New York Times Technology News

  1. With the introduction of new iPhones on the horizon, a look at many of the reasons that Apple’s smartphone has kept us in its grip for the last decade.
  2. The privately held ride-hailing company on Wednesday disclosed that its business jumped and that its losses narrowed to $645 million in the second quarter.
  3. There are similarities between how Islamists and white nationalists operate online, researchers said. Those can be used to limit recruitment’s reach.
  4. The tech giant was going to build its own self-driving car. Now it is sticking to the underlying technology and testing it in an employee shuttle service.
  5. Spammers and scammers increasingly find new ways to fool you into picking up a cellphone call, so be on guard.
  6. Don’t want to spend $700 on the latest smartphone? Leasing one can keep you up-to-date on the newest phone models, with other benefits besides.
  7. Jay Y. Lee, heir to the Samsung empire, faces a verdict in a bribery trial that has riveted South Korea and put a focus on his management style.
  8. After killing the troubled Galaxy Note 7 last year over safety issues, Samsung is taking precautions to make the Note 8 resistant to exploding.
  9. The companies are working together to keep pace in the race for online shoppers. They hope a transition to voice technology will help.
  10. In an effort to purge the video platform of extremist propaganda, YouTube has inadvertently removed content that could be used in potential war crimes prosecutions.
  11. A virtual private network will not keep you safe from every online danger, but a good one can help protect your personal data when you’re traveling.
  12. Launched 40 years ago, the spacecraft have sailed beyond the solar system, artifacts of a civilization that may be gone before they’re found.
  13. If you miss the expansive Start screen introduced in Windows 8 (and retired shortly thereafter), you can revive it in Windows 10.
  14. The Seasonal Food Guide tracks the seasonality of fruits and vegetables around the country.
  15. Internet companies annexed much of our public sphere, playacting as little democracies — a charade they gave up last week.
  16. Using technology developed for high-end boats, San Francisco Bay craftsmen and technologists have become pioneers in the sport.
  17. Andrew Anglin is accused in a lawsuit of online harassment, but serving him papers has been a daunting task.
  18. A search team led by Paul G. Allen, a founder of Microsoft, found the Navy cruiser, whose sinking is among the worst disasters in American naval history.
  19. Two Times reporters discuss the latest events of the technology world, focusing this week on Apple, Uber and how tech companies took action against neo-Nazis.
  20. A new ruling in a bitter legal battle over the future of driverless car technology could hurt Uber when the case goes to trial.