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Prosecutors Push Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos to Take Responsibility

Tue, 11/30/2021 - 18:27
Under cross-examination, the founder of the failed blood testing start-up defended herself but admitted that she had made mistakes.

Twitter Will Take Down Pictures of People Posted Without Their Permission

Tue, 11/30/2021 - 15:24
The company said the policy was consistent with privacy laws in the European Union and elsewhere.

Head of Meta’s Crypto Efforts, David Marcus, Is Leaving the Company

Tue, 11/30/2021 - 15:11
David Marcus had most recently spearheaded Meta’s push into a global digital currency.

Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Departure Hints at Big Tech’s Restlessness

Tue, 11/30/2021 - 14:48
Jack Dorsey, who is stepping down after six years as Twitter’s chief executive, is one of the tech leaders who seem to have grown tired of managing their empires.

Investors Snap Up Metaverse Real Estate in a Virtual Land Boom

Tue, 11/30/2021 - 13:17
Transactions for properties in digital realms are jumping, guided by the same principle in the physical world: location, location, location.

Jim Warren, Early Influencer in Personal Computing, Dies at 85

Tue, 11/30/2021 - 13:09
He personified the blend of technical enthusiasm and counterculture values that shaped the industry, launching the West Coast Computer Faire in the 1970s.

Amazon Union Vote in Alabama Is Overturned by Regional Labor Office

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 18:22
Amazon said in August that it intended to appeal to the national labor board if it did not prevail at the regional level, but it did not say Monday whether it would follow through.

Elizabeth Holmes Says Former Boyfriend Abused Her

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 18:14
Ms. Holmes, the founder of the failed blood testing start-up Theranos, blamed Ramesh Balwani, the former No. 2 at the company.

Clearview AI fined $22.6 million by U.K. privacy commissioner.

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 17:57
The Information Commissioner’s Office said it fined Clearview AI for failing to inform British residents that it was collecting billions of photos from sites including Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to build its facial recognition software.

Jack Dorsey Steps Down as C.E.O. of Twitter

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 17:47
The social media pioneer, whose name has become synonymous with the company, was replaced by Twitter’s chief technology officer, Parag Agrawal.

Elizabeth Holmes Testimony: Updates From Day 4

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 17:27
Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the failed blood testing start-up Theranos, took the stand for a fourth day on Monday.

Who Is Parag Agrawal, Twitter’s New C.E.O.?

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 16:56
A longtime Twitter insider and a confidant of co-founder Jack Dorsey, Mr. Agrawal takes over as the social media company confronts various challenges.

Hunt for the ‘Blood Diamond of Batteries’ Impedes Green Energy Push

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 04:00
Dangerous mining conditions plague Congo, home to the world’s largest supply of cobalt, a key ingredient in electric cars. A leadership battle threatens reforms.

Could Roads Recharge Electric Cars? The Technology May Be Close.

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 04:00
But challenges await, including technical issues, regulatory barriers and many miles of highway.

Uber Survived the Spying Scandal. Their Careers Didn’t.

Sun, 11/28/2021 - 02:00
A former co-worker accused the men of wiretapping their colleagues, hacking foreign governments and stealing trade secrets. It wasn’t true, but the allegations still follow them.

Pinterest Pledges $50 Million on Reforms to Resolve Discrimination Allegations

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 21:36
Shareholders had accused Pinterest’s board of directors of failing to respond to a pervasive culture of discrimination and retaliation against women and people of color.

YassifyBot and 'Yassification' Memes, Explained

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 13:50
A new Twitter account has amassed a following by sharing highly filtered versions of well-known images.

Adam Mosseri, Instagram's Head, Agrees to Testify Before Congress

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 13:34
This will be the first time Adam Mosseri, a trusted lieutenant to Mark Zuckerberg, will appear before lawmakers under oath.

A Fix-It Job for Government Tech

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 11:23
To build trust in the government, it would help if the website worked.

Space Pagans and Smartphone Witches: Where Tech Meets Mysticism

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 11:22
The internet allows us to discover, select and combine the spiritual traditions that suit us best. In a new exhibition, artists are exploring the connections between ancient beliefs and futuristic systems.