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Seven House Republicans pledge to take no donations from major tech companies.

A group of seven House Republicans said on Wednesday that they would no longer take donations from major tech companies or their top executives, a sign of the growing distance…

Why Is Big Tech Under Assault? Power.

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Big technology companies are still misdiagnosing why they have so many enemies.…

Europe Proposes Strict Rules for Artificial Intelligence

The European Union unveiled strict regulations on Wednesday to govern the use of artificial intelligence, a first-of-its-kind policy that outlines how companies and governments can use a technology seen as…

Meet Virtual Reality, Your New Physical Therapist

The company has all of its programs registered with the F.D.A., said Eran Orr, founder and chief executive. Not all the programs offered for V.R. rehab are games; some clinics…

Welcome to the YOLO Economy

In addition to the job-hopping you’d expect during boom times, the pandemic has created many more remote jobs, and expanded the number of companies willing to hire outside of big,…

Apple’s New Devices Target Markets Led by Smaller Rivals

“We think it is entirely appropriate for Congress to take a closer look at Apple’s business practices,” Mr. Prober said. Apple has faced scrutiny in recent years for its strict…

Why Less Tech is Best for Covid-19 Vaccine Passports

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. I have been reluctant to write about whether and how Americans might…

Netflix’s Dominance Starts to Slow as Rivals Gain

Netflix also raised prices in October, increasing its standard plan by a dollar to $14 a month. It added an extra $2 to its premium tier, which now costs $18.…

Chuck Geschke, Father of Desktop Publishing, Dies at 81

Dr. Geschke had a way of “looking around the corner,” said Shantanu Narayen, Adobe’s current chief executive. “Civilization is all about written material,” he said. “Chuck and John brought that…

Apple says Parler can return to iPhones after the app makes some changes.

Parler, the social network popular with conservatives, is making its comeback. The app had been kicked off iPhones, Android devices and even the internet in January after tech companies said…