New York Times Technology News

  1. Dollar Shave Club, recently acquired for $1 billion, typifies online-only companies that have upended traditional models of stores and advertising.
  2. A second quarter of dismal sales leaves analysts wondering: Are customers out of love with Apple, or just waiting for the latest products?
  3. The company, which reported its worst quarterly revenue growth ever, is betting on live streaming video and direct response advertising to combat stagnant demand.
  4. Before she led Yahoo, while still at Google, Ms. Mayer spoke of the difficulties for media companies of capitalizing on their own content.
  5. Making a good cocktail can be tricky, but many apps can help you become an expert mixologist.
  6. Pad & Quill, a seller of cases for iPhones and other devices, has spent years finding suppliers to keep its products largely American made.
  7. The group said that an internal investigation found that the claims involving Jacob Appelbaum, a top figure in the internet privacy movement, were accurate.
  8. If you cannot remember when, or if, you installed the most recent security patch for your Android device, there’s an easy way to find out.
  9. Shares of the company rose in after-hours trading on Tuesday because its earnings report, though not pretty, was less bleak than Wall Street expected.
  10. Other than Peter Thiel, the technology industry hasn’t embraced the Republican nominee, but many share his views on how to fix government.
  11. American intelligence agencies cautioned that they are uncertain whether the breach was an effort to manipulate the 2016 presidential election.
  12. Analog Devices will acquire the Linear Technology Corporation, as pricing pressures and low profit margins force more consolidations in the sector.
  13. If all goes according to the plan, the booths will be as commonplace as pay phones once were: more than 7,500, spread throughout every neighborhood of the city.
  14. A dress made from Legos and another made from recycled trash inspired by “Wall-E” were just some of the designs modeled on the Her Universe runway.
  15. The internet, mass transportation and globalization allow decentralized companies to be smaller and leaner and have fewer employees.
  16. In the early 1960s, Dr. Fano and others developed a time-sharing operating system, which signaled a shift to a more interactive computing world.
  17. The sale of Yahoo’s core web business to Verizon for $4.83 billion caps a long downward spiral for the onetime pioneer, which at its height was valued at $125 billion.
  18. A fund to help Fred Barley, 19, an aspiring college student in Georgia, raised $184,000. Now there are suspicions about where the money was going.
  19. After a sale of its core internet business to Verizon, Yahoo will still have stakes in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan, along with cash and a collection of patents.
  20. Many companies are ready to create VR concerts, but not enough consumers have the headsets needed to experience the immersive performances.