Google Will Shut Down Google Plus After User Information Was Exposed
Google did not notify authorities of the vulnerabilities in Google Plus, which exposed the data of up to 500,000 users.
The New Health Care: That New Apple Watch EKG Feature? There Are More Downs Than Ups
The heart monitor should not be considered a medical device and reflects wider problems with health screens.
Tech Workers Now Want to Know: What Are We Building This For?
Tech employees concerned their products are being deployed for government surveillance or censorship are increasingly asking their employers how...
Bits: The Week in Tech: A Breach That Ripples Far Beyond Facebook
The hack of 50 million Facebook accounts affects logins on hundreds of other sites. Plus, two billionaires lost big, and another shared the wealth.
Inside the World of D.I.Y. Ammunition
Millions of weapons aficionados reload their own ammunition and cast their own bullets, acts of individualism that are hallmarks of the broader...
Update: Believe It or Not, Airport Bathrooms Are Getting Better (and Cleaner)
New technology that draws from user feedback is helping.
Why Is This Happening: Content for Humans About the Content of Humans
Spotify and Ancestry team up for that saliva sample sound.
Rifts Break Open at Facebook Over Kavanaugh Hearing
A prominent show of support from a Facebook executive for Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh as he faced assault claims has brought new turmoil to the company.
Tech We’re Using: Setting Up Your Tech on the Assumption You’ll Be Hacked
Sheera Frenkel, who writes about cybersecurity for The Times, explains how she safeguards her devices, and why passwords remain a weak link for...
Police Use Fitbit Data to Charge 90-Year-Old Man in Stepdaughter’s Killing
Anthony Aiello of San Jose, Calif., was charged in his stepdaughter’s death after her Fitbit showed her heart stopped beating while he was in her...
Senators Call for Federal Investigation of Children’s Apps
Two Democrats want the Federal Trade Commission to examine whether thousands of apps are violating a children’s online privacy law.
EBay Claims Amazon Illegally Tried to Poach Top Sellers
The auction site said it was tipped off to the situation by an eBay seller who had been contacted by Amazon.