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  1. pivot
    The Internet Emerged Stronger Than Ever From the PandemicIt was one element of American infrastructure that worked very well.
  2. the internet
    Internet Outage Hits Major Websites WorldwideSites including Amazon, CNN, the New York Times, Reddit, and the U.K. government went dark on Tuesday morning, and are still coming back online.
  3. twitter
    You Can Now Pay Twitter for Your AddictionA new subscription service for people who can’t get enough scrolling.
  4. cryptocurrencies
    The Mysterious Influencer Stock Market Worth $1 BillionThe idea behind BitClout is to create a crypto marketplace for shares in public reputation. But why all the shady tactics?
  5. technology
    Europe’s Quest to Fix the InternetThe European Union’s new plan to rein in big tech could force gargantuan companies to behave fairly and reshape the internet around the globe.
  6. platform wars
    Why Deplatforming Might Be Useless — Or Worse — in Combating Right-Wing ViolenceThe science isn’t clear yet — but there might be a moderating effect to more public forums like Facebook and Twitter
  7. capitol riot
    READ: Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Block Trump ‘Indefinitely’“We believe the risks of allowing the president to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great,” Zuckerberg said.
  8. antitrust
    DOJ Launches First Major Antitrust Case Against GoogleThe search giant pays mobile companies and browsers to make Google their preset search engine. The Justice Department says that’s illegal.
  9. antitrust
    House Democrats Poised to Recommend Breaking Up Big Tech PlatformsThe aggressive posture may signal where the party is headed if it wins control of the government in November.
  10. tiktok
    Trump Wants $5 Billion From TikTok Deal to Go to ‘Patriotic Education’Trump gave his “blessing” for Oracle to buy TikTok’s U.S. operations, though he demanded a financial package for his proposed education initiative.
  11. tech
    Trump Administration to Ban WeChat and TikTok From App StoresBut TikTok will still be available to use for at least a few weeks, and probably beyond.
  12. pivot
    Are the Security Fears About TikTok Misplaced?On the first episode of Pivot Schooled Live, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk to the general manager of tech’s hottest company.
  13. pivot
    How Should Congress Grill the Big 4 Tech CEOs?Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway play Antitrust Subcommittee members for a day.
  14. pivot
    Twitter’s Trump Problem Is Just BeginningKara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss the company’s attempt at fact-checking, Trump’s toothless executive order, and more.
  15. tech boot camp
    How to Build Your Own Personal Streaming ServiceWith streaming overload on the horizon, it might just be easier to build your own digital media library.
  16. dorm room chic
    These Right-Wing Hucksters Have the World’s Most Hilarious Tech SetupThe vibe: when you gave your parents a “Why I Should Be Allowed to Have a Nintendo” presentation in third grade.
  17. announcements
    How to Make Tech Keynotes Exciting AgainHardware announcements matter less in a software-powered world.
  18. life in pixels
    Can This Slingshot-Building German Unionize YouTube?An upstart “YouTubers Union” is now allied with Europe’s biggest industrial union. Will YouTube listen?
  19. life in pixels
    Petitions Are Everywhere Because We Don’t Know How Else to Do PoliticsHow are you supposed to fix the government — or Game of Thrones?
  20. technology
    When the Alt-right Loves Your AppIt’s not just Facebook and Google — small start-ups have to deal with toxic content and figure out how to balance free speech, too.
  21. obits
    Colin Kroll, HQ Trivia and Vine Co-Founder, Dead at 34From a suspected drug overdose.
  22. politics
    Your Taste in Jeans May Have Influenced the ElectionHow Cambridge Analytica used fashion data from Facebook to help Trump.
  23. The Reporter Who Took Down a UnicornHow John Carreyrou battled corporate surveillance and intimidation to expose a multibillion-dollar Silicon Valley start-up as a fraud.
  24. select all
    Does Even Mark Zuckerberg Know What Facebook Is?The same company that gives you birthday reminders also helped ensure the integrity of the German elections.
