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Microsoft held an event inside a home of the future on its campus. One technology Microsoft is betting on is jumbo-size touch-screen displays that can be used for presentations and meetings.
A Big Data start-up analyzed reports from governments and human rights organizations, then presented its findings in a pretty graphic full of ugly truths. Among the findings: Slaves may cost as little as $60, and children are often used for fishing and harvesting stones.
Maybe ending work from home isn't about making sure everyone is doing the job but about making sure there are chance encounters in dense work environments. Tony Hsieh, who built Zappos.com, says such encounters are crucial to his company's success and his plan to revitalize downtown Las Vegas.
Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, “Lean In,” has reignited the debate about women climbing the workplace ladder.
The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Wednesday, selections include efforts in Congress to make unlocking cellphones legal, a review of Ray Kurzweil's latest book and Google talking about secret requests by the F.B.I. for information.
It would be the first time that regulators in the European Union have punished a company for failing to follow through on an antitrust settlement.
The abolishment of Yahoo’s work-from-home policy created a stir among workers, but some employees say a new office culture is needed.
The tablet, a 10-inch Android device for kindergartners through 12th graders, will come with the company’s education curriculum, which can also be used on other devices.
On average, a Facebook user's post is seen by one-third of their Facebook "friends," according to an analysis of Facebook users' posts by the company's own quants.
The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Tuesday, selections include an analysis of Facebook's attempts to make money from advertising, some interesting buildings that are going to rise in Silicon Valley and a discouraging anecdote from a freelancer about his dealings with an online news site.
While Facebook responded to criticism that it was suppressing content in its news feed in order to highlight advertising posts, small businesses started voicing concerns about the company's actions too.
Facebook users in one university network have become more wary of revealing sensitive personal information to the public even as they seem to be revealing much more about themselves to Facebook and its third-party business partners, an academic paper concludes.
Amazon.com is getting bad press again, this time for something it was selling. When you offer millions of items from millions of vendors, you have no idea if a few of them are T-shirts promoting violence against women.
An increasing number of TV shows are being produced only for viewing on the Internet, circumventing existing distribution channels in favor of services like Netflix and YouTube.
The White House and the Federal Communications Commission say consumers should be free to unlock their phones once contracts are satisfied.
At the end of this week, thousands of techies will descend on the sunny, sprawling town of Austin, Tex., to mingle and talk about the hottest topics in the technology world. A look at what to expect on the ground and from The New York Times, which will be filing dispatches from the scene.
The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Monday, selections include selling software to companies by persuading its employees to use it, a look at the man who invented emoji, and a walk-on by a mobile app in HBO's "Girls."
Danny Cohen, a distinguished scientist whose work has been essential to computers and networks, was honored by his colleagues on his retirement from the former Sun Microsystems Laboratories.
Samsung's next big phone, the Galaxy S IV, will have many new software features, including eye scrolling. As a user looks at the screen, a sophisticated eye tracking system will anticipate what the user wants to see next.
Companies are increasingly responding to privacy concerns, not just because of regulatory requirements but because of customers' desires.