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The idea that Amazon’s relatively low profits mean it’s failing at business is not strictly true — at least not anymore. These small profit margins are one of the secrets to the company’s success. @ranimolla explains: https://bit.ly/2NjwW6Z
It’s been almost a month since the delivery company promised workers it would offer details about its new tipping policy “in the coming days.” But 27 days later, current DoorDash workers say the pay and tipping policies have stayed the same. https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/8/20/20825937/doordash-tipping-policy-still-not-changed-food-delivery-app-gig-economy?utm_campaign=vox.social&utm_content=recode&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Amazon’s tiny profits, explained https://ift.tt/2TVzycr
RT @shiringhaffary: New from me: It’s been almost a month since DoorDash promised workers it would offer details about its new tipping poli…
RT @karaswisher: Me and the Big Dog @profgalloway took NY with a Live Pivot tonight
RT @NicolleParadise: @Recode @karaswisher @profgalloway @ApplePodcasts ⬆️ THANK YOU! Funny, valuable dialogue at #PivotLive ... Hope you…
Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen used frat party planning tactics to popularize the app during its 2012 launch. https://bit.ly/2NnfTRh
DoorDash is still pocketing workers’ tips, almost a month after it promised to stop https://ift.tt/2HhuNVr
@karaswisher’s biggest winners and biggest losers for the year: Winner: Nobody. Loser: Congress. Subscribe to Pivot to hear this week’s wins, fails and predictions from Kara and @profgalloway: http://applepodcasts.com/pivot #pivotlive #pivotpodcast
We’re here in New York with @karaswisher and @profgalloway for #PivotLive Subscribe to Pivot on @Applepodcasts to hear this week’s wins, fails and predictions from Kara and Scott: http://applepodcasts.com/pivot
Facebook and Twitter are dealing with the fallout of disinformation spread from another state actor on their platforms: China. https://bit.ly/2KZjJ0e
RT @teddyschleifer: New: @PeteButtigieg returns to the Bay Area later this month for four more fundraisers. Hosts include former U.S. Atto…
When Amazon became a publicly traded company in 1997, it was losing money. And it wouldn’t turn a profit for years. So how did it convince Wall Street to turn a blind eye to profit? @DelRey tells the story on the latest Land of the Giants podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/land-of-the-giants/id1465767420?i=1000447319222
RT @teddyschleifer: It appears that Kevin R. Burns, the CEO of Juul, gave $35,000 to the National Republican Senatorial Committee. Looks l…
RT @DelRey: Our Code Commerce event in NYC is in 3 weeks! But still adding to the speaker lineup... Here's 2: Uber Eats head Jason Droege…
How China used Facebook and Twitter to spread disinformation about the Hong Kong protests https://ift.tt/2TNgZHi
@BernieSanders is the first 2020 candidate to call for a ban on controversial surveillance technology. Its early to say for sure, but Sanders’s stance could end up pushing his opponents to do the same.https://bit.ly/33MoEKq
Amazon found the one part of your online shopping journey it doesn’t control — what happens between placing a package on your doorstep and you taking the package inside — and decided to buy the video doorbell security company Ring to regulate that unknown. https://bit.ly/2zaHbCa
A new study shows that leading AI models are 1.5 times more likely to flag tweets written by African Americans as “offensive” compared to other tweets. https://bit.ly/2zaZPd7
If WeWork is a tech company, every company is a tech company. https://bit.ly/2KT7ti0
Facial recognition technology’s new foe: @BernieSanders. https://bit.ly/2z7tGDd
You gotta respect Amazon’s tenacity. https://bit.ly/33GHaUB
Join Jason @DelRey and @karaswisher at #CodeCommerce in September. They'll sit down for in-depth conversations with top commerce and tech executives and dig into emerging trends like the reinvention of malls and the future of payments. Get tickets here: https://bit.ly/2KSsXvn
Bernie Sanders is the first 2020 candidate to call for a ban on controversial surveillance technology. Its early to say for sure, but Sanders’s stance could end up pushing his opponents to do the same. https://bit.ly/2HfgWyT
RT @voxdotcom: Bernie Sanders said he would ban police use of facial recognition technology as part of his plan for criminal justice reform…
The Commerce Department announced it will allow for another 90-day reprieve for Huawei and issue limited exemptions in an effort to minimize disruptions for some ongoing business until November. https://bit.ly/2zaCdFK
Bernie Sanders wants to ban police use of facial recognition tech https://ift.tt/2P4WJCu
RT @dannyrimer: No one ever quite like @karaswisher to converse with! Thanks for hosting @mavolpi and me. And thanks to the @Recode team. h…
