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  1. screen time
    AI Art Is Here and the World Is Already DifferentWork, communication, and even thought change when we can instantly command convincing images into existence.
  2. utopias
    Is There Such a Thing As an Ethical Smart City?Josh O’Kane’s new book on Sidewalk Labs’ failed city of the future says there’s potential.
  3. preservation watch
    It’s Actually Good News That Google Bought the Thompson CenterHelmut Jahn’s iconic Chicago building now has a chance at being preserved.
  4. the economy
    Apple to Slow Hiring in Latest Economic WarningAs tech behemoths warn of retrenchment, Goldman Sachs predicted that the job market will slow “sharply.”
  5. parks
    How I Found the New Roof Park at Pier 57The city’s newest public park tries to be everything at once and ends up feeling like a private space.
  6. getting around
    Google Maps Renamed Bedford Avenue ‘Maple Avenue’But they’re trying to fix it.
  7. the streaming wars
    YouTube Adds Hours (and Hours, and Hours) of Free Movies and TVWith a hundred more titles to be added weekly.
  8. tech
    RT America Shuts Down Amid Russian State-Media BansRT America released a memo today announcing layoffs in New York, L.A., Miami, and D.C.
  9. peace on earth
    YouTube TV Puts Disney’s Channels Back, With a Little DiscountIncluding ESPN, ABC, and more.
  10. renewals
    Roku and YouTube Quash Their Beef in Time for the HolidaysAnd right before it all blew up.
  11. big tech
    Inside Jedi Blue, Facebook’s Shady Deal With GoogleBehind a geeky code name lies a sinister plot.
  12. developing
    With Google Moving In, Hudson Square Is Trying to Spruce Up the PlaceThe neighborhood is now a major tech hub, so it should probably be connected to the rest of the city.
  13. pivot
    Why Subscriptions May Be the Wave of the FutureIn an increasingly privacy-focused world, paying a premium may look more attractive.
  14. pivot
    It’s Mark Versus Rupert Down UnderKara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss what the intense fight over online news in Australia means for the rest of the world.
  15. 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.
  16. silicon valley
    Google Workers Are UnionizingThe news follows years of bad press for the tech giant.
  17. just asking questions
    Scott Galloway on the Antitrust Case Against GoogleThe case is sure to take years, but the ramifications for Silicon Valley — and the country in general — may be huge.
  18. 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.
  19. pivot
    Will Tech’s Big Four Be Smart Enough to Help Break Themselves Up?Pivot’s Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss what’s next for tech’s largest firms after a House Judiciary report called for their dismantlement.
  20. the top line
    Softbank Found Another Dumb Way to InvestNaturally, the tech behemoth that lost billions on WeWork has found a new, weird thing to do with its investors’ cash.
  21. pivot
    Is This the Beginning of the End of Big Tech As We Know It?Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss the House tech-antitrust hearing and how it could lead toward breaking up giants like Amazon or Facebook.
  22. the top line
    Don’t Give Up on Offices Quite YetEven companies like Google that are well suited to remote work understand the value of in-person interactions.
  23. pivot
    How Should Congress Grill the Big 4 Tech CEOs?Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway play Antitrust Subcommittee members for a day.
  24. pivot
    Why Big Tech’s Congressional Testimony Will Be a BustScott Galloway and Kara Swisher discuss why they’re pessimistic about this month’s grilling of Zuckerberg, Bezos, Cook, and Pichai.
  25. buffering
    All Eyes on the ProtestsHow streaming news networks are emerging as valuable resources for anyone looking to go beyond cable news coverage.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. year in review
    E-Girl, Soft Girl, VSCO Girl: How TikTok Trends Defined 2019The most-Googled “outfit ideas” were popularized by the app.
  31. ranking
    Big Tech’s Most Powerful Apostates, RankedSelf-criticism is suddenly huge in Silicon Valley. But not all critiques are created equal.
  32. elementary my dear watson
    Genius Allegedly Caught Google Stealing Its Lyrics With an Ingenious WatermarkPay close attention to the apostrophes.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. cybersecurity
    Apple Downplays Enormous iOS Security Hole Found by GoogleThe company issued a rare response to disclosures Google made last week.
  36. security
    Google Found Huge Holes in iOS Security (It’s Fixed Now)The discoveries pose new questions about how secure iOS really is.
  37. power
    Yet Another Woman Says She Was Mistreated at GoogleA Google employee has published a searing account of being discriminated against during her pregnancy.
  38. 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.
  39. 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?
  40. cityscape
    Cozy Streetscapes and Big Data: Google’s Reimagining of TorontoThe public-corporate partnership on a huge scale.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. google
    Google Appears to Be Retaliating Against Walkout OrganizersOne woman said she was told to take a sick leave despite being perfectly healthy.
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