Casey Newton

Silicon Valley editor for The Verge

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Casey Newton is a writer living in San Francisco. He moved there in 2010 to cover technology for the business desk of the San Francisco Chronicle, and later became a senior writer at CNET. In 2013 he joined The Verge, wherehe is a senior editor leading our coverage of Silicon Valley. CNewton.org is his personal blog, that he uses as a kind of rolling portfolio of the more substantive pieces he writes.

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When it comes to Facebook’s reputation, Mark Zuckerberg made what’s probably the understatement of the year during a recent company question and answer session: “We are certainly…

Liberal Facebook employees and conservative users: Mark Zuckerberg is caught in the middle

When it comes to Facebook’s reputation, Mark Zuckerberg made what’s probably the understatement of the year during a recent company question and answer session: “We are certainly…

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Today the U.S., U.K., and Canada accused Russian spies of trying to steal coronavirus vaccine research. On Wednesday, there was a massive security breach at Twitter.

Russia tries to hack vaccine developments, and celebs fall victim to a Bitcoin scandal

Today the U.S., U.K., and Canada accused Russian spies of trying to steal coronavirus vaccine research. On Wednesday, there was a massive security breach at Twitter.

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More than 150,000 tech reporters and gadget heads are crammed into every available hotel room in Las Vegas this week for the Consumer Electronics Show, or C.E.S.

Gadgets Galore at the Consumer Electronics Show

More than 150,000 tech reporters and gadget heads are crammed into every available hotel room in Las Vegas this week for the Consumer Electronics Show, or C.E.S.

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