New York Times Technology News

  1. Facebook’s chief technology officer testified before a British panel in a hearing that stood in stark contrast to the efforts of American lawmakers.
  2. The Facebook chief executive has vowed to clean up the social network, but his company has failed to stop even those impersonating him from swindling people.
  3. The company is said to be in talks to acquire Flipkart, India’s leading online retailer, to counter Amazon’s push into the country.
  4. Rebecca Blumenstein, a deputy managing editor of The Times, shared the biggest developments that are coming and how her children use apps.
  5. The company also said it would raise the price of its popular Prime membership service to $119 from $99.
  6. The technology giant reported strong quarterly results thanks to an aggressive transition to delivering software as an internet service.
  7. With a little help from an installer app, you can use new typefaces with certain programs on Apple’s tablet and other mobile devices.
  8. The social network posted increases in profit and revenue as it deals with a torrent of criticism about its privacy practices and the way it handles user data.
  9. Parents will be able to handpick the channels and topics their children can view on the app, which has been criticized for allowing disturbing content to slip through.
  10. Winning the contest could mean a steeper increase in local housing costs over the next decade, a study finds. Nashville is already contemplating the impact.
  11. If your phone uses a single port for the charger and headphones, you can still power the battery while you listen to music — with the help of some additional gear.
  12. The social media service may not be adding new users at much of a clip, but its advertising-driven business seems to have stabilized.
  13. Employees in the tech industry have an unusual power: They can make their companies act more responsibly. All they have to do is speak up.
  14. Some tech companies are hiring female “motivators” for a role that’s a mix of psychologist and cheerleader — to help overworked male programmers through conversation and massages.
  15. Facebook shuffled its ranks in Washington as it confronts pressure from lawmakers over data privacy, election interference, misinformation and other issues.
  16. The authorities in a number of countries say the company is unfairly using its leverage over consumers to extract personal information from them.
  17. You can attach one to a post or a status update, but only if you are using a certain type of Facebook page.
  18. The new service is aimed at anyone who doesn’t want to risk a package being stolen from a porch and can’t receive an order at work.
  19. If you don’t have one of these — or you’ve waited until the options were good enough before investing — now is the time to buy.
  20. With regulatory pressure looming, Google is spending heavily for its cloud business, hardware products and A.I. assistant.