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  1. buffering
    All Eyes on the ProtestsHow streaming news networks are emerging as valuable resources for anyone looking to go beyond cable news coverage.
  2. technology
    Was the Obama Administration Too Soft on Big Tech?Kara Swisher talks with a key member of the president’s economic team about why companies like Google and Amazon were largely left unchecked.
  3. pivot
    Does the Government Have a Chance Against Google?Pivot’s Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss whether the DOJ’s antitrust investigation of the tech behemoth is doomed to fail.
  4. coronavirus
    Four Tech Giants Are Solidifying Their Domination of the Post-Coronavirus WorldScott Galloway examines the staggering gains anticipated at Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon during the historic economic downturn.
  5. the top line
    The Lessons of Away’s Weird Company CultureA hardass CEO isn’t necessarily a problem. But don’t let things get out of hand.
  6. year in review
    E-Girl, Soft Girl, VSCO Girl: How TikTok Trends Defined 2019The most-Googled “outfit ideas” were popularized by the app.
  7. ranking
    Big Tech’s Most Powerful Apostates, RankedSelf-criticism is suddenly huge in Silicon Valley. But not all critiques are created equal.
  8. elementary my dear watson
    Genius Allegedly Caught Google Stealing Its Lyrics With an Ingenious WatermarkPay close attention to the apostrophes.
  9. gaming
    Google Stadia’s Terrible Launch Doesn’t Matter in the Long RunTerrible word of mouth is no match for the power of being the top result on Google’s search engine.
  10. platforms
    YouTubers Don’t Need Your SympathyYouTube’s “content creators” want to be seen as scrappy upstarts hampered by the man, even if the reality is a little more complicated.
  11. cybersecurity
    Apple Downplays Enormous iOS Security Hole Found by GoogleThe company issued a rare response to disclosures Google made last week.
  12. security
    Google Found Huge Holes in iOS Security (It’s Fixed Now)The discoveries pose new questions about how secure iOS really is.
  13. power
    Yet Another Woman Says She Was Mistreated at GoogleA Google employee has published a searing account of being discriminated against during her pregnancy.
  14. man of the people
    Peter Thiel Makes a Nakedly Political Play in the New York TimesThiel rails against the Silicon Valley bubble as if he’s somehow not emblematic of it.
  15. the national interest
    President Trump Says Only Trump Supporters Deserve Free Speech“To me free speech is not when you see something good and then you purposely write bad.” Uh, yes it is?
  16. cityscape
    Cozy Streetscapes and Big Data: Google’s Reimagining of TorontoThe public-corporate partnership on a huge scale.
  17. homophobia
    Google Tells Employees Not to Protest Google at PrideA leaked internal memo shows LGBTQ+ employees were told they could be punished for using Google’s platform to protest at Pride in San Francisco.
  18. media
    Is Google Really Skimming Billions of Dollars in Revenue From the News Industry?A flawed new study claims that Google is raking it in while journalism fights for scraps.
  19. google
    One Company Is Making Money From News and It Rhymes With ‘Shmoogle’A new report states Google made $4.7 billion from the news industry in 2018, boosting calls to share revenue with publishers who are doing the work.
  20. the cloud
    Google’s Video-Game Platform Wants to Replace Your Console With the CloudThe company unveiled an aggressive push this week to demonstrate parity with more mature console systems.
  21. ssomgwtfbbq
    Is Apple’s New Privacy Feature Anti-Competitive or Hyper-Competitive?Apple is requiring its own login system to appear in apps that offer logging in through Facebook and Google.
  22. oops
    Some People Couldn’t Turn on Their A/C When Google Went Down over the WeekendGoogle Cloud outages across the world over the weekend meant some users couldn’t unlock their doors or turn on their air conditioners.
  23. select all
    Tech Companies Are Sorry Only When They Get CaughtGoogle gave $150,000 in free ads to an anti-abortion organization that falsely advertised crisis pregnancy centers as real abortion providers.
  24. yelling at my phone in public
    Google’s Assistant Can Now Fit On Your PhoneThe company shrunk a 100-gigabyte piece of software down to half a gigabyte, speeding it up and making it more secure in the process.
  25. google walkout
    The Women Behind the Google Walkout Say They’re Facing RetaliationMeredith Whittaker and Claire Stapleton outlined their allegations in a letter sent to other Google employees.
