Tech Fix: Wireless Charging Is Here. So What Is It Good For?
The technology, also known as magnetic induction, is a relatively new feature for powering iPhones and popular Android phones. Most people don’t...
Priyanka Chopra Is a Tech Investor, Too
The actor just made her second start-up investment, in dating app Bumble. Her investments will skew heavily toward companies with an element of...
Honda to Invest in Cruise, G.M.’s Venture in Self-Driving Cars
The Japanese automaker will take a $750 million stake and commit $2 billion over 12 years in the race to develop fully autonomous vehicles.
National Theater in London Offers Glasses With Live Subtitles
To help those with hearing problems, speech is shown in real time on the lenses. The technology will be available free during the 2019 season.
THIS IS A TEST: Cellphones Across the U.S. Will Get a ‘Presidential Alert’
The alert, at 2:18 p.m. Wednesday, will be the first nationwide test of a wireless emergency alert system, designed to warn of a major threat, like...
On Technology: Apple Used to Know Exactly What People Wanted — Then It Made a Watch
The Apple Watch is hardly a failure, but its sluggish takeoff reveals the cracks in the company’s mythology.
Facebook Hack Puts Thousands of Other Sites at Risk
Ten years ago, the social network introduced a password system that connected it to a broad swath of the internet. Now we are seeing the downside.
State of the Art: Why You Shouldn’t Use Facebook to Log In to Other Sites
Facebook offered a convenient and secure way to sign up for online services. A major hack shows it failed at its one job.
Amazon to Raise Minimum Hourly Wage to $15 for All U.S. Workers
The hike includes Whole Foods employees and part-time workers, and the company also said it would lobby the federal government for a higher minimum...
Tesla Reports an Upturn in Car Production
The improvement is welcome news for a company that has been rocked by upheaval since Elon Musk, its chief executive, unveiled an abortive buyout plan.
State of the Art: Silicon Valley’s Keystone Problem: ‘A Monoculture of Thought’
In a satirical new novel, a former Google executive identifies the technology industry’s chief issue: its narrow engineering-focused bubble.
Unraveling a Tesla Mystery: Lots (and Lots) of Parked Cars
Groups of new vehicles are being detected in unexplained locations across the country. Evidence being posted online has raised questions about...