SINGAPORE – Once a way to send images and clips through mobile text messages before chat apps rose in popularity, multimedia messaging service (MMS) will…Read More Farewell, MMS: Messaging service set to end after mid-November :'-(
SAN FRANCISCO — When Apple opened its App Store in 2008, a year after it introduced the iPhone, the 30 percent fee it charged developers…Read More Apple Gives Ground in a Strategic Retreat From Strict App Store Rules
Apple, in a legal settlement announced on Thursday with a group of app developers, said it would allow developers to urge customers to pay them…Read More Apple Settlement Gives App Developers a Way to Avoid Its Commission
TikTok and Shopify, the e-commerce platform, said on Tuesday that they were working together to add the ability for consumers to shop directly in the…Read More TikTok adds in-app shopping, in a partnership with Shopify.
In its latest rebuke to the ride-hailing giant Didi, China ordered 25 more of the company’s apps removed from mobile stores on Friday, deepening the…Read More In another blow to Didi, China halts downloads of 25 more of its apps.
In less than a week, China’s leading ride-hailing platform, Didi, has gone from investor darling with a megabucks Wall Street debut to the biggest new…Read More China’s Crackdown on Didi Is a Reminder That Beijing Is in Charge
SAN FRANCISCO — Robinhood, the stock-trading app that has grown in popularity and notoriety during the pandemic, revealed skyrocketing revenue and a loss of more…Read More Robinhood Reveals Rising Revenue and a $1.4 Billion Loss
On the outside, Apple’s new AirTag looks like a ho-hum product that we have all seen before. It’s a disc-shaped tracking gadget that can be…Read More Apple AirTag Review: A Humble Tracker With Next-Generation Tech
Getting organized is serious business, judging by the number of checklist and chore-tracker programs available. If you’re new to mobile task-manager software, Apple and Google…Read More How to Power Up Your To-Do List
Tim Cook took the stand in a trial for the first time as Apple’s chief executive on Friday and defended his business from accusations that…Read More In Antitrust Trial, Tim Cook Argues Apple Doesn’t Hurt App Makers
This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. There are constant fights among powerful digital…Read More Why Is New TV So Much Like Cable?
SAN FRANCISCO — Pinterest has held talks to buy VSCO, a photography app that spawned a teenage social media craze, according to two people with…Read More Pinterest Is Said to Be in Talks to Acquire the Photo App VSCO
Chinese tech giant Huawei yesterday launched a US$40 million (S$52.8 million) regional centre here that lets developers test apps and services for its mobile devices,…Read More Huawei opens $53 million regional centre in Singapore
Creating a commonplace book is somewhat like marking your favorite lines in a novel with the Amazon Kindle highlights feature — except your personal one-stop…Read More Create a Digital Commonplace Book
Selling consumer electronics is hard, forcing companies to resort to shady tactics to make money. By Shira Ovide This article is part of the On…Read More Why Your TV Spies on You
SAN FRANCISCO — Uber on Thursday laid off roughly 185 people from its Postmates division, or about 15 percent of Postmates’ total work force, said…Read More Uber, After Buying Postmates, Lays Off More Than 180 Employees
Parler is one of the hottest apps in the world, a social network that has attracted millions of conservatives over the past year with its…Read More Parler Pitched Itself as Twitter Without Rules. Apple and Google Said Not Anymore.
OAKLAND, Calif. — By late August, the urgency was becoming clear. Top executives of Uber, Lyft and the delivery service DoorDash met to discuss a…Read More It’s a Ballot Fight for Survival for Gig Companies Like Uber
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge ruled on Friday that Apple did not need to reinstate the popular video game Fortnite in its App Store,…Read More Apple Does Not Need to Return Fortnite to App Store, Judge Rules
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Taylor Lorenz, an internet culture reporter, discussed the tech…Read More This Is Not About How Young People Use Tech
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is exploring the creation of new products such as apps and programs for podcasts, travel, workplace services and newsletter tools, according…Read More Podcasts and Travel Apps? Facebook Is Working on Those
You’re walking around and a thought occurs: “I should check my phone.” The phone comes out of your pocket. You type a message. Then your…Read More Dear Reader: Watch Where You’re Going
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Conor Dougherty, who covers economics from San Francisco, discussed…Read More How to Turn an iPhone Into a Work-Only Tool
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Katie Thomas, who covers health and is based in…Read More Tech Meets Health Care, Sometimes Shakily
Here’s what to look for: The iPhone’s latest operating system software will emphasize speed. Craig Federighi, another Apple executive overseeing software, said the new version…Read More Apple WWDC Live Updates: New Watch App Store and iPhone Privacy
A day of strikes planned by Uber drivers in cities around the world got off to a muted start in Australia and Britain on Wednesday,…Read More Uber Drivers’ Day of Strikes Has Muted Start Before Company’s Big I.P.O.
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Raymond Zhong, a technology reporter based in Beijing, discussed…Read More Capturing What’s Online in China Before It Vanishes
This week, I’m asking readers to engage in an admittedly odd exercise: to use our imaginations with Bluetooth trackers. Sounds weird, right? Bluetooth trackers are…Read More It’s Time to Use Your Imagination With Bluetooth Trackers. We Did.
If you’ve never bothered to organize the apps on your phone, clean out old files or wrangle your notifications into a sensible order, that disorder…Read More How to Declutter and Speed Up Your Phone
Hello, person who is, statistically speaking, a human adult aged approximately “millennial” to “boomer.” The analytics suggest a high likelihood that you’re aware there is…Read More How TikTok Is Rewriting the World