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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…

Facebook’s A.I. Whiz Now Faces the Task of Cleaning It Up. Sometimes That Brings Him to Tears.

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Mike Schroepfer, Facebook’s chief technology officer, was tearing up. For half an…

The Ins and Outs of Knit Theory

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

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…

TripAdvisor Modified Its Approach to Reviews and Sexual Assault. Did It Go Far Enough?

ImageProtestors at a demonstration on Wednesday outside the New York City offices of TripAdvisor.CreditTariro Mzezewa What…

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.…

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…

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,…

White House Says It Won’t Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Violence

PARIS — The White House said on Wednesday that it would not sign an international accord…

New Report Shows How a Pro-Iran Group Spread Fake News Online

LOS ANGELES — Ali Al-Ahmed is a veteran critic of the Saudi government, so late last…

Your 5G Phone Won’t Hurt You. But Russia Wants You to Think Otherwise.

The cellphones known as 5G, or fifth generation, represent the vanguard of a wireless era rich…

Uber Stock Slides in Disappointing Trading Debut That Followed Muted I.P.O.

Uber tumbled below its initial public offering price on Friday, a disappointing start for one of…

Facebook Rejects Call for Its Breakup From Co-Founder Chris Hughes

Facebook pushed back Thursday after Chris Hughes, a billionaire co-founder of the company, argued in a…