Tech’s Costly Health Benefits Pay Dividends

Tech companies that don’t yet turn a profit are doling out benefit packages worth over $ 100,000 per employee. According to their investors, this is good for their bottom lines, not just their consciences.
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2018: BBC Tech’s biggest stories and what happened next

From fake porn to Facebook scandals, security alerts to Google protests – 2018 was a busy year.
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Tech’s New Problem: North Korea

Hiding behind fake profiles on Facebook and LinkedIn, a group linked to Pyongyang solicited information-technology work, then stiffed its subcontractors, a WSJ investigation shows. The technique, replicated more widely, could be bringing millions of dollars in hard currency to the country.
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Tech’s ‘Dirty Secret’: App Developers Scan Your Gmail

Software developers scan hundreds of millions of emails of users who sign up for email-based services. Disclosures are often buried in user agreements.
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Big Tech’s accountability-avoidance problem is getting worse

Big Tech’s accountability-avoidance problem is getting worseSilicon Valley needs to learn to hold itself accountable for its failings.



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The Secret to Tech’s Next Big Breakthroughs? Stacking Chips

Microchips, once always thin and flat, now are getting stacked like pancakes and becoming 3-D—with big consequences for all our devices.
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Amazon Leads Tech’s Takeover of America

A handful of tech giants are spreading their tentacles into industries no one ever expected them to and reshaping our world in their image.
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Tech’s High-Stakes Arms Race: Costly Data Centers

Just as oil and gas companies plow billions of dollars in searching for new energy reserves, big technology companies are spending lavishly on a global footprint of sophisticated computers to run every startup and corporate colossus’s business in the cloud.
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Tech’s High-Stakes Arms Race: Costly Data Centers

Just as oil and gas companies plow billions of dollars in searching for new energy reserves, big technology companies are spending lavishly on a global footprint of sophisticated computers to run every startup and corporate colossus’s business in the cloud.
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Peter Thiel Is Molding Tech’s Ties to Donald Trump

Now as one of the tech industry’s main bridges to President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration, Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel is playing a central role in helping shape the relationship with a president most tech titans didn’t want.
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