Tech Tip: Smartphones That Get Too Darn Hot
Exposure to extreme temperatures can damage your device, so follow the manufacturer’s safety guidelines.
How to Log Off of Facebook Forever, With All Its Perks and Pitfalls
Closing your social media accounts can help protect your privacy, but it can also mean cutting yourself off from friends, family and opportunity.
De Grisogono Offers You a ‘Botler’
The jewelry house has created a Facebook Messenger application that gives advice on St. Moritz, Switzerland, one of its founder’s favorite...
Social Media Sleuths Fail Again: The London Attacker Who Wasn’t
On the dark side of digital platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Wikipedia, individuals’ misconceptions and outright falsehoods can overrun basic...
YouTube Advertiser Exodus Highlights Perils of Online Ads
A web giant promises to tighten its safeguards to avoid pairing ads with offensive content, but advertisers are not convinced.
C.I.A. Developed Tools to Spy on Mac Computers, WikiLeaks Disclosure Shows
Leaked details about the spy agency’s cyberweapons programs suggest the agency had developed spy tools for older Mac software, and had worked on a...
Congress Moves to Strike Internet Privacy Rules From Obama Era
The Senate voted to overturn regulations that required telecom companies to ask permission before tracking users’ behavior, beginning a repeal of...
Bits: Tech Roundup: Why Regulation Benefits (Yes, Benefits) Electric Cars
An argument can be made that governments can prod companies to innovate. The growing popularity of electric cars provides a case in point.
Tech Tip: Sorting Messages on Gmail
Google offers a few tools to organize your mail as it arrives in your in box so you can find the most important messages more easily.
North Korea Said to Be Target of Inquiry Over $81 Million Cyberheist
The U.S. attorney’s office in Los Angeles is said to be examining the extent to which the North Korea government aided the theft of $81 million...
Wheels: Self-Driving Cars Could Be Boon for Aged, After Initial Hurdles
More older adults are without children, and many live in suburbs where public transportation is not readily available. Self-driving cars might be a...
Smartwatches at a Crossroads, and Some Analysts are Optimistic
As second-generation pieces are introduced, hybrid versions with limited functionality are gaining favor.