph Biden foreshadows a continuing fight over misinformation.

  49. Prove You’re Not White: For an Article About Race-Verification on Reddit, I Had an Unusual Request Automobiles, October 8

    Asking interviewees who said they were black to show me their faces filled me with discomfort. That was the point.

  50. G.O.P.-Led Senate Panel Affirms Russia Attacked Election, and Urges Action Business, October 8

    A report called for steps by Congress, the Trump administration and tech firms, and reiterated a conclusion the president has resisted: Russia interfered in the 2016 election.

  51. Can a Jean Jacket Revive Wearable Technology? Style, October 8

    Lessons have been learned from the unpopularity of Google Glass.

  52. Why You Shouldn’t Believe Tech Companies Opinion, October 8

    The surveillance state is not inevitable.

  53. Silicon Valley Is Trying Out a New Mantra: Make a Profit Technology, October 8

    Start-up investors are warning of a reckoning after the stumbles of some high-profile “unicorns.” Now turning a profit is in.

  54. By Taking Aim at Chinese Tech Firms, Trump Signals a Strategy Shift Business, October 8

    In blacklisting surveillance companies, the United States is the first major government to punish China for its crackdown on Muslims.

  55. How to Stop Superhuman A.I. Before It Stops Us Opinion, October 8

    The answer is to design artificial intelligence that’s beneficial, not just smart.

  56. Beware of Automated Hiring Opinion, October 8

    It won’t end employment discrimination. In fact, it could make it worse.

  57. The Rise and Fall of Democracy(.com) U.S., October 8

    The domain name can be yours, for a minimum bid of $300,000.

  58. U.S. Using Trade Deals to Shield Tech Giants From Foreign Regulators Business, October 7

    The push is the latest salvo in a global fight over who gets to set the rules for the internet.

  59. Stephen Lukasik, 88, Who Pushed Tech in National Defense, Is Dead Science, October 7

    He oversaw the Defense Department’s research division in the 1960s and ’70s, when it made great early strides in nuclear-device detection, artificial intelligence and computer networking.

  60. America’s Risky Approach to Artificial Intelligence Opinion, October 7

    We need to stop pretending that Silicon Valley can compete with China on its own.

  61. Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Mobile Start-Up, Quibi, Makes a Deal With ESPN Business, October 7

    With $1 billion to work with, the veteran Hollywood executive finds more material for his short-form video platform.

  62. Your Visitors Deserve to Know They’re on Camera Opinion, October 7

    Technology allows us to do it. Should we?

  63. Addicted to Screens? That’s Really a You Problem Technology, October 6

    Nir Eyal, who wrote the industry manual for hooking people on tech, now has a recipe to free you — even though it was your fault to begin with.

  64. The Week in Business: The Markets and Impeachment Business, October 6

    A changed Supreme Court hears a new gay rights case, protests escalate in Hong Kong and new Brexit maneuverings.

  65. China Masters Political Propaganda for the Instagram Age Technology, October 5

    Leveraging celebrities, the know-how of tech companies and images built for social media, the Communist Party can effectively stir patriotism among the youth.

  66. Atlanta Asks Google Whether It Targeted Black Homeless People Technology, October 4

    City officials asked Google to verify a report that its contractors sought to scan the faces of black homeless people to improve facial-recognition software.

  67. 10 Tips to Avoid Leaving Tracks Around the Internet Smarter Living, October 4

    Some of these suggestions are more aggressive, and make using the web less convenient, but they’ll definitely protect your privacy.

  68. PayPal Pulls Out of Libra, Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Project Technology, October 4

    The move deals a blow to the heavily criticized effort, which Facebook unveiled in June.

  69. Iranian Hackers Target Trump Campaign as Threats to 2020 Mount Technology, October 4

    The news, according to two people with knowledge of the attacks, followed a Microsoft report that said hackers had targeted a campaign, U.S. officials and journalists.

  70. Here’s How to Type Faster on Your Phone Technology, October 4

    Get those index fingers off your screen.

  71. That Music You’re Dancing To? It’s Code Style, October 4

    Collectives in cities around the world are bringing computer languages to the club.

  72. The Week in Tech: Facebook Fights Back Technology, October 4

    A remarkable leak from an internal meeting shows the company is gearing up to fight government intervention.

  73. Free Speech Is Killing Us Opinion, October 4

    Noxious language online is causing real-world violence. What can we do about it?

  74. Get Your Digital Accounts Ready In Case of Death Smarter Living, October 3

    In case of death: how to set up a list of important digital account info for simple and secure information sharing with family members and trusted friends

  75. Even Trump Can’t Turn Down a Nickelback Joke (but Twitter Did) U.S., October 3

    The site removed a video posted by President Trump that showed a meme of the rock band’s lead singer, edited as an attack on Joe Biden.

