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Platforms like Facebook and Twitter offer up memes designed to feel real, if only for an instant — long enough for our minds to make a false connection.
Tarana Burke was helping victims of sexual harassment long before Alyssa Milano’s tweet gave the movement a boost.
Apple’s iTunes Store used to be more restrictive, but if you’ve purchased music there in the past eight years, you can play it more places.
In this week’s tech newsletter, the tech giants battle Washington’s regulatory fervor. Also, Lyft gets a lot of money, and Google may remake Toronto.
With Google Earth, archaeologists have uncovered strange stone structures that may have been built by nomadic tribes in ancient lava fields.
The ride-hailing company added fresh capital to its coffers from the venture arm that was spun out of Google, as the battle to conquer transportation continues.
The choice comes at a time of broad bipartisan concern over corporate consolidation and big deals in the waiting.
Tech has fought online ad regulations, but three senators will introduce a bipartisan bill to force the industry to disclose who buys political ads.
The shopping site keeps a record of the products you browse in the hope you’ll return to close the deal, but you can turn off the tracking.
A WeChat app lets users show appreciation for the Chinese leader’s words by mashing their screens. The game says players have clapped a billion times so far.
To land Amazon’s second headquarters, the city is playing up its tech talent pool and infrastructure, but the cost of doing business is steep.
An Alphabet subsidiary has a chance to develop “the world’s first neighborhood built from the internet up,” but will it put humans first?
Marcelle Hopkins, deputy video editor and co-director of virtual reality, traces The Times’s push into V.R. and other visual technologies.
With the latest updates for its Macs and mobile devices, Apple has added support for new image and video formats while keeping things compatible.
Two months after a scion of the conglomerate’s controlling family was sent to prison, investigators were looking into an alleged misappropriation of company funds.
The ratings company is using audio-recognition software to crack a closely guarded trade secret.
Do the volunteers behind Unicode, whose mission is to bring all of mankind’s languages into the digital sphere, have enough bandwidth to deal with emojis too?
In Silicon Valley, small companies used to unseat big ones. Now the clutches of the five biggest tech companies are hard to escape.
Pilots are filing reports of drones flying too high on a weekly, almost daily basis, despite new rules and fines.
Google placed ads linking to blatantly bogus stories on Snopes and PolitiFact, sites created precisely to dispel such falsehoods.