Technology & Ideas
Technology & Ideas
A correlation between ill health and eating eggs doesn’t actually tell us much.
Walking downtown is actually pretty safe. Out on the bypass, it’s another story.
Iliad, the billionaire’s mobile phone company, needs to raise prices, but the French protest movement stands in his way.
A study of government websites shows a proliferation of companies that collect even the most private information from users.
Number of shares, check. Price range, check. Viable business, unknown.
A tussle over Apple’s mobile app storefront is being treated by both as a moral war. It’s a business dispute.
Vincent Bollore and Paul Singer both look bad as their firms fight over Telecom Italia. There is a way shareholders can eke out a victory.
As the fleet’s workers get older and technology becomes newer, can the city attract a younger workforce to keep cabs running?
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In recovering $80 million from tycoon Anil Ambani, the Swedish company’s lawyers played the nascent bankruptcy system expertly.
Why a German banking giant is in the news, and why the White House might worry.
History shows that equities normally drop about 21 percent when the economy contracts.
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The departure of a longtime Facebook executive may be a sign that the social network’s “privacy pivot” is actually a real thing.
Students who apply to Ivy Leagues and then choose to go elsewhere end up faring just as well in life.
When the service goes down, users spend more time offline — but also become less informed.
Don’t worry: The rest of us can hack our brains to catch up.
What does it say about Lyft’s financial viability that each car ride is worth the same as a scooter or bike trip? You decide.
Don’t feel guilty about bringing children into a warming world. Be hopeful that they can help solve the problem.
Unloading a share in its autonomous vehicle unit can underpin its IPO valuation. Trouble is, the mooted numbers look pretty punchy.
Laws are starting to confuse people and machines. (Who’s the legal “driver” of a self-driving car?)
Marketing costs have blown out to exceed revenue, yet investors drove up the stock 60 percent since the company’s IPO.
Inequality, access, sports and more are all at work in this debacle.
Credible accusations of abuse against an artist don’t make his art less great. But they do make it less enjoyable.
A U.K. report flags a practice that officials in many nations can use to contain the damage from the fast spread of Big Tech.
EU regulators have a better case against Amazon, Facebook and Google than the U.S. does, but there’s a reason they haven’t acted.
They can’t match humanity’s malice and greed.
Taking a one-time hit to fight the bigger battle is the kind of move investors should cheer.
A House chairman thinks Facebook and Google should get the Glass-Steagall treatment. What is he thinking?
A pile of semiconductor cash sitting on the sidelines will be watching this deal to gauge the regulatory winds.
A simple design change on menus may affect people's diets.
The telecom company’s publicity campaign has taken advantage of rights and freedoms that aren’t available in its home country.
With China’s help, huge, balloon-like craft could revolutionize air transport. Just don’t call them blimps.
The cosmetics tycoon’s star will fade eventually, but it’s hard for the consumer giants to match a brand that reaches more than 100 million people.
She thinks Amazon, Facebook, and Google should be splintered.
For the increasing number of pedestrians who are becoming victims of America’s love affair with big vehicles, the future of mobility can’t come soon enough.
A problem as difficult as breaking up Amazon, Facebook and Google will require a skilled legislator pushing on Capitol Hill.
Breaking up Big Tech would go too far, but she is onto something.
Executives who say they’ve adopted the technology may be responding to hype and the fear of missing out.