SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook plans to announce on Friday that posts from politicians will no longer stay by default on its website if their speech breaks the rules, said two people who know the company's plans and made it...
Twitter announced its first paid subscription offer on Thursday, giving users in Australia and Canada additional features like the ability to undo a tweet for a monthly fee.The service called Twitter Blue gives users a window of up to...
About 400 workers were back at the JBS beef plant in Souderton, Pennsylvania, as opposed to about 1,500 who would work on a typical day, said Wendell Young IV, president of the 1776 United Food and Commercial Workers Local,...
This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it on weekdays.The myth of Silicon Valley does not leave much room for companies that neither celebrate frenzied successes nor spectacular outbreaks....
The incentives of the internet that reward outrage, excess, and sentimentality are the villains of this show. In a dizzying homage to "Cabaret," Burnham plays the MC of the internet in sunglasses, greeting everyone with a decadent selection...
This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it on weekdays.Viewers' smartphone videos, like the one Darnella Frazier recorded a year ago about the assassination of George Floyd, have provided...
In other cases, detectives can secretly collect DNA from a relative of a suspect by testing an item that the relative threw in the trash.New Maryland law states that when police officers test the DNA of "third parties" -...
The big news about the sun is that there isn't big news. We are blessed, astronomers like to say, to live next to a “boring star”.But the inhabitants (if any) of the planets orbiting the neighboring star Proxima...
Bess Rattray, 54, writer and paramedic volunteer, grew up in East Hampton and now lives near the village's main business district. Ms. Rattray's cell phone frequently fails in her own home, forcing her to go out into the...
A few weeks after receiving the second dose of a coronavirus vaccine, Debora Lima reverted to an old routine: she pulled out her cell phone and asked for an Uber ride so she could meet friends for dinner.But instead...

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