Washington State University warns 1 million about stolen hard drive containing personal data
Washington State University sent letters earlier this month to 1 million people warning them they could be at risk of identity theft after a hard...
Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit as C.E.O.
More than 1,000 workers supported a petition asking the company’s board to bring back the former chief in an active role.
Social Q’s: How Do I Get Off the Mailing List ... of a Family Member?
Also: a co-worker who hugs; a longtime best friend who wants a (big) loan; and a graduation announcement after a long silence.
What Facebook's new mission can and can't fix
Facebook is focusing on community, but a new direction won't make fake news, live murders, and hate speech go away.
Toys Now Have Digital Eyes---Some Cool, Some Creepy
With the help of small LCD screens, digitally animated eyes are giving once-stoic toys—from race cars to Cabbage Patch Kids—a highly expressive...
Facebook Has New Vision Beyond 'Connecting,' and It Thinks Groups Are Key
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg took a step toward defining a new vision for the social-media company as it grapples with how to handle...
Uber Ex-CEO Travis Kalanick Knew of Stolen Google Files
Former Uber Technologies Chief Executive Travis Kalanick knew an engineer had allegedly stolen Google files before hiring the engineer last year,...
Trump Promises Telecom Executives Less Red Tape
President Donald Trump on Thursday told technology and telecom executives the government will tackle federal regulations they consider too...
Tesla Explores Possibility of Manufacturing Cars in China
Tesla said it is exploring with government officials in Shanghai the possibility of opening a manufacturing facility to build electric vehicles for...
Tesla in Talks to Set Up Electric Car Factory in Shanghai
The company said foreign production was needed to make its models more affordable overseas. Its plan for a plant would require a Chinese partner.
Bits: Daily Report: Lessons From the Tumult at Uber
Travis Kalanick’s fall is instructive about the way the Silicon Valley start-up machine functions and the power venture capitalists still exercise.
Tech Tip: Trading in a Briefcase for a Drive in the Sky
The old Windows Briefcase tool for syncing files has been retired, but you can still keep your files up-to-date, with or without the web.