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Profile: In ‘Small Fry,’ Steve Jobs Comes Across as a Jerk. His Daughter Forgives Him. Should We?

ImageWhat Lisa Brennan-Jobs wants readers to know is this: Steve Jobs rejected his daughter for years, but that daughter has absolved him.CreditCreditFrances F. Denny for The New York Times SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index Profile In ‘Small Fry,’ Steve Jobs Comes Across as a Jerk. His Daughter Forgives Him. Should We? Lisa Brennan-Jobs has […]

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Alphabet’s Plans for a China Comeback Go Beyond Google Search

Alphabet’s Plans for a China Comeback Go Beyond Google Search ImageGoogle’s interest in China appears to be far broader than just internet search; it’s planning a push into autonomous vehicles, has opened a center for artificial intelligence research and has invested in local companies.CreditCreditThomas Peter/Reuters By Raymond Zhong Aug. 24, 2018 BEIJING — Google has […]

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Facebook Says It Removed 652 Disinformation Accounts Linked To Russia And Iran

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook has identified and banned more accounts engaged in misleading political behavior ahead of the U.S. midterm elections in November. The social network said Tuesday that it had removed 652 pages, groups, and accounts linked to Russia and, unexpectedly, Iran, for “coordinated inauthentic behavior” that included the sharing of political […]

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‘Weaponized Ad Technology’: Facebook’s Moneymaker Gets a Critical Eye

‘Weaponized Ad Technology’: Facebook’s Moneymaker Gets a Critical Eye ImageGovernment officials, researchers and advertising executives have warned that microtargeting tools, like the kind Facebook offers, can be exploited to polarize and manipulate voters.CreditRichard Drew/Associated Press By Natasha Singer Aug. 16, 2018 Facebook has made a mint by enabling advertisers to identify and reach the very […]

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Google Confirms It Tracks Locations Even After Users Turn Off Location History

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has changed a help page that erroneously described how its “Location History” setting works, clarifying for users that it still tracks their location even if they turn the setting off. The change comes days after an Associated Press investigation revealed that several Google apps and websites store user location even if users have turned […]

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As a longtime Spotify devotee, I'm always shocked people don't know about one of its best features – here's how to use it

Spotify With nearly 200 million monthly users – of which a staggering 83 million are paid subscribers – Spotify is one of the most popular music services in the world. It’s easy to understand why Spotify is so big. As a longtime paid subscriber, I have universally positive things to say about the streaming service. […]

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Elon Musk Details ‘Excruciating’ Personal Toll of Tesla Turmoil

Elon Musk Details ‘Excruciating’ Personal Toll of Tesla Turmoil ImageElon Musk, the chairman and chief executive of the electric-car maker Tesla. “This past year has been the most difficult and painful year of my career,” he said.CreditNoah Berger/Bloomberg By David Gelles, James B. Stewart, Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Kate Kelly Aug. 16, 2018 Elon Musk was […]