Xiaomi, a Chinese Technology Darling, Slumps After I.P.O.

Xiaomi, a Chinese Technology Darling, Slumps After I.P.O.

HONG KONG — Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker, fell about four % in its buying and selling debut in Hong Kong on Monday, in a sluggish begin for the primary of what could also be a slew of Chinese expertise firms promoting shares to the general public there in coming months. The firm, which makes […]

Amazon Is Used to Promote White Supremacist Merchandise and Views, Report Says

Amazon Is Used to Promote White Supremacist Merchandise and Views, Report Says

Two nonprofits are criticizing Amazon for permitting its platforms to unfold white supremacy and racism, figuring out in a report how buyers can purchase onesies for infants stamped with alt-right photographs, Nazi-themed motion figures and anti-Semitic books and music. The report, which was released on Friday by the Partnership for Working Families and the Action […]

Inside China’s Dystopian Dreams: A.I., Shame and Lots of Cameras

Inside China’s Dystopian Dreams: A.I., Shame and Lots of Cameras

ZHENGZHOU, China — In the Chinese metropolis of Zhengzhou, a police officer sporting facial recognition glasses noticed a heroin smuggler at a prepare station. In Qingdao, a metropolis well-known for its German colonial heritage, cameras powered by synthetic intelligence helped the police snatch two dozen prison suspects within the midst of a giant annual beer […]

Oprah, Is That You? On Social Media, the Answer Is Often No.

Oprah, Is That You? On Social Media, the Answer Is Often No.

To get a way of the size of the issue, The New York Times commissioned an evaluation to tally the variety of impersonators throughout social media for the 10 most adopted individuals on Instagram, together with Beyoncé and Taylor Swift. The evaluation, performed by Social Impostor, a agency that protects celebrities’ names on-line, discovered almost […]

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

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

Each week, know-how reporters and columnists from The New York Times evaluation the week’s news, providing evaluation and possibly a joke or two about an important developments within the tech business. Want this text in your inbox? Sign up here. Hello, readers! I’m Dai Wakabayashi, a know-how reporter in San Francisco. It’s my flip to […]

How to Free Up Space on Your Mac

How to Free Up Space on Your Mac

TECH TIP Apple features a few instruments with macOS to assist handle pointless information in your laptop. The Reduce Clutter device launched in macOS Sierra might help you discover previous or space-hogging information and delete them.CreditThe New York Times Q. You lately wrote about hard-drive cleanup for Windows. Could you additionally handle the identical difficulty […]

Tech Giants Win a Battle Over Copyright Rules in Europe

Tech Giants Win a Battle Over Copyright Rules in Europe

Influential policymakers in Brussels such because the president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, have appeared receptive to such arguments. A proposal was put ahead to require web sites to make use of filtering know-how to dam unlicensed content material from being posted and to obligate them to pay charges for information articles and different […]

How to Use Timeline With Windows 10

How to Use Timeline With Windows 10

TECH TIP The most up-to-date model of Microsoft’s working system can observe your actions on the pc so you may return to previous duties — if you happen to permit it. Q. Can anybody utilizing the pc see the previous actions listed within the Windows 10 Timelime? A. The Timeline characteristic included with the Windows […]

Internet Renegade Kim Dotcom Loses Appeal on Extradition to U.S.

Internet Renegade Kim Dotcom Loses Appeal on Extradition to U.S.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The web entrepreneur Kim Dotcom misplaced one other bid to keep away from extradition to the United States on expenses of copyright infringement and cash laundering, after New Zealand’s Court of Appeal on Thursday upheld rulings permitting for his deportation. Mr. Dotcom, a web-based renegade who together with three associates faces […]

So, About That Treadmill Desk in the Newsroom

So, About That Treadmill Desk within the Newsroom

How do New York Times journalists use know-how of their jobs and of their private lives? Nellie Bowles, a know-how reporter in San Francisco, mentioned the tech she’s utilizing. As our tech tradition reporter, what’s your most vital tech device for doing work? There’s just one gadget I can’t reside with out. It weighs in […]