Today, France Is Still Cleaning Up Hundred-Year-Old Bombs From WWI

A century ago today, the first shots of WWI were fired. It was the first modern conflict, fought with fatally efficient technology. Even today, crews must safely destroy bombs left untouched for a century. Erik Olsen traveled with one of those crews for The New York Times, bringing us a video glimpse at the delicate… » 6/28/14 3:00pm 6/28/14 3:00pm

5 Predictions For The Future That Aren't So New After All

Today, the New York Times asked seven entrepreneurs and tech executives about what's in store for the future. It's a fascinating snapshot of futurist thinking in 2014. But these aren't just the dreams of tomorrow — most of them are the dreams of yesterday's tomorrows as well. » 5/02/14 3:23pm 5/02/14 3:23pm

Today's Paper Is the New York Times Online, Organized Like Print

The thing about newspapers is that you don't really need the newspaper to read the newspaper any more. The Internet! If you find reading online a little hollow for some intangible reason, you might like the New York Times' new web app, Today's Paper, which is organized like the New York Times in print. It's positively… » 12/05/13 10:46am 12/05/13 10:46am

Yup, the NYTimes and Twitter Outages Started With Simple Phishing

As we strongly suspected earlier, the hackers that briefly took over the Twitter and New York Times domains yesterday didn't use brute force or fancy hacks to get in. The LATimes reports that the Syrian Electronic Army used phishing emails to get username and password credentials for several employees Melbourne IT,… » 8/28/13 3:47pm 8/28/13 3:47pm

Google Glass Will Work with Apps Like the New York Times, Path and More

Google showed off some new features of Google Glass at SXSW and they can be quite useful. For example, the New York Times will be integrated with Google Glass so you'll see pop up notifications of breaking news by tiling your head a certain way. You can even peep pictures, headlines or have Google Glass read the news… » 3/11/13 7:01pm 3/11/13 7:01pm

Two Years Later, The New York Times Closes Its Paywall's Most Gaping…

As soon as The New York Times first hit us with its paywall back in 2011, industrious little news fiends all over the Internet began looking for ways to get around it—and it didn't take long. One of the simplest and most bafflingly long-lasting holes in The Times' paywall simply required you to delete a few characters… » 2/12/13 11:28am 2/12/13 11:28am

Your Ancient Internet Explorer Is Wasting Everyone's Time and Money

The NYTimes' spectacular multimedia feature "Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek," is incredible. The elegant design and tasteful extras only contribute to the gripping narrative. It's everything we've been promised about the journalism of the future. But if you're looking at it on Internet Explorer 8, you're… » 1/02/13 3:20pm 1/02/13 3:20pm