Pete Frates, Who Promoted the Ice Bucket Challenge, Dies at 34

The former college baseball player’s involvement in the viral trend helped raise more than $100 million toward fighting A.L.S. Read more »

Amazon Accuses Trump of ‘Improper Pressure’ on JEDI Contract

In a legal complaint, Amazon said the president had attacked it behind the scenes to harm its C.E.O., Jeff Bezos, “his perceived political enemy.” Read more »

Golden Globes Nominations: What to Watch For

The Hollywood awards season kicks into high gear with the nominations announcement on Monday morning. Read more »

A Few Cities Have Cornered Innovation Jobs. Can That Be Changed?

A new report documents the concentration of cutting-edge industries in a few coastal areas and why lawmakers ought to be alarmed. Read more »

Release the Influencers! Quibi’s Plan for Streaming Success

Are you an online star with more than 500,000 followers? Jeffrey Katzenberg may want to have a word with you. Read more »

This Man May Be Big Tech’s Biggest Threat

Representative David Cicilline doesn’t just want to enforce the laws governing the tech industry. He wants to change them. Read more »

The Price of Recycling Old Laptops: Toxic Fumes in Thailand’s Lungs

The e-waste industry is booming in Southeast Asia, frightening residents worried for their health. Despite a ban on imports, Thailand is a center of the business. Read more »

How to Protect Your Children From Online Sexual Predators

Don’t count on tech companies to keep online games and chat apps safe for children, experts warn. It’s all about “parental empowerment” and imposing limits. Read more »

When a DNA Test Says You’re a Younger Man, Who Lives 5,000 Miles Away

After a bone marrow transplant, a man with leukemia found that his donor’s DNA traveled to unexpected parts of his body. A crime lab is now studying the... Read more »

Amazon Grows in New York, Reviving Debate Over Abandoned Queens Project

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other critics of an earlier proposal said a move to add offices in Manhattan proved them right. Read more »