Automatic Update Headaches
System software updates — and upgrade problems — are not a Windows-only issue. Apple upgrades have caused disruptions for Mac users.
12 Great Stories That Have Nothing to Do With Politics
Need a break? Read about the man who invented the Frappuccino, how to do math in your head and the delight of subway naps.
Self-Driving Cars Might Need Standards, but Whose?
Some say autonomous vehicles should have common technology before they hit the road, but there is also a strong case for independent approaches.
Google Cousin Develops Technology to Flag Toxic Online Comments
Researchers at the incubator Jigsaw think machine learning can help publishers filter out readers’ offensive posts to keep the discourse civil.
Silicon Valley Tried to Upend Banks. Now It Works With Them.
Financial start-ups hoping to become the Facebook of banking have had to work with the financial industry instead of displacing it.
Verizon Will Pay $350 Million Less for Yahoo
The two companies agreed to reduce the price Verizon will pay for Yahoo’s internet businesses to account for the impact of two huge data breaches.
When Websites Block You Back
Filtering software can stop advertisements from appearing on the page, but some sites ask you to unblock them before you can see the content.
How Tech Policies May Evolve Under Republicans and Trump
Senator John Thune of South Dakota, who leads the commerce committee that oversees tech and telecommunications, explains efforts to roll back Obama-era actions.