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The Week in Tech: Some Workers Hate Robots. Retraining May Change That.

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

Microsoft Earnings: Tech’s Quiet Giant Keeps Its Focus on the Cloud

SEATTLE — If you followed Congress’s scrutiny of the technology industry this week, you would think…

8 Podcasts for the Tech Curious

Science and technology are both subjects with a high intimidation factor, and a reputation for being…

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Faces Second Day of Critical Hearings

Lawmakers said in a House hearing on Wednesday that Facebook’s plan to enter the world of…

Covering Protests Where There Is a Distrust of Social Media

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives?…

The Sad Truth About Sleep-Tracking Devices and Apps

For the last two weeks, I’ve added an extra step to my bedtime routine: strapping a…

Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future’

A year ago, Detroit and Silicon Valley had visions of putting thousands of self-driving taxis on…

Google Glass Has an Afterlife as a Device to Teach Autistic Children

SAN FRANCISCO — When Esaïe Prickett sat down in the living room with his mother, father…

Elon Musk’s Company Takes Baby Steps to Wiring Brains to the Internet

SAN FRANCISCO — Elon Musk aspires to make inserting a computer connection into your brain as…

‘I Don’t Trust You Guys’: Lawmakers Unite to Take Aim at Big Tech

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers leveled stinging criticism and sharp questions at Big Tech executives on Tuesday, attacking…

Senators Grill Facebook on Libra Cryptocurrency Plans

Lawmakers grilled a top Facebook executive at a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Tuesday, heightening scrutiny…

Don’t Scoff at Influencers. They’re Taking Over the World.

ANAHEIM, Calif. — When the first TikTok star is elected president, I hope she will save…

The 5G Health Hazard That Isn’t

In 2000, the Broward County Public Schools in Florida received an alarming report. Like many affluent…

Cryptocurrencies Pose National Security Threat, Mnuchin Says

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said he has “very serious concerns” about cryptocurrencies,…

Broadcom’s Bid for Symantec Is Said to Have Stalled

Broadcom’s effort to buy Symantec was suspended in recent days, people briefed on the matter said…