Why Washington Hates Big Tech

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. American politicians from opposite parties don’t agree on much —...

Microsoft, SpaceX are trying to expand cloud platform into space

Microsoft is partnering with billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk-led SpaceX and others as it expands its cloud-computing platform into space, the software giant said Tuesday. The partnership would allow...

Japan joining forces with US and Europe to regulate Big Tech

Japan is joining the fight against Big Tech’s market dominance. The head of the country’s antitrust watchdog said Monday that it would be teaming up with the US...

Paleontologists See Stars as Software Bleeps Scientific Terms

The trouble started when Thomas R. Holtz Jr., an expert on the Tyrannosaurus rex, typed “Hell Creek Formation,” the rock unit in Montana where the remains of...

Google now lets you search for a song by humming or singing its tune

Google announced this week it is adding a “search a song” button to its search bar that will allow users to hum, sing or whistle the tunes...

Schools Struggle to Secure Computers

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. This period of remote schooling for so many families has...

Google Employees Are Free to Speak Up. Except on Antitrust.

OAKLAND, Calif. — Google employees are not shy about speaking up. In the last few years, they have openly confronted the company about building a censored search...

6 things to know about Gen Z, politics and 2020

Generation Z makes up one-tenth of the electorate in a year characterized by widespread protests, a global health crisis and political upheaval. The oldest of the generation...

U.S. Appeals Injunction Against TikTok Ban

SAN FRANCISCO — The federal government on Thursday appealed a judge’s ruling that prevented the Trump administration from imposing a ban on TikTok, the viral video app...

As Facebook makes changes, some employees say they’re not enough

Alongside a picture of his Facebook employee badge and a drawing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Adin Rosenberg posted a lengthy note Monday explaining why he was...

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