The Week in Tech: Silicon Valley Gets Even More Political by JACK NICAS


By JACK NICAS

This week, tech companies weighed in on the separation of children from their migrant parents at the Mexico border. Here’s why tech has become more activist.

Published: June 21, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Locked Out of Your iPhone? Here’s What to Do by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

Apple includes plenty of security features to protect your data, but if you forget your passcode and can’t unlock the phone, you can still regain control.

Published: June 21, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Inside a Heist of American Chip Designs, as China Bids for Tech Power by PAUL MOZUR


By PAUL MOZUR

Micron, an American chip maker, says its designs were swiped to help a new Chinese plant. Washington sees a larger pattern, fueling tensions with Beijing.

Published: June 21, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Intel’s C.E.O. Resigns After Relationship With Employee by ADAM SATARIANO


By ADAM SATARIANO

Brian Krzanich, who resigned after violating the company’s “non-fraternization policy,” will be replaced on an interim basis by Robert Swan.

Published: June 20, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Firefox Is Back. It’s Time to Give It a Try. by BRIAN X. CHEN


By BRIAN X. CHEN

Mozilla redesigned its browser to take on Google’s Chrome. Firefox now has strong privacy features and is as fast as Chrome.

Published: June 19, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Is There a Smarter Path to Artificial Intelligence? Some Experts Hope So by STEVE LOHR


By STEVE LOHR

A branch of A.I. called deep learning has transformed computer performance in tasks like vision and speech. But meaning, reasoning and common sense remain elusive.

Published: June 19, 2018 at 02:00PM

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