Trilobites: An 8th Planet Is Found Orbiting a Distant Star, With A.I.’s Help
A Google neural network analyzed data collected by NASA and helped astronomers detect another planet around a star some 2,500 light years away.
Why Net Neutrality Was Repealed and How It Affects You
The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules. Here’s what you need to know.
Ford Chooses a Detroit Base to Take On Silicon Valley
The automaker, long absent from the city proper, will create a hub there for work on self-driving and electric cars.
F.C.C. Repeals Net Neutrality Rules
In a 3-to-2 vote along party lines, the agency scrapped Obama-era rules meant to protect an open internet.
Tech Tip: Drawing on the Desktop
If you don’t have a tablet or touch-screen device for your artwork, you can use an add-on pen and tablet to sketch on your computer.
Disney Makes Deal for 21st Century Fox, Reshaping Entertainment Landscape
The acquisition of most of Rupert Murdoch’s entertainment empire makes Disney a true streaming competitor to services like Netflix and Amazon.
AT&T and Union Reach Accord on Job Protection for Workers
Under the deal, 20,000 wireless employees would get better pay and job protection. The union will push for the company’s acquisition of Time Warner.
Uber Under Criminal Investigation, Justice Dept. Confirms in Letter to Court
A document made public in court on Wednesday is a first acknowledgment by federal authorities of a criminal investigation into the ride-hailing...
Ajit Pai Nears His Biggest Win With Net Neutrality Repeal
Erasing the Obama-era internet rules on Thursday would help secure Mr. Pai’s reputation as one of the most efficient F.C.C. leaders in decades.
Tech Fix: The Biggest Tech Failures and Successes of 2017
Epic failures this year exposed your personal data to hackers, wasted your money on unnecessary or ethically dubious products and fed you...
Facebook Says Little Evidence of Russian Meddling in ‘Brexit’ Vote
The social media giant’s statement came in response to questions from the British Parliament, but a minister called Facebook’s answer insufficient.
Tech We’re Using: Busting the Myths About A.I. Invading Our Lives
Cade Metz, a technology reporter for The Times, assesses the pitfalls of A.I. and the possibilities that Skynet will rule us.