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Ron worked in a biotechnology lab before becoming homeless six years ago. Photos by Talia Herman for OneZero

A group of ex-tech workers, gig employees, and locals priced out of the housing market are fighting for affordable housing in Silicon Valley

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Why the search giant can afford to kill the cookie

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The Pattern

Apple’s new privacy measures will test the theory that underlies Facebook’s business model

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The feud between Apple and Facebook enters a new era

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General Intelligence

And other recent Apple A.I. research projects

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Democrats aren’t the only ones ready to rewrite the antitrust rules for internet platforms

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Apple’s new features bring a new generation of kids into its ecosystem

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Apple’s identity, the Epic Games beef, and brewing competition with Facebook

Illustration courtesy of M.G. Siegler

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A banking law from 1956 offers a realistic model for regulating dominant internet platforms

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Epic Games’ ambush shows how antitrust scrutiny has changed the app store landscape

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