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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:00:02 GMTMark Zuckerberg.Mark Zuckerberg now acknowledges the dangerous side of the social revolution he helped start. But is the most powerful tool for connection in human history capable of adapting to the world it created?
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:00:27 GMTJohn Krafcik, Waymo’s chief executive, in January. The company is seeking a broader range of feedback from riders in self-driving cars, he said.The self-driving-car outfit, spun out of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is moving to the next phase of testing: putting civilians inside its Chrysler minivans and Lexuses.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:11:23 GMTAfter broadcasting himself dangling the girl by the neck from a building on the resort island of Phuket, the man killed himself, the police said.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:00:15 GMTMakan Delrahim, President Trump’s nominee for assistant attorney general for antitrust. His confirmation hearing is scheduled on Wednesday.Makan Delrahim, the choice to head antitrust matters at the Justice Department, said he did not plan to use federal laws in “a fishing expedition.”
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:53:10 GMTJohn Krafcik, Waymo’s chief executive, in January. The company is seeking a broader range of feedback from riders in self-driving cars, he said.Waymo announced that it will start offering free rides in its autonomous vehicles in the Phoenix area.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:08:45 GMTGoogle and other browsers now point out when the website you are visiting isn’t using a secure connection to protect your information.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:22:45 GMTA stream of hot, fast-moving gas, nicknamed Steve, glowing over Porteau Cove Provincial Park in British Columbia, Canada, in May 2016.Scientists are investigating a stream of hot, bright gas visible not far from the northern lights. Amateurs saw it first, and they gave it a name from a 2006 animated movie.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:35:42 GMTVerizon Plaza, outside the company’s headquarters in New York City. Verizon is close to buying Yahoo for $4.48 billion.Ms. Mayer, Yahoo’s chief executive, failed to return the company to greatness but will have a big payday after the sale thanks to her stock, stock options and restricted stock units.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:31:54 GMTSlice Intelligence, the data firm that uses Unroll.me to scan people’s email inboxes, performs market research on everything from Ivanka Trump brand shoes to Uber and Lyft.Angry users assailed Slice Intelligence and its service Unroll.me, which scans email inboxes, after it was reported that Uber had used the company’s data.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:36:14 GMTDenmark’s defense minister, Claus Hjort Frederiksen, last week. He blamed Moscow for cyberattacks against the Danish Defense and Foreign Ministries.The Kremlin denied the allegations that Russian hackers breached email accounts at Denmark’s Defense Ministry and Foreign Ministry in 2015 and 2016.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:50:17 GMTThe lobby of the Bacara Resort and Spa in Goleta, Calif. The hotel, like many others, offers a variety of technology to aid guests.For everything from requesting extra towels to opening doors, hotels offer apps and technology to keep customers happy and coming back.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:13:02 GMTThe results from “Mozak” have a higher degree of accuracy than conventional computer-based modeling tools. A video game is being used to help understand the structure of neurons, which could aid in treatment of diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:26:05 GMTPop-up alerts that constantly pester you about fixing your system drivers for a fee want money for something you can do yourself free.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:43:08 GMTThe chief executive of Uber isn’t afraid of a fight or of taking risks. We’ve known that for a while. But did you hear about his gaming skills on the Wii?
