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After Sparring, NASA and SpaceX Declare a Shared Mission

After Sparring, NASA and SpaceX Declare a Shared Mission

The space agency’s administrator, Jim Bridenstine, met Elon Musk at SpaceX headquarters on Thursday to review progress toward launching NASA astronauts.
The Radical Guidebook Embraced by Google Workers and Uber Drivers

The Radical Guidebook Embraced by Google Workers and Uber Drivers

A book based on ideas associated with a labor group from the early 20th century has provided a blueprint for organizing without a formal union.
Without Naming Huawei, E.U. Warns Against 5G Firms From ‘Hostile’ Powers

Without Naming Huawei, E.U. Warns Against 5G Firms From ‘Hostile’ Powers

In a security report, the bloc noted the potential for cyberattacks but stopped short of citing any particular providers.
2,200 Viewed Germany Shooting Before Twitch Removed Post

2,200 Viewed Germany Shooting Before Twitch Removed Post

The live-streaming platform, owned by Amazon, has struggled to police content as it is posted.
Tech Giants Shift Profits to Avoid Taxes. There’s a Plan to Stop Them.

Tech Giants Shift Profits to Avoid Taxes. There’s a Plan to Stop Them.

Countries have clashed in recent years over how — and where — to tax companies that operate across borders, particularly those that sell online.

Blizzard Sets Off Backlash for Penalizing Hearthstone Gamer in Hong Kong

The gaming company suspended the player and made him forfeit his prize money after he expressed support for the protest movement in Hong Kong.
Lithium-Ion Batteries Work Earns Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 3 Scientists

Lithium-Ion Batteries Work Earns Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 3 Scientists

John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino were recognized for research that has “laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society.”
When Social Media Becomes a Wartime Necessity

When Social Media Becomes a Wartime Necessity

Vivian Yee and Hwaida Saad, who cover the Middle East, have found Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and YouTube vital to getting information out of Syria.
Chinese Media’s Attacks on Apple and N.B.A. Help Inflame Nationalism

Chinese Media’s Attacks on Apple and N.B.A. Help Inflame Nationalism

Outlets are trying to intimidate multinational companies into toeing the party line while Beijing tries to rein in the Hong Kong protests.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Digital Wallet

How to Get the Most Out of Your Digital Wallet

Payment apps can speed up register checkout and replace that paper and plastic clogging your billfold. Here are six steps to make them work for you.
Behind Amazon’s Sudden Change in Its Film Strategy

Behind Amazon’s Sudden Change in Its Film Strategy

After poor box-office numbers for Mindy Kaling’s “Late Night,” the company shrank its ambitious release plan for a big fall movie, “The Aeronauts.”
Facebook’s Hands-Off Approach to Political Speech Gets Impeachment Test

Facebook’s Hands-Off Approach to Political Speech Gets Impeachment Test

The company’s handling of a Trump campaign ad with unsubstantiated accusations about Joseph Biden foreshadows a continuing fight over misinformation.
G.O.P.-Led Senate Panel Affirms Russia Attacked Election, and Urges Action

G.O.P.-Led Senate Panel Affirms Russia Attacked Election, and Urges Action

A report called for steps by Congress, the Trump administration and tech firms, and reiterated a conclusion the president has resisted: Russia interfered in the 2016 election.
Can a Jean Jacket Revive Wearable Technology?

Can a Jean Jacket Revive Wearable Technology?

Lessons have been learned from the unpopularity of Google Glass.
Silicon Valley Is Trying Out a New Mantra: Make a Profit

Silicon Valley Is Trying Out a New Mantra: Make a Profit

Start-up investors are warning of a reckoning after the stumbles of some high-profile “unicorns.” Now turning a profit is in.
By Taking Aim at Chinese Tech Firms, Trump Signals a Strategy Shift

By Taking Aim at Chinese Tech Firms, Trump Signals a Strategy Shift

In blacklisting surveillance companies, the United States is the first major government to punish China for its crackdown on Muslims.
Online Map Leads Archaeologist to Maya Discovery

Online Map Leads Archaeologist to Maya Discovery

Lidar has transformed the study of ancient civilizations, but maps made with the technology are expensive. Takeshi Inomata found a great one for free.
U.S. Blacklists 28 Chinese Entities Over Abuses in Xinjiang

U.S. Blacklists 28 Chinese Entities Over Abuses in Xinjiang

The companies and security bureaus were barred from buying American products because of their roles in human rights violations against Muslim minorities, the Trump administration said.
Nets Owner Joe Tsai Didn’t Seem Political. Until Now.

Nets Owner Joe Tsai Didn’t Seem Political. Until Now.

In response to an N.B.A. executive’s Twitter post, Tsai called pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong a “separatist movement,” further inflaming a geopolitical controversy.
Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Mobile Start-Up, Quibi, Makes a Deal With ESPN

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Mobile Start-Up, Quibi, Makes a Deal With ESPN

With $1 billion to work with, the veteran Hollywood executive finds more material for his short-form video platform.