TV shoppers at a Best Buy in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 2018. | Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Streaming TV should be easy, but fights among Roku, Amazon, HBO, and NBC are making it hard. When Wonder Woman 1984 opens in theaters on Christmas Day, most HBO Max subscribers will be able to
Parler is attracting posts that Twitter and Facebook don’t allow, like hate speech and conspiracy theories about the US election. | Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images Conservatives are flocking to a site where they can post things that Facebook and Twitter don’t allow. In recent weeks, you may have been hearing more about a site called Parler,
A Biden campaign worker checks their phone while canvassing in Pennsylvania in early November. | Mark Makela/Getty Images It was Silicon Valley’s attempt to fix the party’s infrastructure. One of the most expensive, highest-profile efforts to fix the Democratic Party’s data woes is shutting down. Alloy, a group started with $35 million in part from
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris met with Gov. Gavin Newsom over the Creek fire in California on September 15. | Carlos Avila Gonzalez/San Francisco Chronicle/Getty Images Will Gov. Gavin Newsom listen? Some of California’s biggest political donors are urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to choose a woman of color to fill the seat of Vice President-elect Kamala
BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti on why he bought HuffPost and why the New York Times can’t be “the paper of record”
BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti. | Asa Mathat The Times’s subscription business is booming. But the BuzzFeed CEO has a critique. Jonah Peretti co-founded the Huffington Post, then left to start BuzzFeed. Now he’s running both companies: BuzzFeed is picking up HuffPost from Verizon, the phone company that thought it wanted to be in the media
An attendee at a rally for Latina voters in Las Vegas in October. | Melina Mara/Washington Post via Getty Images Democrats are paying attention after a surprising number of Latino voters in swing states supported Trump. One of the big surprises of the 2020 election was how even though most Latino voters across the US
Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Vanity Fair Gimlet’s Lydia Polgreen tells Peter Kafka about how her parent company Spotify plans to turn music listeners into podcast devotees. Spotify wants to own the podcasting space, and it’s made that clear with a series of high-profile acquisitions and deals over the past two years — including
One of the few Black C-suite execs in tech is starting a firm to invest in Black, Latinx, and women entrepreneurs
Longtime Stitch Fix executive Mike Smith. | Stitch Fix Stitch Fix’s Mike Smith is leaving the online apparel retailer. Mike Smith is a versatile and well-respected executive in the e-commerce industry. He also happens to one of the few Black C-level leaders in tech. Now he wants to play a bigger role in changing that.
A scene from Wonder Woman 1984. | WarnerMedia Why you can see Wonder Woman 1984 at home on Christmas Day. On Christmas Day, you can see Wonder Woman 1984 in movie theaters — if theaters are open where you live — or you can watch it at home on HBO Max. That’s a remarkable thing.
Urgent care centers are one of few places people can drop in for coronavirus tests without an appointment. | Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images In many places, urgent care is the only way to get a coronavirus test quickly. Demand for urgent care is spiking as the country continually breaks daily records for new Covid-19