GoDaddy Joins the Resistance

Activists got domain registries to pull the plug on the Daily Stormer. Could that come back to haunt them?

Aug. 10 2017 8:07 PMFacebook’s New TV Feature Isn’t a Threat to YouTubeIt’s a threat to Twitter—and its dominance as a “second screen” for TV.
Aug. 9 2017 8:36 PMVacancy. No Nazis Allowed.Airbnb just set an important new standard in how tech firms can fight hate.
Aug. 4 2017 3:43 PMFacebook’s Low Diversity Numbers Aren’t a “Pipeline” ProblemRich companies need to stop blaming the education system.
July 31 2017 4:59 PMTeenage ClicksHow Facebook overcame its “coolness” problem, won back the kids who fled it for Snapchat, and secured its dominance of social media.
July 26 2017 10:31 PMMove 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?
July 26 2017 5:09 PMApple’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?
July 20 2017 10:36 AMAmazon 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.
July 18 2017 4:19 PMHow Google Blunted the Government’s Fair-Pay InvestigationBy making a sly, worrisome argument about employee privacy.
July 5 2017 8:08 PMCNN Clotheslined ItselfThe network may not have “blackmailed” a Reddit user, but it managed to look foolish, self-righteous, and petty.
June 22 2017 2:06 PMUnderstand the Fake NewsThe phony Vox staffers who posted macabre things on Twitter, explained.
April 5 2017 5:58 AMThe Filter Bubble RevisitedA new study suggests online media aren’t to blame for political polarization—yet.
March 14 2017 5:55 AMI 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.
Feb. 7 2017 9:08 PMWhy the White House Keeps Crying “Fake News”It’s a desperate ploy to distract the media from their real jobs.
Dec. 20 2016 5:54 PMHow Many People Really Get Their News From Facebook?Not as many as you’ve heard.
Dec. 6 2016 6:58 PMStop Calling Everything “Fake News”Journalists are blurring several problems into one—and making it impossible to solve.
Aug. 10 2017 6:42 PMIs Travis Kalanick a Dead Weight?With a lawsuit, a major Uber investor is trying to purge the former CEO from the company.
Aug. 8 2017 10:50 AMGoogle 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.
July 31 2017 5:57 PMIt’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.
July 27 2017 6:49 PMBeing 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.
July 26 2017 5:32 PMWho 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.
July 21 2017 4:35 PMUber 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.
July 18 2017 7:14 PMChris Cillizza Is a Bad Pundit and a Good SportHis disastrous Reddit AMA revealed how those traits go hand in hand.
July 14 2017 11:07 AMNewspapers’ Stand Against Tech Giants Won’t Save ThemBut it could help them resolve their existential crisis.
June 29 2017 11:56 AMNothing to HideEnemy of the State suggests that ubiquitous surveillance is just the price of middle-class American life.
April 25 2017 5:45 AMElon Musk Is Telling Fairy TalesHis startup ideas always sound impossible. That might be why they work.
March 15 2017 5:45 AMFive Fast Facts You Need to Know About Heavy.comHow an obscure news site began dominating your Google search results.
March 5 2017 8:00 PMTwitter’s New OrderInside the changes that could save its business—and reshape civil discourse.
Jan. 11 2017 1:06 AMBuzzFeed’s BombshellWhy the site published the explosive memos about Trump and Russia—and why no one beat them to it.
Dec. 13 2016 5:54 AMOnly 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.
Nov. 28 2016 5:10 PMWould Facebook or Twitter Ever Ban President Trump?One says it wouldn’t, and one says it would.