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Biden's Anti-Big Tech Adviser Has Been Living the Dream

Biden’s Anti-Big Tech Adviser Has Been Living the Dream

Wu even suggests that we’ve turned a corner in stemming Big Tech’s dominance. “Ten years ago or whenever, they were able to get away with acquiring potential competitors, or making deals to lock out other companies,” he says. “It’s a much more challenging environment to do that kind of stuff, and in some ways, they’ve …

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What Twitter's Move to Shutter Offices Signals for Big Tech

What Twitter’s Move to Shutter Offices Signals for Big Tech

Twitter executives can currently travel the world by globe-trotting among the company’s 38 offices, from San Francisco, Sydney, and Seoul to New Delhi, London, and Dublin. But not for much longer. On July 27, the company sent a memo to employees saying that one office in San Francisco would be shuttered; plans for a new …

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Europe's Big Tech Law Is Approved.  Now Comes the Hard Part

Europe’s Big Tech Law Is Approved. Now Comes the Hard Part

The potential gold standard for online content governance in the EU—the Digital Services Act—is now a reality after the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the legislation earlier this week. The final hurdle, which is a mere formality, is for the European Council of Ministers to sign off on the text in September. The good news …

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16 Great Deals on Gaming Hardware, Tech, and Pizza Ovens

16 Great Deals on Gaming Hardware, Tech, and Pizza Ovens

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of terror that ensues when a kid says that they’re bored. We rustled up some discounts on various services, subscriptions, games, and tech that can help pass the time. Be sure to check out our many buying guides for additional advice and product recommendations. Some summer-friendly options include guides …

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The New Frontier of Prosthetics?  Tech for Independent Living

The New Frontier of Prosthetics? Tech for Independent Living

Brian Villani, 26, tall and in khakis, extroverted, both opinionated and earnest, shares a garden-level apartment with two roommates in greater Boston that’s outfitted with the material culture of young adulthood: big overstuffed couch, multiple gaming systems, oversize posters, a clutter of plastic kitchenware . He commutes by train to a job he’s held for …

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