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:08:03 GMTKitty Hawk, a Silicon Valley company backed by Larry Page, a Google founder, began testing a prototype over a lake in Northern California.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:05:32 GMTThe Kitty Hawk Flyer is one of several prototypes being designed by Kitty Hawk, a start-up based in Mountain View, Calif.This isn’t science fiction. A number of start-ups as well as big aerospace firms are trying to build personal aircraft you could fly around town.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:14:20 GMTThe internet real estate, used for an expanding array of ad formats, is a prime driver of huge quarterly profits for the parent company, Alphabet.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:02:12 GMTAnthony Davis, a member of Nashville’s city-county Metro Council, introduced legislation to speed Google Fiber’s expansion in the market. AT&T sued to stop it.AT&T has told federal regulators it needs the merger to compete with cable companies. But it has acted like a powerhouse in dealings with cities and states.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:20:10 GMTTravis Kalanick’s drive to win in life has led to a pattern of risk-taking that has at times put his ride-hailing company on the brink of implosion.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 04:54:41 GMTStudents at West Chester University in Pennsylvania have volunteered to take part in ancestry DNA testing. Anita Foeman, a communications professor, says she has found that conversations around race are “complicated and jagged.”Think you know your racial background? A communications studies project involving ancestry DNA testing has led to interesting conversations on identity.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:03:43 GMTThe Madison Reed company, started by Amy Errett, sells hair-coloring kits online for home use.Amy Errett encountered skepticism when she quit her job to start a company that makes home hair-coloring kits.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:00:26 GMTA Juicero machine.Farhad and Mike discuss Facebook’s developer conference, plus a start-up that sells juice.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:20:04 GMTGuo Wengui in London in 2016. Facebook restored an account for Mr. Guo, who has accused the relatives of Communist Party officials of corruption, after automated systems blocked it Friday.Facebook said it had erroneously blocked the account of Guo Wengui, who has accused the relatives of Chinese government officials of corruption.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:17:00 GMTInvestigators seized evidence from Roman Seleznev’s computers of his hacking schemes and photographs of him with flashy sports cars.The schemes of Roman Seleznev led to the theft and resale of more than two million credit card numbers, resulting in losses of at least $170 million.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:52:26 GMTAjit Pai, the F.C.C. chairman, in Washington in February. The agency voted on Thursday to roll back rules restricting telecom companies and broadcasters.The industry has been on the outside looking in with federal regulators, but a meeting provides a sign that that could change with net neutrality revisions.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:36:02 GMTA number of factors may be causing your web browser to lock up, but you might be able to find the culprit yourself with a little troubleshooting.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:53:46 GMTLanding page on Google Voyager.Want to visit the places where Ernest Hemingway hung out? Google’s “interactive tours” allow users to explore parts unknown — without leaving their cubicles.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:00:25 GMTGregory D. Wasson, the former chief executive of Walgreens, is now working on a smaller scale to build up new companies.The effort by Gregory D. Wasson involves working with a team of entrepreneurs to develop businesses around new technologies lent by big corporations.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:01:24 GMTAjit Pai, the F.C.C. chairman, in Washington in February. The agency voted on Thursday to roll back rules restricting telecom companies and broadcasters.The chairman, Ajit Pai, met with companies like Facebook and Oracle about his plans to roll back rules that require broadband providers to make all internet content equally accessible.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:50:19 GMTWith people keeping their vehicles longer, a visit to the dealership may leave some feeling like Rip Van Winkle.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:50:18 GMTBuyers who have held on to their cars for a long time may feel a bit like Rip Van Winkle when they shop for a new one.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:39:37 GMTHarry Huskey, circa 1950, with an early computer prototype.One of the last surviving scientists in the forefront of the computer revolution, Dr. Huskey helped develop what was once billed as the first personal computer.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:58:40 GMTAjit Pai, chairman of the F.C.C. Since being appointed in January, he has abolished a plan to open the cable box market, suspended several participants from a program for low-income broadband subsidies, and chipped away at net neutrality.The days of tech-industry-friendly regulations are fading fast as rule changes bend to the benefit of telecommunications companies.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:33:15 GMTHackers have been trying to fool people for years by hiding malicious software in seemingly friendly messages, but don’t fall for it.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:00:17 GMTHow quickly do you really need that Gucci handbag? Sometimes it’s O.K. to have to wait for what you want.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:47:20 GMTAjit Pai, chairman of the F.C.C. Since being appointed in January, he has abolished a plan to open the cable box market, suspended several participants from a program for low-income broadband subsidies, and chipped away at net neutrality.Mr. Pai, who has been unwinding Obama-era regulatory efforts, is putting two items up for vote on Thursday that would empower telecom companies and broadcasters.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:08:46 GMTEarly-morning commuters at a BART station in Fremont, Calif., a part of the Bay Area where many residents with tech jobs live.They are app makers, they are podcasters, and they are also H-1B visa holders — possibly putting them at risk from the president’s immigration policies.