Kate Conger, The New York Times

Kate Conger

The New York Times

San Francisco, CA, United States

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  • Gizmodo
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  • TechCrunch
  • The Daily Dot
  • VICE
  • Digital Trends

Recent articles by Kate:

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 public stock sale, and how firm a grip they will keep on their creation. → 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

Facebook’s Daylong Malfunction Is a Reminder of the Internet’s Fragility

The incident, which also affected WhatsApp and Instagram, was caused by a small mistake that led to big problems. → Read More

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Go Down. At the Same Time.

All three services experienced interruptions throughout the day on Wednesday. Grief and chaos ensued. → Read More

SoftBank and Other Investors May Buy $1 Billion Stake in Uber’s Self-Driving Cars

The talks precede Uber’s initial public offering and may ease worries about how costly it is to develop autonomous vehicles. → Read More

Uber Settles Drivers’ Lawsuit for $20 Million

Uber settled a lawsuit with drivers who sought employment status, resolving a longstanding legal issue ahead of its initial public offering. → Read More

Before Lyft’s I.P.O., a Chance for Investors to Kick the Tires

Lyft, the ride-sharing company, unveiled the prospectus for its initial public offering. It leads a wave of well-known tech start-ups that plan to go public this year. → Read More

Uber and Lyft Said to Offer Drivers a Chance to Participate in I.P.O.s

The ride-hailing companies intend to set up programs to give cash to some of their drivers, enabling them to buy company stock ahead of an initial public offering. → Read More

Huawei Is Expanding in Canada, Despite U.S. Pressure

The Chinese technology company, accused by American authorities of posing a security risk, will add to its research and development group in Canada. → Read More