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Ingress Has the World as Its Game Board

Ingress Has the World as Its Game Board

R.M. Harman, who goes by the nickname Auros, was at Prospect Park in Brooklyn last month to play Ingress. He traveled there from San Francisco.

Google Makes Its Special A.I. Chips Available to Others

Google Makes Its Special A.I. Chips Available to Others

One of Google’s tensor processing units, a new kind of chip that Google said on Monday it would allow other companies to access through its cloud-computing service.

YouTube Drops Online Star Logan Paul From Premium Advertising

YouTube Drops Online Star Logan Paul From Premium Advertising

Top YouTube stars like Logan Paul are known for pushing the envelope with outlandish behavior.

Cryptocurrencies Come to Campus

Cryptocurrencies Come to Campus

New York University students in a cryptocurrency course taught by David Yermack, a business and law professor. He had to find a bigger lecture hall for the 225 who signed up.

Microsoft Tries a New Role: Moral Leader

Microsoft Tries a New Role: Moral Leader

Microsoft has been pushing to build software for people with disabilities. It’s Seeing AI app is meant to narrate images for users.

How Silicon Valley Came to Be a Land of ‘Bros’

How Silicon Valley Came to Be a Land of ‘Bros’

Emily Chang, author of “Brotopia.”

Apple, Spurned by Others, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars

Apple, Spurned by Others, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars

A Volkswagen T6 Transporter van being assembled in Hanover, Germany. Apple has signed a deal under which Volkswagen is to produce self-driving versions of the van to serve as shuttles for the tech giant’s employees.

Uber’s Exit From Southeast Asia Upsets Regulators and Drivers

Uber’s Exit From Southeast Asia Upsets Regulators and Drivers

A Vietnamese Uber driver and his passenger in Hanoi, Vietnam. Uber’s sale of its Southeast Asian operations to its top competitor created a virtual monopoly in the region.

Google-Facebook Dominance Hurts Ad Tech Firms, Speeding Consolidation

Google-Facebook Dominance Hurts Ad Tech Firms, Speeding Consolidation

An attendee at Google’s annual conference for software developers in May in Mountain View, Calif. The number of independent ad tech firms has fallen in recent years as Google and Facebook dominate.

Mark Zuckerberg Meets With Top Lawmakers Before Hearings

Mark Zuckerberg Meets With Top Lawmakers Before Hearings

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, leaving a meeting with Senator Bill Nelson, Democrat of Florida, on Monday in Washington.

San Francisco’s Skyline, Now Inescapably Transformed by Tech

San Francisco’s Skyline, Now Inescapably Transformed by Tech

The new Salesforce Tower is visible from just about everywhere around San Francisco.

In Some Countries, Facebook’s Fiddling Has Magnified Fake News

In Some Countries, Facebook’s Fiddling Has Magnified Fake News

The newsroom of Página Siete, a Bolivian newspaper. Traffic to the publication’s website plunged by 20 percent after Facebook began testing a new version of its News Feed in Bolivia.

Rise of Bitcoin Competitor Ripple Creates Wealth to Rival Zuckerberg

Rise of Bitcoin Competitor Ripple Creates Wealth to Rival Zuckerberg

Chris Larsen, a co-founder of the Ripple virtual currency, at Ripple’s headquarters in San Francisco. He briefly became the world’s fifth richest person on Thursday as the value of Ripple has soared.

What Stays on Facebook and What Goes? The Social Network Cannot Answer

What Stays on Facebook and What Goes? The Social Network Cannot Answer

Facebook executives from Mark Zuckerberg on down have been almost comically tripped up by some of the most basic questions the site faces.

Twitter Has Good News for Once: Its First Quarterly Profit

Twitter Has Good News for Once: Its First Quarterly Profit

Twitter had posted a loss in every previous quarter since it went public in 2013.

E.U. Fines Google $5.1 Billion in Android Antitrust Case

E.U. Fines Google $5.1 Billion in Android Antitrust Case

An antitrust fine against Google underlines how European authorities are aggressively pushing for stronger regulation of the digital economy on a variety of issues.


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