Media Matters urges Apple and Google to launch Twitter if it becomes the site

One of the most influential left-wing organizations has urged Twitter’s top advertisers, such as Apple and Google, to discontinue the app if Twitter’s new owner allows Twitter to “become vulnerable to hatred, extremism and disinformation”. Angelo Carusone, head of Media Matters for America, said on Monday that Elon Musk, who describes himself as an absolutist […]

Why Apple’s Struggle in the Netherlands Matters

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. Here is a collection past columns. Who wins when governments face off against tech giants, and who should we support? In the Netherlands we are taking a small test on this question. Last year, the Dutch counterpart of the US Federal Trade Commission became one of […]

Inspiration4: Why SpaceX’s first fully custom mission matters

Instead of docking with the International Space Station (ISS) like SpaceX’s other crewed missions, the mission’s Crew Dragon spacecraft will remain in Earth orbit for three days under its own power. The limits of the Resilience spacecraft, which has about three times the internal volume of a large car. To keep them busy, the spacecraft’s […]