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:

Google to welcome some employees back to office in April.

Workers will have the option to return in April but can continue to work from home until September. → Read More

Jack Dorsey says Twitter played a role in U.S. Capitol riot.

Mr. Dorsey’s comments, in response to a question from Representative Mike Doyle, Democrat of Pennsylvania, appeared to be the first public acknowledgment by a top social media executive of the influence of the major social media platforms on the riot. → Read More

Twitter Hacker Pleads Guilty in Florida Court

The 18-year-old is expected to serve three years in a juvenile facility in return for the plea. → Read More

Twitter Shakes Off the Cobwebs With New Product Plans

Though it has received outsized attention for the last few years, the company has not changed very much. But a recent acquisition spree signals a new course. → Read More

Uber’s Food Delivery Business Nearly Matches Ride-Sharing

Uber said its losses for the quarter, $968 million, were a 12 percent improvement. → Read More

Lyft’s Revenue Drops 44% in Fourth Quarter

Lyft’s business had been improving early in the quarter but slumped in November and December as coronavirus cases climbed in the United States. → Read More

Twitter Revenue Rises 28% as Ad Spending Rebounds

The company lost $1.14 billion for the year even as daily active users who saw ads grew 26 percent to 192 million in the fourth quarter. → Read More

Twitter, in Widening Crackdown, Removes Over 70,000 QAnon Accounts

The actions followed the barring of President Trump from the service last week, as Twitter has moved to distance itself from violent content. → Read More

Twitter Permanently Suspends Trump, Capping Online Revolt

The president’s preferred megaphone cited “the risk of further incitement of violence.” It acted after Facebook, Snapchat, Twitch and other platforms placed limits on him. → Read More

Trump Is Banned on Facebook 'at Least' Until His Term is Over

“We believe the risks of allowing the president to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great,” Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, said. → Read More

Federal Labor Agency Says Google Wrongly Fired 2 Employees

The workers were involved in labor organizing at the company and participated in walkouts last year. → Read More

How Twitter Policed Trump During the 2020 US Election

Twitter has flagged 15 of the president’s four dozen tweets since polls closed, acting more aggressively to combat false or misleading information. → Read More

What to Expect From Facebook, Twitter and YouTube on Election Day

The sites are key conduits for communication and information. Here’s how they plan to handle the challenges facing them before, on and after Tuesday. → Read More

In Reversal, Twitter Is No Longer Blocking New York Post Article

The latest change underlined how rapidly social media platforms are shifting their positions in the days leading up to the election. → Read More

False Rumors That Activists Set Wildfires Exasperate Officials

Law enforcement agencies said claims on social media that antifascist activists had set fires on the West Coast were unfounded. → Read More

False Rumors That Activists Set Wildfires Exasperate Officials

Law enforcement agencies said claims on social media that antifascist activists had set fires on the West Coast were unfounded. → Read More

Cleaners Demand Harassment Safeguards From the Booking Service Handy

Workers for a home services company say they face sexual harassment and unfair fees. A civil rights group is asking California regulators to step in. → Read More

Pentagon Sticks With Microsoft for Cloud Computing Contract

Amazon, a rival for the $10 billion contract, has complained that President Trump interfered in the process. → Read More

Palantir, Tech’s Next Big I.P.O., Lost $580 Million in 2019

The Silicon Valley company could be the next in a string of tech outfits to go public long before they have turned a profit. → Read More

Former Uber Security Chief Charged With Concealing Hack

Joe Sullivan, who led Uber’s security team through the company’s most tumultuous period, was fired by the company’s newly installed chief executive in 2017. → Read More