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Net Neutrality Has Officially Been Repealed. Here’s How That Could Affect You.

Net Neutrality Has Officially Been Repealed. Here’s How That Could Affect You.

Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has long opposed net neutrality regulations, saying they impeded innovation.

Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: Another Huge Security Flaw

Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: Another Huge Security Flaw

Two security flaws linked to the chips that underpin most of the world’s computers has the even the biggest tech companies worried.

San Francisco’s Skyline, Now Inescapably Transformed by Tech

San Francisco’s Skyline, Now Inescapably Transformed by Tech

The new Salesforce Tower is visible from just about everywhere around San Francisco.

Police Identify Woman Who Wounded 3 at YouTube and Killed Herself; Motive Is Unclear

Police Identify Woman Who Wounded 3 at YouTube and Killed Herself; Motive Is Unclear

Four people were injured in an attack by a woman at the YouTube headquarters on Tuesday, the police in San Bruno, Calif., said.

After Fatal Uber Crash, a Self-Driving Start-Up Moves Forward

After Fatal Uber Crash, a Self-Driving Start-Up Moves Forward

Drive.ai plans to operate a fleet of autonomous taxis, including this blue and orange vehicle, in a limited area of Frisco, Tex., starting in July.

Delivering Amazon Packages to the Top of the World

Delivering Amazon Packages to the Top of the World

The main square of Leh, India, a Himalayan town where Amazon started offering doorstep delivery last fall.

How Companies Scour Our Digital Lives for Clues to Our Health

How Companies Scour Our Digital Lives for Clues to Our Health

Aaron Krolik, a software engineer in news technology at The New York Times, downloaded the Sharecare app and received this voice analysis message after he called Natasha Singer, a Times reporter.

Facebook’s Head of Communications and Policy Is Leaving Company

Facebook’s Head of Communications and Policy Is Leaving Company

Elliot Schrage, a Facebook vice president and confidante of chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, said on Thursday that he was leaving the social network.

With Finality, F.B.I. Opts Not to Share iPhone-Unlocking Method

With Finality, F.B.I. Opts Not to Share iPhone-Unlocking Method

Chairs reserved for a Congressional hearing on encryption in March. It remains unknown how an outside group demonstrated to the F.B.I. how to unlock an iPhone.

Facebook to Reorganize After Scrutiny Over Data Privacy

Facebook to Reorganize After Scrutiny Over Data Privacy

As Facebook’s chief product officer, Chris Cox will oversee key products, including the social network itself, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.

Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Virtual Currency Plans

Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Virtual Currency Plans

Alexander Nix oversaw Cambridge Analytica’s effort to develop its own virtual currency when he was the company’s chief executive.

What You Need to Do Because of Flaws in Computer Chips

What You Need to Do Because of Flaws in Computer Chips

Cade Metz, The New York Times's emerging technologies reporter, answered reader questions on Facebook Live, about two newly discovered security flaws that are almost universal.

Measuring and Managing Your Cellular Data Use

Measuring and Managing Your Cellular Data Use

Switching to a lower audio-quality setting in the Spotify mobile app can help you use less data when streaming over a cellular connection.

A Tough Task for Facebook: European-Type Privacy for All

A Tough Task for Facebook: European-Type Privacy for All

Facebook already offers a "privacy checkup" feature, but it has now promised to offer all of its users the same personal data protections that will be required by the European Union.

Silicon Valley’s Giants Take Their Talent Hunt to Cambridge

Silicon Valley’s Giants Take Their Talent Hunt to Cambridge

The world’s tech powers have moved to Cambridge, England — including Microsoft, in the building at left — snapping up engineers and researchers, particularly in the burgeoning field of artificial intelligence.

The Next Privacy Battle in Europe Is Over This New Law

The Next Privacy Battle in Europe Is Over This New Law

The tech industry is gearing up for a fight over the proposed ePrivacy Regulation, which protects the confidentiality of electronic communications. It is even stricter than the data privacy law that went into effect last Friday.


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