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Facial Recognition Start-Up Mounts a First Amendment Defense in Privacy Suits

Floyd Abrams, one of the most prominent First Amendment lawyers in the country, has a new client: the facial recognition company Clearview AI.Litigation against...

The Global Internet Is a Mirage

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays.The U.S. government’s proposed ban on Chinese...

After a Flop, Amazon Makes Another Foray Into Video Games

BERKELEY, Calif. — Amazon stumbled as it worked to break into the lucrative video game industry. Now it’s trying again.On Monday, Amazon announced Prime...

Big Tech Makes Inroads With the Biden Campaign

WASHINGTON — Joseph R. Biden Jr. has been critical of Big Tech, admonishing Facebook for mishandling misinformation and saying internet companies should lose a...

Start-Ups Braced for the Worst. The Worst Never Came.

“Everyone woke up and thought, ‘Wait a second, people are still going to do business,’” said Steve Sloane, an investor at Menlo Ventures. “They’re...

Amazon Satellites Add to Astronomers’ Worries About the Night Sky

Welcome to the age of the satellite megaconstellation. Within the next few years, vast networks, containing hundreds or even thousands of spacecraft, could reshape...

Frances Allen, Who Helped Hardware Understand Software, Dies at 88

One of the few women in the computer industry in its early days, she paved the way for the efficient, lightning-fast apps of today. Source...

Trump’s Orders on WeChat and TikTok Are Uncertain. That May Be...

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s sudden decision late Thursday to restrict two popular Chinese social media services from the United States has created confusion about...

What if Your Home Could Be Mobile, but Also You Could...

Ysiad Ferreiras, 36, is eager to sign up. Mr. Ferreiras is originally from the Bronx but has been living in a San Francisco apartment...

Trump Swings Against TikTok, WeChat

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays.The most honest explanation for the White...

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