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‘The Beginning of a Wave’: A.I. Tiptoes Into the Workplace

‘The Beginning of a Wave’: A.I. Tiptoes Into the Workplace

Holly Uhl, a manager at State Auto Insurance Companies in Columbus, Ohio, oversees an automation project for back-office tasks that saves an estimated 25,000 hours of human work a year.

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.

Sorry, Power-Lunchers. This Restaurant Is a Co-Working Space Now.

Sorry, Power-Lunchers. This Restaurant Is a Co-Working Space Now.

The start-up Spacious has turned 25 restaurants, including the Milling Room in Manhattan, into a co-working space during the day.

Dozens at Facebook Unite to Challenge Its ‘Intolerant’ Liberal Culture

Dozens at Facebook Unite to Challenge Its ‘Intolerant’ Liberal Culture

Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, told Congress this year that he wanted the company to “be a platform for all ideas.”

Los Angeles Accuses Weather Channel App of Covertly Mining User Data

Los Angeles Accuses Weather Channel App of Covertly Mining User Data

The Weather Channel app used tracking data not just for local forecasts but also for commercial purposes, the Los Angeles city attorney said in a lawsuit filed Thursday.

What You Need to Do Because of Flaws in Computer Chips

What You Need to Do Because of Flaws in Computer Chips

Cade Metz, The New York Times's emerging technologies reporter, answered reader questions on Facebook Live, about two newly discovered security flaws that are almost universal.

Tech Giants Brace for Europe’s New Data Privacy Rules

Tech Giants Brace for Europe’s New Data Privacy Rules

Facebook’s London office. The social network has not rolled out certain products in Europe because they may violate the region’s privacy laws.

Staying Safer on Public Networks

Staying Safer on Public Networks

You can usually see a website's verified security information by clicking the padlock icon in the browser's address bar.

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.

To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook

To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook

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.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note9: Too Much Phone for Most of Us

Samsung’s Galaxy Note9: Too Much Phone for Most of Us

The Samsung Galaxy Note9 has new features like the ability to convert the phone into a personal computer. It also has a bold new starting price: $999.99.

She Was No. 2 at Intel. Now She’s Taking Aim at the Chip Maker.

She Was No. 2 at Intel. Now She’s Taking Aim at the Chip Maker.

Renée James, Intel’s former president, is leading a new start-up, Ampere, that will sell chips to handle calculations in server computers.

YouTube Drops Online Star Logan Paul From Premium Advertising

YouTube Drops Online Star Logan Paul From Premium Advertising

Top YouTube stars like Logan Paul are known for pushing the envelope with outlandish behavior.

F.B.I. Clash With Apple Loosed a Torrent of Possible Ways to Hack an iPhone

F.B.I. Clash With Apple Loosed a Torrent of Possible Ways to Hack an iPhone

James B. Comey Jr., F.B.I. director. The government said earlier it had no way to get into a terrorist’s phone without Apple’s help.

Flurry of Lawsuits Filed to Fight Repeal of Net Neutrality

Flurry of Lawsuits Filed to Fight Repeal of Net Neutrality

Eric Schneiderman, New York State’s attorney general, is leading a lawsuit to block the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality regulations.

Google-Facebook Dominance Hurts Ad Tech Firms, Speeding Consolidation

Google-Facebook Dominance Hurts Ad Tech Firms, Speeding Consolidation

An attendee at Google’s annual conference for software developers in May in Mountain View, Calif. The number of independent ad tech firms has fallen in recent years as Google and Facebook dominate.


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