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Tech Jobs Lead to the Middle Class. Just Not for the Masses.

Brittney Ball was living in a homeless shelter with her baby when she learned of a…

HP Enterprise to Acquire Supercomputer Pioneer Cray

SAN FRANCISCO — Hewlett Packard Enterprise said Friday that it would buy the supercomputer pioneer Cray,…

Bits: The Week in Tech: Putting an A.I. Genie Back in Its Bottle

Each week, we review the week’s news, offering analysis about the most important developments in the…

Amazon to Invest in Deliveroo, a Rival to Uber in Food Delivery

LONDON — Amazon is taking a big step into the international restaurant delivery business — and…

The Ins and Outs of Knit Theory

BOSTON — On the eve of the American Physical Society’s annual March meeting, a Sunday “stitch…

Violent Japanese Mascot That Tickled John Oliver Is Suspended by Twitter

HONG KONG — The Twitter accounts of a Japanese mascot whose naughty antics charmed the internet…

SpaceX to Launch Starlink Internet Satellites Tonight After Postponement

SpaceX, the private rocket company founded by Elon Musk, will try again on Thursday evening to…

Pinterest Posts Narrower Loss, but Falls Short of Wall St. Estimates

SAN FRANCISCO — Pinterest has avoided many of the woes of other newly public tech companies.…

Trump’s Latest Move Takes Straight Shot at Huawei’s Business

BEIJING — The Trump administration has filed criminal charges against Huawei for stealing technology. It has…

Watch SpaceX Launch 60 Starlink Orbital Internet Satellites

The goal of Elon Musk, the founder and chief executive of SpaceX, is to send people…

SpaceX to Launch 60 Starlink Satellites, Aiming to Build Orbital Internet

The goal of Elon Musk, the founder and chief executive of SpaceX, is to send people…

The Man Behind San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is Working on More. Way More.

SAN FRANCISCO — As San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors prepared to vote Tuesday on an ordinance…

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated

Last September, Uber’s top executives were pitched by some of Wall Street’s biggest banks, Morgan Stanley…

San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is New, but the Controversies Aren’t

The long-raging debate around facial recognition software, with all the privacy worries it brings with it,…

Matter: Scientists Created Bacteria With a Synthetic Genome. Is This Artificial Life?

Scientists have created a living organism whose DNA is entirely human-made — perhaps a new form…