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The Week in Business: A Suddenly Vulnerable Netflix

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The Week in Tech: Some Workers Hate Robots. Retraining May Change That.

Each week, we review the week’s news, offering analysis about the most important developments in the…

Will Hiding Like Counts Be Good for Instagram Users? Test Is Expanded to 6 More Countries

What would Instagram be like if people couldn’t see how many likes fellow users’ posts receive?…

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Faces Second Day of Critical Hearings

Lawmakers said in a House hearing on Wednesday that Facebook’s plan to enter the world of…

‘I Don’t Trust You Guys’: Lawmakers Unite to Take Aim at Big Tech

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers leveled stinging criticism and sharp questions at Big Tech executives on Tuesday, attacking…

Senators Grill Facebook on Libra Cryptocurrency Plans

Lawmakers grilled a top Facebook executive at a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Tuesday, heightening scrutiny…

Cryptocurrencies Pose National Security Threat, Mnuchin Says

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said he has “very serious concerns” about cryptocurrencies,…

Facebook Dodged a Bullet From the F.T.C. It Faces Many More.

LONDON — Facebook escaped largely unscathed from the Federal Trade Commission’s decision on Friday week to…

F.T.C. Approves Facebook Fine of About $5 Billion

The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to fine Facebook about $5 billion for mishandling users’…

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal

WASHINGTON — For most of the 21st century, wealthy nations have engaged in a race to…

White House Hosts Social Media Summit for Pro-Trump Digital Warriors

WASHINGTON — The day of a planned White House social media summit was off to an…

Trump Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Right-Wing Social Media Trolls

Trolling on the internet was once a thankless pastime. Make edgy jokes on the right message…

White House Hosts a Meeting for Pro-Trump Twitter Warriors

WASHINGTON — The day of a planned White House social media summit was off to an…

Fed Chair Raises ‘Serious Concerns’ About Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Project

Facebook is facing a growing chorus of doubts about its new Libra cryptocurrency project from authorities…

Trump’s ‘Social Media Summit’: All the President’s Memes

Trolling on the internet was once a thankless pastime. Make edgy jokes on the right message…