New York Times Technology News

  1. The new rules require broadband providers to get permission to collect data on a subscriber’s web browsing, app use, location and financial information.
  2. The rapid wireless technology the company has described as a pillar of its Time Warner deal probably is a decade away from meaningful deployment.
  3. The social media company said it would lay off 9 percent of its work force, as it reported an increase in users and a narrowing of losses.
  4. The transaction would add scale to Qualcomm, which makes chips for smartphones, as consolidation continues in an industry facing eroding profit margins.
  5. The company has become an indispensable news source for millions but as a business, it needs a white knight to swoop in.
  6. One theory about the six-second video app’s demise says it was dead weight for its owner, Twitter, which is struggling to become profitable.
  7. AT&T’s chief executive says a pillar of his company’s acquisition of Time Warner is networking technology called 5G. But it could be years away.
  8. If Mozilla’s browser automatically calls up that stand-alone mail software you never use when you click a “mailto” link, here’s how to fix it.
  9. The delivery company connects retailers with shoppers in a vast market. It raised $1.4 billion in the biggest Chinese I.P.O. in America since Alibaba’s.
  10. The South Korean company pledges to work with regulators and other outsiders to study the fires that led it to cancel the high-end smartphone.
  11. Tesla’s chief, Elon Musk, who is SolarCity’s largest stockholder, is under pressure to prove that the electric carmaker can be a profitable foundation for a merger.
  12. These bots are generally powered by artificial intelligence software that allows them to pull in data and turn it into comprehensible answers.
  13. The Surface Studio represents Microsoft’s growing presence in the hardware side of the industry that it once left entirely to its partners.
  14. “Recognition” searches 1,000 news photographs a day and matches them with artworks in Tate Britain’s database. The results are surprising.
  15. With “The Enemy” project at M.I.T., the photojournalist Karim Ben Khelifa hopes to engender a form of empathy beyond the reach of traditional documentary film.
  16. His administration embraced some of the tech industry’s best ideas — but also some of its worst values.
  17. The Museum of Modern Art has acquired the original set of 176 emoji that were designed by Shigetaka Kurita.
  18. Start-ups are trying to break off pieces of the furniture market by offering custom sizes and colors, or more affordable prices, and quicker turnaround.
  19. The three-day event featured LED-embedded clothing and augmented reality.
  20. In a call with investors, the chiefs of the companies noted that the combined trove of their consumer data would be useful to marketers and consumers.