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In a Shift in Driverless Strategy, Uber Deepens Its Partnership With Toyota

In a Shift in Driverless Strategy, Uber Deepens Its Partnership With Toyota

Uber owns a sizable fleet of Volvo cars carrying its self-driving technology. The ride-hailing company is now deepening a partnership with Toyota around driverless cars.

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.

A Cute Toy Just Brought a Hacker Into Your Home

A Cute Toy Just Brought a Hacker Into Your Home

Researchers recently found the Furby Connect’s Bluetooth connection could be hijacked by hackers, letting them turn on the doll’s microphone and speak to children.

Amazon Wants to Disrupt Health Care in America. In China, Tech Giants Already Have.

Amazon Wants to Disrupt Health Care in America. In China, Tech Giants Already Have.

Gong Xiangyang, left, head of the radiology department at Zhejiang Provincial People’s Hospital, watching outside of a CT scanning room. The personal investment fund of the Alibaba founder Jack Ma has invested in a company working with the hospital to use artificial intelligence in lung screenings.

How Technology Transforms the World of Comic Books

How Technology Transforms the World of Comic Books

George Gene Gustines, an editor in graphics and video at The New York Times, has a comics room at home. He has been writing about comics for nearly two decades.

Gatekeepers or Censors? How Tech Manages Online Speech

Gatekeepers or Censors? How Tech Manages Online Speech

The tech companies’ approach to Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist, exposed how unevenly tech companies enforce their rules.

‘The Beginning of a Wave’: A.I. Tiptoes Into the Workplace

‘The Beginning of a Wave’: A.I. Tiptoes Into the Workplace

Holly Uhl, a manager at State Auto Insurance Companies in Columbus, Ohio, oversees an automation project for back-office tasks that saves an estimated 25,000 hours of human work a year.

Asking Siri to Play a Newscast

Asking Siri to Play a Newscast

Ask the Siri assistant, “Give me the news,” and the software offers up a National Public Radio newscast or the option to switch to other sources.

Apple, Capitalizing on New Tax Law, Plans to Bring Billions in Cash Back to U.S.

Apple, Capitalizing on New Tax Law, Plans to Bring Billions in Cash Back to U.S.

Inside a building at Apple’s new headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. The company said Wednesday that it planned a $350 billion contribution to the American economy over the next five years.

Huawei and ZTE Hit Hard as U.S. Moves Against Chinese Tech Firms

Huawei and ZTE Hit Hard as U.S. Moves Against Chinese Tech Firms

Huawei made a big push in the United States with a new smartphone this year, but that was derailed when AT&T, appearing to bow to government security concerns, walked away from a deal to sell the phone.

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.

Thermostats, Locks and Lights: Digital Tools of Domestic Abuse

Thermostats, Locks and Lights: Digital Tools of Domestic Abuse

In training sessions on domestic violence and technology, people have started asking about how to handle the use of connected home devices in abuse situations, said Erica Olsen, director of the Safety Net Project at the National Network to End Domestic Violence.

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.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note9: Too Much Phone for Most of Us

Samsung’s Galaxy Note9: Too Much Phone for Most of Us

The Samsung Galaxy Note9 has new features like the ability to convert the phone into a personal computer. It also has a bold new starting price: $999.99.

Ingress Has the World as Its Game Board

Ingress Has the World as Its Game Board

R.M. Harman, who goes by the nickname Auros, was at Prospect Park in Brooklyn last month to play Ingress. He traveled there from San Francisco.

Keeping Coffee Off the Keys

Keeping Coffee Off the Keys

If you're lucky, a lid on your beverage can help stem the tide, but if liquid spills out, turn off the laptop immediately.


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