From Robinhood Markets Inc. deciding to limit trading of meme stocks, to Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. banning then-President Trump’s accounts, to Apple Inc. rolling out tools that make it harder for app makers to hoover up user data from iPhones, the platform operators have taken steps that extend beyond their legal obligations. It’s an effort at accountability they have generally avoided.
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The Hyperinflation Hype
Talk that the U.S. is going the way of Zimbabwe or Venezuela is bunk but bunk can move markets and influence policy
The Sheriff Wants a Word With Robinhood
Massachusetts regulator William Galvin says the free app is encouraging novice investors to trade themselves into trouble
The Geopolitics Of Chips
Taiwan and South Korea have amassed an uncomfortable degree of market power
THE SUPERCAR SPECIAL
Electrification is redefining what it means for a car to be extraordinary.
Tech's Latest Perk: Never See the Office
Silicon Valley companies are wooing executives with the promise of remote work forever
Pfizer deserves every bit of the credit it’s receiving. But should a drug company decide who gets a shot?
GOD SAVE MY PUBS
Tim Martin is fighting to keep Wetherspoons, his working-class British chain, alive. His detractors would bid it good riddance
WHO GUARDS THE SECURITY GUARDS?
THE PEOPLE ASKED TO ENFORCE COVID SAFETY RULES PUT UP WITH LOW PAY, MINIMAL TRAINING, AND SOME DANGEROUSLY ANGRY CUSTOMERS
Can Clubhouse Keep The Party Going?
Silicon Valley’s hottest app is getting more than just money from its prominent investors
After a Grim Limbo, Hope
A migrant camp empties as Biden undoes Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy
FIVE TIPS FOR STAYING FIT WHILE QUARANTINED
Navigating life in COVID is emotionally and physically exhausting. Quarantine is hard. Full stop.
THE GEAR WE’RE LUSTING AFTER
Find the poetry in your life
PLANT - PREPPER PLANT ADVISOR
WILD APPLES - POPULAR AND PLENTIFUL ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND GREAT FOR COOKING AND BAKING
Varied Thrush: Making a bold statement
Globally, the thrush family contains 169 viable species; three other thrush species are now extinct.
APPLE TV+ TO PRODUCE RIDLEY SCOTT'S NAPOLEON EPIC STARRING JOAQUIN PHOENIX
Ever since Stanley Kubrick’s unrealized dream biopic, Napoleon Bonaparte, the famous French conqueror and rules, has been a very elusive character for directors. The life of Napoleon Bonaparte is an amazing story of revolutionary ideals crushed by the seductiveness of power and his ultimate demise is a story that is one of the best known in history. Kubrick would have been able to make an epic but he never got to it during his lifetime and now, legendary director Sir Ridley Scott has signed a deal with Apple to direct and produce Kitbag, a biopic based on the life of Napoleon Bonaparte.
EPIC GAMES FILES EU ANTITRUST COMPLAINT AGAINST APPLE
Epic Games said it filed an antitrust complaint against Apple with European Union regulators, opening a new front in its war with the tech giant over app store payments.
DELIVERY-ONLY RESTAURANT BRANDS SEE PANDEMIC-FUELED GROWTH
Do you know which restaurant cooked the meal you just had delivered? Increasingly, it can be hard to tell.
APPLE MAPS: A NEW DIRECTION WITH CROWD COLLABORATION
Apple is taking a leaf out of Waze’s book with its iOS 14.5 update, bringing a plethora of new features to its Maps software including accident reporting, speed checks, and hazards.
Happiness Is a Warm Reboot
A nostalgia play that never pulls the football away.