New York Times

Microsoft Touts Data Protection Approval in Europe; Eager for New Customers

Online privacy is heating up as a selling point, at least in Europe.

Twitter and Facebook Wield Little Influence on TV Watching

Listen to executives at Twitter and Facebook talk about how we watch television and you might walk away thinking that Americans are chattering nonstop on the social networks while watching their favorite shows.

Senate Committee Begins Its Review of Comcast Deal

Comcast took its case for acquiring Time Warner Cable to Capitol Hill, arguing at a Senate hearing that its proposed $45 billion takeover would benefit consumers by generating greater investment and more competition among cable-television and broa

Flaw Found in Key Method for Protecting Data on the Internet

The tiny padlock icon that sits next to many web addresses, suggesting protection of users’ most sensitive information -- like passwords, stored files, bank details, even Social Security numbers -- is broken.

US Tries Candor to Assure China on Cyberattacks

In the months before Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s arrival in Beijing, the Obama Administration quietly held an extraordinary briefing for the Chinese military leadership on a subject officials have rarely discussed in public: the Pentagon’s eme

I Had a Nice Time With You Tonight. On the App.

[Commentary] All of my conversational habits have matured beyond the static phone dates of yore. We are now in constant and continuous communication with our friends, co-workers and family over the course of a day.

Technology’s Man Problem

[Commentary] Today, even as so many barriers have fallen -- whether at elite universities, where women outnumber men, or in running for the presidency, where polls show that fewer people think gender makes a difference -- computer engineering, the

Questions for Comcast as It Looks to Grow

[Commentary] It is hard to say how rugged the questions will be when Comcast goes before the Senate Judiciary Committee to defend its proposed megamerger with Time Warner Cable.

In Scrutiny of Cable Merger, Internet Choice Will Be Crucial Battlefield

Since announcing plans to take over Time Warner Cable two months ago, Comcast has steadily beat the drum with one big message: The merger will not limit consumers’ choice in picking a cable-television or high-speed Internet service provider.

A Nudge on Digital Privacy Law from EU Official

The top data protection official for the European Union called for member governments to restore public trust in the Internet by pressing ahead with an overhaul of the bloc’s electronic privacy laws by the end of 2014.