Verizon and AT&T to Limit Sales of Cellphone Location Data
The change is being made after the system was used to track people without their consent.
Amazon Is Urged to Bar the Sale of Its Facial Recognition Technology to Police
Some Amazon shareholders say the technology raises privacy concerns. The company joins other big tech firms coming under increasing scrutiny for...
Elon Musk Accuses Tesla Employee of Sabotage
In an email to workers, he said the operation was “quite extensive and damaging” at a time when the automaker was scrambling to ramp up production.
Tech Tip: How to Back Up Your Android Phone
Google saves your settings and some app content to its cloud, but third-party programs may give you a more complete backup.
Huawei’s New Front in the Global Technology Cold War: Australia
The Chinese telecom giant fears U.S. skepticism over the security of its products will spread to countries that have long been dependable customers.
IBM Unveils System That ‘Debates’ With Humans
Under development for six years, IBM Debater reflects a push toward machines that talk like humans. But it may have to work on getting to the point.
Google’s Diversity Efforts, Charted
The technology company is struggling to move the needle when it comes to increasing diversity in the workplace. Here are some charts.
How Apple’s Tim Cook Became Tech’s Top Diplomat
Caught in the trade fight between Washington and Beijing, Mr. Cook, the company’s chief executive, has become something of an envoy while trying to...
Tech Tip: Two Tools to Protect Privacy Online
Virtual private networks and ad blockers shield you in different ways, and can work together.
Google, Rebuilding Its Presence in China, Invests in Retailer JD.com
Its search engine has been blocked in the country for years, but the company is looking for other ways to be part of the flourishing internet scene...
Advertising: Mobile Apps Are Musts for Most Brands, as Long as Users Like Them
Apps have become a critical part of companies’ financial strategies, but people are getting savvier about them and less forgiving if they think...
Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor’s Office
Gaming disorder is being recognized for the first time by the World Health Organization. But of the few treatment options available, most are...