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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:19:02 GMTRemember gadgets? They were wonderful, and now they’re no more.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:17:08 GMTMoxie Marlinspike, who founded Open Whisper Systems, the nonprofit that developed the messaging app Signal.Signal, an encrypted chat service, is a must in an era when companies collect ever more information about users and government surveillance may expand.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:37:16 GMTLaura Spanjian, a public policy manager at Airbnb who negotiated with New Orleans.Agreements between Airbnb and the city reflect a move by the company to be more conciliatory with local governments, especially after tough regulatory battles globally.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:11:42 GMTAn AT&T store in Manhattan. The telecom giant and Time Warner have proposed an $85.4 billion merger.The telecom giant and media behemoth defended their proposed $85.4 billion merger in a Senate hearing.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:26:27 GMTPeter Thiel, left, at Trump Tower in New York on Monday. His role is to formulate a tech policy for the Trump administration.During the presidential race, Silicon Valley leaders shunned Mr. Trump and all he stood for. Next week, they’ll meet in New York.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:00:23 GMTB.J. Novak at home in Los Angeles.He writes. He acts. He developed an app. And he wears clothes.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:26:27 GMTThe Amazon app is a helpful tool while perusing the offerings in stores.Gift-buying season has arrived, and there are plenty of apps to help make you a smarter shopper.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:44:16 GMTThe glory days of tech gadgets may be on the decline. They’ve been consumed by smartphones. Yet, there are reasons to believe in a revival.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:08:13 GMTIf you don’t want to tell your friends to fast-forward to a certain time in the clip you have shared, send them a special link that goes right there.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:01:02 GMTKen Lin, chief executive of Credit Karma, which has been adding more financial features for customers, including free state and federal tax filings.Companies are vying to create automated financial assistants that employ artificial intelligence; one was directly inspired by science fiction.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:23:02 GMTBana al-Abed, 7, has more than 220,000 followers on Twitter, where she chronicles the deprivations of a child in war-torn Syria. But she has also raised questions of authenticity.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:24:09 GMTAlonzo Knowles, 24, stole unreleased music and movie and television scripts, as well as nude images, and tried to sell them for thousands of dollars.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:03:51 GMTJessica Williams, left, and Phoebe Robinson of “2 Dope Queens,” one of this year’s breakthrough podcasts.Splendid new series, including “2 Dope Queens,” “Bad With Money,” “In the Dark” and “Homecoming,” represent a growing aural landscape.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:13:35 GMTKathleen M. Sullivan, a lawyer for Samsung, outside the Supreme Court building in October. The court ruled on Tuesday that Samsung may not have to give up $399 million for copying parts of the distinctive look of Apple’s iPhone.A unanimous court ruled on Tuesday that Samsung may not have to pay $399 million in damages for copying parts of the iPhone’s distinctive look.
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 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 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 17:01:14 GMTA 50,000-acre wind farm facility in Minco, Okla., supplies energy to Google’s large data center in Pryor, Okla.The owners of the world’s largest network say it will soon run 100 percent on renewable power. There are business reasons for this.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:51:14 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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.