NYT Technology

India Extends Hand to Apple and Others by Easing Rules on Foreign Firms

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:18
The government said foreign-owned, single-brand retailers would get more time to meet its requirements to sell products made by Indians.

Outing Death

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:00
Once a social taboo, the topic is trending.

Tech We’re Using: He Weaned Himself From Ride-Hailing Apps. Here’s Why.

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:20
Mike Isaac, a tech reporter for The Times, now uses Uber and Lyft infrequently, though he remains a steady user of Twitter and HQ Trivia.

Tech Tip: Adding Gmail Contacts to an iPad

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:05
You can synchronize your Google Contacts to an iOS device with just a few taps.

As Electric Cars’ Prospects Brighten, Japan Fears Being Left Behind

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 14:45
The country, which missed out on some earlier technological shifts, is now scrambling to catch up as the world warms up to battery-powered vehicles.

<div>Secret Zuma Satellite Launched by SpaceX May Have Failed. What Happened?</div>

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 13:50
Rumors are that an expensive, classified mission code-named “Zuma” failed to deploy in orbit and is now lost. Will we ever find out what actually happened?

AT&T Drops Huawei’s New Smartphone Amid Security Worries

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:57
The telecommunications giant canceled a deal to sell the Mate 10 after U.S. lawmakers expressed misgivings about what they said were Huawei’s ties to the Chinese government.

Tech Tip: Finding a Scanner for the Big Jobs

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:19
Mobile scanning apps are convenient, but if you have reams of paper to digitize, dedicated scanning hardware may streamline the task.

State of the Art: What a $4,000 Treadmill Means for the Future of Gadgets

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 07:30
Peloton, which sells an internet-connected spin bicycle, unveiled a $4,000 internet-connected treadmill. The company’s insight: The gadget is not as important as the service.

Tech Backlash Grows as Investors Press Apple to Act on Children’s Use

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 19:21
Apple should give parents more tools to curb technology use by children and study the health effects of excessive screen time, two big funds said.

Google Memo Author Sues, Claiming Bias Against White Conservative Men

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:31
James Damore, an engineer who was fired after writing about gender differences, accused the company of workplace discrimination in a lawsuit.

Tech Tip: Finding the Perfect Part of a Live Photo

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 14:47
You can edit Apple’s Live Photos and pick a new favorite frame in the sequence as the “key” image.

Op-Ed Contributor: Cybersecurity Today Is Treated Like Accounting Before Enron

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 05:45
Our digital assets are too important for this. We need defensive policies and more uniform corporate governance.

Ad Warns Riders About Uber and Lyft, but Some Call It Alarmist

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 19:00
A National Limousine Association campaign featuring Pamela Anderson encourages ride-sharing customers to watch out for their safety, but critics say it is only trying to make competitors look bad.

India Clings to Cash, Even as Tech Firms Push Digital Money

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 18:30
India’s Paytm and global heavyweights like Google are moving aggressively to persuade reluctant Indians to give up their rupee notes.

Tatsuro Toyoda, Who Led Toyota’s Global Expansion, Dies at 88

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 16:56
Mr. Toyoda led Toyota’s first factory in North America, bringing with him a Japanese approach to manufacturing and labor relations.

Can Sweatcoin, a Hot Fitness App, Keep You Off the Couch?

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 16:43
Sweatcoin has been a popular download for months by offering a twist to fitness tracking. Users gain “sweatcoins” that can be used to buy products.

Intel Faces Scrutiny as Questions Swirl Over Chip Security

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 15:15
Intel and its chief executive, Brian Krzanich, are in the hot seat over Meltdown and Spectre, two chip security issues that were disclosed last week.

Let’s Talk About the Gorilla Channel for One More Day

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 14:31
A joking tweet claimed that President Trump had demanded a TV channel devoted to primates. Most got the gag, some didn’t, and it quickly became fodder for political and social commentary.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Looming Digital Meltdown

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 14:15
Modern computing security is like a flimsy house that needs to be fundamentally rebuilt.