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A brief history of Silicon Valley’s fascination with drugs

What we’ve learned from 20 years of Facebook

OpenAI’s board may have been right to fire Sam Altman — and to rehire him, too

The secrets Google spilled in court

Google is the default search engine. The big antitrust trial finally revealed how much that costs the company.

Call of Duty will stay on PlayStation if Microsoft and Activision merge

We’re in a new Gilded Age. What did we learn from the last one?

Has Apple Pay made it too easy to spend money?

Apple has an AirPod repair problem

Elizabeth Warren created a federal agency once. Can she do it again?

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Silicon Valley’s vision for AI? It’s religion, repackaged.

Why in the world are Elon and Zuck planning to punch each other?

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How “windfall profits” from AI companies could fund a universal basic income

The hottest new perk in tech is freedom

Mark Zuckerberg says the hardest part of Meta’s “year of efficiency” is over

The Supreme Court decides not to break the internet

Tech companies are finally firing tech workers

In a leaked Q&A, Mark Zuckerberg tells employees “we’re in a different world”

Meta’s lingering layoffs enter their next phase

Layoffs are bad for business

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The swift collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, explained

Section 230, the internet law the Supreme Court could change, explained

The Supreme Court hears two cases that could ruin the internet

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Silicon Valley’s vibe shift

How technology literally changes our brains

Could contact tracing bring the US out of lockdown?

Report: Amazon is using “thermal cameras” to monitor warehouse employees for fevers

Thailand’s playboy king isn’t playing around

It’s not just passengers being assaulted in Ubers. Drivers are at risk, too.

Sorry for Your Loss is a must-see TV show. You can only watch it on Facebook.

How to erase your personal information from the internet (it’s not impossible)

More than 2 million people have RSVP’d to “storm Area 51,” in the name of memes

Netflix’s The Great Hack explores how Cambridge Analytica sold your data during the 2016 election

Microsoft wants to build artificial general intelligence: an AI better than humans at everything

How Amazon turned its darkest time into runaway riches

Social media is rotting democracy from within

Facebook’s very bad year, explained

Mark Zuckerberg is essentially untouchable at Facebook

YouTube, Facebook, and Apple’s ban on Alex Jones, explained

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The Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal, explained with a simple diagram

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