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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:
  • ProMarket
  • Nieman Lab
  • CNBC
  • AllThingsD

Recent articles by Mike:

Podcasts and Travel Apps? Facebook Is Working on Those

The social network is exploring new product areas through a team dedicated to building the company’s future. → Read More

Facebook Gives Workers a Chatbot to Appease That Prying Uncle

The “Liam Bot” teaches employees what to say if friends or family ask difficult questions about the company over the holidays. → Read More

Why Everyone Is Angry at Facebook Over Its Political Ads Policy

The social network is said to be discussing changes that include restricting how precisely campaigns can reach specific groups. → Read More

WeWork May Lay Off Thousands

The beleaguered office space company is said to be planning to cut its work force by at least a third in a bid to stabilize its business. → Read More

A Tale of Hubris and Excess: How Uber Fooled Portland Regulators

In an excerpt from his new book “Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber,” New York Times reporter Mike Isaac reveals the details of Uber’s fight against Portland authorities to enter the local market. Isaac will present his book at a Stigler Center and Harry L. Davis Center event on November 18. No one wanted to walk home that night. It was winter in Portland, 2014, cold enough to need a heavy… → Read More

TikTok Said to Be Under National Security Review

The review comes after lawmakers raised concerns about TikTok’s growing influence in the United States. → Read More

2 Plead Guilty in 2016 Uber and Lynda.com Hacks

Guilty pleas to charges of hacking and an extortion conspiracy cap a legal saga that ensnared the tech companies in data breach scandals. → Read More

Facebook’s Earnings and Revenue Jump, Topping Forecasts

The company’s financial performance is a regular bright spot for the social giant, which has been embroiled in scandals in recent years. → Read More

Facebook Calls Truce With Publishers as It Unveils Facebook News

The social network introduced a new section of its mobile app dedicated to news content, offering stories from a mix of publications. → Read More

Zuckerberg to Admit That Facebook Has Trust Issues

The chief executive is expected to testify on Wednesday at a House committee hearing about his company’s cryptocurrency project. → Read More

Facebook Finds New Disinformation Campaigns and Braces for 2020 Torrent

The company also announced several new steps to reduce the spread of false information, including an effort to label posts from state-sponsored media. → Read More

Biden Escalates Attack on Facebook Over False Political Ads

Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s presidential campaign sent Facebook a letter about a false video ad that a super PAC ran on the social network. → Read More

Defiant Zuckerberg Says Facebook Won’t Police Political Speech

In an address at Georgetown University, the Facebook chief executive called for more free speech — not less — as his company has been assailed for allowing lies and falsehoods to appear. → Read More

PayPal Pulls Out of Libra, Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Project

The move deals a blow to the heavily criticized effort, which Facebook unveiled in June. → Read More

Uber Lays Off Hundreds More Workers as It Struggles to Make Money

The ride-hailing company laid off 435 workers on Tuesday, following a round of layoffs in July. → Read More

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