Bookmarks (1961)

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    A New York Clock That Told Time Now Tells the Time Remaining

    Metronome’s digital clock in Manhattan, has been reprogrammed to illustrate a critical window for action to...

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    U.S. Judge Temporarily Halts Trump’s WeChat Ban

    The order is a setback in the president’s efforts to block a Chinese social media app...

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    Trump Approves Deal Between Oracle and TikTok

    The approval delays President Trump’s threat to block a popular Chinese-owned social media app, while the...

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    Trump Says Deal Between Oracle and TikTok Has His ‘Blessing’

    The remarks suggested the Chinese-owned social media app may be allowed to continue to operate in...

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    In South Korea, Covid-19 Comes With Another Risk: Online Bullies

    The country’s extensive response has been praised around the world but has led to harassment and...

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    After Trump’s TikTok Ban, China Readies Blacklist of Foreign Companies

    Beijing issued rules that could allow it to halt exports, imports and investments by businesses accused...

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    ‘It’s So Essential’: WeChat Ban Makes U.S.-China Standoff Personal

    When downloads of the Chinese-owned messaging service are barred in the U.S. starting at midnight on...

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    Fox News Is Accused of Hiding George Soros’s Influence

    It’s a twist for the cable channel, which regularly airs criticism of the billionaire investor and...

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    Inside the Social World of Shift-Scheduling Apps

    There’s no such thing as remote restaurant work. But there is HotSchedules.

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    Facebook Tried to Limit QAnon. It Failed.

    The social network tried cracking down on the spread of the conspiracy theory and other extremist...

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    No, a Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Didn’t Partner With a Pro-Communist Chinese Group

    A Heritage Foundation investigation went viral on Thursday, but it conflated two nonprofits with the same...

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    Explaining Trump's Potential Ban on TikTok, WeChat: Q&A

    The Commerce Department announced that it was prohibiting downloads of WeChat and TikTok in U.S. app...

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    Trump Admin to Ban TikTok, WeChat From U.S. App Stores

    The Trump administration issued new rules Friday morning that will cripple the operation of two popular...

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    Don’t quit Facebook. Change laws.

    What to do if you think Facebook worsens misinformation and hate speech.

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    Computing Pioneers Endorse Biden, Citing Immigration

    They said the administration’s policies were driving away technology talent and could do long-term damage to...

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    Isolated Ballot Errors Do Not Equal a ‘Rigged Election’

    President Trump continued his assault on voting by mail, but printing and mailing errors are nothing...

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    TikTok Accepts Deal Revisions as Trump Prepares to Review Proposal

    The video app is also looking for a new chief executive and has talked to candidates...

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    The New Apple Watch Measures Your Blood Oxygen. Now What?

    Blood oxygen readings can be a useful indicator of wellness, but context is important — and...

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    One Family’s Remote-School Tale

    Like many parents, Valerie Cruz is dealing with a tough situation and making it work.

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    A Car Insurance Claim Estimate Before the Tow Truck Is Called

    Using algorithms, tech companies are helping insurers speed up the process after an accident, make it...

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    A New Ship’s Mission: Let the Deep Sea Be Seen

    A giant new vessel, OceanXplorer, seeks to unveil the secrets of the abyss for a global...

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    Backlash Grows to TikTok-Oracle Deal

    Senate Republicans and others criticized the latest plan to allow TikTok to continue operating in the...

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    China-Backed Hackers Broke Into 100 Firms and Agencies, U.S. Says

    In indictments against five Chinese nationals, the Justice Department described sophisticated attacks to hijack networks and...

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    Former Parody Account Was Early in Spreading False Rumors on Fires

    The rumors have overwhelmed local law enforcement agencies, leading them to plead with the public to...

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    No, a Molotov Cocktail Didn’t Start the West’s Wildfires

    Viral posts about a man who was arrested and accused of setting fires in Portland, Ore.,...

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    Snowflake More Than Doubles in Debut as Wall Street Embraces Tech IPOs

    The data storage company is among several prominent start-ups going public this year as the tech...

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    Oculus Quest 2 Review: Solid V.R. Headset, but Few Games

    The new $300 virtual-reality headset works well and feels comfortable. But good luck finding games that...

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    ‘Good Enough’ Rules the World

    The success of TikTok and Netflix shows that if you have enough eyeballs, mediocrity is totally...

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    A Chinese Billionaire Is Barred From Spending Over Unpaid Debts

    A court-ordered ban on first-class flights and vacations is a humbling turn of events for Chen...

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    Celebrities Plan an ‘Instagram Freeze,’ but Reaction Is Icy

    Stars including Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry and Mark Ruffalo said they would protest Facebook by...

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    Yoga Teachers Take On QAnon

    Online wellness influencers are pushing back against an influx of misinformation related to QAnon, the vast...

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    Driver Charged in Uber’s Fatal 2018 Autonomous Car Crash

    Investigators said the woman had been watching a video on her phone when the vehicle killed...

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    The Search for Life on Venus Could Start With Rocket Lab

    Rocket Lab may be able to send a small spacecraft to probe the clouds of Venus...

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    'Tenet' Didn't Bring Audiences Back to Movie Theaters. Now What?

    People aren’t going to the movies at anywhere close to the numbers that Hollywood hoped, prompting...

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    Coming This Fall: Return of the Video Game Console Wars

    Gamers are awaiting Sony’s PlayStation 5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Series X, though supply might be limited...

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    A Job That Isn’t Hard to Get in a Pandemic: Swindlers’ Helper

    Criminals are increasingly using people like Denise Newton to move their money, just as many have...

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    Apple Watch Is a Private Road

    With newer technologies, we risk losing the open highways that have defined our digital lives.

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    TikTok’s Proposed Deal Under Review by Trump Administration

    The Chinese-owned app designed a compromise to satisfy U.S. security concerns. The terms are now under...

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    Facebook Is Failing in Global Disinformation Fight, Says Former Worker

    The employee, who worked in a group dedicated to rooting out fake accounts, said executives ignored...

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    ByteDance's Need for a TikTok-Oracle Deal: China is Slowing

    ByteDance’s founder has long urged his employees to think beyond the world’s No. 2 economy, where...

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    TikTok Was a Wasted Opportunity

    The TikTok battle was a chance to debate big questions about technology and government. We missed...

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    Nvidia Buys Arm From SoftBank for $40 Billion

    The move gives Nvidia a way into mobile chips, but the acquisition is likely to face...

  • Oracle Chosen as TikTok’s Tech Partner, as Microsoft’s Bid Is Rejected

    The moves came as the clock ticks down on President Trump’s executive order to block the...

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    SoftBank Said to Be Near Deal to Sell British Chip Designer Arm

    A sale to Nvidia for more than $40 billion would net billions of dollars for the...

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    Europe Feels the Squeeze as Tech Competition Heats Up Between U.S. and China

    As the rapid pace of change mixes with national security issues, Europe’s role as a global...

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    The Woman Taking Over TikTok at the Toughest Time

    Vanessa Pappas is keeping a focus on the app’s community of creators and users as it...

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    For These Shows, Take a Hike

    If you participate in a sound walk and no one is there to applaud, does it...

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    Gig Work Is Risky for Apps, Too

    New and proposed laws and regulatory challenges threaten the business model of apps like Uber and...

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    False Rumors That Activists Set Wildfires Exasperate Officials

    Law enforcement agencies said claims on social media that antifascist activists had set fires on the...