April Glaser
April Glaser

April Glaser is a Slate technology writer.

The Industry
June 21 2018 12:34 PMAfter Having a “Consensual Relationship” at Work, Brian Krzanich Is Out as Intel’s CEO
If Then
June 20 2018 4:28 PMShould Tech Companies Take a Stand Against Family Separation?Big Tech came out strong against the travel ban. Will it fight as hard to end family separation at the border?
Future Tense
June 11 2018 5:55 AMDay 1 of a Worse InternetNet neutrality is officially dead. Here’s how you’ll notice it’s gone.
The Industry
June 6 2018 8:02 PMWho Is Puerto Rico’s Recovery For?Naomi Klein discusses her new book—and the politicians, “disaster capitalists,” and cryptocurrency obsessives who want to remake the U.S. territory.
Future Tense
June 4 2018 4:55 PMMicrosoft Is Buying GitHub. Now It Has to Convince GitHub’s Users to Trust It.
Future Tense
June 1 2018 11:45 AMConnection RacketThe FCC’s plan to fully restore phone and internet service in Puerto Rico comes with some big trade-offs.
Future Tense
May 25 2018 3:50 PMWhat You Should Do With All Those Privacy-Policy Emails Before You Delete Them
The Industry
May 24 2018 7:35 PMFacebook Finally Unveiled Its Full Plan to Make the Next Election Less Awful Than the Last One
Future Tense
May 23 2018 6:41 PMAmazon Is Working With Police to Provide Facial Recognition Surveillance
The Industry
May 22 2018 2:58 PMThe Case for Fearing the AT&T–Time Warner MergerA former DOJ antitrust lawyer explains how a union between a telecommunications giant and a media giant could harm consumers.
Future Tense
May 16 2018 4:08 PMThe Senate Just Voted to Bring Back Net Neutrality From the Dead
The Industry
May 15 2018 4:34 PMTwitter Basically Only Verifies Celebrity Babies NowWell, and politicians.
The Industry
May 11 2018 3:56 PMRussian Trolls Were Obsessed With Black Lives Matter
Future Tense
May 9 2018 5:48 PMDrone Delivery Is Finally Coming, but Only These 10 Places Will Be Allowed to Have It
Future Tense
May 8 2018 11:46 AMHere Is the Flying Taxi Uber Says You’ll Be Able to Hail in Five Years
The Industry
June 20 2018 7:14 PMSplinter News Doxed Stephen Miller, and Twitter Tried to Stop It
Future Tense
June 11 2018 8:06 PMAjit Pai Is Twisting the Meaning of the “Open Internet”Don’t be fooled by the FCC chairman’s Orwellian argument justifying the repeal of net neutrality.
Future Tense
June 7 2018 5:00 PMThe Next Frontier of Police Surveillance Is DronesA major drone company and a major police-camera company are teaming up, and the possibilities are frightening.
If Then
June 6 2018 4:01 PMPeople Want Power, Not Just ElectricityIf Then interviews Naomi Klein about the plans of tech execs and private utilities for post-Maria Puerto Rico.
The Industry
June 1 2018 3:23 PMFacebook Is Finally Ditching Its Trending Section
If Then
May 30 2018 5:00 PMHow Theranos HappenedThe blood-testing startup’s scandal is a symptom of deeper problems in Silicon Valley, says the WSJ reporter who exposed it.
Future Tense
May 24 2018 9:42 PMThe LA Times Isn’t Letting Europeans Read Its Site Thanks to the EU’s New Internet Rules
The Industry
May 24 2018 4:02 PMElon Musk Is Gaslighting UsHis attempt to discredit the media is dangerous, even if he’s joking about the whole Pravda thing.
If Then
May 23 2018 4:19 PMGoogle’s Chokehold on the WebA Yelp executive explains his yearslong battle with the internet giant over how it ranks your search results.
The Industry
May 22 2018 2:08 PM“We’d Spend Hours Each Week Unpacking and Throwing the Food Away”Amazon has been a generous neighbor to a Seattle homeless shelter. Why is its generosity such a pain?
If Then
May 16 2018 4:01 PMWelcome to the SwampA former Department of Justice antitrust official says the problems with the AT&T–Time Warner merger run much deeper than Michael Cohen.
The Industry
May 15 2018 2:41 PMFacebook Is Pretty Good at Catching Nudity and Trolls. It’s Still Struggling to Stop Hate Speech.
Future Tense
May 10 2018 1:21 PMThe Death of Net Neutrality Becomes Official in One Month
If Then
May 9 2018 5:40 PMAre Self-Driving Cars Really Safer Than Human Drivers?Not yet, says a professor who builds them.
The Industry
May 7 2018 8:11 PMThe Cambridge Analytica Scandal Is Over and Nothing Has ChangedThe use case that began this mess—voter targeting—is nearly as ripe for manipulation as it always was.

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