In a remarkable blog post, Facebook cited research showing that “passively consuming” social media made people feel worse. It also said it was trying to fix the problem.
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In a 37-page letter made public in court, a former Uber security employee detailed a massive intelligence-gathering operation that included tailing rival executives.
Here is a guide to what will happen in the coming weeks (and maybe years), including potential changes from companies and numerous lawsuits.
Our reporters look at the week in tech, including the F.C.C.’s decision to repeal net neutrality and Bitcoin’s continued boom.
Disney has achieved great success under the leadership of Robert A. Iger. But he is likely to be judged on the success of his 21st Century Fox deal.
With competition among streaming services growing, the tech giant added an untitled space drama from an executive producer of the rebooted “Battlestar Galactica.”
Writers from across the political spectrum on the vote Thursday by the Federal Communications Commission to dismantle Obama-era rules on net neutrality.
It seems every podcast company is starting its own counterintuitive take on history. But how effective are they at actually illuminating our past?
If you find your iOS device is cluttered with apps that don’t work anymore, you have a few options for deleting the old software.
Know Your Meme, a database for the internet’s inside jokes, runs with the help of 38 volunteer moderators known as the meme council. These are their stories.
A Google neural network analyzed data collected by NASA and helped astronomers detect another planet around a star some 2,500 light years away.
The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules. Here’s what you need to know.
The automaker, long absent from the city proper, will create a hub there for work on self-driving and electric cars.
In a 3-to-2 vote along party lines, the agency scrapped Obama-era rules meant to protect an open internet.
If you don’t have a tablet or touch-screen device for your artwork, you can use an add-on pen and tablet to sketch on your computer.
The acquisition of most of Rupert Murdoch’s entertainment empire makes Disney a true competitor to services like Netflix and Amazon.
Under the accord, if ratified, 20,000 wireless employees would get better pay and job protection, and the company would bring work back from overseas.
A document made public in court on Wednesday is a first acknowledgment by federal authorities of a criminal investigation into the ride-hailing company.
Erasing the Obama-era internet rules on Thursday would help secure Mr. Pai’s reputation as one of the most efficient F.C.C. leaders in decades.
Epic failures this year exposed your personal data to hackers, wasted your money on unnecessary or ethically dubious products and fed you misinformation.
The social media giant’s statement came in response to questions from the British Parliament, but a British lawmaker questioned the findings.
Cade Metz, a technology reporter for The Times, assesses the pitfalls of A.I. and the possibilities that Skynet will rule us.
The handy note-taking application includes an option to easily save your jottings as a word-processing document.
Readers of The Times’s personal technology section had lots of questions. Here we highlight the most compelling — in terms of their connection to current events or in reader response.
The ambitious head of an embattled tech company is the latest casualty of China’s efforts to rein in irresponsible borrowing through public humiliation.
The move also nods to the country’s growing strengths in artificial intelligence, and is the latest A.I. effort set up by a Western tech company in the country.
For the first time, big tech companies began to accept responsibility in 2017 for how their platforms affect the world. The scope of that change remains unclear.
The ailing Japanese conglomerate, which bet badly on U.S. nuclear power, can now proceed with a deal that will bring it $14 billion in needed cash.
Our columnist predicted in 2013 that Bitcoin, then a new digital currency, would soon die. He points to five assumptions he got wrong.
I.C.O.s have been big this year, but few established names have touched them. Indiegogo, the crowdfunding site, is looking to change that.
While some technology companies used their websites to proclaim support for equal internet access, some of the giants, including Google and Microsoft, were lying low.
Those useful little programs that expand your web browser’s powers sometimes require a lot of access to your personal information.
Crisis Text Line is upending the suicide hotline, modernizing it for today’s teenagers, one text at a time.
Volvo is putting cameras in vehicles to see people interact with driver-assistance features and will use the data in designing fully autonomous cars.
Hard-right activists, censored and banned by Twitter and Facebook, tried to create their own digital services. But they appear to have hit obstacles.
Fewer people are parking their cars at airports, using taxis or renting cars. And fees from Uber and Lyft do not make up for the lost revenue from those services.
If you are staying within the same geographic area, transferring your old wired phone number to a mobile device could be easier than you think.
A top German intelligence agency said that more than 10,000 citizens were targeted, including lawmakers and government employees.
Artificial intelligence may make half of today’s jobs obsolete in 20 years. What careers will be left when our children grow up?
Telecom operators have been pushing boundaries in Europe, where loopholes have left net neutrality regulations weaker than intended.
A nifty new patented technology allows you to take your loved ones with you wherever and forever. Yes, even cats. Talk about “Winona Forever”!