Amazon just pulled some PR jujitsu (again)

Why is Amazon supporting a bill that would make it liable for 3rd-party sellers on its platform?

Trung T. Phan • August 28, 2020

People are turning to Google Docs for quaran-tainment

Google docs and PowerPoints can liven up your sad, self-isolated Saturday nights.

Nick DeSantis • April 6, 2020

Loon is flying the internet to rural areas… via balloon 

A sister company of Google is using balloons to bring the internet to the Amazon rain forest.

Mia Sullivan • November 22, 2019

Forget power outages — what happens when Google goes out?

When Google went down, people couldn’t make phone calls, open their houses, or adjust their thermostats, raising questions about over-connectivity.

Conor Grant • June 6, 2019

Amazon loses its lead in the smart speaker race… for now

Google passes Amazon as the leader in smart speaker shipments, with a whopping 449% year-over-year growth, but Chinese companies like Alibaba and Xiaomi are making massive strides to catch up.

Wes Schlagenhauf • August 20, 2018

Who actually uses Google’s ball pits?

How engineers waiting for their stock to "vest" at big tech companies make 6-figure salaries while doing barely any work.

Lindsey Quinn • August 8, 2017

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