The Tech I Want in 2022

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. Here is a collection of past columns. I want robots that will do my laundry and clear my clutter, but that’s…

Lawmakers Urge Tech Companies to ‘Mitigate Harm’ of Suicide Website

“Google’s hands are not tied, and it has a responsibility to act,” he wrote. In an email to The Times, Lara Levin, a spokeswoman for Google, declined to comment on…

SpaceX Reports 132 Covid Cases at Headquarters in California

At least 132 employees at SpaceX’s Southern California headquarters tested positive for the coronavirus, according to information posted on a Los Angeles County website. It was the highest number of…

The New Get-Rich-Faster Job in Silicon Valley: Crypto Start-Ups

OAKLAND, Calif. — When Sandy Carter left her job as a vice president of Amazon’s cloud computing unit this month, she announced in a LinkedIn post that she was joining…

Webb Telescope Approaches Launch, With an Eye Toward Cosmic Origins

There are only a few times in the history of a species when it gains the know-how, the audacity and the tools to greatly advance the interrogation of its origins.…

Meta wants researchers to help it avoid user information ending up on the web

The social media giant announced Wednesday that it is expanding its bug bounty program — which offers rewards for helping identify and fix vulnerabilities in its apps — to include…

Elizabeth Holmes trial: What you should know as the jury begins deliberations

It has been more than three years since Holmes, now 37, was first criminally indicted. Following delays spurred by the pandemic as well as the birth of Holmes’ first child,…

Weibo fined by Chinese regulator for publishing illegal information

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said Weibo had violated a cybersecurity law on the protection of minors as well as other laws but did not give further details. It…

Paris taxi firm suspends Tesla fleet after fatal accident

Leading Paris taxi company G7 has suspended the use of the 37 Model 3 cars in its fleet after an accident on Saturday involving one of its drivers in which…

Elizabeth Holmes’ criminal fraud case heads to jury as closing arguments conclude

In dueling closing arguments spanning two court days, the prosecution and defense put forth strikingly different portrayals of Holmes. The prosecution described her as an experienced executive who intentionally chose…