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To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 04:18:26 GMT
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, faces renewed questions about why the social network didn’t catch the Russian activity earlier or do more to stop it.
Bitcoin Thieves Threaten Real Violence for Virtual Currencies
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:32:09 GMT
Advertising: Google Chrome Now Blocks Irksome Ads. That’s a Good Thing, Right?
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:32:07 GMT
When Google updated Chrome last week, it effectively banned some of the kinds of ads web users find most annoying.
Why A.I. Researchers at Google Got Desks Next to the Boss
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:02:49 GMT
Overstock.com’s headquarters near Salt Lake City. The company’s research operation, OLabs, sits directly outside the chief executive’s office.
Tech Tip: Finding Closed-Caption Content Online
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:00:16 GMT
Many streaming video providers offer movies and television shows with embedded text descriptions for those who cannot hear the words being spoken.
Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:29:38 GMT
President Trump cited tweets by Rob Goldman as proof that Russia’s disinformation campaign was about something other than giving him an election victory.
Yevgeny Prigozhin, Russian Oligarch Indicted by U.S., Is Known as ‘Putin’s Cook’
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:51:05 GMT
Yevgeny V. Prigozhin, left, serving dinner to President Vladimir V. Putin in Moscow in 2011, when Mr. Putin was prime minister.
Tech Tip: Creating a Point of Return for Windows
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:00:16 GMT
While it does not back up personal data, Microsoft’s System Restore feature saves a snapshot of your Windows settings for emergencies.
Bits: Farhad’s Week in Tech: Netflix Gets a Star, and Google’s Conflicted Ad Blocker
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:00:13 GMT
As Netflix lures top producers like Ryan Murphy, cable viewers — and not the cord cutters — are the ones missing out, more and more, on television’s biggest shows.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Tyranny of Convenience
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:30:31 GMT
N.B.A. Stars Get Into the Hollywood Game
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:56:02 GMT
Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors started an entertainment company, Thirty Five Media, in April.
Tech Tip: Using Microsoft Apps on a Chromebook
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:00:24 GMT
If you have a device running the Chrome OS but prefer Microsoft Office to Google Docs, you don’t have to change your ways much.
F.C.C. Watchdog Looks Into Changes That Benefited Sinclair
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:00:26 GMT
Ajit Pai, the F.C.C. chairman, has moved aggressively to relax media ownership rules.
As the Streaming Wars Heat Up, Ryan Murphy Cashes In
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:44:41 GMT
Ryan Murphy’s roughly $300 million with Netflix is the latest sign of how streaming companies have disrupted traditional Hollywood and driven up prices for stars and series creators.
White Collar Watch: Should Congress Create a Crypto-Cop?
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:26:10 GMT
Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies.
Tech We’re Using: This Valentine’s Day, Considering Tech That Keeps Couples Together
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:45:53 GMT
What’s particularly misleading about online dating, says Daniel Jones, the Modern Love editor, is how everyone on the site is trying to seduce you. “They’re trying to seduce everyone. They’re all saying, ‘Date me!’”
Op-Ed Contributors: Don’t Let Criminals Hide Their Data Overseas
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 23:37:21 GMT
Data cables in a server room in Australia.
Tech Tip: Sampling Twitter (Without an Account)
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:22:37 GMT
You can keep an eye on what people are talking about on Twitter even if you prefer to skip the apps and stick to a flip phone or a web browser.
Trilobites: How Cockroaches Crash Into Walls and Keep Going
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:14 GMT
Scientists found that the tough exteriors of cockroaches help them keep moving without losing much momentum when they bump into things.
Broadcom Now Seeking Fewer of Qualcomm’s Board Seats
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:32:56 GMT
Hock Tan, the chief executive of Broadcom, said his company’s decision to seek fewer seats on Qualcomm’s board was a bid to provide “continuity” after an eventual takeover.