NYT Technology

Hackers Briefly Take Over HBO Twitter Accounts

1 hour 58 min ago
Although the damage appeared limited to a few taunting posts, it came after a string of deeper, but apparently unrelated, breaches.

Using YouTube as an Accelerant for Video Games

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 15:24
Getting YouTubers or Twitch streamers to share their thoughts on a new game can have a powerful effect on its success.

Tech We’re Using: The Technology Our Personal Finance Columnist Trusts His Money With

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:56
The Times’s Your Money columnist on his favorite finance apps, the gadgets he would love to dream into existence and his Spotify singalong sessions.

China’s Online Giants Back $12 Billion Deal to Shake Up State Firm

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:04
Tencent and Alibaba are among private companies that will take stakes in China Unicom, as part of an effort to overhaul bloated state-run companies.

Fiat Chrysler Joins BMW in Race to Make Self-Driving Cars

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:22
The alliance, which also includes Intel and Mobileye, could help Fiat Chrysler catch up in new technologies and fend off competitors from Silicon Valley.

A Chinese Video Game Rakes in Cash — and Draws Young Rule Breakers

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:14
Amid political pressure, Tencent’s popular Honor of Kings added limits on how long young people can play, but fake accounts and other workarounds have proliferated.

Tech Tip: Getting Microsoft Word to Call You by Your Real Name

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:07
If you find that Microsoft Office programs have grabbed the wrong name to use for your document comments, you can correct the record.

In Ukraine, a Malware Expert Who Could Blow the Whistle on Russian Hacking

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:11
For the first time, an actual witness has emerged in the hack of the Democratic National Committee, and he has been interviewed by the F.B.I.

State of the Art: A Start-Up Suggests a Fix to the Health Care Morass

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 05:00
Aledade, a tech start-up, is working to reduce health care costs while improving care. The results are on view at two medical practices in southeast Kansas.

Microsoft Teaches Autonomous Gliders to Make Decisions on the Fly

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 00:15
Microsoft is building gliders that adapt to surprises. The goal is to teach autonomous vehicles of all sorts to deal with uncertainty the way humans do.

Can Artificial Intelligence Fly a Plane?

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 00:01
Microsoft is building an autonomous glider guided by artificial intelligence, part of an effort to help machines make decisions when faced with uncertainty.

The Shift: This Was the Alt-Right’s Favorite Chat App. Then Came Charlottesville.

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 16:41
Discord, a chat app for video game players, became a digital home for the alt-right before deciding to ban their chat rooms on Monday.

Justice Dept. Demands Data on Visitors to Anti-Trump Website, Sparking Fight

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 15:38
A web hosting firm is fighting a sweeping search warrant for information about visitors to an anti-Trump website used to organize inauguration protests.

Uber Agrees to Privacy Audits in Settlement With F.T.C.

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 14:35
The ride-sharing giant agreed to strong privacy scrutiny after a federal investigation into its data protections.

‘Hamilton’ Tries New Sales Method to Battle Bots and Scalpers

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 14:19
The show is the third on Broadway to declare that it will use Verified Fan, the Ticketmaster technology that scrutinizes potential ticket buyers.

Tech Tip: Pinpointing Your Whereabouts on Twitter

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 10:11
Twitter strips the geographic data from the photos you add to your posts, but you can always volunteer to share your location.

Pandora, After Shakeup, Picks New C.E.O.

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 18:24
Roger Lynch, the chief of the video streaming service Sling TV, will be the new chief executive and president of the struggling internet radio giant.

GoDaddy Severs Ties With Daily Stormer After Charlottesville Article

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 16:16
The neo-Nazi website had published a highly derogatory article about Heather Heyer, a Virginia woman who was fatally run over during the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

Tech Tip: Safely Snapping the Sun’s Disappearing Act

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:00
If you want to capture your own images of next week’s solar eclipse, be sure to protect your eyes and your camera first.

Seeking Greater Global Power, China Looks to Robots and Microchips

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 11:13
The country’s effort to take a lead in the technologies of the future, often with the help of foreign companies, is the likely subject of a United States trade investigation.