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When Tech Antitrust Failed – The New York Times

When Tech Antitrust Failed - The New York Times

When Tech Antitrust Failed – The New York Times When Tech Antitrust Failed – The New York Times This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. If you’ve wondered recently why prices for e-books seem high, let me tell you why a failure of antitrust law might be (partly) to …

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San Francisco’s Tech Workers Are Leaving the Bay Area

San Francisco's Tech Workers Are Leaving the Bay Area

San Francisco’s Tech Workers Are Leaving the Bay Area San Francisco’s Tech Workers Are Leaving the Bay Area SAN FRANCISCO — The Bay Area struck a hard bargain with its tech workers. Rent was astronomical. Taxes were high. Your neighbors didn’t like you. If you lived in San Francisco, you might have commuted an hour south to your job at …

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Millions Flock to Telegram and Signal as Fears Grow Over Big Tech

Millions Flock to Telegram and Signal as Fears Grow Over Big Tech

Millions Flock to Telegram and Signal as Fears Grow Over Big Tech Millions Flock to Telegram and Signal as Fears Grow Over Big Tech Neeraj Agrawal, a spokesman for a cryptocurrency think tank, has typically used the encrypted messaging app Signal to chat with privacy-minded colleagues and peers. So he was surprised on Monday when the app alerted him to …

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A Lesson in Tech Survival

A Lesson in Tech Survival

A Lesson in Tech Survival A Lesson in Tech Survival This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. One of the technology industry’s dullest companies offers lessons in how the superstars like Google and Facebook might manage to outlast government lawsuits and other existential threats. I’m talking about the computer …

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The Tech That Will Invade Our Lives in 2021

The Tech That Will Invade Our Lives in 2021

The Tech That Will Invade Our Lives in 2021 The Tech That Will Invade Our Lives in 2021 Here’s what that means. Let’s say your family owns smartphones, several computers and a game console. If all of them are being used to consume heavy amounts of data — to stream video, for example — Wi-Fi 6 does a better job …

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Tech Predictions for 2021 – The New York Times

Tech Predictions for 2021 - The New York Times

Tech Predictions for 2021 – The New York Times Tech Predictions for 2021 – The New York Times This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Hello! On Tech is back from our holiday break. I read books, took walks, ate far too many desserts and watched a million episodes …

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The 2020 Good Tech Awards

The 2020 Good Tech Awards

The 2020 Good Tech Awards The 2020 Good Tech Awards To Perimeter, Technosylva and Ignis, for helping put out the fires. Because of climate change, we’re probably in for many more wildfires like the ones that burned through the West Coast this summer, driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes. But in future years, we might be better …

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The Tech That Was Fixed in 2020 and the Tech That Still Needs Fixing

The Tech That Was Fixed in 2020 and the Tech That Still Needs Fixing

The Tech That Was Fixed in 2020 and the Tech That Still Needs Fixing The Tech That Was Fixed in 2020 and the Tech That Still Needs Fixing To put it lightly, 2020 was rough. More than ever, we turned to our personal tech this year to help find respite, stay healthy and remain connected with the people we care …

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Tech Solution Gives Blind Runner Hope to Run Free of a Guide

Tech Solution Gives Blind Runner Hope to Run Free of a Guide

Tech Solution Gives Blind Runner Hope to Run Free of a Guide Tech Solution Gives Blind Runner Hope to Run Free of a Guide The camera was going to shake constantly. The sunlight would change, making a yellow line look different at noon from the way it did at dawn. And what would happen when leaves blew onto the line, …

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The Antitrust Case Against Big Tech, Shaped by Tech Industry Exiles

The Antitrust Case Against Big Tech, Shaped by Tech Industry Exiles

The Antitrust Case Against Big Tech, Shaped by Tech Industry Exiles The Antitrust Case Against Big Tech, Shaped by Tech Industry Exiles “Who the heck consents to having a company track them across the internet,” she remembered thinking. “They could only do it because they had monopoly power to do something that clearly goes against consumer interests.” After leaving the …

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