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Tech

  1. deal of the day
    These Airpod Dupes Are the Cheapest We’ve Ever Seen Them“The charge lasts a long time. They’re also perfect for the gym, and they stay in even when I’m doing cardio circuits.”
  2. casting
    Hank Azaria to Play Apple CEO Tim Cook in Super PumpedShowtime’s new drama about the rise of Uber.
  3. back to the office
    The Great Office-Opening Rollback Has BegunAs tech companies once again pave the way, it feels like March 2020 again.
  4. the algorithm
    So This Is How TikTok Knows So Much About YouA new report from The Wall Street Journal looks into the app’s much-discussed algorithm.
  5. pivot
    The Internet Emerged Stronger Than Ever From the PandemicIt was one element of American infrastructure that worked very well.
  6. restaurants
    Restaurants May Finally Get Relief From Grubhub and Uber’s Automatic Sign-upsDelivery services routinely add restaurants to their apps without asking them. Legislators want to make that illegal.
  7. testing testing
    I Tried the New ‘Smart’ Fitness Machines (and Mirror) to Find What’s Worth ItWe cycled, boxed, rowed, and more to find out.
  8. 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.
  9. twitter
    You Can Now Pay Twitter for Your AddictionA new subscription service for people who can’t get enough scrolling.
  10. how i get it done
    From Drake’s Entourage to Tech CEOCourtne Smith is an entrepreneur you should know.
  11. 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?
  12. 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.
  13. 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
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. tiktok
    Trump’s TikTok Download-Ban Blocked, for Now, As Judge Grants InjunctionThat November 12 deadline, however, still looms over the app’s future.
  18. 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.
  19. escalations
    The U.S. Is Banning TikTok Downloads This SundayIn a statement, TikTok says it ”already committed to unprecedented levels of additional transparency and accountability.”
  20. 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.
  21. extremely online
    TikTok Is Reportedly Suing the Trump AdministrationTry making a dance challenge out of this.
  22. 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.
  23. pivot
    How Should Congress Grill the Big 4 Tech CEOs?Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway play Antitrust Subcommittee members for a day.
  24. crime
    What We Know About the Tech Exec Found Dismembered in His Luxury CondoPolice have arrested Fahim Saleh’s personal assistant in connection with his murder.
  25. 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.
  26. instagram
    Could You Survive a Day at the Museum of Ice Cream With No Phone?What is Instagram’s favorite pop-up museum like … without Instagramming? One woman’s harrowing attempt to find out.
  27. zuck
    Mark Zuckerberg’s Devotion to Gray T-Shirts Is AlarmingThe Facebook CEO reportedly has staff blow-dry his armpits before speeches.
  28. tinder
    Tinder Is Adding a ‘Panic Button’The dating app will soon be able to track your location for safety purposes — but at what cost to users’ privacy?
  29. painless shopping
    27 Strategist-Approved Techy Stocking Stuffers for Everyone on Your ListIncluding phone chargers, headphones, and other gadgets all $30 or less.
  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. controversies
    Everything You Need to Know About the DoorDash Tip ScandalThe company was criticized, again, for tip skimming.
  35. celebrity
    Celebrities, They’re Just Like Us: Obsessed With That Aging AppAll your favorite celebrities look crusty.
  36. oops
    Turns Out Tech’s Gender Gap Cannot Be Fixed With PhotoshopOop!
  37. 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?
  38. divorce
    Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Are Officially DivorcedHe’s keeping 75 percent of the couple’s Amazon stock.
  39. get that money
    Why Is Stalking People on Venmo So Addictive?I can’t look away from my friends’ (and ex’s) Venmo feeds.
  40. testing testing
    I Tried Bose’s Surprisingly Nice-Looking Audio SunglassesThey offer augmented reality — and look like Ray-Bans.
  41. scams
    20/20 to Air Its Own Special About the Elizabeth Holmes Theranos DebacleThe ABC News podcast The Dropout, also about Holmes, premiered in January.
  42. i was a tech columnist
    Eero Makes the Best Wi-Fi System (and I’ve Tried Them All)I like it better than Plume, Luma, Netgear, Linksys, AmpliFi HD, and even Google.
  43. 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.
  44. apps
    I Can’t Believe How Much Money I‘ve Spent on This iPhone Home-Design GameBut it makes me happy.
  45. tech
    Bandersnatch Delayed Black Mirror Season 5, or Did You Choose the Wrong Ending?This would never happen at Tuckersoft.
  46. tech
    Netflix Had to Create Ridiculously Complex Software for BandersnatchStefan would’ve gone crazy.
  47. obits
    Colin Kroll, HQ Trivia and Vine Co-Founder, Dead at 34From a suspected drug overdose.
  48. politics
    Your Taste in Jeans May Have Influenced the ElectionHow Cambridge Analytica used fashion data from Facebook to help Trump.
  49. the pink tax
    The Illusion of Safer Transportation Is Costing WomenWomen spend up to $100 more than men each month, a new study from NYU found.
  50. where’s the beef?
    It’s Pusha T Vs. ‘Corny Ass Tech Dude’ Thanks to This Anti-Drake SignThe rapper insists he had nothing to do with it.
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