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As a new year dawns expect a fresh assault on big tech | John Naughton

Sometimes history repeats itself. We saw that in the year that just ended and it looks like we are going to see it again in the year that is just
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What 7 combined decades in tech taught us about perseverance and reinvention

Women in the workplace have historically been under appreciated. That is a fact, but it is especially true in tech. In the United States, women make
The 2021 Good Tech Awards
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The 2021 Good Tech Awards

In the tech industry, there were profits and pivots. Thanks to the Pandemic, all of the big tech companies got bigger. Facebook changed its name to
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Whoever invented USB-C deserves a Nobel Prize

Tech reporters like to complain. We can be a group of people who are not happy about things like the invasion of our privacy, the death of the
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Tech companies: Stop conflating privilege with potential

The number of low-income students attending college is increasing, according to a 2016 report from the Pew Research Center. Only a small percentage
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A tech geek’s guide to moving to the Netherlands for work

If, like me, you have friends who have lived the digital nomad life, you know that jealousy can come from seeing their stories on social media about
Start a ‘Tech-Free’ Hobby, and Other Ways to Beat Technology Fatigue
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Start a ‘Tech-Free’ Hobby, and Other Ways to Beat Technology Fatigue

We are all surrounded by technology. We use it for work, for entertainment, and to keep in touch with family and friends. It can feel like you are
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For truly ethical AI, its research must be independent from big tech | Timnit Gebru

One of my direct reports told me that I had apparently resigned. I had just been fired from a company that I had worked for for a long time. Thanks
The early Black Friday tech deals are coming on strong
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The early Black Friday tech deals are coming on strong

Verge Deals only approves the best deals on Verge approved gadgets. This is where you should go if your goal is to find a great deal on your next
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Yes, DeepMind crunches the numbers – but is it really a magic bullet? | John Naughton

The most important development of the week was not Facebook losing its appeal against the EUR2.4bn European Commission fine for abusing its search