What Is QAnon: Explaining the Internet Conspiracy Theory That Showed Up at a Trump Rally
Do you remember Pizzagate? It’s a little like that: a web of baseless conspiracy theories. And its supporters were highly visible at an event for...
Tech Fix: Autoplay Videos Are Not Going Away. Here’s How to Fight Them.
Videos that start without your consent are prominent across the web. Our tech columnist explains how the industry got here and what we can do.
Tech We’re Using: Gaza and Google Translate: Covering the Conflict When You Don’t Speak the Language
David M. Halbfinger, The Times’s Jerusalem bureau chief, found Google Translate useful in Israeli and Palestinian territory, but Waze sometimes...
Campaigns Enter Texting Era With a Plea: Will U Vote 4 Me ὤF ?
Welcome to the age of the political mass-text. Candidates in this year’s midterm elections are adding a new, hard-to-ignore tool to their arsenal.
Tech Tip: Find Recently Lost Files on Your Mac
Can’t locate that file you were working in a few days ago and can’t remember what you called it? Here are some places to look.
Data Breaches Keep Happening. So Why Don’t You Do Something?
News about leaks of personal information can lead consumers to believe that’s the new normal, but experts caution against such “breach fatigue.”
State of the Art: Stumbles? What Stumbles? Big Tech Is as Strong as Ever
Facebook’s earnings report sent tech stocks cratering. But don’t let that fool you: Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft are still on...
More Profits Could Send Apple Over $1 Trillion
Profits rose by nearly a third in the latest quarter, Apple said, news that could soon make the tech giant the first public company worth more than...
San Francisco Officials to Tech Workers: Buy Your Lunch
A proposed ordinance would ban employee cafeterias in new construction, encouraging tech workers to leave the office to buy their meals.
Facebook Has Identified Ongoing Political Influence Campaign
Facebook has identified a coordinated political influence campaign that includes stoking division around white supremacy and the Abolish ICE movement.
On the Runway: The Fight for the One-Piece Swimsuit Emoji
Why is the only bathing suit available in the emoji lexicon a polka-dot bikini? Two women have finally proposed an alternative. Not everyone is...
Tech Tip: How to Stop Facebook From Bringing Up Bad Memories
Before the social network makes automatic videos of your photos, tell it the names of the people you don’t wish to see in the clips.