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Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:41:26 GMT
Hackers have discovered that one of the most central elements of online security — the mobile phone number — is also one of the easiest to steal.
To Sue Founder of Daily Stormer, a Neo-Nazi Site, First He Must Be Found
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:37:52 GMT
Andrew Anglin, publisher of The Daily Stormer, in an image from a YouTube video.
On Technology: How Hate Groups Forced Online Platforms to Reveal Their True Nature
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:08:04 GMT
Silicon Valley Flocks to Foiling, Racing Above the Bay’s Waves
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:11:43 GMT
Joey Pasquale, a 34-year-old tugboat captain, on his kitefoil. “Falling from four feet in the air at 40 miles an hour, the wipeouts are pretty spectacular,” he said. “I broke two ribs earlier this year.”
Tech Tip: Tunneling Though the Internet on Vacation
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:16:55 GMT
A virtual private network will not keep you safe from every online danger, but a good one can help protect your personal data when you’re traveling.
Out There: A Reverie for the Voyager Probes, Humanity’s Calling Cards
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:37:05 GMT
Tech Tip: Expanding the Windows Start Menu
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:56:18 GMT
If you miss the expansive Start screen introduced in Windows 8 (and retired shortly thereafter), you can revive it in Windows 10.
Front Burner: New App Tracks What’s In Season From Coast to Coast
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:56:00 GMT
The Seasonal Food Guide app gives background information on the produce and also recipes.
Wreckage of U.S.S. Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 21:47:14 GMT
The cruiser Indianapolis off Mare Island, Calif., on July 10, 1945, weeks before it was sunk by a Japanese torpedo. Researchers have found its wreckage.
Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Apple’s Big Media Bet and More Uber Drama
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:00:02 GMT
Two Times reporters discuss the latest events of the technology world, focusing this week on Apple, Uber and how tech companies took action against neo-Nazis.
Judge Says Waymo Can Tell Jurors That Uber Withheld Evidence
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:20:51 GMT
An Uber car equipped with self-driving technology in Pittsburgh last year. A trial between Uber and Waymo is one of the most important courtroom fights for the tech industry in years, and its outcome could affect the future of driverless car technology.
Infosys Chief Quits After Battle With Founders
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:22:11 GMT
Vishal Sikka has resigned as chief of Infosys, citing “a continuous drumbeat of distractions and negativity.”
Trilobites: Taking Photos Won’t Take You Out of the Moment, Study Suggests
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:21:37 GMT
Taking a photo during a solar eclipse in Indonesia in March 2016.
Tech Tip: Finding Your iPad Backup Files
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:15:12 GMT
If you opt to skip the cloud when it comes to backing up your iOS devices, you can store and manage the files through iTunes on your computer.
For Uber, a Quiet Investor Becomes a Sudden Thorn
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 04:15:31 GMT
Bill Gurley, Mitch Lasky, Eric Vishria, Matt Cohler and Peter Fenton outside of Benchmark’s offices in San Francisco.
A 2:15 Alarm, 2 Trains and a Bus Get Her to Work by 7 A.M.
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:33:10 GMT
Sheila James, a federal employee who works in public health, on her way to work in San Francisco, a commute that takes three hours.
Tech Tip: Creating PDF Files on Your Phone
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:00:52 GMT
Recent versions of the Android and iOS mobile operating systems let you make your own PDF files from emails, web pages and more.
The World’s Biggest Tech Companies Are No Longer Just American
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:10:06 GMT
Alibaba’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China. The company’s revenue has jumped by more than 50 percent from a year ago.
Hackers Briefly Take Over HBO Twitter Accounts
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:47:36 GMT
HBO’s offices in New York. It has dealt with several high-profile hacking attacks in August.
Using YouTube as an Accelerant for Video Games
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:11:11 GMT
A screen image from Hello Neighbor.