- ‘Everyday Is Doomsday’: New Limits Give Chinese E-Gamers Whiplashby Paul Mozur and Elsie Chen on 26 September 2021 at 09:00
China has a complex relationship with video games. New government rules for minors have made it even more so.
- Inside Facebook’s Push to Defend Its Imageby Ryan Mac and Sheera Frenkel on 24 September 2021 at 21:50
Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive, has signed off on an effort to show users pro-Facebook stories and to distance himself from scandals.
- Germany Struggles to Stop Online Abuse Ahead of Electionby Adam Satariano on 24 September 2021 at 20:03
Despite having one of the world’s toughest laws against online hate speech and harassment, Germany has struggled to contain toxic content ahead of its Sept. 26 election.
- In Race for 5G, Alarm and Security Services Get Stuck in the Middleby Steve Lohr on 24 September 2021 at 14:08
Covid-19 shutdowns and chip shortages have made it more difficult to upgrade devices and meet a deadline set by AT&T.
- Mike Schroepfer, Facebook's C.T.O., to Step Down in 2022by Mike Isaac on 24 September 2021 at 12:45
Mike Schroepfer, who leads the company’s artificial intelligence and other technical efforts, said he planned to transition into a role as a senior fellow.
- Facebook Comments Can Get Media Firms Sued in Australiaby Oscar Schwartz on 24 September 2021 at 09:00
Australia’s top court has said media companies can be held liable for replies to their posts, prompting some to step back from the platform.
- E.U. Seeks Common Charger for All Phones, Hurting Appleby Elian Peltier on 23 September 2021 at 19:20
The push to make USB-C connectors standard on all mobile devices would primarily affect Apple, which uses proprietary technology for charging.
- These Apps Deliver Food and Miseryby Shira Ovide on 23 September 2021 at 17:11
We all want ice cream fast, but app delivery services make it too easy for us to ignore their true cost.
- It’s Possible to Be Too Richby Shira Ovide on 23 September 2021 at 17:09
For Big Tech companies, having endless money can hold them and us back.
- Maryana Iskander, Wikipedia's Next Leader, on Preventing Misinformationby Davey Alba on 23 September 2021 at 16:40
The online encyclopedia is often cited as a place that, on balance, helps combat false and misleading information.
- Worried About Your Teen on Social Media? Here’s How to Help.by Christina Caron on 23 September 2021 at 14:21
For kids, developing a healthier relationship with Instagram and other platforms can be tricky.
- What Will It Take for Electric Vehicles to Create Jobs, Not Cut Them?by Noam Scheiber on 23 September 2021 at 14:16
A report by a liberal think tank tries to quantify the potential employment gains and losses, concluding that subsidies will be crucial.
- James Mattis, Who Sat on Theranos Board, Testifies in Elizabeth Holmes Trialby Erin Griffith on 23 September 2021 at 11:37
Mr. Mattis, the former defense secretary, testified that board
- The Case of Gabby Petito and How it Captivated the Internetby Katherine Rosman on 22 September 2021 at 18:25
The disappearance of a 22-year-old woman sparked national interest, in large part because of the online sleuthing of amateur detectives.
- Upgrading? Here’s What You Can Do With an Old Mobile Device.by J. D. Biersdorfer on 22 September 2021 at 13:00
Before you retire that smartphone or tablet to the bottom of a drawer, there are ways to get more life out of it around the house.
- Shrink Facebook to Save the Worldby Shira Ovide on 21 September 2021 at 21:56
Facebook has been used as a tool for violence and abuse in country after country. Maybe it shouldn’t be everywhere.
- Google to Spend $2.1 Billion on Manhattan Office Buildingby Matthew Haag and Nicole Hong on 21 September 2021 at 21:55
The technology giant has built a sprawling campus on the West Side of Manhattan and has 12,000 employees in the city.
- Apple iPhone 13 Review: The Most Incremental Upgrade Everby Brian X. Chen on 21 September 2021 at 13:00
The new iPhone is 10 percent faster than the last one, and the photos are slightly better. In a word: Huh.
- Abortion Rights: OkCupid Features “Pro-Choice” Badgeby Valeriya Safronova on 21 September 2021 at 11:13
Users now have the option to add a “pro-choice” badge to their profiles.
- What a Fungus Reveals About the Space Programby Dennis Overbye on 21 September 2021 at 06:30
One thing’s for sure: Escaping the dung heap doesn’t come cheap.