Technology

The Internet: Now Just Another Special Interest
October 02, 2012

The Internet Association says it's just got consumers' interests at heart. That's ridiculous.

The Five Types of Amazon Critic
October 01, 2012

How to pan the great works of literature on Amazon? Meet the five varieties of one-star amateur reviewer:

Why Little Screens Are Good For Cities
September 27, 2012

The iPad may be bad news for office supply stores, but it's helping out cities they inhabit.

How the Tech Industry Lost an Ally on Immigration
September 24, 2012

The tech industry desperately wants more high-skilled immigrants, but pro-immigration activists--feeling "dissed" over the years--aren't helping.

The Me Meme: How Social Media Works—And Doesn’t
September 24, 2012

Have social media networks ever really been the arbiters of change we think they are?

Unhappy Valley: A Startup Party's Tinge of Gloom
September 21, 2012

Tech startups are as hot as ever in Silicon Valley, but at a conference in San Francisco, there are hints of hard times ahead.

Apple and the Specter of Decline
September 20, 2012

Why Apple's patent war against Samsung and Google could wind up destroying Apple itself.

Goodbye, iPhone Rollout Event. Hello, iPhone Rollout Season!
September 12, 2012

Steve Jobs made product launches into media events. Now those same Apple rollouts determine the schedules of a bunch of other companies.

How Facebook's Fancy New Headquarters Are Stuck In The Past
August 30, 2012

Why must Facebook and Apple keep building the suburban tech campuses of yore?

Why Republicans Aren’t Serious About Getting Rural Areas Online
August 28, 2012

The Republican platform slams Obama for failing to get rural America online. But the GOP's preferred solution wouldn't do that either.

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