How the Frightful Five Put Start-Ups in a Lose-Lose Situation

By FARHAD MANJOO from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/18/technology/frightful-five-start-ups.html?partner=IFTTT Technology In Silicon Valley, small companies used to unseat big ones. Now the clutches of the five biggest tech companies are hard to escape. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/18/technology/frightful-five-start-ups.html?partner=IFTTT
Google Serves Fake News Ads in an Unlikely Place: Fact-Checking Sites

By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI and LINDA QIU from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/17/technology/google-fake-ads-fact-check.html?partner=IFTTT Technology Google placed ads linking to blatantly bogus stories on Snopes and PolitiFact, sites created precisely to dispel such falsehoods. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/17/technology/google-fake-ads-fact-check.html?partner=IFTTT
Google Maps Pulls Calorie-Counting Feature After Criticism

By DANIEL VICTOR from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/17/technology/google-maps-calories.html?partner=IFTTT Technology The app told users how many calories they would burn by walking instead of driving, but was criticized as dangerous to people with eating disorders. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/17/technology/google-maps-calories.html?partner=IFTTT
Google’s Pixel 2 Smartphone Is a Powerful Extravagance

By CADE METZ from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/17/technology/personaltech/googles-pixel-2-smartphone-is-a-powerful-extravagance.html?partner=IFTTT Technology Google’s new Pixel 2 phone is clearly impressive, according to our reviewer. But whether that makes the device worth buying is another matter. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/17/technology/personaltech/googles-pixel-2-smartphone-is-a-powerful-extravagance.html?partner=IFTTT
Leaping Into a System Upgrade

By J. D. BIERSDORFER from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/16/technology/personaltech/macos-high-sierra-upgrade.html?partner=IFTTT Technology Even if you’ve skipped the past few Mac operating system updates, you can go right to macOS High Sierra if your computer meets the requirements. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/16/technology/personaltech/macos-high-sierra-upgrade.html?partner=IFTTT
#MeToo Floods Social Media With Stories of Harassment and Assault

By ANNA CODREA-RADO from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/16/technology/metoo-twitter-facebook.html?partner=IFTTT Technology Many women, as well as men, are using the hashtag to show the prevalence of sexual misconduct in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein accusations. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/16/technology/metoo-twitter-facebook.html?partner=IFTTT