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Google says it’s making Chrome more private, but advertisers will still track you

Amazon’s tiny profits, explained

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DoorDash is still pocketing workers’ tips, almost a month after it promised to stop

How China used Facebook and Twitter to spread disinformation about the Hong Kong protests

Bernie Sanders wants to ban police use of facial recognition tech

The US government’s battle with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, explained

How the Hong Kong protests created the #BoycottMulan campaign

What does it even mean to be a tech company in 2019?

The algorithms that detect hate speech online are biased against black people

Google employees are demanding an end to the company’s work with agencies like CBP and ICE

How WeWork is trying to justify its tech company valuation

After the El Paso and Gilroy shootings, tech leaders are saying platforms must stop amplifying hate speech

The CBS and Viacom merger, explained

Buying Ring surveillance cameras saves Amazon money on stolen packages

Jeff Bezos is quietly letting his charities do something radical — whatever they want

Trump’s executive order on social media bias is a distraction

The drama over Mitch McConnell’s Twitter account, explained

How facial recognition became the most feared technology in the US

Uber lost an eye-popping $5 billion in a single quarter

Facebook is starting to sell streaming video subscriptions — but not from HBO or Showtime

Why Amazon pays warehouse employees to tweet about their jobs

Trump says Google is biased against conservatives. Here’s how search actually works.

Is Big Tech addictive? A debate with Nir Eyal.

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America has a terrible digital divide. Elizabeth Warren has a plan for that too.

The wrong US response to Russia and China may trigger a “new Cold War,” warns Stanford University’s Larry Diamond

Trump wants social media to detect mass shooters before they commit crimes

8chan, a nexus of radicalization, explained

Rep. Lauren Underwood says supporting impeachment would “look like a power grab” to her swing district

Here’s how Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and 8chan handle white supremacist content

“Keep that shit on the battlefield”: Beto O’Rourke calls for major gun reform following El Paso and Dayton shootings

Political tension at Google is only getting worse

#KamalaHarrisDestroyed debate shows how little we understand social media manipulation

“The $300 textbook is dead,” says the CEO of textbook maker Pearson

Josh Hawley’s bill to limit your Twitter time to 30 minutes a day, explained

Cambridge Analytica made “ethical mistakes” because it was too focused on regulation, former COO says

Microsoft, Dell, Concur: Here are all the tech companies doing business with ICE and how much they’re getting paid

A former Amazon employee hacked the credit card data of 100 million Americans

Why Google employees are donating to Warren and Sanders — candidates who want to break up Google

Megan Rapinoe still isn’t going to the White House, even if Trump invites her