Kate Conger, The New York Times

Kate Conger

The New York Times

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • The New York Times
Past:
  • Gizmodo
  • Gizmodo UK
  • TechCrunch
  • The Daily Dot
  • VICE
  • Digital Trends

Recent articles by Kate:

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

Google Workers Fume Over Executives’ Payouts After Sexual Misconduct Claims

Employees protested in meetings, on message boards and on Twitter about the company’s treatment of senior leaders even after finding misconduct claims against them credible. → Read More

Snap Continues to Struggle to Gain Users

The social media company lost two million daily active users over the third quarter and reported another financial loss. → Read More

Twitter Posts Another Profit as User Numbers Drop

The company said that it had shed four million monthly active users from a year ago, but it made its fourth consecutive quarterly profit. → Read More

Uber and Lyft Charge Toward Potential I.P.O.s Next Year

Bankers have told Uber that its public offering could be worth $120 billion. That puts it in rare company with the likes of Facebook and Alibaba. → Read More

Facebook Hack Puts Thousands of Other Sites at Risk

Ten years ago, the social network introduced a password system that connected it to a broad swath of the internet. Now we are seeing the downside. → Read More

Google Tweaks Chrome in Response to Privacy Criticism

Google said users will be able to opt-out of getting automatically signed into Chrome. → Read More

Uber Settles Data Breach Investigation for $148 Million

The ride-hailing company faced charges that it covered up a breach of user data, rather than immediately notifying consumers. → Read More

Ex-Google Employee Urges Lawmakers to Take On Company

A former research scientist at the tech giant said a project to build a censored search engine was a “catastrophic failure of the internal privacy review process.” → Read More

Google C.E.O. Denies Allegations of Political Bias in Search Results

Sundar Pichai said in an email to staff on Friday that the company does not alter search results for political gain. → Read More

Imran Khan, Snap’s No. 2 Executive, Is to Depart

He is the latest top executive to leave Snap at a turbulent time for the once-highflying social network. → Read More