Aarti Shahani appears in the following:
Friday, September 15, 2017
ProPublica found that Facebook had enabled advertisers to target ads to people who expressed an interest in anti-Semitic topics.
Thursday, September 07, 2017
During the Obama years, Democrats got comfortable and Republicans gained a digital advantage. Now, the liberals of Silicon Valley want to change that.
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
As dozens of CEOs called on the president to preserve DACA, and on Congress to pass an immigration bill to help immigrant youth, the president of Microsoft had some fighting words for the White House.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
News of a scholar being forced out at New America, which is founded by Google, is hitting a nerve. Google has a novel form of power — over both the distribution of ideas and the creation of ideas.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Think you may want to run for public office? A new site lets you crowdfund a potential campaign. See how a California congressional candidate was inspired to give it a try.
Monday, August 28, 2017
After a search that included a number of well-known candidates, the board of ride-sharing giant Uber has announced its pick for CEO: Expedia's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.
Friday, August 18, 2017
The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer has been essentially purged from the Internet following the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Companies are waging a broad attack against white supremacist groups, cutting off their ability to raise money, post content or register their sites online. These moves are not unprecedented, but this muscle flexing raises a lot of questions — not just about free speech, but also about due process and who controls the Internet.
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Once Google is done putting out fires in the wake of a male employee's incendiary memo about gender, the company will have to think about how to tackle its longstanding diversity problem.
Friday, August 04, 2017
A new startup wants to revolutionize how we travel long distances using pretty simple technology: a bus with beds. Only, they're called pods.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Uber is changing its harsh termination policies and launching a hotline for drivers in distress. Leaders at the tech company are trying to repair the relationship they say is "broken."
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
In the feed, users will get a stream of news, photos and more based on their search histories and interests across Google products. The company promises a different, less friend-filtered experience.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Elon Musk, the billionaire scientist behind Tesla Motors and SpaceX, made a dire warning over the weekend about the future of artificial intelligence to a room full of state leaders.
Friday, July 14, 2017
Fake news articles may just be the tip of the iceberg. New research — which manipulates footage of former President Obama — shows it's possible to create fake news videos too.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
In rural America, 23.4 million people do not have high-speed Internet. Microsoft plans to change that, in an effort that uses cheap technology and appeals to the lowest common denominator in politics.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Facebook has nearly 2 billion users. But that's not enough. Now, in an effort to go deep, not just wide, the company will focus on users' activity levels.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Few companies have had such a rapid fallout from such a vast number of crises stemming from the workplace culture perpetuated from the top, while appearing to be at the peak of its success.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Five of Uber's major investors reportedly demanded Kalanick resign immediately. His departure plunges one of the largest private companies on Earth into an even bigger leadership vacuum.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
In Silicon Valley, you're supposed to build businesses unapologetically. You're not supposed to speak out against injustice. Freada Kapor Klein breaks those rules.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Despite phenomenal growth and popularity with users, Uber's troubles are mounting. The ride hailing company has been rocked by a sexual harassment scandal, top executives have quit, and there are reports that CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanack may take a leave of absence. Employees and investors tell NPR that Uber faces a more challenging problem — its fractured relationship with drivers.