Is it a good time for business between the U.S. and China?

Aug 27, 2020
Some U.S. firms complain of retaliatory measures in China. But experts see long-term opportunity.
U.S. products used in a water-treatment system at a Chinese factory. The equipment is among the goods carrying extra Chinese tariffs.
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The year in the tech economy

Dec 30, 2019
That was challenging. Now for tech's next act...
In 2019, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg influenced our discourse, our privacy, our ideas about speech — free or otherwise — and our spending habits.
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Google contractors in Pittsburgh to vote on unionizing

Sep 23, 2019
The tech industry relies on an army of temps and contractors who don't get the cushy benefits of full-time employees.
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Is the government ready to regulate the tech industry?

Aug 30, 2019
At a town hall discussion moderated by Kai Ryssdal, the answer seemed to be "no."
Diane Katz, left, from the Heritage Foundation, and "Marketplace's" Kai Ryssdal, right, at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech town hall on July 16, in Aspen, Colorado.
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Why unlimited vacation isn't all it seems

Jul 31, 2019
Research finds employees with unlimited vacation actually take less time off.
Palm trees are silhouetted before the sunset sky at Waikiki beach in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Why is Google leaking details of its unreleased phone?

Jul 31, 2019
Google's taking an "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" approach to leaks.
The Googleplex Campus in Mountain View, California.
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Tech highlights its helpful side at "CES on the Hill"

May 3, 2019
Companies showed Congress their gadgets, steering the conversation away from privacy concerns and regulations.
Oculus on display at CES on the Hill.
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CES 2019 attendees watch an AEE drone demonstration at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Navigating Instagram's algorithm as @idealblackfemale

Aug 6, 2018
How hate speech censorship policies and content moderation appear to an artist creating on the platform.
Mandy Harris Williams says she's found a great home for her art on Instagram.
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EU's Google fine signals stronger European role in regulating tech sector

Jul 18, 2018
The European Commission on Wednesday fined Google $5 billion over charges that prepackaging apps on its Android operating system for phones and other devices had stifled competition. Google denies the claim and plans to appeal, but the fine may have…