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On Russia, Facebook Sends a Message It Wishes It Hadn’t

On Russia, Facebook Sends a Message It Wishes It Hadn’t

Facebook posts were an important tool for Russians trying to subvert the 2016 presidential election, federal prosectors said last week.

At Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive Behavior

At Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive Behavior

Uber employees are said to have filed complaints about racial and other comments made by Barney Harford, the chief operating officer. “I am humbled and grateful for the feedback I received, which has been eye-opening,” he said in a statement.

‘The Business of War’: Google Employees Protest Work for the Pentagon

‘The Business of War’: Google Employees Protest Work for the Pentagon

Thousands of Google employees have signed a letter to Sundar Pichai, the company’s chief executive, protesting Google’s role in a program that could be used to improve drone strike targeting.

How Net Neutrality Actually Ended Long Before This Week

How Net Neutrality Actually Ended Long Before This Week

A rally supporting federal rules on net neutrality outside the Capitol in Washington in February. Their repeal took effect on Monday, but the dominance of tech giants had already tilted the internet.

Inside Amazon Go, a Store of the Future

Inside Amazon Go, a Store of the Future

A row of gates guards the entrance to Amazon Go.

Facebook and Google Struggle to Squelch ‘Crisis Actor’ Posts

Facebook and Google Struggle to Squelch ‘Crisis Actor’ Posts

A video that said David Hogg, a survivor of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, was a paid actor became a No. 1 trending video on YouTube this week.

Google Makes Its Special A.I. Chips Available to Others

Google Makes Its Special A.I. Chips Available to Others

One of Google’s tensor processing units, a new kind of chip that Google said on Monday it would allow other companies to access through its cloud-computing service.

Mark Zuckerberg Has a Message: Facebook Will Keep Building

Mark Zuckerberg Has a Message: Facebook Will Keep Building

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, addressed the company’s F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif., on Tuesday. He expressed a commitment to protecting users’ data.

Sharing High-Resolution Photos by Email

Sharing High-Resolution Photos by Email

The Gmail app for Android displays a photo's size when you attach it to a message so you can make sure you are using a high-resolution image.

In Screening for Suicide Risk, Facebook Takes On Tricky Public Health Role

In Screening for Suicide Risk, Facebook Takes On Tricky Public Health Role

Facebook called Courtney Davis, left, a telecommunications operator at the Police Department in Rock Hill, S.C., about a man who was live-streaming a suicide attempt, helping Sgt. Bruce Haire find him.

Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Virtual Currency Plans

Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Virtual Currency Plans

Alexander Nix oversaw Cambridge Analytica’s effort to develop its own virtual currency when he was the company’s chief executive.

Nintendo’s Switch Brings Some Magic Back

Nintendo’s Switch Brings Some Magic Back

The Nintendo Switch, which players tested at the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles this year, has helped turn the company around.

How Russian Spies Hid Behind Bitcoin in Hacking Campaign

How Russian Spies Hid Behind Bitcoin in Hacking Campaign

A Justice Department indictment revealed how Russian operatives used Bitcoin to facilitate a 2016 hacking campaign. Bitcoin is mined by hundreds of computers, as shown here.

Facebook to Reorganize After Scrutiny Over Data Privacy

Facebook to Reorganize After Scrutiny Over Data Privacy

As Facebook’s chief product officer, Chris Cox will oversee key products, including the social network itself, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.

Rise of Bitcoin Competitor Ripple Creates Wealth to Rival Zuckerberg

Rise of Bitcoin Competitor Ripple Creates Wealth to Rival Zuckerberg

Chris Larsen, a co-founder of the Ripple virtual currency, at Ripple’s headquarters in San Francisco. He briefly became the world’s fifth richest person on Thursday as the value of Ripple has soared.


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