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Swiping on Tinder is addictive. That’s partly because it was inspired by an experiment that ‘turned pigeons into gamblers.’

Journalist Nancy Jo Sales talks about the gamification of dating and her new HBO documentary "Swiped" on the latest Recode Decode podcast.

Four reasons Snap’s stock price is at an all-time low

It’s not just about the redesign.

iPhone XS and iPhone XR event: Everything important Apple just announced

Meet the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, and the Apple Watch Series 4.

Lauren Goode returns for the final episode of Too Embarrassed to Ask

It’s the end of an era!

Grab wants to go way beyond ride-hailing in Asia, co-founder Hooi Ling Tan says

It wants one app to take care of all of its customers’ worries, including food and payments.

What’s really driving Apple’s growth?

It’s not "Services."

General Magic tried to invent a smartphone in the 1990s. This is why it failed.

Sarah Kerruish and Matt Maude, the directors of a new documentary about the pioneering tech startup, explain on the latest Recode Decode.

Your phone is not secretly spying on your conversations. It doesn’t need to.

Northeastern University researchers Dave Choffnes and Christo Wilson (mostly) debunk the internet’s favorite conspiracy theory on the latest Too Embarrassed to Ask.

Next year, people will spend more time online than they will watching TV. That’s a first.

It’s happening faster than expected.

Why was there no new hardware at Apple’s WWDC 2018?

Recode’s Dan Frommer explains why the company is focusing on software updates, including ARKit and Siri.

WWDC 2018: Everything important Apple just announced

From iOS 12 to the Mac.

WWDC 2018: How to stream Apple’s event live

The keynote kicks off Monday at 10 am PT, 1 pm ET.

What actually matters at Apple’s WWDC keynote

We’ll be watching for real progress with Siri and Apple’s AR efforts.

Here’s why AT&T decided to buy Time Warner, according to CEO Randall Stephenson

Think Netflix.

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."

Starbucks’s mobile payments system is so popular in the U.S., it has more users than Apple’s or Google’s

New estimates predict that it will stay that way.

R.I.P. for real, iPhone X ‘super cycle’

Apple shipped 52 million iPhones last quarter, up 3 percent from the same time last year.

Blocking T-Mobile’s last big merger turned out great for U.S. consumers. So what’s different now?

Should T-Mobile be allowed to join forces with rival Sprint?

A merged T-Mobile and Sprint will still be smaller than AT&T or Verizon

The Big Four mobile carriers would become the Big Three.

Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to a $26 billion merger

Current T-Mobile CEO John Legere will lead the combined company, which will be called T-Mobile.

Meet John Hennessy and Dave Patterson, Silicon Valley’s first disruptors

"These were dangerous ideas that were going to destroy the computing industry."

Stop looking for ‘the one’ on dating apps, Hearst executive Joanna Coles says

In her new book "Love Rules," Coles argues that apps like Tinder have a dark side we need to think about more.

Flickr has been sold after 13 years at Yahoo. Can Flickr be relevant again?

It won’t be easy.

Full transcript: BlackBerry CEO John Chen on Recode Decode

"I believe data — your own data — is yours."

Two things people get wrong about Snapchat, and two things Snap got wrong building its business

Upfront Ventures managing partner Mark Suster analyzes the mobile-social upstart on Recode Decode.

‘Somebody should make’ a new BlackBerry-like phone, says BlackBerry CEO John Chen

Not him. But somebody.

Full transcript: Author and psychotherapist Esther Perel on Recode Decode

"There is just about no unit that has transformed more in a hundred years than the couple."

The mobile ad tech company GroundTruth has a new CEO, but we still don’t know what happened to the old one

We check back in on what happened at the company formerly known as xAd.

Meerkat was the darling of SXSW in 2015. Here’s why it pivoted three months later and became Houseparty.

Founder and CEO Ben Rubin explains the livestreaming company’s extreme makeover on Recode Media.

Smartphone users are spending more money each time they visit a website

Faster mobile speeds could mean more money for online retailers.

Square’s Venmo competitor — the Cash app — had more than seven million customers in December

That’s ... pretty big?

What’s the science behind tech addiction?

"How to Break Up With Your Phone" author Catherine Price explains on the latest Too Embarrassed to Ask.