President Trump's tweets show a misunderstanding of how Google Search and its algorithms work. Here’s how search actually works: https://bit.ly/2HgFF61
RT @ranimolla: The president is tweeting again that Google's search is biased against conservatives. Here's a reminder of how search actual…
Birkenstock's CEO David Kahn will join us at #CodeCommerce in September. One reason we invited him: Birkenstock decided to pull their shoes from Amazon. We'll ask him why he made that call and how it's going for them. Get your tickets here: https://bit.ly/2KSsXvn
The US government’s battle with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, explained https://ift.tt/2P3T7k6
“When technology exploits our weaknesses, it gains control,” says tech ethics advocate and Time Well Spent co-creator Tristan Harris on a Recode Decode podcast with @karaswisher http://bit.ly/2vNCEUt
Amazon has employed an array of tactics to fight off union organizing. The latest: Amazon has asked some of its warehouse workers to be Twitter ambassadors for the company and their jobs. https://bit.ly/2MPFgeC
In just the past few months, three cities have passed laws to ban government use of facial recognition surveillance. One of the main reasons why the controversial technology is being legislated is simple: It’s scary. https://bit.ly/2H16aw9
Is your company doing business with ICE? We’ve provided a sortable list of all tech companies doing business with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. https://bit.ly/2YjuS5O
Amazon’s weird anti-union PR stunts, explained. https://bit.ly/2YV3INY
"We can no longer believe that if you take racist policies and systems and you replace them with neutral policies that everything will just get better on its own." — @PeteButtigieg told @karaswisher on his “Douglass Plan” to help black Americans. Listen: http://applepodcasts.com/recodedecode
Please walk: electric scooters aren’t as good for the environment as you may think.https://bit.ly/2KHit1x
Author Nir Eyal doesn’t think Big Tech is addictive. He believes the answer to digital distraction lies in individuals learning to exercise discipline, not demonizing companies that make products people love. Listen to the debate with @ezraklein: https://bit.ly/2YOvuQ9
"Our segmentation into completely different media spheres ... different social media spheres. So we’re not talking to one another." Professor Larry Diamond tells @karaswisher there’s a really good chance Donald Trump will win in 2020. https://bit.ly/2YXyIwD
Journalist Carole Cadwalladr has a question for tech workers: Are you okay with your bosses enabling “techno-fascism?” Read or listen to @karaswisher talking to @carolecadwalla on Recode Decode: https://bit.ly/2JQdr2n
“If you want to be relevant 10 years from now, every company is going to be a tech company,” @kmlake said on the latest episode of Recode Decode with @karaswisher: https://bit.ly/2Y5Aosj
How the Hong Kong protests created the #BoycottMulan campaign https://ift.tt/31Jchgq
Crime is going down but we’re worrying about it more. How fear-based social media like Nextdoor, Citizen, and now Amazon’s Neighbors are making us afraid. https://bit.ly/2MU34xI
In just the past few months, three cities have passed laws to ban government use of facial recognition surveillance. One of the main reasons why the controversial technology is being legislated is simple: It’s scary. https://bit.ly/2H16aw9
There’s growing panic that smartphones are fueling rates of teenage depression and anxiety, affecting teens' ability to focus, and getting them addicted to screentime. Is tech really messing with our minds? https://bit.ly/2MSq3cr
What does it even mean to be a tech company in 2019? https://ift.tt/2ZcX5dQ
@Walmart is projecting losses of more than $1 billion for its US e-commerce division this year, as the company is in full catch-up mode just to make a dent in @amazon’s lead. https://bit.ly/2YUN9pu
Ask almost anyone: Our brains are a mess and so is our democracy. We’ve seen wave after wave of tech’s top talent coming forward to express regret for what they made. Here, a brief chronological timeline of recent tech regret: https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/7/26/8930765/tech-apologies-former-facebook-google-twitter-employees-list?utm_campaign=vox.social&utm_content=recode&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Rep. @LaurenUnderwood tells @karaswisher why she can’t join the 118 Democrats who are calling for impeachment. She says, for her district, the impeachment fight is "not addressing the core issues affecting their family, and it feels like more of the same." https://bit.ly/2MzG8Uq
This is Amazon’s ongoing PR campaign to quash unions and rewrite the narrative around its workforce. https://bit.ly/2KDlgsE
 
 
 
 
 
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