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  • Instagram’s Uneasy Rise as a News Site

    In this year’s presidential election, more people are turning to Instagram for news, even as the...

  • Let Tesla Expand? Germans Vote No.

    A local town’s vote against the U.S. automaker’s proposed expansion is nonbinding, but citizens expect it...

  • Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists Are Breaking Up With China

    Under intensifying scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers, top firms have pulled back from investing in Chinese start-ups.

  • Google Is Giving Away Some of the A.I. That Powers Chatbots

    Like Meta, the company opened access to its technology to outside programmers, but kept its most...

  • Volkswagen Sees Electric Vehicles as a Way to Grow in the U.S.

    It and other foreign automakers are trying to exploit upheaval caused by new technology to gain...

  • When Eyes in the Sky Start Looking Right at You

    New satellites that orbit the Earth at very low altitudes may result in a world where...

  • Plans to Expand U.S. Chip Manufacturing Are Running Into Obstacles

    Delays in finishing new factories are emerging, just as the Biden administration begins handing out money...

  • U.S. Awards $1.5 Billion to Chipmaker GlobalFoundries

    The grant will go toward chips for the auto and defense industries, and is the largest...

  • ‘Most Wanted’ Man Pleads Guilty in Cyberattack That Upended Vermont Hospital

    Vyacheslav Igorevich Penchukov, 37, of Ukraine, pleaded guilty in federal court for his role in two...

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    Facial Recognition: Coming Soon to an Airport Near You

    Biometric technology is expanding at airports across the United States — and the world — and...

  • In Big Election Year, A.I.’s Architects Move Against Its Misuse

    Anthropic, OpenAI, Google, Meta and other key developers are acting to prevent the technology from threatening...

  • The Antitrust Enforcers Aimed at Big Tech. Then Came the Backlash.

    South Korea pledged to protect its online platforms from marketplace giants, but lobbyists are crying foul...

  • U.S. Disrupts Hacking Operation Led by Russian Intelligence

    The disruption is part of a broader effort to stymie Russia’s cybercampaigns against the United States...

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    OpenAI Unveils Sora, an A.I. That Generates Eye-Popping Videos

    The start-up is sharing the new technology, called Sora, with a small group of early testers...

  • SpaceX Launches Intuitive Machines Nova-C Moon Lander

    A SpaceX rocket lifted the spacecraft, which was built by Intuitive Machines of Houston to carry...

  • Chinese Influence Campaign Pushes Disunity Before U.S. Election, Study Says

    A long-running network of accounts, known as Spamouflage, is using A.I.-generated images to amplify negative narratives...

  • Elon Musk Says SpaceX Has Switched Incorporation to Texas

    The billionaire said his private rocket company was reincorporating from Delaware, where he recently lost a...

  • Tesla’s Board Chair Under Scrutiny for Oversight of Elon Musk

    Robyn Denholm, who has led the electric car company’s board for more than five years, has...

  • The Year Chatbots Were Tamed

    A year ago, a rogue A.I. tried to break up my marriage. Did the backlash help...

  • How to Make Your Digital Smartphone Photos Look Old

    Retro-photography apps that mimic the appearance of analog film formats make your digital files seem like...

  • Terrorists Are Paying for Check Marks on X, Report Says

    The report shows that X has accepted payments for subscriptions from entities barred from doing business...

  • Hackers for China, Russia and Others Used OpenAI Systems, Report Says

    Microsoft and OpenAI said the A.I. had helped groups with ties to China, Russia, North Korea...

  • SpaceX Postpones Launch of Intuitive Machines Nova-C Moon Lander

    The latest flight of a private company attempting to carry NASA payloads to the lunar surface...

  • OpenAI Gives ChatGPT a Better ‘Memory’

    The A.I. start-up is releasing a new version of ChatGPT that stores what users say and...

  • Are You Getting Sticker Shock From Your Electric Bills? We Want to Hear About It.

    Electricity prices have increased across the country in recent years and we want to know about...

  • When the Voice You Hear Is Not the Actor You See

    The playwright Lucas Hnath has been making magic with the sound of speech. Now he’s directing...

  • Imran Khan Uses A.I. To Give Victory Speech in Pakistan

    It was not the first time the technology had been used in Pakistan’s notably repressive election...

  • Does Technology Rule Our Sex and Dating Lives?

    Our erotic and romantic lives have become ever more tangled with machines.

  • The Friar Who Became the Vatican’s Go-To Guy on A.I.

    Paolo Benanti advises the Roman Catholic Church and the Italian government on the tricky questions, moral...

  • Hard Fork: Bluesky’s Big Bet, and Are Deals Dead in Silicon Valley?

    Plus, more ancient scrolls deciphered using artificial intelligence, Google’s chatbot updates, and a fight between record...

  • It Started as Winter Break. It Ended With a Doomed Moon Mission.

    Carnegie Mellon University students built Iris, a tiny lunar rover. When the spacecraft carrying it to...

  • This Couple Used an A.I. Lip-Dubbing App to Bridge a Language Gap

    He spoke English. She spoke Spanish. After the couple was set up on a blind date,...

  • F.C.C. Bans A.I.-Generated Robocalls

    The move by the agency follows a phony call last month that was made to sound...

  • Google Joins Effort to Help Spot Content Made With A.I.

    The tech company’s plan is similar to one announced two days earlier by Meta, another Silicon...

  • Google Retires A.I. Chatbot Bard and Releases Gemini, a Powerful New App

    As it races to compete with OpenAI’s ChatGPT, Google has retired its Bard chatbot and released...

  • After Figma’s $20 Billion Windfall Evaporated, It’s Picking Up the Pieces

    Regulatory scrutiny felled the sale of Figma, a design platform, to Adobe. Now it’s grappling with...

  • Two Cases Aim to Cut Off China and Iran From U.S. Technology

    In one case, material stolen from a private company would help the development of technology to...

  • How Ford’s F-150 Lightning, Once in Hot Demand, Lost Its Luster

    Some buyers said the electric Lightning did not meet expectations, and Ford has slashed its production...

  • ESPN, Fox and Others to Launch Sports Streaming Service: What to Know

    The joint venture announced by Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. Discovery will offer a lot, but...

  • Apple Vision Pro Review: First Headset Lacks Polish and Purpose

    Billed as the future of computing, the $3,500 goggles can’t replace a laptop for work. At...

  • Vision Pro Goggles are not Safe While Driving a Tesla, U.S. Says

    Videos, many of them stunts or jokes, of people wearing Apple’s new virtual reality headset while...

  • Ford Reports Quarterly Loss but Says Sales Grew

    Ford Motor attributed the loss in the fourth quarter to charges related to pension plans and...

  • Snap Shares Plummet After Q4 Earnings Report

    The Snapchat parent company’s revenue for the fourth quarter was up from a year earlier, but...

  • Tucker Carlson’s Visit to Russia Draws Speculation of Putin Interview

    Mr. Carlson has been receiving blanket news coverage from state-run media outlets in Russia since stepping...

  • Snap Lays Off 10% of Its Work Force

    The company laid off more than 500 of its employees on Monday, or about 10 percent...

  • Fake and Explicit Images of Taylor Swift Started on 4chan, Study Says

    The people on 4chan who created the images of Ms. Swift thought of it as a...

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    Google’s Once Happy Offices Feel the Chill of Layoffs

    Job cuts, which could continue throughout the year, have created a glum mood at what was...

  • Why Is Big Tech Still Cutting Jobs?

    Profits are up and the economy is strong. But the tech industry faces two challenges —...