Technology

Eric Schmidt Doesn’t Have a Grand Strategy for North Korea. He Just Likes Playing Diplomat.
January 10, 2013

Why is the Google chairman bothering with Kim Jong-un? Don't look for a profit motive.

Why Does Everyone Think Google Beat the FTC?
January 05, 2013

In the aftermath of the FTC's settlement with Google yesterday, too many reporters fell for the line that Google used some fancy combination of executive charm and lobbying prowess to beat the federal government at its own game. You'd easily believe, from reading what has become the conventional wisdom, that Google managed to avoid any sanctions by meeting with John Kerry or paying off think tanks.

Why the Anti-SOPA Band Hasn't Gotten Back Together
January 04, 2013

Last year, an unlikely coalition emerged to preserve Internet freedom. Where has it been since then?

Do Photographers Need Instagram More Than It Needs Them?
December 19, 2012

Professional photographers were horrified by Instagram's new plan to sell their photos, but quitting is easier said than done.

Why Can't Hollywood Get Technology Right?
December 19, 2012

Why are shows like "Homeland" so bad at depicting how technology actually works?

Where Honey Boo Boo, Barack Obama, and Madonna Meet
December 15, 2012

What we can learn from Twitter and Facebook's year-in-review lists.

About a Boycott: After Starbucks Caves, U.K. Sets Sights on Tech Giants
December 15, 2012

Do America's tech giants have anything to fear?

Silicon Valley Needs to Stop Fighting and Sign a Free-Trade Agreement
December 14, 2012

Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Twitter are in a trade war. For our sake, they need a treaty.

Bad Odds: Online Gaming Would Only Widen Tribal Inequality
December 12, 2012

Casinos already divide Indian tribes into haves and have-nots. Legalizing poker will only make the problem worse.

Silicon Valley’s Profit-Killing Provincialism
December 06, 2012

Looking for funding for your Ohio-based tech startup? You may be out of luck: venture capital won’t venture out of Silicon Valley.

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