E-Waste Offers an Economic Opportunity as Well as Toxicity

E-Waste Offers an Economic Opportunity as Well as Toxicity

The treasured metals in e-waste, discovered particularly in circuit boards, are extra concentrated than in the most efficient mines. In 2016, the gold on this planet’s e-waste equaled greater than a tenth of the gold mined globally that 12 months. And but a lot of this treasure is solely reburied in landfills. Based on e-waste […]

Silicon Valley’s Giants Take Their Talent Hunt to Cambridge

Silicon Valley’s Giants Take Their Talent Hunt to Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE, England — When you step off the practice right here and stroll into town sq. exterior the railway station, you’ll not see the spires of King’s College Chapel or the turrets atop the Trinity Great Court. The University of Cambridge continues to be a cab trip away. But you will notice a stone and […]

Apple and Samsung End Smartphone Patent Wars

Apple and Samsung End Smartphone Patent Wars

SAN FRANCISCO — The smartphone patent wars are lastly over. Apple and Samsung settled a seven-year authorized combat on Wednesday, ending essentially the most outstanding case in a series of lawsuits over smartphone patents over the previous decade. The firms didn’t disclose the settlement quantity. A jury in May ordered Samsung to pay Apple $539 […]

We Have Reached Peak Screen. Now Revolution Is in the Air.

We Have Reached Peak Screen. Now Revolution Is within the Air.

The superb small-screen future There are two methods we might break our fevered habit to screens. First, we might want to attempt to use our telephones extra mindfully, which requires a mix of willpower and know-how. Help is on the way in which. For the final week, I’ve been utilizing Screen Time, one of many […]

Top Tech Companies Met With Intelligence Officials to Discuss Midterms

Top Tech Companies Met With Intelligence Officials to Discuss Midterms

SAN FRANCISCO — Eight of the tech business’s most influential firms, in anticipation of a repeat of the Russian meddling that occurred through the 2016 presidential marketing campaign, met with United States intelligence officers final month to debate preparations for this yr’s midterm elections. The assembly, which befell May 23 at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo […]

Microsoft Employees Protest Work With ICE, as Tech Industry Mobilizes Over Immigration

Microsoft Employees Protest Work With ICE, as Tech Industry Mobilizes Over Immigration

SAN FRANCISCO — In an open letter posted to Microsoft’s inner message board on Tuesday, greater than 100 workers protested the software program maker’s work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and requested the corporate to cease working with the company, which has been separating migrant mother and father and their kids on the border with […]

DealBook Briefing: Wall Street Should Look to Hollywood for Equality Tips

DealBook Briefing: Wall Street Should Look to Hollywood for Equality Tips

Also struggling a tariff hangover? The beer trade, which is fighting price increases on cans ensuing from the brand new penalties on aluminum imports. Elon Musk thinks Tesla has a saboteur Over the weekend, the automaker’s C.E.O. emailed employees warning of a “Tesla employee who had conducted quite extensive and damaging sabotage.” In the e-mail, […]

Google’s JD.com Deal Shows Silicon Valley Still Wants In on China

Google’s JD.com Deal Shows Silicon Valley Still Wants In on China

Get the DealBook newsletter to make sense of main enterprise and coverage headlines — and the power-brokers who form them.________ For Google, a half a billion is a drop within the bucket. But that cash might have an outsize affect on the American tech big’s capability to re-enter China. Google mentioned Monday that it would […]

How Apple’s Tim Cook Became Tech’s Top Diplomat

How Apple’s Tim Cook Became Tech’s Top Diplomat

Apple, in the meantime, has a cope with China’s largest telecom firm, China Mobile, giving it a direct channel to just about 900 million subscribers in China. The competitors to promote smartphones within the nation has turn into more and more intense, with a variety of different Chinese firms additionally providing high-end — however often […]

Apple and Oprah Winfrey Sign a Content Deal

Apple and Oprah Winfrey Sign a Content Deal

Apple and Oprah Winfrey have joined forces in a multiyear content material deal, the corporate introduced Friday. It is the most recent high-profile producing partnership for the know-how behemoth, which is at the moment creating TV sequence with writers and actors together with Reese Witherspoon, Kristen Wiig and M. Night Shyamalan because it ramps up […]