As Uber Prepares for I.P.O., Its Losses Pile Up by KATE CONGER and MIKE ISAAC


By KATE CONGER and MIKE ISAAC

The ride-hailing giant said that excluding certain costs, its losses increased significantly in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Published: February 14, 2019 at 02:00PM

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Northern Virginia Is Keeping Amazon’s 25,000 Jobs and It Wants You to Know It by CECILIA KANG


By CECILIA KANG

The region has its act together and knows what it is doing, officials said.

Published: February 14, 2019 at 02:00PM

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The Week in Tech: A Break From Consumer Tech by STEVE LOHR


By STEVE LOHR

What kinds of companies will be the next so-called unicorns? A hint: Many of them won’t have much in common with Uber or Airbnb.

Published: February 14, 2019 at 02:00PM

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India Proposes Chinese-Style Internet Censorship by VINDU GOEL


By VINDU GOEL

The Modi government’s plan, which would require tech companies to automatically block a vast array of content, stifles free speech, critics said.

Published: February 13, 2019 at 02:00PM

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Germany Is Wary of a Digital World (but Loves Its E-Toothbrushes) by MELISSA EDDY


By MELISSA EDDY

Melissa Eddy, a Berlin reporter, explains how privacy laws have led to blurred Google Street View pictures, and why WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook are popular almost despite themselves.

Published: February 12, 2019 at 02:00PM

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