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Internet Giants Face New Political Resistance in Washington

Facebook, Google, and Amazon are coming under increasing pressure by regulators concerned about their growing power......»»

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Former Apple Engineers Working on New Eyes for Driverless Cars

The Silicon Valley start-up Aeva is developing new sensors that could significantly improve how autonomous vehicles see the road......»»

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Facebook, After ‘Fail’ Over Ads Aimed at Racists, Makes Changes

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, promised “more human review and oversight” to make sure offensive terms aren’t used to target ads......»»

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Ads Aimed at Racists Prompt Facebook to Make Changes

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, promised “more human review and oversight” to make sure offensive terms aren’t used to target ads......»»

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Tech We’re Using: Avoiding Cameras While Training the Lens on Food

Pete Wells, The Times’s restaurant critic, discussed how he avoids cameras to protect his identity and how technology has transformed the dining scene......»»

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Europe Renews Offensive on Silicon Valley With Tax Reforms

A new set of proposals presented by officials in Brussels seek to tax technology companies differently, but risk being seen as an effort to target American tech giants......»»

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Toshiba Reaches Tentative Deal to Sell Microchip Unit

The board of the Japanese conglomerate is close to an agreement with a group of investors led by Bain Capital, although details must still be finalized......»»

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Amazon ‘Reviewing’ Its Website After It Suggested Bomb-Making Items

A British television news report said that the online retailer’s algorithms were automatically offering items that could be used to create an explosive device......»»

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Tech Tip: Getting Social With Waze

The traffic app is great at giving directions and rerouting around jams, but it also includes features for drivers when they’re not on the road......»»

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Tech Fix: Apple Watch Series 3 Excels, Even if You Don’t Need Cellular

Date night without your iPhone? That’s now doable with the new cellular Apple Watch, which for the first time can be untethered from your smartphone. Here’s our review......»»

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Before Wisconsin, Foxconn Vowed Big Spending in Brazil. Few Jobs Have Come.

The Taiwanese company’s manufacturing model has not translated easily to other countries, where it faces different social, political and labor conditions......»»

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The iPhone 8 Reviews: What the Critics Say

Reviewers considered the phones a modest upgrade over the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but several suggested waiting for the iPhone X......»»

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An Earthquake Hits and Angelenos Shelter on Twitter

It may have been mild and standard, but it happened in Los Angeles. So, naturally, earthquake was a trending topic on Twitter by early Tuesday......»»

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Tech Tip: Why Deleted Tweets Still Linger Online

Even if you kill a Twitter post from your timeline, a search engine may give it a second life until it updates its index files......»»

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State of the Art: The iPhone 8: A Worthy Refinement Before the Next Generation

Apple’s new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have a ring of familiarity. But the phones may feel like a solid upgrade from older models because of their new processor......»»

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High Tech Meets High Art in a 3-D Opera

Michel van der Aa’s “Blank Out,” at the Park Avenue Armory, brings together a live singer onstage and another who appears only in a 3-D film......»»

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Tech Tip: Outlook for Android, Plain and Simple

Microsoft’s mobile version of Outlook for the Android platform doesn’t offer text-formatting options, but it does manage your mailbox......»»

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Facebook Faces a New World as Officials Rein In a Wild Web

The web is not as open as it once was, with nation-states exerting their power over the internet. Facebook and other tech companies are dealing with the consequences......»»

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How the Internet Kept Humming During 2 Hurricanes

While millions lost electricity across Florida, and thousands of homes and businesses were flooded in Miami and Texas, the data centers powering the internet held firm......»»

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Mediator: Facebook Knows More About Russia’s Election Meddling. Shouldn’t We?

The social media giant owes it to its users to let them know if they interacted with what amounts to a digital spy. And that’s just the start......»»

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