A $2 BILLION QUESTION: DID NEW YORK AND VIRGINIA OVERPAY FOR AMAZON?

The states offered tax credits, rebates and other incentives to lure the online retail giant and 25,000 jobs. Neighboring states offered...

HOW TO TELL IF THOSE BLACK FRIDAY DEALS ARE ACTUALLY WORTH BUYING

Black Friday and Cyber Monday mean hundreds of online deals, discounts, and in-person doorbusters, but these tips will help you tell...

 
 
 

DOMINATING RETAIL? YES. REVIVING A CITY? NO THANKS

Amazon is not in the business of saving your hometown.

BARRY RAND, BARRIER-BREAKING CHIEF EXECUTIVE, IS DEAD AT 74

After being passed over at Xerox, he became one of the few African-American chief executives of a Fortune 500 company when he took...

 
 
 

ONLINE PHOTO PRINTING FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Want to share photos this holiday season? We have recommendations for cards, photo books, and photo printing services.

TAVARES STRACHAN TEAMS WITH SPACEX TO LAUNCH SATELLITE-SCULPTURE INTO ORBIT

The object, made of 24-karat gold, honors Robert Henry Lawrence Jr., the first African-American to train as an astronaut.

 
 
 

AMAZON ANNOUNCES NEW YORK AND VIRGINIA AS HQ2 PICKS

The company said it would start giant expansions in Long Island City in Queens and Crystal City in Arlington, Va.

FOR UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, CHINESE TYCOON'S ARREST SHINES LIGHT, AGAIN, ON SEXUAL ASSAULT

The billionaire Richard Liu, who has denied wrongdoing, was in Minneapolis attending a relatively new and lucrative academic program...

 
 
 

AT WAR: THE U.S. ARMY IS TRYING TO DEVELOP NEW LAND MINES - ONES THAT DON'T HARM CIVILIANS

The Army has been working on a new model of antivehicle mines that could reduce the threat posed to civilians, if it works the way...

AMAZON'S HQ2 WILL BENEFIT FROM NEW YORK CITY. BUT WHAT DOES NEW YORK GET?

Amazon promises tens of thousands of new jobs, but should we expect more than that?

 
 
 

FACEBOOK FAILED TO POLICE HOW ITS PARTNERS HANDLED USER DATA

For years, Facebook struck deals that gave device makers access to troves of user data. A disclosure to Congress details the company's...

AMAZON'S NEW NEIGHBOR: THE NATION'S LARGEST HOUSING PROJECT

As a company owned by the world's richest man prepares to transform Long Island City, tenants of the Queensbridge Houses worry that...

 
 
 

THE INSTAGRAMMERS NEXT DOOR, PLUGGING BRANDS FOR PEANUTS

Influencers are so 2014. And microinfluencers are so last week. Now advertisers see value in people with as few as 1,000 followers:...

ALIBABA HAD ANOTHER BIG SINGLES DAY. THE PARTY MAY NOT LAST

China's slowing economic growth and weakening consumer sentiment pose a challenge to an e-commerce giant with world-swallowing ambitions.

 
 
 

WATCH ROCKET LAB TRY TO LAUNCH AN ELECTRON ROCKET TO ORBIT FROM NEW ZEALAND

The company aims to complete its first commercial mission to space, a harbinger of a new breed of rocket that is small, cheap and able...

THE CHEMISTS' WAR

One hundred years after the end of World War I, the Army Corps of Engineers is still cleaning up the relics of experiments that helped...

 
 
 

HOW TO DATE A LOT OF BILLIONAIRES

Jyoti and Kiran Matharoo sought fame on social media by flaunting what nature - and men - gave them. Then they got locked up abroad.

FACEBOOK TO DROP FORCED ARBITRATION IN HARASSMENT CASES

The social media giant acted one day after Google, facing intense pressure from employees, made a similar decision.

 
 
 

BITS: THE WEEK IN TECH: SOCIAL MEDIA FACES ANOTHER ELECTION TEST

After a disastrous performance two years ago, social media companies rightly took disinformation and voter suppression seriously ahead...

TECH C.E.O.S ARE IN LOVE WITH THEIR PRINCIPAL DOOMSAYER

The futurist philosopher Yuval Noah Harari thinks Silicon Valley is an engine of dystopian ruin. So why do the digital elite adore...

 
 
 



Cyber Monday 2018: Here's What To Expect From The Online Shopping Holiday

Cyber Monday 2018: Here's What To Expect From The Online Shopping Holiday

Black Friday is generally considered the year's biggest shopping day, seeing as it kicks off most retailers' holiday season. But that doesn't mean you should ignore Cyber... Read more ...

Walmart's Black Friday 2018 Ad: $200 PS4/Xbox One, $40 Black Ops 4, And More...

Walmart's Black Friday 2018 Ad: $200 PS4/Xbox One, $40 Black Ops 4, And More Game Deals

November 23 marks Black Friday this year, though deals will be popping up before then. We're learning about much of what will be on sale this year weeks ahead of time, and that... Read more ...

Samsung Just Revealed What Will Power The Galaxy S10

Samsung Just Revealed What Will Power The Galaxy S10

Damien McFerran 14/11/2018 - 8:30am Say hello to the Samsung Exynos 9820 Korean tech giant Samsung has just lifted the lid on its latest generation processor, and the chipset... Read more ...

Recently divorced Withings announces a sleek new activity tracker: meet the...

Recently divorced Withings announces a sleek new activity tracker: meet the Pulse HR

Withings, the wearable company that recently broke independent from Nokia, has just revealed a smart fitness band dubbed the Pulse HR. The wearable is what seems to be the... Read more ...

Samsung's next flagship processor has an NPU for on-device AI

Samsung's next flagship processor has an NPU for on-device AI

Samsung Electronics is the latest mobile system-on-chip vendor to start using dedicated hardware for on-device machine learning. The Exynos 9 Series 9820, which will... Read more ...

Truecaller for Android updated with support for Truecaller Gold and some...

Truecaller for Android updated with support for Truecaller Gold and some more features

Popular caller identification app Truecaller is now getting updated on Android. The update to Truecaller app is now live in the Google Play Store. After this new update, the... Read more ...

Xiaomi opens Android Pie Beta program for Mi A2 Lite

Xiaomi opens Android Pie Beta program for Mi A2 Lite

Xiaomi introduced the Redmi 6 Pro as a stock Android-running Mi A2 Lite in July, alongside the Xiaomi Mi A2. The phone is on the Android One program and its time for an upgrade... Read more ...

Pokemon Go Dev's Harry Potter Game Gets New Logo, Now Coming in 2019

Pokemon Go Dev's Harry Potter Game Gets New Logo, Now Coming in 2019

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite - the upcoming game from Pokemon Go developers Niantic - has been pushed back to a 2019 release window and gotten a fresh logo. Pottermore posted... Read more ...

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds est officiellement annoncé sur PS4

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds est officiellement annoncé sur PS4

La version PS4 de Playerunknown's Battlegrounds arrivera le 7 décembre prochain en version physique et numérique avec des skins spéciales en bonus. Read more ...

Amazon finally explains why it's cutting its second headquarters in half

Amazon finally explains why it's cutting its second headquarters in half

Amazon said Tuesday that it's splitting its second headquarters, known as HQ2 , between Virginia and New York. The company had originally said it would select one city for its... Read more ...