NYT Technology

Tech Tip: Adding Even More Life to Live Photos

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 14:18
In iOS 11 and the High Sierra edition of the Mac operating system, you can edit and enhance Apple’s slightly moving pictures.

China’s New Lenders Collect Invasive Data and Offer Billions. Beijing Is Worried.

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 17:24
Government officials are moving to curb a new generation of businesses that make personal loans online, amid concerns about privacy and rising debt.

Tech Tip: How to Tell Google That Meat Is Off the Menu

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 12:54
The Google app can display recipes in its daily information feed, including those that cater to vegans, vegetarians and those who don’t eat pork.

Duterte’s Son Quits Post After Battling Daughter on Social Media

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 04:29
Paolo Duterte’s daughter implied on Twitter that her father had beaten her, causing the vice mayor to strike back on Facebook.

Privacy Complaints Mount Over Phone Searches at U.S. Border Since 2011

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 14:49
Complaints filed by people whose electronics were searched at the border without warrants highlight a growing debate over privacy, security and technology.

Tech Tip: Resuming Camera Uploads With Dropbox

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 14:35
If your phone’s photos have stopped automatically uploading to the online file-storage service, check your settings.

Taylor Swift’s Rivals This Holiday: Bing Crosby and Nat King Cole

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 13:26
The popularity of streaming holiday-music classics has made record labels more reluctant to release non-Christmas albums in the final quarter.

Bits: Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: Cuckoo for Cryptocurrency

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 09:00
Two Times technology reporters discuss the goings-on of Silicon Valley and beyond. This week: more Bitcoin and Uber’s problems (again).

Eric Schmidt to Step Down as Alphabet’s Executive Chairman

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 18:26
Mr. Schmidt, who has been in a top position at Google and then its parent company, Alphabet, since 2001, will become a technical adviser to the company.

The Can’t-Lose Way for Your Business to Pop: Add Bitcoin to Its Name

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 17:51
Businesses previously focused on making fitness apparel, cigars and beverages have rebranded themselves into virtual currency or blockchain companies.

A Cute Toy Just Brought a Hacker Into Your Home

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 16:17
Amid the holiday shopping season, cybersecurity researchers warn that new, interactive toys are vulnerable to many hacking threats.

Is Apple Slowing Down Old iPhones? Questions and Answers

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 13:52
Brian X. Chen, the lead consumer technology writer for The New York Times, discusses the latest Apple statement, which has fueled controversy about planned obsolescence.

Tech Tip: Using Android to Convert Pixels to Paper

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 09:28
Google includes software to make printing from an Android device fairly seamless, but you can also use dedicated apps from your printer’s manufacturer.

Facial Scans at U.S. Airports Violate Americans’ Privacy, Report Says

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 07:56
The Homeland Security Department is grappling with trying to catch foreigners who are illegally in the United States without trampling privacy rights.

Didi Chuxing, a Chinese Rival to Uber, Raises $4 Billion

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 02:51
The latest fund-raising round includes Japan’s SoftBank and values the company at $56 billion, raising the stakes in the global ride-hailing market.

Instagram Is Now a Dating Platform, Too. Here’s How to Navigate It.

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 00:00
Show the love with likes and comments. Get intimate in private chat. Find out who‘s checking up on you.

Facebook Job Ads Raise Concerns About Age Discrimination

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 18:58
The ability to aim a message at a particular audience has been a crucial marketing tool, but may be at odds with laws against bias in hiring.

‘Cat Person’ Author, Kristen Roupenian, Gets 7-Figure Book Deal

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 14:36
A collection from Kristen Roupenian, whose debut story in The New Yorker became the magazine’s second most-read article of the year, will be published by Scout Press in 2019.

Video Game Creators Seek Out Hollywood for Robust Narratives

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 14:06
Video games are facing a fight for attention. So game studios are turning to film and television writers to help craft narratives for their titles.

Tech We’re Using: Using Technology to Be Environmentally Friendly

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:15
Hiroko Tabuchi, a climate reporter for The Times, discusses some simple tech tweaks that people can make to be more environmentally responsible.