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Recode

Uncovering and explaining how our digital world is changing — and changing us.

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Is this another tech bubble bursting?

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

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The government detectives and private eyes of the bitcoin age

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Democrats finally get their FTC majority back

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One App Store to Rule Them All

Apple has always maintained it knows what’s best for its customers. But now governments and developers are trying to change the way Apple runs its highly profitable iPhone App Store. What happens if Apple can no longer hold its tight grip on the iPhone and the way we interact with the world?

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Why unions are growing and shrinking at the same time

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What police could find out about your illegal abortion

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Recognizing that many of us find purpose in what we do is a good start.

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