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Snap to Tweak Snapchat’s Redesign After Users Complain

Snap to Tweak Snapchat’s Redesign After Users Complain

Late last year, Snapchat began separating chats and stories from friends from the content of media properties. Its parent company said the redesign was a major reason for a disappointing earnings report on Tuesday.

Is There a Smarter Path to Artificial Intelligence? Some Experts Hope So

Is There a Smarter Path to Artificial Intelligence? Some Experts Hope So

Benjamin Grosof is the chief scientist at Kyndi, a Silicon Valley start-up that is using a decades-old programming language to develop software that can generate facts, concepts and inferences from small amounts of data.

To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook

To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, faces renewed questions about why the social network didn’t catch the Russian activity earlier or do more to stop it.

How FireEye Helped Facebook Spot a Disinformation Campaign

How FireEye Helped Facebook Spot a Disinformation Campaign

FireEye, a cybersecurity company in Milpitas, Calif., tipped off Facebook to a vast disinformation campaign with ties to Iran.

How Amazon Benefits From Losing Cities’ HQ2 Bids

How Amazon Benefits From Losing Cities’ HQ2 Bids

Detroit was not chosen as a finalist for Amazon’s second headquarters, but its bid gave the company a peek at the kind of tax breaks the city was willing to offer.

As Facebook Struggles, Rivals’ Leaders Stay (Mostly) Mum

As Facebook Struggles, Rivals’ Leaders Stay (Mostly) Mum

Timothy D. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, has suggested that new regulation protecting personal data might be in order.

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.

How a Fake Group on Facebook Created Real Protests

How a Fake Group on Facebook Created Real Protests

The Facebook page Black Elevation was part of a complex influence campaign that organized real-world events before it was spotted and taken down by Facebook.

The Most Distant Place We’ve Visited

The Most Distant Place We’ve Visited

A NASA illustration depicts the New Horizons spacecraft encountering 2014 MU69, nicknamed Ultima Thule, a Kuiper Belt object that orbits one billion miles beyond Pluto.

Looking Through the Eyes of China’s Surveillance State

Looking Through the Eyes of China’s Surveillance State

Paul Mozur, a New York Times reporter, tried on a pair of facial recognition glasses in a train station in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou. He said they were not exactly slick or all that functional.

Use the iPhone’s Sleep Diary

Use the iPhone’s Sleep Diary

The Bedtime feature in the ios Clock app lets you plan your sleep sessions and can wake you gently in the morning.

Facebook Gave Data Access to Chinese Firm Flagged by U.S. Intelligence

Facebook Gave Data Access to Chinese Firm Flagged by U.S. Intelligence

Facebook’s logo at an internet conference in Beijing in April. The social network has struck data-sharing partnerships with at least four companies in China.

Who Wants a Market Downturn? These Investors Actually Do

Who Wants a Market Downturn? These Investors Actually Do

Vini Letteri, a managing director at KKR, has a “downturn list” of 150 companies his firm wants to invest in if start-up valuations decline.

In Screening for Suicide Risk, Facebook Takes On Tricky Public Health Role

In Screening for Suicide Risk, Facebook Takes On Tricky Public Health Role

Facebook called Courtney Davis, left, a telecommunications operator at the Police Department in Rock Hill, S.C., about a man who was live-streaming a suicide attempt, helping Sgt. Bruce Haire find him.

‘The Business of War’: Google Employees Protest Work for the Pentagon

‘The Business of War’: Google Employees Protest Work for the Pentagon

Thousands of Google employees have signed a letter to Sundar Pichai, the company’s chief executive, protesting Google’s role in a program that could be used to improve drone strike targeting.

Move Over, China: U.S. Is Again Home to World’s Speediest Supercomputer

Move Over, China: U.S. Is Again Home to World’s Speediest Supercomputer

Summit, the world’s fastest supercomputer, is made up of rows of black refrigerator-size units that weigh a total of 340 tons.


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