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Delivering Amazon Packages to the Top of the World

Delivering Amazon Packages to the Top of the World

The main square of Leh, India, a Himalayan town where Amazon started offering doorstep delivery last fall.

Net Neutrality Has Officially Been Repealed. Here’s How That Could Affect You.

Net Neutrality Has Officially Been Repealed. Here’s How That Could Affect You.

Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has long opposed net neutrality regulations, saying they impeded innovation.

A Wrinkle in Time Keeping

A Wrinkle in Time Keeping

The Time Zone Override controls in the iOS settings can stop your calendar appointments from shifting to the local time when you travel.

Uber Shareholders Including Kalanick Loosen Grip With Sales of Stock

Uber Shareholders Including Kalanick Loosen Grip With Sales of Stock

An Uber driver center in the Bronx. Travis Kalanick, Uber’s former chief executive, was said to have sold nearly one-third of his shares for about $1.4 billion.

India Clings to Cash, Even as Tech Firms Push Digital Money

India Clings to Cash, Even as Tech Firms Push Digital Money

Pooran Singh’s cellphone shop in Aligarh, India, verifies users of Paytm’s digital payments service and helps them open bank accounts. Companies like Paytm are trying to coax Indians to shift away from cash.

In Some Countries, Facebook’s Fiddling Has Magnified Fake News

In Some Countries, Facebook’s Fiddling Has Magnified Fake News

The newsroom of Página Siete, a Bolivian newspaper. Traffic to the publication’s website plunged by 20 percent after Facebook began testing a new version of its News Feed in Bolivia.

Why Made in China 2025 Will Succeed, Despite Trump

Why Made in China 2025 Will Succeed, Despite Trump

The rush toward automation in China’s manufacturing center suggests Made in China 2025 will succeed, in part because the effort is bigger than Beijing.

Frank Heart, Who Linked Computers Before the Internet, Dies at 89

Frank Heart, Who Linked Computers Before the Internet, Dies at 89

Frank Heart in an undated photograph. Born in the Bronx, he did much of his ground-breaking work at M.I.T. and at a company nearby in Cambridge, Mass.

Groups in Myanmar Fire Back at Zuckerberg

Groups in Myanmar Fire Back at Zuckerberg

A half-dozen civil society groups in Myanmar said in an open letter on Thursday that Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, had mischaracterized the social network’s efforts to detect hate speech in their country.

Facebook Says It Deleted 865 Million Posts, Mostly Spam

Facebook Says It Deleted 865 Million Posts, Mostly Spam

Facebook published numbers for the first time detailing how much and what type of content it removes from the social network.

Microsoft Tries a New Role: Moral Leader

Microsoft Tries a New Role: Moral Leader

Microsoft has been pushing to build software for people with disabilities. It’s Seeing AI app is meant to narrate images for users.

G.D.P.R., a New Privacy Law, Makes Europe World’s Leading Tech Watchdog

G.D.P.R., a New Privacy Law, Makes Europe World’s Leading Tech Watchdog

The European Union on Friday enacts the world’s toughest rules to protect people’s online data.

Uber Is Target of Federal Sex Discrimination Inquiry

Uber Is Target of Federal Sex Discrimination Inquiry

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is said to be investigating whether Uber systematically paid women less than men and discriminated against women in the hiring process.

Bird, the Electric Scooter Start-Up, Is Said to Draw an Investment Frenzy

Bird, the Electric Scooter Start-Up, Is Said to Draw an Investment Frenzy

Electric scooters have burst onto the streets of several American cities and are setting off an investor frenzy.

Service Meant to Monitor Inmates’ Calls Could Track You, Too

Service Meant to Monitor Inmates’ Calls Could Track You, Too

Cory Hutcheson, a former Missouri sheriff, was charged with using a private service to track people’s cellphones without court orders.

Google-Facebook Dominance Hurts Ad Tech Firms, Speeding Consolidation

Google-Facebook Dominance Hurts Ad Tech Firms, Speeding Consolidation

An attendee at Google’s annual conference for software developers in May in Mountain View, Calif. The number of independent ad tech firms has fallen in recent years as Google and Facebook dominate.


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