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California just passed a landmark law to regulate Uber and Lyft

Poll: Two-thirds of Americans want to break up companies like Amazon and Google

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To bring “prestige” back to education, make teachers tax-exempt, says Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman

Silicon Valley is throwing Trump a fundraiser. They’d just rather not talk about it.

Uber’s baffling claim that its drivers aren’t core to its business, explained

Why “Seinfeld” is coming to Netflix

Listen to our new podcast with never-before-told stories about Amazon’s ascent

More of the products you view on Amazon are coming from ads

How Rodney Dangerfield and “Caddyshack” gave us Donald Trump

Big Tech is “scary” because it wants to be the solution to everything, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says

This AI can pass a 12th-grade standardized science test

Austin’s failed attempt to regulate Uber and Lyft foreshadowed today’s controversies

The FBI is investigating a venture capital fund started by Peter Thiel for financial misconduct

Have we hit peak “tech” company?

Uber and Lyft say they don’t plan to reclassify their drivers as employees

Gig workers’ win in California is a victory for workers everywhere

Announcing Reset, a new podcast about how tech is changing our lives

The Wing wants to fight gender bias in hiring by helping its members hire each other

Facebook says its FTC fine and impending regulation are actually good things

Uber Eats doesn’t plan on eating its competition — for now

Millions of young people will “storm the Bastille” if we don’t fix income inequality, 2020 candidate Marianne Williamson says

Apple’s new streaming TV service: here’s everything we know

Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman says she has to justify her company’s “right to exist” to male investors

A $5 billion fine won’t fix Facebook. Here’s what would.

Travel startup Away won’t be selling its luggage on Amazon anytime soon

Walmart is done trying to buy small retailers to compete with Amazon

The RealReal isn’t buying a department store anytime soon, CEO Julie Wainwright says

Every tech company should “work together and fix things,” says Microsoft President Brad Smith

The most common thing brands don’t understand about working with YouTube stars

Branding is the real reason Schick’s parent company bought razor upstart Harry’s for $1.4 billion

Hundreds of Amazon employees plan to walk out of work in protest of Amazon’s environmental policies

Robot priests can bless you, advise you, and even perform your funeral

How to follow (and listen to) Recode’s Code Commerce conference in New York City

Dozens of Google employees say they were retaliated against for reporting harassment

How Travis Kalanick’s foes tried using the New York Times to force him out of Uber

It looks like Uber is getting into the small loan business for its drivers

Now the states are coming after Google and Facebook, too

Workers need to be part of the conversation about UBI, says “Beaten Down, Worked Up” author Steve Greenhouse

Recode Daily: WeWork might be worth just half of what it once was