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Big Tech

  1. just asking questions
    Will the Metaverse Really Transform Our Lives?Venture capitalist Matthew Ball on the virtual worlds that may define the future.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. big tech
    Pity the BillionaireSilicon Valley’s oligarch class can’t stop feeling sorry for itself.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. pivot
    Super-Apps Are InevitableGet ready for the first $10 trillion tech company.
  8. big tech
    How Do You Solve a Problem Like Elon Musk?The jokes get worse, and he only gets richer.
  9. big tech
    Inside Jedi Blue, Facebook’s Shady Deal With GoogleBehind a geeky code name lies a sinister plot.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. liveblog
    Confused Nation Keeps Refreshing As Facebook, Instagram Disappear: UpdatesThe mysterious outage appears to be ending.
  13. 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.’”
  14. big tech
    Judge Orders Apple to End Stranglehold on In-App PurchasesThe ruling could cost the company billions in App Store revenue.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. extremely online
    The Capitalist Case for Overhauling TwitterWe know it’s terrible for society. But it’s also a terribly run company.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. ranking
    Big Tech’s Most Powerful Apostates, RankedSelf-criticism is suddenly huge in Silicon Valley. But not all critiques are created equal.