Moguls and investors from the tech industry, which endorses housing relief, banded together to object to a plan for multifamily homes near their estates in Atherton, Calif.
Robots can’t think or feel, despite what the researchers who build them want to believe.
Many companies are navigating tough times better than investors had feared.
Did tech win the pandemic or not? We likely won’t be able to tell for a while.
Tech companies are slowing their frenetic hiring, but a combination of dominance and diversity is turning out to be — yet again — an overwhelming asset.
Our readers tell us about the surprising ways in which tech has helped them discover new worlds.
Emails sent to dozens of restaurants, including those with Michelin stars, threaten a barrage of one-star reviews unless owners pay.
Why a country known for blazing broadband and innovative devices remains tethered to a browser abandoned by most of the world long ago.
Under pressure from employees and supporters of reproductive rights, the company announced privacy changes for the post-Roe era.
Google is charging some small businesses for email and other apps after more than a decade of free use. Business owners say Google is being callous.
Possible U.F.O. sightings, A.I. breakthroughs and the Jan. 6 hearings all help us understand how hard it to grasp what is happening right in front of us.
A video producer claims he was fired after he complained that an obscure group based in the Sierra foothills dominated a business unit at Google.
Blake Lemoine, the engineer, says that Google’s language model has a soul. The company disagrees.
Silicon Valley is losing one of its most visible, outspoken and powerful women. Any gains have been incremental at best.
The addition of one of the most widely spoken Indigenous languages in the Americas could help public servants and health workers connect with their communities. (And by the way, ‘allinllachu’ means hello.)
In the absence of federal privacy legislation, the state’s law is considered among the nation’s strongest.
Nations are accelerating efforts to control data produced within their perimeters, disrupting the flow of what has become a kind of digital currency.
They moved from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and other countries for jobs in the technology industry. Now they are joined by friends fleeing war and repression.
Flush with cash, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Google are positioned to emerge from a downturn stronger and more powerful. As usual.
Artificial intelligence is being woven into an array of the company’s products. But the change — for now — is subtle.
Leaving room for disagreement is gracious, not timid.
The researchers are considered a key to the company’s future. But they have had a hard time shaking infighting and controversy over a variety of issues.
Federal privacy bills, security legislation and antitrust laws to address the power of the tech giants have all failed to advance in Congress, despite hand wringing and shows of bipartisan support.
The Digital Services Act would force Meta, Google and others to combat misinformation and restrict certain online ads. How European officials will wield it remains to be seen.
Tech companies’ power has “turbocharged” political division and requires government scrutiny, the former president said in a speech at Stanford University.
The former president has embarked on a campaign to warn that the scourge of online falsehoods has eroded the foundations of democracy.
The Justice Department is using antitrust law to charge employers with colluding to hold down wages. The move adds to a barrage of civil challenges.
The company’s first consumer protection lawsuit, filed Monday, claims a Cameroon man tricked would-be buyers using Gmail and other services.
Tech companies really want their employees to be happy — or at least less annoyed — about returning. So they’re providing concerts, food trucks and other perks.
New research finds companies are starting to rely less on the college filter in hiring. But it remains an obstacle to opportunity for many.
The president has brought innovation, jobs and growth. Still, resentments fester on the eve of the presidential election.
Apple and Google are pushing privacy changes, but a shift in digital tracking is giving some platforms a bigger advertising advantage.
The bill aims to compensate struggling news organizations, and follows similar moves by Europe and Australia.
The European Union is expected to finalize the Digital Markets Act, the most sweeping legislation to regulate tech since a European privacy law was passed in 2018.
For all the excitement around places like Austin and Miami, the biggest tech expansion has been in Canada’s largest city.
The Brazilian Supreme Court has vowed to fight disinformation ahead of this year’s presidential elections. Banning the popular messaging app is its most drastic step yet.
Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukraine’s youngest minister, has turned technology, cryptocurrency and social media into modern weapons of war.
Russian authorities and multinational companies have erected a digital barricade between the country and the West, erasing the last remnants of independent information online.
Russia’s attack may have you wondering what will happen if the conflict spills into cyberthreats beyond Ukraine’s borders. Here’s what you can do to ease your mind.
Google, Meta, Twitter, Telegram and others are levers in the conflict, caught between demands from Ukraine, Russia, the European Union and the U.S.
Consider the case of an online retail bully who appears to keep harassing his customers.
Antsy executives have a message for their employees: Plans to return to in-person work are real this time.
The embrace by some conservative influencers and conspiracy theorists is part of a broader effort to shift people away from Big Tech.
Even as they allow some employees to change how often they come into the office, tech companies are rapidly buying and leasing properties around the country.
Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft are expanding their reach over the rest of the economy.
It says it will give other companies plenty of time to adapt to changes to its Android software. Similar changes made by Apple affected big internet companies.
The bill would ensure that victims have the option of suing in federal, state or tribal court, depriving perpetrators of a secretive process that can weigh heavily in their favor.
As the largest computer networks continue to grow, some engineers fear that their smallest components could prove to be an Achilles’ heel.
The company formerly known as Facebook has hit major turbulence as it suffered its biggest one-day wipeout ever.
After Apple made it harder to track people on the internet, even tech giants felt the effects.