Data Firm Tied to Trump Campaign Talked Business With Russians
Cambridge Analytica, a company that developed technology to target voters, has denied having connections to Russia. But evidence suggests otherwise.
How Trump Consultants Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions
Cambridge Analytica harvested personal information from a huge swath of the electorate to develop techniques that were later used in the Trump...
The Future of Time Warner, Coming Soon to a Court Near You
The talk in media circles is focused on what happens if the AT&T deal is stopped by the government and Time Warner is forced to go it alone.
Qualcomm’s Former Chairman Said to Explore Taking Company Private
Paul Jacobs, whose father had helped found Qualcomm, is considering taking the chip maker private after months of turmoil at the company.
Encounters: Karlie Kloss Teaches Teenage Girls How to Code
When she’s not jet-setting or hanging with Taylor Swift, the 25-year-old model runs a coding boot camp for young women.
The Rise and Fall of Elizabeth Holmes and the Black Turtleneck
When you wear the same thing every day, it stops being a shirt and becomes a symbol.
Kelp Farms and Mammoth Windmills Are Just Two of the Government’s Long-Shot Energy Bets
Thousands of entrepreneurs gathered near Washington this week for an annual government conference. On the agenda: Unusual solutions to major...
Tech Tip: How to Format Documents While Barely Lifting a Finger
Free dictation tools convert speech to text and several popular programs now let you add text styling and other formatting by voice command.
Bits: Kevin’s Week in Tech: Theranos, Fraud and the Failure to Fail
In this week’s tech newsletter, Kevin Roose discusses the fraud charges against Theranos, the smoke-and-mirrors biotech company.
Who’s Greener? California Housing Plan Splits Would-Be Allies
Legislation would allow more home building along transit routes to reduce gas-guzzling commutes. Some who support the goal have denounced the method.
Streaming Soon: A Fight Over AT&T, Time Warner, and the Future of TV
The Justice Department’s case to block AT&T’s $85 billion merger with Time Warner is set for trial next week, in one of the most anticipated...
Cyberattacks Put Russian Fingers on the Switch at Power Plants, U.S. Says
Over the last year, Russian hackers have gone from infiltrating business networks of energy, water and nuclear plants to worming their way into...