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Apple unveils new privacy features, digital IDs and changes to FaceTime. (www.nytimes.com) 06/08/2021 12:06 AM Apple’s privacy push has put the company at odds with rivals. Despite protests from some corners of Silicon Valley, Monday’s announcements show that Apple has doubled down on privacy features.
Jeff Bezos Will Fly Aboard Blue Origin’s First Human Trip to Space (www.nytimes.com) 06/07/2021 03:44 PM Mr. Bezos and his brother, Mark, will be on board when his rocket company launches its first human spaceflight next month, shortly after he steps down as chief executive of Amazon.
YouTube Isn’t the Music Villain Anymore (www.nytimes.com) 06/08/2021 12:20 PM YouTube seems to have shown that it’s possible to both upend an industry and help make it stronger.
Farewell, Millennial Lifestyle Subsidy (www.nytimes.com) 06/08/2021 02:51 PM The price for Ubers, scooters and Airbnb rentals is going up as tech companies aim for profitability.
What to Know About the Newest iPhone and Android Software (www.nytimes.com) 06/09/2021 05:09 PM Apple and Google have unveiled phone features designed for an era of hybrid remote and in-person work.
Ohio’s attorney general wants Google to be declared a public utility. (www.nytimes.com) 06/08/2021 04:54 PM If Google were declared a so-called common carrier like a utility company, it would prevent the company from prioritizing its own products, services and websites in search results.
China Still Buys American DNA Equipment for Xinjiang Despite Blocks (www.nytimes.com) 06/11/2021 03:00 AM The U.S. government has long tried to prevent the sales over concerns about rights abuses and surveillance. Documents show those efforts have failed.
Tech Shakes Up the Supermarket (www.nytimes.com) 06/09/2021 12:20 PM Technology is changing our lives in one of the most ordinary places in America.
Are Tech’s Wealthiest Men Worth Their Pay? (www.nytimes.com) 06/11/2021 04:01 PM The mood about technology has soured more recently, but bosses’ paychecks have mostly remained unscathed.
Hasta la vista, estilo de vida milénial (www.nytimes.com) 06/11/2021 10:03 AM Las empresas de tecnología necesitan ser rentables y han empezado a sincerar sus tarifas: comida a domicilio, viajes en Uber, hospedajes de Airbnb ahora empiezan a costar más
Justice Dept. Watchdog to Investigate Seizure of Democrats’ Data (www.nytimes.com) 06/11/2021 08:32 PM Democrats denounced the Trump administration’s seizure of lawmakers’ data as an abuse of power and called on Republicans to back the congressional inquiry.
Lawmakers, Taking Aim at Big Tech, Push Sweeping Overhaul of Antitrust (www.nytimes.com) 06/11/2021 05:23 PM A bipartisan group of House members introduced five bills targeting Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.
In Leak Investigation, Tech Giants Are Caught Between Courts and Customers (www.nytimes.com) 06/11/2021 09:40 PM Apple, under fire for turning over the data of two lawmakers to the Trump Justice Dept., said it did so unknowingly, while Google fought a request for New York Times data because it related to a corporate client.
Graeme Ferguson, Filmmaker Who Helped Create Imax, Dies at 91 (www.nytimes.com) 06/07/2021 03:00 PM He partnered with friends to produce stunning original technology that would give movie viewers an immersive, stadium-like experience.
Didi Chuxing, a ride-hailing behemoth in China, reveals I.P.O. papers. (www.nytimes.com) 06/10/2021 08:18 PM The company said it intended to finance an expansion.
Bitcoin and Encryption: A Race Between Criminals and the F.B.I. (www.nytimes.com) 06/12/2021 11:17 AM The F.B.I. scored two major victories, recovering a Bitcoin ransom and tricking lawbreakers with an encryption app. But criminals may still have the upper hand.
Dartmouth Medical School Drops Cheating Case Against Students (www.nytimes.com) 06/10/2021 06:51 PM The Ivy League school said it was dismissing allegations that students had looked up online course materials during remote exams.
An Interview With Hito Steyerl About Her Pompidou Center Show (www.nytimes.com) 06/09/2021 11:14 AM The German artist’s new exhibition at the Pompidou Center in Paris examines, with bitter humor, how digital technology shapes life offline.
Electronic Arts, a Video-Game Maker, Is Hacked (www.nytimes.com) 06/11/2021 06:53 AM The hacker or hackers claimed to have stolen important source code for the 2021 edition of the popular soccer game FIFA, as well as data related to a gaming creation engine called Frostbite.
Uber and Lyft Ramp Up Efforts to Shield Business Model (www.nytimes.com) 06/09/2021 05:00 AM Gig economy companies are backing state laws in New York and elsewhere that would cement drivers’ status as contractors in exchange for a union.
Tech Forgets About the Needs of the 99% (www.nytimes.com) 06/10/2021 12:24 PM Tech is now for all of us, and yet the tech companies keep focusing on the nerds who want fancy gadgets.
Young Creators Are Burning Out and Breaking Down (www.nytimes.com) 06/09/2021 10:00 AM Many people who have found fame on TikTok are struggling with mental health issues.
Netflix Online Shop to Sell Products Tied to Shows Like 'Lupin' (www.nytimes.com) 06/11/2021 12:43 AM You streamed it. Now you can buy it at Netflix.shop, a new site that will offer everything from a “Lupin” side table to a “Yasuke” clock.
Widespread Internet Outage Affects Major Websites (www.nytimes.com) 06/08/2021 09:39 AM The sites of the British government, The New York Times and Twitter were among those that were briefly inaccessible for some users.
How Microsoft Is Ditching the Video Game Console Wars (www.nytimes.com) 06/11/2021 02:24 PM Known for the Xbox, Microsoft has been diversifying away from boxy hardware in favor of reaching millions more new gamers.
U.S. Seizes Share of Ransom From Hackers in Colonial Pipeline Attack (www.nytimes.com) 06/08/2021 12:31 PM Investigators traced 75 Bitcoins worth more than $4 million through nearly two dozen cryptocurrency accounts.
Google Seeks to Break Vicious Cycle of Online Slander (www.nytimes.com) 06/10/2021 03:01 PM In response to Times articles, the search giant is changing its algorithm, part of a major shift in how Google polices harmful content.
Why All the Fury at Apple? (www.nytimes.com) 06/07/2021 12:44 PM Some developers are sick of Apple being a dictator. Apple says it’s protecting us. Let’s dissect this.
Biden Revokes and Replaces Trump Order That Banned TikTok (www.nytimes.com) 06/09/2021 07:02 PM The new order calls for a broader review of a number of foreign-controlled applications that could pose a security risk to Americans and their data.
Google Pays $270 Million to Settle Antitrust Charges in France (www.nytimes.com) 06/07/2021 02:22 PM The tech giant, which is facing similar scrutiny in the U.S., also said it would make changes to increase transparency of its online ad systems.
Bitcoin Is Actually Traceable, Pipeline Investigation Shows (www.nytimes.com) 06/09/2021 11:32 PM The F.B.I.’s recovery of Bitcoins paid in the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack showed cryptocurrencies are not as hard to track as it might seem.
New York Turns to Smart Thermometers for Disease Detection in Schools (www.nytimes.com) 06/07/2021 12:08 PM The technology company Kinsa will distribute as many as 100,000 internet-connected thermometers through the city’s elementary schools.
Flying Car Makers Want to Build ‘Uber Meets Tesla in the Air’ (www.nytimes.com) 06/12/2021 04:42 PM Inside Silicon Valley’s 10-year quest to make soaring above a crowded city street as easy as calling an Uber.

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