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Vox's coverage of the big players in tech and their monopoly on the industry.

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

Think AI was impressive last year? Wait until you see what’s coming.

Lots of bad science still gets published. Here’s how we can change that.

Amazon workers in upstate New York are fighting for a crucial second union win

A new Supreme Court case could fundamentally change the internet

Two Republican judges just let Texas seize control of Twitter and Facebook

Why is Meta’s new AI chatbot so bad?

The inside story at Meta as it moves beyond Facebook

Two GOP judges just stripped social media companies of basic First Amendment rights

The abortion provider that Republicans are struggling to stop

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The Amazonification of the American workforce

The e-commerce giant’s labor issues expose the complicated truth about getting what we want when we want it.

The battle for the future of “gig” work

Ride-sharing companies are pushing to make a third category of "independent" worker the law of the land. Drivers say the notion of independence is little more than a mirage.

The First Amendment has a Facebook problem

How America’s one-click obsession is warping the future of work

An unholy union

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