  76. Egypt Is Using Apps to Track and Target Its Citizens, Report Says World, October 3

    A cybersecurity firm says evidence suggests the Egyptian government carried out cyberattacks on journalists, academics, lawyers and rights activists.

  77. Hong Kong Takes Symbolic Stand Against China’s High-Tech Controls Technology, October 3

    The first major place in China to rebel against Beijing’s technologies of control is one of the last not yet fully under their thrall.

  78. Facebook Can Be Forced to Delete Content, E.U.’s Top Court Rules Technology, October 3

    Comments posted on the social network about an Austrian politician became a battle over the reach of European defamation laws on the internet.

  79. Facebook Can Be Forced to Delete Content Worldwide, E.U.’s Top Court Rules Technology, October 3

    The decision that individual countries can order Facebook to take down posts globally sets a benchmark for the reach of European laws governing the internet.

  80. Facebook Encryption Eyed in Fight Against Online Child Sex Abuse Technology, October 2

    The debate over privacy in the digital age increasingly pits tech companies against law enforcement agencies as explicit imagery explodes.

  81. Vice Media Acquires Refinery29 in a $400 Million Deal Business, October 2

    The fashion and lifestyle site had something that Vice lacked: an audience made up largely of women.

  82. The Sum of Zuckerberg’s Fears Opinion, October 2

    He puts on a good front in Washington. But a leaked recording reveals what seems to keep him up at night.

  83. California Will Have an Open Internet Opinion, October 2

    And so will lots of other states, despite the F.C.C.’s decision.

  84. Donate Your Health Care Data Today Opinion, October 2

    The future of medical research depends on all of our information — mine and yours.

  85. Police Data and the Citizen App: Partners in Crime Coverage Technology, October 2

    On her New York City law enforcement beat, Ali Watkins mines CompStat for trends and crowdsourcing for breaking news. You can, too.

  86. The Online Ad World Is Murky. A Group of Companies Wants to Fix That. Technology, October 2

    Sixteen companies are calling for more transparency from the likes of Google and Facebook, and setting their own example in hopes of a less expensive, more efficient system.

  87. From Your Mouth to Your Screen, Transcribing Takes the Next Step Technology, October 2

    Improvements in automatic speech transcription are beginning to have a significant impact on the workplace.

  88. How to Set Your Google Data to Self-Destruct Technology, October 2

    Google has now given us an option to set search and location data to automatically disappear after a certain time. We should all use it.

  89. Congress and Trump Agreed They Want a National Privacy Law. It Is Nowhere in Sight. Technology, October 1

    Even amid a bipartisan backlash against tech companies, lawmakers have struggled to channel that into a federal privacy law.

  90. John Rothman, Who Made The Times’s Archives Accessible, Dies at 95 Business, October 1

    Long before Google, he helped create The New York Times Information Bank, an electronic repository of content from The Times and other publications.

  91. Amazon Wants to Surveil Your Dog Opinion, October 1

    “Amazon is building the infrastructure to monitor us all,” a privacy advocate says.

  92. Court Upholds Net Neutrality Repeal, With Some Caveats Technology, October 1

    The mixed ruling gave both supporters and opponents a chance to declare victory on an issue that has bubbled up occasionally for more than a decade.

  93. I Used to Fear Being a Nobody. Then I Left Social Media. Opinion, October 1

    My wanting to share every waking thought became eclipsed by a desire for an increasingly rare commodity — a private life.

  94. The Extra-Secret White House Computer System, Explained U.S., October 1

    A whistle-blower said advisers improperly restricted access to a record of President Trump’s Ukraine call. Here is how that storage system works.

  95. ‘LAPD Is Hiring!’: Recruitment Ad on Breitbart Sparks an Inquiry U.S., September 29

    The Los Angeles Police Department said that the ad’s appearance on the right-wing website created “a negative juxtaposition to our core values.”

  96. Ahead of 2020, Facebook Falls Short on Plan to Share Data on Disinformation Technology, September 29

    The social network says it has struggled to get the information to researchers because it also wants to protect its users’ privacy.

  97. An Explosion in Online Child Sex Abuse: What You Need to Know U.S., September 29

    Emerging tech platforms and overwhelmed law enforcement agencies have contributed to a boom in digital abuse imagery, a Times investigation found. Here are some key takeaways.

  98. The Internet Is Overrun With Images of Child Sexual Abuse. What Went Wrong? Interactive, September 28

    Online predators create and share the illegal material, which is increasingly cloaked by technology. Tech companies, the government and the authorities are no match.

  99. The Sterile, Efficient Life of a Millennial Opinion, September 28

    I’d love a dining car on the train. Or any chance to slow down.

  100. The Church of Techno-Optimism Opinion, September 28

    Neither liberal nor conservative, the true ideology of Silicon Valley is an unwavering belief in the power of technology.

