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TikTok’s Latest Trend Has Parents Dancing Like It’s the ’80s

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 04:03
Videos of parents demonstrating their moves have been a surprise hit on a site where youth rules — perhaps because the trend isn’t played for laughs.

Google AI Overviews Search Errors Cause Furor Online

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 22:10
The company’s latest A.I. search feature has erroneously told users to eat glue and rocks, provoking a backlash among users.

The Emails at the Heart of the Government’s Ticketmaster Case

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 17:02
Live Nation Entertainment, which owns Ticketmaster, is accused of violating antitrust laws. The Justice Department drew on the concert behemoth’s internal communications in its lawsuit.

Are These Drones Too Chinese to Pass U.S. Muster in an Anti-China Moment?

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 15:15
U.S.-based Anzu Robotics is selling drones using technology from DJI, a Chinese firm that is the target of efforts by lawmakers to limit Chinese technology in America.

Kabosu, Shiba Inu Dog Who Helped Define the Doge Meme, Dies at 18

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 08:58
The dog, whose face helped spread the popular doge meme and later became the logo of the Dogecoin cryptocurrency, died on Friday.

ScarJo vs. ChatGPT, Neuralink’s First Patient Opens Up, and Microsoft’s A.I. PCs

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 04:05
“Did you ever think we would have a literal Avenger fighting back against the relentless march of A.I.? Because that’s sort of what this story is about.”

Elon Musk Ramps Up Anti-Biden Posts on X

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 04:03
The billionaire owner of X has increasingly been using his social media platform to criticize President Biden for his health and immigration policies, according to a New York Times analysis.

Ampla, a Lender to Consumer Brands, Faces Financial Struggles

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 04:02
Ampla, which lent money to smaller businesses that sold clothing, home furnishings and other items directly to consumers, is struggling financially and seeking a buyer.

Russia Is Increasingly Blocking Ukraine’s Starlink Service

Thu, 05/23/2024 - 23:45
Russia has deployed advanced tech to interfere with Elon Musk’s satellite internet service, Ukrainian officials said, leading to more outages on the northern front battle line.

Ether Cryptocurrency ETFs Are Approved by the SEC

Thu, 05/23/2024 - 20:40
The Securities and Exchange Commission gave its blessing to a fund that tracks the price of the most valuable cryptocurrency after Bitcoin.

U.S. Sues to Break Up Ticketmaster Owner, Live Nation

Thu, 05/23/2024 - 09:38
Accused of violating antitrust laws, Live Nation Entertainment faces a fight that could reshape the multibillion-dollar live music industry.

TikTok Moves to Limit Russian and Chinese Media’s Reach in Big Election Year

Thu, 05/23/2024 - 05:55
The platform will keep state-affiliated media accounts out of users’ feeds if they “attempt to reach communities outside their home country on current global events and affairs.”

Some Prominent Silicon Valley Investors Shift to the Right

Thu, 05/23/2024 - 04:02
Marc Andreessen, Chamath Palihapitiya and several other tech venture capitalists are increasingly criticizing President Biden and making their disaffection known in an election year.

DOJ to Sue Live Nation, Accusing It of Defending a Monopoly

Wed, 05/22/2024 - 20:33
Live Nation Entertainment, the concert giant that owns Ticketmaster, faces a fight that could reshape the multibillion-dollar live music industry.

Nvidia, Powered by A.I. Boom, Reports Soaring Revenue and Profits

Wed, 05/22/2024 - 17:14
The Silicon Valley company was again lifted by sales of its artificial intelligence chips, but it faces growing competition and heightened expectations.

Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX Founder, Transferred From Brooklyn Jail

Wed, 05/22/2024 - 12:00
The FTX founder’s final destination wasn’t clear, but Mr. Bankman-Fried has told people close to him that he expected to be moved to a facility in Mendota, Calif.

San Francisco’s Hot Tourist Attraction: Driverless Cars

Wed, 05/22/2024 - 09:22
Cable cars are still trundling up the city’s hills, but robotaxis from Waymo are shaping up as the city’s latest must-do for visitors.

Inside the Life of Nicole Shanahan, RFK Jr.’s Running Mate

Wed, 05/22/2024 - 04:02
Ms. Shanahan, a lawyer who was married to Sergey Brin, a Google founder, led a rarefied and sometimes turbulent life in Silicon Valley, according to a Times examination.

C. Gordon Bell, Creator of a Personal Computer Prototype, Dies at 89

Tue, 05/21/2024 - 16:50
It cost $18,000 when it was introduced in 1965, but it bridged the world between room-size mainframes and the modern desktop.

Craig Wright Is Not Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto, Court Rules

Tue, 05/21/2024 - 15:39
For years, Craig Steven Wright, an Australian cryptocurrency enthusiast, claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of Bitcoin. Then the courts got involved.