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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:00:24 GMTGoogle headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Officials hope to be dependent on renewable energy by next year. Last year, the online company consumed as much energy as San Francisco.The internet giant has spent years migrating the source of electric power at its giant data centers to sources like wind turbines and solar panels.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:07:32 GMTAmazon employees outside the Amazon Go store, which will allow customers to pluck items off shelves and walk out without having to wait in a checkout line, the company said.At an experimental store on the ground floor of a new Amazon office building in Seattle, shoppers will be able to pluck what they want off the shelves and leave without waiting to pay.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 03:05:43 GMTEdgar M. Welch, 28, of Salisbury, N.C., surrendered to the police on Sunday in Washington.Edgar M. Welch of North Carolina was charged after a shooting at a Washington pizzeria that he thought was harboring young children as sex slaves.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:37:27 GMTNowar al-Husari, an illustrator from Syria, used Facebook on his mobile phone in Berlin. Facebook is facing mounting pressure from German lawmakers to clamp down on hate speech.A report published by European officials said that only 40 percent of online material flagged as offensive was reviewed within 24 hours.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 03:03:59 GMTFacebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft announced they have teamed up to fight the spread of such content online by sharing technology and information.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 19:06:49 GMTA tourist in front of a Facebook sign at the entrance to the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.China’s internet filters block many of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies but have done little to stanch a Chinese obsession with its culture.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 05:38:37 GMTAirbnb supporters at a rally outside City Hall in New York last year.The short-term room rental service settled a lawsuit it had filed over a state law that it said could have deterred hosts and impaired its revenues.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:29:05 GMTKevin Systrom, Instagram’s co-founder and chief executive, at an event in 2013.Instagram users will soon be able to remove comments and filter out certain followers.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:17:17 GMTHillary and Bill Clinton at her concession speech in New York on Nov. 9.Twitter announced the year’s biggest topics and tweets in news and politics, but matters of identity and safety were also prominent.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:44:32 GMTHenry R. Kravis, co-chairman and co-chief executive of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts. The company is building its presence in the technology sector.The planned purchase of Optiv Security would add to a long list of transactions over the past five months including the acquisitions of Epicor and Calabrio.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:30:21 GMTHalf of 30 sets of so-called noise-limiting headphones and earbuds tested did not restrict volume as much as their manufacturers promised.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:30:20 GMTApple headphones.There are many headphones for sale with different noise levels, but an audiologist helped The Times create a safe experiment with a common model of headphones.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:08:16 GMTJunk mailers are abusing the iOS calendar and photo-sharing invitation system, but Apple is taking action — and you can, too.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:57:50 GMTGraduate students from China in front of a Facebook sign at the entrance to the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.Move fast, break things, get back on the tour bus: The world’s tech capital is a tourist destination, too.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 01:37:49 GMTChecking a vehicle at an Uber recruitment event this year. The company wants to improve how the computers behind self-driving vehicles make decisions.With the Geometric Intelligence deal, Uber wants to make major advances in how the computers behind self-driving vehicles think and make decisions on the road.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:04:32 GMTPolice vehicles outside Comet Ping Pong after a man with a gun entered the restaurant in Washington on Sunday.The man said he wanted to “self-investigate” a baseless online theory tying a restaurant, Comet Ping Pong, to a child abuse ring.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 01:51:17 GMTMasayoshi Son, the chief executive of SoftBank, is seeking to turn his company into the future’s most important technology business.With two ambitious projects, Masayoshi Son, who created the parent company of Sprint, bets big on having a say in an increasingly mobile world.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:00:25 GMTAbe Ankumah, chief executive of Nyansa.Mr. Ankumah, chief executive of the network analytics software company, says he looks for people who can solve a problem by breaking it down to its essence.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:23:09 GMTWhen teenagers (and those of us who talk like them) call celebrities and their besties ‘Mom’ — explained.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:49:08 GMTJilted by her longtime boyfriend, a woman considers trusting intuition over rationale. If only she could figure out what intuition is.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 19:37:41 GMTPatrick Gillooly of Monster takes issue with Cal Newport, who recently urged professionals to quit social media. Mr. Gillooly says the career benefits far outweigh the pitfalls.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:00:02 GMTFor all the virtuosic craftsmanship on display in these YouTube videos, the real draw may be the absorbing peace of watching the Man quietly go about his work.For all the virtuosic craftsmanship on display in these YouTube videos, the real draw may be the absorbing peace of watching a man go about his work.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:30:02 GMTQuestions continue to swirl over Facebook’s handling of fake news stories and a tool it created that could potentially be used to censor content in China.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:50:59 GMTSo-called fintech companies, which take deposits, make electronic payments or lend money, will be able to apply for bank charters from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:33:56 GMTAngelababy, an actress who has endorsed Meitu’s smartphones, is also known for her look, which many users aspire to recreate in their photographs.The company, known for its beauty-enhancing app and phones made for self-portraits, plans to raise up to $710 million with its listing in Hong Kong.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:25:41 GMTThe headquarters of Aixtron, a maker of semiconductors, in Herzogenrath, Germany.The White House’s intervention could set the stage for President-elect Donald Trump to take a tougher stance on foreign deals.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:00:20 GMTFrom left, Caleb McLaughlin, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown and Gaten Matarazzo in “Stranger Things.”Sure, there’s choice via streaming. But, really, how much?
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:45:31 GMTThe Joule sous vide cooker, which is controlled by a smartphone app.Sous vide cooking is simple enough: Put a bag of food in hot water and wait. But two devices for doing this, the Joule and the Anova, differ greatly.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:00:55 GMTSnap started with a new idea, of pictures that can be seen for only a short time, but it has since branched out.Once known for its disappearing messages, Snap, the parent of Snapchat, has moved into news and, with Spectacles, consumer devices.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:00:11 GMTIf you can pull off the look, Snapchat Spectacles will help you capture video while remaining in the moment.Spectacles, the video-recording sunglasses released by the company behind Snapchat, are among the most compelling tech gadgets of recent years.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 16:51:49 GMTDespite what the ads say, the overwhelming majority of deals on the day after Thanksgiving are duds.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:45:25 GMTA customer tries out a first-person shooter game using the new virtual reality system on PlayStation 4.Recently introduced game consoles are breaking the usual new-product cycle, while interest grows in virtual reality titles.