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Europe’s Margrethe Vestager Takes a Rare Step Toward Big Tech
The E.U.’s top antitrust regulator ordered Broadcom to halt specific practices while the bloc investigates possible anticompetitive activity.
Huawei Reports Stronger Sales Growth
A recovery in quarterly revenue suggests that the Chinese tech giant is weathering the Trump administration’s efforts to hobble it.
Save Some Popcorn for the Deal-Making Behind TV
Media companies merged to take on tech, and tech giants are producing media. Edmund Lee, a media reporter, has his eyes on what comes next.
What to Expect From Netflix Earnings
The streaming giant lost domestic subscribers for the first time earlier this year. But it doesn’t expect to disappoint in the third quarter.
Virgin Galactic Unveils Jumpsuit for Space Tourists
The outfits, which would look at home on the bridge of the starship Enterprise, come with a ticket to space that costs as much as $250,000.
Ad Giant Wins Over Disney With Big Data Pitch
After a “painful” earnings report, the advertising company Publicis trotted out what it knows about consumers in its “most important pitch of the year.”
Twitter Stands by Trump Amid Calls to Terminate His Account
Twitter said it would keep President Trump’s account live, despite pressure from Democrats to delete it.
If a Robotic Hand Solves a Rubik’s Cube, Does It Prove Something?
A five-fingered feat could show important progress in A.I. research. It is also a stunt.
ABC Apologizes for Showing Video From U.S. Gun Range in Report on Syria
The video appeared in a report on Turkish attacks in northern Syria. ABC News did not specify how the error had occurred.
AMC Theater Chain Gets Into Streaming With On-Demand Movies
AMC Entertainment dominates the cineplex business. Now it also wants to be a major player in home viewing.
Uber’s Layoff Total Rises Past 1,000 With Latest Cuts
A third round targeted 350 workers on Monday as the company struggles to reduce costs.
Fortnite Is Back, Ending Gamers’ Long Nightmare
After a black hole consumed everything in the game this weekend, the popular game was back online Tuesday, featuring a new map.
Warren Dares Facebook With Intentionally False Political Ad
The Democratic presidential candidate bought the ad to goad Facebook into removing misinformation in political ads, escalating her feud with the social network.
China’s Political Correctness: One Country, No Arguments
The Communist Party has spent decades preparing the people to defend a united homeland. Hong Kong’s protests show it has paid off.
Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Faces Exodus of Partners
Stripe, Mastercard, Visa and eBay said they were dropping out of the effort, a week after PayPal pulled out.
Does Your Toothbrush Have an App Yet?
New technology is creating some excitement in the formerly ho-hum world of dental care.
Uber Acquires Cornershop, a Grocery Delivery Start-Up
Although the growth of its core business has slowed, Uber is building its food and freight delivery services, among other ambitions.
The Week in Tech: Navigating the Chinese Minefield
American tech companies want access to customers in China. But they’re learning that can come with a lot of baggage.
Netflix Goes All Out to Wow Children as Streaming Wars Intensify
Faced with new competition like Disney Plus, the streaming service has quietly prepared a barrage of shows and movies for children and families.
After Sparring, NASA and SpaceX Declare a Shared Mission
The space agency’s administrator, Jim Bridenstine, met Elon Musk at SpaceX headquarters on Thursday to review progress toward launching NASA astronauts.
The Radical Guidebook Embraced by Google Workers and Uber Drivers
A book based on ideas associated with a labor group from the early 20th century has provided a blueprint for organizing without a formal union.
Apple Removes App That Helps Hong Kong Protesters Track the Police
Apple said it was removing the HKmap.live app, which was criticized by Chinese state media, because the Hong Kong authorities said protesters used it to attack the police.
2,200 Viewed Germany Shooting Before Twitch Removed Post
The live-streaming platform, owned by Amazon, has struggled to police content as it is posted.
Tech Giants Shift Profits to Avoid Taxes. There’s a Plan to Stop Them.
Countries have clashed in recent years over how — and where — to tax companies that operate across borders, particularly those that sell online.