Displaying all articles tagged:

Big Tech

  1. screen time
    Walmart Is Getting Tired of Just Being a StoreAmerica’s biggest retailer wants to buy America’s biggest TV-maker, but not for the reasons you’d think.
  2. screen time
    Big Tech Still Has a Big Addiction to ChinaAmerica’s tech giants have made a show of distancing themselves from China, but in many ways their dependence on it has actually grown.
  3. the money game
    How Bird, the High-flying Scooter Company, Went BrokeBad debt, expensive rides, and dumb high jinks made the company a bad messenger for a good idea
  4. on with kara swisher
    Walter Isaacson on Almost All the Criticism of His Elon Musk BookKara Swisher grills the author on his new biography and tries to get him to admit whether or not he actually likes Musk.
  5. screen time
    Why Nothing on Your Phone Is Safe From AdsTech companies are just hoping you’ll put up with it.
  6. screen time
    Reddit and the End of Online ‘Community’A standoff between the site and some of its most devoted users exposes an existential dilemma.
  7. big tech
    Is Social Media Hurting Kids?How teens and tweens became the face of internet regulation.
  8. on with kara swisher
    Walter Isaacson on Whether Elon Musk’s Ends Justify Being MeanKara Swisher talks to the Musk biographer about what he observed shadowing the billionaire, how Musk compares with Steve Jobs, and much more.
  9. on with kara swisher
    Marc Benioff Regrets Not Buying TwitterKara Swisher has a long talk with the embattled Salesforce CEO about activist investors, Elon Musk, drunk tweeting, and much more.
  10. big tech
    The Silicon Valley LoopHow the dot-com crash created Palo Alto’s clueless investor class.
  11. on with kara swisher
    Kara Swisher on Mark Zuckerberg’s Never-ending Trump ProblemShe reflects on more than 15 years of covering Facebook and why bringing back Trump is a lose-lose.
  12. on with kara swisher
    Tim Wu on Why the GOP’s Crusade Against Big Tech Is BaloneyThe antitrust expert tells Kara Swisher how Republican leaders killed a crucial effort to rein in tech companies.
  13. twitter
    Inside Elon’s ‘Extremely Hardcore’ TwitterTwitter’s staff spent years trying to protect the platform against impulsive, ranting billionaires — then one made himself the CEO.
  14. big tech
    Do You Have the Right to Repair Your Phone?A movement taking on the likes of Apple is winning a major battle for consumers.
  15. what we know
    Twitter Users Vote for Elon Musk to Step Down. Will He?57.5 percent of respondents said “yes” he should. What happens next is anybody’s guess.
  16. twitter
    Elon Musk Tried to Ban Leaving TwitterFollowing a backlash, Musk canned the new policy, which barred users from mentioning their other accounts at numerous Twitter competitors.
  17. politics
    Twitter’s Former Safety Head Forced From Home After Being Smeared by Elon MuskFormer Twitter executive Yoel Roth and his family have reportedly faced a torrent of harassment and threats after Elon Musk’s false claims.
  18. the left
    Are We Living Under ‘Technofeudalism’?A group of Big Data’s critics claims we’re seeing a return to feudal rule.
  19. just asking questions
    Will the Metaverse Really Transform Our Lives?Venture capitalist Matthew Ball on the virtual worlds that may define the future.
  20. exhibit a
    I Used to Work on Cases Like Twitter v. Musk. Here’s What Will Happen Next.Twitter’s lawsuit against Elon Musk will head to court on October 17. Get ready to watch it with an insider’s eye.
  21. feuds
    Is Elon Musk a Bad Billionaire Buddy?The Wall Street Journal reports that Musk had an affair with the wife of his longtime friend and fellow billionaire, Google co-founder Sergey Brin.
  22. big tech
    Pity the BillionaireSilicon Valley’s oligarch class can’t stop feeling sorry for itself.
  23. ukraine
    Facebook Is Now Allowing Itself to Be WeaponizedMeta’s decision to explicitly allow violent rhetoric against Russian soldiers and Vladimir Putin raises some very uncomfortable questions.
  24. politics
    The Rights Blue States May Lose If the GOP Returns to PowerToday Republicans are all about states’ rights. If they win in 2024, they’ll likely embrace federal activism on everything from abortion to voting.
  25. pivot
    Super-Apps Are InevitableGet ready for the first $10 trillion tech company.
  26. big tech
    How Do You Solve a Problem Like Elon Musk?The jokes get worse, and he only gets richer.
  27. big tech
    Inside Jedi Blue, Facebook’s Shady Deal With GoogleBehind a geeky code name lies a sinister plot.
  28. facebook
    What Is Being Leaked in the Facebook Papers?A guide to the newly reported revelations from a trove of internal company documents shared by a company whistleblower.
  29. just asking questions
    Ozy and Embracing the ‘Fake It Till You Make It’ PhilosophyScott Galloway on the rise of the storyteller CEO and the risk of vision becoming fiction.
  30. liveblog
    Confused Nation Keeps Refreshing As Facebook, Instagram Disappear: UpdatesThe mysterious outage appears to be ending.
  31. the money game
    What Can the U.S. Learn from China’s Crackdown on Crypto?“It’s telling that the world’s most robust economy says, ‘Big tech is a danger and we need prevent what has happened in America from happening here.’”
  32. big tech
    Judge Orders Apple to End Stranglehold on In-App PurchasesThe ruling could cost the company billions in App Store revenue.
  33. late capitalism
    China’s Sweeping Crackdown on Big Tech Is a Wake-Up Call for the U.S.The U.S. and China face similar economic problems. The latter is taking an increasingly anti-capitalist approach to solving them.
  34. covid-19
    Biden: Facebook Is ‘Killing People’ With Vaccine MisinformationWhile the White House works to pressure Facebook and other platforms to fight vaccine misinformation, the president blamed them for new COVID deaths.
  35. the inside game
    The Democrats’ Divorce From Silicon Valley Is Almost FinalAs Washington’s big-tech backlash gathers force, the tech behemoths are ready for a fight.
  36. pivot
    The Fight to Rein In Facebook Is Going to Be a Slow GrindA major loss in court was a reminder of how steep the climb really is.
  37. extremely online
    The Capitalist Case for Overhauling TwitterWe know it’s terrible for society. But it’s also a terribly run company.
  38. conservatism
    As ‘Woke Capital’ Turns on Trump, the GOP Turns on ‘Small Government’The movement for “small government” is starting to realize that it has more influence over the state than it does over the corporate sector.
  39. social media
    Amazon, Apple, and Google Cut Off Parler, Citing Failure to Moderate ExtremismThe site, which has been a haven for many on the far right, may not be long for this world in the aftermath of the Capitol riot.
  40. social media
    Twitter Adds ‘Friction’ to Limit Election Chaos, But Is It Enough?With one eye on President Trump, the company introduced a raft of changes to prevent dangerous misinformation from going viral on Election Night.
  41. tiktok
    What’s Going on With Trump’s TikTok Ban and the Microsoft Deal?As TikTok users continue to hold their looped breath, Microsoft is again trying to acquire the app after dealing with some Trump-prompted confusion.
  42. ranking
    Big Tech’s Most Powerful Apostates, RankedSelf-criticism is suddenly huge in Silicon Valley. But not all critiques are created equal.