  25. Trump Blocks Chinese Investor From Taking Over U.S. Tech FirmThe administration concluded that the deal would have given the Chinese government too much influence over America’s supply of semiconductors.
  26. select all
    Charlottesville Gives Tech Companies an Opportunity to Finally Take a StandIt’s no longer about equal access to an open dialogue.
  27. select all
    Tech Leaders Cucked by God-Emperor TrumpGovernment technology is bad, and the White House wants you to think they can fix it.
  28. select all
    The Trump Administration Is Trying Another Pointless Tech SummitSmart tech-boy Jared Kushner will try to modernize the government.
  29. select all
    VR Start-up Sued for Sexual Harassment, Office Allegedly Had a ‘Kink Room’Another tech company faces allegations of rampant discrimination.
  30. select all
    The Techno-Libertarians Praying for DystopiaThe terrifying future of Dark Transhumanism.
  31. select all
    2017 in Tech: The Year of Not MuchAs tech companies get more powerful, they also get more cautious.
  32. select all
    What Can We Expect Out of Trump’s Cyber Summit?Trump and tech CEOs are meeting tomorrow.
  33. select all
    Verge Editor Was Secretly Employed by Apple for Two MonthsGet you a man who can do both.
  34. Allow This Portable Drone-Watch Thing to Fulfill All Your Selfie-Taking NeedsHey, it’s better than a selfie stick.
  35. looking for love
    Twitter Still Trying to Figure Out How Not to Scare Away Potential UsersThe social media company hasn’t found many new friends in the past few months.
  36. tech
    Can Steve Huffman Save Reddit From Itself?He co-founded Reddit. Sold Reddit. Watched Reddit grow. Watched Reddit flounder. Watched Reddit mutiny. Now he’s back, to try to pull Reddit back from the brink.
  37. tech
    Can Steve Huffman Save Reddit From Itself?He co-founded Reddit. Sold Reddit. Watched Reddit grow. Watched Reddit flounder. Watched Reddit mutiny. Now he’s back.
  38. Silicon Alley v. the Prospect of President TrumpFive of New York’s top financiers and founders talk bubbles and Trumps with New York.
  39. tech
    They Were Quirky “I failed to see how any of us could know what a product scout from a company like GE or Mattel could know.”
  40. machine age
    In a Pivot-Happy World, We Need to Let Twitter Be TwitterIn praise of the uproarious confusion the company is now trying to tame.
  41. rich people trends
    New Watch Comes With Extra Apple Watch SlotThe Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde of watches — except both sides are awful.
  42. feature
    What Happens When Watson the Jeopardy! Robot Grows Up?It was just 4 years old when it beat the show’s best human contestants. As it goes out into the world, how afraid of it should we be?
  43. 1099 economy
    Meet the Lawyer Fighting Uber’s Business ModelThe ride-sharing service has a contract-worker problem, and lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan is determined to change that. If she succeeds, the app economy is going to look very different.
  44. the money
    Will the New Concierge Economy Mean the End of the Errand?Maybe outsourcing errands to an app will prove as liberating as a washing machine.
  45. Steve Jobs Yelled at Tim Cook When Cook Offered to Donate His Liver“Steve only yelled at me four or five times during the 13 years I knew him, and this was one of them.”
  46. How Net Neutrality, Unloved by Very Powerful People, Made ItWhy did the Obama administration go net-neutrality crazy last fall? 
  47. Cars Are the New iPhonesYour minivan doesn’t run on the cloud? Where have you been?
  48. Did the Selfie-Stick Inventor Get Shafted?Wayne Fromm can lay claim to having invented the ubiquitous device, but not to getting rich off it.
  49. profile
    The Bitcoin Boy: 16-Year-Old Erik Finman Is in His Silicon Valley PrimeDemand for tech prodigies is at an all-time high. So is the supply.
  50. tech
    Teen Shoved Into Locker Last Year Now Making More Money Than GodThat’s just the way it goes.
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