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Facebook Says Cambridge Analytica Harvested Data of Up to 87 Million Users

Facebook Says Cambridge Analytica Harvested Data of Up to 87 Million Users

The Facebook chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, is expected to appear before multiple congressional committees.

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.

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.

Kevin’s Week in Tech: Let’s Check In on the Other Social Networks, Shall We?

Kevin’s Week in Tech: Let’s Check In on the Other Social Networks, Shall We?

Twitter reported a profit that was driven, in part, by its data licensing business — the part of Facebook’s business that got it into trouble.

In the World of Cryptocurrency, Even Good Projects Can Go Bad

In the World of Cryptocurrency, Even Good Projects Can Go Bad

Michael Luckow is one of the creators of the cryptocurrency start-up Envion. Despite its early promise, investors worry they have lost whatever money they put into the young company.

CES 2019: It’s the Year of Virtual Assistants and 5G

CES 2019: It’s the Year of Virtual Assistants and 5G

DJI's virtual-reality headset connected to a drone was among the thousands of products on display at the CES tech conference in Las Vegas.

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Team Up to Try to Disrupt Health Care

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Team Up to Try to Disrupt Health Care

Employees at an Amazon warehouse in Florence, N.J. The company will join forces with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase to try to improve health care.

Microsoft Buys GitHub for $7.5 Billion, Moving to Grow in Coding’s New Era

Microsoft Buys GitHub for $7.5 Billion, Moving to Grow in Coding’s New Era

A GitHub billboard being installed in San Francisco in 2014. Microsoft said on Monday that it would acquire the company for $7.5 billion.

Ireland’s Abortion Referendum Becomes a Test for Facebook and Google

Ireland’s Abortion Referendum Becomes a Test for Facebook and Google

Ireland’s abortion referendum on Friday has turned into a test of whether Facebook and Google can prevent foreign meddling from swaying the outcome.

Tech Giants Brace for Europe’s New Data Privacy Rules

Tech Giants Brace for Europe’s New Data Privacy Rules

Facebook’s London office. The social network has not rolled out certain products in Europe because they may violate the region’s privacy laws.

Apple and Samsung End Smartphone Patent Wars

Apple and Samsung End Smartphone Patent Wars

Apple and Samsung settled a seven-year legal fight over smartphone patents.

Can Sweatcoin, a Hot Fitness App, Keep You Off the Couch?

Can Sweatcoin, a Hot Fitness App, Keep You Off the Couch?

The Sweatcoin app uses an algorithm to verify users’ outdoor steps and issue points called “sweatcoins.” But the app often gives less credit than many people expect. When a reporter walked 3,559 steps, most of them outside, the app converted only 1,319 into sweatcoins.

Amazon Pushes Facial Recognition to Police. Critics See Surveillance Risk.

Amazon Pushes Facial Recognition to Police. Critics See Surveillance Risk.

Amazon promotes its facial recognition technology on the company’s website, saying that the service can track people in a video even when their faces are not visible.

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.

Uber Regains Its License to Operate in London, a Win for Its New C.E.O.

Uber Regains Its License to Operate in London, a Win for Its New C.E.O.

Uber has won many admirers, and detractors, in London. The Licensed Taxi Drivers’ Association has sponsored billboards to be driven around the British capital criticizing the company.

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

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

The newsroom of Página Siete, a Bolivian newspaper. Traffic to the publication’s website plunged by 20 percent after Facebook began testing a new version of its News Feed in Bolivia.


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