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Looking Through the Eyes of China’s Surveillance State

Looking Through the Eyes of China’s Surveillance State

Paul Mozur, a New York Times reporter, tried on a pair of facial recognition glasses in a train station in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou. He said they were not exactly slick or all that functional.

A.I. Researchers Are Making More Than $1 Million, Even at a Nonprofit

A.I. Researchers Are Making More Than $1 Million, Even at a Nonprofit

Artificial intelligence experts are commanding eye-popping salaries. Including a signing bonus, OpenAI paid its top researcher, Ilya Sutskever, more than $1.9 million in 2016.

A Former Top Wall Street Regulator Turns to the Blockchain

A Former Top Wall Street Regulator Turns to the Blockchain

Gary Gensler, a senior lecturer at the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management, at the M.I.T. Media Lab. Mr. Gensler, once one of the top financial regulators in the Obama administration, will teach a class on the blockchain in the fall.

How FireEye Helped Facebook Spot a Disinformation Campaign

How FireEye Helped Facebook Spot a Disinformation Campaign

FireEye, a cybersecurity company in Milpitas, Calif., tipped off Facebook to a vast disinformation campaign with ties to Iran.

Snap to Tweak Snapchat’s Redesign After Users Complain

Snap to Tweak Snapchat’s Redesign After Users Complain

Late last year, Snapchat began separating chats and stories from friends from the content of media properties. Its parent company said the redesign was a major reason for a disappointing earnings report on Tuesday.

Apple Policy on Bugs May Explain Why Hackers Would Help F.B.I.

Apple Policy on Bugs May Explain Why Hackers Would Help F.B.I.

Security flaws in Apple devices are prized by hackers.

Judge in Apple Case Seen as Unfazed by Stress, Even a Plane Crash

Judge in Apple Case Seen as Unfazed by Stress, Even a Plane Crash

Firemen working through the remains of a twin engine Cessna that crashed into the home of Judge Sheri N. Pym in Claremont, Calif, in 2003.

Amazon Chooses 20 Finalists for Second Headquarters

Amazon Chooses 20 Finalists for Second Headquarters

Indianapolis made the list of finalists, which favored cities in the Midwest, South and on the East Coast.

Tesla the Car Is a Household Name. Long Ago, So Was Nikola Tesla.

Tesla the Car Is a Household Name. Long Ago, So Was Nikola Tesla.

The inventor Nikola Tesla around 1896. Tesla died a poor man in 1943 at age 86, but thanks to Elon Musk and his electric car company, “now he’s getting his due,” a biographer said.

Declining Android’s Automatic Correction Help

Declining Android’s Automatic Correction Help

Many versions of the Android operating system allow you to disable automatic corrections and other keyboard features in the Language & Input settings.

Apple’s WWDC 2018 Live: Apple Still Wants to Be Different

Apple’s WWDC 2018 Live: Apple Still Wants to Be Different

Timothy D. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, opens the company’s annual conference for developers in San Jose, Calif. on Monday.

Kevin and Farhad’s Week in Tech: Did the ‘Techlash’ Matter?

Kevin and Farhad’s Week in Tech: Did the ‘Techlash’ Matter?

Apple, led by Timothy D. Cook, focused on fixing up what’s under the hood of its software at its annual developers’ conference this week.

A Wrinkle in Time Keeping

A Wrinkle in Time Keeping

The Time Zone Override controls in the iOS settings can stop your calendar appointments from shifting to the local time when you travel.

Iranian Authorities Block Access to Social Media Tools

Iranian Authorities Block Access to Social Media Tools

Protesters outside the Iranian Embassy in London. The government in Tehran has blocked access to Telegram, a messaging app with millions of users in Iran.

Freed From the iPhone, the Apple Watch Finds a Medical Purpose

Freed From the iPhone, the Apple Watch Finds a Medical Purpose

Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer, discussing the Apple Watch at a 2016 media event in San Francisco.

Emergency Braking Was Disabled When Self-Driving Uber Killed Woman, Report Says

Emergency Braking Was Disabled When Self-Driving Uber Killed Woman, Report Says

The police in Tempe, Ariz., speaking to the media after an autonomous Uber vehicle fatally struck a pedestrian in March.


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