Instacart, the grocery supplier, announced Tuesday that it had raised an additional $ 265 million for $ 39 billion in funding, more than doubling its valuation for the second time in a year.Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital, existing investors...
This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it on weekdays.The global internet is becoming a little less American, and this can be both exciting and unsettling.I'm a bit obsessed...
National Football League players were among the first to express their support. Then came Stacey Abrams, the Democratic star who helped turn Georgia blue in the 2020 election. Actor Danny Glover traveled to Bessemer, Ala. For a...
This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it on weekdays.China's government commands the "Great Firewall," a sophisticated system of technology and people that blocks foreign websites, distorts online conversations,...
The business of influence is professionalization. Content creators sign with major talent agencies. In February, SAG-AFTRA, the largest union in the entertainment industry, expanded coverage to include people who create sponsored content. And now a new...
But no major power is as far as China. His early steps could signal where the rest of the world is going with digital currencies."This is more than just money," said Yaya Fanusie, a staff member at the...
This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it on weekdays.People may yell at me for saying that, but net neutrality is one of America's longest and now most pointless...
Many seniors feel comfortable writing text messages, tweeting and surfing the Internet. But for those who don't, taking the time to learn a new skill is often daunting, Kamber said. Older Adults Technology Services has taught 48,000...
Dispo, a new photo sharing app that mimics the disposable camera experience, is launched. People are asking for invitations to test the beta version. Early adopters praise its social characteristics. And investors are betting heavily on...
In the spring of 1977, when Sherry Turkle was a junior professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Steve Jobs came to visit. While touring the campus and meeting with her colleagues, Turkle cleaned her apartment and worried...

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