GoDaddy Joins the Resistance
Activists got domain registries to pull the plug on the Daily Stormer. Could that come back to haunt them?
Facebook’s New TV Feature Isn’t a Threat to YouTubeIt’s a threat to Twitter—and its dominance as a “second screen” for TV.
Vacancy. No Nazis Allowed.Airbnb just set an important new standard in how tech firms can fight hate.
Facebook’s Low Diversity Numbers Aren’t a “Pipeline” ProblemRich companies need to stop blaming the education system.
Teenage ClicksHow Facebook overcame its “coolness” problem, won back the kids who fled it for Snapchat, and secured its dominance of social media.
Move Cautiously and Break NothingThe tech industry wants to stand up to Trump and sit down with him. Will Silicon Valley ever truly join the resistance?
Apple’s Silence Is Trump’s WinOnce again, the president is making dubious claims about his role in creating American jobs. Why is Tim Cook letting him do it?
Amazon Is Coming for Blue Apron’s Meal TicketIf the upstart company has a hope of surviving, it has to make its competitor look like a cheap knockoff.
How Google Blunted the Government’s Fair-Pay InvestigationBy making a sly, worrisome argument about employee privacy.
CNN Clotheslined ItselfThe network may not have “blackmailed” a Reddit user, but it managed to look foolish, self-righteous, and petty.
The Filter Bubble RevisitedA new study suggests online media aren’t to blame for political polarization—yet.
I Read Only News for Kids for an Entire WeekThe hot ed-tech startup Newsela wants kids to forget about what a mess our country is. That’s why it’s not the news.
Why the White House Keeps Crying “Fake News”It’s a desperate ploy to distract the media from their real jobs.
Is Travis Kalanick a Dead Weight?With a lawsuit, a major Uber investor is trying to purge the former CEO from the company.
Google Was Right to Fire the Memo WriterThat his sexist manifesto even gained traction at the company suggests its workplace culture has a long way to go.
It’s Not Enough for Lyft to Be NicerThe company wants to be the better boyfriend of the ride-hailing industry. That won’t be enough to beat Uber, even now.
Being the Richest Man in the World Is a DragAt least if you’re Jeff Bezos—and politicians are beginning to accuse you of running a monopoly.
Who Is Jared Kushner’s Doppelgänger?Declaring his resemblance to Livia Soprano and the girl from Stranger Things isn’t just a weird Twitter thing. It’s an act of revenge.
Uber Needs to Share Its Salary DataAfter a series of sexism scandals, the company says it’s now paying men and women equally. That’s not enough.
Chris Cillizza Is a Bad Pundit and a Good SportHis disastrous Reddit AMA revealed how those traits go hand in hand.
Newspapers’ Stand Against Tech Giants Won’t Save ThemBut it could help them resolve their existential crisis.
Nothing to HideEnemy of the State suggests that ubiquitous surveillance is just the price of middle-class American life.
Elon Musk Is Telling Fairy TalesHis startup ideas always sound impossible. That might be why they work.
Five Fast Facts You Need to Know About Heavy.comHow an obscure news site began dominating your Google search results.
BuzzFeed’s BombshellWhy the site published the explosive memos about Trump and Russia—and why no one beat them to it.
Only You Can Stop the Spread of Fake NewsIt’s not enough to ignore bogus stories. Help slow their proliferation with Slate’s new debunking tool.