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Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, and other Silicon Valley Big Tech companies are built on innovation. But how are these corporate behemoths dealing with the ramifications of their power?

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Coronavirus is revealing the gig economy’s sharp inequalities

The growing outbreak is creating fear and confusion for contractors who lack the protections afforded to permanent employees.

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Germany’s synagogue shooting was live-streamed on Twitch—but almost no one saw it

The rapid response to the shootings in Halle shows how tech firms are learning from Christchurch.

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Meet America’s newest military giant: Amazon

The Pentagon’s controversial $10 billion JEDI cloud computing deal is one of the most lucrative defense contracts ever. Amazon’s in pole position to win—and its move into the military has been a long time coming.

Illustration showing the Department of Defense Eagle with an Amazon logo on its shield and holding Amazon smiles in it's talons
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Facebook is creating an AI assistant for Minecraft

The popular video game provides the best environment for an AI to learn a wide range of tasks, the company’s researchers say.

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