- Tesla Sales Slow as the Pandemic Hobbles Productionby Jack Ewing on 3 July 2022 at 02:25
The decline in deliveries by the electric carmaker in the second quarter was the first drop since the beginning of 2020. The main culprit was factory shutdowns in China.
- Mark Zuckerberg Prepares Meta Employees for a Tougher 2022by Mike Isaac and Sheera Frenkel on 1 July 2022 at 23:07
In an internal meeting this week, Mr. Zuckerberg said the tech giant was facing one of the “worst downturns that we’ve seen in recent history.”
- Google Says It Will Delete Location Data When Users Visit Abortion Clinicsby Nico Grant on 1 July 2022 at 22:03
Under pressure from employees and supporters of reproductive rights, the company announced privacy changes for the post-Roe era.
- Father of Technoblade, YouTube Minecraft Star, Says His Son Has Diedby Amanda Holpuch on 1 July 2022 at 21:43
He read his son’s final message on the YouTube channel where the 20-something had entertained more than 11 million subscribers with Minecraft gameplay and wry commentary. The title: “so long nerds.”
- TikTok tells Republican senators how it plans to keep American data away from China.by David McCabe on 1 July 2022 at 19:40
“We know we are among the most scrutinized platforms from a security standpoint,” the video app’s chief executive wrote.
- Uber Safety Report Says Sexual Assaults Down but Rate of Traffic Deaths Upby Kellen Browning on 1 July 2022 at 00:18
The company’s second safety report, delayed by the pandemic, is part of a campaign to assure customers that its rides are not dangerous.
- Crypto Crash Widens Divide Between Rich and Amateur Tradersby David Yaffe-Bellany on 1 July 2022 at 00:13
No cryptocurrency investor has been spared the pain of plunging prices. But the fallout from more than $700 billion in losses is far from even.
- Can Dual-Use Solar Panels Provide Power and Share Space With Crops?by Ellen Rosen on 30 June 2022 at 19:39
Companies like BlueWave are betting on it. But the technology has its critics.
- Post-Roe, Her Facebook Group Went Viralby Shira Ovide on 30 June 2022 at 18:43
Veronica Risinger made a little online spot for neighbors to share information on abortion. Then 30,000 people joined.
- On NBC’s ‘Dancing With Myself,’ TikTok-Like Dances Meet Network TVby Margaret Fuhrer on 30 June 2022 at 14:00
“Dancing With Myself,” on NBC, shows the deep influence of the dance challenge on popular culture, even as its hold on TikTok has loosened.
- Why Deleting Your Period Tracker Won’t Protect Your Privacyby Kashmir Hill on 30 June 2022 at 13:50
Tweets telling women to do that went viral after Roe v. Wade was overturned, but experts say other digital data are more likely to reveal an illegal abortion.
- Substack Is Laying Off 14% of Its Staffby Benjamin Mullin on 29 June 2022 at 19:44
The newsletter start-up discussed raising funding last year but abandoned the plan after the market for venture investments cooled.
- F.C.C. Commissioner Pushes Apple and Google to Remove TikTokby David McCabe on 29 June 2022 at 18:11
Brendan Carr, a Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission, said he was concerned that the Chinese-owned app could provide Beijing with access to the data of Americans.
- Our Data Is a Curse, With or Without Roeby Shira Ovide on 29 June 2022 at 17:31
There is so much digital information about us out there that we can’t possibly control it all.
- Over 360 newspapers have closed since just before the start of the pandemic.by Isabella Simonetti on 29 June 2022 at 14:30
The same pace — about two closures per week — was occurring before the pandemic.
- Use That Everyday A.I. in Your Pocketby J. D. Biersdorfer on 29 June 2022 at 13:00
Artificial intelligence powers more apps on your mobile devices than you may realize. Here’s how to take advantage of the technology — or turn it off.
- The Accidental Media Critics of YouTubeby Adlan Jackson on 29 June 2022 at 09:00
One of the most popular genres of videos online is to comment on other videos online. Are they comedians or media critics?
- The Work of Online Volunteersby Shira Ovide on 28 June 2022 at 17:00
Moderators’ work on Reddit and Facebook is crucial but not paid. We should be creative in how we compensate them.
- NASA to Launch Capstone, a 55-Pound CubeSat to the Moonby Kenneth Chang on 28 June 2022 at 12:15
NASA has grandiose plans for sending astronauts back to the moon. Those start with a microwave-size private spacecraft about to lift off.
- Icons of Italian Automotive Style Struggle to Go Electricby Jack Ewing and Federico Borella on 27 June 2022 at 09:00
Ferrari and Lamborghini are trying to design battery-powered cars that inspire the same devotion as their costly internal combustion models.