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Give Your Old Computer New Life by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

If you’re not ready to buy a whole new system, you might be able to add new parts and upgrade your aging machine for less than a few hundred dollars. 12 more words

The Week in Tech: When In Doubt, Never Tweet by SHEERA FRENKEL


By SHEERA FRENKEL

Twitter struggled, and failed, to answer the question of what is allowed on its platform. And Elon Musk dealt with the consequences of having tweeted in the first place. 11 more words

Alexa, Can You Have a Conversation With Us? (At Least a Short One?) by KEITH COLLINS and CADE METZ


By KEITH COLLINS and CADE METZ

Digital assistants from Amazon, Apple and Google can only have meager back-and-forth exchanges with us. Listen to how that tells us something about where they’re going in the future. 11 more words

‘Weaponized Ad Technology’: Facebook’s Moneymaker Gets a Critical Eye by NATASHA SINGER


By NATASHA SINGER

Facebook gives political campaigns the ability to tailor ads to as few as 20 people. Critics say the technique can polarize and manipulate voters. 12 more words

Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China by KATE CONGER and DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI


By KATE CONGER and DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

About 1,000 of the internet company’s employees have signed a letter demanding transparency, saying censored search results raise “urgent moral and ethical issues.” 12 more words

Create Your Own Emoji Characters, One Way or Another by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

Your mobile device and computer already have thousands of those colorful pictographs available. But if you can’t find the exact one to communicate your mood, make your own. 11 more words

Registration of JioPhone 2, which will have YouTube, Facebook, starts today

JioPhone 2 will be available only through online bookings on the company website for the time being

Technology News : Jio is getting closer to building a closed-loop ecosystem, with multiple device, OS and data offerings with the launch of both Jio GigaFiber registration as well as the introduction of popular apps on the Jio Phone OS on Wednesday. 309 more words

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