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  1. business
    Is Elon Musk About to Bail on Twitter, or Just Negotiating in Public?The world’s richest man announced that his purchase of the company was “on hold” Friday morning, then clarified that he’s “still committed” to it.
  2. elon musk
    11 Weird and Upsetting Facts About Elon MuskEven after a week of wall-to-wall Elon Musk news coverage, there’s still more to learn.
  3. pivot
    Why Elon Musk Might Still Walk Away From the Twitter DealPay attention to Tesla’s falling stock price.
  4. tech
    Twitter Employees Don’t Want to Work ‘for a Company That Is Owned by Elon Musk’Many of the people who make Twitter tick expressed concerns that the world’s richest man might not have their best interests in mind.
  5. twitter
    Maybe Elon Musk Just Wants Twitter All for HimselfThe world’s richest man isn’t joining the company’s board after all. But that doesn’t mean he’s out of the Twitter-disruption game.
  6. elon musk
    Twitter’s Most Famous Troll Joins the BoardThe guy who tweeted a false pedophilia accusation will have considerable sway over the platform.
  7. tech
    Twitter’s Most Famous Troll Is Now Its Biggest ShareholderThe extremely online Elon Musk recently bought 9.2 percent of the company, he revealed on Monday.
  8. pivot
    Who Could Benefit From a Snarled Chinese Supply Chain?COVID lockdowns have again exposed the problem with relying on distant countries for parts.
  9. tech
    Space Delivery?No.
  10. pivot
    Meta’s Virtual-Reality Arm Is a ‘Flaming Bag of Sh*t’The company is running into several problems at once, as evidenced by its plummeting stock price.
  11. aviation
    5G Will Not Make Your Plane Fall Out of the SkyWhy did U.S. airlines fly into a panic over this?
  12. better know a billionaire
    7 Weird and Utterly Fascinating Facts About Mark ZuckerbergSome things to know as Zuckerberg launches us into the metaverse — from his affinity for spear throwing to the time he used a “laser gun” on a goat.
  13. facebook
    Whistleblower Claims Facebook Decision on Misinformation Fueled Capitol RiotFormer Facebook employee Frances Haugen says a financially motivated decision to disarm protections against misinformation helped lead to the attack.
  14. finsta
    Senator Asks Hall of Fame Terrible Tech QuestionAren’t there any young people on Richard Blumenthal’s staff?
  15. tech
    How Miami Seduced Silicon ValleyAwash in coders, crypto, and capital, the city is loving — and beginning to shape — its newest industry.
  16. pivot
    The Internet Emerged Stronger Than Ever From the PandemicIt was one element of American infrastructure that worked very well.
  17. 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.
  18. twitter
    You Can Now Pay Twitter for Your AddictionA new subscription service for people who can’t get enough scrolling.
  19. 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?
  20. 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.
  21. 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
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. pivot
    How Should Congress Grill the Big 4 Tech CEOs?Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway play Antitrust Subcommittee members for a day.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. announcements
    How to Make Tech Keynotes Exciting AgainHardware announcements matter less in a software-powered world.
  33. 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?
  34. 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?
  35. 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.
  36. obits
    Colin Kroll, HQ Trivia and Vine Co-Founder, Dead at 34From a suspected drug overdose.
  37. politics
    Your Taste in Jeans May Have Influenced the ElectionHow Cambridge Analytica used fashion data from Facebook to help Trump.
  38. 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.
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    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.
  40. 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.
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    Charlottesville Gives Tech Companies an Opportunity to Finally Take a StandIt’s no longer about equal access to an open dialogue.
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    Tech Leaders Cucked by God-Emperor TrumpGovernment technology is bad, and the White House wants you to think they can fix it.
  43. select all
    The Trump Administration Is Trying Another Pointless Tech SummitSmart tech-boy Jared Kushner will try to modernize the government.
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    VR Start-up Sued for Sexual Harassment, Office Allegedly Had a ‘Kink Room’Another tech company faces allegations of rampant discrimination.
  45. select all
    The Techno-Libertarians Praying for DystopiaThe terrifying future of Dark Transhumanism.
  46. select all
    2017 in Tech: The Year of Not MuchAs tech companies get more powerful, they also get more cautious.
  47. select all
    What Can We Expect Out of Trump’s Cyber Summit?Trump and tech CEOs are meeting tomorrow.
  48. select all
    Verge Editor Was Secretly Employed by Apple for Two MonthsGet you a man who can do both.
  49. Allow This Portable Drone-Watch Thing to Fulfill All Your Selfie-Taking NeedsHey, it’s better than a selfie stick.
  50. 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.
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