Facebook, Google, your reign may soon be over

By Fareed Zakaria Thursday, Mar. 22, 2018 We might look back on 2017 as the last moment of unbridled faith and optimism in the technology industry. The revelations about Cambridge Analytica’s use of Facebook data — mining more than 50 million users’ personal information — came at a time when people were already considering appropriate … Continue reading

The winding down of the start-ups

By Fareed Zakaria Thursday, May 19, 2016 PALO ALTO, Calif. — Silicon Valley has more than 23,000 start-ups, at least according to the networking site AngelList. It certainly feels that way when you’re in Palo Alto. But it turns out that this place is the exception to a worrying trend. It is by now well … Continue reading