Tech

The origins of a false COVID meme
A rubber stamp.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

The origins of a false COVID meme

The daily business briefing: July 27, 2021
Blue Moon
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: July 27, 2021

PayPal's reckless foray into regulating speech
The PayPal logo.
Samuel Goldman

PayPal's reckless foray into regulating speech

The used-car buying frenzy
Used cars.
Feature

The used-car buying frenzy

Simone Biles gets her own Olympics emoji: a goat in a leotard
Simone Biles
deserves it

Simone Biles gets her own Olympics emoji: a goat in a leotard

A bipartisan backlash to Big Tech?
Social media logos.
Picture of W. James Antle IIIW. James Antle III

A bipartisan backlash to Big Tech?

You'll no longer be able to see strangers' payments on Venmo
Back-lit individual.
money matters

You'll no longer be able to see strangers' payments on Venmo

Jeff Bezos' Promethean impulse
Jeff Bezos.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Jeff Bezos' Promethean impulse

Bezos' embarrassing space machismo
Jeff Bezos.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

Bezos' embarrassing space machismo

'Eloquently nasty' Israeli spyware reportedly used on journalists, dissidents
Pegasus spyware
Spyware

'Eloquently nasty' Israeli spyware reportedly used on journalists, dissidents

Biden calls out Facebook for vaccine misinformation
Joe Biden.
call out

Biden calls out Facebook for vaccine misinformation

The benefits of billionaires in space
Billionaires in space.
Picture of James PethokoukisJames Pethokoukis

The benefits of billionaires in space

High school students design car seat attachment to use with a wheelchair
Jeremy King on a stroll with his infant son.
great inventions

High school students design car seat attachment to use with a wheelchair

Facebook's $1 billion influencer gambit
Facebook logo.
1 billion likes

Facebook's $1 billion influencer gambit

The ransomware gang REvil has vanished from the internet
A person types on a computer keyboard.
mysteries

The ransomware gang REvil has vanished from the internet

Social media's Cuba exception
Cuba protest social media.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

Social media's Cuba exception

Facebook is widely hated and worth $1 trillion
Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg
Sighing all the way to the bank

Facebook is widely hated and worth $1 trillion

Trump's doomed lawsuits
Donald Trump.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

Trump's doomed lawsuits

The daily business briefing: July 7, 2021
Aerial view of the Pentagon.
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: July 7, 2021

Why Facebook may not be celebrating the dismissal of 2 antitrust cases
Mark Zuckerberg.
read between the lines

Why Facebook may not be celebrating the dismissal of 2 antitrust cases

Amazon has a new CEO
Jeff Bezos
All eyes on Andy

Amazon has a new CEO

Microsoft's quiet triumph
Microsoft.
Feature

Microsoft's quiet triumph

Federal judge blocks Florida law regulating how tech companies moderate speech
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
blocked

Federal judge blocks Florida law regulating how tech companies moderate speech

The daily business briefing: June 29, 2021
Juul pods for sale.
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: June 29, 2021

Looking beyond the college degree
Google.
Feature

Looking beyond the college degree

The future of drone warfare
The view from a military drone.
Briefing

The future of drone warfare

The two-man space race
Jeff Bezos.
Picture of William FalkWilliam Falk

The two-man space race

Meat supplier JBS paid $11 million ransom following cyberattack
A JBS facility.
$$$$$

Meat supplier JBS paid $11 million ransom following cyberattack

Senate passes sweeping bill to boost U.S. tech industry
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.
in the senate

Senate passes sweeping bill to boost U.S. tech industry

Why utilities should be dumber
A factory worker.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

Why utilities should be dumber

The daily business briefing: June 7, 2021
The Google logo.
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: June 7, 2021

The Biden administration's new facial recognition app for asylum seekers sets off alarm bells
Migrant caravan
Yikes

The Biden administration's new facial recognition app for asylum seekers sets off alarm bells

Why Facebook's politician fix isn't a fix
A pair of doors.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

Why Facebook's politician fix isn't a fix

FBI Director Wray likens the White House's urgency to address ransomware attacks to post-9/11 alarm
Christopher Wray
Undisclosed-recipients

FBI Director Wray likens the White House's urgency to address ransomware attacks to post-9/11 alarm

Facebook reportedly to end policy shielding politicians from moderation rules
Mark Zuckerberg.
trump vs. facebook

Facebook reportedly to end policy shielding politicians from moderation rules