F.T.C. Is Said to Be Considering Large Facebook Fines

By CECILIA KANG from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/18/technology/facebook-ftc-fines.html?partner=IFTTT Technology The agency’s investigation, which began in late March, is continuing, and the commissioners and staff have not reached a final conclusion. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/18/technology/facebook-ftc-fines.html?partner=IFTTT
D.N.C. Says It Was Targeted Again by Russian Hackers After ’18 Election

By NICOLE PERLROTH from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/18/technology/dnc-russian-hacking.html?partner=IFTTT Technology In new filings submitted late Thursday, the Democratic National Committee, whose computers were breached in 2016, said it was on the receiving end of a so-called spearphishing campaign in November. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/18/technology/dnc-russian-hacking.html?partner=IFTTT
The Week in Tech: How Google and Facebook Spawned Surveillance Capitalism

By NATASHA SINGER from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/18/technology/google-facebook-surveillance-capitalism.html?partner=IFTTT Technology A new book argues that Google and Facebook created a new business model that profits off private human behavior. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/18/technology/google-facebook-surveillance-capitalism.html?partner=IFTTT
How to Sort Through a Cornucopia of Television Shows

By Unknown Author from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/16/technology/personaltech/how-to-sort-through-a-cornucopia-of-television-shows.html?partner=IFTTT Technology Our assistant TV editor has a state-of-the-art setup for watching shows and movies. But here’s what happens when there can be too much content to choose. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/16/technology/personaltech/how-to-sort-through-a-cornucopia-of-television-shows.html?partner=IFTTT
Huawei Said to Be Under U.S. Investigation in Trade-Secrets Case

By KATIE BENNER, PAUL MOZUR and RAYMOND ZHONG from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/16/technology/huawei-investigation-trade-secrets.html?partner=IFTTT Technology The inquiry grew out of a 2014 civil suit and appears unrelated to other pressure faced by the Chinese company, two people familiar with the case said. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/16/technology/huawei-investigation-trade-secrets.html?partner=IFTTT
Microsoft Pledges $500 Million for Affordable Housing in Seattle Area

By KAREN WEISE from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/16/technology/microsoft-affordable-housing-seattle.html?partner=IFTTT Technology The move is the most ambitious effort yet by a tech company to fund construction for local teachers, firefighters and other middle- and low-income residents. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/16/technology/microsoft-affordable-housing-seattle.html?partner=IFTTT