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With…Susan Fowler: She’s 26, and Brought Down Uber’s C.E.O. What’s Next?

No doubt when Mr. Kalanick met the wide-eyed Ms. Fowler at the office Christmas party soon after she started, it never entered his head that she would become the disciplinarian who effectively confiscated his car keys for reckless driving with ...

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Mind: How Fiction Becomes Fact on Social Media

Agents with links to the Russian government set up an endless array of fake accounts and websites and purchased a slew of advertisements on Google and Facebook, spreading dubious claims that seemed intended to sow division all along the political ...

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Bits: Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: Regulation Is Looming

I guess that’s cool, but also sort of freaks me out? I do wonder if Torontans — Torontonians? Toronti? — are O.K. with the whole thing. Farhad: No surprise, I’m going to disagree with you. We worry about techies for ...

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Meet the People Who Will Defend Google, Facebook and Twitter Before Lawmakers

Advertisement Google, Facebook and Twitter are sending in their general counsels to testify at congressional hearings on Nov. 1.CreditAl Drago for The New York Times Facebook, Google and Twitter have a lot at stake when they show up in Washington ...

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Inside Amazon, Diversity Concerns Flare Up After Harassment Accusations

Drew Herdener, an Amazon spokesman, declined to comment. The episode involving Mr. Price occurred in 2015 when he was in a car with Isa Dick Hackett, a Hollywood producer. She told investigators for Amazon shortly after the car ride that ...

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The Woman Who Created #MeToo Long Before Hashtags

If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet. pic.twitter.com/k2oeCiUf9n Tomorrow (Friday the 13th) will be the first day in over 10 years that I won’t tweet. Join me. #WomenBoycottTwitter pic.twitter.com/xoEt5Bwj5s I’m wary ...

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Hundreds of Mysterious Stone ‘Gates’ Found in Saudi Arabia’s Desert

Since 1997, Dr. Kennedy has flown planes and helicopters over Saudi Arabia’s neighbor Jordan, photographing the angular and wheel-like structures scattered over its lava field or harrat. Not much is known about the people who built the edifices, but they ...

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Lyft Is Said to Explore I.P.O. as It Raises $1 Billion Led by Alphabet

“Less than 0.5 percent of miles traveled in the U.S. happen on ride-share networks,” John Zimmer, president of Lyft, said in a statement announcing the deal. “This creates a huge opportunity to best serve our cities’ economic, environmental, and social ...

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Tech Tip: Editing Your History on Amazon

Q. When I go to the Amazon site on my computer, it shows me a bunch of stuff I previously looked at. Is there a way to make it stop recording every product I click on? A. Amazon automatically tracks ...

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Want to Clap for Xi Jinping’s Speech? Use Your Smartphone

Photo President Xi Jinping laid out his vision for China at the Communist Party congress in Beijing on Wednesday. Credit Kevin Frayer/Getty Images HONG KONG — Couldn’t get a seat at the Communist Party congress in China this week, but ...

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