Don’t want to pay $1,900 for a Peloton bike, plus a subscription fee for classes? Here are ways to reduce the cost of using tech to exercise at home.
The electronic Chinese yuan is now being tested in cities such as Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing. No other major power is as far along with a homegrown digital currency.
Older adults living alone often lack access or an understanding of technology, and many are unsure how to sign up for an appointment.
Narc-narc, who’s there?
An online spreadsheet with an anonymous minder tabulates Xi Jinping’s crackdown on speech.
A proposal released by the acting chairwoman of the commission is an attempt to close the digital divide.
While much has been made of tech’s unwillingness to work with the Pentagon, start-ups are still plumbing the industry’s decades-long ties to the military.
Sherry Turkle is best known for exploring the dysfunctional relationships between humans and their screens. She takes on a new focus — herself — in her memoir, “The Empathy Diaries.”
The money, aimed at low-income households, is part of an effort to bridge the access gap to broadband connectivity amid the pandemic.
The 11-month-old audio social network is compelling. It also has some very grown-up problems.
The move plunges the social network into the post-coup politics of the roiled nation, after years of criticism over how Myanmar’s military had used the site.
Google and Facebook have objected to a law that will require them to pay media outlets for content. But the legislation won’t protect the businesses it aims to help.
The technology, Wi-Fi 6, is designed to reduce congestion from devices. We put it to the test.
A federal judge’s ruling can allow the state to go ahead with its law while a lawsuit works its way through the courts.
Key senators and corporate executives warned at a hearing on Tuesday that the “scope and scale” of the hacking of government agencies and companies, the most sophisticated in history, were still unclear.
As the military seized power again, the generals moved quickly to take the country offline, criminalize online dissent and block social media.
It’s the economy, stupid.
The agreement means users and publishers in Australia can once again share links to news articles, after Facebook had blocked the practice last week.
A fast-growing market for digital art, ephemera and media is marrying the world’s taste for collectibles with cutting-edge technology.
While her daughter was hospitalized, one mother built more room for our national grief.
A simple explainer to the newest, buzziest social media app around.
First-time buyers have the tech-smarts and now the tools to do all or part of their purchase online, sometimes even before seeing their new houses in person.
“Computer glasses” are a booming category, thanks to increased screen time, but scientists say they don’t do much.
Critical thinking, as we’re taught to do it, isn’t helping in the fight against misinformation.
With Australia moving to make the tech companies pay for news, Facebook said it would block news links in the country while Google has struck deals to pay publishers.
Is political technopessimism our new future?
Corey Quinn has made it his business to understand Amazon’s cloud-computing charges and have some fun at the company’s expense.
Sick of boring grids of heads? A new crop of start-ups aims to bring some serendipity and spark to remote meetings.
The questions are bigger than whether Trump should have been suspended.
Try getting into Garfield variants: remixes of the original strips that testify to the internet’s limitless invention.
Government antitrust lawsuits have created openings for numerous private cases against Big Tech, with more expected to come. If successful, the cases could cost them dearly.
After being cut off by Amazon and other tech giants, Parler worked for weeks to find a way to get back on the internet.
The 11-month-old app has exploded in popularity, even as it grapples with harassment, misinformation and privacy issues.
The characteristics of a rhombus. The limits of parental authority. Gratitude.
A vote on a bill this week is part of a movement that could cost Apple and Google billions of dollars. State legislatures are becoming the fight’s new front.
In his latest Netflix docu-series, the director of foundational works like “Paradise Lost” turned his lens to the fans and web sleuths who are changing the stakes of true crime.
Slate Star Codex was a window into the psyche of many tech leaders building our collective future. Then it disappeared.
Civil society groups say a proposed measure to limit online expression and privacy rights could lead to mass arrests of those who criticize the military government.
Nadire Atas trashed the reputations of dozens of people. On Tuesday, she was charged by the Toronto police with harassment and other offenses.
The social network, which has a history of cloning its competitors, has started working on an audio chat product.
The platform’s problems in the country offer a stark example of the difficulty of adhering to its free-speech principles amid government worries over its influence.
The legacies of John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie offer hints about what could be next for Amazon’s founder.
New Yorkers with tech skills were appalled when they tried to make vaccine appointments for older relatives. They knew there was a better way.
New online tools and an array of remote classes and programs are ramping up education and training for adults.
Bitcoin and even Dogecoin, which began as a playful experiment, are soaring in value as billionaires, companies and celebrities promote the digital currencies.
The move, which applies to anti-vaccine posts unrelated to Covid as well, targets unpaid posts to the site and particularly Facebook pages and groups.
The Amazon founder prepares to step back just as Washington turns up the heat on the mega-retailer and cloud company.
The president of Microsoft says “absolutely not” — at least when it comes to his company.
“Managing up” while you work from home can foster positive relationships with those above you, and give your career a boost.
Health agencies and hospitals are using different formulas to allocate the coronavirus shots, exacerbating disparities in vaccine access.