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Instagram Unveils a Bully Filter

Instagram Unveils a Bully Filter

Instagram, owned by Facebook, is expanding its anti-bullying initiative in an effort to rid the popular social media site of bullies.

Facebook to Reorganize After Scrutiny Over Data Privacy

Facebook to Reorganize After Scrutiny Over Data Privacy

As Facebook’s chief product officer, Chris Cox will oversee key products, including the social network itself, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.

Uber and Waymo Settle Trade Secrets Suit Over Driverless Cars

Uber and Waymo Settle Trade Secrets Suit Over Driverless Cars

Travis Kalanick, the former chief executive of Uber, leaving Federal District Court in San Francisco this week after testifying in the trial pitting the ride-hailing company against Waymo, the driverless car unit of Google’s parent company, Alphabet.

Tech Giants Feel the Squeeze as Xi Jinping Tightens His Grip

Tech Giants Feel the Squeeze as Xi Jinping Tightens His Grip

President Xi Jinping’s government is harnessing Chinese tech companies’ capital and knowledge to realize its goals for the country. Alibaba, the e-commerce giant, is helping cities like Hangzhou manage traffic.

AT&T Chief Says It Made a ‘Big Mistake’ Hiring Michael Cohen

AT&T Chief Says It Made a ‘Big Mistake’ Hiring Michael Cohen

Randall L. Stephenson, the chief executive of AT&T, said “hiring Michael Cohen as a political consultant was a big mistake.”

She Was No. 2 at Intel. Now She’s Taking Aim at the Chip Maker.

She Was No. 2 at Intel. Now She’s Taking Aim at the Chip Maker.

Renée James, Intel’s former president, is leading a new start-up, Ampere, that will sell chips to handle calculations in server computers.

Facebook Says Cambridge Analytica Harvested Data of Up to 87 Million Users

Facebook Says Cambridge Analytica Harvested Data of Up to 87 Million Users

The Facebook chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, is expected to appear before multiple congressional committees.

Facebook Takes the Punches While Rest of Silicon Valley Ducks

Facebook Takes the Punches While Rest of Silicon Valley Ducks

Last year lawyers for Facebook, Twitter and Google appeared in Congress to answer questions about foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election. But in the recent scandal over personal data, only Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg ended up testifying.

The Challenges of Closing the Digital Divide

The Challenges of Closing the Digital Divide

Mignon Clyburn, a member of the Federal Communications Commission, which is working to bring broadband to low-income individuals and rural areas.

Freed From the iPhone, the Apple Watch Finds a Medical Purpose

Freed From the iPhone, the Apple Watch Finds a Medical Purpose

Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer, discussing the Apple Watch at a 2016 media event in San Francisco.

How Do You Vote? 50 Million Google Images Give a Clue

How Do You Vote? 50 Million Google Images Give a Clue

Timnit Gebru led the research effort at Stanford University that analyzed 50 million images and location data from Google Street View, the street-scene feature of the online giant’s mapping service.

Sex Scandal Toppled a Silicon Valley Chief. Investors Say, So What?

Sex Scandal Toppled a Silicon Valley Chief. Investors Say, So What?

Mike Cagney was ousted as chief executive of Social Finance last year after questions about sexual misconduct. He has since raised $58 million for a new start-up.

Cleared of Spying for China, She Still Doesn’t Have Her Job Back

Cleared of Spying for China, She Still Doesn’t Have Her Job Back

An independent board ruled that the Commerce Department must reinstate Sherry Chen to her job at the National Weather Service, after a judge suggested that officials had buried exculpatory evidence.

Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference

Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference

President Trump cited tweets by Rob Goldman as proof that Russia’s disinformation campaign was about something other than giving him an election victory.

Good News: A.I. Is Getting Cheaper. That’s Also Bad News.

Good News: A.I. Is Getting Cheaper. That’s Also Bad News.

A drone made by a company called Skydio that can follow a person without human interaction
uses widely available parts and open-source software.

F.B.I. Clash With Apple Loosed a Torrent of Possible Ways to Hack an iPhone

F.B.I. Clash With Apple Loosed a Torrent of Possible Ways to Hack an iPhone

James B. Comey Jr., F.B.I. director. The government said earlier it had no way to get into a terrorist’s phone without Apple’s help.


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