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Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon have amassed incomparable power over the US economy, political discourse and social interactions.

Is Big Tech on the defensive?

Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon have amassed incomparable power over the US economy, political discourse and social interactions.

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Many of the companies now at the center of Silicon Valley didn’t exist 10 years ago. We learn how Uber and AirBnB started, and why this generation of tech CEOs is different.

The story of startups that changed our culture

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As another holiday season reaches a frenzied climax, more American shopping takes place on line than ever before.

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