  101. How I Survived a Week Without My Wallet Smarter Living, September 27

    It’s possible (though not always painless) to live without a wallet — as long as you have a smartphone.

  102. This Video Game Fulfills Your Fantasy of Being a Horrible Goose World, September 27

    Untitled Goose Game, which has become a surprise hit, aims to make your day better by encouraging you to ruin someone else’s.

  103. The Week in Tech: Why Californians Have Better Privacy Protections Technology, September 27

    While Congress has stalled on new privacy bills, a real estate developer is pushing for broader data rights in the Golden State.

  104. Wall Street Pokes at Start-Up Bubble Business, September 26

    Companies like WeWork and Uber were expected to become a new generation of corporate giants. But investors have backed away.

  105. Facebook Tests Hiding ‘Likes’ on Social Media Posts Technology, September 26

    The social network, which has been under fire for extreme content on its site, said it was testing making Likes to posts private in Australia.

  106. SoftBank Bet Big on Disruptive Companies. Many Have Not Paid Off. Business, September 26

    The Japanese technology company’s investments in WeWork, Uber, Sprint and other businesses have produced disappointing results, raising questions about how it picks companies.

  107. Brace Yourself for the Internet Impeachment Technology, September 26

    Disinformation experts are preparing for fast-twitch media manipulation, droves of false and misleading claims and hyper-polarized audiences fiercely clinging to their side’s version of reality.

  108. Why We Upgraded Our Reviews Approach for Apple’s iPhone 11 Technology, September 26

    While tech reviewers last week encouraged people to upgrade to Apple’s newest phones, The New York Times recommended something different: to cherish the phone you have, and upgrade if you must. Here’s why.

  109. At Tech’s Leading Edge, Worry About a Concentration of Power Technology, September 26

    A.I. research is becoming increasingly expensive, leaving few people with easy access to the computing firepower necessary to develop the technology.

  110. At Least 70 Countries Have Had Disinformation Campaigns, Study Finds Technology, September 26

    Governments are using “cyber troops” to discredit political opponents, bury opposing views and interfere in foreign affairs, according to Oxford researchers.

  111. Amazon Wants Alexa to Move (With You) Far Beyond the Living Room Technology, September 25

    New devices were introduced on Wednesday to get the digital assistant in your earbuds, in your eyeglasses and in your bathroom.

  112. EBay C.E.O. Steps Down, Citing Differences With Board Technology, September 25

    EBay’s chief executive officer, Devin Wenig, has stepped down and the online auction company named its finance head Scott Schenkel as interim C.E.O.

  113. Improvising a Laptop Recorder and Chewing Gum at the Same Time Technology, September 25

    Davey Alba, a Times newcomer who reports on disinformation, has a taste for Ice Breakers and a trick for saving audio from her computer.

  114. Every Part of the Supply Chain Can Be Attacked Opinion, September 25

    When it comes to 5G technology, we have to build a trustworthy system out of untrustworthy parts.

  115. How to Make the Most of Apple’s New Privacy Tools in iOS 13 Technology, September 25

    We tested the new suite of privacy tools in Apple’s latest mobile software, from minimizing location sharing to silencing robocalls.

  116. Group Behind California Privacy Law Aims to Strengthen It Technology, September 24

    The leaders of Californians for Consumer Privacy say they want to amend the law, which goes into effect next year, through a ballot initiative.

  117. The Loophole That Turns Your Apps Into Spies Opinion, September 24

    Just by downloading an app, you’re potentially exposing sensitive data to dozens of technology companies, ad networks, data brokers and aggregators.

  118. We Need a PBS for Social Media Opinion, September 24

    Instead of breaking up Facebook, America should create a public alternative.

  119. London Keeps Uber on Short License as It Scrutinizes Firm Business, September 24

    London transport authorities on Tuesday gave Uber two months to continue operating in the city rather than the full five-year license the ride-hailing company had sought.

  120. Sleep Therapy for the Masses May Be Coming to You Soon Technology, September 24

    CVS Health is encouraging employers to provide a sleep app that could help push digital therapeutics into the mainstream.

  121. ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Privacy Rule Is Limited by Europe’s Top Court Technology, September 24

    The European Court of Justice said the landmark privacy law cannot be enforced beyond the European Union.

  122. Facebook Buying CTRL-labs, a Start-Up Looking to Guide Computers With Brain Signals Business, September 23

    Facebook plans to use the neural interface technology in developing a wristband that connects to other devices intuitively, the company said.

  123. Apple Keeps Making Computer in Texas After Tariff Waivers Technology, September 23

    Apple’s announcement ended a monthslong public dance with the White House over tariffs and the company’s ability to build products in the United States.

  124. How Can You Appreciate 23rd-Century English? Look Back 200 Years Opinion, September 23

    We should stop worrying that kids these days refuse to say “no worries” in response to “thank you.”

