Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Facebook said it was planning to roll out a new tool so you can figure out whether the page or account you followed or liked was run by Russian agents.

Twitter should scrap a founding principle — everyone gains equal footing and any behavior is tolerated — and create a new system that rewards positive contributions.

Tech Fix: How to Buy a Great TV This Black Friday

Posted on November 22nd, 2017 by

Black Friday tends to be when prices for great TVs drop to their lowest. But there are pitfalls, so we put together a playbook for how to snag the best TV for you.

Small companies, which have increasingly turned to the internet, worry that a pay-for-play system online could price them out of doing business.

Space shuttle launches were Earth-rattling when seen in person. Now rocket launches can be covered through an iPhone, says Kenneth Chang, who covers space for The Times.

Tech Tip: Cropping Photos With Mac Preview

Posted on November 22nd, 2017 by

The free image editor that Apple includes with its Macs can do a lot of things, including trimming out unwanted parts of your photos.

An analysis of 3D photomosaics of reefs in the Pacific Ocean could help scientists better understand the health of coral around the world.

Atelier Swarovski Turns to Man-Made Gems

Posted on November 22nd, 2017 by

The line’s first high jewelry collection features diamonds and emeralds grown in laboratories.

Skin Deep: His Eye Makeup Is Way Better Than Yours

Posted on November 22nd, 2017 by

How teenage boys and young men wearing makeup are affecting beauty norms.

Warning Signs About Another Giant Bitcoin Exchange

Posted on November 22nd, 2017 by

On some days, Bitfinex claims to be doing more trades than some stock exchanges. But it has lost millions in two hackings and has no government oversight.