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Today β€” November 20th 2019Your RSS feeds

Want the Greenest Device? You May Already Own It

By Kendra Pierre-Louis

One way to help the planet is not to buy new tech, especially stuff the planet never needed, says Kendra Pierre-Louis, who reports on the environment.

How a Gig Worker Revolt Begins

By Nathaniel Popper

Rev was just a small start-up offering online transcriptions. Now it’s the latest symbol of a gig-economy company whose workers are fed up.

What Tweets and Emojis Did to the Novel

By Charles Finch

The digital age ushered in new ways of reading — and revived old ones (the scroll and the ideogram). Could it also explain the rise of autofiction? Charles Finch considers.

Yesterday β€” November 19th 2019Your RSS feeds

The Ayatollah Comes for the Internet

By Mahsa Alimardani

The almost complete shutdown imposed over the weekend sets a new oppressive benchmark.

What Is End-to-End Encryption? Another Bull’s-Eye on Big Tech

By Nicole Perlroth

After years of on-and-off debate over nearly snoop-proof security, the industry is girding for new pressure from law enforcement around the world.

What Is End-to-End Encryption? Another Bull’s-Eye on Big Tech

By Nicole Perlroth

After years of on-and-off debate over nearly snoop-proof security, the industry is girding for new pressure from law enforcement around the world.

How a Gig Worker Revolt Begins

By Nathaniel Popper

Rev was just a small start-up offering online transcriptions. Now it’s the latest symbol of a gig-economy company whose workers are fed up.

Dealing With Bias in Artificial Intelligence

By Craig S. Smith

Three women with extensive experience in A.I. spoke on the topic and how to confront it.

Big Tech’s Toughest Opponent Says She’s Just Getting Started

By Adam Satariano and Matina Stevis-Gridneff

Margrethe Vestager won praise for her oversight of the tech industry. Now, with more authority from the European Union, she envisions a more aggressive agenda.

A Paranoid Guide to Fighting the β€˜Bugging Epidemic’

By Kate Murphy

With surveillance gear cheaper and easier to use, security experts say checking your environment for cameras and microphones is not a crazy idea.

Big Tech’s Toughest Opponent Says She’s Just Getting Started

By Adam Satariano and Matina Stevis-Gridneff

Margrethe Vestager won praise for her oversight of the tech industry. Now, with more authority from the European Union, she envisions a more aggressive agenda.

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For Start-Ups, Cash Is King (Again)

By Erin Griffith

Some are preparing for a potential downturn by cutting spending and raising money earlier than planned. Just as they did before.

SoftBank and Line Corp. Seek to Create a Japanese Internet Giant

By Ben Dooley

Fresh off a multibillion-dollar loss on WeWork, SoftBank plans to shore up its domestic business with a big bet on Japan’s leading messaging app company.

SoftBank and Line Corp. Seek to Create a Japanese Internet Giant

By Ben Dooley

Fresh off a multibillion-dollar loss on WeWork, SoftBank plans to shore up its domestic business with a big bet on Japan’s leading messaging app company.

For Start-Ups, Cash Is King (Again)

By Erin Griffith

Some are preparing for a potential downturn by cutting spending and raising money earlier than planned. Just as they did before.

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