Category: Business

October 20, 2018

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Paul Allen’s Second Act

The Microsoft cofounder never replicated his early success in business, but carved a path in research and philanthropy.


by Laura Rich in Business
October 19, 2018

Inside Facebook’s Stormy Debate Over ‘Political Diversity’

Former Facebook engineer Brian Amerige accused the company of a “political monoculture that’s intolerant of different views,” but says Republicans have received his message all wrong.


by Issie Lapowsky in Business
October 19, 2018

Google Wants China. Will Chinese Users Want Google?

If it wins government approval to offer its search engine in China, Google won’t have some typical assets, like rich user data and integration with its browser.


by Tom Simonite in Business
October 18, 2018

Twitter’s Dated Data Dump Doesn’t Tell Us About Future Meddling

Twitter’s release of more than 10 million tweets from Russia’s Internet Research Agency and Iran sheds little light on those agencies’ current tactics, researchers say.


by Paris Martineau in Business
October 18, 2018

Inside Facebook’s Plan to Safeguard the 2018 Election

The social media giant has assembled a team of geeks, spooks, hackers, and lawyers to prevent a repeat of the 2016 abuse and manipulation on its network.


by Fred Vogelstein in Business
October 18, 2018

A New Facebook Suit Makes ‘Pivot to Video’ Even More Myopic

A new lawsuit alleges that Facebook inflated its video viewership numbers more than previously reported, and then hid the mistake. And that has journalists steamed.


by Issie Lapowsky in Business
October 16, 2018

Jack Dorsey on Twitter’s Role in Free Speech and Filter Bubbles

The Twitter CEO talks with WIRED Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson about how the social media service is different today than 12 years ago.


by Nicholas Thompson in Business
October 16, 2018

Paul Allen Thought Like a Hacker and Never Stopped Dreaming

The Microsoft cofounder, who left the company in 1983, died Monday at age 65 of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.


by Klint Finley in Business
October 16, 2018

You Can Now Run Some Code Hosted on GitHub

GitHub Actions will allow developers to automate some tasks for managing their code.


by Klint Finley in Business
October 16, 2018

Google’s CEO Says Tests of Censored Chinese Search Engine Turned Out Great

At WIRED’s 25th anniversary festival, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company would be able to serve more than 99 percent of queries.


by Nitasha Tiku in Business