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Archived Since:March 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The End of Lawyers? Not So Fast.

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

Several recent studies suggest that fears artificial intelligence and other high-tech forms of automation will destroy jobs are overblown.

It’s an Unobtrusive Assistant Whispering in Your Ear (Not Little Brother)

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

Can OrCam, an Israeli company, avoid the privacy criticism generated by Google Glass?

Daily Report: A Happy Holiday for Amazon

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

The e-commerce giant appeared to solidify its hold on the online world this holiday season. What remains to be seen is how that will translate into profits.

Filling the Country With Drones

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

The commercial drone business is taking off across rural states to aid in firefighting, data collection, agriculture and other tasks.

Daily Report: Twitter Hires a New Executive in Charge of Diversity

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

It does not appear that criticism of the lack of inclusion in the tech industry's work force will dissipate anytime soon.

The Most Popular Online Course Teaches You to Learn

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

Critics say Massively Open Online Course, or MOOCs, are over-hyped. But defenders say they are reaching people in unexpected ways.

Daily Report: When Academia Nurtures Entrepreneurs

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

In the view of a growing number of universities, what's needed to satisfy ambitious students are programs that teach them how to be entrepreneurs.

Former Xbox Chief Robbie Bach on Console Battles

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

The former Microsoft executive explains why Microsoft appears to have fallen behind Sony in the game console market.

Stars of India’s Online Video Scene Struggle to Make a Living

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

Two of India's most popular online video creators, the Viral Fever and All India Bakchod, have struggled to make a living from their work.

Daily Report: The Financial Challenge When Free is the Norm

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

In India, most Internet content is viewed for free, particularly on YouTube. It is not an arrangement that will be easily changed.

Common Stock Ownership Spreads Among Start-Up Investors

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

Institutional investors typically own preferred stock in technology start-ups. Now more of them also own common stock, which may lead to unintended consequences.

Daily Report: The Perils Facing Tech Start-Up Employees

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

Employees at venture-backed start-ups can be left holding the bag when the company stumbles. Discuss.

Palantir, a Silicon Valley Start-Up, Raises Another $880 Million

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

After big, last-minute investments, the company that finds patterns for spy agencies and business is valued at $20 billion.

Indian Regulators Suspend Facebook’s Free Basic Services

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

Regulators ordered Facebook's Indian partner to stop offering a free package of Internet services while it considers rules to govern all such programs. It is the latest setback in India for Mark Zuckerberg's Internet.org project.

Daily Report: Improving the Understanding of Tech in 2016

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

A tech resolution for the new year: Better tech literacy for all.

Daily Report: Japan’s Tech Industry Caps 2015 With Another Negative Development

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

The drumbeat of bad tech news from Japan in 2015 was capped by an announcement from Toshiba about a net loss and layoffs.

Daily Report: The Video Game Industry Reaches a Digital Tipping Point

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

This holiday season, the disruption in the video game industry is more evident than ever.

Daily Report: Streaming Video Is Developing Into Distinct Genre

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

The rise of original digital shows like those from Netflix and Amazon, especially ones that encourage binge-watching, is making us reconsider how we think of programming that we get through our TVs and other digital devices.

F.C.C. Asks Comcast, AT&T and T-Mobile About ‘Zero-Rating’ Services

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

The Federal Communications Commission said it was exploring whether new video streaming services from Comcast, T-Mobile USA and and AT&T violate net neutrality rules.

Apple Pay Is Set to Arrive in China

7 months agoTechnology : Bits

The deal, in a huge digital market, may give a boost to Apple Pay, which lets users pay for goods by holding a mobile device near a credit card reader.

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