New York Times Technology News

  1. The search giant must change how it provides some of its services to comply with the competition decision in Europe.
  2., a tech-backed nonprofit, is pressing schools to teach computer science. But are tech firms swaying education to serve their own interests?
  3. The hacking bore similarities to a recent attack that crippled tens of thousands of machines.
  4. Here’s what we know and don’t know so far about the new ransomware attack hitting governments and companies around the world.
  5. Companies are looking to merge tech, TV and mobile forces. If a deal takes place, consumers could see more bundles, which could be a good for fans of package deals.
  6. By slapping Google with a record fine, the European Union sent a billion-dollar signal to American tech companies.
  7. Apple’s AirDrop feature is a convenient way to share files directly between iOS gadgets, but make sure you know who wants to connect with you.
  8. Tim Westergren was a founder and the public face of Pandora Media. This month, the company accepted a $480 million investment from Sirius XM.
  9. Ulla Johnson and Samuji, new in NoLIta, reward the accidental shopper.
  10. The auto camera firm, blending Apple’s passion for design with a more open culture, died from a classic business problem: Its product cost too much.
  11. The hefty penalty is likely to be quickly overshadowed by a more complex problem: How should Google comply with the decision to rein in its power?
  12. Amazon’s newest Echo smart speaker has a touch screen. Our reviewer asked whether that made the gadget much different from a smartphone or a tablet.
  13. Many workers in the United States worry about being replaced by machines. The same is true in countries like India.
  14. When you upgrade to a new electronic reader or tablet, transferring your library can be as easy as logging into your e-bookstore account.
  15. Mr. Burstein was one of the first scientists to use lasers to do research on semiconductors and insulators, and held patents for a method to increase the semiconducting capacity of silicon.
  16. Artificial intelligence, automation and big data are raising fears of widespread layoffs in a $150 billion industry.
  17. Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn’t absorbing these workers.
  18. Uber dominated tech headlines this week, but a few other things happened in techland, too.
  19. After years of complaints by privacy advocates, the company said it will stop the practice on its free email service to eliminate confusion around its advertising policies.
  20. From his Queens apartment, Mr. Rainbow makes parody videos of himself interviewing political figures. He now has nearly 650,000 Facebook followers.