NYT Technology

Tech We’re Using: How Technology Is (and Isn’t) Changing Our Reading Habits

4 hours 27 min ago
Alexandra Alter, who covers books for The Times, discussed the limits to how tech has transformed the industry.

Meet Your Art Twin: A 400-Year-Old With an Oily Complexion

4 hours 31 min ago
Art museum selfies are getting more personal as visitors seek their doppelgängers in paintings and sculptures. A new feature in a Google app has made the trend explode.

Tech Tip: See Everything That Starts Up With Windows 7

4 hours 44 min ago
The free Autoruns utility offers a detailed view of the programs, services and other software that run automatically with Windows.

Google Sells A.I. for Building A.I. (Novices Welcome)

5 hours 46 min ago
With a new cloud-computing service, businesses can build their own artificial intelligence algorithms, even if they have little experience with the technology.

State of the Art: It’s Time for Apple to Build a Less Addictive iPhone

9 hours 46 min ago
Apple gave us the modern smartphone. Now, it can create a new take on the device by encouraging us to use it more deliberately — and a lot less.

Op-Ed Contributor: Facebook Doesn’t Like What It Sees When It Looks in the Mirror

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:51
But will Mark Zuckerberg be any good at social engineering?

YouTube Adds More Scrutiny to Top-Tier Videos

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:13
A policy update aims to prevent advertisements from appearing next to troublesome content.

22 Attorneys General Sue to Block Net Neutrality Repeal

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:43
Led by Eric Schneiderman of New York, the attorneys general said the rollback of so-called net neutrality rules were “arbitrary and capricious.”

Senate Democrats Push for a Net Neutrality Vote. Do They Have a Chance?

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:34
Even if Democrats win that vote, they will have trouble restoring internet rules that the Federal Communications Commission repealed in December.

Tech Tip: Sharing High-Resolution Photos by Email

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:51
You can shrink the size of a photo attachment to make the message smaller, but the picture quality is reduced as well.

Global Health: ‘Smart Thermometers’ Track Flu Season in Real Time

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:00
Can 500,000 thermometers transmitting 25,000 readings a day forecast the spread of flu more accurately than the C.D.C.?

Alexa, We’re Still Trying to Figure Out What to Do With You

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:08
Many people use digital assistants for the basics, like the weather forecast or music. It’s a long way from the digital home envisioned by their makers.

Tech Tip: Keeping Up With the Meltdown and Spectre Bugs

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:23
Companies have rushed to create patches for Meltdown and Spectre — two new major security vulnerabilities — but not everything has gone smoothly.

Graydon Carter, Ex-Editor of Vanity Fair, Invests in an App

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:00
The music producer Quincy Jones and the mogul Ron Meyer join Mr. Carter, who is now on ‘garden leave,’ in investing in an Instagram-style app called Zig.

Big Bets on A.I. Open a New Frontier for Chip Start-Ups, Too

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:12
Forty-five young companies are building processors just for artificial intelligence. At least five have raised more than $100 million from investors.

In Some Countries, Facebook’s Fiddling Has Magnified Fake News

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 03:00
Last fall, the online giant altered what people in six nations see. Established news sites said their web traffic declined, adding that more bogus stories were shared instead.

Everyone Is Getting Hilariously Rich and You’re Not

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 06:00
The revolution will be ushered in by young guys who are also cryptocurrency millionaires. Oh wait, they may be broke already.

Inside Uber’s $100,000 Payment to a Hacker, and the Fallout

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 19:39
How Uber grappled with a 2016 hack is under scrutiny and has cast a chill over how other companies deal with security threats.

Live Nation Settles Suit With Ticketing Start-Up, Buying Its Assets

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 18:29
The concert business giant announced that it settled with Songkick for $110 million and an additional undisclosed sum to acquire the company’s technology assets and patents.

State of the Art: The Difficulties With Facebook’s News Feed Overhaul

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:34
Facebook faces complex questions over its prioritization of “meaningful” content in the News Feed, including whether people want that kind of content in the first place.