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Hundreds of current and former Apple workers are complaining about their work environment, a rarity for the once tight-lipped company. Go to article - Tim Cook Faces Surprising Employee Unrest at Apple
The app, created by allies of the opposition leader Aleksei Navalny, vanished from online stores, reflecting a new level of pressure against U.S. technology companies in the country. Go to article - Apple and Google Remove ‘Navalny’ Voting App in Russia
As Apple and Google enact privacy changes, businesses are grappling with the fallout, Madison Avenue is fighting back and Facebook has cried foul. Go to article - The Battle for Digital Privacy Is Reshaping the Internet
Get ready for more random ads online, higher prices and subscriptions galore. But your privacy concerns may still not fade. Go to article - What the Privacy Battle Upending the Internet Means for You
Israeli agents had wanted to kill Iran’s top nuclear scientist for years. Then they came up with a way to do it with no operatives present. Go to article - The Scientist and the A.I.-Assisted, Remote-Control Killing Machine
Erika Cheung, who raised issues about how the company conducted its blood tests, spent three days on the stand in the trial of Elizabeth Holmes. Go to article - Theranos Whistle-Blower Erika Cheung Concludes Her Testimony in Elizabeth Holmes Trial
A new documentary by The New York Times traces the e-cigarette maker on its path from fledgling start-up to Silicon Valley juggernaut and, eventually, public health villain. Go to article - Where Did It All Go So Wrong for Juul?
The founder of Theranos is being tried on 12 counts of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. The trial is generally held Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Go to article - Elizabeth Holmes Trial: Live Updates
The backlash against the industry traces back partly to the Snowden revelations. Go to article - The Spying That Changed Big Tech
Tesla, which makes about two-thirds of electric vehicles sold in the United States, has long produced the cars with the best range. Go to article - Lucid Motors Beats Tesla in Range, Going 520 Miles on a Charge, EPA Says
The story of Ginkgo Bioworks shows the challenges and progress in the emerging field of synthetic biology. Go to article - How Biology is Getting a Technological Makeover
The Inspiration4 mission successfully lifted off from Florida, carrying with it an ambition of making spaceflight more accessible to the broader public. Go to article - SpaceX Launches Astronaut Crew Like No Other on Orbital Adventure
President Jair Bolsonaro had issued rules forbidding social networks from removing many posts that the sites considered misinformation. On Tuesday, Brazil’s Senate and top court killed the policy. Go to article - Bolsonaro’s Ban on Removing Social Media Posts Is Overturned in Brazil
Smartphones have been so successful that it’s possible new technology won’t be able to displace them. Go to article - Why Smartphones May Be Too Good
Erika Cheung worked as a lab assistant at Theranos for six months in 2013 and 2014 before reporting lab testing problems to federal agents. Go to article - Theranos whistle-blower testifies she was alarmed by company’s blood tests.
The Inspiration4 mission shows private spaceflight’s promise, but also how far it has to go before just about anyone can travel to orbit. Go to article - SpaceX's Latest Mission Will Launch Four People Into Orbit
They were among a trend of Americans working for foreign governments trying to build their cyberoperation abilities. Go to article - Ex-U.S. Intelligence Officers Admit to Hacking Crimes in Work for Emiratis
Julie Hodges will take over as chief people officer, and Sandeep Dube will join as chief commercial officer. Go to article - Activision hires new executives after a workplace culture lawsuit.
Apple said its new iPhone 13 models have better screens, cameras and battery life, but it didn’t announce any major new advances. Go to article - How Good is Apple's New iPhone 13? Better, But Not By Much
The iPhone 13, new iPad and Apple Watch Series 7 cost the same as recent iterations, while the iPad mini will cost an extra $100. Go to article - Apple Keeps Prices Steady for iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches
The company left the prices of the devices unchanged from last year’s models, with a starting cost of $400. Go to article - The New Apple Watch Once Again Emphasizes Fitness
Facebook’s botched V.I.P. system shows that even tech superstars can suffer from bureaucratic quagmires. Go to article - The Myth of Big Tech Competence
The iPad was the first gadget to be showcased at Apple’s annual product lineup. Go to article - Apple's iPads Get a Revamp
The mathematician Ingrid Daubechies’ pioneering work in signal processing helped make our electronic world possible — and beat a path for women in the field. Go to article - The Godmother of the Digital Image
This year’s upgrades are expected to be modest compared with last year’s introduction of the iPhone 12. Go to article - What to Know About Apple's New iPhone
New rulings by the Federal Election Commission protect the flexibility of major social media companies to control political content shared on their platforms. Go to article - Under G.O.P. Pressure, Tech Giants Are Empowered by Election Agency
The deal is part of Intuit’s effort to position itself as a one-stop shop for small and midsize businesses. Go to article - Intuit to buy Mailchimp for $12 billion.
Researchers at Citizen Lab found that NSO Group, an Israeli spyware company, had infected Apple products without so much as a click. Go to article - Apple Security Update Closes Spyware Flaw in iPhones, Macs and iWatches
Alvaro Bedoya, President Biden’s nominee, has studied the way new technologies can violate privacy. Go to article - Biden will name a privacy expert to Federal Trade Commission.
In a lawsuit, a woman who said she had helped create Pinterest claimed the founders had agreed to compensate her but never did. Go to article - Pinterest Accused of Not Paying Female ‘Co-Creator’
With $15 million in private funding, Colossal aims to bring thousands of woolly mammoths back to Siberia. Some scientists are deeply skeptical that will happen. Go to article - A New Company With a Wild Mission: Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth
Dictionaries reward you for paying attention, both to the things you consume and to your own curiosity. Go to article - Why Use a Dictionary in the Age of Internet Search?
The race to make electric vehicles is turning some places into winners. Normal, Ill., is one of them. But it has seen good times go sour in the past. Go to article - Can a Green-Economy Boom Town Be Built to Last?