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Mike Isaac

The New York Times

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • The New York Times
Past:
  • Nieman Lab
  • CNBC
  • AllThingsD

Recent articles by Mike:

The Rise of the Virtual Restaurant

Food delivery apps are reshaping the restaurant industry — and how we eat — by inspiring digital-only establishments that don’t need a dining room or waiters. → Read More

How Facebook Is Changing to Deal With Scrutiny of Its Power

In both pre-emptive and defensive ways, the social network is modifying its behavior to fend off antitrust concerns. → Read More

Fed Chair Raises ‘Serious Concerns’ About Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Project

Jerome Powell, the chair of the Federal Reserve, was the latest central banker to express skepticism about Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans. → Read More

How Libra Would Work for You

We break down the new Facebook-backed cryptocurrency and what the company hopes you will be able to do with it, even though it hasn’t quite arrived. → Read More

Uber’s Stock Disappoints, Capping a Rocky Path to Its I.P.O.

Last year, investment bankers said the company could be valued at $120 billion upon its I.P.O. That number has declined in recent weeks. → Read More

New York Attorney General to Investigate Facebook Email Collection

The social media company’s latest dust up with regulators is tied the company’s collection of email lists from new users. → Read More

Facebook Expects to Be Fined Up to $5 Billion by F.T.C. Over Privacy Issues

Facebook and the agency have been in negotiations over a financial penalty for claims that the company violated a 2011 consent decree. → 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

Family of Ralph Nader’s Niece, Killed in Crash, Plans to Sue Boeing

The wrongful death suit comes after Samya Rose Stumo, 24, was one of 157 people killed when an Ethiopian Airlines plane went down last month. → Read More

Mark Zuckerberg’s Call to Regulate Facebook, Explained

Here’s why the Facebook chief executive invited Congress to regulate his company in a post on Saturday. → Read More

Facebook Engages in Housing Discrimination With Its Ad Practices, U.S. Says

The Department of Housing and Urban Development sued the company for violating the federal Fair Housing Act by limiting who sees ads based on characteristics like race, religion and national origin. → Read More

New Paid Apple News Service Said to Feature Wall Street Journal

The New York Times and The Washington Post are among the publishers that opted out of the subscription service because of its terms, two people familiar with the plans said. → Read More

Facebook Takes Steps to Prevent Bias in the Way It Shows Ads

The social-media giant will stop allowing advertising of housing, jobs or credit to be aimed at those of a certain race, gender or age group. → Read More

Facebook Halts Ad Targeting Cited in Bias Complaints

The social media giant will stop allowing advertising of housing, jobs or credit to be aimed at those of a certain race, gender or age group. → 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 Loses Top Executives, Including Chris Cox

Chris Cox, who is one of the social network’s highest ranking executives, and Chris Daniels, head of WhatsApp, are leaving Facebook. → 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

After Facebook’s Scandals, Mark Zuckerberg Says He’ll Shift Focus to Private Sharing

The Facebook chief executive said the next wave of social networking would be to enable private and encrypted discussions. → Read More

After Facebook’s Scandals, Mark Zuckerberg Says He’ll Shift Focus to Private Sharing

The Facebook chief executive said the next wave of social networking would be to enable private and encrypted discussions. → Read More

Facebook and Telegram Are Hoping to Succeed Where Bitcoin Failed

Even as cryptocurrency prices have plunged, several big tech companies are working on their own digital tokens for use in text messaging systems. → Read More