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Yesterday β€” May 26th 2019NYT Technology

How Convicts Ordered to Stay Offline Try to Slip Their Digital Leashes

By Heather Murphy

A hacker and a sex offender share what happened when they sought to trick the probation officers monitoring them.

Before yesterdayNYT Technology

Security Gap Leaves 885 Million Mortgage Documents Exposed

By Nicole Perlroth and Stacy Cowley

The data, collected by First American Financial Corporation, included hundreds of millions of detailed and personal financial records.

More Turmoil at The Markup, a Tech Site Still in Beta Mode

By Marc Tracy

After the firing last month of the top editor, Julia Angwin, two other key members of the editorial team are out, said the site’s main donor, Craig Newmark.

SpaceX Launches 60 Starlink Internet Satellites Into Orbit

By Kenneth Chang

If the mission is successful, it could point the way toward an important new line of business for the private rocket company.

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore Hostage: How They Struck and What’s Next

By Niraj Chokshi

Two weeks ago, attackers seized parts of the computer systems that run the city’s government. So far, it hasn’t given in to ransom demands.

Google’s Duplex Uses A.I. to Mimic Humans (Sometimes)

By Brian X. Chen and Cade Metz

In a free service, bots call restaurants and make reservations. The technology is impressive, except for when the caller is actually a person.

Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It

By Jennifer Valentino-DeVries

Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible.

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules

By Don Clark and Michael J. de la Merced

A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling.

Capitalism Camp for Kids

By Brendan O’Connor

Young people love socialism. Can a summer of indoctrination teach little Hermione and Khaleesi to love capitalism?

How Bettors in the Know Cashed In on β€˜Game of Thrones’

By Richard A. Oppel Jr.

Though HBO went to great lengths to keep the finale secret until it aired, professional bettors saw clear signs that key details had leaked and were driving the wagering.

Google Changes Abortion Ad Policy

By Tiffany Hsu

Advertisers must be certified as providing or not providing abortions, and Google will include disclosures on ads about ending pregnancy.

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