Technology

Spotify. It’s Not Just for Music Anymore.
Spotify. It’s Not Just for Music Anymore.

With its acquisition of two podcasting companies, the streaming service broadens its ambitions to include everything audio.

9 days ago

Google and Waze Must Stop Sharing Drunken-Driving Checkpoints, New York Police Demand
Google and Waze Must Stop Sharing Drunken-Driving Checkpoints, New York Police Demand

The N.Y.P.D. said that Waze, by allowing people to share the locations of sobriety checkpoints, was impeding the police’s ability to keep streets safe.

9 days ago

New Emojis Are Coming: Interracial Couples, Guide Dogs, Falafel and More
New Emojis Are Coming: Interracial Couples, Guide Dogs, Falafel and More

The new emojis and variants, which emphasize inclusivity, are expected to come out later this year, the organization that sets standards for emoji compatibility announced.

10 days ago

The Shift: After Uproar, Instacart Backs Off Controversial Tipping Policy
The Shift: After Uproar, Instacart Backs Off Controversial Tipping Policy

The delivery app’s practice of counting tips toward guaranteed minimum payments for its contract workers drew accusations of wage theft.

10 days ago

Chief of Apple Stores Is Leaving After 5 Years in the Job
Chief of Apple Stores Is Leaving After 5 Years in the Job

Angela Ahrendts, hired after leading Burberry to global prominence, was among Apple’s highest-paid executives.

11 days ago

Slack Files for Public Offering, Joining Silicon Valley’s Stock Market Rush
Slack Files for Public Offering, Joining Silicon Valley’s Stock Market Rush

The workplace messaging company, one of the technology industry’s so-called unicorns, said Monday it had confidentially filed to go public.

12 days ago

Elon Musk posts Starship Raptor rocket engine test
Elon Musk posts Starship Raptor rocket engine test

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, on Sunday posted a video of the “first firing” of SpaceX's Starship Raptor flight engine that he hopes will eventually be used on an interplanetary spacecraft.

12 days ago

Meet the Creator of the Egg That Broke Instagram
Meet the Creator of the Egg That Broke Instagram

He works in advertising.

12 days ago

Behind Tech’s Shine, Some Warnings Signs Appear
Behind Tech’s Shine, Some Warnings Signs Appear

From Apple to Nvidia, tech companies say business is slowing. Among the reasons: China and a Bitcoin slump. It may be just a bump — until it’s not.

12 days ago

How to get the best deals on MacBook, iPad and iPhone
How to get the best deals on MacBook, iPad and iPhone

Apple products are frequently criticized for being overpriced. But there are simple ways to get MacBooks, iPads, and iPhones on the cheap.

13 days ago