Taiwan’s Drought Pits Chip Makers Against Farmers

HSINCHU, Taiwan — Chuang Cheng-deng’s modest rice farm is a stone’s throw from the nerve center…

5 Tips for Smartphone Voice Tools

It has been a decade since Apple integrated Siri right into its iPhone software and mainstreamed…

Is ‘Femtech’ the Next Big Thing in Health Care?

Clue allows women to do exactly that with a few taps on their smartphone. Today, the…

Supreme Court Backs Google in Copyright Fight With Oracle

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, Neil M. Gorsuch and…

The Robots Are Coming … to Mow Your Lawn

This article is part of our new series, Currents, which examines how rapid advances in technology…

Amazon’s Clashes With Labor: Days of Conflict and Control

In recent weeks, a heated discussion about whether Amazon’s workers must urinate in bottles because they…

Can the Gleam of High-End Watches Thrive on Audio-Only Clubhouse?

It has been called the perfect social media platform for a pandemic, and also a lockdown…

Pinterest Is Said to Be in Talks to Acquire the Photo App VSCO

SAN FRANCISCO — Pinterest has held talks to buy VSCO, a photography app that spawned a…

The C.E.O. of the self-driving car company Waymo will step down after more than 5 years.

Waymo, the autonomous car unit of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, said John Krafcik is stepping down…

Biden’s Plan to Fix America’s Internet

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