Kate Conger, The New York Times

Kate Conger

The New York Times

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Kate:

As Uber Prepares for I.P.O., Its Losses Pile Up

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

The Week in Tech: Business Is Booming Despite Backlash

Global criticism of the tech industry hasn’t had an impact on the bottom line — at least not yet, writes Kate Conger. → Read More

Snap Stems the Flood of Users Leaving Its App

The social media company, which makes the Snapchat ephemeral messaging app, said on Tuesday that the flood of users who were leaving its platform had subsided. → Read More

Russia’s Playbook for Social Media Disinformation Has Gone Global

Facebook and Twitter said on Thursday that disinformation on their platforms now comes from more domestic and foreign sources — and not just Russia. → Read More

As I.P.O. Approaches, Lyft’s Chief Is Nudged Into the Spotlight

Logan Green is known to be reserved, letting his second-in-command speak for their ride-sharing service. But now he’s in a race with Uber to take the companies public. → Read More

In Portland, Scooter Start-Ups Played Nice. Regulators Took Note.

Three companies agreed to a pilot program with city. The results showed environmental benefits but left unanswered what tight controls mean for profits. → Read More

Board Sued Over Google’s Exit Package for Accused Executive

A shareholder lawsuit claims the directors of Google’s parent company approved a payout for Andy Rubin, who was accused of sexual harassment, in order to “keep the matter quiet.” → Read More

Uber’s Driverless Cars Return to the Road After Fatal Crash

After grounding its fleet of autonomous vehicles for nine months and overhauling its systems, Uber’s driverless cars are back on the road. → Read More

Tech Companies Dragged Feet on Russian Interference Data, Reports Say

In reports to the Senate on Russian interference, Google, Twitter and Facebook were criticized for their disinclination to reveal details. → Read More

Tech Workers Got Paid in Company Stock. They Used It to Agitate for Change.

Workers at tech companies like Amazon are starting to use the stock grants that they were paid to turn the tables on their employers. → Read More

Uber Is Said to File for an I.P.O. as It Races Lyft to a Public Debut

The offering, which is expected to be one of the biggest ever, puts the ride-hailing service neck and neck with its rival Lyft in a race to the public markets. → Read More

Huawei Executive Took Part in Sanctions Fraud, Prosecutors Say

In a Canadian courtroom, authorities revealed details of the charges facing Meng Wanzhou, the Huawei official whose arrest has shaken U.S.-China relations. → Read More

Lyft, Racing Uber Toward I.P.O., Takes a Crucial Step

The ride-hailing company said it had confidentially filed a draft registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission. → Read More

You Don’t Have to Be a Journalist to Want to Keep Chats Private

It’s easy to leave behind digital evidence when talking to sources — or to friends. Here’s how Kate Conger, a tech reporter, reduces that exposure. → Read More

Uber’s Losses Continue Ahead of Initial Public Offering

Uber, which is moving toward a public debut next year, said its net loss was more than $1 billion in the third quarter. → Read More

Google Overhauls Sexual Misconduct Policy After Employee Walkout

A week after 20,000 employees around the globe staged a walkout over the handling of sexual harassment and assault cases, Google said it was altering some of its policies. → Read More

San Francisco Approves Business Tax to Fund Homeless Services

The city’s tech elites were divided over the initiative, which is seen as an effort to hold their companies accountable for exacerbating the local housing crisis. → Read More

Twitter Says It Is Ready for the Midterms, but Rogue Accounts Aren’t Letting Up

On the eve of the midterm elections, Twitter — like other social media companies — is still struggling to combat misinformation. → Read More

Google Faces Internal Backlash Over Handling of Sexual Harassment

Workers are up in arms over how the company treated accused executives, another sign of growing employee activism at the Silicon Valley behemoth. → Read More

On Social Media, No Answers for Hate

Despite efforts against hateful and false content, those posts and videos are thriving. One Instagram search produced nearly 12,000 posts with the hashtag “#jewsdid911.” → Read More