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U.S. internet speeds rose nearly 40 percent this year

New Jersey had the fastest broadband, while Maine had the slowest.

Recode Daily: Here’s what Google CEO Sundar Pichai explained to Congress

Plus: New Verizon execs say old Verizon execs made a $5 billion mistake betting on AOL and Yahoo; social media has surpassed newspapers as a news source for Americans; Time’s Person of the Year is a group of journalists targeted for their work.

Airbnb and Slack are considering untraditional IPOs that box out bankers like Spotify did

Airbnb and Slack are considering direct listings. Postmates, with JPMorgan’s help, is plotting the more traditional route.

Full Q&A: Ezra Klein and Kara Swisher on the future of journalism

Klein says Twitter has made journalists dumber, meaner and more reactive.

Memo from a ‘Facebook nation’ to Mark Zuckerberg: You moved fast and broke our country.

Maria Ressa, the journalist who co-founded Rappler in the Philippines, warns that her country is a "cautionary tale" for the United States.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai refused to rule out launching a censored search engine in China

The search giant’s top executive was grilled on the topic by members of Congress before the House Judiciary Committee today.

Elon Musk: The Recode interview

Musk talks about his "excruciating" 2018, fighting with journalists on Twitter, why Tesla won’t build an electric scooter and much more.

Full video and transcript: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi at Code 2018

"Just like Amazon sells third party goods, we are going to also offer third party transportation services. So, we wanna kinda be the Amazon for transportation."

Here’s how you can trace an ’80s hip-hop beat back to 1910

Vox.com’s senior video producer Estelle Caswell explains it all.

Full video and transcript: Snap CEO Evan Spiegel at Code 2018

"As time goes on, I think it will become clear to more and more people that our values are really hard to copy."

Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram was the greatest regulatory failure of the past decade, says Stratechery’s Ben Thompson

Instagram gave Facebook unfair reach, Thompson argues.

Republican lawmakers still think Google is biased against conservatives. Google still claims that it’s not.

Another day, a similar story featuring Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Recode has published 240 podcasts in 2018. Here are the 10 you really shouldn’t miss.

That’s a lotta podcast!

Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s testimony to Congress today

Here’s what we learned when the search giant’s CEO answered questions from the House Judiciary Committee.

New Verizon execs say old Verizon execs made a $5 billion mistake betting on AOL and Yahoo

And Verizon investors seem fine with that.

Everything you need to know about Google’s controversial China plans in advance of today’s congressional hearing

The search giant and other tech firms have had a history of issues in the country over where to draw the line on government censorship.

Why so many recommendation sites promise to help you find the best stuff

Sites like the Strategist, Wirecutter, and BuzzFeed Reviews want to help you find the best of the best.

Framebridge CEO Susan Tynan explains why it’s okay to be analog in a digital world

On this episode of Recode Decode, Tynan talks about overcoming investors’ skepticism in order to start her online framing company.

Full Q&A: Y Combinator’s Sam Altman and Recode’s Kara Swisher discuss tech ethics, addiction and Facebook

Should Mark Zuckerberg fire himself? And other tough questions.

Full Q&A: Ezra Klein and Kara Swisher on the future of journalism

Klein says Twitter has made journalists dumber, meaner and more reactive.

Framebridge CEO Susan Tynan explains why it’s okay to be analog in a digital world

On this episode of Recode Decode, Tynan talks about overcoming investors’ skepticism in order to start her online framing company.

Full Q&A: Y Combinator’s Sam Altman and Recode’s Kara Swisher discuss tech ethics, addiction and Facebook

Should Mark Zuckerberg fire himself? And other tough questions.

Axios’ Jonathan Swan explains what the press gets wrong about the Trump administration

People in Trump’s West Wing are not always "running around with their hair on fire," Swan says in this conversation with the New York Times’ Maggie Haberman.

Instagram’s leadership overhaul has begun in the wake of its founders’ departure

Vishal Shah has been promoted to lead all of Instagram’s product efforts.

A group of Google employees are calling on tech workers to band together to end forced arbitration

The practice is still prevalent across the tech industry despite recent criticism and some limitations on its use in cases of sexual harassment.

Surprise! Two-thirds of U.S. residents would have been happy to have their city win Amazon’s HQ2.

Most don’t think the split second headquarters is a big deal.

Axios’ Jonathan Swan explains what the press gets wrong about the Trump administration

People in Trump’s West Wing are not always "running around with their hair on fire," Swan says in this conversation with the New York Times’ Maggie Haberman.

Why Lyft had to beat Uber to an IPO filing

The game theory behind the next phase of an old fight.

Full Q&A: NBC journalists Chuck Todd, Andrea Mitchell and Hallie Jackson on Recode Decode

They talk about social media’s impact on democracy, how the media has changed under President Trump and who’s running in 2020.

Here’s what happens when the big media companies take their content off Netflix

The streaming media pioneer could lose about a fifth of its content hours.

A new trove of internal Facebook emails is a stark reminder: You are Facebook’s product

Facebook’s business is built on collecting and capitalizing on peoples’ personal information.

The story behind Netflix’s $100 million ‘Friends’ deal

Netflix wanted it. So did Hulu. And WarnerMedia wants it back, soon. Probably. Here’s what that means.

New York City has set the nation’s first minimum pay rate for Uber and Lyft drivers

The move could create a precedent for other U.S. cities where ride-hail drivers are organizing to earn higher wages.

Why Amazon is a ‘bully’ and Facebook and Google are ‘the enemies of independent thought’

The Atlantic’s Franklin Foer, author of "World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech," critiques the tech giants on the latest Recode Decode.

Peloton now has more U.S. customers than SoulCycle, new data suggests

Tech-based home fitness companies are having a heyday.

Full Q&A: Casey Newton and Louie Swisher on the 300th episode of Recode Decode

They talk with Recode’s Kara Swisher about social media, video games and how we’ll use tech differently in 2019.

How to make a big company more innovative

Former GE and NBCUniversal executive Beth Comstock talks about her new book "Imagine It Forward" with Recode’s Kara Swisher.

Microsoft is more valuable than Apple again. Why?

NYU’s Scott Galloway makes the case for Satya Nadella as "CEO of the year" on the latest episode of Pivot.

The federal government is cracking down on DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather for telling fans to invest in cryptocurrencies

The SEC’s moves come at a time when there’s a lot of doomsaying about the cryptocurrency economy.