New York Times Technology News

  1. The companies cited concerns that Google was not doing enough to prevent brands from appearing next to offensive material, like hate speech.
  2. Big banks are pushing for new agreements on the customer data they share with technology start-ups like Mint and Betterment.
  3. Sometimes the only way to push technology advances is through rules. Loosening the ones on fuel economy could leave the car industry out of step with the future.
  4. Lately some travelers have been pressured to hand over their smartphones at the airport. But you can’t provide access to the data if you don’t hold the keys.
  5. The Senate voted to overturn regulations that required telecom companies to ask permission before tracking users’ behavior, beginning a repeal of Obama-era regulations.
  6. An argument can be made that governments can prod companies to innovate. The growing popularity of electric cars provides a case in point.
  7. Google offers a few tools to organize your mail as it arrives in your in box so you can find the most important messages more easily.
  8. More older adults are without children, and many live in suburbs where public transportation is not readily available. Self-driving cars might be a solution.
  9. As second-generation pieces are introduced, hybrid versions with limited functionality are gaining favor.
  10. The Swiss watch manufacturer says it’s found a way to beat the competition with its Connected Modular 45.
  11. A platform associated with the gutter of young humanity had blossomed with tenderness.
  12. Is her confrontational tweeting about the Trump administration a sign of the new Chelsea Clinton or a public unveiling of the one who existed all along?
  13. The U.S. attorney’s office in Los Angeles is said to be examining the extent to which the North Korea government aided the theft of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank.
  14. Sure, it’s been a tough few weeks for the ride-hailing service. But Uber’s board says it still supports the embattled chief executive, Travis Kalanick.
  15. It can be easy to fill up your smartphone with downloaded content, but spring cleaning or additional memory can give you space.
  16. If your expectations are modest, you might be able to save some money and get a great performer running Google Chrome OS for around $400, a Wirecutter expert says.
  17. Beijing is pushing Chinese firms to invest in early-stage U.S. companies specializing in technology with potential military applications, a new report says.
  18. The Silicon Valley firm introduces a new effort in a country where other foreign firms have stumbled — and where rivals offer door locks and advice to worried hosts.
  19. As mobile phone use grows, more young men are calling women at random, hoping to strike up a relationship, but sometimes harassing them.
  20. The departure is a blow to Baidu, which has been betting big on artificial intelligence as a foundation to fields like voice recognition and driverless cars.