Can we ever evaluate technical debt?
Every couple of months, I talk to an entrepreneur who is interested in building a marketplace for buying and selling...
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Mark Zuckerberg says it might be right for Facebook to let people pay to not see ads, but that it would feel wrong to...
Why can’t we build anything?
Last week, California governor Gavin Newsom announced that he was intending to aggressively scale back plans for the...
Urban unicorn renewal
Three cities, three dead urban unicorn renewal projects. In just the past few days, we’ve had Foxconn renege on...
Boston and NY share high tech losses as Amazon...
Boston and New York have been sporting rivals for decades, constantly fighting over bragging rights across all four...
DARPA wants smart bandages for wounded warriors
Nowhere is prompt and effective medical treatment more important than on the battlefield, where injuries are severe and...
NYC launches partnership network, “The Grid”,...
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and CIV:LAB – a nonprofit dedicated to...
Why no one really quits Google or Facebook
Another week, another set of scandals at Facebook and Google . This past week, my colleagues reported that Facebook and...
China’s social credit system won’t tell you...
For the past few years, China has been rolling out a Black Mirror / Harry Potter-esque social rating policy...
As Clegg appears in Brussels, Facebook tightens...
Facebook continues to feel the heat over its role in how people communicate — and more importantly,...
Has the fight over privacy changed at all in
Few issues divide the tech community quite like privacy. Much of Silicon Valley’s wealth has been built on...
To fight election meddling, Google’s cyber unit...
Jigsaw, the cybersecurity-focused division owned by Google parent Alphabet, is now allowing political organizations in...
Politiscope, an app to track Congressional voting...
Last September two former National Football League players launched an app called Politiscope to track the voting...
Facebook launches petition feature, its next...
Gather a mob and Facebook will now let you make political demands. Tomorrow Facebook will encounter a slew of fresh...
Facebook fears no FTC fine
Reports emerged today that the FTC is considering a fine against Facebook that would be the largest ever from the...
Corruption at DJI may cost the company $150...
DJI, the world's leading maker of consumer drones, said today that extensive corruption discovered within the company...
Amazon shareholders want the company to stop...
Amazon shareholders are demanding the company stop selling Rekognition, the company’s facial recognition...
‘Star Wars’ returns: Trump calls for...
The President has announced that the Defense Department will pursue a space-based missile defense system reminiscent of...
Facebook is launching political ad checks in...
Facebook is launching some of its self-styled ‘election security’ initiatives into more markets in the...
Microsoft continues to build government security...
While the DoD is in the process of reviewing the $10 billion JEDI cloud contract RFPs (assuming the work continues...