YouTube Adds More Scrutiny to Top-Tier Videos
A policy update aims to prevent advertisements from appearing next to troublesome content.
Senate Democrats Push for a Net Neutrality Vote. Do They Have a Chance?
Even if Democrats win that vote, they will have trouble restoring internet rules that the Federal Communications Commission repealed in December.
22 Attorneys General Sue to Block Net Neutrality Repeal
Led by Eric Schneiderman of New York, the attorneys general said the rollback of so-called net neutrality rules were “arbitrary and capricious.”
Tech Tip: Sharing High-Resolution Photos by Email
You can shrink the size of a photo attachment to make the message smaller, but the picture quality is reduced as well.
Global Health: ‘Smart Thermometers’ Track Flu Season in Real Time
Can 500,000 thermometers transmitting 25,000 readings a day forecast the spread of flu more accurately than the C.D.C.?
Alexa, We’re Still Trying to Figure Out What to Do With You
Many people use digital assistants for the basics, like the weather forecast or music. It’s a long way from the digital home envisioned by their...
Tech Tip: Keeping Up With the Meltdown and Spectre Bugs
Companies have rushed to create patches for Meltdown and Spectre — two new major security vulnerabilities — but not everything has gone smoothly.
Graydon Carter, Ex-Editor of Vanity Fair, Invests in an App
The music producer Quincy Jones and the mogul Ron Meyer join Mr. Carter, who is now on ‘garden leave,’ in investing in an Instagram-style app...
Big Bets on A.I. Open a New Frontier for Chip Start-Ups, Too
Forty-five young companies are building processors just for artificial intelligence. At least five have raised more than $100 million from investors.
In Some Countries, Facebook’s Fiddling Has Magnified Fake News
Last fall, the online giant altered what people in six nations see. Established news sites said their web traffic declined, adding that more bogus...
Everyone Is Getting Hilariously Rich and You’re Not
The revolution will be ushered in by young guys who are also cryptocurrency millionaires. Oh wait, they may be broke already.
Inside Uber’s $100,000 Payment to a Hacker, and the Fallout
How Uber grappled with a 2016 hack is under scrutiny and has cast a chill over how other companies deal with security threats.