Failure Is an OptionDon Mattrick might work miracles at Zynga. But even if he loses, he wins.
Lazy Shoppers, Rejoice!Square Market creates an Amazon-like online presence for local stores.
Attack of the ClonesInstagram’s new feature is just a rehash of Vine—and another bad omen for Silicon Valley innovation.
Click Here to RSVPOnline invites are now far better than paper. And yes, you should even use them for your wedding.
Arrested Development Was the Ultimate DVR ShowToo bad almost no one had a DVR when it aired.
Profiling Is Great ... Except When You Do It to MeWill the IRS's scrutiny of Tea Party groups convince conservatives that all kinds of profiling are wrong?
Plastic SurgeryI thought Square would kill off the credit card. Will Jack Dorsey’s company save it instead?
A Fine Whine
No, I Do Not Want to Pet Your DogThey’re lounging in our offices and licking us at our cafés. It’s time to take America back.
Don’t Fear the 3-D GunYes, it will be possible to make weapons with 3-D printers. No, that doesn’t make gun control futile.
Fear of a Black HatEvery revelation about Edward Snowden should only deepen our concerns about our private data.
Designed in California, with an Assist from RedmondWill borrowing ideas from Microsoft help Apple destroy the smartphone competition?
Et Tu, Silicon Valley?How PRISM could ruin Apple, Google, and every other big tech company.
The Glorious Future of ShoppingYou order online. Your stuff comes the same day. You never have to leave your house again.
The Genius of TeslaThe electric car company is a little bit Apple, a little bit Google, and about to be huge.
Why Democrats Have the Right to Be Angry With Clinton Her email scandal was easy to predict and avoid.
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
Idris Elba Just Got Called “Too Street” to Play Bond. Here’s Why That’s Even Crazier Than it Sounds.
Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.
Of Flying Squirrels and Yard Goats Meet the branding geniuses behind some of minor league baseball’s craziest logos and mascots.