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He led open source projects in Microsoft's early days of exploring it. Now he's returning as GitHub's new product head

Shanku Niyogi, GitHub’s SVP of ProductGitHub GitHub announced Wednesday that Google and Microsoft veteran Shanku Niyogi will join the company as its new senior vice president of product to lead product strategy. Niyogi spent over 18 years at Microsoft, and he watched Microsoft on its journey towards embracing open source, as evidenced by its $ […]

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U.S. Charges Huawei and Top Executive With Breaking American Laws

Supported by U.S. Charges Huawei and Top Executive With Breaking American Laws ImageThe Justice Department unveiled charges against Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, for helping evade American sanctions on Iran.CreditCreditWang Zhao/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By David E. Sanger, Katie Benner and Matthew Goldstein Jan. 28, 2019 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 WASHINGTON — The Justice […]

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Amazon Is Pushing Facial Technology That a Study Says Could Be Biased

ImageDeborah Raji, a college student, helped Joy Buolamwini of the M.I.T. Media Lab test facial technologies from Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, Face++ and Kairos.CreditCreditJaime Hogge for The New York Times SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index Amazon Is Pushing Facial Technology That a Study Says Could Be Biased In new tests, Amazon’s system had more difficulty […]

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Zuckerberg Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger

Supported by Zuckerberg Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger ImageThe technical infrastructure of WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger will be unified.CreditCreditArun Sankar/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Mike Isaac Jan. 25, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, plans to integrate the social network’s messaging services — WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook […]

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Some lawmakers are already raising concerns about Facebook's plans to merge its messaging apps

Christophe Morin/IP3/Getty Images Some lawmakers have spoken out about Facebook’s plans to partially merge WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram. The social network plans to combine the back-end systems of the three apps, so users can talk to each other across platforms. But the move has faced early skepticism from some politicians, with concerns raised around data […]

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Mark Zuckerberg wrote 1,000 words defending Facebook, but the most interesting thing about it was where he published it

Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearingChip Somodevilla/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has written a column for the Wall Street Journal defending his company. The op-ed piece’s location is arguably the most interesting thing about it. It indicates Facebook wants to reassure […]