Germany Acts to Tame Facebook, Learning From Its Own History of Hate

By KATRIN BENNHOLD from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/19/technology/facebook-deletion-center-germany.html?partner=IFTTT Technology A country taps its past as it leads the way on one of the most pressing issues facing modern democracies: how to regulate the world’s biggest social network. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/19/technology/facebook-deletion-center-germany.html?partner=IFTTT
Hundreds of Apps Can Empower Stalkers to Track Their Victims

By JENNIFER VALENTINO-DeVRIES from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/19/technology/phone-apps-stalking.html?partner=IFTTT Technology Widely available services offer a range of spying abilities, including tracking people’s phones and harvesting their texts. As survivors seek help, the legal and technical hurdles are many. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/19/technology/phone-apps-stalking.html?partner=IFTTT
PayPal Agrees to $2.2 Billion Deal for European Payments Start-Up iZettle

By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED and NATHANIEL POPPER from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/17/technology/paypal-izettle.html?partner=IFTTT Technology The Silicon Valley digital payments company reached a deal for iZettle, which is Europe’s answer to the mobile payments company Square. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/17/technology/paypal-izettle.html?partner=IFTTT
Cleared of Spying for China, She Still Doesn’t Have Her Job Back

By NICOLE PERLROTH from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/17/technology/sherry-chen-national-weather-service.html?partner=IFTTT Technology Three years ago, Sherry Chen, a hydrologist working for the National Weather Service, had charges against her dropped. A judge says she should be able to return to work. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/17/technology/sherry-chen-national-weather-service.html?partner=IFTTT
New Ways to Delete Old Files

By J. D. BIERSDORFER from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/17/technology/personaltech/new-ways-to-delete-old-files.html?partner=IFTTT Technology Last month’s update to Windows 10 added new tools for automatically and manually clearing clutter from your hard drive. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/17/technology/personaltech/new-ways-to-delete-old-files.html?partner=IFTTT
What Improved Tech Means for Electric, Self-Driving and Flying Cars

By JACK EWING from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/technology/personaltech/electric-self-driving-flying-cars.html?partner=IFTTT Technology Jack Ewing, who covers autos and economics for The Times, says a “Jetsons”-like future is still far off, even as cars become even more computerized. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/technology/personaltech/electric-self-driving-flying-cars.html?partner=IFTTT