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What Went Right in the 2020 Election

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays.A lot went wrong after the...

When Amazon Raises Its Minimum Wage, Local Companies Follow Suit

Many small-business owners do not welcome the pressure.Tad Mollnhauer, who runs two printing and shipping retail stores near Orlando, Fla., said entry-level workers...

Sports Are the Internet’s Secret Key

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays.Sports, especially the National Football League,...

A Leading Critic of Big Tech Will Join the White House

His role, with a focus on competition policy, will be a new one in the National Economic Council. Mr. Wu will also focus...

How Do Silicon Valley Techies Celebrate Getting Rich in a Pandemic?

Sprinter vansFor Palantir, a data analytics company that went public in September, Feb. 18 was “giraffe money” day. That was the first day...

Preparing for Cyberstrike on Russia, U.S. Confronts Hacking by China

In writings and talks over the past four years, Mr. Sullivan has made clear that he believes traditional sanctions alone do not sufficiently...

What Job Sites Reveal About the Economy

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays.This software sales job isn’t really...

Facebook Ends Ban on Political Advertising

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Wednesday that it planned to lift its ban on political advertising across its network, resuming a form...

The Era of Audio Creators Has Arrived

Audio creators are a new kind of influencer, born of the meteoric rise of the audio-only chat app Clubhouse. Together, they are pulling...

Amazon Went on a New York Buying Spree as Online Shopping Surged

When the pandemic gripped New York City, it propelled an enormous surge in online shopping that has not waned, even in a metropolis...