  26. google
    Google Appears to Be Retaliating Against Walkout OrganizersOne woman said she was told to take a sick leave despite being perfectly healthy.
  27. google
    Google Pulls Conversion-Therapy App After Human Rights Campaign DingThe Human Rights Campaign suspended Google from its annual ranking of LGBTQ-friendly workplaces.
  28. scams
    Scammers Phished More Than $100 Million From Facebook, GoogleAll you need is a misleading corporate name, some overseas bank accounts, and some legit-looking invoices.
  29. video games
    The Best Thing About Google’s New Gaming Platform Is Also the WorstGoogle’s game-streaming platform’s close ties to YouTube could create a feedback loop that bodes ill for game developers and fans.
  30. explainers
    Is Spotify Suing Songwriters? The Latest Legal Battle, ExplainedWhy all the big streaming companies are appealing a ruling that would force them to pay more to songwriters.
  31. google
    Why Businesses Feel Forced to Buy Google Ads on Searches for Their Own NamesFor many brands, buying ads on Google is more about fending off competitors than getting their name out there.
  32. technology
    Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Break Up Big Tech Is Extremely Aggressive. Good.Intelligencer tech writers Max Read and Brian Feldman react to Elizabeth Warren’s aggressive proposal to break up Silicon Valley megaplatforms
  33. select all
    Google Does Thing It Should Have Done Months Ago, Ends Forced ArbitrationThe change comes months after thousands of its employees walked out of work, demanding change.
  34. google
    Google Sorry It Forgot to Mention Nest Security Systems Have Secret MicrophonesTurns out that piece of tech you bought under the guise of self-protection actually has the capability to spy on you.
  35. amazon
    Amazon and Google Now Control the Top Two Wi-Fi Mesh RoutersWith Amazon acquiring Eero, the mesh networking market is now controlled by two very, very large companies with an appetite for personal data.
  36. dance dance evolution
    Does Your Phone Have a Little Dancing Childish Gambino in It? Hmmmmm? Does It?If you’re watching the Grammys tonight, you now know Donald Glover is available in pocket-size.
  37. google
    Can Google Be More Than an Advertising Company?The company continues to make hundreds of billions each year, but nearly all of that is from advertising revenue — and that’s a problem.
  38. technology
    Rage Drove the Google Walkout. Can It Bring About Real Change at Tech Companies?The tools of technology can stop a workers’ revolution as surely as they can help start one.
  39. technology
    Google Sued for Allegedly Covering Up Sexual Harassment by Former ExecsThe shareholders are asking a former Google exec who resigned over sexual misconduct to return $90 million in exit payouts.
  40. google
    Europe’s ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Will Be Staying in EuropeWhen our first instinct is to Google someone, the right to be forgotten seems like one that every country — not just the E.U. — should be considering.
  41. the cut opinion pages
    The Email ‘Attach’ and ‘Link’ Buttons Should Be Easier to Tell ApartA plea for the digital age.
  42. home alone
    Someone Should Speak to the McCallisters: Macaulay Culkin Stars in Home Alone AdHe even still has to sleep in the attic? Dang.
  43. google
    Google to Build $1 Billion NYC Campus, No Tax Incentives RequiredThere’s about to be a lot more Googlers in Manhattan.
  44. google
    Google’s Project to Create a Censored Search Engine for China StallsThe main database Google was using to train itself how to censor search results has been cut off over privacy worries.
  45. google
    Boy, We Sure Googled Some Dumb Things This YearA look at 2018 search trends from Google.
  46. algorithms
    Algorithms Are Black Boxes — Even to the Tech Companies That Make ThemThe complex webs of code tech companies rely on produce results, but even they don’t know how. It’s time for them to admit it.
  47. trends
    You’ll Never Guess Which Fashion Trend Was Most-Searched This YearAccording to Google.
  48. google
    Tech Workers Are Fed Up With Forced ArbitrationGoogle updated its sexual harassment policies. Now its employees want the rest of Silicon Valley to follow suit.
  49. select all
    Google’s Contract Workers Are Fed UpAccording to a new open letter, Google’s contract workers weren’t sent safety email updates during the YouTube shooting in April.
  50. google
    The End of the Tech-Industry OmertàIs Silicon Valley’s legendary secretiveness on its way out?
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