Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis
Facebook has gone on the attack as one scandal after another — Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — has led to a congressional and consumer backlash.
State of the Art: How Google Photos Became a Perfect Jukebox for Our Memories
Tech Fix: What’s Hot (and What’s Not) This Black Friday
The line outside a Best Buy store before it opened on Black Friday in Overland Park, Kan., last year.
New York Is a Genuine Tech Hub (and That Was Before Amazon)
The Bay Area in California remains the nation’s high-tech epicenter. But New York’s tech work force has been growing impressively.
Facebook at War: 6 Key Takeaways From The Times’s Investigation
Mark Zuckerberg at a congressional hearing in April.
Tech We’re Using: The Essentials for Covering Silicon Valley: Burner Phones and Doorbells
The New York Times reporter Jack Nicas in San Francisco. Some of his most reliable reporting tools are a pen and paper, he says.
Amazon’s HQ2 in Virginia Leaves a Real Estate Firm Poised to Cash In
The Galvan, a JBG Smith property in Rockville, Md. Amazon’s expansion plans in Northern Virginia will be a windfall for the real estate company.
Uber’s Losses Continue Ahead of Initial Public Offering
Uber is preparing for an initial public offering next year, in what would likely be one of the biggest technology offerings.
Amazon’s New York Home Qualifies as ‘Distressed’ Under Federal Tax Law
Several areas of Long Island City have been designated as federal “opportunity zones.” The one that includes Amazon’s site was attracting development even before the tax incentive.
Amazon HQ2: How New York and Virginia Won the Beauty Contest
Amazon will take about one million square feet in the 50-story Citicorp building in Long Island City, Queens.
Up Next: A Tech Wunderkind Who Knows Jaden Smith and Elon Musk
Iddris Sandu wants to “level the playing field” between Silicon Valley and communities of color.
A $2 Billion Question: Did New York and Virginia Overpay for Amazon?
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York looked on as Mayor Bill de Blasio shook hands Tuesday with John Schoettler, an Amazon executive. The state will give the company more than $1.5 billion in incentives to locate an operation in Long Island City, Queens, and hire 25,000 workers.
Dominating Retail? Yes. Reviving a City? No Thanks.
A demonstration in front of Amazon in Seattle in April. Protesters called for a tax on the city’s largest companies to help pay for homeless services. The tax passed, but Amazon fought the measure, and the Seattle City Council repealed it.
How to Tell if Those Black Friday Deals Are Actually Worth Buying
This Black Friday, keep an eye out for deals on small appliances and electronics, like crock pots and the Instant Pot, Wirecutter experts said.
Barry Rand, Barrier-Breaking Chief Executive, Is Dead at 74
Barry Rand, one of few African-Americans to become chief executive of a Fortune 500 company, in 2012.
Online Photo Printing for the Holidays (and Any Time)
Tavares Strachan Teams With SpaceX to Launch Satellite-Sculpture Into Orbit
A digital rendering of the “Enoch” satellite.
Before a Deal, Amazon Had to Know: Could Cuomo and De Blasio Get Along?
A former General Services Administration building is surrounded by residential and office high-rises in the Crystal City neighborhood of Arlington, Va.
For University of Minnesota, Chinese Tycoon’s Arrest Shines Light, Again, on Sexual Assault
Richard Liu, the founder and chief of JD.com, in 2016. Mr. Liu, who has denied wrongdoing, was in Minnesota for a global business program, aimed at Asian executives, that is on track to generate over $10 million in tuition since starting last year.
At War: The U.S. Army Is Trying to Develop New Land Mines — Ones That Don’t Harm Civilians
A mine-clearing line charge being detonated during live-fire training at Fort Irwin in California, October 2016.
Facebook Failed to Police How Its Partners Handled User Data
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee in September. Ron Wyden, a committee member, has pressed the company on its data privacy protections.
Critic’s Notebook: Amazon’s HQ2 Will Benefit From New York City. But What Does New York Get?
The waterfront in Long Island City, Queens, a neighborhood Amazon will announce as a site for one of its HQ2 complexes.
Amazon’s New Neighbor: The Nation’s Largest Housing Project
The Queensbridge Houses, the nation’s largest public housing complex, is home to a mostly black and Hispanic population with a median household income well below the federal poverty level.
Are You Ready for the Nanoinfluencers?
Images of #sponsored content from the Instagram accounts of Alexis Baker, top row, and Haley Stutzman. Ms. Baker has about 2,600 followers and Ms. Stutzman about 5,500.
Alibaba’s Singles Day Sales Top $30 Billion. The Party May Not Last.
Alibaba’s sales on Singles Day, which gets its name from the date, Nov. 11, broke the 200 billion yuan, or $28.8 billion, mark near the end of the 24-hour shopping event on Sunday.
Rocket Lab’s Modest Launch Is Giant Leap for Small Rocket Business
Rocket Lab’s Electron launched from a site in New Zealand on Sunday, local time. The rocket carried seven payloads, all small satellites.
The Chemists’ War
At the American University Experiment Station near the Dalecarlia Reservoir in Maryland, soldiers tested gas masks in a “man-test” laboratory.
How to Date a Lot of Billionaires
Kiran and Jyoti Matharoo in the Consort Bar at Toronto’s Omni King Edward Hotel.
Facebook to Drop Forced Arbitration in Harassment Cases
Facebook said Friday that it would stop forcing employee harassment complaints into arbitration. Google made a similar move a day earlier, after pressure from employees.
Bits: The Week in Tech: Social Media Faces Another Election Test
Facebook set up a “war room” to catch any last-minute information operations meant to influence the midterm elections.
Tech C.E.O.s Are in Love With Their Principal Doomsayer
Yuval Noah Harari in Beverly Hills in September.
At China’s Internet Conference, a Darker Side of Tech Emerges
Facial recognition is a hot area in Chinese tech, furthering the development of both funny video selfies and smart surveillance cameras.
Google Overhauls Sexual Misconduct Policy After Employee Walkout
Google employees in New York City walked out last Thursday to protest the tech company’s handling of sexual misconduct allegations.
We Tried Facebook’s New Portal Device (So You Don’t Have To)
Mike Isaac, a Times technology reporter, talking with his colleague Farhad Manjoo through Facebook's new Portal video-calling device.
Corner Office: Sundar Pichai of Google: ‘Technology Doesn’t Solve Humanity’s Problems’
Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, last week.
Tesla Names a Successor to Elon Musk as Board Chief
Robyn Denholm, Tesla’s new chairwoman, has an extensive background in technology.