posted about 13 hours ago on new york times
Creating a single token requires as much electricity as two years’ worth of consumption by an average American home. Some enthusiasts believe that’s a problem.

Read More...
posted about 16 hours ago on new york times
The changes the social network recently made to its news feed has some advertisers thinking there will be opportunities for growth in video.

Read More...
posted about 21 hours ago on new york times
The technology inside Amazon’s new convenience store, opening Monday in downtown Seattle, enables a shopping experience like no other — including no checkout lines.

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on new york times
Securing the world from these types of attacks will be on the agenda when many of the world’s top leaders gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week.

Read More...
posted 3 days ago on new york times
Facebook said it planned to prioritize high-quality news on its site by allowing its users to rank news sources that they see as the most credible and trustworthy.

Read More...
posted 3 days ago on new york times
Microsoft’s Windows 10 can be set to warn about or block programs downloaded from the web, but you are not restricted to the Windows App Store.

Read More...
posted 3 days ago on new york times
In this week’s tech newsletter, we look at Amazon’s and Apple’s plans to invest in the United States, plus the collapse in cryptocurrencies.

Read More...
posted 3 days ago on new york times
A study published in Science Advances suggests that amateurs are about as accurate as the COMPAS software that many judges use to inform their decisions.

Read More...
posted 3 days ago on new york times
With 218 places missing the cut for Amazon’s second headquarters, cities like Ottawa and Tucson were left to absorb the same result as “the longest of long shots.”

Read More...
posted 3 days ago on new york times
Facebook’s lead liaison with Beijing has left the company without getting the social network access to China’s huge internet market.

Read More...
posted 3 days ago on new york times
The gain was modest — revenue rose by 4 percent — but the company’s fourth-quarter report is a sign that IBM’s finances are stabilizing.

Read More...
posted 4 days ago on new york times
The virtual currency has enjoyed a spectacular rise in value, but there are important tax implications. Here’s a guide.

Read More...
posted 4 days ago on new york times
Of course it wasn’t him. It was Michelle’s birthday. He took her out to dinner and a play. Sorry.

Read More...
posted 4 days ago on new york times
For more than six years, Lebanon’s intelligence agency spied on targets’ Android mobile devices and desktop computers using decoy apps and other methods, researchers said Thursday.

Read More...
posted 4 days ago on new york times
The e-commerce giant announced a short list of places that could become home to its second headquarters. The process has garnered the kind of enthusiasm normally reserved for bids to host the Olympics.

Read More...
posted 4 days ago on new york times
Dropbox has a feature that stores all the past versions of a file for about one to four months, depending on your subscription plan.

Read More...
posted 4 days ago on new york times
The list released Thursday leaned toward cities in the Midwest and on the East Coast, and away from the tech-saturated hubs of the West Coast.

Read More...
posted 4 days ago on new york times
Virtual reality, long-promised, is finally gaining traction in New York video boutiques. But is there more to VR than just games?

Read More...
posted 4 days ago on new york times
For five and half years IBM has reported a steady erosion of revenue, a losing streak that analysts predict will end on Thursday.

Read More...
posted 5 days ago on new york times
The company said its previous investigation had been too narrow, centering on accounts already identified by American intelligence agencies.

Read More...
posted 5 days ago on new york times
The price of one Bitcoin is down 50 percent from its peak as concerns grow that governments may crack down on virtual currency trading.

Read More...
posted 5 days ago on new york times
Less than four weeks after President Trump signed a new tax bill, Apple plans to repatriate the vast majority of its $252 billion in cash held abroad.

Read More...
posted 5 days ago on new york times
Alexandra Alter, who covers books for The Times, discussed the limits to how tech has transformed the industry.

Read More...
posted 5 days ago on new york times
Art museum selfies are getting more personal as visitors seek their doppelgängers in paintings and sculptures. A new feature in a Google app has made the trend explode.

Read More...
posted 5 days ago on new york times
The free Autoruns utility offers a detailed view of the programs, services and other software that run automatically with Windows.

Read More...