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Panicking About Your Kids’ Phones? New Research Says Don’t
A growing number of academics are challenging assumptions about the negative effects of social media and smartphones on children.
Please Stop Big Tech, Small Rivals Tell Lawmakers
Until Friday, few executives had complained in public about how Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook hurt their businesses.
This Is the Guy Who's Taking Away the Instagram Likes
Adam Mosseri, chieftain of Instagram, wants to keep the platform a safe, special space. That means learning from the mistakes of its parent company: Facebook.
Trillion-Dollar Company: Google Reaches Milestone in Market Value
The internet search giant became the fourth tech company — after Apple, Amazon and Microsoft — to reach the market milestone.
Avoiding Carsickness When the Cars Drive Themselves
If the future lets people focus on work instead of driving during the daily commute, many of us will have to conquer motion sickness to read memos (or tweets). Researchers are working on some fixes.
An Old Army Myth That Went Unchallenged for Too Long
A Times reporter explains how he started investigating a gulf war-era tale of artillery superiority and its questionable origins.
Does the F.B.I. Need Apple to Hack Into iPhones?
There are tools to crack into the phones at the center of a new dispute over encryption. But the F.BI. says it still needs Apple’s aid.
Peacock Streaming: What to Expect From NBC's New Service
Comcast, a late convert to streaming, is distinguishing itself from Netflix and other competitors by embracing ads.
In Huawei Battle, China Threatens Germany ‘Where It Hurts’: Automakers
VW, Daimler and BMW sell more cars in China than anywhere else and many already cooperate with Huawei — a dependency Beijing is not shy to exploit.
U.S. and Iran Are Trolling Each Other — in China
On Chinese social media, where diplomatic rows rarely break into view, people have watched with fascination as the two countries’ embassies trade barbs.
What’s in (and Not in) the U.S.-China Trade Deal
The agreement includes some wins for President Trump, but implementing and enforcing the deal could be difficult.
Bricks Alive! Scientists Create Living Concrete
“A Frankenstein material” is teeming with — and ultimately made by — photosynthetic microbes. And it can reproduce.
Want Your Personal Data? Hand Over More Please
A new California privacy law gives consumers the right to see and delete their data. But getting access often requires giving up more personal details.
A Myth That Won’t Die About a Gulf War Weapon, and Why It Matters
Pentagon leaders have repeated a tall tale about artillery that was used against Iraqi troops during Desert Storm. For the Army, the fiction began right at the very top.
Apple Takes a (Cautious) Stand Against Opening a Killer’s iPhones
The Silicon Valley giant is preparing for a legal fight over encryption, even as it works to reduce tensions with the Justice Department.
Tech Bro Uniform Meets Margaret Thatcher. Disruption Ensues.
A new exhibition in San Francisco makes art out of the Patagonia vest, the former prime minister of England and … Salesforce?
Grindr and OkCupid Spread Personal Details, Study Says
Norwegian research raises questions about whether certain ways of sharing of information violate data privacy laws in Europe and the United States.
Russians Hacked Ukrainian Gas Company at Center of Impeachment
The timing and scale of the attacks suggest the Russians may be looking for the same kind of damaging information on Joe Biden that President Trump wanted from Ukraine, security experts say.
Oyo Scales Back as SoftBank-Funded Companies Retreat
The Indian hospitality start-up is losing hotel rooms and has stepped back from more than 200 cities as part of a broader pullback by firms financed by SoftBank.
Welcome to India, Mr. Bezos. Here’s an Antitrust Complaint.
India opened a formal investigation into Jeff Bezos’ Amazon and its leading rival, Flipkart, just before his first visit in five years.
Where Trails Are for Skating, Not Hiking
It’s a skater’s dream: icy forest mazes and long, winding paths through winter landscapes. In Quebec, Canada, the dream is real.
How the Police Use Facial Recognition, and Where It Falls Short
Records from Florida, where law enforcement has long used the controversial technology, offer an inside look at its risks and rewards.
The Decimation of Local News Has Lawmakers Crossing the Aisle
Lawmakers from both parties blame companies like Facebook and Google for the struggles of local newspapers.
Los Angeles Rethinks Taxis as Uber and Lyft Dominate the Streets
The cab business is down 75 percent in less than a decade. The plan is to make taxis a lot more like their app-hailed rivals.
‘Techlash’ Hits College Campuses
Facebook, Google and other major tech firms were every student’s dream workplaces. Until they weren’t.