  125. You Should Get Paid for Your Data Video, September 23

    Your data makes the internet go round. Here’s a plan to get you compensated.

  126. Hope for Our Internet Future Video, September 23

    We can remake the internet into a force for good.

  127. The Great Data Robbery Video, September 23

    You’ve been tricked into giving away your most valuable asset.

  128. One Brother Stabbed the Other. The Journalist Who Wrote About It Paid a Price. Technology, September 23

    The use of Europe’s “right to be forgotten” privacy law has broadened, illustrated by two Italian brothers, a stabbing and the journalist who wrote about them.

  129. 6 Items to Sleep Well (or at Least Better) While Traveling Travel, September 21

    This is the gear that Wirecutter staffers use to get some rest while on the road.

  130. Congress Asks More than 80 Companies for Big Tech Complaints Technology, September 20

    House lawmakers asked the companies for information on how their businesses had been affected by Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.

  131. Twitter Suspends Account of Former Adviser to Saudi Crown Prince Technology, September 20

    The account was one of thousands with ties to governments in the Middle East that were taken down by the social media company.

  132. Inside Airbnb, Employees Eager for Big Payouts Pushed It to Go Public Technology, September 20

    Tension has grown among a 6,000-person work force as it waits to sell company shares, people with knowledge of the situation said.

  133. Facebook’s Suspension of ‘Tens of Thousands’ of Apps Reveals Wider Privacy Issues Technology, September 20

    The scale of suspensions, following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, was far larger than the social network had previously revealed.

  134. The Week in Tech: An Emerging Twist on Antitrust Technology, September 20

    If regulators and lawmakers are serious, they’re going to have to rethink a traditional approach to monopolies.

  135. Seven Ways Telecommuting Has Changed Real Estate Real Estate, September 20

    As more people are able to work from home, housing priorities have changed, and different places and types of housing have become more popular.

  136. Uber and Lyft Drivers Gain Labor Clout, With Help From an App Business, September 20

    A nascent group in California offers a model for organizing a far-flung work force, and wielding political influence, through innovative technology.

  137. Tinder Created a Show to Give Its Users Something to Hook Up About Style, September 20

    A choose-your-own-adventure series is designed to give young Tinder swipers something to talk about.

  138. Engineers Sprint Ahead, but Don’t Underestimate the Poets Business, September 20

    Technical skills taught in college have a short shelf life, while a liberal arts education prepares graduates for jobs that haven’t been invented yet.

  139. Bezos and Zuckerberg Take Their Pitches to Washington Business, September 19

    The Amazon and Facebook leaders were there for different reasons, but the appearances highlighted their companies’ need to reshape the public debate about their practices.

  140. Airbnb Says It Plans to Go Public in 2020 Technology, September 19

    Making a public statement about a stock market debut in a particular year is unusual among technology start-ups, which typically keep their plans secret.

  141. Smart Lights Enhance Home Security and Shine a Light on Crime Smarter Living, September 19

    Smart lighting brightens up your home and makes life more convenient. But it’s also an easy and effective way to enhance home security.

  142. Amazon Accelerates Efforts to Fight Climate Change Technology, September 19

    Pledging that the retailer would be carbon neutral by 2040, Jeff Bezos, the C.E.O., said it was ordering 100,000 electric delivery trucks.

  143. Why Do Hoax Videos Proliferate When Disaster Strikes? Magazine, September 19

    Maybe because the real footage seems insufficient to what we feel in an apocalyptic age.

  144. How Do You Fix … All of It? Business, September 18

    At the DealBook DC Strategy Forum a group of leaders in business, politics and academia gathered to try to solve problems from student debt to carbon emissions. Here are their recommendations.

  145. Microsoft’s President on Silicon Valley in the Cross Hairs Business, September 18

    “Until you acknowledge the problems, you can’t solve them,” Brad Smith said. “And nobody is going to believe you’re trying.”

  146. This Article Is Spying on You Opinion, September 18

    The same news organizations that do a great job of reporting on privacy problems — have privacy problems.

  147. All the Writers’ Workshops Style, September 18

    The big business of encouraging the words.

  148. There’s a New iPod Touch. Yes, in 2019, and Yes, It’s Worth Looking at. Smarter Living, September 18

    Sure, there’s a new iPhone, but Apple’s launch of a new iPod Touch earlier this year came with laughter from some. Others see an opportunity.

  149. There’s a New iPod Touch. Yes, in 2019, and Yes, It’s Worth Looking at. Smarter Living, September 18

    Sure, there’s a new iPhone, but Apple’s launch of a new iPod Touch earlier this year came with laughter from some. Others see an opportunity.

  150. The Family Minivan as Reporting Tool Technology, September 18

    The finance editor, David Enrich, does a lot of work while on the move (but don’t worry, he’s not behind the wheel).