How Laws Against Child Sexual Abuse Imagery Can Make It Harder to Detect

Tech companies are deploying artificial intelligence to detect new photos and videos. But such efforts may…

Google to Store and Analyze Millions of Health Records

The tech company’s deal with Ascension is part of a push to use artificial intelligence to…

A.I. Systems Echo Biases They’re Fed, Putting Scientists on Guard

Researchers say computer systems are learning from lots and lots of digitized books and news articles…

What, if Anything, Should Be Done to Rein in Big Tech?

Makan Delrahim, Kevin Systrom and Bill Gates weighed in on antitrust issues.

On the Internet, No One Knows You’re Not Rich. Except This Account.

It’s easy to look successful on Instagram. Now, getting caught out is easy too.

Europe Is Toughest on Big Tech, Yet Big Tech Still Reigns

There is a lot to learn from mistakes that the Continent’s regulators have made, say consumer…

SpaceX to Launch 60 More Starlink Satellites

As the company presses ahead with its project to launch tens of thousands of satellites for…

Apple Card Investigated After Gender Discrimination Complaints

A prominent software developer said on Twitter that the credit card was “sexist” against women applying…

Building a World Where Data Privacy Exists Online

Dawn Song, an expert in computer security and trustworthy artificial intelligence, is working on making that…

Spyware Maker NSO Promises Reform but Keeps Snooping

Recent revelations in India show that the threat from the company’s spyware to activists and journalists…

The Week in Tech: TikTok Is in Trouble

The video app has been a runaway success around the world. But U.S. lawmakers have recently…

Tech’s Environmental Impact and What You Can Do About It

There are many eco-conscious steps to take around your tech, says John Schwartz, a climate reporter.…

How to Feel Nothing Now, in Order to Feel More Later

A day of dopamine fasting in San Francisco.

Alphabet Board Investigates Sexual Misconduct Accusations

To defend against shareholder lawsuits over its handling of sexual harassment, Alphabet, the parent of Google,…

Former Twitter Employees Charged With Spying for Saudi Arabia

The Justice Department’s charges raised questions about the security of technology companies.

90 Minutes a Day, Until 10 p.m.: China Sets Rules for Young Gamers

Officials say regulations are meant to curb video game addiction, which they blame for a rise…

SoftBank Takes a Financial Hit as Its WeWork Bet Sours

The Japanese company must win back the confidence of investors who once rewarded its ability to…

Microsoft Surface Pro X Review: Powerful Computer, but So-So Tablet

With its new Surface, Microsoft has made progress blending the best of mobile devices and personal…

China’s TikTok Blazes New Ground. That Could Doom It.

The rise of the seemingly innocuous app is forcing Americans to consider a world influenced by…

Uber Posts $1.2 Billion Loss as Growth Improves

The ride-hailing company’s third-quarter loss was not as wide as the record $5.2 billion in the…