Steven Levy

editor at large at WIRED

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Steven Levy is the founder of Backchannel and editor at large at WIRED

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Jack Dorsey, the founder and CEO of Twitter, announced in a Tweet early Monday that he is resigning. What’s next for the company without him?

Jack Dorsey defended Twitter while investors wanted to milk it for money. What’s the platform’s future?

Jack Dorsey, the founder and CEO of Twitter, announced in a Tweet early Monday that he is resigning. What’s next for the company without him?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The House and Senate are looking into Facebook’s plan to launch a currency called Libra. Neither side of the political aisle trusts Facebook, believing it's too big.

Can Facebook launch its cryptocurrency without support of lawmakers?

The House and Senate are looking into Facebook’s plan to launch a currency called Libra. Neither side of the political aisle trusts Facebook, believing it's too big.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Google Glass -- those wraparound glasses that let you live in the real and virtual world simultaneously -- were a major dud when they were rolled out to the public.

Is there a real market for Google Glass?

Google Glass -- those wraparound glasses that let you live in the real and virtual world simultaneously -- were a major dud when they were rolled out to the public.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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