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Twitter Makes ‘Buy’ Button Widely Available

last weekTechnology : Bits

The social network will now allow millions of merchants to include buy buttons inside their tweets, allowing Twitter users to buy a product with as few as two taps.

Daily Report: The Buy Button Heads to YouTube

last weekTechnology : Bits

The feature, which is set to be available in the coming months, will allow viewers of videos to get to a retailer's site with a single click.

Rio’s Mayor Signs Bill Banning Ride-Hailing Services

last weekTechnology : Bits

The mayor of Rio de Janeiro signs a bill intended to ban ride-hailing services like Uber.

Tim Cook, Apple’s Chief, Speaks on Civic Duty

last weekTechnology : Bits

Timothy D. Cook, Apple's chief executive, discussed civic duty, environment and selling to businesses at an event on Tuesday.

Daily Report: Google Gets Set for a Product Event

last weekTechnology : Bits

Google is set to hold an event in San Francisco on Tuesday and is expected to introduce new smartphones and other products.

Thumbtack Raises New Funding at a $1.3 Billion Valuation

last weekTechnology : Bits

Thumbtack, a marketplace that connects professional service providers with customers, raises $125 million and snags a $1.3 billion valuation.

Daily Report: Narendra Modi, Indian Prime Minister, Conquers Silicon Valley

last weekTechnology : Bits

How Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, came to Silicon Valley over the weekend and courted technology companies.

Daily Report: India’s Prime Minister Prepares for Silicon Valley Tour

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

While China's president ends a trip that included meeting with tech executives in Seattle and politicians in Washington, the prime minister of India will head to Silicon Valley for a celebration of sorts of his country's influence on the tech industry.

Daily Report: China Promises to Work With U.S. to Prevent Cybercrime

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

In Seattle, American and Chinese officials were discussing cooperation in the fight against cybercrime. But in Washington, officials were still talking about the fallout from a hacking of millions of government personnel files that intelligence agencies have attributed to China.

Daily Report: Uber Adds Carpooling Service in China

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Business leaders in the United States are increasingly nervous about restrictions and cybertheft in China. But the ride-hailing service Uber continues its expansion into the world's most populous nation.

Uber to Introduce Carpooling Service for Commuters, Starting in China

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Uber is aiming to push deeper into China, launching a new commuter-oriented ride service on Wednesday in Chengdu, China.

Report Stresses Importance of Agreement to Avoid Cyber Conflict

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

New RAND research sketches out potential scenarios of cyberwar between the United States and China. Among the biggest risks are a fight that could spill into the physical world.

Daily Report: A New iPhone for the Slow Upgrade Crowd

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

The latest generation of iPhones has several important new features and improvements upon screens and processors. Are they enough to justify getting a new phone? Depends on how long you've held on to the last one.

Microsoft Releases Office 2016, With Features Focused on Teamwork

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Office 2016 has numerous changes, with the most prominent ones designed to improve how the software is used by groups of people to collaborate.

4chan Message Board Sold to Founder of 2Channel, a Japanese Web Culture Pioneer

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

4chan, an anonymous online message board with more than 20 million monthly visitors, is being acquired by the founder of 2channel, a Japanese message board that inspired 4chan's founder.

Daily Report: Kickstarter Becomes a ‘Public Benefit Corporation’

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

You won't find many tech companies worried about the corrupting influence of money. But Kickstarter, the company that has helped finance many a novel idea, is making moves to ensure it doesn't stray from its original purpose.

France Rejects Google’s Efforts to Limit Application of Privacy Ruling

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Several European privacy regulators, particularly in France, have urged that the so-called right to be forgotten be applied to all of Google’s search domains.

From EyeEm, Technology to See and Tag Photos

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

As large tech giants look for ways to make it easier to find photos online, the Berlin-based start-up has released technology that uses a sophisticated algorithm and machine learning to help people find images online by analyzing the details of each photo.

Daily Report: Flashbacks to Fiorina at H.P.

3 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

One of Silicon Valley's giants, Hewlett-Packard, had a moment in the spotlight at Wednesday night's presidential debate, as Carly Fiorina's record as C.E.O. was discussed.

Daily Report: The Giant Target on Tech’s Back

3 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

The arrows are coming at American tech companies from many directions.

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