Facebook’s Daylong Malfunction Is a Reminder of the Internet’s Fragility

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Thursday that it had repaired a technical error that led to long lapses in service at its various properties, including Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger. The interruption lasted nearly 24 hours on some of the services and was the longest in Facebook’s recent history. It was an eye-opening reminder that even the most powerful internet […]

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The 2018 Good Tech Awards

The words “2018,” “good” and “tech” probably don’t seem like they belong in the same paragraph, let alone the same sentence. But stay with me here. It’s true that this was a horrible year for many of the tech industry’s biggest companies. Amazon held a nationwide beauty pageant for its new headquarters, raising hopes that the company would help transform […]

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Google to Add $1 Billion New York Campus for 7,000 More Workers

Google said on Monday it would expand its presence in New York City with a $1 billion campus in the West Village, allowing the company to double the size of its 7,000-employee work force over the next decade. The centerpiece of the 1.7 million-square-foot hub will be the St. John’s Terminal building on Washington Street, with Google also set to […]

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