New York Times : Technology (31)

Apple Scales Back Its Ambitions for a Self-Driving Car

The tech giant was going to build its own self-driving car. Now it is sticking to the underlying technology and testing it in an employee shuttle service.

Google and Walmart Partner With Eye on Amazon

The companies are working together to keep pace in the race for online shoppers. They hope a transition to voice technology will help.

YouTube Removes Videos Showing Atrocities in Syria

In an effort to purge the video platform of extremist propaganda, YouTube has inadvertently removed content that could be used in potential war crimes prosecutions.

Tech Tip: Tunneling Though the Internet on Vacation

A virtual private network will not keep you safe from every online danger, but a good one can help protect your personal data when you’re traveling.

Tech Tip: Expanding the Windows Start Menu

If you miss the expansive Start screen introduced in Windows 8 , you can revive it in Windows 10.

Front Burner: New App Tracks What’s In Season From Coast to Coast

The Seasonal Food Guide tracks the seasonality of fruits and vegetables around the country.

On Technology: How Hate Groups Forced Online Platforms to Reveal Their True Nature

Internet companies annexed much of our public sphere, playacting as little democracies — a charade they gave up last week.

Judge Says Waymo Can Tell Jurors That Uber Withheld Evidence

A new ruling in a bitter legal battle over the future of driverless car technology could hurt Uber when the case goes to trial.

Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Apple’s Big Media Bet and More Uber Drama

Two Times reporters discuss the latest events of the technology world, focusing this week on Apple, Uber and how tech companies took action against neo-Nazis.

Silicon Valley Flocks to Foiling, Racing Above the Bay’s Waves

Using technology developed for high-end boats, San Francisco Bay craftsmen and technologists have become pioneers in the sport.

They’re Trying to Sue a White Supremacist. First He Must Be Found.

Andrew Anglin, founder of the neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer, is accused of online harassment in a lawsuit. Serving him papers has been a daunting task.

For Uber, a Quiet Investor Becomes a Sudden Thorn

Benchmark, a venerable Silicon Valley start-up investor, is caught in a bitter public brawl with Uber’s co-founder, Travis Kalanick. It’s an unusual position for the firm.

The World’s Biggest Tech Companies Are No Longer Just American

China’s Alibaba and Tencent have rocketed this year to become global investor darlings, inching up on Facebook and Amazon, as their sway in China grows.

A 2:15 Alarm, 2 Trains and a Bus Get Her to Work by 7 A.M.

Like many in the housing-starved San Francisco region, Sheila James has moved far inland, gaining affordable space at the price of a brutal commute.

Tech Tip: Creating PDF Files on Your Phone

Recent versions of the Android and iOS mobile operating systems let you make your own PDF files from emails, web pages and more.

In Ukraine, a Malware Expert Who Could Blow the Whistle on Russian Hacking

For the first time, an actual witness has emerged in the election hacking, and he has been interviewed by the F.B.I.

Using YouTube as an Accelerant for Video Games

Getting YouTubers or Twitch streamers to share their thoughts on a new game can have a powerful effect on its success.

Tech We’re Using: The Technology Our Personal Finance Columnist Trusts His Money With

The Times’s Your Money columnist on his favorite finance apps, the gadgets he would love to dream into existence and his Spotify singalong sessions.

China’s Online Giants Back $12 Billion Deal to Shake Up State Firm

Tencent and Alibaba are among private companies that will take stakes in China Unicom, as part of an effort to overhaul bloated state-run companies.

A Chinese Video Game Rakes in Cash — and Draws Young Rule Breakers

Amid political pressure, Tencent’s popular Honor of Kings added limits on how long young people can play, but fake accounts and other workarounds have proliferated.

The Shift: This Was the Alt-Right’s Favorite Chat App. Then Came Charlottesville.

Discord, a chat app for video game players, became a digital home for the alt-right before deciding to ban their chat rooms on Monday.

Uber Agrees to Privacy Audits in Settlement With F.T.C.

The ride-sharing giant agreed to strong privacy scrutiny after a federal investigation into its data protections.

Microsoft Teaches Autonomous Gliders to Make Decisions on the Fly

Microsoft is building gliders that adapt to surprises. The goal is to teach autonomous vehicles of all sorts to deal with uncertainty the way humans do.

Can Artificial Intelligence Fly a Plane?

Microsoft is building an autonomous glider guided by artificial intelligence, part of an effort to help machines make decisions when faced with uncertainty.

Justice Dept. Demands Data on Visitors to Anti-Trump Website, Sparking Fight

A web hosting firm is fighting a sweeping search warrant for information about visitors to an anti-Trump website used to organize inauguration protests.

Tech Tip: Pinpointing Your Whereabouts on Twitter

Twitter strips the geographic data from the photos you add to your posts, but you can always volunteer to share your location.

‘Hamilton’ Tries New Sales Method to Battle Bots and Scalpers

The show is the third on Broadway to declare that it will use Verified Fan, the Ticketmaster technology that scrutinizes potential ticket buyers.

How a Conservative TV Giant Is Ridding Itself of Regulation

The Sinclair Broadcast Group and the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission see eye to eye on the need to unleash television. Both are reaping big rewards.

Pandora, After Shake-Up, Picks New C.E.O.

Roger Lynch, the chief of the video streaming service Sling TV, will be the new chief executive and president of the struggling internet radio giant.

GoDaddy Severs Ties With Daily Stormer After Charlottesville Article

The neo-Nazi website had published a highly derogatory article about Heather Heyer, a Virginia woman who was fatally run over during the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

Tech Tip: Safely Snapping the Sun’s Disappearing Act

If you want to capture your own images of next week’s solar eclipse, be sure to protect your eyes and your camera first.