The Results of Your Genetic Test Are Reassuring. But That Can Change.
Laboratories frequently “reclassify” genetic mutations. But there is no reliable system for telling patients or doctors that the results of their...
U.S. Credit Card Giants Flout India’s New Law on Personal Data
As India develops new rules governing the data of its residents, global firms are the first target. Companies say they need more time to comply.
Facebook Hack Included Search History and Location Data of Millions
The company said Friday that a network breach was smaller than originally thought: 30 million profiles. But the hackers stole detailed information.
Infosys Built Its Global Machine With Indian Workers. Can It Adjust to Trump’s ‘Hire American’?
Doing significantly more work in the United States, as the company is being pressured to do, would require an overhaul of its business model and...
Tech Fix: The Google Pixel 3 Review: Phone’s Smarts Shine Through Its A.I.-Driven Camera
Hardware innovations? Nope. Instead, Google is emphasizing software improvements — particularly for images — with its newest Pixel smartphones.
How an Unlikely Family History Website Transformed Cold Case Investigations
Fifteen murder and sexual assault cases have been solved since April with a single genealogy website. This is how GEDmatch went from a casual side...
A Genocide Incited on Facebook, With Posts From Myanmar’s Military
With fake pages and sham accounts, the military targeted the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority group, said former military officials, researchers and...
M.I.T. Plans College for Artificial Intelligence, Backed by $1 Billion
The goal, said L. Rafael Reif, the president of M.I.T., is to educate “the bilinguals of the future.” Blackstone’s Steven A. Schwarzman is...
Why Some Amazon Workers Aren’t Happy About Their Raise
Last week the company was praised for increasing what it paid its warehouse workers. Now the company is explaining what that means for bonuses and...
Silicon Valley Investors Shunned Juul, but Back Other Nicotine Start-Ups
The willingness to back some nicotine start-ups while condemning others illustrates the delicate ethical dance that investors are trying to perform.
Yesterday in Styles: 2001: When the Internet Was, Um, Over?
After the 2000 dot-com crash and the Sept. 11 attacks, it seemed as if the era of cocky young Silicon Valley techies minting easy millions was over...
Facebook’s New Gadget Is a Video-Chat Screen With a Camera That Follows You
At a time when trust in its services is eroding, the social network introduced Portal and Portal Plus, its first major effort to build consumer...