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Tech & Media

News and analysis on tech, media and everything in between. Also, memes.

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The disruptor

Amazon has the ad industry looking over its shoulder

Amazon has already become something of a corporate boogeyman — and now it could be bringing its industry disruption to advertising.

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the everything store

Amazon is buying online pharmacy PillPack; CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens shares tank

Shares of CVS, Walgreens, and Rite Aid immediately tanked on fears that the retail giant would crumple the drugstore market.

Inside a Russian troll factory

In January of 2015, Russian journalist Lyudmila Savchuk infiltrated a Russian troll factory - an operation specifically set up to disrupt the U.S. elections through social media. This is her re-telling of those events.

Inside a Russian troll factory


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U.S. news

How Candace Owens suddenly became the loudest voice on the far right

Can Trump's new favorite pundit bring young and minority voters to the Republican party?

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    Social Media

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