NYT Technology

A New Russian Ploy: Competing Extradition Requests

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:05
Moscow is seeking to block U.S. trials of cybercriminals by trying to extradite them to Russia for crimes allegedly committed years before.

Tech Tip: Waking the Slumbering Siri by Accident

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 10:17
The default keyboard shortcut that summons Apple’s virtual assistant can be easy to hit by accident, but it easy to change.

State of the Art: What the Tax Bill Fails to Address: Technology’s Tsunami

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 10:15
Technology is changing everything about how Americans work, but the industry is left largely unscathed by the Republican tax bill that Congress took up this week.

Yes Me Can

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 08:17
So long, you! Who’s back? Me’s back!

Uber Is a Taxi Service, the E.C.J. Says, in Major Setback to Firm

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 05:22
The ruling by the European Court of Justice means the company must comply with tough rules governing traditional taxi associations in the region.

In Protests of Net Neutrality Repeal, Teenage Voices Stood Out

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 05:00
Young people who have grown up knowing only an open internet organized rallies, streamed the F.C.C. vote in class — and say they plan to keep fighting.

‘Porch Pirates’ Steal Holiday Packages as They Pile Up at Homes

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 20:22
Police say package theft is up during the holiday shopping crush, but homeowners and retailers are striking back with cameras and other technology.

How the Winklevoss Twins Found Vindication in a Bitcoin Fortune

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 13:16
The virtual currency stockpile that Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss began amassing in 2012 is now worth around $1.65 billion. They have no plans to sell.

Decoding Trump’s Plan to Rein In China

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 10:10
Beijing poses a threat on the business and technology fronts as well as militarily, the White House argues in a new national security blueprint.

Tech Tip: Moving Away From Windows 10 Home

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 09:44
If you want to upgrade your PC to the more advanced version of Windows 10, you can do it right from your computer’s settings.

Op-Ed Contributor: The Bitcoin Boom: In Code We Trust

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 07:09
Bitcoin may be in a bubble, but it is part of a much bigger trend that is here to stay: a shift in trust from government to technology.

Microsoft Moves to End Secrecy in Sexual Harassment Claims

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 05:00
Microsoft eliminated forced arbitration agreements with employees who make sexual harassment claims and is supporting a proposed federal law to ban such agreements.

A Bitcoin Hedge Fund’s Return: 25,004 Percent (That Wasn’t a Typo)

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 05:00
The Pantera Bitcoin Fund was set up in 2013, when few on Wall Street were interested in cryptocurrencies. It has since ridden the Bitcoin wave to blockbuster returns.

The Best Toys That Teach Kids How to Code

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 02:45
There are dozens of coding toys on the market. Here are 10 of the best, and how our test kids responded.

U.S. Accuses North Korea of Mounting WannaCry Cyberattack

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 23:23
The Trump administration suggested the U.S. would act against North Korea beyond the sanctions now being imposed for its rapid expansion of its nuclear weapons program.

Why Doesn’t the N.F.L. Use Tracking Technology for First Down Calls?

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 15:48
An N.F.L. spokesman said the league has “not found one to date that we were comfortable with to deploy.”

Tech Tip: Cracking Quick Response Codes With iOS 11

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 11:42
The camera app that comes with latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system can automatically detect and translate QR codes for you.

Uber Driver in Lebanon Is Arrested Over Killing of Rebecca Dykes

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 11:40
Ms. Dykes, a British diplomat, was found dead on Saturday after leaving a party in Beirut. Uber said it was working with the authorities to assist the investigation.

The Shift: Inside the Home of Instant Pot, the Kitchen Gadget That Spawned a Religion

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 10:18
The electric multicooker is a true viral phenomenon. We went to the company’s Canadian headquarters to learn why.

TPG Growth, a Red-Hot Investor, Stays Small as It Pursues Deals

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 07:25
The firm, which has invested in companies including Uber and Spotify, has closed its latest fund at $3.7 billion, slightly above its last one.