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Posted Thursday, 16 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

The goal of Elon Musk, the founder and chief executive of SpaceX, is to send people to space. But how can he possibly pay for such an expensive venture? SpaceX, for all its successes, is still a fairly small company, and the profit margin on rocket...

Posted Thursday, 16 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

The goal of Elon Musk, the founder and chief executive of SpaceX, is to send people to space. But how can he possibly pay for such an expensive venture? SpaceX, for all its successes, is still a fairly small company, and the profit margin on rocket...

Posted Wednesday, 15 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Ben Sisario, a reporter who covers the music industry, discussed the tech he’s using. What are your most important tech tools for doing your...

Posted Wednesday, 01 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

This week, I’m asking readers to engage in an admittedly odd exercise: to use our imaginations with Bluetooth trackers. Sounds weird, right? Bluetooth trackers are those tiny tags that help you find lost items. They attach to your house keys or wallet...

Posted Monday, 22 April 2019 ‐ The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — For the past decade, smartphones have had practically the same design: a rectangular slab with a touch screen. That’s why gadget enthusiasts were eagerly awaiting the release this week of Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, a smartphone that...

Posted Monday, 22 April 2019 ‐ The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — For the past decade, smartphones have had practically the same design: a rectangular slab with a touch screen. That’s why gadget enthusiasts were eagerly awaiting the release this week of Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, a smartphone that...

Posted Thursday, 18 April 2019 ‐ The New York Times

For Samsung, a tech company that stakes its reputation on shipping flashy new smartphones with eye-catching features, it was a nightmare come true. One of its latest phones, the Galaxy Fold, generated lots of attention this year for an exciting new...

Posted Thursday, 18 April 2019 ‐ The New York Times

“When we first started coming up with this idea of portioned, chewable nutrition, we were like, ‘Oh it should be a cube,’” said Bryan Crowley, the chief executive of Soylent. They tried it. Turns out, he said, “Cubes are really difficult to...

Posted Thursday, 18 April 2019 ‐ The New York Times

The best thing to come from the Senate’s floor debate on the Green New Deal late last month may have been these eminently sane remarks, calling on lawmakers of both parties to “move together” in order “to lower emissions, to address the reality...

Posted Sunday, 24 March 2019 ‐ The New York Times

In the coming adventure video game Sea of Solitude, the main character — a young woman named Kay — navigates a partly submerged city as she faces a multitude of red-eyed scaly creatures. None are as terrifying as her own personal demons. As the game...

Posted Tuesday, 19 March 2019 ‐ The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — The Department of Energy disclosed details on Monday of one of the most expensive computers being built: a $500 million machine based on Intel and Cray technology that may become crucial in a high-stakes technology race between the...

Posted Wednesday, 13 March 2019 ‐ The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — Riley Newman, a former head of data science at Airbnb, set out in mid-2017 to raise a venture capital fund that would invest in a multitude of tech trends. But he quickly realized that potential investors were not interested in that...

Posted Wednesday, 06 March 2019 ‐ The New York Times

China’s post-Mao economic boom has occurred only to the extent that the country became capitalist. With “Made in China 2025,” Beijing’s 2015 anticapitalist plan for an industrial policy under which the state would pick “winners,” China has...

Posted Thursday, 28 February 2019 ‐ The New York Times

After I set up Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 Plus phone last week, I showed it to my partner and said with atypical enthusiasm, “Check it out — this phone has the fingerprint sensor built directly into the screen.” I pressed my thumb down on the...

Posted Tuesday, 26 February 2019 ‐ The New York Times

Drug company executives faced tough questions from Congress on Tuesday as they attempted to explain why, thanks to high drug prices, per capita spending on pharmaceuticals in the United States is double the average of other advanced countries. For...

Posted Saturday, 16 February 2019 ‐ The New York Times

Our modern existence depends on things we can take for granted. Cars run on gas from any gas station, the plugs for electrical devices fit into any socket, and smartphones connect to anything equipped with Bluetooth. All of these conveniences depend on...

Posted Monday, 11 February 2019 ‐ The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — Technology start-ups worth $1 billion, once as rare as unicorns, are now plentiful enough and old enough that there’s a new generation behind them — one that looks very different. Silicon Valley’s current crop of highly valued...

Posted Sunday, 27 January 2019 ‐ The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — When Logan Green, chief executive of the ride-hailing service Lyft, was asked which tech leaders he admired, he pointed to three men who had built their companies ruthlessly: Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos. “A lot of other...

Posted Friday, 25 January 2019 ‐ The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, plans to integrate the social network’s messaging services — WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger — asserting his control over the company’s sprawling divisions at a time when ...

Posted Wednesday, 23 January 2019 ‐ The New York Times

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Nick Confessore, an investigative reporter, discussed the tech he’s using. You’ve written a lot about data privacy and the misuse of...