Away From Silicon Valley, the Military Is the Ideal Customer

While much has been made of tech’s unwillingness to work with the Pentagon, start-ups are still plumbing the industry’s decades-long ties to the military.

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Should Business Executives Who Enabled the Capitol Riots Be Held to Account?

Business is about accountability.

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Apple TV Was Making a Show About Gawker. Then Tim Cook Found Out.

Big tech companies now exert huge influence over what stories get told. The message is clear: Be careful who you offend.

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Palantir Shares Up in Wall Street Debut

The Silicon Valley company leads a wave of tech outfits hoping to test the public markets in the busiest season for I.P.O.s in two decades.

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What’s a Palantir? The Tech Industry’s Next Big I.P.O.

A tech start-up named for objects in “The Lord of the Rings” has become a major government contractor. But what it does is not easy to understand.

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What’s Facebook’s Deal With Donald Trump?

Mark Zuckerberg has forged an uneasy alliance with the Trump administration. He may have gotten too close.

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This Is Not the End of the World and You Are Not a Prepper

The prepper vision of the world is bleak and ruthless. Something better is happening now.

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Before Clearview Became a Police Tool, It Was a Secret Plaything of the Rich

Investors and clients of the facial recognition start-up freely used the app on dates and at parties — and to spy on the public.

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