Google Fined $5.1 Billion by E.U. in Android Antitrust Ruling

By ADAM SATARIANO from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/18/technology/google-eu-android-fine.html?partner=IFTTT Technology European officials hit the internet giant with the record penalty for abusing its power in the smartphone market, the region’s latest move to rein in the clout of tech companies. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/18/technology/google-eu-android-fine.html?partner=IFTTT
How WhatsApp Pushes Mobs to Murder in India

By VINDU GOEL, SUHASINI RAJ and PRIYADARSHINI RAVICHANDRAN from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/07/18/technology/whatsapp-india-killings.html?partner=IFTTT Technology False rumors of child kidnappers have gone viral on WhatsApp in India, prompting fearful mobs to kill two dozen innocent people since April The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/07/18/technology/whatsapp-india-killings.html?partner=IFTTT
Add Pictures to Android Contacts

By J. D. BIERSDORFER from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/technology/personaltech/android-contacts-photos.html?partner=IFTTT Technology Tired of seeing your friends as initials in tinted circles? If they don’t have a profile photo already, you can add your own to their address-book entries. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/technology/personaltech/android-contacts-photos.html?partner=IFTTT
The Biggest Spender of Political Ads on Facebook? President Trump

By SHEERA FRENKEL from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/technology/political-ads-facebook-trump.html?partner=IFTTT Technology A new study based on Facebook data provides a picture of who is placing political ads on the social network ahead of the midterm elections. President Trump tops the list. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/technology/political-ads-facebook-trump.html?partner=IFTTT
Uber Is Target of Federal Sex Discrimination Inquiry

By JACK NICAS from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/16/technology/uber-sex-discrimination-inquiry.html?partner=IFTTT Technology The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating the ride-hailing company’s hiring and pay practices. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/16/technology/uber-sex-discrimination-inquiry.html?partner=IFTTT
Latest Sign of China’s Slowdown: A Technology Cash Crunch

By LI YUAN from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/16/technology/china-startups-technology-economy.html?partner=IFTTT Technology Long awash in money, the country’s start-up scene has seen an unprecedented downturn. That could be a bad sign for the rest of the Chinese economy. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/16/technology/china-startups-technology-economy.html?partner=IFTTT