Brian Merchant

Tech reporter, Gizmodo

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Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.

Amazon Workers to Jeff Bezos: Fight climate change

Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.

from To the Point

We started this program 17 years ago; Google and Apple were losing money. Now, 80 percent of Americans are walking search engines with smart phones.

Can humanity survive technology?

We started this program 17 years ago; Google and Apple were losing money. Now, 80 percent of Americans are walking search engines with smart phones.

from To the Point

In 2007, Steve Jobs appeared at MacWorld in his trademark black turtleneck, blue jeans and white sneakers. He announced, "Apple is going to reinvent the phone."

The secret history of the iPhone on its tenth birthday

In 2007, Steve Jobs appeared at MacWorld in his trademark black turtleneck, blue jeans and white sneakers. He announced, "Apple is going to reinvent the phone."

from To the Point

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