Kate Conger, The New York Times

Kate Conger

The New York Times

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Past articles by Kate:

Facebook Tests Hiding ‘Likes’ on Social Media Posts

The social network, which has been under fire for extreme content on its site, said it was testing making Likes to posts private in Australia. → Read More

Facebook Says It Has Suspended ‘Tens of Thousands’ of Apps

The scale of suspensions, following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, was far larger than the social network had previously revealed. → Read More

Uber Says It Will Not Change Driver Status Under California Gig-Worker Law

The company said it would not treat drivers as employees, defying a bill state lawmakers passed this week to extend minimum wage and other protections to independent contractors. → Read More

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy

With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and not contractors. → Read More

The Work Diary of Parisa Tabriz, Google’s ‘Security Princess’

When you oversee a web browser used by a billion people, you eat a lot of cereal for dinner. → Read More

Uber Posts $5.2 Billion Loss and Slowest Ever Growth Rate

The double whammy immediately renewed questions about the prospects of the world’s biggest ride-hailing company. → Read More

Uber Lays Off 400 People From Its Global Marketing Team

The ride-hailing company’s cuts follow an internal reorganization and questions about whether it can make money. → Read More

Twitter Backs Off Broad Limits on ‘Dehumanizing’ Speech

After a year of debate and criticism, an effort to add to a policy on banned speech led to a narrower restriction that applies only when religious groups are targeted. → Read More

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Videos Pushing Extreme Views

The decision by YouTube, which is owned by Google, is the latest action by a Silicon Valley company to stem the spread of hate speech and disinformation on their sites. → Read More

Uber’s First Results After I.P.O. Show Slowing Growth and $1 Billion Loss

The ride-hailing giant’s earnings report raised questions about where the company will find new growth and if it can ever make money. → Read More

San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Technology

It is the first ban by a major city on the use of facial recognition technology by police and all other municipal agencies. → Read More

Uber Aims for Valuation of Up to $91 Billion in I.P.O.

The world’s largest ride-hailing company, which has not yet made a profit, kicked off the last stage of its journey to list on public stock markets. → Read More

Uber Said to Plan I.P.O. Price Range Valuing Company as High as $90 Billion

The world’s largest ride-hailing company was said to be planning an initial pricing of $44 to $50 a share. → Read More

Uber, Losing $1.8 Billion a Year, Reveals I.P.O. Filing

The world’s largest ride-hailing service unveiled its prospectus for what is likely to be the biggest initial public offering for years. → Read More

Uber Is Said to Aim for I.P.O. Valuation of Up to $100 Billion

The ride-hailing giant gave some investors an initial estimate of its public market valuation, which ranged from $90 billion to $100 billion. → Read More

Lyft’s Stock Drops Below I.P.O. Price in Second Day of Trading

The rapid decline raises questions about investors’ appetite for fast-growing but unprofitable tech companies. → Read More

Lyft’s Shares Jump in Trading Debut, Cementing Rise of the Gig Economy

An I.P.O. underscored the depth of investor hunger for fast-growing young tech businesses, even if they are deeply unprofitable. → Read More

Lyft Prices I.P.O. at $72 a Share, Marking Arrival of Gig Economy to Wall Street

Lyft’s I.P.O. heralds a new generation of Silicon Valley darlings on the public markets. Uber, Pinterest and Slack are expected to follow. → Read More

Uber to Acquire Careem, Its Top Mideast Rival, for $3.1 Billion

The deal, a break from Uber’s approach in some other regions, will give the ride-hailing company a strong foothold in the area ahead of its expected public offering. → Read More

Lyft Sets $23 Billion Value as High-End Goal for I.P.O.

A regulatory filing sheds light on how much the ride-hailing company’s founders will reap as a result of the stock sale, and how firm a grip they will keep on their creation. → Read More