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In the World of Cryptocurrency, Even Good Projects Can Go Bad

In the World of Cryptocurrency, Even Good Projects Can Go Bad

Michael Luckow is one of the creators of the cryptocurrency start-up Envion. Despite its early promise, investors worry they have lost whatever money they put into the young company.

Facebook Gains Status in China, at Least for a Moment

Facebook Gains Status in China, at Least for a Moment

Facebook has registered a subsidiary in the Chinese city of Hangzhou. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, has assiduously courted the authorities in China, where the social networking service is blocked.

Emergency Braking Was Disabled When Self-Driving Uber Killed Woman, Report Says

Emergency Braking Was Disabled When Self-Driving Uber Killed Woman, Report Says

The police in Tempe, Ariz., speaking to the media after an autonomous Uber vehicle fatally struck a pedestrian in March.

Declining Android’s Automatic Correction Help

Declining Android’s Automatic Correction Help

Many versions of the Android operating system allow you to disable automatic corrections and other keyboard features in the Language & Input settings.

Farhad’s Week in Tech: Netflix Is a Monster, and Apple’s HomePod Arrives Soon

Farhad’s Week in Tech: Netflix Is a Monster, and Apple’s HomePod Arrives Soon

An episode of Netflix’s “Stranger Things 2” featuring, from left, Gaten Matarazzo, Noah Schnapp, Winona Ryder and Sadie Sink.

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.

The Spanish Town That Runs on Twitter

The Spanish Town That Runs on Twitter

Jun, with a population of 3,500, has turned to Twitter to help it provide many public services.

Qualcomm Scraps $44 Billion NXP Deal After China Inaction

Qualcomm Scraps $44 Billion NXP Deal After China Inaction

Qualcomm has been awaiting regulatory approval from China to complete its $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors.

Sharing High-Resolution Photos by Email

Sharing High-Resolution Photos by Email

The Gmail app for Android displays a photo's size when you attach it to a message so you can make sure you are using a high-resolution image.

E.U. Fines Google $5.1 Billion in Android Antitrust Case

E.U. Fines Google $5.1 Billion in Android Antitrust Case

An antitrust fine against Google underlines how European authorities are aggressively pushing for stronger regulation of the digital economy on a variety of issues.

Apple Cuts Revenue Forecast Because of Slow iPhone Sales in China

Apple Cuts Revenue Forecast Because of Slow iPhone Sales in China

An Apple store in Beijing. In a letter to shareholders, Apple’s chief executive, Timothy D. Cook, said poor sales in China had forced the company to reduce expectations for its most recent quarter.

Germany Acts to Tame Facebook, Learning From Its Own History of Hate

Germany Acts to Tame Facebook, Learning From Its Own History of Hate

At a Facebook deletion center in Berlin, the agents, who work for a third-party firm, remove illegal hate speech from the social network.

The Week in Tech: Facebook Is Disinvited From July Fourth Barbecues

The Week in Tech: Facebook Is Disinvited From July Fourth Barbecues

A woman in Seattle said she had recently deleted her Facebook account — not because of the company’s role in the 2016 presidential election but because Facebook, which is led by Mark Zuckerberg, made her feel bad about herself.

Uber Shareholders Including Kalanick Loosen Grip With Sales of Stock

Uber Shareholders Including Kalanick Loosen Grip With Sales of Stock

An Uber driver center in the Bronx. Travis Kalanick, Uber’s former chief executive, was said to have sold nearly one-third of his shares for about $1.4 billion.

New Privacy Rules Could Make This Woman One of Tech’s Most Important Regulators

New Privacy Rules Could Make This Woman One of Tech’s Most Important Regulators

Helen Dixon, Ireland’s data protection commissioner, will soon gain vast new authority to investigate and fine an array of technology giants with regional headquarters in Ireland.

Police Identify Woman Who Wounded 3 at YouTube and Killed Herself; Motive Is Unclear

Police Identify Woman Who Wounded 3 at YouTube and Killed Herself; Motive Is Unclear

Four people were injured in an attack by a woman at the YouTube headquarters on Tuesday, the police in San Bruno, Calif., said.


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